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No. 19-0662
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IN RE ONCOR ELECTRIC DELIVERY COMPANY LLC

A mandamus petition was filed on August 2, 2019. Oral argument was held on October 8, 2020. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on June 25, 2021. It then denied rehearing on September 24, 2021

Opinions

June 25, 2021

Bland
Lehrmann
Devine
Busby
Huddle

Justice Bland delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Justice Lehrmann, Justice Devine, Justice Busby, and Justice Huddle joined. PDF

Hecht
Boyd
Blacklock

Chief Justice Hecht delivered a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Boyd and Justice Blacklock joined.View Electronic Briefs | Oral Argument PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:5th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Denied
COA Docket No.:05-19-00288-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable David L. Bridges

Trial Court

Trial Court:191st District Court
County:Dallas
Trial Judge:Honorable Gena Nicole Slaughter
Trial Docket:DC-16-01615

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2021-09-24 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied
2021-08-18 Response Waiver filed  
2021-08-11 Case forwarded to Court
2021-08-11 Motion for Rehearing  
2021-07-08 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2021-07-08 Call received  
2021-07-07 Response to Motion filed  
2021-07-02 Electronic communication received from Party  
2021-07-02 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2021-07-02 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2021-06-25 Opinion issued   Denied
2021-06-25 Dissenting opinion issued.   Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between October 8, 2020 and June 25, 2021.  
2020-10-08 Oral argument  
2020-09-28 Submission Schedule
2020-09-17 Letter sent to parties from Supreme Court - See Remarks  
2020-09-15 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2020-09-14 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2020-09-11 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2020-09-11 Motion to Argue disposed   Filing granted
2020-09-09 Motion to Argue filed  
2020-08-31 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2020-07-21 Letter Filed  
2020-07-21 Designation of Lead Counsel  
2020-07-08 Letter Filed  
2020-06-30 Solicitor general invited to file brief  
2020-06-26 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2020-06-12 Supreme Court of Texas Orders Issued
2020-06-12 Mandamus Set to Argue
2020-06-12 Petition for Writ of Mandamus disposed   Case set for oral argument
2020-05-07 Reply Brief (Relator)  
2020-04-22 Brief on the Merits (Real Parties in Interest)  
2020-04-07 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2020-04-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2020-03-06 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2020-03-05 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2020-02-18 Brief on the Merits (Relator)  
2020-02-18 Call received  
2020-01-17 Brief on the Merits Requested  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between November 22, 2019 and January 17, 2020.  
2019-11-22 Reply to Petition for Writ of Mandamus (Relator)  
2019-11-08 Letter Filed  
2019-11-06 Response to Petition for Writ of Mandamus Filed (Real Parties in Interest)  
2019-10-03 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2019-09-30 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2019-09-30 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2019-09-06 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2019-08-21 Additional citations received. (Relator)  
2019-08-21 Call received  
2019-08-06 Case forwarded to Court
2019-08-02 Petition for Writ of Mandamus filed (Relator)  
2019-08-02 Case Record Filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Solicitor General of Texas
Mr. Bill Davis
Mr. Kyle D. Hawkins
Other Interested Party
Oncor Electric Delivery Company LLC
Mr. Andrew James Szygenda
Mr. John C. Stewart
Mr. Robert K. Wise
Mr. Thomas F. Lillard
Relator
Taylor, James Stacey
Mr. Sean E. Breen
Mr. Brian Patrick Lauten
Mr. Christopher Lavorato
Mr. James C. Hatchitt
Real Party In Interest

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
State of Texas
Atty. Gen. W. Kenneth Paxton Jr.
Mr. Jeffrey C. Mateer
Mr. Ryan Lee Bangert
Mr. Kyle D. Hawkins
Mr. Ari Cuenin
Mr. Bill Davis
El Paso Electric Company
Ms. Marnie A. McCormick
Electric Transmission Texas, LLC
Ms. Marnie A. McCormick
Southwestern Electric Power Company
Ms. Marnie A. McCormick
AEP Texas, Inc.
Ms. Marnie A. McCormick
Entergy Texas, Inc.
Ms. Marnie A. McCormick
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