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No. 20-0552
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S.C. v. M.B., INDIVIDUALLY AND AS NEXT FRIEND OF I.C.

A petition was filed on July 20, 2020. Oral argument was held on December 1, 2021. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on June 17, 2022.

Opinions

June 17, 2022

Young
Hecht
Lehrmann
Devine
Blacklock
Huddle

Justice Young delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Chief Justice Hecht, Justice Lehrmann, Justice Devine, Justice Blacklock, and Justice Huddle joined. PDF

Bland
Boyd
Busby

Justice Bland filed a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Boyd and Justice Busby joined.View Electronic Briefs | Oral Argument PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:2nd Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Reverse & Remand
COA Docket No.:02-19-00168-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable E. Lee Gabriel

Trial Court

Trial Court:67th District Court
County:Tarrant
Trial Judge:Honorable Donald J. Cosby
Trial Docket:067-285252-16

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Upcoming

Date Event  
2022-08-04 Motion for rehearing due to be filed.

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
  This case has been waiting for a possible rehearing motion.  
2022-06-23 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2022-06-23 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2022-06-17 Dissenting opinion issued.   Issued
2022-06-17 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2022-06-17 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment affirmed/remanded to trial court
2022-05-19 Letter Filed  
2022-05-19 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between December 1, 2021 and May 19, 2022.  
2021-12-01 Oral argument  
2021-11-30 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Respondent)  
2021-11-24 Submission Schedule
2021-11-22 Letter sent to parties from Supreme Court - See Remarks  
2021-11-11 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
  This case was waiting for oral argument between September 7, 2021 and November 11, 2021.  
2021-09-07 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2021-09-03 Petition for Review granted
2021-09-03 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2021-09-03 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
  This case was pending on merits briefs between April 23, 2021 and September 3, 2021.  
2021-04-23 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2021-04-16 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2021-04-15 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2021-04-02 Call received  
2021-04-01 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2021-02-23 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2021-02-23 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2021-02-10 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2021-01-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2021-01-07 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2020-12-11 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2020-11-25 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2020-10-28 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2020-09-11 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2020-09-11 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2020-08-28 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2020-07-28 Case forwarded to Court
2020-07-22 Response Waiver filed  
2020-07-21 Clerk's Record
2020-07-21 Court reporter/recorder's record
2020-07-21 Clerk's Record
2020-07-20 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
C., S.
Ms. Lauren M. Lockett
Mr. Thomas M. Michel
Mr. Matthew David Germany
Mr. H. Allen Pennington Jr.
Petitioner
B., M.
Mr. Joseph "Joe" R. Greenhill III
Ms. Joanna Raines McKinney
Mr. John H. Cayce Jr.
Mr. Hugh G. Connor II
Mr. Caleb B. Bulls
Mr. Michael D. Anderson
Respondent

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Cruse, Donald
Mr. Don W. Cruse Jr.
 
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