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Cases at the Merits Briefing Stage

 

These are cases in which the Supreme Court of Texas has requested that the parties file complete briefs on the merits. Generally, the Court considers these briefs before deciding whether the grant the case for oral argument, to issue an opinion without oral argument, or to deny review.

Docket Case Name Briefing Requested Respondent Brief
19-0639 W & T OFFSHORE INC. v. LUKE MEYERS 2020-05-29
19-1069 IN THE INTEREST OF J.W., A CHILD 2020-05-29
19-0793 VIRGINIA ANGEL, TRUSTEE FOR THE GOBSMACK GIFT TRUST, AS ASSIGNEE OF SOUTH STATE BANK, AND SOUTH STATE BANK v. KYLE TAUCH 2020-05-29
19-0959 IN THE INTEREST OF G.X.H., JR. AND B.X.H., CHILDREN v. TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY AND PROTECTIVE SERVICES 2020-05-29
19-0714 TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION v. GENARO FLORES 2020-05-29
19-0787 DELL MARKETING L.P., A TEXAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP, DELL FEDERAL SYSTEMS, L.P., A TEXAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP; AND DELL PRODUCTS, L.P., A TEXAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP v. INTEGRITY GLOBAL SECURITY, LLC; AND GREEN HILLS SOFTWARE, INC. 2020-05-29
19-1032 IN THE MATTER OF THE MARRIAGE OF ANGELINA SANDOVAL AND ANGEL SANDOVAL AND IN THE INTEREST OF A.M.S., A CHILD 2020-05-29
19-0842 PNC MORTGAGE, A DIVISION OF PNC BANK, N.A. SUCCESOR TO NATIONAL CITY BANK AND NATIONAL CITY MORTGAGE, A DIVISION OF NATIONAL CITY BANK OF INDIANA v. JOHN HOWARD AND AMY HOWARD 2020-05-29
19-0872 MEMORIAL HERMANN HEALTH SYSTEM v. MIGUEL A. GOMEZ, III, M.D., AND MIGUEL A. GOMEZ, M. D., P.A. 2020-05-29
19-1050 ALEX E. JONES; LNFOWARS, LLC; AND FREE SPEECH SYSTEMS, LLC v. SCARLETT LEWIS 2020-04-03
19-1081 THE CITY OF HOUSTON v. MARIA CHRISTINA GOMEZ 2020-04-03
19-0992 ADDISON EXPLORATION & DEVELOPMENT, LLC v. ETC TEXAS PIPELINE, LTD.; OASIS PIPE LINE COMPANY; WESTEX ENERGY, LLC; AND ENERGY TRANSFER, LP F/K/A ENERGY TRANSFER PARTNERS 2020-04-03
19-0915 JAIME DANIEL GRACIA AND RACHEL GRACIA v. CHRISTUS SPOHN HEALTH SYSTEM CORPORATION D/B/A CHRISTUS HOSPITAL CORPUS CHRISTI-SHORELINE 2020-04-03
19-1029 INFOWARS, LLC; FREE SPEECH SYSTEMS, LLC; AND KIT DANIELS v. MARCEL FONTAINE 2020-04-03
19-0145 S.V.Z., INDIVIDUALLY AND AS NEXT FRIEND OF A.Z., HER MINOR CHILD v. GERARDO SOLIS, OSMIN TURCIOS, CHIPOTLE MEXICAN GRILL OF COLORADO, LLC, AND CHIPOTLE MEXICAN GRILL, INC. 2020-04-03
19-0867 GREATER HOUSTON TRANSPORTATION COMPANY D/B/A AND OR A/K/A YELLOW CAB COMPANY AND/OR YELLOW CAB, AND DELWENDE NIKIEMA v. DIANE PEREZ AND RICKY PEREZ 2020-04-03
19-0658 TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION v. ALBERT LARA, JR. 2020-04-03
19-0920 MATTHEW M. SPANTON AND ELISHA SPANTON D/B/A HILL COUNTRY KENNELS v. PAMELA S. BELLAH 2020-04-03
19-1022 IN RE K&L AUTO CRUSHERS, LLC AND THOMAS GOTHARD, JR. 2020-04-03
19-1020 DEMECO RYANS v. HOUSTON NFL HOLDING, L.P. D/B/A HOUSTON TEXANS 2020-04-03
19-1122 KINDER MORGAN SACROC, LP; KINDER MORGAN CO2 CO., LP; KINDER MORGAN PRODUCTION CO., LP; AND KINDER MORGAN PRODUCTION CO., LLC v. SCURRY COUNTY; SNYDER INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT; SCURRY COUNTY JUNIOR COLLEGE DISTRICT D/B/A WESTERN TEXAS COLLEGE; SCURRY COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT D/B/A COGDELL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL 2020-04-03
19-1123 IN RE TEXAS PENSION REVIEW BOARD AND STEPHANIE LEIBE, IN HER OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS CHAIR OF THE TEXAS PENSION REVIEW BOARD 2020-04-03
20-0075 IN RE USAA GENERAL INDEMNITY COMPANY 2020-04-03
19-1102 ALEX E. JONES; INFOWARS, LLC; AND FREE SPEECH SYSTEMS, LLC v. LEONARD POZNER AND VERONIQUE DE LA ROSA 2020-04-03
19-0885 ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY v. DANIEL WES IRWIN 2020-03-13
19-0815 FOLOSADE OJO, M.D. v. JAMES MASON, ET AL. 2020-03-13
19-0936 IN RE COMMITMENT OF DONALD WAYNE HULL 2020-03-13
19-0612 MOSAIC BAYBROOK ONE, L.P. & MOSAIC BAYBROOK TWO, L.P. v. PAUL SIMIEN 2020-03-13
19-0689 KATHLEEN POWELL AND PAUL LUCCIA v. CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS 2020-03-13
19-0709 HARRIS COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT v. PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION OF TEXAS AND SOUTHWESTERN BELL TELEPHONE COMPANY D/B/A AT&T TEXAS 2020-03-13
19-0695 KEN BAILEY AND BRADLEY PETERSON v. CARTER SMITH, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR; CLAYTON WOLF, WILDLIFE DIVISION DIRECTOR; MITCH LOCKWOOD, BIG GAME PROGRAM DIRECTOR; AND TEXAS PARKS &WILDLIFE DEPARTMENT 2020-03-13
19-0546 INSTILL CORPORATION v. GLENN HEGAR, COMPTROLLER OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS OF THE STATE OF TEXAS; AND KEN PAXTON, ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE STATE OF TEXAS 2020-02-14
19-0475 DATA FOUNDRY, INC. v. CITY OF AUSTIN, TEXAS 2020-02-14
19-0343 LION COPOLYMER HOLDINGS, LLC v. LION POLYMERS, LLC 2020-02-14
19-0643 LOS COMPADRES PESCADORES, L.L.C. v. JUAN G. VALDEZ AND ALFREDO TERAN 2020-02-14
19-0767 TEXAS PROPANE GAS ASSOCIATION v. THE CITY OF HOUSTON 2020-02-14
19-0356 MARCO A. DELGADO, ET AL. v. JUAN LINO GARZA, SR., ET AL. 2020-02-14
19-0805 IN RE KAMI MARTIN GAFFIN 2020-02-14 2020-04-06
19-0791 IN RE STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY AND TERECINA SHAHAN 2020-02-14
19-0792 IN RE STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY AND TODD JOSEPH DAUPER 2020-02-14
19-0870 KERWIN STEPHENS; THUNDERBIRD OIL & GAS, LLC; THUNDERBIRD RESOURCES, LLC; THUNDERBIRD LAND SERVICES, LLC; STEPHENS & MYERS, LLP; AND CHESTER CARROLL v. THREE FINGER BLACK SHALE PARTNERSHIP; TREK RESOURCES, INC.; TIBURON LAND & CATTLE, L.P.; L.W. HUNT RESOURCES, LLC; AND RICHARD RAUGHTON 2020-02-10 2020-04-08
19-0190 CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF EL PASO (SAN LORENZO CHURCH) v. RITA PORTER, INDIVIDUALLY & AS MOTHER & NEXT FRIEND OF DAWONE PORTER, A MINOR CHILD; AMANDA GUTIERREZ, INDIVIDUALLY; ARMANDO AND YVONNE GUTIERREZ, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS PARENTS AND NEXT FRIENDS OF ARMANDO, A MINOR CHILD; PATTY GORDON; AND DYLON GORDON 2020-01-17
19-0565 IN THE MATTER OF A. M. 2020-01-17
19-0789 THE CITY OF HONEY GROVE v. CKJ TRUCKING, LP. AND STEPHEN JACK BOND 2020-01-17 2020-04-08
19-0754 JACKIE WOMACK, INDIVIDUALLY, AND JACKIE WOMACK DRILLING COMPANY; WILLARD COGDELL AND LA NELL COGDELL; AND JAMES R. CAVENDER, INDIVIDUALLY AND D/B/A JAMES R. CAVENDER INVESTMENT COMPANY, LTD. v. ONCOR ELECTRIC DELIVERY COMPANY LLC 2020-01-17 2020-04-08
19-0877 IN RE BROWN 2020-01-17
19-0334 BROADWAY NATIONAL BANK, TRUSTEE OF THE MARY FRANCES EVERS TRUST v. YATES ENERGY CORPORATION, EOG RESOURCES, INC., JALAPENO CORPORATION, ACG3 MINERAL INTERESTS, LTD., GLASSELL NON-OPERATED INTERESTS, LTD., AND CURRY GLASSELL 2020-01-17
19-0440 TEXAS SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY; DANNYE HOLLEY, IN HIS INDIVIDUAL & OFFICIAL CAPACITIES; EDWARD MALDONADO (A/K/A SPEARIT), IN HIS INDIVIDUAL & OFFICIAL CAPACITIES; GABRIEL AITSEBAOMO, IN HIS INDIVIDUAL & OFFICIAL CAPACITIES v. IVAN VILLARREAL 2020-01-17
19-0545 REGENCY FIELD SERVICES LLC, REGENCY ENERGY PARTNERS LP, REGENCY GP LP., REGENCY GP LLC AND LA GRANGE ACQUISITION, L.P., D/B/A ENERGY TRANSFER COMPANY v. SWIFT ENERGY OPERATING, LLC 2020-01-17 2020-04-22
19-0567 BPX OPERATING COMPANY; BPX PROPERTIES (NA) LP; SEGUNDO NAVARRO DRILLING, LTD.; FIRST ROCK I, LLC; EF NON-OP, LLC; AND SOUTH TEXAS SHALE, LLC v. MARGARET ANN STRICKHAUSEN 2019-12-13 2020-04-09
19-0410 APACHE CORPORATION v. CATHRYN C. DAVIS 2019-12-13 2020-02-19
19-0282 WASTE MANAGEMENT OF TEXAS, INC. AND RIGOBERTO ZELAYA v. ROBERT STEVENSON 2019-12-13 2020-05-04
19-0233 CONCHO RESOURCES, INC., ET AL. v. MARSHA ELLISON, D/B/A ELLISON LEASE OPERATING 2019-12-13
19-0324 CIMAREX ENERGY CO. v. ANADARKO PETROLEUM CORPORATION 2019-12-13
19-0354 LOGAN INDUSTRIES v. CARGOTEC CORP., MACGREGOR USA, LNC. AND CARGOTEC USA, INC. 2019-12-13
19-0381 CESSNA AIRCRAFT COMPANY AND TEXTRON AVIATION INC. v. JORGE GARCIA, ET AL. 2019-10-18 2020-02-21
19-0238 CATHAY BANK v. LYDA SWINERTON BUILDERS, INC. 2019-10-04 2019-12-16
19-0230 GEORGE FLEMING AND FLEMING & ASSOCIATES, L.L.P. v. REBECCA WILSON, ET AL. 2019-10-04 2020-01-27
19-0540 FORD MOTOR CO. v. PETER GARZA, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS NEXT FRIEND OF S. G., A MINOR, AND ON BEHALF OF THE ESTATES OF STEPHANIE GARZA, TAYLOR GARZA, PETER JAMES GARZA, AND JESSE GARZA, DECEASED, AND JIM FISK AND MARY FISK 2019-10-04 2019-12-27
18-1061 PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION OF TEXAS AND SOUTHWESTERN ELECTRIC POWER COMPANY v. TEXAS INDUSTRIAL ENERGY CONSUMERS, ET AL. 2019-08-30 2020-01-21