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HEB MINISTRIES, INC., SOUTHERN BIBLE INSTITUTE, AND HISPANIC BIBLE INSTITUTE v. TEXAS HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD AND COMMISSIONER RAYMUND PAREDES

Oral argument was held on January 5, 2005. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on August 31, 2007. File Closed

Opinions

August 31, 2007

Hecht
Jefferson
Oneill
Wainwright
Brister
Medina
Green
Johnson

Justice Hecht announced the judgment of the Court and delivered the opinion for the Court with respect to Part I, in which Chief Justice Jefferson, Justice O’Neill, Justice Wainwright, Justice Brister, Justice Medina, Justice Green, and Justice Johnson joined, and with respect to Part III-B, in which Chief Justice Jefferson, Justice O'Neill, Justice Brister, Justice Medina, and Justice Green, joined, and an opinion with respect to Parts II, III-A, and III-C, in which Justice O’Neill, Justice Brister, and Justice Medina joined. PDF

Wainwright
Johnson

Justice Wainwright delivered an opinion concurring in part and dissenting in part, and concurring in the judgment, in which Justice Johnson joined. PDF

Jefferson
Green

Chief Justice Jefferson delivered an opinion concurring in part and dissenting in part, in which Justice Green joined. PDF

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:3rd Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:AFF'D/REV'D/REN'D/REM'D
COA Docket No.:03-01-00103-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Lee Yeakel

Trial Court

Trial Court:200th District Court
County:Travis
Trial Judge:Honorable Paul R. Davis
Trial Docket:98-09152

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2007-11-15 Case Stored  
2007-10-31 Mandate issued  
  This case was waiting for a possible rehearing motion between August 31, 2007 and October 31, 2007.  
2007-08-31 Opinion issued judgments below reversed/remanded tc f/settlement
2007-08-31 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2007-08-31 Concurring and Dissenting Opinion delivered Issued
2007-08-31 Concurring and Dissenting Opinion delivered Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between February 22, 2005 and August 31, 2007.  
2005-02-22 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2005-01-12 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2005-01-07 Post submission brief filed (Respondent)  
2005-01-06 Post submission brief filed (Petitioner)  
2005-01-05 Oral argument  
2005-01-04 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Petitioner)  
2004-12-30 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2004-12-15 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2004-12-15 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2004-12-15 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2004-12-15 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2004-12-15 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2004-12-15 Letter sent to parties from Supreme Court - See Remarks  
2004-12-14 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2004-12-03 Petition for Review granted
2004-12-03 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2004-12-03 Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2004-11-17 Amicus Curiae Brief received (Amicus Curiae)  
2004-11-04 Address Change  
2004-09-30 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2004-09-24 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2004-09-20 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2004-08-30 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2004-08-27 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2004-08-16 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2004-07-08 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2004-07-06 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2004-06-11 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2004-06-10 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2004-06-03 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2004-05-25 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2004-04-19 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2004-04-19 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2004-03-30 Record Received (See Remarks)  
2004-03-25 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2004-03-25 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2004-03-09 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2004-02-20 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2004-01-30 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2004-01-27 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2004-01-23 Designation of Lead Counsel  
2004-01-23 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2004-01-05 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2004-01-05 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2003-12-30 Case forwarded to Court
2003-12-23 Response Waiver filed  
2003-12-01 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
2003-12-01 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2003-11-26 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2003-10-29 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2003-10-29 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted

Parties

Party Counsel Role
HEB Ministries Inc.
Mr. Hiram S. Sasser III
Mr. J. Shelby Sharpe
Petitioner
Southern Bible Institute
The Honorable Raul A. Gonzalez Jr.
Petitioner
Hispanic Bible Institute
Mr. Kelly J. Shackelford
Petitioner
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Mr. Jeffrey L. Rose
Mr. Rafael Edward Cruz
Attorney General Greg W. Abbott
Mr. Paul Matula
Ms. Melanie D. Plowman
Mr. Jeffrey S. Boyd
Mr. William A. 'Andy' Taylor
Mr. Dan Morales
Ms. Toni Hunter
Ms. Amy Warr
Mr. Edward D. Burbach
Mr. Barry Ross McBee
Respondent

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Independent Colleges and Universities of Texas, Inc.
Ms. Patricia Valdreace Hayes
David Barton and Wallbuilders
 
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
Ms. Kathleen Ann Reilly Barrow
The Independent Baptist College and International Bible Center
Mr. Allan E. Parker
Wallbuilders
Mr. Trevor Boyd Hall
Texas Fellowship of Christian College Professors
Mr. James J. S. Johnson
Laycock, Douglas
Prof. Douglas Laycock
Barton, David
Mr. Trevor Boyd Hall
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