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MOKI MAC RIVER EXPEDITIONS v. CHARLES DRUGG AND BETSY DRUGG, INDIVIDUALLY, AND AS REPRESENTATIVES OF THE ESTATE OF ANDREW PATRICK DRUGG

Oral argument was held on November 17, 2005. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on March 2, 2007. It then denied rehearing on September 2, 2005 File Closed

Opinions

March 2, 2007

Oneill
Jefferson
Hecht
Wainwright
Brister
Green
Willett

Justice O'Neill delivered the opinion of the Court, joined by Chief Justice Jefferson, Justice Hecht, Justice Wainwright, Justice Brister, Justice Green, and Justice Willett PDF

Johnson
Medina

Justice Johnson delivered a dissenting opinion, joined by Justice Medina PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:5th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:05-03-00051-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable David L. Bridges

Trial Court

Trial Court:134th District Court
County:Dallas
Trial Judge:Honorable Anne Ashby
Trial Docket:02-05197

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2007-05-01 Case Stored  
2007-04-17 Case remanded and record returned to the Court of Appeals.  
2007-04-17 Mandate issued  
2007-03-02 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2007-03-02 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment reversed; remanded to Court of Appeals
2007-03-02 Dissenting opinion issued. Issued
2007-03-01 Additional citations received. (Petitioner)  
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between November 18, 2005 and March 1, 2007.  
2005-11-18 Post submission brief filed (Petitioner)  
2005-11-17 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Petitioner)  
2005-11-17 Oral argument  
2005-10-03 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2005-09-29 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2005-09-29 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2005-09-19 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2005-09-19 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2005-09-19 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2005-09-19 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2005-09-19 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2005-09-19 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2005-09-19 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2005-09-19 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2005-09-02 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed   Petition for Review granted, judge not sitting
2005-09-02 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2005-09-02 Petition for Review disposed Petition for Review granted, judge not sitting
2005-09-02 Petition for Review granted Petition for Review granted, judge not sitting
2005-09-02 Previous Order of the Court withdrawn   Withdrawn
2005-08-26 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2005-08-18 Reply to Response  
2005-08-05 Response to Motion for Rehearing (Respondent)  
2005-07-21 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2005-06-28 Case forwarded to Court
2005-06-27 Motion for Rehearing  
2005-06-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2005-06-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2005-05-27 Petition for Review disposed   Denied
  This case was pending on merits briefs between November 12, 2004 and May 27, 2005.  
2004-11-12 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2004-10-29 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2004-10-28 Motion for Extension of Time filed  
2004-10-28 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2004-10-07 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2004-09-15 Record Received (See Remarks)  
2004-09-07 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2004-09-07 Brief on the Merits Requested  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between July 2, 2004 and September 7, 2004.  
2004-07-02 Additional citations received. (Respondent)  
2004-06-22 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2004-06-08 Case forwarded to Court
2004-06-07 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2004-05-06 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2004-05-06 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Drugg, Betsy
Mr. Steven E. Aldous
Respondent
Moki Mac River Expeditions
Mr. E. Thomas Bishop
Mr. Alexander N. Beard
Ms. Stephanie Ann Finch
Petitioner
Estate of Andrew Patrick Drugg
Mr. Steven E. Aldous
Respondent
Drugg, Charles
Mr. Steven E. Aldous
Mr. Michael Braden
Mr. Robert Ray Varner Jr.
Respondent

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Grand Canyon River Outfitters Association and America Outdoors
Mr. Douglas W. Alexander
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