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No. 04-0890
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CITY OF GALVESTON v. STATE OF TEXAS

Oral argument was held on February 16, 2006. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on March 2, 2007. File Closed

Opinions

March 2, 2007

Brister
Oneill
Medina
Green
Johnson

Justice Brister delivered the opinion of the Court, joined by Justice O'Neill, Justice Green, Justice Medina, and Justice Johnson PDF

Willett
Jefferson
Hecht
Wainwright

Justice Willett delivered a dissenting opinion, joined by Chief Justice Jefferson, Justice Hecht, and Justice Wainwright PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:1st Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Reversed/Remanded
COA Docket No.:01-03-00557-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Tim Taft

Trial Court

Trial Court:212th District Court
County:Galveston
Trial Judge:Honorable Susan Criss
Trial Docket:03CV0018

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2007-05-01 Case Stored  
2007-04-19 Mandate issued  
2007-03-02 Dissenting opinion issued. Issued
2007-03-02 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment reversed & judgment rendered
2007-03-02 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between February 16, 2006 and March 2, 2007.  
2006-02-16 Oral argument  
2006-02-08 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-02-08 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-02-07 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2006-02-01 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-02-01 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-02-01 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-02-01 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-01-25 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2006-01-20 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2006-01-20 Petition for Review granted
2006-01-20 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
  This case was pending on merits briefs between September 2, 2005 and January 20, 2006.  
2005-09-02 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2005-08-12 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2005-08-08 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
2005-08-03 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2005-08-03 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2005-07-28 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2005-06-28 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2005-06-27 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2005-06-13 Address Change  
2005-05-25 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2005-05-23 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2005-05-19 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2005-04-28 Case Record Filed  
2005-04-21 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2005-04-19 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2005-03-18 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2005-03-18 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2005-03-03 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2005-02-03 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2005-02-02 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2005-01-25 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2004-12-28 Case forwarded to Court
2004-12-21 Response Waiver filed  
2004-12-03 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2004-11-24 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2004-11-24 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2004-11-24 Notice requesting filing fee  
2004-11-24 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
2004-10-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2004-10-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted

Parties

Party Counsel Role
City of Galveston
Mr. Ramon G. Viada III
Petitioner
State of Texas
Mr. Rance L. Craft
Attorney General Greg W. Abbott
Mr. Barry Ross McBee
Mr. Edward D. Burbach
Mr. Rafael Edward Cruz
Mr. Alan Grundy
Respondent
Texas Department of Transportation
Mr. Alan Grundy
Respondent

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Texas Association of School Boards Legal Assistance Fund
Mr. David J. LaBrec
Ms. Katherine Elizabeth Anderson
Ms. Allyson Elizabeth Holt
Texas Municipal League
Mr. Kevin D. Jewell
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