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CITY OF SAN ANTONIO v. CHARLES POLLOCK AND TRACY POLLOCK, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS NEXT FRIENDS OF SARAH JANE POLLOCK, A MINOR CHILD

Oral argument was held on October 18, 2006. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on May 1, 2009. It then denied rehearing on June 26, 2009 File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 3 articles about this case.

May 2, 2009

Texas high court wipes out $7.64 million verdict

from Houston Chronicle

The Court has issued opinions:

May 2, 2009

State's high court clears S.A. in landfill seepage

from San Antonio Express-News

May 1, 2009

Order List for May 1, 2009

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 9 other cases.

Opinions

May 1, 2009

Hecht
Jefferson
Wainwright
Brister
Johnson
Willett

Justice Hecht delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Chief Justice Jefferson, Justice Wainwright, Justice Johnson, and Justice Willett joined, and in all but Part II-C of which Justice Brister joined. PDF

Medina
Oneill

Justice Medina delivered a dissenting opinion, in which Justice O'Neill joined. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:4th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:AFFM'D/REVERSED/RENDERED
COA Docket No.:04-03-00403-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Karen A. Angelini

Trial Court

Trial Court:73rd District Court
County:Bexar
Trial Judge:Honorable Andy Mireles
Trial Docket:2000-CI-01201

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2009-07-16 Case Stored  
2009-06-26 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied with Justice not sitting.
2009-06-26 Mandate issued  
2009-05-15 Motion for Rehearing  
2009-05-01 Dissenting opinion issued. Issued
2009-05-01 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment reversed & judgment rendered
2009-05-01 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between August 29, 2008 and May 1, 2009.  
2008-08-29 Address Change  
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between October 18, 2006 and August 29, 2008.  
2006-10-18 Oral argument  
2006-10-13 Motion to Argue disposed   Dismissed
2006-10-13 Motion to expand time for oral argument disposed   Dismissed
2006-10-09 Response to Motion filed  
2006-10-06 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-10-05 Motion to expand time for oral argument  
2006-10-05 Call received  
2006-10-05 Motion to Argue filed  
2006-08-25 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2006-07-07 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
  This case was waiting for oral argument between May 17, 2006 and July 7, 2006.  
2006-05-17 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-05-10 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-05-10 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-05-05 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2006-05-05 Petition for Review granted
  This case was pending on merits briefs between October 28, 2005 and May 5, 2006.  
2005-10-28 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2005-10-28 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2005-10-25 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2005-10-13 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2005-10-10 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2005-10-04 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2005-09-29 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2005-09-19 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2005-09-13 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2005-09-07 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2005-08-30 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2005-07-11 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2005-07-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2005-06-29 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2005-06-27 Case Record Filed  
2005-06-24 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2005-06-09 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2005-06-09 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2005-05-06 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2005-04-21 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2005-03-23 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2005-02-22 Document received (See Remarks)  
2005-02-22 Case forwarded to Court
2005-02-17 Call received  
2005-02-16 Response Waiver filed  
2005-02-15 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2005-02-07 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2005-02-07 Appendix to any instrument  
2005-01-27 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2005-01-27 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2004-12-21 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2004-12-17 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
City of San Antonio
Mr. Jack Pasqual
Mr. Michael D. Bernard
Ms. Martha Guadiana Sepeda
Ms. Amy Eubanks Perkins
Ms. Gail A. Jensen
Mr. Andrew F. Martin
Ms. Pamela Stanton Baron
Ms. Nissa M. Dunn
Ms. Sharon E. Callaway
Petitioner
Pollock, Sarah Jane
Mr. Sylvan S. Lang Jr.
Respondent
Pollock, Tracy
Mr. Sylvan S. Lang Jr.
Respondent
Pollock, Charles
Ms. Susan G. Gray
Ms. Jennifer Beldon Rosenblatt
Mr. Richard Copeland
Ms. Cathy J. Sheehan
Mr. Sylvan S. Lang Jr.
Ms. Laura A. Cavaretta
Mr. Gilbert Vara Jr.
Respondent

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
The State of Texas
Mr. Kristofer S. Monson
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