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No. 05-0340
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BEN BOLT-PALITO BLANCO CONSOLIDATED INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT v. TEXAS POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS PROPERTY/CASUALTY JOINT SELF-INSURANCE FUND

Oral argument was held on March 22, 2006. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on December 29, 2006. It then denied rehearing on February 23, 2007 File Closed

Opinions

December 29, 2006

Oneill
Jefferson
Wainwright
Brister
Medina
Johnson

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

Willett
Hecht

Justice Willett delivered a dissenting opinion, joined by Justice Hecht PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:4th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Dismissed W.O.J.
COA Docket No.:04-04-00658-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Phylis J. Speedlin

Trial Court

Trial Court:79th District Court
County:Jim Wells
Trial Judge:Honorable Richard Clark Terrell
Trial Docket:02-12-40954-CV

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2007-03-08 Description of document returned to Supreme Court  
2007-03-01 Case Stored  
2007-03-01 Mandate issued  
2007-02-23 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied with Justice not sitting.
2007-01-18 Motion for Rehearing  
2007-01-18 Case forwarded to Court
2006-12-29 Opinion issued judgments below reversed/remanded tc f/settlement
2006-12-29 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2006-12-29 Dissenting opinion issued. Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between June 22, 2006 and December 29, 2006.  
2006-06-22 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between April 28, 2006 and June 22, 2006.  
2006-04-28 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2006-04-10 Miscellaneous motion disposed. See Remarks.   Filing granted
2006-04-06 Miscellaneous Motion Received  
2006-03-22 Oral argument  
2006-03-22 Supreme Court requests parties to file additonal briefs  
2006-03-16 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-03-16 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-03-13 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2006-03-03 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-02-24 Petition for Review granted
2006-02-24 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2006-02-24 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
  This case was pending on merits briefs between October 10, 2005 and February 24, 2006.  
2005-10-10 Surreply filed (Respondent)  
2005-10-04 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2005-10-03 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2005-09-19 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2005-09-15 Document received (See Remarks)  
2005-09-15 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2005-09-15 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2005-09-15 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2005-09-08 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2005-09-07 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2005-09-01 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2005-08-22 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2005-08-19 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2005-07-07 Case Record Filed  
2005-06-30 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2005-06-29 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2005-05-17 Case forwarded to Court
2005-05-16 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2005-04-29 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
2005-04-29 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco Consolidated Independent School District
Mr. Mark C. Brodeur
Ms. Nora Barrera
Petitioner
Attorney General of Texas
Mr. Rafael Edward Cruz
Other Interested Party
Texas Political Subdivisions Property/Casualty Joint Self InsuranceFundnd
Ms. Judith R. Blakeway
Mr. Stephen T. Dennis
Mr. Merritt M. Clements
Respondent

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
The State of Texas
Mr. Rance L. Craft
 
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