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No. 05-0476
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THOMAS EUGENE NORRIS, SR. AND KAREN LYNN NORRIS v. JOHNNY W. THOMAS, TRUSTEE

Oral argument was held on November 15, 2005. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on February 9, 2007. File Closed

Opinions

February 9, 2007

Willett
Jefferson
Hecht
Green
Johnson

Justice Willett delivered the opinion of the Court, joined by Chief Justice Jefferson, Justice Hecht, Justice Green, and Justice Johnson PDF

Oneill
Wainwright
Brister
Medina

Justice O'Neill delivered a dissenting opinion, joined by Justice Wainwright, Justice Brister, and Justice Medina PDF

 

Court of Appeals

None

Trial Court

None

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2007-06-21 Opinion certified to questioning court in C/Ques  
2007-06-21 Record in Certified Question returned  
2007-05-14 Case Stored  
2007-04-23 Letter Received  
  This case was waiting for a possible rehearing motion between February 9, 2007 and April 23, 2007.  
2007-02-09 Dissenting opinion issued. Issued
2007-02-09 Opinion issued Certified question answered by the Court
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between April 4, 2006 and February 9, 2007.  
2006-04-04 Case Record Filed  
2006-03-31 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between November 15, 2005 and March 31, 2006.  
2005-11-15 Oral argument  
2005-11-10 Motion to re-set submission date disposed   Denied
2005-11-10 Motion to re-set submission date filed. (Joint motion filed)  
2005-11-10 Phone call from Clerk's Office (Appellant in case)  
2005-11-09 Call received (Appellee in case)  
2005-11-01 Call received (Appellee in case)  
  This case was waiting for oral argument between September 7, 2005 and November 1, 2005.  
2005-09-07 Electronic copies of brief posted to website (Appellee in case)  
2005-09-06 Appellees' Brief filed (Appellee in case)  
2005-08-15 Appellant's Brief filed (Appellant in case)  
2005-07-15 Certified Question disposed Certified Question accepted
2005-07-15 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2005-07-15 Certified Question accepted
2005-07-15 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2005-06-28 Phone call from Clerk's Office (Joint motion filed)  
2005-06-23 Brief filed  
2005-06-23 Notice requesting filing fee (Appellant in case)  
2005-06-23 Docketing statement filed (Appellant in case)  
2005-06-23 Notice of Appeal filed (Appellant in case)  
2005-06-23 Motion to Certify Question filed (Appellant in case)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Norris, Sr., Eugene
Mr. Melvin R. Blumberg
Appellant
Thomas, Johnny W.
Mr. Johnny W. Thomas
Appellee
Norris, Karen Lynn
Mr. Melvin R. Blumberg
Appellant
 
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