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HOUSTON MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES PENSION SYSTEM v. CRAIG E. FERRELL, JR., ET AL.

Oral argument was held on January 23, 2007. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on November 30, 2007. File Closed

Opinions

November 30, 2007

Green
Jefferson
Hecht
Oneill
Wainwright
Brister
Medina
Johnson

Justice Green delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Chief Justice Jefferson, Justice Hecht, Justice O'Neill, Justice Wainwright, Justice Brister, Justice Medina, and Justice Johnson joined. PDF

Brister
Oneill

Justice Brister delivered a concurring opinion, in which Justice O'Neill joined. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:1st Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:01-03-00925-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Terry Jennings

Trial Court

Trial Court:Harris County Court
County:Harris
Trial Judge:Honorable Cactus Jack Cagle
Trial Docket:789357

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2008-01-28 Case Stored  
2008-01-15 Mandate issued  
2007-11-30 Miscellaneous motion disposed. See Remarks.   Filing granted
2007-11-30 Concurring Opinion issued. Issued
2007-11-30 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment reversed & judgment rendered
2007-11-30 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2007-11-19 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2007-10-05 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2007-09-14 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between April 2, 2007 and September 14, 2007.  
2007-04-02 Surreply filed (Respondent)  
2007-02-21 Post submission brief filed (Petitioner)  
2007-02-05 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2007-01-26 Post submission brief filed (Respondent)  
2007-01-23 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Petitioner)  
2007-01-23 Oral argument  
2007-01-18 Call made to request electronic copies of briefs  
  This case was waiting for oral argument between October 4, 2006 and January 18, 2007.  
2006-10-04 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-09-22 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2006-09-22 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2006-09-22 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2006-09-22 Petition for Review granted
2006-09-22 Motion to strike disposed   Denied
  This case was pending on merits briefs between July 11, 2006 and September 22, 2006.  
2006-07-11 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-07-10 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2006-06-22 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2006-06-01 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-05-31 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2006-05-02 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-04-24 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2006-04-21 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2006-04-12 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-04-12 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-04-07 Case Record Filed  
2006-04-04 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2006-03-31 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2006-02-09 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2006-02-06 Response to Motion filed  
2006-01-27 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2006-01-24 Motion to Strike filed  
2006-01-19 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2006-01-19 Motion for extension of length of brief disposed   Filing granted
2006-01-17 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
2006-01-09 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2006-01-09 Miscellaneous Motion  
2006-01-09 Motion for Extension of Length of Brief filed  
2005-12-05 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2005-11-01 Case forwarded to Court
2005-10-31 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2005-09-22 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2005-09-19 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2005-09-19 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
2005-08-11 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2005-08-02 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2005-07-28 Notice requesting filing fee  
2005-07-28 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2005-07-28 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Houston Municipal Employees Pension System
Mr. Bob E. Shannon
Mr. Stephen G. Tipps
Ms. Kathryn S. Vaughn
Mr. Thomas R. Phillips
Ms. Martha Garrison Newton
Petitioner
Ferrell, Jr., Craig E.
Mr. Lloyd E. Kelley
Respondent

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Houston Police Officers Pension System
Mr. Robert R. Burford
Texas Association of Public Employee Retirement Systems
Mr. David M. Gunn
City of Dallas
Ms. Barbara E. Rosenberg
State of Texas
Mr. Kristofer S. Monson
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