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LAWRENCE HIGGINS v. RANDALL COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE

The Court requested full merits briefing on May 7, 2007. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on May 16, 2008. File Closed

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May 16, 2008

Higgins v. Randall County Sheriff’s Office, No. 06-0917

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The Court has issued opinions:

Opinions

May 16, 2008

Oneill
Jefferson
Hecht
Brister
Medina

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

Green
Wainwright
Willett

Justice Green delivered a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Wainwright and Justice Willett joined. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:7th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Dismissed
COA Docket No.:07-05-00004-CV
Opinion Author:Per Curiam

Trial Court

Trial Court:251st District Court
County:Randall
Trial Judge:Honorable Patrick A. Pirtle
Trial Docket:50,468C

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2008-07-16 Case Stored  
2008-06-26 Record returned to Court of Appeals  
2008-06-26 Mandate issued  
2008-05-16 Petition for Review disposed Petition granted pursuant to TRAP 59.1
2008-05-16 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment reversed; remanded to Court of Appeals
2008-05-16 Dissenting opinion issued. Issued
2008-05-16 Petition for Review granted under TRAP 59.1
2008-05-16 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was pending on merits briefs between September 20, 2007 and May 16, 2008.  
2007-09-20 Document received (See Remarks)  
2007-09-17 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
  This case was pending on merits briefs between May 16, 2007 and September 17, 2007.  
2007-05-16 Waiver of Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2007-05-14 Case Record Filed  
2007-05-09 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2007-05-07 Brief on the Merits Requested  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between March 6, 2007 and May 7, 2007.  
2007-03-06 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2007-03-02 Call received  
2007-02-28 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between November 22, 2006 and February 28, 2007.  
2006-11-22 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2006-10-31 Case forwarded to Court
2006-09-22 Affidavit of Inability to Pay Court Costs  
2006-09-22 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2006-09-22 Opinion from the Court of Appeals filed.  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Randall County Sheriffs Office
Mr. James Farren
Respondent
Higgins, Lawrence
Mr. Lawrence Higgins
Petitioner
 
 
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