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No. 08-1044
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IN THE MATTER OF B.W.

Oral argument was held on January 20, 2010. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on June 18, 2010. File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 6 articles about this case.

November 11, 2010

Lawmakers Take Closer Aim at Human Trafficking

from Texas Tribune

The Court has issued opinions:

August 6, 2010

High court ruling could affect hundreds of kids forced into prostitution

from KVUE

July 12, 2010

Change exploited kid laws

from Atlanta Journal-Constitution

June 23, 2010

Casey: Prostitution charges against 13-year old criminalized victimhood

from Grits for Breakfast

January 19, 2010

On the docket: Can a child too young to consent to sex have the requisite intent to commit prostitution?

from SCOTXblog

The article also mentions:
  • FORD MOTOR COMPANY v. TIBURCIO LEDESMA, JR.
  • MERCK & CO., INC. v. FELICIA GARZA, ET AL.
  • TRANSCONTINENTAL INSURANCE COMPANY v. JOYCE CRUMP
  • Opinions

    June 18, 2010

    Oneill
    Jefferson
    Hecht
    Medina
    Green
    Guzman

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

    Wainwright
    Johnson
    Willett

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

     

    Court of Appeals

    Appellate District:1st Court of Appeals
    Outcome Below:Affirmed
    COA Docket No.:01-07-00274-CV
    Opinion Author:Honorable Terry Jennings

    Trial Court

    Trial Court:314th District Court
    County:Harris
    Trial Judge:Honorable John Franklin Phillips
    Trial Docket:2007-00622J

    Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

    Docket Entries

    Date Event Outcome  
    2010-09-15 Case Stored  
    2010-09-07 Mandate issued  
      This case was waiting for a possible rehearing motion between June 18, 2010 and September 7, 2010.  
    2010-06-18 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment reversed; cause remanded to trial court
    2010-06-18 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
    2010-06-18 Dissenting opinion issued. Issued
      This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between February 25, 2010 and June 18, 2010.  
    2010-02-25 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
    2010-02-17 Post submission brief filed (Petitioner)  
    2010-01-20 Oral argument  
    2010-01-19 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
    2010-01-05 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
      This case was waiting for oral argument between November 2, 2009 and January 5, 2010.  
    2009-11-02 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
    2009-10-23 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
    2009-10-23 Petition for Review granted
    2009-10-23 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
    2009-09-18 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
    2009-09-17 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
    2009-09-16 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
    2009-08-31 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
    2009-08-31 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
    2009-08-31 Certification (various) in case received  
    2009-08-31 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
    2009-08-28 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
    2009-08-28 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
    2009-08-05 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
    2009-07-16 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
    2009-07-15 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
    2009-06-10 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
    2009-06-09 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
    2009-05-20 Case Record Filed  
    2009-05-18 Record Requested in Petition for Review
    2009-05-15 Brief on the Merits Requested  
    2009-05-05 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
    2009-04-15 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
    2009-03-17 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
    2009-03-03 Case forwarded to Court
    2009-01-26 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
    2009-01-26 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
    2009-01-26 Affidavit of Inability to Pay Court Costs  
    2008-12-16 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
    2008-12-15 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

    Parties

    Party Counsel Role
    The State of Texas
    Ms. Patricia Rae Lykos
    Ms. Jessica Macklin Milligan
    Mr. Terrance Windham
    Ms. Helen Jackson
    Mr. Daniel Clark McCrory
    Respondent
    W., B.
    Ms. Michelle W. Bush
    Ms. Annette Elizabeth Johnson
    Mr. Michael A. Choyke
    Petitioner

    Amicus Curiae

    Amicus Curiae Counsel
    Children at Risk
    Ms. Karen Anne Clark
     
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