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ESPERANZA ANDRADE, IN HER OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS SECRETARY OF STATE FOR THE STATE OF TEXAS v. NAACP OF AUSTIN, NELSON LINDER, SONIA SANTANA AND DAVID VAN OS

Oral argument was held on October 12, 2010. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on July 1, 2011. File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 7 articles about this case.

July 26, 2011

Case challenging Texas straight-ticket voting moves forward

from SCOTXblog

The article also mentions:
  • HONORABLE HOPE ANDRADE v. DON VENABLE
  • The Court has issued opinions:

    July 5, 2011

    Texas Supreme Court: no e-voting paper trail required

    from Ars Technica

    July 1, 2011

    Today’s decisions: Recognizing safety as an aspect of privacy; electronic voting machines upheld; medical damages limited

    from SCOTXblog

    This article also mentions 11 other cases.

    July 1, 2011

    Texas Supreme Court dismisses challenge to electronic voting machines in Travis County

    from Austin American-Statesman

    October 12, 2010

    Group of Travis voters takes e-voting case to Supreme Court

    from Austin American-Statesman

    October 12, 2010

    October argument sitting: electronic voting machines, credit scoring, and more

    from SCOTXblog

    This article also mentions 8 other cases.

    April 9, 2010

    Seven new cases granted [orders of April 9, 2010]

    from SCOTXblog

    This article also mentions 6 other cases.

    Opinion

    July 1, 2011

    Jefferson
    Hecht
    Wainwright
    Medina
    Green
    Johnson
    Willett
    Guzman
    Lehrmann

    Chief Justice Jefferson delivered the opinion of the Court. PDF

     

    Court of Appeals

    Appellate District:3rd Court of Appeals
    Outcome Below:Affirmed
    COA Docket No.:03-08-00076-CV
    Opinion Author:Honorable Jan P. Patterson

    Trial Court

    Trial Court:353rd District Court
    County:Travis
    Trial Judge:Honorable Gisela Danette Triana
    Trial Docket:D-1-GN-06-002147

    Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

    Docket Entries

    Date Event Outcome  
    2011-11-02 Case Stored  
      This case was waiting for a possible rehearing motion between August 30, 2011 and November 2, 2011.  
    2011-08-30 Mandate issued  
      This case was waiting for a possible rehearing motion between July 1, 2011 and August 30, 2011.  
    2011-07-01 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment reversed & judgment rendered
    2011-07-01 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
      This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between October 12, 2010 and July 1, 2011.  
    2010-10-12 Oral argument  
    2010-10-08 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
    2010-10-08 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
    2010-10-08 Call received  
    2010-10-07 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
    2010-10-05 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
    2010-10-05 Miscellaneous Motion  
      This case was waiting for oral argument between July 16, 2010 and October 5, 2010.  
    2010-07-16 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
    2010-06-14 Notice from attorney regarding vacation dates  
      This case was waiting for oral argument between April 15, 2010 and June 14, 2010.  
    2010-04-15 Notice from attorney regarding vacation dates  
    2010-04-12 Notice from attorney regarding vacation dates  
    2010-04-09 Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
    2010-04-09 Petition for Review granted
      This case was pending on merits briefs between February 3, 2010 and April 9, 2010.  
    2010-02-03 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
    2010-01-14 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
    2009-12-10 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
    2009-12-07 Call received  
    2009-12-03 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
    2009-11-24 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
    2009-11-24 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
    2009-10-06 Case Record Filed  
    2009-10-01 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
    2009-09-29 Record Requested in Petition for Review
    2009-09-29 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
    2009-09-29 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
    2009-09-25 Brief on the Merits Requested  
      This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between August 4, 2009 and September 25, 2009.  
    2009-08-04 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
    2009-07-28 Case forwarded to Court
    2009-07-27 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
    2009-06-25 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
    2009-06-25 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
    2009-05-28 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
    2009-05-27 Response to Motion filed  
    2009-05-20 Call received  
    2009-05-20 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
    2009-05-19 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

    Parties

    Party Counsel Role
    NAACP of Austin
    Mr. Joseph P. Berra
    Mr. Peter (Jody) Barton
    Mr. Timothy J. Herman
    Mr. James C. Harrington
    Mr. Wayne Nicholas Justice Krause Yang
    Mr. Jason P. Steed
    Respondent
    Andrade, Esperanza
    Mr. C. Andrew Weber
    Ms. Kathlyn C. Wilson
    Mr. Kristofer S. Monson
    Mr. James C. Ho
    Mr. David S. Morales
    Attorney General Greg W. Abbott
    Petitioner
     
     
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