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No. 09-0770
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THE CITY OF HOUSTON v. STEVE WILLIAMS, ET AL.

Oral argument was held on October 13, 2010. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on March 18, 2011. File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 3 articles about this case.

October 12, 2010

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

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 8 other cases.

July 2, 2010

Busy orders list before the summer break: 8 sets of opinions, 2 new grants [Jul. 2, 2010]

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 9 other cases.

Opinion

March 18, 2011

Guzman
Jefferson
Hecht
Wainwright
Medina
Green
Johnson
Willett
Lehrmann

Justice Guzman delivered the opinion of the Court. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:14th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:14-08-00059-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Charles W. Seymore

Trial Court

Trial Court:80th District Court
County:Harris
Trial Judge:Honorable Lynn M. Bradshaw-Hull
Trial Docket:2002-22690-A

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2011-07-18 Case Stored  
2011-06-14 Mandate issued  
  This case was waiting for a possible rehearing motion between March 18, 2011 and June 14, 2011.  
2011-03-18 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment affirmed in part, reversed in part
2011-03-18 Opinion issued Issued
2011-03-18 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between November 15, 2010 and March 18, 2011.  
2010-11-15 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2010-11-15 Supplemental Brief filed  
2010-10-13 Oral argument  
2010-10-13 Oral argument  
2010-09-30 Supplemental Brief filed  
2010-09-20 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
  This case was waiting for oral argument between July 28, 2010 and September 20, 2010.  
2010-07-28 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2010-07-26 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2010-07-16 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2010-07-16 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2010-07-02 Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2010-07-02 Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2010-07-02 Petition for Review granted
2010-07-02 Petition for Review granted
2010-06-10 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2010-06-08 Reply Brief  
2010-06-08 Reply Brief  
2010-05-24 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2010-05-18 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2010-05-17 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2010-05-17 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2010-04-27 Brief on the Merits  
2010-04-27 Brief on the Merits  
2010-04-14 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2010-04-13 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2010-04-09 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2010-04-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2010-03-22 Case Record Filed  
2010-03-16 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2010-03-12 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2010-02-08 Reply to Response  
2010-02-02 Reply to Response  
2010-01-26 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2010-01-20 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2010-01-20 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2009-12-29 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2009-12-29 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2009-12-11 Certification (various) in case received  
2009-12-07 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2009-12-01 Case forwarded to Court
2009-12-01 Case forwarded to Court
2009-11-30 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
2009-11-30 Petition for Review #2 (Petitioner)  
2009-11-30 Response Waiver filed  
2009-11-24 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2009-10-29 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2009-10-29 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
2009-10-14 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2009-10-13 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2009-09-15 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2009-09-14 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
The City of Houston
Mr. Donald J. Fleming
Mr. Timothy J. Higley
Mr. Arturo G. Michel
Mr. Reagan Douglas Pratt
Mr. David M. Feldman
Petitioner
Williams, Steve
Mr. E. Troy Blakeney Jr.
Mr. Vincent L. Marable III
Mr. Richard C. Mumey
Respondent

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Texas Municipal Police Association
Mr. Randy C. Doubrava
City of Dallas
Ms. Barbara E. Rosenberg
Texas Municipal League
Mr. N. Bennett Sandlin
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