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GEOFFREY DUGGER v. MARY ANN ARREDONDO, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS REPRESENTATIVE OF THE ESTATE OF JOEL MARTINEZ, DECEASED

Oral argument was held on November 6, 2012. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on August 30, 2013. File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 2 articles about this case.

August 30, 2013

13 decisions in the Court’s end-of-term orders [Aug. 30, 2013]

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 13 other cases.

The Court has issued opinions:

November 23, 2012

Court to decide if illegal act bars lawsuit

from Austin American-Statesman

Opinions

August 30, 2013

Green
Jefferson
Johnson
Guzman
Lehrmann
Boyd

Justice Green delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Chief Justice Jefferson, Justice Johnson, Justice Guzman, Justice Lehrmann, and Justice Boyd joined. PDF

Hecht
Willett
Devine

Justice Hecht delivered a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Willett and Justice Devine joined. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:5th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:05-09-00625-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable James A. Moseley

Trial Court

Trial Court:44th District Court
County:Dallas
Trial Judge:Honorable Carlos Raul Cortez
Trial Docket:08-06141

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2014-05-16 Case Stored - stored case location updated  
2013-11-18 Case Stored  
2013-10-18 Mandate issued  
2013-09-04 Letter sent to parties from Supreme Court - See Remarks  
2013-09-04 Call received  
2013-09-04 Corrected judgment issued Issued
2013-08-30 Dissenting opinion issued. Issued
2013-08-30 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2013-08-30 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment affirmed
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between February 13, 2013 and August 30, 2013.  
2013-02-13 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between November 6, 2012 and February 13, 2013.  
2012-11-06 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Petitioner)  
2012-11-06 Oral argument  
2012-10-03 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2012-10-02 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
  This case was waiting for oral argument between June 22, 2012 and October 2, 2012.  
2012-06-22 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2012-06-08 Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2012-06-08 Petition for Review granted
2012-04-30 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2012-04-20 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2012-04-06 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2012-03-22 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2012-03-22 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2012-03-21 Call received  
2012-02-10 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2012-01-27 Case Record Filed  
2012-01-03 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2011-12-30 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2011-12-19 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2011-12-16 Brief on the Merits Requested  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between October 21, 2011 and December 16, 2011.  
2011-10-21 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2011-10-10 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2011-09-09 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2011-08-16 Case forwarded to Court
2011-08-09 Response Waiver filed  
2011-07-14 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
2011-07-14 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Dugger, Geoffrey
Mr. John K. Dunlap
Petitioner
Arredondo, Mary Ann
Mr. Adam R. Hardison
Respondent

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Texas Civil Rights Project
Mr. James C. Harrington
 
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