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The Court requested full merits briefing on January 31, 2012. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on October 26, 2012. It then denied rehearing on December 14, 2012 File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 1 article about this case.

October 28, 2012

Six per curiam opinions, one grant, a case dismissed as moot, and more [Oct. 26, 2012]

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The Court has issued opinions:


October 26, 2012


Per Curiam Opinion PDF


Court of Appeals

Appellate District:1st Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Reverse & Render
COA Docket No.:01-10-00043-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Elsa Alcala

Trial Court

Trial Court:151st District Court
Trial Judge:Honorable Michael C. Engelhart
Trial Docket:2004-71420

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2014-05-19 Case Stored - stored case location updated  
2013-01-25 Case Stored  
2013-01-24 Mandate issued  
2012-12-14 Judgment Withdrawn  
2012-12-14 Corrected judgment issued Issued
2012-12-14 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied with Justice not sitting.
2012-11-16 Description of document returned to Supreme Court
2012-11-09 Motion for Rehearing  
2012-11-09 Case forwarded to Court
2012-10-26 Petition for Review granted under TRAP 59.1
2012-10-26 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2012-10-26 Petition for Review disposed Petition granted pursuant to TRAP 59.1
2012-10-26 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment reversed and remanded to Court of Appeals
2012-10-22 Phone call from Clerk's Office
  This case was pending on merits briefs between March 30, 2012 and October 22, 2012.  
2012-03-30 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2012-03-15 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2012-03-12 Notice from attorney regarding vacation dates  
2012-03-02 Notice of Appearance  
2012-02-24 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2012-02-08 Case Record Filed  
2012-01-31 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2012-01-31 Brief on the Merits Requested  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between November 14, 2011 and January 31, 2012.  
2011-11-14 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2011-10-14 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2011-09-27 Case forwarded to Court
2011-09-09 Description of document returned to Supreme Court  
2011-09-02 Response Waiver filed  
2011-08-22 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2011-08-22 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  


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