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THE CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS v. ROGER BATES, MICHAEL L. SPRATT AND DOUGLAS SPRINGER

Oral argument was held on January 9, 2013. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on June 28, 2013. File Closed

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Tracking 2 articles about this case.

June 28, 2013

Six sets of opinions; four grants [Jun. 28, 2013]

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September 21, 2012

Six cases chosen for oral argument [Sep. 21, 2012]

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Opinions

June 28, 2013

Green
Jefferson
Hecht
Johnson
Willett
Guzman
Lehrmann
Boyd
Devine

Justice Green delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Chief Justice Jefferson, Justice Johnson, Justice Willett, and Justice Devine joined; in which Justice Hecht and Justice Lehrmann joined as to Parts I and II.A; and in which Justice Guzman and Justice Boyd joined as to Parts I and II.B. PDF

Hecht
Lehrmann

Justice Hecht delivered an opinion concurring in part and dissenting in part, in which Justice Lehrmann joined. PDF

Guzman
Boyd

Justice Guzman delivered an opinion concurring in part and dissenting in part, in which Justice Boyd joined. PDF

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:14th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:14-10-00542-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable John S. Anderson

Trial Court

Trial Court:165th District Court
County:Harris
Trial Judge:Honorable Josefina M. Rendon
Trial Docket:2007-65680

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2014-05-16 Case Stored - stored case location updated  
2013-09-26 Case Stored  
  This case was waiting for a possible rehearing motion between August 2, 2013 and September 26, 2013.  
2013-08-02 Miscellaneous motion disposed. See Remarks.   Filing granted
2013-08-02 Mandate issued  
2013-07-24 Motion to Expedite Filed  
2013-06-28 Concurring and Dissenting Opinion delivered   Issued
2013-06-28 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2013-06-28 Concurring and Dissenting Opinion delivered   Issued
2013-06-28 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment affirmed/reversed in part/rendered
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between January 15, 2013 and June 28, 2013.  
2013-01-15 Post submission brief filed (Respondent)  
2013-01-11 Post submission brief filed (Respondent)  
2013-01-09 Oral argument  
2012-12-04 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2012-11-26 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
  This case was waiting for oral argument between September 21, 2012 and November 26, 2012.  
2012-09-21 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2012-09-21 Petition for Review granted
2012-09-21 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
  This case was pending on merits briefs between May 25, 2012 and September 21, 2012.  
2012-05-25 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2012-05-10 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2012-04-20 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2012-04-18 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2012-04-18 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2012-03-19 Case Record Filed  
2012-03-14 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2012-03-14 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2012-03-09 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2012-02-22 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2012-02-17 Brief on the Merits Requested  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between December 28, 2011 and February 17, 2012.  
2011-12-28 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2011-12-27 Case forwarded to Court
2011-12-15 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2011-11-30 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2011-11-30 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
2011-11-16 Third Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2011-11-14 Third Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2011-10-14 Corrected Notice sent to all counsel  
2011-10-14 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2011-10-13 Letter Filed  
2011-10-04 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2011-10-04 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2011-10-04 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2011-10-04 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2011-10-03 Call received  
2011-09-30 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2011-09-30 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

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