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MARCIA FULLER FRENCH, ET AL. v. OCCIDENTAL PERMIAN LTD.

Oral argument was held on February 5, 2014. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on June 27, 2014. It then denied rehearing on October 3, 2014 File Closed

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January 15, 2014

SCOTX grants six cases today for argument in February [Jan. 15, 2014]

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The Court has issued opinions:

Opinion

June 27, 2014

Hecht
Green
Johnson
Willett
Guzman
Lehrmann
Boyd
Devine
Brown

Chief Justice Hecht delivered the opinion of the Court. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:11th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Reverse & Render
COA Docket No.:11-10-00282-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Jim Wright

Trial Court

Trial Court:132nd District Court
County:Scurry
Trial Judge:Honorable Ernie B. Armstrong
Trial Docket:22397

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2014-11-10 Case Stored  
2014-10-03 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied
2014-10-03 Mandate issued  
2014-09-24 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2014-08-13 Case forwarded to Court
2014-08-13 Motion for Rehearing  
2014-07-03 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2014-07-03 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2014-06-27 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment affirmed
2014-06-27 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between February 5, 2014 and June 27, 2014.  
2014-02-05 Oral argument  
2014-02-04 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Petitioner)  
2014-02-04 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2014-02-04 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Petitioner)  
2014-02-03 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2014-02-03 Letter Filed  
2014-01-31 Letter Filed  
2014-01-30 Letter Filed  
2014-01-29 Amicus Curiae Letter Received (Amicus Curiae)  
2014-01-23 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2014-01-23 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2014-01-15 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2014-01-15 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2014-01-15 Petition for Review granted
2013-12-16 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2013-11-15 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2013-11-14 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2013-11-13 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2013-09-27 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2013-09-27 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2013-09-23 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2013-09-06 Case Record Filed  
2013-08-27 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2013-08-23 Brief on the Merits Requested  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between July 3, 2013 and August 23, 2013.  
2013-07-03 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2013-06-18 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between April 23, 2013 and June 18, 2013.  
2013-04-23 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2013-04-22 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2013-04-19 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2013-03-19 Case forwarded to Court
2013-02-13 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
  This case was waiting for the parties to file a formal petition between December 13, 2012 and February 13, 2013.  
2012-12-13 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2012-12-13 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
French, Marcia Fuller
Mr. Brent Barton Hamilton
Mr. Clark Rucker
Ms. Marianne M. Auld
Mr. Robert C. Grable
Petitioner
Occidental Permian Ltd.
Mr. Michael Andrew Heidler
Mr. John A. "Jad" Davis Jr.
Ms. Marie R. Yeates
Mr. Ernest E. Smith III
Mr. Dennis Cameron
Respondent

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Apache Corporation
Mr. Dominic Jude Ricotta
American Petroleum Institute
Mr. Sean D. Jordan
Texas Oil & Gas Association
Mr. Cory Pomeroy
Watt, Dick
Mr. Dick Watt
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