Supreme Court of Texas Blog

No. 13-0073
Click for Official Page

IN RE JOHN DOE A/K/A “TROOPER”

Oral argument was held on November 7, 2013. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on August 29, 2014. It then denied rehearing on October 3, 2014 File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 1 article about this case.

August 23, 2013

8 Decisions, 10 Grants, and More [Aug. 23, 2013]

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 17 other cases.

The Court has issued opinions:

Opinions

August 29, 2014

Hecht
Green
Willett
Guzman
Brown

Chief Justice Hecht delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Justice Green, Justice Willett, Justice Guzman, and Justice Brown joined. PDF

Lehrmann
Johnson
Boyd
Devine

Justice Lehrmann delivered a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Johnson, Justice Boyd, and Justice Devine joined. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:1st Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Denied
COA Docket No.:01-11-00683-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Evelyn Keyes

Trial Court

Trial Court:152nd District Court
County:Harris
Trial Judge:Honorable Robert K. Schaffer
Trial Docket:2010-13724

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2014-11-14 Case Stored  
2014-10-03 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied
2014-10-03 Certified cys of cost bill sent to attys of record  
2014-09-15 Motion for Rehearing  
2014-08-29 Opinion issued   Writ of Mandamus conditionally granted
2014-08-29 Dissenting opinion issued.   Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between February 14, 2014 and August 29, 2014.  
2014-02-14 Notice from attorney regarding vacation dates  
2014-01-21 Post submission brief filed (Relator)  
2013-12-09 Post submission brief filed (Real Parties in Interest)  
2013-11-15 Post submission brief filed (Relator)  
2013-11-07 Oral argument  
2013-11-06 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Real Parties in Interest)  
2013-11-04 Letter Filed  
2013-10-21 Letter sent to parties from Supreme Court - See Remarks  
2013-10-03 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2013-10-02 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2013-09-09 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2013-08-30 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2013-08-23 Petition for Writ of Mandamus disposed Case set for oral argument
2013-08-23 Mandamus Set to Argue
2013-07-30 Notice from attorney regarding vacation dates  
2013-07-25 Notice from attorney regarding vacation dates  
2013-07-09 Reply Brief (Relator)  
2013-06-26 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2013-06-24 Brief on the Merits (Real Parties in Interest)  
2013-06-21 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2013-06-20 Brief on the Merits (Real Parties in Interest)  
2013-06-03 Brief on the Merits (Relator)  
2013-05-03 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2013-04-22 Reply to Petition for Writ of Mandamus (Relator)  
2013-04-12 Response to Petition for Writ of Mandamus Filed (Real Parties in Interest)  
2013-04-12 Record Received (See Remarks)  
2013-04-10 Response to Petition for Writ of Mandamus Filed (Real Parties in Interest)  
2013-03-15 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2013-02-12 Case forwarded to Court
2013-02-06 Case Record Filed  
2013-02-06 Miscellaneous motion disposed. See Remarks.   Filing granted
2013-02-05 Miscellaneous Motion  
2013-02-01 Petition for Writ of Mandamus (Relator)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Google, Inc.
Mr. Dennis M. Lynch
Real Party In Interest
Doe, John
Mr. James Donald Blume
Ms. Claire James
Ms. Shelly L. Skeen
Relator
Brockman, Robert T.
Mr. Angus Joseph Dodson
Ms. Aundrea Kristine Gulley
Mr. Grant J. Harvey
Mr. Brian Turner Ross
Mr. Jeffrey C. Kubin
Anthony Kaim
Real Party In Interest
 
...
...