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UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT ARLINGTON v. SANDRA WILLIAMS AND STEVE WILLIAMS

Oral argument was held on October 9, 2014. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on March 20, 2015. File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 5 articles about this case.

April 24, 2015

Thirteen cases decided; no grants [Apr. 24, 2015]

from SCOTXblog

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  • June 16, 2014

    Three opinions, one grant [Jun. 13, 2014]

    from SCOTXblog

    This article also mentions 18 other cases.

    March 23, 2014

    Two opinions, one rehearing grant, and six grants [Mar. 21, 2014]

    from SCOTXblog

    This article also mentions 8 other cases.

    Opinions

    March 20, 2015

    Devine
    Hecht
    Green
    Lehrmann

    Justice Devine announced the judgment of the Court and delivered an opinion, in which Chief Justice Hecht, Justice Green, and Justice Lehrmann joined. PDF

    Johnson
    Brown

    Justice Johnson delivered an opinion concurring in part and dissenting in part, in which Justice Brown joined.View Electronic Briefs | Oral Argument | Video PDF

    Guzman
    Willett

    Justice Guzman delivered a concurring opinion, in which Justice Willett joined. PDF

    Boyd

    Justice Boyd delivered a concurring opinion. PDF

    Court of Appeals

    Appellate District:2nd Court of Appeals
    Outcome Below:Affirmed
    COA Docket No.:02-12-00425-CV
    Opinion Author:Honorable LeeAnn Dauphinot

    Trial Court

    Trial Court:352nd District Court
    County:Tarrant
    Trial Judge:Honorable Bonnie Sudderth
    Trial Docket:352-248890-10

    Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

    Docket Entries

    Date Event Outcome  
    2015-05-13 Case Stored  
    2015-04-30 Mandate issued  
    2015-03-20 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
    2015-03-20 Concurring Opinion issued.   Issued
    2015-03-20 Concurring Opinion issued.   Issued
    2015-03-20 Opinion issued   Court of appeals' judgment affirmed
    2015-03-20 Concurring and Dissenting Opinion delivered   Issued
      This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between October 16, 2014 and March 20, 2015.  
    2014-10-16 Post submission brief filed (Petitioner)  
    2014-10-09 Oral argument  
    2014-10-07 Notice of Appearance  
    2014-10-07 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
    2014-10-06 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Petitioner)  
    2014-09-25 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
    2014-09-17 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
      This case was waiting for oral argument between June 13, 2014 and September 17, 2014.  
    2014-06-13 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
      This case was waiting for oral argument between March 21, 2014 and June 13, 2014.  
    2014-03-21 Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
    2014-03-21 Petition for Review granted
      This case was pending on merits briefs between January 10, 2014 and March 21, 2014.  
    2014-01-10 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
    2014-01-07 Case Record Filed  
    2013-12-30 Notice from Counsel of a change in address  
    2013-12-23 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
    2013-11-25 Record Requested in Petition for Review
    2013-11-22 Brief on the Merits Requested  
      This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between September 30, 2013 and November 22, 2013.  
    2013-09-30 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
    2013-08-30 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
    2013-07-30 Case forwarded to Court
    2013-06-24 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
    2013-06-11 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
    2013-06-11 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
    2013-06-11 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
    2013-05-08 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
    2013-05-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

    Parties

    Party Counsel Role
    University of Texas at Arlington
    Mr. Arthur C. D'Andrea
    Mr. Daniel T. Hodge
    Mr. Jonathan F. Mitchell
    Attorney General Greg W. Abbott
    Mr. Kevin Desiderio Molina
    Mr. Dustin Mark Howell
    Petitioner
    Williams, Sandra
    Ms. Kimberly Fitzpatrick
    Mr. David Lee Cook
    Mr. Christopher J. Harris
    Respondent

    Amici Curiae

    Amicus Curiae Counsel
    Texas Municipal League
    Ms. Laura F. Mueller
    Texas City Attorneys Association
    Ms. Laura F. Mueller
     
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