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GREATER HOUSTON PARTNERSHIP v. KEN PAXTON, TEXAS ATTORNEY GENERAL; AND JIM JENKINS

Oral argument was held on March 25, 2015. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on June 26, 2015. It then denied rehearing on February 20, 2015 File Closed

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February 20, 2015

Eight grants of review for oral argument in March [Feb. 20, 2015]

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The Court has issued opinions:

Opinions

June 26, 2015

Guzman
Hecht
Green
Lehrmann
Devine
Brown

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

Boyd
Johnson
Willett

Justice Boyd delivered a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Johnson and Justice Willett joined.View Electronic Briefs | Oral Argument | Video PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:3rd Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:03-11-00130-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Jeffrey L. Rose

Trial Court

Trial Court:98th District Court
County:Travis
Trial Judge:Honorable Scott H. Jenkins
Trial Docket:D-1-GN-08-004378

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2015-08-20 Case Stored  
2015-08-06 Mandate issued  
2015-06-26 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment reversed & judgment rendered
2015-06-26 Dissenting opinion issued.   Issued
2015-06-26 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2015-06-08 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2015-05-14 Response to Amicus Curiae Brief filed (Petitioner)  
2015-05-06 Call received  
2015-05-04 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2015-04-17 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2015-03-25 Oral argument  
2015-03-23 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2015-03-19 Notice of Appearance  
2015-03-18 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2015-03-18 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2015-03-06 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2015-03-04 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2015-02-20 Petition for Review granted
2015-02-20 Petition Reinstated
2015-02-20 Previous Order of the Court withdrawn  
2015-02-20 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2015-02-20 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Filing granted
2015-02-20 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2015-01-30 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2015-01-16 Response to Motion for Rehearing (Respondent)  
2014-12-11 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2014-12-11 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2014-12-02 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2014-11-25 Case forwarded to Court
2014-11-19 Motion for Rehearing  
2014-10-10 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2014-10-10 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2014-10-03 Petition for Review disposed Denied
2014-08-14 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2014-07-30 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2014-06-26 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2014-06-26 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2014-06-10 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2014-05-22 Case Record Filed  
2014-05-20 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2014-05-20 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2014-04-28 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2014-04-25 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2014-03-24 Reply to Response to Petition filed (Petitioner)  
2014-03-07 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2014-02-03 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2014-01-31 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2014-01-07 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2013-11-26 Case forwarded to Court
2013-11-20 Response Waiver filed  
2013-10-21 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2013-09-18 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2013-09-17 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Abbott, Greg
Ms. Kimberly L. Fuchs
Mr. Eric Lyf Yollick
Ms. Rosalind L. Hunt
Mr. David C. Mattax
Mr. Daniel T. Hodge
Mr. David A. Talbot Jr.
Mr. James Edward Davis
Mr. Charles Roy
Attorney General Warren Kenneth Paxton Jr.
Mr. Matthew H. Frederick
Respondent
Greater Houston Partnership
Ms. Jennifer S. Riggs
Mr. Bill Aleshire
Ms. Lynne Liberato
Ms. Polly B. Fohn
Petitioner

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Greater Austin Economic Development Corp.
Ms. Jane M. N. Webre
Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce
Mr. Robert D. Martinez
Texas Association of Business
Mr. Robert D. Martinez
The Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas
Mr. Paul C. Watler
Simpson, Paul
Mr. Peter M. Kelly
Mr. Edward S. Hubbard
Lewis, Lane
James Lewis
Mr. Peter M. Kelly
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