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No. 14-0175
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IN RE LONGVIEW ENERGY COMPANY AND IN RE HUFF ENERGY FUND, L.P., AND RILEY-HUFF ENERGY GROUP, LLC

Oral argument was held on February 25, 2015. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on May 8, 2015. File Closed

Opinion

May 8, 2015

Hecht
Green
Johnson
Willett
Guzman
Lehrmann
Boyd
Devine
Brown

Chief Justice Hecht delivered the opinion of the Court.View Electronic Briefs | Oral Argument | Video PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:4th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Still Pending
COA Docket No.:04-12-00630-CV

Trial Court

Trial Court:365th District Court
County:Zavala
Trial Judge:Honorable Amado Jose Abascal
Trial Docket:11-09-12583-ZCVAJA

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2015-07-27 Case Stored  
2015-06-19 Certified cys of cost bill sent to attys of record  
2015-05-08 Opinion issued Issued
2015-05-08 Opinion issued   Denied
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between February 25, 2015 and May 8, 2015.  
2015-02-25 Oral argument  
2015-02-25 Oral argument  
2015-02-24 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2015-02-24 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Relator)  
2015-02-20 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2015-02-16 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2015-02-16 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2015-01-30 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2015-01-30 Petition for Writ of Mandamus disposed Case set for oral argument
2015-01-30 Mandamus Set to Argue
2015-01-30 Petition for Writ of Mandamus disposed Case set for oral argument
2015-01-30 Mandamus Set to Argue
2015-01-30 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2014-12-29 Reply Brief (Relator)  
2014-12-29 Reply Brief (Relator)  
2014-12-11 Brief on the Merits (Real Parties in Interest)  
2014-12-11 Brief on the Merits (Real Parties in Interest)  
2014-11-25 Letter brief (Relator)  
2014-11-19 Reply to Response to Motion  
2014-11-19 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2014-11-18 Call received  
2014-11-18 Call received  
2014-11-18 Response to Motion filed  
2014-11-17 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2014-11-17 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2014-11-06 Brief on the Merits (Relator)  
2014-11-06 Supplement to Clerk's/Reporter's Record  
2014-11-06 Brief on the Merits (Relator)  
2014-10-16 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2014-10-09 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2014-09-03 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2014-09-03 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2014-08-22 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2014-08-12 Letter Filed  
2014-08-12 Court reporter/recorder's record  
2014-07-30 Address Change  
2014-06-19 Letter Filed  
2014-06-13 Response to Petition for Writ of Mandamus Filed (Real Parties in Interest)  
2014-06-10 Response to Petition for Writ of Mandamus Filed (Real Parties in Interest)  
2014-06-06 Motion to Stay Disposed   Denied
2014-06-05 Call received  
2014-06-02 Motion to Stay Filed  
2014-05-16 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2014-05-08 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2014-05-08 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2014-04-15 Case forwarded to Court
2014-04-14 Case Record Filed  
2014-04-14 Court reporter/recorder's record  
2014-04-14 Second Petition for Writ of Mandamus (Relator)  
2014-04-11 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2014-03-11 Case forwarded to Court
2014-03-07 Case Record Filed  
2014-03-07 Petition for Writ of Mandamus (Relator)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Longview Energy Company
Ms. Rachel Kingrey
Mr. Francisco Guerra IV
Mr. Craig B. Florence
Mr. Randy D. Gordon
Mr. Stacy R. Obenhaus
Mr. Mikal C. Watts
Relator
The Huff Energy Fund LP
Mr. Daryl L. Moore
Real Party In Interest
Riley-Huff Energy Group LLC
Mr. Jeffrey A. Webb
Mr. Thomas R. Phillips
Mr. Dean V. Fleming
Mr. Matthew Carlton Wood
Mr. Michael William Odonnell
Real Party In Interest
D’Angelo, Rick
Ms. Pamela Stanton Baron
Real Party In Interest
WRH Energy Partners LLC
Mr. Daryl L. Moore
Real Party In Interest
Huff, William R.
Ms. Sharon E. Callaway
Mr. Ricardo R. Reyna
Real Party In Interest

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
American Tort Reform Association
Mr. Elmore James Shepherd III
NFIB Small Business Legal Center
Mr. Elmore James Shepherd III
Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America
Mr. Elmore James Shepherd III
Texas Civil Justice League
Mr. George S. Christian
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