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WASSON INTERESTS, LTD. v. CITY OF JACKSONVILLE, TEXAS

Oral argument was held on January 14, 2016. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on April 1, 2016. It then denied rehearing on June 3, 2016 File Closed

Opinion

April 1, 2016

Brown
Hecht
Green
Johnson
Willett
Guzman
Lehrmann
Boyd
Devine

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

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:12th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:12-13-00262-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Jim Worthen

Trial Court

Trial Court:2nd District Court
County:Cherokee
Trial Judge:Honorable Bascom W. Bentley
Trial Docket:2011-05-0389

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2016-06-03 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied
2016-06-03 Mandate issued  
2016-05-06 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2016-05-06 Motion for Rehearing  
2016-05-06 Case forwarded to Court
2016-04-13 Description of document returned to Supreme Court  
2016-04-08 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2016-04-08 Designation of Lead Counsel  
2016-04-08 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2016-04-01 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment reversed; remanded to Court of Appeals
2016-04-01 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2016-03-11 Post submission brief filed (Petitioner)  
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between January 20, 2016 and March 11, 2016.  
2016-01-20 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2016-01-14 Oral argument  
2016-01-12 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2016-01-12 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2016-01-11 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2016-01-06 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2015-12-31 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2015-12-29 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2015-12-18 Petition for Review granted
2015-12-18 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2015-12-18 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
  This case was pending on merits briefs between May 26, 2015 and December 18, 2015.  
2015-05-26 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2015-05-11 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2015-04-13 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2015-04-13 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2015-04-01 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2015-02-24 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2015-02-24 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2015-02-03 Case Record Filed  
2015-02-02 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2015-01-30 Brief on the Merits Requested  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between November 10, 2014 and January 30, 2015.  
2014-11-10 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2014-10-28 Case forwarded to Court
2014-10-24 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2014-10-16 Response to Motion filed  
2014-10-16 Motion to dismiss disposed   Denied
2014-10-09 Motion to dismiss  
2014-09-24 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2014-08-22 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2014-08-22 Electronic communication received from Party  
2014-08-21 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2014-08-20 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Wasson Interest, Ltd.
Mr. Jeffrey R. Pruitt
Petitioner
City of Jacksonville, Texas
Will W. Allensworth
Ms. Amy M. Emerson
Mr. Steven Rade Guy
Mr. D. Brett Brewer
Respondent

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Texas Municipal League
Ms. Heather Mahurin Lockhart
City of Dallas
Ms. Barbara E. Rosenberg
Mr. Warren M.S. Ernst
Mr. Charles Steven Estee
Mr. James B. Pinson
Trinity East Energy, LLC
Mr. Christopher Alan Brown
Mr. Arthur J. Anderson
Mr. David Fowler Johnson
Nixon, Joseph M.
Mr. Joseph M. Nixon
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