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No. 14-0745
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JOHN SAMPSON v. THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN

Oral argument was held on November 3, 2015. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on June 10, 2016. It then denied rehearing on October 21, 2016 File Closed

Opinions

June 10, 2016

Green
Hecht
Johnson
Willett
Guzman
Lehrmann
Boyd
Devine
Brown

Justice Green delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Chief Justice Hecht, Justice Willett, Justice Guzman, and Justice Brown joined, and in which Justice Johnson, Justice Lehrmann, Justice Boyd, and Justice Devine joined as to Part III. PDF

Lehrmann
Johnson
Boyd
Devine

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

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:3rd Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Reverse & Dismiss
COA Docket No.:03-12-00265-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Melissa Young Goodwin

Trial Court

Trial Court:98th District Court
County:Travis
Trial Judge:Honorable Gus J. Strauss
Trial Docket:D-1-GN-11-000915

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2016-10-21 Mandate issued  
2016-10-21 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied
2016-09-06 Response to Motion for Rehearing (Respondent)  
2016-08-08 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2016-08-08 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2016-08-05 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2016-07-27 Case forwarded to Court
2016-07-27 Motion for Rehearing  
2016-06-20 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2016-06-20 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2016-06-10 Opinion issued   Court of appeals' judgment affirmed
2016-06-10 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2016-06-10 Dissenting opinion issued.   Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between November 3, 2015 and June 10, 2016.  
2015-11-03 Oral argument  
2015-11-02 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Petitioner)  
2015-11-02 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Petitioner)  
2015-10-09 Motion to withdraw disposed of   Filing granted
2015-10-06 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2015-10-01 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2015-09-04 Petition for Review granted
2015-09-04 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2015-09-04 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2015-09-04 Motion to Withdraw Filed  
2015-07-16 Notice of Appearance  
2015-07-09 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2015-06-24 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2015-05-29 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2015-05-29 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2015-04-29 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2015-04-29 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2015-04-13 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2015-03-16 Case Record Filed  
2015-03-13 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2015-03-13 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2015-01-30 Notice from Counsel of a change in address  
2015-01-21 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2014-12-10 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2014-12-10 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2014-11-21 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2014-10-21 Case forwarded to Court
2014-10-14 Response Waiver filed  
2014-09-19 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Sampson, John
Mr. William O. Whitehurst Jr.
Mr. Eugene W. Brees II
Ms. Michelle Mei-Hsue Cheng
Petitioner
The University of Texas - Austin
Atty. Gen. Warren Kenneth Paxton Jr.
Mr. Jeffrey C. Mateer
Ms. Nichelle A. Cobb
Mr. Daniel T. Hodge
Mr. David C. Mattax
Ms. Kara Lynne Kennedy
Ms. April L. Farris
Charles Roy
Mr. Scott A. Keller
Mr. Joseph David 'Jody' Hughes
Respondent
 
 
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