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No. 14-0987
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MICHAEL QUINN SULLIVAN v. SALEM ABRAHAM

Oral argument was held on January 14, 2016. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on April 15, 2016. File Closed

Opinion

April 15, 2016

Devine
Hecht
Green
Johnson
Willett
Guzman
Lehrmann
Boyd
Brown

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

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:7th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Aff/Pt and Rev/Pt
COA Docket No.:07-13-00296-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Brian P. Quinn

Trial Court

Trial Court:31st District Court
County:Hemphill
Trial Judge:Honorable Steven Ray Emmert
Trial Docket:6994

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Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2016-05-27 Mandate issued  
2016-04-15 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2016-04-15 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment reversed; cause remanded to trial court
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between January 14, 2016 and April 15, 2016.  
2016-01-14 Oral argument  
2015-12-29 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2015-12-29 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2015-12-29 Notice of Appearance  
2015-12-18 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2015-12-18 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2015-12-18 Petition for Review granted
  This case was pending on merits briefs between September 30, 2015 and December 18, 2015.  
2015-09-30 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2015-09-16 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2015-09-16 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2015-08-26 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2015-08-26 Motion for Extension of Time filed  
2015-08-20 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2015-07-17 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2015-07-17 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2015-06-25 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2015-05-08 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2015-05-08 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2015-05-04 Case Record Filed  
2015-05-04 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2015-05-01 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2015-04-22 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2015-04-09 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2015-03-25 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2015-02-19 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2015-02-19 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2015-01-23 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2014-12-23 Case forwarded to Court
2014-12-22 Response Waiver filed  
2014-12-15 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2014-11-26 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2014-11-26 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Sullivan, MichaelQuinn
Mr. James Edwin Trainor III
Mr. Joseph M. Nixon
Ms. Kelly H. Leonard
Mr. N. Terry Adams Jr.
Petitioner
Abraham, Salem
Mr. John H. Lovell
Ms. Courtney D'lynn Miller
Mr. John T. Smithee
Respondent

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Martinez de Vara, Art
Mr. Charles Gerard Harrison
 
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