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No. 15-0188
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ENGELMAN IRRIGATION DISTRICT v. SHIELDS BROTHERS, INC.

Oral argument was held on December 7, 2016. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on March 17, 2017. It then denied rehearing on September 23, 2016 File Closed

Opinion

March 17, 2017

Willett
Hecht
Green
Johnson
Guzman
Lehrmann
Boyd
Devine
Brown

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

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:13th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:13-14-00070-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Dori Contreras

Trial Court

Trial Court:93rd District Court
County:Hidalgo
Trial Judge:Honorable Rodolfo Delgado
Trial Docket:C-2743-10-B

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Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2017-04-28 Mandate issued  
2017-03-17 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment affirmed
2017-03-17 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between January 24, 2017 and March 17, 2017.  
2017-01-24 Post submission brief filed (Petitioner)  
2016-12-29 Post submission brief filed (Respondent)  
2016-12-22 Letter Filed  
2016-12-20 Post submission brief filed (Petitioner)  
2016-12-07 Oral argument  
2016-11-09 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2016-09-26 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2016-09-23 Petition Reinstated
2016-09-23 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2016-09-23 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2016-09-23 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Filing granted
2016-09-23 Petition for Review granted
2016-09-23 Previous Order of the Court withdrawn  
2016-09-14 Reply to Response to Motion for Rehearing filed (Petitioner)  
2016-09-12 Letter Filed  
2016-09-09 Response to Motion for Rehearing (Respondent)  
2016-08-19 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2016-08-19 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-08-05 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2016-07-05 Case forwarded to Court
2016-06-28 Motion for Rehearing  
2016-06-13 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2016-06-13 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2016-05-27 Petition for Review disposed Denied
  This case was pending on merits briefs between January 7, 2016 and May 27, 2016.  
2016-01-07 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2015-12-23 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2015-12-23 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2015-12-16 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2015-12-04 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2015-12-04 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2015-11-16 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2015-10-30 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2015-10-29 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2015-10-26 Case Record Filed  
2015-10-14 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2015-10-09 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2015-09-11 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2015-08-26 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2015-07-23 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2015-07-22 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2015-06-26 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2015-05-26 Case forwarded to Court
2015-05-22 Response Waiver filed  
2015-05-08 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2015-04-27 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2015-03-11 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2015-03-11 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Shield Brother, Inc.
Mr. David E. Wood
Respondent
Engelman Irrigation District
Mr. Scott T. Clark
Mr. Roger W. Hughes
Petitioner

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Texas City Attorneys Association
Mr. Ramon G. Viada III
Texas Association of School Boards Legal Assistance Fund
Mr. Ramon G. Viada III
Texas Municipal League
Mr. Ramon G. Viada III
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