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No. 15-0687
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ETC MARKETING, LTD. v. HARRIS COUNTY APPRAISAL DISTRICT

Oral argument was held on December 6, 2016. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on April 28, 2017. File Closed

Opinions

April 28, 2017

Devine
Green
Johnson
Willett
Lehrmann
Boyd
Brown

Justice Devine delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Justice Green, Justice Johnson, Justice Willett, Justice Lehrmann, Justice Boyd, and Justice Brown joined. PDF

Hecht

Chief Justice Hecht delivered a dissenting opinion. PDF

Brown
Willett

Justice Brown delivered a concurring opinion, in which Justice Willett joined. PDF

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:1st Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:01-12-00264-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Michael C. Massengale

Trial Court

Trial Court:127th District Court
County:Harris
Trial Judge:Honorable Ravi K. Sandill
Trial Docket:1071360

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2017-07-24 Case Stored  
2017-06-09 Mandate issued  
2017-04-28 Opinion issued   Court of appeals' judgment affirmed
2017-04-28 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2017-04-28 Concurring Opinion issued.   Issued
2017-04-28 Dissenting opinion issued.   Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between February 17, 2017 and April 28, 2017.  
2017-02-17 Motion for leave to file brief disposed   Filing granted
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between December 12, 2016 and February 17, 2017.  
2016-12-12 Motion for leave to file brief  
2016-12-12 Response to Amicus Curiae Brief filed (Respondent)  
2016-12-06 Oral argument  
2016-12-06 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2016-11-28 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2016-10-31 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2016-10-24 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2016-10-17 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2016-09-12 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2016-09-02 Petition for Review granted
2016-09-02 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2016-09-02 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
  This case was pending on merits briefs between June 10, 2016 and September 2, 2016.  
2016-06-10 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2016-06-09 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2016-05-26 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-05-25 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-05-12 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2016-04-04 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-04-01 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-03-23 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2016-02-17 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-02-16 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-01-26 Case Record Filed  
2016-01-22 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2016-01-22 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2015-12-04 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2015-12-01 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2015-11-24 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2015-11-17 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2015-11-17 Case forwarded to Court
2015-11-13 Letter Filed  
2015-11-13 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2015-10-20 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2015-10-19 Amicus Curiae Brief received (Amicus Curiae)  
2015-10-14 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2015-09-10 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2015-09-10 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
ETC Marketing, LTD.
Mr. William A. Feldman
Mr. John J. Shaw
Mr. Robert J. Myers
Ms. Lynne Liberato
Petitioner
Harris County Appraisal District
Mr. Mario L. Dell'Osso
Mr. Eric C. Farrar
Respondent

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
GPA Midstream Association
Ms. Laurie E. Ratliff
Texas Pipeline Association
Mr. James E. Mann
Mr. David H. Gilliland
WEC Energy Group, Inc.
Ms. Katherine D. Mackillop
National Association of Property Tax Attorneys (NAPTA)
Mr. John Brusniak Jr.
Hess Corporation
Ms. Laurie E. Ratliff
Texas Taxpayers and Research Association
Mr. George S. Christian
Valero Marketing & Supply Company
Mr. Reagan W. Simpson
Mr. Christian J. Ward
Texas Association of Appraisal Districts
Mr. Thomas Fisher
Texas Association of School Boards Legal Assistance Fund
Mr. Orlando Juarez Jr.
Mr. Juan J. Cruz
Bexar Appraisal District
Ms. Elizabeth Conry Davidson
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