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No. 16-0773
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WALLACE L. HALL, JR., IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS A REGENT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SYSTEM v. WILLIAM H. MCRAVEN, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS CHANCELLOR FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SYSTEM

Oral argument was held on January 11, 2017. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on January 27, 2017. File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 2 articles about this case.

December 31, 2016

Texas Supreme Court agrees to hear lawsuit between Wallace Hall and chancellor

from Fort Worth Star-Telegram

December 30, 2016

Texas Supreme Court agrees to hear lawsuit between Wallace Hall and chancellor

from Texas Tribune

Opinions

January 27, 2017

Devine
Hecht
Green
Johnson
Willett
Guzman
Lehrmann
Boyd
Brown

Justice Devine delivered the opinion of the Court. PDF

Brown
Green

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

Lehrmann

Justice Lehrmann delivered a concurring opinion. PDF

Guzman

Justice Guzman delivered a concurring opinion. PDF

Willett

Justice Willett delivered a concurring opinion. PDF

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:3rd Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:03-15-00783-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Cindy Olson Bourland

Trial Court

Trial Court:200th District Court
County:Travis
Trial Judge:Honorable Scott H. Jenkins
Trial Docket:D-1-GN-15-002473

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2017-03-09 Mandate issued  
2017-01-27 Opinion issued   Court of appeals' judgment affirmed
2017-01-27 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2017-01-27 Concurring Opinion issued.   Issued
2017-01-27 Concurring Opinion issued.   Issued
2017-01-27 Concurring Opinion issued.   Issued
2017-01-27 Concurring Opinion issued.   Issued
2017-01-13 Post submission brief filed (Petitioner)  
2017-01-12 Post submission brief filed (Respondent)  
2017-01-11 Oral argument  
2017-01-10 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Petitioner)  
2017-01-10 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Petitioner)  
2017-01-04 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2017-01-03 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2016-12-30 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2016-12-30 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2016-12-30 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2016-12-30 Petition for Review granted
2016-12-27 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2016-12-27 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2016-12-27 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2016-12-27 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2016-12-27 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2016-12-27 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2016-12-27 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2016-12-27 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2016-12-16 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2016-12-12 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2016-12-12 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2016-12-12 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2016-11-29 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2016-11-28 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2016-11-28 Case Record Filed  
2016-11-23 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2016-11-23 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2016-11-23 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2016-11-23 Certification (various) in case received  
2016-11-23 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2016-11-23 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2016-11-22 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2016-11-22 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2016-11-18 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2016-11-18 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2016-11-18 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2016-11-18 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2016-11-18 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2016-11-18 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2016-11-17 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2016-11-16 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2016-11-16 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2016-11-15 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2016-11-14 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2016-11-10 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2016-11-09 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2016-10-28 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2016-10-27 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2016-10-27 Response to Motion filed  
2016-10-14 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2016-10-07 Miscellaneous motion disposed. See Remarks.   Filing granted
2016-09-29 Case forwarded to Court
2016-09-28 Motion to Expedite  
2016-09-28 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
McRaven, William H.
Ms. Stephanie Duff-O'Bryan
Ms. Kayla Carrick
Mr. Richard D. Milvenan
Mr. Patton G. Lochridge
Mr. Wallace B. Jefferson
Ms. Amy Warr
Respondent
Hall, Junior, Wallace L
Mr. Joseph R. Knight
Petitioner

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges
Ms. Amy Folsom Kett
Mr. Martin Michaelson
Honorable Bruce D. Oakley
Heaven Chee
University of Texas Regents Alex M.Cranberg and Brenda Pejovich
Mr. Jeremy C. Martin
Students for Fair Admissions, Inc.
Mr. William Consovoy
Mr. John Michael Connolly
Mr. Paul M. Terrill III
Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity
Mr. Joseph R. Larsen
Texas Public Policy Foundation
Mr. Robert Earl Henneke
Former Chairmen of the University of Texas Board of Regents Charles Miller & Wm. Eugene Powell
Mr. Jeremy C. Martin
Attorney General of Texas, Ken Paxton
Ms. Kimberly L. Fuchs
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