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No. 17-0198
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WASSON INTERESTS, LTD. v. CITY OF JACKSONVILLE, TEXAS

A petition was filed on March 13, 2017. Oral argument was held on February 27, 2018. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on June 1, 2018. A motion for rehearing was filed on July 16, 2018.

Opinion

June 1, 2018

Boyd
Hecht
Green
Johnson
Guzman
Lehrmann
Devine
Brown
Blacklock

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

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:12th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:12-13-00262-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Jim Worthen

Trial Court

Trial Court:2nd District Court
Trial Judge:Honorable Bascom W. Bentley
Trial Docket:2011-05-0389

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2018-07-16 Motion for Rehearing  
2018-07-16 Case forwarded to Court
2018-06-08 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2018-06-08 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2018-06-01 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2018-06-01 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment reversed; cause remanded to trial court
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between February 27, 2018 and June 1, 2018.  
2018-02-27 Oral argument  
2018-02-27 Submission Schedule
2018-02-07 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2018-01-30 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2017-12-15 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2017-12-08 Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2017-12-08 Petition for Review granted
  This case was pending on merits briefs between October 9, 2017 and December 8, 2017.  
2017-10-09 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2017-09-13 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2017-09-13 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2017-09-08 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2017-09-05 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2017-08-02 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2017-08-01 Electronic communication received from Party  
2017-08-01 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2017-07-31 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2017-07-25 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2017-06-21 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2017-06-21 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2017-06-14 Case Record Filed  
2017-06-09 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2017-06-09 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2017-05-29 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2017-04-26 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2017-04-18 Case forwarded to Court
2017-04-12 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2017-03-13 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2017-03-13 Phone call from Clerk's Office  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Wasson Interests, Ltd.
Mr. Jeffrey R. Pruitt
Petitioner
City of Jacksonville, TX
Mr. Steven R. Guy
Mr. D. Brett Brewer
Respondent

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Texas Municipal League
Ms. Heather M. Lockhart
Terry, Sandi
Mr. Ralph E. Allen
Terry, Michael
Mr. Ralph E. Allen
Owens, Junior, Carl
Mr. Ralph E. Allen
Owens, Connie
Mr. Ralph E. Allen
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