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No. 17-0329
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HARRIS COUNTY, TEXAS v. LORI ANNAB

Oral argument was held on March 1, 2018. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on May 11, 2018. File Closed

Opinion

May 11, 2018

Blacklock
Hecht
Green
Johnson
Guzman
Lehrmann
Boyd
Devine
Brown

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

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:14th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Aff/Pt and Rev & Rem/Pt
COA Docket No.:14-16-00348-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Marc W. Brown

Trial Court

Trial Court:165th District Court
Trial Judge:Honorable Ursula A. Hall
Trial Docket:2015-58707

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2018-06-21 Mandate issued  
2018-06-19 Letter sent to parties from Supreme Court - See Remarks  
2018-05-11 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment affirmed/reversed in part/rendered
2018-05-11 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between March 9, 2018 and May 11, 2018.  
2018-03-09 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2018-03-01 Oral argument  
2018-02-20 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2018-02-16 Response to Motion filed  
2018-02-16 Miscellaneous motion disposed. See Remarks.   Filing granted
2018-02-14 Miscellaneous Motion  
2018-02-09 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2018-01-23 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2018-01-22 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2018-01-19 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2018-01-19 Petition for Review granted
2018-01-19 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2017-12-20 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2017-12-07 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2017-11-22 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2017-10-03 Call received  
2017-10-03 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2017-10-03 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2017-10-02 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2017-09-14 Case Record Filed  
2017-09-05 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2017-09-01 Brief on the Merits Requested  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between July 5, 2017 and September 1, 2017.  
2017-07-05 Case forwarded to Court
2017-06-28 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2017-05-30 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2017-05-02 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2017-05-01 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2017-05-01 Electronic communication received from Party  
2017-05-01 Call received  
2017-05-01 Response to Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review  
2017-05-01 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2017-04-28 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Caplan, Kenneth
Mr. Kenneth Caplan
Other Interested Party
Busick, PhD, Carole
Mr. Scott Benjamin Novak
Mr. Michael W. Blaise
Other Interested Party
Annab, Lori
Mr. Steven E. Couch
Respondent
Harris County
Mr. B. Jorey Herrscher
Mr. Seth B. Hopkins
Mr. Bruce S. Powers
Mr. Vincent R. Ryan Jr.
Petitioner

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Texas Association of Counties
Garry Anthony Merritt
Katherine Wells Howard
The State of Texas
Mr. Scott A. Keller
Texas Municipal League
Mr. Ramon G. Viada III
The Texas City Attorneys Association
Mr. Ramon G. Viada III
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