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No. 17-0345
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PATRICIA MOSLEY v. TEXAS HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION AND TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY AND PROTECTIVE SERVICES

Oral argument was held on January 9, 2019. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on May 3, 2019. File Closed

Opinions

May 3, 2019

Brown
Hecht
Green
Guzman
Lehrmann
Boyd
Devine
Blacklock
Busby

Justice Brown delivered the opinion of the Court. PDF

Blacklock
Devine
Busby

Justice Blacklock delivered a concurring opinion, in which Justice Devine and Justice Busby joined.View Electronic Briefs | Oral Argument PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:3rd Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Reverse & Render
COA Docket No.:03-16-00358-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable David E. Puryear

Trial Court

Trial Court:201st District Court
Trial Judge:Honorable Darlene Byrne
Trial Docket:D-1-GN-15-001024

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2019-06-13 Mandate issued  
2019-05-03 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2019-05-03 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment affirmed in part, reversed in part
2019-05-03 Concurring Opinion issued.   Issued
2019-03-26 Designation of Lead Counsel  
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between January 9, 2019 and March 26, 2019.  
2019-01-09 Oral argument  
2019-01-08 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Petitioner)  
2019-01-02 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2018-12-20 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
  This case was waiting for oral argument between August 31, 2018 and December 20, 2018.  
2018-08-31 Petition for Review granted
2018-08-31 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2018-08-31 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2018-07-27 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2018-06-13 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2018-05-14 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2018-05-11 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2018-04-17 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2018-04-17 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2018-04-06 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2018-02-21 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2018-02-21 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2018-02-15 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2018-02-14 Notice of Appearance  
2018-01-09 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2018-01-08 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2018-01-03 Case Record Filed  
2017-12-18 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2017-12-15 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2017-11-22 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2017-10-17 MET to file reply disposed of   Filing granted
2017-10-16 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
2017-09-13 MET to file reply disposed of   Filing granted
2017-09-13 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
2017-09-11 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2017-08-11 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2017-07-11 Case forwarded to Court
2017-07-06 Response Waiver filed  
2017-06-21 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2017-06-09 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2017-06-09 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2017-05-05 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2017-05-05 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Texas Health and Human Services Commission
Mr. James Edward Davis
Mr. Brantley David Starr
Mr. Kyle D. Hawkins
Mr. Andrew J. Lutostanski
Atty. Gen. W. Kenneth Paxton Jr.
Ms. Nichole Beth Bunker-Henderson
Mr. Jeffrey C. Mateer
Respondent
Texas Department of Family and Protective Services
Mr. James Edward Davis
Mr. Brantley David Starr
Mr. Kyle D. Hawkins
Mr. Andrew J. Lutostanski
Mr. Jeffrey C. Mateer
Ms. Nichole Beth Bunker-Henderson
Atty. Gen. W. Kenneth Paxton Jr.
Respondent
Mosley, Patricia
Mr. Evan A. Young
Mr. Kevin E. Vickers
Ms. Paulina Antonia Olin Williams
Mr. Thomas R. Phillips
Ms. Samia R. Broadaway
Petitioner

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Institute for Justice
Anna Bidwell
 
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