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No. 17-0713
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LUIS GARCIA, ET AL. v. CITY OF WILLIS, LEONARD REED, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS [MAYOR] OF THE CITY OF WILLIS, JAMES NOWAK IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS CHIEF OF POLICE OF THE CITY OF WILLIS, HECTOR FORESTIER, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS CITY MANAGER OF THE CITY OF WILLIS

A petition was filed on September 5, 2017. Oral argument was held on November 1, 2018. A decision is still pending.

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Court of Appeals

Appellate District:9th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Reverse & Render
COA Docket No.:09-16-00164-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Leanne Johnson

Trial Court

Trial Court:410th District Court
Trial Judge:Honorable Jerry A. Sandel
Trial Docket:16-01-00297-CV

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2018-11-13 Miscellaneous Motion  
2018-11-12 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2018-11-05 Call received  
2018-11-01 Oral argument  
2018-10-29 Corrected Notice sent to all counsel  
2018-10-29 Letter Filed  
2018-10-26 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2018-10-26 Submission Schedule  
2018-10-25 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2018-10-15 Response to Amicus Curiae Brief filed (Petitioner)  
2018-10-12 Motion to Argue disposed   Filing granted
2018-10-12 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2018-10-10 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2018-10-08 Response to Amicus Curiae Brief filed (Petitioner)  
2018-10-07 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2018-10-05 Response to Amicus Curiae Brief filed (Petitioner)  
2018-10-05 Motion to Argue filed  
2018-10-03 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2018-10-03 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2018-08-31 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2018-08-31 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2018-08-31 Petition for Review granted
  This case was pending on merits briefs between June 20, 2018 and August 31, 2018.  
2018-06-20 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2018-06-06 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2018-04-27 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2018-04-27 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2018-04-18 Case Record Filed  
2018-04-16 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2018-03-19 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2018-03-16 Brief on the Merits Requested  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between January 16, 2018 and March 16, 2018.  
2018-01-16 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2018-01-08 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2017-12-08 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2017-11-08 Motion to supplement filed  
2017-11-08 Supplement to document  
2017-10-10 Case forwarded to Court
2017-09-15 Supplemental appendix (Petitioner)  
2017-09-05 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Garcia, Luis
Mr. Scott A. Stewart
Mr. Russell J. Bowman
Petitioner
Forestier, Hector
Ms. Patricia LeCompte Hayden
Mr. Eric C. Farrar
Mr. Larry L. Foerster
Mr. Scott Bounds
Respondent
Nowak , James
Ms. Patricia LeCompte Hayden
Mr. Eric C. Farrar
Mr. Scott Bounds
Mr. Larry L. Foerster
Respondent
City of Willis
Ms. Patricia LeCompte Hayden
Mr. Scott Bounds
Mr. Larry L. Foerster
Mr. Eric C. Farrar
Respondent
Reed, Leonard
Ms. Patricia LeCompte Hayden
Mr. Scott Bounds
Mr. Larry L. Foerster
Mr. Eric C. Farrar
Respondent

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
The Town of Little Elm, Texas
Mr. Edwin P. Voss Jr.
The City of Roanoke, Texas
Mr. Edwin P. Voss Jr.
City of Hutto
Mr. James Donovan
Mr. George A. Staples Jr.
Mr. Wayne K. Olson
City of North Richland Hills
Mr. George A. Staples Jr.
Mr. Wayne K. Olson
Mr. James Donovan
City of Balch Springs
Mr. George A. Staples Jr.
Mr. Wayne K. Olson
Mr. James Donovan
City of Burleson
Mr. George A. Staples Jr.
Mr. James Donovan
Mr. Wayne K. Olson
City of Denton
Mr. George A. Staples Jr.
Mr. Wayne K. Olson
Mr. James Donovan
City of Marshall
Mr. James Donovan
Mr. George A. Staples Jr.
Mr. Wayne K. Olson
City of Mesquite
Mr. Wayne K. Olson
Mr. James Donovan
Mr. George A. Staples Jr.
City of Balcones Heights
Mr. Wayne K. Olson
Mr. George A. Staples Jr.
Mr. James Donovan
City of Richland Hills
Mr. George A. Staples Jr.
Mr. James Donovan
Mr. Wayne K. Olson
City of Grand Prairie
Mr. Wayne K. Olson
Mr. James Donovan
Mr. George A. Staples Jr.
City of Killeen
Mr. George A. Staples Jr.
Mr. Wayne K. Olson
Mr. James Donovan
State of Texas
Mr. Andrew B. Davis
Mr. Kyle D. Hawkins
Mr. Jeffrey C. Mateer
Atty. Gen. W. Kenneth Paxton Jr.
League City
Mr. Wayne K. Olson
Mr. George A. Staples Jr.
Mr. James Donovan
City of Longview
Mr. Wayne K. Olson
Mr. James Donovan
Mr. George A. Staples Jr.
City of Bastrop
Mr. Wayne K. Olson
Mr. James Donovan
Mr. George A. Staples Jr.
City of Sugar Land
Mr. James Donovan
Mr. Wayne K. Olson
Mr. George A. Staples Jr.
City of Amarillo
Mr. James Donovan
Mr. George A. Staples Jr.
Mr. Wayne K. Olson
City of Haltom City
Mr. Wayne K. Olson
Mr. George A. Staples Jr.
Mr. James Donovan
City of Watauga
Mr. Wayne K. Olson
Mr. James Donovan
Mr. George A. Staples Jr.
City of El Paso
Mr. George A. Staples Jr.
Mr. James Donovan
Mr. Wayne K. Olson
City of Elgin
Mr. George A. Staples Jr.
Mr. Wayne K. Olson
Mr. James Donovan
City of Irving
Mr. Wayne K. Olson
Mr. James Donovan
Mr. George A. Staples Jr.
City of Round Rock
Mr. James Donovan
Mr. Wayne K. Olson
Mr. George A. Staples Jr.
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