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SAN ANTONIO RIVER AUTHORITY v. AUSTIN BRIDGE & ROAD, L.P. AND HAYWARD BAKER, INC.

A petition was filed on December 13, 2017. Oral argument was held on September 18, 2019. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on May 1, 2020.

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September 16, 2019

Oral arguments begin for the 2020 Term

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The Court has issued opinions:

Opinions

May 1, 2020

Bland
Green
Lehrmann
Blacklock
Busby

Justice Bland delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Justice Green, Justice Lehrmann, Justice Blacklock, and Justice Busby joined PDF

Boyd
Hecht
Guzman
Devine

Justice Boyd delivered a dissenting opinion, in which Chief Justice Hecht, Justice Guzman, and Justice Devine joined.View Electronic Briefs | Oral Argument PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:4th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Aff/Rev & Rend/Rev & Rem
COA Docket No.:04-16-00535-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Marialyn Price Barnard

Trial Court

Trial Court:38th District Court
County:Medina
Trial Judge:Honorable Camile Glasscock Dubose
Trial Docket:15-12-23406-CV

Upcoming

Date Event  
2020-05-18 Motion for rehearing due to be filed.

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2020-05-01 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment affirmed
2020-05-01 Dissenting opinion issued.   Issued
2020-05-01 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between January 21, 2020 and May 1, 2020.  
2020-01-21 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2020-01-20 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2020-01-13 Fully hyperlinked brief filed (Petitioner)  
2020-01-10 Supplemental Brief filed (Amicus Curiae)  
2020-01-10 Supplemental Brief filed (Amicus Curiae)  
2020-01-10 Supplemental Brief filed (Amicus Curiae)  
2019-12-13 Letter sent to parties from Supreme Court - See Remarks  
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between September 18, 2019 and December 13, 2019.  
2019-09-18 Oral argument  
2019-09-17 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Petitioner)  
2019-09-16 Letter Filed  
2019-09-16 Call received  
2019-09-13 Submission Schedule
2019-09-04 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2019-08-22 Letter Filed  
2019-08-20 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2019-08-20 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2019-08-09 Motion to Argue disposed   Filing granted
2019-07-30 Motion to Argue filed  
2019-07-30 Letter Filed  
2019-06-28 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2019-06-28 Petition for Review granted
2019-06-28 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
  This case was pending on merits briefs between March 29, 2019 and June 28, 2019.  
2019-03-29 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
  This case was pending on merits briefs between January 4, 2019 and March 29, 2019.  
2019-01-04 Supplemental Brief filed (Respondent)  
2018-12-21 Supplemental Brief filed (Petitioner)  
2018-12-19 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2018-10-30 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2018-10-26 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2018-10-19 Solicitor general invited to file brief  
  This case was pending on merits briefs between August 7, 2018 and October 19, 2018.  
2018-08-07 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2018-07-23 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2018-07-02 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2018-06-07 Case Record Filed  
2018-06-01 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2018-06-01 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between March 27, 2018 and June 1, 2018.  
2018-03-27 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2018-03-12 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2018-02-09 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2018-01-09 Case forwarded to Court
2018-01-05 Response Waiver filed  
2017-12-13 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2017-11-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2017-11-07 Electronic communication received from Party  
2017-11-06 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2017-11-06 Electronic communication sent to Party  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Hayward Baker, Inc.
Ms. Jennifer M. Lee
Mr. Timothy R. George
Mr. Thomas W. Fee
Respondent
San Antonio River Authority
Mr. David W. Ross
Mr. Scott Keller
Petitioner
Austin Bridge & Road, L.P.
Mr. Matthew M. Waterman
Mr. Gregory A. Harwell
Mr. Anton Ernest Hackebeil
Respondent
Solicitor General of Texas
Mr. Kyle D. Hawkins
Atty. Gen. W. Kenneth Paxton Jr.
Mr. Evan S. Greene
Mr. Jeffrey C. Mateer
Other Interested Party

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Associated General Contractors of America and Texas Building Branch - Associated General Contractors of America
Mr. Patrick J. Wielinski
Mr. Travis M. Brown
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