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OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF TEXAS v. LAURA G. RODRIGUEZ

A petition was filed on November 30, 2017. Oral argument was held on September 24, 2019. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on June 12, 2020. A motion for rehearing was filed and has now been pending since June 29, 2020.

Opinion

June 12, 2020

Bland
Hecht
Green
Guzman
Lehrmann
Devine
Busby

Justice Bland delivered the opinion of the Court. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:8th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:08-14-00054-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Yvonne Rodriguez

Trial Court

Trial Court:County Court at Law No 6
County:El Paso
Trial Judge:Honorable M. Sue Kurita
Trial Docket:2010-1710

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2020-07-17 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2020-06-29 Motion for Rehearing  
2020-06-25 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2020-06-12 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2020-06-12 Supreme Court of Texas Orders Issued
2020-06-12 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment reversed & judgment rendered
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between September 24, 2019 and June 12, 2020.  
2019-09-24 Oral argument  
2019-09-23 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Respondent)  
2019-09-20 Submission Schedule
2019-08-27 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2019-08-22 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
  This case was waiting for oral argument between June 28, 2019 and August 22, 2019.  
2019-06-28 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Filing granted
2019-06-28 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2019-06-28 Petition for Review granted
2019-06-28 Petition Reinstated
2019-06-28 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
  This case was waiting for a decision about a pending motion for rehearing between April 29, 2019 and June 28, 2019.  
2019-04-29 Reply to Response to Motion for Rehearing filed (Petitioner)  
2019-04-22 Response to Motion for Rehearing (Respondent)  
2019-04-05 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2019-03-05 Response Waiver filed  
2019-03-05 Case forwarded to Court
2019-03-04 Motion for Rehearing  
2019-02-08 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2019-02-08 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2019-02-08 Electronic communication received from Party  
2019-02-08 Response to Motion filed  
2019-02-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2019-01-25 Petition for Review disposed   Denied
  This case was pending on merits briefs between November 12, 2018 and January 25, 2019.  
2018-11-12 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2018-10-26 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2018-09-24 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2018-09-24 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2018-09-11 Notice of Appearance  
2018-09-07 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2018-08-02 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2018-08-02 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2018-07-03 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2018-07-03 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2018-06-18 Case Record Filed  
2018-06-12 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2018-06-08 Brief on the Merits Requested  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between April 10, 2018 and June 8, 2018.  
2018-04-10 Reply to Response to Petition filed (Petitioner)  
2018-03-26 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2018-03-01 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2018-02-28 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2018-02-09 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2018-01-09 Case forwarded to Court
2018-01-02 Response Waiver filed  
2017-11-30 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Rodriguez, Laura G.
Mr. Francisco J. Ortega
Ms. Rosemary Morales Marin
Mr. Andrew Velazquez
Mr. Henry John Paoli
Respondent
Office of the Attorney General of Texas
Atty. Gen. W. Kenneth Paxton Jr.
Mr. William T. Deane
Mr. Jeffrey C. Mateer
Mr. Andrew (Drew) L. Harris
Ms. Beth E. Klusmann
Mr. Kyle D. Hawkins
Petitioner
 
 
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