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GEORGE P. BUSH, AS THE LAND COMMISSIONER OF THE TEXAS GENERAL LAND OFFICE v. LONE OAK CLUB, LLC

A petition was filed on June 8, 2018. Oral argument was held on September 17, 2019. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on April 24, 2020.

In the news...

Tracking 1 article about this case.

September 16, 2019

Oral arguments begin for the 2020 Term

from SCOTXblog

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The Court has issued opinions:

Opinions

April 24, 2020

Busby
Guzman
Lehrmann
Boyd
Devine
Blacklock

Justice Busby delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Justice Guzman, Justice Lehrmann, Justice Boyd, Justice Devine, and Justice Blacklock joined. PDF

Green
Hecht

Justice Green delivered a dissenting opinion, in which Chief Justice Hecht joined. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:1st Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:01-17-00140-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Sherry Radack

Trial Court

Trial Court:253rd District Court
County:Chambers
Trial Judge:Honorable Chap B. Cain
Trial Docket:CV27446-A

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Upcoming

Date Event  
2020-05-11 Motion for rehearing due to be filed.

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2020-04-24 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment reversed; cause remanded to trial court
2020-04-24 Dissenting opinion issued.   Issued
2020-04-24 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2020-04-07 Notice from Counsel of a change in address  
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between October 2, 2019 and April 7, 2020.  
2019-10-02 Post submission brief filed (Petitioner)  
2019-09-24 Post submission brief filed (Respondent)  
2019-09-17 Oral argument  
2019-09-13 Submission Schedule
2019-08-20 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2019-07-02 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
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
2019-05-20 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2019-04-17 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2019-04-17 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2019-04-17 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2019-04-04 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2019-02-15 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2019-02-15 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2019-02-13 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2019-01-10 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2019-01-09 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2018-12-14 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2018-11-05 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2018-10-04 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
2018-10-04 MET to file reply disposed of   Filing granted
2018-08-30 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
2018-08-30 MET to file reply disposed of   Filing granted
2018-08-20 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2018-07-20 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2018-06-19 Case forwarded to Court
2018-06-13 Response Waiver filed  
2018-06-08 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2018-05-04 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2018-05-03 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2018-03-21 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2018-03-21 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2018-03-21 Clerk's Record
2018-03-21 Supplement to Clerk's/Reporter's Record
2018-03-21 Court reporter/recorder's record

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Lone Oak Club, LLC
Mr. Michael Chenier Sanders
Mr. E. R. Norwood
Respondent
George P. Bush, Land Commissioner of the Texas General Land Office
Mr. Ken K. Slavin
Mr. Wallace B. Jefferson
Ms. Dana Livingston
Petitioner

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Helmcamp Mineral Partnership, a Texas General Partnership
Mr. David E. Cowen
Mr. Anthony P. Brown
Lower Texas Coastal Mitigation LLC
Mr. David E. Cowen
Mr. Anthony P. Brown
 
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