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TOWN OF SHADY SHORES v. SARAH SWANSON

Oral argument was held on September 24, 2019. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on December 13, 2019. File Closed

Opinion

December 13, 2019

Lehrmann
Hecht
Green
Guzman
Boyd
Devine
Blacklock
Busby
Bland

Justice Lehrmann delivered the opinion of the Court.View Electronic Briefs | Oral Argument N/A PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:2nd Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:02-15-00338-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Mark T. Pittman

Trial Court

Trial Court:442nd District Court
County:Denton
Trial Judge:Honorable Tiffany L. Haertling
Trial Docket:14-02914-158

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Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2020-01-15 Mandate issued  
2019-12-13 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment reversed and remanded to Court of Appeals
2019-12-13 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between October 8, 2019 and December 13, 2019.  
2019-10-08 Amended Certificate  
2019-09-26 Amicus Curiae Letter Received (Amicus Curiae)  
2019-09-24 Oral argument  
2019-09-20 Submission Schedule
2019-09-09 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2019-09-06 Motion to Argue disposed   Filing granted
2019-08-28 Response to Motion filed  
2019-08-27 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2019-08-26 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2019-08-26 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2019-08-26 Motion to Argue filed  
2019-08-26 Call received  
2019-08-22 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
  This case was waiting for oral argument between June 28, 2019 and August 22, 2019.  
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 April 5, 2019 and June 28, 2019.  
2019-04-05 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2019-03-26 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2019-03-11 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2019-02-06 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2019-02-06 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2019-01-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2019-01-07 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2018-12-19 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2018-11-09 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2018-11-09 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2018-10-23 Case Record Filed  
2018-10-19 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2018-10-19 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2018-10-02 Reply to Response to Petition filed (Petitioner)  
2018-09-17 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2018-08-17 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2018-07-20 Notice from Counsel of a change in address  
2018-07-17 Case forwarded to Court
2018-06-12 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2018-05-07 Court reporter/recorder's record
2018-05-07 Clerk's Record
2018-05-07 Clerk's Record
2018-05-07 Clerk's Record
2018-05-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2018-05-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Town of Shady Shores
Mr. Christopher Brandt
Ms. Jennifer L. Kelley
Mr. Thomas P. Brandt
Petitioner
Swanson, Sarah
Ms. Grace Ann Weatherly
Mr. R. William (Bill) Wood
Respondent

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Carowest Land, Ltd.
Ms. Caroline Newman Small
Mr. Thomas R. Phillips
Ms. Madeleine R. Dwertman
Mr. Jason Murray Davis
State of Texas
Trevor W. Ezell
Mr. Jeffrey C. Mateer
Atty. Gen. W. Kenneth Paxton Jr.
Mr. Bill Davis
Mr. Kyle D. Hawkins
Texas Municipal League
Ms. Nastasha N. Anderson
Ms. Cynthia Withers
Mr. Robert H. Fugate
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