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No. 18-0431
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TARRANT COUNTY, TEXAS v. RODERICK LYDELL BONNER

A petition was filed on June 20, 2018. Oral argument was held on March 12, 2019. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on May 24, 2019. A motion for rehearing was filed and has now been pending since June 25, 2019.

Opinions

May 24, 2019

Devine
Hecht
Green
Guzman
Lehrmann
Brown
Blacklock
Busby

Justice Devine delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Chief Justice Hecht, Justice Green, Justice Guzman, Justice Lehrmann, Justice Brown, Justice Blacklock, and Justice Busby joined. PDF

Boyd

Justice Boyd delivered an opinion concurring in the judgment only.View Electronic Briefs | Oral Argument PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:2nd Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Reverse & Remand
COA Docket No.:02-16-00402-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Mark T. Pittman

Trial Court

Trial Court:342nd District Court
County:Tarrant
Trial Judge:Honorable J. Wade Birdwell
Trial Docket:342-237971-09

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
  This case has been waiting for a decision about a pending motion for rehearing.  
2019-06-25 Motion for Rehearing  
2019-06-25 Case forwarded to Court
2019-06-21 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2019-06-19 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2019-06-19 Call received  
2019-06-19 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2019-06-04 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2019-06-04 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2019-05-24 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2019-05-24 Miscellaneous motion disposed. See Remarks.   Denied
2019-05-24 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment reversed & judgment rendered
2019-05-24 Concurring Opinion issued.   Issued
2019-04-24 Electronic communication received from Party  
2019-04-04 Post submission brief filed (Respondent)  
2019-03-12 Oral argument  
2019-03-04 Call received  
2019-02-12 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2019-02-08 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2019-02-01 Motion to Argue disposed   Filing granted
2019-01-25 Motion to Argue filed  
2019-01-25 Response to Motion filed  
2019-01-23 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2019-01-18 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2019-01-18 Petition for Review granted
2019-01-18 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2019-01-14 Response to Amicus Curiae Brief filed (Respondent)  
2019-01-14 Motion to supplement filed  
2019-01-14 Call received  
2018-12-20 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2018-12-11 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2018-11-27 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2018-11-26 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2018-11-19 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2018-10-29 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2018-10-02 Notice of Appearance  
2018-09-28 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2018-09-25 Notice of Appearance  
2018-09-14 Document filed (see remarks)  
2018-09-14 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2018-09-06 Case Record Filed  
2018-08-31 Referral to Pro Bono Program - Letter sent to All Counsel of Record and Program Liason  
2018-08-20 Notice from Counsel of a change in address  
2018-08-16 Call received  
2018-07-16 Letter Filed  
2018-07-10 Case forwarded to Court
2018-07-06 Letter Filed  
2018-07-03 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2018-06-20 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2018-05-25 Document filed (see remarks)  
2018-05-21 Response to Motion filed  
2018-05-14 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2018-05-11 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2018-05-11 Court reporter/recorder's record
2018-05-11 Clerk's Record
2018-05-11 Clerk's Record
2018-05-11 Court reporter/recorder's record

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Bonner, Roderick Lydell
Mr. Samuel Wayne Pettigrew Jr.
Mr. Brandon W. Duke
Mr. William G. Fox Jr.
Mr. Roderick Lydell Bonner
Respondent
Tarrant County, Texas
Ms. Sharen Wilson
Mr. Joseph W. Spence
Mr. Christopher William Ponder
Mr. David Keith Hudson
Petitioner

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
State of Texas
Mr. Rance L. Craft
The Honorable Warren Kenneth Paxton
Mr. Kyle D. Hawkins
Mr. Jeffrey C. Mateer
 
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