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No. 18-0431
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A petition was filed on June 20, 2018. The Court requested full merits briefing on September 28, 2018. The Court granted review on January 18, 2019. The case has not yet been heard at oral argument.

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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
Trial Judge:Honorable J. Wade Birdwell
Trial Docket:342-237971-09

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2019-01-18 Petition for Review granted
2019-01-18 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2019-01-18 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2019-01-14 Motion to supplement filed  
2019-01-14 Response to Amicus Curiae Brief filed (Respondent)  
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 Clerk's Record
2018-05-11 Clerk's Record
2018-05-11 Court reporter/recorder's record
2018-05-11 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2018-05-11 Court reporter/recorder's record


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

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