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No. 19-0036
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LANDRY'S, INC. AND HOUSTON AQUARIUM, INC. v. ANIMAL LEGAL DEFENSE FUND, CHERYL CONLEY, AND CARNEY ANNE NASSER

A petition was filed on April 8, 2019. The Court requested full merits briefing on August 30, 2019. The Court denied review of the petition on May 29, 2020. A motion for rehearing was filed on July 15, 2020.

No Opinions Yet

The Court has not issued any opinions in this case.

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:14th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Aff As Mod
COA Docket No.:14-17-00207-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Tracy K. Christopher

Trial Court

Trial Court:334th District Court
County:Harris
Trial Judge:Honorable Steven E. Kirkland
Trial Docket:2016-79698

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2020-07-21 Case forwarded to Court
2020-07-20 Response Waiver filed  
2020-07-15 Motion for Rehearing  
2020-06-22 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2020-06-01 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2020-06-01 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2020-05-29 Supreme Court of Texas Orders Issued
2020-05-29 Petition for Review disposed Denied
  This case was pending on merits briefs between April 7, 2020 and May 29, 2020.  
2020-04-07 Fully hyperlinked brief filed (Petitioner)  
2020-04-07 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2020-04-03 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2020-02-20 MET to file reply disposed of   Filing granted
2020-02-20 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
2020-02-18 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2020-01-09 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2020-01-09 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2020-01-09 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2020-01-09 Call received  
2020-01-09 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2020-01-07 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2020-01-06 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2019-12-13 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2019-12-13 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2019-11-18 Notice of Appearance  
2019-11-01 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2019-11-01 Fully hyperlinked brief filed (Petitioner)  
2019-11-01 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2019-10-30 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
  This case was pending on merits briefs between September 9, 2019 and October 30, 2019.  
2019-09-09 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2019-09-09 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2019-08-30 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2019-07-12 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2019-06-28 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2019-06-06 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2019-06-06 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2019-05-10 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2019-04-09 Case forwarded to Court
2019-04-08 Response Waiver filed  
2019-04-08 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2019-04-08 Response Waiver filed  
2019-03-07 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2019-03-07 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2019-02-14 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2019-02-14 Call received  
2019-01-15 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2019-01-15 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2019-01-15 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2019-01-15 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2019-01-15 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2019-01-15 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2019-01-15 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2019-01-15 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2019-01-15 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2019-01-11 Clerk's Record
2019-01-11 Clerk's Record
2019-01-11 Clerk's Record
2019-01-11 Clerk's Record
2019-01-11 Court reporter/recorder's record
2019-01-11 Supplement to Clerk's/Reporter's Record
2019-01-11 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2019-01-11 Court reporter/recorder's record
2019-01-11 Phone call from Clerk's Office  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Landry's, Inc.
Mr. Peter C. Tipps
Ms. Michelle C. Pardo
Mr. Layne E. Kruse
Mr. John M. Simpson
Ms. Joy M. Soloway
Mr. Aaron M. Streett
Mr. Michael S. Goldberg
Mr. Anthony J. Lucisano
Petitioner
Animal Legal Defense Fund
Mr. Philip Griffis
Mr. Adam A. Milasincic
Mr. Ryan D. Clinton
Respondent
Conley, Cheryl
Mr. Darren Braun
Mr. Ashish Mahendru
Respondent
Nasser, Carney Anne
Mr. Philip Griffis
Mr. Adam A. Milasincic
Respondent
Houston Aquarium, Inc.
Ms. Joy M. Soloway
Mr. Layne E. Kruse
Ms. Michelle C. Pardo
Mr. John M. Simpson
Mr. John M. Simpson
Mr. Peter C. Tipps
Ms. Michelle C. Pardo
Mr. Aaron M. Streett
Mr. Michael S. Goldberg
Mr. Anthony J. Lucisano
Petitioner

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Smolla, Rodney
Rodney Smolla
Texas Public Policy Foundation and Goldwater Institute
Ms. Munera Al-Fuhaid
Mr. Robert Earl Henneke
Mr. Jonathan Riches
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