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No. 19-0410
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APACHE CORPORATION v. CATHRYN C. DAVIS

A petition was filed on June 27, 2019. Oral argument was held on March 23, 2021. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on June 25, 2021. It then denied rehearing on February 26, 2021

Opinion

June 25, 2021

Hecht
Lehrmann
Boyd
Devine
Blacklock
Huddle

Chief Justice Hecht delivered the opinion of the Court. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:14th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Aff As Mod
COA Docket No.:14-17-00306-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Kenneth Price Wise

Trial Court

Trial Court:152nd District Court
County:Harris
Trial Judge:Honorable Robert K. Schaffer
Trial Docket:2014-23898

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2021-06-25 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment reversed & judgment rendered
2021-06-25 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between April 27, 2021 and June 25, 2021.  
2021-04-27 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2021-04-07 Letter Filed  
2021-04-06 Letter Filed  
2021-04-05 Post submission brief filed (Respondent)  
2021-03-23 Oral argument  
2021-03-19 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2021-03-16 Submission Schedule
2021-03-15 Call received  
2021-03-12 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2021-03-12 Motion to Argue disposed   Filing granted
2021-03-05 Motion to Argue filed  
2021-03-05 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2021-03-05 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2021-03-05 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2021-03-05 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2021-03-05 Call received  
2021-03-04 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2021-03-04 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2021-02-26 Petition for Review granted
2021-02-26 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2021-02-26 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Filing granted
2021-02-26 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2021-02-26 Previous Order of the Court withdrawn  
2021-02-26 Petition Reinstated
2021-02-03 Letter Filed  
2021-02-01 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2021-01-25 Response to Motion filed  
2021-01-08 Call received  
2021-01-08 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2020-11-24 Case forwarded to Court
2020-11-18 Motion for Rehearing  
2020-10-15 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2020-10-14 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2020-10-02 Petition for Review disposed   Denied with Justice not sitting.
  This case was pending on merits briefs between July 28, 2020 and October 2, 2020.  
2020-07-28 Surreply filed (Respondent)  
2020-07-27 Motion to withdraw disposed of   Filing granted
2020-07-27 Electronic communication received from Party  
2020-07-27 Motion to Withdraw Filed  
2020-07-27 Call received  
  This case was pending on merits briefs between June 2, 2020 and July 27, 2020.  
2020-06-02 Reply to Amicus Curiae Brief (Respondent)  
2020-05-27 Letter Filed  
2020-05-26 Reply to Amicus Curiae Brief (Petitioner)  
2020-05-13 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2020-04-22 Letter Filed  
2020-03-10 Brief on the Merits  
2020-02-20 Call received  
2020-02-19 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2020-01-21 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2020-01-21 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2020-01-13 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2019-12-13 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2019-12-09 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2019-12-04 Document filed with Court struck (see remarks)   Filed document is struck by the Court
2019-11-26 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2019-11-20 Letter Filed  
2019-11-18 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2019-11-12 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2019-11-06 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2019-10-22 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2019-10-02 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2019-10-02 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2019-09-05 Motion to Withdraw Filed  
2019-09-05 Motion to withdraw disposed of   Filing granted
2019-08-26 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2019-08-26 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2019-08-16 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2019-07-16 Case forwarded to Court
2019-07-15 Response Waiver filed  
2019-06-27 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2019-05-14 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2019-05-13 Supplement to Clerk's/Reporter's Record
2019-05-13 Supplement to Clerk's/Reporter's Record
2019-05-13 Clerk's Record
2019-05-13 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2019-05-13 Supplement to Clerk's/Reporter's Record
2019-05-13 Court reporter/recorder's record
2019-05-13 Clerk's Record
2019-05-13 Court reporter/recorder's record

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Davis, Cathryn C.
Mr. Dennis G. Herlong
Mr. Scott David Newar
Respondent
Apache Corporation
Mr. John Zavitsanos
Ms. Catherine 'Cathy' B. Smith
Ms. Andrea Cohen
Mr. Timothy C. Shelby
Mr. Adam A. Milasincic
Ms. Jane Langdell Robinson
Mr. Cameron Byrd
Mr. Patrick W. Mizell
Petitioner

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
National Women's Law Center
Ms. Katrina Patrick
The Chamber of Commerce of the U.S.A.
Ms. Allison M.P. Stewart
Mr. Dale Wainwright
Hirczy De Mino, PhD, Wolfgang P.
Mr. Wolfgang P. Hirczy De Mino PhD
AARP
Dara S. Smith
Mr. John W. Griffin Jr.
AARP Foundation
Dara S. Smith
Mr. John W. Griffin Jr.
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