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No. 20-0609
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IN RE TEXAS GENERAL LAND OFFICE, AND GEORGE P. BUSH, NAMED IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS TEXAS LAND COMMISSIONER v. CITY OF HOUSTON

A mandamus petition was filed on August 5, 2020. The Court requested full merits briefing on November 13, 2020.

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Court of Appeals

Appellate District:3rd Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Grant
COA Docket No.:03-20-00376-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Per Curiam

Trial Court

Trial Court:53rd District Court
County:Travis
Trial Judge:Honorable Timothy M. Sulak
Trial Docket:D-1-GN-20-003520

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Date Event  
2021-01-19 Pet/Rel reply brief on the merits due
2021-01-04 Respondent/Real party in interest brief on the merit due
2020-12-14 Relator brief on the merits due

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2020-11-13 Brief on the Merits Requested  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between September 15, 2020 and November 13, 2020.  
2020-09-15 Case forwarded to Court
2020-09-14 Response to Petition (Real Parties in Interest)  
2020-08-24 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2020-08-21 Motion to Stay Disposed   Filing granted
2020-08-21 Electronic communication received from Party  
2020-08-21 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2020-08-21 Stay Order issued
2020-08-19 Reply to Response to Motion  
2020-08-17 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2020-08-14 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2020-08-13 Response to Motion filed  
2020-08-07 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2020-08-07 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2020-08-07 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2020-08-07 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2020-08-07 Letter Filed  
2020-08-06 Notice received  
2020-08-06 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2020-08-06 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2020-08-06 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2020-08-06 Call received  
2020-08-06 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2020-08-06 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2020-08-06 Clerk's Record
2020-08-06 Court reporter/recorder's record
2020-08-06 Court reporter/recorder's record
2020-08-06 Motion to Stay Filed  
2020-08-05 Petition for Writ of Mandamus filed (Relator)  
2020-08-05 Case Record Filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
City of Houston
Mr. John Muir
Ms. Amy M. Glassman
Mr. Constantinos G. Panagopoulos
Ms. Suzanne Reddell Chauvin
Ms. Tiffany Sue Bingham
Mr. Ronald C. Lewis
Ms. Debra Baker
Mr. Earnest W. Wotring
Mr. David George
Real Party In Interest
Texas General Land Office
Mr. Paul Nathan Jones
Mr. Ryan Lee Bangert
Ms. H. Melissa Mather
Atty. Gen. W. Kenneth Paxton Jr.
Mr. Joshua R. Godbey
Mr. Jeffrey C. Mateer
Mr. Darren Lee McCarty
William Macdaniel
Relator
George P. Bush, named in his Official Capacity as Texas Land Commissioner
Mr. Paul Nathan Jones
Mr. Ryan Lee Bangert
Mr. Joshua R. Godbey
Mr. Darren Lee McCarty
William Macdaniel
Atty. Gen. W. Kenneth Paxton Jr.
Ms. H. Melissa Mather
Mr. Jeffrey C. Mateer
Relator

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Davis, Sarah
Mr. Benjamin Barkley
Harless, Sam
Mr. Benjamin Barkley
Bohac, Dwayne
Mr. Benjamin Barkley
Oliverson, Tom
Mr. Benjamin Barkley
Kolkhorst, Lois W.
Mr. Benjamin Barkley
Huberty, Dan
Mr. Benjamin Barkley
Huffman, Joan
Mr. Benjamin Barkley
Cain, Briscoe
Mr. Benjamin Barkley
Swanson, Valoree
Mr. Benjamin Barkley
Creighton, Brandon
Mr. Benjamin Barkley
Bettencourt, Paul
Mr. Benjamin Barkley
Paul, Dennis
Mr. Benjamin Barkley
Murphy, Jim
Mr. Benjamin Barkley
Taylor, Larry
Mr. Benjamin Barkley
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