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No. 20-0729
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THE STATE OF TEXAS v. CHRIS HOLLINS, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS HARRIS COUNTY CLERK

A petition was filed on September 22, 2020. Oral argument was held on September 30, 2020. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on October 7, 2020.

Opinion

October 7, 2020

Percuriam.1950274

Per Curiam OpinionView Electronic Briefs | Oral Argument PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:14th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:14-20-00627-CV
Opinion Author:Per Curiam

Trial Court

Trial Court:127th District Court
County:Harris
Trial Judge:Honorable Ravi K. Sandill
Trial Docket:2020-52383

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

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Date Event  
2020-10-22 Motion for rehearing due to be filed.

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2020-10-07 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2020-10-07 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2020-10-07 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment reversed; cause remanded to trial court
2020-10-07 Petition for Review granted
2020-10-05 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2020-09-30 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2020-09-30 Post submission brief filed (Respondent)  
2020-09-30 Oral argument  
2020-09-30 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2020-09-30 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2020-09-30 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2020-09-29 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2020-09-28 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2020-09-28 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2020-09-28 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2020-09-28 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2020-09-28 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2020-09-28 Electronic communication received from Party  
2020-09-28 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2020-09-28 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2020-09-28 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2020-09-28 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2020-09-28 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2020-09-28 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2020-09-28 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2020-09-28 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2020-09-28 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2020-09-28 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2020-09-28 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2020-09-28 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2020-09-28 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2020-09-28 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2020-09-25 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2020-09-25 Letter sent to parties from Supreme Court - See Remarks  
2020-09-25 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2020-09-25 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2020-09-25 Submission Schedule
2020-09-25 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2020-09-25 Document(s) sent (See remarks)  
2020-09-25 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2020-09-25 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2020-09-25 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2020-09-25 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2020-09-22 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2020-09-22 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2020-09-22 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing dismissed as moot
2020-09-21 Call received  
2020-09-21 Call received  
2020-09-18 Court reporter/recorder's record
2020-09-18 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2020-09-18 Supplement to Clerk's/Reporter's Record
2020-09-18 Clerk's Record
2020-09-18 Brief on the Merits Requested  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Chris Hollins, in his official capacity as Harris County Clerk
Mr. Douglas P. Ray
Ms. Cameron Hatzel
Mr. Christopher Mohr Odell
Respondent
The State of Texas
Christopher "Beau" Carter
Kathleen Hunker
Mr. Ryan Lee Bangert
Atty. Gen. W. Kenneth Paxton Jr.
Mr. Jeffrey C. Mateer
Lanora Pettit
Mr. Charles K. Eldred
Mr. Kyle D. Hawkins
Ms. Natalie D. Thompson
Petitioner
Hollins, Chris
Ms. Susan Lea Hays
Respondent

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Hirczy De Mino, PhD, Wolfgang P.
Mr. Wolfgang P. Hirczy De Mino PhD
Warren, John F.
Mr. George (Tex) Quesada
Jones, III, Henry W.
Mr. Henry W. Jones III
Fort Bend County, Texas
Mr. Roy L. Cordes Jr.
Justin Pfeiffer
City of Houston, Texas
Mr. Ronald C. Lewis
Ms. Collyn A. Peddie
District of Columbia
Ms. Emma Lomax
Anti-Defamation League Southwest Region
Mr. Neil Steiner
Myrna Perez
Ms. May Chiang
Ms. Diane Siegel Danoff
Mr. Maximillian L. Feldman
Ms. Julia Markham-Cameron
Lindsey Cohan
Texas State Conference of the NAACP
Mr. Neil Steiner
Myrna Perez
Ms. Julia Markham-Cameron
Ms. May Chiang
Ms. Diane Siegel Danoff
Mr. Maximillian L. Feldman
Lindsey Cohan
Jaworksi, Joseph
Mr. Joseph S. Jaworski
League of Women Voters of Texas
Ryan Cox
Thomas Buser-Clancy
Mimi Marziani
Joaquin Gonzalez
Anjali Salvador
Andre Segura
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