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No. 21-0262
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DON ZIMMERMAN v. CITY OF AUSTIN; AND SPENCER CRONK, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS CITY MANAGER OF THE CITY OF AUSTIN

A petition was filed on July 2, 2021. The Court requested full merits briefing on December 10, 2021.

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Court of Appeals

Appellate District:8th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:08-20-00039-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Jeffrey S. Alley

Trial Court

Trial Court:98th District Court
County:Travis
Trial Judge:Honorable Jan Soifer
Trial Docket:D-1-GN-19-005930

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Date Event  
2022-10-03 Brief due

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
  This case has been pending on merits briefs.  
2022-10-03 Supplemental Brief filed (Petitioner)  
2022-10-03 Supplemental Brief filed (Petitioner)  
2022-10-03 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2022-09-02 Supreme Court requests parties to file additonal briefs  
  This case was pending on merits briefs between April 18, 2022 and September 2, 2022.  
2022-04-18 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2022-04-01 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2022-02-17 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2022-02-17 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2022-02-17 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2022-02-02 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2022-01-18 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2022-01-18 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2022-01-14 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2022-01-14 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2022-01-14 Notice of Appearance  
2022-01-14 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2022-01-14 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2022-01-14 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2022-01-12 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2022-01-10 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2022-01-10 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2021-12-10 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2021-11-08 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2021-11-03 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2021-09-30 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2021-09-29 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2021-09-13 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2021-09-03 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2021-08-26 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2021-08-25 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2021-08-25 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2021-08-24 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2021-08-24 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2021-08-05 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2021-08-03 Case forwarded to Court
2021-08-02 Response Waiver filed  
2021-07-16 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2021-07-13 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2021-07-13 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2021-07-13 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2021-07-13 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2021-07-13 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2021-07-13 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2021-07-13 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2021-07-13 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2021-07-08 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2021-07-02 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2021-05-13 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2021-05-12 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2021-03-23 Clerk's Record
2021-03-23 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2021-03-23 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Zimmerman, Don
Mr. Thomas Brejcha
Mr. Martin Whittaker
Mr. H. Dustin Fillmore III
Mr. Jonathan F. Mitchell
Mr. Charles W. Fillmore
Petitioner
City of Austin
Ms. Laurellen Ratliff
Ms. Anne L. Morgan
Ms. Meghan L. Riley
Ms. Hannah M. Vahl
Respondent
Spencer Cronk, in his Official Capacity as City Manager of the City of Austin
Ms. Meghan L. Riley
Ms. Anne L. Morgan
Ms. Laurellen Ratliff
Ms. Hannah M. Vahl
Respondent

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Phelan, Dade
Mr. Douglas Bryan Hughes
Mr. Briscoe Cain III
America First Legal Foundation
Mr. Gene P. Hamilton
Ms. Jerri Lynn Ward
Students for Life of America
Ms. Emily Kebodeaux Cook
Right to Life of East Texas
Ms. Emily Kebodeaux Cook
Texas Family Defense Committee
Ms. Emily Kebodeaux Cook
Texas Young Republican Federation
Ms. Emily Kebodeaux Cook
Susan B. Anthony List
Ms. Heather Gebelin Hacker
Mr. Jay Alan Sekulow
Laura B Hernandez
CatholicVote.org Education Fund
Ms. Heather Gebelin Hacker
Laura B Hernandez
Mr. Jay Alan Sekulow
True Texas Project
Ms. Emily Kebodeaux Cook
Grassroots America - We The People
Ms. Emily Kebodeaux Cook
Rio Grande Valley Prolife Apostolate
Ms. Emily Kebodeaux Cook
Texas Values
Ms. Emily Kebodeaux Cook
Mark Lee Dickson
Ms. Emily Kebodeaux Cook
Ms. Emily Kebodeaux Cook
Americans United for Life
Mr. Jay Alan Sekulow
Laura B Hernandez
Ms. Heather Gebelin Hacker
Human Coalition
Mr. Jay Alan Sekulow
Ms. Heather Gebelin Hacker
Laura B Hernandez
American Values
Laura B Hernandez
Ms. Heather Gebelin Hacker
Mr. Jay Alan Sekulow
Trandem, Karysse
Ms. Emily Kebodeaux Cook
Christ Fellowship Church of Big Spring, Texas
Ms. Emily Kebodeaux Cook
Family Research Council
Mr. Jay Alan Sekulow
Ms. Heather Gebelin Hacker
Laura B Hernandez
Students for Life Action
Ms. Emily Kebodeaux Cook
Human Defense Initiative
Ms. Emily Kebodeaux Cook
Texas Eagle Forum
Ms. Emily Kebodeaux Cook
Raiders Defending Life at Texas Tech
Ms. Emily Kebodeaux Cook
National Right to Life
Mr. Jay Alan Sekulow
Laura B Hernandez
Ms. Heather Gebelin Hacker
Charlotte Lozier Institute
Laura B Hernandez
Mr. Jay Alan Sekulow
Ms. Heather Gebelin Hacker
Texas Public Policy Foundation
Ms. Autumn Patterson
Mr. Chance Dean Weldon
Mr. Robert Earl Henneke
Ms. Munera Al-Fuhaid
Project Destiny Lubbock
Ms. Emily Kebodeaux Cook
Southern Baptists of Texas Convention
Ms. Emily Kebodeaux Cook
University Faculty for Life
Laura B Hernandez
Ms. Heather Gebelin Hacker
Mr. Jay Alan Sekulow
Texas Right to Life
Ms. Emily Kebodeaux Cook
Ms. LaDawn Nandrasy
Tea Party Patriots of Eastland County
Ms. Emily Kebodeaux Cook
Young Conservatives of Texas at Texas Tech
Ms. Emily Kebodeaux Cook
West Texans for Life
Ms. Emily Kebodeaux Cook
Canopy Global Foundation
Ms. Emily Kebodeaux Cook
American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Mr. Jay Alan Sekulow
Ms. Heather Gebelin Hacker
Laura B Hernandez
West Texas for Life
Ms. Emily Kebodeaux Cook
U.S. Pastor Council
Ms. Emily Kebodeaux Cook
American Center for Law and Justice
Laura B Hernandez
Mr. Jay Alan Sekulow
Ms. Heather Gebelin Hacker
Mountain Top Church of Cisco, Texas
Ms. Emily Kebodeaux Cook
Assembly of Yahweh (7th Day) of Cisco, Texas
Ms. Emily Kebodeaux Cook
Conservative Republicans of Texas
Ms. Emily Kebodeaux Cook
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