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No. 21-1039
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MARK LEE DICKSON AND RIGHT TO LIFE EAST TEXAS v. THE AFIYA CENTER AND TEXAS EQUAL ACCESS FUND

A petition was filed on December 6, 2021. Oral argument was held on October 26, 2022. A decision is still pending.

No Opinions Yet

The Court has not issued any opinions in this case.

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:5th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:05-20-00988-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable William Norman Pedersen

Trial Court

Trial Court:116th District Court
County:Dallas
Trial Judge:Honorable Tonya Parker
Trial Docket:DC-20-08104

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Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2022-10-26 Oral argument  
2022-10-20 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2022-10-19 Call received  
2022-10-18 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2022-10-14 Motion to Argue disposed   Filing granted
2022-10-10 Letter Filed  
2022-10-10 Letter Filed  
2022-10-06 Miscellaneous Motion  
2022-10-05 Letter Filed  
2022-10-04 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2022-09-01 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
  This case was waiting for oral argument between June 25, 2022 and September 1, 2022.  
2022-06-25 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2022-06-24 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2022-06-17 Petition for Review granted
2022-06-17 Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2022-05-17 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2022-05-16 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2022-05-06 Notice from attorney regarding vacation dates  
2022-05-02 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2022-04-10 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2022-03-11 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2022-02-07 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2022-01-18 Reply to Response to Petition filed (Petitioner)  
2022-01-11 Case forwarded to Court
2022-01-05 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2021-12-08 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2021-12-08 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2021-12-07 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2021-12-07 Electronic communication received from Party  
2021-12-07 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2021-12-07 Call received  
2021-12-06 Clerk's Record
2021-12-06 Court reporter/recorder's record
2021-12-06 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Mark Lee Dickson
Mr. Charles W. Fillmore
Mr. Martin Whittaker
Mr. H. Dustin Fillmore III
Mr. Douglas Bryan Hughes
Mr. Thomas Brejcha
Mr. Jonathan F. Mitchell
Petitioner
Right to Life East Texas
Mr. Jonathan F. Mitchell
Mr. Charles W. Fillmore
Mr. H. Dustin Fillmore III
Mr. Thomas Brejcha
Mr. Douglas Bryan Hughes
Mr. Martin Whittaker
Petitioner
The Afiya Center
Ms. Jennifer Ecklund
Ms. Elizabeth Gene Myers
Mr. John Atkins
Honorable Douglas S. Lang
Respondent
Texas Equal Access Fund
Ms. Elizabeth Gene Myers
Mr. John Atkins
Ms. Jennifer Ecklund
Honorable Douglas S. Lang
Respondent

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
State of Texas
Ms. Beth E. Klusmann
Mr. Brent Webster
Mr. Judd E. Stone II
Atty. Gen. W. Kenneth Paxton Jr.
Human Coalition Action
Ms. Emily Kebodeaux Cook
The Southern Baptists of Texas Convention
Ms. Emily Kebodeaux Cook
Concerned Women of America
Ms. Emily Kebodeaux Cook
Texas Eagle Forum
Ms. Emily Kebodeaux Cook
Texas Right to Life
Ms. Emily Kebodeaux Cook
Ms. Kristina West
True Texas Project
Ms. Emily Kebodeaux Cook
Grassroots America - We the People
Ms. Emily Kebodeaux Cook
Texas Pastor Council
Ms. Emily Kebodeaux Cook
Republican Party of Texas
Ms. Emily Kebodeaux Cook
Texas Home School Coalition
Ms. Emily Kebodeaux Cook
The Texas Young Republican Federation
Ms. Emily Kebodeaux Cook
Students for Life of America
Ms. Emily Kebodeaux Cook
Houston Young Republicans
Ms. Emily Kebodeaux Cook
Texas Values
Ms. Emily Kebodeaux Cook
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