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No. 22-0078
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The Court requested full merits briefing on March 11, 2022. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on September 23, 2022. It then denied rehearing on December 16, 2022 File Closed


December 16, 2022


The Court's opinion issued September 23, 2022 is corrected.View Electronic Briefs | Oral Argument N/A PDF

September 23, 2022


Per Curiam Opinion PDF


Court of Appeals

Appellate District:5th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:"Denied"
COA Docket No.:05-21-00216-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Bonnie Lee Goldstein

Trial Court

Trial Court:416th District Court
Trial Judge:Honorable Andrea Stroh Thompson
Trial Docket:416-50435-2021

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2022-12-16 Corrected opinion  
2022-12-16 Case Stored  
2022-12-16 Stay Order lifted  
2022-12-16 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied
2022-11-09 Response to Motion for Rehearing (Relator)  
2022-11-04 Motion to Stay Disposed   Filing granted
2022-11-04 Stay Order issued
2022-10-27 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2022-10-25 Motion to Stay Filed  
2022-10-25 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2022-10-24 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2022-10-10 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2022-10-07 Case forwarded to Court
2022-10-06 Motion for Rehearing  
2022-09-23 Petition for Writ of Mandamus disposed Petition granted pursuant to TRAP 52.8(c)
2022-09-23 Opinion issued   Writ of Mandamus conditionally granted
2022-09-23 Mandamus granted pursuant to TRAP 52.8
2022-09-23 Stay Order lifted  
2022-09-12 Notice from attorney regarding vacation dates  
2022-08-05 Response to Amicus Curiae Brief filed (Real Parties in Interest)  
2022-07-01 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2022-06-20 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2022-05-17 Reply Brief (Relator)  
2022-05-10 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2022-05-02 Brief on the Merits (Real Parties in Interest)  
2022-04-25 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2022-04-11 Brief on the Merits (Relator)  
2022-03-11 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2022-03-03 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2022-03-01 Case forwarded to Court
2022-02-22 Motion to Stay Disposed   Filing granted
2022-02-22 Stay Order issued
2022-02-22 Concurring Opinion issued.   Issued
2022-02-22 Letter Filed  
2022-02-22 Call received  
2022-02-18 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2022-02-16 Reply to Petition for Writ of Mandamus (Relator)  
2022-02-14 Response to Petition for Writ of Mandamus Filed (Real Parties in Interest)  
2022-02-07 Supplement to document  
2022-02-07 Response to Motion filed  
2022-02-04 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2022-02-02 Petition for Writ of Mandamus filed (Relator)  
2022-02-02 Motion to Stay Filed  


Party Counsel Role
Ayad, Mariam
Ms. Karri Bertrand
Ms. M.K. Kassie Hines
Ms. Elisse Vickers Woelfel
Mr. Niles Stefan Illich
Ms. Michelle M. O'Neil
Mr. Michael David Wysocki
Latif, Ayad Hashim
Mr. Jeffrey Owen Anderson
Mr. Brad M. LaMorgese
David H. Findley
Real Party In Interest

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
State of Texas
Ms. Lesley French Henneke
Mr. S. Grant Dorfman
Mr. Judd E. Stone II
Mr. Brent Webster
The Honorable Warren Kenneth Paxton
Pikl, James A.
Mr. James A. Pikl
Deen, Soraya M.
Ms. Soraya M. Deen
Raza, Raheel
Raheel Raza
Jasser, M.D., M. Zuhdi
M. Zuhdi Jasser M.D.
Lugo, Karen
Ms. Karen Lugo