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No. 23-0703
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SOUTHERN METHODIST UNIVERSITY AND PAUL J. WARD v. SOUTH CENTRAL JURISDICTIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH AND BISHOP SCOTT JONES

A petition was filed on November 10, 2023. The Court requested full merits briefing on March 8, 2024.

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Court of Appeals

Appellate District:5th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Aff/Pt and Rev & Rem/Pt
COA Docket No.:05-21-00151-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Bonnie Lee Goldstein

Trial Court

Trial Court:162nd District Court
County:Dallas
Trial Judge:Honorable Maricela Breedlove
Trial Docket:DC-19-19359

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Date Event  
2024-06-12 Pet/Rel reply brief on the merits due
2024-05-28 Respondent/Real party in interest brief on the merit due
2024-05-08 Petitioner brief on the merits due

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2024-04-04 Letter Filed  
2024-03-28 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2024-03-28 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2024-03-08 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2024-01-23 Case forwarded to Court
2024-01-16 Reply to Response to Petition filed (Petitioner)  
2023-12-05 MET to file reply disposed of   Filing granted
2023-12-04 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
2023-12-04 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2023-11-29 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2023-11-10 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2023-09-28 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2023-09-28 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2023-08-30 Court reporter/recorder's record
2023-08-30 Clerk's Record
2023-08-30 Clerk's Record
2023-08-30 Court reporter/recorder's record
2023-08-30 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2023-08-30 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted

Parties

Party Counsel Role
South Central Jurisdictional Conference of the United Methodist Church
Ms. Alexandra Wahl
Mr. Jeffrey R. Parsons
Mr. Sawnie A. McEntire
Jarod Bonine
Respondent
Jones, Bishop Scott
Mr. Vidal G. Martinez
Ms. Amanda Eileen Staine Peterson
Respondent
Southern Methodist University and Paul J. Ward
Ms. Allyson N. Ho
Ms. Emily Jorgens
Mr. Joseph Barakat
Mr. William B. Dawson
Mr. Scott Hvidt
Ms. Elizabeth Kiernan
Veronica Smith Moyé
Petitioner
 
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