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Cases at the Merits Briefing Stage

 

These are cases in which the Supreme Court of Texas has requested that the parties file complete briefs on the merits. Generally, the Court considers these briefs before deciding whether the grant the case for oral argument, to issue an opinion without oral argument, or to deny review.

Docket Case Name Briefing Requested Respondent Brief
19-0210 DELLA R. PERRY v. UNITED SERVICES AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION 2019-11-13
19-0649 BBB INDUSTRIES, LLC v. CARDONE INDUSTRIES, INC. 2019-10-18
19-0381 CESSNA AIRCRAFT COMPANY AND TEXTRON AVIATION INC. v. JORGE GARCIA, ET AL. 2019-10-18
19-0538 CHESAPEAKE EXPLORATION, LLC, ET AL. v. STANTON P. BELL, ET AL. 2019-10-18
19-0459 BLUESTONE NATURAL RESOURCES II, LLC v. WALKER MURRAY RANDLE, ET AL. 2019-10-18
18-1187 ENDEAVOR ENERGY RESOURCES, L.P. v. ENERGEN RESOURCES CORPORATION, ET AL. 2019-10-18
19-0365 ANDY BRUMLEY & SHERI BRUMLEY v. RICHARD HOWARD MCDUFF, ET AL. 2019-10-18
19-0694 IN RE C.C. 2019-10-07
19-0096 M.E.N. WATER SUPPLY CORPORATION, ANGUS WATER SUPPLY CORPORATION, CHATFIELD WATER SUPPLY CORPORATION, CORBET WATER SUPPLY CORPORATION, CITY OF FROST, CITY OF KERENS, AND COMMUNITY WATER COMPANY v. CITY OF CORSICANA, TEXAS 2019-10-04
19-0238 CATHAY BANK v. LYDA SWINERTON BUILDERS, INC. 2019-10-04
19-0399 IN THE INTEREST OF L.N.C & K.N.M., CHILDREN 2019-10-04
19-0488 IN THE INTEREST OF L.G., A CHILD 2019-10-04
19-0585 IN RE PRAVEEN PANCHAKARLA 2019-10-04
19-0420 STRYKER SALES CORPORATION v. DINA CAVAZOS 2019-10-04
19-0247 THE CITY OF HOUSTON v. TRI-STEM, LTD. 2019-10-04
19-0540 FORD MOTOR CO. v. PETER GARZA, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS NEXT FRIEND OF S. G., A MINOR, AND ON BEHALF OF THE ESTATES OF STEPHANIE GARZA, TAYLOR GARZA, PETER JAMES GARZA, AND JESSE GARZA, DECEASED, AND JIM FISK AND MARY FISK 2019-10-04
19-0455 ANTERO RESOURCES CORPORATION v. ENERQUEST OIL & GAS, L.L.C. 2019-10-04
19-0230 GEORGE FLEMING AND FLEMING & ASSOCIATES, L.L.P. v. REBECCA WILSON, ET AL. 2019-10-04
19-0448 IN THE INTEREST OF N.T., A CHILD 2019-09-10 2019-10-21
19-0142 JEFFREY PEACE AND CAROLINE PEACE v. ITCOA, LLC D/B/A INDEPENDENCE TITLE COMPANY, MONA MCMAHAN, AND WM. BRIAN MCMAHAN, PC 2019-08-30
19-0260 IN RE THE COMMITMENT OF GREGORY A. JONES 2019-08-30 2019-10-28
19-0387 NORBERTO 'BETO' SALINAS v. ARMANDO O'CA√ĎA 2019-08-30 2019-10-21
18-0977 WILLIAM MARCHBANKS v. LIBERTY INSURANCE CORPORATION 2019-08-30
19-0125 APEX FINANCIAL CORPORATION v. LOAN CARE 2019-08-30
18-1181 EMERSON ELECTRIC CO. D/B/A FUSITE & EMERSON CLIMATE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. v. CLARENCE JOHNSON 2019-08-30
19-0132 SCOTT VAN DYKE v. BUILDERS WEST, INC. 2019-08-30
18-1092 DICKINSON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT v. TEXAS WINDSTORM INSURANCE ASSOCIATION 2019-08-30
19-0186 BTX SCHOOLS, INC. AND BASIS SCHOOLS v. KONARK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP 2019-08-30
18-1061 PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION OF TEXAS AND SOUTHWESTERN ELECTRIC POWER COMPANY v. TEXAS INDUSTRIAL ENERGY CONSUMERS, ET AL. 2019-08-30
18-0911 STEVEN BIASATTI AND PAUL GROSS D/B/A TOPDOG PROPERTIES v. GUIDEONE NATIONAL INSURANCE COMPANY 2019-08-30
19-0023 IN RE Z.Q. 2019-08-30
19-0022 EX PARTE CITY OF EL PASO 2019-08-30
19-0050 MELISSA FUENTES, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS NEXT FRIEND OF VICTOR ROBERT FUENTES AND ISABELLA ELAINE FUENTES v. TEXAS MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY 2019-08-30
19-0288 WILLIE LEE GRIFFIN, JR., D/B/A GRIFFIN MORTUARY v. CHARLETTE (NECOLE) TANNER-STARR AND MARCIE TANNER 2019-08-30 2019-10-21
19-0005 STARR INDEMNITY & LIABILITY COMPANY v. KENYON INTERNATIONAL EMERGENCY SERVICES INC. 2019-08-30
19-0025 CITY OF AUSTIN, TEXAS, AND SPENCER CRONK, CITY MANAGER OF THE CITY OF AUSTIN v. TEXAS ASSOCIATION OF BUSINESS; NATIONAL FEDERATION OF INDEPENDENT BUSINESS, AMERICAN STAFFING ASSOCIATION; LEADINGEDGE PERSONNEL, LTD.; STAFF FORCE, INC.; HT STAFFING LTD. D/B/A THE HT GROUP; THE BURNETT COMPANIES CONSOLIDATED, INC., D/B/A BURNETT SPECIALISTS; SOCIETY FOR HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT; TEXAS STATE COUNCIL OF THE SOCIETY FOR HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT; AUSTIN HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION; STRICKLAND SCHOOL, LLC; AND THE STATE OF TEXAS 2019-08-30
19-0473 IN RE E.O. 2019-08-30 2019-10-21
19-0339 IN RE FREIGHTQUOTE.COM, INC. 2019-08-30 2019-10-18
19-0045 AEP TEXAS CENTRAL COMPANY AND T&D SOLUTIONS, LLC v. MARTA ARREDONDO 2019-08-30 2019-10-21
19-0204 BELLA PALMA, LLC v. MARK YOUNG 2019-08-30 2019-11-12
19-0208 CITY OF DALLAS v. KOJO NKANSAH 2019-08-30
19-0223 DEVIN LAMAR HARRIS AND MEGHAN THERESA HARRIS v. SAMUEL ADAM AFLALO 2019-08-30
19-0391 IN RE HOPE CHARITIES, INC. 2019-08-30
19-0030 DR. RUTHIE HARPER AND PLLG, LLC v. WELLBEING GENOMICS PTY LTD. 2019-08-30
19-0268 IN RE MARCUS P. ROGERS, RECEIVER FOR THE MARITAL DEDUCTION TRUST AND THE RESIDUARY TRUST CREATED UNDER THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF LEE ROY "COWBOY" HOSKINS, SR. 2019-08-30
19-0115 13 HEIN, LLC AND ROBERT P. HEIN v. ANALICIA PENA DE BECERRA, FEDERICO JAVIER PENA LLANOS, LILIA LETICIA PENA DE BORREGO, HILDE PENA DE TRAD, ELSA PENA CASS, ZIMMERMAN LIMITED PARTNERSHIP NO. 1 2019-08-30
18-0270 HAIQUAN ZHU v. FIRST COMMUNITY INSURANCE COMPANY 2019-08-30
19-0107 LEROY TORRES v. TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY 2019-08-30
19-0036 LANDRY'S, INC. AND HOUSTON AQUARIUM, INC. v. ANIMAL LEGAL DEFENSE FUND, CHERYL CONLEY, AND CARNEY ANNE NASSER 2019-08-30
19-0205 FATIH OZCELEBI, M. D. v. K. V. CHOWDARY, M. D., INDIVIDUALLY AND D/B/A VALLEY GASTROENTEROLOGY CLINIC, P. A.: VALLEY GASTROENTEROLOGY CLINIC P. A. 2019-08-30
18-0205 ROBERTO LAZOS v. STATE FARM LLOYDS 2019-08-30
18-0127 JUAN ALVAREZ v. STATE FARM LLOYDS 2019-08-30
18-1221 LUIS FERNANDO MARTINEZ REYES v. JEFFERSON COUNTY, TEXAS 2019-06-21 2019-09-10
18-1205 IN RE ENERGY TRANSFER FUEL, LP 2019-06-21 2019-11-06
18-1176 TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION v. BRIAN MILTON 2019-06-21 2019-09-30
19-0041 PETER BEASLEY v. SOCIETY OF INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, DALLAS AREA CHAPTER 2019-06-21 2019-10-10
19-0117 REGENT CARE OF SAN ANTONIO, L.P. v. ROBERT H. DETRICK AND CAROLYN DART DETRICK 2019-06-21 2019-09-10
19-0141 IN RE JUAN FERDIN 2019-06-21 2019-10-24
19-0497 IN RE ACADEMY, LTD. D/B/A ACADEMY SPORTS + OUTDOORS 2019-06-21 2019-11-12
19-0167 CONWAY WAAK JR. AND MARLENE WAAK D/B/A CARMINE CHAROLAIS RANCH AND CARMINE CHAROLAIS RANCH v. RAUL AMPARO ZUNIGA RODRIGUEZ AND ANA MARIA ORTIZ MARTINEZ, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES, AND HEIRS OF THE ESTATE OF RAUL AMPARO ZUNIGA ORTIZ JR.; AND JUANA GUADALUPE MARTINEZ, AS NEXT FRIEND OF SEBASTIAN ZUNIGA AND WENDY ZUNIGA, ET AL. 2019-06-21 2019-10-11
18-1211 INNOVATIVE BLOCK OF SOUTH TEXAS, LTD. v. VALLEY BUILDERS SUPPLY, INC. D/B/A VALLEY BLOCK & BRICK 2019-06-21 2019-10-10
18-1200 IN RE MOBILE MINI, INC. 2019-06-21 2019-07-23
18-1206 IN RE ENERGY TRANSFER FUEL, LP 2019-06-21 2019-11-06
18-0682 AMERICAN REALTY TRUST, INC. AND ART MIDWEST, INC. v. ANDREWS KURTH, LLP 2019-06-21 2019-10-16
18-1209 CRIMSON EXPLORATION INC. AND CRIMSON EXPLORATION OPERATING, INC. v. ALLEN DRILLING ACQUISITION COMPANY AND ADAC II, INC. 2019-06-21 2019-10-08
19-0077 ANTHONY A. RIEDER, ED RAPEE III, AND CADBURY SOLUTIONS, LLC v. KENNY WOODS, ALAN MEEKER, AND CQUENTIA SERIES, LLC 2019-06-21 2019-09-11
19-0306 IN THE INTEREST OF B. C., A CHILD 2019-06-21 2019-07-18
18-1223 TEXAS BOARD OF CHIROPRACTIC EXAMINERS; PATRICK FORTNER, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS THE BOARD'S EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR; AND TEXAS CHIROPRACTIC ASSOCIATION v. TEXAS MEDICAL ASSOCIATION 2019-06-21 2019-09-25
19-0081 ROBERT KUBBERNUS AND BALATON GROUP, INC. v. ECAL PARTNERS, LTD., ET AL. 2019-06-21 2019-10-04
18-1038 THE STATE OF TEXAS v. CPS ENERGY F/K/A CITY PUBLIC SERVICE F/K/A/ SAN ANTONIO PUBLIC SERVICE COMPANY 2019-06-14 2019-08-05
18-0837 LOYA INSURANCE COMPANY v. OSBALDO HURTADO AVALOS AND ANTONIO HURTADO AS ASSIGNEES OF KARLA FLORES GUEVARA 2019-06-14 2019-10-28
18-1115 PATRICK LAMBKIN D/B/A RAW HAPPINESS JUICE BAR v. WONG GROCERY CO., LLC 2019-06-14 2019-08-05
18-1134 W&T OFFSHORE, INC. v. WESLEY FREDIEU 2019-06-14
18-0987 DAVID NELSON, INDIVIDUALLY AND D/B/A COLLECTIVE CONTRACTING, A SOLE PROPRIETORSHIP; COLLECTIVE CONTRACTING, INC.; AND E. E. HOOD & SONS, INC. v. VERNCO CONSTRUCTION, INC. 2019-06-14 2019-10-11
18-1150 TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION v. HECTOR R. RAMIREZ 2019-06-14 2019-09-03
18-1047 THE CITY OF MADISONVILLE AND THE MADISONVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT v. DAVID SIMS 2019-06-14 2019-11-12
18-0808 EX PARTE: C. D. 2019-05-31 2019-08-20
19-0102 TEXAS EDUCATION AGENCY v. S.E.H. 2019-05-31 2019-08-20
18-0418 XTO ENERGY, INC. AND MOBIL PRODUCING TEXAS AND NEW MEXICO, INC. v. REILLY MCNEEL DILLON, ET AL. 2019-05-31 2019-10-21
18-1041 IN RE COLTON LESTER 2019-05-31 2019-07-12
18-0983 EAGLE OIL & GAS CO. v. TRO-X, L.P. 2019-05-31 2019-09-19
18-0969 EX PARTE J.H. 2019-05-31 2019-08-20
18-0971 CRAIG MILLER AND TREASA MILLER v. SUPERIOR FORESTRY SERVICES, INC. 2019-05-31 2019-08-29
18-0932 EX PARTE E.H. 2019-05-31 2019-08-20
18-0739 SILICON LABORATORIES INC. v. GLENN HEGAR, COMPTROLLER OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS OF THE STATE OF TEXAS, AND KEN PAXTON, ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE STATE OF TEXAS 2019-05-31 2019-10-18
18-0873 PIVOT TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS, LTD.; PIVOT ACQUISITION CORP.; AND ARC ACQUISITION (US), INC. v. RYAN R. GRANT (INDIVIDUALLY, AND AS TRUSTEE OF THE RYAN R. GRANT 2007 TRUST); LAURA GRANT; JANA GRIMES; JOHN E. GRIMES (TRUSTEE OF THE JOHN E. GRIMES 2007 TRUST); ANNE FIELDING; SCOTT SIZEMORE; JOHN D. ROWELL; HERSCHEL SOVA; ET AL. 2019-05-31 2019-10-21
18-0566 LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION v. GLENN HEGAR, COMPTROLLER OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS OF THE STATE OF TEXAS; AND KEN PAXTON, ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE STATE OF TEXAS 2019-05-31 2019-10-18
18-0781 ELECTRIC RELIABILITY COUNCIL OF TEXAS v. PANDA POWER GENERATION INFRASTRUCTURE FUND, LLC D/B/A PANDA POWER FUNDS, ET AL. 2019-04-05 2019-08-01
18-0925 ROBBIE LESA HAMES HORTON v. KIMBERLY A. STOVALL 2019-03-29 2019-06-12
18-1017 IN RE CITY OF CONROE, TEXAS; CITY OF MAGNOLIA, TEXAS; CITY OF SPLENDORA, TEXAS; QUADVEST, L.P., WOODLAND OAKS UTILITY, L.P.; EVERETT SQUARE, INC.; E.S. WATER CONSOLIDATORS, INC.; UTILITIES INVESTMENT CO., INC.; AND T&W WATER SERVICE COMPANY 2019-03-29 2019-06-18
18-0658 BELL HELICOPTER TEXTRON, INC. v. BRIAN BURNETT 2019-03-29 2019-08-19
18-0678 CAROWEST LAND, LTD. v. CITY OF NEW BRAUNFELS, TEXAS AND Y.C. PARTNERS, LTD., D/B/A YANTIS COMPANY 2019-03-29 2019-09-18
18-0792 IN RE PANDA POWER INFRASTRUCTURE FUND, LLC, D/B/A PANDA POWER FUNDS, ET AL. 2019-02-15 2019-08-07
18-0458 VIA METROPOLITAN TRANSIT v. CURTIS MECK 2019-02-08 2019-07-26
18-0555 MIKE MORATH, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS COMMISSIONER OF THE TEXAS EDUCATION AGENCY v. VIRGINIA DIANE LEWIS, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS NEXT FRIEND TO C.J.L., ET AL. 2019-02-08
18-0703 LANE THOMAS SHINOGLE v. BENJAMIN WHITLOCK & BRIANNA WHITLOCK 2019-02-08 2019-05-14
18-0344 CHRISTOPHER JAMES GLENN, M.D. AND NORTHEAST OB/GYN ASSOCIATES, L.L.P. v. JOSEPH LEAL AND DAWN LEAL, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS NATURAL PARENTS, NEXT FRIENDS AND LEGAL GUARDIANS OF A.L., A MINOR 2019-01-25 2019-05-16
18-0944 LEMUEL DAVID HOGAN v. STEPHANIE MONTAGNE ZOANNI 2019-01-25 2019-04-09
18-0513 ST. JOHN MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, SYMPHUEL ANDERSON, BEVERLY DAVIS, AND PATRICIA MAYS v. MERLE FLAKES, ELOISE SQUARE, MARY JO EVANS, ANNE KATHERINE WHITE, AND ELLA MAE ROLLINS 2018-11-16 2019-01-22
17-0719 OZIER HURST v. NATIONAL SECURITY FIRE & CASUALTY COMPANY, ACTION CLAIM SERVICE, INC., AND AARON TIMMINS 2018-06-01 2018-10-22