Supreme Court

Case: 12-0518    
12-0518
06/25/2012
Petition for Writ of Mandamus
IN RE NESTLE USA, INC. 
 
Appellate Briefs
Date Event TypeDescriptionRemarksDocument
11/05/2012Motion for RehearingRelator's Motion for Rehearing of Cause filedRelator Nestle USA Inc.'s Motion for Rehearing.
10/04/2012Post submission brief filedRelatorPost Submission brief filed on behalf of Nestle USA, Inc.
09/28/2012Post submission brief filedReal Parties in Interest Post Submission Brief filed on behalf of Susan Combs.
09/17/2012Amicus Curiae Brief receivedReceived (instead of filed)Amicus Brief filed on behalf of Texas Association of Manufacturers, et al.  Submitted by Keith Strama, State Bar No. 24070707, BEATTY BANGLE STRAMA, P.C., 400 West 15th Street, Suite 1450, Austin, Texas 78701, Phone: (512) 879-5050.  (HARD COPIES REC'D)
09/05/2012Amicus Curiae Brief receivedReceived (instead of filed)Brief of Amicus Curiae National Federation of Independent Business Small Business Legal Center in Support of Relator.  Submitted by Scott A. Keller of YETTER COLEMAN LLP, 221 West Sixth St. Ste. 750, Austin Texas 78701, ph. (512) 533-0150.  (HARD COPIES REC'D)
08/23/2012Reply BriefPetitionerReply Brief on the Merits filed on behalf of Nestle USA, Inc.  (HARD COPIES REC'D)
08/16/2012Brief on the MeritsReal Parties in Interest Response Brief on the Merits filed on behalf of Susan Combs, Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts. (HARD COPIES REC'D)
07/26/2012Brief on the MeritsRelatorRelator's Brief on the Merits filed on behalf Nestle USA, Inc.  (HARD COPIES REC'D)
07/03/2012Response to Petition for Writ of Mandamus FiledReal Parties in Interest Response to the Petition for Review filed on behalf of Susan Combs, Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts.  HARD COPIES RECEIVED.
06/25/2012Petition for Writ of MandamusRelatorPetition for Writ of Mandamus filed on behalf of Nestle USA, Inc.  (HARD COPIES REC'D)
Case Events
DateEvent TypeDispositionRemarksDocument
05/19/2014Case Stored - stored case location updated Row 11 G-5
01/16/2013Case Stored G02 Row 21 C-3
12/14/2012Certified cys of cost bill sent to attys of record Cost Bill Issued
12/14/2012Motion for Rehearing - DisposedDenied with Justice not sitting. 
11/05/2012Case forwarded to Court  
11/05/2012Motion for Rehearing Relator Nestle USA Inc.'s Motion for Rehearing.
10/19/2012Dissenting opinion issued.Issued 
10/19/2012Opinion issuedDenied 
10/04/2012Post submission brief filed Post Submission brief filed on behalf of Nestle USA, Inc.
09/28/2012Post submission brief filed Post Submission Brief filed on behalf of Susan Combs.
09/18/2012Oral argument  argued on behalf of relator by Peter A. Nolan; argued on behalf of real party in interest by Rance L. Craft; argued on behalf of amicus, National Federation of Independence Business Small Business Legal Center, by Scott A. Keller
09/17/2012Amicus Curiae Brief received Amicus Brief filed on behalf of Texas Association of Manufacturers, et al.  Submitted by Keith Strama, State Bar No. 24070707, BEATTY BANGLE STRAMA, P.C., 400 West 15th Street, Suite 1450, Austin, Texas 78701, Phone: (512) 879-5050.  (HARD COPIES REC'D)
09/12/2012Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received Oral Argument Submission form submitted by amicus curiae attorney Scott A. Keller of Yetter Coleman LLP of Austin, TX
09/11/2012Phone call from Clerk's Office Call made to Scott Keller to inform him that the Court granted the Unopposed Motion for Leave of Court for Amicus Curiae to Share Argument.  Time allotted to argue 15/20/5 minutes. Asked that Mr. Keller efile an Oral Argument Submission Form via efiling as soon as possible.  Left voicemail.
09/11/2012Miscellaneous motion disposed. See Remarks.Filing grantedUnopposed Motion for Leave of Court for Amicus Curiae to Share Argument granted.  (Time allotted to argue: 15/20/5)
09/05/2012Miscellaneous Motion Unopposed Motion for Leave of Court for Amicus Curiae to Share Argument filed on behalf of National Federation of Independent Business Small Business Legal Center.
09/05/2012Amicus Curiae Brief received Brief of Amicus Curiae National Federation of Independent Business Small Business Legal Center in Support of Relator.  Submitted by Scott A. Keller of YETTER COLEMAN LLP, 221 West Sixth St. Ste. 750, Austin Texas 78701, ph. (512) 533-0150.  (HARD COPIES REC'D)
08/29/2012Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received Oral Argument Submission Form submitted by attorney Rance L. Craft of the Office of the Attorney General of Austin, TX
08/29/2012Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received Oral Argument Submission Form submitted by relator attorne Peter A. Nolan of Winstead PC of Austin, TX
08/24/2012Case set for oral argumentCase set for oral argumentThis case is set for oral argument at 9:00 a.m. on September 18, 2012.  Time allotted to argue:  20/20 minutes.
08/24/2012Mandamus Set to Argue  
08/24/2012Petition for Writ of Mandamus disposedCase set for oral argument 
08/23/2012Reply Brief Reply Brief on the Merits filed on behalf of Nestle USA, Inc.  (HARD COPIES REC'D)
08/16/2012Brief on the Merits Response Brief on the Merits filed on behalf of Susan Combs, Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts. (HARD COPIES REC'D)
07/26/2012Brief on the Merits Relator's Brief on the Merits filed on behalf Nestle USA, Inc.  (HARD COPIES REC'D)
07/05/2012Phone call from Clerk's Office Call made to parties to request brief on the merits.  Left message for relator and spoke with real party attorney Rance Craft about due dates.
07/05/2012Brief on the Merits Requested Brief on the merits requested: Relator's brief due no later than 7/26/12; Response brief due 8/16/12; Reply brief due 8/23/12.
07/03/2012Response to Petition for Writ of Mandamus Filed Response to the Petition for Review filed on behalf of Susan Combs, Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts.  HARD COPIES RECEIVED.
07/03/2012Notice from attorney regarding vacation dates Letter from attorney Rance Craft to inform the Court that he will be out of town on vacation from August 22, 2012 through August 26, 2012.  He asks that the Court not set any deadlines during this time.
06/29/2012Notice from attorney regarding vacation dates Mr. Nolan's vacation notice as August 6-17, 2012.  Filed on behalf of Nestle USA, Inc.
06/26/2012Designation of Lead Counsel  Designation of Lead Counsel:  Rance L. Craft, Asst. Solicitor Gen., Office of the Attorney General, PO Box 12548 (MC 059), Austin, TX 78711, (512)936-2872.  Filed on behalf of Susan Combs, Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts.
06/26/2012Phone call from Clerk's Office Call made to Kevin Van Oort and Rance Craft to see if they will be filing on behalf of real party in interest.  Mr. Craft said he is the one to contact.  Let him know that a response is requested, due on 7/5/12.  Left voicemail with Mr. Van Oort.
06/26/2012Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response Requested response to petition for writ of mandamus due no later than 7/5/12.
06/25/2012Petition for Writ of Mandamus Petition for Writ of Mandamus filed on behalf of Nestle USA, Inc.  (HARD COPIES REC'D)
Calendars
Set DateCalendar TypeReason SetRemarks
01/16/2013Case StoredCase stored.G02 Row 21 C-3
05/19/2014Case StoredCase stored.Row 11 G-5
Parties
PartyPartyTypeRepresentative
Texas Association of ManufacturersAmicus CuriaeMr. Keith Strama
Susan Combs, Texas Comptroller of Public AccountsReal Party in Interest Mr. Kevin D. Van Oort
Mr. Rance L. Craft
Attorney General Greg W. Abbott
National Federation of Independent Business Small Business Legal CenterAmicus CuriaeMr. Scott A. Keller
Nestle USA, Inc.RelatorMs. Jennifer Patterson Rabb
Mr. Peter Nolan
Ms. Anna Windsor Kana
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