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Docket for 16-254
No. 16-254
Title:
Water Splash, Inc., Petitioner
v.
Tara Menon
Docketed:August 29, 2016
Lower Ct:Court of Appeals of Texas, Fourteenth District
  Case Nos.:(14-14-00012-CV)
  Decision Date:June 30, 2015
Discretionary Court  
  Decision Date:May 27, 2016
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Aug 25 2016 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 28, 2016)
Aug 31 2016 Waiver of right of respondent Tara Menon to respond filed.
Sep 14 2016 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 7, 2016.
Sep 22 2016 Response Requested . (Due October 24, 2016)
Oct 13 2016 Brief of respondent Tara Menon in opposition filed.
Oct 25 2016 Reply of petitioner Water Splash, Inc. filed.
Nov 2 2016 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 22, 2016.
Nov 28 2016 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 2, 2016.
Dec 2 2016 Petition GRANTED.
Jan 17 2017 Joint appendix filed.
Jan 17 2017 Brief of petitioner Water Splash, Inc. filed.
Jan 24 2017 Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Feb 3 2017 SET FOR ARGUMENT on Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Feb 3 2017 Record requested from the Court of Appeals of Texas, Fourteenth District.
Feb 14 2017 Brief of respondent Tara Menon filed.
Feb 14 2017 Motion for divided argument filed by petitioner Water Splash, Inc.
Feb 21 2017 Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Feb 22 2017 Record received from the Court of Appeals of Texas, Fourteenth District. The record is electronic.
Feb 22 2017 CIRCULATED.
Mar 6 2017 Motion for divided argument filed by petitioner DENIED.
Mar 6 2017 Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Mar 13 2017 Reply of petitioner Water Splash, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 22 2017 Argued. For petitioner: Jeremy Gaston, Houston, Tex.; and Elaine J. Goldenberg, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.) For respondent: Timothy A. Hootman, Houston, Tex.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Jeremy Gaston Hawash Meade Gaston Neese & Cicack LLP(713) 658-9001
    Counsel of Record2118 Smith Street
Houston, TX  77002
jgaston@hmgnc.com
Party name: Water Splash, Inc.
Attorneys for Respondent:
Timothy A. Hootman Timothy A. Hootman(713) 247-9548
    Counsel of Record 2402 Pease Street
Houston, TX  77003
thootman2000@yahoo.com
Party name: Tara Menon
Other:
Elaine J. Goldenberg Assistant to the Solicitor General
Department of Justice
Washington, DC  20530
Party name: United States
 
Jeffrey B. Wall Acting Solicitor General(202) 514-2217
United States Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20530-0001
SupremeCtBriefs@USDOJ.gov
Party name: United States
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