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No. 08-0391
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IN RE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY AND PROTECTIVE SERVICES

The Court denied review of the petition on May 29, 2008. File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 3 articles about this case.

April 3, 2009

The FLDS removal case -- one year later

from Tex Parte

The Court has issued opinions:

May 29, 2008

Court Denies Mandamus in the FLDS Case

from SCOTXblog

May 29, 2008

Texas Supreme Court Nixes Removal of Children From FLDS Ranch

from Texas Lawyer

Opinions

May 29, 2008

Percuriam.511
Jefferson
Hecht
Wainwright
Brister
Medina
Green

Per Curiam Opinion PDF

Oneill
Johnson
Willett

Justice O'Neill delivered an opinion concurring in part and dissenting in part, in which Justice Johnson and Justice Willett joined. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:3rd Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Conditionally Granted
COA Docket No.:03-08-00235-CV
Opinion Author:Per Curiam

Trial Court

Trial Court:51st District Court
County:Schleicher
Trial Judge:Honorable Barbara Lane Walther
Trial Docket:2779-2903

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2008-07-16 Record returned to Court of Appeals  
2008-07-16 Letter sent to parties from Supreme Court - See Remarks  
2008-07-16 Case Stored  
2008-05-30 Response to Petition for Writ of Mandamus Filed  
2008-05-29 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2008-05-29 Response to Petition for Writ of Mandamus Filed  
2008-05-29 Petition for Writ of Mandamus disposed Application denied with per curiam opinion
2008-05-29 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2008-05-29 Concurring and Dissenting Opinion delivered Issued
2008-05-29 Emergency stay disposed   Denied
2008-05-29 Response to Petition for Writ of Mandamus Filed  
2008-05-29 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2008-05-28 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2008-05-28 Letter Filed  
2008-05-27 Amicus Curiae Letter Received   Filed document is struck by the Court
2008-05-27 Letter Filed  
2008-05-27 Surreply filed (Real Parties in Interest)  
2008-05-27 Reply to Response to Motion  
2008-05-27 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2008-05-23 Response to Motion filed  
2008-05-23 Case Record Filed  
2008-05-23 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2008-05-23 Petition for Writ of Mandamus (Relator)  
2008-05-23 Letter sent to parties from Supreme Court - See Remarks  
2008-05-23 Appendix Filed  
2008-05-23 Motion for emergency stay filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Texas Department of Family and Protective Services
Mr. Carey D. Cockerell
Mr. Michael C. Shulman
Mr. Duke Elton Hooten
Mr. Trevor Allen Woodruff
Relator
Brown, David Samuel
Mr. David Samuel Brown
Other Interested Party
Wingard, Steven J.
Mr. Steven James Wingard
Other Interested Party
Keenum, Deborah
Ms. Deborah Ann Keenum
Other Interested Party
Steed, Sara
Ms. Amy Warr
Mr. Douglas W. Alexander
Mr. Robert W. Doggett
Ms. Amanda Jane Chisholm
Ms. Julie Michele Balovich
Real Party In Interest

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Elias-Perciful, Barbara J.
Ms. Barbara J. Elias-Perciful
Sullivan, Jeanette Burney
Mrs. Jeanette Burney Sullivan
American Civil Liberties Union
Ms. Lisa Shawn Graybill
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