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No. 19-0877
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IN RE ALFRED DEWAYNE BROWN

A mandamus petition was filed on September 30, 2019. Oral argument was held on October 29, 2020. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on December 18, 2020.

Opinion

December 18, 2020

Guzman
Hecht
Lehrmann
Boyd
Devine
Blacklock
Busby
Bland
Huddle

Justice Guzman delivered the opinion of the Court.View Electronic Briefs | Oral Argument PDF

 

Court of Appeals

None

Trial Court

Trial Court:351st District Court
County:Harris
Trial Judge:Honorable Mark Ellis
Trial Docket:1035159

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

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Date Event  
2021-01-04 Motion for rehearing due to be filed.

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2020-12-18 Opinion issued   Writ of Mandamus conditionally granted
2020-11-23 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2020-10-29 Oral argument  
2020-10-28 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Relator)  
2020-10-16 Submission Schedule
2020-10-06 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2020-10-05 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2020-09-18 Letter sent to parties from Supreme Court - See Remarks  
2020-08-28 Petition for Writ of Mandamus disposed Case set for oral argument
2020-08-28 Mandamus Set to Argue
2020-08-28 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2020-08-05 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2020-07-27 Reply Brief (Relator)  
2020-07-27 Call received  
2020-07-24 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2020-07-22 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2020-07-20 Letter Filed  
2020-07-14 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2020-06-25 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2020-06-24 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2020-06-17 Motion for Extension of Time filed  
2020-06-10 Brief on the Merits (Real Parties in Interest)  
2020-05-04 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2020-05-04 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2020-04-20 Brief on the Merits (Relator)  
2020-03-16 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2020-03-16 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2020-02-13 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2020-02-13 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2020-01-24 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2020-01-17 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2020-01-06 Reply to Response (Relator)  
2019-12-30 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2019-12-10 Call received  
2019-12-09 Supplement to Clerk's/Reporter's Record  
2019-12-09 Response to Petition for Writ of Mandamus Filed (Real Parties in Interest)  
2019-11-08 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2019-10-29 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2019-10-24 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2019-10-16 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2019-10-14 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2019-10-08 Case forwarded to Court
2019-10-07 Notice of Appearance  
2019-10-01 Appendix Filed (Relator)  
2019-10-01 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2019-09-30 Case Record Filed  
2019-09-30 Call received  
2019-09-30 Petition for Writ of Mandamus filed (Relator)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Hegar, Glenn
Ms. Nancy L. Prosser
Mr. Philip A. Lionberger
Mr. Kyle D. Hawkins
Atty. Gen. W. Kenneth Paxton Jr.
Ms. Bethany Spare
Mr. Jeffrey C. Mateer
Real Party In Interest
Brown, Alfred Dewayne
Mr. Joseph S. Grinstein
Mr. Neal S. Manne
Ms. Rachel Anne Ekery
Mr. Shawn L. Raymond
Mr. Wallace B. Jefferson
Relator

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Heimlich, Edmund
Edmund Heimlich
Session, Cory
Mr. Collin Joe Cox
Faith and Community Leaders
Mr. James Dawson
Mr. Thomas S. Leatherbury
Mr. Harry M. Reasoner
Perry, Rick
Mr. Bill Jones
DiNardo, Daniel Cardinal
Mr. Steven C. Levatino
Beal, Ron
Mr. Ronald Lynn Beal
Ellis, Rodney
Mr. Collin Joe Cox
The Cato Institute
Mr. Curt Webb
Mr. David M. Gunn
Mr. Nicholas M. Bruno
Ms. Constance H. Pfeiffer
Mr. Fields Alexander
Mr. Michael Ernest Richardson II
Mr. Troy Ford
Mr. Geoffrey A. Gannaway
Mr. Russell S. Post
Mr. Mark C. Rodriguez
Mr. Charles 'Chad' R. Flores
Ms. Kathleen A. Gallagher
Mr. Matthew Paul Whitley
Mr. Thomas Edward Ganucheau
Mr. Owen J. McGovern
Ms. Kathryn June Skagerberg
Mr. Alex Benjamin Roberts
The Actual Innocence Clinic of the University of Texas Law School
Mr. Gary A. Udashen
Charles Press
Innocence Project of Texas
Mr. Gary A. Udashen
Charles Press
Innocence Project, Inc.
Charles Press
Mr. Gary A. Udashen
Raley, John Wesley
Mr. John Wesley Raley
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