Category: mandamus

  • Defense’s First Brief in Opposition to Mandamus

    I’ve added to my Scribd collection of documents from the John Green case the defense’s initial brief in opposition to mandamus, filed before the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals’ first order denying mandamus. Green Defense Brief in Opposition to Mandamus

  • Mandamus in Texas and the Green Case

    [M]andamus relief is available only when the relator can establish two things: first, that no other adequate remedy at law is available; and second, that the act he seeks to compel is ministerial. An act is ministerial “when the law clearly spells out the duty to be performed … with such certainty that nothing is […]