Lebleu
v.
Dallas County

Court of Criminal Appeals of TexasOct 12, 2011
NO. WR-16,548-02 (Tex. Crim. App. Oct. 12, 2011)

NO. WR-16,548-02

10-12-2011

DONALD LEBLEU, Relator v. DALLAS COUNTY DISTRICT CLERK, Respondent


ON APPLICATION FOR A WRIT OF MANDAMUS

CAUSE NO. F85-98067-MK IN THE CRIMINAL DISTRICT

COURT NO. 4 FROM DALLAS COUNTY

Per curiam .

ORDER

Relator has filed a motion for leave to file a writ of mandamus pursuant to the original jurisdiction of this Court. In it, he contends that he filed an application for a writ of habeas corpus in the Criminal District Court No. 4 of Dallas County, that more than 35 days have elapsed, and that the application has not yet been forwarded to this Court.

In these circumstances, additional facts are needed. The respondent, the District Clerk of Dallas County, is ordered to file a response, which may be made by: submitting the record on such habeas corpus application; submitting a copy of a timely filed order which designates issues to be investigated, see McCree v. Hampton, 824 S.W.2d 578 (Tex. Crim. App. 1992); or stating that Relator has not filed an application for habeas corpus in Dallas County. Should the response include an order designating issues, proof of the date the district attorney's office was served with the habeas application shall also be submitted with the response. This application for leave to file a writ of mandamus shall be held in abeyance until the respondent has submitted the appropriate response. Such response shall be submitted within 30 days of the date of this order. Do not publish Keasler, J., not participating