No. 89-2706.

881 F.2d 145 (1989)

In re William P. CLEMENTS, et al., Petitioners.

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

August 11, 1989.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

John B. Worley, Asst. Atty. Gen., Jim Mattox, Atty. Gen., Robert Ozer, Asst. Atty. Gen., Austin, Tex., for U.S.

Harold M. Streicher, Roderick Q. Lawrence, Lisa S. Rice, Asst. Harris County Attys., Houston, Tex., for Johnny Klevenhagem, Sheriff of Harris County.

James Oitzinger, and Gerald M. Birnberg, Williams, Birnberg & Anderson, Houston, Tex., for L. Alberti, et al.

Before POLITZ, GARWOOD, and JOLLY, Circuit Judges.

GARWOOD, Circuit Judge:

This proceeding is a petition for writ of mandamus. Petitioners are William P. Clements, Governor of the State of Texas, James Lynaugh, Director of the Texas Department of Corrections ("TDC," the Texas state agency responsible for the Texas state prison system), the members of the Texas Board of Corrections (the governing body of TDC),1 all in their respective official...

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