Petition for Writ of Mandamus

Less than 24 hours after the 3rd Court of Appeals ruled against Child Protective Services, CPS lawyers appealed (PDF) to the Texas Supreme Court, arguing that the 3rd Court, and not Walther, had erred. The state is asking for an emergency stay, to stop the children from being returned to their families, pending the outcome of their appeal to the state Supremes.

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