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§ (a) have proven to be particularly fertile ground for mandamus petitions in the Fifth Circuit.".The blanket denial of all discovery from a witness in a civil case, when that witness is also a defendant in a pending crimi­nal case arising out of the same facts and the witness is also expected to testify in that criminal case, is subject to mandamus.

See In re R.R., 26 S.W.3d(Tex. App.—Dallasorig. proceeding).

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