United States Fifth Circuit

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GRANT v. GILBERT, 01-51120

Where a nursing home resident has since applied for and is receiving community-based care, his challenge to state officials' failure to provide adequate information about community-based placement alternatives to nursing home care residents is moot, and appellant cannot proceed as class representative.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 03/24/2003
  • Published 03/24/2003

Judges

  • JERRY E. SMITH, Circuit Judge:, Before GARWOOD, SMITH and BARKSDALE, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Fifth Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Garth Anthony Corbett (argued), Beth L. Mitchell, Advocacy Inc., Austin, TX, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Heather Leigh Horton, Asst. Atty. Gen., Edwin N. Horne (argued), Austin, TX, for Defendants-Appellees.