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In Re: Clients & Former Clients of Baron & Budd, P.C., 06-20835, 06-20836

A petition for writ of mandamus, to require a district court to rule on motions to intervene and motions to quash regarding a subpoena in underlying asbestos litigation, is denied pursuant to a finding that the authority conferred on the Asbestos Multi-District Litigation Court by 28 U.S.C. section 1407(b) extends beyond depositions so as to embrace the subpoenas at issue.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 02/08/2007
  • Published 02/09/2007

Judges

  • PER CURIAM:, Before SMITH, WIENER, and OWEN, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Fifth Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Alan B. Rich, Baron & Budd, Dallas, TX, for Petitioner Clients., Austin H. England, Veon & England, Irving, TX, for Petitioner Occ. Med. Res. Inc.

  • For Appellees:
  • Walter G. Watkins, Jr., Fred H. Krutz, III, Marcy B. Croft, Forman, Perry, Watkins, Krutz & Tardy, Jackson, MS, Roger Henry Nebel, Forman, Perry, Watkins, Krutz & Tardy, Houston, TX, for Respondent.