In re Stephen Patrick Black Appeal from 274th Judicial District Court of Guadalupe County (memorandum opinion per curiam)

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Fourth Court of Appeals San Antonio, Texas MEMORANDUM OPINION No. 04-19-00107-CV IN RE Stephen Patrick BLACK Original Mandamus Proceeding 1 PER CURIAM Sitting: Sandee Bryan Marion, Chief Justice Luz Elena D. Chapa, Justice Beth Watkins, Justice Delivered and Filed: May 15, 2019 ORIGINAL PROCEEDING DISMISSED On April 10, 2019, the trial court granted relator’s “Motion to Terminate State Counsel for Offenders and Invoke the Faretta Right to Self-Representation.” Accordingly, on April 23, 2019, we ordered relator to file either a petition for writ of mandamus that fully complies with Texas Rule of Appellate Procedure 52.3 if he desired to pursue his request for mandamus relief or a motion to dismiss this original proceeding. On May 3, 2019, relator filed a motion to dismiss stating, “the subject matter of this mandamus was resolved, wherein Relator now represents himself pro se in his court of commitment.” We grant the motion and dismiss this original proceeding. PER CURIAM This proceeding arises out of Cause No. CV-15-1805, styled In the Commitment of Stephen Patrick Black, pending in the 274th Judicial District Court, Guadalupe County, Texas, the Honorable Gary L. Steel presiding. 1