After the hearing held last January in Pampa, and as expected, Judge Emmert endorsed the findings and conclusion submitted by the state of Texas.
The case is now back before the Court of Criminal Appeals in Austin.
The defense has until June 20th, 2018 to submit its supplemental brief and the … Continue Reading ››
After the hearing...
As you know, and while hank’s appeal is on hold with the Court of Criminal Appeals, on January 8th and 9th a hearing took place in the trial court in Pampa to allow both the defense and the state to present their respective interpretations … Continue Reading ››
It seems that time has flown by while Hank’s appeal on the interpretation of the results of the DNA tests is still pending. It was filed in November 2014, almost three years ago. This was not due to the legal process itself but rather to an important recommendation of the FBI to … Continue Reading ››
The hearing initially scheduled for November 8th & 9th, 2017 in Pampa, Texas has been postponed for technical reasons until January 8th & 9th, 2018.
This delay obviously lengthens Hank’s wait on death row, but it will also allow us to mobilize more people to raise the funds necessary to … Continue Reading ››
On February 3 & 4, 2014, the hearing took place in Pampa. The defense and the state submitted their proposed findings to Judge Emmert on June 6, 2014.
On April 1, 2012, the Court of Appeals ordered a hearing for May 2, 2012.
There have been two developments for Hank's case in recent months. The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals granted a certificate of Appeal on 14 May 2008. His lawyers filed a motion July 24, 2008. On July 14, 2009, that court dismissed the appeal. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals in Austin granted a … Continue Reading ››