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 ››
On November 12, 2014 the defense filed the appellant's opening brief. The State filed its brief of appellee on January 26, 2015 and the defense filed the appellant's reply brief on February 17, 2015. On April 15, 2015 the Court of Criminal Appeals heard oral arguments in the case.
At the 11th hour, the US Supreme Court ordered an unlimited stay. On May 24, two months to the day after the stay, the Court agreed to hear the case. Oral arguments were scheduled for Oct. 13 in Washington and the decision of the Court was awaited in the spring of 2011. It … Continue Reading ››