Christopher Allen Phillips v. The State of Texas; PD-0789-14: Jailhouse Witness Testimony

Jailhouse-Witness Testimony: The Court of Criminal Appeals gave a broad reading to “a statement against the defendant’s interest” in interpreting Article 38.075(a) to to determine the necessity of a jury charge requiring corroboration of jailhouse-witness testimony. IN THE COURT OF CRIMINAL APPEALS OF … Continued

Habeas Procedure in Padilla Claims – USA v. Batamula, No. 12-20630 (Fifth Circuit 2016) –

  IN THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FIFTH CIRCUIT No. 12-20630 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff-Appellee v. INNOCENT RUTAHAGARA BATAMULA, Defendant-Appellant Appeal from the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas United States Court … Continued

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