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