Session 1: A Guide To Art. 11.07 Writs of Habeas Corpus and Other State Writs - Examine procedures, issues, and do’s and don’ts pertaining to Article 11.07 and other State writs.
Session 2: Preservation of Error and Standards of Review - Understanding how the Court evaluates the preservation of error on appeal is essential for any practitioner. Explore how the Court approaches different rights, and how this approach impacts your appeal.
Session 3: Emerging Issues in PDRs - Listen to a discussion about significant and emerging issues pending in the Court of Criminal Appeals.
Session 4: Avoiding the Dreaded Non-Compliant “White Card” - A step-by-step walk through of TRAP Rule 73 and 11.07 habeas application compliance. Plus insight into other reasons for habeas dismissals, including discharged sentences, non-final convictions, misdemeanors, juvenile matters, and subsequent applications.
Session 5: Actual Innocence Claims and 11.073 Writs - Analyze legal issues in actual innocence claims, with particular focus on false evidence leading to wrongful convictions and wrongful convictions based on invalid scientific testimony.
Total Credit Hours:
3.50 | 0.50 ethics
TX MCLE credit expires: