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Mandamus, Writs, and Emerging Issues in PDRs

Contains material from May 2019

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Session 1: Mandamus - The unicorn of criminal appeals, mandamus relief is the closest we come to instant gratification in appellate courts. As Joe Tex sang in I Gotcha (1972), “Now gimme what you promised me, give it here, come on!"

Session 2: Writs - Explore Texas habeas corpus law and focus on best practices and procedures for litigating writ claims.

Session 3: Emerging Issues in PDRs - Review of significant and emerging issues pending in the Court of Criminal Appeals.
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Total Credit Hours:
2.25     Credit Info
Specialization: Criminal Appellate Law | Criminal Law

TX MCLE credit expires: 5/31/2020

Includes: Audio Paper Slides

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1. Mandamus (May 2019)

Josh Schaffer

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Audio (mp3) 46 mins
Paper (pdf) 29 pgs
Slides (pdf) 5 pgs

SESSION 1 — 46 mins, credit 0.75

Session 1:

Mandamus (May 2019)

The unicorn of criminal appeals, mandamus relief is the closest we come to instant gratification in appellate courts. As Joe Tex sang in I Gotcha (1972), “Now gimme what you promised me, give it here, come on!"

Originally presented at: May 2019 Conference on Criminal Appeals

Josh Schaffer, Schaffer Law Offices - Houston, TX

2. Writs (May 2019)

Michael Staats Falkenberg

0.75 0.00 0.00 0.75  

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Audio (mp3) 43 mins
Paper (pdf) 63 pgs
Slides (pdf) 45 pgs

SESSION 2 — 43 mins, credit 0.75

Session 2:

Writs (May 2019)

Explore Texas habeas corpus law and focus on best practices and procedures for litigating writ claims.

(session previously scheduled for 11:15 a.m.)

Originally presented at: May 2019 Conference on Criminal Appeals

Michael Staats Falkenberg, Texas Court of Criminal Appeals - Austin, TX

3. Emerging Issues in PDRs (May 2019)

Kathleen Mary Schneider, Stacey M. Soule

0.75 0.00 0.00 0.75  

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Audio (mp3) 43 mins
Slides (pdf) 21 pgs

SESSION 3 — 43 mins, credit 0.75

Session 3:

Emerging Issues in PDRs (May 2019)

Review of significant and emerging issues pending in the Court of Criminal Appeals.

Originally presented at: May 2019 Conference on Criminal Appeals

Kathleen Mary Schneider, Texas Court of Criminal Appeals - Austin, TX
Stacey M. Soule, Office of the State Prosecuting Attorney - Austin, TX