Briseno Receives New Sentencing Hearing

Yesterday, June 9, 2010, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals (CCA) overturned the death sentence of Jose Briseno. From the Dallas Morning News: “The court ruled jurors who decided Jose Briseno should be put to death didn’t have enough information in their instructions from the trial judge to make their decision. At the time of […]

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Charles Hood Receives New Sentencing Trial

Charles Dead Hood was convicted in the 1989 fatal shootings of 26-year-old Tracie Lynn Wallace and 46-year-old Ronald Williamson. For the last two years, upon discovery of substantial evidence and later sworn testimony, that uncovered the romantic relationship between former Collin County District Attorney Thomas O’Connell Jr and the presiding judge Verla Sue Holland, Hood […]

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