Twists and turns were the norm at a closely watched hearing on the constitutionality of the Texas death penalty statute, which began Dec. 6 in 177th District Judge Kevin Fine's Harris County courtroom. Not only did the Harris County District Attorney's Office refuse to participate in the pretrial evidentiary hearing, but after only two days of testimony presented by attorneys representing John E. Green, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals temporarily halted proceedings.
Court of Criminal Appeals Halts Hearing on Death Penalty Constitutionality
December 13, 2010
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