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Texas Court of Criminal Appeals celebrates 125 years

The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals celebrated its 125-year anniversary with a celebration in its courtroom on Thursday. “For a moment, consider what it was like in 1891,” Presiding Judge Sharon Keller said, listing off the differences between the year the court was established and more than a century later to the former judges, briefing … Continue Reading

Texas Court of Criminal Appeals Judge Hervey appointed to National Commission on Forensic Science

On Jan. 10, 2014, the U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Department of Commerce appointed 30 members to the first-ever National Commission on Forensic Science. Among these experts was Judge Barbara Hervey of the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. The commission was created in February 2013 by the DOJ and U.S. Department of Commerce’s National … Continue Reading