Tag Archives: Court of Criminal Appeals

Order allows modification, suspension of court procedures in Harvey-affected proceedings

The Texas Supreme Court and Court of Criminal Appeals issued an emergency order Monday authorizing modification and suspension of court procedures in proceedings affected by Hurricane Harvey. The order expires September 27 unless the courts extend it. “Court proceedings … throughout Texas may be affected by the disaster because of closures of courts and clerks’ … 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