Travis County Finding of Prosecutorial Misconduct Upheld by CCA

Last week, the Court of Criminal Appeals refused to reverse a lower court ruling that threw out the sentence in the Laura Hall case due to prosecutorial conduct by a Travis County ADA.  Hall was convicted of tampering with evidence and sentenced to five years in prison as a result of her role in the mutilation of the body of a 21-year-old former University of Texas student.  More…

Coverage of lower court rulings: (1) Original trial court ruling. (2) 3rd Court of Appeals decision.

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