Mandamus in John Green Case


Channel 11 is reporting that the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has ordered that the hearing in the John Green case on the unconstitutionality under the Eighth Amendment of Texas’s death penalty procedure be stayed. The parties have 15 days to brief the issue.

Here’s the State’s Request for Reconsideration, which prompted the court to act:
John Green State Request for Reconsideration of Mandamus

And here’s Green’s Brief in Opposition:
John Green Brief in Opposition to State’s Request for Reconsideration of Mandamus


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