In Harm's Way--A Dismal State of Justice: The Legal Odyssey of Cesar Fierro

Otero, Ana M.
September 2005
Berkeley La Raza Law Journal;Fall2005, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p119
Academic Journal
The article focuses on one of the pivotal failures of the legal system that convicted Cesar Alberto Fierro, and the 1996 decision of the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals that upheld the conviction. Furthermore, it provides a concise overview of the factual and procedural history of the case leading from the Motion to Suppress hearing and at the trial which resulted in Fierro's conviction and the imposition of the death penalty.


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