TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Otero, Ana M.
PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
Berkeley La Raza Law Journal;Fall2005, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p119
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
22710285

 

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