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Travis County DA´s Office Will
Appeal Tom Delay´s Acquittal

Texas Lawyer, by Miriam Rozen

Original Article

Posted By:kennedylaw, 9/23/2013 5:39:11 PM

Less than four hours after a three-judge panel of the 3rd Court of Appeals reversed former U.S. House of Representative Tom Delay´s felony convictions and acquitted him of money laundering and conspiring to money launder, prosecutors from the Travis County District Attorney´s office said they will ask the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals to review that ruling.

Comments:
The Texas Supreme Court only hears civil cases. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals is the highest state court for criminal cases.

      

Reply 1 - Posted by: Bubbasuncle, 9/23/2013 5:41:43 PM     (No. 9533584)

Requires subscription. But it appears these people will not rest until they get him.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: texaspast, 9/23/2013 5:46:35 PM     (No. 9533592)

And unlike the 3rd Court of Appeals and the Travis County DA (may he be accursed), the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals justices are elected on STATE-WIDE ballot.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: keekng, 9/23/2013 5:47:11 PM     (No. 9533593)

Can the Travis County DA liberals be locked up forever or hung if they lose? This situation is a real pant load. They go after an acquitted person using tax dollars and have absolutely no consequences if they lose. This is not justice.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: kennedylaw, 9/23/2013 5:47:36 PM     (No. 9533595)

The only other article I have seen about the Travis County D.A.´s intention to appeal is an extremely left-biased article on Salon.com.

http://www.salon.com/2013/09/23/not_so_fast_tom_delay/

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Reply 5 - Posted by: kennedylaw, 9/23/2013 5:50:47 PM     (No. 9533605)

I may be mistaken, but I believe that all nine justices on the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals are Republicans.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: texaspast, 9/23/2013 5:52:56 PM     (No. 9533607)

BTW - the Texas Lawyer is kinda like National Enquirer for lawyer - lots of gossip about which firms are breaking up and why, who´s mad at who, and generally liberal stuff. I don´t subscribe to it, but it´s likely they got the story from Salon, or at least the same writer.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: StormCnter, 9/23/2013 6:26:22 PM     (No. 9533652)

Travis County taxpayers aren´t going to fund another expensive and futile run at Tom DeLay. That court smackdown was total. There is nothing to glue back together.

Yes, all nine Texas Supreme Court Justices are Republicans. John Cornyn sat on that court, too.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: LComStaff8, 9/23/2013 6:37:52 PM     (No. 9533673)

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