Another writs checklist

Andréa Jacobs

Assistant Criminal ­District Attorney in ­Tarrant County

A handy guide to Texas Code of Criminal Procedure art. 11.072 writs of habeas corpus

Whether you respond to applications for writ of habeas corpus every day or once every six months, a checklist can be invaluable in planning and organizing your response. Here is a checklist specifically for article 11.072 applications for writ of habeas corpus (non-revoked community supervision in misdemeanor or felony cases, ruled on by the trial court and appealable).
      Editor’s note: TDCAA will publish Andréa’s book, Writs, in early 2016. Look for more information on our website,, in January.

Please see the PDF below for the entire checklist.