Writs (2024)

Writs by Andréa Jacobs (Assistant Criminal District Attorney in Tarrant County) includes everything prosecutors need to know about answering writs of habeas corpus filed under Code of Criminal Procedure arts. 11.07, 11.072, 11.073/11.0731, 11.09 DNA testing petitions filed under Chapter 64 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, and nunc pro tunc orders. The 3rd edition (© 2024) also includes new chapters on 11.08 claims, constitutional writs (also known as “Article 11.05 writs”), and post-conviction juvenile habeas (under Tex. Const. art. V, §§8 & 16). Writs includes checklists, sample forms and tips and is a must-have for anyone who handles writs of habeas corpus.