SCOTUS grants the petition for writ of certiorari to Areli Escobar and vacates the judgment of Texas Court of Criminal Appeals
The Supreme Court of the United States has reversed the decision of the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals (TCCA). The case now goes back to the TCCA for a second look in a case that the prosecution no longer stands behind. CIFS was honored to take part in this amicus brief.
Read the full story here: https://www.texastribune.org/2023/01/09/areli-escobar-texas-execution-death-row-supreme-court/