Texas Supreme Court backs man who spent 2 years in prison under invalidated law

Texas Supreme Court backs man who spent 2 years in prison under invalidated law

Calling it “an egregious case of the criminal-justice system gone wrong,” the Texas Supreme Court came to the rescue Friday of an East Texas man who spent two years in prison for breaking a law that had been declared unconstitutional almost a year earlier.Ruling 7-2, the court said Colton Lester was entitled to be paid from a state fund that provides $80,000 for […]
Source: Statesman

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