Judicial Clemency in Texas | Setting Aside Convictions

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What is Judicial Clemency? One of the least discussed areas of criminal law in Texas is a judge’s power to set aside certain straight probation sentences. (Click here to read about the differences between “straight probation” and deferred adjudication.) Article 42.12, Section 20 of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure sets out the legal basis … Read moreJudicial Clemency in Texas | Setting Aside Convictions