Texas Government Code

Sec. § 72.085
Court of Criminal Appeals


The court of criminal appeals shall annually report to the office:

(1)

the number of cases filed with the court during the reporting year involving:

(A)

capital punishment;

(B)

an application for writ of habeas corpus; or

(C)

a petition for discretionary review;

(2)

the number of cases disposed of by the court during the reporting year involving:

(A)

capital punishment;

(B)

an application for writ of habeas corpus; or

(C)

a petition for discretionary review;

(3)

the average number of days from the date a case was filed with the court until the reporting date, for each active case on the docket of the court on the reporting date involving:

(A)

capital punishment;

(B)

an application for writ of habeas corpus; or

(C)

a petition for discretionary review; and

(4)

the average number of days from the date a case was filed with the court until the date the case was disposed of by the court, for each case disposed of during the reporting year by the court involving:

(A)

capital punishment;

(B)

an application for writ of habeas corpus; or

(C)

a petition for discretionary review.
Added by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 1327, Sec. 3, eff. Sept. 1, 1997.
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