criminal law http://hppr.org en 7 primary candidates seek 3 open seats on Texas criminal court http://hppr.org/post/7-primary-candidates-seek-3-open-seats-texas-criminal-court <p></p><p>Three of the nine seats on the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals are up for grabs, and a fourth seat will be if its current judge succeeds in being elected to the Texas Supreme Court.</p><p>Seven Republican candidates are vying for those seats. Wed, 19 Feb 2014 15:16:25 +0000 Adam Vos 28163 at http://hppr.org 7 primary candidates seek 3 open seats on Texas criminal court Exonerations in Texas at record high http://hppr.org/post/exonerations-texas-record-high <p></p><p>Texas exonerated more people than any other state last year.</p><p>13 Texans who were wrongly convicted of crimes were officially absolved of wrongdoing in 2013, for crimes ranging from murder to drug possession. They spent a matter of months to more than a decade in prison, the <a href="http://www.texastribune.org/2014/02/04/report-texas-leads-nation-2013-exonerations/"><strong>Texas Tribune</strong></a> reports. Wed, 12 Feb 2014 15:27:32 +0000 Adam Vos 27901 at http://hppr.org Exonerations in Texas at record high