Pleading to oppose the request for the execution date

Filed on April 6th, 2021

CHARLES DON FLORES’S RESPONSE IN OPPOSITION TO THE STATE’S LATEST MOTION TO SET EXECUTION DATE

On Good Friday, April 2, 2021, the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office elected to file, on the State’s behalf, a Renewed Motion to Set Execution Date (Latest Execution Motion). In light of the circumstances, the State’s Latest Execution Motion is ill-advised and seemingly unprecedented. This Latest Execution Motion should be summarily denied in light of pending litigation, including an Actual Innocence claim and other substantive, meritorious claims that are the subject of an 826-page subsequent writ application now pending before the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals (CCA). See Ex parte Flores, WR-64,654-03 (filed Feb 3, 2021 in district court, received March 1, 2021 in CCA). If the Latest Execution Motion is not summarily denied, Charles Don Flores, by and through his attorneys, asks for a hearing before the Court rules at which Mr. Flores can be present. In support of his requests, Mr. Flores respectfully shows the following: [Read more ]

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