Texas CCA Request to Review Hypnosis Video
January 22nd, 2020 The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals (CCA)of Texas is reviewing key evidence relevant to the appeal and is requesting to see the hypnosis video: Download CCA order in PDF
Motion to File and Set for Briefing and Request for Oral Argument
Download motion filed on December 10, 2018 Download supplement to motion filed on April 04, 2019
False witness: why is the US still using hypnosis to convict criminals?
Published in “The Guardian” (UK) on Oct 20, 2019
Objections to District Court Judge’s Recommendations
Applicant Charles Flores, by and through counsel, respectfully requests that this Honorable Court: consider the objections presented here; withdraw its Order dated October 3, 2018 (Order), which includes Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law (FFCL) and contains a recommendation that habeas corpus relief be denied; enter revised FFCL correcting the significant mistakes of fact … Continue reading “Objections to District Court Judge’s Recommendations”
Amicus Curiae Brief filed by the Innocence Project.
The Innocence Project brief agrees that the scientific understanding of memory and the ability of hypnosis to distort memory and inflated confidence in false memories has developed considerably since the time of Charles’s trial. Download the Amicus Curiae Brief in PDF filed by the Innocence Project in support of Charles Don Flores.
Designed To Break You Report by Human Rights Clinic
Human Rights Violations on Texas’ Death Row – By Human Rights Clinic, University of Texas School of Law The State of Texas stands today as one of the most extensive utilizers of the death penalty worldwide. Consequently, inmate living conditions on Texas’ death row are ripe for review. This report (download in PDF) demonstrates that … Continue reading “Designed To Break You Report by Human Rights Clinic”
2016 Charles Don Flores Final Appeal
On May 18th, 2016, Charles Don Flores’ attorney filed his final appeal focusing on the issue that the hypnotized witnesses false identification was unreliable, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeal issued a stay of execution and ordered an evidentiary hearing on the issue of junk science/hypnosis. Download this legal document in PDF
Texas uses hypnosis to investigate crimes. Dallas death row inmates say it’s time to stop
Published in “The Dallas Morning News” (US) on May 15, 2018
Texas Death Row Inmates Push For Forensic Hypnosis Ban
Published in CBS Local News on May 14, 2018
Death Row Case in Dallas County Puts Hypnosis on Trial as ‘Junk Science’
Published in the “Dallas Observer” (US) in March 27, 2018