John Ernest Lucas, Appellant, v. Dr. George J. Beto, Director, Texas Department of Corrections, Appellee, 377 F.2d 556 (5th Cir. 1967)

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US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit - 377 F.2d 556 (5th Cir. 1967) June 9, 1967

Appeal from the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas; Allen B. Hannay, Judge.

Will Gray, Houston, Tex., for appellant.

Lonny F. Zwiener, Gilbert J. Pena, Asst. Attys. Gen., Austin, Tex., Robert E. Owen, Asst. Atty. Gen., Austin, Tex., Crawford C. Martin, Atty. Gen. of Texas, George M. Cowden, First Asst. Atty. Gen., A. J. Carubbi, Jr., Staff Legal Asst. Atty. Gen., R. L. (Bob) Lattimore, Asst. Atty. Gen., Howard M. Fender, Asst. Atty. Gen., for appellee.

Before TUTTLE, Chief Judge, and THORNBERRY and GODBOLD, Circuit Judges.


A careful consideration of the record of the trial and of the habeas corpus hearing in the district court convinces us that the denial of the writ below was correct.

The judgment is affirmed.