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Original Trial Documentation:

Documents from the Original Investigation:
Bernie Tiede's Confession to Premeditated Murder of Marjorie Nugent http://bit.ly/1kHE8ad
Checks Bernie Tiede wrote to himself http://bit.ly/1wA4a15Checks Bernie Tiede wrote to himself from Marjorie Nugent's bank accounts. Tiede writes a $20,000 check to himself the day after he murdered her, and he writes a $30,000 check to himself several weeks after he murdered Marjorie.

Judge Guy Griffin's Change of Venue Order, Jan. 4, 1999
Judge Guy Griffin orders a change of venue of Bernie Tiede's murder trial for killing Marjorie Nugent from Panola County to San Augustine County due to an inability to select a jury in Panola County. The order says the court in panola County could not find enough eligible jurors who had not formed an opinion about Bernie Tiede's innocence or guilt.

 

Correspondence with District Attorney Danny Buck Davidson:

Davidson Ltr 6.17.14 Request for Meeting (Final) (2) http://bit.ly/1sOFWPR Submitted June 17, 2014 to Danny Buck Davidson.

 

Public Evidence and FOIA Requests and Correspondence:

Request for Release of Records http://bit.ly/1rntWRN Submitted October 10, 2014, Marjorie Nugent's granddaughter, Shanna Nugent, sent a public information request to Panola County Sheriff Kevin Lake.

Letter to Sheriff County Lake http://bit.ly/ZP2TaY Marjorie Nugent's granddaughter Shanna Nugent sent a public information request to Panola County Sheriff Kevin Lake. This letter requests evidence from Marjorie Nugent's home and from Bernie Tiede's home, among other things.

Panola County Sheriff Notifies Bernie Tiede's Attorney http://bit.ly/1wrH1Nu This letter is a notice that the Sheriff has sent an inquiry about the evidence against Tiede to the Texas Attorney General with a request of whether the evidence can be released.

 

New Ordered Punishment Hearing:

Writ of Habeas Corpus Court of Criminal Appeals:

Motion for Rehearing http://bit.ly/1zwkAYU Nugent family files Motion for Sua Sponte Rehearing with Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. 

Motion for Leave to File http://bit.ly/1yoeCHY Filed on June 17, 2014 on behalf of Nugent family.  Motion seeks permission to file amicus curiae brief.

Nugent Amicus Brief http://bit.ly/1vyVkmY Submitted to 123rd Judicial District Court of Panola County, Texas.  Asking whether Bernie Tiede is entitled to habeas corpus relief.  

Writ of Habeas Corpus Trial Court Level:

Bond Brief http://bit.ly/1sODcSx The Nugent Family mailed an amicus brief on July 14, 2014 to the lower appeals court- the 123rd.  The amicus is asking Judge Devasto to revoke the bond and send Tiede back to prison.

Writ of Habeas Corpus Hearing (1) http://bit.ly/Vdea2l

Writ of Habeas Corpus Hearing http://bit.ly/1oEfWAp

Order to Reduce the Bond 

Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law http://bit.ly/1nJjW2o

Procedural History http://bit.ly/1rjcKgZ New evidence is submitted for consideration.

Petition Memo http://bit.ly/1pnmoRB Submitted April 28, 2014 to District and County Court in Panola County, Texas.

Exhibits C D http://bit.ly/1nJjeCx Affidavit of Alissa Sherry, PhD, attached to the Petition

Exhibits E I http://bit.ly/1r5JsXJ Affidavit of Elizabeth Cohen, JD, LCSW, attached to the Petition

Affidavit of Danny Buck Davidson http://bit.ly/1oEi3nU Submitted May 5, 2014

 

Panola County District Attorney Danny Buck Davidson's Recusal Motion, March 30, 2015

Motion for Appointment of Prosecutor Pro Tem And Inquiry Regarding Conflicts of Interest And Brief in Support, Submitted March 30, 2015

 

Prosecutors Motions and Responses to the Court for Hearing on Oct. 27, 2015

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