Ex parte Harrington – Case Brief Summary (Texas)

In Ex parte Harrington, 310 S.W.3d 452, 458 n.16 (Tex. Crim. App. 2010), the Court concluded that post-conviction habeas relief was available under Tex. Code Crim. Proc Article 11.07 even though the applicant had been discharged from his sentence because he established at the hearing that he continued to suffer collateral consequences arising from his conviction. Id. at 454.

In that case, the Court concluded that the record supported the trial court's findings that the applicant had current and future consequences from his felony DWI conviction that included the loss of his job and other employment. Id. at 457-58.