Webb v. TexasAnnotate this Case
409 U.S. 95 (1972)
U.S. Supreme Court
Webb v. Texas, 409 U.S. 95 (1972)
Webb v. Texas
Decided December 4, 1972
409 U.S. 95
Trial court's extended admonition to petitioner's only witness to refrain from lying, coupled with threats of dire consequences if witness did lie, effectively discouraged the witness from testifying at all and deprived petitioner of due process of law by denying him the opportunity to present witnesses in his own defense.
Certiorari granted; 480 S.W.2d 398, reversed.
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