No. 05-17-00143-CR.


Court of Appeals of Texas, Fifth District, Dallas.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Paul J. Blocker, Jr. , for Yesenia Sesms, Appellant.

Faith Johnson , for State of Texas.


LANA MYERS, Justice.

The Court is in receipt of appellant's notice of appeal from the trial court's order denying relief sought by her pretrial application for writ of habeas corpus seeking relief from an extradition warrant. This is an accelerated appeal and is governed by Texas Rule of Appellate Procedure 31.

We ORDER the trial court to prepare a certification of appellant's right to appeal and to file it within TEN DAYS of the date of this order. See TEX. R. APP. P. 25.2(a), (d); Cortez v. State, 420 S.W.3d 803 (Tex. Crim. App. 2013).

We ORDER the Dallas County District Clerk to file the clerk's record by February 28, 2017. We ORDER that the clerk's record contain copies of the extradition documents, the documents related to the application for writ of habeas corpus, and the trial court's certification of appellant's right to appeal.

We ORDER the court reporter to file, by February 28, 2017, either the reporter's record or written verification that no hearing was conducted.

We ORDER appellant to file her brief by March 21, 2017. We ORDER the State to file its brief by April 11, 2017. After the record and briefs have been filed, the Court will notify the parties of the submission date and panel.

We DIRECT the Clerk to send copies of this order to the Honorable Brandon Birmingham, Presiding Judge, 292nd Judicial District Court; Peri Wood, official court reporter, 292nd Judicial District Court; Felicia Pitre, Dallas County District Clerk; and counsel for all parties.


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