Summary
Posthumous pardons, the Texas Constitution does not limit the Governor's authority to grant posthumous pardons as long as all other constitutional requirements are met|To the extent that the Governor was previously advised in an attorney general opinion that Texas case law prohibited him from granting posthumous pardons, it was reasonable for Governor to rely on such advice|Posthumous pardon, the Board is constitutionally authorized to recommend that the Governor grant a|While they are persuasive authority, attorney general opinions are not binding|To the extent that the Governor was previously advised in an opinion that Texas case law prohibited him from issuing a posthumous pardon, it was reasonable for the Governor to rely on such advice
Opinion File
Opinion File
  • ga0754.pdf