I think, as dispassionate observers of the legal system, we can all agree that Charles Hood probably got a fair trial despite the newly established fact that the prosecutor and judge were having an affair. Besides, if that was an issue, Hood’s lawyers should have just raised it at trial. What, don’t think so? Communist.
This is the highest court in Texas, but he might be able to appeal still in federal court. I can’t find any mention of it in the news stories.