IN RE: ORLANDO T. JORDAN

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Court of Appeals of Texas, Dallas.

IN RE: ORLANDO T. JORDAN, Relator

No. 05-18-00294-CV, No. 05-18-00295-CV

Decided: March 23, 2018

Before Justices Lang-Miers, Fillmore, and Stoddart

MEMORANDUM OPINION

In this original proceeding, relator seeks a writ of mandamus directing the trial court to vacate relator's May 16, 2005 convictions for failure to stop and render aid and murder. This proceeding is a collateral attack on a final conviction and, therefore, falls within the scope of a post-conviction writ of habeas corpus under article 11.07 of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure. See TEX. CODE CRIM. PROC. ANN. art. 11.07 (West 2015). Only the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has jurisdiction in final, post-conviction felony proceedings. Id; Ater v. Eighth Court of Appeals, 802 S.W.2d 241, 243 (Tex. Crim. App. 1991) (orig. proceeding); In re McAfee, 53 S.W.3d 715, 717 (Tex. App.—Houston [1st Dist.] 2001, orig. proceeding). Accordingly, we dismiss this proceeding for want of jurisdiction.

ELIZABETH LANG-MIERS JUSTICE

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