As often happens in trials, there is substantial dispute over what happened when lawyers for Michael Richard seeking more time.  The call went to Ed Marty, general counsel for the CCA.  He has given different statements about happened.  In one account, he says he told the duty judge, Cheryl Johnson, that the lawyers called.  In

 Well, Judge Keller admits she knew something.  She admitted that when the call came, she knew at a minimum that the lawyers for Michael Richard called about the execution and they were not ready to file something.  See the San Antonio Express news story.  That is pretty damaging.  Its common knowledge that shortly before