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WAGNER, PAUL HENRI

03/12/2016

"What is the correct definition of the phrase 'communicating . . . in a . . . harassing manner' as used in the statute for protective orders in family violence cases, and, as applied in this case, did it penalize protected speech in violation of Petitioner's First Amendment rights? [Tex. Pen. C...

BOWMAN, RICHARD MARK

03/09/2016

"Upon analyzing the applicability of the equitable doctrine of laches, this Court has established a framework for review under the totality of the circumstances. The court of appeals erred when it did not faithfully apply this framework and, instead, diminished the importance of faded memories ...

RUIZ, JOSE

03/02/2016

"Is it unreasonable under the Fourth Amendment for an officer to rely on a driver's implied consent to a blood draw when the driver was involved in an accident, there is probable cause to believe he is intoxicated, and where the driver's own unconsciousness prevents the officer from effectively...

KNELSEN, ANNA

03/02/2016

"By ruling that Anna Knelsen's sworn writ allegations did not constitute a sufficient basis for vacating her conviction, even though the record conclusively establishes that her guilty plea was not knowingly and voluntarily made and that it resulted from ineffective assistance of counsel, the cou...

BYRAM, CAMERON

03/02/2016

"Whether the Court of Appeals gave proper deference to the trial court's determination of factual issues and application-of-law-to-fact issues that turn on credibility or demeanor?" "Whether the Court of Appeals properly determined that the police officer's stop did not qualify under the commu...

BULLOCK, RICHARD HENRY

03/02/2016

"Where the evidence may support a conviction either for theft or the lesser-included offense of attempted theft, did the trial court err in denying Appellant's request for an instruction on the lesser-included offense?"

RODRIGUEZ, MIKENZIE RENEE

02/24/2016

"Should a court of appeals consider all of the totality of the circumstances, including (a) who initially searched a dorm room, (b) whether law enforcement had to conduct any additional search beyond a search conducted by university officials, and (c) whether a student consented to university o...

MARTINEZ, ROGER ANTHONY

02/24/2016

"Did the court of appeals err in its assessment of probable cause for a warrantless arrest pursuant to Texas Code of Criminal Procedure article 14.01?"