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GRIFFITH, DAVID RAY

09/26/2018

“Whether, as stated by Justice Gray in his dissent from Appellant’s motion for rehearing, the evidence allowed the jury to have reasonably inferred that the second assault occurred on or before the victim’s fourteenth birthday?”

COUTHREN, DONALD

09/12/2018

“The opinion of the court of appeals is in conflict with opinions of this Court holding there must be evidence of dangerous or reckless operation of a vehicle to support a finding it was used as a deadly weapon and the occurrence of a collision or consumption of alcohol do not establish those ele...

HYLAND, RICHARD

08/22/2018

1. “The Thirteenth Court of Appeals erred in suggesting that the sustaining of a Franks motion and the purging of false statements from a search warrant affidavit triggers a heightened legal standard of ‘clear’ probable cause with regard to the remaining allegations in the affidavit.” 2.   “The ...

DAVENPORT, MARC

06/20/2018

1. “The Court of Appeals erred when it held that Government Code section 551.143 applies to conduct rather than speech and therefore is not subject to strict scrutiny.” 2. “The Court of Appeals erred when it held that Government Code section 551.143 is not unconstitutionally overbroad.” 3. The ...

DUNNING, JOHNNIE

06/20/2018

1. "Whether the court of appeals properly determined that the postconviction DNA testing results established a reasonable probability that the appellant would not have been convicted had they been available at the time of trial?"  2. "Whether the court of appeals gave proper deference to the tri...

RILEY, CHARLIE

06/20/2018

1. “The court of appeals erred in holding that § 551.143 does not violate the First Amendment.” 2. “The court of appeals erred in holding that § 551.143 is not void for vagueness.” 3. “The court of appeals erred in failing to address claims raised by Riley that were material to its disposition ...

MILTON, DAMON ORLANDO

06/13/2018

“Did the Court of Appeals error in holding the trial court did not abuse its discretion in allowing the State to play a video of a lion attempting to maul an infant during its closing arguments?”

CUEVAS, JEREMY

06/06/2018

“Is a peace officer moonlighting as private security ‘lawfully discharging an official duty’ for purposes of proving assault on a public servant when acting under Tex. Alco. Bev. Code § 101.07, which dictates: ‘all peace officers in the state’ ‘shall enforce the provisions of this code.’”