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ASH, ANDRE JAMMAR

09/14/2016

"The Waco Court of Appeals erred in holding, without formal charges, an accomplice witness can only be classified as a matter of fact and cannot be an accomplice as a matter of law."

EX PARTE PETE, ANDREW

09/14/2016

"A mistrial and a new trial are largely 'functionally indistinguishable.' Here, the jury reached lawful guilty verdicts, but error tainted the punishment phase after the jury saw Appellant in shackles. Under these facts, a trial court granting a new trial must grant the new trial only as to punis...

INGRAM, EX PARTE ADAM WAYNE

08/24/2016

"Whether the Fourth Court of Appeals erred by failing to recognize and apply the analysis of the United States Supreme Court and this Court's past rulings under the First, Fifth, Sixth and Fourteenth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution, the Dormant Commerce Clause, and Article 1 ยง 19 of the Texas...

PRUETT, JEFFERY LYNN

06/22/2016

"Is fire a deadly weapon when Good-Samaritan neighbors and firefighters were in the "zone of danger" and had to take 'evasive action' to contain and extinguish nearby flaming vegetation and a burning house emitting 'extremely toxic' fumes?"

ALLEN, RODNEY WAYNE

06/08/2016

"The majority of the court of appeals erred in holding that Appellant failed to preserve error in the exclusion of evidence of Diles's prior convictions, his physical abuse of Castillo, and his gang membership." "The majority of the court of appeals erred in holding that the trial court did no...

GAMINO, CESAR ALEJANDRO

05/25/2016

"Did the court of appeals err in finding that Respondent admitted to threatening his victim, and thereby admitted to committing aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, by testifying he held a gun at his side with the barrel pointed at the ground?" "Did the court of appeals err by relying on l...

GUTIERREZ, RENE

05/25/2016

"Did the court of appeals properly apply either prong of Strickland v. Washington when it affirmed a new trial based on defense counsel's allegedly deficient advice to proceed with an 11-member jury?"

QUEEMAN, ROBERT ALAN

05/25/2016

"Is failing to maintain a safe speed and keep a proper distance the sort of 'unexplained failure' that this Court suggested in Tello v. State, 180 S.W.3d 150 (Tex. Crim. App. 2005), would be unworthy of criminal sanction?" "Did the court of appeals ignore basic rules of sufficiency review when...