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LAKE, RODNEY DIMITRIUS

05/18/2016

"The court of appeals erred in treating the trial court's refusal to allow final argument before revoking Appellant's community supervision as structural error immune from a harmless-error analysis." "The court of appeals' treatment of the trial court's refusal to allow final argument before r...

ARTEAGA, ROBERT MICHAEL

04/27/2016

"When a statute, Sec. 22.0[1]1(f), Tex. Penal Code Ann. (2011)(sexual assault), creates an element of the offense by citing specifically to another penal statute, Sec. 25.01, Tex. Penal Code Ann. (2001) (bigamy), is it proper to ignore the cited statute and permit conviction based on wholly unrel...

PENRIGHT, CARLTON CHARLES

04/27/2016

"The Court of Appeals' decision that the consolidated court cost was constitutional failed to explain how the comprehensive rehabilitation fee is a legitimate criminal justice purpose."

RITZ, ROBERT FRANCIS

04/27/2016

"The court of appeals erred in finding that the evidence was sufficient to prove that petitioner 'trafficked' the alleged victim as intended by the statute." "The court of appeals erred in finding that the application of the plain language of V.T.C.A. Penal Code, Sec. 20A.01(4) did not lead to...

LARUE, JOE EDWARD

04/13/2016

"The Court of Appeals erred in failing to properly review the evidence and determine whether there was at least a 51% chance that appellant would not have been convicted if exculpatory results had been available during trial."

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 ...

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?"

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...