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Search Petitions, Briefs and Summaries

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FORD, KIMBERLY

01/25/2017

"Whether a shopper's concealing merchandise inside her purse in a shopping cart gives rise to probable cause to arrest her for theft?" "Whether a Suspect's innocent but unverifiable explanation for otherwise highly suspicious conduct negates probable cause? In particular, whether a shopper's c...

HALLMARK, JAMIE

01/25/2017

"Appellant failed to preserve any of the complaints that underlie the court of appeals' opinion." "Did the court of appeals misinterpret the record and thus misapply Moore v. State, 295 S.W.3d 329, 332 (Tex. Crim. App. 2009), which held that judges may not play any role in plea negotiation?" ...

LERMA, ERNESTO

01/25/2017

"When the cocaine was seized after Appellant attempted to flee a reasonably timed traffic-stop-detention, does an alleged unlawful pre-arrest frisk and prolonged detention render the cocaine inadmissible?"

MARCOPOULOS, ANDREAS

01/25/2017

"Whether there was probable cause to search Appellant's vehicle under the automobile exception to the warrant requirement when he entered a bar where narcotic activity was suspected, left three to five minutes later, and made 'furtive gestures' when police surrounded him to make a traffic stop?"

RAMIREZ-TAMAYO, ELVIS ELVIS

01/25/2017

"The court of appeals ignored the law governing the review of suppression rulings by, inter alia, considering the circumstances in isolation, focusing on their innocent nature, and generally failing to defer to the fact-finder." "Under what circumstances is a reviewing court permitted to ignor...

SANCHEZ, REINALDO

01/25/2017

"The Thirteenth Court of Appeals erred in its application of Arizona v. Gant, in that it did not apply the totality of the circumstances when determining the validity of the search incident to arrest."

BUSH, LANNY MARVIN

01/11/2017

"In reviewing sufficiency of the evidence, did the court of appeals err by: failing to consider any reasonable inferences that could be drawn from the evidence, separating evidence about the crime scene from evidence about the relationship between Appellant and the victim as a whole, specu...

LEE, RONALD EARL, JR.

01/11/2017

"The 11th Court of Appeals panel erred by not addressing Appellant's argument in Appellant's Issue Number Two that evidence of an act committed in another state which did not violate a Texas penal law at the time of its commission, did not provide sufficient evidence to fulfil the statutory requi...