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ADAMS, EX PARTE BRANDON JOSEPH

09/12/2018

“When a defendant is acquitted on a defense of a third person theory after stabbing a person engaged in a fight with a friend, does the collateral estoppel component of the Double Jeopardy Clause as articulated in Ashe v. Swenson and this Court’s opinions bar his subsequent prosecution for stabbi...

BURG, JAMES

09/12/2018

Does a failure to object to a driver’s license suspension at trial bar complaint on appeal?

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 ...

SIMPSON, ROBVIA

08/22/2018

Does Doan apply when a defendant enters a plea of “true” to new criminal offenses in a motion to proceed or probation revocation and does the true plea legally bind the defendant guilty in the new criminal offenses?

JONES, JORDAN BARTLETT

07/25/2018

1. “Is Tex. Penal Code § 21.16(b) a content-based restriction on speechthat is subject to strict scrutiny?” 2. “May a court of appeals find a statute unconstitutional based on amanner and means that was not charged?” 3. “Is Tex. Penal Code § 21.16(b) facially constitutional?”

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...