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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...

PARKER, ADRIAN

06/20/2018

1. “Is ‘possession with intent to deliver’ a predicate offense for engaging in organized criminal activity because it falls within ‘unlawful manufacture, delivery . . . of a controlled substance’ which is one of EOCA’s enumerated predicate offenses?”  2. "Can an EOCA conviction predicated on an ...

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.’”