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BEHAM, RODERICK

10/04/2017

1.  “Is expert opinion testimony that a defendant holds himself out as a gang member—without proof he is one—relevant to sentencing?” 2.  “In assessing harm, did the court of appeals err in failing to isolate the opinion testimony from the properly admitted photographs on which that opinion was ...

LANG, TERRI REGINA

10/04/2017

1. “May this Court adhere to a rule that refuses to allow the consideration of legislative history to interpret a statute unless the statute is ambiguous, when the Legislature states that legislative history may be considered whether or not a statute is ambiguous?” a. “Must Boykin v. State, 818 ...

ETTE, EDDIE OFFIONG

09/13/2017

“The court of appeals erred in affirming a fine included in the judgment which had not been orally pronounced by the trial court at sentencing.”

GARCIA, JOEL

09/13/2017

1. “The court of appeals erred by applying a de novo standard of review to the trial court’s granting of Appellee’s motion to suppress evidence, failing to give ‘almost total deference’ to the trial court’s findings of fact to support its conclusion that no exigent circumstances existed.” 2. “Th...

MARKS, WILLIAM

1.  “Whether the court of appeals failed to apply the tolling provisions of Texas Code of Criminal Procedure article 12.05(b), in conflict with this Court’s decision in Hernandez v. State, 127 S.W.3d 768 (Tex. Crim. App. 2004).” 2.  “Whether the court of appeals’ harmless error analysis under Te...

RAE, RUSSELL BOYD,

09/13/2017

“Did the Court of Appeals err in finding that the prior conviction for operating a watercraft while intoxicated was a final conviction?”

SEARS, ARMAUD

09/13/2017

“Does the record contain no evidence that Appellant was aware that any firearm would be, was being, or had been used or exhibited during the robbery, as the Ninth Court of Appeals held, when there is evidence that one of the intruders carried a long, rifle-like gun and that Appellant transported ...

UKWUACHU, SAMUEL

09/13/2017

1. “The Court of Appeals misapplied the standard of review for admission of evidence under Rule 412 and 107 in a manner that so far departed from the accepted and usual course of judicial proceedings as to call for an exercise of the Court of Criminal Appeals’ power of supervision.” 2. “The Cour...