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BIEN, MICHAEL JOSEPH

09/14/2016

State's "Did the Eleventh Court of Appeals err by holding that convictions for criminal solicitation and attempted capital murder violate double jeopardy when significant factors indicate a legislative intent to punish these offenses as separate steps in the continuum of a criminal transaction...

ESTES, RUSSELL LAMAR

09/14/2016

"Did the Court of Appeals properly conclude that there was no rational basis for the appellant receiving disparate treatment?" "Should Appellant's equal protection claim be reviewed under strict scrutiny?" "Was it error for the Court of Appeals to affirm Appellant's sexual assault convictions...

SAFIAN, ANTHONY ROBERT

08/24/2016

"The court of appeals erred when it affirmed the trial court's denial of the lesser-included jury charge of deadly conduct in the trial for aggravated assault on a public servant."

RODRIGUEZ, ROBERT

07/27/2016

"Does the submission of an instruction on transferred intent entitle a defendant to an instruction on mistake of fact even if the greater offense does not have any additional culpable mental state and there is no evidence that the defendant harbored a mistaken belief?"

VANDYKE, ROGER DALE

07/27/2016

"Did the court of appeals err in holding that the savings clause of S.B. 746 violated the separation of power clause of the Texas Constitution so even though Appellant's appeal was pending when the Texas legislature amended chapter 841 Health & Safety Code to decriminalize the conduct for whi...

VELASQUEZ, VICTORIA MARI

06/29/2016

"Did the State of Texas properly preserve error for lack of notice of a pre-trial hearing pursuant to Tex. Code Crim. Proc. Art 28.01 when in truth they objected merely to the evidentiary character of a pre-trial hearing on a Motion to Suppress?" "Did the court of appeals err in concluding tha...

GAMINO, CESAR ALEJANDRO

05/25/2016

"Did the court of appeals err in finding that Respondent admitted to threatening his victim, and thereby admitted to committing aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, by testifying he held a gun at his side with the barrel pointed at the ground?" "Did the court of appeals err by relying on l...

GUTIERREZ, RENE

05/25/2016

"Did the court of appeals properly apply either prong of Strickland v. Washington when it affirmed a new trial based on defense counsel's allegedly deficient advice to proceed with an 11-member jury?"