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EX PARTE ALLEN LANCLOS

06/07/2021

“The appellate court erred by denying relief from the trial court’s abuse of discretion in not setting a personal bond or reducing Lanclos’s bond to an amount affordable to him, which the Code of Criminal Procedure clearly requires as relief.”

ROLAND, JERROD P.

04/21/2021

“Does TEX. CODE CRIM. PROC. art. 4.07’s grant of ‘original jurisdiction of all misdemeanors’ give county courts jurisdiction—concurrent with district courts—over official misconduct cases?”

MIDDLETON, BRYAN

“If a case at the petition-to-adjudicate stage and a defendant’s subsequent similar crime at the guilt phase are heard simultaneously, are they ‘prosecuted in a single criminal action’ such that any imposed sentences must run concurrently?”

JOHNSON, NATHANIEL

03/31/2021

“The Beaumont Court of Appeals erred in finding the evidence legally sufficient to prove Petitioner had a qualifying prior conviction for purposes of Texas Penal Code § 22.01(b)(2)(A). Consequently, A. Petitioner was entitled to a directed verdict; and B. Petitioner’s objections to the § 22.01...

BRENT, LAKESIA KEYON

03/18/2021

“The Court of Appeals for the First District erred when it found, contrary to five other courts of appeals, that a trial court maintains unending jurisdiction over community supervision cases to grant ‘judicial clemency.’”

MACEDO, JUAN

02/03/2021

1. “State’s Exhibit 177 was Admissible Under Article 37.07, § 3(a)(1) Because it was ‘Relevant to Sentencing’ and the Fourteenth Court of Appeals Erred in not Being Guided by the Language of the Statute.” 2. “If State’s Exhibit 177 was Admitted in Error, the Fourteenth Court of Appeals Erred in ...

SANCHEZ, EX PARTE OSCAR MINJARE JR.

02/03/2021

“Did the First Court of Appeals err by acting as factfinder in appellant’s 11.072 habeas proceeding? Unlike the Court of Criminal Appeals in an Article 11.07 writ, the 1st Court of Appeals’ role in an Article 11.072 writ is purely that of an appellate court. Consequently, the question before the ...

MARTIN, TERRY

01/27/2021

“Does unlawful carrying a weapon by a gang member, Tex. Penal Code § 46.02(a-1)(2)(C), require proof the defendant was continuously or regularly committing gang crimes?”