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INGERSON, FRED

04/26/2017

"In a capital case, did the two-justice panel fail to defer to the verdict, apply defunct sufficiency standards, and ignore inculpatory evidence when Appellant was the last person with the victims, had been rejected by them, fled the scene, had a .38—the likely weapon—had a .38 under his car seat...

JACOBS, JOSHUA

04/12/2017

"Is it constitutional error to prevent defense counsel from asking a question during voir dire that could give rise to a valid challenge for cause?"

HERNANDEZ, GEOVANY

03/29/2017

1. "Does the improved shoulder of a road include the 'fog line?'"   2. "Alternatively, because the issue whether the improved shoulder includes the 'fog line' is unsettled, is there reasonable suspicion of a violation of driving on the improved shoulder when a driver drives on the 'fog line' but ...

HERNANDEZ, LUIS MIGUEL

03/08/2017

1. "Is the 'right' not to be subjected to improper jury argument forfeitable?"   2. "Is there a word so inflammatory that its mere mention in closing arguments incurably taints the entire trial?"

BECK, CLINTON DAVID

02/15/2017

“The Court of Appeals held that Mr. Beck had forfeited his right to challenge on habeas review the constitutionality of Texas Penal Code Section 21.12(a)(3), the statute of conviction, because he did not raise the issue at trial or on appeal. In dicta, the lower court implied that if the issue ha...

HERNANDEZ, TEODORO

02/01/2017

1. "Is the evidence sufficient to prove aggravated assault with a deadly weapon when the State proves the offense alleged in the indictment, but there is a variance between the pleadings and proof as to the specific deadly weapon?"   2. "If, in the course of single criminal episode, Appellant ass...

OWINGS, RICHARD CHARLES, JR.

02/01/2017

"The trial court's failure to require an election by the State should not have resulted in a reversal when the testimony regarding multiple incidents of abuse was admissible, the descriptions of each incident were essentially the same, the jury was charged on only one offense, and the appellant's...

BALKISSOON, KEITH

01/25/2017

1. "Did the court of appeals err in finding exigent circumstances existed?"   2. "Can law enforcement create their own exigent circumstances?"