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RAMIREZ-TAMAYO, ELVIS ELVIS

01/25/2017

"The court of appeals ignored the law governing the review of suppression rulings by, inter alia, considering the circumstances in isolation, focusing on their innocent nature, and generally failing to defer to the fact-finder." "Under what circumstances is a reviewing court permitted to ignor...

SANCHEZ, REINALDO

01/25/2017

"The Thirteenth Court of Appeals erred in its application of Arizona v. Gant, in that it did not apply the totality of the circumstances when determining the validity of the search incident to arrest."

BUSH, LANNY MARVIN

01/11/2017

"In reviewing sufficiency of the evidence, did the court of appeals err by: failing to consider any reasonable inferences that could be drawn from the evidence, separating evidence about the crime scene from evidence about the relationship between Appellant and the victim as a whole, specu...

LEE, RONALD EARL, JR.

01/11/2017

"The 11th Court of Appeals panel erred by not addressing Appellant's argument in Appellant's Issue Number Two that evidence of an act committed in another state which did not violate a Texas penal law at the time of its commission, did not provide sufficient evidence to fulfil the statutory requi...

GIBSON, JOHNTAY

11/23/2016

"When the basis for trial counsel's objection to the admission of the appellant's videotaped custodial statement was apparent at trial, the reviewing court should not avoid addressing that apparent issue by holding the appellant's argument on appeal does not comport with counsel's trial objection...

PRINE, ALVIN WESLEY

11/09/2016

"When the record is silent as to defense counsel's reasons for calling witnesses in support of jury-ordered probation, has the presumption of reasonable strategy been rebutted?" "If the reasonableness presumption was rebutted, did defense counsel render ineffective assistance in calling witnes...

BOHANNAN, MICHAEL WAYNE

11/02/2016

"Can a conviction for violating a civil commitment order be upheld when the underlying commitment order has been reversed on appeal?"

ELROD, GORDON HEATH

10/19/2016

"After an informant details an ongoing criminal enterprise and leads the police to her potential co-conspirators, can a magistrate find that her tip establishes a 'fair probability' that evidence of the crime will be found where she suggests?"