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THOMSON, WADE HARRELL

04/26/2023

STATE’S PDR 1. “Does a court of appeals have the authority to abate for an out-of time motion for new trial and preemptively compel a hearing thereon?” 2. “The court of appeals’s review of the trial court’s ruling was procedurally and substantively defective.” APPELLANT’S PDR 1. “Did the court of...

LALL, MARLON JUNA

04/05/2023

1. “The Court of Appeals’s majority erred in holding that Officer Pope had reasonable suspicion to prolong Appellant’s detention to conduct a canine sniff after the purpose of the traffic stop had concluded.” 2. “The Court of Appeals’s majority erred in viewing Appellant’s refusal to give consent...

HART, LARRY JEAN

03/29/2023

“The Court of Appeals erred in analyzing the harm, bias and prejudice injected into the trial by allowing the introduction of rap videos and Facebook pages.”

STOCKER, JAMIN KIDRON

03/15/2023

1. “The court of appeals employed a heightened standard for probable cause, departing from the flexible standard required by law.” 2.  “The court of appeals applied inconsistent standards for probable cause in its analyses of the warrant affidavits for the searches of the appellant’s cell phone d...

FINLEY, TAYTON

03/08/2023

“If a witness testifies at a criminal trial while wearing a surgical mask that covers the witness’s nose and mouth, is a defendant’s Sixth Amendment right to face-to-face confrontation denied?” “Is there a general exception during a global pandemic to the Sixth Amendment Confrontation Clause and...

SWENSON, AARON CALEB

12/21/2022

“For attempt crimes against persons—like capital murder of police—does attempt law require ‘striking distance’ proximity and weapons display and positioning or movement toward the intended victim to constitute ‘an act amounting to more than mere preparation that tends but fails to effect the comm...

BALTIMORE, IJAH IWASEY

10/26/2022

“Does sworn, unchallenged testimony on a material issue have probative value?”

HALLMAN, ROBERT

10/19/2022

1. “Did the Second Court of Appeals’ Majority Err in Using the Mosley Factors to Determine Whether the Trial Court Abused its Discretion in Denying Appellant’s Motion for Mistrial?” 2. “The Dissent Correctly Concludes that Under Either Rule 44.2(b) or the Mosley Factors, the Judgments of Convicti...