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KUYKENDALL, KYLE DEAN,

03/11/2020

“What is the unit of prosecution for failure to appear, Tex. Penal Code § 38.10?”

GEORGE, ANTHONY RASHAD

02/26/2020

“Is the Fifth Court of Appeals right, or are the First and Second Courts of Appeals right? Should murder always be anticipated as a potential result of robbery?”

CASTANEDANIETO, KEVIN

1. “Under the Calloway [v. State, 743 S.W.2d 645 (Tex. Crim. App. 1988)] rule, is police coercion of a confession a ‘theory of law applicable to the case’ where the appellee argues that he lacked a ‘full understanding’ of his Miranda rights in a different statement?” 2. “In reviewing a trial cou...

PUGH, ALLEN

02/05/2020

“The Court of Appeals erred in holding the trial court acted within its discretion when it allowed the State to introduce three animations to the jury which depicted the decedent Delorme as unarmed and stationary, contrary to the evidence.”

LOPEZ, ANTHONY

01/29/2020

1. “Whether statements made by police detectives during their interrogation of the Appellant constituted a threat to arrest and charge his wife with capital murder if, and only if, he did not confess to it himself.” 2. “Whether police detectives had probable cause to arrest Appellant’s wife for ...

NAJAR, ZAID

01/29/2020

1.  "Was the trial judge required to believe the affidavits of defense attorneys when the State did not object to their admission, or did she have discretion to disregard their contents?" 2.  "Does a police siren heard in the distance constitute a basis for which the trial court had no discretio...

CRIDER, ROBERT

01/15/2020

“In an issue of first impression, did the court of appeals correctly hold that a blood search warrant does not need to authorize both the drawing of blood and the testing of blood despite the Court of Criminal Appeals holding that the drawing of blood and testing of blood by the government are ea...

DULIN, EDWARD BRYANT

1. “Should an improper and prematurely assessed nonobligatory ‘Time Payment Fee’ that penalizes the failure to timely pay a court-cost, fee, or restitution be struck?” 2. “In striking down court-costs and fees, does the judiciary violate separation of powers by infringing on the Legislature’s pow...