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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...

MASON, CRYSTAL

03/31/2021

1. “The Illegal Voting statute requires that ‘the person knows the person is not eligible to vote.’ Tex. Elec. Code §64.012(a)(1). This Court’s precedent, notably Delay v. State, 465 S.W.3d 232 (Tex. Crim. App. 2014), confirms that the State must prove that the person knew her conduct violated th...

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.’”

MARTELL, MARIO

03/10/2021

“After holding that the evidence was legally and factually insufficient to support the trial court’s rejection of the defendant’s due-diligence affirmative defense, the Court of Appeals erred in failing to further address the issue of estoppel, even though the State raised the estoppel issue in t...

WITCHER, CORNELL

03/10/2021

“The court of appeals ignored important evidence and substituted its interpretation of the victim’s testimony for the jury’s.”

STREDIC, VINCENT

02/24/2021

1. “The Fourteenth Court erred by holding a trial court cannot grant a jury’s request for a transcript of disputed testimony.” 2. “The Fourteenth Court erred by conducting a harm analysis that did not consider the strength of the State’s evidence, the weakness of the defense, or the fact that th...

STEPHENS, ZENA

1. “Whether, if the Attorney General has the authority to prosecute this case under § 273.021, the statute’s grant of prosecutorial authority violates the separation of powers requirement in the Texas Constitution.” 2. “Whether the Attorney General has the authority to prosecute ‘election law’ c...

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 ...