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HERNANDEZ, ROBERTO

12/16/2020

(1) Is indecency by touching the victim’s sexual organ a lesser-included offense of penetrating the child’s mouth with the defendant’s sexual organ if the former is the defendant’s version of the incident? (2) For indecency by contact to be a lesser of aggravated sexual assault, must the act on ...

SPILLMAN, DAVID EARL

“Whether the evidence is legally sufficient to support Petitioner’s convictions for two assault[s] on a Public Servant[.]”

SELECTMAN, NICOLE PATRICE

11/25/2020

1. “The court of appeals erred by ruling the instant record insufficient, as a matter of law, to permit a rational finding that appellant reasonably believed that deadly force was immediately necessary to defend herself or Erica Rollins against a violent home intruder on April 2, 2015.” 2. “The ...

BAHENA, RAUL

11/18/2020

“The court of appeals erred in affirming the trial court’s admission of a disc of inmate telephone calls over Appellant’s objection that the State’s witness was not the custodian of records.”

BROOKS, JESSIE LEE, JR.

11/11/2020

“When the State includes a deadly-weapon allegation in its aggravated assault by threat indictment and then fails to prove its manner and means of the threat, can the State still prove assault by threat based on use or exhibition of the deadly weapon?”

RODRIGUEZ, MARVIN

11/04/2020

(1) “The Fort Worth Court’s strict interpretation of the ‘confession and avoidance’ doctrine ignored the context of Appellant’s actions and admissions, and further undermined established precedent from this Court.” (2) “This Court should reaffirm the continued vitality of Martinez v. State, 775 ...

KAHOOKELE, EDMUND KOKO

10/28/2020

“Whether the Court of Appeals erred in holding that aggravated state-jail felonies [Tex. Penal Code, Section 12.35(c)] are subject to further enhancement under the repeat and habitual-offender statute governing first, second, or third degree felonies [Tex. Penal Code 12.42(d)], rather than Sectio...

DIAZ, NELSON GARCIA

10/21/2020

“Does intentionally misdescribing an untested confidential informant as an ‘anonymous source’ in a probable cause affidavit cause the informant’s uncorroborated incriminating information to be excised pursuant to Franks?”