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ANDERSON, ANDREW

09/16/2020

1. “Whether the 10-day grace period for filing a notice of appeal was unavailable when the incarcerated defendant omitted the words ‘district clerk’ from the envelope he used to send his notice of appeal. [CR: 64, 74-76; APX-A/Op. Ct. App. 2-3].” 2. “Under what circumstances should an incarcerat...

BIGGERS, DARREN

09/16/2020

“When the State alleges, but fails to prove, the codeine mixture the defendant possessed contains a sufficient proportion of another medicine to be medicinal, should he be acquitted?”

EDWARD, DUKE

09/16/2020

“The court of appeals misapplied the standard of review for sufficiency of the evidence and in a manner that so far departed from the accepted and usual course of judicial proceedings as to call for an exercise of the Court of Criminal Appeals’ power of supervision.”

EX PARTE JOSEPH GOMEZ

“The First Court erred by holding that a trial court cannot find a bond ‘insufficient in amount’ once a defendant has posted the bond. Whether the bond is ‘insufficient in amount’ is not a question of whether the defendant made a bond equal to the bail amount, it is a question of whether the requ...

JOHNSON, JACOB MATTHEW

09/16/2020

1. Is the use of overhead emergency lights, combined with factors present in most if not all encounters, sufficient to seize the occupants of a parked vehicle? 2. If appellant was seized, was it reasonable?

PHAM, HAPPY TRAN

09/16/2020

1. “Whether an attorney provides ineffective assistance when he admits in an affidavit that he failed to interview any potential mitigation witnesses, he made conclusory assumptions about what those witnesses might know about appellant’s life, and his decision not to interview any potential witne...

VILLAFRANCO, JESSE, JR.

09/16/2020

1. “This Court should review this case because the court of appeals refused to remand this case to the trial court to remedy its error as required by this Court’s holding in LaPointe v. State.” 2. “Assuming that the error in this case should have been reviewed pursuant to the harmless beyond a r...

MELGAR, SANDRA JEAN

08/19/2020

1. “Did the Court of Appeals’ legal sufficiency of the evidence analysis comport with Jackson v. Virginia’s additional requirement that a reviewing court must determine ‘whether any rational trier of fact could have found the essential elements of the crime beyond a reasonable doubt’, especially ...