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RUBIO, CHRISTOPHER

07/01/2020

“Did the Court of Appeals resolve a procedural issue relating to the timely filing and hearing of an amended motion for new trial in a manner that conflicts with Courts of Appeals and Court of Criminal Appeals precedent?”

SHUMWAY, BRADLEY JACOB

1. “Does the corpus delicti rule require evidence totally independent of a defendant’s extrajudicial confession showing that the ‘essential nature’ of the charged crime was committed by someone?” 2. “Can independent evidence as to time, motive, opportunity, state of mind of the defendant, and/or...

FLORES, JUAN CARLOS

06/24/2020

“The court of appeals erred where it held the evidence to be sufficient to prove the use of a deadly weapon where the alleged weapon was not used in a way that was capable of causing death or serious bodily injury.”

WEST, TIMOTHY MARK

06/24/2020

“In finding that the original indictment that charged three counts of possession or attempted possession of a controlled substance, to wit: tramadol (by misrepresentation, fraud, forgery, deception or subterfuge, on or about three separate dates), alleged the same conduct, act or transaction as a...

SPIELBAUER, JEREMY DAVID

06/17/2020

“Can written responses in a juror questionnaire, standing alone, establish a challenge for cause when based upon an inaccurately worded statutory ground for cause?”

WEXLER, SUZANNE

06/17/2020

“Whether the Court of Appeals erred by concluding that Appellant’s statement to Detective Hill was not obtained via a custodial interrogation without the benefit of any warnings when the statement was made after Appellant was ordered to involuntarily leave a residence by an overwhelming police pr...

ALCOSER, DANNY WAYNE

05/06/2020

1. “The court of appeals misapplied the egregious harm standard of review for unobjected-to jury charge error under Almanza v. State, 686 S.W.2d 157 (Tex. Crim. App. 1984), in a manner that so far departed from the accepted and usual course of judicial proceedings as to call for an exercise of th...

LOZANO, CARLOS

05/06/2020

"The Eighth Court of Appeals erred in its preliminary holding that Appellant was entitled to jury instructions on the use of deadly force in self-defense because there was no evidence presented from any source of Appellant’s subjective state of mind at the time of the shooting, that is, whether h...