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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...

MOLINA, WILBER

05/06/2020

“Whether the majority opinion conflicts with Burch v. State, when the majority opinion affirmed the trial court’s admission of DNA testimony over Appellant’s Confrontation Clause objection?”

ROMANO, RICARDO

05/06/2020

“The lower court misapplied the standard of review in this case. Specifically, the panel in this case assumed the role of fact-finder rather than viewing the evidence in the light most favorable to the verdict.”

MARTINEZ, JESSE ADRIAN

04/01/2020

“In affirming Petitioner’s conviction, the Eighth Court erred when it misapplied the four-factor test in Brown v. Illinois, conceding that the arrest was unlawful under Texas law but not unconstitutional under the Fourth Amendment and, therefore, was not flagrant.”

SIMMS, CHRISTOPHER

04/01/2020

“Whether the Court of Appeals properly protected appellant’s right to an instruction on a lesser included offense by failing to consider his testimony regarding an intervening circumstance that caused the accident resulting in death?”

WADE, ROBERT ERIC, III

04/01/2020

“Whether conclusory lay testimony can contradict undisputed testimony from medical sources and a victim on the issue of serious bodily injury such that a lesser-included offense is a ‘valid, rational alternative’ to the charged offense?”