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Search Petitions, Briefs and Summaries

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MARCOPOULOS, ANDREAS

01/25/2017

"Whether there was probable cause to search Appellant's vehicle under the automobile exception to the warrant requirement when he entered a bar where narcotic activity was suspected, left three to five minutes later, and made 'furtive gestures' when police surrounded him to make a traffic stop?"

RAMIREZ-TAMAYO, ELVIS ELVIS

01/25/2017

"The court of appeals ignored the law governing the review of suppression rulings by, inter alia, considering the circumstances in isolation, focusing on their innocent nature, and generally failing to defer to the fact-finder." "Under what circumstances is a reviewing court permitted to ignor...

SANCHEZ, REINALDO

01/25/2017

"The Thirteenth Court of Appeals erred in its application of Arizona v. Gant, in that it did not apply the totality of the circumstances when determining the validity of the search incident to arrest."

BUSH, LANNY MARVIN

01/11/2017

"In reviewing sufficiency of the evidence, did the court of appeals err by: failing to consider any reasonable inferences that could be drawn from the evidence, separating evidence about the crime scene from evidence about the relationship between Appellant and the victim as a whole, specu...

LEE, RONALD EARL, JR.

01/11/2017

"The 11th Court of Appeals panel erred by not addressing Appellant's argument in Appellant's Issue Number Two that evidence of an act committed in another state which did not violate a Texas penal law at the time of its commission, did not provide sufficient evidence to fulfil the statutory requi...

MOORE, HAROLD MICHAEL

12/07/2016

"Did the Second Court of Appeals err in misapplying the Jackson v. Virginia legal sufficiency standard by holding evidence the Appellant was intoxicated, caused a wreck with a stationary occupied vehicle, and disregarded a red light was legally insufficient to support a finding the Appellant's ...

GIBSON, JOHNTAY

11/23/2016

"When the basis for trial counsel's objection to the admission of the appellant's videotaped custodial statement was apparent at trial, the reviewing court should not avoid addressing that apparent issue by holding the appellant's argument on appeal does not comport with counsel's trial objection...

CAHILL, DAVID WAYNE

11/09/2016

"Is a theory of law offered to prove a violation of the Interstate Agreement on Detainers Act timely presented if made for the first time in a motion for new trial?" "Is a county employee who retrieves the prosecuting officer's mail its agent for service of an inmate's request for trial under ...