Texas Court of Criminal Appeals Decisions

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Recent Decisions From the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals

Ex parte Richard Bowman (original by judge yeary)  
Date: June 28, 2017
Docket Number: PD-0208-16

Justia Opinion Summary: After jet-skiing in the afternoon with one friend, and then drinking at least one glass of wine at the apartment of another friend before briefly falling asleep on her couch, Appellant Richard Bowman drove home in the ea...

Ash v. Texas (original by judge hervey)  
Date: June 28, 2017
Docket Number: PD-0244-16

Justia Opinion Summary: The issue presented for the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals in this case was whether the court of appeals erred when it held that a witness could not be an accomplice as a matter of law unless the witness was charged wit...

Ex Parte Adam Wayne Ingram (original by presiding judge keller)  
Date: June 28, 2017
Docket Number: PD-0578-16

Justia Opinion Summary: In an appeal of the denial of relief of a pretrial habeas application, appellant Adam Ingram raised various facial challenges to the constitutionality of the pre-2015 version of subsection (c) of the “Online Solicitation...

Texas v. Prichard (original by judge alcala)  
Date: June 28, 2017
Docket Number: PD-0712-16

Justia Opinion Summary: While purportedly disciplining his pet dog, appellant Robert Prichard killed her by repeatedly hitting her head with a shovel and then drowning her in a swimming pool. He was indicted for the state-jail felony of cruelty...

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