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Jenkins v. Texas (original by judge richardson)  
Date: June 29, 2016
Docket Number: AP-77,022

Justia Opinion Summary: In June 2013, a jury convicted appellant Willie Jenkins of capital murder for aggravated rape in November 1975. He was given the death sentence. In this automatic appeal to the Court of Criminal Appeals, he raised ninete...

Henley v. Texas (original by judge richardson)  
Date: June 29, 2016
Docket Number: PD-0257-15

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant Gregory Henley was found guilty by a jury of misdemeanor assault causing bodily injury to a family member. He was sentenced to confinement for 200 days. On appeal, he contended that the trial court excluded ev...

Texas v. Robinson (original by judge newell)  
Date: June 29, 2016
Docket Number: PD-0974-15

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellee Olin Robinson, and his wife, Floria were tried together for offenses arising out of a traffic stop. Deputy Bobby Doelitsch activated his overhead lights after he observed a vehicle fail to stop completely at a s...

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