Texas Court of Criminal Appeals Decisions

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Carson v. Texas (original by judge newell)  
Date: September 19, 2018
Docket Number: PD-0206-17

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant Gary Carson was charged with three counts of assault on a public servant and three counts of bail jumping. After Appellant agreed to waive his right to appeal, the State agreed to waive its right to a jury tria...

Ette v. Texas (original by judge alcala)  
Date: September 19, 2018
Docket Number: PD-0538-17

Justia Opinion Summary: In his petition for discretionary review, appellant Eddie Ette challenged the court of appeals' judgment upholding the imposition of a $10,000 fine assessed as part of his punishment for misapplication of fiduciary prope...

Ex parte Garrels (original by judge keasler)  
Date: September 19, 2018
Docket Number: PD-0710-17

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant Elizabeth Garrels was charged by information with the misdemeanor offense of driving while intoxicated (DWI). She was tried by jury. The State’s first witness was Trooper Christopher Lucchese with the Texas Dep...

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