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Monjaras v. Texas (original by judge walker)  
Date: November 23, 2022
Docket Number: PD-0582-21

Justia Opinion Summary: After a trial court denied his suppression motion, Appellant Tairon Jose Monjaras pled guilty to unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon. He was sentenced to five years imprisonment. On appeal, Appellant argued the…

Ex parte Genovevo Salinas (original by judge yeary)  
Date: November 16, 2022
Docket Number: WR-90,982-01

Justia Opinion Summary: Applicant Genovevo Salinas Salinas appealed the denial of his application for habeas relief. He argued he received ineffective assistance of trial counsel at his second murder trial. The underlying offense involved the…

Texas v. Hardin (original by judge newell)  
Date: November 2, 2022
Docket Number: PD-0799-19

Justia Opinion Summary: A police officer stopped Shiela Hardin for committing the traffic offense of “failing to maintain a single marked lane of traffic” when he observed the right rear tire of her rented U-Haul touch and drive on the striped…

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