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May 2015 Archives

Texas woman accused of theft of ammunition

On May 15, it was reported that a Texas woman who was accused of attempting to pawn boxes of ammunition was taken into police custody. A detective, who claimed that the woman attempted to make the transaction while they were both in the pawn shop, stated that the 50-year-old woman reportedly had 50 boxes of ammunition that had been stolen in her possession.

Writs and appeals in Texas

A person who has been convicted of a crime in Texas is allowed to appeal the conviction to a higher court one time, but several writs may be sought in the same case. A writ is an order that is issued from a higher court directing the lower court to take a particular action in a case.

Grounds for criminal appeals in Texas

When a person has been convicted of a criminal offense, they have the right to appeal their conviction to a higher court to make certain that the trial was conducted properly. If certain types of errors are found, the conviction may be overturned and the case returned to the lower court for a new trial.

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