21 | The 40th Annual Texas Criminal Trial College
25 | Between a Reversal at the Court of Appeals and Discretionary Review: What Are Appointed Counsel’s Duties? - By John Bennett
29 | Successfully Suppressing a Search Warrant in Federal Court - By Mary Beth Harrell
Under two US Supreme Court rulings,2 where a state provides for appellate review of criminal convictions, an indigent appellant enjoys a constitutional right to appointment of counsel for an initial appeal of right, but
My court-appointed client, Jermaine Jones (JJ), a career offender, had been indicted in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, Waco Division, for possessing just shy of 46 grams of crack cocaine and a loaded .45 handgun. Four Deputy U.S.
The Pre-Columbian Artifacts case had already been tried and appealed once before I ever became involved in it. The Defendants had all been convicted, both of transporting the artifacts in international and interstate commerce and of conspiring to do so. The Fifth Circuit had sent the case back to Judge John H.
- President's Message: The Civil Invasion of Criminal Matters - By Samuel E. Bassett
- Executive Director's Perspective: Welcome Aboard - By Joseph A. Martinez
- Editor's Comment: Legacies - By Sarah Roland
- Ethics and the Law: Midnight Special - By Robert Pelton
- Off the Back: Planning for Life After the Practice of Law - By Stephen Gustitis
- Federal Corner: Was It a Suspicion or a *Reasonable* Suspicion? - By F. R. Buck Files Jr.
- Said & Done