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6 Document(s) [ Subject: Criminal appeals ]

Committee: House Criminal Jurisprudence
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: To the speaker and members, Texas House of Representatives, 68th Legislature : report of the / Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence, 67th Legislature.
Subjects: Appellate courts | Bail | Criminal appeals | Criminal justice | Illegal video recordings | Indigent criminal defense | Penalties and sentences (Criminal justice) | Privacy | Recidivism | Searches and seizures | State income taxes |
Library Call Number: L1836.67 j979cr
Session: 67th R.S. (1981)
Online version: View report [58 pages  File size: 1,900 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Review federal and state wiretap statutes and court cases related to wiretapping and electronic surveillance to determine if pen registers, devices which record the numbers dialed by a particular telephone, are covered by the procedures, restrictions and safeguards of the state wire communications laws. *
2. Compare Texas' statutes with those of other states to assess differences in programs and compensation for counsel appointed to defend indigents.
3. Compare our penalty schedule, including the habitual criminal law, and our recidivism rates to those of other states to determine if any other penalty schedule tends to reduce recidivism more than our present penalty schedule.
4. Consider whether the Courts of Appeals are able to effectively accomplish their constitutional and statutory duties in disposing of intermediate criminal appeals. Determine what resources are necessary to allow the Courts of Appeals to handle the larger load of criminal cases. *
5. Make recommendations for clarifying the status of habeas corpus orders issued by Courts of Appeals. *
6. Monitor the implementation of HB 360, 67th Legislature, Regular Session.
7. Monitor the implementation of SJR 36, 67th Legislature, Regular Session, through the requirements set by SB 265, 67th Legislature, Regular Session.
Committee: House Judiciary
Title: Interim Report - Volume 2
Library Catalog Title: To the speaker and members of the Texas House of Representatives, 67th Legislature : reports of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, state of Texas, 66th Legislature.
Subjects: Appellate courts | Court congestion | Criminal appeals | Trial courts |
Library Call Number: L1836.66 j898 2
Session: 66th R.S. (1979)
Online version: View report [157 pages  File size: 4,527 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Study means of streamlining and making more efficient the administration of justice at the trial court level.
2. Study the need for implementing legislation relating to changing the Courts of Civil Appeals to "Courts of Appeals" with criminal jurisdiction (SJR 36, 66th Legislature, Regular Session).
Supporting documents
Committee: House Judiciary
Title: Points for consideration concerning legislation to implement S.J.R. 36
Library Catalog Title: Some points for consideration concerning legislation to implement S.J.R. 36 / to members of the Judiciary Committee from Ben Z. Grant.
Library Call Number: L1836.66 ap48s
Session: 66th R.S. (1979)
Committee: House Judiciary
Title: The Texas Appellate Courts: report on the implementation of S.J.R. 36
Library Catalog Title: The Texas appellate courts : a report on the implementation of S.J.R. 36 / by The National Center for State Courts, Southern Regional Office.
Library Call Number: L1836.66 ap48 1
Session: 66th R.S. (1979)
Online version: View document [104 pages  File size: 3,267 kb]
Committee: House Judiciary
Title: The Texas Appellate Courts; report on the implementation of S.J.R. 36
Library Catalog Title: The Texas Appellate Courts : a report on the implementation of S.J.R. 36 / by The National Center for State Courts, Southern Regional Office.
Library Call Number: L1836.66 ap48 2
Session: 66th R.S. (1979)
Online version: View document [161 pages  File size: 4,221 kb]
Committee: House Judiciary
Title: Texas appellate court III project : a continuation study on the implementation of
Library Catalog Title: Texas appellate court III project : a continuation study on the implementation of S.J.R. 36. National Center for State Courts. Southern Regional Office.
Library Call Number: L1836.66 ap48 3
Session: 66th R.S. (1979)
Online version: View document [55 pages  File size: 1,240 kb]

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