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Criminal Cases decided by the 5th Court of Appeals on July 7, 2017

Appellate Law Update

The 5th Court of Appeals decided JACOBY TAYLOR, Appellant v. THE STATE OF TEXAS, Appellee, on July 7, 2017. The Court issued a memorandum opinion affirming Appellant’s conviction for Aggravated Robbery. The case was on appeal from the 195th Judicial District Court in Dallas County, Texas, as Trial Court Cause …

New Appellate Decisions on June 26, 2017

Fifth Court of Appeals

The Fifth Court of Appeals of Texas decided The State of Texas v. Manuel Torres Ibarra (05-16-00729-CR) and The State of Texas v. Mohammad Dabirul Islam (05-16-00881-CR) on June 26, 2017. Both of these appeals were from Aggravated Sexual Assault charges.

New Law on June 30, 2017

Fifth District affirms Dallas County case

The Fifth District Court of Appeals affirmed the decision of the trial court in Mikequiece Devonta Chew v. The State of Texas. This case arose out of a Aggravated Robbery conviction in Dallas County. The cause numbers of the appeal were No. 05-16-00852-CR and No. 05-16-00853-CR. In cause number 05-16-00852-CR, …

Certain activities relating to material constituting or containing child pornography

Federal Offense

Federal Code Section 18 U.S.C. § 2252A criminalizes “certain activities relating to material constituting or containing child pornography” as follows: (a) Any person who— (1) knowingly mails, or transports or ships using any means or facility of interstate or foreign commerce or in or affecting interstate or foreign commerce by …

Certain activities relating to material involving the sexual exploitation of minors

Federal Offense

Federal Code Section 18 U.S.C. § 2252 criminalizes certain activities related to the sexual exploitation of children. 18 U.S.C. § 2252 is as follows: (a) Any person who— (1) knowingly transports or ships using any means or facility of interstate or foreign commerce or in or affecting interstate or foreign …

Sexual Exploitation of Children

Federal Offense

Sexual Exploitation of Children is a Federal Criminal Offense described in 18 U.S.C. § 2251  as follows: (a) Any person who employs, uses, persuades, induces, entices, or coerces any minor to engage in, or who has a minor assist any other person to engage in, or who transports any minor in …

Electronic Transmission Of Certain Visual Material Depicting Minor

Federal Offense

ELECTRONIC TRANSMISSION OF CERTAIN VISUAL MATERIAL DEPICTING MINOR.is a Texas offense, described in the Texas Penal Code Section 43.261 as follows: ELECTRONIC TRANSMISSION OF CERTAIN VISUAL MATERIAL DEPICTING MINOR. (a) In this section: (1) “Dating relationship” has the meaning assigned by Section 71.0021, Family Code. (2) “Minor” means a person younger …

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