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This Subject Index cites cases of particular interest by subject matter. The case can be located in the Index in alphabetical order. This Subject Index does not include all cases that have been decided by the Appellate Court, but only includes those cases which the Court has determined to be of sufficient interest to be included. Cases in blue type have been identified by Appellate Judge Holmes as particularly significant. The Judge's opinion on these cases can be viewed online by clicking on the link.  The Court’s Opinion in any of the cited cases can be viewed, and copies thereof can be obtained, through the City Clerk’s Office at 300 N. Campbell, El Paso, TX 79901, during regular office hours.
 
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[+] 1. Allegation of mental culpability required.
84-MCA-773 Guajardo v. State Negligent Collision
83-MCA-921 Ogle v. State Failure to Obey Police Officer
83-MCA-954 Vega v. State Failure to Obey Police Officer
84-MCA-1204 Alvidrez v. State Fleeing & Eluding Police Officer; Cutting Across Private Property
84-MCA-1224 Henderson v. State Negligent Collision
83-MCA-1121 Delgado v. State Failure to Report Accident
83-MCA-421 Hernandez v. State Cutting Across Private Property
85-MCA-1348 Urrenga v. State Selling Spray Paint to Minor
88-MCA-1943 Mial v. State Hindering a Police Officer
83-MCA-617 Aguilar v. State
83-MCA-618 Aguilar v. State
[+] 2. Allegation of mental culpability not required.
83-MCA-617 Aguilar v. State No Operator's License
83-MCA-618 Aguilar v. State Red Light Violation
83-MCA-722 Dunn v. State No Operator's License
83-MCA-259 Brune v. State Failure to Yield Right of Way
83-MCA-720 Ditmore v. State Speeding
84-MCA-681 Hills v. State Stop Sign
83-MCA-976 Job v. State Stop Sign Violation
83-MCA-150 Wade v. State Speeding
83-MCA-315 Araiza v. State Speeding
83-MCA-1142 Garbar v. State Overflowing Garbage Container
85-MCA-1276 Garbar v. State Overflowing Garbage Bin
85-MCA-1277 Garbar v. State Overflowing Garbage Bin
85-MCA-1265 Garbar v. State Overflowing Garbage Container
85-MCA-1276 Garbar v. State Overflowing Garbage Container
83-MCA-920 Ogle v. State Driving in more than one lane of Traffic
83-MCA-919 Ogle v. State Improper Backing
83-MCA-1877 Garcia v. State Passing in a School Zone
[+] 3. Article 1200ee-1: A motion for new trial must set out points of error relied upon Appeal.
83-MCA-75 Hawkins v. State
83-MCA-97 Miller v. State
83-MCA-95 Martinez v. State
83-MCA-76 Thrasher v. State
83-MCA-102 Moseley v. State
83-MCA-50 Quinn v. State
83-MCA-1116 Pollen v. State
[+] 4. Judicial notice of City Ordinance by Trial Court and Appellate Court.
83-MCA-75 Hawkins v. State
83-MCA-95 Martinez v. State
83-MCA-76 Thrasher v. State
88-MCA-1876 Chanoux v. State
[+] 5. Defects in ticket immaterial once complaint is filed - ticket merged into complaint.
83-MCA-9 Ponce v. State
85-MCA-1299 Robinson v. State
85-MCA-1300 Price v. State
83-MCA-1259 Dabbagh v. State
86-MCA-1730 -1731 -1732 Scheurer v. State
96-MCA-2387 Natividad v. State
97-MCA-2412 Acosta v. State
[+] 6. City Attorney authorized to represent City in Municipal Court prosecutions.
85-MCA-1255 Hawkins v. State
83-MCA-97 Miller v. State
85-MCA-1244 Bartley v. State
85-MCA-1250 Arnold v. State
83-MCA-101 Lopez v. State
83-MCA-264 Rogers v. State
83-MCA-102 Moseley v. State
83-MCA-23 Hill v. State
[+] 7. Delivery of Complaint to Clerk constitutes filing even if filing endorsement absent.
83-MCA-101 Lopez v. State
[+] 8. Negating Statutory Exceptions.
83-MCA-275 Bailey v. State
83-MCA-1143 Krop v. State
84-MCA-1128 Passero v. State
87-MCA-1839 Lawrence v. State
90-MCA-2044 Trevizo v. State
10-MCA-3407 Melendez v. State
[+] 9. No information required in Class C Prosecutions.
83-MCA-264 Rogers v. State
87-MCA-1869 Maxfield v. State
[+] 10. No right to appointment of counsel and waiver.
83-MCA-24 Hudson v. State
[+] 11. Municipal Court of Records Act constitutional.
83-MCA-23 Hill v. State
85-MCA-1255 Hawkins v. State
85-MCA-1244 Bartley v. State
85-MCA-1250 Arnold v. State
83-MCA-192 Sample v. State http://www.elpasotexas.gov/muni_clerk/_documents/casefiles/Sample v. State, 83-MCA-192.pdf
83-MCA-399 Waller v. State
[+] 12. No restriction on jury trial where defendant required to be present.
83-MCA-23 Hill v. State
[+] 13. Requiring defendant's presence for Pre-Trial and Trial proceedings approved.
83-MCA-23 Hill v. State
[+] 14. Defects in Complaint: jurisdictional vs.
83-MCA-279 Hamrah v. State
85-MCA-1290 Scott v. State
[+] 15. Evidence - Predicate for admission of radar evidence.
83-MCA-1049 Barrera v. State
83-MCA-868 Butterworth v. State
03-MCA-2849 Gonzalez v. State
03-MCA-2890 Gonzalez v. State
[+] 16. Appeal not timely perfected.
83-MCA-684 Owen v. State
[+] 17. No right to retrial on appeal.
84-MCA-1186 Marquez v. State
84-MCA-1187 Corliss v. State
[+] 18. No right to trial de novo.
83-MCA-46 Paschal v. State
85-MCA-1284 Andersen v. State
[+] 19. Multiple offenses arising out of same episode - request for Defensive Driving Course.
83-MCA-1148 Kong v. State
85-MCA-1202 Starr v. State
[+] 20. Need not identify motor vehicle, even in face of Motion to Quash, on failure to maintain financial responsibility.
84-MCA-1124 Guerrero v. State
[+] 21. No brief filed on appeal - address only fundamental error.
83-MCA-214 Rios v. State
83-MCA-242 Osowski v. State
83-MCA-553 Perez v. State
[+] 22. Motion to Quash - court's actions in respect thereto.
84-MCA-1124 Guerrero v. State
83-MCA-911 Bencomo v. State City Park allegation required.
[+] 23. Complaint need not allege specifically that offense is not barred by Statute of Limitations.
85-MCA-1237 Bayer v. State
84-MCA-1123; 84-MCA-1124 Guerrero v. State
85-MCA-1290 Scott v. State
[+] 24. Refreshing recollection.
84-MCA-1156 Mancinas v. State
[+] 25. Well defined abbreviations may be used for jurats and complaints.
84-MCA-1124; 84-MCA-1123 Guerrero v. State
[+] 26. Reviewing sufficiency of evidence - no Statement of Facts.
83-MCA-98 Paoli v. State
84-MCA-1187 Corliss v. State
84-MCA-1162 Irvin v. State
85-MCA-1260 Schmitt v. State
83-MCA-26 Larmonda v. State
84-MCA-1195 Bailey v. State
83-MCA-1121 Delgado v. State
83-MCA-276 Borrego v. State
83-MCA-1146 Williams v. State
83-MCA-1082 Avalos v. State
83-MCA-4 Gonzalez v. State
84-MCA-1167 Peaslee v. State
84-MCA-1175 Aguirre v. State
88-MCA-1880 Jones v. State
[+] 27. Trial Judge or Jury as trier of fact - Exclusive Judge of credibility of witnesses and weight to be given to testimony.
83-MCA-26 Larmonda v. State
83-MCA-98 Paoli v. State
84-MCA-1162 Irvin v. State
85-MCA-1251 D'Alessio v. State
85-MCA-1261 Tabor v. State
84-MCA-1187 Corliss v. State
84-MCA-1192 Marquez v. State
84-MCA-1186 Marquez v. State Emergency
84-MCA-1186 Marquez v. State No right to retrial
85-MCA-1247 Melhoff v. State
84-MCA-1175 Aguirre v. State
83-MCA-785 Thomas v. State
11-MCA-3484 Urquidi v. State (See cases cited for Reviewing Sufficiency of Evidence Generally)
[+] 28. No Statement of Facts - cannot give questions relating to sufficiency of evidence.
83-MCA-98 Paoli v. State
83-MCA-9 Ponce v. State
84-MCA-1207 Murray v. State
[+] 29. Appellate Court has no jurisdiction to change or reduce fine.
85-MCA-1303 Lujan v. State
83-MCA-61 Aguirre v. State
[+] 30. Speeding - insufficient evidence.
83-MCA-1149 Brodka v. State
83-MCA-229 Magaw v. State
83-MCA-277 Brune v. State
06-MCA-3083 Ranchich v State
85-MCA-1290 Scott v. State
11-MCA-3444 Massey v. State
11-MCA-3470 Phillips v. State
[+] 31. Governor's Proclamation and 55 MPH speed limit valid.
83-MCA-70 Cowan v. State
[+] 32. Ignorance of law on defense.
83-MCA-923 Waide v. State
[+] 33. Complaint not fundamentally defective for not ending with "against the peace and dignity of the State of Texas"pursuant to Art.
[+] 34. Defendant can appear by counsel - no objection- waives defendant's presence.
83-MCA-720 Ditmore v. State
[+] 35. Requiring no appellate decision unless reversed - not biased toward conviction.
83-MCA-192 Sample v. State http://www.elpasotexas.gov/muni_clerk/_documents/casefiles/Sample v. State, 83-MCA-192.pdf
[+] 36. Sign ordinance - no coverage for particular sign in question.
84-MCA-1157 Landsheft v. State
[+] 37. Complaint not signed or sworn to or properly dated constitutes fundamental error.
84-MCA-1209 Dabbagh v. State
83-MCA-214 Rios v. State
83-MCA-230 Wroblewski v. State
83-MCA-516 Perea v. State
83-MCA-236 Navarete v. State
83-MCA-1198 Leeper v. State
88-MCA-1881 Pantoja v. State
[+] 38. Producing valid operator's license - burden of proof.
83-MCA-891 Alexander v. State
84-MCA-1123 Guerrero v. State
83-MCA-875 Willgrabs v. State
83-MCA-992 Bonnet v. State
[+] 39. Financial responsibility - coverage of non-resident.
84-MCA-1163 Kabalan v. State
[+] 40. Traffic ticket - D.W.I.
84-MCA-1154 Dillon v. State 1154
84-MCA-1155 Dillon v. State 1155
[+] 41. Speedy Trial - bar to other prosecution.
84-MCA-1154 Dillon v. State 1154
84-MCA-1154 Dillon v. State 1155
[+] 42. Speedy Trial - Request for continuance - waiver.
83-MCA-378 Estes v. State
[+] 43. Speedy Trial - no complaint to announce ready within time limits - Motion should be granted.
83-MCA-423 Lopez v. State
83-MCA-754 Hernandez v. State
85-MCA-1313 Marquez v. State
85-MCA-1314 Marquez v. State
[+] 44. Speedy Trial Act; State's announcement of ready.
83-MCA-576 DeClerq v. State
83-MCA-915 Vigil v. State
83-MCA-6 Leal v. State
83-MCA-44 Vera v. State
83-MCA-31 Salazar v. State
83-MCA-1076 Cartensen v. State
83-MCA-643 Gonzalez v. State
83-MCA-625 Torres v. State
84-MCA-1191 Fox v. State
83-MCA-288; -289 Velez v. State
83-MCA-17 Cisneros v. State
84-MCA-256 Dominguez v. State (Record silent as to State's readiness)
[+] 45. Speedy Trial Act: Date of citation commences time period.
84-MCA-1191 Fox v. State
83-MCA-6 Leal v. State
83-MCA-31 Salazar v. State
83-MCA-1076 Cartensen v. State
[+] 46. Speedy Trial Act: Waiver - not timely Motion.
83-MCA-285 McGranahan v. State
83-MCA-658 Payan v. State
[+] 47. Bill of Exception - not substitute for statement of facts.
84-MCA-1159 Paxson v. State
[+] 48. Defendant entitled to new trial if cannot secure statement without his fault.
83-MCA-456 Ibanez v. State
83-MCA-1095 Schwartzbach v. State
85-MCA-1297 Feinberg v. State
[+] 49. Complaint - failure to allege essential elements of offense is error.
83-MCA-1135 Trunk v. State
[+] 50. State must identify defendant at trial if defendant present.
83-MCA-424 Abraham v. State
[+] 51. Complaint - description of property allegedly taken required.
84-MCA-1180 Hall v. State
[+] 52. Complaint defective - failure to allege accident.
83-MCA-505 Clark v. State
[+] 53. Emergency situation - constitutes defense.
84-MCA-1186 Marquez v. State
[+] 54. Evidence - State must prove non-consent where alleged.
84-MCA-1175 Aguirre v. State
89-MCA-2007 Ornelas v. State
[+] 55. Reverse and Render - where evidence is insufficient.
84-MCA-1175 Aguirre v. State
84-MCA-1203 Sanchez v. State
84-MCA-1183 Hartman v. State
11-MCA-3444 Massey v. State
[+] 56. Probable cause to stop motorist for checking on insurance or driver's license.
84-MCA-1172 Johnson v. State
[+] 57. Financial responsibility - complaint charging wrong section.
83-MCA-541 Jaime v. State
83-MCA-23 Kelly v. State
[+] 58. Complaint - alleging "minor"under 21 - defective.
83-MCA-595 Orozco v. State
[+] 59. Complaint alleged no offense for speeding in school zone.
83-MCA-649 Garcia v. State
[+] 60. Evidence - failure to prove "public place"- element of offense - insufficiency.
84-MCA-1203 Sanchez v. State
[+] 61. Disorderly Conduct - definition of exposure.
84-MCA-1192 Marquez v. State
[+] 62. Effectiveness of Counsel.
84-MCA-1192 Marquez v. State
07-MCA-3146 Jose A. Garcia v. State
13-MCA-3684 Miriam Denise Cruz v. State
[+] 63. Defensive Driving Course - (Request must be timely made).
83-MCA-791 -762 Gardon v. State
85-MCA-1202 Starr v. State
85-MCA-1841 Allen v. State
[+] 64. Zoning: Conforming - nonconforming use - sufficiency of evidence.
84-MCA-1183 Hartman v. State
83-MCA-908 Borsberry v. State
[+] 65. Zoning: Adult bookstore - wrong charge brought.
85-MCA-1249 Von Kolb v. State
[+] 66. Trial Court's responsibility to advise of consequences of failure to exercise rights.
85-MCA-1262 Covey v. State
[+] 67. Duty to request Court Reporter on defendant.
85-MCA-1262 Covey v. State
85-MCA-572 Hall v. State
84-MCA-1283 Garay v. State
86-MCA-1702 Abraham v. State
88-MCA-1940 Quezada v. State
[+] 68. Seal not required on complaint.
83-MCA-722 Dunn v. State
[+] 69. Complaining witness testimony not required if other evidence introduced.
83-MCA-748 McKee v. State
[+] 70. Lost complaint procedure.
83-MCA-1105 Reichert v. State
83-MCA-1160 Ross v. State
85-MCA-1309 Garcia v. State
85-MCA-1308 James Carawan v. State
83-MCA-1161 Halow v. State
[+] 71. Article 21.06 of Texas Penal Code is unconstitutional.
83-MCA-1052 Graves v. State
83-MCA-1063 Muniz v. State
[+] 72. In-Court identification required.
83-MCA-1118 Sanchez v. State
[+] 73. Death of Appellant abates Appeal.
85-MCA-1331 Hinshaw v. State
85-MCA-1388 Lee A. Chagra v. State
94-MCA-2293 Nagib Azzam v. State
[+] 74. Broken speedometer - no defense to speeding violation.
85-MCA-1495 Challender v. State
85-MCA-1784 Grodin v. State
89-MCA-1963 Osborne v. State
[+] 75. Speeding - Reliability and admissibility of radar evidence.
85-MCA-1563 Steinmeier v. State
[+] 76. Speedy Trial Act - State's announcement of ready is prima facie evidence.
85-MCA-1560 Borsberry v. State
[+] 77. Complaint - Elements of failure to identify.
85-MCA-1646 Barreras v. State
[+] 78. Waiver of Right to an attorney.
85-MCA-1651 Preciado v. State
86-MCA-1713 Trejo v. State
[+] 79. Disorderly Conduct - what constitutes "fighting words"and tends to incite immediate breach of the peace.
86-MCA-1531 Ledlow v. State
[+] 80. Flow of Traffic - Defense not valid.
86-MCA-1689 Herrera v. State
89-MCA-1963 Osborne v. State
11-MCA-3454 Mendez v. State
[+] 81. Fair Notice that contemplated conduct is forbidden by statutes is required.
86-MCA-1697 O'Brien v. State
[+] 82. Speeding - "Prima Facie"case.
86-MCA-1680 Urquhart v. State
86-MCA-1686 Allen v. State
87-MCA-1796 McKee v. State
89-MCA-2031 Stanford v. State
[+] 83. Fatal variance in the evidence constitutes fundamental error.
86-MCA-1698 and 1699 Rancich v. State
87-MCA-1871 Hatch v. State
11-MCA-3444 Massey v. State
[+] 84. Waiver of jury trial - recitation in judgment establishes.
86-MCA-1698 Rancich v. State
10-MCA-3389 Kurland v. State
10-MCA-3378 Barrreiro v. State
[+] 85. Waiver of defensive driving course if not timely requested.
86-MCA-1661 Rey v. State
11-MCA-3516 Chavez vs. State
[+] 86. Doctrine of idem sonans.
86-MCA-1703 Carzoli v. State
[+] 87. Fine set below minimum - retry for reassessment of fine.
86-MCA-1703 Carzoli v. State
[+] 88. Complaint need not describe color of vehicle.
86-MCA-1730 -1731 -1732 Scheurer v. State
[+] 89. Non-Ownership of vehicle may be defense.
86-MCA-1721 Puentes v. State
[+] 90. Bond Forfeiture Case - Judicial Notice of Judgment Nisi.
[+] 91. Constitutional Right to Speedy Trial.
86-MCA-1755 Lightbourn v. State
[+] 92. Fundamental Error in Charging Document Eliminated - Article 1.14 CCP.
86-MCA-1759 Telles v. State
[+] 93. No court reporter to take Statement of Facts requires reversal.
86-MCA-1782 Maxey v. State (Opinion on Motion for Rehearing)
02-MCA-2806 Duncan v. State
03-MCA-2896 Hall V. State
[+] 94. Setting of case through the mail fails to provide person with opportunity to request setting when court reporter is available and denies person right to have Statement of Facts included in record.
87-MCA-1798 Aguirre v. State
90-MCA-2044 Trevizo v. State
[+] 95. Person cited to appear by summons does not provide opportunity for court reporter to take Statement of Facts, and may entitle person to remand of case.
87-MCA-1803 Hixon v. State
[+] 96. Sudden emergency constitutes valid defense if supported by evidence.
87-MCA-1795 Foster v. State
[+] 97. Failure to provide Statement of Fact viewed from Appellant's standpoint and any reasonable doubt is resolved in favor of the Appellant - failure to obtain Statement of Facts through no fault of Appellant entitles person to new trial.
87-MCA-1792 Roth v. State
[+] 98. Trial Court authorized to take judicial notice of Judgment nisi in bond forfeiture proceedings.
86-MCA-1743-1752 Apodaca v. State
[+] 99. Trial Court has discretion to reopen case.
87-MCA-1815 Rancich v. State
[+] 100. Appearance by counsel waives in-court identification of Defendant.
87-MCA-1820 May v. State
89-MCA-2015 Erhlich v. State
[+] 101. Citation void if issued on unauthorized traffic control devise.
87-MCA-1848 Hughes v. State
87-MCA-1817 Richards v. State (Airport Stop Sign case)
[+] 102. Citation does not serve function of complaint.
87-MCA-1869 Maxfield v. State
[+] 103. Complaint/Allegation of descriptive unnecessary matter requires proof if descriptive of essential element of offense/sufficiency of the evidence.
87-MCA-1859 Neslage v. State
[+] 104. Fatal variance renders evidence insufficient.
88-MCA-1930 Medellin v. State
87-MCA-1871 Hatch v. State
11-MCA-3444 Massey v. State
[+] 105. Speeding - Insufficient evidence - proof of urban district.
87-MCA-1796 McKee v. State
87-MCA-1870 Warren v. State
87-MCA-1842 Delgadillo v. State
89-MCA-2031 Stanford v. State
[+] 106. Driving Safety Course - Judge has obligation to advise of right.
88-MCA-1882 Christensen v. State
88-MCA-1885 Navarro v. State
[+] 107. Defensive issue - Burden of Proof - Financial Responsibility - Evidence.
88-MCA-1899 Yousif v. State
[+] 108. Willful failure to obey a police officer - fundamentally defective complaint.
88-MCA-1905 Smith v. State
[+] 109. Speedy Trial Act - unconstitutional and the issue is moot.
88-MCA-1909 Mayne v. State
[+] 110. Specific statute controls over general statute.
88-MCA-1900 Aguilar v. State
88-MCA-1901 Morales v. State
[+] 111. Certified court reporter required.
88-MCA-1912 Shashy v. State
[+] 112. Constitutionality of safety belt law upheld.
88-MCA-1923 Hunt v. State
88-MCA-1924 Hunt v. State
[+] 113. Oral description of property or photograph of property as sufficient proof in theft cases.
88-MCA-1946 Coleman v. State
[+] 114. Failure to control speed does not require proof of speeding.
89-MCA-1960 Clark v. State
[+] 115. Adult entertainment zoning ordinance constitutional.
88-MCA-1933/36 Ceniceros v. State
[+] 116. Failure to file timely Motion to Quash waives defects of form in complaint.
88-MCA-1939 Perry v. State
89-MCA-1957 Harmon v. State
02-MCA-2745 Balesh v. State
[+] 117. Willful failure to obey a police officer - fundamentally defective complaint.
88-MCA-1905 Smith v. State
[+] 118. Financial responsibility, burden of proof when defense is raised; permissive use coverage under policy.
89-MCA-1964 Chanez v. State
07-MCA-3167 Dove v State
11-MCA-3498 Ortega v. State
11-MCA-3490 Flores v. State
11-MCA-3494 Lopez vs. State
12-MCA-3545 Gomez vs. State
[+] 119. Passing in school zone.
89-MCA-2001 Cobos v. State
[+] 120. Comparative Negligence not defense to traffic citation.
89-MCA-1998 Fontenette v. State
90-MCA-2072 Saldivar v. State
90-MCA-2054 McCormick v. State
[+] 121. Allegation of insufficiency of the evidence upheld.
89-MCA-2005 Chozet v. State
89-MCA-2006 Barajas v. State
[+] 122. Financial Responsibility - Failure to furnish evidence of financial responsibility raises presumption that no policy is in effect.
89-MCA-2023 Cazares v. State
[+] 123. Disorderly conduct, breach of the peace defined.
89-MCA-2024 Gonzalez v. State
89-MCA-2025 Gonzales v. State
[+] 124. Speeding - estimated speed - fundamental error in charging document.
89-MCA-2028 Holmes v. State
[+] 125. Admissibility of extraneous offenses.
89-MCA-2018 Sarabia v. State
[+] 126. Zoning - Evidence held insufficient to support zoning violation.
89-MCA-2018 Sarabia v. State
[+] 127. Double jeopardy question addressed.
89-MCA-2019 Childress v. State
89-MCA-2020 Childress v. State
[+] 128. Complaint cannot be amended even at instance of Defendant for matters of substance.
86-MCA-1753 Franklyn v. State (Reversed; see 762 SW2d 228 (Tx.App. - El Paso)
[+] 129. Failure to object to unsworn testimony; waives error.
89-MCA-2032 Lyle v. State
[+] 130. Proof of financial responsibility - common law husband is covered under wife's policy.
90-MCA-2039 Medina v. State
[+] 131. Court costs are mandatory.
90-MCA-2051 Jurado v. State
[+] 132. Burden of proof on defendant to raise defense under safety responsibility act.
90-MCA-2052 Stewart v. State
[+] 133. Complaint - fundamentally defective if not signed by notary public.
90-MCA-2055 Martinez v. State
[+] 134. Qualification of expert witness - radar.
90-MCA-2074 Flores v. State
[+] 135. Comment on weight of evidence involved only in jury trials.
90-MCA-2049 Barreras v. State
[+] 136. Identification of accused - essential element of State's case.
90-MCA-2049 Barreras v. State
90-MCA-2053 Lively v. State
[+] 137. Failure to use right-of-way - speed of other vehicle no defense.
90-MCA-2054 McCormick v. State
[+] 138. No right to an attorney for fine only offense.
90-MCA-2079 Jean Marie v. State
[+] 139. Passing in a school zone defined.
[+] 140. Entrapment Defense is available only when one admits commission of offense.
[+] 141. Proper predicate for the introduction of evidence in speed based on radar/Waiver of error by failure to object.
91-MCA-2155 Kall v. State
11-MCA-3470 Phillips v. State
[+] 142. Jurisdiction of Municipal Court over theft offense involving public servant.
92-MCA-2192 Diaz v. State
[+] 143. Fine assessed excessive; Case remanded to Trial Court for reassessment of punishment only.
93-MCA-2242 Dukatt v. State
14-MCA-3725 Sergio Resendez v. State of Texas
[+] 144. Proof of financial responsibility - policy itself not required.
93-MCA-2252 Castillo v. State
[+] 145. Proof of venue.
93-MCA-2246 Stergiopoulos v. State
[+] 146. Defects in substance or form of complaint - must object to preserve error.
93-MCA-2245 McIntosh v. State (overruled by Huynh v. State; 901 S.W.2d 480 (Tex.Crim.App. 1995) (holding that defects in the complaint can be raised on appeal for the first time)
[+] 147. Safety responsibility act constitutional.
[+] 148. Proof of "possession of alcohol in the park"/ affirmative links required
94-MCA-2296 Williams v. State
95-MCA-2348 Bolanos v. State
[+] 149. Remand - Interest of justice.
94-MCA-2296 Williams v. State
[+] 150. Constitutionality of ordinance restricting sale of newspaper in roadway; Upheld.
93-MCA-2268 Dominguez v. State
[+] 151. Deferred Adjudication Order - Dismissal upon compliance required.
95-MCA-2322 Gallardo v. State
[+] 152. Trial Court has no authority to dismiss case without prosecutor=s consent.
95-MCA-2330 Parks v. State
[+] 153. Pro Se Defendants held to same legal standards as counsel
96-MCA-2386 Lopez v. State
09-MCA-3323 Lopez v. State (Opinion on Motion for Rehearing)
10-MCA-3392 Solis v. State
10-MCA-3396 Chacon v. State
[+] 154. Financial Responsibility - ACovered Person@ defined
97-MCA-2403 Arce v. State
11-MCA-3498 Ortega v. State
11-MCA-3490 Flores v. State
[+] 155. Financial Responsibility - ACovered Auto@ defined
96-MCA-2390 Rascon v. State
11-MCA-3498 Ortega v. State
11-MCA-3490 Flores v. State
[+] 156. Evidence of financial responsibility - Section 601.053 Texas Transportation Code
97-MCA-2413 Martinez v. State
[+] 157. Recusal of Judge; No change of venue for fine-only misdemeanors; Motion in Limine does not preserve error; Burden of proof on defendant to raise defense that traffic control devise is not authorized or otherwise illegal; No culpable mental state need be alleged or proved for a stop sign violation
97-MCA-2405 Fox v. State
[+] 158. City's noise ordinance constitutional.
97-MCA-2402 Dow v. State
[+] 159. Defects in complaining can be raised for the first time on appeal.
97-MCA-2402 Dow v. State
[+] 160. Use of dealer's temporary cardboard tags allows vehicle to be driven for servicing and exempts inspection requirements under Section 503.062 of the Texas Transportation Code.
97-MCA-2420 Silva v. State
09-MCA-3365 Lemus v. State
10-MCA-3375 Urias v. State
[+] 160.1. Use of dealer's temporary cardboard tags allows vehicle to be driven for servicing and exempts inspection requirements under Section 503.062 of the Texas Transportation Code.
09-MCA-3366 Lemus v. State
10-MCA-3375 Urias v. State
[+] 161. Right to Court Reporter
97-MCA-2432 Marquez v. State
10-MCA-3411 Life v. State
03-MCA-2896 Hall v. State
02-MCA-2806 Duncan v. State
[+] 162. Constitutionality of El Paso=s Historic Landmark Preservation Zoning Ordinance upheld.
96-MCA-2395 Bennett v. State
[+] 163. Expert testimony not necessary for introduction of radar evidence.
97-MCA-2429 Ochoa v. State
09-MCA-3307 Strasser v. State
[+] 164. Requirements for Driving Safety Course in lieu of Prosecution.
98-MCA-2462 Osborne v. State
12-MCA-3536 Sanchez vs. State
[+] 165. Must request a court reporter or object to the absence of a Court Reporter at trial or you waive right to complain on appeal for the absence of a Court Reporter.
98-MCA-2436 Arreola v. State
[+] 166. Traffic control device must be sufficiently legible to be valid.
[+] 167. Failure to raise issue at Trial Court waives point and cannot be raised for the first time on appeal.
99-MCA-2484 Martinez v. State
99-MCA-2484 Martinez v. State
[+] 168. Temporary cardboard tag for use on unregistered vehicle/for sale purposes only/not for personal use/503.062 & 503.068 Tex.
99-MCA-2503 Gerbru v. State
10-MCA-3375 Urias v. State
[+] 169. Ordinances held valid against vagueness challenge.
00-MCA-2567/2568 Rayas v. State
[+] 170. Separated roadways/passing in a school zone.
01-MCA-2647 Kohn v. State
[+] 171. Financial responsibility/certificate of deposit-extended coverage-registration of vehicle.
01-MCA-2626 Robinson v. State
[+] 172. City has authority to dispense with culpable mental state.
99-MCA-2494 Comeau v. State
[+] 173. Driver safety course - out of State course--still eligible in Texas under Article 45.0511, Code of Criminal Procedure
02-MCA-2761 Afsharna V. State
[+] 174. No violation of traffic control device where there is no traffic control device.
02-MCA-2797 Ortiz V. State
[+] 175. Residency question and Texas Driver's License.
02-MCA-2820 Espinoza V. State
[+] 176. Zoning violation - different zoning designations justify separate charges.
02-MCA-2756 -2757 Holguin V. State
[+] 177. Review of factual and legal insufficiency of evidence.
02-MCA-2800 Staiger V. State
02-MCA-2801 Staiger V. State
03-MCA-2884 Baker V. State
[+] 178. Wasting water/requires act or omission to commit criminal offense/temporary failures or malfunctions not sufficient to constitute offense.
02-MCA-2827 McGrue V. State
[+] 179. Admission of consumption of alcohol by a minor alone insufficient to establish guilt.
03-MCA-2884 Baker V. State
[+] 180. Parking violation near a school not a moving violation.
03-MCA-2835 Corral V. State
[+] 181. Person cannot unilaterally immunize themselves from laws of the State.
03-MCA-2913 -2914 Pringle V. State
[+] 182. Judicial notice of reliability of radar.
09-MCA-3307 Strasser v. State
[+] 183. Probable cause/seatbelt violation.
[+] 184. Granting Deferred Adjudication pursuant to Article 45.051 rests in the discretion of the trial judge.
04-MCA-2933 Trahan v. State
[+] 185. Failure to complete driver safety course in lieu of prosecution in a timely manner waives right to dismissal.
04-MCA-2943 Serrano v. State
[+] 186. Dangerous dog - person has right to appeal where statue fails to provide guidence for perfecting appeal.
05-MCA-3028 Ramirez v. State
14-MCA-3788 A Canine "CANCHO"
[+] 187. Police vehicles are not traffic control devices.
05-MCA-3020 Gonzalez v. State
[+] 188. Exceeding prima facie posted speed limit.
05-MCA-3038 Lamb v State
[+] 189. Malfunction of headlight-no defense.
05-MCA-3032 Escamilla v State
[+] 190. Parent participation in juvenile proceedings.
05-MCA-2993 -2994 Jeanmarie II v State
[+] 191. Recording trial court proceedings.
06-MCA-3084 Shearman v State
[+] 192. No defense because of the fact that others have also committed the offense though not cited.
06-MCA-3095 Gallardo v State
[+] 193. "Chasing" not same as "clocking" vehicle-insufficient evidence to prove speeding.
06-MCA-3083 Ranchich v State
[+] 194. Vehicle using dealer tags pursuant to Section 503.061, Texas Transportation Code, exempt from registration and/or inspection if used properly for the limited purposes provided therein.
06-MCA-3098 -3099 Torres v State
[+] 195. Providing proof of insurance late does not constitute a defense.
07-MCA-3122 Garcia v State
[+] 196. Interpreter must be appointed if Defendant cannot speak and/or understand English language.
06-MCA-3110 Beal v. State
[+] 197. Dealer's Tags-not for personal use/no inspection sticker required.
07-MCA-3127 -3128 Lozoya v. State
10-MCA-3375 Urias v. State
[+] 198. Double yellow lines does not prohibit U-turn.
07-MCA-3145 Ortiz v State
[+] 199. Conviction for possessing an open alcoholic container in urban area and in motor vehicle constitutes the same offense, and conviction for both violates double jeopardy clause.
07-MCA-3163 Pena v State
07-MCA-3162 Pena v State
[+] 200. Valid Mexican driver's license is valid in Texas.
07-MCA-3173 Lopez v State
09-MCA-3312 Sanchez v. State
[+] 201. Illegal Window Tinting Complaint should allege which window is involved to state offense.
08-MCA-3234 Barrera v. State
07-MCA-3196 Hernandez v. State
[+] 202. Failure to control speed causing an accident/evidence insufficient.
07-MCA-3160 Terrazas v. State
[+] 203. Absence of Record-no review of factual or legal sufficiency of evidence.
06-MCA-3116 Santos v. State
21-MCA-4032 Ibarra v. State
21-MCA-4034 Enriquez v. State
[+] 204. Did not present proof of financial responsibility to the Trial Court
08-MCA-3232 Villegas v. State
[+] 205. Failure to properly object waives error including error relating to Constitutional Rights.
08-MCA-3230 Archer v. State
[+] 206. Entitled to be charged with offense cited for
08-MCA-3291 Morales v. State
[+] 207. Inspection under Federal Motor Carrier Safety Act under 49CFR 396.17 et.
09-MCA-3327 Yescas v. State
[+] 208. Evidence Legally Insufficient to prove "Failure to Maintain Financial Responsibility" if only ask for proof of insurance.
08-MCA-3271 Aguilera v. State
[+] 209. Appellant is responsible for requesting, securing and paying for Reporter’s Record.
09-MCA-3334 Molinar v. State
13-MCA-3713 Aaron Tarin v. State
[+] 210. Sufficiency of Notice to Show Cause on Order of Deferred Disposition.
09-MCA-3359 Parra v. State
[+] 211. Evidence Insufficient to Prove Stop Sign Violation.
09-MCA-3316 Marquez v. State
[+] 212. Requiring the Wearing of Motorcycle Protective Headgear and the Evidentiary and Procedural Consequences of an "Exception to Application" of an Offense.
10-MCA-3390 Bustillos v. State
[+] 213. Double Jeopardy attaches in non jury trial when plea entered.
10-MCA-3386 Ramirez v. State
[+] 214. School Zone defined
10-MCA-3424 Leffler v. State
11-MCA-3466 Padilla v. State
[+] 215. Deferred Disposition / Failure to hold Show Cause Hearing / Error
10-MCA-3421 Cory v. State
12-MCA-3546 Torre v. State
12-MCA-3579 Hendrigsman v. State
[+] 216. Identity Theft Proven / Retrial
[+] 217. "Writ of Mandamus ' To Issue or Not to Issue ' That is the Question"
11-MCA-3482, Cause No. 18198910 In Re: Marco Ruiz, Realtor
[+] 218. "Out of Time, Appeal Considered if Have Proof of Financial Responsibility"
11-MCA-3487 Escobar v. State
11-MCA-3486 Torre v. State
11-MCA-3493 Luykx v. State
11-MCA-3503 Rodarte v. State
11-MCA-3489 Wilbanks v. State
11-MCA-3464 Serna v. State
[+] 219. "Failing to cite authority or argument in support of point of error waives appellate review"
11-MCA-3470 Phillips v. State
[+] 220. Right to Severance Mandatory upon Defendant's Request
11-MCA-3467 Roman v. State
11-MCA-3468 Roman v. State
11-MCA-3469 Roman v. State
[+] 221. Harmless Error Analysis
11-MCA-3467 Roman v. State
11-MCA-3468 Roman v. State
11-MCA-3469 Roman v. State
[+] 222. Use of Cell Phone Prohibited
12-MCA-3538 Zarate v. State
13-MCA-3670 Carmona v. State
22-MCA-4033 Smart v. State
[+] 223. Failure to Maintain Financial Responsibility - Operator of vehicle can be convicted of offense even though not owner of vehicle
12-MCA-3568 Mendez v. State
[+] 224. Registration of Vehicle - Operator of vehicle can be convicted of offense even though not owner of vehicle
12-MCA-3569 Mendez v. State
[+] 225. Bond Forfeiture procedure under Article 45.044, Texas Crim. Proc.
13-MCA-3689 Eulogio Ortiz, Jr. v. State
[+] 226. Animal Vaccination and Registration are separate requirements
14-MCA-3762 Noel Life v. State of Texas
[+] 227. Court has authorized to set Show Cause Hearing before expiration of Deferred Disposition term
14-MCA-3719 OLIVA v. State
[+] 228. Court not justified in adjudicating guilt without an order placing Defendant on Deferred Disposition under Art. 45.051, Tx.Crim.Pro.
14-MCA-3748 ADCOCK v. State
[+] 229. Cash Bond Forfeiture (Art. 45.044, Tx.Crim.Pro.) requires notice to Defendant of entry of forfeiture before judgement of conviction can become final.
14-MCA-3761 RODRIGUEZ v. State
[+] 230. New resident of Texas has 90 days, not 30 days, to obtain valid driver's license pursuant to Tex.Transp.Code Ann., Sec. 521.029
14-MCA-3811 AGUILAR v. State
[+] 231. Validity of Judgment
14-MCA-3758 BARRAZA v. State
[+] 232. Requirements to obtain Reporter's Record
14-MCA-3809 STOCKMEYER v. State
[+] 233. Validity of Special Exprense Fee questioned
14-MCA-3814 CEPEDA v. State
[+] 234. Conviction for Failing to Maintain Financial Responsibility can lead to surcharges and license suspension
15-MCA-3825 TORRES v. State
[+] 235. Risk of Self-Representation
15-MCA-3834 MAREZ v. State
[+] 236. Duty to yield right-of-way
15-MCA-3852 FLORES v. State
[+] 237. Consequences of conviction for failing to maintain fiancial responsibility under the Driver Responsibility Program
15-MCA-3853 OYETUNDE v. State
[+] 238. Drop-Neuter-Return Program/Feral Animals
15-MCA-3832 PATRICIA HERNANDEZ v. State
15-MCA-3831 PATRICIA HERNANDEZ v. State
15-MCA-3830 PATRICIA HERNANDEZ v. State
[+] 239. Indigency Raised on Appeal/Addressed by Trial Court as to Available Options
15-MCA-3865 TRINIDAD MAREZ v. State
15-MCA-3864 EMILIA MAREZ v. State
[+] 240. Flow of Traffic Defense Not Valid
15-MCA-3995 JORGE ANGEL GUZMAN v. State