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    Local Trial Courts in Texas There are two types of local trial courts in Texas: Municipal Courts and Justice of Peace Courts. The first type has limited criminal jurisdiction. Municipal Courts are created by Texas Legislature to work at the city level. The amount of courts in each location depends up its population and public needs. “These courts have original and exclusive jurisdiction over violations of city ordinances” (“Trial Courts”). Municipal Courts often hear traffic cases, civil disputes, class “C” misdemeanor criminal cases with small fine as a punishment and other cases involving city ordinance violations. Each court has one judge, which can issue arrest and search warrants. Person can choose between the jury trial and the trial before the judge; retain an attorney or represent himself. Jury or judge renders a verdict of guilty or not guilty basing on evidences. “The Judge will also assess the defendant's fine and order the costs and fees to be paid by the defendant when the defendant is found guilty” (“Municipal Courts Trials”).…

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    Representatives, and must pass a simple majority of those present and voting. Upon pass being approved, the offender has been impeached. It’s stated in Article II that the President, Vice President, and all public officers of the U.S shall be detached from Office on Impeachment for, and conviction of Bribery, Treason, and or other high misconducts and misbehaviors. 2. Trial courts apply law to the fact of a given case, as to where appellate courts examine whether the law has been applied…

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    Trial Court Case Study

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    ARGUMENT I. THE TRIAL COURT ERRED IN EXCLUDING LT. CHEONG’S TESTIMONY REGARDING PERTINENT TRAIT OF CHARACTER OF MR. ASBURY, WHICH WITHIN REASONABLE PROBABILITY AFFECTED THE OUTCOME. The trial court’s decision on excluding evidence is reviewed under an abuse of discretion standard. (Callihan). A court abuses its discretion where its decision is based on untenable ground or for untenable reasons. The trial court erred by excluding testimony regarding Mr. Asbury’s reputation for lack of…

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    On the 8th of November I visited Oxford crown court; whilst I had previously attended various levels of courts to witness trials, I had never watched a sentencing. Therefore, intrigued to see the process, I decided to watch the sentencing of Tom Mobey. Immediately upon entering the courtroom I noticed a very different atmosphere to trial, one that was much more private and personal. There was a limited number of people in court: just the two opposing counsel, a clerk, the defendant and his…

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    did they simply make a mistake in which they didn’t realize a breach existed? In other words, were they breaking the law unwittingly? Answering these questions should greatly help our examination in trying to reasonable determine if Mr. Snowden leaked NSA files with criminal intent or out of sincere concern for the public. The first question is difficult to answer. Did the NSA violate the law? On May 7, 2015 a three judge panel for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit found the…

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    Argument for Tangible Detriment: The District court improperly granted summary judgment as a reasonable jury could find that Prufrock suffered a tangible detriment when he was denied tutoring and received the worst English grade of his college career after he rejected Crewel 's offer to "take care of things" for him if he was "a good boy".(DEP.) To determine whether plaintiff suffered a tangible detriment, courts consider whether 1) plaintiff suffered a material loss and 2) the loss…

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    a conviction for the offense of conspiracy to commit burglary of the Alkaline Water Company. The State, for its part, avers that Caldwell’s argument is waived because the issue was never presented to the trial court. Caldwell acknowledges that the issue as to whether the evidence is sufficient to sustain his conviction was not raised before the trial court. Nevertheless, Caldwell asserts that we should engage in plain error review and reverse the conviction. Alternatively, Caldwell contends…

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    McKichan v. St. Louis Hockey Club, L.P was a 1998 personal injury case that made its way up to the Missouri Court of Appeals. The incident in question occurred on December 15, 1990 during a minor league hockey game between the Peoria Rivermen and the Milwaukee Admirals in Peoria, Illinois. The Peoria Rivermen is a subsidiary club of the defendant. The injury in question occurred during the third period of said hockey game when the plaintiff, who at the time was a goaltender for the Admirals, was…

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    Warshall V. Price Case

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    conversion of checks held by Price, and breach of a non-compete clause of their prior employment agreement. The trial court entered a judgment for Price on the conversion claim, and Warshall appealed. The appellate court reversed the trial court 's decision, holding that there was sufficient evidence to support Warshalls ' claim for conversion because all of the elements had been met to establish a prima facie case for conversion, even if the converted property had no inherent value. The…

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    Fatal Flaw Case Summary

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    Fatal Flaws On the Face Of The Petition and in Testimony The lack of jurisdiction is apparent on the face of the petition. On forms DV-100 pg. 1 and DV-110 pg. 1, the petitioner describes the respondent as an “ex-friend”. (exhibit, exhibit). An “ex-friend”, someone with whom one has a platonic relationship, does not satisfy the standard of a domestic relationship set forth in Family Code section 6211.1 Consider a similar case, the petitioner and appellant, hereon Oriola, appealed the dismissal…

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