Hernandez v. Texas

Pete Hernandez, an agricultural worker, was indicted for the murder of Joe Espinoza by an all-Anglo (white) grand jury... Continued

Aguilar v. Texas

In Houston police officers filed a request for a warrant to perform the search of the narcotics in Nick Alford Aguilar... Continued

Pointer v. Texas

On the night of June 16, 1962, a man later identified by a witness as Bob Granville Pointer entered a 7-11 Food Store... Continued

Washington v. Texas

Following a jury trial, Jackie Washington was convicted of murder and sentenced to 50 years in prison. At trial... Continued

Powell v. Texas

Police arrested Leroy Powell for public intoxication. He was tried, convicted, and fined $20 in the Corporation Court... Continued

Jurek v. Texas

After his conviction by a Texas trial court for murder and the imposition of the death penalty, Jurek challenged the... Continued

Addington v. Texas

Frank Addington was charged with “assault by threat” of his mother. His mother then filed a petition for his permanent... Continued

Brown v. Texas

On December 9, 1977, El Paso Police Officers Venegas and Sotelo were cruising in a patrol car. At 12:45 p.m., they... Continued