Welcome to the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals
The Court of Criminal Appeals is Texas' highest court for criminal cases. The Court consists of a
Presiding Judge and eight Judges. They are elected by the voters of the entire state, and they hold their offices for terms of six years.
The Court sits in Austin, near the Capitol. From time to time it may sit in other cities to hear cases.
MISC DOCKET 16-005
December 05, 2016
Order Adopting Amendments to Texas Rules of Appellate Procedure 9.4, 72.2, and 73.7
MISC DOCKET 16-005 Order Adopting Amendments to Texas Rules of Appellate Procedure 9.4, 72.2, and 73.7 (Effective February 1, 2017)
MISC DOCKET 16-004 and MISC DOCKET 16-9144
September 27, 2016
Approval of Technology Standards, Version 3.5 Set By The Judicial Committee on Information Technology
MISC DOCKET 16-004 and MISC DOCKET 16-9144 Order Approval of Technology Standards, Version 3.5 Set By The Judicial Committee on Information Technology. (Effective September 26, 2016).
On September 22, 2016, at 11:00 a.m., the Court of Criminal Appeals was called to order to celebrate its 125th Anniversary.
Because of the number of responses already received, no further seating is available in the Court of Criminal Appeals courtroom for the anniversary celebration. Overflow seating will be available in the Supreme Court Courtroom with full audio and video. A link will also be available on the Court’s website for remote viewing.