Second Court of Appeals

Week of November 30, 2015 

Summaries of Civil Opinions and Published Criminal Opinions Issued - Week of November 30, 2015.

NOTE:  Summaries are prepared by the court's staff attorneys and law clerks for public information only and reflect his or her interpretation alone of the facts and legal issues.  The summaries are not part of the court's opinion in the case and should not be cited to, quoted, or relied upon as the opinion of the court.

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Schumm v. State, No. 02-15-00102-CR (Dec. 3, 2015) (Dauphinot, J., joined by Meier, J.; Walker, J., concurs without opinion).

Held:  The excluded evidence of Appellant's acquittal of the underlying felony assault had no bearing on the challenged element in this misdemeanor—whether an emergency existed that prompted the complainant to attempt to use her cell phone to call 911.