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Texas Courts and Court Rules: Texas Supreme Court & Criminal Court of Appeals

This guide describes the structure of the Texas Court System, provides links to various courts and court rules, where available

Texas Supreme Court & Criminal Court of Appeals

The Texas Constitution establishes the Texas Supreme Court as the highest state appellate court for civil matters, and the Court of Criminal Appeals as the highest state appellate court for criminal matters. Each court is comprised of 9 justices or judges. Both courts are located in Austin, Texas.

Courts & Court Rules

 

You can access information about the Texas Supreme Court on the Texas Judicial Branch website. Once there, you will find information about the Texas Supreme Court, such as specific information about practicing before the Court.

 


 

You can access information about the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals on the Texas Judicial Branch website. Once there, you will find information about the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, such as specific information about practicing before the Court.

 


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