X

Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
ORDER

Michael Patrick Kennedy was arrested after he was involved in a shooting incident with an officer from the New Braunfels Police Department. Ultimately, he pleaded guilty to the crime of aggravated assault of a police officer, but he reserved the right to appeal the district court’s ruling on a motion to suppress evidence that was seized from his property after the shooting. On appeal, this Court determined that the district court erred by failing to grant the motion to suppress because the search warrant affidavit did not contain enough information to allow the magistrate to determine if probable cause existed to search Kennedy’s home. Accordingly, we reversed Kennedy’s conviction and remanded for a new trial. Kennedy has now filed a motion asking this Court to set a reasonable bond under article 44.04(h) of the code of criminal procedure.

Article 44.04(h) mandates that when an appellate court reverses a defendant’s conviction, the court must also set a reasonable bond for his release. In particular, article 44.04(h) provides, in relevant part, as follows:

 
Reprints & Licensing
Mentioned in a Law.com story?

License our industry-leading legal content to extend your thought leadership and build your brand.

More From ALM

With this subscription you will receive unlimited access to high quality, online, on-demand premium content from well-respected faculty in the legal industry. This is perfect for attorneys licensed in multiple jurisdictions or for attorneys that have fulfilled their CLE requirement but need to access resourceful information for their practice areas.
View Now
Our Team Account subscription service is for legal teams of four or more attorneys. Each attorney is granted unlimited access to high quality, on-demand premium content from well-respected faculty in the legal industry along with administrative access to easily manage CLE for the entire team.
View Now
Gain access to some of the most knowledgeable and experienced attorneys with our 2 bundle options! Our Compliance bundles are curated by CLE Counselors and include current legal topics and challenges within the industry. Our second option allows you to build your bundle and strategically select the content that pertains to your needs. Both options are priced the same.
View Now
October 24, 2024
Georgetown, Washington D.C.

The National Law Journal honors attorneys & judges who've made a remarkable difference in the legal profession in the D.C. area.


Learn More
July 22, 2024 - July 24, 2024
Lake Tahoe, CA

GlobeSt. Women of Influence Conference celebrates the women who drive the commercial real estate industry forward.


Learn More
September 05, 2024
New York, NY

The New York Law Journal honors attorneys and judges who have made a remarkable difference in the legal profession in New York.


Learn More

Columbia Law School seeks an experienced lawyer with a background in criminal defense and a strong interest in community lawyering and clini...


Apply Now ›

WittKieffer is proud to partner with Mom's Meals in the search for their Director of Legal Affairs. Mom's Meals is an investor-owned compan...


Apply Now ›

Nutley Law firm concentrating in plaintiff's personal injury for plaintiff seeks an Attorney with three or more years of experience in New J...


Apply Now ›
06/27/2024
The American Lawyer

Professional Announcement


View Announcement ›
06/21/2024
Daily Business Review

Full Page Announcement


View Announcement ›
06/14/2024
New Jersey Law Journal

Professional Announcement


View Announcement ›

Breaking news and trends for law firm and legal departments about the evolving federal regulations in a volatile political climate.

Surveys & Rankings
National Law Journal