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HB 86, 57th 1st C.S.
Relating to amending certain Articles of the Code of Criminal Procedure of Texas providing that two or more defendants who are jointly or separately indicted or complained against for the same offense or an offense growing out of the same transaction may be, in the discretion of the court, tried jointly or separately as to one or more defendants; and providing that either defendant may testify for the other or in behalf of the state; providing for a reversal of the judgment of conviction where a denial of a severance or separate trial was prejudicial to the defendant or an abuse of the trial judge's discretion.

Author: Donald K. Shipley

Criminal Procedure--Pretrial Procedure
Criminal Procedure--Trial

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