|Job description||The nine-member Texas Court of Appeals is the highest court for criminal (not civil or juvenile) cases in the state. Term is six years.|
Note: criminal law deals with behavior that is an offense against the public, society, or the state—even if the victim is an individual. Examples include murder, assault, kidnapping, arson, and drunken driving.
Note: there are no Democratic candidates for this office.
Also see Texas Judges candidate comparison for Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 2.
|Mary Lou Keel (incumbent)|
Recent News Articles
- “Texas Republicans pressure court to reverse decision blocking attorney general from prosecuting election cases,” Texas Tribune (Jan 26, 2022), https://www.texastribune.org/2022/01/26/texas-ken-paxton-court-election-prosecution/