§ 36.01 Order of Proceeding in Trial
§ 36.02 Testimony At Any Time
§ 36.03 Invocation of Rule
§ 36.05 Not to Hear Testimony
§ 36.06 Instructed by the Court
§ 36.07 Order of Argument
§ 36.08 Number of Arguments
§ 36.09 Severance On Separate Indictments
§ 36.10 Order of Trial
§ 36.11 Discharge Before Verdict
§ 36.12 Court May Commit
§ 36.13 Jury Is Judge of Facts
§ 36.14 Charge of Court
§ 36.15 Requested Special Charges
§ 36.16 Final Charge
§ 36.17 Charge Certified by Judge
§ 36.18 Jury May Take Charge
§ 36.19 Review of Charge On Appeal
§ 36.21 To Provide Jury Room
§ 36.215 Recording of Jury Deliberations
§ 36.22 Conversing With Jury
§ 36.23 Violation of Preceding Article
§ 36.24 Officer Shall Attend Jury
§ 36.25 Written Evidence
§ 36.26 Foreman of Jury
§ 36.27 Jury May Communicate With Court
§ 36.28 Jury May Have Witness Re-Examined or Testimony Read
§ 36.29 If a Juror Dies or Becomes Disabled
§ 36.30 Discharging Jury in Misdemeanor
§ 36.31 Disagreement of Jury
§ 36.32 Receipt of Verdict and Final Adjournment
§ 36.33 Discharge Without Verdict

Terms Used In Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Chapter 36 - the Trial Before the Jury

  • Affidavit: means a statement in writing of a fact or facts signed by the party making it, sworn to before an officer authorized to administer oaths, and officially certified to by the officer under his seal of office. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Bailiff: a court officer who enforces the rules of behavior in courtrooms.
  • Charge to the jury: The judge's instructions to the jury concerning the law that applies to the facts of the case on trial.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Juror: A person who is on the jury.
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • sworn: includes affirm or affirmed. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • User fees: Fees charged to users of goods or services provided by the government. In levying or authorizing these fees, the legislature determines whether the revenue should go into the treasury or should be available to the agency providing the goods or services.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.