Texas Code of Criminal Procedure - Article 27.05. Defendant's Special Plea
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Article: 26.13 26.14 26.15    CORRECTING NAME. In any case,
the same proceedings shall be had with respect to the name of the
defendant and the correction of the indictment or information as
provided with respect to the same in capital cases.
Acts 1965, 59th Leg., p. 317, ch. 722, Sec. 1, eff. Jan 27.01 27.02 27.03 27.04 27.05 27.06 27.07 27.08 27.09 27.10 27.11 27.12
Art. 27.05.    DEFENDANT'S SPECIAL PLEA. A
defendant's only special plea is that he has already been
prosecuted for the same or a different offense arising out of the
same criminal episode that was or should have been consolidated
into one trial, and that the former prosecution:
(1) resulted in acquittal;
(2) resulted in conviction;
(3) was improperly terminated; or
(4) was terminated by a final order or judgment for the
defendant that has not been reversed, set aside, or vacated and that
necessarily required a determination inconsistent with a fact that
must be established to secure conviction in the subsequent
Acts 1965, 59th Leg., p. 317, ch. 722, Sec. 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1966.
Amended by Acts 1973, 63rd Leg., p. 969, ch. 399, Sec. 2(A), eff.
Jan. 1, 1974.
Last modified: August 11, 2007