Texas Code of Criminal Procedure - Article 38.38. Evidence Relating To Retaining Attorney
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Art. 38.38. EVIDENCE RELATING TO RETAINING
ATTORNEY. Evidence that a person has contacted or retained an
attorney is not admissible on the issue of whether the person
committed a criminal offense. In a criminal case, neither the judge
nor the attorney representing the state may comment on the fact that
the defendant has contacted or retained an attorney in the case.
Added by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 318, Sec. 49, eff. Sept. 1, 1995.
Last modified: August 11, 2007