Texas Code of Criminal Procedure - Article 45.038. New Trial Granted
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Art. 45.038.    NEW TRIAL GRANTED. (a) Not
later than the 10th day after the date that the judgment is entered,
a justice or judge may, for good cause shown, grant the defendant a
new trial, whenever the justice or judge considers that justice has
not been done the defendant in the trial of the case.
(b) If a motion for a new trial is not granted before the
11th day after the date that the judgment is entered, the motion
shall be considered denied.
Acts 1965, 59th Leg., vol. 2, p. 317, ch. 722. Renumbered from
Vernon's Ann.C.C.P. art. 45.44 and amended by Acts 1999, 76th Leg.,
ch. 1545, Sec. 36, eff. Sept. 1, 1999.
Last modified: August 11, 2007