No Error In Police Officer Testimony On Gang Membership, Panel Finds

(February 17, 2016, 1:35 PM EST) -- HOUSTON — A trial court did not err in allowing a police officer to testify as an expert witness on the issue of gang membership and in admitting photographs of various gang symbols, a Texas appeals panel ruled Feb. 11, affirming convictions (Jeremy Dion Washington v. The State of Texas, No. 01-13-00227, Texas App., 1st Dist.; 2016 Tex. App. LEXIS 1451).

(Opinion available. Document #30-160311-002Z.)

A jury convicted Jeremy Dion Washington of the offense of unlawfully carrying a handgun while a member of a criminal street...
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