|1997 Rules of Appellate Procedure|
|Rule 66||Rule 67||Rule 68||Rule 69||Rule 70|
|Rule 71||Rule 72||Rule 73||Rule 74||Rule 75||Rule 76||Rule 77||Rule 78||Rule 79|
RULE 78. JUDGMENTS IN THE COURT OF CRIMINAL APPEALS
78.1 Types of Judgment. The Court of Criminal Appeals may:
(a) affirm the lower courts judgment in whole or in part;
(b) modify the lower courts judgment and affirm it as modified;
(c) reverse the courts judgment in whole or in part and render the judgment that the lower court should have rendered;
(d) reverse the lower courts judgment and remand the case for further proceedings;
(e) vacate the judgments of the lower courts and dismiss the case;
(f) vacate the lower courts judgment and remand the case for further proceedings in light of changes in the law; or
(g) dismiss the appeal.
78.2 Remand in the Interests of Justice. When reversing the court of appeals' judgment, the Court of Criminal Appeals may, in the interests of justice, remand the case to the trial court even if a rendition of judgment is otherwise appropriate.
78.3 Other Orders. The Court of Criminal Appeals may make any other appropriate order required by the law and the nature of the case.
Notes and Comments
Comment to 1997 change: The rule is new.
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