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State of Texas v. Judy Beam

Case Conclusion Date: 06.01.2007

Practice Area: Criminal Defense

Outcome: Texas Supreme Court held that the statute of limitations must expire before a person may seek expunction of a misdemeanor arrest.

Description: Whether the statute of limitations for a misdemeanor arrest must expire before a person is eligible to have the arrest expunged. This decision resolved conflicts between various Courts of Appeals and resulted in amendments to the Code of Criminal Procedure.

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