COURT OF

CRIMINAL APPEALS

CCA DIRECTORY

THE TEXAS COURT OF CRIMINAL APPEALS

The Court of Criminal Appeals is Texas' highest court for criminal cases. The Court consists of a Presiding Judge and eight Judges. They are elected by the voters of the entire state, and they hold their offices for terms of six years.

The Court sits in Austin, near the Capitol. From time to time it may sit in other cities to hear cases.