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Appellate Section

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The Appellate Section handles all criminal appeals from the Western District of Texas. In addition, the Section provides legal advice to prosecutors throughout the District and acts as liaison on appellate matters with the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice and the Solicitor General in Washington, D.C. The Western District of Texas is within the jurisdiction of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals headquartered in New Orleans, Louisiana.