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Appellate Section

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.

Victim Witness Assistance

Making sure that victims of federal crimes are treated with compassion, fairness and respect.

Project Safe Neighborhoods

Our nation-wide commitment to reducing gun crime in America.

The Office of U.S. Attorney

Robert Pitman

honors April 2015 as

National Sexual Assault Awareness Month

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If you or anyone you know has been a victim of sexual assault, please contact the National Sexual Assault Hotline at: