Malicious preaching

September 2, 2011

  • 110 Criminal Law
  • 110XVII Evidence
  • 110XVII(M) Statements, Confessions, and Admissions by or on Behalf of Accused
  • 110XVII(M)1 In General
  • 110k410.5 Admissibility in General
  • 110k410.8 k. Particular Cases.

110 Criminal LawOn a prosecution for disturbing religious worship, evidence that, after the preaching was over, defendant, in answer to the remark that the preacher would “bust” him, stated that, if the preacher fooled with him, he would shoot him, is admissible to show that his talking during the preaching was maliciously done.
McAdoo v. State, 35 S.W. 966 (Tex. Crim. App. 1896)
Suggested by Jason M. Rammel, Attorney; Sheets & Crossfield, P.C.; Round Rock, TX