Job description The 2nd District Court of Appeals has seven-members. It is one of the 14 appeals courts in Texas. Term is six years.
Duties Reviews cases that are appealed from district and county courts, including civil and criminal cases, but not death penalty cases.
Note: civil law deals with behavior that injures an individual or other private party, such as a corporation.
Note: criminal law deals with behavior that is an offense against the public, society, or the state – even if the victim is an individual.
Annual salary $154,000
Note: No other 2nd Court of Appeals Distict places are up for election in 2018