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Current Issue: June 2021

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9 | Recover 101, an Introduction to “Working” a 12-Step Program – By Rick Wardroup
19 | From the Hooterville Courthouse – By Tip Hargrove
21 | All You Need to Know: A Texas License to Carry Holder’s Rights While Traveling to Another State – By Hiram McBeth
23 | Media Relations Committee: Who We Are, What We Do, and Why it’s Importants – By Lisa Greenberg
24 | Biases. We All Have Them. What Are Yours? – By Michelle Ochoa
27 | Tips for Avoiding Lawyer Burnout – By Dean Watts

Columns

5 | President’s Message
6 | Executive Officer’s Perspective
7 | Editor’s Comment
8 | Ethics and the Law
11 | Chapter & Verse
12 | Federal Corner
14 | From the Front Porch
28 | Shout Outs

Departments

4 | CLE Seminars and Meetings
33 | Significant Decisions Report

Current Issue: May 2021

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9 | Strike Force is Not Just For Young Lawyers – By Paul C. Looney
16 | Free Speech in Texas – By Mark Bennett
19 | Is it Time to Defund TJJD’s State Schools? – By Rubén V. Castañeda
24 | A Better Kind of Wake-up Call – By Savannah Gonzalez
26 | Get Back to Where You Once Belonged: TCDLA Declaration Readings July 2, 2021 – By Chuck Lanehart
27 | COVID-19 and the End of DWI Breath Testing – By Jason Sosa
29 | A Memorial: Roy Minton, 1931-2021 – By Sam Bassett
33 | Attorney-Client Disagreements: Who’s the Decider? – By Matthew Hefti

Columns

5 | My Personal Thoughts
7 | Executive Officer’s Perspective
8 | Editor’s Comment
10 | Ethics and the Law
11 | Chapter & Verse
12 | Federal Corner
32 | Shout Outs

Departments

4 | CLE Seminars and Meetings
36 | Significant Decisions Report

Current Issue: April 2021

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19 | The New Cannabis Fight: What You Need to Know About Marijuana, THC, and Hemp – By Don Flanary & Amanda I. Hernandez
25 | Surviving the Practice of Law – By Rick Wardroup
29 | Don’t Leave Exculpatory Digital Evidence on the (Lab) Table – By Bob Gill & Chris Edquist
36 | Trial by Pandemic: Getting a Jury of Your Peers in the Age of COVID-19 – By JoLissa Jones
38 | Transportation Code 709.001 DWI Superfines – By Douglas Huff

Columns

5 | President’s Message
6 | Executive Officer’s Perspective
7 | Editor’s Comment
8 | Shout Outs
9 | Ethics and the Law
10 | Chapter & Verse
11 | Federal Corner
18 | From the Front Porch

Departments

4 | CLE Seminars and Meetings
41 | Significant Decisions Report

Current Issue: March 2021

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17 | Be Sure to Pencil Yourself In – By Shana Stein Faulhaber
18 | Home-Rule City Ordinances vs. Texas Penal Code – By Anne Burnham & Stephanie Stevens
21 | Get What You need for the Indigent Non-Citizen Client with an ICE Hold During COVID-19 – By Suzanne Spencer
24 | What is Computer Vision and How Does Law Enforcement Use It? – By Nicolas Hughes
30 | Combating Y-STR DNA Analysis in Sexual Assault Cases – By Angelica Cogliano
32 | Illuminating Pathways to Criminal Defense Practice: An Update from TCDLA’s Law School Committee – By Anne Burnham & Stephanie Stevens
34 | Kids, Schools, Phones, and Consent – By Ambrósio Silva
37 | Working with Diverse Juries – By Rick Flores

Columns

6 | President’s Message
7 | Executive Officer’s Perspective
8 | Editor’s Comment
10 | Ethics and the Law
12 | Federal Corner
16 | From the Front Porch
29 | Shout Outs

Departments

5 | CLE Seminars and Meetings
43 | Significant Decisions Report

Online-Only Articles

Alcohol Testing in the Age of COVID-19 – By Jan Semenoff
Invest in Secure E-Mail Services – By Lex Johnson

Current Issue: January/February 2021

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17 | Advocating for Criminal Defense: TCDLA Lobbyists Head to the State Legislature – By Shea Place
19 | The Boy with the Crime Scene Tattoo: Tattoo Evidence in Texas Courts – By John G. Browning
21 | Dealing with Stress, Isolation & Illness in the Age of COVID from a Psychiatric Perspective – By Leonard Weiss, M.D.
24 | The Road of Recovery – By Anonymous
27 | Expert Witnesses and Challenges to Expert Testimony Pt. 2 – By Craig Jett
33 | ABCs and 123s of Parole Law: An Introduction to Parole Law Pt. 2 – By Sean David Levinson

Columns

5 | President’s Message
6 | Executive Officer’s Perspective
7 | Editor’s Comment
8 | Ethics and the Law
9 | Chapter and Verse
10 | Federal Corner
13 | From the Front Porch
15 | Shout Outs

Departments

4 | CLE Seminars and Meetings
37 | Significant Decisions Report

Online-Only Articles

Blinded Justice: Lessons Learned from Trying a Case Via Zoom – By Brent Mayr with Sierra Tabone
HIPAA in the Age of COVID – By Clifford Duke
Pandemic at the PDO – By Anonymous

Current Issue: December 2020

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15 | Requiem for a Titan – By David Moore
18 | ABCs and 123s of Parole Law: An Introduction to Parole Law – By Sean David Levinson
21 | Absurd Results During COVID-19 – By Stan Schweiger
25 | Cross Examining the State’s Domestic Violence Experts: The Blind Lumpers – By Jeremy Rosenthal
30 | Expert Witnesses and Challenges to Expert Testimony Pt. 1 – By Craig Jett

Columns

6 | President’s Message
7 | Executive Officer’s Perspective
8 | Editor’s Comment
9 | Ethics and the Law
10 | Chapter and Verse
11 | Federal Corner
13 | From the Front Porch
17 | Shout Outs

Departments

5 | CLE Seminars and Meetings
39 | Significant Decisions Report

Current Issue: November 2020

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14 | Report from the Reapportionment/Redistricting Committee – By Tip Hargrove
16 | Blue Matters Matter – By Mitch Adams & Bobby Mims
28 | Veterans and Violence Part 2: Forensic Psychological and Neuropsychological Evaluations of Veterans with PTSD and TBI – By John Matthew Fabian
37 | First! COVID-19 Jury Selection – By Brandon T. Winn

Columns

6 | President’s Message
8 | Chapter and Verse
9 | Federal Corner
12 | From the Front Porch
13 | Shout Outs

Departments

5 | CLE Seminars and Meetings
39 | Significant Decisions Report

Current Issue: October 2020

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Features

17 | A Primer on the Texas EOCA Statute – By Ed McClees
20 | Zoom Jury Trials: The Idea Exceeds the Technology – By Jennifer Lapinski, Robert Hirschhorn, and Lisa Blue
27 | Veterans and Violence Part I: Forensic Psychological and Neuropsychological Evaluations of Veterans with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury – By John Matthew Fabian

Columns

6 | President’s Message
7 | Shout Outs
8 | Executive Officer’s Perspective
9 | Editor’s Comment
10 | Ethics and the Law
12 | Chapter and Verse
13 | Federal Corner

Departments

5 | CLE Seminars and Meetings
43 | Significant Decisions Report

Current Issue: September 2020

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17 | Practical Handgun Laws and Defenses in Texas – By Ronnie Yeates
21 | Chapter and Verse: A Deep Dive into the CCP – By Allison Mathis
23 | Getting Your Wings Back: How Pilots Charged with DWI Can Get Back to Flying – By Dr. Arthur T. Hadley & J. Gary Trichter
25 | Balancing the Scales: A Closer Look at Ake vs. Oklahoma – By Clifford Duke
29 | Rethinking Article 38.23(a) Jury Instructions – By Michael C. Gross

Columns

6 | President’s Message
7 | Shout Outs
8 | Chief Executive Officer’s Perspective
9 | Editor’s Comment
10 | Staff Spotlight
11 | Ethics and the Law
13 | Federal Corner

Departments

5 | CLE Seminars and Meetings
32 | Significant Decisions Report

Current Issue: July-August 2020

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Features

19 | Cold Texting: The New Wave of Barratry – By Ed McClees & Mark Thiessen
24 | Law in the Time of Coronavirus – By TCDLA Members
28 | The Beginning of Lawyer-Assistance Programs – By Rick Wardroup
30 | The Impact of Criminal (Mis)Behavior on Country Music – By Charles S. Chambers
33 | A Message from TCDLA’s COVID-19 Response Task Force

Columns

6 | President’s Message
7 | Chief Executive Officer’s Perspective
9 | Staff Spotlight
10 | Editor’s Comment
12 | Ethics and the Law
14 | Federal Corner
18 | Shout Outs

Departments

5 | CLE Seminars and Meetings
34 | Significant Decisions Report

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