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Current Issue: May 2022

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8 | BEC/EAC Report Update – By Mike Adams
26 | Celebrating what Freedom and Independence Mean – Declaration Readings 2022 – By Chuck Lanehart
27 | The Professional Ethics Committee for the State Bar of Texas – Opinion No. 690 – State Bar Journal Ethics Committee, Submitted by Keith Hampton
31 | Opening a Public Defender’s Office: Setting the Foundation – By Joe Stephens
33 | Nueces County Veterans Treatment Court – By Harold Walker

Columns

5 | President’s Message
6 | Executive Officer’s Perspective
10 | Editor’s Comment
12 | Ethics and the Law
16 | Federal Corner
19 | From the Front Porch
25 | Shout-Outs

Departments

4 | CLE Seminars and Meetings
36 | Significant Decisions Report

Current Issue: April 2022

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21 | Who Shot the Sheriff? – By Chuck Lanehart
25 | To Get to the HEART of the Matter, You Need to Look at the ACEs – By Sean Levinson
28 | The Critical Role of Race in Juvenile Justice – By Rubén V. Castañeda
32 | Outcry Statements: ARTICLE 38.072, C.C.P. Part 2 – By Craig Jett

Columns

5 | President’s Message
6 | Executive Officer’s Perspective
8 | Editor’s Comment
10 | Ethics and the Law
14 | Federal Corner
17 | From the Front Porch
24 | Shout-Outs

Departments

4 | CLE Seminars and Meetings
36 | Significant Decisions Report

Current Issue: March 2022

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24 | Do’s and Don’ts of Being Second Chair – By Michelle Ochoa
27 | Tips for Public Defenders and Indigent Defense – By Mark A. Melchor, J Ryan Crisler, and Rachel Crisler
30 | Why Diversity Matters – By Thuy Le
33 | Outcry Statements: ARTICLE 38.072, C.C.P. Part 1 – By Craig Jett

Columns

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

Departments

4 | CLE Seminars and Meetings
38 | Significant Decisions Report

Current Issue: January/February 2022

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15 | Technology in the Modern Criminal Law Office – By Cris Estrada
17 | Remembering C.D. – By Carol Camp
20 | ABCs and 123s of Parole Law: An Introduction to Parole Law Part 3 – By Sean Levinson
25 | Children Charged with Homicide – By Abner Burnett

Columns

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

Departments

4 | CLE Seminars and Meetings
30 | Significant Decisions Report

Current Issue: December 2021

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12 | Blue Dot Marks the Spot? Questioning Location Service Data in Legal Cases – By Steve Watson & Lance Sloves
16 | A Great Criminal Defense Attorney is a Zealot, Despite its Negative Connotations – By Lara Bazelon
24 | The Law of Jury Selection Qualification & Disqualification in the Art of Voir Dire – By Clifford Duke
30 | Pre‑Trial Investigations – By Jeremy Rosenthal

Columns

5 | President’s Message
6 | Executive Officer’s Perspective
7 | Editor’s Comment
8 | Ethics and the Law
10 | Federal Corner
23 | Shout-Outs

Departments

4 | CLE Seminars and Meetings
33 | Significant Decisions Report

Current Issue: November 2021

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12 | Operation Lone Star – By Philip Wischkaemper
22 | HIPAA in the age of COVID – By Clifford Duke
26 | Texas Forensic Science Commission Update – By Rick Wardroup

Columns

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

Departments

4 | CLE Seminars and Meetings
33 | Significant Decisions Report

Current Issue: October 2021

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22 | Court Appointed Attorneys are “Cop Out” Attorneys – By Randy Wilson
29 | Juvenile Certifications – By Niles Illich
34 | The ‘New’ DWI: Deferred or Trial? – By John Eastland

Columns

5 | President’s Message
6 | Executive Officer’s Perspective
7 | Editor’s Comment
8 | Ethics and the Law
14 | Federal Corner
18 | From the Front Porch
20 | Shout-Outs

Departments

4 | CLE Seminars and Meetings
38 | Significant Decisions Report

Current Issue: September 2021

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15 | Food for Thought: Semantics and the Presumption of Innocence – By Jessica Canter
16 | 34th Annual Rusty Duncan Advanced Criminal Law Course 2021
22 | Diligent Participation Credit – By Jonathan Hyatt
23 | A Diary of Declaration Readings – By Chuck Lanehart
31 | Revolving Door: Treatment vs Incarceration – By Michelle Sandlin
35 | Juvenile Forensics: When the Wait is Worth It – By Scott Ruplinger

Columns

5 | President’s Message
6 | Executive Officer’s Perspective
7 | Editor’s Comment
9 | Ethics and the Law
11 | From the Front Porch
12 | Federal Corner
32 | Shout-Outs

Departments

4 | CLE Seminars and Meetings
38 | Significant Decisions Report

Current Issue: July/August 2021

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13 | Memories of TCDLA’s First President – By Frank Maloney
22 | 50 Year Member Pieces – By TCDLA Members
28 | 50 Years of Past Presidents – By TCDLA Past Presidents

Columns

4 | President’s Message
5 | Chief Executive Officer’s Perspective
6 | Editor’s Comment
7 | Ethics and the Law
7 | Chapter & Verse
8 | From the Front Porch
10 | Federal Corner

Departments

36 | Significant Decisions Report

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 Important – 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

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