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October 2010 | Volume 73, No. 9

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Every child deserves a loving, permanent family. Yet many foster children drift for years among a variety of living arrangements. This issue of the Texas Bar Journal explores how the Texas legal community is working to improve Texas’ child welfare system and how attorneys can help the state’s most vulnerable children.


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732 A Trend Toward Enforceability: Covenants Not to Compete in At-Will Employment Relationships Following Sheshunoff and Mann Frankfort
By Eric Behrens

740 The Impact of Child Protection Cases on General Civil Practice
By Charles Childress & Sandra Hachem

746 The Role of the Judicial System in Improving the Lives of Texas’ Foster Children
By Rebecca Lightsey & Marcy Hogan Greer

750 The Constitutional Rights of Children
By Barbara J. Elias-Perciful

754 Helping the Child Left Behind: Improving Education for Foster Children
By Tina Amberboy

758 Texas Foster Children Need Your Help
By Patricia M. Hogue And Kristy Sims Piazza

762 Where Are Your Children Tonight?
By Carole Hurley

766 Wanted: Loving Homes for Children
By Denise Brady

770 Committee on Child Abuse and Neglect Celebrates 25 Years
By Fairy Davenport Rutland

772 Ethics Opinion 601

776 Solo/Small Firm: Bridging the Gap in a Tough Economy
By Rosalyn R. Tippett

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