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The Texas Gavel Awards recognize journalistic excellence that fosters public understanding of the legal system.

The program is sponsored by the State Bar of Texas Public Affairs Committee and judged by an independent panel that includes out-of-state editors and legal reporting experts.

Awards are presented annually at the Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas (FOIFT) conference. This year's FOIFT conference is scheduled for Sept. 12 in Austin. 

2014 Texas Gavel Awards

Read the call for entries press release [PDF].

Download the 2014 entry form [PDF].

2013 Winning Entries

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