State Bar of Texas
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Texas Gavel Awards Recipients Announced
AUSTIN – The State Bar of Texas today announced recipients of the 2012 Texas Gavel Awards to honor journalistic excellence in legal reporting.
The following reporters will be presented with an award on August 10 at the Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas annual conference in Austin:
Jordan Smith, The Austin Chronicle,
“The Science of Injustice”
The Texas Gavel Awards are 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.
Journalists play an important role in educating the public about the legal system and the Texas Gavel Awards honor those efforts.