Texas Commission on Jail Standards Turns 40
A successful collaboration of the State Bar of Texas,
the Sheriffs’ Association of Texas, and many other organizations
reaches a milestone.
By James Greenwood III
Call to Service
Allan K. DuBois focuses on supporting lawyers with
substance abuse and mental health issues as he takes office as president
of the State Bar of Texas.
By Patricia Busa McConnico
I learned from the voice on the other end that I am
Is the practice a saving grace for law
By Katerina P. Lewinbuk
Your Typical Addict
I never dreamed I could become dependent on medication,
but I did.
By Darren C. Bertin
Guidelines and Standards for the Mitigation Function of Defense Teams
in Texas Death Penalty Cases
Texas Bar Journal Short Story Contest 2015
Place: The Corner Man
By Amanda Moore
Place: High Stakes Litigation
By Russell W. Fusco
Place: The Color of Gravity
By Blair Dancy
Supreme Court Order
Order Approving Amendments to Article XII of the State
Man in the Arena
C. Barrett Thomas plans to strengthen ties between law
enforcement and communities as incoming president of the Texas Young
By Lindsay Stafford Mader
Recess: The Storyteller
A Houston solo rises before the sun to cultivate his
Interview by Lindsay Stafford Mader
By Allan K. DuBois
Key takeaways from the 2015 ABA Techshow.
By Hannah Kiddoo
Life in the Fast Lane
Drivers use everything from inflatable dolls to stuffed
animals in infant seats to hoodwink police patrolling the
By John G. Browning
Bar Update: David E. Chamberlain
A Q&A with the 2015-2016 chair of the State Bar
Board of Directors.
Interview by Patricia Busa McConnico
Opinion No. 648
President’s Opinion: The Power of Perception
By C. Barrett Thomas
Firm: Carpe Diem
Will you answer when opportunity knocks?
By James E. Brill
Page: Is It Worth It?
How to protect intangible value.
By Robert B. Morrison
From Around the Bar