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November 2017
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Tuesday, October 31st, 2017
Features
22 | Statutory Changes Regarding Mentally Ill Defendants - By Floyd L. Jennings
29 | Court Costs - By Audrey Chao
34 | Private Investigators: How to Choose One, and How to Use One—Effectively - By Jeff Wax

Columns
6 | President's Message
8 | Executive Director's Perspective
Statutory Changes Regarding Mentally Ill Defendants
Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

Overview

In the following, I will review selected changes to Chapter 46B, Tex. Code Crim. Proc., as a result of SB 1326, signed by the governor on 6/12/2017 and effective on 9/1/2017.

Court Costs
Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

More than 50 years after Gideon v. Wainwright, Texas courts continue to subvert indigent defendants’ right to appointed counsel by imposing attorney’s fees post-conviction.

Private Investigators: How to Choose One, and How to Use One—Effectively
Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

Attorney F. Lee Bailey began his career as an investigator. Undoubtedly, that experience helped him succeed in his more noteworthy vocation. Most lawyers realize the need for superior investigation.

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