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SMU Dedman to create justice reform center with $7 million gifts

The Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law announced Tuesday the creation of a new criminal justice reform center funded by $7 million in donations. The Deason Family Criminal Justice Reform Center will support research and educational programs dealing with issues such as wrongful convictions, over-incarceration, and help to ensure fair ethical treatment of individuals … Continue Reading

The TBJ December issue

We explore criminal law, from the transformation of federal sentencing to the Michael Morton Act and how it has changed the way cases are handled in Texas. Plus: Training the state’s next generation of nonprofit lawyers, dealing with mental health issues, and drafting clear and effective findings. Go to the Texas Bar Journal to read the entire … Continue Reading