“Dallas Deselection” Project Announced

“Dallas Deselection” Project Announced

Judge Birmingham is beginning a preliminary study to identify “trends related to race, gender, age and ZIP code of every juror seated in his court” from 2015 – 2020, called Dallas Deselection, a “worthy project that could make the process more transparent for the public” according to this editorial from the Dallas Morning News.  Judge Birmingham adds, “Any time you can get people interested in what’s happening at the criminal courtouse, I’m in.” Read more about Dallas Deselection here:

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“LandMark Tool” Free and Ready to Use

“LandMark Tool” Free and Ready to Use

If you want to have the most important criminal cases at your fingertips, Judge Birmingham created a free, searchable database of Landmark Opinions for the Texas Criminal Trial Lawyer.1The following commentary is offered pursuant to Canon 4(B) of the Code of Judicial Conduct: “A Judge may (1) speak, write, lecture, teach and participate in extrajudicial activities concerning the law, the legal system, the administration of justice and non-legal subjects subject to the requirements of this Code.” The LandMark Tool is part of a larger project he is working on called “A Practitioner’s Guide to the Identity, Analysis and Introduction of Criminative Evidence.” Here’s more on the LandMark Tool.

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