Tedx is coming to Frisco

Tedx is coming to Frisco! What is a Ted Event? It’s a series of Ted talks addressing a variety of topics seeking to build consensus and outside-the-box thinking.
It is not a sales pitch, marketing conference or political gathering. The talks are concise – no more than 18 minutes, and are given by diverse speakers across several disciplines.

Which topics? That depends on YOU. You can nominate anyone – including yourself. The sky is the limit. Click Here and Submit your topic today! If you have any questions, e-mail tedtalkfrisco@gmail.com.

National Day of Empathy

National Day of Empathy

March 5th, 2019 is the National Day of Empathy. This national day was founded by Van Jones, CNN political commentator. Prepare Academy and Attachment Leadership have partnered with Van Jones’ organization, Cut50, to host a Dallas, Texas event in conjunction with all 50 states + Washington, D.C.

We will all participate to increase awareness and empathy for those impacted by the criminal justice system.

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Dallas Judge Strums Bieber Song for Students; Attorney Calls it “Cruel and Unusual Punishment.”

By Jennifer Emily, Writer, Dallas News

Justin Bieber made a court appearance in Dallas last week.

So, the Biebs didn’t show up in person. But one of his songs was front and center.

State District Judge Brandon Birmingham brought his guitar on the bench and played “Love Yourself” for high school students visiting with their church. All the kids attend Lincoln High School and several are singers.

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Dallas County judges on call 24/7 to sign warrants

By Sarah Mervosh, Dallas News

 

State District Judge Jennifer Bennett was at the State Fair of Texas this fall, watching a horse show near the petting zoo, when she got a call from a detective who needed a warrant signed.

Yes, it was after work. And yes, she was busy. Still, the judge made her to way to the edge of the fair, plopped down on a curb and waited for the detective to arrive with the paperwork.

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Police work to improve public perception amid Baltimore situation

By Fox4News.com Staff

What’s happening in Baltimore is being felt by police departments across the country.

“I’ve had lots of conversations over the last two weeks with a lot of rank and file officers and officers are like this is not what I signed up for they’re looking to get out,” says Pete Schulte. “It’s that bad. In the 17 years I’ve been an officer, I’ve never seen morale this bad across the board.”

Pete Schulte is a Reserve Deputy and a criminal defense attorney is publicly saying what many police officers all across North Texas won’t say. That they believe they are now being perceived as public enemy number one.

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Sweetie’s Official Endorsement for the 292: Brandon Birmingham

By Six Days at the Fair

I’ll be honest: I haven’t given much thought to judicial elections in the past, but the entire ordeal with Judge Larry Mitchell grandly fudging up his original decision in the Justice case this week demonstrated how important it is to use the people’s power as wisely as possible moving forward. And how convenient; we are entering an election cycle as I type. Read More