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Texas Juvenile Law – 9th Edition (Dawson) Available Now!

TJJD is please to announce the publication of Texas Juvenile Law, 9th Edition.  For more than 30 years, this publication has served as a comprehensive law reference guide on statutes, case decisions, and procedures affecting the day-to-day operations of the juvenile justice system. The Office of General Counsel – Legal Education and Technical Assistance section […]

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Nominations for 2018 Robert O. Dawson Visionary Leadership Award

The Juvenile Law Section is seeking nominations for the 2018 Robert O. Dawson Visionary Leadership Award. This award goes to an individual who has unselfishly devoted time to the cause of juvenile justice in Texas. Persons deserving nomination are those who advocate for justice for Texas’ juveniles; those who promote legislation advancing the juvenile justice […]

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Juvenile Records Laws

Juvenile Records Law: Posted August 31, 2017 Updates to juvenile records laws go into effect on September 1, 2017. A section by section analysis is available in the 2017 Special Legislative Newsletter, posted under Resources on this site. The analysis begins on page 103. Highlights of the law are below. The records in the Juvenile Justice […]

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