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Volume 98, Spring 2022
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Table of Contents

Editor's Comments
by Lonny Hoffman

Chair's Report
by Cade Browning

An Unfortunate Texas Tradition: Latino Underrepresentation in Jury Pools
by Mary R. Rose

“The People” as Jurors in 2022: Polarized But Pledged and Productive
by Tara Trask, Chris Dominic, Emilie Fisher, and David Barnard, Ph.D.

More Than COVID: How 2020-21 Has Shaped Jury Decision-Making
by Jason S. Bloom, M.A. and Emily McDonald, Ph.D.

Reforms to Revive the Dying Jury Trial
by Richard Gabriel, Emily Shaw, Gabriela Cedré, and Jonathan Ross

Social Media in the Courtroom: Juror Use of New Media
by Allison Trochesset, Ph.D.

Voir Dire or Voir Google? Jury Selection in the Twenty-First Century
by Hon. John G. Browning

Getting Back to "Normal": Jury Trials in the Post-COVID Era
by Paula Hannaford-Agor

Technology and the Courts: Time to Move Into the Twenty-First Century
by Richard Gabriel and Ted A. Donner

The Empathy Deficit in Pajama-Clad Online Jurors
by Quentin Brogdon

The (Un)Constitutionality of Virtual Civil Jury Trials
by Richard Lorren Jolly

Evidence Update
by Luther H. Soules III & Robinson C. Ramsey

Procedure Update
by Luther H. Soules III & Robinson C. Ramsey

Volume 97, Winter 2021
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Table of Contents

Editor's Comments
by Lonny Hoffman

Chair's Report
by Cade Browning

Standing and Capacity Under Texas Law
by David Isaak and Austin Kreitz

Getting to Court and Staying There: The Supreme Court’s Current Approach to Ripeness and Mootness
by Evan A. Young

Jurisdictional Roadblocks
by Charles W. "Rocky" Rhodes

Jurisdictional Discovery
by Rick Houghton and Garland "Land" Murphy

To Venue, and Beyond! A Review of Uniquely Texan Venue Statutes and Rules
by Natasha N. Taylor and Brittany R. Greger

Removal and Remand: Simple Yet Complex
by George W. Hicks, Jr. and Jon David Kelley

Rule 91a v. Rule 12(b)(6): A Brief Guide and the “Twombly/Iqbal Divide”
by Carlos R. Soltero and Gregory P. Sapire

Arbitrability: The Ultimate Threshold Issue in Litigation
by Lionel M. Schooler

TCPA Motions Get a Bad Rap. You Should Consider Filing One Anyway
by Robin O'Neil and Michelle Gray

Evidence Update
by Luther H. Soules III & Robinson C. Ramsey

Procedure Update
by Luther H. Soules III & Robinson C. Ramsey

Volume 96, Fall 2021
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Table of Contents

Editor's Comments
by Lonny Hoffman

Chair's Report
by Cade Browning

On the Other Side
by Craig Ball

Technology: Constant Change and Future Trends
by Benjamin Barton

“Fit” to Admit? Emerging Sources of Digital Evidence
by John G. Browning

TAR Wars: E-Discovery and the Future of Legal Tech
by David Freeman Engstrom & Nora Freeman Engstrom

Simple Ways to Make Search-Term Negotiation More Bearable
by Christine Payne & Adam Nodzenski

“Alexa: Waive the Attorney-Client Privilege For Me”
by Matt Stammel & Eli Sterbcow

Keeping Your Data Secure, Accessible, and Confidential in 2021
by Sergio R. Davila

Essential Technology for Small Firms
by Reginald A. Hirsch, Mark I. Unger & Matthew Murrell

Your Ethical Duty to Maintain Technological Competence
by Claude Ducloux

AI, Chatbots, Interactive Websites and How Unauthorized Practice of Law (UPL) Rules Guide the Digital Future of Legal Service
by Michael V. Tate

Embracing a Pandemic Legacy: Best Practices for Remote Deposition
by Nicole Soussan Caplan & Mason Malpass

Upping Your Game in Zoom
by Craig Ball

Evidence Update
by Luther H. Soules III & Robinson C. Ramsey

Procedure Update
by Luther H. Soules III & Robinson C. Ramsey

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