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Resource ID: #10912
Subject: Criminal Justice System
Source: Texas Lawyer (Dallas)



An in-depth report in the Texas Lawyer provides yet another lesson in the fallacy of electing judges. The report focused on the practice of paying often-exorbitant fees to special land condemnation commissioners by Harris County's four county civil courts at law. As a result of the article, the payment practice became the main issue in the political campaigns of the three judges up for re-election, June 13, 1994.

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