Criminal Justice Conference

The 2015 Criminal Justice Conference is a continuing judicial education program designed especially for Texas judges by the Texas Center for the Judiciary’s Curriculum Committee and funded by a grant from the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. For their attendance, participants will earn 9 continuing judicial education credits.

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College for New Judges

The College for New Judges is designed to be a learning experience not duplicated in any other continuing legal education program. You have a unique opportunity to analyze the role and responsibilities of being a judge and develop the necessary skills to be effective. The week long program provides invaluable information and training as you make the transition from an…

Family Justice Conference

The 2015 Family Justice Conference is a continuing judicial education program designed especially for Texas judges by the Texas Center for the Judiciary’s Curriculum Committee and funded by a grant from the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. For their attendance, participants will earn TBD continuing judicial education credits, including TBD hours of family violence credits.

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Texas Pattern Jury Charges Now Available to Judges **At No Charge**

by Hon. Kent Sullivan

It is a pleasure to confirm that the multiple volumes of the Texas Pattern Jury Charge——civil and criminal—are now available to the Texas judiciary through the website of the Texas Center for the Judiciary. This result is possible through the cooperation and hard work of a number of persons working on behalf of the Center, TexasBarBooks, the State Bar of Texas, and the PJC.

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Family Justice Conference

January 28-29, 2015

Westin Riverwalk | San Antonio, TX

Cost: $60.00

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DWI Court Team Training

February 09-11, 2015

Sheraton Dallas Hotel by the Galleria | Dallas, TX

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DWI Court Team Conference

February 12-13, 2015

Sheraton Dallas Hotel by the Galleria | Dallas, TX

Cost: $0.00

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Criminal Justice

February 26-27, 2015

Sheraton Austin Capitol | Austin, TX

Cost: $60.00

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CNJ Part II - Regions 2, 6, 7, & 9

April 22, 2015

Hilton Anatole | Dallas, TX

Cost: $60.00

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About TCJ

The Texas Center for the Judiciary is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation whose purpose is to provide outstanding judicial education to Texas judges so that a qualified and knowledgeable judiciary and staff may administer justice with fairness, efficiency, and integrity.  Since its creation on January 1, 1973, the Texas Center has served as the primary source of judicial education for all…

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