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Judicial Options: Personal Bond Statutes and Defendants with Mental Illness or Mental Retardation
The need for diverting defendants with mental illness or mental retardation away from the criminal justice system and into community-based treatment or habilitation programs has become a topic of interest for many stakeholders ...
Twenty Years of Confidentiality Under the Texas ADR Act
In this article, Professor Shannon highlights some of the key decisions from the preceding two decades interpreting sections 154.053 and 154.073 of the 1987 Texas ADR Procedures Act involving confidentiality protection.
The Impact of the Courts on Mental Health Policy and Services
(Sage Publications, 1997)
Professor Shannon analyzes court cases that have had an effect on mental health treatment and policy in various areas of the law.
Government-Wide Debarment and Suspension Regulations After a Decade -- A Constitutional Framework -- Yet, Some Issues Remain In Transition
(Military Law Review, 1991)
Because of the tensions between the government's interests in procurement integrity and contractors interest in continuing to pursue government work-and perhaps as a result of the heightened activity by the federal government ...
Texas Criminal Procedure & the Offender with Mental Illness: An Analysis & Guide
Texas Criminal Procedure and The Offender With Mental Illness examines and discusses the laws relating to offenders suffering from mental illness. This in-depth analysis of the Texas criminal justice system will benefit ...
Time Is Right to Revise the Texas Insanity Defense: An Essay
(Texas Tech Law Review, 2006)
In light of three Texas cases involving Andrea Yates, Deanna Laney, and Dena Schlosser, this essay discusses the Texas insanity defense and its application. It sets forth a brief history of the Texas insanity defense, ...
Reach for Repose: Have the Texas Courts Gone Awry?
(Texas Tech Law Review, 1993)
What do lawsuits filed against building contractors or repairers, other construction professionals, and manufacturers or suppliers of products such as furnaces, elevators, garage door openers, underground storage tanks, ...
Fairness of Mind
Professor Shannon discusses the applicability of the Americans with Disability Act to persons with mental disabilities.
Rau, Sherman & Shannon's Texas ADR & Arbitration Statutes & Commentary
(West Group, 2000)
Professor Shannon provides commentary to the Texas alternative dispute resolution and arbitration statutes along with Professor Alan Scott Rau and Dean Edward F. Sherman.
1995 Revisions to the DTPA: Altering the Landscape
(Texas Tech Law Review, 1996)
This Article will explore the various provisions of House Bill 668 and discuss the Bill's revisions to the Deceptive Trade Practices Act's (DTPA) and Insurance Code. In particular, the Article will examine amendments to ...