Part 1 in a 3-part series. The Voice for the Defense is a monthly magazine for members of Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (TCDLA), available at www.voiceforthedefenseonline.com/. One of the useful features is a monthly publication from Michael Mowla titled “Significant Decisions Report” that summarizes criminal cases from the U.S. Supreme Court, Fifth Circuit, Texas Court of Criminal Appeals and Texas Courts of Appeals. This monthly report assures you have the most up-to-date decisions affecting your case.
Once you access SDR from the Voice for the Defense homepage, the current issue and archived issues are available.
An example of significant decision summaries:
Access to the Significant Decisions Report and other features of the Voice for the Defense publication is available through the Texas Tech Law Library website under the Electronic Databases tab.