Texas Courts for Texas Veterans

Texas Veterans Treatment Courts require regular court appearances, as well as mandatory attendance at treatment sessions, and frequent random testing for drug and alcohol use. For many veterans, without this structure, they will reoffend and remain in the criminal justice system.

This video highlights the importance of serving this special underserved community, our Texas Veterans. Through testimonials from participants, judges, including Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Hecht, and prosecutors, the video shares the life changing impacts this program has on veterans. Together, TYLA, Baylor Law School, Access to Justice Commission, and Texas Lawyers for Texas Veterans are serving those that served us first.

Overview


Introduction: Why Veterans Need Our Help
Rebecca Patterson Linehan, Midland County Prosecutor


A Veteran’s Story of Recovery
Army Specialist Villarreal


Results Driven: A Judge’s Perspective
Judge Hale, 406th District Court


Message from Chief Justice Hecht: “Lives Renewed, Public Safety Protected, Justice Served”
Chief Justice Nathan Hecht, Texas Supreme Court


Message from Texas Young Lawyers Association: “Serving Those That Served Us First.”
Victor A. Flores, 2019-2020 TYLA President

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Texas Veterans Treatment Courts require regular court appearances, as well as mandatory attendance at treatment sessions, and frequent random testing for drug and alcohol use. For many veterans, without this structure, they will reoffend and remain in the criminal justice system.

This video highlights the importance of serving this special underserved community, our Texas Veterans. Through testimonials from participants, judges, including Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Hecht, and prosecutors, the video shares the life changing impacts this program has on veterans. Together, TYLA, Baylor Law School, Access to Justice Commission, and Texas Lawyers for Texas Veterans are serving those that served us first.

Overview


Introduction: Why Veterans Need Our Help
Rebecca Patterson Linehan, Midland County Prosecutor


A Veteran’s Story of Recovery
Army Specialist Villarreal


Results Driven: A Judge’s Perspective
Judge Hale, 406th District Court


Message from Chief Justice Hecht: “Lives Renewed, Public Safety Protected, Justice Served”
Chief Justice Nathan Hecht, Texas Supreme Court


Message from Texas Young Lawyers Association: “Serving Those That Served Us First.”
Victor A. Flores, 2019-2020 TYLA President

Printable Files

Texas Courts for Texas Veterans - Brochure (PDF)Download



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