Restorative Justice Presentation

On June 17, 2014 Janine Geske, former Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice and Distinguished Professor of Law at Marquette University will provide a compelling argument for using restorative justice practices for greater victim satisfaction, better offender outcomes, cost- effective sanctions, and closure of the revolving criminal justice door. Although the drive to obtain convictions remains high, […]

David Gonzalez training South Texas lawyers on Michael Morton Act

On Tuesday, May 27, 2014 David Gonzalez and Patricia Cummings will be presenting a seminar entitled, “What Defense Lawyers, Prosecutors, and Judges Should Know About the New Discovery Rules: Effective Assistance of Counsel Under the Michael Morton Act.”  David worked as part of the legislative team for the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association that played […]

Being Disagreeable

Last evening I was at a function with Trevor Taylor, a fantastic lawyer and outstanding professional colleague. At some point in the conversation, we started talking about teenage daughters – which then led to a conversation about the delicate subject of whether or not to encourage your children to enter the legal profession. Trevor mentioned the […]

Interview with Daily Texan

Earlier this morning the United States Supreme Court announced the decision in the Michigan Affirmative Action case, Schuette v. BAMN.  David Gonzalez was interviewed by the Daily Texan this afternoon to help explain the decision and provide context for how this ruling may affect the current litigation in Fisher v. University of Texas currently before […]