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Texas juvenile law
3 volumes. Updated irregularly.
University of Texas Law Professor, Dr. Robert O. Dawson was the original drafter of Title III of the Texas Family Code in 1973 and a main contributor to the changes made to the juvenile justice system during the 73rd Texas legislature. This publication is a complete reference source for Texas juvenile justice personnel covering a range of topics including juvenile records, determinate sentencing, school issues, among many more.