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Texas Indigence Defense Commission Appointment

Jul 17, 2013 No Comments ›› DonHase

I am grateful to Governor Perry and the Texas Senate for their confidence in me to serve on the Texas Indigence Defense Commission.  I hope to use this opportunity to make the criminal justice system better for all of the stakeholders in the system, including the taxpayers.  Here is the TIDC newsletter that was published …

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Support Don Hase

Jul 12, 2013 2 Comments ›› DonHase

Support Don Hase for Judge A Vote for Don Hase is a vote for: An open and transparent court system; Enforcement of laws as they are written; Fiscal responsibility of taxpayer resources. Contributions to the Don Hase for Judge campaign can be made by clicking here.   VOLUNTEER WITH THE DON HASE FOR JUDGE CAMPAIGN    …

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The Fair Defense Act

Jul 12, 2013 No Comments ›› DonHase

THE FAIR DEFENSE ACT In 1963, the United States Supreme Court 1 ruled that criminal defendants too poor to afford an attorney have a Constitutional Right to have an attorney appointed to them. 2 In 2001, Texas enacted the Fair Defense Act 3 requiring each county to come up with an indigent defense plan. The …

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