In Defense of Confidential Votes on Petitions for Review at the Texas Supreme Court

In Defense of Confidential Votes on Petitions for Review at the Texas Supreme Court

KH Founding Partner uses her experience as former General Counsel to advocate for policies and procedures that advance the strength and independence of the judiciary. This advocacy occurs in many forums, including before the Texas Legislature. She published an article in the Appellate Advocate defending the Texas Supreme Court’s long history of keeping confidential particular justices’s votes on petitions for review. The paper concludes that “[t]he harm to the Court’s deliberative process and jurisprudence [were votes publicly available] far outweighs any illusory increase in accountability the public might derive from this disclosure.” Read the article now

2018-07-16T18:11:04+00:00 By |