Other Publications II (essays published or written for publication as guest columns/op-ed pieces)



     1. Death Penalty, in practice, just isn't working out ; published in the July 2, 2011 issue of the Austin American-Statesman, (Copyrighted 2011) Click here to view copy.

     2. Together, we can all make a difference; published in the September 24, 2011 issue of the Austin American-Statesman, (Copyrighted 2011) Click here to view copy.

     3. A story, an assumption and an opportunity to learn from it; published in the February 25, 2012 issue of the Austin American-Statesman, (Copyrighted 2012) Click here to view copy.

     4. Partisan elections are not best way to choose judges; published in the January 29, 2015 issue of the Austin American-Statesman, (Copyrighted 2015) Click here to view copy.

     5. Lessons of law from West Africa; published in the April 13, 2015 issue of the Austin American-Statesman, (Copyrighted 2015) Click here to view copy.

     6. Thank those great teachers who shaped best part of us ; published in the June 4, 2015 issue of the Austin American-Statesman, (Copyrighted 2015) Click here to view copy.

     7. Bail bond requirements unfair to inmates, costly to taxpayers ; published in the October 28, 2015 issue of the Austin American-Statesman, (Copyrighted 2015) Click here to view copy.

     8. Addressing mental health key in helping Austin's homeless ; published in the Frebruary 10, 2016 issue of the Austin American-Statesman, (Copyrighted 2016) Click here to view copy.

     9. Are Hispanics in the U. S. a unified voting bloc? ; published in the April 2, 2016 issue of the Austin American-Statesman, (Copyrighted 2016) Click here to view copy.

     10. We've come a long way in fighting racism--but we still have far to go ; published in the May 12, 2016 issue of the Austin American-Statesman, (Copyrighted 2016) Click here to view copy.

     11. Jury system far from perfect, but makes justice system the best ; published in the December 8, 2016 issue of the Austin American-Statesman, (Copyrighted 2016) Click here to view copy.

     12. Trinity site offers visitors a reminder of the horrors of war; published in the December 28, 2016 on-line edition of the Austin American-Statesman (Copyrighted 2016) Click here to view copy.

      13. Misconceptions, rhetoric about judiciary help make it a target; published in the May 14, 2017 edition of the San Antonio Express-News (Copyrighted 2017) Click here to view copy.

      14. The Story of Virgil Hawkins; published on this website on October 5, 2015 (Copyrighted 2015) Click here to view copy.

      15. Essay on Faith; published on this website on October 5, 2015 (Copyrighted 2015) Click here to view copy.

     16. The Elusiveness of Happiness; published on this website on October 5, 2015 (Copyrighted 2015) Click here to view copy.

     17. The Decline of American Politics; published on this website on October 5, 2015 (Copyrighted 2015) Click here to view copy.