Dallas Deselection Project

Dallas Deselection Project

Judge Birmingham will present to the Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Association the results of a study he did with Master’s Degree candidates from SMU entitled “Examining Bias in Jury Selection for Criminal Trials in Dallas County.” The 2022 Study was published in the SMU Data Science Review. The entire report is embedded below. Read More

A Note of Gratitude for Another Term and 2021 Update

A Note of Gratitude for Another Term and 2021 Update

It’s official: Judge Birmingham is unopposed for re-election thus securing his third term. “Thank you for allowing me to continue to serve as the Presiding Judge of the 292nd. It is an honor of a lifetime, and I have each of you to thank. I also want to thank my amazing staff: Jessica Esparza, Kelly Simmons, Deputy Martin, Deputy Crumb, Carol Sanders, and Melissa Burke. I also want to thank the talented and hard-working lawyers I get to practice with and learn from each day.” Judge Birmingham’s third term begins January 1st, 2023.

In the meantime, we’ll share a few highlights from 2021: 1) An in-depth study of Judge Birmingham’s AIM Court, 2) a statistical breakdown of the 98 jury trials over which he has presided, and 3) three of his academic projects.

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