FEBRUARY 2012 • VOLUME 75, NUMBER 2 DEPARTMENTS 106 108 110 112 142 148 152 154 156 160 164 166 Spectrum President’s Opinion Resources for Tough Times Technology TYLA President’s Opinion Disciplinary Actions Lawyers on the Move Laurels Memorials Classifieds Client Page Back Page IN THIS ISSUE This month, the Texas Bar Journal takes a look at juvenile law and the juvenile justice system, including an overview of juve-nile vs. criminal law, deferred prosecution, and the law con-cerning underage drinkers stopped for a DWI. In addition, we highlight The Unconscious Truth , a new project from TYLA on the legal consequences and health dangers associated with underage binge drinking. PAGE 114 FEATURES 114 Issues in Juvenile Law 116 Juvenile vs. Criminal Law: An Overview BY BRIAN J. WILLETT 118 Principles of Pretrial Diversion: Deferred Prosecution BY BRADLEY P. TEMPLE 122 “Any Detectable Amount of Alcohol”: Taking a Breath or Blood Specimen of a Juvenile BY PAT GARZA 126 The Unconscious Truth : TYLA Initiative Addresses Underage Binge Drinking BY ELLEN CARNES 130 138 State Bar Election Scheduled Texas Lawyers for Texas Veterans: Attorney Volunteers Share Their Experiences By Judy L. Marchman 144 146 TYLA Election Scheduled Solo/Small Firm: The 5 Ws and 1 H of Taking on a Law Partner By Chris Wright The Texas Bar Journal (ISSN 0040-4187) is published monthly, except August, by the State Bar of Texas, 1414 Colorado, Austin, TX 78701, as a service to the profession. One copy of each issue is furnished to members as part of their State Bar dues. Subscription price to others, $12 (including sales tax); $15 to foreign countries. Single copies, $2.50 each (including sales tax). Periodicals Postage Paid at Austin, Texas and at additional mailing offices. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Texas Bar Journal , P .O. Box 12487, Austin, Texas 78711-2487. Canadian Publication Agreement No. 40778512. Returns to: Station A, Box 54, Windsor ON N9A 6J5.