SEPTEMBER 2012 • VOLUME 75, NUMBER 8 DEPARTMENTS 594 Spectrum 596 President’s Opinion 598 What’s on TexasBar.com 600 Technology 640 TYLA President’s Opinion 644 650 652 654 Disciplinary Actions Lawyers on the Move Laurels IN THIS ISSUE How is the criminal justice system in Texas responding to the issues of incarceration, recidivism, and rehabilitation? This issue of the Texas Bar Journal examines the Texas crim-inal justice system and several ways the state is working to reduce recidivism. PAGE 602 . Also featured in this issue are highlights of this year’s Annual Meeting in Houston. PAGE 620 . FEATURES 602 Incarceration, Recidivism, and Rehabilitation 604 Punishment and Rehabilitation: A Brief History of the Texas Prison System BY GARY COHEN Memorials 656 Classifieds 660 Client Page 662 Back Page 608 Prison Is Prison: A Conversation with Michael Morton BY PATRICIA CUMMINGS 612 Reducing Risk and Recidivism: The Texas Department of Criminal Justice Rehabilitation Programs BY JASON CLARK 616 Veterans Courts in Texas BY JUDY L. MARCHMAN 620 2012 State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting Coverage 636 Ethics Opinions 617, 618, and 619 642 Solo/Small Firm: Preparing for a Disaster BY KELLY-ANN F. CLARKE 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.