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George E. Dix

  • George R. Killam, Jr. Chair of Criminal Law

Publications

Books

  • Texas Criminal Pattern Jury Charges - Defenses (State Bar of Texas, 2013) (with Pattern Jury Charges Committee–Criminal).
  • 40-43b Texas Practice: Criminal Practice and Procedure (6 vols.; Eagan, MN: Thomson Reuters/West, 3rd ed. 2011, with John M. Schmolesky; St. Paul: West, 2nd ed. 2001, with Robert O. Dawson). <http://tallons.law.utexas.edu/record=b1731636~S0>
  • McCormick on Evidence: Student Edition (St. Paul: Thomson/West, 6th ed. 2006) (with John W. Strong et al.).
  • Criminal Law: Cases and Materials (St. Paul: Thomson/West, 6th ed. 2008; St. Paul: West, 5th ed. 2002; 4th ed. 1996; 3rd ed. 1987; 2nd ed. 1979; 1st ed. 1973) (with M. Michael Sharlot).
  • Prosecution and Adjudication (6th ed.; New York: Foundation Press, 2000) (with Frank W. Miller, Robert O. Dawson & Raymond I. Parnas).
  • The Police Function (New York: Foundation Press, 6th ed. 2000; Mineola, NY: Foundation Press, 2nd ed. 1976, with Frank W. Miller, Robert O. Dawson & Raymond I. Parnas). [Reprinted from Cases and Materials on Criminal Justice Administration, Successor ed., by Robert O. Dawson, Frank W. Miller, George E. Dix & Raymond I. Parnas.]
  • Criminal Justice Administration: Cases and Materials (New York: Foundation Press, 5th ed. 2000; Mineola, NY: Foundation Press, 4th ed. 1991; 3rd ed. 1986; 2nd ed. 1982; Successor ed. 1976; 1st ed. 1971; Supplements 2010, 2009, 1999, 1995, 1991, 1988 & 1987) (with Frank W. Miller, Robert O. Dawson & Raymond I. Parnas).
  • The Juvenile Justice Process (New York: Foundation Press, 4th ed. 2000; 3rd ed. 1985; 2nd ed. 1976; 1st ed. 1971) (with Frank W. Miller, Robert O. Dawson & Raymond I. Parnas).
  • Criminal Law (4th ed.; Belmont, CA: West/Wadsworth, 1999) (with M. Michael Sharlot).
  • McCormick on Evidence (Hornbook Series, 5th ed.; St. Paul: West, 1999) (with John W. Strong et al.).
  • McCormick on Evidence (2 v.; Practitioner Treatise Series, 5th ed.; St. Paul: West, 1999) (with John W. Strong et al.).
  • Criminal Practice and Procedure (Texas Practice, vols. 40-43; St. Paul: West, 1995) (with Robert O. Dawson).
  • Basic Criminal Law: Cases and Materials (St. Paul: West, 3rd ed. 1987; 2nd ed. 1980; 1st ed. 1974; Supplement 1989) (with M. Michael Sharlot).
  • Prosecution and Adjudication (Mineola, NY: Foundation Press, 3rd ed. 1986; 2nd ed. 1976; 1st ed. 1971) (with Frank W. Miller, Robert O. Dawson & Raymond I. Parnas).
  • Criminal Law (Chicago: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 13th ed. 1984; 11th ed. 1979).
  • Texas Criminal Procedure (New York: Matthew Bender, 1984; Supplements 1988 & 1987) (with Robert O. Dawson).
  • Instructors Manual for Basic Criminal Law (St. Paul: West, 2nd ed. 1980) (with M. Michael Sharlot).
  • Texas Mental Health Commitments (Austin: State Bar of Texas, 1978) (with the Texas Young Lawyers Association on Patients' Rights).
  • The Developing Role of the Defense Lawyer in Mental Health Litigation (Austin: Hogg Foundation for Mental Health, 1977).
  • Sentencing and the Correctional Process (Mineola, NY: Foundation Press, 2nd ed. 1976; 1st ed. 1971) (with Frank W. Miller, Robert O. Dawson & Raymond I. Parnas).
  • The Mental Health Process (Mineola, NY: Foundation Press, 2nd ed. 1976; 1st ed. 1971; Supplement 1981) (with Frank W. Miller, Robert O. Dawson & Raymond I. Parnas). [Reprint of Ch.15-19 of Cases and Materials on Criminal Justice Administration and Related Processes.]
  • Juvenile Justice Process (Mineola, NY: Foundation Press, 2nd ed. 1976; 1st ed. 1971; Supplement 1980) (with Frank W. Miller, Robert O. Dawson & Raymond I. Parnas).
  • Criminal Procedure (Coif Series "Summary Analysis") (Chicago: Bracton Press, 2nd ed. 1976; 1st ed. 1974).
  • Courts (National Advisory Commission on Criminal Justice Standards and Goals, 1973) (editor & co-director of staff).
  • Crime, Law and Justice Annual (Buffalo, NY: Hein, 1972) (editor, with Richard C. Dahl).

Articles

  • Subjective "Intent" as a Component of Fourth Amendment Reasonableness, 76 Mississippi Law Journal 373 (Special Edition, 2006).
  • Texas Needs to Change How It Defines Insanity, Austin American-Statesman, Nov. 18, 2005, at A13.
  • Top Five Lists for the CCA's Latest Term, Texas Lawyer, Aug. 26, 2002, at 52 (with Alan Curry & David A. Schulman).
  • Doing More Harm Than Good, Texas Lawyer, May 19, 1997, at 38.
  • Drive-By Investigations, Texas Lawyer, Dec. 23, 1996, at 30.
  • Due Process and Voluntary Intoxication Defense, Texas Lawyer, Feb. 5, 1996, at 28.
  • An Exclusionary Rule Showdown, Texas Lawyer, July 10, 1995, at 26.
  • Can the Legislature Handle Roadblocks?, Texas Lawyer, Mar. 6, 1995, at 22.
  • The Meaning of Habeas, Part II, Texas Lawyer, Dec. 12, 1994, at 18.
  • The Larger Meaning of Habeas, Texas Lawyer, Dec. 5, 1994, at 19.
  • Miranda's Time Is Up, Texas Lawyer, Feb. 7, 1994, at 18.
  • Bail System Requires a Fresh Approach, Texas Lawyer, Nov. 15, 1993, at 12.
  • Rape Law Reform Stumbles, Texas Lawyer, Apr. 19,1993, at 10.
  • Date Rape: Defining When "No" Means "No," Legal Times, Apr. 5, 1993, at 29.
  • Promises, Confessions, and Wayne LaFave's Bright Line Rule Analysis, 1993 University of Illinois Law Review 207.
  • Limiting Crack-House Stops, Texas Lawyer, Nov. 9, 1992, at 18.
  • Court of Criminal Appeals: A Plea for Clarity, Texas Lawyer, Oct. 12, 1992, at 5.
  • Killing Texas' Pretext Arrest Doctrine, Texas Lawyer, Apr. 27, 1992, at 8.
  • Throw the Juries a Lifeline, Texas Lawyer, Mar. 2, 1992, at 14.
  • Entry to Execute Search Warrants in Texas Criminal Procedure, 19 American Journal of Criminal Law 160 (1992).
  • When Government Deception Goes Too Far, Texas Lawyer, Oct. 12, 1991, at 12.
  • A Tentative Step Toward Independence, Texas Lawyer, July 22, 1991, at 9.
  • It's Time to Replace Texas' Grand Jury Sham, Texas Lawyer, Jan. 14, 1991, at 22.
  • Frank Miller's Legal Scholarship, 69 Washington University Law Quarterly 9 (1991) (with Robert O. Dawson).
  • A "Safety Valve" for the Exclusionary Rule: An Alternative to Broader "Good Faith" Exceptions, Texas Lawyer, Nov. 19, 1990, at 22.
  • Getting the Power to Promulgate: The Court of Criminal Appeals' Rule-Making Authority, Texas Lawyer, Aug. 27, 1990, at 16.
  • Not Exactly "Robocop Unleashed": Police Powers in Search and Seizure, Legal Times, July 23, 1990, at S33.
  • Judicial Independence in Defining Criminal Defendant's Texas Constitutional Rights, 68 Texas Law Review 1369 (1990).
  • Independence in Texas Constitutional Self-Incrimination and Search Law, 31 South Texas Law Journal 577 (1990).
  • Rewriting the Death-Penalty Law from Scratch, Texas Lawyer, Aug. 28, 1989, at 16.
  • "Intuitive Justice" and Abused Women Who Kill, Texas Lawyer, July 10, 1989, at 24.
  • How Technology is Changing the Meaning of "Good Cop, Bad Cop," Legal Times, Apr. 24, 1989, at 2.
  • It Is Time to Videotape Statements by Suspects, New Jersey Law Journal, Apr. 20, 1989, at 14.
  • Should the High Criminal Court be Reined in? Proposal is Unacceptable Alternative, Texas Lawyer, Mar. 27, 1989, at 18.
  • Miranda Enters the Age of Video, Texas Lawyer, Feb. 6, 1989, at 22.
  • "Voluntariness" and "Intelligence" of Confessions as "Independent" Texas Law Issues, 20 Texas Tech Law Review 1017 (1989).
  • Texas "Confession Law" and Oral Self-Incriminating Statements, 41 Baylor Law Review 1 (1989).
  • Nonconstitutional Exclusionary Rules in Criminal Procedure, 27 American Criminal Law Review 53 (1989).
  • Satterwhite v. Texas: Effect of Psychiatric Testimony in Capital Sentencing Proceedings, Newsletter of the American Academy of Psychiatry & the Law, Dec. 1988, at 21.
  • Balancing Safety and Liberty, Texas Lawyer, May 23, 1988, at 22.
  • Federal Constitutional Confession Law: The 1986 and 1987 Supreme Court Terms, 67 Texas Law Review 231 (1988).
  • Fourth Amendment Federalism: The Potential Requirement of State Law Authorization for Law Enforcement Activity, 14 American Journal of Criminal Law 1 (1986).
  • Appellate Review by Mandamus and Prohibition in Texas Criminal Litigation, 17 Texas Tech Law Review 75 (1986).
  • Medizinische Sachverständigengutachten über die Zurechnungsfähigkeit in den USA, 97 Zeitschrift für die gesamte Strafrechtswissenschaft 213 (1985).
  • Non-arrest Investigatory Detentions in Search and Seizure Law, 1985 Duke Law Journal 849.
  • Psychological Abnormalities and Capital Sentencing, 7 International Journal of Law & Psychiatry 49 (1984).
  • The 1983 Revision of the Texas Mental Health Code, 16 St. Mary's Law Journal 41 (1984).
  • The Need for Reform: Texas Charging Instrument Law, 47 Texas Bar Journal 490 (1984).
  • Exclusionary Rule Issues as Matters of State Law, 11 American Journal of Criminal Law 112 (1983).
  • A Legal Perspective on Dangerousness, l3 Psychiatric Annals 243 (l983).
  • Texas Charging Instrument Law: Recent Developments and the Continuing Need for Reform, 35 Baylor Law Review 692 (1983).
  • Justification: Self-Defense, in Encyclopedia of Crime and Justice 946 (Sanford Kadish ed.; New York: Free Press, 1983).
  • Means of Executing Searches and Seizures as Fourth Amendment Issues, 67 Minnesota Law Review 89 (1982).
  • Major Current Issues Concerning Civil Commitment Criteria, Law & Contemporary Problems, Summer 1982, at 137.
  • The 1981 Texas Electronic Surveillance Statute, 7 Thurgood Marshall Law Review 59 (1981).
  • Expert Prediction Testimony in Capital Sentencing: Evidentiary and Constitutional Considerations, 19 American Criminal Law Review 1 (1981).
  • Mental Health Professionals in the Legal Process: Some Problems of Psychiatric Dominance, 6 Law & Psychiatric Review 1 (1981).
  • Propriety of Medical Dominance of Forensic Mental Health Practice: The Empirical Evidence, 23 Arizona Law Review 961 (1981) (with N. G. Poythress).
  • Realism and Drug Refusal, 9 Bulletin of the American Academy of Psychiatry & Law l80 (1981).
  • Clinical Evaluation of the "Dangerousness" of "Normal" Criminal Defendants, 66 Virginia Law Review 523 (1980).
  • Constitutional Validity of the Texas Murder Scheme: A Continuing Question, 43 Texas Bar Journal 627 (1980).
  • Waiver as an Independent Aspect of Criminal Procedure: Some Comments on Professor Westen's Suggestion, 1979 Arizona State Law Journal 67.
  • Appellate Review of the Decision to Impose Death, 68 Georgia Law Review 97 (1979).
  • Participation by Mental Health Professionals in Capital Murder Sentencing, 1 International Journal of Law & Psychiatry 283 (1978).
  • Psychiatric Testimony in Death Penalty Litigation, 5 Bulletin of the American Academy of Psychiatry & Law 387 (1978).
  • Waiver in Criminal Procedure: A Brief for More Careful Analysis, 55 Texas Law Review 193 (1977).
  • Administration of the Texas Death Penalty Statutes: Constitutional Infirmities Related to the Prediction of Dangerousness, 55 Texas Law Review 1343 (1977).
  • Death Penalty, "Dangerousness" Psychiatric Testimony, and Professional Ethics, 5 American Journal of Criminal Law 151 (1977).
  • Role of the Lawyer in Proceedings Under the Texas Mental Health Code, 39 Texas Bar Journal 982 (1976).
  • Differential Processing of Abnormal Sex Offenders: Utilization of California's Mentally Disordered Sex Offender Program, 67 Journal of Criminal Law 233 (1976).
  • "Civil" Commitments of the Mentally Ill and the Need for Data on the Prediction of Dangerousness, 19 American Behavioral Scientist 318 (1976).
  • The Alabama "Right to Treatment" Case: An Opportunity Not to be Missed, 12 Community Mental Health Journal 161 (1976).
  • Mistake, Ignorance, Expectation of Benefit, and the Modern Law of Confessions, 53 Washington University Law Quarterly 275 (1975).
  • Undercover Investigations and Police Rule-Making, 53 Texas Law Review 203 (1975).
  • Determining the Continued Dangerousness of Psychologically Abnormal Sex Offenders, 3 Journal of Psychiatry & Law 327 (1975).
  • Psychological Abnormality as a Factor in Grading Criminal Liability: Diminished Capacity, Diminished Responsibility, and the Like, 62 Journal of Criminal Law 313 (1971).
  • The Effect of State v. Shaw on Arizona Criminal Law, 7 Arizona Bar Journal 18 (1971).
  • Mental Illness, Criminal Intent, and the Bifurcated Trial, 1970 Law & Social Order 559.
  • Judicial Review of Sentences: Implications for Individual Disposition, 1969 Law & Social Order 369.
  • Acute Psychiatric Hospitalization of the Mentally Ill in the Metropolis: An Empirical Study, 46 Washington University Law Quarterly 485 (1968).
  • Hospitalization of the Mentally Ill in Wisconsin: A Need for a Re-Examination, 51 Marquette Law Review 1 (1967).
  • Note, Transfer of Juveniles to Adult Correctional Institutions, 1966 Wisconsin Law Review 822.
  • Death of the Commerce Court: A Study in Institutional Weakness, 8 American Journal of Legal History 238 (1965).
  • Note, The Apportionment Cases: An Expanded Concept of Equal Protection, 1965 Wisconsin Law Review 606.

Reviews

  • Criminal Commitments and Dangerous Mental Patients: Legal Issues of Confinement, Treatment, and Release, by David B. Wexler, 19 Arizona Law Review 435 (1977).
  • The Right to Treatment: a Symposium, ed. by Donald S. Burris, 11 Arizona Law Review 822 (1969).
  • Hospitalization and Discharge of the Mentally Ill, by Ronald S. Rock, Marcus A. Jacobson & Richard M. Janopaul, 1969 Law & the Social Order 142.

Contributions

  • The Privilege Against Self-Incrimination , in McCormick on Evidence, Chapter 13, 420-549 (John W. Strong ed.; St. Paul: West, 4th ed. 1992; 3rd ed. 1984).
  • The Privilege Concerning Improperly Obtained Evidence, in McCormick on Evidence, Chapter 15, 670-771 (John W. Strong ed.; St. Paul: West, 4th ed. 1992; 3rd ed. 1984).
  • Legal and Ethical Issues in the Treatment and Handling of Violent Behavior, in Clinical Treatment of the Violent Person 187 (Loren H. Roth ed.; Rockville, MD: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, 1985).
  • Criminal Responsibility and Mental Impairment in American Criminal Law: Response to the Hinckley Acquittal in Historical Perspective, in Law and Mental Health, International Perspectives, Vol. 1, 1-44 (David N. Weisstub ed.; New York: Pergamon Press, 1984).
  • Confessions, in McCormick on Evidence, Chapter 14, 550-669 (John W. Strong ed.; St. Paul: West, 4th ed. 1992; 3rd ed. 1984).
  • Special Dispositional Alternatives for Abnormal Offenders: Development in the Law, in Mentally Disordered Offenders, Perspectives from Law and Social Science (John Monahan & Henry J. Steadman eds.; New York: Plenum Press, 1982).
  • Tarasoff and the Duty to Warn Potential Victims, in Law and Ethics in the Practice of Psychiatry 118 (Charles K. Hofling ed.; New York: Bruner/Mazel, 1980).
  • Selected Sixth Amendment Issues in Texas, in Constitutional Law in Texas (Houston: National College of District Attorneys, 1977).
  • "Civil" Commitment of the Mentally Ill and the Need for Data on the Prediction of Dangerousness, in Current Issues in Social Policy (W. Boyd Littrell & Gideon Sjobert eds.; Beverly Hills: Sage Publications, 1976).
  • Chapters 12, 29, 30, 31, 32 & 33, in McCormick's Handbook of the Law of Evidence (Edward Cleary ed.; St. Paul: West, 1972).

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