Beyond the Bench: Law, Justice, and Communities Summit

Deconstructing Our Decision-Making (Beyond the Bench Panel) 

Run Time: 1:23:41


  • Judge Scott McCown, UT School of Law, Moderator
  • Caseworker: Tamara Hansen, Training Specialist, CPS
  • Principal: Joe LaPuma, Creekview High School
  • School Resource Officer: Chief Paul Thompson, West Rusk Co. Consolidated ISD
  • Back-up Officer: Judge Lawrence Lujan, Sergeant, El Paso Police Department and Tribal Judge
  • Prosecutor: Patricia Cummings, Patricia Cummings Law Firm
  • Mental Health Provider: Dr. Griselda Villalobos, Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • Defense Counsel: Carmen Roe, Carmen Roe Law Firm
  • Judge: Cynthia Wheless, 417th District Court
  • Youth: Kevin Lee, Student, Paul Quinn College
  • Caregiver: Bishop Aaron Blake, Greater Faith Community Church