Texas Judicial Council

Criminal Justice Committee 


Charge 1: Continue to evaluate and monitor Texas’ pretrial bail system for improvement and recommend any further statutory and non-statutory changes. Work with individual jurisdictions to facilitate implementation of reforms.

Charge 2: Consider best practices and necessary reforms for youth in Class C Misdemeanor matters.

Charge 3: Evaluate Texas’ jury and grand jury processes and recommend any necessary reforms.


Hon. Kelly Moore, Chair
Hon. Sharon Keller
Hon. Bill Gravell
Hon. Maggie Sawyer
Hon. Ed Spillane
Senator Brandon Creighton
Ms. Rachel Racz


August 26, 2020 - Agenda