Texas Judicial Council

Public Trust and Confidence Committee 


Charge 1: Study ways to improve racial justice, equity, and inclusion in the justice system.

Charge 2: Monitor the court case backlog due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, develop best practices and recommend any necessary reforms.

Charge 3: Continue to monitor public trust and confidence in the Texas Judiciary and recommend any necessary reforms to increase public support and respect.


Hon. Ed Spillane, Chair
Ms. Zina Bash
Ms. Jenn Caughey 
Hon. Missy Medary
Hon. Valencia Nash
Hon. Kathleen Person
Hon. Sherry Radack
Hon. Maggie Sawyer
Representative Reggie Smith
Hon. Ken Wise
Senator Judith Zaffirini


August 31, 2022

September 22, 2022