PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO
RULE 226a of the Texas Rules of
Civil Procedure- TO HELP SAVE
OUR PRECIOUS RIGHT TO CIVIL
TRIALS BY JURY
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TEXT OF PROPOSED
AMENDMENT TO RULE 226a
THE FOLLOWING ARE CITED IN THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT:
Dorsaneo, Reexamining the Right to Trial by Jury, 54 SMU Law Review 1695 (2001) Footnotes 1 & 3
Powell, The Texas Civil Jury Trial and the California Condor. Endangered Species?, State Bar of
Texas Soaking Up Some CLE, 2007, Footnotes 1,2,3 & 5
Wolfram, The Constitutional History of the Seventh Amendment, 57 Minn. L.R. 639 (1973) Footnotes 2
& 10
1 Gales, Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States (1834), Footnote 2
Furgeson, Civil Jury Trials RIP? Can it Actually Happen in America?, 40 St. Mary's Law Journal 795
(2009), Footnotes 2 & 10
Bennett, Judge's Views on Vanishing Civil Trials, 88 Judicature VOl 88, No. 6 (2005) Footnote 2
Wikipedia Article, James Madison, Footnote 2
Smith, The Vanishing Jury, a View From the Bench, State Bar of Texas 5th Annual Bill of Rights
Course 2011, Footnotes 3 & 25
Wikipedia Article, Thomas Jefferson, Footnote 3
Wikipedia Article, United States Declartion of Independence, Footnote 3 & 19
Wikipedia Article, Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death, Footnote 4
Wikipedia Article, Trial by Combat, Footnote 6
Vidmar & Hans, American Juries, the Verdict New York, 2007), Footnotes 6 & 7
Wikipedia Article, Trial by Ordeal, Footnote 7
Harrington, The Economic Origins of the Seventh Amendment, 87 Iowa Law Rev 145 (2001),
Footnotes 8,10,14 & 21
Devlin, Trial by Jury (London, 1936), Footnotes 9 & 12
Text of Magna Carta, Footnote 9
Wikipedia Article, William Blackstone, Footnote 10
Landsman, The Civil Jury in America. Scenes From an Unappreciated History, 44 Hastings Law Journal
579 (1993), Footnotes 10,11,13,18 & 19
Elliott's Debates, June 20, 1788, Footnote 10
Blackstone, 3 Commentaries on the Laws of England, Footnotes 11 & 12
Amar, America's Constitution, a Biography (New York 2005), Fottnote 15
Hecht, The Vanishing Civil Jury Trial. Trends in Texas Courts and an Uncertain Future, 47 Tex
Law Review 163 (2005), Footnote 16
Wikipedia Article, United States Military Casualties of War, Footnotes 17,20,24,29,33 & 36
Wikipedia Article, List of Medal of Honor Recipients, Footnote 17
Wikipedia Article, List of Native American Medal of Honor Recipients, Footnote 17
Wikipedia Article, List of Hispanic Medal of Honor Recipients, Footnote 17
Wikipedia Article, List of African American Medal of Honor Recipients, Footnote 17
Wikipedia, List of Asian American Medal of Honor Recipients, Footnote 17
List of Women Medal Recipients, Military & Civilian, Footnote 17
Wikipedia Article, Treaty of Paris, Footnote 20
Wikipedia Article, Peace of Paris, Footnote 20
Text of The Paris Peace Treaty of September 30, 1783, Footnote 20
Wikipedia Article, United States Bill of Rights, Footnote 22
Text of The United States Bill of Rights, Footnote 23
Wikipedia Article, The War of 1812, Footnote 24
Declaration of Independence by the Republic of Texas, Footnote 25
Texas A&M Faculty Article, Hispanic Texan Patriots, Footnote 26
Texas State Historical Society Article, John, Footnote 26
Wikipedia Article, List of Defenders of the Alamo, Footnote 26
Wikipedia Article, Battle of the Alamo, Footnote 26
Wikipedia Article, Goliad Massacre, Footnote 26
Wikipedia Article, Battle of San Jacinto, Footnote 26
Texas State Historical Society Article, Treaties of Velasco, Footnote 26
Wikipedia Article, Treaties of Velasco, Footnote 26
Constitution of the Republic of Texas 1836, Footnote 27
Constitution of the State of Texas 1845, Footnote 27
Current Constitution of the State of Texas, Footnote 27
War Message of President Woodrow Wilson to Congress, Footnote 28
Wikipedia Article, Armistice With Germany, Footnote 29
Wikipedia Article, Uboat Campaign (World War I), Footnote 29
Wikipedia Article, Woodrow Wilson, Footnote 29
Wikipedia Article, World War II, Footnotes 30 & 33
Wikipedia Article, Attack on Pearl Harbor, Footnote 30
Wikipedia Article, Battle of Wake Island, Footnote 30
Wikipedia Article, History of Clark Air Base, Footnote 30
Declarations of War With Germany, Japan & Italy, Footnotes 31 & 32
Wikipedia Article, German Instrument of Surrender, Footnote 34
Wikipedia Article, Surrender of Japan, Footnote 35
Wikipedia Article, Iraq War, Footnote 36
Wikipedia Article, War on Terror, Footnote
36
Wikipedia Article, War in Afghanistan, Footnote 36
Wikipedia Article, September 11 Attacks, Footnote 36
Wikipedia Article, Oath of Allegiance, Footnote 37
Wikipedia Article, US Armed Forces Oath of Allegiance, Footnote 37
Wikipedia Article, Oath of Office, Footnote 37
Texas Contstitution, Art 16, Sec 15, Footnote 37
Texas Education Code, Sec 25.082, Footnote 38
Wikipedia Article, Pledge of Allegiance, Footnote 38
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