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Chronological List of Documents Related to the Penal Code Revision Project

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    1973
  • Volume Title: A Summary of the New Texas Penal Code: Written Especially for Law Enforcement officers
    Author: Carol Vance
    Date: (1973?)
    Call Number: 345 V277
    Summary: An outline of the new code by the District Attorney of Harris County for law enforcement officers with commentary on some of the more significant changes.
  • Volume Title: Provisions of proposed Penal Code (S.B. 34 by Herring) objectionable to Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
    Author: Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
    Date: February 21, 1973
    Call Number: 345 T312
    Summary: Publication by the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association asking the legislature to consider the association's proposed amendments to the Committee on the Revision of the Penal Code's draft.
  • 1972
  • Volume Title: Texas Penal Code, A Proposed Revision. Final Draft, Oct 1972
    Author: State Bar of Texas. Committee on Revision of the Penal Code
    Date: October 1, 1972
    Call Number: B600.8 P371d 1972
    Summary: This is a complete draft of the proposed revisions to the Texas Penal Code from October 1972. Includes a list of conforming amendments and repeals.
  • 1971
  • Volume Title: The Proposed Penal Code By Keeton Et Al Should Be Defeated
    Author: A.R. Stout
    Date: April 16, 1971
    Call Number: 345 ST77
    Summary: A strongly worded opposition to the proposed penal code by a retired district judge. Includes general commentary as well as addressing specific sections.
  • Volume Title: The Proposed Texas Penal Code: A Reply to its Critics 1
    Author: State Bar of Texas. Committee on Revision of the Penal Code
    Date: March 1, 1971
    Call Number: B600.8 P371c
    Summary: Response by the Committee on the Revision of the Penal Code to critics of the new code; gives overview of criticism and specific responses.
  • Volume Title: Prepared Remarks by Carol. S. Vance, District Attorney, Harris County, Texas Concerning the revision of the Texas Penal Code
    Author: Carol Vance
    Date: March 1, 1971
    Call Number: B600.8 P371v
    Summary: Remarks on the Texas Penal Code revision presented by the district attorney of Harris County, TX, to a joint committee of the House & Senate, 62d legislature. Comments in order by title & section.
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  • 1970
  • Document Title: Criminal Coercion
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 5 Ch 21 & 22
    Author: None listed
    Date: November 3, 1970
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.6
    Summary: Includes a draft statute on criminal coercion, derivations, cross-references, and commentary.
  • Volume Title: Paper highlighting proposed changes to sections on offenses against public order and decency, health, safety and morals. Does not include a draft of the actual text of the statutes, only commentary.
    Author: State Bar of Texas. Committee on Revision of the Penal Code
    Date: October 29, 1970
    Call Number: B600.8 P371o
    Summary: Texas Penal Code Revision Project: Offenses Against Public Order and Decency, Health, Safety, and Morals
  • Volume Title: Texas Penal Code Revision Project: Offenses Against the Person
    Author: State Bar of Texas. Committee on Revision of the Penal Code
    Date: October 26, 1970
    Call Number: B600.8 P371of
    Summary: Paper highlighting proposed changes to offenses against the person. Does not include a draft of the actual text of the statutes, only commentary.
  • Volume Title: Texas Penal Code: A Proposed Revision. Final Draft, Oct 1970
    Author: State Bar Committee on the Revision of the Texas Penal Code
    Date: October 1, 1970
    Call Number: B600.8 P371d 1970a
    Summary: Complete draft of the proposed revision to the Texas Penal Code, October 1970. Includes commentary, derivations, and cross-references by section. The final section is a list with text of conforming amendments in other codes. Also includes an introductory section on the background of the project.
  • Volume Title: Texas Penal Code, a proposed revision, preliminary final draft, September 1970
    Author: State Bar of Texas. Committee on Revision of the Penal Code
    Date: September 1, 1970
    Call Number: B600.8 P371d 1970
    Summary: A complete draft of the penal code that includes commentary, derivations, and cross-references by section. The final section is a list of conforming amendments in other codes, also with cross-references and derivations by section. Includes an introductory section on the background of the project.
  • Document Title: Memorandum: Issues for Manuscript Review of Chapters 36-39, 3, 8, 12, 15, 16, 19, 20, 22, 32, CCP 14, 42, 43, 46-48
    Volume Title: Minutes
    Author: Texas Penal Code Revision Project
    Date: August 28, 1970
    Call Number: B600.8 P371m
    Summary: Memo from revision committee staff to the revision committee, observers, law enforcement advisory committee, advisory committee on corrections, and reporters with some status notes and discussion on bribery and corrupt influence, perjury and other falsification, obstructing governmental operations, multiple prosecutions and double jeopardy, general defenses to criminal responsibility, punishments, criminal homicide, criminal responsibility for omission, kidnapping and false imprisonment, assaultive offenses, fraud, public indecency, weapons, gambling, and drugs.
  • Document Title: Draft 1: Chp 8, General Defenses to Criminal Responsibility Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 2 Ch 6-8
    Author: Texas Penal Code Revision Project
    Date: August 26, 1970
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.2
    Summary: A draft for manuscript review on general defenses to criminal responsibility. Includes drafts and commentary, derivations, cross-references, and conforming amendments to the CCP.
  • Document Title: Draft 1: Ch 9, Criminal Homicide; Ch 20, Kidnapping & False Imprisonment; Ch 22, Assaultive Offenses
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 4 & 5 Ch 19
    Author: Texas Penal Code Revision Project
    Date: August 26, 1970
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.5
    Summary: Draft statutes for criminal homicide, kidnapping and false imprisonment, and assaultive offenses. Includes commentary, derivations, and cross-references.
  • Document Title: Draft 1: Chapter 32, Fraud
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 7 Ch 31-32
    Author: Texas Penal Code Revision Project
    Date: August 25, 1970
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.8
    Summary: Draft statutes for manuscript review on fraud. Includes commentary, derivations, and cross-references.
  • Document Title: Draft 1: Ch 42, Disorderly Conduct and Related Offenses
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 9
    Author: August 14, 1970
    Date: Texas Penal Code Revision Project
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.10
    Summary: Draft statutes and commentary on offenses against public order. Includes derivations and cross-references.
  • Document Title: Draft 1: Chapter 3, Multiple Prosecutions and Double Jeopardy, August 10, 1970
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 1
    Author: Texas Penal Code Revision Project
    Date: August 10, 1970
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.1
    Summary: A draft for manuscript review on multiple prosecutions and double jeopardy with tentative drafts, commentary, cross-references to other penal code sections, derivations from other state codes and the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, and a list of repeals and conforming amendments.
  • Document Title: Draft 1: Ch 46, Weapons
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 10
    Author: Texas Penal Code Revision Project
    Date: August 10, 1970
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.11
    Summary: Includes draft statutes, commentary, derivations, cross-references and conforming amendments.
  • Document Title: Draft 1: Title 4, Inchoate Offenses
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 4 & 5 Ch 19
    Author: Texas Penal Code Revision Project
    Date: August 7, 1970
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.5
    Summary: Draft for manuscript review on attempt, conspiracy, and solicitation. Includes draft statutes, derivations, and cross-references.
  • Document Title: Draft 1: Chapter 14
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 2 Ch 9
    Author: Texas Penal Code Revision Project
    Date: August 3, 1970
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.3
    Summary: A draft for manuscript review on stop, halt, and arrest without warrant. Contains drafts and discussion of the CCP codes, derivations, and cross-references.
  • Document Title: Draft 1: Title 3, Punishments
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 3 Ch 12
    Author: Texas Penal Code Revision Project
    Date: August 3, 1970
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.4
    Summary: A draft for manuscript review on punishments. Includes drafts, commentary, federal and state codes from which these drafts were derived, and cross-references to other parts of the penal code.
  • Document Title: Draft 1: Ch 47, Gambling
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 10
    Author: Texas Penal Code Revision Project
    Date: August 3, 1970
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.11
    Summary: Draft for manuscript review on gambling. Includes draft statutes, commentary, derivations, and cross-references.
  • Document Title: Draft 1: Territorial Jurisdiction, July 15 1970
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 1
    Author: Texas Penal Code Revision Project
    Date: July 15, 1970
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.1
    Summary: A draft for manuscript review of territorial jurisdiction. Includes commentary, cross-references, and derivations.
  • Document Title: Memorandum: Issues for Manuscript Review of Chapters 2,6,7,9,21,25,28-31,36-39
    Volume Title: Minutes
    Author: Texas Penal Code Revision Project
    Date: July 13, 1970
    Call Number: B600.8 P371m
    Summary: Memo from revision committee staff to the revision committee, observers, law enforcement advisory committee, advisory committee on corrections, and reporters with some status notes and discussion on burden of proof, culpability generally, criminal responsibility for conduct of another, justification excluding criminal responsibility, sexual offenses, offenses against the family, arson and property damage, burglary and criminal trespass, theft, bribery and corrupt influence, perjury and other falsification, and obstructing governmental operations.
  • Document Title: Draft 1: Chp 9, Justification Excluding Criminal Responsibility
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 2 Ch 9
    Author: Texas Penal Code Revision Project
    Date: July 10, 1970
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.3
    Summary: A draft for manuscript review on justification excluding criminal responsibility. Includes draft statutes, commentary, derivations, and cross-references.
  • Document Title: Draft 1: Ch 28 Arson & Property Damage, Ch 29 Robbery, Ch 30 Burglary & Criminal Trespass, Ch 31 Theft
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Titles 6 & 7 Ch 28-30
    Author: Texas Penal Code Revision Project
    Date: July 10, 1970
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.7
    Summary: Draft for manuscript review on arson and property damage, robbery, burglary and criminal trespass, and theft. Includes draft statutes, commentary, derivations, and cross-references.
  • Document Title: Draft 1: Ch 21, Sexual Offenses
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 5 Ch 21 & 22
    Author: Texas Penal Code Revision Project
    Date: July 7, 1970
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.6
    Summary: Includes draft statutes on sex offenses, derivations, and cross-references.
  • Document Title: Draft 1: Chp 6, Culpability Generally
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 2 Ch 6-8
    Author: Texas Penal Code Revision Project
    Date: June 26, 1970
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.2
    Summary: A draft for manuscript review on general culpability. Includes draft statutes, commentary, derivations, and cross-references.
  • Document Title: Draft 1: Chapter 2, Burden of Proof, June 18, 1970 Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 1
    Author: Texas Penal Code Revision Project
    Date: June 18, 1970
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.1
    Summary: A draft statute for manuscript review of burden of proof. Contains commentary, cross-references, and derivations.
  • Document Title: Sec 224.6 Credit Card Advance - Supplemental Commentary
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 7 Ch 31-32
    Author: None listed
    Date: June 15, 1970
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.8
    Summary: Draft statute and commentary on credit card abuse.
  • Document Title: Draft 2: Report on Forgery & Fraudulent Practices
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 7 Ch 31-32
    Author: Reporters: Alan R. Bromberg & Harvey Wingo
    Date: June 9, 1970
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.8
    Summary: Draft statute on forgery and fraud with edits.
  • Document Title: Draft 1: Title 8, Offenses Against the State and Public Administration
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 8
    Author: Texas Penal Code Revision Project
    Date: June 8, 1970
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.9
    Summary: Draft statutes and commentary on bribery and corrupt influence, perjury and other falsification, obstructing governmental operations, and abuse of office. Includes derivations and cross-references.
  • Document Title: Draft 1: Title 6, Offenses Against the Family
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Titles 6 & 7 Ch 28-30
    Author: Texas Penal Code Revision Project
    Date: June 2, 1970
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.7
    Summary: Draft statutes on bigamy, incest, interference with child custody, abortion, and criminal nonsupport with commentary, derivations and cross-references.
  • Document Title: Draft 1: Staff Report on Effect of and Preemption by Revised Penal Code
    Volume Title: Reports
    Author: Revisor: Cameron M. Cunningham
    Date: May 21, 1970
    Call Number: B600.8 P371r
    Summary: Study draft on preemption in the revised penal code.
  • Document Title: Draft 1: Revised Report on Contributing to the Delinquency of Minors
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Titles 6 & 7 Ch 28-30
    Author: Reporter: Page Keeton; Revisor: J.R. Patterson
    Date: May 12, 1970
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.7
    Summary: Commentary on how a statute on "contributing to the delinquency of minors" is unnecessary because it is covered in other parts of the code. Includes list of repeals and transfers to civil statutes.
  • Document Title: Draft 1: Staff Report on Forgery and Fraudulent Practices
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 7 Ch 31-32
    Author: Reporters: Alan R. Bromberg & Harvey Wingo
    Date: May 1, 1970
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.8
    Summary: Draft statutes and commentary on forgery and fraud. Includes list of repeals and conforming amendments.
  • Document Title: Draft 2: Report on Public Drunkenness
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 9
    Author: Reporter: Page Keeton; Revisor: Cameron Cunningham
    Date: April 15, 1970
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.10
    Summary: Contains draft statutes on public drunkenness, commentary, and a list of repeals.
  • Document Title: Draft 1: Report on Weapons and Criminal Instruments
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 10
    Author: Reporter: Page Keeton; Revisor: Richard A. Yahr
    Date: April 10, 1970
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.11
    Summary: Draft statutes on weapons. Includes commentary, relevant CCP amendments, and list of repeals.
  • Document Title: Draft 2: Report on Stopping Persons for Investigation and Halt and Search at Roadblock
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 2 Ch 9

    Author: Reporter: Page Keeton; Revisor: Richard A. Yahr
    Date: April 5, 1970
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.3
    Summary: A report on stopping persons for investigation and halt and search at roadblock. Contains drafts of proposed revisions to penal code and CCP sections, commentary, and a list of repeals and conforming amendments.
  • Document Title: Special Dangerous Offender Category for Habitual Petty Thief
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 7 Ch 31-32
    Author: Texas Penal Code Revision Project
    Date: March 17, 1970
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.8
    Summary: Draft statute on the section for "habitual petty theft".
  • Document Title: Draft 2: Report on Offenses Against Public Order Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 9
    Author: Reporter: Albert W. Alschuler
    Date: March 16, 1970
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.10
    Summary: Draft statutes and commentary on offenses against public order. Includes list of repeals.
  • Document Title: Reporter: Page Keeton; Revisor: Cameron M. Cunningham
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 9
    Author: Reporter: Page Keeton; Revisor: Cameron M. Cunningham
    Date: February 27, 1970
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.10
    Summary: Draft statutes on obscenity. Includes commentary and list of repeals. Appendices include articles by J. Robert Moskin "The Danes' Bold Experiment: Legalize Pornography" and a newspaper article on go-go dancers.
  • Document Title: Draft 2: Report on Gambling Offenses
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 10
    Author: Reporter: Page Keeton; Revisors: Ken Drew & Seth Searcy
    Date: February 19, 1970
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.11
    Summary: Draft statutes and commentary on gambling offenses. Includes lists of repeals and conforming amendments.
  • Document Title: Draft 1: Report on Burden of Proof, February 9, 1970
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 1
    Author: Revisor: Darrell Blakeway
    Date: February 9, 1970
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.1
    Summary: A report on burden of proof with draft statutes and commentary. Includes appendix of repeals.
  • Document Title: Staff Memorandum: Preparation of Committee Comments for Revised Penal Code
    Volume Title: Procedure Manual
    Author: Seth Searcy
    Date: January 22, 1970
    Call Number: B600.8 P371p
    Summary: Addresses organization and citation issues for drafts and reports. Model chapters are included for reference. Includes a title-chapter outline that the final 1973 revised code is based on.
  • Document Title: Draft 1: Report on General Defenses to Criminal Responsibility
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 2 Ch 6-8
    Author: Reporter: Page Keeton; Revisors: Seth Searcy & Paul Echols
    Date: January 22, 1970
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.2
    Summary: A report on general defenses to criminal responsibility. Includes proposed drafts on ignorance or mistake of fact or law, intoxication, duress, military orders, entrapment, and consent as a defense to assault, relevant CCP section, and commentary.
  • Document Title: Minutes: Jan 9-10, 1970
    Volume Title: Minutes
    Author: Texas State Bar Committee on Revision of the Penal Code
    Date: January 9, 1970
    Call Number: B600.8 P371m
    Summary: Summary of minutes for Committee on the Revision of the Penal Code meeting on January 9 & 10, 1970. Contains a listing of those present and comments and tentative drafts on criminal responsibility for conduct of another, murder, preparatory offenses, multiple prosecutions, renunciation defense, arson and criminal mischief, burglary and criminal trespass, robbery, criminal homicide, and family offenses.
  • Document Title: Draft 3: Revised Report on Sentencing
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 3 Ch 12
    Author: Reporter: Fred Cohen; Revisor: Seth Searcy
    Date: January 5, 1970
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.4
    Summary: A revised report on sentencing. Contains drafts of and commentary on sentencing standards and relevant CCP sections. Appendices include a table laying out sentences by degree, recommendations of the corrections advisory committee, and conforming repeals and amendments.
  • Volume Title: Analysis By Section of the Texas Penal Code Titles 1, 2, and 3
    Author: State Bar of Texas. Committee on Revision of the Penal Code
    Date: (1970?)
    Call Number: B600.8 P371an 1-3
    Summary: Draft of titles 1,2, & 3. Gives some commentary by section.
  • Volume Title: Analysis By Section of the Proposed Penal Code Titles 8, 9
    Author: State Bar of Texas. Committee on Revision of the Penal Code
    Date: (1970?)
    Call Number: B600.8 P371an 8-9
    Summary: Draft of titles 8, 9, & 10 (it does include 10, despite its absence from the title). Gives some commentary by section.
  • Document Title: Draft 1: Chp 7, Criminal Responsibility for Conduct of Another
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 2 Ch 6-8
    Author: Texas Penal Code Revision Project
    Date: (1970?)
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.2
    Summary: A draft for manuscript review on criminal responsibility for conduct of another including complicity and corporations and associations. Includes draft statutes, commentary, cross-references, and derivations.
  • Document Title: Ch 43, Public Indecency
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 9
    Author: None listed
    Date: (1970?)
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.10
    Summary: Draft statutes on prostitution and obscenity. Includes commentary, derivations, and cross-references.
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  • 1969
  • Document Title: Draft 2: Report on Multiple Prosecutions and Double Jeopardy, December 18 1969
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 1
    Author: Reporter: Michael T. Johnson
    Date: December 18, 1969
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.1
    Summary: A report on multiple prosecutions and double jeopardy with tentative drafts, commentary, and articles repealed and conforming amendments.
  • Document Title: Reporters' Recommended Provisions
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 2 Ch 6-8
    Author: Texas Penal Code Revision Project
    Date: December 12, 1969
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.2
    Summary: Recommendations by the reporters on complicity, homicide, inchoate offenses, causation, trespass, criminal mischief, theft, and criminal non-support. Includes some draft statutes and commentary.
  • Document Title: Draft 1: Report on Complicity, Solicitation, Conspiracy
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 4 & 5 Ch 19
    Author: Reporter: Bill Reid
    Date: December 5, 1969
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.5
    Summary: A report on complicity, solicitation, conspiracy and an amendment to the murder statute. Contains draft statutes, commentary, and list of repeals.
  • Document Title: Staff Report on Age Affecting Criminal Court Jurisdiction
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 2 Ch 6-8
    Author: Reporter: Page Keeton; Revisor: Seth Searcy
    Date: November 24, 1969
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.2
    Summary: A report on age affecting criminal court jurisdiction. Contains tentative draft statutes, commentary, and list of repeals.
  • Document Title: Draft 2: Report on Criminal Mischief and Tampering
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Titles 6 & 7 Ch 28-30
    Author: Reporter: Newell Blakely; Research assistant: Taylor Ashworth
    Date: November 13, 1969
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.7
    Summary: Draft statute and commentary on criminal mischief. Includes list of repeals.
  • Document Title: Draft 2: Report on Criminal Trespass
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Titles 6 & 7 Ch 28-30
    Author: Reporter: Newell Blakely; Research assistant: Taylor Ashworth
    Date: November 11, 1969
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.7
    Summary: Draft statute and commentary on criminal trespass. Includes list of repeals.
  • Document Title: Draft 2: Report on Causal Relationship
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 2 Ch 6-8
    Author: Reporter: Page Keeton; Revisor: Ken Drew
    Date: November 6, 1969
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.2
    Summary: A report on causal relationship. Includes a draft statute for criminal responsibility causing a result, commentary, and a list of repeals.
  • Document Title: Draft 2: Report on Robbery
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Titles 6 & 7 Ch 28-30
    Author: Reporters: Judges Jim Barlow, Archie Brown, A.A. Semaan; Revisor: Linda West
    Date: November 6, 1969
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.7
    Summary: Draft statutes and commentary on robbery. Includes appendices with text of approved assault statutes and repeals and conforming amendments.
  • Document Title: Draft 1: Report on Criminal Nonsupport
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Titles 6 & 7 Ch 28-30
    Author: Revisor: Darrell Blakeway
    Date: November 6, 1969
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.7
    Summary: Includes draft statutes for criminal nonsupport, temporary support order, and dismissal of prosecution. Also includes commentary and a list of repeals and conforming amendments.
  • Document Title: Minutes: Oct 24-25, 1969
    Volume Title: Minutes
    Author: Texas State Bar Committee on Revision of the Penal Code
    Date: October 24, 1969
    Call Number: B600.8 P371m
    Summary: Summary of minutes for Committee on the Revision of the Penal Code meeting on October 24 & 25, 1969. Contains a listing of those present and comments and tentative drafts on theft, territorial jurisdiction, and justification excluding criminal responsibility.
  • Document Title: Memorandum: Alternate drafts
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 7 Ch 31-32
    Author: Albert W. Alschuler
    Date: October 21, 1969
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.8
    Summary: Alternate drafts on "false promises" and "aggregate amounts" sections of the theft statute.
  • Document Title: New Texas Statutes Affecting the Penal Code Revision, Acts 61st Legislature, Regular Session, 1969
    Volume Title: Reports
    Author: None listed
    Date: October 14, 1969
    Call Number: B600.8 P371r
    Summary: Table with the relevant MPC section, Texas article, synopsis, and session law citations for new Texas statutes affecting the Penal Code Revision (including relevant CCP sections).
  • Document Title: Draft 3: Report on Theft, Reporters' Recommended Revisions
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 7 Ch 31-32
    Author: Reporters: Judges Jim Barlow, Archie Brown, A.A. Semaan; Revisor: Linda West
    Date: September 29, 1969
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.8
    Summary: Draft statute and commentary on theft.
  • Document Title: Draft 4: Report on Mental Responsibility for Crime
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 2 Ch 6-8
    Author: Reporter: Fred Cohen; Revisor: Seth Searcy
    Date: September 19, 1969
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.2
    Summary: A report on mental responsibility for crime. Focuses on insanity and procedural issues. Includes draft statutes for penal code and CCP and commentary. Also includes appendices with repeals and amendments.
  • Document Title: Draft 3: Report on Territorial Jurisdiction, September 18, 1969
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 1

    Author: Reporter: Fred Cohen; Revisor: Richard Yahr
    Date: September 18, 1969
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.1
    Summary: A report on territorial jurisdiction containing revisions recommended at the reporters' meeting on March 31, 1967. Revisions are explained and other questions raised in the commentary following the draft statute. A list of conforming amendments and repeals is also included.
  • Document Title: Draft 4: Report on Justification
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 2 Ch 9
    Author: Reporter: Page Keeton; Revisor: Seth Searcy
    Date: September 15, 1969
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.3
    Summary: A report on justification. Contains proposed revisions and commentary to sections not fully considered at the April 25, 1969 meeting. Appendix contains a list with text of sections approved at that same meeting. (Despite the different dates, this appears substantially similar to the June 18, 1969 Draft 4: Report on Justification. May be the same report, just retyped.)
  • Document Title: Draft 2: Report on Theft
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 7 Ch 31-32
    Author: Reporters: Judges Jim Barlow, Archie Brown, A.A. Semaan; Revisor: Linda West
    Date: September 8, 1969
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.8
    Summary: Draft statute and commentary on theft. Includes list of conforming amendments and repeals.
  • Document Title: Draft 2: Report on Aiding Suicide and Reckless Conduct
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 5 Ch 21 & 22
    Author: Reporter: Frank Maloney; Revisor: Ken Drew
    Date: July 30, 1969
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.6
    Summary: Includes draft statutes on aiding suicide and reckless conduct, commentary, and list of repeals.
  • Document Title: Draft 1: Report on Aiding Suicide & Reckless Conduct
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 5 Ch 21 & 22
    Author: Reporter: Frank Maloney; Revisor: Ken Drew
    Date: July 16, 1969
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.6
    Summary: Includes draft statutes on aiding suicide and reckless conduct, commentary, and list of repeals.
  • Document Title: Draft 4: Report on Justification
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 2 Ch 9
    Author: Reporter: Page Keeton; Revisor: Seth Searcy
    Date: June 18, 1969
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.3
    Summary: A report on justification. Contains proposed revisions and commentary to sections not fully considered at the April 25, 1969 meeting. Appendix contains a list w/ text of section approved at that same meeting.
  • Document Title: Preliminary Theft Report
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 7 Ch 31-32
    Author: Revisor: Linda West; Research Assistants: Lee Clyburn & Robert Parmelee
    Date: June 9, 1969
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.8
    Summary: Commentary on the contemporary theft statutes.
  • Document Title: Minutes: Apr. 25, 1969
    Volume Title: Minutes
    Author: Texas State Bar Committee on Revision of the Penal Code
    Date: April 25, 1969
    Call Number: B600.8 P371m
    Summary: Summary of minutes and full minutes for Committee on the Revision of the Penal Code meeting on April 25, 1969. Contains a listing of those present, discussion of justification, and brief discussion of financing the revision project.
  • Document Title: Draft 2: Report on General Principles of Justification
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 2 Ch 9
    Author: Reporter: Page Keeton; Revisors: Ione Stumberg & Seth Searcy
    Date: February 26, 1969
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.3
    Summary: A report on general principles of justification. Includes draft statutes, commentary and list of repeals and conforming amendments (for relevant CCP and Mental Health Code sections as well).
  • Document Title: Draft 1: Report on General Principles of Justification
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 2 Ch 9
    Author: Reporter: Page Keeton; Revisors: Ione Stumberg & Seth Searcy
    Date: February 3, 1969
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.3
    Summary: A draft on the general principles of justification. Includes draft statutes and commentary on the general provisions, justification generally, protection of persons, protection of property, law enforcement, and special relationships. Appendix has list of repeals and conforming amendments, including relevant CCP and Texas Mental Health code sections.
  • Document Title: Proposed Revision: Article 39, Gambling
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 10
    Author: Research Assistants: Carole Larson, Finley Edwards
    Date: (1969?)
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.11
    Summary: Draft statutes and extensive commentary on gambling. Includes a list of repeals and conforming amendments, as well as the text of the Model Gaming Act.
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  • Document Title: Minutes: Oct 25, 1968
    Volume Title: Minutes
    Author: Texas State Bar Committee on Revision of the Penal Code
    Date: October 25, 1968
    Call Number: B600.8 P371m
    Summary: Summary of minutes and full minutes for Committee on the Revision of the Penal Code meeting on Oct 25, 1968. Contains a listing of those present and discussion of bribery, perjury, obstructing government functions, and abuse of office.
  • Document Title: Draft 4: Report on Offenses Against Public Administration
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 8
    Author: Reporters: Archie S. Brown, Anees A. Semaan, James E. Barlow; Revisor: Linda West
    Date: September 25, 1968
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.9
    Summary: Draft statutes and commentary on falsifications of official matters, obstructing governmental functions, bribery and corrupt influence, and perjury and subornation. Includes lists of conforming amendments, repeals, and lists the relevant contemporary Texas statutes.
  • Document Title: Texas Penal Code Revision Project, Status Report No. 2
    Volume Title: Reports
    Author: None listed
    Date: September 5, 1968
    Call Number: B600.8 P371r
    Summary: Contains drafts tentatively approved by the State Bar of Texas Penal Code Revision Committee through its meeting of June 21, 1968. Status updates for each chapter and section.
  • Document Title: Draft 1: Article 250, Offenses Against Public Order (excluding vagrancy and drunkenness offenses)
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 9
    Author: Albert W. Alschuler
    Date: July 9, 1968
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.10
    Summary: Extensive commentary and a preliminary draft of the offenses against public order statute.
  • Document Title: Minutes: Apr 26-27, 1968
    Volume Title: Minutes
    Author: Texas State Bar Committee on Revision of the Penal Code
    Date: July 3, 1968
    Call Number: B600.8 P371m
    Summary: Summary of minutes and full minutes for Committee on the Revision of the Penal Code meeting on April 26 & 27, 1968. Contains a listing of those present and discussion of bigamy, incest, interference with child custody, seduction, abortion, relevant CCP & civil statutes, corporate criminal liability, and relevant CCP, Business Corporation Act, & Non-profit Corporation Act articles.
  • Document Title: Minutes: June 21, 1968
    Volume Title: Minutes
    Author: Texas State Bar Committee on Revision of the Penal Code
    Date: June 21, 1968
    Call Number: B600.8 P371m
    Summary: Summary of minutes and full minutes for Committee on the Revision of the Penal Code meeting on June 21, 1968. Contains a listing of those present and discussion of sexual offenses.
  • Document Title: Preliminary Draft: Draft 2: Report on Sexual Offenses
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 5 Ch 21 & 22
    Author: Reporter: Dean Page Keeton; Revisor: Michael T. Johnson
    Date: June 7, 1968
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.6
    Summary: Includes draft statutes on sex offenses, extensive commentary, list of repeals, and text of the sex offenses statutes from several other states.
  • Document Title: Preliminary Draft: Report on Sex Offenses
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 5 Ch 21 & 22
    Author: Reporter: Dean Page Keeton; Revisor: Michael T. Johnson
    Date: May 17, 1968
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.6
    Summary: Includes draft statutes on sex offenses, extensive commentary, list of repeals, and text of the sex offenses statutes from several other states.
  • Document Title: Report on Responsibility - Consolidated Draft
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 2 Ch 6-8
    Author: Reporter: Fred Cohen
    Date: April 27, 1968
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.2
    Summary: A report on responsibility. Primarily focuses on insanity and procedural issues. Includes draft statutes and commentary.
  • Document Title: Preliminary Draft: Report on Offenses Against the Family
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Titles 6 & 7 Ch 28-30
    Author: Revisors: Paul Echols and Seth Searcy
    Date: April 15, 1968
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.7
    Summary: Includes draft statutes and commentary on bigamy, incest, interference with child custody, seduction, and abortion. Discussion of endangering the welfare of children, persistent nonsupport. Also includes a proposed paternity statute.
  • Document Title: Report on Responsibility - Committee Meeting Issues, Jan 12, 1968
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 2 Ch 6-8
    Author: Reporter: Fred Cohen
    Date: March 26, 1968
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.2
    Summary: A report on responsibility. Primarily focuses on insanity and procedural issues. Presents questions and some commentary regarding specific sections.
  • Document Title: Minutes: Feb 9, 1968
    Volume Title: Minutes
    Author: Texas State Bar Committee on Revision of the Penal Code
    Date: March 15, 1968
    Call Number: B600.8 P371m
    Summary: Summary of minutes and full minutes for Committee on the Revision of the Penal Code meeting on Feb 9, 1968. Contains a listing of those present and discussion of criminal responsibility and insanity.
  • Document Title: Preliminary Draft: Report on Responsibility, Jan 12, 1968
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 2 Ch 6-8
    Author: Reporter: Fred Cohen
    Date: January 12, 1968
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.2
    Summary: A preliminary draft report on responsibility. Primarily focuses on insanity and procedural issues. Includes draft statutes, extensive commentary, appendices of relevant Texas and federal case law, appendix of statutory changes in other states, and conforming amendments and repeals.
  • Document Title: Proposed Revision: Complicity
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 4 & 5 Ch 19
    Author: None listed
    Date: (1968?)
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.5
    Summary: Revision to the complicity and inchoate offenses statutes and amendment to the murder statute. Includes draft statutes, commentary, and list of repeals.
  • Document Title: Comments: Assault, Aggravated Assault, Terroristic Threats, Criminal Coercion, Kidnapping, and False Imprisonment
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 5 Ch 21 & 22
    Author: Reporter: Frank Maloney
    Date: (1968?)
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.6
    Summary: Commentary on assault, aggravated assault, terroristic threats, criminal coercion, kidnapping, and false imprisonment. (Probably meant to be accompanied by the document "offenses involving danger to the person" also by Frank Maloney - see below.)
  • Document Title: Offenses Involving Danger to the Person
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 5 Ch 21 & 22
    Author: Reporter: Frank Maloney
    Date: (1968?)
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.6
    Summary: Draft statutes on assault, aggravated assault, threats, criminal coercion, kidnapping, and false imprisonment. Also includes a list of the existing Texas articles on those topics. (Probably was meant to accompany the document "Comments: Assault, Aggravated Assault, Terrorist Threats, Kidnapping, and False Imprisonment" also by Frank Maloney - see above.)
  • Document Title: First Working Paper for Property Damage and Arson
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Titles 6 & 7 Ch 28-30
    Author: Reporter: Newell H. Blakely
    Date: (1968?)
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.7 (can also be found in: B600.8 P371wo)
    Summary: Includes draft statutes and commentary on property damage and arson. Also includes list of repeals, and text from relevant MPC sections and other state statutes.
  • Document Title: Property Crimes in Texas: Some of the Problems Involved in Revision
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Titles 6 & 7 Ch 28-30
    Author: Newell H. Blakely
    Date: (1968?)
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.7
    Summary: Discussion of questions regarding arson, mischief, burglary, robbery, theft and related offenses, fraud, and commercial bribery.
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  • Document Title: Minutes: Nov 3, 1967
    Volume Title: Minutes
    Author: Texas State Bar Committee on Revision of the Penal Code
    Date: December 6, 1967
    Call Number: B600.8 P371m
    Summary: Summary of minutes and full minutes for Committee on the Revision of the Penal Code meeting on Nov 3, 1967. Contains a listing of those present and discussion of corporate criminal liability, liability of associations, related sentencing and definitions, criminal homicide, and burglary and criminal intrusion.
  • Document Title: Corporate Criminal Liability: Conforming Amendments
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 2 Ch 6-8
    Author: Penal Code Revision Staff
    Date: December 4, 1967
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.2
    Summary: Drafts of conforming amendments to codes affected by the revision of the corporate criminal liability statute in the penal code. Affected codes are the CCP 1965, the Business Corporation Act, and the Non-Profit Corporation Act. Substantial commentary in the second half of the document after the drafts.
  • Document Title: Bribery and Corrupt Influence: Comments and Proposed Redraft
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 8
    Author: Reporters: Archie S. Brown, Anees A. Semaan, James E. Barlow
    Date: December 4, 1967
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.9
    Summary: Alternative draft statutes and commentary on bribery and corrupt influence. Includes text of relevant provisions from the Texas Constitution and an outline of MPC and Texas bribery statutes.
  • Document Title: Perjury and Subornation: Comments and Proposed Redraft
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 8
    Author: Reporters: Archie S. Brown, Anees A. Semaan, James E. Barlow
    Date: November 29, 1967
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.9
    Summary: Alternative draft statutes and commentary on perjury and subornation. Includes a list of conforming amendments and repeals.
  • Document Title: Memorandum: The Constitutionality of Judge Sentencing
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 3 Ch 12
    Author: Michael T. Johnson
    Date: November 20, 1967
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.4
    Summary: Memo to the state bar committee, advisory committees, reporters, and staff on the constitutionality of judge sentencing. Questions presented and summary of argument format.
  • Document Title: Texas Penal Code Revision Status Report
    Volume Title: Reports
    Author: None listed
    Date: October 27, 1967
    Call Number: B600.8 P371r
    Summary: Drafts of sections addressed so far and status updates for all chapters and sections.
  • Document Title: Corporate Criminal Liability: Addendum to July 5, 1967, Report
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 2 Ch 6-8
    Author: Reporter: Robert Hamilton
    Date: October 20, 1967
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.2
    Summary: Addendum to the July 5, 1967, draft on corporate criminal liability by the same reporter. Contains the proposed statute revised in light of discussion at the Oct 12 reporters' meeting.
  • Document Title: Preliminary Draft: Burglary
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Titles 6 & 7 Ch 28-30
    Author: Reporter: Newell H. Blakely
    Date: October 18, 1967
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.7
    Summary: The content appears very similar to the September 1967 preliminary draft on burglary, minus the appendices, although it has been re-typed.
  • Document Title: Criminal Homicide: Suggested Statutes
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 4 & 5 Ch 19
    Author: Reporter: Frank Maloney
    Date: October 11, 1967
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.5
    Summary: Drafts of statutes on criminal homicide. Contains cross-references and a list of repeals.
  • Document Title: Minutes: Apr 28-29, 1967
    Volume Title: Minutes
    Author: Texas State Bar Committee on Revision of the Penal Code
    Date: September 29, 1967V
    Call Number: B600.8 P371m
    Summary: Summary of minutes and full minutes for Committee on the Revision of the Penal Code meeting on April 28 & 29, 1967. Contains a listing of those present and discussion of definitions, bribery, threats, gifts, false statements, sex offenses, and criminal attempt. Main section includes a list of those present.
  • Document Title: Preliminary Draft on Burglary
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Titles 6 & 7 Ch 28-30
    Author: Reporter: Newell H. Blakely
    Date: September 26, 1967
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.7
    Summary: Draft statute and commentary on burglary. Includes a list of repeals and appendix with text of the articles to be repealed, relevant MPC sections and other state statutes.
  • Document Title: Acts of the 60th Legislature, Regular Session, of Interest to Persons Working on the Penal Code Revision
    Volume Title: Reports
    Author: Paul Echols
    Date: September 6, 1967
    Call Number: B600.8 P371r
    Summary: Memo to the Committee on the Revision of the Penal Code that lists acts amending, adding to, or repealing articles of Vernon's Texas Penal Code Annotated that are assigned to the Revised Penal Code, and acts amending, adding to, or repealing articles of the CCP 1965.
  • Document Title: Preliminary Draft: Corporate Criminal Liability
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 2 Ch 6-8
    Author: Reporter: Robert Hamilton
    Date: July 5, 1967
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.2
    Summary: A preliminary draft on corporate criminal liability. Includes the proposed statute, commentary, and appendix of the text of the state statutes consulted.
  • Document Title: Minutes: June 16, 1967
    Volume Title: Minutes
    Author: Texas State Bar Committee on Revision of the Penal Code
    Date: June 16, 1967
    Call Number: B600.8 P371m
    Summary: Summary of minutes and full minutes for the meeting of the Committee on Revision of the Texas Penal Code on June 16, 1957. Contains a listing of those present and discussion of proposed drafts for rape, classification of crimes, sentencing and punishment.
  • Document Title: Memorandum: A Note on Statutory Safeguards against Erroneous Convictions in Prosecutions for Sex Offenses
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 5 Ch 21 & 22
    Author: Joel Finer
    Date: June 15, 1967
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.6
    Summary: Memo to Bill Reid, Director of the Texas Penal Code Revision Project. Discusses statutory possibilities for "minimizing the risk of erroneous convictions for sex offenses, without endangering the goal of convicting the guilty."
  • Document Title: Memorandum: Amendments to "Report on Sentencing," May 26, 1967
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 3 Ch 12
    Author: Fred Cohen
    Date: (Early June, 1967?)
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.4
    Summary: A memo to the state bar committee on revision of the penal code, advisory committees, and reporters about amendments to the May 26, 1967 report on sentencing.
  • Document Title: Preliminary Draft: Report on Sentencing
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 3 Ch 12
    Author: Reporter: Fred Cohen
    Date: May 26, 1967
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.4
    Summary: A report on sentencing. Contains preliminary drafts on classification of crimes, authorized disposition of offenders, and authority of court in sentencing. Also includes a survey of other state codes, overview of sentencing in Texas, and conforming amendments in the CCP.
  • Document Title: Recommended Modifications on Rape Provisions
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 5 Ch 21 & 22
    Author: Page Keeton
    Date: May 24, 1967
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.6
    Summary: Draft statutes of rape provisions reflecting discussion from the committee meeting on April 28, 1967.
  • Document Title: Preliminary Draft: Territorial Applicability, April 28 1967
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 1
    Author: Fred Cohen, Reporter
    Date: April 28, 1967
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.1
    Summary: A preliminary draft on territorial applicability for the committee meeting of April 28, 1967. Contains some commentary and some handwritten notes.
  • Document Title: Preliminary Draft: Criminal Attempt Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 4 & 5 Ch 19
    Author: Reporter: Page Keeton
    Date: April 28, 1967
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.5
    Summary: Preliminary draft on criminal attempt. Includes a draft statute, commentary, overview of the existing Texas law, and a list of the relevant penal code articles.
  • Document Title: Offenses Against Public Administration for Submission to Committee on Revision of Penal Code
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 8
    Author: Reporters: Archie S. Brown, Anees A. Semaan, James E. Barlow
    Date: April 28, 1967
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.9
    Summary: Commentary and draft statutes on bribery and corrupt influence and perjury and other falsification. Includes handwritten notes in the margins.
  • Document Title: Preliminary Draft: Seduction
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 5 Ch 21 & 22
    Author: Reporter: Saul W. Baernstein
    Date: April 1, 1967
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.6
    Summary: A report on seduction, abduction, and endangering the welfare of a minor. Mostly commentary but does contain tentative draft statutes. Includes lists of existing Texas provisions on these topics.
  • Document Title: Draft 2: Report on General Principles of Justification
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 2 Ch 9
    Author: Reporter: Page Keeton; Revisors: Ione Stumberg & Seth Searcy
    Date: March 29, 1967
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.3
    Summary: A report on general principles of justification containing revisions recommended at the reporters' meeting on Mar 21, 1969. Includes draft statutes and commentary.
  • Document Title: Notes of Decisions at Reporters Meeting of Friday, February 24, 1967: Saul Baernstein's Report on Offenses Against the Family
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Titles 6 & 7 Ch 28-30
    Author: None listed
    Date: March 27, 1967
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.7
    Summary: Includes discussion on all the issues from Baernstein's "Memo: Offenses Against the family: Introduction".
  • Document Title: Tentative Draft "Offenses Against Public Administration" (with changes)
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 8
    Author: Reporters: Archie S. Brown, Anees A. Semaan, James E. Barlow
    Date: March 10, 1967
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.9
    Summary: Draft statutes on bribery and corrupt influence, perjury and other falsification, and obstructing governmental operations. Typed up on Feb 17, 1967, but includes handwritten notes of changes from a reporters meeting on Mar 10, 1967.
  • Document Title: Commentary on Tentative Draft of "Offenses Against Public Administration"
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 8
    Author: Reporter: Archie S. Brown
    Date: February 17, 1967
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.9
    Summary: Commentary on bribery and corrupt influence, perjury and other falsification, obstructing governmental operations, and abuse of office.
  • Document Title: Minutes: Jan 13, 1967
    Volume Title: Minutes
    Author: Texas State Bar Committee on Revision of the Penal Code
    Date: January 24, 1967
    Call Number: B600.8 P371m
    Summary: Summary of minutes and full minutes for meeting of the Committee on Revision of the Texas Penal Code on Jan 13, 1967. Contains a listing of those present and discussion of the proposed drafts on assault, aggravated assault, threats, criminal coercion, kidnapping, and false imprisonment. Death penalty and sentencing were also discussed.
  • Document Title: Proposed Draft of Vagrancy and Related Offenses
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 9
    Author: Reporter: Paul Frederick Rothstein
    Date: January 12, 1967
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.10
    Summary: Proposed draft statutes for vagrancy, loitering, and public intoxications. Includes extensive commentary and relevant CCP revisions. Text of the contemporary Texas statutes on vagrancy, loitering, and public intoxication are appended, as well as the relevant CCP article, contemporary statutes from other states, and MPC sections.
  • Document Title: Provisions on Sex Offenses
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 5 Ch 21 & 22
    Author: Reporter: Joel Jay Finer
    Date: (1967?)
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.6
    Summary: Probably an early report on revisions to statutes on sex offenses. Mostly commentary but does contain tentative draft statutes.
  • Document Title: Memo: Offenses Against the Family: Introduction
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Titles 6 & 7 Ch 28-30
    Author: Saul W. Baernstein
    Date: (1967?)
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.7
    Summary: Includes draft statutes and commentary on offenses against the family, many of which end up in other chapters: statutory rape, seduction, abduction, endangering welfare of a minor, taking child from lawful custody, incest, assault on child by parent or guardian, nonsupport, abandonment, desertion, bigamy, adultery, miscegenation, and criminal abortion.
  • Document Title: Criminal Abortion
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Titles 6 & 7 Ch 28-30
    Author: None listed
    Date: (1967?)
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.7
    Summary: Appears to be the same as the criminal abortion section in Baernstein's "Memo: Offenses against the family: Introduction", but it includes handwritten notes in the margins and on the back of the last page.
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  • Document Title: Minutes: Oct 14, 1966
    Volume Title: Minutes
    Author: Texas State Bar Committee on Revision of the Penal Code
    Date: November 8, 1966
    Call Number: B600.8 P371m
    Summary: Minutes of the Texas State Bar Committee on Revision of the Penal Code meeting on Oct 14, 1966. Contains a listing of those present and discussion of liability, arson, catastrophes, and administrative issues. Also includes a brief discussion of a study of the probation system.
  • Document Title: Preliminary Memorandum Re: General Comments, Policy Issues to be Resolved, and several proposed changes in draft form with comments
    Volume Title: Working Draft, Title 1
    Author: Fred Cohen
    Date: October 6, 1966
    Call Number: B600.8 P371w v.1
    Summary: A report explaining some of the difficulties the reporter ran into in tackling his topic. He presents some policy issues in need of resolution before work on the project can continue. Addresses general provisions of the code, rules of construction and application, general principles of liability, and an appendix of terms used in the current penal code to describe mental states. Also included is a report on adult probation.
  • Volume Title: Schematic Listing of Texas, Common Law, and ALI Modal Penal Code Offenses (violence to person offenses and applicable general provisions)
    Author: Frank Maloney
    Date: September 7, 1966
    Call Number: B600.8 P371s
    Summary: An extensive table matching up the relevant sections on violence to person offenses in Texas statutes, common law, and the MPC.
  • Document Title: Suggestions Received from the Bar, June 30, 1966
    Volume Title: Reports
    Author: None listed
    Date: June 30, 1966
    Call Number: B600.8 P371r
    Summary: A summary of suggestions for revisions to the penal code in response to letters addressed to the Judicial and Criminal Law and Procedure Sections of the State Bar, and the District and County Attorney's Association from the Committee for Revision of the Penal Code. Names of the sources of the suggestions are included.
  • Document Title: Suggestions Received from the Bar, Feb 14, 1966
    Volume Title: Reports
    Author: None listed
    Date: February 14, 1966
    Call Number: B600.8 P371r
    Summary: A summary of suggestions for revisions to the penal code received from members of the bar in response to a letter sent to bar members by the Committee for Revision of the Penal Code. Names of the sources of the suggestions are included.
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