This toolkit would not have been possible without the generous support of the Texas Bar Foundation, which funded the videos that accompany this toolkit. Texas Appleseed is deeply grateful to its pro bono partner Dykema Cox Smith, in particular Phylis Speedlin, Heidi Naasko, Jacqueline Allen, and Milo R. Madole, for all their assistance in conducting research for and drafting this report.

Texas Appleseed would also like to thank the following people for sharing their expertise and insights in the development of this toolkit:

Derek Cohen, Deputy Director
Center for Effective Justice
Texas Public Policy Foundation and the Right on Crime Campaign*

Jillian Harris, Attorney
Morgan, Lewis, & Bockius LLP*

Matt Miller, Managing Attorney
Institute for Justice - Texas Office*

Roxy Motta, Office Manager and Paralegal
Institute for Justice - Texas Office*

Arif Panju, Attorney
Institute for Justice - Texas Office*

Matthew Simpson, Senior Policy Strategist
American Civil Liberties Union of Texas*

* affiliations listed for identification only