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Cathy Cochran's Biography
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JD, University of Houston Law Center, 1984
BA, English, Stanford University, 1966
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Founder/Member, Governors Ad Hoc Advisory Committee to Revise Code of Criminal Procedure
Former Director, Criminal Justice, Office of Governor George W Bush
Adjunct Professor, Evidence/Criminal Law/Criminal Procedure, Law Center, University of Houston
Former Assistant District Attorney, Fort Bend County
Former Assistant District Attorney, Harris County
Former Editor-in-Chief, Houston Law Review
Former Counsel, Rusty Hardin and Associates
Judge, Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, 2001-2014
Appointed, Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas, 2001
Author/Editor, Texas Rules of Evidence Handbook, 3rd Edition, 1998
General Editor, Texas Rules of Evidence Handbook, 2nd Edition, 1993
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Member, Administration of the Rules of Evidence Committee, State Bar and State Bar College
Lecturer, Bar Association, Texas
Member, Order of the Barons
Member, Order of the Coif
Lecturer, Texas District and County Attorneys Association
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