Dannnye K. Holley, Dean and Professor of Law

Lydia D. Johnson
Associate (Tenured) Professor of Law


Phone: (713) 313-7004
Email: lydia.johnson@tmslaw.tsu.edu
Joined the faculty in 2011.

Education:
B.A., Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 1984
J.D., South Texas College of Law, Houston, TX 1987

Courses Taught
Criminal Trial Practice
Criminal Externship
Criminal Law Clinic
Judicial Externship

Biographical Information

  • Associate Professor (Tenured), Clinical Legal Studies Program, Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX (2015-Present)
  • Assistant Professor, Clinical Legal Studies Program, Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX (2011-2015)
  • Director, Criminal Law Clinic, Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX (2006-2012)
  • Clinical Instructor, Criminal Law Clinic, Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX (2000-2011)
  • Associate Municipal Court Judge, City of Houston, Houston, TX (1997-Present)
  • Assistant District Attorney, Harris County District Attorney's Office, Houston, TX (1988-1996)

Select Publications

  • The Politics of the Bail System: What’s the Price for Freedom?, 17 Scholar 2 (2015).
  • The Illusion of a Second Chance: Expunctions Versus the Law School and State Bar Application Processes, 9 Fla. A&M U. L. Rev. 183 (2013).
  • Guilty or Innocent?...Just Take a Look at My Brain-Analyzing the Nexus Between Traumatic Brain Injury and Criminal Responsibility, 37 S.U. L. REV. 25 (2009).
  • What Effect Will Yarbrough v. Alvarado Have On Texas Law Enforcement Interrogation of Suspect Minors, 30 T. MARSHALL L. REV. 409 (2005).

Presentations

  • Moderator, Intersection of Public Health & Environmental Protection: Lessons from Katrina, Symposium, Katrina: The Environmental Impact, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, March 2006.
  • Moderator, Constitutional Law Day, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, September 2006.
  • Presenter, Juvenile Justice, Academy of Law and Public Service, Aldine High School, February 2006.
  • Presenter, Too Fast, Too Furious, Quodlibet V, March 2006.
  • Presenter, Criminal: DWI/Domestic Violence, Bridging the Gap: Law Practice Management, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, November 2006.
  • Presenter, Courtroom Ethics and Conduct, 2007 Association of Texas Coastal Teen Court Conference, June 2007.
  • Presenter, Johnnie Cochran's Impact on Legal Clinic, Johnnie Cochran Symposium, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, November 2007.

Affiliations

  • Texas A&M Alumni
  • Legal Aid Clinic, Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX
  • National Bar Association
  • Houston Bar Association



 

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