Dannnye K. Holley, Dean and Professor of Law

Marcia Johnson
Special Assistant to the Dean and Professor of Law


Phone: (713) 313-1027
Email: marcia.johnson@tmslaw.tsu.edu
Joined the faculty in 1991.

Education:
J.D. University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
B.S., Broadcast Journalism, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Courses Taught

Business Associations
Professional Responsibility

Biographical Information

  • Professor, Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX (1998-Present)
  • Interim Dean, Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX (1999)
  • Interim Associate Dean, Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, TX (1998)
  • Associate Professor, Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston,TX (1991-1998)

Select Publications

  • Professional Responsibility: Basic Concepts (2014) (with Luckett Anthony Johnson).
  • Bail: Reforming Policies to address Overcrowded Jails, the Impact of Race on Detention, and Community Revival in Harris County, Texas, with Luckett A. Johnson, 7 NW. J. L. & SOC. POL'Y. 42 (2012).
  • Marcia Johnson and Luckett A. Johnson,"Defending Foreclosure Actions", 49 REAL EST. L. J. 516 (2012).
  • Marcia Johnson et al., "The Future of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities: Reframing the Debate", J. Race Gender & Poverty
  • Will the Current Economic Crisis Fuel a Return to Racist Homeownership Policies?, 6 MOD. AM. 25 (2010). The State of Black Houston Now (2010).
  • Addressing Housing Needs in the Post Katrina Gulf Coast, 31 T. MARSHALL L. REV., 327 (Spring 2006).
  • Lead Appellate Counsel in the Amicus Curaie Brief, Shirley Neeley, In Her Official Capacity As The Commissioner Of Education, Et Al., V. West Orange-Cove Consolidated I.S.D., Et Al., June 2005.
  • Abstinence Plus Health Science Textbooks and Curricula Best Serve Texas Students, (2004) (A position paper) (on file with the Earl Carl Institute www.earlcarlinstitute.org).
  • Marcia Johnson & JaPaula Kemp, The Effect of Educating Prisoners, 7 J.L. & SOC. CHANGE 1 (2003).

Written Presentations

  • Texas Urban Academic Initiative, An Action Plan, supervising and lead author (2009).
  • The History of the NAACP in Texas, supervising and lead author (2009).
  • The Color of Justice in America, supervisor (2008).
  • Alternative Education Programs, Are They a Direct Route to Prison?, supervisor (2008).
  • The Need for a Public Defender's Office in Harris County, supervisor (2008).
  • Texas Southern University, Where to From Here?, lead author (2007).

Memberships/Licenses

  • United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit Federal Court for the Southern District of Texas

Affiliations

  • National Bar Association
  • Houston Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas

Past Affiliations

  • Board Member, Harris County Public Defender Board
  • Committee Member, Texas Bar Ethics Grievance Committee
  • Director, Earl Carl Institute for Legal and Social Policy
  • Board Member, Affordable Communities Development Program
  • Board Member, METRO Transit Authority of Harris County, Texas
  • Board Member, Texas High Speed Rail Authority
  • Board Member, The Women's Center
  • Board Member, Texas Freedom Network
  • Board Member, Neighborhood Recovery Community Development Corporation
  • Board Member, MacGregor Park Community Development Corporation
  • Board Member, Acres Homes Citizen's Chamber of Commerce
  • Board Member, Acres Homes Center for Education and Economic Development
  • Counsel to Faculty Senate and Faculty Assembly, Texas Southern University

Community Service

  • Vice Chair, Houston Forensic Science, LGC, Inc.
  • Executive Committee, Harris County Coalition for Juvenile and Criminal Justice Reform
  • Member, Board of Advisors, Annam Community Development Corporation


 

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