DAVID M. HORTON is professor and director of the Criminal Justice
Program at St. Edward’s University, Austin, Texas. He obtained his
doctor of philosophy degree in criminal justice from the Institute of
Contemporary Corrections and Behavioral Sciences (now the George J. Beto
Center for Criminal Justice) at Sam Houston State University in
Huntsville, Texas, where he studied under Dr. Beto. He is the coauthor
of Lone Star Justice: The Texas Criminal Justice System.