Judge James Jordan

Judge James Jordan

Judge James Jordan presides in the 160th Judicial District in Dallas, Texas. He presides over predominantly civil cases and assists with family law cases.

Guest Appearances
August 24, 2015
Removing Language Barriers to Justice in the Nation’s Courts

American citizens who don’t speak fluent English or are illiterate face incredible disadvantages within civil, family law, and criminal courtrooms. Also, in many states juries are populated with exclusively English speaking citizens, which potentially misrepresents the peer group. Because of Gideon v. Wainwright, defendants in criminal cases have access to interpreters if necessary, but not...