Local Lawyers Participate in Declaration of Independence, Bill of Rights Ceremonial Reading (Videos)

July 5, 2019 - Shelby County criminal defense lawyers Lynda K. Russell, Jeff Adams and Deck Jones gathered at the front of the Historic Shelby County Courthouse July 3, 2019 to give a ceremonial reading of the Declaration of Independence and the Bill of Rights.

This has been an annual event since 2016 and was organized by the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association across the state of Texas.

Before the speech began, the audience was entertained and participated in singing with Danny Paul Windham and Sally Windham as they performed "Battle Hymn of the Republic," "This Land is Your Land," and "God Bless America."