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Although colleagues and attorneys in the United States were shocked that a justice on Houston’s First Court of Appeals resigned this week after it became public she has Alzheimer’s disease, experts say the problem of dementia in the legal profession is more common than many think.

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Angela Morris

Angela Morris is ALM Media's Texas litigation reporter. She covers lawsuits in all levels of Texas state and federal courts. Based in Austin, Morris earned journalism and government degrees from the University of Texas at Austin in 2006, and since then, has worked primarily as a reporter and writer, but also has skills in videography, photography and podcasts. Follow her on Twitter at @AMorrisReports.

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