The American Lawyers Alliance, or ALA, has named Texas Supreme Court Justice Brett Busby the 2022 recipient of its Judicial Civic Education Award. The ALA is an American Bar Association affiliate that supports law-related education, and the Judicial Civic Education Award honors judges for their work promoting civic education in their communities or states.

Busby, known for his contributions to access-to-justice initiatives, helped found the Teach Texas program, a judicial civics and court history project that teaches seventh graders about the judicial system. Teach Texas, a partnership between the Texas Supreme Court Historical Society and the Houston Bar Association, uses lesson plans based on the Taming Texas book series. Taming Texas was sponsored by the historical society and created with the help of the State Bar of Texas Law-Related Education Department. provides access to the books Taming Texas: How Law and Order Came to the Lone Star State, Taming Texas: Law and the Texas Frontier, Taming Texas: The Chief Justices of Texas, and associated curriculum guides.