Criminal Justice

Terrell State Hospitalby Emily DePrang

A Careless Solution

Terrell State Hospital needs help, badly. So why is Texas privatizing the psychiatric facility—and picking a notorious company to run it?

Terrell State Hospital needs help, badly. So why is Texas privatizing the psychiatric facility—and picking a notorious company to run it?...Read More

Mohamed Elibiaryby Leah Caldwell

Mohamed’s Fight

He’s a Texas Republican and an expert on fighting extremism. Why do conservatives hate him?

He’s a Texas Republican and an expert on fighting extremism who advises homeland security officials. Why do conservatives hate him?...Read More

Manuel Velez and his legal team celebrate his first moments of freedom.by Emily DePrang

Huntsville Redemption

On Wednesday, one more innocent man walked away from Texas' death row

Manuel Velez, sentenced to die in 2008 based on flawed science, stepped into the sun on Wednesday, free for the first time in years. ...Read More

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