One of Texas’ most famous death row exonerees died before winning compensation under a law inspired by his own story.
Arman Badrei was the fall-winter 2022 Editorial Fellow at the Texas Observer. Previously, he has written and interned for Texas Monthly and Houstonia Magazine, with bylines in Texas Highways too. Born and raised in Houston, Arman came back to Texas after studying politics, journalism, and Spanish at Princeton University to write and report on his home state, with an interest in politics, law, and the intersection of the two.
Articles by Arman Badrei
The 1971 temple to art and contemplation is still revealing its magic to visitors.
Naturally, a few of the state’s 25 GOP representatives are in the eye of the storm.
In Texas’ most populous county, funding for law enforcement takes center stage.