In Harris County, the indigent defense system works great — for everyone but the indigent.
The state exercises almost no oversight of indigent defense, and most counties still administer their programs through an antiquated process rife with conflicts of interests. Read More
A Harris County attorney is waging a one-woman war against the way Texas uses hundreds of court fees it collects from people in the criminal justice system. Read More
If Eric Johnson's clever bill passes, Texans with criminal records—including for writing a bad check—won't fear they'll never be hired again. Read More
Texas is well on its way to having cops in its major cities equipped with body cameras—but doesn't yet have unified policy on when to turn them on. Read More
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
Josh Gravens is using his experience as a child on the sex offender registry to help combat criminal justice policies that hurt children. Read More
Houston-based investors took to the Marijuana investment Conference hoping to see high returns from the legal Marijuana industry. Read More