Civil Rights



The System Works for Attorney General Ken Paxton. Again.

by | Thu, Jun 20, 2019 at 6:15 CST
A court decision this week could be the coup de grâce that finally ends the attorney general’s four-year-old felony case.

When Prison Reform Goes Bad

What happened to the Legislature's two-decade-old attempt to break the cycle of incarceration for low-level felons?

In the early 1990s, the Texas Legislature tried to build something surprisingly progressive amid the state’s tough-on-crime prison boom: an alternative to pri...Read More