Tag Archives: criminal justice reform

What’s next for Texas criminal justice reform? by

Raising the Bars

What's next for Texas criminal justice reform?

Here's what Texas lawmakers can, and should, do for criminal and racial justice in the state in the wake of Sandra Bland's death while in police custody....Read More

Harris County by

Poor Judgment

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...Read More


Direct Quote: An Inside View

Lauren Johnson knows all too well the stigma that's often associated with having a felony conviction. Johnson now advocates with Austin-based nonprofit Grassroo...Read More