After the near-total collapse of the state’s electric grid, many jails and prisons lacked heat and running water.
Why Didn’t San Antonio Police Immediately Apply First Aid To Darrell Zemault Sr. After Shooting Him?
Bystander videos show that officers waited a full minute before administering care.
The homeless are 11 times more likely to be incarcerated than the rest of the population.
COVID-19 lays bare the fundamental inequalities that a cash bond system creates, and highlights the unsafe conditions our jails and prisons have designed.
Activists say Abbott’s moderated stance is “huge,” but his call for reform still lags behind Texas Republicans and the general public.
Experts say the city’s lawsuit, filed this month against a man who allowed a homeless camp to be developed on his property, is virtually unprecedented.
San Antonio, Dallas Primaries Could Usher in Prosecutors Who Promise a More Equal Criminal Justice System
Reformers have targeted Texas primary races where candidates promise bail reform and jail diversion.
Family claims police and hospital guards cornered a schizophrenic man then smothered him to death when he refused to remove his underwear.
Critics say Texas’ five remaining juvenile prisons not only fail to rehabilitate young people but “actually make them worse.”