Tag Archives: Criminal Justice
The black community affected by Texas’ first serial killer is filtered through a white lens in 'The Midnight Assassin.'
One of Texas' best crime writers tackles a 100-year-old murder mystery in a book with urgent implications for modern policing, race and power....Read More
Video visitation in Texas jails was sold, by those who stood to profit, as a safer, more affordable option than in-person visits. That hasn't panned out....Read More
The City Council is expected to approve a jobs ordinance that will push conversations about felony convictions later in the hiring process.
The City Council is expected to approve a jobs ordinance that will push conversations about felony convictions later in the hiring process....Read More
When Jacqueline Conn lost her job, she found a movement — one that aims to help 70 million Americans with criminal records find a way out of the 'box.'
Essentially, “Ban the Box” is an effort to allow those with past convictions to have their job qualifications and personalities evaluated before discussing ...Read More
Every month, the number of pregnant women incarcerated in Texas county jails hovers between 300 and 500, according to monthly jail population reports collected ...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