By delaying the appeal of a fired Texas Ranger, Director Steve McCraw is also postponing a public reckoning.
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Lawmakers have been using Band-Aids to address the backlog of untested rape kits since 2011. This session could bring a real fix.
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“I would’ve preferred a more robust bill, but I’m happy — I’m elated — that there is a bill,” said author Garnet Coleman, D-Houston.
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Legal experts, pointing to a series of Supreme Court rulings, say a DPS trooper may have violated the Fourth Amendment.
The Conejo brothers were construction workers in Austin with clean criminal records when a broken tail light and a patrolman’s decision landed them back in Mexico.
For years, Texas cops left nearly 20,000 rape kits untested while perpetrators went free. Now some agencies are confronting that injustice.