Tag Archives: Rodney Ellis
Among the Democrats who won all 59 judicial seats at play in the midterms: a socialist and 19 black women running on criminal justice reform.
The Democratic sweep in Harris County Tuesday night could remake one of the largest criminal justice systems in the country. When the blue wave crashed into Hou...Read More
The case to end cash bail puts Harris County judges and magistrates under a microscope.
The young woman muttered “yeah” when asked if she wanted a court-appointed lawyer. That wasn’t good enough for Harris County magistrate Eric Hagstette, wh...Read More
State troopers and local police surrounded the 'White Lives Matter Too' demonstrators, who were outnumbered by hundreds of counter-protestors.
State troopers and local police surrounded the "White Lives Matter Too" demonstrators, who were armed but outnumbered by hundreds of counter-protestors....Read More
Texas is known for low voter turnout, but even by its measures, what just happened in Houston is surprising: Thirteen people elected the next state rep....Read More
Corruption and clownish behavior on the right could open doors for left-leaning leaders, but Texas Dems will have to work hard to get their act together....Read More
If added to the open carry bill, the "Dutton amendment" would ban police officers from stopping someone solely because they're openly carrying a handgun. This w...Read More
A visitor to the Capitol gleans a particular story of Texas from the monuments and plaques: one that celebrates the state’s involvement in the Civil War and o...Read More
Michael Morton served 25 years in prison before DNA testing proved that he didn’t kill his wife. Post-conviction DNA testing has led to the exoneration of 52 ...Read More