Bills addressing the basic needs of incarcerated women bolster the larger call for reform in the state prison system this session.
Texas Criminal Justice Coalition
In Houston, a lack of transparency and poor communication between immigration and criminal courts has created a civil rights nightmare and a clog in the system.
"Black holes of inattention" lead to stark gender disparities in the Texas prison system, according to a new report.
In a victory for prison reform groups, in-person visitations are coming back after more than two years behind screens.
Texas Criminal Justice Coalition survey finds many girls need better trauma counseling at county facilities. State officials call the report flawed, saying it doesn’t account for progress at local probation departments.