In Texas, an average of $41.5 million per year is funneled into local law enforcement budgets as a result of forfeitures.
In Texas, an average of $41.5 million per year is funneled into local law enforcement budgets as a result of forfeitures....Read More
Students of color and children with special needs were disproportionately affected by law enforcement’s involvement in schools.
Despite the Texas Legislature’s efforts to curb the school-to-prison pipeline, law enforcement still plays a major role in disciplining students for minor inf...Read More
The agency’s blanket ban on issuing certifications puts an already vulnerable group in a precarious situation.
For the past eight months, Texas Child Protective Services has quietly rejected requests for help from undocumented children who are the victims of crime....Read More
In Texas, paying for cops, courts and prosecutors with fees from defendants has become more and more popular. But what happens when the drive to do justice on the cheap collides with a rogue prosecutor?
In Texas, funding courts with defendants' fees has become commonplace. But what happens when this system collides with a rogue prosecutor?...Read More
Social media’s most famous judge is at the forefront of a conservative legal movement that’s redefining what it means to be a judicial activist. And he’s on Donald Trump’s Supreme Court short list.
Social media’s most famous judge is at the forefront of a conservative legal movement that's redefining what it means to be a judicial activist. And he's on D...Read More
Lawsuit filed Thursday claims Santa Fe officials hiked fines to pad city budget.
A lawsuit filed Thursday claims Santa Fe, Texas, officials are illegally jailing poor Texans as part of a scheme to raise more money from traffic fines....Read More