Criminal Justice

 

Raising the Bars

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What's next for Texas criminal justice reform?
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Bound to Pay

Does a company that puts ankle monitors on undocumented immigrants provide a helpful service, or a debt trap for desperate people?

The first person Rosy Valdez met when she left the immigrant detention center in Houston was a middle-aged man, who waited for her in the parking lot holding a ...Read More

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ICE Detained This Trafficking Victim on Her 18th Birthday. Why?

Under Trump, advocates say agents increasingly show up at government-run youth shelters to detain 18-year-old immigrants who used to go free.

Around 4 a.m. on August 22, the immigration agents came for Ana. It was her 18th birthday. For the past seven months, she had been living in a shelter for immig...Read More

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The Road to Huntsville

My days on "the chain" — the prison bus to Huntsville — are long over, but they're still with me.

My days on "the chain" — the prison bus to Huntsville — are long over, but they're still with me....Read More

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In San Antonio, Cops Punch Down

Supervisors say a San Antonio cop was justified in punching an unarmed 14-year-old girl in the face.

The San Antonio Police Department’s use-of-force manual encourages officers to “attempt to de-escalate tense situations.” De-escalation apparently didn’...Read More

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