Criminal Justice

 

Raising the Bars

by | Mon, May 2, 2016 at 9:29 CST
What's next for Texas criminal justice reform?
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Above the Law

Pamela Elliott was the new sheriff in town. But instead of law and order, she brought chaos.

Pamela Elliott was the new sheriff in town. But instead of law and order, she brought chaos — voter intimidation and botched investigations — to West Texas....Read More

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The Draw of Death Row

With “dark tourism” on the rise, Huntsville’s prison museum is thriving.

The gift shop offers shirts honoring the electric chair: "Home of Old Sparky," and the museum's visitors get a 'selectively edited' history of corrections....Read More

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