Criminal Justice

 

Civil Rights Groups are Changing Bail Practices in Texas, One City at a Time

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On Thursday, a federal judge ruled against Dallas County’s strict reliance on cash bail, saying it discriminates against poor people and violates their equal protection rights.
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Excited. Delirious. Dead.

Is excited delirium syndrome a medical phenomenon, or a convenient cover for deaths in police custody?

Is excited delirium syndrome a medical phenomenon, or a convenient cover for deaths in police custody?...Read More

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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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