Criminal Justice

 

Raising the Bars

by | Wed, Aug 19, 2015 at 15:16 CST
What's next for Texas criminal justice reform?
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Poor Judgment

In Harris County, the indigent defense system works great — for everyone but the indigent.

The state exercises almost no oversight of indigent defense, and most counties still administer their programs through an antiquated process rife with conflicts...Read More

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Femicide in Juárez is Not a Myth

A vocal group of American critics claims that Juarez is not a place of disproportionate violence against women. Here’s why they’re wrong.

While Molloy, Powell and other critics may not consider femicide to be real or important compared to their preferred research on drug violence and global capita...Read More

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Graves of Shame

New evidence indicates wrongdoing in the handling of migrant remains in Brooks County.

A year ago, a Texas Rangers inquiry found “no evidence” of wrongdoing in the botched handling of migrant remains in Brooks County. New evidence indicates ra...Read More

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