Criminal Justice


Raising the Bars

by | Mon, Nov 30, 2015 at 9:03 CST
What's next for Texas criminal justice reform?
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Bonding Behind Bars

The Travis County jail is one of four nationwide — and the only in Texas — to allow new moms to breastfeed in custody.

The Travis County jail is one of just four county jails in the nation — and the only one in Texas — that allows breastfeeding on-site....Read More

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Life Outside the Box

When Jacqueline Conn lost her job, she found a movement — one that aims to help 70 million Americans with criminal records find a way out of the 'box.'

Essentially, “Ban the Box” is an effort to allow those with past convictions to have their job qualifications and personalities evaluated before discussing ...Read More