‘Worst policy imaginable’ punishes, rather than treats, patients who earn less than a dollar an hour, advocates say.
Elizabeth Weill-Greenberg May 03, 2019
Videos and audio posted by the group and its supporters on social media raise questions about the agency’s role.
Debbie Nathan Apr 29, 2019
Tina Rodriguez was sent to prison in Texas for allegedly starving her son to death. But recent discoveries about the medical examiner who conducted the baby’s autopsy raise questions about her case.
Debbie Nathan Apr 22, 2019
In recent years, the number of people federally charged with smuggling and harboring has jumped nearly a third.
Debbie Nathan Apr 17, 2019
The legislation is part of a wave of bills across the country meant to criminalize mistakes in the name of voter fraud.
Kira Lerner Apr 12, 2019
In 2000, Lamar Burks was convicted of murder and given a 70-year sentence. But the federal indictment of a DEA agent and witnesses who say Burks is innocent have raised new questions about his case.
Mike Hayes Apr 03, 2019
Audia Jones pledges to tackle ‘brokenness in the system’ by unseating Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg.
Roxanna Asgarian Mar 07, 2019
New bills would expand access to medical marijuana, but the state's sheriffs' association promises to fight even such modest legislation.
Michael Arria Mar 04, 2019
‘There were explosions everywhere ... I had no idea who was in the house.’
Jessica Pishko Feb 05, 2019
The state uses solitary at one of the highest rates in the nation.
Kira Lerner Jan 29, 2019
Harris County Judge Darrell Jordan discusses his newly elected colleagues’ decision to withdraw an appeal of a landmark bail reform lawsuit.
Roxanna Asgarian Jan 14, 2019
The president is drawing on two decades of bipartisan support for crackdowns on traffickers to secure support for his agenda at the border.
Two women died at the Duchesne County Jail in the span of about one week in 2016. Now their families are suing in federal court.
Lauren Gill Dec 20, 2018
But more than 1,100 others are still serving sentences that voters decided were too harsh.
Kira Lerner Dec 19, 2018
An Oklahoma woman is serving 18 months in prison after being accused of failing to protect her daughter from the girl’s dad.
Roxanna Asgarian Dec 18, 2018
Program Meant To Fight Terrorism and Narcotrafficking Is Being Used to Target The Undocumented Community
Opposition to Operation Stonegarden, however, is spreading; one Arizona county just rejected over $1 million of its funds.
Debbie Nathan Oct 22, 2018
A Texas jail suicide involving a woman who couldn’t make bail in a shoplifting case highlights of the plight of pretrial detainees with mental illness.
Lauren Gill Oct 12, 2018
With journalist Roxanna Asgarian.
Adam H. Johnson Aug 02, 2018
The Hart family’s apparent murder-suicide drew headlines, but the path to the tragedy started much earlier—in Texas.
Roxanna Asgarian Jul 12, 2018
Lawrence Parrish faces charges including aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and remains jailed on $500,000 bond even though the Austin police admitted he never shot at them.
Michael Arria Jul 02, 2018
In the era of #MeToo, can we hold law enforcement officials accountable?
Josie Duffy Rice May 31, 2018
Public defenders say the problem has disastrous effects on their clients' cases.
Carimah Townes May 23, 2018
Aviva Stahl Apr 12, 2018
Melissa Gira Grant Apr 03, 2018
Max Rivlin-Nadler Mar 30, 2018
Lauren Gill Mar 16, 2018
Alex Hannaford Mar 02, 2018
Josie Duffy Rice Feb 28, 2018
Rebecca McCray Feb 08, 2018
Faith Johnson’s recent indictment of a Mesquite police officer for shooting an innocent man follows years of work by community activists.
Rebecca McCray Dec 21, 2017
Bryce Covert Dec 08, 2017
Jail isn’t the “appropriate place” for all that get arrested, he says
Larry Hannan Nov 10, 2017
This case was always about race,” defense attorney said.
Larry Hannan Nov 08, 2017
Nico LaHood Faces a New Challenger in the Primary — His Former Law Partner, Who He Threatened to “Destroy
Former business partner of Nico LaHood will run against him after LaHood threatened to shut down his law practice
Larry Hannan Nov 06, 2017
Court watchers believe Justices will side with plaintiff
Larry Hannan Nov 04, 2017
Will the state with the second highest incarceration rate get its act together?
Carimah Townes Oct 27, 2017
Larry Hannan Sep 27, 2017
Larry Hannan Sep 05, 2017
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Larry Hannan Jul 13, 2017