Committee on Criminal Justice

  • News

    July 26, 2012

    Texan Challenges Civil Forfeiture Law

    Police can keep your cash, car and other property, regardless of whether you've been convicted of – let alone charged with – a crime.

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2007

    Whose Ball Is It Anyway?

    "That guy, the one over there. No, not him, the other one. Yeah, him. Well, anyway, it's his fault." According to this story in today's Chron, Sen. John Whitmire, chair of the Senate Committee on Criminal Justice, was told of sexual abuse at one TYC facility in 2005. When asked why he didn't follo ... More >>