John Phillips

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2012

    RIP Scott McKenzie: A Flower-Pop Playlist For the "San Francisco" Folkie

    This past Saturday, the world lost Scott McKenzie, the folk songwriter known best for his 1967 hit "San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair)," which would end up becoming one of the bedrock anthems of the flower-power generation. The song was written by John Phillips of the Mamas & the P ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2010

    13-Year-Old Can't Be A Prostitute Because She Can't Consent To Sex, Attorneys Argue

    ‚ÄčThe Texas Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments in a case involving the Harris County District Attorney's prosecution of a 13-year-old girl for prostitution. Attorneys for the girl, called "B.W." in the proceedings, say that, because a minor cannot consent to sex, B.W. should not have been ... More >>

  • News

    May 28, 2009

    For Their Own Good

    Harris County juveniles certified as adults are jailed in isolation 23 hours a day — without being convicted of a crime.

  • News

    June 20, 2002

    Old Ways Die Hard

    A state law can't break up a juvenile courtroom gang

  • Music

    November 1, 2001

    Jimmy LaFave

    Saturday, November 3

  • News

    September 13, 2001

    Drug Resistant

    Harris County jailers are in no hurry to hand out meds to inmates with AIDS. Inmates claim this and other lockup practices endanger their lives.

  • News

    July 1, 1999

    Bully on the Bench?

    Abrasive encounters with some Hispanics, cash-and-carry court appointments coupled with hefty campaign contributions. Critics wonder if Pat Shelton's speedy dockets are outrunning justice.

  • News

    July 1, 1999
  • News

    May 16, 1996

    Adams Family Values

    Why do we hate Bud so? Maybe we never understood him, or those... Adams Family Values