The state's juvenile justice system is failing the girls in its custody, according to a new report from the Texas Criminal Justice Coalition.
The findings of a one-day survey of approximately 100 girls at the Ron Jackson State Juvenile Correctional Complex suggest that the residents, most of whom ... More >>
Justice Jim Sharp of the 1st Court of Appeals is a guy who doesn't mince words, it's safe to say.
He's dealing with the fallout of all that, as the State Commission on Judicial Conduct has hit him with a public reprimand for his actions in connection with a January arrest of a friend's daughter in ... More >>
Problem may be solvedTwo years ago we wrote about how Harris County incarcerates juveniles who have been certified as adults for trial while they are waiting their day in court.
It wasn't pretty -- they were kept in the county jail, but left in isolation for 23 hours a day.
Legislators, par ... More >>