Stories

Huntsville Blues

A ruling on the extreme conditions at the Louisiana State Penitentiary may affect several lawsuits pending in Texas.

Happy 80th Birthday, Gary Cartwright

Texas Monthly staffers chose their favorite Cartwright pieces to celebrate the "best damn magazine writer who ever lived."

Summer Is Coming

Another lawsuit has been filed over extreme heat in Texas prisons.

The Heated Battle For Cooled Texas Prisons

Extreme heat has killed nearly twenty people housed in correctional facilities. Now, inmates and guards have banded together to fight for improved conditions.