According to the Guardian, masturbation can get you two years in Texas, but you can buy your way out of jail time through a policy intended to ease overcrowding. Is there anything about our criminal justice system they wouldn't believe?
On February 3, 2012, Fred Yazdi shot and killed 23-year-old Enrique Recio. In the latest test of Texas's Castle Doctrine, his trial ended last night with a conviction.
Ever wondered what it's like to go to jail? The Express-News sent a reporter through the booking process—but how well does it reflect the experience of people who aren't going in voluntarily?