There’s been a lot of news around the subject of the notorious ”affluenza” defense this week.
Brian T. Encinia, the police officer who arrested Sandra Bland, has been charged with perjury—and that’s likely to be the extent of the criminal justice system’s involvement in the case.
A panel determined that District Judge Jeanine Howard undermined public confidence after a controversial statement.
Transparency and action after an officer-involved shooting could indicate a fundamental shift.
It’s time to consider what role social media should have in policing.
Mimi Swartz cross-examines the Court of Criminal Appeals’ unprecedented sanctions against a death penalty lawyer.
The way Texas punishes truancy is downright Kafka-esque—and it’s finally getting a lot of attention.
Nine years after Hannah Overton’s nightmarish journey through the criminal justice system began, it ended just as abruptly.
Post-Ferguson, post-Eric Garner, post-Tamir Rice, relations between police and the people they’re tasked to protect and serve are especially strained—even as far from where those events happened as Texas.