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Dallas County Sued After Jailing Trans Woman In Solitary For Days Over Misdemeanor Arrest
The federal lawsuit is the latest challenge to money bail systems that often jail poor defendants for days or weeks before trial.
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A Judge Halted This ‘Unconstitutional’ Cash Bail System. The Status Quo Fought Back.
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Harris County, Texas, brought on a powerhouse conservative attorney to defend its money-based detention system before a federal appeals court.
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Grown Men Are Exploiting Loopholes In State Laws To Marry Children
A new report finds the practice of adults marrying girls as young as 12 is rampant across the U.S., despite evidence it threatens lifelong harm.
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6 Family Members, Including 4 Children, Found Dead In Van Swept Away By Harvey Floods
Samuel Saldivar, who escaped, had been driving his relatives to safety when their vehicle was overtaken by the water.
Houston Faces Another Threat: Damaged Refineries Spewing Toxic Fumes
“Air pollution is one of the unseen dangers of the storm," a scientist said.
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People In Houston Are No Longer Going To Jail For Marijuana Possession
The policy is part of a broader criminal justice reform agenda in Harris County.
Texas Child Shootings Kill 3 Young Boys In 4 Days
Father Shoots Teen Boy Hiding In Daughter's Room: Cops
Study Reveals Shocking Connection Between Race And Capital Punishment In Texas
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