Criminal Justice

The bail bond industry hopes a recent court ruling kills Harris County’s reforms. Supporters don’t see that happening

Posted on · The U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that district court judges have sovereign immunity from the sort of suits that led to the consent decree that ended the O’Donnell v. Harris County lawsuit.

Transportation

TxDOT gets the OK to continue limited work on a controversial I-45 expansion

Posted on · The expansion was put on hold by the Federal Highway Administration in March over possible violations under Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.