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Jenny’s Law Adds Witness Protection, and District Attorney Kim Ogg, Answers your Questions

Harris County crime victims have more protection now. That’s because of legislation Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed earlier this month. Jenny’s Law is named in honor of a rape survivor who was held in the Harris County Jail in 2015 to ensure her testimony. The law goes into effect Sept 1. We talk with Harris […]

Marijuana Diversion Program Kim Ogg Harris County crime victims have more protection now. That’s because of legislation Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed earlier this month. Jenny’s Law is named in honor of a rape survivor who was held in the Harris County Jail in 2015 to ensure her testimony. The law goes into effect Sept 1.

We talk with Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg about the new law, and discuss what other criminal justice issues.

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