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Two Judges, Defendants In Bail Bond Lawsuit, Urge Harris County Leaders To Settle

Posted on · The U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court ruling that the county’s bail system is unconstitutional. Judge Darrell Jordan and Judge Mike Fields told Commissioners Court that continuing to fight the suit would only waste county resources

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Will a Harris County Bail Lawsuit Go to the Supreme Court?

Posted on · Last Thursday (Aug. 18, 2016) the initial hearing on a lawsuit filed against Harris County over its bail system took place in U.S. District Court. The lawsuit alleges the county's bail system is unconstitutional because it jails poor offenders for minor offenses who can’t make even small bail payments. Bail bondsmen, as you might imagine, […]

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From College to the Workplace: Tuesday’s Show (August 23, 2016)

Posted on · A new school year has begun at most area colleges and universities. Those schools, of course, seek to create a friendly, accommodating environment for students. But not all workplaces are so accommodating. As such, some recent graduates may find it challenging to transition from a college campus into the workplace. There’s always been a certain […]

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