Posted on · Jurors are likely to begin deliberating the case of former Congressman Steve Stockman sometime this afternoon
Posted on · A civil rights group is urging Harris County judges to get in line with the federal court ruling that found the bail system unconstitutional. Some county officials say the district court's order creates a public safety risk, but others say it penalizes those who cannot afford bonds
Posted on · The move guarantees the federal government will have to approve any changes in the city’s voting laws through 2023.
Posted on · Harris County has asked for an emergency hearing to discuss implementation of a federal judge's order for defendants who can't afford bail. U.S. District Judge Lee Rosenthal issued a temporary injunction set to start next Monday for misdemeanor defendants, if there are no other legal restraints. . Sheriff Ed Gonzalez says he is ready to enact them.