Criminal Justice

Bills To Combat Sweltering Prison Conditions Back In Texas Legislature Despite Past Legal Battle

Posted on · The House Committee on Corrections is considering several bills that would address the temperature issues in these facilities by installing climate-control systems, air-conditioning and modernized infrastructure.

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Settlement Reached In Sandra Bland Wrongful Death Lawsuit: Lawyer

Posted on ·     A $1.9 million settlement has been reached in the wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of Sandra Bland over her death in the Waller County jail, according to a lawyer for the family. Bland—a black woman from the Chicago-area who was moving to Prairie View for a job—was arrested following a contentious […]