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8 May 2020, 8:51 am
Federal weapons violations often carry harsher penalties and longer jail sentences than state weapons charges. [read post]
7 May 2020, 11:17 am by Amy Starnes
— The Texas Tribune Who is Eric Moyé, the Dallas judge who jailed salon owner Shelley Luther? [read post]
6 May 2020, 3:06 pm by Amy Starnes
— Reuters Dallas salon owner who refused to close sentenced to seven days in jail, ordered to pay fines — Salon a la Mode owner Shelley Luther reopened Thursday even though the state had required nonessential businesses to remain closed. [read post]
6 May 2020, 2:38 pm by Gritsforbreakfast
See their ruling, coverage from the Dallas Morning News, and prior Grits coverage of forensic hypnosis rounded up here.COVID cases in Texas jails continue to skyrocketAs the number of state prisoners diagnosed with COVID continues to rise, so too does the number in county jails. [read post]
4 May 2020, 9:57 am by Amy Starnes
 — Some of the nation’s biggest COVID-19 outbreaks have been in prisons and jails, and they can quickly spread to surrounding communities. [read post]
1 May 2020, 5:28 am by Gritsforbreakfast
" Meanwhile, Dallas has seen its county jail population decline by more than 1,000 in the past month, according to the Dallas News, a nearly 20 percent decrease. [read post]
28 Apr 2020, 4:01 pm by Gritsforbreakfast
Governor Abbott may want to open the economy back up, but in county jails, the problem is only getting worse. [read post]
28 Apr 2020, 9:36 am by Amy Starnes
— ABA Journal Federal judge rejects request for release of medically vulnerable Dallas County Jail inmates — A federal judge denied the ACLU’s request to release inmates over 50 years of age or who are medically vulnerable from the Dallas County Jail, where several inmates and employees have tested positive for Covid-19. [read post]
24 Apr 2020, 7:14 am by Amy Starnes
— The Dallas Morning News Coronavirus and custody. [read post]
23 Apr 2020, 8:45 am by Gritsforbreakfast
 See the 5th Circuit's court order.Houston Chronicle: ‘A perfect storm’: Health experts warn of rapid COVID-19 spread in Texas prisons, recommend early releasesKHOU: TDCJ correctional officer, 2 inmates die from apparent COVID-related complicationsHuntsville Item: TDCJ COVID-19 UPDATE: Offender at Wynne Unit has died from coronavirusKLTV: TDCJ updates Beto Unit 106 COVID-19 cases, 54 tests pendingTexas Tribune: Coronavirus in Texas: County… [read post]
23 Apr 2020, 7:18 am by Amy Starnes
” — The Dallas Morning News State and federal courts urged to lower jail populations during crisis — Civil rights groups say courts should release nonviolent offenders and limit pretrial detention in response to the Covid-19 outbreak. [read post]
22 Apr 2020, 12:28 pm by Amy Starnes
(Subscription required) — Texas Lawyer Activists commit to bailing people out of large county jails in Texas — The Texas Organizing Project will begin bailing out people from Bexar, Harris, Dallas and Fort Bend counties today out of concern for COVID-19. [read post]
20 Apr 2020, 4:14 pm by Gritsforbreakfast
Forty-three employees have received negative test results.After Harris, Dallas County faces the biggest numbers. [read post]
19 Apr 2020, 8:39 am by John Floyd
In Dallas County, thirty-one inmates in the jail have tested positive for the virus. [read post]
16 Apr 2020, 2:14 pm by John Floyd
  TDCJ No Longer Accepting People From County Jails   The Texas Tribune reported on April 11, 2020, that the state’s prison system would no longer accept inmates from county jails as of April 13 because of the COVID 19 virus. [read post]
16 Apr 2020, 7:32 am by Amy Starnes
— The Texas Tribune Dallas DA John Creuzot joins Texas prosecutors in challenging governor’s bail order — The governor’s order, issued amid the coronavirus pandemic, threatens county jails with overcrowding, the prosecutors wrote, and does little for public safety. [read post]
8 Apr 2020, 11:46 am by [email protected]
Instead, he sent an executive order restricting what Texas counties can do to reduce their jail populations. [read post]
8 Apr 2020, 11:46 am by [email protected]
Instead, he sent an executive order restricting what Texas counties can do to reduce their jail populations. [read post]
6 Apr 2020, 6:48 am
Contact a Dallas Criminal Defense Attorney If you are being investigated on suspicion of drug trafficking across state lines, you could face severe criminal penalties, including costly fines and significant jail time. [read post]
5 Apr 2020, 4:35 pm by Gritsforbreakfast
The exact mechanics vary but the Galveston jail population is down 20 percent, Travis County is down some 600 people, and Dallas County - where 20 inmates have tested positive - is down a few hundred.In addition to f***ing up the jails, prisons, courts and every aspect of life in general, the coronavirus is f***ing up death. [read post]