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1 Jun 2020, 2:46 pm by Peek & Toland
The Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ), which operates the State’s prisons, has come under fire recently for lack of air conditioning, which has resulted in several deaths over the years. [read post]
21 May 2016, 6:46 pm by Gritsforbreakfast
Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, December 2015 Interim Report to the 84th Legislature (Charge 3 - Sale of criminal histories), House Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence, January 2015 Criminal Records in the Digital Age: A Review of Current Practices and Recommendations for Reform in Texas, William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law, The University of Texas School of Law, March 2013 … [read post]
15 Dec 2011, 3:30 am by Gritsforbreakfast
What were the biggest Texas criminal justice stories of 2011? [read post]
26 May 2012, 5:24 am by Gritsforbreakfast
Via email from Ana Correa the Texas Criminal Justice Coalition, see details about the upcoming Sunset hearing for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and her group's diligent preparations:On June 5th, Texas' Sunset Advisory Commission will hear testimony in response to its staff report of findings and recommendations related to the state's criminal justice system. [read post]
10 Jul 2019, 10:47 am by Michael J. Brown
The Texas Juvenile Justice Department (TJJD), which oversees juvenile cases throughout the state, was created by SB 653 in 2011. [read post]
2 Nov 2017, 9:52 am by Michael J. Brown
Department of Justice Expands Use of Civil and Criminal Asset Forfeiture appeared first on Texas Criminal Lawyer Blog. [read post]
2 Nov 2017, 9:52 am by Michael J. Brown
Department of Justice Expands Use of Civil and Criminal Asset Forfeiture appeared first on Texas Criminal Lawyer Blog. [read post]
26 Sep 2007, 12:04 pm
I wanted to recommend some terrific recent offerings from the Texas blogosphere on criminal justice topics:From Texas Prison Bidness:Sheriff's confidante pleads guilty in Bexar/Premier management scandalThe Hidden Cost of Private PrisonsJail alternatives can save counties moneyHow do you explain a problem like Hutto? [read post]
1 May 2017, 5:04 pm by FDABlog HPM
Karst –       Last week, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (“TDCJ”) filed an Amended Complaint in a case initially filed against FDA in January 2017 in the U.S. [read post]
22 Jan 2016, 4:51 pm by Michael J. Brown
Department of Justice Issues New Policies for Prosecution of White-Collar Criminal Offenses appeared first on Texas Criminal Lawyer Blog. [read post]
1 Jan 2010, 6:59 am by Gritsforbreakfast
At the beginning of the new year, it's worth taking a moment to recall some of the biggest Texas criminal justice stories of 2009. [read post]
28 Jan 2009, 4:14 am
Via email, from our friends at the Texas Criminal Justice Coalition: TCJC's 2009 Criminal & Juvenile Justice Solutions Guide has finally arrived! [read post]
29 Jun 2009, 7:05 am
Though much positive legislation died in the 81st Texas Legislature's closing days, I never went through the good criminal justice legislation that did finally pass and become law this year. [read post]
14 Jan 2008, 7:23 am
What Texas criminal justice-related races are you paying attention to this election season? [read post]
27 Jan 2012, 11:11 am by Steve Hall
The new report by the Vera Institute of Justice, a New York-based research organization that tracks criminal justice trends, calculates the state’s total costs for its adult corrections and prison programs at $3.3 billion — almost $783 million higher than the $2.5 billion annual budget for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. [read post]
7 Jun 2007, 4:28 am
Add it all up and criminal justice funding in the 80th Texas budget will cost taxpayers $17 billion, with a "B," in the next biennium. [read post]
12 Sep 2012, 4:15 am by Gritsforbreakfast
The new head of the Texas Juvenile Justice Department (TJJD), Mike Griffiths, plans to shake up agency management, the Austin Statesman's Mike Ward reported today, reducing the number of top supervisory staff by as much as 20%, and has handed out writing assignments to agency leaders asking how they hope to fit in with thenew management stucture and soliciting suggestions for improving the agency. [read post]
26 Dec 2013, 10:30 am by Gritsforbreakfast
Here's Grits' list of the top ten Texas criminal justice stories of 2013. [read post]
26 Apr 2009, 11:25 pm
A couple of GOP senators want Texas criminal justice data improved:The House Public Safety Committee today will hear SB 777 by Sen. [read post]
12 Feb 2009, 5:13 am
The full impact of Hurricane Ike on Texas' prison medical services has yet to be fully documented, but from what I hear the Department of Criminal Justice is still reeling from the disruption of medical services.Committee assignments are arriving incredibly late this year. [read post]