Report Accuses Texas Courts Of Running Debtors' Prison
HOUSTON (AP) — A report by the American Civil Liberties Union says many municipal courts in Texas unfairly jail poor defendants who can't pay fines related to traffic tickets and fail to consider their ability to pay such fines or to consider alternatives such as community service to reso…
Texas Death Row Man's Appeal Rejected
HOUSTON (AP)  A 43-year-old Dallas man on death row for killing a supervisor at an Amarillo state prison shoe factory has lost a federal court appeal, moving him a step closer to execution.

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