Tag: Texas State Crimes

jail cell

Texas set up a new jail system a quarter of a century ago intended to keep low-level drug offenders out of the state’s overcrowded prisons. Lawmakers sought to give inmates convicted of non-violent drug offenses less time behind bars than in state prisons. Instead, they would receive rehabilitative services on probation and be supervised to…

Criminal Lawyer Advice on 5 Big Social Media Crimes You Should Know - Attorneys Broden Mickelsen

Social media has changed just about everything about life, including the way people carry out crimes. Before the internet and social networks, committing a crime required legwork. These days, however, it’s possible to engage in crime without ever leaving the house. In some cases, people don’t realize that the activities they do online could land…

women jail

Texas has reduced its prison population due to reforms, but that only tells half of the story, according to a new report. While the number of male prisoners has fallen the female prison population is growing. The concerns were raised by the Texas Criminal Justice Coalition in a report released last week. The report suggests…