Judge Rules Texas Prisons Lack Of Air Conditioning ‘Cruel And Unusual’ Punishment

In a statement, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said expensive air conditioning systems are “unnecessary and not constitutionally mandated.”

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Why The Murder Charge Against The Cop Who Killed Jordan Edwards Is Rare

The former police officer who shot and killed 15-year-old Jordan Edwards has been indicted on a murder charge, a rare occurrence in a state and nation where criminal charges against an officer are almost nonexistent.

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Texas Counties Question Need For Seperate Courts For Cops

Texas police officers and other first responders who have job-related mental health issues can soon be diverted into pretrial treatment programs if they commit a crime, but many large counties don’t appear interested in creating the new specialty courts.

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Texas Black Caucus: State Needs To Act Following Killing Of Black Teen By Police

In the aftermath of a police officer killing 15-year-old Jordan Edwards near Dallas, the Texas Legislative Black Caucus called on state leaders to work with legislators on police interactions and accountability.

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Texas Wants Its Execution Drugs Back, And It’s Suing The FDA To Get Them

More than a year after the feds blocked Texas from importing an execution drug, Texas filed a lawsuit demanding a final decision on whether the drugs can be delivered.
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