Texas Public Policy Foundation‘s Criticism of Governor Abbott Misplaced—Dallas District Attorney’s New Policy Is a License to Steal Recall, Dallas District Attorney John Cruezot is not going to prosecute thefts under $750 for those necessary items, in addition to not prosecuting some weed and some other low-level offenses.   Governor AbbotRead More →

Let judges handle bail, and keep Texas safer (excerpt from TribTalk – Texas and authored by Former U.S. Representative Ted Poe, Mar 12 2019) In order for any criminal justice system to work properly, justice must mean something to the offender, to the victim and to the community. Justice cannotRead More →

Texas: Bipartisan Opposition Continues to Mount Against the Whitmire-Hecht Bail Reform Plan As Texas Senator Whitmire and Chief Justice Nathan Hecht keep pushing to eliminate the constitutional right to bail in Texas (a right the Chief Justice swore to “preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution and laws of the UnitedRead More →

LAWSUIT ASSERTS HARRIS COUNTY JUDGES CIRCUMVENTED DEFENDANTS’ CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT TO BAIL FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Lakewood, CO (February 14, 2019) – A lawsuit involving the on-going fight between bail reform and the legal right to bail was filed today (February 14) in the State District Court in Harris County, Texas. The caseRead More →