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Bipartisan Support for Criminal Justice Reform is Alive and Well

Over the past two weekends, the Texas GOP and Democratic Party held their respective, biennial platform conventions to determine the parties’ official policy positions for the next two years. The outcome of these conventions shows... Read more >

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An Unsupported Population: The Treatment of Women in Texas' Criminal Justice System

TCJC presents part two of a two-part report series on women in Texas prisons and jails.

In this report, we explore the unique issues facing women impacted by the criminal justice system, including challenges within Texas Department of Criminal Justice facilities, and we make recommendations for programs and policies that treat women with dignity and increase the likelihood that they can successfully rejoin their families and communities.