Month: November 2017

Exposing the Dangers of Taxpayer Funded Pretrial Release

Austin, TX – Revolving door of Travis County – drug dealer nabbed 4 times weeks apart, FREE TO GO under Travis County "soft on crime" policies

When you remove the deterrent of jail and accountability, what kind of message are we sending to those who disregard the law and scoff at being arrested? Quaylan Sewell was arrested in July for drug dealing and released released and FREE TO GO under Travis County’s “soft on crime” pretrial release policy. Two months later Sewell was arrested again…
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Hurricane Harvey wrecked Houston's bail system? Activist lawyer plays the blame game to cover for failing bail reform.

Bail activist lawyer’s “Hurricane Harvey” explanation as to why Houston’s bail system is a complete failure does not hold water. By Guest Columnist Jeff Clayton, Executive Director of the American Bail Coalition The Texas Tribune published today an article on the state of affairs of the bail reforms in Harris County as a result of…
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