At the Texas Tribune, you can listen to an interview with Robert Perkinson, author of the recently published Texas
Justice, American Injustice. It's conducted by Ben Philpott.Texas has long been a ?tough on crime? state, but there has been a
movement in recent years to change the system known more for its
executions than for its rehabilitations. Robert Perkinson talked with
Ben Philpott of KUT News and the Tribune about the history of the
state?s prison system and the possible changes ahead.Earlier coverage of Texas
Justice, American Injustice is here.
Noting some great successes in Texas justice As detailed in this Januray 2010 publication from the Texas Public Policy Foundation, the story of Texas justice (at least in the non-capital arena) is one that should garner much attention and praise...
Texas Governor Reaches Milestone Today is Texas Governor Rick Perry's 2920th day in office, and that makes him officially the longest-serving governor in Texas history. He has two years remaining on his current term, and has announced that he is running for reelection in 2010...
Texas Music Mini-Conference: History of Texas Music On Saturday, May 30, Dallas Public Library?s Fine Arts Division will host a one-day conference on the history of Texas music. Twelve sessions will be offered covering a wide range of performers and styles, including Stamps-Baxter and Southern Gospel music, Texas blues, rock bands from the 60s, two noted women in Texas music, the Texas International [...