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New Report Shows Poor, Mentally Ill Face Disadvantage in Harris County Courts

After embarking on a year-long review of Harris County’s pretrial system for poor people, the Texas Indigent Defense Commission released its findings and recommendations Tuesday — and it appears judges have their work cut out when it comes to reform. According to the commission’s analysis, judges appear to be rather arbitrarily deciding whether someone is [...] The post New Report Shows Poor, Mentally Ill Face Disadvantage in Harris County Courts appeared first on True Crime Report.
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