Jails in Texas Play as a Mental Institution, Almost.

A class action suit was recently submitted against the state health department for allowing about 280 mentally-ill inmates to stay in Texas jails, particularly in Travis County Texas and Dallas County Texas, without getting proper treatment and how it seriously violates the patients’ US constitutional rights. The […]

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Denton County in-person jail visits might soon return

State Rep. Eric Johnson, D-Dallas, has sponsored a bill in order to reinstate in-person jail visits through Legislature. This bill, labelled as Johnson’s House Bill 549, will require two standard non-contact visits per week in county jails and will be implemented by the Texas […]

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