April 2018 episode of the Reasonably Suspicious podcast co-hosted by Scott Henson and Amanda Marzullo.
- Travis County indigent defense system producing terrible outcomes.
- Texas Supreme Court to consider whether prosecutors can be fired for refusing to break the law.
- Listen to Just Liberty’s new anti-incarceration/prison-closure jingle! (~9:00 mark.)
Death and Texas
- Juan Castillo may be executed next month but courts haven’t considered informant recantation.
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- Litigation in Galveston County made national press after a judge refused to pay for defense-attorney investigation in misdemeanor case.
- Two Tarrant County cases show how politicized elections-based criminal prosecutions can be.
- Former Congressman Sylvestre Reyes authored a clueless column on Texas and the opiod crisis.
The Last Hurrah
- Houston limits zoning for offender services.
- The Tyler Court of Appeals declared Texas’ “revenge porn” statute unconstitutional.
- The Harris County Sheriff fired the deputy who shot Danny Ray Thomas, an unarmed black killed man amidst a psychotic episode while his pants around his ankles when he was killed.