TEXAS: Federal judge: Harris Co. bail system unfair to poor, low-level …


Texas: Judge Rules Harris County Bail System is Unconstitutional

MAY 02, 2017

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In Houston, Texas, a federal judge has ordered Harris County to stop imprisoning people on misdemeanor charges because they can’t pay bail, after ruling the bail system was unconstitutional and discriminated against poor defendants. Harris County is the third largest county jail system in the United States.

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Judge in Houston Strikes Down Harris County’s Bail System – The …

4 days ago – These videos were played in court during a lawsuit in Texas over bail fairness. … A federaljudge in Houston has overturned the county’s bail system for … Judge Rosenthal wrote in the ruling, “Harris County’s policy is to detain …

Federal judge: Harris Co. bail system unfair to poor, low-level …

5 days ago – A federal judge in Houston concluded on April 28, 2017 that Harris County’s …. Keep clicking to see how jails and detention facilities in Texas are rated on Yelp. ….. In a 193-page rulingreleased Friday, Chief U.S. District Judge Lee H. … “Harris County’s bail system is unconstitutionallydiscriminatory and …

Texas: Judge Rules Harris County Bail System is Unconstitutional …

2 days ago – In Houston, Texas, a federal judge has ordered Harris County to stop imprisoning people on misdemeanor charges because they can’t pay bail …

Federal judge rules that Harris County bail system is unfair to the poor …

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5 days ago – HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) –. A federal judge in Houston has ruled Harris County’s bail system is unconstitutional. The ruling came down Friday …

‘Scathing’ ruling by Houston federal judge finds Harris County’s cash …

2 days ago – ‘Scathing’ ruling by Houston federal judge finds Harris County’s cash … the cash bail system used in Harris County, Texas, is unconstitutional …

Federal Judge Rules Houston’s Bail System Likely Violates Rights of …

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4 days ago – U.S. District Judge Lee Rosenthal determined that Harris County, TX’s bail policy violatesconstitutional guarantees of due process and equal …

Judge Rips Harris County Bail System in Historic Ruling | Houston Press

3 days ago – The Scathing Federal Ruling Against Harris County’s Bail System Is One for the Ages …Harris County’s bail system violates the constitutional rights of poor, … Texas Fair Defense Project and Houston law firm Susman Godrey, …

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