The Source: Civil Commitment In Texas Changes, But Does It Go Far Enough?

THE SOURCE: Paul Flahive; No Date Found ___________________________________________________ This podcast was done prior to the Texas Civil Commitment Center in Littlefield, TX opening. It is worth the time to listen. In Texas and many other states, violent sexual predators are civilly committed, They are held to a strict degree of participation in treatment programs, andContinue reading “The Source: Civil Commitment In Texas Changes, But Does It Go Far Enough?”

What is Access to Justice?

SOURCE: The Texas Access to Justice Commission https://texasatj.org/ “Equal justice under law is not merely a caption on the facade of the Supreme Court building; it is perhaps the most inspiring ideal of our society. It is one of the ends for which our entire legal system exists. It is fundamental that justice should beContinue reading “What is Access to Justice?”

CALL DAILY, DEMAND JUSTICE

Governor Abbott-(512) 463-2000 – Office of the Governor Main Switchboard(office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CST) OR CLICK HERE to share your opinion: https://gov.texas.gov/apps/contact/opinion.aspx Senator Hinojosa-(capitol) 512-463-0120 / 956-318-0725 Senator Menendez-(capitol) 512-463-0126 / 210-733-6604 Senator Alvarado-(capitol) 512-463-0106 / 713-926-6257 Senator Miles-(capitol) 512-463-0113 / 713-665-8322 / 713-223-0387 Senator Zaffarini-(capitol) 512-463-0121 / 956-722-2293 Representative MattContinue reading “CALL DAILY, DEMAND JUSTICE”

People You Can Contact

American Civil Liberties Union ACLU of Texas Executive Director: Terri Burke info@aclutx.org / (713) 942-8146 Web: http://www.aclutx.org NAACP of Lubbock / info@lubbocknaacp.org / Jessica E Hollidai, Assistant Treasurer, Lubbock NAACP #6198 / (806) 401-1657 / jessicahollidai@outlook.com League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) LULAC 263 lulac263@gmail.com / Web: http://www.lulac263lubbock.org Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) (334) 956-8200 orContinue reading “People You Can Contact”

TEXAS VOICE FOR REASON AND JUSTICE

A statewide resource for individuals impacted by registration and civil commitment. Texas Voices info@texasvoices.org 877-215-6688 Texas Voices For Reason & JusticeP.O. Box 23539San Antonio, Texas 78223 Our Statement Texas Voices For Reason and Justice is a statewide, non-profit, volunteer organization devoted to promoting a more balanced, effective, and rational criminal justice system. TVRJ advocates forContinue reading “TEXAS VOICE FOR REASON AND JUSTICE”