Guidelines for Texas offenders filing a grievance at TDCJ prisons.
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Texas Governor Greg Abbott directed the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to temporarily suspend inmate fees for health care services related to CoViD019,
A 36 year old inmate at the Goree Unit has tested positive for Coronavirus.
This is going to be a short article and is written just to answer a specific question asked by new Texas parole lawyers as well as prisoners representing themselves. That question is, “Can I see…
The Texas Department of Criminal Justice announced yesterday that an inmate from a TDCJ prison was hospitalized after testing positive for CoViD-19. The inmate was transferred from Harris County to the TDCJ prison less than…
All in-person interviews by the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles are temporarily suspended due to the CoVid-19 pandemic.
Gov. Abbott signs a bill which suspends visitation at all Texas state-operated prison facilities until further notice.
This holiday season, do not forget those behind bars.
New laws were passed by the Texas Legislature which became effective September 1, 2019.
The mid-year edits for the 2019 Edition of How to Prepare a Texas Parole Packet is now available!
Texas inmates are allowed appeal a denied parole decision only under a limited set of circumstances.
Inmate at the Robertson Unit dies from heat stroke this weekend.
The on-going staffing shortage at the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) is slowing down the release of offenders with approved parole.
As dangerous heat bears down on Texas, many Texas inmates have to endure the sweltering heat in non-air-conditioned prison facilities.
An important component in understanding parole eligibility is the calculation of “good time credits” which is determined by the assigned Line Class.
No visitation for parts of Lychner State Jail in Humble, TX and Lopez Unit in Edinburg, TX due to illness.
Seven people tested positive for the mumps virus at the Harris County Jail in Houston prompting some blocks of the facility to be quarantined.
Newly release statistical information from the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles has some surprising news, some bad news, and a tiny bit of good news for those seeking parole.
There are three options available for preparing a Texas parole packet, only two of these are proven reliable. A good parole packet can mean the difference between being approved for parole or being denied.
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