Category Archives: Felon Rights
The new 2018 edition of How to Prepare a Texas Parole Packet contains updated information concerning the parole board members, address and phone changes, 2017 year-end statistics, updated scores used in the Parole Guidelines Calculator, and other important information.
A person convicted of a State Jail Felony in Texas can be eligible for Diligent Participation Credit for early release.
Effective September 1, 2015, parolees with a felony drug conviction are once again eligible to apply for and receive federal food assistance commonly known as Food Stamps. Many states opted to bar drug felons from Foods Stamps, which is now
One question that is on the minds of many Texas felons is are they allowed to vote? The answer is "yes", as long as they meet the qualifications. In Texas, voting qualifications are covered under the Texas Election Code, Title
Monday, the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in a Texas case that extreme heat can violate prisoners' rights. The case, which involved a 64-year-old former Texas Department of Criminal Justice inmate suffered from hypertension and other medical ailments,
Just a reminder, in Texas the new laws go into effect on September 1 of the year of a legislative session, which is today. While there are around 700 new Texas laws which took effect today there are 3 that
There has been a lot of press on the issue of cell phones in prison lately, particularly since Charles Manson has been caught with a couple, and the problem is rampant in Texas institutions. The legislators and prison personnel are
Convicted felons can get the right to vote and the right to own a gun back. A new book provides information on the laws in all 50 states.