Nonprofit Organization Raises Chapel Funds for Texas Inmates


(08/27/2014)
The Stevenson Unit Chapel Fund Association intends to solicit donations and grants to help build a chapel for all faiths at the Clarence N. Stevenson Unit of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) in Cuero.

For Better of For Worse: Proxy Marriages End Inmate Marriages in Texas

By Audrey Arthur
(09/11/2013)
A new Texas law eliminating proxy marriages, a marriage that involves a wedding in which one party is absent, has ultimately ended marriages for incarcerated inmates. Though the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) has said they will make no changes to accommodate inmate marriages, this may leave the state department in violation of a federal ruling.

California and Texas Invest in Cell Phone Blocking Technology


(08/09/2012)
California and Texas may be considered opposites on the political spectrum, but the two states do have the same philosophy when it comes to cell phones in state prisons.