The executive director of the Tahirih Justice Center is "fighting like mad" for women and girls escaping violence.
Only about 15 percent of attorneys in the U.S. are people of color. UH wants to change that.
The Houstonian Woman
These Houstonians show us what it means to be a woman in Houston in this day and age.
Some legit lawsuits, some not-so-legit
Darrell Jordan says he’s simply following the law when he releases defendants who can’t pay bail.
Declare it loud, declare it proud
"The Constitution is our civic religion, our secular religion in a sense, that runs the country.”
Houston native Lisa L. Pittman is the state's first attorney specializing in medical marijuana law.
Sarah Rufca Nielsen
Lawyers crowded into Bush Intercontinental Airport offering free legal assistance to travelers caught flat-footed by President Trumps’s executive order.
“I’m telling people that they need to have their affairs in order. Prepare for the worst, and expect the best.”
Houston-based Texas Defender Services is trying to ensure the judicial system functions properly even in the most extreme circumstances.
At Naskila, the Alabama-Coushatta tribe hopes to keep the lights on inside its 24-hour gaming facility as Texas tackles its right to operate a casino.
It’s not Donald Trump’s positions but his convictions—or lack thereof—that worry former supporter Jacob Monty.
Making a Murderer
At Brazos Bookstore, a new book about a now-infamous Houston trial, conviction and exoneration.
Jeanne Lyons Davis
Two leading human rights activists come to Discovery Green to share their stories
Small breweries could suffer greatly if a piece of legislation proposed by a state representative from Houston passes into law.