January 2020 Bar Bulletin
By Ken W. Good
Special to the Bar Bulletin
The start of the new year in Washington brings with it continued efforts from supporters of bail reform. Although a popular movement throughout the country in recent years, a colder reality has hit more recently as the solutions put forth in jurisdictions where it has been implemented have proven to be less successful than originally conceived.
Here in Texas, the citizens of Harris County are learning the hard lessons of good intentions gone bad as a result of federal litigation in the case of ODonnell v. Harris County— something Washingtonians...