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Justice Center issues report on the use of criminal history records in Texas

The Law School’s William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law and the UT Institute for Urban Policy Research and Analysis have released a report addressing the increasing use of criminal histories in Texas for purposes unrelated to criminal justice.


Law School to Host Talk by Texas Tough Author Robert Perkinson on Imprisonment and Race, November 22, 2010

The Law School’s William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law and UT-Austin’s Institute for Historical Studies will co-present a book talk by Robert Perkinson, author of Texas Tough: The Rise of America’s Prison Empire, on Monday, November 22, 2010, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Sheffield Room at the Law School.