"This summer, the civil rights organization Grassroots Leadership revealed that, according to an analysis of 2015 jail booking data, African-Americans on average stayed in the Travis County Jail nearly twice as long as white inmates. African-Americans who were booked on a driving while intoxicated charge spent nearly 15 days in jail on average, while white inmates were generally released within five days for the same charge, according to the report."
Court-at-Law No. 3 judge faces Democratic challenger
February 17, 2018