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Brownsville story about “Heaven and Hell in Cameron County Jail”

Nov 16th, 2009 | Category: Cameron County, Women and Jails

“Heaven and Hell in Cameron County Jail” by TJP director Diana Claitor, is online.

This feature story in the Texas Observer* explores events in Brownsville since chaplain Gail Hanson spoke out about dismal conditions in the women’s jail, the sheriff banned her from entering the jail, the community became involved and a federal lawsuit was filed.

Past issues of the Texas Observer are available at their website.
*November 13th, 2009,  issue

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