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A Pattern of Assaults & Deaths in Harris County Jail

Candice Hinton, holding her son, Rodrin Jr.

People are dying while awaiting disposition of their cases in Houston.

Ellis and Sen. John Whitmire, D-Houston, another critic of the bail system, have said nonviolent offenders - especially those arrested for misdemeanors - should not be jailed while awaiting a trial.

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Pinkerton J. and Caruba L. 05/14/2016 Four have died after assaults or head trauma in Harris County Jail during Hickman's tenureThe Houston Chronicle.

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Gerald R. Wheeler Ph.D.

See Project Orange Jumpsuit 3-year longitudinal study findings on Harris County Bail system effects on bail disparities and effects of pretrial detention on case outcome posted on our website http://www.themisresearch.org
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