12 Texas Inmates Are Serving Banned Juvenile Life SentenceA dozen Texas inmates are serving a sentence the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled unconstitutional because they were younger than 18 when they committed their crimes.
Man Says He Received Different 'Juvenile Justice' From JudgeConnor McCreight’s ankle monitor is a daily reminder of his past. He is still serving punishment for a crime committed when he was just 14-year-old. He says compared to admitted drunk driver Ethan Couch his sentence from the same judge was harsh.
Teens In Texas Adult Prison System Get HelpHad they not been certified as adults by Texas courts, the 63 youths in a little-known program at the Clemens Unit would have landed in one of the state's six state-run lockups for juveniles.
Most Texas Juvenile Prisoners Have Mental Health ProblemsThe chief of the state's juvenile justice system says early rehabilitation programs are especially important for kids with mental health issues.