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The governor of Texas signed a bill into law that propels efforts to provide alternatives to the traditional court costs, fines, and fees that many are unable to pay.
United States Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas denied the efforts of Harris County, Texas officials to prevent the release of indigent misdemeanor defendants.