News & Media

May 13, 2024

Registration Open for 6/8 San Antonio Clinic

March 14, 2024

Registration Open for 4/13 Austin Clinic

February 26, 2024

Registration Open for 3/16 Houston DL Clinic

February 6, 2024

TFDP Wins Preliminary Injunction Ordering Caldwell County to Open Bail Hearings to Public and Press

January 31, 2024

TFDP Welcomes You to 2024!

January 4, 2024

TFDP Featured on NBC News Now Segment About Omnibase

January 3, 2024

Registration Open for February Clinic in Dallas

November 28, 2023

Donate & join the fight to end the criminalization of poverty!

October 13, 2023

Registration Open for November Clinic

October 2, 2023

September 2023 Updates

August 21, 2023

TFDP Files Lawsuit For Civil Rights Abuses Of Immigrants Arrested Under Operation Lone Star

August 3, 2023

TFDP Files Malpractice Lawsuit Against Court-Appointed Attorney

August 3, 2023

TFDP Sues Caldwell County Over Closed-Door Criminal Proceedings

August 1, 2023

2024 Fellowship Opportunity Available

July 13, 2023

TFDP Class Action Lawsuit Challenges Illegal Jailing in Smith County

July 6, 2023

TFDP Policy Director Featured on NPR Omnibase Segment

June 13, 2023

Announcing our new Executive Director

August 2, 2022

Summer 2022 Updates

April 12, 2022

Spring 2022 Updates

March 22, 2021

TFDP receives this year's Jordan Award

March 4, 2021

Joint Letter to Harris County Criminal District Judges (UPDATE 3-12-21)

November 6, 2020

Harris County Judges Accused of Favoritism

June 10, 2020

TFDP Files Open Records Lawsuit Against Presidio County Sheriff

May 28, 2020

TFDP Wins Release for Over 50 People Detained on Abbott's Executive Order GA-13

January 23, 2020

Austin Passes Resolution Limiting Marijuana Enforcement

November 15, 2019

TFDP and Texas Appleseed Release New Report on Driver License Holds in Dallas

September 21, 2018

Federal Court Grants Injunction Against Dallas County Cash Bail System

August 27, 2018

TFDP Clients Discuss License Suspensions

July 9, 2018

Tennessee License Decision Has Implications for Texas

June 23, 2018

TFDP Holds Driver's License Recovery Clinic with Austin Municipal Court and UT Law

June 5, 2018

Austin Public Safety Commission Considers Repeal of Three Ordinances Criminalizing Homelessness

April 20, 2018

Ending Austin's Criminalization of Homelessness

April 14, 2018

The Latest on the Harris County Bail Lawsuit​ ​

April 3, 2018

TFDP calls for repeal of Austin ordinances criminalizing homelessness​

February 27, 2018

TFDP's Advocacy Helps Get Bad Judges off the Bench

February 15, 2018

Historic Victory from the 5th Circuit in Harris County Money Bail Case!

February 13, 2018

TFDP and Texas Civil Rights Project urge White Settlement City Council to hold Judge Accountable for Breaking Law

February 2, 2018

TFDP Interim Director Susanne Pringle Talks Bail Reform on Texas Public Radio

January 29, 2018

Dallas Morning News Goes In-Depth on Bail Reform

January 22, 2018

TFDP Files Suit Against Dallas County for Unfair Bail Practices

November 17, 2017

Austin Ordinance Passed to Help End Jail for Unpaid Tickets

November 14, 2017

TFDP Client Kelly Unterburger Tells His Story in the Texas Tribune

October 9, 2017

U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Hears Oral Arguments in Landmark Bail Reform Case

June 15, 2017

Gov. Abbott Signs SB 1913 and HB 351 Into Law

May 5, 2017

Texas Senate Approves Bail Reform

April 29, 2017

New York Times coverage of our win in federal court in our lawsuit again Harris County

March 29, 2017

Harris County Commissioners Debate TFDP’s Bail Reform Lawsuit

March 14, 2017

TFDP in Texas Tribune on Debtors' Prisons Legislation

March 1, 2017

Harris County Scrambles to Implement Reform in Response to TFDP Lawsuit

February 27, 2017

TFDP & Appleseed Report on Debtor's Prisons in Texas Observer

December 29, 2016

TFDP Files Second Lawsuit against Harris County

May 22, 2016

Debtors' Prison Plaintiffs in Austin-American Statesman

May 20, 2016

TFDP Joins Equal Justice Under Law in Suit Against Harris County

Because poverty is not a crime.

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