Press Releases

Texas Appleseed’s Scholarship Available to Help Fulfill Dreams of Law School
Deadline Approaching to Apply for Diversity Legal Scholars Scholarship
June 15, 2017
New Analysis of Texas Crime Data Suggests 17-Year-Olds Should Be Treated As Juveniles, Not Adults
Few Differences Found in Offenses Committed by 16- and 17-Year-Olds, but Disparate Treatment Leads to Worse Outcomes for 17-Year-Olds
April 11, 2017
New Toolkit Empowers Texans to Defend Property Confiscated by Law Enforcement
Key questions about asset forfeiture answered
March 23, 2017
New tool in fight against financial exploitation of elders, vulnerable adults
Bilingual “Managing Someone Else’s Money” guides unveiled
March 8, 2017
New Report Reveals Widespread Jailing of Texans for Fine-Only Offenses, Contrary to Federal and State Law
1 in 8 fine-only tickets statewide are paid off through jail stays
February 23, 2017
New Report Finds that Texas Schools Continue to Rely on Police Officers, Courts, and Juvenile Probation to Address Minor School Misbehavior
Data Show that Youth of Color and Students with Disabilities are Disproportionately Subjected to Arrests, Court Involvement, Use of Force, and Juvenile Probation for Similar Behavior
December 14, 2016
New Handbook Helps Texas Homeless Youth Understand Legal Rights
Attorneys with Weatherford, Texas Appleseed and Baker & McKenzie co-author handbook
December 8, 2016
CFPB Director Richard Cordray to Visit Dallas as Key Speaker at Town Hall on K-12 Financial Education
Texan named Vice Chairperson of the CFPB’s Consumer Advisory Board
September 2, 2016
New Data Trends Report on Payday and Auto Title Loans Shows Texas Borrowers Hit with Growing Fee Charges and Increasing Vehicle Repossessions
Analysis of four years of state data shows 34 percent growth in fees, despite decline in new loan volumes; 1 in 7 auto title borrowers lose vehicles
June 2, 2016

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