Before he could vote, before he could drive, before he made it into high school, Miguel Navarro was sentenced to 99 years in prison. Now he’s fighting for a second chance to be seen – in the eyes of the court – as a child.
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Read criminal justice coverage from The Texas Tribune:
- Before they can earn their freedom, about 40 female Texas prisoners are piloting a six-month program that focuses on decision-making and life skills.
- Texas county jails have seen an almost 60 percent decrease in suicides from last year.
- Dads in a maximum-security lockup in Brazoria County hold on to hope by holding on to their kids.
- Could the police-civilian divide be healed with Texas schools teaching how to act when stopped by law enforcement? Lawmakers are exploring the idea.