Jordan Smith

Jordan Smith is an award-winning investigative journalist covering criminal justice and women's health – and hopes the two areas never overlap.

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'Chrome Underground' Goes Classic Car Hunting
'Chrome Underground' Goes Classic Car Hunting
Motoreum's Yusuf & Antonio talk about the biz and their reality TV debut

Screens, May 22, 2014

APD Brass Shifts Up, Down, Across
APD Brass Shifts Up, Down, Across
Musical chairs at Downtown HQ

News, May 8, 2014

Eighth Inmate of the Year Set to Die
Eighth Inmate of the Year Set to Die
Eighth inmate of the year set to die

News, May 8, 2014

Brass Shuffle at APD
Brass Shuffle at APD
Up, Down, and Sideways Among Police Commanders

News, May 2, 2014

4:20 on 5/3: Rally for Pot-Law Reform
4:20 on 5/3: Rally for Pot-Law Reform
Million Marijuana March this Saturday in Austin

News, May 1, 2014

Death Row Study: Worse Than We Thought
Death Row Study: Worse Than We Thought
Report says 4.1% of death row defendants in the U.S. are innocent

News, May 1, 2014

Rape Victim Believes Rodney Reed Is Innocent
Rape Victim Believes Rodney Reed Is Innocent
Tells story of being raped by murder victim's former fiancé

News, April 30, 2014

Study: More Innocents on Death Row Than Previously Thought
Study: More Innocents on Death Row Than Previously Thought
Number could be higher in larger criminal justice system

News, April 28, 2014

Justice Says Legalize It
Justice Says Legalize It
Retired Supreme Court judge weighs in on pot prohibition

News, April 25, 2014

When Confessions Prove False
When Confessions Prove False
Jonathan Holt told police he'd murdered his wife. But he hadn't killed her, and the cops should have known it.

News, April 24, 2014

TDCJ Fails to Protect Prisoners From Extreme Heat
TDCJ Fails to Protect Prisoners From Extreme Heat
At least 14 have died since 2007

News, April 23, 2014

HB 2 Protesters Return to Court
HB 2 Protesters Return to Court
Prosecutors juggle charges – A, B, C – without resolution

News, April 22, 2014

Texans Like Pot
Texans Like Pot
Survey results clear: reform is needed

News, April 20, 2014

Medi-Pot Not Cause of Crime
Medi-Pot Not Cause of Crime
UT Dallas researchers find certain crime dropped in medi-pot states

News, April 18, 2014

More HB 2 Fallout: Abortion Doctors Sue Dallas Hospital
More HB 2 Fallout: Abortion Doctors Sue Dallas Hospital
HB 2 politics hits doctors unlawfully discriminated against by UGHD

News, April 17, 2014

Lehmberg Answers Springsteen Suit
D.A. argues innocence can not be declared in civil court

News, April 10, 2014

Jose Villegas: A Retardation Claim
Jose Villegas: A Retardation Claim
Jose Villegas: A retardation claim

News, April 10, 2014

Death Watch: Expert Opinion
Death Watch: Expert Opinion
Appeal alleges Dr. Death perjured himself at killer's trial

News, April 4, 2014

New HB 2 Suit Challenges Regulations That Could Shutter All But Six Texas Clinics
New HB 2 Suit Challenges Regulations That Could Shutter All But Six Texas Clinics
Suit seeks to block enforcement of two provisions

News, April 3, 2014

'No Undue Burden': 5th Circuit Upholds HB 2
'No Undue Burden': 5th Circuit Upholds HB 2
5th Circuit overrules Yeakel, upholds HB 2

News, April 3, 2014

Abortion Providers to File Second Suit Against HB 2
Abortion Providers to File Second Suit Against HB 2
Challenging admitting privileges and ASC regulations

News, April 2, 2014

UPDATED: Death Watch: Most Notorious
UPDATED: Death Watch: Most Notorious
Serial killer Tommy Lynn Sells scheduled for execution

News, April 2, 2014

Should Texas Legalize Marijuana?
Should Texas Legalize Marijuana?
That's what Progress Texas wants to know

News, April 1, 2014

Fifth Circuit Upholds Provisions of HB 2
Fifth Circuit Upholds Provisions of HB 2
Exempts clinics that already applied for admitting privileges

News, March 27, 2014

Hobby Lobby and the Supremes
Hobby Lobby and the Supremes
Company asserts religious freedom from birth control

News, March 26, 2014

‘Against the Grain’ of Justice
‘Against the Grain’ of Justice
Committee hears testimony on treatment of young offenders

News, March 25, 2014

UPDATED: Man Injured in Austin Police Shooting
UPDATED: Man Injured in Austin Police Shooting
Domestic disturbance leads to officer-involved shooting

News, March 21, 2014

The Aftermath
The Aftermath
Days later, the Red River rampage echoes through many lives

News, March 20, 2014

Executing Youthful Offenders: The Doyle Case
Executing Youthful Offenders: The Doyle Case
Death Watch

News, March 20, 2014

SXSW: Two Dead, 23 Wounded on Red River Street
SXSW: Two Dead, 23 Wounded on Red River Street
Police say drunken driver drove through festival barricade

News, March 13, 2014

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