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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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The Mad Men

Senate GOP votes to impose new abortion limits

News Daily, Jun. 19, 2013 9:45 AM

Abortion Regs Hearing: Déjá Vu All Over Again

Same players, same testimony

News Daily, Jun. 14, 2013 8:10 AM

Complaint About Judge's Alleged Racist Comments Moved to D.C.

Jones' conduct will be reviewed by D.C. Circuit

News Daily, Jun. 13, 2013 8:38 AM

Carter Trial: Jury Clears APD Officer

Deliberations begin after passionate closing arguments

News Feature, Jun. 13, 2013

UPDATE: Website Alleges Lehmberg Involved in Hit-and-Run

No evidence Lehmberg involved in wreck the night she was popped for DWI

News Daily, Jun. 12, 2013 3:52 PM

Senate Committee Approves Life-with-Parole Measure

Issue added to special session call this week

News Daily, Jun. 12, 2013 3:30 PM

Chief Judge: New Panel Will Be Assigned to Consider Death Row Appeal

Execution still slated for tomorrow

News Daily, Jun. 11, 2013 4:16 PM

UPDATED: Testimony Concludes in Carter Case

Closing arguments scheduled for Tuesday morning

News Daily, Jun. 10, 2013 5:19 PM

New Police Contract Would Allow Public Release of Citizen Review Panel Documents

Officers must vote to approve new four-year contract

News Daily, Jun. 10, 2013 3:13 PM

ACLU Report: Time to Legalize It

Pot policing discriminatory and expensive

News Daily, Jun. 7, 2013 1:21 PM

APD Never Told Mother About Killing Her Son

Acevedo says he feels for the family

News Daily, Jun. 6, 2013 9:15 AM

Officers Testify in Carter Shooting Case

Testimony continues in civil suit filed by Carter family

News Feature, Jun. 6, 2013

New Suit Filed Against Lehmberg

Former political opponent alleges D.A. engaged in several criminal acts

News Feature, Jun. 6, 2013

Judge Edith Jones on Race, Crime, and God's Vengeance

Civil rights group files complaint against 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals judge

News Feature, Jun. 6, 2013

Death Watch

Chester to die June 12

News Feature, Jun. 6, 2013

UPDATED: Driver Says He Heard Shots, But Didn't See Police

Carter's friend, and the driver of the car, testifying this morning

News Daily, Jun. 5, 2013 12:58 PM

UPDATED: Officer on Stand in Civil Rights Case

APD Officer Nathan Wagner testifies about police shooting

News Daily, Jun. 4, 2013 4:34 PM

Judge Edith Jones: Blacks and Hispanics More Violent

Complaint filed over Jones's discriminatory and biased comments

News Daily, Jun. 4, 2013 1:50 PM

Officer-Involved Shooting Case Goes to Court

Federal civil rights trial over death of Byron Carter begins today

News Daily, Jun. 3, 2013 1:18 PM

More Trouble for Rosemary Lehmberg

Former political rival seeks removal and criminal charges

News Daily, Jun. 3, 2013 8:29 AM

Officer Fired for Prostitution

Second APD officer fired this week for criminal conduct and lying

News Daily, May. 31, 2013 9:36 AM

Fired for Trying to Score Freebies

APD chief says lying will get you nowhere

News Daily, May. 31, 2013 8:24 AM

'Suicide by Cop' or Preventable Tragedy?

Family and friends tried to get Herbert "Denny" Babelay the help he needed before he died

News Feature, May. 30, 2013

Lege Lines: The Score

Grading the Lege on women's health, drug policy, and criminal justice

News Feature, May. 30, 2013

Springsteen Sues for Wrongful Conviction

With all administrative remedies exhausted, Springsteen seeks compensation through federal court

News Feature, May. 30, 2013

Supremes Agree Texas Inmate Should Have Appeal Heard

Extends 2012 ruling on ineffective assistance of counsel

News Daily, May. 29, 2013 8:45 AM

Former Yogurt Shop Suspect Seeks Compensation for Wrongful Conviction

Springsteen sues in federal court

News Daily, May. 24, 2013 8:15 AM

Judge on Byron Carter Shooting: Take It to a Jury

Judge clears the way for family of victim of fatal police shooting to pursue civil rights suit

News Feature, May. 23, 2013

UPDATED: Take It To a Jury: Judge Rules in Carter Shooting

Conclusions similar to those in confidential city memo

News Daily, May. 22, 2013 11:41 AM

Daugherty Says Lehmberg Should Resign

But county officials have no power to make that happen

News Daily, May. 22, 2013 10:15 AM

Expanding Central Health

Agreement with Seton concerns some women's health advocates

News Daily, May. 21, 2013 5:04 PM

Summer of Love

Find a purrfect friend

News Daily, May. 21, 2013 8:10 AM

Junking Junk Science?

Will bill reduce wrongful convictions?

News Daily, May. 17, 2013 10:39 AM

ACCESS News Trying to Fill Funding Void

Program for deaf and hard-of-hearing may not have third season

News Feature, May. 16, 2013

Lehmberg Saga Continues

D.A. released from jail amid more calls for her removal

News Feature, May. 16, 2013

Pruett Gets 60-Day Delay Pending DNA Testing

A death row inmate is granted a rare reprieve

News Feature, May. 16, 2013

Morton Bill Poised to Become Law

Measure seeks to prevent wrongful convictions

News Daily, May. 14, 2013 11:24 AM

Lehmberg to Enter Treatment

Expert says she's able to perform job duties

News Daily, May. 14, 2013 10:03 AM

Bill of the Week: Surviving Sexual Assault

Bill would ease ability of victims to get medical care

News Daily, May. 11, 2013 10:30 AM

Lawmakers Reject Medical Marijuana Protection for Patients

Despite emotional pleas from seriously ill and their caregivers

News Daily, May. 9, 2013 12:49 PM

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