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  • Expunction of Records in Texas

    Information and Forms to clear your Arrest Record - Expunction: You may have a right to have all records of your arrest destroyed. This kit can be used in ANY county in Texas. Read More

    By:
    Partnership for Legal Access
  • How to File a Grievance in Prison or Jail

    Information about how to file administrative grievances to comply with the Prison Litigation Reform Act. Content Detail

    By:
    Texas Civil Rights Project
  • How to Request Medical Care in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice PDF

    Information about how to request medical care in state prisons. Made Available: May 2009 Content Detail

    By:
    Texas Civil Rights Project
  • Immigrants Know Your Rights PDF

    Basic rights, in English and Spanish, for immigrants when dealing with law enforcement. Content Detail

    By:
    Texas Civil Rights Project
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Child Labor: Amusement Parks

    Persons under 20 years of age may only work under certain conditions and are guaranteed certain rights and safety protections under the Fair Labor Standards Act. For example many jobs that include working with "certain power-driven woodworking, metalworking, bakery, meat processing, and paper products machinery - including meat slicers, paper box compactors, mixers, and saws" are off limits for persons under 18. Click here to learn more about the employment protections, rights, and limitations that apply to persons under 20 years of age and the various ages required to allow minors to work certain jobs and hours. Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Department of Labor
  • Prisoner Resource Guide

    Information for prisoners and their families about the legal rights of prisoners. Content Detail

    By:
    American Civil Liberties Union of Texas (ACLU)
  • Read the Law: Child Labor in Texas

    Texas statutes applicable to employment of minors. Read More

    By:
    Texas Legislature Online