Media Mention | Page 193 | LBJ School of Public Affairs | The University of Texas at Austin

Media Mention

Killeen case shines light on housing teens in Bell Co. Jail

Four robberies with nine victims in less than a month. These circumstances led a juvenile court judge to decide a 16-year-old Killeen teen would face trial as an adult. Malik R. Boone is accused of nine counts of aggravated robbery stemming from the four incidents, which began

Read more

Kids in cages

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Michele Deitch, an expert on prison reform and juvenile justice and an award-winning teacher at the University of Texas, addresses the problem of youth who are prosecuted in the adult criminal justice

Read more

Red states see insurance rise despite Obamacare opposition

Recalcitrant red states have done little — or nothing — to promote Obamacare. Yet their residents are getting health coverage by the millions.

Across the country, efforts to resist or undermine the law persist. Calls for repeal haven’t died down. Most of the states with Republicans in

Read more

Federation of American Scientists: Navy Should Phase Out Highly Enriched Uranium as Nuclear Fuel

The Navy should consider phasing out its use of highly enriched uranium as fuel for nuclear-powered vessels in favor of a low enriched alternative, which is not as easily converted into nuclear weapons, a new study recommends. 

The Federation of American Scientists study said there

Read more

Pages