Need to Know

 
  

Texas Justice

While it's known for its high number of executions, Texas is taking the lead on an innovative treatment plan to keep former prisoners from committing new crimes. The goal is to build fewer prisons and, by some accounts, has already saved the state billions.

<< view less

Support for WGBH is provided by:
Become a WGBH sponsor
Sign Up

Subscribe to WGBH News Emails
 

   

 

ABOUT NEED TO KNOW

Less noise. More news. PBS's new TV and Web newsmagazine gives you what you need to know — along with a healthy dose of insight, perspective, and wit. Need to Know cuts through the noise of nonstop news to bring you the most compelling stories of the week and of our times, every Friday night and all week long on the Web.
News you Need to Know:

myWGBH

Forgot your my WGBH Password?

Not a problem. Just enter the username you used to register below.


Or CREATE A NEW ACCOUNT

Forgot your my WGBH Password?

Instructions on how to reset your Password have been sent.
Check your email to continue.

Or CREATE A NEW ACCOUNT

Forgot your my WGBH Username?

Not a problem. Just enter the email address you used to register below.


Or CREATE A NEW ACCOUNT

Forgot your my WGBH Username?

Instructions on how to reset your Username have been sent.
Check your email to continue.

Or CREATE A NEW ACCOUNT

Register for myWGBH