The Law Office of Francisco Hernandez Blog

All This Stuff

November 23rd, 2018: Although I lost everything I owned when I came to prison, I immediately began to accumulate more stuff- the meager bit of personal property that the TDCJ will allow me to have now that I’m incarcerated.

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Shes Back!

November 16th, 2018: This seems like the perfect time to tell you about the day that turned me into a “writ-writer”, or “jailhouse lawyer”. Why? Because one of the authors of one of the worst days of my life has just come back into the picture, and I think it’s time

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Medical Melodrama

November 9th, 2018: Allow me to show you how insane our medical system can be inside the Texas prisons. Back before the David Ruiz lawsuit, when an inmate showed up to the medical department, instead of being seen by

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A Stevenson First

November 2nd, 2018: I am at the Stevenson Unit my first day, and I get off the bus, and I notice right away that it’s really clean down here. Of course, we have to strip out again, but by now, I’m used to this. Then, we go and wait in the cage at the line building all da

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Maintaining

October 26th, 2018: The Stevenson Unit was built in 1994. “Inmate.com”, what we like to call the rumor mill around here, informs me that this unit has a shelf-life of 20 years. For those of you, like me, that are not math whizzes, that means that this unit should have be

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A New Type Of Manipulation

October 19th, 2018: I have been talking about the early 1990s, and all ofthe violence, and I’ve talked about the big prison boomthat took Texas from around 50 some thousand inmates to almost 200,000 we have today.

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The Other Side Of  The Coin

October 12th, 2018: In my past chapters, I have talked a lot about the abuses in the Texas prison system. I have spoken about the gang wars that have left prisoners stabbed, beat or killed. And before I continue on through the later part of the 1990s into the 2000s

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Continuing Education

October 5th, 2018: There are people who picture in their minds that everybody in prison is some street hoodlum that they see in the movies, but the truth is that the people in here come from every walk of life.

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Voluntary Change

September 28th, 2018: Several times, you've read my words that if any genuine and long-lasting change is going to take place in a person's life when they are incarcerated, it is going to be a self- initiated program of rehabilitation that will achieve it. This change might sta

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WELCOME TO AMERICA

September 21st, 2018: Okay, since I was asked to write a few chapters about some of the near misses I've had with law enforcement over the years, I thought I'd relate this tale that occurred back in the early 1990s.

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Proceedings

The Attorneys
  • Francisco Hernandez
  • Daniel Hernandez
  • Phillip Hall
  • Rocio Martinez