The Law Office of Francisco Hernandez Blog

Ruiz’s Achilles Heel

April 12th, 2019: As much as I admire and appreciate the amazing things that David Ruiz accomplished for Texas inmates, the settlement that was eventually agreed to had a weakness that ultimately caused it to fail as an agent of change in the state prison system.

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Retaliation

April 5th, 2019: In the eleven years I’ve been in prison, I’ve seen a lot of things - good things, bad things, happy things, sad things, odd things, and funny things

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A Zoo Within a Zoo

March 29th, 2019: One of the fascinating things about this prison experience of mine are animals which are formally or informally kept by the prisoners, bring many of us prisoners a little joy and encouragement.

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The Mystery of Texas Parole

March 22nd, 2019: Texas has historically frowned on games of chance. It baffles me why state officials who would take umbrage with a poker game maintain a system of parole for Texas prisoners that often seems akin to shoving pins in a Voodoo doll & rattling chicken bones.

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Guilty Until Proven Innocent

March 15th, 2019: If you are an inmate, you will not be believed, no matter what the truth actually is, no matter what the evidence shows.

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The Darkest of Night

March 8th, 2019: Sometimes, when it’s quiet, I can remember what my life was like before I was sent to the Wynne Unit. Of course, it’s rarely quiet here, but that’s actually a good thing

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21st Century Scarlett Letter

March 1st, 2019: American youth are taught that American justice is about repentance, not public shaming and humiliation, or at least should be. Apparently, it’s a moral lesson completely lost on those that run the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

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Useful Carnage

February 22nd, 2019: ant to show you how the Puppetmasters began to spin their web of deceit, manipulation and lies, and left a slew of inmates dead along their path to trying to regain control of the state prison system after Ruiz.

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Slopping The Hogs (Part II)

February 15th, 2019: I’d like to tell you more about what is happening in the Texas prison chow halls, because if there’s one place that a lot of taxpayer money is being outright stolen, or at least badly wasted, it’s in the prison kitchens.

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Hope And  Sleep

February 8th, 2019: Hope and sleep are probably the two best friends of the prisoner. That is probably also why they are the two greatest tools of torturous interrogators. Keep a man awake long enough, and he’ll be confessing to having kidnapped the Lindbergh baby and shoo

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Proceedings

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