Q: I am on parole in a halfway house. They are locking us in our dorms. Is this legal? I am in Texas.
This halfway house is operated by core civic but over seen by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and they try to run this place like we are still incarcerated.
A: If its oversight is by TDCJ-ID, the halfway house operator, more likely than not, has to follow guidelines that TDCJ-ID issues. Are you in the process of being released on Parole from TDCJ-ID? It sounds like you have been released to a transitional type facility. If so, you have to follow their rules. With a little more information, I could give you a better answer. Best of Luck!
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