Clark was convicted in the Tyler murder of Christina Muse, whose body was found stuffed in a cement-filled barrel months after her death. Death penalty opponents say his conviction rested too heavily on a co-defendant's testimony.
Juan David Ortiz, an intel supervisor for the Border Patrol, has been accused of killing four women, including one transgender woman, and kidnapping a fifth woman, who escaped and alerted law enforcement.
The shooting death of Botham Jean introduced several legal decisions for the Dallas County district attorney's office, including whether Dallas police Officer Amber Guyger was acting under the authority of the law in the shooting.
A lawsuit alleges that the county is jailing some of its poorest people without any meaningful inquiry into their ability to pay. In most cases, bail hearings that lead to those people being put behind bars last no more than 15 seconds.