In May 2007, TYC announced it would release 226 inmates after an investigation [JURIST reports] revealed that their sentences had been improperly extended in retaliation for filing grievances. In June 2007, Congress passed a bill [implementation strategies] to reform the Texas juvenile prison system, creating the Office of Inspector General [official website] to internally police the system. The Ron Jackson girls' facility is estimated to hold about 190 inmates.
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