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Best Breath of Legal Fresh Air

Margaret Moore

Travis County District Attorney Margaret Moore signed up to run for her new gig reluctantly at first, but became convinced that somebody needed to bring the D.A.'s Office "a renewed vision." Only the third person in the succession, Moore cleared out historical cobwebs (and plenty of incumbent staffers), and has taken long strides toward renewing the Office's somewhat battered credibility. She established a new division for contentious civil rights cases, and accepted the responsibility of personally reviewing the festering Fran and Dan Keller case – coming to the long-delayed conclusion that the Kellers deserved complete exoneration. Moore also plays an enthusiastic guitar with her Mother Rukkus bandmates. A new sound all around.

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