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Judge Kocurek Shooter Update
Acevedo says HPD has arrested a "person of interest" on unrelated murder charges
"...in the Friday night shooting of state District Judge Julie Kocurek. At a press conference Tuesday afternoon, Austin Police..."

Nov. 13, 2015 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Norwood Trial: Morton Murder at Stake Monday
Judge to determine whether or not to allow testimony of second killing
"...jury’s 10am posting to the 390th District Court, Judge Julie Kocurek is expected to rule on whether to allow..."

Sept. 19, 2016 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

Norwood Trial: Retracing the Morton Murder
Testimony admitted, attorneys begin deliberations on second killing
"...days longer than originally anticipated. On Monday morning, Judge Julie Kocurek decided prosecutors will be allowed to bring into..."

Sept. 20, 2016 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

Naked City
In the contest for 390th District Judge, both Karrie Key and Julie Kocurek have big-name support.
"...Take, for instance, the closely watched race between Julie Kocurek and Karrie Key, candidates for 390th District Court..."

Oct. 6, 2000 News Feature by Amy Smith

Onyeri Gets Life in Prison
Maximum sentence after attempted murder of judge
"...On Tuesday, Travis County State District Judge Julie Kocurek spent her 54th birthday in another judge's courtroom,..."

Oct. 5, 2018 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...turned a shade bluer Wednesday as District Court Judge Julie Kocurek officially retired her Republican spurs and declared herself..."

June 9, 2006 News Feature

APD Case Moves Forward
A judge rules in favor of an attorney who claims that APD engages in selective prosecution of officers. Attorney Steve Edwards now must collect evidence -- and his number one goal is to get Chief Stan Knee to testify.
"...an hour of additional deliberation, Travis County District Judge Julie Kocurek ruled June 28 that defense attorney Steve Edwards..."

July 5, 2002 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Mark Norwood Returns to Court
Accused killer in 1988 murder now three weeks from second trial
"...Mark Alan Norwood made an appearance in Judge Julie Kocurek's 390th District Court on Monday. The 62-year-old was..."

Aug. 19, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Knee-Deep in Hot Water
A retired investigator testifies that APD might engage in selective prosecution.
"...officials. Edwards has been trying to convince District Judge Julie Kocurek that he should be allowed to call APD..."

June 28, 2002 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Must Stan Take the Stand?
Questions about the APD's disciplinary sanctions mean the chief might have to take the stand.
"...the question currently before Travis County District Court Judge Julie Kocurek -- and if defense attorney Steve Edwards has..."

June 14, 2002 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Election 2000
Chronicle Election Coverage
"...bruising defeat in a tight race, while the other, Julie Kocurek, held on to her post in a down-to-the-wire..."

Nov. 10, 2000 News Feature by Amy Smith

Top 10 Criminal Justice Stories
"...to life in prison. 6) The Plot to Kill Julie Kocurek..."

Jan. 1, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Norwood Found Guilty
Case closes on 1988 murder of Debra Baker
"...put an end to a 10-day trial in Judge Julie Kocurek's 390th District Court, a courtroom filled with family..."

Sept. 30, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Disputing the "Deputy' in Deputy Ruiz
Can a deputy still be a deputy without swearing to oaths required by law? One lawyer doesn't think so.
"...1999 state appeals court decision, Icenhauer-Ramirez urged District Judge Julie Kocurek to grant a new trial to Delamora, convicted..."

Sept. 13, 2002 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Norwood Trial: Breaking Down the DNA
Accused killer’s ex-wife takes the stand
"...to the jury’s arrival on Wednesday morning, District Judge Julie Kocurek agreed to let the state present evidence on..."

Sept. 16, 2016 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

Delamora Denied
"...State District Judge Julie Kocurek denied a motion for a new trial Sept...."

Oct. 4, 2002 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Norwood Murder Trial Nears Conclusion
Jury expected to head out for deliberation by end of week
"...of Debra Baker continues this week. 390th District Judge Julie Kocurek called a Wednesday afternoon recess to account for..."

Sept. 23, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Tire Slasher Convicts Himself
Determined to defend himself, the Hyde Park tire slasher gets 10 years
"...Kelley's two-day trial – held last week in Judge Julie Kocurek's 390th Crim­inal District Court – was, if nothing..."

Nov. 18, 2011 News Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

News Roundup: Arrests, Assaults, and Assholes
When city politics get dirty
"...• Kocurek Shot: Shockwaves in the Austin legal community after Judge..."

Nov. 9, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

Support Remains for a Travis County Public Defenders' Office
Local judges, community leaders on what needs to happen to create a new office
"...to exempt indigent defense costs.) From the audience, Judge Julie Kocurek declared, "This is the most interest in indigent..."

April 19, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

Travis County Races
A big day for the Democrats locally, as usual
"...Darlene Byrne, David Wahlberg, Gisela Triana, Tim Sulak, and Julie Kocurek, joined by newcomers Tamara Needles, Jan Soifer, and..."

Nov. 11, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Perry: Welcome to the 'Lavatory'
Perry fights charges; has an "oops"
"...prosecution] will be held accountable." 390th District Court Judge Julie Kocurek penned a letter telling him to knock off..."

Aug. 29, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Lege Lines
The Lege takes a break as controversy remains about transportation funding and the Public Integrity Unit
"...Then the complaint went to 390th District Court Judge Julie Kocurek, who also recused herself. Realizing it would be..."

July 26, 2013 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

New Suit Filed Against Lehmberg
Former political opponent alleges D.A. engaged in several criminal acts
"...step aside and let the county's presiding criminal judge, Julie Kocurek, appoint an attorney to investigate and prosecute the..."

June 7, 2013 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Tire-Slashing Tale in for Retreads
The Hyde Park Tire Slasher story heads for sequels
"...the story continues next Tuesday, Dec. 20, in Judge Julie Kocurek's 390th Criminal District Court, where Kelley and prosecutors..."

Dec. 16, 2011 News Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

'Tire Slasher' Suspect Gets Day in Court
Is this the man who slashed a thousand tires?
"...yourself in that trial, 390th Criminal District Court Judge Julie Kocurek has no choice but to allow Kelley to..."

June 10, 2011 News Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

... And So Does Yelenosky
Yet another Keel fails to break the GOP's losing streak at the courthouse
"...With the exception of District Judge Julie Kocurek, a Republican appointed by Gov. George Bush (and..."

Nov. 5, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

The Short Unhappy Life of Sophia King
The APD shooting death of Sophia King was a tragedy waiting to happen.
"...to the whole Travis Co. bench. District Court Judge Julie Kocurek had agreed to take the position adjudicating felonies,..."

Aug. 2, 2002 News Feature by Lucius Lomax

Travis County Revisits Creating Public Defenders’ Office
Legal panel ponders questions pondered many times before
"...time might be different, and from the audience, Judge Julie Kocurek declared, “This is the most interest in indigent..."

April 16, 2019 News Post by Michael King

Bills on the Move
"...by Sen. Judith Zaffir­i­ni, D-Laredo, is recognized as the Julie Kocurek Judicial and Courthouse Security Act, in recognition of..."

April 7, 2017 News Feature by the News Staff

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