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Council and Advocates Balk at New Municipal Court Security Force
Would a proposed a stand-alone City Marshal Office be unmarshaled?
"...agency in Austin specifically tasked with providing security at Municipal Court...."

Nov. 19, 2021 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Why Are Municipal Court Judges So Lenient?
"...about equal and fair treatment for everyone. What Austin's Municipal Court judges don't seem to understand about rights is..."

Oct. 31, 2008 Postmarks

Municipal Court May Move Northeast
Move authorization passed without comment at council meeting, but raised dust afterward
"...and I-35, as the future site of a new municipal courthouse and Austin Police Department northeast substation. The authorization..."

Oct. 19, 2007 News Feature by Michael King

Council Takes Action on Municipal Court Reform
City has 90 days to evaluate how it handles indigent defendants
"...help shore up the holes in the Austin Muni­cipal Court that are sending indigent defendants to jail. The resolution,..."

Aug. 19, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Taking Muni Court to Court?
MetCenter files lawsuit against city for scuttled Municipal Court move-in plan
"...the city has been ready to move the Austin Municipal Court away from its decrepit quarters on East Seventh..."

Nov. 23, 2018 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Travis County Prosecutor to Fill County Court of Law Judicial Seat
County Commissioners selected Dimple Malhotra by a 4-0 vote
"...Violence Unit, has been selected to fill the County Court at Law No. 4 judicial seat, vacated by Judge..."

Oct. 8, 2019 News Post by Sarah Marloff

The People's Court
Justice of the Peace Races Not So Peaceful
"...- between criminal defense attorney Herb Evans and associate municipal court judge Gisela Triana - is the one to..."

Feb. 20, 1998 News Feature by Lee Simmons

Four of Six: 3rd Court of Appeals
This year, four of the court's six seats are contested
"...little voter scrutiny, what happens at the Austin-based 3rd Court of Appeals – one of 14 intermediate appellate courts..."

Oct. 27, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

News Roundup: Council and the Court
Scalia's death shakes up high court; Council continues Uber battle
"...transportation network company ordinance to the voters; the Lions Municipal Golf Course wins nomination support for the National Register..."

Feb. 15, 2016 News Post by the News Staff

Point Austin: Disorder in the Court … of Appeals
Triana/Toth race raising unusual political dust
"...the open Place 6 on the (currently all-Republican) 3rd Court of Appeals, where Democrat Gisela Tri­ana faces Republican Mike..."

Sept. 28, 2018 News Column by Michael King

The Roads to Commissioners Court ...
The Chronicle handicaps at the county races.
"...that running for re-election to the Travis County Commissioners Court is harder than it really is. During the last..."

Oct. 25, 2002 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

A Numbers Game in County Court at Law No. 4
Jeffers campaign promotes inaccurate caseload stats to Chronicle
"...A central issue in the County Court at Law No. 4 judicial campaign is the “backlog”..."

Feb. 21, 2020 News Post by Michael King

The Strange Case of the 353rd District Court
"Vexatious Litigant" Connor vs. incumbent Judge Sulak in Dem primary
"...primary judicial race is that for the 353rd District Court, where popular incumbent Judge Tim Sulak faces repeated stealth..."

Feb. 18, 2020 News Post by Michael King

News Roundup: See You in Court!
Pressley demands recount, while Zimmerman and Sec. 8 cases progress
"...Association's suit against the city may move to federal court, and more...."

Jan. 5, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

Unhappy With Court
"...I want to relay my experience at Austin Municipal Court. I was the complainant in a case on..."

Dec. 11, 2003 Postmarks

Lead-Laced Garbage Case Back in Court
Texas Disposal Systems owner still fighting to get hazardous waste out of his landfill
"...Texas Disposal Systems was back in court again last Wednesday, facing Zenith Electronics and the Penske..."

Oct. 21, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

200th District Court Candidates
"...Professional: Associate district court judge; private practice attorney representing plaintiffs and defendants..."

Feb. 6, 2004 News Feature

Austin Wages Legal Battle Against SB 4 in Court
Austin filing argues SB 4 violates U.S. Constitution
"...“We want our day in court because for far too long the Texas Legislature has..."

June 2, 2017 News Post by Mary Tuma

Tell It to the Judge
Jimmy Flannigan’s shake-up at the Municipal Court
"...when she made her first appearance at Austin Munici­pal Court. She was greeted by a magistrate judge who berated..."

April 13, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Leffingwell Files Complaint Against McCracken
Files in municipal court; alleges 49 violations in McCracken's out-of-town contributions
"...it would, Lee Leffingwell filed a complaint in Austin's municipal court today alleging 49 violations of campaign finance law..."

May 4, 2009 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Council Recap: New 4 U In 2022, It’s VMU2
City Hall dives into reworking its housing bonus programs
"...re-establishing a City Marshal office to provide security at Municipal Court – postponed to Jan. 27...."

Nov. 19, 2021 News Post by Austin Sanders

City Council: How Big Is Just Right?
Council moves forward on Mobility Bond, “Smart Corridors”
"...folks caught in the grim cycle of the Austin Municipal Court...."

Aug. 15, 2016 News Post by Michael King

Antonio Buehler Promises Memorable Trial
Peaceful Streets founder defends first misdemeanor charges Thursday
"...misdemeanor trials” you’ll see. Tomorrow morning downtown at Austin Municipal Court, Antonio Buehler stands in defense of his first..."

Oct. 22, 2014 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

Buehler's Civil Case Dismissed, for Now
Cop watch activist plans to appeal
"...activist Antonio Buehler had two misdemeanor charges dismissed by municipal courts – became even more so on Friday, Feb...."

Feb. 23, 2015 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

Travis County Primary Candidates Jockey to Champion Criminal Justice Change
A closer look at the heated District Attorney, County Attorney, and County Court at Law races
"...are most prominent: District Attorney, County Attorney, and County Court at Law No. 4 judge. In one way or..."

Feb. 7, 2020 News Feature by Michael King

Election Stampede
Candidates Line Up to Run for Commissioners Court
"...school. photograph by Jana Birchum The Travis County Commissioners Court, long a bastion of Democratic power, stands to undergo..."

Dec. 19, 1997 News Feature by Amy Smith

Ken Paxton Sues Austin
AG wants City Hall to comply with open carry
"...on Wednesday, filing a lawsuit in the 53rd District Court of Travis County against the city of Austin, Mayor..."

July 28, 2016 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

Judge on Trial
County Court at Law No. 5 Candidates Want Aguilar Out
"...Wilfred Aguilar..."

March 6, 1998 News Feature by Amy Smith

County Adds Two Names for Open Judicial Seat
Four finalists will interview for the vacant County Court of Law No. 4
"...two of the 13 applicants for the open County Court at Law No. 4 judicial seat, the Travis County..."

Oct. 2, 2019 News Post by Sarah Marloff

Naked City
Three high-profile contenders for an open seat on the Travis Co. bench
"...away, but the race for the open 200th District Court seat has turned into a high-stakes match between three..."

Dec. 5, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

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