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Compassionate Profiling
The Austin Police Department is helping John Ashcroft's dragnet; critics say they may be violating state and city law in doing so.
"...will accompany federal agents ... to make sure no civil rights are violated during the questioning," the daily wrote,..."

Dec. 14, 2001 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Local Businesses' ADA Compliance Questioned
Texas Civil Rights Project launches barrage of lawsuits against businesses it alleges are failing to comply with ADA statutes requiring equal access for persons with disabilities
"...The Texas Civil Rights Project marked the 17th anniversary of the..."

Aug. 3, 2007 News Feature by Justin Ward

Naked City
"...to home, the run-offs kick off to fill two Texas Senate seats in the state's northern corners (see "Wheat,..."

Jan. 30, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Public Notice
"...attorney Maryann Overath from the threadbare trenches of the Texas Civil Rights Project (TCRP). Since their last fundraiser went..."

April 28, 1995 Column

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...reporting, particularly pertaining to problems encountered on the various projects, and regarding when and how the 10% contingency fund..."

Nov. 18, 2005 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Keeton Strayhorn issued a scathing audit of the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority last week, accusing the organization of..."

March 18, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Naked City
"...to cruise along, according to a report by the Texas Workforce Commission. The Austin unemployment rate went from 3.7%..."

Nov. 23, 2007 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...that all its favorite wannabe federal judges – including Texas' beloved Priscilla Owen – will get another date with..."

Dec. 31, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
The State Policy Committee overturns its earlier rejections of several progressive organizations applying for participation in the annual State Employee Charitable Campaign.
"...the rejected organizations work on behalf of environmental causes, civil rights, or abortion rights, and most had participated in..."

May 11, 2001 News Feature by Michael King

S-Comm Emails
Sheriff and ICE eager pen pals
"...recently by Amelia Ruiz Fischer, an attorney with the Texas Civil Rights Project, and she shared them with the..."

Oct. 10, 2014 News Feature by Tony Cantú

Naked City
"...• It looks like Texas will be in play after all. John McCain appears..."

Feb. 8, 2008 News Feature

Naked City
"...the Landmark Organization for the Convention Center Hilton Hotel project -- had been suspended due to the city budget..."

June 14, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Barbara's Fire
Attorney, teacher, and veteran fighter for freedom, Barbara Hines retires from a career mentoring students
"...got her start in the trenches of the abortion rights battles – at a time when the landmark Roe..."

Dec. 12, 2014 News Feature by Tony Cantú

Despite Opposition, Sheriff 'S-Comm' Hamilton Rolls On
Hamilton holds firm despite 3rd Circuit ruling
"...of 19 per week from this area, according to civil rights advocates vehemently opposed to the initiative...."

May 30, 2014 News Feature by Tony Cantú

'Reckless Tactics' ... and the Blowback
Suppressed KeyPoint report charges APD negligence in Sanders shooting
"...of the internal inquiry. A lawsuit filed by the Texas Civil Rights Project seeking release of the full report..."

May 14, 2010 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and beyond
"...The Texas Civil Rights Project this week filed a lawsuit against..."

Oct. 15, 2010 News Feature

Naked City
"...Uri Horesh, an Arabic lecturer at the University of Texas, ended his seven-day hunger strike – a nonviolent protest..."

Jan. 25, 2008 News Feature

Naked City
"...• In Texas, the Dems gained in the House and held fast..."

Nov. 10, 2006 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...• The Texas 3rd Court of Appeals rejected U.S. Rep. Tom DeLay's..."

Dec. 30, 2005 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...if they are above the law: Don't mess with Texas elections." – Texans for Public Justice Director Craig McDonald,..."

June 3, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...burning down in Mexico has made its way into Texas. Cough, cough...."

May 13, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Naked City
"...Group. Despite some complaints about city subsidies granted the project, officials defend the decision as keeping irreplaceable sales-tax dollars..."

March 9, 2007 News Feature

Naked City
Withhold federal money until police resolve race crisis, group demands
"...funding, said Jim Harrington, who, as director of the Texas Civil Rights Project, filed the complaint on behalf of..."

June 25, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Anti-Immigration Lawsuit on Shaky Ground
Anti-immigrant lawyers file Brownsville lawsuit against Obama order
"...opponents – a coalition of 25 states, led by Texas – filed suit in federal court challenging the president's..."

Jan. 23, 2015 News Feature by Tony Cantú

TCRP Sues Uber, Lyft, Yellow Cab
Alleges the companies failed to serve wheelchair-bound customers
"...On July 24, the Texas Civil Rights Project filed what have become its annual..."

Aug. 8, 2014 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Ex-APD Detective Indicted in Shooting
Kleinert released on personal bond
"...The incident prompted civil rights groups, including the Texas Civil Rights Project and..."

May 16, 2014 News Feature by Brandon Watson

Judge Edith Jones on Race, Crime, and God's Vengeance
Civil rights group files complaint against 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals judge
"...A complaint filed Tuesday by several civil rights groups, including one funded entirely by the government..."

June 7, 2013 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Keller Immune to Justice
'Killer' Keller off the hook for closing courthouse doors
"...which insulates her from being sued for violating the civil rights of an executed inmate. "Judicial immunity is immunity..."

Oct. 10, 2008 News Feature by Jordan Smith

On Second Thought
City will establish clear, nondiscriminatory, "objective" procedure for media credentials
"...the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas by a group of independent TV and film producers..."

Sept. 7, 2007 News Feature by Michael King

Point Austin: Fattenin' Frogs for Snakes
Wave a white sheet at City Hall, and the Keystone Kops kome running
"...the Austin Police Department reacted as though the By-God Civil War were about to break out all over again..."

Nov. 18, 2005 News Column by Michael King

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