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S-Comm "Roll Calls" Raise New Questions
Data released leads to more questions than answers
"...process via misdemeanor charges – a scenario that immigrants' rights advocates (and ICE databases) report occurs in more than..."

Sept. 19, 2014 News Feature by Tony Cantú

Then There's This: Our Ill-Advised Relationship With ICE
Travis County runs a brisk deportation business, as other entitites call it quits
"...This is the point local immigrant rights activists sought to make in organizing last Saturday's candidates..."

Feb. 28, 2014 News Column by Amy Smith

UPDATE: Ott Asks DOJ For Review of Police Tactics
Request comes on heels of Jackson shooting death
"...– including by commandeering a car and having a civilian drive him around looking for Jackson – and caught..."

Aug. 5, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

City Settles Suit With Deaf Citizen
Jail and several courtrooms will get videophones
"...decade, the city of Austin has settled a federal civil rights suit, reaffirming its agreement to provide training for..."

Aug. 3, 2012 News Feature by Jordan Smith

APD Detective Disputes 'Chronicle' Story
Officer remembers different version of arrest of deaf-blind man
"...on the court documents of record concerning the federal civil rights lawsuit that was filed on behalf of the..."

Dec. 24, 2010 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, Oct. 1-7
"...TEXAS WATER SYMPOSIUM 7pm. State Capitol, 1100 Congress. www.schreiner.edu/water. Friday01..."

Oct. 1, 2010 News Feature

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and elsewhere
"...Plant site Downtown? The first public discussion of the project since the city selected Trammell Crow's team for the..."

Sept. 19, 2008 News Feature

Sheriff's Office Draws Heat for Helping ICE
County's willingness to oblige feds prompts backlash
"...flags. In marathon testimony before Commissioners Court last month, immigrant-rights activists, including members of the Texas Civil Rights Project,..."

March 21, 2008 News Feature by Patricia J. Ruland

Naked City
Civil rights groups still ask for punitive action against APD
"...wrongdoing, and he will not face federal prosecution on civil rights charges in connection with the June 11, 2002..."

Aug. 5, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Sixth Street Blues
Downtown stakeholders raise questions about policing ... the police
"...prove he'd been drunk. (In January, Patric filed a civil rights lawsuit against APD, currently pending in federal district..."

March 18, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Then again, when you have a Texas Supreme Court in your pocket, you're always well-dressed. Gov...."

June 11, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and elsewhere.
"...fear and violence, and a lot of money for projects, I think we can convince these people that we..."

Dec. 12, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Priscilla Owen finds her inner liberal in an opinion defending free speech.
"...On July 3 the Texas Supreme Court issued a 6-3 ruling that the Texas..."

July 11, 2003 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
The death of Sophia King was a tragedy waiting to happen.
"...of liabilities, but more importantly she was schizophrenic, and Texas is one of the last places on earth you'd..."

June 21, 2002 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Gagging Graglia
Can We Talk?
"...the Rev. Jesse Jackson came to the University of Texas last semester, he urged the 5,000 gathered to fight..."

Feb. 6, 1998 News Feature by Lisa Tozzi

APD’s Secret Informants Eyeing Neighbors for “Suspicious” Activity, Leaked Documents Reveal
APD intel center puts spies among us
"...between 19 local law enforcement agencies, housed at the Texas Depart­ment of Public Safety complex on North Lamar. Established..."

July 24, 2020 News Feature by John Anderson

Top 10 Stories in the Sanders Shooting Fallout
A year in the life of a police shooting case
"...2) TCRP GOES AFTER KEYPOINT The Texas Civil Rights Project took to court its bid to..."

Jan. 7, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Naked City
"...hasn't done enough for Eastsiders, citing a University of Texas Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs study showing..."

Jan. 11, 2008 News Feature

With God on Their Side: The KKK Stops By
Lawsuit filed after city separates Klan from counterprotesters and excludes certain media
"...he said to members of the media. "We're asking Texas to vote for Proposition 2, not because the KKK..."

Nov. 11, 2005 News Feature by Diana Welch

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...latest attempt to (yet again) ban same-sex marriages in TexasHeadlines• Senate leaders jumped ship last Tuesday on plans to..."

May 20, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Naked City
AG Greg Abbott -- of all people -- says Texas isn't liable under the federal law.
"...one of the charming ironies of political life in Texas, disabled Attorney General Greg Abbott is defending the state..."

Dec. 26, 2003 News Feature by Michael King

Travis County to Comply With All ICE Detainers After 5th Circuit Ruling
Panel nixes lower court block on immigrant detention rule
"...U.S. Judge Orlando Garcia gave immigrants' rights groups cause to celebrate last month when he temporarily..."

Sept. 26, 2017 News Post by Mary Tuma

Getting Outside the Box
Will City Council decide to give job applicants with criminal records a "fair chance"?
"...of people caught up in the criminal justice system. Texas leads the nation in the number of incarcerated people,..."

Oct. 9, 2015 News Feature by Amy Kamp

Excessive Force Has Increased, NAACP Leader Says
Groups ask DOJ to reopen APD investigation
"...of the Austin NAACP and Jim Harrington with the Texas Civil Rights Project have asked the DOJ to reopen..."

July 6, 2012 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Trying To Fix the World
Five-year review of APD Chief Art Acevedo
"...– an incident controversial with many department critics and civil libertarians – he did not stumble. "What I told..."

May 25, 2012 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Ill-Adapted
Lawsuits filed against Austin venues for alleged ADA violations
"...the July 26 anniversary of the ADA, ADAPT of Texas and the Texas Civil Rights Project filed lawsuits against..."

July 29, 2011 News Feature by Michael King

TCRP Wins Award
Group exposes censorship of books behind bars
"...The Texas Civil Rights Project has won the 2011 Intellectual Freedom..."

July 15, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Sanders Report Still Under Wraps
Pressure mounts for city to release full report
"...As we reported last week, the Texas Civil Rights Project is suing the city for access..."

April 23, 2010 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Point Austin: No Bill
Grand jury clears APD's Olsen, but questions remain
"...an attorney for the Brown family has promised a civil lawsuit. So the "no bill" is far from the..."

Aug. 17, 2007 News Column by Michael King

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...• The project to end high school as we know it –..."

Aug. 12, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

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