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Quality of Life for Blacks in Austin: Going Beyond Midtown
The city's treatment of blacks – both governmentally and culturally – is questioned
"...Toby Futrell penned a request to Western District of Texas U.S. Attorney Johnny Sutton, asking the feds to review..."

April 1, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Naked City
The cop who shot Sophia King is honored by the police union.
"...the APA and the Combined Law Enforcement Associations of Texas...."

Oct. 3, 2003 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Naked City
"...The Texas Parks and Wildlife Dept. released a proposed Land and..."

July 5, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...got a lawsuit accusing him of breaching Hadden's constitutional rights. Now, he's shamefaced. On September 17, Todd and the..."

Sept. 27, 1996 News Feature

Local Activists Call Out Police and Find Themselves Flagged as Threats
Doesn't take much to get on the watchlist
"...is a protester that has been following Kinder Morgan projects all across the county and trying to stop them"..."

Aug. 28, 2020 News Feature by John Anderson

A Matter of Curiosity
"...the article labeled "A Change in Direction for the Texas Civil Rights Project," [News, Aug. 3]. I read it..."

Aug. 8, 2018 Postmarks

Gay Place
A sign of good things to come?
"...From tonight's Guerrilla Queer Bar to raise money for Texas Civil Rights Project's family reunification efforts and this weekend's..."

July 20, 2018 Column by Sarah Marloff

Sheriff Sally Hernandez Continues to Do "What’s Right"
Besieged by the state GOP, Hernandez shows no sign of backing down from her immigration policies
"...starting Feb. 1. The sheriff was within her constitutional rights, yet still sparked backlash from Abbott, who deemed Austin..."

July 7, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Securus Leak Reveals Privacy Breach
Documents show Securus committed more than 14,000 violations of attorney-client privilege nationwide
"...which recalls the lawsuit filed against Securus by former Texas Civil Rights Project attorney Brian McGiverin and members of..."

Nov. 20, 2015 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

More Questions Than Answers in APD Shooting
Department says they'll have a clearer picture as investigation proceeds
"...Jim Harrington, director of the Texas Civil Rights Project, says he is concerned that Austin..."

Aug. 2, 2013 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Report Highlights Inequities in AISD Funding
Title I cash and private fundraising don't align in most local schools
"...A year ago, Texas Civil Rights Project director Jim Harrington was listening to..."

Sept. 21, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Graves Sues for Innocence
Anthony Graves is seeking to have his name finally cleared
"...Lawyers with the Texas Civil Rights Project and the Innocence Project of Texas,..."

Feb. 28, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

City Hall Hustle: Fault Lines
KeyPoint blunders point to weakness in council-manager government
"...and I wish him all the best." Meanwhile, the Texas Civil Rights Project, which had been suing the city..."

May 28, 2010 News Column by Wells Dunbar

What's Hidden in Sanders Report?
TCRP sues for unredacted reports
"...The Texas Civil Rights Project is suing the city of Austin,..."

April 16, 2010 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Round Rock Drops Charges Against Immigration Demo Students
City Council saves face, and possibly a lot of money, by voting to drop misdemeanor charges against 70 students involved in pro-immigration demonstrations last spring
"...untrue, according to an urgent corrective communiqué from the Texas Civil Rights Project, which backed the lawsuit and organized..."

April 20, 2007 News Feature by Patricia J. Ruland

Holiday Wish Lists 2005
Give 'til it helps: part one
"...who always manage to understand the human side of civil priorities. When the going gets tough, you do the..."

Dec. 9, 2005 Features Feature by Anne Harris

Rocha Shooting: Plenty of Questions, Few Answers
Angry public confronts city officials at community meeting with questions about the officer-involved shooting death of Daniel Rocha
"...on June 16, Jim Harrington, executive director of the Texas Civil Rights Project, also wrote to the agency, asking..."

June 24, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Beaten at the Jailhouse?
An Austin woman claims a misdemeanor arrest led to a beating at the hands of Travis Co. jail guards
"...she could still do so. In the meantime, the Texas Civil Rights Project is looking into Steele's case...."

Jan. 17, 2003 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Naked City
Austin Stories
"...are little inclined to change city code for a project that would increase Rollingwood's population overnight by about 50%...."

Nov. 1, 2002 News Feature

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...Texas Civil Rights Project..."

June 28, 2002 Column

Naked City
Austin Energy's attempt to shut close its books to the public will be considered by city council September.
"...to the public," said Kathy Mitchell of the Central Texas ACLU. But the group was still dominated by the..."

Sept. 1, 2000 News Feature

Naked City
Off the Desk
"...Stakeholders in the proposed Triangle Square project have settled on Calthorpe Associates - a "new urban"..."

July 31, 1998 News Feature

Naked City
Off the Desk
"...UT adjunct law professor Jim Harrington, director of the Texas Civil Rights Project, his reaction was just as simple:..."

Sept. 19, 1997 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Rock and RRISD of conspiring to violate students' constitutional rights of free speech and assembly, according to Texas Civil..."

Dec. 29, 2006 News Feature

Sophia King: Is the Case Closed?
The city should have known its report couldn't bring "closure" in the Eastside shooting death.
"...Jersey) way back in 1967, and since incorporated into Texas civil-service laws and into the city's contracts with the..."

Oct. 3, 2003 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Naked City
Austin Stories
"...a fine of $10,000. Olsen is also facing a civil suit, filed on Thornton's behalf by the Texas Civil..."

Aug. 15, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Postmarks
Transportation and trash are heavy on the minds of readers this week.
"...21], by Erica C. Barnett, is the same old rights-with-no-responsibilities story that often accompanies the anti-execution advocates...."

Feb. 4, 2000 Column

Headlines
"...week, at least three lawsuits have been filed against Texas Secre­tary of State David Whitley, after Whitley's report claiming..."

Feb. 8, 2019 News Feature

Help on the Way in Fight for Sick Pay
Workers Defense Project intervenes against anti-ordinance effort
"...L’oca d’oro, a local electrician, and the Workers Defense Project have joined the city in its legal defense of..."

May 15, 2018 News Post by Mary Tuma

Doggett Seeks Info on Prison Evacuation (or Lack Thereof)
The Federal Bureau of Prisons kept some prisoners in place during Harvey flooding
"...and to restore the facility to pre-disaster conditions." The Texas representative joins local nonprofit Grassroots Leadership, the ACLU of..."

Sept. 15, 2017 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

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