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News Roundup: No Justice, No Peace
Shootings, protests, and politics
"...lawsuit filed by Antonio Buehler. Buehler claims that his civil rights were violated by Johnson, who allegedly interfered with..."

Dec. 1, 2014 News Post by the News Staff

The End of S-Comm?
Will Obama's executive action end ICE holds?
"...the president's action remained a partial step. Workers Defense Project Exec­u­tive Dir­ec­tor Cristina Tzintzún posted a statement, saying in..."

Nov. 28, 2014 News Feature by Tony Cantú

News Roundup: Textbooks, Buehler, and More
Your Monday morning news update
"...• Revising the Revisionists: While several errors remain in Texas’ troubled history textbooks, publishers have taken steps to rid..."

Oct. 27, 2014 News Post by the News Staff

At S-Comm Forum, Both Sides Dig In
Sheriff claims his hands are tied
"...Sheriff Greg Hamilton, TC Major Darren Long, ACLU of Texas’ Satinder Singh, Austin Immigrant Rights Coalition Executive Director Alejandro..."

Oct. 20, 2014 News Post by Amy Kamp

Voter ID: Battle Lost, War Goes On
Litigants respond to SCOTUS ruling, pledge continuing challenge
"...The US Supreme Court has decided to let Texas voter ID laws stand. That is, for the November..."

Oct. 18, 2014 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Civics 101
"...Sheriff's Office hosts a benefit for the Wounded Warriors Project. 11am-6pm. Skydive San Marcos, Fentress Airpark, Fentress, Texas. www.tcsheriff.org...."

Oct. 17, 2014 News Column

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

The Mayor's Story
Three contenders try to write a personal tale that will convince the voters
"...her leadership in maintaining momentum on the Waller Creek Project, a combination flood-control and economic development effort in which..."

Oct. 10, 2014 News Feature by Michael King

HB 2 Ruling Reactions, Local Impact
Only one Austin abortion clinic survives HB 2
"...Following yesterday’s 5th Circuit Court ruling that allowed Texas’ abortion law, House Bill 2, to take effect, only..."

Oct. 3, 2014 News Post by Mary Tuma

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

Campaign Snapshots
Get up-to-date on the D3 and D4 candidates before next week's Ballot Boxing forums
"...care and affordability, while Eric J. Rangel, a special projects coordinator at TxDOT and also a former Council candidate,..."

Sept. 12, 2014 News Feature by Mary Tuma

TCDP Holds Police Accountability Forum
APD goes on the defensive
"...appeared to be more interested in improving APD policy. Texas Civil Rights Project Director Jim Harrington cautioned against victim-blaming..."

Sept. 4, 2014 News Post by Amy Kamp

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

Governor Tough Guy Beats His Chest
Perry sends troops to border for more press coverage
"...Apparently not content with his earlier Fox News/Sean Hannity..."

July 22, 2014 News Post by Michael King

Cold as ICE
Sheriff Greg Hamilton stoutly defends the 'Secure Communities' deportation mill. But growing public and official opposition is working to shut down the line.
"...Immigrant rights advocates keep a running tally...."

July 4, 2014 News Feature by Tony Cantú

Letters at 3am: Oligarchy Blues
Without fair elections and a viable legislative process at federal and state levels, the republic no longer exists
"...county-level elections nearly impossible, decimating health care, education, women's rights, and the right to vote. In return for funding..."

June 27, 2014 Column by Michael Ventura

Curtain Up on Mayor’s Race
Centex Dem forum opens with ‘major’ candidates
"...meeting of the fledgling Austin mayoral race, the Central Texas Democratic Forum hosted candidates Steve Adler, Sheryl Cole, and..."

June 22, 2014 News Post by Michael King

Will You Still Love Me When I'm 64?
Where do old queens go when they don't own a palace?
"...several things as his sources of inspiration for this project, beginning with his mother and conversations they've had about..."

June 20, 2014 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

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

Steve Adler: 'New Way Forward'
"...the first decade that I practiced I spent doing civil rights law – Title VII, EEOC [Equal Employment Opportunity..."

May 30, 2014 News Feature

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

Adler Promises ‘New Way Forward’
Kicks off mayoral campaign at City Hall
"...Ballet, but also for his volunteerism on various city projects concerning “affordability, health care, and public transportation.” She singled..."

May 5, 2014 News Post by Michael King

Point Austin: Stayed on Freedom
Considering the LBJ legacy
"...obvious way to consider the legacy of the 1964 Civil Rights Act (initiated by John F. Kennedy; strengthened, lobbied..."

April 11, 2014 News Column by Michael King

Headlines
"...budget adjustments and a 4pm hearing on vested development rights (i.e., grandfathering)...."

April 4, 2014 News Feature

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

Headlines
"...Library announced this week that it will hold a Civil Rights Summit, April 8-10, honoring the 50th anniversary of..."

Feb. 21, 2014 News Feature

Who's That Not Knocking On My Door?
It's the police, but you wouldn't know it
"...the wake of the raid the women contacted the Texas Civil Rights Project and sued Arcuri and the city..."

Feb. 20, 2014 News Post by Jordan Smith

SXSW Film Releases Full Feature Lineup
Slate includes everyone from Wes Anderson to the Zellners
"...To live in Texas is to take "hometown heroes" to a whole new..."

Jan. 30, 2014 Screens Post by Monica Riese

Yes Yes: Sundance Announces 2014 Class
Austinites a-plenty in Competition and NEXT slates
"...featuring, we just learned*, a soundtrack by the Octopus Project. And David Gordon Green executive-produced fellow North Carolina School..."

Dec. 4, 2013 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Supremes Sustain HB 2, 5-4
Abortion providers wait while SCOTUS contemplate a stay
"...protected abortion care. That ruling was immediately appealed by Texas, whose lawyers received an emergency stay from the 5th..."

Nov. 22, 2013 News Feature by Jordan Smith

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