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Nov. 6 Elections: The 'Chronicle' Endorsements
"...We believe that in Texas, the Democratic Party (despite its many shortcomings) remains the..."

Oct. 19, 2012 News Feature

High School Stakes
Austin ISD election could shape a new direction for the district
"...at-large member Annette LoVoi, which sparks a contest between civil rights attorney Gina Hinojosa and Sooch Foundation Executive Director..."

Oct. 5, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Judge: City of Austin Policy Violates Free Speech
Trespass notices given to Occupiers by city not legally sound
"...In an email, Jim Harrington, executive director of the Texas Civil Rights Project, which represented Sanchez and Sleeman, wrote..."

Sept. 27, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

The AggreGAYtor: September 25
Your daily dose of LGBTQIA news
"...The National Center for Transgender Equality launch collegiate nondiscrimination project...."

Sept. 25, 2012 Qmmunity Post by Brandon Watson

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

Texas Book Festival Lineup Revealed
Attendees include Junot Díaz, Cheryl Strayed, and... Tony Danza?
"...The Texas Book Festival announced its 2012 slate today, featuring big..."

Sept. 12, 2012 Books Post by Kimberley Jones

Making History, Part One
Playwright Robert Schenkkan on bringing LBJ to the stage in 'All the Way'
"...American history. Everything shifts after this. It's the landmark civil rights bill. It's the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution. The..."

Aug. 17, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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

Lawsuits Filed Against City, Cap 10K for ADA Violations
Parking spaces and annual race inaccessible to people in wheelchairs
"...into law of the Americans With Disabilities Act, the Texas Civil Rights Project filed 33 lawsuits across the state,..."

Aug. 3, 2012 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Not So Tone Deaf?
City settles suit brought by deaf resident
"...decade the city of Austin has settled a federal civil rights suit, reaffirming its agreement to provide training for..."

July 31, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

Cap 10K Not So Accessible
TCRP files suit against Cox Texas and city of Austin
"...did not go as Menard had hoped. Instead, Cox Texas, the daily's parent company, refused to let Menard, who..."

July 27, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

Headlines
"...• The Texas Civil Rights Project has sued the city of Austin..."

July 20, 2012 News Feature

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

A Consent Decree for APD?
Civil rights activists say it's needed
"...of the Austin NAACP and Jim Harrington with the Texas Civil Rights Project, have asked the DOJ to reopen..."

June 27, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

The Real War on Women?
Live Action says 'gendercide' is growing in U.S.
"...Sarah Wheat, co-interim CEO of Planned Parenthood of the Texas Capital Region. The staffer involved in the incident was..."

May 30, 2012 News Post 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

APD Consent Searches Decrease
Consent searches often linked to racial profiling
"...possible problems with racial profiling by officers, police and civil rights advocates agree...."

March 28, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

Strange Bedfellows
Email hack job blows cover for undercover work within Occupy Austin
"...by Stratfor from a "new source" identified as a "Texas DPS agent" who reports he (or she) has been..."

Feb. 3, 2012 News Feature by Michael King

Top 10 Quotes of the Week
There were many memorable quotes, but we whittled the list down to 10
"...1) "Texas is going to shrink government until it fits into..."

Jan. 6, 2012 News Feature

Top 10 Criminal Justice Stories
The unsteady hand of Texas justice
"...Wayne Vincent and named Combined Law Enforce­ment Agencies of Texas President Todd Harrison second-in-command...."

Jan. 6, 2012 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Did City Stifle Free Speech?
Judge to rule soon on city's trespass citations during Occupy protest
"...government. According to lawyers representing the men, including the Texas Civil Rights Project's Jim Harrington, the policy was developed..."

Dec. 30, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Headlines
"...Hall amounts to an illegal suppression of First Amendment rights; Yeakel said he would issue a ruling in the..."

Dec. 30, 2011 News Feature

Group Accuses Morton Prosecutors of Gross Misconduct
Group files grievances with State Bar
"...The executive director of the Texas Coalition on Lawyer Accountability, Julie Oliver, on Nov. 28..."

Nov. 29, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

Headlines
"...the premises was a violation of their First Amendment rights. Texas Civil Rights Project Director Jim Harrington, an attorney..."

Nov. 25, 2011 News Feature

Halloween Crackdown on Occupy Austin
Total of 45 people arrested over weekend
"...and some of the occupiers chose to engage in civil disobedience rather than follow the new regulations. In all,..."

Nov. 4, 2011 News Feature by Michael King

Quote of the Week
"...– The Texas Civil Rights Project's Jim Harrington, assessing the city's decision..."

Nov. 4, 2011 News Column

'Secure Communities' Program Drives Fear
Local civil rights groups call for end to federal program
"...A coalition of Travis County civil rights groups are calling on the federal government to..."

Aug. 26, 2011 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

Proof of Nothing
When you were busted for public intoxication, were you drunk? Or did you just piss off a cop?
"...standard for a public intoxication arrest. According to the Texas Penal Code, a person commits PI "if the person..."

June 24, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

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