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Class Action Lawsuit Seeks Justice for Sexual Assault Survivors
Plaintiffs cite longstanding malpractice by Austin, Travis County
"...assault survivors on Monday filed a federal class action lawsuit against the City of Austin, Travis County, District Attorney..."

June 19, 2018 News Post by Sarah Marloff

Class Action Lawsuit Seeks Justice for Sexual Assault Survivors
Plaintiffs cite long-standing malpractice by Austin, Travis County

June 22, 2018 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Federal Judge Hears Oral Arguments in Sexual Assault Class Action
Yeakel to consider motions to dismiss before issuing scheduling order
"...U.S. Judge Lee Yeakel will not make a decision..."

Dec. 17, 2018 News Post by Sarah Marloff

Sexual Assault Class Action Suit Adds Five New Plaintiffs
Plaintiffs' attorney says more than 40 women have reached out since suit was filed
"...Five new plaintiffs have been added to a sexual..."

Aug. 3, 2018 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Lawsuit Filed on Behalf of LA Immigrant Rights Ralliers
Attorneys file class-action lawsuit against LA Police Department on behalf of “community groups who organized a May Day immigrants rights rally at MacArthur Park in the city’s heavily Latino immigrant community”
"...Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund filed a class-action lawsuit against the Los Angeles Police Department on behalf..."

May 11, 2007 News Post by Cheryl Smith

Yes Yes: Sundance Announces 2014 Class
Austinites a-plenty in Competition and NEXT slates
"...unlikely team that took the first federal marriage equality lawsuit to the U.S. Supreme Court...."

Dec. 4, 2013 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

The Common Law
Class-action lawsuit – what is it?
"...in the mail saying that I'm part of a class-action lawsuit. I haven't done anything and wasn't looking to..."

June 29, 2007 Column by Luke Ellis

Michael Clayton
This smart and thoroughly entertaining film asks the question of where a lawyer’s ethical responsibility to zealously represent a client ends and the societal interest in achieving justice begins.
"...when billions of dollars are at stake in a class-action lawsuit in which an agrochemical corporate giant is accused..."

Oct. 12, 2007 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Quote of the Week: Julie Ann Nitsch, Marina Conner, Amy Smith
Excerpts from this week's class action lawsuit from sexual assault survivors, on behalf of Travis County women
"...(a pseudonym), through their attorneys, as part of a lawsuit filed against the city, county, and local law enforcement..."

June 22, 2018 News Column

Survivors Hit Back at City, County in Court
Plaintiffs hit back at motions to dismiss in sexual assault class-action suit
"...The original complaint, filed in June by three survivors,..."

Oct. 19, 2018 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

The Common Law
Class-action lawsuit – should I participate?
"...got a notice that I am part of a class-action lawsuit. I am trying to decide whether I want..."

July 6, 2007 Column by Luke Ellis

Painful Splits Along the Way to Stopping Sexual Assault in and Around Austin
Different approaches to accountability lead to rifts throughout the county
"...and her predecessor Rosemary Lehmberg are named in a class-action suit filed in federal court last August by eight..."

March 15, 2019 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

The Top 10 Austin News Milestones of 2018
Days like these
"...eyes of labor advocates. The three-judge panel remanded the lawsuit back to District Judge Tim Sulak for a full..."

Dec. 28, 2018 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

New to Town? Here Are Nine of the Biggest News Stories Affecting Locals.
A primer on Austin politics
"...Just one problem: An unsettled lawsuit in Ohio could prevent Precourt from moving his team..."

Aug. 30, 2018 News Post by News Staff

Travis County District Attorney's Office Under Fire in New Court Filing
First Assistant D.A. accused of “possible defamation”
"...– a plaintiff in the sexual assault class action lawsuit against Austin, Travis County, local law enforcement, and the..."

March 4, 2019 News Post by Sarah Marloff

Crude
Expert documentarian Joe Berlinger sheds light on the epic environmental lawsuit filed by 30,000 Ecuadorans against the oil company Texaco, which is now owned by Chevron.
"...daunting thicket of material that surrounds the epic environmental lawsuit filed in U.S. courts by 30,000 Ecuadorans against the..."

Oct. 9, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...group of Round Rock High School parents slapped a class-action lawsuit on the city and school district for their..."

Dec. 29, 2006 News Feature

Choosing Detention Over Death
Refugees come to the U.S. seeking protection, find detention instead
"...almost entirely in 2009 due to public pressure and lawsuits alleging human rights violations (one center remained open in..."

Dec. 25, 2015 News Feature by Dina Samir Shehata

Sexual Assault Suit Bombshell Lands in D.A.’s Office
ADA Mindy Montford accused of "possible defamation," revealed in secretly taped phone call
"...– a plaintiff in a sexual assault class action lawsuit against Austin, Travis County, local law enforcement, and the..."

March 8, 2019 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Louis Black, and three other plaintiffs have filed a class-action lawsuit against telecom giant AT&T for handing over its..."

June 2, 2006 News Feature

Getting Sheared by Sager: It's On the (legal) Record
Travis Co. GOP boss Alan Sager gypped his Supercuts workers out of thousands of dollars -- no matter what he says now.
"...potentially hundreds more in the wings -- filed a class-action lawsuit against Sager and Rainbow for unfair treatment of..."

May 30, 2003 News Feature by Michael King

News Roundup: Jail, Traffic, & Politics
Video visitation under fire, again; traffic experiments
"...firm Bodkin, Niehaus & Dickson filed a class action lawsuit against the company alleging that its mandate that Denton..."

March 30, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

Defenseless: TFDP Sues Williamson Co.
Is Williamson County dispensing with defense?
"...12, the Austin-based Texas Fair Defense Project filed a class-action lawsuit against several Williamson County judges on behalf of..."

June 23, 2006 News Feature by Patricia J. Ruland

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...Civil Rights Project (TCRP) recently filed a class action lawsuit against the jail in that law-and-order county to the..."

Oct. 3, 1997 News Feature

Naked City
Austin Stories
"...were headed to court for a hearing on a lawsuit stemming from last year's controversial development deal between the..."

Jan. 24, 2003 News Feature

Rape Kit Backlog Cleared: Now What?
Advocates still uncertain of what’s being done with the results
"...midsummer, before the filing of the current class action lawsuit by survivors against local law enforcement and the District..."

Nov. 16, 2018 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Naked City
"...shared a $6 million settlement of a civil rights lawsuit brought against the involved law-enforcement agencies. Coleman was sentenced..."

Feb. 15, 2008 News Feature

Cross-Border Craziness
Feds finally release guidelines for new visas, civil rights lawyers file more claims pertaining to May 1 immigration protest in L.A., and Cuero rancher finds possible chupacabra
"...Park," and that the attorneys plan to file a class-action lawsuit against the city, as well as the Police..."

Sept. 14, 2007 News Feature by Cheryl Smith

Naked City
Headlines and Happenings from Austin and Beyond
"...H. Hart denied a county motion to dismiss a class-action lawsuit filed by the Texas Fair Defense Project, contending..."

Oct. 20, 2006 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...The judge’s order was the result of a lawsuit brought against the city by several local club owners..."

Oct. 6, 2006 News Feature

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