Lawyer says Austin police officers severely injured his client during a mental health call by: Yoojin Cho AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin Community Law Center announced it filed a lawsuit against the Austin Police Department. The nonprofit claims several APD officers severely injured its client, James (Jim) Templeton, during a mental health call. Brian McGiverin, Executive Director of Austin Community Law Center, said, “Although it was a mental health call, officers approached our cli
10 civil rights groups call on Travis County to drop pending marijuana cases August 1, 2019 Katie Hall en civil rights groups are calling on Travis County to drop all pending marijuana possession cases in the wake of a decision from the district and county attorneys not to pursue most new cases on that charge.
District Attorney Margaret Moore announced that her office would dismiss 32 felony possession cases filed in the three weeks since June 10, when the Legislature passe