Travis County District Attorney's Office

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2014

    Wallace Hall Was Right About UT All Along

    Maybe the University of Texas at Austin and its many passionate defenders had reason to beware of Wallace Hall when Governor Rick Perry appointed him to the UT System board of regents in 2011. Perry was pushing some plan he got from a rich oilman to eliminate research as a criterion for granting pro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2014

    Rick Perry, Second Coming or Poker-Cheating Cannibal? Who the Hell Knows?

    This is a first. In an editorial this morning The New York Times is defending Rick Perry. Sort of. They offer major caveats, calling him, "one of the least thoughtful and most damaging state leaders in America, having done great harm to immigrants, abortion clinics and people without health insuran ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2008

    A Former Dallas Democrat Seeks to Become the State's Most Powerful Prosecutor

    Rick Reed, former Dallas County prosecutor now interested in becoming the Travis County District Attorney From The Texas Observer comes a sneak peek at the race for Travis County District Attorney -- the most powerful prosecutor in Texas, with the power to go after state elected officials. Among the ... More >>

  • News

    April 10, 2003

    Mary's Scarlet Letter

    Poss needs to pony up details on her ethics finding

  • News

    December 26, 2002

    Lost Youth

    A civil suit alleges prosecutorial misconduct in one child's death, another's incarceration