Austin

Groups File Affordable Housing Complaint Against City

Daphne Silverman Fair Housing Austin
KVUE.com
January 31, 2014
AUSTIN -- East Austin is made up predominantly of African Americans and Latinos. Officials say historically, that didn't happen by chance.
 
"That segregation that was fostered, or really created, way back in the original founding fathers of the City of Austin where, you know, it's the south, and so they created the segregation intentionally," said Daphne Silverman, regional vice president for the National Lawyers Guild.
 

#D12 Gulf Port 7: Undercover Austin Narcotics Detective Enabled Houston Felonies

Firedoglake
August 29, 2012

The cases were brought before Judge Joan Campbell of the 248th District Court who dismissed all charges due to lack of evidence. However, the felony charges were later reinstated by a Houston grand jury. Garza told me that the latest development of uncovering an infiltrator came to a head at a discovery hearing on Monday, August 27, but is the result of months of hard work by many including his attorney, National Lawyers Guild’s Greg Gladden.

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