UT Austin Website Promotes Transparency on Deaths in Texas State Custody

A new interactive, online database provides the public full access to records on 6,913 deaths that have occurred in Texas state custody since 2005. The database, launched by The University of Texas at Austin’s Institute for Urban Policy Research and … Continue reading

Austin Attorney Sentenced to Federal Prison for Role in Bribery Scheme

Earlier this month, United States District Judge Andrew Hanen sentenced 51–year-old Austin attorney Marc Garrett Rosenthal to 20 years in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release, and ordered him to pay $13,288,984 restitution for his role in … Continue reading

Texas Lawyer Recognizes Austin Attorney for Pro Bono Work

DLA Piper Associate Vasu Behara has been recognized by Texas Lawyer as the Appellate Lawyer of the Week for his representation of a former Texas inmate, who alleged that prison officials violated his Eighth Amendment rights when they did not … Continue reading