In the Media

More survivors willing to join sexual assault class action

Austin Chronicle, 6/6/19

These rape victims had to sue to get the police to investigate

New York Times, 5/23/19

District Attorney Moore and First Assistant D.A. Montford lose a round in survivors' suit drama

Austin Chronicle, 4/5/2019

Timeline set for APD audit

Austin Chronicle, 4/5/2019

More than half of sexual assault cases hit a wall in 2017, data shows

Austin American-Statesman, 3/4/2019

Travis D.A. seeks a roadblock in sexual assault suit

Austin Chronicle, 4/2/2019

Painful splits along the way to stopping sexual assault in and around Austin

Austin Chronicle, 3/15/2019

Sexual assault suit bombshell lands in D.A.’s office

Austin Chronicle, 3/8/2019

Travis County District Attorney's office under fire in new court filing

Austin Chronicle, 3/4/2019

Sexual assault survivor accuses Travis County prosecutor of lying about her case

KXAN, 3/4/2019

Woman accuses prosecutor of making improper call about sex assault case

Austin American-Statesman, 3/4/2019

DNA results found in 900+ untested rape kits in Austin police backlog

KXAN, 2/22/2019

Investigators find DNA in hundreds of rape kits from Austin’s backlog, memo says

Austin American-Statesman, 2/22/2019

Investigation shows how police  departments clear rape cases without making an arrest

NPR, 2/7/2019

Adler says audit of sexual assault cases is about more than police misclassifying cases

KUT, 2/7/2019

County leaders look to improve services for sexual assault victims

KXAN, 2/4/2019

Austin City Council unanimously approves independent evaluation of APD’s handling of rape cases

The Daily Texan, 2/3/2019

Council calls for independent audit of APD's rape cases

Austin Chronicle, 2/1/2019

Austin City Council orders an outside review of how Austin police investigate sexual assault

KUT, 1/31/2019

Austin council approves outside review of sex assault cases

Austin American-Statesman, 1/31/2019

Austin City Council approves comprehensive third-party review of APD's handling of sexual assault cases

Community Impact, 1/31/2019

Travis County forms new group to help sexual assault survivors. But it already has one. 

KUT, 1/30/2019

APD poised for comprehensive rape case audit

Austin Chronicle, 1/25/2019

Austin council resolution would order new audit of sex assault cases

Austin American-Statesman, 1/25/2019

Editorial: APD review essential to improve system for survivors

Austin American-Statesman, 1/25/2019

Council Member Alter calls for third party to investigate sexual assault cases In Austin

KUT, 1/25/2019

Austin leaders seek reforms to sexual assault investigations

Spectrum News, 1/25/2019

APD could face a 3rd evaluation into how it handled sex assault cases

KXAN, 1/25/2019

Authorities must rebuild trust after sexual assault audits, groups say

Austin American-Statesman, 1/17/2019

An outside review of APD’s handling of rape cases?

Austin Chronicle, 1/16/2019

Third party to review Austin police handling of sex assault cases

Austin American-Statesman, 1/16/2019

Austin Police Department orders outside audit after state finds it misclassified cleared rape cases

KUT, 1/16/2019

Austin police to review sexual assault cases

KXAN, 1/16/2019

Austin police still mum after DPS delivers audit report on sex assault cases

Austin American-Statesman, 1/14/2019

Commentary: Don't blame sexual assault victims when system fails them

Austin American-Statesman, 1/11/2019

Advocates say APD's focus should be less on how rape cases are coded and more on solving them

KUT, 1/8/2019

Austin police begin more training after DPS audit final report pending

Austin American-Statesman, 1/7/2019

APD to retrain after audit shows almost 1/3 rape cases mishandled

KXAN, 1/7/2019

Editorial: Faulty numbers don't help Austin's rape survivors

Austin American-Statesman, 1/4/2019

Audit finds Austin Police Department improperly cleared rape cases

Newsy, 1/3/2019

Audit finds Austin, Texas, improperly cleared rapes

ProPublica, 1/3/2019

Austin police improperly cleared 30 rape cases in three months of 2017, audit finds

KUT, 1/2/2019

Austin police improperly classified some rape cases, audit finds

Austin American-Statesman, 12/31/2018

DPS audit: Almost 1/3 of cleared rape cases classified incorrectly

KXAN, 12/31/2018

Federal judge hears oral arguments in sexual assault class action

Austin Chronicle, 12/17/2018

In slew of rebukes, sexual assault victims ask: Are authorities doing enough?

Austin American-Statesman, 12/15/2018

DPS to audit Austin rape case clearance

Austin Chronicle, 12/7/2018

DPS auditing Austin police sexual assault clearance rates

Austin American-Statesman, 12/4/2018

Sexual assault and the city

Austin Chronicle, 11/23/2018

Unity in the community as city council OK’s police pact

Austin Chronicle, 11/23/2018

Rape kit backlog cleared: Now what?

Austin Chronicle, 11/16/2018

A 'cleared' rape case in Austin is not always 'solved,' investigation finds

KUT, 11/16/2018

Case Cleared: Rape suspects walk free. Police count it as a success

Newsy, 11/15/2018

Austin Police Department finishes testing sexual assault evidence kits stuck in backlog for years

KUT, 11/2/2018

Survivors hit back at city, county in court

Austin Chronicle, 10/19/2018

Record number of people sought sexual assault forensic exams last month, group says

Austin American-Statesman, 10/2/2018

5 new sex assault victims accuse Austin area officials of failing them

Austin American-Statesman, 8/8/2018

Sexual assault class action suit adds five new plaintiffs

Austin Chronicle, 8/3/2018

Quote of the Week: Julie Ann Nitsch, Marina Conner, Amy Smith

Austin Chronicle, 6/22/2018

Austin, Travis County, fail sexual assault victims, lawsuit claims

Austin American-Statesman, 6/20/2018

Class action lawsuit seeks justice for sexual assault survivors

Austin Chronicle, 6/19/2018

Lawsuit calls out Travis County officials over sex assault investigations

Austin American-Statesman, 6/19/2018


Lawsuit accuses Austin, Travis County of gender bias in handling of sexual assaults

KUT, 6/19/2018


Travis county sex assault cases lack resources, yield few convictions

Austin American-Statesman, 5/7/2018


Is Travis County doing enough for rape survivors?

Austin Chronicle, 4/20/2018