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3 Nov 2020, 11:22 am by Adam Faderewski
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who passed away on September 18, 2020. [read post]
26 Jan 2012, 3:00 pm by Kent Scheidegger
Eva Ruth Moravec has this story for the San Antonio Express-News.The case had gone cold until Hernandez was DNA-tested after another assault.  [read post]
2 Sep 2016, 1:47 pm by Gritsforbreakfast
Here's the gist from Eva Ruth's announcement:Today, I'm really happy to announce the launch of Point of Impact, a yearlong series that will delve into officer-involved shootings of unarmed people in Texas. [read post]
8 Jan 2016, 4:32 am by Gritsforbreakfast
Our pal Eva Ruth Moravec has a news item behind the paywall at Quorum Report titled, "Obtaining police body camera footage may be tough under state law," offering up the concern that:Stakeholders – and there were many – in Texas' new comprehensive police body camera law largely agree the legislation was a necessary first step. [read post]
4 Oct 2016, 6:52 am by Gritsforbreakfast
Grits contributing writer Eva Ruth Moravec, who has launched the Point of Impact series investigating Texas police shootings of unarmed people, sent out an email today posing the question, "How often do Texas police shoot each other while training? [read post]
18 Sep 2016, 6:53 am by Gritsforbreakfast
On Facebook, Grits contributing writer Eva Ruth Moravec pointed out another interesting tidbit about the state's side of the settlement from the Houston Chronicle coverage: "The DPS would provide de-escalation training for all current and future troopers statewide. [read post]
29 Nov 2015, 4:01 pm by Gritsforbreakfast
Eva Ruth Moravec had two items on her personal blog last month on topics which may interest Grits readers. [read post]
11 Jan 2017, 7:11 am by Gritsforbreakfast
"Eva Ruth Moravec recounted the stories of seven off-duty police officers who shot and killed people in 2016 and differing DA policies about presenting such cases to a grand jury.Read how Harris County Sheriff's deputies mistook a sock full of cat litter for meth thanks to faulty field tests which have been responsible for dozens of false convictions.Jail failures criticized after Dallas inmate's beating death.Will 2017 finally be the year Texas requires police to… [read post]
24 May 2017, 4:09 am by Gritsforbreakfast
Here's an update from Eva Ruth Moravec on the latest from her Point of Impact series reporting on Texas police shootings of unarmed people:My latest shooting profile hit Texas newsstands and websites this past week and tells the story of the February 2016 fatal shooting of Calin Devonte Roquemore in Beckville. [read post]
24 Nov 2015, 10:34 am by Eva Ruth
" Ed. note: Eva Ruth Moravec, the latest addition to Grits' mighty cadre of contributing writers, covered crime, courts and government for the San Antonio Express-News for six years, where she repeatedly impressed Grits with the quality and professionalism of her work. [read post]
15 Nov 2017, 12:39 pm by Gritsforbreakfast
Grits appreciated Eva Ruth Moravec's post on police bodycams and Texas' low ranking vis a vis accountability compared to other jurisdictions. [read post]
9 Jan 2017, 3:53 pm by Eva Ruth
Thanks to Grits contributing writer Eva Ruth Moravec for attending this event in Dallas. [read post]
22 Apr 2015, 5:32 am by Jim Sedor
Lobbying “What We Get Wrong about Lobbying and Corruption” by Lee Drutman for Washington Post “Lobbyists Slow to Cash in on Republican-Led Congress” by Megan Wilson for The Hill Campaign Finance “Campaign Finance System Is Broken Says GOP Super-Lawyer Jim Bopp” by Michael Beckel for Center for Public Integrity Kansas: “Ex-Lawmaker Sentenced to 18 Months in Jail for Bank Fraud” by Nicholas Clayton (Associated Press) for Kansas City Star Ethics… [read post]
23 Jun 2016, 3:45 am by Gritsforbreakfast
But they'll find enough through open records requests to paint a representative picture.In addition, our pal Eva Ruth Moravec revealed recently that she'll be "undertaking a year-long reporting project thanks to a grant that will allow me to write while I continue chipping away at my Master’s degree. [read post]
26 Jan 2016, 4:50 am by Gritsforbreakfast
Our pal Eva Ruth Moravec has a story up over at Quorum Report on jail suicides which opened:An unexpected, sudden rise in suicides at county jails in a year that saw a record number of them – including the high-profile death of Sandra Bland in a Waller County lockup – has officials and experts in Texas scratching their heads. [read post]
24 Oct 2016, 9:46 am by Gritsforbreakfast
Here are a few odds and ends which merit Grits readers attention but may not make it into independent posts:Trooper who shot unarmed schizophrenic man should have already taken remedial training on 'Effective Decision Making'Eva Ruth Moravec's Point of Impact series on unarmed people shot by Texas law enforcement last year has its latest installment out: the story of state trooper Timothy Keele who killed Garrett Steven McKinney, a schizophrenic man who'd been… [read post]
24 Jan 2012, 12:14 pm by Steve Hall
The San Antonio Express-News reports, "Killer sticks to story as execution looms," by Eva Ruth Moravec. [read post]