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Friday, April 5, 2002 by

Mitchell petition pending at Supreme Court

Faced with a loss at the Texas Supreme Court and rising legal costs, Place 3 challenger Linda Curtis decided Thursday to drop her lawsuit against Mayor Pro Tem Jackie Goodman. After hearing that the Texas Supreme Court had rejected her…

Thursday, April 4, 2002 by

Slusher, Goodman continue to rack up endorsements

Lawyers for two challengers to incumbent City Council members spent Wednesday pondering their next legal moves, as Council Members Daryl Slusher and Jackie Goodman continued to rack up endorsements from local civic organizations. The Austin Lesbian/Gay Political Caucus endorsed both…

Wednesday, April 3, 2002 by

Judge dismisses lawsuit against Slusher

The names of Council Members Daryl Slusher and Jackie Goodman will appear on the May 4 ballot as a result of a ruling yesterday from Judge Suzanne Covington. The judge dismissed a lawsuit by Slusher’s opponent Kirk Mitchell, declaring that…

Tuesday, April 2, 2002 by

Hearing today also on Curtis' suit against Goodman

Judge Suzanne Covington said Monday she will be issuing a ruling at 8:30 this morning in Place 1 candidate Kirk Mitchell’s lawsuit against Council Member Daryl Slusher. Covington had requested written briefs from attorneys from both the incumbent and Mitchell,…

Monday, April 1, 2002 by

Curtis files suit against Goodman, but incumbents likely to be on ballot

District Judge Suzanne Covington is expected to rule today on whether Council Member Daryl Slusher’s opponent, Kirk Mitchell, may continue his lawsuit against the incumbent; but whatever the outcome of that ruling it seems unlikely that Mitchell will succeed in…

Friday, March 29, 2002 by

Judge Covington to hear motions this morning

Place 3 candidate Linda Curtis yesterday filed a petition to intervene in Place 1 candidate Kirk Mitchell’s lawsuit against Council Member Daryl Slusher. Through her intervention, Curtis seeks to bring Mayor Pro Tem Jackie Goodman into the lawsuit as a…