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Mug Shots

A person arrested on a misdemeanor DWI charge in Austin, Texas, has alleged a viable “ultra vires” claim against the city’s police chief in her suit over the police department’s policy of publicly releasing mug shots and posting them online for 13 days, an appeals court in the state ruled.

AUSTIN, Texas — A person arrested on a misdemeanor DWI charge in Austin, Texas, has alleged a viable “ultra vires” claim against the city’s police chief in her suit over the police department’s policy of publicly releasing mug shots and posting them online for 13 days, an appeals court in the state ruled

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