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Judge Bill Gravell on “New state law clears thousands of criminal records for truancy”

Sep 5, 2015

    By Claire Osborn – American-Statesman Staff More than 2,000 criminal records of people charged with truancy vanished from a computer screen with a push of a button Thursday in Williamson County Justice of the Peace Bill Gravell’s courtroom. Under a new state law, it is no longer a crime to skip school in Texas. + Williamson County Attorney Dee Hobbs, left, Terra Tucker, center, a … read more

Judge Bill Gravell Jr on the New Truancy Laws in Texas

Sep 2, 2015

GEORGETOWN, Texas (KXAN) — Starting Sept. 1, skipping school will no longer be a crime for students in Texas. A new state law is changing the way teenagers with unexcused absences are treated. You can’t replace time spent between a mother and child. In fact, Emily Arroyo missed more than 60 days of class during her junior year at Richarte High School in Georgetown, to … read more

Williamson County Needs Death Investigators Today—Medical Examiner’s Office In The Future by Judge Bill Gravell

Aug 24, 2015

Guest Contributor• Tue, Aug 11, 2015 By: Judge Bill Gravell, Jr. For the past two years, Williamson County Commissioners, along with the Sheriff, District Attorney, County Attorney, County Judge, and all four Justices of the Peace have been discussing options that could lead to a Medical Examiner (ME) office and/or Death Investigators for the county. Although no action has been taken to date, statistics indicate, … read more

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