Complaint: Legislator Illegally Released Inmate's File

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The Travis County district attorney’s office’s Public Integrity Unit is reviewing evidence that suggests a state lawmaker illegally released an inmate’s disciplinary file to a victims’ rights advocate in an effort to prevent a high-profile convicted murderer’s release from prison.

Jon Buice, who pleaded guilty to the 1991 murder of 27-year-old Paul Broussard, is the last of 10 men serving time for the Houston man’s beating and stabbing death, a crime that prosecutors said was fueled by prejudice against gays. Buice’s attorney, Bill Habern, alleges that an unknown lawmaker obtained confidential disciplinary records and shared them with advocates ...

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