The jury trial in the civil case to remove Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg from office in the wake of her drunken driving arrest has been postponed amid questions of whether attorneys will act on additional allegations against her and if a prosecutor pursues a separate criminal complaint aimed at ousting her.
Judge David Peeples said at a hearing Wednesday that the scheduled July 22 trial date was too soon to hear the civil case on whether Lehmberg should be removed from office if the county attorney’s office decides to also try a case against her alleging official misconduct.
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