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Timeline: What's happened in Javier Ambler, Michael Ramos' cases so far?

On July 22, Travis County District Attorney Margaret Moore announced she will not be taking the cases before a grand jury before she leaves office in December.

AUSTIN, Texas — It will be a while before the cases of Javier Ambler and Michael Ramos are presented to a grand jury.

On July 22, Travis County District Attorney Margaret Moore said she will not present the cases before a grand jury before she leaves office in December. She said she believes the community has stated it would like to see her successor "oversee prosecution of these cases from beginning to end." 

Voters will choose the next DA in November, but the winner won't be sworn in until January, meaning these cases won't be presented to a grand jury until sometime next year.

RELATED: Mike Ramos, Javier Ambler cases won't go before a grand jury this year

This is just the latest update in an ongoing discussion of how these cases should be prosecuted – and what footage should be released to the public before they are presented in court.

Here's a breakdown of what has happened so far regarding legal proceedings and footage release in these cases:

June 19

Travis County DA Margaret Moore and Williamson County District Attorney Shawn Dick announced that their offices will conduct a joint investigation into the death of Ambler, saying they haven't received the information they were seeking from Williamson County Sheriff Robert Chody.

RELATED: Travis, Williamson Co. district attorneys announce joint investigation into death of Javier Ambler

June 21

Austin City Manager Spencer Cronk delayed the release of video related to Ramos's case one day before it is set to be released. Cronk said Austin police didn't follow policy regarding the video.

RELATED: Austin city manager delays release of Mike Ramos police video

June 30

Moore requested that Austin Police Chief Brian Manley defer administrative action against the officers involved in the shooting that resulted in Ramos's death, saying that such action "could prejudice the criminal case," detailing what is standard procedure in Travis County.

Austin City Councilmember Greg Casar said that procedure should change and the community deserves to know what Manley thinks of the officers' actions now.

RELATED: Greg Casar, social justice groups call for change in APD disciplinary policy following Mike Ramos death

July 1

Investigators of Ambler's death said they will no longer release additional video footage from the night he died.

RELATED: Investigators won't release additional Javier Ambler video for now

July 2

The Travis County District Attorney's Office said a grand jury will be impaneled on Aug. 11 and will look at the Ambler and Ramos' cases later in the month. 

RELATED: Travis County grand jury to look at Michael Ramos, Javier Ambler cases in August

July 22

Moore announced she will not take the cases to a grand jury. Dick said he will proceed with his portion of the Ambler investigation and "continue to assist any prosecutor in Travis County who desires to see justice done."

WATCH: Michael Ramos, Javier Ambler cases won't go before grand jury in 2020


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