5th U.S. Circuit Court Of Appeals
A federal appeals court has struck down Texas’ voter ID law, ruling that the Republican-backed measure first passed in 2011 violates the Voting Rights Act.
A federal appeals court has agreed to consider an appeal from a 48-year-old East Texas man on death row for the 2002 slaying of his 2-year-old daughter.
A North Texas man facing execution in less than two weeks for the fatal shootings of four men more than 30 years ago has lost a federal court appeal.
A federal appeals court is allowing a Corpus Christi man on death row to volunteer for execution.
The judge who blocked President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration has ordered the Justice Department to answer allegations that the government misled him about part of the plan.
A probate judge in Travis County has ruled that the Texas ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.
The constitutionality of a Texas law that could force some women to travel hundreds of miles or cross state lines to get a legal abortion were debated Wednesday before a federal appeals court
Federal appeals court halts execution scheduled Wednesday for Texas prisoner Scott Panetti.
A Texas doctor’s challenge to President Obama’s health care overhaul is before a federal appeals court in New Orleans.
A federal appeals court has refused to reconsider a recent decision that upheld the use of race in University of Texas undergraduate admissions.
A farmer investigating a grass fire on a remote stretch of road near his South Texas home discovered the bodies of two men and a woman from San Antonio who had been shot, bound and wrapped in carpet that was set ablaze.
A federal appeals court has ruled that charitable bingo operators are allowed to use proceeds from their games to lobby Texas lawmakers on a variety of issues, including gambling.