Supreme Court Rules Against Texas Death Row Inmate Over Lawyer ErrorsThe Supreme Court has ruled against a Texas death row inmate who said his lawyers failed to challenge a faulty jury instruction at his trial and on appeal.
Nevada Wants Court To Reject Texas Bid To Prod Nuke DumpNevada wants an appeals court to dismiss a bid by the state of Texas to kick-start funding and licensing to entomb the nation's most radioactive waste in the desert outside Las Vegas.
Appellate Court Takes Up 'Making a Murderer' Inmate's CaseA federal appeals court will consider the fate of a Wisconsin inmate featured in the Netflix series "Making a Murderer."
DOJ Moves To Appeal Judge's Ruling On President Trump's Immigration OrderThe Justice Department is asking a federal appeals court to set aside a judge's order that temporarily blocked President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration.
Did Cowboys, Gregory Pull The 'And Justice For All' Pacino Move?On Sunday night, after Gregory played well in the otherwise-meaningless loss at Philly, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said, “We just got to work and figure out a way to keep him on the field.’’ But what would be that way?
TX Appeals Court Throws Out Conviction Of Waco Man On Death Row Texas' highest criminal court has thrown out the conviction of a Waco man sent to death row for the ambush slayings of two men outside a Waco apartment complex in March 2011.
Interim DPD Chief Fires Officer And Employee During HearingA Dallas Police Department employee and officer were fired Friday morning or their own arrests.
Attorney Wants Execution Halted For Dad Who Killed DaughtersJohn David Battaglia has asked the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, the state's highest criminal court, to halt his scheduled Dec. 7 lethal injection in Huntsville.
Law Firm Recommends System For Capital Case Appeals In TexasA law firm is recommending that Texas establish a system for condemned prisoners to have better legal help during the initial appeal that follows their trial.
Court Vacates $1.8M Ventura Award In 'American Sniper' CaseA federal appeals court has thrown out a $1.8 million judgment awarded to former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura, who says he was defamed in the late author Chris Kyle's bestselling book "American Sniper."
Court To Hear Ex-Subway Pitchman's Appeal Next MonthA federal appeals court in Chicago has set a May hearing for former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle's appeal of his more than 15-year sentence in a child sex abuse and pornography case.
State Won't Appeal Dallas Man's Stay Of ExecutionA federal appeals court Wednesday stopped the scheduled execution of a Dallas man hours before he was to be killed for gunning down his two daughters 15 years ago while his ex-wife was listening helplessly on the phone.