Texas Court Upholds Long Sentence For Bernie TiedeA Texas appeals court has upheld the 99-year prison sentence given to a mortician who was the subject of the 2011 film "Bernie."
Appeals Court: Texas Must Reveal Execution Drug SupplierThe ruling Thursday from the 3rd Court of Appeals is in response to a lawsuit and has limited impact.
Court Pauses Criminal Case Against Texas AGThe ruling Tuesday comes as Paxton is scheduled to stand trial in Houston in September on felony accusations that he misled investors in a tech startup.
Another Appeals Court To Weigh Trump's Revised Travel BanFor the second time in a week, government lawyers will try to persuade a federal appeals court to reinstate President Donald Trump's revised travel ban -- and once again, they can expect plenty of questions about whether the ban was designed to discriminate against Muslims.
Appeals Court Stays Convicted Killer's Wednesday ExecutionAn appeals court has stayed the execution of a North Texas man until it can review whether he received a fair trial in the killing of a Fort Worth-area amusement center manager during a 2006 robbery.
Federal Judge Puts Trump's Revised Travel Ban On Hold, Government Vows FightA federal judge in Hawaii has put President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban on hold
Appeals Court Upholds Law Barring Supreme Court ProtestsA federal appeals court has underscored the kinds of protests banned inside the Supreme Court.
Appeals Court: Decision On Trump Travel Ban Coming ThursdayA federal appeals court in San Francisco said Thursday it will release its ruling by the end of the business day in the legal fight over whether to reinstate President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from seven predominantly Muslim nations.
Judge Hammers Attorneys On Both Sides Of Travel Ban CasePresident Donald Trump's travel ban faced its toughest test yet Tuesday as a panel of appeals court judges hammered away at the government's arguments that the ban was motivated by terrorism fears but also directed pointed questions to an attorney who claimed it unconstitutionally targeted Muslims.
Texas Appeals Court Refuses To Block Thursday ExecutionThe Texas Court of Criminal Appeals late Tuesday rejected appeals from attorneys for Terry Edwards.
Acquittals Ordered For Tyler Couple In Child Scalding CaseKenneth Walker, 59, and Shelley Walker, 64, both of Tyler, have been in prison since 2012, serving 25-year sentences for their convictions in Smith County for injury to a child.
Indicted Texas Attorney General Makes Case To Appeals CourtTexas Attorney General Ken Paxton argues that criminal charges against him are unconstitutionally vague in his formal appeal to Dallas court.