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.
Appeals Court Rules Against Obama Immigration PlanIn a 2-1 decision, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans upheld a Texas-based judge's injunction blocking the Obama administration's immigration initiative.
Experts: Freedom Of Speech At Center Of Dispute Between Jesse Ventura & Chris Kyle's EstateLegal experts say free speech issues will be at stake in an appeals court's consideration of the dispute between former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura and the estate of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle.
Texas Court Revives Suit Over Confederate Flag Dispute A federal appeals court has revived a lawsuit that had been filed against officials who had rejected a group's petition for a customized Texas license plate featuring the Confederate battle flag.
2nd Suit Filed Challenging Texas' New Abortion Law An advocacy group filed another federal lawsuit Wednesday challenging a new provision in Texas' tough restrictions on abortion, less than a week after a federal appeals court reversed a previous suit and found that the stricter limits don't impose an undue burden on women's health.
Texan In Mental Ward Still Wants To Practice LawAn appeals court is questioning whether a Texas attorney who's a patient at a psychiatric hospital and was found incompetent to stand trial can continue representing a client.