In Final Act As President, Obama Commutes 330 Drug Sentences In his last major act as president, Barack Obama is cutting short the sentences of 330 federal inmates convicted of drug crimes.
Hearing Set For Plano Woman Who Murdered Baby In 2004 A hearing is scheduled Wednesday morning in Collin County for the Plano woman who murdered her baby.
Lawsuit Challenges New Texas Rules Over Handling Of Fetal RemainsA coalition of national advocacy groups has sued to block Texas' soon-to-be-implemented rules mandating the burial or cremation of fetal remains.
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.
Trump Justice Dept. Could Shift Drug Prosecution PoliciesAn Obama administration Justice Department that emphasized the need to be "smart on crime" is being replaced with a Trump presidency that campaigned on being "tough on crime."
President Obama Hits 1,000 Mark For Commutations GrantedPresident Barack Obama has surpassed the 1,000 mark for commutations granted during his presidency after shortening sentences for 79 people.
Trump's Election Triggers Flood Of Immigration QuestionsImmigration hotlines, legal clinics and public schools around the country have been fielding a flood of questions about immigration since Donald Trump's election.
Report: Nurse Nina Pham Settles Part Of Ebola LawsuitOne of the two Presbyterian Hospital Dallas nurses who contracted Ebola two years ago may have settled part of her lawsuit.
Former HEB Elementary Principal To Be Sentenced For Sex CrimeA former HEB elementary school principal who was convicted of a federal sex crime is to be sentenced Monday morning.
Trump Seeks To Dismiss Lawsuit Over Trump UniversityLawyers for Trump will appear Friday before U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel to argue that a lawsuit against the nominee lacks merit.
Federal Immigration Court Backlog Tops 500,000 Pending CasesThe Justice Department's Executive Office for Immigration Review said Wednesday there are now 500,051 pending immigration cases in the agency's courts.
Trump Seeks To Block Release Of Trump University TestimonyA federal judge who has been a target of Donald Trump's scorn must decide whether to release videos of the presumed Republican presidential nominee testifying in a lawsuit about the now-defunct Trump University

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