Texas AG Paxton Asks Court To Dismiss Civil Fraud LawsuitCalling it a "dramatic overreach" by federal regulators, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton asked a judge Thursday to dismiss a civil fraud lawsuit over his efforts to recruit investors to a high-tech startup before he was the state's top prosecutor.
Supreme Court To Review Claims From Texas Death Row InmatesThe Supreme Court will hear appeals from two African-American death-row inmates in Texas, including one who argued his sentence was based on his race.
Feds Seek To Seize San Bernardino Shooter's Life InsuranceFederal prosecutors have filed a lawsuit to seize payments on life insurance policies taken out by San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwan Farook before the December attacks.
Federal Attorneys' Conduct Criticized In Immigration CaseA federal judge in Texas who initially blocked President Barack Obama's immigration executive action has ordered that Justice Department attorneys attend an ethics course for misleading him about whether the administration had begun implementing one of the proposed measures.
Arlington Family Sues Takata, Claims Airbag Endangered Their TeenA local family has opened a lawsuit that includes not only Takata, but Honda and the Vandergriff dealership as well following an incident with an airbag.
ACLU Sues Mississippi Over 'Religious Rights' LawThe American Civil Liberties Union of Mississippi is suing the state over a law that will allow workers to cite their own religious objections to same-sex marriage to deny services to people.
DraftKings Suit Challenges State Authority, Texas AG SaysAttorney General Ken Paxton announced Monday that his office has asked for the dismissal of a suit DraftKings recently filed in Dallas County. Barring that, Paxton's office wants the case moved to Travis County.
Ruling Favors City Of Dallas In Keeping Adult Expo Out Of Convention CenterA federal judge has refused to issue a preliminary injunction that would have forced the City to lease the Convention Center to the promoters of the Exxxotica Adult Expo.
Microsoft Suit Is Latest Tech Clash With U.S. Over PrivacyAs we live more of our lives online, the companies we trust with our digital secrets are increasingly clashing with authorities who want access to the messages, pictures, financial records and other data we accumulate in electronic form.
South Texas Man Set To Die Said He Drank Victim's BloodThe U.S. Supreme Court has been asked to block the scheduled execution a South Texas man for the slaying of a 12-year-old boy whose blood the convicted killer said he drank.
Jury Selection Begins In Bernie Tiede Punishment TrialJury selection is expected to begin Friday in the sentencing trial of an East Texas mortician whose murder case inspired the dark comedy "Bernie."
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.

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