FEDERAL APPEALS COURT
The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to consider an appeal from an East Texas man facing execution in March for a shootout that left two Henderson County sheriff’s deputies dead nearly eight years ago.
A federal appeals court has refused to reconsider a recent decision that upheld the use of race in University of Texas undergraduate admissions.
A federal appeals court Thursday allowed Texas to immediately begin enforcing tough new abortion restrictions that will effectively close all but seven abortion facilities in America’s second most-populous state.
Two Supreme Court appeals and one Federal appeal from Texas death row inmates were all recently denied – moving the condemned one step closer to execution.
A federal appeals court is scheduled to hear arguments Wednesday on whether a Texas state board violated the free-speech rights of a group that petitioned for a customized license plate featuring the Confederate battle flag.
A federal appeals court has rejected a petition to reclassify marijuana from its current status as a dangerous drug with no accepted medical use.
A federal appeals court has rejected an East Texas inmate’s claims that he’s mentally impaired and ineligible for execution.
A federal appeals court has rejected an appeal from a suburban Dallas man sent to death row for the road rage slayings of two truck drivers 14 years ago.