A federal judge says he’ll rule on the legality of Texas’ strict new abortion law before it can take effect next week.
A Tarrant County judge sentenced a convicted felon to multiple life sentences on Friday for sexually abusing his teenage stepdaughter and raping and shooting his next door neighbor, who miraculously survived.
For some prosecutors, career advancement can depend on volunteering for the cases that others turn down.
The NFL and more than 4,500 former players want to resolve concussion-related lawsuits with a $765 million settlement that would fund medical exams, concussion-related compensation and medical research, a federal judge said Thursday.
A state judge appointed a San Antonio attorney on Monday to act as a special prosecutor to investigate an ethics complaint against Gov. Rick Perry.
Major Nidal Malik Hasan’s former defense attorneys interrupted his court martial Wednesday morning. The lawyers say they are concerned the accused Fort Hood mass murderer wants to receive the death penalty.
The judge who cited the Dallas County district attorney for contempt of court will remain on the case — though not for very long.
Prosecutors have to be careful about what they say about now-former Dallas Cowboy Josh Brent. The judge who will preside over Brent’s Intoxication Manslaughter trial told attorneys the case is receiving excessive publicity.
District Attorney Craig Watkins came to court as a defendant — facing a criminal contempt of court charge. But Watkins and his legal team soon left after winning a stay of the order.
The Dallas County district attorney on Monday won an unexpected stay of an order holding him in contempt of court, after his attorney’s highlighted problems with the order.
A North Texas man is getting a second chance at life after spending 16 years in prison.
A military judge Tuesday refused a three-month trial delay for the Army psychiatrist charged in the deadly 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage. The judge, Col. Tara Osborn, also set jury selection to begin on July 9.