Call it justice delayed. More than a year after the Dallas County District Attorney’s office asked the Court of Criminal Appeals to step into the infamous contempt of court case, a ruling has come down.
U.S. District Judge Terrence Kern handed down the ruling Tuesday in a lawsuit filed by two same-sex couples. Kern’s ruling was immediately stayed pending appeal, meaning gay marriages won’t immediately happen in Oklahoma.
“What is Texas?” asked Bart Hermer to a curly-headed smiling toddler, who turns around and looks up at him. “Home,” she responds. It’s the last video the North Texas dad says he took of his little girl, Alessia.
A federal appeals court on Thursday ruled that most of Texas’ tough new abortion restrictions can take effect immediately — a decision that means as least 12 clinics won’t be able to perform the procedure starting as soon as Friday.
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.
A Wylie teenager accused of murdering a friend earlier this year will be tried in juvenile court, even though prosecutors wanted him certified as an adult.
A federal appeals court has overturned a judge’s ruling that had blocked a union election among nearly 10,000 employees at American Airlines.
In a summary judgment, a federal judge has ruled in favor of the Lewisville Independent School District and dismissed a lawsuit filed by the parents of a 9-year-old boy who committed suicide on campus.
Just a few weeks ago there were some very bitter divorce hearings between Deion Sanders and wife Pilar. Today the pair were back in court — fighting.