Supreme Court

Dallas Cop Killer Loses Supreme CourtĀ AppealA prisoner facing execution for the slaying of a Dallas police officer 14 years ago has lost an appeal.
Texas Clinics File Supreme Court Appeal Of Abortion LawTexas abortion clinics are asking the Supreme Court to take up a major case about abortion rights in the midst of the 2016 presidential campaign.
Texas Inmate Wants To Die, Supreme Court Gives OKThe justices turned down an appeal from Lopez's attorneys who disregarded both his desire to die and lower court rulings that Lopez was competent to make that decision.
2 Texas Executions Likely To Go On This WeekWherever their summer travels have taken them, Supreme Court justices will probably weigh in on plans to execute two death row inmates this week in Texas.
Ken Paxton Faces Contempt Hearing Over Same-Sex Marriage RightsA federal judge has ordered Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton to explain why he should not be held in contempt for enforcing state laws that impede gay marriage rights.
Attorneys File Grievance Over AG Paxton's Comments On Same Sex MarriageA letter has been posted on-line, addressed to Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton. It's a grievance letter, and it talks about Paxton's response to the recent Supreme Court ruling on same sex marriage.
Could Texas Abortion Clinics Reopen?Abortion providers cheered a move by the Supreme Court to temporarily block part of a Texas law that would have closed more than half the state's 19 remaining abortion clinics.
Supreme Court Blocks Texas From Enforcing Some Abortion-Clinic RestrictionsThe Supreme Court is refusing to allow Texas to enforce restrictions that would force 10 abortion clinics to close.
Supreme Court Will Re-Hear UT-Austin Affirmative Action CaseThe Supreme Court says it will dive back into the fight over the use of race in admissions at the University of Texas.
Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare & Housing Discrimination LawsThe Supreme Court has upheld the nationwide tax subsidies under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, in a ruling that preserves health insurance for millions of Americans.
Texas Abortion Law Teed Up For Supreme Court ReviewAbortion is back before the Supreme Court, and the justices could signal by the end of June whether they are likely to take up the biggest case on the hot-button subject in nearly a quarter-century. SCOTUS is considering an emergency appeal from abortion providers in Texas.
Supreme Court Sides With Texas Over Confederate Flag License PlateThe Supreme Court has upheld Texas' refusal to issue a license plate bearing the Confederate battle flag, rejecting a free-speech challenge.