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U.S. Supreme Court (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Condemned Killers In 2 Fort Worth Murder Cases Lose Appeals

Two inmates on Texas death row for slayings in Fort Worth have lost appeals at the U.S. Supreme Court.

02/23/2015

The Texas death chamber in Huntsville, TX (Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Supreme Court Blocks Scheduled Texas Execution Next Week

A condemned Texas inmate set to die next week for a quadruple murder more than 30 years ago in North Texas has received a reprieve from the U.S. Supreme Court.

02/05/2015

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Supreme Court Divided In Housing Bias Debate

The Supreme Court appeared to be sharply divided on Wednesday in their debate over a decades-old strategy for fighting discrimination in housing.

01/21/2015

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Plano Couple Optimistic About Future Of Same Sex Marriage

News that the Supreme Court will take up same sex marriage in America was welcome news to a Plano couple who has been fighting for years for the right to marry.

CBS 11–01/16/2015

U.S. Supreme Court (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Supreme Court Will Decide Gay Marriage This Term

Setting the stage for a potentially historic ruling, the Supreme Court says it will decide whether same-sex couples nationwide have a right to marry under the Constitution.

01/16/2015

The Texas death chamber in Huntsville, TX  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Texas Inmate Facing Execution Loses Appeal At Supreme 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.

01/12/2015

Fort Worth Officer Chris Gorrie. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Ads Feature FWPD Officers Taking A Stand For Gay Marriage

Flanked by supportive colleagues, a Fort Worth police officer is taking a stand for gay marriage. He’s being featured in commercials now airing in Texas’ largest cities.

CBSDFW.COM–01/05/2015

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Court To Review Political License Plates

The Supreme Court is taking on a free speech case concerning a proposed specialty license plate in Texas that would prominently feature the Confederate battle flag.

12/05/2014

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Supreme Court Justices Hear Pregnancy Discrimination Case

A pregnancy discrimination case is in front of the Supreme Court and its outcome could affect women across the country. A former UPS worker says she was forced into taking unpaid leave when she became pregnant.

12/04/2014

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Supreme Court Asked To Halt Texas Execution

Attorneys who contend a Texas death row inmate set for execution this week is too mentally ill for execution have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to halt the punishment.

12/01/2014

The Texas death chamber in Huntsville, TX (Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Texas Death Row Inmate Loses At Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review an appeal from a 42-year-old man sent to death row for killing a North Texas police officer and another man in a shootout at an Ellis County convenience store 12 years ago.

11/10/2014

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Justices Allow Texas Use Of New Voter ID Law

The Supreme Court allows Texas to use the new voter identification law for November elections.

CBS 11–10/18/2014

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