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NAACP LDF To Join Federal Lawsuit Over Texas Voter ID

The NAACP has asked to join the Justice Department’s lawsuit to overturn the voter ID law in Texas.

08/27/2013

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Controversial Texas Voter ID Law Likely Enforced Next Week

Unless a federal judge intervenes, the South Texas city of Edinburg could be the first to enforce a new voter ID law next week, and lawyers will likely use the special election to gather evidence to strengthen lawsuits to block it in the future.

08/23/2013

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Gov’t To Sue Texas Over Voter ID Law

The Justice Department says it will sue Texas over the state’s voter ID law and will seek to intervene in a lawsuit over the state’s redistricting laws.

08/22/2013

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Redistricting Case Could Delay Texas Primaries

Politicians across the state are announcing their candidacies and hiring campaign workers, but the ongoing battle over redistricting could again delay the March primaries and make life difficult for incumbents.

08/11/2013

Former Texas Justice, Congressman Hightower Dies

Former Texas Supreme Court Justice Jack Hightower, a Democrat who also served a decade in Congress under three different presidents, has died. He was 86.

08/03/2013

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Same-Sex Marriage Supporters Celebrate Supreme Court Decisions

An estimated 400 supporters of same-sex marriage gathered in celebration Wednesday night around the Legacy of Love monument in Oak Lawn.

06/27/2013

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Supreme Court Gay Marriage Decisions Due Wednesday

The Supreme Court is expected to rule on two landmark cases regarding gay marriage on Wednesday that could have ripple affects across the nation.

06/26/2013

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Supreme Court Strikes Down Part Of 1965 Voting Rights Act

The United States Supreme Court struck down a portion of the 1965 Voting Rights Act requiring certain states, including Texas, to have voting law changes “pre-cleared” by federal courts.

CBS 11–06/25/2013

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High Court Voids Part Of Voting Rights Act

The Supreme Court ruled that a part of the Voting Rights Act cannot be enforced unless there is a new way of determining which states require federal monitoring of elections.

06/25/2013

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High Court Sends Back Texas Race-Based Plan

The Supreme Court has sent a case on race-based college admissions back for another look. The decision leaves many of questions about the use of race in college admissions.

06/24/2013

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Alito To Tell DFW Lawyers About High Court

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito is in North Texas to give some insight into the nation’s highest court. He is set to address the State Bar of Texas at their annual meeting in Dallas.

06/20/2013

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Supreme Justice Alito Throws 1st Pitch At Ballpark

Alito threw the ceremonial first pitch before the Texas Rangers’ home game against the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday night.

06/19/2013

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