The U.S. Supreme Court will be asked to halt Thursday’s execution of a Texas serial killer whose attorneys are challenging the state’s refusal to release information about where it gets its lethal injection drug.
An advocacy group filed another federal lawsuit Wednesday challenging a new provision in Texas’ tough restrictions on abortion, less than a week after a federal appeals court reversed a previous suit and found that the stricter limits don’t impose an undue burden on women’s health.
The Supreme Court will not hear arguments regarding the ban that would prevent illegal immigrants from renting housing in Farmers Branch.
Attorneys for two same-sex couples have faced off with the Texas attorney general’s office over whether a federal judge should lift the state ban on gay marriage.
A woman convicted of torturing and killing a mentally impaired man she lured to Texas with the promise of marriage was scheduled to be executed Wednesday in a rare case of a female death-row inmate.
A woman whose childhood rapes by her uncle, an east Texas man, were captured on camera and widely traded on the Internet wants the Supreme Court to make it easier for victims of child pornography to receive restitution.
A new abortion law will stay in effect in Texas after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to intervene. Liberal justices wanted to block the law until the appeals process was finished.
On Tuesday the United States Supreme Court announced it refuses to block Texas abortion restrictions.
The Supreme Court will not review an Oklahoma court ruling that struck down a state law limiting drug-induced abortions.
Planned Parenthood asked the Supreme Court Monday to place Texas’ new abortion restrictions on hold.
An Alabama church is marking the 50th anniversary of Ku Klux Klan bombing that claimed the lives of four young black girls.
The NAACP has asked to join the Justice Department’s lawsuit to overturn the voter ID law in Texas.