Texas Supreme Court
The Texas Supreme Court will decide the ownership of 52 Fort Worth-area church properties valued at more than $100 million after a split in the Episcopal Church between conservative and liberal factions.
The Texas judge seen viciously beating his then-teenage daughter in a video she posted on the Internet last year is expected to return to the bench Wednesday after a yearlong suspension.
When Michael Blair was sent to death row for the murder of a 7-year-old Texas girl, he insisted he never killed anyone. More than a decade later, genetic testing showed he was telling the truth.
The Texas Supreme Court will hear arguments on whether a judge or jury should consider the sentimental value of a pet instead of its market value when it comes to computing damages.
An accident left a former prom queen from Palestine High School with permanent brain damage. She was awarded $8 million, but an appeals court overturned a key part of the verdict.
A state senator from Fort Worth wants to clear a huge backlog of untested rape kits in evidence rooms across Texas.
Allen was convicted of two 1983 Dallas-area murders. But his conviction was reversed in 2009 and he was freed.
Three members of the all-Republican Texas Supreme Court face re-election this year, but two will have to survive primary opponents who accuse the court of becoming too pro-business.
Billy Frederick Allen spent more than 25 years in prison before an appeals court overturned his convictions in two murders. Three years after winning his freedom, Allen is fighting the state again — this time for the $2 million he says he’s owed for wrongful imprisonment.
The Texas Supreme Court has ruled an employer can force a long-time worker to sign an agreement not to sue if they are fired. Then the business can fire the employee.
Texas will pay a Dallas County man released from prison in 2006 after DNA evidence exonerated him of a rape that he did not commit an additional $753,000 on top of $1 million already paid for the 20 years he spent wrongfully imprisoned.
Attorneys for the state are set to defend Texas’ business tax. Claims that it violates the Texas Constitution are part of a case starting Monday in the Texas Supreme Court.