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Texas High Court To Consider Same-Sex Divorce

The Texas Supreme Court says it will consider whether the state has jurisdiction over same-sex divorces and the constitutionality the state’s law banning same-sex marriage.

08/23/2013

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Texas Supreme Court Denies Compensation Request To Confessed Child Rapist

The Texas Supreme Court has denied the request for compensation payments to an inmate who was wrongfully convicted for murder but confessed to raping children while in prison.

08/23/2013

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Boy Scouts Appeal Texas Order To Turn Over Abuse Files

AUSTIN (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – The Boy Scouts of America is asking the Texas Supreme Court to review an order requiring it to turn over years of so-called ‘perversion files’ in a child abuse lawsuit. BSA filed […]

06/19/2013

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Texas Court Asks: Is Man’s Best Friend Priceless?

They say all dogs go to heaven. But if they get there before their time, should someone pay up?

01/10/2013

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Texas Supreme Court To Rule On Church Land Dispute

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.

12/26/2012

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Texas Judge In Beating Video Returns To Bench

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.

11/14/2012

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Texas Inmate Who Admitted Rapes Seeks Compensation

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.

11/13/2012

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State Supreme Court To Hear Pet-Value Appeal

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.

09/26/2012

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Palestine Woman’s Last Chance After Tragic Accident

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.

09/11/2012

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Sen. Wendy Davis Hopes New Tax Can Help Tackle Rape Kit Backlog

A state senator from Fort Worth wants to clear a huge backlog of untested rape kits in evidence rooms across Texas.

05/31/2012

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Texas Supreme Court Orders State To Pay Ex-Inmate $2 Million

Allen was convicted of two 1983 Dallas-area murders. But his conviction was reversed in 2009 and he was freed.

05/18/2012

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3 Members Of Texas Supreme Court Face Re-Election

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.

05/15/2012

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