U.S. Supreme Court
A federal appeals court dealt Texas abortion providers another blow Thursday when it refused to reconsider its previous ruling that upheld one part of tough restrictions that altogether have closed most abortion facilities.
Abortion providers on Monday asked the Supreme Court to block a lower federal court ruling that allowed Texas to enforce tough restrictions effectively closing all but seven abortion facilities in America’s second most-populous state.
The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected the appeal of a Texas death row prisoner convicted of the slaying of a Tyler woman at her apartment 18 years ago.
A man convicted of gunning down his former common-law wife and her brother more than two decades ago in Houston was put to death by lethal injection Wednesday evening.
The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to halt the scheduled execution of a man convicted of killing three members of a Corpus Christi family.
The Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles has refused to delay a Mexican national’s scheduled execution this week.
A federal appeals court on Wednesday threw out a ruling requiring the Texas prison system to disclose more information about where it gets lethal-injection drugs, reversing a judge who had halted an upcoming execution.
Anthony Doyle, 29, is scheduled to die Thursday evening for the fatal beating of a Dallas woman at his mother’s home 11 years ago.
A convicted killer facing execution next month for a Dallas-area slaying 11 years ago has lost an appeal at the U.S. Supreme Court.
The Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether police need a warrant to search the cellphones of people they have arrested.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is asking a federal court in San Antonio to require the state to get federal approval or “pre-clearance” before it makes any changes to its voting laws.
A Democratic congressman has joined seven others in filing a federal lawsuit to keep Texas from enforcing its voter ID law. U.S. Rep. Marc Veasey of Fort Worth filed the papers Wednesday.