Why This Presidential Election Could Have Historic Influence On Supreme Court"It's a very big deal. The presidential election this year is probably the most momentous we've had in half a century," said SMU Constitutional Law professor Dale Carpenter.
Texas Abortions Drop 15 PercentThe drop comes a year after the state passed tough restrictions on the procedure that the U.S. Supreme Court just struck down.
Supreme Court Strikes Down Texas Abortion RegulationsIn the biggest abortion case in nearly 25 years, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struck down Texas abortion regulations which had been widely replicated. The eight justices voted 5-3 in favor of Texas clinics.
Ruling Signals 'Yellow Light' On College Affirmative ActionIn upholding an affirmative action program at UT, the Supreme Court provided some reassurance to the minority of the nation's colleges that continue to consider an applicant's race in admissions.
Supreme Court Blocks Obama Immigration Plan In 4-4 TieA tie vote by the Supreme Court is blocking President Barack Obama's immigration plan that sought to shield millions living in the U.S. illegally from deportation.
Texas Affirmative Action Plan Survives Supreme Court ReviewThe University of Texas admissions program that takes account of race has survived another round at the Supreme Court. The justices on Thursday upheld the Texas program by a 4-3 vote.
Texan Among Trump's List Of Potential Supreme Court JusticesPresumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has released a list of 11 potential Supreme Court justices he plans to vet to fill the seat of late Justice Antonin Scalia, and there is a Texan on the list.
Dallas Man Condemned For 1993 Slaying Loses SCOTUS AppealThe U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review an appeal from a 41-year-old man on death row for attacking a newlywed couple on a Mesquite jogging trail 23 years ago, killing the husband and raping the wife.
Supreme Court Rejects Challenge To Google's Online LibraryThe Supreme Court turned away a challenge Monday to Google's online book library from authors who complained that the project makes it harder for them to market their work.
Obama's Power Over Immigration Drives Supreme Court DisputeThe raging political fight over immigration comes to the Supreme Court on Monday in a dispute that could affect millions of people who are in the United States illegally.
South Texas Man Set To Die Said He Drank Victim's BloodThe U.S. Supreme Court has been asked to block the scheduled execution a South Texas man for the slaying of a 12-year-old boy whose blood the convicted killer said he drank.
Fort Worth Man On Death Row Loses Supreme Court AppealThe U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review an appeal from a Fort Worth man on death row for smothering an 89-year-old man and robbing him of some $6,000 12 years ago.