Lawyers Want Supreme Court To Block Texas From Executing Convicted MurdererAttorneys for an inmate convicted in a prison guard's death are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to halt his scheduled execution.
Man Convicted In Texas Prison Guard's Death To Be ExecutedRobert Pruett was already serving 99 years for a neighbor's killing when he was convicted in the death of a prison guard who was stabbed in an attack that prosecutors say stemmed from a dispute over a peanut butter sandwich.
Judge Halts Texas' Newest Anti-Abortion LawA federal judge has blocked Texas from enforcing new anti-abortion measures.
Coalition Of States Files Brief In Ten Commandments Case A coalition of nearly two dozen states led by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is stepping into a dispute in northwestern New Mexico over a Ten Commandments monument.
12 Texas Inmates Are Serving Banned Juvenile Life SentenceA dozen Texas inmates are serving a sentence the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled unconstitutional because they were younger than 18 when they committed their crimes.
Texas Sued Again Over Abortion Year After Supreme Court LossPlanned Parenthood is suing Texas over a new ban on a common abortion procedure that other Republican-controlled states have also tried outlawing in recent years.
Praise, Criticism Of Supreme Court Decision On Temporary Travel BanPresident Donald Trump called the Supreme Court's decision on his temporary travel ban, "A clear victory for our national security."
Supreme Court Refuses Appeal From Condemned Texas PrisonerThe U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review lower court rulings that a Texas death row inmate may have faked mental illness to avoid execution for a double murder.
Texas Set To Pass New Abortion RestrictionsA sweeping new anti-abortion bill in Texas that includes a provision already blocked by federal courts is heading to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott.
President Trump Travel Ban Showdown Headed For Supreme CourtDonald Trump's administration is pledging a Supreme Court showdown over his travel ban after a federal appeals ruled that the ban "drips with religious intolerance, animus and discrimination."
Texas Advances New Abortion Limits Despite Court DefeatsThe Texas House voted 96-47 on legislation that bans a commonly used second-trimester abortion procedure, known as dilation and evacuation, similar to laws that courts have blocked in Alabama, Oklahoma, Kansas and Louisiana.
Supreme Court Order Unlikely To Deter Voting RestrictionsThe Supreme Court's refusal to breathe new life into North Carolina's sweeping voter identification law might be just a temporary victory for civil rights groups.