Texas Tries New Anti-Abortion Strategy After High Court LossThe long, bitter battle over Texas' new efforts to further restrict abortion has begun in the Republican-controlled Legislature.
Travel Ban Remains On Hold Following Appeals Court DecisionThe panel of three judges from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals declined to block a lower-court ruling that suspended the ban and allowed previously barred travelers to enter the U.S. An appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court is possible.
Trump To Announce Supreme Court Pick Tuesday NightPresident Donald Trump says he will announce his pick for the Supreme Court on Tuesday night. Trump tweeted Monday that he has "made my decision" and will announce it on Tuesday.
Federal Judge Again Blocks Texas Fetal Remains RulesA federal judge has again blocked Texas rules mandating burial or cremation of fetal remains, in a victory for abortion-rights groups.
Texas Court Hearing Case To Limit Gay Marriage LegalizationThe Texas Supreme Court agreed Friday to hear a Houston case that top conservatives hope will provide an opening to challenge the landmark 2015 ruling legalizing gay marriage nationwide.
Free Speech Clash: Justices Considering Offensive TrademarksAn Asian-American rock band has spent years locked in a First Amendment battle with the government, which refuses to register a trademark for the band's name because it's considered offensive.
Convicted Killer Of 2 In Fort Worth Set To Die WednesdayLawyers for Texas death row inmate Christopher Wilkins looked to the U.S. Supreme Court to keep him from becoming the first prisoner executed in the nation this year.
High Court To Examine Mental Disability, Death Penalty IssueThe U.S. Supreme Court is set to examine whether the nation's busiest state for capital punishment -- Texas -- is trying to put to death a convicted killer who's intellectually disabled.
Supreme Court Refuses Appeal Of Texas Nurse In Bleach DeathsThe U.S. Supreme Court has denied an appeal from an East Texas nurse sentenced to life in prison without parole for killing five dialysis patients by injecting them with bleach.
Texas Death Row Inmate Loses At US Supreme CourtThe U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday refused an appeal from Texas death row inmate Danny Paul Bible, who was convicted of the 1979 icepick slaying of a woman who went to his house in Houston to use a telephone.
Black Texas Inmate Seems Likely To Win At Supreme CourtThe Supreme Court is strongly indicating it will side with a black Texas prison inmate who argues improper testimony about his race tainted his death sentence.
Justice Ginsburg Rides Celebrity Wave, Releases AnthologySupreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is riding the wave of her rock-star celebrity, releasing a compilation of her writings that range from a high school editorial to summaries of some of her spiciest dissenting opinions.