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Federal Court: Discrimination In Texas Voting Maps

The future of Texas’ voting districts is again in question after a federal court Tuesday found evidence of discrimination in new district maps approved by the state’s Republican-controlled Legislature last year.

08/28/2012

Texas death chamber execution gurney. (credit: AP)

Texas Executes Man Despite His Claims Of Low IQ

The state of Texas has executed a convicted killer whose lawyers say shouldn’t have been eligible for the death penalty because of his low IQ.

08/07/2012

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SCOTUS Rules Man Can Sue Arlington Over ‘Sidewalks To Nowhere’

The U.S. Supreme Court has turned away a request from the city of Arlington over the issue of sidewalks and the disabled.

02/21/2012

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Minority Groups Call April 3 Primary Unrealistic

Minority groups that claim Texas’ new political maps are unfair have asked a three-judge panel to take their time drafting new maps.

01/23/2012

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Court Throws Out Judge-Drawn Texas Electoral Maps

The Supreme Court has thrown out electoral maps drawn by federal judges in Texas that favored minorities.

01/20/2012

Republican Presidential hopeful and Texas Governor Rick Perry speaks at a function. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Perry Flubs Name, Number Of Supreme Court Justices

Presidential contender Rick Perry said there are eight Supreme Court justices, not nine, and flubbed Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s name in an editorial board meeting in Iowa.

12/09/2011

National Cowgirl Museum And Hall Of Fame

Cowgirl Museum Opening Sandra Day O’Connor Exhibit

It’s been 30 years since Sandra Day O’Connor became the first woman to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court. An exhibit about her life opens this week at the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame in Fort Worth.

10/26/2011

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