Dallas City Council Settles Exxxotica Lawsuit For $650,000The lawsuit made it to the U.S. Court of Appeals in New Orleans, which ruled against the city, paving the way for the settlement agreement.
Execution Delayed For Texas Man Convicted Of Killing 13-Month-Old Girl In 'Exorcism'A Texas appeals court has delayed this week's scheduled execution of Blaine Milam who is convicted of killing his girlfriend's 13-month-old daughter during what the couple had said was part of an "exorcism."
Judge Denies Rapper Meek Mill's Request For New TrialA judge has denied rapper Meek Mill's petition for a new trial in his decade-old drug and gun convictions despite support for the request by the district attorney's office.
Appeals Court Blocks Upcoming Execution Of East Texas Man AgainClifton Williams was set to die June 21 for the fatal beating and stabbing of Cecilia Schneider at her Tyler home in 2005.
Man Ordered Shocked By Texas Judge Gets New TrialAn appeals court has ordered a new trial for a man whom a judge, impatient with the defendant's disruptions, ordered to be jolted several times with 50,000 volts from a shock belt.
Appeals Court Weighs Intent Of Texas' Strict Voter ID LawThe new law clarified that both U.S. passport books and cards would be accepted. But it didn't expand the list of seven acceptable IDs beyond those in the 2011 version of a law that critics said was the toughest voter ID law in the country.
4 Texas Death Row Inmates Lose Appeals At US Supreme CourtFour death row inmates in Texas have lost their appeals at the U.S. Supreme Court.
Federal Court Clears Way For Immigrant Teen To Get AbortionA U.S. appeals court has cleared the way for a 17-year-old immigrant held in federal custody to obtain an abortion.
Elliott's Appeals Court Hearing Ends Without A Ruling MondayA federal appeals court could rule as early as Tuesday on whether Ezekiel Elliott must begin serving a six-game suspension.
Appeals Court Orders Review In Fort Worth Death Penalty CaseTilon Carter is on death row for 2004 killing of James Tomlin during a robbery at his home.
Court: Texas Can Enforce More Of 'Sanctuary Cities' LawTexas Attorney General Ken Paxton said the decision would allow the state to "enforce the core" of the law while opponents predicted that the actual effect would be limited.
Texas Asks Court To Allow Its Ban On 'Sanctuary Cities'A U.S. District judge blocked much of the law on Aug. 31, a day before it was to take effect. The state appealed to the New Orleans-based 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Texas Court Upholds Long Sentence For Bernie TiedeA Texas appeals court has upheld the 99-year prison sentence given to a mortician who was the subject of the 2011 film "Bernie."
Appeals Court: Texas Must Reveal Execution Drug SupplierThe ruling Thursday from the 3rd Court of Appeals is in response to a lawsuit and has limited impact.
Court Pauses Criminal Case Against Texas AGThe ruling Tuesday comes as Paxton is scheduled to stand trial in Houston in September on felony accusations that he misled investors in a tech startup.