Lawyers For Texas Cities Argue Against State Immigration LawAttorneys for numerous Texas local governments and immigrant advocates told a federal appeals court Tuesday that a Texas law aimed at cracking down on so-called sanctuary cities puts illegal and unconstitutional burdens on local authorities.
Appeals Court Argument Set For Texas 'Sanctuary Cities' LawA federal appeals court in New Orleans is set to hear arguments over a Texas law cracking down on sanctuary cities.
'Tweeter Laureate' Texas Judge Nominated For Federal CourtPresident Donald Trump on Thursday named Texas Supreme Court Justice Don Willett one of four nominees for the 5th U.S. Court of Appeals.
Federal Appeals Court Orders Changes To Texas Voter ID LawThe ruling instructs a lower court to make changes that fix the "discriminatory effect" of the 2011 law in the months leading up to this fall's election.
Appeals Panel Hears Arguments On Obama Immigration ActionA federal appeals court in New Orleans is set to hear arguments over President Barack Obama's plan to protect from deportation as many as 5 million immigrants living in the United States illegally.
Texas Inmate Facing Execution Loses Appeal At Supreme CourtThe U.S. Supreme Court has refused to consider an appeal from an East Texas man facing execution in March for a shootout that left two Henderson County sheriff's deputies dead nearly eight years ago.
Appeals Court Won't Reconsider Ruling In UT Affirmative Action CaseA federal appeals court has refused to reconsider a recent decision that upheld the use of race in University of Texas undergraduate admissions.
Appeals Court Lets Texas Enforce Anti-Abortion Law A federal appeals court Thursday allowed Texas to immediately begin enforcing tough new abortion restrictions that will effectively close all but seven abortion facilities in America's second most-populous state.