Texas Court Rejects Appeal By Actress Who Sent Ricin To ObamaShannon Richardson, 40, had appealed her sentence on the grounds of ineffective counsel.
Immigrant Detainee Who Alleged Abuse To Receive TherapyA federal judge agreed to outside mental-health treatment for a Salvadoran woman seeking asylum who said a guard groped her inside an immigration detention facility.
Judge Partially Lifts Trump Administration Ban On RefugeesA federal judge in Seattle on Saturday partially lifted a Trump administration ban on certain refugees after two groups argued that the policy prevented people from some mostly Muslim countries from reuniting with family living legally in the United States.
Federal Judge Blocks Texas Ban Of Common Abortion ProcedureThe ruling overturns — at least for now — a law that Republican Gov. Greg Abbott signed in June banning a second-trimester abortion procedure known as dilation and evacuation.
Judge Presses Government On Abortion Access For ImmigrantA federal judge said Wednesday she doesn't understand why federal officials don't "step aside" and allow a pregnant 17-year-old being held in a Texas facility for unaccompanied immigrant children to get an abortion.
Teen Detained After Crossing Border Illegally Fights To Have AbortionAdvocates for a pregnant 17-year-old girl held in a Texas facility for immigrant children who have crossed the border alone are asking a federal judge to allow her to get an abortion, over the opposition of U.S. and state officials.
Judge Halts Texas' Newest Anti-Abortion LawA federal judge has blocked Texas from enforcing new anti-abortion measures.
Federal Judge Blocks Texas' 'Sanctuary Cities' LawA federal judge has temporarily blocked most of Texas' tough new "sanctuary cities" law allowing police to inquire about people's immigration status during routine interactions such as traffic stops.