Texas Governor Abbott Has Been Filling Courts With GOP Judges Voters RejectedGovernor Greg Abbott has quietly been stocking Texas courts with Republican judges freshly rejected by voters.
Judging Texas Judges Difficult When Identities Of Misbehaving Ones Often Kept SecretComplaints against judges are filed with the Texas Commission on Judicial Conduct. The commission has the power to discipline Texas judges, but the CBS 11 I-Team found it rarely does.
Sweet Job: Trio Of Judges Select Vermont's Best Maple SyrupIn the country's top maple producing state, Vermonters take their maple syrup seriously, and so do the judges at the annual maple contest.
Texas Senate Votes To Boost Security For Judges After AttackThe Texas Senate has voted to boost security protections for state and local judges after an attempted assassination of a district judge outside her Austin home in 2015.
Justice Department To Transfer Immigration Judges To Border Detention CentersThe Justice Department says it will temporarily transfer immigration judges to six detention centers near the border with Mexico in an effort to put President Donald Trump's immigration directives into effect.
Overcrowded Prisons Lead To Campaign For Ending Mandatory Sentences Critics of mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent offenders say it leads to overcrowding in prisons, including here in North Texas.