Supreme Court Opens Term With New Trump Nominee In PlaceThe justices will hear important cases that touch on gay rights and religious freedoms, the polarized American electorate, the government's ability to track people without search warrants, employees' rights to band together over workplace disputes and states' rights to allow betting on professional and college sporting events.
Appeals Court Allows More Of Texas 'Sanctuary Cities' LawA federal appeals court has partially lifted a judge's order that blocked much of a Texas law targeting "sanctuary cities."
Texas May Move 'Heat-Sensitive' Inmates To Cooler PrisonsThe judge said those inmates needed to reside where temperatures are no higher than 88 degrees.
TX Supreme Court Rules On Case Involving Facebook, A Spoiled Marriage & Youth Baseball Facebook, youth baseball and a spoiled marriage. The Texas Supreme Court just made a ruling in a case involving all three.
New Mexico Court Issues Ruling In Texas Medical CaseThe New Mexico Supreme Court has overturned a ruling in a medical malpractice case that took aim at more favorable tort laws in the Lone Star State.
Court Hands Open Carry Group Victory Over City Of ArlingtonThe open carry movement won a major victory Monday in federal court. A judge ruled the City of Arlington can’t enforce a law used to keep demonstrators off the streets -- at least for now.
SCOTUS: Public Union Can't Make Nonmembers Pay FeesThe Supreme Court says public sector unions can't collect fees from home health care workers who object to being affiliated with a union.
High Court Rules On Emergency Request, A Year LaterCall it justice delayed. More than a year after the Dallas County District Attorney's office asked the Court of Criminal Appeals to step into the infamous contempt of court case, a ruling has come down.
US Judge Strikes Down Oklahoma Same-Sex Marriage BanU.S. District Judge Terrence Kern handed down the ruling Tuesday in a lawsuit filed by two same-sex couples. Kern's ruling was immediately stayed pending appeal, meaning gay marriages won't immediately happen in Oklahoma.
North Texas Father Vs. Mother & The United States Vs. England“What is Texas?” asked Bart Hermer to a curly-headed smiling toddler, who turns around and looks up at him. “Home,” she responds. It’s the last video the North Texas dad says he took of his little girl, Alessia.
Court Reinstates Most Of Texas' New Abortion Rules A federal appeals court on Thursday ruled that most of Texas' tough new abortion restrictions can take effect immediately — a decision that means as least 12 clinics won't be able to perform the procedure starting as soon as Friday.
Dallas County DA Contempt Case Postponed Due To Error In Judge's OrderDistrict Attorney Craig Watkins came to court as a defendant -- facing a criminal contempt of court charge. But Watkins and his legal team soon left after winning a stay of the order.
Boy Accused In Wylie Teen Murder To Be Tried As JuvenileA Wylie teenager accused of murdering a friend earlier this year will be tried in juvenile court, even though prosecutors wanted him certified as an adult.
American Airlines Loses Ruling On Union Election A federal appeals court has overturned a judge's ruling that had blocked a union election among nearly 10,000 employees at American Airlines.
Judge Dismisses Campus Suicide Case Against Lewisville ISDIn a summary judgment, a federal judge has ruled in favor of the Lewisville Independent School District and dismissed a lawsuit filed by the parents of a 9-year-old boy who committed suicide on campus.