Former Texas Nurse Accused In Infant Deaths Competent To Stand TrialJudge Andrew Carruthers made the ruling in the murder case of 68-year-old Genene Jones after reviewing her psychological evaluation.
Texas Judge Clears The Way For Appeal Of Ruling Against Health LawA federal judge in Texas who recently declared the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional has stayed his ruling to allow for appeals.
After Election Loss Texas Judge Randomly Releases Juvenile DefendantsJudge Glenn Devlin released nearly all of the juvenile defendants who appeared before him after asking them whether they intended to kill anyone.
Strong-Armed Texas State Lawmaker Leaves Gavels In PiecesAt 5 feet 5 inches tall, Kenneth Sheets is one of the smallest members of the Texas Legislature.
Domestic Abuse Victim Says Judge Treated Her Like A CriminalA victim in a domestic abuse says she when she went to court, she was treated like a criminal.
'Only An Idiot': Examples Of Court-Ordered Shaming A woman sentenced to hold a sign beginning with"Only an idiot would..." is an example of the sometimes controversial sentences handed out by judges. Check out other examples from Texas and across the country.
Inmate Accused In District Judge Murder-For-Hire PlotAn inmate at the Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) in Fort Worth was a suspected criminal, but the charges he faced involved taxes. Now the 71-year-old is accused of being the mastermind behind a murder-for-hire plot against a federal judge.
3 Members Of Texas Supreme Court Face Re-ElectionThree members of the all-Republican Texas Supreme Court face re-election this year, but two will have to survive primary opponents who accuse the court of becoming too pro-business.
Texas' Top Court Suspends Judge In Beating VideoThe Texas Supreme Court suspended a judge Tuesday whose beating of his then-teenage daughter in 2004 was viewed millions of times on the Internet.
Police: Texas Judge Won't Be Charged Over Video BeatingA Texas family law judge whose daughter secretly videotaped him savagely beating her seven years ago won't face criminal charges because too much time has elapsed, police said.
Texas Judicial Panel Investigates Beating VideoAfter being flooded with calls, faxes and emails calling for action, a Texas judicial panel is investigating an internet video that shows a judge beating his teenage daughter with a belt.