Linda Brown, Student In Brown v. Board Of Education Case, DiesLinda Brown Thompson, who as a young girl was the student at the center of the Brown v. Board of Education case that declared school segregation unconstitutional, has died.
Appeals Court Declares Trump Travel Ban UnconstitutionalA federal appeals court has ruled that President Donald Trump's latest travel ban on travelers from six largely Muslim countries is unconstitutional because it discriminates against Muslims because of their religion.
Pot-Users Want Judge To Declare Marijuana Safe Under U.S. LawFive plaintiffs, including a military veteran, have filed a lawsuit claiming the government's decision to classify marijuana as dangerous is irrational, unconstitutional and motivated by politics, not hard science.
Federal Judge Knocks Down Florida's Voting Ban For Ex-FelonsA federal judge has ruled that Florida's current ban on former felons voting is unconstitutional and needs to be changed as soon as possible.
Lawsuit Targets Searches Of Electronic Devices At U.S. BorderA federal lawsuit claims the U.S. government's growing practice of searching laptops and cellphones at the border is unconstitutional because electronic devices now carry troves of private personal and business information.
Dallas Mayor Says City Will Challenge Sanctuary Cities LawDallas Mayor Mike Rawlings said Wednesday that he will join other Texas cities in a challenge to the -- newly passed -- so called 'Sanctuary Cities' law.
New Obamacare Challenge Reaching Supreme CourtOpponents of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul are taking yet another challenge to the law to the Supreme Court, and say they will be back with more if this one fails.
Rival McKinney Police Associations Headed To Federal CourtA split in the McKinney Police Department is headed to federal court. The McKinney Fraternal Order of Police is suing both the city and the McKinney Police Association.
Attorney General Requests Review Of Same-Sex Marriage RulingTexas Attorney General Ken Paxton has asked the state Supreme Court to review a probate judge's order that found the state's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional.
Appeals Court Hears Challenge To Health Care Law A Texas doctor's challenge to President Obama's health care overhaul is before a federal appeals court in New Orleans.
Texas School Funding Still Unconstitutional A judge declared Texas' school finance system unconstitutional again Thursday, finding that even though the Legislature pumped an extra $3 billion-plus into classrooms last summer the state still fails to provide adequate funding or distribute it fairly among school districts in wealthy and poor areas.
Governor Perry Calls Charges Unconstitutional, Asks Judge To Dimiss CaseGovernor Perry vows to fight every chance he gets. On Monday, his lawyers put it in writing. They filed a 60 page motion to dismiss the felony charges against him calling state statutes overly vague and unconstitutional.