Federal Judge To Fine Texas $50K Per Day In Foster Care Case; Says State Has 'Lied To Me At Almost Every Level'The fines will start being handed down on Friday and double later this month until court-appointed monitors confirm compliance.
After Being Blocked Last Year, Texas Again Hopes To Revive Fetal Remains LawThe 5th Circuit Court of Appeals is preparing to hear arguments over a Texas law requiring that health care clinics bury or cremate fetal remains from abortions and miscarriages.
Lawsuit Claims U.S. Airport Searches Of Phones, Laptops On The RiseAccording to a new federal lawsuit, U.S. government searches of travelers' cellphones and laptops at airports and border crossings have nearly quadrupled since 2015.
3rd Judge Blocks Trump Administration's 2020 Census Citizenship QuestionA third federal judge has blocked the Trump administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census.
Judge: Census Citizenship Question Threatens U.S. DemocracyJudge says the Trump administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census "threatens the very foundation of our democratic system".
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.
Federal Judge In Fort Worth Strikes Down Obamacare As UnconstitutionalA federal judge in Texas on Friday ruled the entire Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional due to a recent change in federal tax law.
5th Circuit Offers Mixed Ruling In Texas Foster Care CaseA federal appeals court has struck down dozens of measures ordered by a judge to improve Texas' foster care system.
Cherokee Nation To Appeal Decision Striking Down Native American Adoption LawThe Cherokee Nation is planning to appeal a decision last week that struck down a law governing the adoptions of Native American children.
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.