Tag Archives: Ken Paxton
The high court’s intervention raises the possibility that next year’s election may feature “intentionally discriminatory” congressional and state House districts.
In a 5-4 decision late Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear the latest round in Texas’ marathon redistricting case, raising the possibility that nex...Read More
Critics say the judicial appointments could turn federal courts into “the place where civil rights go to die.”
Trump’s nomination of the two religious-right legal activists to vacant federal judge seats in Texas has rattled LGBT rights groups, who call the appointments...Read More
A supportive crowd of dozens chanted “undocumented and unafraid” and “sí se puede” as the demonstrators were arrested by state troopers.
Fifteen immigrant rights supporters were arrested Wednesday outside the Texas Capitol after they blocked traffic in an effort to defend existing immigrant prote...Read More
The ACLU is sending in the lawyers who stopped Trump’s executive order to argue the constitutionality of Texas’ “sanctuary cities” ban.
On a cold January evening, Lee Gelernt emerged to a cheering crowd outside a Brooklyn courthouse after winning the first legal challenge against Trump’s trave...Read More
Proposals in the Legislature and a case taken by the Texas Supreme Court attempt to turn back some of the federal law allowing gay marriage.
Proposals in the Legislature and a case taken by the Texas Supreme Court attempt to turn back some of the federal law allowing gay marriage....Read More
Trump could quickly take action that would render some of them obsolete, while others could see several more years of litigation.
Trump could quickly take action that would render some of them obsolete while others could see several more years of litigation....Read More
Texas GOP leaders talk a lot about religious freedom. And then they try to impose their own beliefs on everybody else.
Texas GOP leaders talk a lot about “religious liberty.” And then they try to impose their own beliefs on everybody else. ...Read More
The DOJ says it will appeal a Texas judge’s injunction barring the Obama administration from implementing guidelines protecting trans students....Read More