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Sex, Love, and Lawrence v. Texas

Mar 19, 2012 By Sonia Smith

A new book, Flagrant Conduct: The Story of Lawrence v. Texas, explores the history of the men behind the landmark Supreme Court case and questions the conventional wisdom of the story.

Court Attack

Mar 31, 2010 By Paul Burka

How the Citizens United decision could spell doom for democracy in Texas.

Supremes block Skinner execution

Mar 24, 2010 By Paul Burka

The U.S. Supreme Court has put Texas’s procedures in death penalty appeals in the spotlight again. It blocked the execution of Henry Skinner, who was schedule to die at 6 p.m. tonight, Texas time. The Court’s action followed the decision of the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles not to…