Congressman Roy and Senator Cruz urged Trump to print the census with a citizenship question despite a Supreme Court ruling. That would’ve been a dangerous precedent.
Without state funding for census outreach, communities across Texas are trying on their own to make sure everyone gets counted.
As HB2 lands at the Supreme Court, the activists on both sides that gathered at the Capitol in 2013 are still fighting their battles.
The stakes have changed in an abortion case and affirmative action debacle coming out of Texas.
The U.S. Supreme Court could take on affirmative action and abortion restrictions, two cases originating from Texas.
The last one’s a doozy.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the district court in San Antonio needs to go back to the drawing board and draft up a new set of redistricting maps.
The justices heard arguments on Monday, but they found themselves on a sticky wicket and are no closer to making a decision.
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.
In the latest issue of the New Yorker, Hendrik Hertzberg explains why Governor Perry's idea to give the Supreme Court term limits is a good one.
How the Citizens United decision could spell doom for democracy in Texas.
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…
The argument of the majority is that current law allows the government, in the form of the Federal Election Commission, to penalize certain kinds of political speech, and by doing so, Congress has violated the portion of the First Amendment that states, “Congress shall make no law abridging the freedom…
Everybody who follows politics knows about the doctrine of unforeseen consequences. That is not the problem with the proposal to elect the insurance commissioner. The problem is foreseeable consequences. Texas elects the members of the Railroad Commission, which regulates the oil and gas industry. Who contributes money to Railroad Commission…
I’m going to give you my personal opinions here. Chief Justice, Supreme Court Wallace Jefferson (R) Jim Jordan (D) Tom Oxford (L) The all-Republican Texas Supreme Court is an intellectually corrupt court. By this I mean that it is infused with the appearance of impropriety and inequity. Who you are…
Will UT get affirmative action on affirmative action? Plus: A runoff rundown.