Two couples are suing in federal court to overturn the gay marriage ban in Texas, while two others are taking to the state's Supreme Court for the state to grant them a divorce. Between the four cases, the ban on gay marriage in Texas could meet its end.
Wallace Jefferson sizes up his historic tenure as the chief justice of the Supreme Court of Texas.
John Devine, who beat incumbent Supreme Court justice David Medina in Tuesday's elections, is a shoo-in for the November contest. Here's what you should know about this GOP nominee for Supreme Court Justice.
Land Commisioner Jerry Patterson, former Galveston legislator A.R. Schwartz, and TEXAS MONTHLY's Paul Burka all blast the Texas Supreme Court for last week's ruling.
I have been looking at the voting numbers in the race for Supreme Court, Place 3, in which Lehrmann defeated Green. This was a classic race of New Texas versus Old Texas, rural versus urban and suburban. Green carried 149 counties to Lehrmann’s 83. (Yes, I know. This does not
I have expressed my opinion on many occasions that the Democrats don’t have a chance to win a statewide race, aside from Bill White, in this election cycle. But some unexpected developments might prove me wrong. Their best shot is Jeff Weems, who is running for the Railroad Commission. This
The Corpus Christi Caller-Times is reporting that Republican party chairman Cathie Adams has made an endorsement in the contest for the Texas Supreme Court seat recently vacated by Scott Brister, in violation of her own pledge to remain neutral in GOP primary races. Adams is backing Eva Guzman,
Today’s calendar includes HB 3545 by Leibowitz. Here is what the House Research Organization says the bill does: HB 3545 would codify, without substantive change, various statutes omitted during prior recodifications, conform codifications enacted by the 80th Legislature to other laws enacted by that Legislature that did not amend the
Highly partisan justices are at the center of the Supreme Court scandal.
Should a judge’s friendships survive his election to the Supreme Court of Texas?