U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

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    October 30, 2013

    Pro-Lifers Planning a Protest Outside Planned Parenthood Wednesday (They Like the State Abortion Law)

    Not everyone was thrilled with U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel's ruling on part of the Texas abortion law on Monday, and some of the displeased are showing it with a protest. Yeakel ruled on a section of the law requiring doctors administering abortions to obtain admitting rights to a hospital withi ... More >>

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    March 16, 2009

    Texas 1, Evil 0

    For at least one brief, shining moment, the world has stopped going to hell in a handbasket.Against all the forces of dark and evil, against Satan, Pazuzu, Belial and the ACLU, the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has stood up and declared that the moment of silence in Texas schools is constituti ... More >>

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    February 14, 2002

    Under The Volcano

    Crown Central Petroleum spews, sputters and flares up. Neighbors of the plant view it uneasily, never quite sure when it's going to blow.

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    December 27, 2001

    A Gay Rights Suit Returns

    A mother continues her quest for justice in her son's murder

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    July 19, 2001

    Murder, She Testified

    A federal grand jury aims at a fledgling author's notes in a long-running murder probe

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    October 12, 2000

    Unnecessary Roughness

    Inmate Mark Knox claims Texas prison guards brutalized him. The ACLU fears that in an expanding and unwieldy TDCJ system Knox is far from alone.

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    December 11, 1997

    (Not) of Counsel

    In the latest chapter of Snitch Vs. Snitch, two of the city's top defense lawyers are prevented from representing a client

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    August 28, 1997
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    July 3, 1997
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    March 20, 1997

    The Angelides Affair

    A dispute over research fraud has split the faculty at Baylor College of Medicine, and could jeopardize the way universities police scientific misconduct

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    January 2, 1997

    Bad Boy In Blue

    Union head Hans Marticiuc (rhymes with wreck) takes aim at the police chief, the mayor, other labor leaders and anyone else who gets in his way

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    November 28, 1996
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    December 7, 1995
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    June 29, 1995

    Family Feud

    As Latino literature moves into the mainstream, the ties that once bound grow frayed

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    December 8, 1994

    Hanging the Judge

    Lupe Salinas made a lot of friends on his journey from a Rio Grande Valley childhood to becoming a dogged prosecutor and respected state district judge. Until he was tapped for a federal judgeship, he never knew how many enemies he had.