A tinge of disappointment hung in the air at the MECA cultural arts center before the live-stream of President Obama's immigration speech began Thursday night. A small group of undocumented students and families had gathered to hear the long-awaited announcement that Obama would halt the deportation ... More >>
The past several years of Greg Abbott's political career have been one long, drawn-out pissing match with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. For an avowed tort-reformer, our Attorney General-turned GOP candidate for governor sure loves a good lawsuit when the feds are in the crosshairs, famou ... More >>
"America is a country of second chances" Rick Perry said in a recent television interview. His declaration was very statesmanlike, but he was referring to himself and his possible repeat performance as a presidential candidate. If he truly believed in the concept of second chances, things might be ... More >>
On January 25, idiots will descend upon Baytown's Royal Purple Raceway to run with a bunch of bulls for some reason -- we're not really sure why, exactly -- and the University of Houston Law Center's Student Animal Legal Defense Fund plans to be there protesting. Although the Great Bull Run, LLC's ... More >>
Eleven months after his shooting death, there are still more questions than answers.
Metro's police force has a new leaderMetro's new police chief is a Hispanic veteran HPD cop with a law degree. HPD Captain Victor Rodriguez replaces Tom Lambert, who has taken another role in the agency, after a somewhat lengthy search. My goal and desire is to make METRO's police departmen ... More >>
Overwhelmed by debt? Hey, pay a company to get rid of it by saying it never really happened in the first place.
Harris County juveniles certified as adults are jailed in isolation 23 hours a day — without being convicted of a crime.
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The antics of an ex-con raise questions about his paralegal role
Drug addicts can get hard cash to be sterilized or go on birth control. Is it ridding the world of unwanted babies -- or just ducking the underlying problems of abusers?
Want to gain trust? One entrepreneur swears the answer is to distrust.
Just get the help of some City of Houston attorneys who can show you how to anger a judge, enrage a jury and (maybe) stick the taxpayers with a bill for $148 million
Assistant district attorney Kristen Pain sent criminals to jail -- and then went to jail herself.