Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: Efforts to curb vaping in Fort Bend County, shackling defendants in federal courts, the issues raised in the film 1917, and Don Quixote is transported to the Texas border.
Posted on · In Texas, there are 13 federal judicial vacancies in courts overseeing the state — nearly a fifth of the Lone Star State’s federal judges
Posted on · "(Senate Bill) 4 is wholly valid," the state writes in its appeal. A court of appeals will decide whether to allow the state to enforce the law while it awaits a full hearing later this year.
Posted on · Five months into the Trump administration, more than a dozen Texas seats on the federal bench remain vacant.
Posted on · Trump is already putting his mark on the federal bench. Thanks to a large number of vacancies, he has a chance to make a big impression, quickly.
Posted on · The Senate Judiciary Committee heard testimony Wednesday from five nominees for Texas federal judgeships. The state has the most vacant federal judgeships in the country, and one expert says it could stay that way for some time.