Posted on · Harris County Attorney Christian Menefee spoke with Houston Matters about recent problems with mail-in voting and how money from a major opioid settlement will be distributed in Texas.
Posted on · The letter, directed to U.S. Attorney general Merrick Garland, points to "an alarmingly high number" of rejections after the passage of Senate Bill 1.
Posted on · The Department of Justice says lawmakers discriminated against Latino and Black voters when they redrew the maps this year.
Posted on · U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland said Monday that the Justice Department will protect people trying to obtain or provide abortions in Texas, in the wake of the state's new restrictive abortion law.
Posted on · Gov. Greg Abbott this week issued an order restricting ground transportation of migrants who could have COVID-19, a move Attorney General Merrick Garland said violates federal law.
Posted on · Prosecutors accuse the former officer and others of using excessive force and violating George Floyd's rights. The rare federal charges follow state charges in a trial in which Chauvin was convicted.
Posted on · Protesters marched outside Sen. Ted Cruz’s Houston office Monday. Their chants of “No Justice, No Peace” took on an additional meaning this time.
Posted on · Obama chose federal appeals court judge Merrick Garland.
Posted on · Federal appeals court judge Merrick Garland is President Obama's pick to fill the Supreme Court seat left vacant by the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.