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Two Judges, Defendants In Bail Bond Lawsuit, Urge Harris County Leaders To Settle

Posted on · The U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court ruling that the county’s bail system is unconstitutional. Judge Darrell Jordan and Judge Mike Fields told Commissioners Court that continuing to fight the suit would only waste county resources

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Party Politics, Texas Edition Ep. 39: Texas Primary Sprint! What To Expect From The GOP And Dems

Posted on · “I’m all for Jefferson’s wall of separation between church and state but not if there’s water flowing over it!” – Brandon Rottinghaus, co-host of Party Politics, on churches being allowed to claim reimbursement from FEMA after Harvey.

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Civil Rights Groups Ask Appeals Court to Block Judge’s Immigration Order

Posted on · A coalition of civil and immigrant rights groups on Friday asked an appeals court to stop a federal judge’s order that requires the Obama administration to turn over the confidential information of thousands of undocumented immigrants.

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Fifth Circuit Strikes Down Immigration Program

Posted on · Editor’s note: This story has been updated with additional comment. A three-judge panel of the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals has once again ruled against the Obama administration’s controversial immigration program, upholding a lower court’s injunction barring the plan from taking effect while awaiting the outcome of a full trial on the lawsuit’s underlying […]