Posted on · South Texas College of Law Houston Professor Charles "Rocky" Rhodes says we'll likely see significant High Court decisions released Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday.
Posted on · On Friday's show: The Supreme Court issued a surprise decision striking down Alabama’s Congressional maps for minimizing Black voters’ influence to one district. Could there be implications for Texas?
Posted on · On Friday's show: We discuss what a possible state takeover of HISD could mean for the district's teachers.
Posted on · On Monday's show: The U.S. Supreme Court this week will consider whether to take up a Texas case regarding whether footage from a comedy special taped inside a jail should have been shown to jurors who subsequently gave a convicted murderer the death penalty.
Posted on · On Tuesday's show: What does star pitcher Justin Verlander signing with the Mets mean for the Astros and fans?
Posted on · On Thursday's show: Local officials take action against Union Pacific, citing pollution in Kashmere Gardens and the Fifth Ward. And we discuss some other legal questions the recent Dobbs ruling has spawned.
Posted on · On Thursday's show: New York Times correspondent Jonathan Martin discusses his book, This Will Not Pass: Trump, Biden, and the Battle for America's Future. And we visit Juneteenth historical sites in Galveston.
Posted on · On Thursday's show: We learn what's unusual about this week’s Supreme Court ruling that temporarily blocked a Texas social media law from taking effect. And former Houston Mayor Annise Parker and former Harris County Judge Ed Emmett discuss how to improve our public discourse.
Posted on · On Wednesday's show: News 88.7 reporters visit local protests and find out what a potential overturn of Roe v. Wade could mean for Houston and Texas.
Posted on · On Friday's show: Judge Lina Hidalgo reflects on two years of the COVID-19 pandemic, we discuss when judges should recuse themselves in cases, we break down The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week, and we visit the Mecum classic car auction.
Posted on · On Friday's show: Another grand jury declines to indict Deshaun Watson, the UH Cougars' run in the NCAA tournament, a unanimous decision in a Supreme Court case stemming from Houston, and why Texas has closed nearly all of the state’s public oyster reefs for harvesting.
Posted on · Shelby County v. Holder nullified the preclearance requirements of the 1965 Voting Rights Act.
Posted on · Texas argues the entire law must fall after Congress zeroed out one critical provision. Several justices seemed unconvinced.
Posted on · On Thursday's show: The Texas GOP's in-person convention is cancelled, an investigation into work practices at drug and alcohol rehab facilities, new opinions from SCOTUS, and developing walkable spaces near transit centers.
Posted on · The U.S. Supreme Court blocked federal courts from policing partisan gerrymandering and put the issue of a citizenship question on the 2020 Census on hold.