No Democrat has been elected to the Texas Supreme Court or the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, the state's highest courts, since 1994.
AUSTIN — Attorneys for the City and the Hays Street Bridge Restoration Group appeared before the Supreme Court of Texas on Thursday, offering arguments on whether the City could use government immunity as a defense in a 6-year-old breach-of-contract lawsuit.
The appeal was seen as Secure San Antonio's Future's last chance to avoid a long and a likely ugly fight with the firefighters union to sway voters.
The Texas Supreme Court will not take on the City of San Antonio's appeal regarding the firefighters union evergreen clause.
A three-judge panel heard arguments in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of a UIW student fatally shot by a campus police officer in 2013.
The Texas Supreme Court asked the City of San Antonio and the firefighter's union for full briefs on the so-called evergreen lawsuit late last week.
The Texas Supreme Court threw out a lower court ruling that said spouses of gay and lesbian public employees are entitled to government-subsidized same-sex marriage benefits.
Oral arguments will be heard by the Texas Supreme Court regarding UIW's claim to immunity in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the slain student's parents.
More robust and accessible pre-K and early literacy programming and a genuine statewide commitment to educational funding are critical to addressing current elementary reading gaps and their lifelong repercussions, said the superintendents of San Antonio's three largest school districts at a panel discussion Friday.
The Texas Supreme Court has agreed to hear oral arguments in the University of Incarnate Word’s (UIW) appeal to be considered a "governmental unit" in the wrongful death lawsuit filed against UIW and former campus police officer Christopher Carter, who fatally shot UIW student Robert Cameron Redus during an off-campus traffic stop in 2013.