5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals
Authorities only need a court order and not a more stringent search warrant to obtain cellphone records that can be used to track a person’s movements, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday.
A federal appeals court is wading into a high-stakes dispute over the terms of a multibillion-dollar settlement of claims arising from BP’s massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
A federal appeals court has refused to stop this week’s execution of a Houston man for gunning down a police sergeant more than 12 years ago.
A Texas man convicted in the slaying of a 12-year-old girl is scheduled to be executed Wednesday evening after a federal appeals court overturned a reprieve granted earlier this week.
A federal appeals court is deliberating a request to lift a lower court order and reschedule for later in the day the execution of the convicted killer of a 12-year-old Southeast Texas girl.
Texas officials are vowing to cut off funding for Planned Parenthood after a federal court sided with the state in a challenge over a new law that bans clinics affiliated with abortion providers from getting money through a health program for low-income women.