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Federal Appeals Court Rehears Texas Affirmative Action Case

A federal appeals court asked lawyers for the University of Texas on Wednesday to explain how they would decide when affirmative action for minority students is no longer necessary as it considered a lawsuit seeking to eliminate the school’s current policy.

11/13/2013

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Hobby Lobby Seeks Exemption From Obamacare’s Birth Control Mandate In Federal Appeals Court

In the most prominent challenge of its kind, Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. is asking a federal appeals court Thursday for an exemption from part of the federal health care law that requires it to offer employees health coverage that includes access to the morning-after pill.

05/23/2013

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Texas Lawyers Appeal To Lift Execution Reprieve

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.

10/10/2012

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