Tag Archives: Texas Supreme Court

Texas Supreme Court Hears Same-Sex Divorce Cases

Last Friday, the Texas Supreme Court announced plans to hear two cases in which same-sex couples married in Massachusetts are seeking a divorce in Texas.  As of this time, Texas does not recognize gay marriage as a state.  As reported by the Austin-American Statesman: The cases, involving couples from Austin and Dallas, will be the […]

Saturday’s Children and the Law News Roundup

Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice backs innocence, juvenile justice reforms, Grits for Breakfast Though the Texas Supreme Court only has jurisdiction over civil and juvenile justice cases, Chief Justice Wallace Jefferson spoke out in his State of the Judiciary address yesterday on behalf of criminal-justice reform. Wyoming Law Eliminating Mandatory Juvenile LWOP Won’t Be Retroactive, […]