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Stories with organization: Texas Court of Criminal Appeals
  • Texas court: State flag-desecration law unconstitutional 
    Updated: Oct-07-15 5:11 pm

    AUSTIN, Texas - Texas' ban on flag desecration is unconstitutional, a state court ruled Wednesday, invalidating a seldom-enforced ban that lawmakers enacted in 1989 after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down nearly identical legislation on First Amendment grounds.

  • Appeals court will review Rick Perry's abuse of power charge 
    Updated: Oct-07-15 11:05 am

    AUSTIN, Texas - The highest criminal court in Texas will consider whether former Gov. Rick Perry should be prosecuted on charges of abusing his veto power before leaving office.