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Constitutionality Category Archives: Constitutionality
Two adult entertainment companies have filed a lawsuit against the city of Beaumont, claiming that the city’s ordinances have denied the companies due process and other constitutional protections. J.A.I. Dining Services (Beaumont) Inc. and Fannett Entertainment filed suit against The … Read More
The system used by the state of Texas to fund its public schools is unconstitutional, a federal judge in Austin declared Monday. U.S. District Judge John Dietz ruled that the state Legislature had effectively imposed a statewide property tax in … Read More
By NATHAN BASS WASHINGTON D.C. (Legal Newsline) – In a major blow to President Obama, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ruled Friday that the President’s “intrasession appointment” of three new members to the National … Read More
Texas businesses have a hard time filling job vacancies because applicants don’t have basic academic skills, according to the state’s largest business lobbying group. Bill Hammond, director of the Texas Association of Business, testified recently in the ongoing trial in … Read More
The U.S. Constitution gives citizens the right to change the government through elections, but does not provide the right to walk away from the Union, said the White House Monday in response to a Texas petition seeking secession. In November, … Read More
AUSTIN – After nearly two months of testimony from plaintiffs, the state of Texas began its arguments in the ongoing trial over the state’s school funding system. Nearly two-thirds of the school districts in Texas are involved in lawsuits claiming … Read More
AUSTIN – A federal judge is now hearing his third week of testimony from experts trying to convince him that the state’s school finance system is inequitable and unconstitutional. The trial over the funding plan began Oct. 22 in the … Read More
In a 6-2 ruling, the Texas Supreme Court has found that the state’s franchise tax does not violate the constitutional requirement that taxes be uniform and equal – declining to refund the $8 million Nestle USA paid in business taxes … Read More
AUSTIN (Legal Newsline) – Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is seeking a court order to force search engine giant Google to hand over documents in an ongoing probe over possible antitrust violations.
GALVESTON – An employee union of a local community college alleges the school’s board of trustees committed actions that violated the Texas Open Meetings Act and has filed a lawsuit.