Articles Tagged “New Orleans”

  • Court Strikes Down Texas Voter I-D Law

    Wednesday, the 5th U-S Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans struck down the Texas Voter I-D Law saying that it violates the Voting Rights Act.  The court said the I-D law violated Section 2…

  • Federal Judge Temporarily Halts Obama’s Executive Immigration Order

    Late yesterday, Federal Judge Andrew Hanen in Brownsville stopped President Barak Obama’s immigration order which will prevent millions of people in the U-S illegally access to work permits. Obama’s executive action was not declared unconstitutional…

  • Michelle Lyons’ TDCJ Lawsuit Returned To Federal Court

    In a story reported on the Houston Chronicle website, former TDCJ spokesperson Michelle Lyons has been granted a trial in her suit alleging she was a victim of gender discrimination in a demotion in 2011…

  • District Judge Blocks Abortion Provisions

    A U-S district judge has stopped the implementation of two provisions of Texas House Bill #2 opposed by abortion providers saying that they could put an undue burden on women and are therefore unconstitutional. He…

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    Bearkat Women receive WNIT invite

    Photo courtesy of GoBearkats.com The Basketball Season is continuing for the SHSU Bearkat Women’s team. The Kats, who won their first ever Southland Conference Co-Championship, and finished as runner’s-up in the league’s post-season championship tournament,…