By Jolie McCullough, The Texas Tribune Sitting in Texas prisons, hundreds of migrants charged with trespassing under Gov. Greg Abbott’s ongoing “catch and jail” border security initiative have been waiting months for their first chance to appear before a judge.
Hundreds of migrants accused of trespassing languish in Texas prisons. A county judge’s new approach might prolong their detention.
Written by Texas Tribune on Dec 15 2021 - 3:15pm
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Feb 22 2018 - 8:20pm
Join NOWCastSA, the UTSA College of Public Policy and the League of Women Voters of the San Antonio Area on Feb. 27, 2018 at 6 p.m. at the UTSA Downtown Campus for a Judicial Candidate Debate. Several District Court positions are up for election. In advance of the March 6, 2018 primary, come hear what the candidates have to say on issues. Candidates who have confirmed their presence:
Written by Amanda Evrard on Dec 29 2016 - 6:03pm
Updated: Larry Noll, Presiding Judge of the 408th District Court in Bexar County, dismissed a meritless lawsuit against NOWCastSA and its managing director on Dec. 1, 2016. Noll dismissed the suit with prejudice at the request of the plaintiff, William Schlecht, former chair of the nonprofit news organization. A case that is dismissed with prejudice is permanently removed and the claims can never be brought back to court. (view the original court document here)
Written by JamiAlise on Oct 12 2016 - 5:22pm
Replay the video from the League of Women Voters of the San Antonio Area forum for candidates for Bexar County Civil and Criminal Court Judge positions in the Nov. 8 election The forum is intended to help voters become informed on each candidate’s positions. The debate was held Oct. 5 at the University of Texas at San Antonio downtown campus. Scroll down to watch the complete video of the forum. Candidates for the following contested races attended the forum:
Written by Texas Tribune on Aug 3 2016 - 4:52pm
by Aneri Pattani and Jim Malewitz, The Texas Tribune Aug. 3, 2016 Editor's Note: This story has been updated throughout.
Written by Laurie Posner on Aug 31 2015 - 3:41pm
Updated links, video, audio: The Texas Supreme Court heard oral arguments Sept. 1, 2015 in the largest school finance case in the state’s history, Texas Taxpayer and Student Fairness Coalition vs. Williams. You can replay the oral arguments at this link: http://texassupremecourt.mediasite.com/mediasite/Play/c847ddd9799840ff8715350ba287d6cd1
Written by City of San Antonio on Mar 11 2014 - 11:42am
Commissioners Court on Tuesday approved an order banning outdoor burning in unincorporated Bexar County. Fire Marshal Craig Roberts told the court the Keetch-Byram Drought Index, KBDI, is above 400 and there has been an increase in the number of grass fires.