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Ryan E. Poppe

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has announced he will defend a state law mandating that every student stand during the reciting of the “Pledge of Allegiance.”

Ryan E. Poppe

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has refused to defend the Texas Ethics Commission against a lawsuit, saying the agency itself violates the state’s constitution.  



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A group representing 22 recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program plans to defend it in federal court.



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A panel of judges at U.S. 5th Circuit Court in New Orleans is set to hear arguments against the state’s 2015 campus carry gun law. Attorneys representing three University of Texas at Austin professors will make their case before the court on Wednesday.



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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has sent letters to 11 Texas cities, warning them their plastic bag ban is now unenforceable because of a recent ruling by the Texas Supreme Court. But one of those cities is now examining whether they are actually violating that ruling.