Supreme Court

Texas Supreme Court Reverses Third Court Order, Preserves Governor Abbott’s Order on Ballot Drop-Off Locations

Today, the Supreme Court of Texas reversed a Third Court of Appeals ruling and dissolved a district court injunction challenging Governor Greg Abbott’s order, which allows counties to have only one ballot return location during early voting. The 2020 general election is already underway and the integrity of our election process must be protected and preserved. Governor Abbott’s order rightfully bolsters the security of dropped-off ballots. The Texas Supreme Court correctly stopped the district court’s […]

AG Paxton Statement on Confirmation of Justice Amy Coney Barrett to United States Supreme Court

Ken Paxton

Attorney General Ken Paxton gave this statement following Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation as the newest justice of the United States Supreme Court:   “Amy Coney Barrett will make an excellent addition to the Supreme Court. Over the course of her career, Barrett demonstrated superb temperament, judicial restraint, and a firm commitment to the rule of law and the Constitution. She has rightfully earned the respect and support of students, peers, and even senators of all political persuasions. As the United States Senate recognized today, she […]

Senators Introduce Constitutional & Legislative Proposals To Prevent Democrats from Packing the Supreme Court

Efforts include ‘Keep Nine’ constitutional amendment and legislation to prevent Democrats from packing the Supreme Court As Democrats plan to pack the Supreme Court with liberal judicial activists if they win the election, U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), Martha McSally (R-Ariz.), Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), Kelly Loeffler (R-Ga.), and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R- Miss.) today introduced two proposals to maintain the number of justices on the bench, preserve the integrity and independence of the Supreme Court, and protect Americans’ constitutional liberties. The first […]

Sen. Cruz Issues Statement in Support of Nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court

Senator Ted Cruz

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, today issued the following statement in support of President Donald Trump’s nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court of the United States: “Judge Amy Coney Barrett currently serves on the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit with honor and distinction, and I look forward to supporting her nomination to the Supreme Court of the United States. Before her confirmation to the Seventh Circuit, Judge […]