May 01, 2015
After being ordered by a federal district court to produce documents related to misleading statements made during a hearing earlier this year, the Department of Justice (DOJ) responded by providing no substantive documents for review, instead producing a heavily-redacted, 200-page privilege log in which almost every responsive document was withheld from suing states, along with material that had already been made public. In response to this brazen disregard for a legal order, General Paxton released the following statement.
April 28, 2015
The Texas Attorney General’s Office today defended the state’s Voter ID law before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Texas Solicitor General Scott Keller presented arguments on behalf of the State of Texas before Chief Judge Carl E. Stewart and Judges Catharina Haynes and Nannette Jolivette Brown (USDJ-ELA). Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton released the following statement:
April 28, 2015
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton made the following statement regarding the oral arguments heard by the U.S. Supreme Courton the rights of the people and the states to define marriage:
April 21, 2015
The Office of the Texas Attorney General is observing National Crime Victims’ Rights week, which runs from April 19-25, in collaboration with communities statewide. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton released the following statement:
April 20, 2015
The Texas Attorney General’s Office today filed a lawsuit against a Houston-based learning center for unlawfully marketing and selling fraudulent high school diplomas and transcripts. The state is seeking a temporary restraining order and a hearing in a Harris County district court will be held on Wednesday, April 22.