Judge axes Texas school funding method

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- The method Texas uses to fund its public schools is unconstitutional, a Texas state district judge ruled.

Frat hazing judgment reversed by judge

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- A state judge has reversed a $16.2 million default judgment arising from hazing allegations against a University of Texas fraternity and the death of a pledge.

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Parade leader dropped after questions

OAK PARK, Ill., July 5 (UPI) -- An Oak Park, Ill., man who was chosen to lead the village's Fourth of July parade was sacked after questions arose about his background.

Texas' court to rule on school finance

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- The Texas Supreme Court has been asked to rule on the constitutionality of the state's $30 billion school finance system.

Texas school finance system ruled illegal

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- A Texas judge Wednesday declared the state's school finance system unconstitutional and gave the governor and state legislators a year to fix the system.

Texas school finance suit gets green light

AUSTIN, Texas, July 26 (UPI) -- A Texas judge Monday gave the green light to a lawsuit challenging the state's school finance system. The judge rejected a motion by the state attorney general to dismiss the case, which means the trial begins Aug. 9, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported

Father retains custody in dispute

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- A Texas judge has ruled in favor of the father in an international custody dispute over his 5-year-old daughter.

John A. Dietz (November 24, 1870 - October 11, 1939) was an American sports shooter who competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics and in the 1912 Summer Olympics.

He won two gold medals as part of the American pistol team.

In 1908 he also competed in the individual pistol event and finished ninth.

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