Last week, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals granted Colton Pitonyak’s attorneys an expedited appeal process in light of possibly withheld evidence. Pitonyak, former UT student, is currently in prison for the murder and mutilation of Jennifer cave.
Universities would not be able to prohibit students with concealed handgun licenses from storing handguns and ammunition in their vehicles on university property if a proposed law passes the Texas Legislature.
The Texas House of Representatives’ chief budget writer said he intends to keep amendments to the proposed state budget limiting the spending power of the UT System Board of Regents and UT System administration. Lawmakers have also sought to limit regents through legislation.