Warren Jeffs, leader of the polygamist FLDS religious sect, was sentenced to life in prison in Texas, convicted of sexually assaulting two girls, aged 15 and 12, that he claimed as his 'brides.'
Opening statements are expected Thursday in the trial of polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs. Defense lawyers have suggested they may argue that his actions are consistent with his sincerely held religious beliefs.
Texas Supreme Court's ruling will complicate state's investigation into sexual abuse, experts say.
Texas Supreme Court is set to weigh in on state's actions toward a polygamous sect.
When hearings begin Monday for individual FLDS families, the state's conditions for reunification will get clearer.
Texas judge rules that 416 children must remain in state custody for now, orders DNA tests.