Air fresheners, rosaries, and pro-police car stickers give cops a justifiable reason to pull over a car, ruled the Fifth Circuit US Court of Appeals. The ruling was based on a 2011 Texas case in which a police officer pulled over a car that had those items on display. Show More Summary
The ruling upholds the idea that police officers can profile and detain people who aren’t actually committing any crimes. Kingsville, TX — Last Thursday, the Fifth Circuit US Court of Appeals ruled that it is suspicious for a vehicle to have air fresheners, rosaries, or pro-police bumper stickers. Show More Summary
Judges on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit appeared unswayed by arguments to defer deportation for millions of immigrants in the country illegally.
A bipartisan group of senators has introduced a bill to stop the federal government from punishing banks that do business with recreational-marijuana companies. The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals today will hear arguments from the White...Show More Summary
The Obama administration will be up before the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans on Friday at 9:00 a.m. for a second round of oral arguments in the immigration lawsuit filed by Texas and 25 other states. Things don’t look...Show More Summary
Pro-lifers claiming victory with the Fifth Circuit Court's ruling on Texas' pro-life law from 2013 did not get to celebrate for long. As The Christian Post has already reported, the U.S. Supreme Court just recently issued a temporary stay on the law
Last night Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal ignored the rulings of SCOTUS and the Fifth Circuit Court, declaring that the state would not recognize same-sex marriages until the original ruling by the district court was rescinded. The Fifth Circuit gave that court until July 17th to act, but it did so today. Show More Summary
SCOTUS has ruled, the Fifth Circuit has ruled, but Bobby Jindal just doesn't care. Gov. Bobby Jindal delayed -- for the second time -- the recognition of same-sex marriage by the Louisiana state government on Wednesday evening. The governor refused to let Louisiana agencies acknowledge same-sex marriage following a U.S. Show More Summary
The Fifth Circuit Court has finally issued its long-postponed ruling on the cases out of Texas, Louisiana, and Mississippi. Will this drag the still-resisting counties into the light? Don't count on it.
Rather than making abortion safer, Texas' omnibus abortion law may actually compromise the health of women in the state if the Fifth Circuit's ruling earlier this month goes into effect. Image: Shutterstock The post How Do You Make a Safe Abortion Any Safer? appeared first on RH Reality Check.
Hours after the Supreme Court finished its term on Monday, the justices put on hold the Fifth Circuit's ruling allowing Texas' draconian anti-abortion law to go into effect. The decision grants a last-minute reprieve to over half of Texas' remaining eighteen abortion clinics. Show More Summary
Here is the order: The application for stay presented to Justice Scalia and by him referred to the Court is granted, and the issuance of the mandate of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in case … Continue reading ?
In a 5-4 decision Thursday, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a ruling by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals saying federal law bars not only intentional discrimination against minorities in housing but also "disparate impact." The majority opinion in the case of Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. Show More Summary
(Paul Mirengoff) The Supreme Court has just affirmed the Fifth Circuit’s ruling that the Fair Housing Act allows lawsuits based on disparate impact – that is, an allegation that a law or practice has a discriminatory effect, even if it wasn’t based on a discriminatory purpose. Show More Summary
Employers who opt out of providing health insurance coverage for contraceptives don't have their religious exercise burdened by those opt out procedures, the Fifth Circuit ruled on Monday. The Circuit joined the Seventh, Sixth, Third, and D.C. Circuits in rejecting a challenge to Obamacare's contraception mandate by religious nonprofit......
The conservative court of appeals handed the Obama administration an important victory in its defense of the Affordable Care Act's birth control benefit. Image: Shutterstock The post Fifth Circuit Rules in Favor of Obamacare’s Birth Control Benefit Accommodation appeared first on RH Reality Check.
Justice Elena Kagan injects comic book maxims in her ruling on a Spider-Man toy and royalties. The Fifth Circuit rejects religious organizations' challenge to accommodations for the ACA's contraception mandate. The first Asian-Pacific judge takes his oath on the U.S. Show More Summary
On Monday, the Fifth Circuit—one of the most conservative appeals courts in the country—rejected a challenge to the Affordable Care Act's contraceptive mandate in an opinion written by Judge Jerry E. Smith—one of the most conservative federal judges on the bench. Show More Summary
The petition filed late Friday asks the Roberts Court to stay a decision by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals that requires all clinics to meet ambulatory surgical center provisions by July 1 or shut down. Image: Shutterstock The post Advocates File Emergency Request With Supreme Court to Block Clinic Shutdowns appeared first on RH Reality Check.
Late Friday, the Fifth Circuit ruled it would not stay an order that could force all but nine clinics in the state to close. Image: Shutterstock The post Breaking: Fifth Circuit Insists Clinic Shutdown Measure Take Effect in Texas appeared first on RH Reality Check.