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A federal district court today declined the request to lift the stay on same-sex marriages in Texas while an appeal is being considered by the Fifth Circuit Court. Oral arguments in the Texas, Louisiana, and Mississippi marriage cases will be heard by the Fifth Circuit on January 9th. Read today's ruling at Equality Case Files.
A little more than a week after U.S. District Court Judge Carlton Reeves struck down Mississippi's gay marriage ban, the Fifth Circuit propped it back up, albeit possibly temporarily. Late last week, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals granted a stay pending appeal to the state of Mississippi, allowing the......
The London-based oil giant sought review of the U.S. Supreme Court after an en banc review by the entire Fifth Circuit Court upheld the previous panel ruling by the court, rejecting the company’s arguments to create a new causation standard in the business and economic loss settlement. Show More Summary
AFER's Matt Baume reports on marriage equality's (hopefully) imminent arrival in Florida, Mississippi's gay marriage case getting fast tracked in the Fifth Circuit, the latest on the status of marriage in Kansas, and more. Watch, AFTER THE JUMP...
"Not everyone is taking the courts’ stampede to same-sex 'marriage' sitting down. In Mississippi, leaders won a moral victory from the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals -- which put the redefinition of marriage on ice, at least temporarily. Show More Summary
Yesterday the Fifth Circuit declined to consolidate the Mississippi case with the cases out of Louisiana and Texas, but today the court did schedule Mississippi to be heard on the same day as the other two. Also yesterday the Fifth Circuit granted Mississippi Gov. Show More Summary
Fifth Circuit decides to take up three marriage cases on the same day. The post Fifth Circuit will hear Mississippi marriage case on same day as cases from Texas and Louisiana appeared first on Equality On Trial.
The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has granted Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant and Attorney General Jim Hood's request for a stay on federal judge Kristine Baker's ruling last month striking down the state's ban on same-sex marriage. The Fifth Circuit...
The Fifth Circuit has granted a stay. The post Mississippi marriage case fast-tracked, marriages put on hold appeared first on Equality On Trial.
On November 26th, Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant and state Attorney General Jim Hood filed a motion with the Fifth Circuit Court which demanded an indefinite stay extension on the previous day's marriage ruling by a federal district court. Show More Summary
The Fifth Circuit Court today agreed to have the same panel of judges hear oral arguments in the marriage cases out of Mississippi, Texas, and Louisiana. However the court refused the Campaign For Southern Equality's request to consolidate all three cases. Show More Summary
The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued a stay of execution for Scott Panetti, who was scheduled to be executed today at 6 pm CST. Panetti is the floridly psychotic death row inmate who represented himself in his death penalty trial while dressed in a purple cowboy suit. You can read more about his case in Crane-Station's post today.
A federal appeals court on Wednesday stayed the execution of a schizophrenic man just hours before Texas was scheduled to kill him. Three judges from the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ordered Texas to halt the execution of Scott Panetti...Show More Summary
A few months back, I got a good chuckle out of a strange notice posted on the Fifth Circuit's website about the clerk's office declining to provide change to cash-paying customers. After How Appealing's Howard Bashman poked fun at the new policy, the court's clerk Lyle Cayce explained the intelligent......
Plaintiffs argue all three cases should be heard together. The post Mississippi marriage plaintiffs ask Fifth Circuit to fast-track case, hear arguments along with Texas and Louisiana cases appeared first on Equality On Trial.
The Campaign For Southern Equality and DOMA attorney Roberta Kaplan have petitioned the Fifth Circuit Court for an expedited review of the ruling that overturned Mississippi's ban on same-sex marriage. On Wednesday, Gov. Phil BryantShow More Summary
Fifth Circuit cases will be heard in early January. The plaintiffs in the Louisiana case have asked the Supreme Court to go ahead and review their case now. The post 5th Circuit to hear arguments in Texas, Louisiana marriage cases on January 9; Louisiana plaintiffs ask Supreme Court to take up case appeared first on Equality On Trial.