The First Amendment includes the right to videotape police officers, subject only to reasonable time, place, and manner restrictions, the Fifth Circuit ruled last Thursday. The ruling comes after Fort Worth, Texas police officers detained a man for filming their police station from the sidewalk. And it's not terribly......
Economists and advocates weigh-in on what Trump's plans to escalate deportations would cost (billions) and the effect they could have on the U.S. economy. Chicago Public Schools told principals not to let Immigration and Customs Enforcement...Show More Summary
In news that will surprise no one, police officers decided they must do something about someone filming the police department building from across the street. That's where this Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals decision begins: with a completely...Show More Summary
The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments yesterday in a case involving Christian invocations at school board meetings in a part of Texas. The same District has violated the Establishment Clause in many different ways over the past several years.
President Trump says he'll attend a NATO summit in Brussels scheduled for May. Trump's travel ban, which the Ninth Circuit Court declined to reinstate, could start making its way up to the Supreme Court as early as today. Vice President...Show More Summary
Mark Cuban continued his opposition campaign to the early days of Donald Trump's presidency Wednesday, marking the fifth consecutive day of his taking aim at the president. And following Trump's nomination of 10th Circuit Judge NeilShow More Summary
Janai Nelson, Associate Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc., argued Veasey v. Abbott, the pending challenge to Texas's voter ID law, before the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals en banc. Amid inauguration...Show More Summary
The Supreme Court will not be reviewing a Fifth Circuit decision that found Texas's voter identification requirements to be discriminatory. Texas had sought Supreme Court review after an en banc Fifth Circuit ruled, 9 to 6, that Texas's strict voter ID law violated the Voting Rights Act. But the......
Federal lawyers have asked the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals to overturn a ruling that placed a nationwide injunction on a federal policy ensuring bathroom access to transgender students. Dominic Holden writes: The case at issue, brought...Show More Summary
A federal appeals court ruled that a worker can claim emotional distress damages for an employer's retaliation on a wage claim. The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals joined other federal circuits in considering remedies available to workers under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The appellate court said the FLSA......
The Fifth Circuit will expedite a case to decide whether overtime wages will potentially double for millions of Americans. In a one-page order, the circuit court said it will fast-track the appeal of a preliminary injunction blocking overtime rules that would have taken effect on Dec. 1, 2016. A district......
The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals let the air out of a $340 million verdict against a syringe manufacturer, sending the case back to the trial court for a recalculation of damages. The court reversed the anti-trust portion of the verdict, but upheld a false advertising claim. As a result,......
Movantik Ad for OID Mike Magee The term “learned intermediary” is a legal term, first used in 1966, and defined by the Fifth Circuit Court as follows: “Prescription drugs are likely to be complex medicines, esoteric in formula and varied...Show More Summary
Retractable Technologies, Inc. v. Becton Dickinson & Co., No. 14-41384, 2016 WL 7046601, -- F.3d – (5 th Cir. Dec. 2, 2016) Regardless of the merits, courts don’t want plaintiffs bringing false advertising claims as antitrust claims....Show More Summary
Austin American-Statesman reports that the coalition of environmental activists trying to block the Texas 45SW project filed a petition for an emergency injunction in the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit on October 26. The coalition “asks the appellate judges to rule by 4 p.m. Show More Summary
Lewis Hamilton's dominance of the Circuit of the Americas continued as he won for the fourth time at the track's fifth race to keep alive his title bid. Here are five things we learned from the US GP.
The administration challenged a district judge's injunction by taking its case to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Sandwiched around a Taylor Swift concert this weekend is the fifth running of the United States Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas (COTA) in Austin, Texas. Lewis Hamilton, a three-time winner in the Lone Star state, arrives in desperate need of his first victory since the German Grand Prix at the end of July. Show More Summary
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M.I.A. released her fifth and final album AIM this month, and now she’s on her talk show performance circuit. Today, she performed “Borders” and spoke with the folks at French television show Le Grand Journal. M.I.A. played the single ultra-casually in front of a wall of bars. Days prior, she put out a casting call […]