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New Sights To Delight Your Eyes - 30th July 2017

Today I give you a selection of the best videos for your eyes to get their teeth into...Velcro Mary - Fifth of JulyN/V - The EchoSan Blas - Kiss From ArgentinaSexy Pretty Things - Lucy FireCaptains of April - MollyThe Human Circuit - Juxtaposition

Court Rules for Religious Freedom Law

A federal appeals court preserved Mississippi's so-called "religious freedom law" from a legal challenge by LGBT-rights activists. The U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals said the plaintiffs in Barber v. Bryant lacked standing to sue the state over the Protecting Freedom of Conscience from Government Discrimination Act. The law......

GMA: Mississippi’s ‘So-Called’ Religious Freedom Law ‘Endorses Bigotry’

On Friday, ABC’s Good Morning America could not contain its disgust over the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals upholding a Mississippi religious freedom law that protects business owners with religious objections from being forced to participate...Show More Summary

The Logic—or Lack Thereof—Behind the Fifth Circuit’s Decision to Lift an Injunction of an Anti-LGBTQ Law

“This decision is not only deeply upsetting for the rights of LGBT individuals living in Mississippi, but also for the protection of religious liberty in our country,” Roberta Kaplan, lead counsel for the plaintiffs, said in a statement. The post The Logic—or Lack Thereof—Behind the Fifth Circuit’s Decision to Lift an Injunction of an Anti-LGBTQ Law appeared first on Rewire.

More tales of motorist-beware Tenaha, Texas

3 months agoIndustries / Law : Overlawyered

From John Ross’s April 28 Short Circuit (Institute for Justice): Readers may recall Tenaha, Tex. officials’ particularly opprobrious abuse of asset forfeiture, which got a write-up in The New Yorker. This week, the Fifth Circuit shares...Show More Summary

Fifth Circuit Says No Warrants Needed To Obtain Near-Real Time Cell Site Location Info

3 months agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

The Fifth Circuit Appeals Court has issued a ruling on cell site location data which basically gives the government permission to engage in real-time tracking without a warrant. The acquisition of historical cell site location data is still the source of much judicial dispute. Show More Summary

Lawyer Sanctioned for Refusing to Answer Judge's 'Yes or No' Question

In an unpublished opinion, a federal appeals court upheld a $500 sanction against a lawyer who refused to answer a judge's question. The U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the sanction against William Hermesmeyer for refusing an order to answer "yes" or "no." In the opinion, the appeals......

Motor racing-Formula One drivers' form sheet

May 10 (Reuters) - Formula One drivers' form sheet ahead of Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix at Barcelona's Circuit de Catalunya, fifth round of the 20 race season (listed in championship order and with the most recent races first): Number=race...Show More Summary

3-Judge Court Rejects Texas Request for Summary Judgment, Ability to Appeal to 5th Circuit, in Redistricting Case

Two posts from Michael Li: Court sets stage for trial on 2013 plans Court denies Texas’ request to certify appeal to Fifth Circuit   … Continue reading ?

Here Is Your 2017 Austin MotoGP Mega Gallery Of The Americas

4 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Once again, Marc Márquez dominated the Circuit of The Americas, proving that he is your God and scoring a fifth straight victory in Austin. While Rossi and Pedrosa put up a fight during the race, it seemed there was no doubt the Spaniard would continue blowing away the field in America. Read more...

Marc Márquez Will Not Let Anyone Else Win In Austin, Takes Fifth Victory In A Row

4 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Repsol Honda Team rider Marc Márquez defended his unofficial title of the King of Texas today, topping off five pole positions in a row with a fifth win in a row out of all five MotoGP races at Circuit of The Americas. Holy crap. Read more...

Márquez takes fifth straight Austin victory

Reigning World Champion Marc Márquez preserved his perfect record at the Circuit of the Americas as he claimed victory, while…

MotoGP's Márquez Not Interested In Sharing Austin

4 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Honda’s Marc Márquez isn’t interested in letting anyone else in on his MotoGP dominance at the Circuit of The Americas. After a morning that featured the Spaniard dumping the bike twice in practice, Márquez grabbed his fifth consecutive pole position for the fifth-ever running of the race. Read more...

“Can the police retaliate against a citizen for refusing to answer police questions?”

4 months agoIndustries / Law : Overlawyered

Orin Kerr at Volokh Conspiracy sorts through the complications of a Fifth Circuit case that has arguable Fifth, Fourth, and First Amendment angles. Tags: constitutional law, Fifth Circuit, First Amendment, Fourth Amendment “Can the police...Show More Summary

TEXAS: Fifth Circuit Court Of Appeals Orders State To Pay $600K In Legal Fees To Marriage Equality Plaintiffs

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

The Dallas News reports: Two Texas couples who fought to overturn the state’s ban on same-sex marriage were awarded more than $600,000 in attorneys fees and other costs, a federal appeals court decided this week. Mark Phariss and husband...Show More Summary

Texas's Voter ID Law Was Meant to Discriminate, Court Rules

Texas's voter identification law, widely viewed as one of the harshest in the country, was passed with a discriminatory purpose, a district court in Texas ruled yesterday. The ruling comes on remand from an en banc Fifth Circuit, which ruled last July that the law had a discriminatory effect,......

Chinese Grand Prix: Winners and Losers

Lewis Hamilton won at the Shanghai International Circuit for the fifth time in his career, as some drivers starred and others…

Breaking: Federal Court in Texas Rules Texas Passed Its Voter ID Law with a Racially Discriminatory Intent

A federal district court has held on remand from the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit sitting en banc that Texas enacted its controversial voter identification law with a racially discriminatory intent. If (and it is a … Continue reading ?

Crawfish Producers' Suit Revived Against Southern Natural Gas

A judge erred by not reconsidering a decision based on new evidence crawfishermen discovered in a case against a gas company, a federal appeals court said. The U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed an order denying a motion for reconsideration In re. Louisiana Crawfish Producers. The appellate panel......

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