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SCOTUS Agrees to Review Government’s Uncompensated Taking of Raisin Crop in Major Property Rights Case

last weekNews : Reason

The Takings Clause of the Fifth Amendment forbids the government from taking private for property for a public use without the payment of just compensation. Yet in May 2014 the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit upheld the federal...Show More Summary

Sex Offender Doesn't Need Internet Monitoring Software: 5th Cir.

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals this week reversed a district court order requiring a man convicted of sexual offenses against a 14-year-old to maintain Internet monitoring and filtering software on his computer for the rest of his life. While acknowledging the "broad discretion" district courts have in imposing conditions......

Texas Hater Jonathan Saenz: We're Going To Win At The Fifth Circuit Court

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Yesterday Texas Values head Jonathan Saenz appeared on the Family Research Council's radio show to express optimism that the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals will uphold the ban on same-sex marriage in his home state. Saenz goes on toShow More Summary

5th Cir. Hears Gay Marriage: Thoughts From Plaintiff Mark Phariss

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals is hearing arguments today in three separate gay marriage appeals, from Texas, Mississippi, and Louisiana. The longest pending of these cases is the one from Texas, DeLeon v. Perry, which has been in a holding pattern in the Fifth Circuit for almost a......

SCOTUS Rejects Louisiana Case

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

The Louisiana case was just heard on Friday by the Fifth Circuit Court. SCOTUS meets in conference again on this Friday, after which we might hear their decisions on the four appeals out of the Sixth Circuit.

Gay Marriage Is Coming To Texas, So Texas Throws A Temper Tantrum

It looks very likely that the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals will strike down the same-sex marriage bans in its jurisdiction. This isn't surprising. Yet, Texas has decided it will throw a temper tantrum. House Bill 623 would take away the salary of any clerk attempting to comply with court rulings striking down the bans. Read more...

5th Circuit Likely to Strike Down Gay Marriage Bans: An Analysis of the Hearing

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

BY ARI EZRA WALDMAN There are several great summaries out there about what happened yesterday at the Fifth Circuit, which heard marriage equality appeals from Texas, Louisiana, and Mississippi. Among others, I recommend the summaries from Chris Johnson at the...

Texas Hater Predicts Win At Fifth Circuit

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

"The tradition, until recently, had been adopted by all governments and major religions of the world. That's how settled the issue of marriage has been in our country and in our world. And in Texas we dealt with this issue before and settled it at the polls the way it should, when voters voted 76 percent in 2005. Show More Summary

Fifth Circuit Judges Take Skeptical View of Same-Sex Marriage Bans

Supporters of same-sex marriage across the South told reporters that they left the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals feeling optimistic Friday, as counsel for gay and lesbian plaintiffs from Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas spent the morning...Show More Summary

Reports: Fifth Circuit May Strike Down Marriage Bans in Louisiana, Texas, Mississippi

Initial reports from today's hearing at the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans suggest marriage equality supporters could be in for good news. read more

Louisiana Prosecutor Calls Same-Sex Marriage ‘Social Experiment’ During Fifth Circuit Hearing

Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals judges on Friday heard oral arguments in three same-sex marriage cases from Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas, with dozens of residents from all three states lining up as early as 4:30 a.m. to secure seats...Show More Summary

LISTEN: Oral Arguments from Fifth Circuit Gay Marriage Cases

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Today's oral arguments in the marriage equality cases from Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas are coming in. As we reported earlier, signs point to a 2-1 victory for marriage equality, with wild card Judge Patrick Higgenbotham (pictured right) appearing skeptical of...

Chris Geidner On Fifth Circuit Court

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Buzzfeed reporter Chris Geidner recaps today's action: After three hours of arguments, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals appeared poised to strike down bans on same-sex couples’ marriages in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas — joining all but one of the other appellate courts to consider that matter. Show More Summary

LISTEN: Oral Arguments At Fifth Circuit

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Today's oral arguments in the marriage equality case out of Louisiana have been posted. Listen and give us your analysis. Recordings of the arguments in the cases out of Mississippi and Texas should be posted here soon. NOTE: Both sites are getting hit with heavy traffic.

Quick impressions on today’s hearings in the Fifth Circuit marriage cases: a possible win for equality

It looks like the Fifth Circuit may invalidate same-sex marriage bans in Texas, Louisana, and Mississippi. The post Quick impressions on today’s hearings in the Fifth Circuit marriage cases: a possible win for equality appeared first on Equality On Trial.

Signs Point to Fifth Circuit Striking Down State Bans on Gay Marriage

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Promising signs for the pro-equality side are coming in from reporters covering the 5th Circuit oral arguments in New Orleans today. As our legal editor Ari Ezra Waldman wrote earlier, the three judge panel is comprised of Obama appointee Judge...

Dallas, Texas Abortion Center Shuts Down, First Clinic in 2015 to Close Its Doors

As the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals considers the constitutionality of Texas abortion safety laws, Operation Rescue has confirmed that Northpark Medical Group, an abortion facility in Dallas, Texas, has halted all abortions after the hospital that provided its two abortionists with privileges closed. Show More Summary

Reporters bring positive news from #5thCircuit marriage hearing

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

Only the Louisiana portion has been argued (TX and MS left to go), but reporters from today's marriage hearing at the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit are predicting good things. Buzzfeed, MSNBC, and the Washington Blade: These...

Robbie Kaplan Argues for the Freedom to Marry at 5th Circuit Today: What To Watch For

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

BY ARI EZRA WALDMAN Roberta Kaplan, the Paul Weiss attorney who was Edie Windsor's attorney, is in New Orleans to argue for marriage equality at the Fifth Circuit. The cases on appeal come from Texas, Mississippi, and Louisiana, the last...

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