President Obama's immigration reform plans won't be coming to fruition anytime soon, thanks to a recent ruling by the Fifth Circuit. The court recently upheld an injunction against the immigration changes, finding that the Obama Administration was unlikely to win on the merits. Twenty-six states, led by Texas, had......
Nearly a week has passed since the Fifth Circuit affirmed the injunction against President Obama’s executive action on immigration, known as DAPA (Deferred Action for Parents of Americans). After digesting the 70-page majority opinion...Show More Summary
The Texas Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals decided the state has the right to close the majority of abortion clinics throughout the state.
On Monday, the Fifth Circuit struck down President Obama's immigration plan. That plan, which would halt many deportations and provide work permits to five million undocumented immigrants, exceeded the authority of the Executive branch. Now, the President is seeking Supreme Court review, setting up the Court up for a......
If you wonder whether Monday's Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals decision blocking the implementation of President Obama's immigration actions held any merit, wonder no longer. Former New York Times Supreme Court reporter Linda Greenhouse...Show More Summary
The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit on Monday upheld a district court’s preliminary injunction of implementation of a key aspect of the Administration’s immigration executive action.
The Fifth Circuit reversed and remanded a decision by a Texas federal district court in a case that involved barista tips, Montano v. Montrose Restaurant Assoc. The legal issue at bar was whether or not "coffeemen" (aka baristas) are lawfully entitled to a percentage customer tips under a restaurant's......
The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals dealt another blow to President Obama's lawless executive amnesty program earlier this week, drawing a sharp...
Imagine spending more than four decades in virtual solitary confinement for a crime you've always insisted you didn't commit—and then, when your freedom is finally at hand, having it snatched away. That's the blow the Fifth Circuit Court...Show More Summary
A federal appeals court said President Obama’s own words claiming powers to “change the law” were part of the reason it struck down his deportation amnesty, in a ruling late Monday that reaffirmed the president must carry out laws and doesn’t have blanket powers to waive them. The United States Court of Appeals for the […]
Greg Abbott sued to stop Barack Obama's administrative amnesty for millions of illegal aliens, back when he was Attorney General. Now he's Governor, and he is winning, along with the other 25 states that joined Texas in suing: the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the injunction preventing the President from implementing his amnesty. Show More Summary
The Department of Justice announced Tuesday that it would appeal a court ruling that upheld an injunction against President Obama's executive actions on immigration. The 2-1 Fifth Circuit decision, while not unexpected from the conservative...Show More Summary
The Department disagrees with the Fifth Circuit’s adverse ruling.
A federal appeals court is standing in the way of President Obama’s executive order that would give relief to 5 million undocumented immigrants. The fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans upheld a decision by a Texas judge to prevent five million undocumented immigrants from remaining in the country. The ruling was not [...]
Washington Times: Judges use Obama’s own words to halt deportation amnesty: A federal appeals court said President Obama’s own words saying he was claiming powers to “change the law” were part of the reason it struck down his deportation amnesty, in a ruling late Monday that reaffirmed the president must carry out laws and doesn’t […]
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has now affirmed the injunction against President Obama’s executive actions on immigration. The opinion seems daunting at 135 pages, but only just half of that is the majority opinion, and much of that consists of technical discussion. Show More Summary
Jonathan Adler reports.In an extensive, 70-page ruling, Judge Jerry Smith (joined by Judge Jennifer Elrod) concluded that the states had standing to challenge DAPA and were likely to succeed on both their procedural and substantive claims. Show More Summary
Late Monday night, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld an injunction blocking the implementation of President Obama's executive amnesty,...
The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld an earlier decision to block President Obama's executive orders which would have expanded eligibility for relief from deportation for certain immigrants and their families, but it may turn out to be a good thing in the end. ThinkProgress: read more
The Fifth Circuit deals a significant blow to the Obama administration's immigration action. A Chicago law partner who took photos at a trial, and tweeted the images, is in trouble with the judge. A Washington judge rules for a second time against the NSA's bulk collection of American's phone records. This is a daily news roundup from ALM and... Read the whole entry... »