5th Circuit Court
722 ABA Journal 5th Circuit Court articles.
A federal appeals court is giving a pro se parent a chance to persuade a federal judge that she may represent her minor children without a lawyer in a federal lawsuit filed against a Texas school district.
Jun 6, 2023 12:39 PM CDT
A federal appeals judge who announced plans to boycott
Yale Law School students for clerkships is taking aim at his colleagues for using the word “noncitizen” instead of “alien."
Jun 5, 2023 12:21 PM CDT
A federal appeals court has upheld a bankruptcy plan for Purdue Pharma that shielded the company’s owners from liability in civil opioid lawsuits in exchange for their agreement to contribute up to $6 billion to resolve the litigation.
Jun 1, 2023 1:35 PM CDT
The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at New Orleans on Wednesday appears ready to restrict approval of the abortion medication mifepristone.
May 18, 2023 9:30 AM CDT
Scholars and courts have overlooked what could be a scrivener’s error that changes the text of the law that permits lawsuits against state and local government officials for constitutional violations, according to a February law review article.
May 16, 2023 10:56 AM CDT
A federal appeals court has ruled in favor of a gun owner who challenged a federal regulation that bans bump stocks—the devices that dramatically accelerate gunfire on semi-automatic rifles.
Apr 27, 2023 9:11 AM CDT
President Joe Biden had the authority to issue an executive order requiring COVID-19 vaccinations for employees of federal contractors, a federal appeals court has ruled.
Apr 26, 2023 1:43 PM CDT
A Texas federal judge who blocked access
to the abortion drug mifepristone did not disclose certain information about the millions of dollars in stock that he owns when he filled out financial disclosure forms for 2020 and 2021.
Apr 24, 2023 12:48 PM CDT
Justices Samuel Alito and Clarence Thomas dissented from the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision Friday to allow continued full access, for now, to the abortion medication mifepristone. But Alito spoke only for himself in a written dissent; Thomas did not indicate the reason for his dissent.
Apr 24, 2023 11:03 AM CDT
Justice Samuel Alito on Wednesday extended an administrative stay to give the U.S. Supreme Court more time to consider an emergency request to allow full access to the abortion drug mifepristone during a challenge to its approval.
Apr 19, 2023 3:10 PM CDT
Updated: Stanford Law School’s Black Law Students Association will not participate in formal recruiting events, following the school’s apology to Judge Stuart Kyle Duncan of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at New Orleans.
Apr 19, 2023 1:43 PM CDT
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito granted an administrative stay Friday that temporarily allows access to the abortion drug mifepristone for up to 10 weeks of pregnancy, as well as access through the mail.
Apr 14, 2023 3:58 PM CDT
Anti-abortion doctors and medical associations likely sued too late to revoke the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s 2000 approval of the abortion pill mifepristone, a federal appeals court has ruled in temporarily staying part of an April 7 decision by U.S. District Judge Matthew J. Kacsmaryk of Texas.
Apr 13, 2023 10:44 AM CDT
Two federal appeals judges are refusing to hire law clerks from Stanford Law School after students there heckled a conservative federal appeals judge during a speech last month. A 3L wrote an op-ed claiming many moderate students are afraid to engage.
Apr 3, 2023 4:15 PM CDT
A Texas judge who blocked a lawyer from his Facebook page and deleted the lawyer’s negative comments can’t be sued for a constitutional violation, a federal appeals court has ruled.
Mar 30, 2023 3:18 PM CDT
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