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The U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has denied the appeal of the family of Bryan Lee Glenn in their pursuit of a wrongful death lawsuit that alleges the IP Casino in Biloxi kept serving drinks to the man while he was drunk, according to court records.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit decided this week that the University of Texas's consideration of race as a factor among many factors for college and university admissions is legally permissible in Fisher v.
Seven Arts Entertainment CEO Peter Hoffman has failed in a bid to have a Louisiana federal judge throw out the government's fraud case against him.
In its recent decision in Crownover v. Mid-Continent Cas. Co. , 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 12158 , the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit had occasion to consider whether the Contractual Liability Exclusion barred an insurer's duty to indemnify its insured for an award resulting from the insured's defective construction.
As the University celebrates what could be considered a victory in the Fisher v.
But Attorney General Greg Abbott says he needs more time to file a brief appealing U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia's February decision to the 5th U.S. Circuit Court.
The federal government continues to struggle with wave after wave of unaccompanied children from Central America illegally flooding into South Texas.
Earlier this week, in Fisher v. University of Texas , a divided panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit upheld the constitutionality of the undergraduate admissions program at the University of Texas at Austin.
In U.S. Bank N.A. v. Bartram , ____ So.3d ____, 2014 WL 1632138 , the Fifth District Court of Appeals for the State of Florida reversed a decision from the Circuit Court of St. Johns County addressing whether the acceleration of payments due under a note and mortgage in a dismissed foreclosure action triggers application of the statute of ... (more)
An appeals court denied a Lubbock man's death sentence appeal Wednesday, saying he did not present sufficient argument for a second retrial, moving him closer to execution.
Taishan had contested U.S. Courts' jurisdiction over claims that gases released by the drywall corroded metals and caused major appliances to fail.
A 33-year-old Houston man sent to death row for abducting and killing a medical student who was returning a movie to a video store near the Houston medical center 14 years ago has lost a federal court appeal.
Denise Kitchen filed her initial complaint against Dallas County and several jail guards in September 2010, following 32-year-old Gregory Kitchen's in-custody death that January.
Houston American Energy Corp. today announced that the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has reversed the District Court's prior dismissal of the previously disclosed securities class action lawsuit brought against the company.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 01:06 am
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