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11 hrs ago | Courthouse News Service
A Texas man can sue a Dallas-area suburb over the constitutionality of its ban on registered sex offenders living within 1,500 of children, the 5th Circuit ruled.
15 hrs ago | JD Supra
An important issue that arises for lenders when pursuing foreclosure actions is determining when the statute of limitations begins to run.
19 hrs ago | ThinkProgress
A year ago this month, Texas approved a package of harsh restrictions that impose new requirements on abortion clinics, restrict the use of the abortion pill, and ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy.
22 hrs ago | JD Supra
The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, applying Texas law, held that a Total Pollution Exclusion Endorsement in a CGL Policy did not irreconcilably conflict with, and therefore was not superseded by, an Underground Resources and Equipment Coverage endorsement.
The parents of a Joshua teen who killed himself in 2010 - after teachers and officials of Loflin Middle School ignored months of bullying, the parents say - are back in court after a federal appeals court reinstated their lawsuit.
Subsequent to the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in Windsor , 26 consecutive court rulings have affirmed the freedom to marry, including last week's ruling in the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in an Oklahoma case.
A China-based drywall company has been ordered by a US federal judge to pay $55,000 in penalties for refusing to participate in court proceedings over allegations that its product damaged homes where it was used.
The League of Women Voters of The Villages/Tri-County Area will sponsor a judicial meet and greet from 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 2 at the Leesburg Public Library, 100 E. Main St. Candidates for judicial races including judgeships for the county, circuit and Fifth District Court of Appeals, who will be on the primary ballot in Lake, Marion and Sumter ... (more)
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.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 07:59 pm
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