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Could you have a romantic liaison with someone of opposite political beliefs to you?
Could you pass a US citizenship test?
Winter weather can be unpredictable in the Fifth Circuit , and lawyers need to be prepared to deal with a sudden ice storm.
Judge Barbier ordered the Administrator then to continue processing and payment of only those claims that sufficiently met criteria established by Administrator Juneau in his "If you have a claim to submit or have already submitted a claim, you should take steps to protect your client's claim and your firm's livelihood.
President Obama is considering three federal judges, one of them a Republican, to fill vacancies on the New Orleans-based 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
On December 3, 2013, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals held that arbitration agreements lawfully can contain class-action waivers.
A federal appeals court has halted BP settlement payments for oil spill damages to businesses "whose injuries are not traceable to the spill."
The condemnation and destruction of almost 6,000 buildings by a Louisiana parish after Hurricane Katrina was a single occurrence under Lexington Insurance Co.'
A federal judge has temporarily suspended BP oil spill settlement payments to businesses while he reconsiders the company's arguments against compensating those that cannot trace losses directly to the nation's worst offshore oil spill, reported the Associated Press.
The Project Vote lawyers and plaintiffs who are challenging Louisiana over its failure to help public assistance applicants register to vote.
On Tuesday, a divided 5th Circuit panel held that an employer does not violate the National Labor Relations Act by requiring its employees sign an arbitration agreement prohibiting them from bringing class or collective employment claims in any forum.
Counsel for the Mount Vernon City school board on Friday filed a memorandum in opposition to John Freshwater's motion asking the Ohio Supreme Court to reconsider its opinion.
A federal judge has temporarily suspended BP oil spill settlement payments to businesses while he reconsiders the company's arguments against compensating those that cannot trace losses directly to the nation's worst offshore oil spill.
An Air Force major on Tuesday asked the Fifth Circuit US Court of Appeals to reinstate his lawsuit against Border Patrol agents who stopped and detained him without any reason to suspect him of wrong-doing.
I have already blogged some previews of the fascinating Supreme Court case of Paroline v.
Reuben Anderson was on the team of civil rights lawyers who sued the state of Mississippi in the early 1960s to force integration of public schools.