U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Courtroom in the John Minor Wisdom U.S. Court of Appeals Building in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Appeals Court Frees Attorney From Having To Join, Pay Dues To Louisiana Bar Association

This is one of more than two dozen cases playing out around the country challenging state requirements that attorneys join and pay dues to state bar associations.

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U.S. President Biden in Washington

Court Softens Limits on Biden Administration’s Contact With Social Media Companies

A federal appeals court Friday significantly whittled down a lower court’s order curbing Biden administration communications with social media companies over controversial content about COVID-19 and other issues.

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Laredo, Texas citizen journalist Priscilla Villarreal

Fifth Circuit to Decide if Texas Citizen Journalist’s Arrest Violated the First Amendment

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit heard arguments en banc Jan. 25 in the case of a Texas citizen journalist who was arrested for asking a police officer a question.

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