Allissa Wickham, Law360, July 10, 2015 - " Attorneys for the U.S. Department of Justice and 26 states squared off Friday at the Fifth Circuit over whether a block on President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration should be reversed...
"This morning, the line to get into the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals hearing on motion for a stay pending appeal of the preliminary injunction of the DAPA and expanded DACA initiatives began hours before the courthouse doors opened. And in the...
Fifth Circuit No. 15-40238 04/17/2015 State of Texas, et al v. USA, et al MP3
"Twenty-six states (the “states”) are challenging the government’s Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents program (“DAPA”) as violative of the Administrative Procedure Act (“APA”...
"The Clerk’s Office, as directed by the court, provides the following information regarding oral argument in State of Texas, et al v. USA, et al (No. 15-40238).
On Friday, April 17, 2015, the court will hear oral argument in this case in...
To fully understand the Fifth Circuit's Nov. 9, 2015 decision in Texas v. USA, one simply must read these two pieces:
Judicial Energy and the Supreme Court , by Linda Greenhouse ; and
On-Line Symposium on Texas v. United States , by Stephen...
Panel decision, Nov. 9, 2015
Majority (Smith, Elrod) - "Reviewing the district court’s order for abuse of discretion, we affirm the preliminary injunction because the states have standing; they have established a substantial likelihood of...