5th Circuit Vacates Dismissal Of Former NAACP Attorneys' State Claims

5th Circuit Vacates Dismissal Of Former NAACP Attorneys' State Claims

NEW ORLEANS - Federal claims by two lawyers formerly employed by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) were properly dismissed by a Texas federal court, but the state claims must be remanded for further consideration because the laws of the wrong state were applied, the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Oct. 8 (Tracie Jackson, et al. v. National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, d/b/a/ NAACP, et al., No. 12-20399, 5th Cir.; 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 20493).

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