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5th Circuit Allows Texas Abortion Law to Take Effect
Three-judge panel stays federal judge ruling
"...In an anticipated ruling, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals decided to immediately enforce Texas’..."

Oct. 2, 2014 News Post by Mary Tuma

5th Circuit Denies HB 2 Rehearing
And: Abbott calls HB 2 barriers 'manageable inconvenience'
"...but anticipated blow to Texas reproductive rights, the full 5th Circuit Court of Appeals denied a request made by..."

Oct. 10, 2014 News Post by Mary Tuma

Travis County to Comply With All ICE Detainers After 5th Circuit Ruling
Panel nixes lower court block on immigrant detention rule
"...The largely conservative 5th Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday (Sept. 25) partially..."

Sept. 26, 2017 News Post by Mary Tuma

5th Circuit Upholds Sanctuary Cities Law
ACLU in response: "All legal options" on the table
"...The conservative 5th Circuit Court of Appeals decided yesterday (Tuesday) that the..."

March 14, 2018 News Post by Mary Tuma

5th Circuit: Voter ID Discriminatory
Appeals court ruling upholds spirit of earlier overturning
"...intentionally, according to a ruling issued today by the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals...."

Aug. 5, 2015 News Post by Richard Whittaker

'No Undue Burden': 5th Circuit Upholds HB 2
5th Circuit overrules Yeakel, upholds HB 2
"...In ruling last week that portions of Texas' controversial abortion regulations law (House Bill 2) pass..."

April 4, 2014 News Feature by Jordan Smith

5th Circuit Hears D&E Abortion Case
Ban of procedure has been called "undue burden" by federal judge
"...providers spent Monday morning in New Orleans fighting one of the state's latest extreme abortion restrictions, a ban on..."

Nov. 9, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

5th Circuit Considers Marriage Equality
Judges question state's argument that marriage is for procreation
"...Solic­itor General Jonathan Mitchell, echoing the state's continuing defense of the ban during last Friday's court hearing over marriage..."

Jan. 16, 2015 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Death Watch: Segundo Awaits 5th Circuit
Death row inmate scheduled for execution Oct. 10
"...death in 2006 for the 1986 rape and murder of 11-year-old Vanessa Villa. The case went cold until 2005,..."

Oct. 5, 2018 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

5th Circuit Upholds Voter ID Law
Requirements will stay in place for now
"...According to the conservative U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, Texas' voter ID law –..."

May 4, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

5th Circuit v. Fourth Amendment
The federal appeals court gives law enforcement broad leeway for searches
"...In a March 24 ruling, a majority of the full bench of the U.S. 5th Circuit Court..."

April 9, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

5th Circuit Affirms Ruling in Texas Prison Overheating Case
A lawsuit filed by six prisoners at the Wallace Pack Unit can now include the unit's full population
"...The U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals brought some good news to..."

Aug. 25, 2017 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Death Watch: Reed Appeal Rejected at 5th Circuit
Lawyers consider next move
"...considered oral arguments in the case, a three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Jan...."

Jan. 17, 2014 News Feature by Jordan Smith

The Human Right of Marriage
Austin couple at center of Texas marriage equality case
"...need an emergency C-section. Aside from the obvious anxiety of the medical complication, partner Nicole Dimetman felt the added..."

Nov. 7, 2014 News Feature by Mary Tuma

HB 2 Returns to Court
5th Circuit questions ASC requirement
"...last Wednesday, Jan. 7, justices on the notoriously conservative 5th Circuit Court of Appeals delivered a critical line of..."

Jan. 16, 2015 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Death Watch: Appeals, Waived Appeals, and Conflicting Findings
Fifth Circuit strikes down request to test death drugs
"...The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals has denied a motion for..."

Sept. 23, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

HB 2 Back in Court: Judges Get Critical
Abortion providers “encouraged” by judges’ skepticism
"...New Orleans this morning, justices on the notoriously conservative 5th Circuit Court of Appeals delivered a critical line of..."

Jan. 7, 2015 News Post by Mary Tuma

For Procreation’s Sake, Abbott Appeals Same-Sex Marriage Ruling
State champions marriage equality ban
"...Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is asking the 5th Circuit Court Appeals to uphold the state’s ban on..."

July 31, 2014 News Post by Mary Tuma

Texas Abortion Providers Appeal to U.S. Supreme Court
Plaintiffs argue "irreparable harm" in SCOTUS appeal
"...After last week’s 5th Circuit Court of Appeals decision that immediately enforced Texas..."

Oct. 7, 2014 News Post by Mary Tuma

Next Stop for HB 2 – The Supreme Court?
Legal experts eye Texas law as the most likely abortion case to make it to the high court
"...Earlier this month, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals dealt a devastating blow to..."

June 26, 2015 News Feature by Mary Tuma

BREAKING: U.S. Supreme Court Strikes Down Texas Anti-Abortion Law HB 2
In a 5-3 ruling, SCOTUS says HB 2 creates an undue burden for women
"...a historic victory for reproductive rights, the U.S. Supreme Court has struck down two key parts of Texas’ draconian..."

June 27, 2016 News Post by Mary Tuma

Fifth Circuit Upholds Anti-Abortion Law
Only eight clinics expected to survive ruling
"...plan to take their case to the U.S. Supreme Court. “We will go up to the Supreme Court on..."

June 9, 2015 News Post by Mary Tuma

When You Say 'Planned Parenthood' You Say 'Abortion,' Court Rules
State may regulate speech in Women's Health Program
"...Ruling that the district court "gave insufficient attention" to Texas' "authority to subsidize speech..."

Aug. 22, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

Abortion Providers Ask Supreme Court to Take Up HB 2
Providers want ASC and admit privileges rules gone
"...fight against draconian state regulations to the U.S. Supreme Court...."

Sept. 3, 2015 News Post by Mary Tuma

Court Rules: Texas Voter ID Still Racist
Second ruling finds GOP deliberately suppressed minority vote
"...accidental. That's why it's highly damaging to the state of Texas that yesterday a federal court ruled, once again,..."

April 11, 2017 News Post by Richard Whittaker

U.S. Supreme Court Stops HB 2
Justices Scalia, Thomas, and Alito dissent
"...In a 6-3 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court halted key provisions of Texas abortion law, House Bill..."

Oct. 14, 2014 News Post by Mary Tuma

Supreme Court to Hear Texas Abortion Case This Week
HB 2 oral arguments start Wednesday
"...On Wednesday, March 2, anyone interested in the future of reproductive health will be intently focused on the U.S...."

March 1, 2016 News Post by Mary Tuma

Court Denies State's Request to Enforce HB 2 ... for Now
Abbott's appeal chastised for tardiness
"...McAllen center (shut down in March as a result of HB 2) and continue abortion care services at their..."

Sept. 3, 2014 News Post by Mary Tuma

Graves Appeals Prohibitively High Bond
"...bond for Graves to be released from jail. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in March overturned Graves’..."

Dec. 22, 2006 News Post by Jordan Smith

Texas Awaits Supreme Court HB 2 Ruling
Attorneys voice confidence in SCOTUS striking abortion law
"...In the next few weeks the U.S. Supreme Court, in one of the most significant reproductive rights cases..."

June 7, 2016 News Post by Mary Tuma

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