5th Circuit Court of Appeals

April 21, 2019 - 12:24 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A former tenured LSU professor who was fired in 2015 for using vulgarity and discussing her sex life and the sex lives of students in her elementary education classes has asked federal appellate court to revive her lawsuit against the university. The Advocate reports that Teresa...
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March 13, 2019 - 9:58 pm
Opponents of a 1978 law governing Native American adoptions have told a federal appeals court in New Orleans that the law is an unconstitutional threat to the well-being of children and families. The Indian Child Welfare Act gives preference to Native American families in adoptions involving Native...
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September 20, 2018 - 4:39 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ A federal appeals court decision means authorities in Louisiana still cannot enforce a state law setting 21 as the minimum age for exotic dancers. Thursday's ruling by the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans was a victory for three women who were ages 18, 19 and 20 when...
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