5th Circuit

  • Court Rules Affirmative Action Program Illegal

    Todd Dean, a white man who unsuccessfully applied for employment with the fire department, sued Shreveport in 2000, alleging the department's hiring practices were racist.

  • Politicians Join Hurricane Lawsuits

    As thousands of devastated Gulf Coast residents continue to file suit against insurance companies that refuse to pay claims for flood damage, some high-level politicians are joining the fight. U.S. Rep. Gene Taylor, D-Miss., joined other plaintiffs and filed suit against State Farm Fire & Casualty Co. for refusal to...

  • LSAT Prep Firms at War

    When aspiring law students paid nearly $1,100 for a month-long LSAT-prep course by TestMasters, they assumed the prestigious Santa Monica, Calif., company would help them score higher on the law school entry exam. However, several students soon discovered that they had mistakenly signed up for a class with Houston-based Test...

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    Gulf Coast Legal Community Recovers From Katrina

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    Texas MDL Paves Way For Mass Tort Reform

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    Division Head Accuses GE Of Race Discrimination

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    International Cruise Line Runs Into ADA Storm

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    CI Host Leads With Aggressive Litigation Strategy

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