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Cases, arguments, and decisions before the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

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VIDEO: A Look at President Trump’s New Anti-LGBTQ Federal Judgeship Nominee Kyle Duncan

By Shane Stahl • February 6, 2018, 11:23 am President Trump has nominated a notoriously anti-LGBTQ attorney, Kyle Duncan, for a lifetime appoint to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
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Advocates Stand with LGBTQ Mississippians as Nation’s Most Extreme Anti-LGBTQ Law Takes Effect

By Adam Polaski • October 10, 2017, 12:40 pm House Bill 1523, the nation’s most extreme anti-LGBTQ law, is now in effect across Mississippi. The measure went into effect after the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals’ dismissed a lower federal court ruling striking down the law as unconstitutional.
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5th Circuit Court of Appeals Dismisses HB1523 Case Despite Deep Harms to Mississippi LGBT Community

By Adam Polaski • June 22, 2017, 12:06 pm The three-judge panel today found that the plaintiffs in the case lack legal standing to officially challenge the law and that the lower court ruling, a stunning and powerful rebuke to anti-LGBT religious exemptions, should be reversed and the case dismissed for lack of jurisdiction.
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What You Need to Know About Mississippi’s HB1523, Considered by 5th Circuit Today

By Adam Polaski • April 3, 2017, 12:57 pm On April 3rd, a three-judge panel from the U.S. Fifth Court of Appeals in Lubbock, Texas will hear arguments on Mississippi’s HB 1523, the nation’s most sweeping anti-LGBT religious exemption law.