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New Yorker files appeal against probate attorneys Don Ford and Kenneth Krohn

By David Yates | Jun 25, 2018

SAN ANTONIO - The Spike Lee actress who lost a federal lawsuit against El Paso Attorney Kenneth Krohn and Houston Attorney Don Ford last year has filed an appeal with the 5th Circuit in New Orleans.

Supreme Court to determine future of employer arbitration agreements, lower courts divided on issue

By David Yates | Aug 15, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – Earlier this month, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit sided against the National Labor Relations Board, finding that Convergys Corp. has the right to require employees to arbitrate disputes against the company, keeping them from initiating class action lawsuits.

5th Circuit Court overturns preliminary injunction against Mississippi religious freedom law

By Carrie Salls | Jul 3, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals threw out a preliminary injunction granted to plaintiffs in a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union that challenged the state of Mississippi’s Religious Liberty Accommodations Act (HB 1523), according to a statement from the office of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton.

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