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Appeals court vacates injunction on enforcing law setting minimum age for exotic dancers

By Takesha Thomas | Nov 29, 2018

NEW ORLEANS – The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently vacated an injunction that barred the state from enforcing a law prohibiting exotic dancers younger than 21 from performing naked in venues that serve alcohol.

Federal appeals court affirms most of ruling in Delta Charter School discrimination case

By Karen Kidd | Oct 29, 2018

NEW ORLEANS — A federal appeals court has affirmed almost all of a district court's remedies to get Delta Charter School to accept more African-American students and stop violating a consent decree with Concordia Parish School District.

Appeals court backs decision sending defamation suit against People Magazine to state court

By Erianne Leatherman | Sep 10, 2018

NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit recently dismissed an appeal to overturn a district court decision regarding a defamation lawsuit filed against People Magazine in the publication of an article about an unsolved 1985 murder.

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