Fifth Circuit Civil Appellate Update

09/01/2011

As seen in The Appellate Advocate, State Bar of Texas Appellate Section Report, Fall 2011, Vol. 24, No. 1.

Topics include:

  • Appellate Jurisdiction - Final Judgments
  • Arbitration - Agency Principles
  • Bankruptcy Law - Judicial Estoppel
  • Bankruptcy Law - Reorganization Plans and Confirmation Orders
  • Bankruptcy - Reservation of Claims
  • Civil Proceduere - The Erie Doctrine
  • Constitutional Law - Race-Conscious Admissions
  • Due Process - First Amendment
  • ERISA
  • False Claims Act - Public Disclosure Bar
  • Jurisdiction
  • Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act
  • Sovereign Immunity - Claims Against the Judicial Council of the Fifth Circuit
  • Stay of Proceedings - Related State and Federal Court Litigation
  • The Jury Charge - Reconciling Finding

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