The Split of the Fifth Circuit: Update and Finis
Reavley, Thomas M.
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Discusses the split of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals into two separate circuits. They are the new Fifth Circuit (Texas, Louisiana, and Mississippi) with headquarters in New Orleans and the new Eleventh Circuit (Georgia, Alabama, and Florida) with headquarters in Atlanta. Explains what precipitated the split, how the agreement was reached, and what the effects will be.