5th Circuit Reinstates Controversial Mississippi HB 1523

5th Circuit Reinstates Controversial Mississippi HB 1523

Written by Don Byrd The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals has overturned a district court’s ruling that halted as unconstitutional Mississippi’s controversial HB 1523. The court did not address the central question of the constitutionality...
Texas, Florida Governors Sign Legislation; Read About Your State

Texas, Florida Governors Sign Legislation; Read About Your State

Written by Don Byrd Here is a brief update on state legislation I have been following here on the BJCblog. In Texas, Gov. Greg Abbott has signed into law a bill that allows child-placement agencies to refuse to provide service “under circumstances that...