Tag: 5th U.S. Circuit Court

Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

Texas law banning censoring of social media users for viewpoints can take effect, 5th Circuit says

May 13, 2022

Via: ABA Journal

A federal appeals court has allowed a Texas law to take effect that prohibits larger social media platforms from censoring users based on their political views. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at New Orleans reinstated the law pending […]

Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Severance Plan That Doesn’t Require Ongoing Administration Is Not an ERISA Plan

June 15, 2021


An employer’s project completion bonus payable to employees is not an employee benefits plan under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) if the plan does not involve an ongoing administrative program, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled. […]