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Precedent Times Three: Stare Decisis in the Divided Fifth Circuit
Sw. L.J.
  • Thomas E. Baker, Florida International University College of Law
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
1-1-1981
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Abstract
October 1, 1981, marked a milestone in the history of our federal courts. On that day the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Reorganization Act of 1980 (Reorganization Act) divided the" former fifth circuit" into the" new fifth circuit," composed of the District of the Canal Zone, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas, and the new" eleventh circuit," composed of Alabama, Florida, and Georgia.
Citation Information
Thomas E. Baker. "Precedent Times Three: Stare Decisis in the Divided Fifth Circuit" Sw. L.J. Vol. 35 (1981) p. 687
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/thomas-baker/38/