5th Circuit Court of Appeals oral argument in Obama Immigration Executive Orders appeals on Friday


5thCircuitThis Friday, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments in State of Texas, et al. v. USA, et al. (No. 15-40333), and State of Texas, et al. v. USA, et al. (No. 15-40238), aka the Obama Immigration Executive Orders appeals.

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has issued a Notice Regarding Oral Argument in Case No. 15-40333 and 15-40238 (.pdf) advisory:

On Friday, July 10, 2015, the court will hear oral argument in these cases in the East Courtroom, Room 223, of the John Minor Wisdom United States Court of Appeals Building, 600 Camp Street, New Orleans, LA. The arguments will begin promptly at 9:00 a.m. The Court is allowing each side twenty minutes for argument in No. 15-40333 and one hour per side for argument in No. 15-40238.

We will reserve a number of seats for credentialed members of the press. Press should contact Geralyn Maher (geralyn_maher@ca5.uscourts.gov or 504-310-7630) before 11:00 a.m. CST on Wednesday, July 8, 2015, to request reserved seating.

Others wishing to attend the arguments should be at the main entrance to the courthouse on Camp Street by 8:00 a.m. on July 10. At that time, court staff will issue seating numbers to those in line. In the event of inclement weather, staff will issue numbers inside the building.

As seating in the East Courtroom is limited, the court will broadcast a live audio feed of the arguments into another courtroom for the benefit of any visitors who do not receive seats in the East Courtroom. We also will make recordings of the arguments available online within one hour of the conclusion of the final argument.

[Further details for court visitors on security screening and members of the press being restricted from use of any electronic devices in the courtroom]