Texas Terrorist Attack

The Fifth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a case against the government brought by a security guard shot in the leg during a 2015 terrorist attack at the “First Annual Muhammed Art Exhibit and Contest” in Garland, Texas. The guard failed to prove that the actions of the FBI or its undercover agent rose to the level of “‘participating’ in an act of violence.

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Confederate Monuments

The Fifth Circuit upheld the dismissal of a suit challenging the relocation of Confederate monuments from a San Antonio, Texas, park and the University of Texas campus in Austin, finding that the Sons of Confederate Veterans and two descendants of Confederate soldiers failed to claim a particularized injury.   

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