TEXAS ASS'N OF BUSINESS v. EARLE, 03-50254
Plaintiff's suit, seeking a declaration that its conduct during the 2002 campaign season was expression protected by the First Amendment, is dismissed in accordance with the abstention doctrine established in Younger v. Harris, 401 U.S. 37 (1971).
- Decided 10/18/2004
- Published 10/18/2004
DENNIS, Circuit Judge:, Before DeMOSS, DENNIS and PRADO, Circuit Judges.
United States Fifth Circuit
William Andrew Taylor (argued), Amanda Staines Peterson, Andy Taylor & Associates, Houston, TX, for Plaintiffs-Appellants.
R. James George, Jr. (argued), Peter Drew Kennedy, George & Brothers, James A. Hemphill, Graves, Dougherty, Hearon & Moody, Austin, TX, for Defendant-Appellee.