5th Circ. Will Rehear Anti-Immigrant Renters Law Case

Law360, New York (July 31, 2012, 7:56 PM EDT) -- The Fifth Circuit on Tuesday agreed to rehear en banc a decision affirming a ruling that a Texas city's requirement that renters prove their legal presence in the U.S. is preempted by federal law, asking the parties to focus on the impact of the Supreme Court's recent ruling on Arizona's immigration laws.

A majority of the circuit judges voted in favor of rehearing the case after reviewing a petition in which the city of Farmers Branch argued that the majority in the Fifth Circuit panel's March...
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