5th Circ. Revives Bus Co.'s School Contract Bias Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (October 8, 2013, 6:12 PM EDT) -- The Fifth Circuit on Tuesday revived Alliance Bus Charters' lawsuit accusing a Texas school district of discrimination, finding that an email sent between school district administrators might show that the district wrongly denied the company's bid for a yearlong contract because of its bankruptcy.

Reversing a decision by a Texas federal judge who granted summary judgment to Arlington Independent School District, the appellate court agreed with Alliance's assertion that the email should have been allowed as evidence regarding the district's denial of a contract from 2010...
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