Monday Morning Review: Local Governments in the Federal Appellate Courts

Here’s how local governments fared in the federal courts of appeals during the past week.

Fifth Circuit

Sixth Circuit

Tenth Circuit

Eleventh Circuit

  • Carter v. City of Melbourne, No. 12-15337 (Sept. 23, 2013) (finding City not liable for unlawful termination of former officer because decisions were not made by a “final policymaker” for the City, and rejecting other claims, including that officer was terminated for his First Amendment activities).