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Steve Shadowen Urges En Banc Court to Recognize Civil Rights of Slain Mexican Teenager at Border

Before 16 federal appellate judges for the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, Steve Shadowen argued today an issue of first impression: whether the Constitution's fundamental right to live extends to a non-citizen standing in Mexico who was unjustifiably shot and killed by a U.S. border patrol agent.  "If there ever was a case that calls out for practical and functional judicial review of executive U.S. conduct, this is that case," Mr. Shadowen argued. "There is no legal black hole on the Border.”