There is no single theme emerging from the variety of cases decided by the Fifth Circuit during this survey period. Nonetheless, the interpretational issues following both the Bailey and Lopez Supreme Court cases illustrate the extent to which some confusion still remains. In addition, it will be interesting to observe whether the inconsistencies in the Branch opinion, discussed in Part I of this article, impact future cases involving more than one defendant.
29 Texas Tech L. Rev. 527 (1998)