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Spong v. Fidelity Nat'l Prop. & Cas. Ins.
Date: May 22, 2015
Docket Number: 13-41317

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed suit against Fidelity, alleging numerous federal and state law claims after Fidelity denied flood insurance coverage. In this interlocutory appeal, Fidelity sought review of the district court's denial o...

Melvin Grayer v. GEO Corp Office Group, Inc., et a
Date: May 22, 2015
Docket Number: 13-60791

USA v. Guadalupe Barron
Date: May 22, 2015
Docket Number: 14-20003

Husky Int'l Elec., Inc. v. Ritz
Date: May 22, 2015
Docket Number: 14-20526

Justia Opinion Summary: Husky filed an adversary proceeding against debtor, objecting to the discharge of a contractual debt owed to Husky by Chrysalis - of which debtor was a shareholder. The court affirmed the district court's judgment that t...

Cedric Denson v. Beavex, Incorporated, et al
Date: May 22, 2015
Docket Number: 14-20534

Wilson v. Tregre
Date: May 22, 2015
Docket Number: 14-31179

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, former Chief Deputy in the Sheriff's office, filed suit against the Sheriff, raising claims under 42 U.S.C. 1983, the Louisiana Constitution, and the Louisiana whistleblower statutes. The district court dismis...

USA v. Guadalupe Barron
Date: May 22, 2015
Docket Number: 14-40011

USA v. Delfino Bazan
Date: May 22, 2015
Docket Number: 14-40264

USA v. Delfino Bazan
Date: May 22, 2015
Docket Number: 14-40285

USA v. Adolfo Galvez-Perez
Date: May 22, 2015
Docket Number: 14-40923

Freddie Walker, Sr. v. TA Operating, L.L.C., et al
Date: May 22, 2015
Docket Number: 14-41046

USA v. Samuel Elias-Lujan
Date: May 22, 2015
Docket Number: 14-50852

TRC Environmental Corporation v. LVI Facility Serv
Date: May 22, 2015
Docket Number: 14-51269

United States v. Clay
Date: May 22, 2015
Docket Number: 14-60283

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant pled guilty to a drug offense and was sentenced as a career offender. On appeal, defendant challenged his within-guidelines sentence, arguing that the district court failed to appreciate that 18 U.S.C. 3553(a)...

USA v. Mario Rios-Pintado
Date: May 21, 2015
Docket Number: 13-40862