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Recent Decisions From the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

USA v. Dayne Douglas
Date: July 28, 2016
Docket Number: 14-10807
Lugo-Resendez v. Lynch  
Date: July 28, 2016
Docket Number: 14-60865

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, a citizen of Mexico, seeks review of the BIA's affirmance of the IJ's denial of petitioner's motion to reopen his removal proceedings. The court concluded that the BIA abused its discretion by ignoring petiti...

USA v. Carlos Sandoval
Date: July 28, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20598
USA v. Hervey Roel
Date: July 28, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41559
USA v. Guadalupe Venegas
Date: July 28, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50978
USA v. Ken Nowlin
Date: July 28, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60092
USA v. Herbert Townsend
Date: July 28, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60704
USA v. Sanjay Sinha
Date: July 28, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60784
Segundo v. Davis  
Date: July 28, 2016
Docket Number: 16-70001

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner applied for a certificate of appealability (COA) to appeal the denial of his habeas petition, claiming that Martinez v. Ryan and Trevino v. Thaler entitled him to relief from his death sentence based on the in...

USA v. Catrina Conner
Date: July 27, 2016
Docket Number: 14-50513
United States v. Holley, Jr.  
Date: July 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40360

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his conviction for conspiracy to commit a drug trafficking crime, felon in possession of a firearm, and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime. The court affirmed the denial...

USA v. Victor Mendoza
Date: July 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41293
Doe v. United States  
Date: July 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50331

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, eight female alien detainees, filed suit alleging claims under 42 U.S.C. 1983 and the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA), 28 U.S.C. 2671 et seq., as well as several state law claims, after a male CCA officer, Don...

USA v. Jose Belloc-Hernandez
Date: July 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50512
USA v. Ruben Valdez-Corral
Date: July 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-51176