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

USA v. Demetrio Vallejo
Date: July 1, 2015
Docket Number: 14-40383

USA v. Juan Torres-Mata
Date: July 1, 2015
Docket Number: 14-50961

Ralph Janvey, et al v. Golf Channel, Incorporated,
Date: June 30, 2015
Docket Number: 13-11305

USA v. Fidel Cardenas
Date: June 30, 2015
Docket Number: 13-20726

Spear Marketing, Inc. v. BancorpSouth Bank
Date: June 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10753

Justia Opinion Summary: SMI filed suit against BCS and ARGO, alleging violations of various Texas state law claims related to defendants' alleged theft of trade secrets in connection with a software program developed and sold by SMI. After remo...

Michelle Hall, et al v. Robert Robinson, et al
Date: June 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-20710

United States v. Mix
Date: June 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-30837

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant, a BP engineer, was prosecuted for deleting text messages and emails related to oil spill calculations of the Macondo well from the Deepwater Horizon accident site. Defendant was convicted of obstruction of jus...

USA v. Luis Mendoza-Hernandez
Date: June 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-40661

USA v. Eric Smith
Date: June 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-41139

Henderson v. Stephens
Date: June 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-70001

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, convicted of capital murder, appealed the district court's denial of federal habeas relief on his claim that he is ineligible to be executed because he is intellectually disabled. Considering all of the evide...

USA v. Salvador Valadez
Date: June 29, 2015
Docket Number: 12-11194

USA v. Charles Hooper
Date: June 29, 2015
Docket Number: 14-11153

USA v. Alberto Rivera-Nevarez
Date: June 29, 2015
Docket Number: 14-11156

Test Masters Educ. Svc. v. State Farm Lloyds
Date: June 29, 2015
Docket Number: 14-20473

Justia Opinion Summary: TES filed suit against State Farm, seeking a declaratory judgment that State Farm owes TES a duty to defend in an underlying lawsuit with Robin Singh Education Services involving test preparation services. The court conc...

Bank of America, N.A. v. Fulcrum Enterprises, L.L.
Date: June 29, 2015
Docket Number: 14-20532