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State of Texas v. EEOC, et al
Date: September 23, 2016
Docket Number: 14-10949
USA v. Avery Ayers
Date: September 23, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20542
Rocco Funari v. Jason Smith, et al
Date: September 23, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40966
USA v. Jeremiah Griego
Date: September 23, 2016
Docket Number: 15-51197
Dresser-Rand Co. v. NLRB  
Date: September 23, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60474

Justia Opinion Summary: After Dresser-Rand and the Union failed to negotiate the renewal of the union-members' employment contract, the union called off the strike and agreed to return to work without a contract. However, Dresser-Rand had locke...

USA v. Mark Lewis
Date: September 23, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10024
Raymond Felder v. Nabors Offshore Corporation
Date: September 23, 2016
Docket Number: 16-30461
USA v. James Fernandez
Date: September 23, 2016
Docket Number: 16-50169
United States v. Howell  
Date: September 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10336

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant plead guilty to possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. The district court concluded that defendant's prior conviction for assault under Texas Penal Code 22.01(a)(1), (b)(2)(B), constituted a "crime of vi...

Mark Cowart v. Erwin
Date: September 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10404
USA v. Martin Steinberg
Date: September 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11041
USA v. Martin Steinberg
Date: September 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11043
Brittney Terry, et al v. Spring Indep School Distr
Date: September 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20548
United States v. Toussaint  
Date: September 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30748

Justia Opinion Summary: The United States appealed the district court's order suppressing evidence seized in a traffic stop. The district court found exigent circumstances when the initial threat overheard on wiretap was first intercepted but n...

USA v. Saul Trejo-Gamboa
Date: September 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-51210