Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals Case Law

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

Scott Lemoine, et al v. Elizabeth Wolfe
Date: February 8, 2016
Docket Number: 13-30178

Trinity Marine Products, Inc. v. United States
Date: February 8, 2016
Docket Number: 14-31130

Justia Opinion Summary: Trinity filed an administrative claim in 2012 and a complaint in federal court in 2013 under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA), 28 U.S.C. 1346(b)(1), 2680(h), alleging malicious prosecution. In 1999, Trinity was indicte...

USA v. Leonardo Torres
Date: February 8, 2016
Docket Number: 14-40983

Juan Castillo v. William Stephens, Director
Date: February 8, 2016
Docket Number: 14-70038

USA v. Stevie Johnson
Date: February 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40402

USA v. Carlos Zuniga
Date: February 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50159

Stem v. Gomez
Date: February 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50264

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, a former police officer, filed suit after he was terminated without notice or a hearing, alleging that the councilmembers’ actions violated state law and denied him constitutional due process. The district cou...

Wallace Boudreaux v. Transocean Deepwater, Inc.
Date: February 5, 2016
Docket Number: 14-30776

United States v. Koss
Date: February 5, 2016
Docket Number: 14-51173

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed her sentence of 70 months after pleading guilty to two federal drug offenses. Defendant raised numerous issues on appeal. The court concluded that the district court’s step-by-step application of the 1...

Karimbhai Dhuka v. Loretta Lynch
Date: February 5, 2016
Docket Number: 14-60892

Lenroy McLean v. Myron Batts, et al
Date: February 5, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10410

Steven Patty v. USA
Date: February 5, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20245

Kimberly Simon v. Schlumberger Technology Corp.
Date: February 5, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30675

USA v. Esmerardo Ibarra
Date: February 5, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40253

USA v. Stevie Johnson
Date: February 5, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40402