Fifth Circuit US Court of Appeals Case Law

The US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit was established in 1891 and is based in New Orleans, Louisiana. The court has appellate jurisdiction over courts in the following districts:

Originally the Fifth Circuit also covered district courts in Alabama, Georgia, and Florida, but on October 1, 1981, under Public Law 96-452, the courts in these districts were moved under the jurisdiction of the new Eleventh Circuit. Learn about the historic Fifth Circuit courthouse here.

Browse Opinions From the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Recent Decisions From the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
USA v. Rafiq
Date: July 1, 2022
Docket Number: 20-11168
Haynes v. Turner Bass & Assoc, et al
Date: July 1, 2022
Docket Number: 20-40787
Long v. Garland
Date: July 1, 2022
Docket Number: 20-60475
USA v. Whitfield
Date: July 1, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11139
USA v. Duran
Date: July 1, 2022
Docket Number: 21-11189
Collett v. Weyerhaeuser Company
Date: July 1, 2022
Docket Number: 21-30449
Allen v. USPS
Date: July 1, 2022
Docket Number: 21-30699
USA v. Atkinson
Date: July 1, 2022
Docket Number: 21-40470
USA v. Arenas-Cepeda
Date: July 1, 2022
Docket Number: 21-40865
USA v. Moreno
Date: July 1, 2022
Docket Number: 21-50478
USA v. Caballero
Date: July 1, 2022
Docket Number: 21-50765
Escamilla v. Elliott
Date: July 1, 2022
Docket Number: 21-50931
USA v. Mireles
Date: July 1, 2022
Docket Number: 21-51162
Singh v. Garland
Date: July 1, 2022
Docket Number: 21-60149
Bermeo-Herrera v. Garland
Date: July 1, 2022
Docket Number: 21-60174