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
Ricky Langley v. Howard Prince, Warden
Date: October 15, 2018
Docket Number: 16-30486
USA v. Antonio Benjamin
Date: October 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20625
Paul Poupart v. Timothy Hooper, Warden
Date: October 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30411
Vernon Smith v. Concordia Parish
Date: October 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30548
USA v. Jonathan Rivas-Estrada
Date: October 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40033
Juan Espinoza, et al v. San Benito Con Indep Sch D
Date: October 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40839
James Barrett v. Nancy Berryhill, Acting Cmsnr
Date: October 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-41177
USA v. Jeffrey Torres
Date: October 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50400
Brandon Moon v. City of El Paso, et al
Date: October 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50572
USA v. Jesus Olivares
Date: October 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-51115
Siola Quinteros-Hernandez, et al v. Jefferson Sess
Date: October 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60563
Donise Wilkey v. United Parcel Service, Inc.
Date: October 15, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10246
USA v. Arnoldo Garza, Jr.
Date: October 15, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10280
USA v. Guillermo Davila-Salazar
Date: October 15, 2018
Docket Number: 18-20067
Patrick Murphy, et al v. HSBC Bank USA
Date: October 15, 2018
Docket Number: 18-20144