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
AtlasTrdg Conglomerate, Inc. v. AT&T, Incorporated
Date: October 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11661
Byron Davis v. Darrel Vannoy, Warden
Date: October 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-30530
USA v. Michael Williams
Date: October 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-30907
USA v. Timothy Jones
Date: October 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-30956
USA v. Domingo Alvarez
Date: October 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-51112
Faustino Rojas v. Jefferson Sessions, III
Date: October 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-60660
AtlasTrdg Conglomerate, Inc. v. AT&T, Incorporated
Date: October 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11661
USA v. Edmond Burke
Date: October 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11687
USA v. Trent Brewer
Date: October 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11707
USA v. Travis Rendon
Date: October 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11729
Claimant ID 100218776 v. BP Exploration & Prodn, I
Date: October 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-30849
Nellie Jenkins v. Louisiana Workforce Commission
Date: October 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-31008
Bridgette McCoy v. Housing Auth of New Orleans, et
Date: October 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-31173
USA v. Francisco Madrigal
Date: October 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-41581
Abraham Campos v. Jerilynn Yenne
Date: October 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-41666