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
Vaughn Monroe v. John Doe, et al
Date: February 16, 2018
Docket Number: 16-20503
USA v. Brandon Guthrie
Date: February 16, 2018
Docket Number: 16-41630
USA v. Ignacio Sanchez
Date: February 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10172
USA v. Melissa Trevino
Date: February 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10532
USA v. Junior Hernandez-Regalado
Date: February 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10701
USA v. James Burke
Date: February 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20307
USA v. Mohamed Omran
Date: February 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30157
USA v. Randy Randall
Date: February 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30308
Michael Paul v. City of San Antonio
Date: February 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50272
John Sinclair v. J. Willis
Date: February 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50353
USA v. Jose Contreras-Martinez
Date: February 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50399
USA v. Jose Ramos-Martinez
Date: February 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50497
Kibrom Beraki v. Jefferson Sessions, III
Date: February 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60040
Efrain Parra-Hernandez v. Jefferson Sessions, III
Date: February 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60120
Aristeo Palma Melchor v. Jefferson Sessions, III
Date: February 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60232