2011 Fifth Circuit US Court of Appeals Case Law

Opinions 1 - 500 of 3179

Chester v. Thaler  
Date: December 30, 2011
Docket Number: 08-70023

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner pled guilty to capital murder and was sentenced to death. Petitioner sought post-conviction relief from the Texas courts, alleging that he was mentally retarded, and his execution would therefore be unconstitu...

Stephen Walker v. Joe Nunn, et al
Date: December 30, 2011
Docket Number: 10-10452
USA v. Tuneysha Miller
Date: December 30, 2011
Docket Number: 10-40906
Travis County, Texas v. Flint Hills Resources, L.P., et al
Date: December 30, 2011
Docket Number: 10-50106
George Webber v. Rebecca Tamez
Date: December 30, 2011
Docket Number: 11-10366
USA v. Rene Sosa
Date: December 30, 2011
Docket Number: 11-20315
Yul Singleton v. Lynn Cooper
Date: December 30, 2011
Docket Number: 11-30325
USA v. Trevor Henderson
Date: December 30, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40285
USA v. Heriberto Marquez-Murillo
Date: December 30, 2011
Docket Number: 11-50281
Sarai Padilla-Varela v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: December 30, 2011
Docket Number: 11-60020
Tiffany Alexander, et al v. City of Jackson, Mississippi, et al
Date: December 30, 2011
Docket Number: 11-60254
Christopher Callahan v. Gulf Logistics, L.L.C., et al
Date: December 29, 2011
Docket Number: 09-30503
USA v. William Tilley
Date: December 29, 2011
Docket Number: 10-11223
Christopher Callahan v. Gulf Logistics, L.L.C.
Date: December 29, 2011
Docket Number: 10-30019
USA v. Ryan Nielson
Date: December 29, 2011
Docket Number: 10-51047
Brad Boutin v. Newfield Exploration Company
Date: December 29, 2011
Docket Number: 11-30062
Eunice Webb v. Rodney Arbuckle, et al
Date: December 29, 2011
Docket Number: 11-30313
USA v. Mario Garay-Garay
Date: December 29, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40393
John Cloud v. Kisha Stotts, et al
Date: December 29, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40550
Rothe Development, Inc. v. U.S. Dept. of Defense, et al.  
Date: December 29, 2011
Docket Number: 11-50101

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff sued the DoD for declaratory and injunctive relief, alleging that the DoD violated various in-sourcing procedures adopted pursuant to federal law. The district court dismissed, concluding exclusive jurisdiction...

USA v. Jose Riva
Date: December 29, 2011
Docket Number: 11-50184
USA v. Victor Campos-Morale
Date: December 29, 2011
Docket Number: 11-50202
USA v. Damidrick Fearce
Date: December 29, 2011
Docket Number: 11-50406
Nasser Yazdi v. Jerry Mowad, et al
Date: December 29, 2011
Docket Number: 11-50660
USA v. Terrence Farri
Date: December 28, 2011
Docket Number: 10-10570
USA v. Freddie Haye
Date: December 28, 2011
Docket Number: 10-10680
USA v. Jorge Hernandez
Date: December 28, 2011
Docket Number: 10-40538
Patrick Smith v. Robert Roe, et al
Date: December 28, 2011
Docket Number: 10-41305
USA v. Antonio Duran-Villagran
Date: December 28, 2011
Docket Number: 10-50352
USA v. Jessie Kelly
Date: December 28, 2011
Docket Number: 11-10190
USA v. Rene Cruz
Date: December 28, 2011
Docket Number: 11-10286
USA v. Alonso Rodriguez-Rosale
Date: December 28, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40101
Jo Anna Miles v. David Baker
Date: December 28, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40407
Soilo Urias v. Rick Thaler
Date: December 28, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40589
USA v. Humberto Pina-Valle
Date: December 28, 2011
Docket Number: 11-50305
USA v. Mark Green
Date: December 27, 2011
Docket Number: 10-51182
Robert Pruett v. Rick Thaler, Director
Date: December 27, 2011
Docket Number: 10-70024
Mohammed Ghali v. USA
Date: December 27, 2011
Docket Number: 11-10427
USA v. Oscar Diaz
Date: December 27, 2011
Docket Number: 11-20277
Citizens National Bank, N.A. v. USA, et al
Date: December 27, 2011
Docket Number: 11-30656
USA v. Gregorio Galindo-Romero
Date: December 27, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40224
USA v. Francisco Valdes-Rodriguez
Date: December 27, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40392
Francisco Rosales Figueroa v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: December 27, 2011
Docket Number: 11-60258
Bobby Hines v. Rick Thaler, Director
Date: December 27, 2011
Docket Number: 11-70010
USA v. Michael William
Date: December 23, 2011
Docket Number: 10-10666
USA v. Wayland Wilson
Date: December 23, 2011
Docket Number: 10-10854
USA v. Sandeep Verma
Date: December 22, 2011
Docket Number: 10-20835
United States v. Fontenot, Jr.  
Date: December 22, 2011
Docket Number: 10-31145

Justia Opinion Summary: The United States appealed the district court's dismissal of a superseding indictment because it did not state a crime against defendant for knowingly and willfully making false statements to a financial institution insu...

USA v. Reginald Kennedy
Date: December 22, 2011
Docket Number: 10-50740
Richard Simon, et al v. Heath Taylor, et al
Date: December 22, 2011
Docket Number: 10-51148
USA v. Lance Morri
Date: December 22, 2011
Docket Number: 10-51188
Blue v. Thaler  
Date: December 22, 2011
Docket Number: 10-70025

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner raised 21 separate challenges to his death sentence in a habeas proceeding under 28 U.S.C. 2254. The district court denied relief and petitioner sought a certificate of appealability based on his claim under A...

Jay Nottingham v. Joel Finsterwald, et al
Date: December 22, 2011
Docket Number: 11-10143
USA v. Charles Brewer
Date: December 22, 2011
Docket Number: 11-10402
USA v. David Gray
Date: December 22, 2011
Docket Number: 11-10421
USA v. Martin Yepez
Date: December 22, 2011
Docket Number: 11-20016
Brian Page v. Keith Warren, et al
Date: December 22, 2011
Docket Number: 11-20171
Sammie Jones v. State of Texa
Date: December 22, 2011
Docket Number: 11-20311
James Whittington v. Randy Maxwell
Date: December 22, 2011
Docket Number: 11-30344
USA v. Jason Deese
Date: December 22, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40192
Int'l Fidelity Ins. v. Sweet Little Mexico Corp.  
Date: December 22, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40449

Justia Opinion Summary: SLM appealed the district court's grant of summary judgment in favor of IFIC, a surety, against SLM, the principal on a bond pursuant to which IFIC paid Customs import duties assessed against SLM. The court held that the...

Thomas Maddox v. Claude Maye
Date: December 22, 2011
Docket Number: 11-50361
USA v. Antoine Davi
Date: December 21, 2011
Docket Number: 10-11152
USA v. Juan Gordillo-Lopez
Date: December 21, 2011
Docket Number: 10-41258
Tomas Lopez, et al v. ICE, et al
Date: December 21, 2011
Docket Number: 10-51106
USA v. Valentin Morillo
Date: December 21, 2011
Docket Number: 11-10476
Sonia Castera Robles, et al v. C. Cayton, et al
Date: December 21, 2011
Docket Number: 11-20119
Julio Ramos v. USA
Date: December 21, 2011
Docket Number: 11-20286
Yigal Bosch v. Ronald Tigner, et al
Date: December 21, 2011
Docket Number: 11-20303
USA v. Kenneth Ardoin, Sr.
Date: December 21, 2011
Docket Number: 11-30212
Chad Ledet v. Smith Marine Towing Corp.
Date: December 21, 2011
Docket Number: 11-30413
USA v. Seleena Escobedo
Date: December 21, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40493
Grant Pollet v. Aurora Loan Services, et al
Date: December 21, 2011
Docket Number: 11-50059
Gwendolyn Glenn v. Mary Carter
Date: December 21, 2011
Docket Number: 11-50273
USA v. Cortez Black
Date: December 21, 2011
Docket Number: 11-50311
Peter Paul v. M. Bragg
Date: December 21, 2011
Docket Number: 11-50728
Vaughn v. Woodforest Bank  
Date: December 21, 2011
Docket Number: 11-60102

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff brought suit against her former employer, claiming racial discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The district court granted summary judgment in favor of the employer and plaintiff appea...

USA v. Dennis Kline
Date: December 20, 2011
Docket Number: 10-10830
USA v. Erasmo Cruz-Nagera
Date: December 20, 2011
Docket Number: 10-10855
Happiness Agholor v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: December 20, 2011
Docket Number: 10-60853
USA v. Luis Landero
Date: December 20, 2011
Docket Number: 11-20352
Krystal Green, et al v. Plantation of Louisiana, L.L.C, et al
Date: December 20, 2011
Docket Number: 11-30191
Lewis v. UTMB at Galveston, et al.  
Date: December 20, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40456

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff appealed the district court's grant of summary judgment on his claims against defendants, under 42 U.S.C. 1983, for wrongful termination. The court held that UTMB was entitled to immunity from suit where plaint...

Maria Bleak v. Providence Health Center
Date: December 20, 2011
Docket Number: 11-50345
Susan Ere v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: December 20, 2011
Docket Number: 11-60207
Brent Myers v. M. Swindle, et al
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 10-10274
Case Under Seal  
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 10-11163

Justia Opinion Summary: After pleading guilty to bank fraud, C.K.'s supervised release was revoked, and pursuant to 18 U.S.C. 4246(a)-(d), she was committed to the custody of the Attorney General. At issue was whether sufficient, accurate facts...

USA v. Jose Sanchez-Lunar
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 10-20728
Schroeder v. Grt New Orleans Fed Credit Un, et al.  
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 10-31169

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff appealed the district court's grant of summary judgment for appellees (GNOFCU and Cumis). The district court found that GNOFCU did not violate either the Federal Credit Union Act, 12 U.S.C. 1790b, or La. Rev. S...

USA v. Bobby Bogle
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 10-40919
USA v. Eduardo Rosale
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 10-41285
USA v. Cirilo Torres-Ramale
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 10-50828
USA v. Felipe Saucedo, Jr.
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 10-50978
USA v. Jose Molina-Juarez
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 10-51075
USA v. Jose Ojeda-Luna
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 10-51146
USA v. Tommy Owen
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 10-51151
USA v. Jose Trejo-Machado
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 10-51232
USA v. Bobby Fambro
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 11-10118
USA v. Ronnell Sharpley
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 11-10152
USA v. Gilberto Palacio
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 11-10404
USA v. Tony Glynn
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 11-10502
USA v. Alfonso Ibanez
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 11-10504
USA v. Jasper Martinez
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 11-10505
USA v. Jack Little, Jr.
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 11-10556
USA v. Luis Saldierna
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 11-20085
Arvil Luckey v. Michael Astrue, Commissioner
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 11-20115
USA v. Mercurio Hernandez
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 11-20133
USA v. Basil Kalu
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 11-20191
USA v. Genaro Carrillo
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 11-20309
USA v. Brandon Payton
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 11-30193
USA v. Joshua White
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 11-30268
USA v. Ramon Rodriguez-Bermudez
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 11-30393
USA v. Marvin Mosley
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 11-30461
USA v. Elmer Martinez-Lopez
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40057
USA v. Alfredo Amaro
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40074
USA v. Gerardo Garcia
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40106
USA v. Fortunato Mendoza-De Los Santo
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40110
USA v. Jeffery Hill
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40238
USA v. Ever Maldonado-Serrano
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40267
USA v. Jose Villasana-Luevano
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40336
USA v. Jose Villasana-Luevano
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40339
USA v. Andres Herrera-Mendoza
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40340
USA v. Jorge Flores-Hernandez
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40342
USA v. Hugo Betancourt
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40364
USA v. Jorge Rodriguez-Cruz
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40379
USA v. Saul Alcorta-Lopez
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40385
USA v. Gordon Bouknight
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40394
Kenneth Menard, Sr. v. Charles Wagner, et al
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40395
USA v. Carlos Alvear-Olive
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40448
USA v. Miguel Caicedo-Riasco
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40467
USA v. Nelson Reye
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40476
USA v. Miguel Zavala-Rodriguez
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40499
USA v. Jose Villanueva-Nunez
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40509
USA v. Raul Araguz-Ramirez
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40527
USA v. Arnulfo Aragus-Brione
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40532
USA v. Eugene Saucedo
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40536
USA v. Ricardo Gordillo-Soli
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40547
USA v. Filiberto Perez-Zuniga
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40586
USA v. Enrique Romero
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40634
USA v. Eddie Olmo
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40635
USA v. Eddie Olmo
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40636
USA v. Aurelio Pineda-Moreno
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40637
USA v. Juan Martinez
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40657
USA v. Carlos Lopez-Perez
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40706
USA v. Daniel Silva
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40715
USA v. Miguel Saucillo
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40733
USA v. Rafael Castro-Olivare
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40734
USA v. Michael Richardson
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 11-50173
USA v. Jose Pichardo-Sanchez
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 11-50293
USA v. Courtez Black
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 11-50309
USA v. Paul Alvarez
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 11-50359
USA v. Luis Navarrete-Bermudez
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 11-50380
Atlantic Sounding Company, Inc v. Jimmie Vicker
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 11-60289
Wells Fargo Bank v. Mitchell Kobernick, et al
Date: December 16, 2011
Docket Number: 10-20046
USA v. Mauricio Torre
Date: December 16, 2011
Docket Number: 10-20167
United States v. Bennett, et al.  
Date: December 16, 2011
Docket Number: 10-30920

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants Lance Bennett, Dalton Bennett, and Danquell Miller were convicted of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base (crack) and various other crimes. Defendants appealed the d...

USA v. Jose Ahedo
Date: December 16, 2011
Docket Number: 10-50742
Mohammed Aly v. City of Lake Jackson
Date: December 16, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40160
USA v. James Brown
Date: December 16, 2011
Docket Number: 11-50324
Rockwell, et al. v. City of Garland, Texas, et al.  
Date: December 15, 2011
Docket Number: 10-11053

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs sued law enforcement officers for excess use of force, assault and battery, and unlawful entry after the officers breached the locked door to the private bedroom of plaintiffs' 27-year-old son, Scott, to arres...

United States v. Reyes-Mendoza  
Date: December 15, 2011
Docket Number: 10-11119

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant pleaded guilty to illegal reentry after removal from the United States. Defendant had a conviction of manufacturing a controlled substance in violation of section 11379.6 of the California Health and Safety Cod...

USA v. Armarcion Henderson
Date: December 15, 2011
Docket Number: 10-30571
United States v. Spurlin, et al.  
Date: December 15, 2011
Docket Number: 10-31128

Justia Opinion Summary: Brian and Debra Spurlin were convicted of concealment of bankruptcy estate assets, for knowingly and fraudulently withholding their interests in certain properties from their bankruptcy filings, and false oaths and state...

Don Kennard, et al v. Comstock Resources, Inc., et al
Date: December 15, 2011
Docket Number: 10-40785
USA v. Jose Alvarez
Date: December 15, 2011
Docket Number: 10-41158
USA v. Miguel Islas-Macia
Date: December 15, 2011
Docket Number: 10-51213
USA v. Miguel Islas-Macia
Date: December 15, 2011
Docket Number: 10-51227
USA v. Telandra Jones, et al
Date: December 15, 2011
Docket Number: 10-60944
Charles Williams, et al v. USA, et al
Date: December 15, 2011
Docket Number: 11-10234
Braden Robinson, et al v. Road Home Corporation
Date: December 15, 2011
Docket Number: 11-30332
Andrea Hall v. Burl Cain, et al
Date: December 15, 2011
Docket Number: 11-30592
Don Johnson Motors, Inc. v. USA
Date: December 15, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40273
Curtis Chance v. Janet Napolitano, et al
Date: December 15, 2011
Docket Number: 11-50200
United States v. Jones, et al.  
Date: December 15, 2011
Docket Number: 11-60159

Justia Opinion Summary: This appeal arose out of the trial of Telandra Jones, Theddis Pearson, and five other defendants for Medicare fraud and related crimes stemming from the practices of their business, Statewide Physical Medicine Group. Def...

USA v. Garrett Wilson
Date: December 14, 2011
Docket Number: 09-30880
USA v. Alan Lee
Date: December 14, 2011
Docket Number: 09-30881
USA v. Winfred Johnston, Jr.
Date: December 14, 2011
Docket Number: 09-30904
USA v. William Rodes, Jr.
Date: December 14, 2011
Docket Number: 09-30943
USA v. Lorenzo Espinoza
Date: December 14, 2011
Docket Number: 09-51153
United States v. Moreland  
Date: December 14, 2011
Docket Number: 09-60566

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted of knowing possession of child pornography. On appeal, defendant argued that the evidence was insufficient. The court concluded that no reasonable jury could find beyond a reasonable doubt that de...

Muttasim ElHassan v. City of Shreveport, et al
Date: December 14, 2011
Docket Number: 10-30547
SPSL OPOBO Liberia, Inc. v. Maritime Worldwide Svcs, Inc., et al
Date: December 14, 2011
Docket Number: 10-31082
Kiki Ikossi-Anastasiou v. Bd of Supr of LA St Univ
Date: December 14, 2011
Docket Number: 10-31143
Hardin Cooper v. Federal Bureau of Prisons, et al
Date: December 14, 2011
Docket Number: 10-31172
Rodriguez v. Thaler  
Date: December 14, 2011
Docket Number: 10-40414

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant pleaded guilty to driving while intoxicated and was sentenced to 25 years in prison, based in part on his two prior felony convictions. Defendant appealed the dismissal of his 28 U.S.C. 2254 habeas corpus petit...

Brian Larremore, et al v. Lykes Bros, Inc.
Date: December 14, 2011
Docket Number: 10-51166
Keith Lepak, et al v. City of Irving Texa
Date: December 14, 2011
Docket Number: 11-10194
USA v. Eugenio Ceballos-Silva
Date: December 14, 2011
Docket Number: 11-10275
USA v. Seal Luca
Date: December 14, 2011
Docket Number: 11-20057
USA v. Rosario Mayo
Date: December 14, 2011
Docket Number: 11-20138
Porter Bush v. John Fox
Date: December 14, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40410
USA v. Jose Ochoa-Zenteno
Date: December 14, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40555
Randy Blodgett v. M. Martin
Date: December 14, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40675
USA v. Jorge Perez
Date: December 14, 2011
Docket Number: 11-50264
Charles Mitchell v. Roel Cervantes, et al
Date: December 13, 2011
Docket Number: 10-11208
USA v. Michael Newman
Date: December 13, 2011
Docket Number: 10-11219
Robert Brown v. Rick Thaler, Director
Date: December 13, 2011
Docket Number: 10-20095
Elimelech Hebrew v. Houston Media Source
Date: December 13, 2011
Docket Number: 10-20606
Gilbane Building Co. v. Empire Steel Erectors, L.P.  
Date: December 13, 2011
Docket Number: 10-20817

Justia Opinion Summary: This insurance coverage case arose out of an underlying personal injury lawsuit brought by Michael Parr against Gilbane Building Company. Gilbane, a general contractor, sought defense and indemnification from Admiral Ins...

Richards Clearview, L. L. C. v. Sears Roebuck & Co.
Date: December 13, 2011
Docket Number: 10-31212
USA v. Jorge Hernandez-Hernandez
Date: December 13, 2011
Docket Number: 10-41182
USA v. Mario Solorzano
Date: December 13, 2011
Docket Number: 10-41263
United States v. Miller  
Date: December 13, 2011
Docket Number: 10-50500

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant pled guilty to one count of transportation of child pornography and was sentenced to 220 months imprisonment, as well as a 25 year term of supervised release. Defendant appealed his sentence and elements of his...

United States v. Ashley  
Date: December 13, 2011
Docket Number: 10-50717

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted of two counts of theft of mail matter by a postal service employee for stealing gift cards. On appeal, defendant argued that the use of pre-arrest, pre-Mirandized silences were impermissible. The...

United States v. Aguirre  
Date: December 13, 2011
Docket Number: 10-50999

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted of using a communication facility to facilitate a drug trafficking crime. On appeal, defendant challenged the district court's denial of her motion to suppress evidence, claiming that the search a...

William Holly v. State of Mississippi, et al
Date: December 13, 2011
Docket Number: 10-60374
David Atkins v. Ken Salazar, Secretary
Date: December 13, 2011
Docket Number: 10-60940
Jenara Steele, et al v. Green Tree Servicing, L.L.C., et al
Date: December 13, 2011
Docket Number: 11-10103
USA v. Aaron Rodriguez-Dominguez
Date: December 13, 2011
Docket Number: 11-10216
USA v. Carlos Perez
Date: December 13, 2011
Docket Number: 11-10243
Franklin Williams v. Rebbecca Tamez
Date: December 13, 2011
Docket Number: 11-10628
USA v. Charles Watson
Date: December 13, 2011
Docket Number: 11-20075
Jorge Gonzalez v. Bank of America N.A., et al
Date: December 13, 2011
Docket Number: 11-20174
Willbros RPI, Incorporated v. Continental Casualty Company
Date: December 13, 2011
Docket Number: 11-20347
Hardesty Builders, Inc. v. Mid-Continent Casualty Co., et al
Date: December 13, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40043
Patrick Jones v. John Fox
Date: December 13, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40215
USA v. Pedro Flores-Quirino
Date: December 13, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40677
USA v. Manuel Olivas-Guevara
Date: December 13, 2011
Docket Number: 11-50127
USA v. Luis Cardona Macia
Date: December 13, 2011
Docket Number: 11-50201
USA v. Renee Williamson
Date: December 13, 2011
Docket Number: 11-50334
Xinyue Wu v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: December 13, 2011
Docket Number: 11-60082
Credit Acceptance Corporation v. Kevin Fortenberry, et al
Date: December 13, 2011
Docket Number: 11-60130
Ruby Robinson Co., Inc. v. Kalil Fresh Marketing, Inc., et al
Date: December 12, 2011
Docket Number: 10-20788
USA v. Barry Davi
Date: December 12, 2011
Docket Number: 10-20794
Yang v. Holder, Jr.  
Date: December 12, 2011
Docket Number: 10-60745

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, a citizen of China, petitioned for review of the BIA's order affirming the IJ's denial of his petition for asylum, withholding of removal, and protection under the Convention Against Torture (CAT). Petitioner...

Don Hanvey Oil Trust, Inc., et al v. Unit Texas Drilling, L.L.C.
Date: December 12, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40323
Mary Salard v. Greg Salard
Date: December 8, 2011
Docket Number: 11-30283
Cajun Industries, LLC 401 (K) v. Beth Bennett Kidder, et al
Date: December 8, 2011
Docket Number: 11-30492
USA v. Tony Boguszewicz
Date: December 8, 2011
Docket Number: 11-50109
Joanne Harp v. Liberty Mutual Fire Insurance
Date: December 8, 2011
Docket Number: 11-50352
United States v. El-Mezain, et al.  
Date: December 7, 2011
Docket Numbers: 08-10664, 08-10774, 09-10560, 09-10590, 10-10586

Justia Opinion Summary: In this consolidated case, the court addressed the appeals of five individuals and one corporate defender convicted of conspiracy and substantive offenses for providing material aid and support to a designated terrorist...

USA v. El-Mezain
Date: December 7, 2011
Docket Number: 08-10774
USA v. Mohammad El-Mezain
Date: December 7, 2011
Docket Number: 09-10560
USA v. Shukri Abu Baker
Date: December 7, 2011
Docket Number: 10-10586
USA v. Holy Land Foundation, et al
Date: December 7, 2011
Docket Number: 10-10590
USA v. Agapito Martinez-Moreno
Date: December 7, 2011
Docket Number: 10-20618
Julie Blanchard, et al v. Gregory Lonero, et al
Date: December 7, 2011
Docket Number: 10-31036
USA v. Charlie Burnett, III
Date: December 7, 2011
Docket Number: 10-41164
Cheri Estrada v. City of San Antonio
Date: December 7, 2011
Docket Number: 10-50984
USA v. Antonio Jaimes-Herrera
Date: December 7, 2011
Docket Number: 11-10123
USA v. Robert Hodge
Date: December 7, 2011
Docket Number: 11-10259
USA v. Fernando Zavala
Date: December 7, 2011
Docket Number: 11-20100
Indian Harbor Insurance Co. v. BestComp, Incorporated, et al
Date: December 7, 2011
Docket Number: 11-30466
Tashandala Jackson v. United States Probation, et al
Date: December 7, 2011
Docket Number: 11-50260
USA v. Miguel Araiza-Reye
Date: December 7, 2011
Docket Number: 11-50358
Brown v. Oil States Skagit Smatco, et al.  
Date: December 6, 2011
Docket Number: 10-31257

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff sued defendants under Title VII, alleging claims of racial harassment and constructive discharge. Plaintiff subsequently appealed the district court's dismissal of his complaint based on a finding that plaintif...

USA v. Juan Contrera
Date: December 6, 2011
Docket Number: 10-40502
USA v. Jim Shipp
Date: December 6, 2011
Docket Number: 10-40989
USA v. Randle Jackson, III
Date: December 6, 2011
Docket Number: 10-50342
USA v. Emilio Santos-Zarate
Date: December 6, 2011
Docket Number: 10-50659
USA v. Roberto Avila-Mazurca
Date: December 6, 2011
Docket Number: 10-51207
USA v. Roberto Avila-Mazurca
Date: December 6, 2011
Docket Number: 10-51220
Herbert Fletcher v. USA
Date: December 6, 2011
Docket Number: 11-10513
Sixtos Merlan v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: December 6, 2011
Docket Number: 11-20366
Mark Hudson v. Schlumberger Technology Corp., et al
Date: December 6, 2011
Docket Number: 11-30076
Curtis Pace, et al v. State Farm Fire & Casualty Co., et al
Date: December 6, 2011
Docket Number: 11-30640
USA v. Saul Perez-Lopez
Date: December 6, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40063
William Kenon, Jr., et al v. Town of South Padre Island
Date: December 6, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40207
Angela Bashore v. Resurgent Captl Services, L.P., et al
Date: December 6, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40418
USA v. Paul Gove, III
Date: December 6, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40610
USA v. Rogelio Barboza-Maldonado
Date: December 6, 2011
Docket Number: 11-50067
USA v. Charles Curry
Date: December 5, 2011
Docket Number: 10-50829
Alvin Hughes v. City of Dalla
Date: December 5, 2011
Docket Number: 11-10734
Bobie Townsend v. BAC Home Loans Servicing, L.P.
Date: December 5, 2011
Docket Number: 11-20319
USA v. Peter Ezekor
Date: December 2, 2011
Docket Number: 10-20279
Thompson v. Zurich American Ins. Co., et al.  
Date: December 2, 2011
Docket Number: 10-51013

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant appealed the district court's grant of summary judgment in favor of Zurich, SRS, and an insurance adjuster on his claim for wrongful denial and delay of workers' compensation benefits under Texas state and comm...

Kelly Ferris v. Robert Vititow
Date: December 2, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40286
USA v. Richard Blake
Date: December 2, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40307
Rafael Diaz-Vazquez v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: December 2, 2011
Docket Number: 11-60137
USA v. Ramon Rodarte-Mendoza
Date: December 1, 2011
Docket Number: 10-10896
Van Staden v. St. Martin  
Date: December 1, 2011
Docket Number: 10-30882

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff sued the Louisiana State Board of Practical Nurse Examiners, claiming its status requirement violated the Constitution when the Board denied her a license solely on account of her immigration status. Plaintiff...

USA v. David Pugh
Date: December 1, 2011
Docket Number: 10-31242
USA v. Rajkumar Rikhiram
Date: December 1, 2011
Docket Number: 10-41233
USA v. Gustavo Garza
Date: December 1, 2011
Docket Number: 10-51023
USA v. Mario Gutierrez
Date: December 1, 2011
Docket Number: 11-20113
USA v. Gilberto Valle-Pineda
Date: December 1, 2011
Docket Number: 11-50344
USA v. Gilberto Valle-Pinada
Date: December 1, 2011
Docket Number: 11-50363
USA v. Abel Moreno-Guzman
Date: November 30, 2011
Docket Number: 09-40972
USA v. Marcus Motton
Date: November 30, 2011
Docket Number: 10-11072
USA v. Cedric Gray
Date: November 30, 2011
Docket Number: 10-11117
USA v. Phillip Stockard
Date: November 30, 2011
Docket Number: 10-11231
USA v. Gerardo Martinez-Zavala
Date: November 30, 2011
Docket Number: 10-20870
In Re: Vioxx Prods. Liability
Date: November 30, 2011
Docket Number: 10-31097
Maya Balakrishnan v. Board of Suprs LA State Univ, et al
Date: November 30, 2011
Docket Number: 10-31209
USA v. Riley Dantzler
Date: November 30, 2011
Docket Number: 10-31265
Eric Watkins v. Jose Vasquez
Date: November 30, 2011
Docket Number: 10-40865
National Union Fire Ins Co., et al v. Puget Plastics Corporation, et al
Date: November 30, 2011
Docket Number: 10-40953
M. L., et al v. Frisco Independant School Dist
Date: November 30, 2011
Docket Number: 10-40976
James Hodges, et al v. Indiana Mills & Mfg Inc.
Date: November 30, 2011
Docket Number: 10-41152
USA v. Albert Bush
Date: November 30, 2011
Docket Number: 10-41185
USA v. $73,919.00 in U.S. Curcy
Date: November 30, 2011
Docket Number: 10-50728
Hugo Mairena-Moncada v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: November 30, 2011
Docket Number: 10-60897
USA v. Vicente Cruz-Martinez
Date: November 30, 2011
Docket Number: 11-10223
Daniel Walker v. Boyd, et al
Date: November 30, 2011
Docket Number: 11-10532
USA v. Tommy Alexander, Sr.
Date: November 30, 2011
Docket Number: 11-20188
USA v. Jose Villalon
Date: November 30, 2011
Docket Number: 11-20214
Qureshi, et al. v. Holder, Jr., et al.  
Date: November 30, 2011
Docket Number: 11-30047

Justia Opinion Summary: The Qureshis were originally granted asylum from Pakistan because of Mr. Qureshi's support for the Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), but the USCIS later decided to terminate the Qureshis' asylum based on that same s...

Entergy Louisiana, L.L.C. v. Wackenhut Corporation
Date: November 30, 2011
Docket Number: 11-30119
USA v. Peter Cole
Date: November 30, 2011
Docket Number: 11-30133
USA v. Shelton Fruge
Date: November 30, 2011
Docket Number: 11-30144
Donald Sublet v. Shawn Million, et al
Date: November 30, 2011
Docket Number: 11-30226
Leonard Price v. Housing Auth of New Orleans, et al
Date: November 30, 2011
Docket Number: 11-30359
Kelvin Wells v. Transocean Terminal Operators, et al
Date: November 30, 2011
Docket Number: 11-30685
USA v. Martin Gutierrez
Date: November 30, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40366
USA v. Jose Sosa-Almonte
Date: November 30, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40408
USA v. Luis Cibrian-Gonzalez
Date: November 30, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40486
USA v. Emily Tovar
Date: November 30, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40529
USA v. James McDaniel, et al
Date: November 30, 2011
Docket Number: 11-50002
USA v. Seabron Millender
Date: November 30, 2011
Docket Number: 11-60035
Iqbal Ahmad v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: November 30, 2011
Docket Number: 11-60125
Tyres Autrey v. Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding
Date: November 30, 2011
Docket Number: 11-60448
Claver Smith v. Alcorn State University
Date: November 30, 2011
Docket Number: 11-60484
USA v. Edgar Narvaez
Date: November 28, 2011
Docket Number: 10-50699
USA v. Edgar Narvaez
Date: November 28, 2011
Docket Number: 10-50700
Jairus Pegues v. PGW Auto Glass, L.L.C., et al
Date: November 25, 2011
Docket Number: 10-51222
Jose Dominguez-Gonzalez v. Hillary Clinton
Date: November 25, 2011
Docket Number: 11-50033
USA v. Sandy Whitfield
Date: November 25, 2011
Docket Number: 11-50230
USA v. Joe Rodriguez
Date: November 23, 2011
Docket Number: 10-20852
Maloney Gaming Management, LLC v. St. Tammany Parish
Date: November 23, 2011
Docket Number: 10-31259
Brown, et al. v. Offshore Specialty Fabricators, et al.  
Date: November 23, 2011
Docket Number: 10-40936

Justia Opinion Summary: This appeal involved a putative class action brought against several oil and gas companies and several companies that provide labor for offshore oil and gas projects. Plaintiffs alleged that defendants maintained a hirin...

Buffalo Marine Services Inc., et al. v. United States  
Date: November 23, 2011
Docket Number: 10-41108

Justia Opinion Summary: This appeal arose out of an oil spill on the Neches River. Appellants challenged the National Pollution Funds Center's (NPFC) final claim determination denying reimbursement for costs arising from the spill. The district...

USA v. Wellington Villanueva-Pedroza
Date: November 23, 2011
Docket Number: 10-41247
Gloria Morris v. Joe Keffer
Date: November 23, 2011
Docket Number: 11-10386
Robert Bonner v. William Bosworth, et al
Date: November 23, 2011
Docket Number: 11-10560
Turner, et al. v. Pleasant, et al.  
Date: November 23, 2011
Docket Number: 11-30129

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs sought to reopen a judgment entered in 2001 after the district judge that entered judgment for defendants in plaintiffs' person injury case was impeached and removed from office. Plaintiffs filed what they ter...

USA v. Guillermo Hernandez
Date: November 23, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40382
USA v. Jose Quintero
Date: November 23, 2011
Docket Number: 11-50240
Edward Hall, et al v. El Dorado Chemical Company
Date: November 22, 2011
Docket Number: 10-20871
Fruge, et al. v. Amerisure Mutual Ins. Co., et al.  
Date: November 22, 2011
Docket Number: 10-31178

Justia Opinion Summary: Amerisure appealed the district court's summary judgment ruling determining that Louisiana law prohibited the consideration of extrinsic evidence to prove mutual mistake; ranking Amerisure as the primary insurer; and all...

Tony Vann v. British Petroleum Oil Company, et al
Date: November 22, 2011
Docket Number: 11-10305
USA v. Epifanio Sanchez-Sanchez
Date: November 22, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40311
USA v. Joe Rivas, Jr.
Date: November 21, 2011
Docket Number: 08-11223
USA v. Thomas Eddin
Date: November 21, 2011
Docket Number: 10-11225
USA v. Benito Aguirre, III
Date: November 21, 2011
Docket Number: 10-40694
USA v. Laterrious Coleman
Date: November 21, 2011
Docket Number: 10-41316
USA v. Silvestre Sandoval-Campo
Date: November 21, 2011
Docket Number: 10-50908
USA v. Leobardo DeLaRiva
Date: November 21, 2011
Docket Number: 11-10163
USA v. Christian Flore
Date: November 21, 2011
Docket Number: 11-20055
USA v. Mario Hernandez
Date: November 21, 2011
Docket Number: 11-20211
Michael Telemaque v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: November 21, 2011
Docket Number: 11-30170
YUR-MAR, L.L.C., et al v. Jefferson Parish Council, et al
Date: November 21, 2011
Docket Number: 11-30196
USA v. Kim Hogan
Date: November 21, 2011
Docket Number: 11-30273
Bopp Trust, et al v. Capital One, N.A.
Date: November 21, 2011
Docket Number: 11-30473
Jason Redditt v. W. Sherrod
Date: November 21, 2011
Docket Number: 11-30520
Kelda Wells, et al v. U.S. Department of Education, et al
Date: November 21, 2011
Docket Number: 11-30686
USA v. Leondrus McBride, Jr.
Date: November 21, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40034
USA v. Virginia Miller
Date: November 21, 2011
Docket Number: 11-50031
USA v. Benigno Barneth-Alaniz
Date: November 21, 2011
Docket Number: 11-50163
USA v. Benigno Barneth-Alaniz
Date: November 21, 2011
Docket Number: 11-50164
USA v. Sandy Davi
Date: November 18, 2011
Docket Number: 10-30934
KLLM Transport Services, L.L.C v. Marsh USA, Incorporated, et al
Date: November 18, 2011
Docket Number: 10-60877
Jerome Bey v. Rebecca Tamez
Date: November 18, 2011
Docket Number: 11-10431
P. Chyba v. EMC Mortgage Corporation
Date: November 18, 2011
Docket Number: 11-10492
Omega Claims Solutions, Inc. v. N'Site Solutions, Incorporated
Date: November 18, 2011
Docket Number: 11-20213
Brown, et al. v. Steinert, et al.  
Date: November 18, 2011
Docket Number: 11-30082

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed a civil action against St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Rodney Strain and Deputies Bryan Steinert, Julie Boynton, and Wayne Wicker, each in their individual and official capacities. Plaintiffs brought claims f...

USA v. Kenneth Pearson
Date: November 17, 2011
Docket Number: 10-30743
Charles Shirley v. Sheriff, Henderson County Jail
Date: November 17, 2011
Docket Number: 10-40808
USA v. Raquel Gonzalez-Lopez
Date: November 17, 2011
Docket Number: 10-41325
Melvin Wilson v. U.S. Penitentiary Leavenworth, et al
Date: November 17, 2011
Docket Number: 10-41346
Robert Klebe v. University of Texas Health
Date: November 17, 2011
Docket Number: 10-50458
USA v. Gualberto Marquez
Date: November 17, 2011
Docket Number: 10-50692
USA v. Ellis Morganfield
Date: November 17, 2011
Docket Number: 10-50847
Daniel O'Hare, et al v. Vulcan Capital, et al
Date: November 17, 2011
Docket Number: 10-50971
USA v. Kevin Newson
Date: November 17, 2011
Docket Number: 11-10073
Levi Wooderts, Jr. v. Rebecca Tamez
Date: November 17, 2011
Docket Number: 11-10361
Richard Rosin v. Rick Thaler, Director, et al
Date: November 17, 2011
Docket Number: 11-20200
Samuel Scott v. Anheuser-Busch, Inc.
Date: November 17, 2011
Docket Number: 11-20542
USA v. Howard Harri
Date: November 17, 2011
Docket Number: 11-30115
USA v. Juan Owen
Date: November 17, 2011
Docket Number: 11-30280
Mary Brown v. Burl Cain, et al
Date: November 17, 2011
Docket Number: 11-30582
Thomas Cleveland v. John Fox
Date: November 17, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40276
USA v. Carlos Bueno
Date: November 17, 2011
Docket Number: 11-50227
USA v. Roberto Davila
Date: November 17, 2011
Docket Number: 11-50341
Marvin Wilson v. Rick Thaler, Director
Date: November 16, 2011
Docket Number: 09-70022
Rodney Hamm v. TRTB, L.L.C., et al
Date: November 16, 2011
Docket Number: 10-31221
USA v. Harrison Havens, Jr.
Date: November 16, 2011
Docket Number: 10-40877
USA v. Jaime Torre
Date: November 16, 2011
Docket Number: 10-50867
USA v. Douglas Jone
Date: November 16, 2011
Docket Number: 11-50103
USA v. Douglas Jone
Date: November 16, 2011
Docket Number: 11-50104
USA v. John Palmer
Date: November 15, 2011
Docket Number: 10-20754
Caleb Brett, L.L.C., et al v. DOWCP, et al
Date: November 15, 2011
Docket Number: 10-60804
Lester Moran v. Bobby Jindal, et al
Date: November 15, 2011
Docket Number: 11-30564
USA v. Francisco Hernandez-Tonche
Date: November 15, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40338
Mary Williams, et al v. City of Gulfport, Mississippi, et al
Date: November 15, 2011
Docket Number: 11-60148
Thomas Chavers, et al v. Tyrone Morrow, et al
Date: November 14, 2011
Docket Number: 10-20792
USA v. Jesus Juarez-Gonzalez
Date: November 14, 2011
Docket Number: 10-40972
USA v. Mario Solorzano
Date: November 14, 2011
Docket Number: 10-41263
Carlos Trevino v. Rick Thaler, Director
Date: November 14, 2011
Docket Number: 10-70004
Teresa Bennett v. City of Dalla
Date: November 11, 2011
Docket Number: 10-11064
Michael Cummings v. Burl Cain, Warden
Date: November 11, 2011
Docket Number: 10-30704
USA v. Felmo Hardeman
Date: November 11, 2011
Docket Number: 10-51104
Washington Nieto Arce v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: November 11, 2011
Docket Number: 10-60991
USA v. Bryan Benson
Date: November 11, 2011
Docket Number: 11-10101
USA v. Darwin Sierra-Arrazola
Date: November 11, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40426
Edgar Martinez-De Leon v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: November 11, 2011
Docket Number: 11-60012
Henry Leonard v. State of Louisiana, et al
Date: November 10, 2011
Docket Number: 10-30982
USA v. Jose Palma
Date: November 10, 2011
Docket Number: 10-31104
Aaron Garner, et al v. BP Amoco Chemical Company, et al
Date: November 10, 2011
Docket Number: 10-40442
USA v. Reynoldo Gonzale
Date: November 10, 2011
Docket Number: 10-51150
Rodney Arceneaux v. Bruce Pearson
Date: November 10, 2011
Docket Number: 10-60967
Harvey Bramlett, Jr. v. Douglas Woodburn, et al
Date: November 10, 2011
Docket Number: 11-10175
Aquatic Lodging, L.L.C. v. Bayou Boys Boat Rental, L.L.C.
Date: November 10, 2011
Docket Number: 11-20145
Side by Side Redevelopment v. New Orleans City
Date: November 10, 2011
Docket Number: 11-30028
Ann Deshotels, et al v. Gregory Norsworthy, et al
Date: November 10, 2011
Docket Number: 11-30110
USA v. James Godfrey
Date: November 10, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40263
USA v. Jay Garcia
Date: November 10, 2011
Docket Number: 11-50012
USA v. Nyree Pettaway
Date: November 9, 2011
Docket Number: 09-51133
USA v. Benjamin Lacayo
Date: November 9, 2011
Docket Number: 10-20773
USA v. Michael Tindall
Date: November 9, 2011
Docket Number: 10-20818
United States v. Melancon, et al.  
Date: November 9, 2011
Docket Number: 10-30744

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant and his nephew appealed their convictions following a jury trial. The nephew was convicted of possessing a firearm as a felon and defendant was convicted of making and using a false document that was presented...

USA v. Anthony Gallien
Date: November 9, 2011
Docket Number: 10-31055
Louis Halley, IV v. Rick Thaler, Director
Date: November 9, 2011
Docket Number: 10-50006
Exso Chandler v. Robert Roncoli
Date: November 9, 2011
Docket Number: 10-60918
Derek Thomas v. Janet Napolitano
Date: November 9, 2011
Docket Number: 11-10236
USA v. Billy Moore
Date: November 9, 2011
Docket Number: 11-30142
USA v. Tomas Segundo-Espinoza
Date: November 9, 2011
Docket Number: 11-30335
Yin He v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: November 9, 2011
Docket Number: 11-60117
USA v. Juan Sanchez
Date: November 8, 2011
Docket Number: 09-20500
Access Mediquip, L.L.C. v. UnitedHealthCare Ins. Co.  
Date: November 8, 2011
Docket Number: 10-20868

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff's lawsuit arose from defendant's refusal to pay some or all of plaintiff's claims for reimbursement for medical-device procurement and financing services provided in connection with over 2,000 patients insured...

Moncrieffe v. Holder, Jr.  
Date: November 8, 2011
Docket Number: 10-60826

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, a native of Jamaica, petitioned for review of a removal order of the BIA. After he pled guilty of possessing marijuana with intent to distribute in Georgia, DHS charged petitioner with being removable for thi...

USA v. Vincent Bazemore, Jr.
Date: November 7, 2011
Docket Number: 10-10961
USA v. James Freeman
Date: November 7, 2011
Docket Number: 10-30650
USA v. Todd Dagg
Date: November 7, 2011
Docket Number: 10-31184
United States v. Moreno-Gonzalez  
Date: November 7, 2011
Docket Number: 10-40684

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his jury conviction for attempting to distribute over 1000 kilograms of marijuana based on insufficient evidence. The court held that, looking at the evidence presented to the jury and the inferences t...

Edward Wernecke, et al v. Texas Dept of Fam & Protc, et al
Date: November 7, 2011
Docket Number: 10-41035
USA v. Franklin Garcia
Date: November 7, 2011
Docket Number: 11-10287
USA v. Rodney Bolton
Date: November 7, 2011
Docket Number: 11-30010
Lighthouse MGA, L.L.C. v. First Premium Ins Group, Inc.
Date: November 7, 2011
Docket Number: 11-30293
First Premium Ins Group, Inc. v. Lighthouse MGA, L.L.C.
Date: November 7, 2011
Docket Number: 11-30500
USA v. Pedro McPhearson
Date: November 4, 2011
Docket Number: 10-11294
USA v. Sherrie Wood
Date: November 4, 2011
Docket Number: 10-30756
USA v. Sharay Johnson
Date: November 4, 2011
Docket Number: 10-30911
USA v. Ashley Masterson
Date: November 4, 2011
Docket Number: 10-40829
Carlos Maldonado v. U. S. Parole Commission
Date: November 4, 2011
Docket Number: 10-60999
Dana Davis v. Dallas Independent School
Date: November 4, 2011
Docket Number: 11-10090
Jeremy Haddix v. State of Texas, et al
Date: November 4, 2011
Docket Number: 11-10201
Michael Palma v. Harris County Appraisal Dist
Date: November 4, 2011
Docket Number: 11-20520
USA v. Andres Melendez-Martinez
Date: November 4, 2011
Docket Number: 11-50192
USA v. Jose Ortiz
Date: November 4, 2011
Docket Number: 11-50235
Jose Argueta-Iglesias v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: November 4, 2011
Docket Number: 11-60083
Swindle, et al v. Livingston Parish, et al
Date: November 3, 2011
Docket Number: 08-31249
Darrin Lewis, Sr. v. Ascension Parish School Board  
Date: November 3, 2011
Docket Number: 09-30971

Justia Opinion Summary: In this equal protection case, plaintiff appealed from a grant of summary judgment in favor of the School Board. The district court rejected plaintiff's claim that the School Board's student assignment plan, formulated t...

Union Pacific RR Co. v. LA Public Service Cmsn, et al.  
Date: November 3, 2011
Docket Number: 10-31241

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2008, the Louisiana Legislature passed Act No. 530, Louisiana Revised Statutes Section 48:394, which required that all railroad companies obtain permission from the Louisiana Public Service Commission (LPSC) before cl...

USA v. Marcos Avalo
Date: November 3, 2011
Docket Number: 10-41024
USA v. Claudio Vallejo
Date: November 3, 2011
Docket Number: 10-41175
William Lewis v. Brazoria Cty Sheriff's Office, et al
Date: November 3, 2011
Docket Number: 11-20249
USA v. Hector Barragan-Espino
Date: November 3, 2011
Docket Number: 11-30022
USA v. Jermaine Ruffin
Date: November 3, 2011
Docket Number: 11-30281
R. Faulk, III, et al v. Union Pacific Railroad Company
Date: November 3, 2011
Docket Number: 11-30315
USA v. Robert Haye
Date: November 3, 2011
Docket Number: 11-30336
Laura Harris v. Martinsville Indep Sch Dist
Date: November 3, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40138
USA v. Enrique Castro-Moreno
Date: November 3, 2011
Docket Number: 11-40405
USA v. Maria Ortiz-Aguinaga
Date: November 3, 2011
Docket Number: 11-50182
USA v. Jerry Smith
Date: November 3, 2011
Docket Number: 11-50221
Spencer ad hoc Equity Comm. v. Idearc, Inc.  
Date: November 2, 2011
Docket Number: 10-10858

Justia Opinion Summary: Spencer Committee appealed two orders of the district court: (1) the denial of the Spencer Committee's appeal of the bankruptcy court's confirmation order of the reorganization plan (Plan) by debtor on the grounds of equ...

USA v. Fred Cole, Jr.
Date: November 2, 2011
Docket Number: 10-20650
USA v. Micaiah Pruitt
Date: November 2, 2011
Docket Number: 10-40304
USA v. Gonzalo Becerra-Valadez
Date: November 2, 2011
Docket Number: 10-50446
USA v. Terry Kellum
Date: November 2, 2011
Docket Number: 10-50501
USA v. Miguel Guevara
Date: November 2, 2011
Docket Number: 10-50879
Short v. West  
Date: November 2, 2011
Docket Number: 10-50992

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff sued Hudspeth County and Sheriff West under 42 U.S.C. 1983 for violation of his rights under the Fourth Amendment. The district court granted summary judgment for Hudspeth County but not for West, finding that...

USA v. Levale Weldon
Date: November 2, 2011
Docket Number: 10-51157
USA v. Francisco Rosale
Date: November 2, 2011
Docket Number: 10-51209
Christopher Clayton, Sr. v. Brazos County Sheriff Office, et al
Date: November 2, 2011
Docket Number: 11-20459
Weingarten Realty Investors v. Miller  
Date: November 2, 2011
Docket Number: 11-20676

Justia Opinion Summary: This case arose when plaintiff and defendant created a joint venture where plaintiff loaned the joint venture $75,000,000 under a Loan Agreement which contained an arbitration clause. Defendant did not sign the Loan Agre...

Roy Martel v. Ensco Offshore Company, et al
Date: November 2, 2011
Docket Number: 11-30357
James Wilson v. Bossier City Police Department, et al
Date: November 2, 2011
Docket Number: 11-30499
Kathleen Magor v. GMAC Mortgage, L.L.C., et al
Date: November 2, 2011
Docket Number: 11-50145
USA v. Fransisco Lira-Trejo
Date: November 2, 2011
Docket Number: 11-50179
Richard Lawler v. MS Department of Corrections, et al
Date: November 1, 2011
Docket Number: 10-60975
Susan Dixon v. Comal County, Texas, et al
Date: November 1, 2011
Docket Number: 11-50259
John Sledge v. Marshall County Sheriff Dept
Date: November 1, 2011
Docket Number: 11-60194
USA v. Gary Johnson
Date: October 31, 2011
Docket Number: 10-41092
Cedric Howard v. United Parcel Service, Inc.
Date: October 31, 2011
Docket Number: 11-10170
USA v. Fatima Ransom
Date: October 31, 2011
Docket Number: 11-10172
El-Ray King v. Unum Life Insurance Company
Date: October 31, 2011
Docket Number: 11-10397
Derrick Carter v. Cornel Hubert, et al
Date: October 31, 2011
Docket Number: 11-30255
Lillie Kittling v. Centennial Beauregard Cellular
Date: October 31, 2011
Docket Number: 11-30422
USA v. Francelia Galindo
Date: October 31, 2011
Docket Number: 11-50136
Ernest Obie v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: October 31, 2011
Docket Number: 11-60009
Andres Garcia-Meza v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: October 31, 2011
Docket Number: 11-60263
USA v. Morrison
Date: October 28, 2011
Docket Number: 08-50424
USA v. Jeff Williamson
Date: October 28, 2011
Docket Number: 10-20379
Tishomingo Railroad Company, et al v. BellSouth Telecommunication
Date: October 28, 2011
Docket Number: 10-60800
Marty Roberts v. Florida Gas Transm Co. L.L.C.
Date: October 28, 2011
Docket Number: 11-30295
Lloyd Richard v. Willy Martin, Jr., et al
Date: October 28, 2011
Docket Number: 11-30310
Jason Hoffman v. Sara Stulga, et al
Date: October 28, 2011
Docket Number: 11-50129
USA v. Terrell Milan
Date: October 27, 2011
Docket Number: 10-10099
Stevon Archie v. James LeBlanc, et al
Date: October 27, 2011
Docket Number: 10-31012
USA v. Hector Rivera-Rivera
Date: October 27, 2011
Docket Number: 10-40690
USA v. Noe Salmeron-Cruz
Date: October 27, 2011
Docket Number: 10-40748
USA v. Rodrigo Garcia
Date: October 27, 2011
Docket Number: 10-41312
USA v. Gilberto Villarreal
Date: October 27, 2011
Docket Number: 10-41352
USA v. Jeremy Watnick
Date: October 27, 2011
Docket Number: 10-50990
Lampton v. Diaz, Jr., et al.  
Date: October 27, 2011
Docket Number: 10-60848

Justia Opinion Summary: This action arose from a complaint filed in 2006 with the Mississippi Commission on Judicial Performance against a then Mississippi Supreme Court Justice. The justice was ultimately acquitted of various criminal charges...

USA v. Rocky Beasley
Date: October 27, 2011
Docket Number: 11-30228
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Date: October 27, 2011
Docket Number: 11-50046
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Date: October 27, 2011
Docket Number: 11-50183