2012 Fifth Circuit US Court of Appeals Case Law

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USA v. Dustin Engler
Date: December 28, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10331
USA v. Silvestre Martinez
Date: December 28, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40596
USA v. Manuel Saucedo-Valdez
Date: December 28, 2012
Docket Number: 12-50337
Susan Craig v. Dallas Area Rapid Transit Auth, et
Date: December 27, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10805
USA v. Donald Davis
Date: December 27, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10982
USA v. Sybil Suarez
Date: December 27, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20680
Julie Demahy v. Wyeth, Incorporated, et al
Date: December 27, 2012
Docket Number: 11-31073
R. P. v. Alamo Heights Indep Sch Dist  
Date: December 27, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50956

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff appealed the district court's grant of summary judgment to the school district, alleging that she was denied a free appropriate public education (FAPE) under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDE...

USA v. Victor Gonzalez-Rosales
Date: December 27, 2012
Docket Number: 11-51164
USA v. Jermmie Davis
Date: December 27, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10281
USA v. Dwayne Wicker
Date: December 27, 2012
Docket Number: 12-30623
USA v. Felipe Rodriguez-Aranda
Date: December 27, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40025
Chester Huff v. Rick Thaler, Director, et al
Date: December 27, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40579
USA v. Terry Battle
Date: December 27, 2012
Docket Number: 12-50169
USA v. Jose Sanchez-Castillo
Date: December 27, 2012
Docket Number: 12-50239
USA v. Edward Ponting
Date: December 27, 2012
Docket Number: 12-50264
JSLG, Incorporated v. City of Waco, et al
Date: December 26, 2012
Docket Number: 11-51041
DartAmericA, Incorporated v. MEMC Pasadena, Incorp
Date: December 26, 2012
Docket Number: 12-20157
Max Moussazadeh v. Texas Dept of Crim Justice, et
Date: December 21, 2012
Docket Number: 09-40400
USA v. James Crow
Date: December 21, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10956
Terra Partners v. Rabo Agrifinance Incorporated, e
Date: December 21, 2012
Docket Number: 11-11166
United States v. Sharma  
Date: December 21, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20102

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants pleaded guilty to defrauding health-care insurers by billing for pain injections that they never administered. Defendants appealed the district court's order that they pay over $43 million in restitution to 32...

USA v. Francisco Ruiz Lopez
Date: December 21, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20713
USA v. Cesar Medina-Torres
Date: December 21, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40656
Newman v. Guedry, et al  
Date: December 21, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41192

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants appealed the denial of their motion for summary judgment based on qualified immunity from plaintiff's 42 U.S.C. 1983 excessive-force and state-law claims. The district court denied summary judgment, concluding...

USA v. Juan Arriaga-Rangel
Date: December 21, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41249
Jose Rangel v. USA, et al
Date: December 21, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50111
USA v. Fredis Iraheta
Date: December 21, 2012
Docket Number: 11-51149
USA v. David Brown
Date: December 21, 2012
Docket Number: 11-51246
Building Four Shady Oaks Mgmt v. FDIC
Date: December 21, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10080
Michael Davis v. Karen Collins, et al
Date: December 21, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10303
USA v. Gilbert Lopez
Date: December 21, 2012
Docket Number: 12-20773
USA v. Mark Kuhrt
Date: December 21, 2012
Docket Number: 12-20774
Lloyd Martin, III, et al v. William Magee, et al
Date: December 21, 2012
Docket Number: 12-30263
First Invst Corp. of the Marshall Islands v. Fujian Mawei Shipbuilding, Ltd, et al  
Date: December 21, 2012
Docket Number: 12-30377

Justia Opinion Summary: This case arose when First Investment entered into a series of shipbuilding contracts with FSIGC and Mawei (collectively, the "Fujian Entities"). First Investment alleged that the Fujian Entities breached the contracts b...

Covington Marine Corporation, et al v. Xiamen Ship
Date: December 21, 2012
Docket Number: 12-30383
Rodney Schoemann, Sr. v. F. Murrell
Date: December 21, 2012
Docket Number: 12-30646
USA v. Jorge Martinez-Berrios
Date: December 21, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40041
USA v. Juan Perez-Torres
Date: December 21, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40093
USA v. Encarnacion Hurtado-Cruz
Date: December 21, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40208
Horn, et al v. State Farm Lloyds  
Date: December 21, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40410

Justia Opinion Summary: Homeowners, who were represented by the Mostyn Law Firm, filed claims against State Farm in Texas state court after Hurricane Ike. State Farm removed several cases to federal court on diversity grounds. The Firm and Stat...

USA v. Miguel Mora-Gonzalez
Date: December 21, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40444
USA v. Priscilla Loerwald
Date: December 21, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40476
Smith v. Santander Consumer USA, Inc.  
Date: December 21, 2012
Docket Number: 12-50007

Justia Opinion Summary: This appeal involved claims under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), 15 U.S.C. 1681 et seq. Santander, a consumer finance company, was found by a jury to have negligently failed to comply with the law by promptly inve...

USA v. Esequiel Hernandez
Date: December 21, 2012
Docket Number: 12-50029
USA v. Abdon Vigil
Date: December 21, 2012
Docket Number: 12-50078
USA v. Emmett Woods
Date: December 21, 2012
Docket Number: 12-50161
USA v. Jose Polo Villalobos
Date: December 21, 2012
Docket Number: 12-50279
Ismael Omar v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: December 21, 2012
Docket Number: 12-60098
Michael Kaczkowski v. Emil Dovan
Date: December 21, 2012
Docket Number: 12-60177
Lataya Cobb v. Singing River Health System
Date: December 21, 2012
Docket Number: 12-60351
Justen Hall v. Rick Thaler, Director
Date: December 21, 2012
Docket Number: 12-70005
USA v. Javier Gutierrez
Date: December 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20611
USA v. Cedrick Saulsberry
Date: December 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30865
USA v. Emmanuel Reyes-Ochoa
Date: December 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50696
USA v. Darryl Moody
Date: December 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-51184
Antonius Heijnen v. Keith Hall, et al
Date: December 19, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10325
Damond Mosley v. Dee Anderson, et al
Date: December 19, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10378
USA v. Carlos Castaneda-Estupinan
Date: December 19, 2012
Docket Number: 12-20025
Keybank National Association v. Perkins Rowe Assoc
Date: December 19, 2012
Docket Number: 12-30184
Worldwide Detective Agency v. Cannon Cochran Mgmt
Date: December 19, 2012
Docket Number: 12-30368
Martin Broussard v. Ashley Nelson, et al
Date: December 19, 2012
Docket Number: 12-30677
Benjie Johnson, et al v. Hope Village Apartments,
Date: December 19, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40404
USA v. Baltazar Santacruz-Naranjo
Date: December 19, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40605
USA v. Bradford Bullock
Date: December 19, 2012
Docket Number: 12-50182
USA v. Gilberto Martinez
Date: December 19, 2012
Docket Number: 12-50232
Pedro Villatoro v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: December 19, 2012
Docket Number: 12-60251
USA v. Rondrick Gray
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 10-11150
Netsphere Inc., et al v. Baron  
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Numbers: 10-11202, 11-10113, 11-10289, 11-10290, 11-10390, 11-10501, 12-10003, 12-10444, 12-0489, 12-10657, 12-10804, 12-11082

Justia Opinion Summary: These consolidated appeals arose from the district court's appointment of a receiver of Jeffrey Baron's personal property and entities he owned or controlled. Barron and Munish Krishan formed a joint venture involving th...

Netsphere, Inc., et al v. Jeffrey Baron
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10113
Netsphere, Inc. v. Jeffrey Baron
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10289
Netsphere, Inc., et al v. Jeffrey Baron, et al
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10290
Netsphere, Inc., et al v. Jeffrey Baron, et al
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10390
USA v. Edward Newsome
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10482
Netsphere Incorporated, et al v. Jeffrey Baron, et
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10501
USA v. Alejandro Tamayo
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10748
USA v. Rodney Mendez
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10993
USA v. Michael Wallens, Jr.
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 11-11103
USA v. Christopher King
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 11-11144
USA v. Arnulfo Cantu
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20697
USA v. Miguel Ramirez
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20799
USA v. Jose Resendiz Pichardo
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20877
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., et al v. Babcock, et al  
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30452

Justia Opinion Summary: Gallagher provided insurance-related services throughout the country. Its subsidiary, GBSI, handled Gallagher's employee-benefit insurance programs. In November 2003, GBSI purchased Babcock Consulting, a business owned b...

USA v. Malone Burns
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40516
USA v. Ruben Zamora-Nunez
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40803
USA v. Carlos Coreas
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41239
USA v. Aaron Rangel-Rendon
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41257
USA v. Rogelio Cervantes-Del Toro
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50469
USA v. Marcus Rosenberger
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50621
USA v. Marcus Rosenberger
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50632
USA v. Armando Banuelos-Zepeda
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 11-51022
USA v. Andres Granados-Manzano
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 11-51171
United States v. Silva-De Hoyos  
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 11-51177

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted of possession with intent to distribute cocaine and importation of cocaine. On appeal, defendant challenged his sentence. The court held that the district court did not clearly err in denying the...

USA v. Douglas Lollar
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 11-51275
United States v. Irby, Jr.  
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60800

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted of one count of attempting to evade or defeat a tax; four counts of willful failure to file a tax return; and one count of attempting to interfere with the administration of internal revenue laws....

Netsphere, Inc., et al v. Jeffrey Baron
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10003
Wayne Traywick v. Collection Technology, Inc., et
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10109
USA v. Timothy Brown
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10111
Linda Lewis v. City of Waxahachie, et al
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10112
USA v. Jose Mendoza-Bazan
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10138
USA v. Christopher Brown
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10199
USA v. Pedro Lopez-Diaz
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10264
USA v. Hugo Reyes-Mendoza
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10300
USA v. Juan Patino
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10351
USA v. Eliseo Portillo-Arras
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10385
In Re: Novo Point, L.L.C.
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10444
USA v. Jose Pando
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10468
Netsphere, Incorporated, et al v. Jeffrey Baron
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10489
USA v. Dominique McNeely
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10510
Netsphere, Inc., et al v. Jeffrey Baron, et al
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10657
Netsphere, Inc., et al v. Jeffrey Baron, et al
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10804
Netsphere, Inc. v. Jeffrey Baron, et al
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 12-11082
USA v. Alberto Aguirre
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 12-20117
Martha Anglin v. Ceres Gulf, Incorporated, et al
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 12-20259
USA v. Rolando Contreras-Gonzalez
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 12-20298
USA v. Horacio Lagunas-Baltazar
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 12-20380
Tameka Blackstone v. Chase Manhattan Mortgage Corp
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 12-30351
USA v. Kevin Love
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 12-30426
USA v. Keith Henderson
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 12-30435
USA v. Lionel Henderson
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 12-30442
USA v. Larry Simien
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 12-30448
USA v. Jonathan Guillory
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 12-30467
Melancon, et al v. City of New Orleans, et al  
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 12-30921

Justia Opinion Summary: This case involved three consolidated lawsuits filed by plaintiffs who challenged the lawfulness of various ordinances enacted by the City of New Orleans regulating that city's taxicab industry. The court held that the d...

USA v. Raul Diaz-Moreno
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40020
USA v. Patricio Toscano
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40219
USA v. Hector Sanchez-Garcia
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40276
USA v. Cecilio Barrieta-Barrera
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40322
USA v. Abdon Hernandez-Mateos
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40351
USA v. Eduardo Garcia-Garcia
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40363
USA v. Julio Parrales-Zuniga
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40650
USA v. Alejandro Prieto
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40812
USA v. Fabrienne Morales
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 12-50234
USA v. Pablo Nematuth
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 12-50275
USA v. Bryan Lopez
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 12-50393
USA v. Dennis Andrews
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 12-60033
Lakhwinder Singh v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 12-60160
Dennis Gilbert v. CIR
Date: December 18, 2012
Docket Number: 12-60438
USA v. Rene Gomez
Date: December 17, 2012
Docket Number: 11-11083
Belinda Colomo v. San Angelo Indep Sch Dist, et al
Date: December 17, 2012
Docket Number: 11-11178
USA v. Epifanio Nino
Date: December 17, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20837
USA v. Gregory McRae, et al
Date: December 17, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30345
United States v. McCabe  
Date: December 17, 2012
Docket Numbers: 11-30345, 11-30529

Justia Opinion Summary: These appeals involved former policemen who were convicted in the same trial regarding their conduct during Hurricane Katrina, which resulted in the death of one citizen. Defendants appealed their convictions and sentenc...

USA v. Willy Mendoza
Date: December 17, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50976
USA v. Robert Sheats
Date: December 17, 2012
Docket Number: 12-20267
USA v. Brien Hills
Date: December 17, 2012
Docket Number: 12-30296
USA v. Alvin Green
Date: December 17, 2012
Docket Number: 12-30578
USA v. Patrick Lomas
Date: December 17, 2012
Docket Number: 12-30610
USA v. Frederick Holmes
Date: December 17, 2012
Docket Number: 12-30645
USA v. Jose Ramirez-Sosa
Date: December 17, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40124
USA v. Arturo Delgado-Almazan
Date: December 17, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40357
USA v. Eduardo Garcia Garcia
Date: December 17, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40364
Gene's Machine, Incorporated, et al v. DHS, et al
Date: December 17, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40368
USA v. Waldo Sanchez
Date: December 17, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40397
USA v. Jorge Castillo-Bolanos
Date: December 17, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40406
USA v. Lionel Anderson
Date: December 17, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40416
USA v. Teresa Colunga-Lopez
Date: December 17, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40422
USA v. Valentin De La Cruz-Sanchez
Date: December 17, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40586
USA v. Oscar Garza-Perales
Date: December 17, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40608
USA v. Cervando Rico-Luna
Date: December 17, 2012
Docket Number: 12-50060
USA v. Ruben Munoz-Pacheco
Date: December 17, 2012
Docket Number: 12-50240
USA v. Ronald Slovacek
Date: December 14, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10462
Ad Hoc Grp of Vitro Noteholder v. Vitro SAB de CV
Date: December 14, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10542
Vitro SAB de CV v. Ad Hoc Group of Vitro Notehold,
Date: December 14, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10689
Fintech Investments, Limited v. Ad Hoc Group of Vi
Date: December 14, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10750
GenOn West, L.P. v. NLRB
Date: December 14, 2012
Docket Number: 12-60041
Janis Brown, et al v. Wichita County
Date: December 13, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10511
Brown, et al v. Wichita County  
Date: December 13, 2012
Docket Numbers: 11-10511, 11-10512

Justia Opinion Summary: This case arose from the death of Jason Ray Brown in the Wichita County Jail while he was a pretrial detainee. Plaintiffs appealed the district court's grant of summary judgment to Wichita County and Dr. Daniel Bolin, th...

USA v. Neal Lim
Date: December 13, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20505
Servicios Azucareros de Venezuela, C.A., et al v. John Deere Thibodeaux, Inc.  
Date: December 13, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30776

Justia Opinion Summary: Servicios, a Venezuela corporation, filed suit in district court against John Deere, a Louisiana corporation, for breach of contract providing for Servicios' exclusive distributorship of John Deere products in Venezuela....

Theodore Arita v. Burl Cain, Warden
Date: December 13, 2012
Docket Number: 11-31044
In Re: Deepwater Horizon
Date: December 13, 2012
Docket Number: 11-31172
In Re: Deepwater Horizon
Date: December 13, 2012
Docket Number: 11-31178
In Re: Deepwater Horizon
Date: December 13, 2012
Docket Number: 11-31179
In Re: Deepwater Horizon
Date: December 13, 2012
Docket Number: 11-31180
In Re: Deepwater Horizon
Date: December 13, 2012
Docket Number: 11-31181
In Re: Deepwater Horizon
Date: December 13, 2012
Docket Number: 11-31183
USA v. Faustino Hernandez-Aguilar
Date: December 13, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41325
USA v. Lucas Cruz-Telon
Date: December 13, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41409
USA v. Desmond Burnett
Date: December 13, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60272
USA v. Branden Calender
Date: December 13, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10173
USA v. Derrick Sardin
Date: December 13, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10291
Kelly Cineus v. Keith Hall
Date: December 13, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10352
USA v. Johnnie Carpenter
Date: December 13, 2012
Docket Number: 12-30134
Burnell Shedrick v. Marriott International, Inc.,
Date: December 13, 2012
Docket Number: 12-30299
USA v. Marco Morales-Perez
Date: December 13, 2012
Docket Number: 12-50063
USA v. Felipe Valenzuela-Sanchez
Date: December 13, 2012
Docket Number: 12-50069
USA v. Marco Morales-Perez
Date: December 13, 2012
Docket Number: 12-50083
USA v. Severo Gonzales
Date: December 13, 2012
Docket Number: 12-50085
USA v. Rogelio Caldera-Pina
Date: December 13, 2012
Docket Number: 12-50180
Steven Swenson v. Schwan's Consumer Brands
Date: December 13, 2012
Docket Number: 12-50513
Gonzalez v. Seal, et al  
Date: December 12, 2012
Docket Number: 11-31068

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed a complaint, and several amended complaints, against the Louisiana Department of Corrections, asserting that threats and harassment had occurred periodically since July 2006; that he had suffered an exces...

Garcia v. City of Laredo, Texas, et al  
Date: December 12, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41118

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff contended that the district court's interpretation of the Stored Communications Act, 18 U.S.C. 2701, was erroneous. Plaintiff alleged that the statute applied and protected all text and data stored on her perso...

Wilbur J. Babin, Jr. v. National Vision, Incorpora
Date: December 12, 2012
Docket Number: 12-30279
Hebert Farms v. Southern Insurance Company
Date: December 12, 2012
Docket Number: 12-30649
USA v. Duane Byers
Date: December 12, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40148
USA v. Angel Cruz
Date: December 12, 2012
Docket Number: 12-50147
Zhong Wang, et al v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: December 12, 2012
Docket Number: 12-60243
Harol Suarez Garcia v. USA, et al
Date: December 11, 2012
Docket Number: 10-50575
USA v. Michael Rouse
Date: December 11, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10743
ASARCO, L.L.C., et al v. Barclays Capital, Inc.  
Date: December 11, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41010

Justia Opinion Summary: ASARCO filed a voluntary Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition in the bankruptcy court. Lehman was retained as ASARCO's financial advisor and investment banker during the bankruptcy proceedings. Lehman subsequently commenced it...

Gaspar Esparza Rodriguez v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: December 11, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60548
Escudero-Arciniega v. Holder, Jr.  
Date: December 11, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60837

Justia Opinion Summary: This case arose from a finding that a lawful permanent resident of the United States' conviction of burglary of a vehicle under New Mexico's burglary statute rendered him removable pursuant to 8 U.S.C. 1227(a)(2)(A)(iii)...

Louis Phillips v. Leonard Cardenas, III, et al
Date: December 11, 2012
Docket Number: 12-30223
Charles Wiig v. C. Ulrich, et al
Date: December 11, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40339
Oliver Lister, II v. Todd Peterson, et al
Date: December 11, 2012
Docket Number: 12-50218
United States v. Harris  
Date: December 10, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10997

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted of attempted possession with intent to distribute cocaine and subsequently appealed his 132-month sentence. The court affirmed the sentence and held that the district court did not commit procedur...

USA v. Michael Washington
Date: December 10, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20563
USA v. Michael Wilbourn
Date: December 10, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20564
USA v. Ronald Thomas
Date: December 10, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20567
La Tierra Interiors, Inc., et al
Date: December 10, 2012
Docket Number: 11-51167
Superior Diving Company, Inc. v. Jay Watts
Date: December 10, 2012
Docket Number: 12-30131
Teltech Systems, Inc., et al v. Bryant, et al  
Date: December 10, 2012
Docket Number: 12-60027

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants contested a summary judgment holding that the Mississippi Caller ID Anti-Spoofing Act (ASA), Miss. Code Ann. 77-3-805, violated the Commerce Clause. Plaintiffs provide nationwide third-party spoofing services...

Keen v. Robertson, et al  
Date: December 10, 2012
Docket Number: 12-60220

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, employed as a technician by Aerotek, appealed the district court's grant of summary judgment in favor of Miller and Aerotek on her negligent hiring claim under Mississippi law. Plaintiff alleged that she was f...

Balzan v. United States  
Date: December 7, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10979

Justia Opinion Summary: A magistrate certified that petitioner could be extradited to Argentina to stand trial for fraud. Petitioner contended that his alleged fraud was not an extraditable offense, arguing that because the government did not e...

Jay Nottingham v. Joel Richardson, et al
Date: December 7, 2012
Docket Number: 11-11027
United States v. Lineberry  
Date: December 7, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40390

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed the district court's dismissal of his motion pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 2255, collaterally attacking his convictions and sentences for money-laundering. At issue was whether the district court erred in deny...

United States v. Rodriguez, et al  
Date: December 7, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41020

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants Rodriquez and Izquierdo appealed their convictions and sentences for drug offenses. The court held that Rodriquez's warrantless arrest was amply supported by probable cause; the search of Rodriquez's cell phon...

USA v. Gene Guerrero
Date: December 7, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50914
USA v. James Brooks
Date: December 7, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50946
Joseph Johnson, Jr. v. Arne Duncan, et al
Date: December 7, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10184
Sonya Briscoe v. Jefferson County, et al
Date: December 7, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40053
Doug Harris, et al v. Devon Energy Production Co.
Date: December 7, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40137
Jose Caishpal-Gutierrez v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: December 7, 2012
Docket Number: 12-60023
Abraham v. Alpha Chi Omega, et al  
Date: December 6, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10525

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, doing business as Paddle Tramps, appealed the district court's order granting a partial preliminary injunction against his use of trademarks belonging to 32 Greek Organizations. The Greek Organizations cross-a...

USA v. Paul Hardy
Date: December 6, 2012
Docket Number: 12-30036
Sears Roebuck & Company v. City of Shreveport
Date: December 6, 2012
Docket Number: 12-30205
USA v. Rodrigo Padilla-Cortez
Date: December 6, 2012
Docket Number: 12-50251
Memorial Hospital at Gulfport, et al v. Kathleen S
Date: December 6, 2012
Docket Number: 12-60333
USA v. Christopher Alexander
Date: December 5, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10289
Morris v. McAllester, et al  
Date: December 5, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10333

Justia Opinion Summary: Robert C. Morris, a current Texas prisoner, filed a civil rights complaint pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 1983, asserting that he was entitled to monetary damage as a result of an alleged illegal search and that, because the tria...

Eva Pirvu v. Kellogg Brown & Root, et al
Date: December 5, 2012
Docket Number: 12-20071
Earnest Hammond, Jr. v. Jacobs Field Services
Date: December 5, 2012
Docket Number: 12-30222
USA v. Jesus Hernandez
Date: December 5, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40265
USA v. Jose Luna-Escobedo
Date: December 5, 2012
Docket Number: 12-50061
Jay Nottingham v. Joel Richardson, et al
Date: December 4, 2012
Docket Number: 11-11027
In Re: Vioxx Prod Liability
Date: December 4, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30347
United States v. Blank  
Date: December 4, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41211

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his convictions for transporting child pornography and for possessing child pornography. The court held that the district court did not err in dismissing the indictment without prejudice; the evidence...

USA v. Robert Taylor
Date: December 4, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10219
Jorge Lopez v. Continental Airlines
Date: December 4, 2012
Docket Number: 12-20497
Ruby Dixon, et al v. Alcorn County School District
Date: December 4, 2012
Docket Number: 12-60515
USA v. Pablo Navarrete
Date: December 3, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20880
USA v. Edward Rosa
Date: December 3, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40798
USA v. Paul Schlieve
Date: November 30, 2012
Docket Number: 10-41279
Bill Rains v. Zale Corporation, et al
Date: November 30, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10936
USA v. Jorge Rodriguez
Date: November 30, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20881
USA v. Ignacio Salazar
Date: November 30, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41416
Pete Thomas, et al v. EMC Mortgage Corporation, et
Date: November 30, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10143
USA v. Ernesto Medrano
Date: November 30, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10260
Tracy Rhine v. City of Mansfield, et al
Date: November 30, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10485
USA v. Jose Avila
Date: November 30, 2012
Docket Number: 12-20119
USA v. Ruben Ibarra
Date: November 30, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40052
Quesada v. Napolitano  
Date: November 30, 2012
Docket Number: 12-50374

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed a Title VII discrimination suit against his employer, the Department of Homeland Security. At issue on appeal was whether the parties had reached an enforceable settlement. The court concluded that the di...

Jackline Monyenye v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: November 30, 2012
Docket Number: 12-60047
Qing Zheng v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: November 30, 2012
Docket Number: 12-60240
USA v. Kimberly Logan
Date: November 29, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10352
USA v. Samuel Castillo
Date: November 29, 2012
Docket Number: 11-11041
U.S. Commodity Futures v. Financial Robotics, Inc.
Date: November 29, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20633
USA v. Segun Debowale
Date: November 29, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20708
Idella Corley v. St of LA Through Div of Admin, et
Date: November 29, 2012
Docket Number: 11-31070
USA v. Jose De La Sancha-Villarreal
Date: November 29, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40683
USA v. Duval Urrea
Date: November 29, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41336
Ramon Morales-Corbala v. USA, et al
Date: November 29, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50704
USA v. Thomas Richardson
Date: November 29, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10189
USA v. Jason Childs
Date: November 29, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10298
USA v. Jeffrey Gunselman
Date: November 29, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10987
USA v. Heriberto Perez-Pinon
Date: November 29, 2012
Docket Number: 12-20016
USA v. Brandon Del Bosque
Date: November 29, 2012
Docket Number: 12-30421
USA v. Eldred Johnson
Date: November 29, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40099
PPI Technology Services, L.P. v. Liberty Mutual Ins. Co.  
Date: November 29, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40189

Justia Opinion Summary: Liberty Mutual insured PPI and PPI was retained by several third parties to assist in planning well-drilling operations. After a well was drilled in the wrong area, PPI was sued by the third parties, PPI then sought defe...

Pablo Brito v. Jody Upton
Date: November 29, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40588
USA v. David Ruiz-Esquivel
Date: November 29, 2012
Docket Number: 12-50065
USA v. Jose Alvarado
Date: November 29, 2012
Docket Number: 12-50183
Guillermo Aldana v. Freescale Semiconductor
Date: November 29, 2012
Docket Number: 12-50555
Miguel Castellanos-Pena v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: November 29, 2012
Docket Number: 12-60112
USA v. James Coleman
Date: November 28, 2012
Docket Number: 10-30936
USA v. Samuel Pettis
Date: November 28, 2012
Docket Number: 10-61008
USA v. Larry Shoumaker
Date: November 28, 2012
Docket Number: 10-61009
Audry Hunter v. Transamerica Life Insurance Co
Date: November 28, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20735
Jerry Hartfield v. Rick Thaler, Director
Date: November 28, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40572
Ad Hoc Group of Vitro Noteholders v. Vitro S.A.B. de C.V.  
Date: November 28, 2012
Docket Numbers: 12-10542, 12-10689, 12-10750

Justia Opinion Summary: Three cases related to the Mexican reorganization of Vitro S.A.B. de C.V., a corporation organized under the laws of Mexico, were consolidated before the court. The Ad Hoc Group of Vitro Noteholders, a group of creditors...

Vitro SAB de CV v. Ad Hoc Group of Vitro Notehold,
Date: November 28, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10689
Fintech Investments, Limited v. Ad Hoc Group of Vi
Date: November 28, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10750
Charles Riley v. Donna Kazmierczak, et al
Date: November 28, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40874
Gary Gaines v. United States, et al
Date: November 27, 2012
Docket Number: 10-11094
Luis Camarillo v. USA, et al
Date: November 27, 2012
Docket Number: 10-51239
USA v. James Hicks
Date: November 27, 2012
Docket Number: 10-60981
USA v. Rene Zetina-Mendez
Date: November 27, 2012
Docket Number: 11-11189
Hornbeck Offshore Services, et al v. Salazar, et al  
Date: November 27, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30936

Justia Opinion Summary: This case arose from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon accident in the Gulf of Mexico where an explosion killed 11 workers, caused the drilling platform to sink, and resulted in a major uncontrolled release of oil. At President...

Sosebee, et al v. Steadfast Ins. Co.  
Date: November 27, 2012
Docket Number: 11-31134

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs were passengers on a chartered fishing boat insured by St. Paul Fire when they were involved in an accident with a utility boat owned by non-party Harvest Oil and insured by Steadfast Insurance Company. Steadf...

USA v. Paul Carney
Date: November 27, 2012
Docket Number: 11-31135
Lester Washington v. National Education Associatio
Date: November 27, 2012
Docket Number: 11-31196
USA v. Antonio Ibarra-Olvera
Date: November 27, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40737
Samuel Delmast v. Alfonso Cardenas, et al
Date: November 27, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41173
USA v. Jesus Diaz, Jr.
Date: November 27, 2012
Docket Number: 11-51020
United States v. Berry  
Date: November 27, 2012
Docket Number: 11-51050

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant pleaded guilty to possession of more than five grams of cocaine base. Defendant subsequently appealed his sentence under the Fair Sentencing Act of 2010 (FSA), 21 U.S.C. 844(a), because the conduct giving rise...

USA v. Darryl Bonds
Date: November 27, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60331
USA v. Lafayette Sheppard
Date: November 27, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10095
Terry James v. Dallas Police Department, et al
Date: November 27, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10369
Chinyere Ayiba, et al v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
Date: November 27, 2012
Docket Number: 12-20059
Jamie Holmes v. Air Liquide USA, L.L.C., et al
Date: November 27, 2012
Docket Number: 12-20129
Robert White v. Joe Lamartiniere, et al
Date: November 27, 2012
Docket Number: 12-30339
USA v. Juan Cabrera, Jr.
Date: November 27, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40316
Samuel Delmast v. Alfonso Cardenas, et al
Date: November 27, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40426
USA v. Kirk Robinson
Date: November 27, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40806
USA v. Jason Stephens
Date: November 27, 2012
Docket Number: 12-50285
Heriberto Huerta v. Marcia Shein, et al
Date: November 27, 2012
Docket Number: 12-50346
Larry Waites v. Lee County, Mississippi, et al
Date: November 27, 2012
Docket Number: 12-60236
Jayesh Patel v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: November 27, 2012
Docket Number: 12-60273
Jamonte Davis v. Burl Cain, et al
Date: November 26, 2012
Docket Number: 12-30697
USA v. Jose Iruegas-Valdez
Date: November 26, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40095
Elloyd Johnson v. D. Grounds, et al
Date: November 26, 2012
Docket Number: 12-50213
USA v. Ted Murray, et al
Date: November 23, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20622
USA v. David Williams
Date: November 23, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30418
St. Joseph Abbey, et al v. Paul Castille, et al
Date: November 23, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30756
USA v. Miguel Rodriguez-Prieto
Date: November 21, 2012
Docket Number: 10-51119
USA v. Jonathan Francisco
Date: November 21, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30859
Steve Bowie-Myles v. USA, et al
Date: November 21, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50700
Juan Hernandez-Zavala v. USA, et al
Date: November 21, 2012
Docket Number: 11-51011
USA v. Jason Ransom
Date: November 21, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10137
Clinton Johns, et al v. Loren Jackson, et al
Date: November 21, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10195
George DeDual, III v. USPS
Date: November 21, 2012
Docket Number: 12-30358
Lamar Contractors, Inc. v. Rolling Plains Const, I
Date: November 21, 2012
Docket Number: 12-30695
USA v. Juan Mendoza Martinez
Date: November 21, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40116
USA v. Jose Gorostieta
Date: November 21, 2012
Docket Number: 12-50184
USA v. Kalub Doyle, Jr.
Date: November 21, 2012
Docket Number: 12-50224
USA v. Patrick Hollowell
Date: November 21, 2012
Docket Number: 12-60312
State of Mississippi v. AU Optronics Corp., et al  
Date: November 21, 2012
Docket Number: 12-60704

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants, manufacturers and distributors of liquid crystal display (LCD) panels, jointly removed this case to federal district court on the grounds that (1) the action was a class action under the Class Action Fairness...

Lewis v. Thaler  
Date: November 20, 2012
Docket Number: 10-70031

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner filed a successive federal habeas petition, contending that he was mentally retarded and ineligible for execution under Atkins v. Virginia. The district court denied relief, but granted a certificate of appeal...

USA v. Horacio Sanchez
Date: November 20, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20517
USA v. Gregory Neal
Date: November 20, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50110
USA v. Gilbert Sanchez
Date: November 20, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50774
New Orleans Depot Services Inc v. DOWCP, et al
Date: November 20, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60057
USA v. Jose Dominguez-Garcia
Date: November 20, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40278
USA v. Michael Wright
Date: November 19, 2012
Docket Number: 09-31215
In Re: Amy Unknown
Date: November 19, 2012
Docket Number: 09-41238
USA v. Doyle Paroline
Date: November 19, 2012
Docket Number: 09-41254
Terry Freeman v. Rick Thaler, Director
Date: November 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-11016
USA v. Anna Rivera
Date: November 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20886
USA v. Tommie Thomas, Jr.
Date: November 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30545
USA v. Blake Mixon
Date: November 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30841
USA v. Fernando Salgado
Date: November 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50846
USA v. Arlex Avila
Date: November 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50895
USA v. Jesus Martinez-Alvarez
Date: November 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-51117
USA v. Perrin Russell
Date: November 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-51174
USA v. Mayford Davis, Jr.
Date: November 19, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10216
Christopher Rabalais v. Seth Leon
Date: November 19, 2012
Docket Number: 12-20255
Blake Lejeune v. Turner Industries Group, LLC
Date: November 19, 2012
Docket Number: 12-30498
Roger Thieleman v. Rick Thaler, et al
Date: November 19, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40376
Kingsley Dayo v. Eric Holder, Jr., et al
Date: November 19, 2012
Docket Number: 12-50428
In re: Atlantic Marine Const Co. Inc.  
Date: November 19, 2012
Docket Number: 12-50826

Justia Opinion Summary: The Corps contracted with Atlantic for the construction of a child development center and Atlantic entered into a Subcontract Agreement with J-Crew for labor and materials. The Subcontract Agreement included a forum-sele...

USA v. Mary Wesley
Date: November 19, 2012
Docket Number: 12-60007
USA v. Quincy Pearson
Date: November 16, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10574
Marlin Player v. Kansas City Southern Rwy Co.
Date: November 16, 2012
Docket Number: 11-31186
Saucier v. Aviva Life and Annuity Co.  
Date: November 16, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60503

Justia Opinion Summary: This case stemmed from a dispute over annuity payments. Counter Defendants, RSL, appealed the district court's decision to abstain based on the doctrine of Colorado River Water Conservation District v. United States. Und...

Antonio Lacy v. Rick Thaler, Director
Date: November 16, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40792
Michael Salazar v. Sears
Date: November 16, 2012
Docket Number: 12-50379
John Kermode v. Univ of MS Medical Center, et al
Date: November 16, 2012
Docket Number: 12-60010
USA v. Willie Fields
Date: November 15, 2012
Docket Number: 10-60890
USA v. Angela Mayhall
Date: November 15, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10159
Jack Bell v. Dallas County
Date: November 15, 2012
Docket Number: 11-11181
USA v. Vidal Wilson
Date: November 15, 2012
Docket Number: 11-31127
MyMail Ltd., A Texas L.P. v. Commissioner IRS
Date: November 15, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41311
USA v. Jaime Flores
Date: November 15, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50813
USA v. Ricardo Perez-Calderon
Date: November 15, 2012
Docket Number: 11-51135
USA v. Ricardo Perez
Date: November 15, 2012
Docket Number: 11-51136
USA v. Deante Blackmon
Date: November 15, 2012
Docket Number: 11-51253
Fayerene Gibson v. Verizon Communications
Date: November 15, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10334
USA v. Secundino Rodriguez
Date: November 15, 2012
Docket Number: 12-20048
Martha Anglin v. Ceres Gulf, Incorporated, et al
Date: November 15, 2012
Docket Number: 12-20259
Active Mortgage, L.L.C. v. Trans Union, L.L.C., et
Date: November 15, 2012
Docket Number: 12-30327
USA v. Michael Martin, Jr.
Date: November 15, 2012
Docket Number: 12-30488
MyMail Limited v. Commissioner IRS
Date: November 15, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40908
Compton v. Aker Pusnes AS, et al  
Date: November 14, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20478

Justia Opinion Summary: This was a direct appeal from the bankruptcy court involving a dispute with contract vendors. The court held that the reservation language in the Reorganization Plan was sufficiently specific and unequivocal under In re...

USA v. Juan Martinez-Munoz
Date: November 14, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41182
USA v. Jaime Flores
Date: November 14, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50813
Thorson v. Epps, et al  
Date: November 14, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60541

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant, an inmate on death row, challenged the district court's grant of summary judgment concerning his claim that Mississippi's lethal injection procedures violated his Eight Amendment right to be free from cruel an...

USA v. Lovell Thomas
Date: November 13, 2012
Docket Number: 11-51162
Zhong Chen v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: November 13, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60711
Teklu Haile v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: November 13, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60863
Reed v. Neopost USA, Inc.  
Date: November 13, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10104

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff appealed the district court's grant of summary judgment on his age-discrimination claims under Tex. Lab. Code Ann. 21. After defendant investigated the allegation that plaintiff falsified his work and determine...

Albert Cramer v. NEC Corporation of America, et al
Date: November 13, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10236
USA v. Richard Skyers
Date: November 13, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10357
Veranda Associates, L.P. v. Michael Hooper
Date: November 13, 2012
Docket Number: 12-20196
Maurice Smith, et al v. Christus St. Michaels Hlth
Date: November 13, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40057
USA v. Devadip Espericueta
Date: November 13, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40164
Kelvin Washington v. Amanda Bolin, et al
Date: November 12, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20600
Shelton Modelist v. Angelica Hernandez, et al
Date: November 12, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20618
USA v. Ira Klein
Date: November 12, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20894
National Casualty Co v. Kiva Construction & Eng, e
Date: November 12, 2012
Docket Number: 12-20217
David Wolf v. N. Webb, et al
Date: November 12, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40392
United States v. Meza, III  
Date: November 9, 2012
Docket Number: 10-10886

Justia Opinion Summary: An indictment charged defendant with being a felon in possession (Count 1) and for being a felon in possession of ammunition (Count 2). On appeal, defendant subsequently challenged his convictions and sentence. The court...

USA v. Carlos Porter
Date: November 9, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10509
USA v. Jose Aveja
Date: November 9, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10618
USA v. Bernardino Mendoza-Perez
Date: November 9, 2012
Docket Number: 11-11067
USA v. Cristobal Pena
Date: November 9, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20845
Billy Robinson v. Steve Rader, et al
Date: November 9, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30847
USA v. Wilfredo Duarte
Date: November 9, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41323
Chesapeake Operating, Inc. v. Wilbur Whitehead
Date: November 9, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41349
USA v. Paul Allen
Date: November 9, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50851
Gibriel Lari v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: November 9, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60549
Gibriel Lari v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: November 9, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60706
Obinna Ezeokoli v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: November 9, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60847
USA v. Octavia Anderson
Date: November 9, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10648
James Evans v. Mark Martin
Date: November 9, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40254
USA v. Samuel Kirklin
Date: November 8, 2012
Docket Number: 11-51039
R. Overstreet, et al v. Joint Facilities Mgmt, L.L
Date: November 8, 2012
Docket Number: 11-51141
USA v. Dennis Bliss
Date: November 8, 2012
Docket Number: 11-51188
USA v. Kevin Lewis
Date: November 8, 2012
Docket Number: 12-30175
USA v. Keith Reeder
Date: November 7, 2012
Docket Number: 08-51212
USA v. 2000 Mercedes S430
Date: November 7, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10288
Candy Guajardo v. GC Services, L.P.
Date: November 7, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20269
Strickland v. Thaler  
Date: November 7, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40317

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, a Texas state prisoner, exhausted his state remedies and moved to file a habeas corpus petition. The district court dismissed the application without prejudice for lack of subject matter jurisdiction under 28...

Amy Welch v. Kenneth Jannereth, et al
Date: November 7, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41035
John Whatley v. Frank Coffin, et al
Date: November 7, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41151
USA v. Juan Olvera
Date: November 7, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41172
USA v. Joe Santana
Date: November 7, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41296
USA v. Aurelia Hernandez, et al
Date: November 7, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50808
United States v. Kirklin  
Date: November 7, 2012
Docket Number: 11-51039

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant challenged the sentence imposed following the revocation of his supervised release. The court held that the district court committed plain error by structuring his sentence to be served concurrently with a disc...

Saifullah Ranjha v. Michael Carvajal
Date: November 7, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40133
USA v. Arturo Elizondo
Date: November 7, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40220
Conny Hatch, III v. Del Valle Indep School Dist
Date: November 7, 2012
Docket Number: 12-50098
USA v. Corey Roberson
Date: November 6, 2012
Docket Number: 11-11167
USA v. Corey Roberson
Date: November 6, 2012
Docket Number: 11-11183
USA v. Lawrence Carey
Date: November 6, 2012
Docket Number: 11-11234
Scott Baldwin, Jr., et al v. Clifford Cavett, et a
Date: November 6, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41199
Adrian Covarrubias v. USA, et al
Date: November 6, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50410
USA v. Waldin Soto-Romero
Date: November 6, 2012
Docket Number: 11-51176
Carranza-De Salinas v. Holder, Jr.  
Date: November 6, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60396

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, a citizen of Mexico, was eligible to apply for discretionary relief from removal despite having a criminal conviction for possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. After the enactment of the Illegal...

Donnie Foster v. Carroll County, et al
Date: November 6, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60726
Darren Hathcoat v. Don Copeland, et al
Date: November 6, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10154
Ismael Padilla v. Craig Watkins, et al
Date: November 6, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10445
Timelehin Wiwo v. Marina Medina
Date: November 6, 2012
Docket Number: 12-30589
USA v. Walter Castellon-Sosa
Date: November 6, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40174
Scott Baldwin, Jr., et al v. Clifford Cavett, et a
Date: November 6, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40289
USA v. Noe Lazo
Date: November 6, 2012
Docket Number: 12-50189
Mike Palacios v. United States Marshal Service, et
Date: November 6, 2012
Docket Number: 12-50222
Joseph Hill v. FCC, et al
Date: November 6, 2012
Docket Number: 12-60070
Michael King v. W. W. Grainger, Incorporated
Date: November 6, 2012
Docket Number: 12-60265
F. Autery v. GlaxoSmithKline, L.L.C.
Date: November 5, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30589
USA v. Seferino Avila
Date: November 5, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41254
United States v. Terrell  
Date: November 5, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50602

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his conviction for one count of producing child pornography and sexually exploiting a child, and one count of possessing child pornography. The court held that the district court did not err in refusin...

Manuel Mutz Perez v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: November 5, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60836
Chun Chen v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: November 5, 2012
Docket Number: 12-60215
Meng Ye v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: November 5, 2012
Docket Number: 12-60315
Maria Ramirez, et al v. Freddie Records, Inc., et
Date: November 2, 2012
Docket Number: 10-20806
USA v. Uvaldo Torres
Date: November 2, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40494
USA v. Robert Read, et al
Date: November 2, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40643
USA v. Artemio Lomas
Date: November 2, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41328
Jorge Ponce v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: November 2, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60798
USA v. Jose Rodriguez
Date: November 2, 2012
Docket Number: 12-20064
USA v. Joseph Robicheaux
Date: November 2, 2012
Docket Number: 12-30160
USA v. Reginald Allen
Date: November 2, 2012
Docket Number: 12-30356
USA v. Paulo Montoya-Rodriguez
Date: November 2, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40134
Gonzales Electrical Systems, et al v. DOWCP, et al
Date: November 2, 2012
Docket Number: 12-60116
USA v. Maritza Herrera
Date: November 1, 2012
Docket Number: 10-20591
Cesar Chavez-Barraza v. USA, et al
Date: November 1, 2012
Docket Number: 10-50583
Francisco Torres-Lopez v. USA, et al
Date: November 1, 2012
Docket Number: 10-50624
Darren Reagan v. NPOT Partners I, L.P.
Date: November 1, 2012
Docket Number: 11-11070
USA v. Quentin Bivins
Date: November 1, 2012
Docket Number: 11-11163
Dinh Ho v. Rick Thaler, Director
Date: November 1, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20238
Earnest Ross v. USA
Date: November 1, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40505
USA v. James White
Date: November 1, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40588
USA v. Cesar Medina-Torres
Date: November 1, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40656
USA v. Jesus Rodriguez-Escareno
Date: November 1, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41063
USA v. Jermaine Agu
Date: November 1, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50979
Libin Xie v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: November 1, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60848
Jim Estes v. Camargo, et al
Date: November 1, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10187
USA v. James Owens
Date: November 1, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10266
Henderson Pryor v. MD Anderson Cancer Center
Date: November 1, 2012
Docket Number: 12-20279
Chad McCune, et al v. Graco Children's Products, I
Date: November 1, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40147
USA v. Walter Castellon-Sosa
Date: November 1, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40174
USA v. Jose Ramirez-Albino
Date: November 1, 2012
Docket Number: 12-50068
USA v. Jermaine Agu
Date: November 1, 2012
Docket Number: 12-50115
USA v. Ricardo Gallegos-Herrera
Date: November 1, 2012
Docket Number: 12-50156
Arvind Kumar v. Eric Shinseki
Date: November 1, 2012
Docket Number: 12-50495
In Re: Richard Arizpe
Date: November 1, 2012
Docket Number: 12-50605
Frederick Fermin v. USA
Date: November 1, 2012
Docket Number: 12-50750
USA v. Jose Morales
Date: November 1, 2012
Docket Number: 12-50781
Jonathan Green v. Rick Thaler, Director
Date: November 1, 2012
Docket Number: 12-70031
USA v. Audie Couch
Date: October 30, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10946
JNV Aviation, L.L.C. v. Flight Options, L.L.C.
Date: October 30, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10958
Gibson v. Texas Dept. of Ins., et al  
Date: October 30, 2012
Docket Number: 11-11136

Justia Opinion Summary: The DWC issued a cease and desist letter to plaintiff arguing that his use of the words "Texas" and "Workers' Comp" in the domain name of his website violated section 419.002 of the Texas Labor Code. Plaintiff filed a co...

United States v. Murray, et al  
Date: October 30, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20622

Justia Opinion Summary: These are consolidated appeals of Defendants Ted Murray, David Lapin, and Jeffrey Wigginton. Defendants were convicted and sentenced for crimes related to mail fraud, conspiracy to commit mail fraud, securities fraud, an...

USA v. Ruben Joslin
Date: October 30, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40863
USA v. Timothy McKeithan
Date: October 30, 2012
Docket Number: 11-51266
USA v. John Brooker
Date: October 29, 2012
Docket Number: 11-11240
USA v. Juan De La Cruz
Date: October 29, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20473
Mutual Concepts, Incorporated v. First National Ba
Date: October 29, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20908
Beaulieu, Jr. v. Ragos, et al  
Date: October 29, 2012
Docket Number: 11-31046

Justia Opinion Summary: Debtors voluntarily filed a joint Chapter 13 bankruptcy petition. At issue was whether social security benefits were included in a debtor's projected disposable income in the formulation of a Chapter 13 plan and the calc...

USA v. Finas Heard
Date: October 29, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40384
Anthony Boyd v. Joe Driver, et al
Date: October 29, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41121
USA v. Steven Cantrell
Date: October 29, 2012
Docket Number: 11-51221
USA v. Franklin Centeno-Nunez
Date: October 29, 2012
Docket Number: 11-51273
USA v. Vera Olivarria
Date: October 29, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60733
Debaprasad Das v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: October 29, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60875
Eddie Garey v. Sherrod
Date: October 29, 2012
Docket Number: 12-30227
USA v. Maria Martinez-Fraga
Date: October 29, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40031
USA v. Placido Molina, Jr.
Date: October 29, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40218
Robert Leza v. City of Laredo, et al
Date: October 29, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40273
USA v. Patrick Beasley
Date: October 29, 2012
Docket Number: 12-60036