2012 Fifth Circuit US Court of Appeals Case Law

Opinions 1501 - 2000 of 3124

United States v. Bruteyn  
Date: June 29, 2012
Docket Number: 10-10416

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant sold investors secured debt obligations (SDOs) based on the loans his company made to used-car purchasers. Defendant misrepresented his credentials and insurance coverage on the investments and marketed his inv...

USA v. Jon Lyons
Date: June 29, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10428
Pletze Brown, Jr. v. CitiMortgage, Incorporated, e
Date: June 29, 2012
Docket Number: 11-11118
Downhole Navigator, LLC v. Nautilus Ins. Co.  
Date: June 29, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20469

Justia Opinion Summary: Insurer issued Insured a commercial general liability policy. After a third party sued Insured, Insured rejected the representation offered by Insurer under the policy on the ground that Insurer's reservation-of-rights l...

Wayne Stoker v. TriMas Corporation
Date: June 29, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41154
Kimberley Vogt v. USA, et al
Date: June 29, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41343
USA v. Mauro Palacio
Date: June 29, 2012
Docket Number: 11-51282
USA v. Kermit Rogers
Date: June 29, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60334
Ill. Cent. R.R. Co. v. Cryogenic Transp., Inc.  
Date: June 29, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60366

Justia Opinion Summary: Michael Daniel drove a truck for Cryogenic Transportation to a plant owned by Airgas Carbonics. Upon exiting the Airgas plant, Daniel fatally collided with a passing train operated by Illinois Central Railroad Company. I...

Candelaria Hernandez v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: June 29, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60583
De Rome Seals v. Herzing Inc. - New Orleans
Date: June 29, 2012
Docket Number: 12-30085
Michael Bohannan v. Rick Thaler, Director
Date: June 28, 2012
Docket Number: 10-10550
Nachiappan Muthukumar v. University of Texas at Da
Date: June 28, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10518
Daniel Randolph, Jr. v. Texaco Inc, et al
Date: June 28, 2012
Docket Number: 11-11219
Carrie Rouse v. TX Dept of Cr Justice Inst Div, et
Date: June 28, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20576
James Green v. Justices TX Ct of Cr Appeals, et al
Date: June 28, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20835
Christopher Buckenberger v. Burl Cain, Warden
Date: June 28, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30139
Bevis v. City of New Orleans  
Date: June 28, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30711

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellee, the City of New Orleans, enacted an automated traffic enforcement system ordinance (the Ordinance), which permitted the City to use automated cameras to detect speeding violations and cars entering an intersect...

United States v. Jara-Favela  
Date: June 28, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40142

Justia Opinion Summary: This appeal arose out of Defendant's attempt to illegally reenter the United States at the United States-Mexico border. A jury convicted Defendant of attempted illegal reentry and for making a false statement to Customs...

USA v. Yolanda Tovar
Date: June 28, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40406
Robert Brown v. Shameka Jones
Date: June 28, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40617
USA v. Eleazar Herrada-Bonilla
Date: June 28, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40672
USA v. Jaime Ibarra-Luna
Date: June 28, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40780
USA v. Manoa Lopez-Vasquez
Date: June 28, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41271
USA v. Gabriel Hernandez-Sanchez
Date: June 28, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41317
USA v. Rodrigo Sanchez-Lerma
Date: June 28, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50375
USA v. Eugene Belaire, II
Date: June 28, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50506
USA v. Renee Hamilton
Date: June 28, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50610
USA v. Estaban Lozano-Galvan
Date: June 28, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50866
USA v. Larry Solis
Date: June 28, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50980
USA v. Jose Orozco
Date: June 28, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50987
USA v. Edwardo Lopez
Date: June 28, 2012
Docket Number: 11-51045
USA v. Jose Rocha
Date: June 28, 2012
Docket Number: 11-51081
USA v. Jose Aguilera
Date: June 28, 2012
Docket Number: 11-51115
USA v. Juan Torres-Flores
Date: June 28, 2012
Docket Number: 11-51215
Jose Orellana-Monson, et al v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: June 28, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60147
USA v. Antonio Reese
Date: June 28, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60228
Marlow, LLC v. BellSouth Telecomms., Inc.  
Date: June 28, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60394

Justia Opinion Summary: In this diversity suit, a landowner sought injunctive and compensatory relief from a telephone company for a trespass and for slandering its title to certain property. The district court granted summary judgment to the t...

Rodrigo Vargas Sanchez v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: June 28, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60540
USA v. David Beasley
Date: June 28, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60615
Deng Li v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: June 28, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60656
Odemelam Adiele v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: June 28, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60662
Cesar Andrade-Bolanos v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: June 28, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60753
W. Davis v. USA
Date: June 28, 2012
Docket Number: 12-60011
Mary Webber v. Christus Schumpert Hlth Sys
Date: June 27, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30924
USA v. Ramon Castro
Date: June 27, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50781
USA v. Ramon Castro
Date: June 27, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50798
Brown v. Epps  
Date: June 27, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60051

Justia Opinion Summary: A government informant set up a controlled drug deal with two unidentified men. Their conversations were recorded and admitted into evidence at Petitioner's trial in state court. Petitioner was subsequently convicted of...

Earl Dean v. James Mozingo
Date: June 27, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60650
Hussain Kareem v. Amer Home Mtge Holdings, Inc., e
Date: June 26, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10701
United States v. Pfluger  
Date: June 26, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10747

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was indicted for frauds Defendant committed while serving as a Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army in Iraq. Defendant entered a conditional guilty plea, reserving his right to appeal the denial of his motion to...

USA v. Arnulfo Mendez
Date: June 26, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10859
Sabina Muhammed v. State of TX, Open Records Div
Date: June 26, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20601
USA v. Guy Manning, Jr.
Date: June 26, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30939
Timothy Queen v. Parish of Calcasieu, et al
Date: June 26, 2012
Docket Number: 11-31091
Rudolph Perkins v. Terry Terrell, et al
Date: June 26, 2012
Docket Number: 11-31161
Noelia Marroquin v. USA
Date: June 26, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40256
USA v. Enner Ugarte-Espinoza
Date: June 26, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40897
USA v. Rafael Salvador-Garcia
Date: June 26, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41236
Gregory Johnson v. Arkema, Incorporated
Date: June 26, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50193
USA v. Robert Boyd
Date: June 26, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50645
USA v. Robert Boyd
Date: June 26, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50647
USA v. Chad Redenius
Date: June 26, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50831
Deng Li v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: June 26, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60656
Natifracuria Daniels v. Virginia College at Jackso
Date: June 26, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60861
USA v. Donnie Willard, Jr.
Date: June 26, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10021
USA v. John Washington
Date: June 26, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10044
USA v. Michael Davis
Date: June 26, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10107
USA v. Delvin Johnson
Date: June 26, 2012
Docket Number: 12-50005
USA v. Juan Parra-Perez
Date: June 25, 2012
Docket Number: 10-51154
USA v. Atenogenes Balbuena
Date: June 25, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20284
Carrie Rouse v. TX Dept of Cr Justice Inst Div, et
Date: June 25, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20576
Larry Clark v. Frederico Pena, et al
Date: June 25, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30724
Southwestern Electric Power Co v. Committee of Cer
Date: June 25, 2012
Docket Number: 11-31022
United States v. Hale  
Date: June 25, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40488

Justia Opinion Summary: After a jury trial, former police officer Orlando Hale was convicted of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute more than five kilograms of cocaine and using or carrying a firearm in relation to a drug traffickin...

USA v. Eugene Belaire, II
Date: June 25, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50506
USA v. Jorge Gonzalez-Dominguez, et al
Date: June 25, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50691
USA v. Luis Ferrel Ibarra
Date: June 25, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50797
USA v. Luis Gutierrez-Hernandez
Date: June 25, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50868
USA v. Luis Gutierrez Hernandez
Date: June 25, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50872
Orellana-Monson v. Holder  
Date: June 25, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60147

Justia Opinion Summary: Salvadoran citizens Jose Orellana-Monson and his brother Andres entered the United States in 2005. They were charged with being in the United States without having been admitted or paroled. The Orellana-Monsons claimed a...

Thomas Turner v. Kansas City Southern Railway
Date: June 22, 2012
Docket Number: 09-30558
USA v. Enrique Morejon
Date: June 22, 2012
Docket Number: 10-40629
Paul Braddock v. Eric Holder, Jr., et al
Date: June 22, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10880
USA v. Cameron Primm
Date: June 22, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10908
Joseph Young v. City of Houston, et al
Date: June 22, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20637
Bethany Rogers v. Cary Dunham
Date: June 22, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20641
S. Davis, Sr. v. USA
Date: June 22, 2012
Docket Number: 11-31076
Clay LaBorde v. Dan Lowe, et al
Date: June 22, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40262
USA v. Rudy Rodriguez
Date: June 22, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41094
Ruben Guerrero v. Wade King, Jr., et al
Date: June 22, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41222
Ernest Reyna, Jr. v. Michael Donley, et al
Date: June 22, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50706
USA v. Hector Avila-Reyes
Date: June 22, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50886
Brazos Emer Physn Assn, P.A., et al v. Patrick Woo
Date: June 22, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50927
USA v. Larry Wellington, Jr.
Date: June 22, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50974
Jing Ni v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: June 22, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60487
USA v. Johnny Vaughn
Date: June 22, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10024
Chuck Styron v. State Farm Fire & Casualty Co.
Date: June 22, 2012
Docket Number: 12-30031
David Johnson v. Christopher Epps, et al
Date: June 21, 2012
Docket Number: 10-60553
USA v. Cynthia Ortega, et al
Date: June 21, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10031
United States v. Pfluger  
Date: June 21, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10747

Justia Opinion Summary: This appeal arose out of the Government's indictment of Defendant for frauds Defendant committed while serving as a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Army in Iraq. At issue on appeal was the applicability of 18 U.S...

USA v. Lorenzo Valdez
Date: June 21, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10845
Smith & Fuller, P.A. v. Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.  
Date: June 21, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20557

Justia Opinion Summary: In the underlying action in this case, Appellants Smith & Fuller, P.A. and Hugh Smith represented the Trenado family in a products liability suit against Appellee Cooper Tire & Rubber Company. That case resulted in a jur...

United States v. Kippers  
Date: June 21, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30414

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant pled guilty to using a communication facility in committing conspiracy to possess cocaine hydrochloride with the intent to distribute it. Defendant was sentenced to three years of probation. Two years later, th...

USA v. Javier Perez
Date: June 21, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40697
United States v. Marquez  
Date: June 21, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50477

Justia Opinion Summary: Jose Marquez pleaded guilty to a two-count indictment charging him with participation in drug and money laundering conspiracies. After conducting a hearing, the district court sentenced Marquez to life in prison on count...

Quintina Huerta v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: June 21, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60273
United States v. Mudd  
Date: June 20, 2012
Docket Number: 10-41320

Justia Opinion Summary: After a jury trial, Defendant Ryan Mudd was convicted of a single count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and sentenced to seventy-seven months' imprisonment and three years' supervised release. Mudd appea...

USA v. Mark Hays
Date: June 20, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10738
Donnie Youree v. Rebecca Tamez
Date: June 20, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10935
USA v. Carlos Hurtado-Valois
Date: June 20, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30227
USA v. Daniel Crook
Date: June 20, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30401
USA v. Juan Rojas, Jr.
Date: June 20, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40241
Johnson v. Arkema, Inc.  
Date: June 20, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50193

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, a machine repairman at a glass bottling plant filed a personal injury lawsuit against Arkema, Inc., the designer and manufacturer of a device known as a C-4 Hood. Plaintiff claimed that the C-4 Hood, to which...

USA v. Ronald Castille, Jr.
Date: June 20, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50673
USA v. Ernesto Hernandez-Moreno
Date: June 20, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50865
USA v. Tashandla Jackson
Date: June 20, 2012
Docket Number: 11-51195
USA v. Daniel Reyna-Castanon
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 10-20847
Nanon Williams v. Rick Thaler, Director
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 10-20876
USA v. Jeronimo Garay-Orellana
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 10-40010
USA v. Jose Salinas
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 10-41118
USA v. Martha Garnica
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 10-50863
USA v. Guillermo Urista
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10075
USA v. Tommy Crenshaw
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10585
USA v. Mario De Los Santos
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10608
USA v. Vincent Steward
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10723
USA v. Hiram Martinez
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10819
USA v. Jayson Beltram
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10824
USA v. James Brackeen
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10856
USA v. Carlos Sanchez-Santillan
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10923
USA v. Ruben Paz-Benitez
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10928
USA v. Misty Dawson
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10976
USA v. Rachel Skidmore
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10995
USA v. Alberto Delafuente
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-11054
USA v. Gloria Wright
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-11055
USA v. Wilmer Marin
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20434
USA v. Guadalupe Flores
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20585
USA v. Carlos Esquivel
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20593
USA v. Juan Jasso
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20605
USA v. Leopoldo Ortega
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20656
USA v. Alfredo Becerra
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20672
USA v. Francisco Ruiz-Lopez
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20709
USA v. Jesus Juarez-Martinez
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20809
USA v. Kennaire Mathieu
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30988
USA v. Johnny Harper
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-31096
USA v. Guadalupe Cruz-Garcia
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40077
USA v. Kevin Onwudiwe
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40659
USA v. Jesus Mendoza
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40714
USA v. Sheena Shelton
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40751
USA v. Luis Hernandez-Ortega
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40769
USA v. Jaime Longoria
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40800
USA v. Javier Moreno-Sosa
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40831
USA v. Javier Moreno-Sosa
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40832
USA v. Thomas Boyd
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40872
USA v. Jesus Torres-Medina
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40884
USA v. Herman Lopez Juarez
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40922
USA v. Jesus Salinas
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40923
USA v. Jorge Martinez
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40954
USA v. Jose Limones
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40980
USA v. Luis Gonsales
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40985
USA v. Christopher Miguez
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40994
USA v. Daniel Valencia-Gorcochea
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41007
USA v. Fidel Molina-Avendano
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41008
USA v. Fidel Molina-Avendana
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41009
USA v. Isauro Esquivel
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41045
USA v. Jose Alegria-Campa
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41047
USA v. Erick Hernandez-Sanchez
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41057
USA v. Gregorio Alfaro-Torres
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41066
USA v. Jose Nino-Borjas
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41072
USA v. Ernest Neal
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41083
USA v. Felix Ayala-Ramirez
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41092
USA v. Carlos Ortega
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41099
USA v. Jesus Don Juan-Serrano
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41102
USA v. Sergio Padilla-Salgado
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41104
USA v. Juan Reyes-Reyes
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41115
USA v. Charles Stewart, Jr.
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41116
USA v. Baudelio Vega-Villarreal
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41134
USA v. Luis De La Cruz Zavala
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41159
USA v. Handel Vernon-Bowen
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41160
USA v. Remi Rivera-Acosta
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41167
USA v. Fernando Villalobos
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41170
USA v. Juan Covarrubias-Garcia
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41180
USA v. Mauricio Gonzalez-Oviedo
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41201
USA v. Jesus Juarez-Martinez
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41227
USA v. Edgar Salmeron-Luna
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41238
USA v. Gregorio Salinas-Salinas
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41261
USA v. Gustavo Gonzalez-Mendoza
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41292
USA v. Rodrick Monroe
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41391
USA v. Arthur Thomas, Jr.
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50171
USA v. Alvaro Escobedo
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50247
USA v. Alfredo Flores-Montanez
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50288
USA v. Israel Lopez, Jr.
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50378
USA v. Daniel Acosta
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50529
USA v. Ronald Blaylock
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50545
USA v. Jose Vizcarra
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50586
USA v. Ruben Macias-Gurrola
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50601
USA v. Gaspar Salazar
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50654
USA v. Aaron Palacios
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50702
USA v. Edgar Chali-Perez
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50705
USA v. Homero Jordan
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50720
USA v. Juan Perez
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50759
USA v. Benjamin Whipple, Jr.
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50782
USA v. Jorge Mendez-Soria
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50791
USA v. Kelly Martin
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50858
USA v. Victor Sanchez-De La Cruz
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50971
USA v. Daniel Carpio-Hernandez
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50996
USA v. Miguel Zamora Alonzo
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-51012
USA v. Roberto Mora-Sepulveda
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-51114
USA v. Marcelo Bejarano-Contreras
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-51178
USA v. Marcelo Bejarano-Contreras
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-51182
USA v. Fernando Nava-Bautista
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-51200
James Bradfield v. USA
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-51225
USA v. Robert Davis, III
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60696
Bill Gates v. Rick Thaler, Director
Date: June 19, 2012
Docket Number: 11-70023
Continental Casualty Co. v. North American Special
Date: June 18, 2012
Docket Number: 10-20262
USA v. Allan Fisher
Date: June 18, 2012
Docket Number: 10-50674
McFaul v. Valenzuela, et al.  
Date: June 18, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10218

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, a Texas prisoner, filed a pro se civil rights complaint against the chaplain of the Preston Smith Unit and other defendants, alleging that he was denied religious devotional items that the chaplain had given h...

IBEW, Local Union No. 716 v. Albemarle Corporation
Date: June 18, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20883
Sean Walker v. Jeffrey Travis, et al
Date: June 18, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30209
USA v. Marcus Walls
Date: June 18, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30580
In the Matter of: Down South
Date: June 18, 2012
Docket Number: 11-31211
USA v. Juan Martinez-Flores
Date: June 18, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50657
Louis McCasland, Jr., et al v. City of Castroville
Date: June 18, 2012
Docket Number: 11-51154
USA v. Derrick Robinson
Date: June 18, 2012
Docket Number: 11-51264
Jose Mora v. Warden, Fed Corrtl Complex
Date: June 18, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60757
Edgardo Cubas v. Rick Thaler, Director
Date: June 18, 2012
Docket Number: 11-70027
Vincent Bazemore, Jr. v. USA
Date: June 18, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10076
Halo Wireless, Inc. v. Alenco Communications, Inc., et al.  
Date: June 18, 2012
Docket Number: 12-40122

Justia Opinion Summary: Local telephone companies initiated twenty separate suits against Halo before ten state public utility commissions (PUCs) and Halo filed for bankruptcy as a result of this collective action. The telephone companies reque...

USA v. Keith Cobb
Date: June 18, 2012
Docket Number: 12-50084
Catherine Starr v. USA
Date: June 18, 2012
Docket Number: 12-60121
Texas Oil & Gas Association, et al v. EPA
Date: June 15, 2012
Docket Number: 10-60459
Illinois Central Railroad Co. v. Willie Harried, e
Date: June 15, 2012
Docket Number: 10-61006
Nancy Koehler v. Aetna Health, Inc.
Date: June 15, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10458
USA v. Kim Graves
Date: June 15, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10665
United States v. Serfass  
Date: June 15, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10719

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant pleaded guilty to possessing methamphetamine with intent to distribute and the district court applied a two-level sentencing enhancement under U.S.S.G. 2D1.1(b)(5) based on the government's proof that the offen...

Flagship Credit Corporation v. Indian Harbor Insur
Date: June 15, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20408
Firman v. Beacon Construction Co., Inc.  
Date: June 15, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20451

Justia Opinion Summary: LINA appealed the decision of the district court holding that it abused its discretion in its denial of benefits to plaintiff under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), 29 U.S.C. 1001 et seq. Plaintiff al...

United States v. Hebron  
Date: June 15, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30513

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant, mayor of Ball, Louisiana, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to defraud the United States in connection with major disaster benefits in violation of 18 U.S.C. 371 and 1040. On appeal, defendant argued that the gover...

Peoples State Bank v. Progressive Casualty Ins Co.
Date: June 15, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30731
Zolia Richard v. Michael Astrue, Commissioner
Date: June 15, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30766
Eric Owens v. Abdon Callais Offshore, L.L.C.
Date: June 15, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30834
Dwan Tapp v. Gulf Stream Coach, Inc.
Date: June 15, 2012
Docket Number: 11-31027
Michael Lamb v. Oscar Mendoza, et al
Date: June 15, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40008
DeWayne Anderson v. J. McCaleb, et al
Date: June 15, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40237
Ewing Construction Co., Inc. v. Amerisure Ins. Co.  
Date: June 15, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40512

Justia Opinion Summary: This case arose from a contract entered into by the parties where Ewing agreed to construct tennis courts for the school district. At issue was the interpretation of a Commercial General Liability (CGL) insurance policy...

Abraham Flores v. Lorance Bodden
Date: June 15, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40557
Pete Wilson v. Kisha Stotts
Date: June 15, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40660
Dan Kovacic, et al v. Larry Brown Enterprises, L.L
Date: June 15, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41250
Ron Walden v. Tyson Foods, Incorporated
Date: June 15, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50568
Paladin Commty Mntl Hlth Ctr, et al. v. Sebelius, et al.  
Date: June 15, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50682

Justia Opinion Summary: This appeal involved a challenge to the 2011 Medicare payment rate set by the Secretary of Health and Human Services for partial hospitalization services. Paladin claimed that the Secretary's use of both hospital-based a...

USA v. Gustavo Leon-Ferrer
Date: June 15, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50809
USA v. Kamalbhai Patel
Date: June 15, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50887
USA v. Robert Triplett, Jr.
Date: June 15, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60277
Anatolia Garcia v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: June 15, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60584
Edgardo Cubas v. Rick Thaler, Director
Date: June 15, 2012
Docket Number: 11-70027
United States v. Iqbal  
Date: June 14, 2012
Docket Number: 10-51200

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant pled guilty to one count of structuring financial transactions to evade federal reporting requirements. DHS subsequently attempted to introduce defendant's Presentence Investigation Report (PSR) in a removal pr...

Dianna Jones v. LA Office of Mental Health
Date: June 14, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30979
Michael Burrle, Sr. v. Huntington Ingalls, Inc.
Date: June 14, 2012
Docket Number: 11-31171
USA v. Antonio Molina-Gonzalez
Date: June 14, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50796
USA v. Antonio Molina-Gonzalez
Date: June 14, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50875
USA v. George Whitehead, Jr.
Date: June 14, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10022
Michael Hampton v. Louisiana State Parole Board, e
Date: June 14, 2012
Docket Number: 12-30039
Leslie Greer v. Richardson Indep School Dist
Date: June 13, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10830
USA v. Alejandro Pavon
Date: June 13, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20293
Veronica Glover v. City Court of Shreveport, et al
Date: June 13, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30595
USA v. Jose Leyva-Duran
Date: June 13, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30777
Jean Gray, et al v. Wal-Mart Louisiana, L.L.C.
Date: June 13, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30946
Tony Hunter v. Burl Cain, Warden
Date: June 13, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30978
USA v. Josephine Martinez
Date: June 13, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50889
USA v. Bart Shoupe
Date: June 13, 2012
Docket Number: 11-51198
Illinois Central Railroad Co. v. Guy, et al.  
Date: June 13, 2012
Docket Numbers: 11-60122, 11-61006

Justia Opinion Summary: A jury returned a verdict in favor of plaintiff on its claim of fraud and breach of the duty of good faith and fair dealing against defendants. Defendants' misrepresentations induced plaintiff to settle the asbestos expo...

United States v. Triplett, Jr.  
Date: June 13, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60277

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant pled guilty under a plea agreement to possession of child pornography and his plea agreement was conditioned on retaining the right to challenge the denial of his motion to suppress on appeal. Defendant claimed...

Julio Tzoc v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: June 13, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60506
Keri Towns v. NE Mississippi Elec Power Assn
Date: June 13, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60573
M-I LLC, et al v. DOWCP, et al
Date: June 13, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60694
Ralph Janvey v. Libyan Investment Authority, et al
Date: June 13, 2012
Docket Number: 12-10240
Dereje Woldegiorgise v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: June 13, 2012
Docket Number: 12-60331
Leonidas Kapetanakis v. First Natl Ins Co. of Amer
Date: June 12, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20306
Greenwood 950, L.L.C. v. Chesapeake Louisiana, L.P.  
Date: June 12, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30436

Justia Opinion Summary: Greenwood filed a petition for damages in Louisiana state court, alleging that Chesapeake had damaged Greenwood's property where a mineral lease abutted land that Greenwood was developing into a subdivision. Sitting in d...

David Ducros v. Burl Cain, Warden
Date: June 12, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30574
Bandi, et al. v. Becnel  
Date: June 12, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30654

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellee commenced adversary proceedings against debtors, alleging that the debts owed to him were non-dischargeable pursuant to 11 U.S.C. 523(a)(2)(A) and (a)(2)(B). At issue was the proper construction of the phrase "r...

Darryl Cunningham v. Terrebonne Parish Con Govt, e
Date: June 12, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30692
United States v. Scallon  
Date: June 12, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40236

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant pleaded guilty, pursuant to a written agreement, to possession of material involving the sexual exploitation of a minor. At issue was whether the denial of defendant's motion under 18 U.S.C. 3583(e)(2) to modif...

USA v. Rutilio Hernandez-Ochoa
Date: June 12, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50767
USA v. Sebastian Rodriguez-Favela
Date: June 12, 2012
Docket Number: 11-51019
Jorge Arellano-Acosta v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: June 12, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60201
Wen Lin v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: June 12, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60246
Wilmer Aquimir-Maldonado v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: June 12, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60562
Brown, Jr. v. Thaler  
Date: June 12, 2012
Docket Number: 11-70012

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner was convicted and sentenced to death in Texas for the murders of four victims. Petitioner applied for a certificate of appealability (COA) so that he could appeal the district court's denial of his federal hab...

USA v. Heliodoro Cabrera
Date: June 11, 2012
Docket Number: 10-40338
United States v. Aldawsari  
Date: June 11, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10683

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant, a journalist, appealed from the district court's entry of an order barring communication with the media and its denial of his motion to intervene in a case involving charges of terrorism. The government indict...

USA v. Ruben Ramirez
Date: June 11, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10876
USA v. Steven Perrone
Date: June 11, 2012
Docket Number: 11-11082
USA v. Adekunle Adebo
Date: June 11, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20435
KBR v. John Chevedden
Date: June 11, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20921
USA v. Melvin Alexander
Date: June 11, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30236
Evelyn Bevis, et al v. City of New Orleans, et al
Date: June 11, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30711
USA v. Philip Mark
Date: June 11, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50385
USA v. Israel Rodriguez
Date: June 11, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50740
USA v. Rafael Gutierrez-Diaz
Date: June 11, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50853
Terry Dora v. MS Department of Corrections, et al
Date: June 11, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60103
USA v. Elbert Carter
Date: June 11, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60537
Insurasource, Incorporated v. Cowles & Connell of
Date: June 11, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60672
Justin James v. AequiCap Insurance Company, et al
Date: June 11, 2012
Docket Number: 12-30016
USA v. David Vasser, et al
Date: June 8, 2012
Docket Number: 10-20830
Mid-Continent Casualty Co. v. Davis, et al.  
Date: June 8, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10142

Justia Opinion Summary: Mid-Continent appealed the district court's final judgment that it had a duty to indemnify Davis Construction in the underlying wrongful death action brought by the family of decedent Jorge Serrato. The court affirmed th...

United States v. Grant, et al.  
Date: June 8, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20013

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants were committed of health care fraud in violation of 18 U.S.C. 1349. Defendant Grant also was convicted of two counts of aiding and abetting health care fraud in violation of 18 U.S.C. 1347 and 2. Defendants ea...

Herbert Hay v. Rick Thaler, Director, et al
Date: June 8, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20231
USA v. Harriette King
Date: June 8, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30687
USA v. Jorge Gomez-Vega
Date: June 8, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40611
USA v. Eusebio Jimenez-Trejo
Date: June 8, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41301
United States v. Najera-Mendoza  
Date: June 8, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50187

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant pleaded guilty to one count of attempted illegal reentry in the United States after having been deported and one count of false personation. Defendant subsequently appealed her sentence, contending that the dis...

USA v. Salvador Burgos-Rodriguez
Date: June 8, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50677
USA v. Hector Garcia-Rios
Date: June 8, 2012
Docket Number: 11-51000
Grady McBroom v. George Payne, Jr., et al
Date: June 8, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60318
Bobby Siagian v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: June 8, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60558
Harold Huffman v. Union Pacific Railroad
Date: June 7, 2012
Docket Number: 09-40736
USA v. Roberto Minor
Date: June 7, 2012
Docket Number: 10-50811
Mearion Harris v. Dallas Area Rapid Transit
Date: June 7, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10542
USA v. Joshua Calhoun
Date: June 7, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41018
USA v. Bongani Calhoun
Date: June 7, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50605
USA v. Javier Reyes
Date: June 7, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50777
Courtney Royal v. Dawn Grounds, et al
Date: June 7, 2012
Docket Number: 11-51224
ITL International, Inc., et al v. Cafe` Soluble, S
Date: June 7, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60360
USA v. Joseph Williams
Date: June 7, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60447
WH Holdings, L.L.C., et al v. Ace American Insuran
Date: June 6, 2012
Docket Number: 10-31091
In Re: Jillian Morrison, L.L.C, et al
Date: June 6, 2012
Docket Number: 10-31150
USA v. Remedios Sanchez-Ramirez
Date: June 6, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10652
Joshua Poynor v. Mitsubishi Power Sys Amer Inc.
Date: June 6, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10981
USA v. Fredy Rojas
Date: June 6, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20445
Rose Walter, et al v. Horseshoe Casino & Hotel
Date: June 6, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30867
Gary Woods v. United States
Date: June 6, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50487
USA v. Juan Martinez-Mata
Date: June 6, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50845
Bruce Chambers v. Maxie Mayo, et al
Date: June 6, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60354
Raymond Ryan, et al v. CIR
Date: June 6, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60559
USA v. Jonathan Bolar
Date: June 5, 2012
Docket Number: 10-30879
Entergy Corp. v. CIR  
Date: June 5, 2012
Docket Number: 10-60988

Justia Opinion Summary: The Commissioner sought review of a U.S. Tax Court decision favoring Entergy for the taxable years of 1997 and 1998. By reference to a companion case, the Tax Court concluded that Entergy was entitled to a foreign income...

Tony Vann v. Gilbert, et al
Date: June 5, 2012
Docket Number: 11-11102
USA v. Guadalupe Villanueva
Date: June 5, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20322
Adrian Tisino, et al v. Danilo Becerra, et al
Date: June 5, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40834
USA v. Ezequiel Gonzalez
Date: June 5, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41037
Leonora Murray, et al v. General Motors, L.L.C., e
Date: June 5, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60618
Tonia Massey, et al v. DeSoto County, Mississippi
Date: June 5, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60693
Ivan Cantu v. Rick Thaler, Director
Date: June 4, 2012
Docket Number: 09-70017
In Re: Jillian Morrison, L.L.C, et al
Date: June 4, 2012
Docket Number: 10-31150
Caleb Williams v. Eric Holder, Jr., et al
Date: June 4, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10900
Joseph Latchman v. Keith Hall
Date: June 4, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10967
Ceres Gulf, Inc. v. DOWCP, et al  
Date: June 4, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60456

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, the former employer of a retired longshoreman, challenged a Benefits Review Board (BRB) decision that overruled an ALJ twice and held petitioner liable for the longshoreman's hearing loss. The court held that...

Nelly Ospina-Ramirez, et al v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: June 4, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60695
Roy Erwin, et al v. Bryan Russ, Jr., et al
Date: June 1, 2012
Docket Number: 10-51125
USA v. Fredrick Opiyo
Date: June 1, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10252
USA v. Fredrick Opiyo
Date: June 1, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10278
Koehler v. Aetna Health, Inc.  
Date: June 1, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10458

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff appealed the district court's summary judgment dismissing her suit to recover health insurance benefits under an employee plan governed by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), 29 U.S.C....

Rodger Hughes v. Chevron Phillips Chemical Co., et
Date: June 1, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10698
Jacqueline Richardson v. Joe Keffer
Date: June 1, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10790
Abraham Hernandez v. Eric Holder, Jr., et al
Date: June 1, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10913
Alex Wade v. Bank of America, N.A., et al
Date: June 1, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20040
USA v. Francisco Ruiz Lopez
Date: June 1, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20713
Khan, et al. v. Normand, et al.  
Date: June 1, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30112

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed suit under 42 U.S.C. 1983 for claims arising out of their son's death. The district court granted summary judgment on the basis of qualified immunity against their claims that law enforcement personnel u...

Stanley Stirgus v. Howard Prince
Date: June 1, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30246
David Johnson v. Burl Cain, Warden, et al
Date: June 1, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30581
Lester Washington v. E Baton Rouge Prsh School Sys
Date: June 1, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30591
Mary Butler v. James Peak, et al
Date: June 1, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30757
Christopher White v. State Farm Mutual Auto Ins Co
Date: June 1, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30788
David Johnson v. Burl Cain, Warden, et al
Date: June 1, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30873
USA v. Gilberto Ramos-Marrufo
Date: June 1, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30895
Gloria Lee v. Regional Nutrition Asst, Inc., et al
Date: June 1, 2012
Docket Number: 11-31084
Prison Legal News v. Livingston, et al.  
Date: June 1, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40128

Justia Opinion Summary: PLN, a non-profit corporation, brought a 42 U.S.C. 1983 action against the TDCJ and three individual TDCJ officials (collectively, defendants) for alleged First Amendment and due process violations with TDCJ's censorship...

USA v. Rodrigo Davila
Date: June 1, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40644
D.G. v. Flour Bluff Independent School
Date: June 1, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40727
USA v. Miguel Rodriguez-Vazquez
Date: June 1, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41044
Wilmer Tremble, et al v. Wells Fargo Home Mortgage
Date: June 1, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41176
USA v. Eligio Rojas-Valdez
Date: June 1, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41265
USA v. Christopher Fuentes
Date: June 1, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50404
USA v. Gary Ice
Date: June 1, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50544
USA v. Gary Ice
Date: June 1, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50560
Robroy Industries Incorporated v. Joseph Schwalbac
Date: June 1, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50585
USA v. Albert Holston
Date: June 1, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50637
USA v. Anthony Garrett
Date: June 1, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50800
USA v. Anselmo Reyes-Arguelles
Date: June 1, 2012
Docket Number: 11-51037
USA v. Frederick Deberry
Date: June 1, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60587
Sajjad Nasir v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: June 1, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60649
Ollie Evans v. Sheryll Ziporkin, et al
Date: June 1, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60770
USA v. Malcolm Guillory
Date: June 1, 2012
Docket Number: 12-30050
Stephanie Roberson v. Michael Astrue, Commissioner
Date: June 1, 2012
Docket Number: 12-60022
Advanced Nano Coatings, Inc., et al v. Joseph Hana
Date: May 31, 2012
Docket Number: 10-20865
Alvin Elzy v. Louisiana State, et al
Date: May 31, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30715
Paul Kinnison v. City of San Antonio
Date: May 31, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50333
Kyomi Postley v. General Motors, et al
Date: May 30, 2012
Docket Number: 09-30330
United States v. Ebron  
Date: May 30, 2012
Docket Number: 09-40544

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was sentenced to death for the murder of a fellow inmate and subsequently appealed his conviction and sentence. Defendant raised several issues on appeal, including errors surrounding another inmate's dismissal...

Continental Casualty Co. v. North American Specialty Ins., et al.  
Date: May 30, 2012
Docket Number: 10-20262

Justia Opinion Summary: Three primary insurers and one excess carrier appealed the district court's determination on summary judgment of their duties to defend a contractor who allegedly was responsible for a fire that occurred during construct...

USA v. Joseph Ebron
Date: May 30, 2012
Docket Number: 10-40108
United States v. Owen  
Date: May 30, 2012
Docket Number: 10-40707

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants were convicted of bank robbery by force or violence and aiding and abetting the commission of bank robbery by force or violence. Both defendants appealed the denial of their motions to sever and argued that th...

Gulf Restoration Network, Inc., et al v. Ken Salaz
Date: May 30, 2012
Docket Number: 10-60411
Gulf Restoration Network, Inc., et al v. Ken Salaz
Date: May 30, 2012
Docket Number: 10-60413
Gulf Restoration Network, Inc., et al v. Ken Salaz
Date: May 30, 2012
Docket Number: 10-60414
Gulf Restoration Network, Inc., et al v. Ken Salaz
Date: May 30, 2012
Docket Number: 10-60415
Gulf Restoration Network, Inc., et al v. Ken Salaz
Date: May 30, 2012
Docket Number: 10-60416
Ctr for Biological Diversity v. Ken Salazar, et al
Date: May 30, 2012
Docket Number: 10-60417
Ctr for Biological Diversity v. Ken Salazar, et al
Date: May 30, 2012
Docket Number: 10-60468
Ctr for Biological Diversity v. Ken Salazar, et al
Date: May 30, 2012
Docket Number: 10-60475
Ctr for Biological Diversity v. Ken Salazar, et al
Date: May 30, 2012
Docket Number: 10-60483
Gulf Restoration Network, Inc., et al. v. Salazar, et al.; Ctr for Biological Diversity v. Salazar, et al.  
Date: May 30, 2012
Docket Numbers: 10-60411, 10-60417

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioners, non-profit environmental protection organizations, filed petitions for judicial review challenging sixteen Department of the Interior (DOI) plan approvals, issued between March 29 and May 20, 2010, under the...

Ctr for Biological Diversity v. Ken Salazar, et al
Date: May 30, 2012
Docket Number: 10-60489
Ctr for Biological Diversity v. Ken Salazar, et al
Date: May 30, 2012
Docket Number: 10-60490
Ctr for Biological Diversity v. Ken Salazar, et al
Date: May 30, 2012
Docket Number: 10-60491
Ctr for Biological Diversity v. Ken Salazar, et al
Date: May 30, 2012
Docket Number: 10-60496
Ctr for Biological Diversity v. Ken Salazar, et al
Date: May 30, 2012
Docket Number: 10-60499
Ctr for Biological Diversity v. Ken Salazar, et al
Date: May 30, 2012
Docket Number: 10-60500
Nachiappan Muthukumar v. L. Kiel
Date: May 30, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10517
Alexis Picard v. City of Dallas
Date: May 30, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10930
Sergio Taylor v. Eric Holder, Jr., et al
Date: May 30, 2012
Docket Number: 11-11028
USA v. Shawn Jollivette
Date: May 30, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30816
Frederick Reed v. J. Young
Date: May 30, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30931
USA v. Nathan Arzola-Espinoza
Date: May 30, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50572
USA v. Humberto Limas-Caldera
Date: May 30, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50772
Michael Gowan v. Sharon Keller, et al
Date: May 30, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50874
USA v. Alisa Young
Date: May 30, 2012
Docket Number: 11-51056
Mersid Mehmedi-Ajvazoska v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: May 30, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60408
Newton Dickson, Jr. v. FAA
Date: May 30, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60507
USA v. Jamie Brewer
Date: May 30, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60603
Batchelor v. Cain  
Date: May 29, 2012
Docket Number: 10-30802

Justia Opinion Summary: Months before his criminal trial, petitioner moved to dismiss his appointed counsel in exercise of his constitutional right to represent himself under Faretta v. California. The trial court denied the motion and petition...

Illinois Central Railroad Co. v. Guy, et al.  
Date: May 29, 2012
Docket Numbers: 10-61006, 10-60122

Justia Opinion Summary: A jury returned a verdict in favor of plaintiff on its claims of fraud and breach of the duty of good faith and fair dealing against defendants where defendants' misrepresentations induced plaintiff to settle the asbesto...

Norman Oliver v. David Brown, et al
Date: May 29, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10125
USA v. Carlos Bonilla-Ponce
Date: May 29, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20544
USA v. Hermilo Serrato
Date: May 29, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20578
Jorge Chay v. Eric Holder, Jr., et al
Date: May 29, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20674
Illinois Central Railroad Co. v. Willie Harried, e
Date: May 29, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60122
Jamie McCoskey v. Rick Thaler, Director
Date: May 29, 2012
Docket Number: 11-70021
Anthony Bartee v. Susan Reed
Date: May 29, 2012
Docket Number: 12-70012
Dedric Griffin v. Burl Cain, Warden
Date: May 25, 2012
Docket Number: 10-31230
USA v. Robert Inzano
Date: May 25, 2012
Docket Number: 10-51121
USA v. Juan Aguirre
Date: May 25, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40580
Verniece Bryant v. Lufkin Independent School Dist
Date: May 25, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41185
USA v. Christopher Warren
Date: May 25, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50722
Cobb v. Thaler  
Date: May 25, 2012
Docket Number: 11-70003

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, convicted of capital murder and sentenced to death in Texas state court, appealed the district court's denial of his habeas petition in federal district court pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 2254. At issue was whether...

Martha Lushute v. State of LA Dept of Social Svc
Date: May 25, 2012
Docket Number: 12-30013
Tony Smith v. Hubert Acevedo, et al
Date: May 24, 2012
Docket Number: 10-51236
USA v. Norris Fisher
Date: May 24, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10461
USA v. Eduardo Hernandez-Gutierrez
Date: May 24, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10821
Reese Baker, et al v. David Peake, et al
Date: May 24, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20332
USA v. Jose Martinez
Date: May 24, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20610
Atchafalaya Basinkeeper, et al. v. Chustz  
Date: May 24, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30471

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellants, private entities with an interest in protecting Bayou Postillion in Iberia Parish, Louisiana, sued the Program, alleging that the Program violated the conditions of a permit issued to it by the Corps under th...

Methane Awareness, et al v. USA, et al
Date: May 24, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30812
USA v. Javier Garcia-Roman
Date: May 24, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50366
George Jones v. Sergeant Ruiz, et al
Date: May 24, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50746
USA v. Facundo Chavez-Marquez
Date: May 24, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50940
USA v. Conrado Minora-Escarcega
Date: May 24, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50950
USA v. Conrado Minora-Escarcega
Date: May 24, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50960
Kirk Smith v. City Of El Paso Texas, et al
Date: May 24, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50990
Cyril John v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: May 24, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60697
Paul Lewis v. Auto Club Family Insurance Co.
Date: May 24, 2012
Docket Number: 12-30087
USA v. Jose Garay-Calvillo
Date: May 23, 2012
Docket Number: 10-41180
USA v. Stephen Ewing
Date: May 23, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10176
Herbert Fletcher v. USA IRS
Date: May 23, 2012
Docket Number: 11-11010
USA v. Gary Beeman
Date: May 23, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41016
USA v. Rodrigo Quintero-Ruacho
Date: May 23, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50789
Maryland Singleton v. City of Jackson, Mississippi
Date: May 23, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60333
Cristobal Mairena v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: May 23, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60569
Auzio Hewlett v. Eric Holder, Jr., et al
Date: May 22, 2012
Docket Number: 11-11149
Anthony Singleton v. Eric Holder, et al
Date: May 22, 2012
Docket Number: 11-11162
Arthur Robinson v. Coca-Cola Company
Date: May 22, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30130
Errol Houston, Jr. v. New Orleans City, et al
Date: May 22, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30198
Ensco Offshore Company, et al v. Kenneth Salazar,
Date: May 22, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30491
Cedar Lake Nursing Home v. HHS
Date: May 22, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60568
Carol Severance v. Jerry Patterson, et al
Date: May 21, 2012
Docket Number: 07-20409
USA v. Marcus Washington
Date: May 21, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10729
USA v. David Whitten
Date: May 21, 2012
Docket Number: 11-31017
LeJonathan Cox v. Chuck Biscoe, et al
Date: May 21, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40763
James Niblock v. Claude Maye
Date: May 21, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50903
USA v. Jorge Garcia
Date: May 21, 2012
Docket Number: 11-51096
Ijaz Haider v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: May 21, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60629
United States v. Brooks  
Date: May 18, 2012
Docket Number: 09-20871

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants appealed their conviction of and sentencing for false reporting of natural gas trades in violation of the Commodities Exchange Act (CEA), 49 U.S.C. 1491, and the federal wire fraud statute. The government alle...

El Paso Electric Co. v. NLRB  
Date: May 18, 2012
Docket Number: 10-60771

Justia Opinion Summary: The Board found that EPE, an electric utility, engaged in unfair labor practices prohibited by the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), 29 U.S.C. 151-169, in response to the Union's successful organizational efforts to a...

USA v. John Butler, et al
Date: May 18, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20310
William Brown v. Jesse Wimberly, III, et al
Date: May 18, 2012
Docket Number: 11-31080
USA v. Benjamin Rodriguez-Hernandez
Date: May 18, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40152
USA v. Benjamin Rodriguez-Hernandez
Date: May 18, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40154
USA v. Jose Sanchez
Date: May 18, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40902
Reed v. Florida Metro University, Inc., et al.  
Date: May 18, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50509

Justia Opinion Summary: This case arose when plaintiff filed a putative class action in Texas state court alleging that defendants had violated certain provisions of the Texas Education Code by soliciting students in Texas without the appropria...

In Re: Time Warner Cable, Inc., et al
Date: May 18, 2012
Docket Number: 12-50332
Register v. Thaler  
Date: May 17, 2012
Docket Number: 10-10766

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner was convicted of possession or transportation of anhydrous ammonia, a chemical used in manufacturing methamphetamine, in a container or receptacle not designed or manufactured for the storage or transport of a...

Lida Mosiman v. Stephen Warren
Date: May 17, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10495
USA v. Sixto Fernandez-Avina
Date: May 17, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10773
Robert De Franceschi, et al v. BAC Home Loans Serv
Date: May 17, 2012
Docket Number: 11-10860
USA v. Juan Romero-Trejo
Date: May 17, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20338
Rodney Williams v. Rick Thaler
Date: May 17, 2012
Docket Number: 11-20390
Cynthia Butts v. Dress Barn, Incorporated
Date: May 17, 2012
Docket Number: 11-30739
Renode Collins v. James LeBlanc, et al
Date: May 17, 2012
Docket Number: 11-31060
USA v. Gabriel Rios
Date: May 17, 2012
Docket Number: 11-40680
Thomas Braddy, Jr. v. UP Fox
Date: May 17, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41062
Robert McDearmon v. Mark Martin
Date: May 17, 2012
Docket Number: 11-41335
USA v. Abraham Torres
Date: May 17, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50222
USA v. Abraham Torres
Date: May 17, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50225
USA v. Ruben Zapata
Date: May 17, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50541
USA v. Rigoberto Aguirre
Date: May 17, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50658
USA v. Salvador Garcia-Ramirez
Date: May 17, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50753
USA v. Juan Nava-Medina
Date: May 17, 2012
Docket Number: 11-50780
Patrick v. Wal-Mart, Inc., et al.  
Date: May 17, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60217

Justia Opinion Summary: This case arose when plaintiff sought workers' compensation from Wal-Mart's carrier after she suffered a lower-back injury on July 28, 1997. At issue was whether a claim for a bad faith denial of workers' compensation be...

Ernesto Roque Bonilla v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: May 17, 2012
Docket Number: 11-60501