2013 Fifth Circuit US Court of Appeals Case Law

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Richard Bain v. Whitney Bank
Date: August 30, 2013
Docket Number: 13-30120
Robert Bonnet v. Ward County, Texas, et al
Date: August 30, 2013
Docket Number: 13-50007
Sepulvado v. Jindal  
Date: August 30, 2013
Docket Number: 13-70007

Justia Opinion Summary: The State appealed a preliminary injunction and stay of execution granted to a death-row inmate who was convicted of murdering his six-year-old stepson. The court concluded that there was no violation of the Due Process...

USA v. Michael Goodson
Date: August 29, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20284
In Re: Deepwater Horizon
Date: August 29, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30230
USA v. Gregory Collins
Date: August 29, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30341
United States v. De Leon, Jr.  
Date: August 29, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40244

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted of health-care fraud in connection with his durable medical equipment (DME) business. On appeal, defendant challenged his conviction and the district court's order of restitution. The court conclu...

USA v. Antonio Hughes
Date: August 29, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60005
Accident Insurance Company v. Classic Building Des
Date: August 29, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60886
Homero Garcia-Reyes v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: August 29, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60936
Kirk Bagby v. Jerry Karriker, III, et al
Date: August 29, 2013
Docket Number: 13-40476
United States v. Pratt  
Date: August 28, 2013
Docket Number: 11-31049

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant, a former member of the Louisiana House of Representatives, was convicted of conspiracy to violate the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), 18 U.S.C. 1962(d). On appeal, defendant challeng...

Natasha Whitley v. John Hanna, et al
Date: August 28, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10312
Latrina Thomas v. City of Winnfield
Date: August 28, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30527
USA v. Alejandro Sanchez-Hernandez
Date: August 28, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40063
Davis, et al. v. Signal Int'l Texas GP, L.L.C., et al.  
Date: August 28, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41262

Justia Opinion Summary: The Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN Act), 29 U.S.C. 2101 et seq., requires that certain employers provide written notice within 60 days in advance of any "mass layoff" at a "single site of employm...

Thomas Jones, Jr. v. Cleco Corporation
Date: August 28, 2013
Docket Number: 13-30243
Cantrell, et al. v. Briggs & Veselka Co.  
Date: August 27, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20294

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed suit against their former employer seeking deferred compensation payments. The district court held that plaintiffs' deferred compensation arrangements in their Employment Agreement contracts with the emp...

USA v. Hector Torres-Limon
Date: August 27, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20538
USA v. Terry Pouncy
Date: August 27, 2013
Docket Number: 12-31181
Pilgrim's Pride Corp. v. Agerton, et al.  
Date: August 27, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40085

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, chicken growers, filed suit and obtained a money judgment against PPC for damages arising from PPC's unlawful attempt to manipulate or control poultry prices. The court concluded that PPC's conduct was merely...

William Chance, Jr. v. TDCJ, et al
Date: August 27, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41015
USA v. Billy Ruvalcaba-Madrid
Date: August 27, 2013
Docket Number: 12-51044
USA v. David Jones
Date: August 27, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60774
Gregory Athayde v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: August 27, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60884
Elvis Mota-Sanchez v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: August 27, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60963
Caldwell Burgess v. Cleco Corporation
Date: August 27, 2013
Docket Number: 13-30233
United States v. North  
Date: August 26, 2013
Docket Number: 11-60763

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant and his co-conspirators were indicted for, inter alia, conspiring to distribute more than fifty grams of cocaine. Defendant moved to suppress the evidence gathered pursuant to the wiretaps on Target Telephones...

Ruiz v. Stephens  
Date: August 26, 2013
Docket Number: 11-70011

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner was convicted of murder-for-hire and sentenced to death. Petitioner subsequently sought a certificate of appealability after the district court denied him 28 U.S.C. 2254 relief. Defendant asserted a Wiggins cl...

USA v. Faustino Benitez-Servin
Date: August 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10748
Tammy Lafleur v. Carolyn Colvin
Date: August 26, 2013
Docket Number: 13-30212
Bobby Jones v. Rick Thaler, Director, et al
Date: August 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10671
USA v. Terry Pouncy
Date: August 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-31181
USA v. Carlos Gonzalez
Date: August 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40652
USA v. Reynaldo Vega
Date: August 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41319
USA v. James Persky
Date: August 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-51027
USA v. Ysauro Reyes-Ortiz
Date: August 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-51200
Plaintiff v. Defendant
Date: August 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60418
Kefa Mose v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: August 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60756
King v. US Dept. of Veterans Affairs, et al.  
Date: August 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60835

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA), 28 U.S.C. 1346(b)(1), 2671-80, seeking compensatory damages for loss of property and personal injuries allegedly caused by the negligence and malice of the V...

Robert Bernard, et al v. CIR
Date: August 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60932
Duane Watson v. David Basse, et al
Date: August 23, 2013
Docket Number: 13-10099
Gerald Menson v. City of Baton Rouge, et al
Date: August 23, 2013
Docket Number: 13-30091
USA v. Juan Svenningsen
Date: August 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-11133
S. J. Beaulieu, Jr. v. Pearl River Town, et al
Date: August 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-31061
USA v. Hector Garza-Gonzalez
Date: August 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41033
USA v. Hector Garza-Gonzalez
Date: August 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41056
USA v. Steven Castro
Date: August 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50889
Benjamin Asfaw v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: August 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60736
Rosa Cerna-De Sandoval, et al v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: August 22, 2013
Docket Number: 13-60159
Nelson Gongora v. Rick Thaler, Director
Date: August 21, 2013
Docket Number: 07-70031
Panetti v. Thaler  
Date: August 21, 2013
Docket Numbers: 08-70015, 08-70016

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner was convicted of capital murder and sentenced to death. Petitioner argued that the district court violated the due process requirements of Ford v. Wainwright and Panetti v. Quarterman by refusing to provide co...

Scott Panetti v. William Stephens, Director
Date: August 21, 2013
Docket Number: 08-70016
Department of Texas, et al v. Texas Lottery Commis
Date: August 21, 2013
Docket Number: 11-50932
Liberty Mutual Insurance Co. v. USA by Lamesa Nati
Date: August 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10677
USA v. Manuel Duran-Munez
Date: August 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-11251
USA, ex rel. Leslie Steury v. State of California,
Date: August 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20314
USA v. Oscar Stamper
Date: August 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30881
Chad Dailey, et al v. City of Shreveport, et al
Date: August 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30984
Keybank National Association v. Perkins Rowe Assoc
Date: August 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30998
United States v. Garza  
Date: August 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40530

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant conditionally plead guilty to transporting aliens within the United States for private financial gain. On appeal, defendant challenged the district court's denial of his motion to suppress evidence seized as a...

USA v. Ruben Garcia-Mojica
Date: August 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41247
USA v. Juan Saucedo
Date: August 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-51163
Young, et al. v. United States  
Date: August 21, 2013
Docket Number: 13-30094

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, landowners, filed suit under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA), 28 U.S.C. 2671 et seq., seeking damages from the government for its role in the design, construction, and maintenance of a portion of a highway...

USA v. Mario Villa-Cuevas
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 11-20815
USA v. Alejandro Tovar
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 11-20836
USA v. Brandon Smith
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10078
USA v. Andres Reyna-Mares
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10420
USA v. Gregory Gray
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10832
USA v. Jesus Rodriguez-Cepeda
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10918
USA v. Martin Ortega, Jr.
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10930
USA v. Jonothan Gonzalez-Cortez
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10941
USA v. Arturo Duarte-Lopez
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10974
USA v. Justin McAdoo
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-11011
USA v. Mirna Orozco
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-11024
USA v. David Walker
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-11073
USA v. Sharon Luck
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-11141
USA v. Michael Ellison
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-11156
United States, ex rel. Leslie Steury v. Cardinal Health, Inc., et al.  
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20314

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed a third amended complaint against Cardinal under the False Claims Act (FCA), 31 U.S.C. 3729-3733, based on an implied false certification of "merchantability" by Cardinal to the VA in connection with the...

United States v. Lawrence, et al.  
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20430

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants appealed their conviction for conspiracy to possess illicit substances aboard an aircraft with intent to distribute in violation of 21 U.S.C. 963. Defendants' convictions stemmed from their participation in a...

USA v. Isaura Hernandez-Lozano
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20478
USA v. Jose Hernandez
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20686
USA v. Jose Maldonado-Balderas
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20688
USA v. Danis Velasquez-Montoya
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20696
USA v. Reynaldo Chavez-Villegas
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20704
USA v. Cesar Lozano
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20730
USA v. Horacio Sanchez
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20813
USA v. Sunday Ogbonu
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20822
Dennis Price, et al v. PCS Nitrogen Fertilizer, L.
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30234
USA v. Derrick Samuels
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30552
USA v. Steven Hansen
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-31137
USA v. Jacqueline Velasquez
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40580
USA v. Cirilo Carranza
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40654
USA v. Toribio Medina-Linan
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40870
USA v. Alfonso Ramirez-Olvera
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40962
USA v. Julian Avelino
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41034
USA v. Diana Cantu
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41036
USA v. Daniel Hernandez
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41055
USA v. Francisco Lugo-Gutierrez
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41075
USA v. Angel Garcia
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41091
USA v. Jose Hernandez-Martinez
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41136
USA v. Carlos Lopez-Mendez
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41154
USA v. Anibal Reyes
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41160
USA v. Arbizu Noriega-Sixtos
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41181
Bradley Koenning, et al v. Kyle Janek
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41187
USA v. Ciro Enciso-De La Cruz
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41193
USA v. Jose Ramirez-Mata
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41202
USA v. Jose Pena-Medrano
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41221
USA v. Lucas Velasquez-Matamoros
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41229
USA v. Remso Musha-Guallpa
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41236
USA v. Rolando Trevino-Cruz
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41244
USA v. Josue Cruz-Gonzales
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41260
USA v. Benito Lopez
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41271
USA v. Cecilio Cardenas
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41283
USA v. Jose Ramos
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41284
USA v. Dalila Sanchez
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41311
USA v. Juan Flores-Perla
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41324
USA v. Josue Reyes
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41339
USA v. Abel Torres-Torres
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41341
USA v. Abel Torres-Torres
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41345
USA v. Jose Gonzalez-Segundo
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41358
USA v. Antonio Aguinaga-Barron
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41370
USA v. Javier Rojas-Espinoza
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41372
USA v. Rigoberto Garza-Monroy
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41382
USA v. Hilario Vasquez, Jr.
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41396
USA v. Graciano Lopez-Faz
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41397
USA v. Carolina Moreno-Barrera
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41405
USA v. Jose Flores-Verdugo
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41406
USA v. Jesus Rodriguez-Armando
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41413
USA v. Etelberto Barrera-Mendoza
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41417
USA v. Rafael Corleto
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41421
USA v. Jose Castillo-Rodriguez
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41426
USA v. Roberto Villasenor-Mondragon
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41429
USA v. Jose Noriega-Cabrera
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41431
USA v. Jose Olvera-Rojas
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41436
USA v. Daniel Villegas-Marquez
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41448
USA v. Ismael Torres-Figueroa
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41457
USA v. Oscar Villarreal-Rodriguez
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50176
USA v. Ever Granados
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50647
USA v. Cody Timmons
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50670
USA v. Jose Rodriguez
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50700
USA v. Jesus Sanchez-Morales
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50706
USA v. Sergio Flores
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50757
USA v. Blanca Granillo
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50999
USA v. Justin Anderson
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-51007
USA v. Jerome Johnson
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-51036
USA v. Rojelio Hernandez, II
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-51172
USA v. Mario Gonzalez
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-51186
USA v. Jose Velasquez-Suarez
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-51245
Mark Anderson v. City of McComb Mississippi, et al
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60401
Veronica Onate-Avilar v. Janet Napolitano
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60803
USA v. David Vasquez-Fonseca
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-20119
USA v. Stacey Jones
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-30050
USA v. Roberto Villasenor-Mondragon
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-40002
USA v. Elsar Escobar
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-40010
USA v. Marcos Montalvo
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-40012
USA v. Martin Tejeda-Silva
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-40032
USA v. Carlos Arevalo-De Leon
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-40043
USA v. Manuel Garces
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-40058
USA v. Jorge Olguin-Lozano
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-40069
USA v. Marcos Rivera-Alfaro
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-40075
USA v. Jose Garcia
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-40088
USA v. Samuel Castillo-Ramirez
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-40098
USA v. Jose Lopez-Bernal
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-40116
USA v. Luis Arteaga-Martinez
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-40169
USA v. Victor Alcaraz-Jimenez
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-40170
USA v. Sergio Torres-Torres
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-40174
USA v. Douglas Cedillos-Hernandez
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-40231
USA v. Paulo Santibanez-Luviano
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-40357
USA v. Pedro Mondragon
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-50021
Plaintiff v. Defendant
Date: August 19, 2013
Docket Number: 11-31113
USA v. Hector Galindo-Torralba
Date: August 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10908
Marlon Waters v. City of Dallas, Texas
Date: August 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-11127
Billy Strahan v. Waste Management
Date: August 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20241
United States v. Davis  
Date: August 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20443

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his conviction of six counts of aiding and abetting in bank fraud. Defendant's convictions stemmed from his participation in a scheme to fraudulently obtain funds by straw credit card purchases. The co...

Gidget Lewis, et al v. Wentwood St. James, L.P., e
Date: August 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20503
Will Churchill v. Texas Dept of Criminal Justice
Date: August 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20691
Rodney Hood v. Robert Sandmann, et al
Date: August 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20724
Willie Gross, Jr. v. Newell Normand, et al
Date: August 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30419
USA v. John Manning
Date: August 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40972
Troy Perkins v. Brad Livingston, et al
Date: August 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41094
USA v. Santos Fuentes-Gonzalez
Date: August 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41102
USA v. Jesus Davila, Jr.
Date: August 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41173
United States v. Abdo  
Date: August 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50836

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his sentence and conviction of attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction (Count 1), attempted murder of officers or employees of the United States (Count 2), and four counts of possession of a weap...

USA v. Jose Ramirez
Date: August 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-51234
William Risby v. USA, et al
Date: August 19, 2013
Docket Number: 13-10331
William Risby v. USA, et al
Date: August 19, 2013
Docket Number: 13-10333
William Risby v. USA, et al
Date: August 19, 2013
Docket Number: 13-10340
Tu Nguyen v. Bank of America, N.A.
Date: August 19, 2013
Docket Number: 13-20103
Franklin Williams v. Mike Pearce, et al
Date: August 19, 2013
Docket Number: 13-50170
USA v. Ruben Flores
Date: August 16, 2013
Docket Number: 11-51270
USA v. Arturo Guadarrama
Date: August 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10957
USA v. Alfonso Gonzalez
Date: August 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20310
Casey Arceneaux, et al v. Lafayette City Police De
Date: August 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-31226
USA v. Lenny Salinas
Date: August 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40842
Union Oil Co. of California v. Buffalo Marine Serv
Date: August 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40848
USA v. Jermaine Keyes
Date: August 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40872
USA v. Diler Toledo-Enamorado
Date: August 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41152
USA v. Claudia Gonzalez
Date: August 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41196
USA v. Lorenzo Navarro-Garcia
Date: August 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41415
Ransom, et al. v. M. Patel Enterprises, Inc., et al.  
Date: August 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50534

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs became eligible for an award of overtime wages after a jury found plaintiffs, executive managers of Party City, were misclassified by their employer as exempt under the the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), 29...

Heather Clark, et al v. Williamson County
Date: August 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50561
USA v. Cruz Aguirre-Aguirre
Date: August 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50737
Ernest Bustos, et al v. Thomas Lennon, et al
Date: August 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50765
United States v. Ambriz  
Date: August 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50839

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted of distribution of a controlled substance. On appeal, defendant challenged the district court's denial of a lesser-included-offense instruction and the district court's admission of baggies of coc...

USA v. Anthony Pope
Date: August 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50958
USA v. Patricio Cornejo-Buezo
Date: August 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-51120
Fnu Sugiharto, et al v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: August 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60855
Yosief Gebregergish v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: August 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60867
Fateh Judhani, et al v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: August 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60909
Edgardo Montes-Sanchez v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: August 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60925
Craig Victorian v. Lynn Cooper, et al
Date: August 16, 2013
Docket Number: 13-30171
Eric Drake v. USA
Date: August 16, 2013
Docket Number: 13-30222
USA v. Miguel Galvez-Morales
Date: August 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10691
Troy Perkins v. Andy Chatham, et al
Date: August 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-11203
Hall, et al. v. Variable Annuity Life Ins. Co., et al.  
Date: August 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20440

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, members of a certified class of securities fraud plaintiffs whose certification order was vacated in 2004 (the Drnek action), filed a class action in 2009 reciting the same claims previously outlined in the D...

Medco Energi US, L.L.C. v. Sea Robin Pipeline Co.,
Date: August 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30791
Carty v. Texas Dep't of Public Safety  
Date: August 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40750

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, on behalf of herself and others, filed suit against several governmental and private parties after her husband died in a training accident at the Texas Department of Public Safety Training Academy. Because thi...

Adrian Verdin v. Federal Natl Mortgage Assoc, et a
Date: August 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40895
Frank Seigfried v. SSA
Date: August 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60223
Frankie Sims, et al v. Carrington Mtge Svc, L.L.C.
Date: August 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10978
Amer Gen Life Ins Co. v. Producers Group Advantage
Date: August 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20435
Yesh Music, et al. v. Lakewood Church, et al.  
Date: August 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20520

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, a general partnership comprised of two musicians, filed suit alleging copyright infringement against defendant, Lakewood Church, over the use of a song entitled, "Signaling Through the Flames." Plaintiff later...

Gerald Gilbert v. James Mossbarger, et al
Date: August 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20690
Eric Kirmer v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.
Date: August 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30570
E.H. Mitchell & Company, L.L.C v. Charles Alonzo,
Date: August 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30694
USA v. Cleto Duran
Date: August 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-51164
Ernewayn v. Home Depot USA, Inc.  
Date: August 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-51285

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed a nonsubscriber action under Texas Labor Code 406.033 against her employer, Home Depot, claiming that Home Depot's negligence caused her on-the-job-injury. On appeal, Home Depot appealed the district cour...

Omar Banuelas-Perez v. Janet Napolitano
Date: August 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60350
Ricardo Tirado Carreno v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: August 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60805
Nelson Gongora v. Rick Thaler, Director
Date: August 13, 2013
Docket Number: 07-70031
USA v. Anthony Kebodeaux
Date: August 13, 2013
Docket Number: 08-51185
USA v. George Vasquez
Date: August 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10253
USA v. Alan Jones
Date: August 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20362
Stephen Tapp v. Univ of TX Hlth Sciences Ctr, et a
Date: August 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20619
Miller, et al. v. BAC Home Loans Servicing, L.P., et al.  
Date: August 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41273

Justia Opinion Summary: This case involved the foreclosure sale of certain property owned by plaintiffs. Plaintiffs appealed the district court's dismissal with prejudice of their claims against BAC and NDE under the Texas Debt Collection Act (...

USA v. Isidro Matamoros-Baquedano
Date: August 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41400
United States v. Rouland  
Date: August 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50517

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his sentence and conditions of supervised release stemming from his conviction for possessing and attempting to possess child pornography. The court concluded that although the district court failed to...

USA v. Felipe Sosa-Nunez
Date: August 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50934
USA v. Rodney Harrison
Date: August 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-51075
Audrey Coleman v. Roy Williams, Jr., et al
Date: August 13, 2013
Docket Number: 13-10165
Eddie Culbert v. Cleco Corporation
Date: August 13, 2013
Docket Number: 13-30241
FTC v. Financial Freedom Processing, et al
Date: August 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10520
Shirley v. Precision Castparts Corp., et al.  
Date: August 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20544

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against his employer, W-G, under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 42 U.S.C. 12101 et seq., and the Family Medical Leave Act, 29 U.S.C. 2601 et seq., after W-G terminated his employment. The...

USA v. Johnny Cruz
Date: August 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20616
Edward Hall, et al v. El Dorado Chem Co., Inc.
Date: August 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20651
USA v. Paul Miller
Date: August 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30516
Clifford Latham v. Matthew Faulkner, et al
Date: August 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-31008
USA v. Paulino Aguilera-Sandoval
Date: August 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41280
United States v. Valdez  
Date: August 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50027

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant, a psychiatrist, was convicted of one count of conspiracy to commit health care fraud; six counts of health care fraud relating to six specific patients; six counts of false statements relating to health care m...

USA v. Jose Acosta
Date: August 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50583
USA v. Jose Valdez-Acosta
Date: August 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50585
Joe and Dorothy Dorsett Brown, et al v. Frazier He
Date: August 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-51012
Beverly Beard v. Bureau of Prisons, et al
Date: August 12, 2013
Docket Number: 13-10086
Willie Smith v. SSA
Date: August 12, 2013
Docket Number: 13-30044
Troy McGowan v. NOE-ILA Pension Fund
Date: August 12, 2013
Docket Number: 13-30051
Jose Vasquez, et al v. Boiler Room, et al
Date: August 9, 2013
Docket Number: 12-51057
Curtis Hiner v. John McHugh
Date: August 9, 2013
Docket Number: 12-51123
Ricky Stroble v. Brad Livingston, et al
Date: August 9, 2013
Docket Number: 13-10137
USA v. Brandi Robles
Date: August 9, 2013
Docket Number: 13-20085
USA v. Benjamin Potts
Date: August 8, 2013
Docket Number: 11-51052
Whitley v. Hanna, et al.  
Date: August 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10312

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit under 42 U.S.C. 1983 after the City's police sergeant sexually abused her. Defendants are state officers involved in the investigation and arrest of the sergeant. The court concluded that plaintiff f...

Grayton Koenig v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., et al
Date: August 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10920
Robert Young v. BP Exploration & Production, et al
Date: August 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20512
Philippe Tanguy, et al v. William West
Date: August 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20555
Michael Gardocki v. JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A., et
Date: August 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20733
Shirley LaBlanche v. Dr. Zulfiqar Ahmad, M.D., et
Date: August 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20760
USA v. Robert Cuff
Date: August 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30765
Office & Prof Empl Intl Union, et al v. PHI, Incor
Date: August 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-31165
Seven Arts Pictures, Inc., et al v. Jonesfilm
Date: August 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-31176
USA v. Karol McAtee
Date: August 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40065
Ruben Anderson v. Kaydo, et al
Date: August 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40880
USA v. Antonio Maldonado
Date: August 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41112
USA v. Billy May
Date: August 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50550
USA v. Carlos Alvarez-Mora
Date: August 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50941
USA v. Adrian Serrano
Date: August 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-51017
United States v. Hughes  
Date: August 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60005

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his convictions and sentence for drug distribution conspiracy charges. The court held that the district court's failure to dismiss four counts of using a telephone to facilitate the commission of a dru...

Ojeda-Calderon v. Holder, Jr.  
Date: August 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60512

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, a native and citizen of Ecuador, petitioned for review of the BIA's decision denying his appeal from the IJ's denial of his motion to reopen his in absentia deportation proceedings, rescind the in absentia or...

Mohamad Chehab v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: August 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60588
L & F Homes and Devel, L.L.C., et al v. City of Gu
Date: August 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60597
L & F Homes and Devel, L.L.C., et al v. City of Gu
Date: August 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60600
L & F Homes and Devel, L.L.C. v. City of Gulfport,
Date: August 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60601
Jose Silos v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: August 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60658
Lisa Mooney v. Lafayette County School Dist
Date: August 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60753
USA v. Choyes Hilterbrand
Date: August 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60813
Rhonda Fleming v. USA, et al
Date: August 8, 2013
Docket Number: 13-10042
Jennifer Hill v. Cleco Corporation
Date: August 8, 2013
Docket Number: 13-30249
Donald Kilgore v. Brookeland Indep School Dist
Date: August 8, 2013
Docket Number: 13-40005
Liberty Mutual Ins. Co. v. USA by Lamesa National Bank  
Date: August 7, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10677

Justia Opinion Summary: Lamesa filed suit against Liberty Mutual alleging that Liberty Mutual was liable under a federally-required surety bond for the alleged misconduct of its principal, a trustee in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy proceeding. On appe...

USA v. Sharon Luck
Date: August 7, 2013
Docket Number: 12-11143
USA v. Nelson Castillo
Date: August 7, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20631
USA v. Albert Little
Date: August 7, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30901
USA v. Guadalupe Martinez-Zamorano
Date: August 7, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41224
USA v. Noe Lopez
Date: August 7, 2013
Docket Number: 12-51004
Dwayne Bent v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: August 7, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60671
Bobby Wilson, Jr. v. State of Mississippi, et al
Date: August 7, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60958
USA v. Elton Minniefield
Date: August 7, 2013
Docket Number: 13-30046
USA v. Ronald McCoy
Date: August 7, 2013
Docket Number: 13-40202
Ishmael Salahuddin v. William Stephens, Director
Date: August 7, 2013
Docket Number: 13-40340
John Wyatt v. Warden, Federal Bur of Prisons, et a
Date: August 7, 2013
Docket Number: 13-50084
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation v. Williams Alaska
Date: August 6, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20716
USA v. Alfred Bourgeois
Date: August 5, 2013
Docket Number: 11-70024
Marcus Payne v. Adam Parks
Date: August 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10841
Linda Borden v. USA
Date: August 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10903
SEC v. Halek Energy, L.L.C.
Date: August 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-11045
Morlock, L.L.C. v. Bank of New York Mellon Trust
Date: August 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20832
USA v. Claudio Barrientos-Ramirez
Date: August 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40439
USA v. Jose Gutierrez-Rostro
Date: August 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40938
USA v. Jose Fernandez-Rubio
Date: August 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41222
USA v. Juan Cardenas-Ramirez
Date: August 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41238
USA v. Jose Ramirez-Solis
Date: August 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41290
USA v. Daniel Gonzalez-Perez
Date: August 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41359
USA v. Jermaine Medearis
Date: August 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-51055
USA v. Oscar De La Cruz-Diaz
Date: August 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-51118
Acceptance Loan Co., Inc. v. S. White Transp., Inc.  
Date: August 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60648

Justia Opinion Summary: SWT appealed the district court's holding that a lien on its principal asset held by Acceptance survived confirmation of a Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization plan. In light of the court's interpretation of the definiti...

Byron Thomas v. City of Houston, et al
Date: August 5, 2013
Docket Number: 13-20004
Lloyd Martin, III, et al v. Fidelity National Titl
Date: August 5, 2013
Docket Number: 13-30013
Demond Cook v. Lamont, et al
Date: August 5, 2013
Docket Number: 13-30177
United States v. Reagan, et al.  
Date: August 2, 2013
Docket Number: 10-10211

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants appealed their convictions stemming from their involvement in various capacities in illegal schemes related to attempts by two housing developers to obtain public financing, zoning clearance, and political sup...

Brenda Steward v. City of New Orleans, et al
Date: August 2, 2013
Docket Number: 11-30947
USA v. Anthony Perez-Batista
Date: August 2, 2013
Docket Number: 11-41297
USA v. Mark Garcia
Date: August 2, 2013
Docket Number: 11-51047
USA v. Victor Morales-Arellano
Date: August 2, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10257
Jeanna Greer v. Harris County, Texas, et al
Date: August 2, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20030
USA v. Victor Decastro-Rodriguez
Date: August 2, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20643
Carlos Glaskox v. Harris County, Texas, et al
Date: August 2, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20678
USA v. Hector Zubia-Martinez
Date: August 2, 2013
Docket Number: 12-51159
Ramiro Hernandez v. William Stephens, Director
Date: August 2, 2013
Docket Number: 12-70006
Omar Jaso v. Coca Cola Company, et al
Date: August 2, 2013
Docket Number: 13-20045
Vernon Tatum, Jr. v. USA
Date: August 2, 2013
Docket Number: 13-30036
Cimarex Energy Company v. Harold Chastant, Jr.
Date: August 2, 2013
Docket Number: 13-30049
Nolan Davis, Sr. v. Burt Michot, et al
Date: August 2, 2013
Docket Number: 13-30132
Demond Cook v. Lamont, et al
Date: August 2, 2013
Docket Number: 13-30177
Naiel Nassar v. Univ TX Southwestern Hlth Sys
Date: August 1, 2013
Docket Number: 11-10338
Robert Tolan, et al v. Jeffrey Cotton, et al
Date: August 1, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20296
United States v. Thomas  
Date: August 1, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60707

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant, a licensed physician who operated an in-home physical therapy services provider for Medicare patients (CMPM), appealed her conviction for ten counts of healthcare and Medicare fraud arising out of her operatio...

Kong Ni v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: August 1, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60843
Courtney Alsobrook v. GMAC Mortgage, L.L.C., et al
Date: July 31, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10623
James Warren v. Estate of Henry Wade, et al
Date: July 31, 2013
Docket Number: 12-11037
USA v. Demetrius Twymon
Date: July 31, 2013
Docket Number: 12-31243
USA v. Bernard Talbert
Date: July 31, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40263
Darron Morgan v. TDCJ McConnell Unit, et al
Date: July 31, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40543
USA v. Cosme Gonzalez
Date: July 31, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41143
USA v. Gonzalo Gonzales
Date: July 31, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41385
USA v. Christopher Gilbertson
Date: July 31, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50610
Tracy Nixon v. Atty Gen of the State of Texas
Date: July 31, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50745
USA v. Sergio Pena-Vaquera
Date: July 31, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50897
USA v. Andrea Thompson
Date: July 31, 2013
Docket Number: 12-51094
USA v. Jose Galicia-Tepas
Date: July 31, 2013
Docket Number: 12-51152
IDS Property Casualty Ins v. Carrie Meeks
Date: July 31, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60605
Robina Tariq v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: July 31, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60669
John Gober, et al v. Frankel Family Trust, et al
Date: July 31, 2013
Docket Number: 13-50035
Richard Miller v. Raytheon Company
Date: July 30, 2013
Docket Number: 11-10586
Richard Miller v. Raytheon Company
Date: July 30, 2013
Docket Number: 11-10988
In re: Application of the U.S. for Historical Cell Site Data  
Date: July 30, 2013
Docket Number: 11-20884

Justia Opinion Summary: The Government filed three applications under section 2703 of the Stored Communications Act (SCA), 18 U.S.C. 2701-2712, seeking evidence relevant to three separate criminal investigations. At issue on appeal was whether...

USA v. Albino Chavez-Vazquez
Date: July 30, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10914
USA v. Francisco Hernandez
Date: July 30, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20679
USA v. Jorge Gerardo
Date: July 30, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20757
Brenda Moore v. James Yeldell, et al
Date: July 30, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30628
USA v. Jose Acosta-Escobar
Date: July 30, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40177
USA v. Abdon Requejo, Jr.
Date: July 30, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40317
USA v. Javier Barragan-Malfabon
Date: July 30, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40597
USA v. Cesar Cardona-Garcia
Date: July 30, 2013
Docket Number: 12-51046
Ronny Smith v. Scott Wilkerson
Date: July 30, 2013
Docket Number: 12-51182
David Oladokun v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: July 30, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60899
George Hightower, et al v. Aramark Educational Ser
Date: July 30, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60931
David Stapleman v. Public Safety & Corrections, et
Date: July 30, 2013
Docket Number: 13-30027
Kristie Bellow v. Bd of Supr LA State University
Date: July 30, 2013
Docket Number: 13-30075
Bolanos Munos-Rodrigo v. USA, et al
Date: July 30, 2013
Docket Number: 13-50329
United States v. Lightfoot, Jr.  
Date: July 29, 2013
Docket Number: 11-11232

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed the the district court's reduction of his original sentence from 310 to 286 months under Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure 35(b) after he provided substantial assistance to the government. After deter...

United States v. Alaniz  
Date: July 29, 2013
Docket Numbers: 11-41376, 11-41392

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants appealed their convictions and sentences for drug trafficking, money laundering, and conspiracy thereof. The court concluded that the evidence was sufficient to convict all of the defendants; the prosecution s...

USA v. Mayra Lopez
Date: July 29, 2013
Docket Number: 11-41392
In Re: Calvin Warren
Date: July 29, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10612
USA v. Bryan Burnett
Date: July 29, 2013
Docket Number: 12-11060
USA v. Eleonel Santos
Date: July 29, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20680
Collins Nyabwa v. DHS Img Customs Field Off Dir
Date: July 29, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20739
Thomas Braddy, Jr. v. UP Fox
Date: July 29, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41211
USA v. Norma Alvarez-Saldana
Date: July 29, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41408
Ronald Williams v. M. Bragg
Date: July 29, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50965
USA v. Marcus Hicks
Date: July 26, 2013
Docket Number: 11-50608
Collins Nyabwa v. DHS Img Customs Field Off Dir
Date: July 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20739
Joe Champion v. USA, et al
Date: July 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30396
USA v. Jamal Walton
Date: July 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30401
USA v. Melvin Lutcher
Date: July 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30667
EEOC v. DynMcDermott Petroleum
Date: July 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40424
Morgan, et al. v. Plano Indep. Sch. Dist.  
Date: July 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40493

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs sued the school district over an alleged violation of First Amendment rights because plaintiffs' third-grade son was prevented from distributing a "candy cane ink pen" with a laminated card containing a religi...

Joe Jimenez, Jr. v. Bexar County Sheriff's Dept, e
Date: July 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-51247
Stanley Nwosuocha v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: July 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60349
Jose Guadian-Salazar v. Government Employee's Ins
Date: July 26, 2013
Docket Number: 13-10146
Rodrick Betz v. Williams, et al
Date: July 26, 2013
Docket Number: 13-30123
USA v. Kenneth Brown, et al
Date: July 25, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10592
Courtney Alsobrook v. GMAC Mortgage, L.L.C., et al
Date: July 25, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10623
Tracy Rhine v. City of Mansfield, et al
Date: July 25, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10922
Brenda Moore v. James Yeldell, et al
Date: July 25, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30628
USA v. Lesley Beene
Date: July 25, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40758
USA v. Rafael Feliz
Date: July 25, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40905
USA v. Cristian Tamez-Cavazos
Date: July 25, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41298
USA v. Gerardo Paredes-Lopez
Date: July 25, 2013
Docket Number: 12-51142
Vincente Torralba v. Bruce Pearson
Date: July 25, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60953
Tai Preyor v. William Stephens, Director
Date: July 25, 2013
Docket Number: 12-70024
David Lynd v. State Fair of Texas, et al
Date: July 25, 2013
Docket Number: 13-10027
USA v. Maricela Santos
Date: July 24, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10425
USA v. Lindsey Montelongo
Date: July 24, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10888
Susie Ward v. CNH America, L.L.C, et al
Date: July 24, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10897
USA v. Gabino Lopez
Date: July 24, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10997
Pt. Jawamanis Rafinasi, et al v. Coastal Cargo Com
Date: July 24, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30668
USA v. Ignacio Contreras-Meza
Date: July 24, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40813
USA v. Jesse Garza
Date: July 24, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50608
Offcl Com of Unsecured v. Eric Moeller
Date: July 24, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50718
Official Com of Unsecured v. Chase Capital Corpora
Date: July 24, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50805
USA v. Denis Turcios-Murillo
Date: July 24, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50996
USA v. Jose Rodriguez-Gonzalez
Date: July 24, 2013
Docket Number: 12-51032
USA v. Vicente Arevelo
Date: July 24, 2013
Docket Number: 12-51274
USA v. Victor Lopez-Garcia
Date: July 24, 2013
Docket Number: 12-51287
Diego Castillo-Baltazar v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: July 24, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60815
Michael Riley v. Janet Napolitano
Date: July 24, 2013
Docket Number: 13-30088
Belva Webb, et al v. Patrick LaSalle, et al
Date: July 24, 2013
Docket Number: 13-30176
Jorge Cabrera v. U.S. Department of Justice, et al
Date: July 24, 2013
Docket Number: 13-40022
Villas at Parkside Partners, et al v. City of Farm
Date: July 23, 2013
Docket Number: 10-10751
USA v. Jeffrey Perry
Date: July 23, 2013
Docket Number: 11-50900
USA v. William Sanford
Date: July 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10859
Malina Marsh v. Methodist Hospitals of Dallas
Date: July 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-11007
Kenneth Justice v. Loren Jackson
Date: July 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20118
USA v. Jose Nieto
Date: July 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20768
USA v. Julio Chapa
Date: July 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40935
USA v. Selina Martinez
Date: July 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50190
USA v. Roberto Guillen
Date: July 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50643
Jose Cardona v. Blanca Briones, et al
Date: July 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50664
Manuel Diaz v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: July 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60822
USA v. Transocean Deepwater Drilling
Date: July 23, 2013
Docket Number: 13-20243
USA v. Lorna Moseti
Date: July 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10418
Sullo & Bobbitt P.L.L.C., et al v. Greg Abbott
Date: July 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10843
USA v. Jose Castillo
Date: July 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10905
Jeffery Bonneville v. David Basse, et al
Date: July 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-11065
USA v. Jose Rosales-Montoya
Date: July 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-11204
United States v. Warren  
Date: July 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20203

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant pleaded guilty to one count of possession with intent to distribute phencyclidine (PCP) and received a three-year term of supervised release following his 110-month sentence. On appeal, he challenged the distri...

USA v. Jasiel Torres-Ibarra
Date: July 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20408
USA v. Steven Wilson
Date: July 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20479
Memorial Hermann Hospital v. Kathleen Sebelius
Date: July 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20654
USA v. Bryan Theriot
Date: July 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20683
USA v. Angela Lafonta
Date: July 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30118
USA v. Michael Caulfield
Date: July 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30887
USA v. Eugenio Marquez-Delgado
Date: July 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40190
USA v. Jose Carrillo-Rosales
Date: July 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40427
United States v. Kellogg Brown & Root, Inc.  
Date: July 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40447

Justia Opinion Summary: KBR allegedly accepted kickbacks from two companies angling to win subcontracts on KBR's prime contract to service American armed forces in military theaters across the world. At issue on appeal was whether, and if so un...

United States v. Villarreal  
Date: July 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40589

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted of conspiring to and possessing with the intent to distribute more than five kilograms of cocaine. On appeal, defendant argued that had the district court only considered the weight attributable t...

USA v. Eduardo Rosas-Villarreal
Date: July 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41061
USA v. Rene Villarreal-Garcia
Date: July 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41103
USA v. Jose Gutierrez-Landeros
Date: July 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41416
USA v. Roger Ramirez
Date: July 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50586
Mohammad Katouzi v. DHS
Date: July 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-51183
Tammy Williams, et al v. James Riley, et al
Date: July 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60399
Tammy Williams v. James Riley, et al
Date: July 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60452
Yunxing Lian v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: July 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60492
USA v. Charles Merrill
Date: July 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60826
Myrtle Prewitt v. Mississippi State University
Date: July 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60851
Robert Jennings v. William Stephens, Director
Date: July 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-70018
Tommy Sells v. William Stephens, Director
Date: July 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-70028
Colton Read, et al v. USA
Date: July 22, 2013
Docket Number: 13-50057
Jerry Hartfield v. William Stephens, Director
Date: July 18, 2013
Docket Number: 11-40572
Palacios v. Thaler  
Date: July 18, 2013
Docket Number: 11-41080

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner appealed the denial of his federal habeas petition. Petitioner claimed that his untimely filing was caused by his attorney who allegedly misrepresented that his state habeas petition had been filed and, when p...

Ramiro Ibarra v. William Stephens, Director
Date: July 18, 2013
Docket Number: 11-70031
USA v. Juan Perez-Salazar
Date: July 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-11089
Stephen Becker v. Rod Bordelon, et al
Date: July 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-11273
Jason Anderson
Date: July 18, 2013
Docket Number: 13-20044
USA v. Alfonso Mejia-Gonzalez
Date: July 18, 2013
Docket Number: 13-40020
Yvonnie Williams v. CVS, et al
Date: July 18, 2013
Docket Number: 13-40050
United States, et al. v. Citgo Petroleum Corp.  
Date: July 17, 2013
Docket Number: 11-31117

Justia Opinion Summary: A severe rainstorm in 2006 caused two wastewater storage tanks at CITGO's Lake Charles Louisiana refinery to fail and over two million gallons of oil flooded into the surrounding waterways. The United States filed suit a...

Companion Property and Casualty Co. v. Palermo, et al.  
Date: July 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-11255

Justia Opinion Summary: Companion, a South Carolina insurer, appealed the district court's dismissal of its complaint alleging legal malpractice against defendants, Louisiana residents and attorneys at a Louisiana law firm. The court concluded...

Asadi v. G.E. Energy (USA), L.L.C.  
Date: July 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20522

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against GE Energy, alleging violations of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010, 15 U.S.C. 78u-6(h) (the "whistleblower-protection provision", because GE Energy termin...

United States v. Daniels, et al.  
Date: July 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30413

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants appealed their sentences and convictions for conspiracy to distribute and to possess with intent to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine. The court affirmed in part, vacated and remanded in part, concl...

Oaks of Mid City Resident Council v. Sebelius, et al.  
Date: July 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30860

Justia Opinion Summary: Oaks, a nursing facility, initiated contempt proceedings against the government because the government failed to abide by the district court's order enjoining the government from acting in accordance with a Notice of Ter...

Jesse Morrell v. City of Shreveport, et al
Date: July 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-31236
USA v. Jose Vielma-Garcia, et al
Date: July 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40064
Willi Garner v. Candace Moore, et al
Date: July 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40513
Ivory Mitchell v. Michael Sizemore, et al
Date: July 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40718
John Vallair, III v. Mitch Wood, et al
Date: July 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41210
USA v. Wilson Caceres-Mejia
Date: July 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41261
USA v. Rudy Rodriguez
Date: July 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41314
USA v. Eddie Mota-Ramos
Date: July 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50716
Haverda v. Hays County, et al.  
Date: July 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-51008

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, an employee of the Hays County Sheriff's Office for over twenty years, filed suit alleging constitutional violations against Hays County; the Sheriff's Office; and Sheriff Gary Cutler, in his official and indi...

Sheikh Ali v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: July 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60520
Alvaro Hernandez-Dominguez v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: July 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60713
Chandrakantbhai Jansari v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: July 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60792
Randell Laws v. William Stephens, Director
Date: July 16, 2013
Docket Number: 11-20796
United States v. Brown, et al.  
Date: July 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10592

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants appealed their sentences and convictions for conspiracy to commit theft from a program receiving federal funds. The court concluded that it was reasonable for a jury to infer from the evidence that defendants...

USA v. Michelle Johnson
Date: July 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10690
Max Lucas v. NOYPI, Incorporated, et al
Date: July 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20797
USA v. Jose Hernandez-De Aza
Date: July 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40974
David Escamilla v. M2 Technology, Incorporated, et
Date: July 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41183
USA v. Pablo Garcia
Date: July 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41293
USA v. Hernan Martinez-Viramontes
Date: July 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41351
USA v. Ricardo Gonzales
Date: July 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50644
Ernest Collins v. GEO Group, Incorporated, et al
Date: July 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60906
Bryan Cooper v. Paul Morales, et al
Date: July 15, 2013
Docket Number: 10-50771
Dorsey v. Thaler  
Date: July 15, 2013
Docket Number: 11-20682

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, convicted of murder, appealed the district court's dismissal of his application for a writ of habeas corpus under 28 U.S.C. 2254. The court concluded that, even had the state court unreasonably concluded that...

USA v. Edmundo Zuniga
Date: July 15, 2013
Docket Number: 11-20778
Hogan v. City of Corpus Christi, TX, et al.  
Date: July 15, 2013
Docket Number: 11-41029

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against Corpus Christi Police Department officers under 42 U.S.C. 1983, alleging claims of unlawful arrest and excessive force, as well as state-law assault and battery claims. On appeal, the officer...

USA v. Ricky Cole
Date: July 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10149
USA v. Fredis Molina
Date: July 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10583