2013 Fifth Circuit US Court of Appeals Case Law

Opinions 1501 - 2000 of 3342

USA v. Prentice Hollingsworth
Date: July 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10944
USA v. Brandon Moss
Date: July 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-11063
USA v. Marcus Hamilton
Date: July 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20250
USA v. Rogelio Villanueva
Date: July 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20330
USA v. John Callen, Jr.
Date: July 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20470
Memorial Hermann Hospital v. Sebelius  
Date: July 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20654

Justia Opinion Summary: After Hermann Hospital merged with Memorial Hospital System, creating the Memorial Herman Hospital System (MHHS), the Administrator denied MHHS's request for a Medicare loss payment under 42 C.F.R. 413.134(l). The court...

Wallace Boudreaux v. Transocean Deepwater, Inc.
Date: July 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30041
USA v. Juan Villegas-Perez
Date: July 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41104
Lawernce Kenemore, Jr. v. Keith Roy
Date: July 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41111
USA v. Luis Lugo
Date: July 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41291
USA v. Alfredo Alvarez-Soto
Date: July 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41316
USA v. Gonzolo Gonzales
Date: July 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41386
USA v. Pedro Montez-Sanchez
Date: July 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50353
USA v. Luis Rodriguez-Olivas
Date: July 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50373
Gloria Martin-Janson v. JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A.
Date: July 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50380
USA v. Jose Quintana-Sepulveda
Date: July 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50429
USA v. Javier Garza
Date: July 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50430
USA v. Christopher Marquez
Date: July 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50524
Joseph Reinagel, Jr., et al v. Deutsche Bnk Nation
Date: July 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50569
USA v. Frank Kroft
Date: July 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60609
Derrick Payne v. Benton County, et al
Date: July 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60923
Linas Baranauskas v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: July 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60941
Nathaniel Allen v. Michael Seiler, et al
Date: July 15, 2013
Docket Number: 13-10243
Jonathan Parker v. Pro West Contractors, L.L.C., e
Date: July 15, 2013
Docket Number: 13-30142
Frank Boatswain v. Ricardo Martinez
Date: July 15, 2013
Docket Number: 13-30175
USA v. Jose Hernandez
Date: July 15, 2013
Docket Number: 13-40119
USA v. Russell Erxleben
Date: July 15, 2013
Docket Number: 13-50484
USA v. Francisco Olguin
Date: July 11, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20104
United States v. Hamilton  
Date: July 11, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20250

Justia Opinion Summary: A jury found defendant guilty of unlawful possession of a firearm as a convicted felon. Defendant timely appealed. The court reversed and remanded, concluding that the district court abused its discretion in admitting ce...

Taasheana Quinn v. Maurice Miller
Date: July 11, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20726
John Mann v. LA High School Athl Assn, Inc.
Date: July 11, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30961
USA v. Carolina Avila
Date: July 11, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40470
USA v. Carlos Miranda-Delgado
Date: July 11, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41129
USA v. Arturo Garcia
Date: July 11, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50435
Reinagel, Jr., et al. v. Deutsche Bank National Trust Co.  
Date: July 11, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50569

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, mortgagors who defaulted on their note, appealed the district court's motion to dismiss their suit seeking to enjoin a bank from foreclosing. Plaintiffs argued that the assignments by which the bank obtained...

10 Ring Precision, Inc., et al. v. Jones  
Date: July 11, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50742

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellants claimed that ATF lacked statutory authority to issue a demand letter to firearms licensees classified as a "dealer" or "pawnbroker" in certain states, and even if it possessed statutory authority, that its dec...

USA v. Benjamin Neuner
Date: July 10, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10915
Andrew Butler v. Taser International, Inc.
Date: July 10, 2013
Docket Number: 12-11026
Anadarko Petroleum Corp. v. Williams Alaska Petroleum, Inc.  
Date: July 10, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20716

Justia Opinion Summary: Anadarko appealed the district court's grant of summary judgment in favor of Williams Alaska, arguing that Williams Alaska ignored the parties' agreements to pass through shipping credits on purchased oil. The court, con...

Shannon Brown v. Burl Cain, Warden
Date: July 10, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30126
Bernard Smith v. Burl Cain, Warden
Date: July 10, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30680
USA v. Hermes Morazan-Alvarez
Date: July 10, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50136
USA v. Jason Tate
Date: July 10, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50363
USA v. Nidal Hasan
Date: July 10, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50841
USA v. Esteban Flores-Rubio
Date: July 10, 2013
Docket Number: 12-51061
Jerry Stevens, et al v. Joseph Hayes, et al
Date: July 10, 2013
Docket Number: 12-51209
Marie Ewongkem v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: July 10, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60221
Manoj Karki v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: July 10, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60431
Deep South Crane & Rigging v. Seth Harris, Acting
Date: July 10, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60840
Anthony Doyle v. William Stephens, Director
Date: July 10, 2013
Docket Number: 12-70025
Kopp v. Klein, et al.  
Date: July 9, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10416

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff brought a class action suit under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), 29 U.S.C. 1001 et seq., alleging various breaches of fiduciary duty to plan participants. The district court dismissed the...

USA v. Apolonio Ruiz
Date: July 9, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10619
USA v. Michael Signoretto
Date: July 9, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10652
USA v. Melvin Wiand
Date: July 9, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10705
Yigal Bosch v. City of Houston
Date: July 9, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20491
Cantu Services, Incorporated v. Melvin Frazier, et
Date: July 9, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30736
Sahran Robinson v. Our Lady of the Lake Regn Med
Date: July 9, 2013
Docket Number: 12-31282
USA v. Ricardo Oyervides
Date: July 9, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40593
USA v. Shelton Williams
Date: July 9, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40595
USA v. Ernesto Nerio-Castro
Date: July 9, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41393
Baker v. RR Brink Locking Systems, Inc.  
Date: July 9, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60589

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff sued Brink, and others, claiming that he was raped while in jail when he was nineteen years old and that the rape occurred as a result of ineffective locks on cell doors. Brink argued on interlocutory appeal th...

USA v. Don Johnson
Date: July 9, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60976
USA v. Jerry Dedrick
Date: July 9, 2013
Docket Number: 13-50101
Sutton v. Cain  
Date: July 8, 2013
Docket Number: 11-30794

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner appealed the district court's dismissal of his habeas petition as untimely under the one-year statute of limitations under the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act (AEDPA), 28 U.S.C. 2244(d)(1). The c...

United States v. Pham  
Date: July 8, 2013
Docket Number: 11-50717

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant, a refugee from Vietnam who spoke no English, appealed the denial of his 28 U.S.C. 2255 motion where he alleged ineffective assistance of counsel based on his counsel's failure to consult with him about filing...

Daniel Hansen v. William Stephens, Director
Date: July 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20343
USA v. Luis Perez Rodriguez
Date: July 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20353
Lavelle Tullis v. Shivani Negi, et al
Date: July 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-31195
USA v. J. Pineda-Pineda
Date: July 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40955
USA v. Eusebio Urias-Marquez
Date: July 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40970
USA v. Hilario Coronado-Meza
Date: July 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-51256
Pamela Lorentz v. Alcon Laboratories, Inc.
Date: July 8, 2013
Docket Number: 13-20049
Alicia Lewis v. City of Waxahachie, et al
Date: July 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10731
William Kiper v. BAC Home Loans Servicing, L.P., e
Date: July 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20790
USA v. Marco Perez-Santizo
Date: July 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-31069
Duval v. Northern Assurance Co.  
Date: July 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-31102

Justia Opinion Summary: This case stemmed from a dispute involving a Master Services Agreement (MSA) between BHP and Deep Marine. At issue on appeal was whether Underwriters could enforce BHP's contractual insurance, defense, and indemnity obli...

Heriberto Garcia v. Eric Holder, et al
Date: July 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40443
USA v. Armando Ortega-Garcia
Date: July 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40951
USA v. Mauricio Blanco-Fortuna
Date: July 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41287
Willie Jackson v. Juan Hernandez, et al
Date: July 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50368
USA v. Hector Galindo
Date: July 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50693
Rodriguez, et al. v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue  
Date: July 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60533

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner challenged the IRS's determination that the gross income petitioners reported in 2003 and 2004 based on their ownership of a controlled foreign corporation should have been taxed at the rate of petitioners' or...

Belinda Bearb, et al v. Wal-Mart Louisiana, L.L.C.
Date: July 5, 2013
Docket Number: 13-30080
USA v. Santiago Castro-Gonzalez
Date: July 4, 2013
Docket Number: 11-41090
Clayton v. ConocoPhillips Co., et al  
Date: July 4, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20102

Justia Opinion Summary: This case arose when plaintiff filed suit against Conoco for breach of the Offer Letter and breach of its obligations under a severance plan (the Plan). The court concluded that plaintiff waived any challenge to the Trus...

Lamar Burks v. Denise Collins, et al
Date: July 4, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20563
USA v. Yohan Escobedo-Guia
Date: July 4, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50642
USA v. Ronald Fallas-Garo
Date: July 4, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50973
Carolyn Casterline v. OneWest Bank, F.S.B.
Date: July 4, 2013
Docket Number: 13-40067
USA v. Jose Servellon
Date: July 3, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50697
USA v. Rodolfo Hernandez-Hernandez
Date: July 3, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50893
USA v. Ronald Fallas-Garo
Date: July 3, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50973
USA v. Herly Urbina-Abrego
Date: July 3, 2013
Docket Number: 12-51122
Xing Wang v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: July 3, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60573
United States v. Mason  
Date: July 2, 2013
Docket Number: 10-10743

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants appealed their convictions and sentences stemming from their participation in a wide-ranging mortgage fraud scheme. The court concluded that the district court plainly erred in including the amount of loss fro...

United States v. Long  
Date: July 2, 2013
Docket Number: 11-20726

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his sentence stemming from his conviction of charges related to his involvement in a street gang that trafficked large amounts of cocaine powder and base. Defendant claimed that the Government agreed i...

USA v. Humberto Bobadilla-Rodriguez
Date: July 2, 2013
Docket Number: 11-51260
USA v. Todd Ellis
Date: July 2, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10162
Susie Ward v. CNH America, L.L.C, et al
Date: July 2, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10897
USA v. Jack Warren
Date: July 2, 2013
Docket Number: 12-11191
USA v. Clarence Lewis, III
Date: July 2, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20769
Felicia Jones v. Greenway Mercedes, et al
Date: July 2, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20800
William Frazier v. Tony Wingo, et al
Date: July 2, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30300
FDIC v. SLE, Inc., et al.  
Date: July 2, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30539

Justia Opinion Summary: This case arose when the FDIC filed a complaint against appellants for sums due under various promissory notes. Appellants then entered into a Stipulated Judgment in favor of FDIC and against appellants. CadleRock moved...

Medco Energi US, L.L.C. v. Sea Robin Pipeline Co.,
Date: July 2, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30791
Crist Brew v. Weyerhaeuser NR Company
Date: July 2, 2013
Docket Number: 12-31096
Katherine Conner v. LA Dept of Health & Hospitals
Date: July 2, 2013
Docket Number: 12-31254
Barbara Allamon v. Acuity Specialty Products Inc.,
Date: July 2, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40467
United States v. Cotton  
Date: July 2, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40563

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant pleaded guilty to one count of possession with intent to distribute more than 250 grams of cocaine base. On appeal, defendant challenged the district court's denial of his motion to suppress evidence seized in...

USA v. Tony Bailentia, Jr.
Date: July 2, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40678
USA v. Willie Gray
Date: July 2, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40795
USA v. Michael Meridyth
Date: July 2, 2013
Docket Number: 12-51005
USA v. Darren Wade
Date: July 1, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10486
Theodore Smith v. Gabriel Hebert, et al
Date: June 28, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30054
Romano v. Greenstein  
Date: June 28, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30565

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff appealed the termination of her Medicaid benefits. At issue was the enforceability of a provision of the Medicaid Act, 42 U.S.C. 1396a(a)(8), under 42 U.S.C. 1983. The court concluded that section 1396a(a)(8) c...

USA v. Morocco Porter
Date: June 28, 2013
Docket Number: 12-31054
USA v. Michael Peters
Date: June 28, 2013
Docket Number: 12-31160
USA v. David De Leon
Date: June 28, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50691
USA v. Ana Lopez-Ruiz
Date: June 28, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50767
USA v. Eric Guerrero
Date: June 28, 2013
Docket Number: 12-51162
USA v. David Warren
Date: June 28, 2013
Docket Number: 13-30560
Opelousas General Trust Auth, et al v. MultiPlan,
Date: June 28, 2013
Docket Number: 13-90027
Jimmy Thompkins v. Kathleen Sebelius
Date: June 27, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10778
Timothy Buchanan v. Ernie Armstrong, et al
Date: June 27, 2013
Docket Number: 12-11056
United States v. Hernandez-Mandujano  
Date: June 27, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30793

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant pled guilty to unlawful reentry and subsequently appealed the district court's denial of his motion to suppress. The court affirmed the judgment of the district court because neither defendant's identity nor hi...

Shaun Campbell v. Chet Morrison Contractors
Date: June 27, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30830
USA v. Esteban Rivera-Pina
Date: June 27, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40810
USA v. Jose Medina-Argueta
Date: June 27, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50257
United States v. Nieto, et al.  
Date: June 27, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50500

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants appealed their convictions and sentences stemming from their involvement with the Barrio Aztecas, a gang that operated inside prison and outside prison, where it ran a drug distribution network. The court held...

USA v. Ada Garcia-Diaz
Date: June 27, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50655
Jakelinne Larin-Zelaya v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: June 27, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60405
Basdeo Lall, et al v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: June 27, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60670
Lucky Hull, Jr. v. Emerson Motors/NIDEC
Date: June 27, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60926
United States v. Holy Land Foundation for Relief, et al.  
Date: June 26, 2013
Docket Number: 11-10535

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellees, the Rubins, requested that the district court issue a Writ of Garnishment against the assets of Hamas and HLF after obtaining a judgment against Hamas for damages resulting from a terrorist attack in an outdoo...

Tony Hailey v. William Stephens, Director
Date: June 26, 2013
Docket Number: 11-41144
Michael Bohannan v. William Stephens, Director
Date: June 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10851
Ashley Martins v. BAC Home Loans Servicing, L.P.,
Date: June 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20559
Harold Temple v. Marsha McCall, et al
Date: June 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30661
Joseph Shelton v. Bd of Supr of Southern Univ, et
Date: June 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30788
In Re: Vioxx Prod Liability
Date: June 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-31075
Tony Mumfrey v. CVS Pharmacy, Inc., et al
Date: June 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40419
USA v. Michael Derrow
Date: June 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40746
USA v. Pedro Trevino
Date: June 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41019
USA v. Adonys Lopez-Moreno
Date: June 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41031
USA v. Faustino Maldonado
Date: June 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41084
USA v. Alberto Valencia-Mosquera
Date: June 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41203
Tholonaus Pomier v. M. Leonard, Jr., et al
Date: June 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41312
USA v. Ramiro Guerrero
Date: June 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50226
USA v. Ramiro Guerrero-Rubio
Date: June 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50229
USA v. Ricky Garrett
Date: June 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50366
USA v. Ricardo Mendez
Date: June 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50698
USA v. Marco Smith
Date: June 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50776
Joga Johal v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: June 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60356
Felix Carrillo v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: June 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60641
Wendel Wardell, Jr. v. Archie Longley
Date: June 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60699
Plaintiff v. Defendant
Date: June 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60781
USA v. Richard Jackson
Date: June 26, 2013
Docket Number: 13-30053
Carolyn Casterline v. OneWest Bank, F.S.B.
Date: June 26, 2013
Docket Number: 13-40067
USA v. Kevin Esler
Date: June 25, 2013
Docket Number: 11-30479
USA v. Julio Granados-Salmeron
Date: June 25, 2013
Docket Number: 11-41274
USA v. Daniel Vazquez Medina
Date: June 25, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20429
Clarke v. Rader  
Date: June 25, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30252

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner appealed the district court's denial of his 28 U.S.C. 2254 petition for writ of habeas corpus. The district court denied the petition because it was filed after the one-year statute of limitations period under...

USA v. Sergio Garibaldi-Ibanes
Date: June 25, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40679
USA v. Oswaldo Ramos-Murrillo
Date: June 25, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40829
USA v. San Juana Lopez
Date: June 25, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41070
USA v. Pablo Sierra-Pesina
Date: June 25, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41242
Christian Cutler v. Stephen F. Austin State Univ,
Date: June 25, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41383
USA v. Julio Cardenas
Date: June 25, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50326
Russell Wilson v. Milam County, et al
Date: June 25, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50371
USA v. Jorge Casio-Caro
Date: June 25, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50383
USA v. Jose Arregote-Juarez
Date: June 25, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50858
USA v. Rolando Munoz-Mena
Date: June 25, 2013
Docket Number: 12-51135
Charles Crawford v. Christopher Epps, Commissioner
Date: June 25, 2013
Docket Number: 12-70027
Nevada Partners Fund, et al. v. United States  
Date: June 24, 2013
Docket Number: 10-60559

Justia Opinion Summary: This appeal arose from eleven notices of final partnership administrative adjustment (FPAAs) issued by the IRS with respect to three Limited Liability Companies (LLCs) treated as partnerships for tax purposes. The IRS cl...

USA v. Benjamin Shipman
Date: June 24, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10214
Bain Cotton Company v. Chesnutt Cotton Company
Date: June 24, 2013
Docket Number: 12-11138
USA v. J. Bell
Date: June 24, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60912
Alberto Sifuentes, et al v. Salvador Abreo, et al
Date: June 21, 2013
Docket Number: 11-10865
James v. State Farm Mutual Auto Ins. Co.  
Date: June 21, 2013
Docket Number: 11-60458

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed a complaint against State Farm, alleging that State Farm was intentionally engaging in delaying tactics to avoid paying on insurance policies. The court affirmed the district court's grant of summary judg...

USA v. Todd Ellis
Date: June 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10162
Domingo Robledo v. Richard Leal, et al
Date: June 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10441
USA v. Tremon Brown
Date: June 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10959
Donald Paxson v. Rodney Chandler
Date: June 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-11179
USA v. David Tang
Date: June 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20043
Johnny Swank v. Robert Tanner
Date: June 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30999
USA v. Noe Gonzalez-Reyes
Date: June 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50151
USA v. Armando Olalde-Velasquez
Date: June 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50728
United States v. Zuniga  
Date: June 20, 2013
Docket Number: 11-20778

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant pleaded guilty to firearm and robbery offenses and subsequently challenged his sentence on appeal. The court concluded, based on the record, that the district court's factual finding that defendant had a manage...

Total E&P USA, Inc. v. Kerr-McGee Oil and Gas Corp
Date: June 20, 2013
Docket Number: 11-30038
USA v. Beleal Garcia-Gonzalez
Date: June 20, 2013
Docket Number: 11-41097
USA v. Angel Gonzalez
Date: June 20, 2013
Docket Number: 11-41413
Travis Blank v. Harold Evenson, et al
Date: June 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10539
Christopher Flores v. Dale Boecker
Date: June 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10820
Batton v. Internal Revenue Service  
Date: June 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20401

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff appealed the district court's denial of his motion for attorneys' fees in his Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552, suit against the IRS. The court applied the Open Government Act, 5 U.S.C. 552(a)(4)...

Collins Nyabwa v. William Stephens, Director
Date: June 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20682
Temple v. McCall, et al.  
Date: June 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30661

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff brought a declaratory judgment action alleging that he was the owner of certain mineral rights in the land previously sold to the Sabine River Authority. The court disagreed, concluding that the language used i...

USA v. Chris Garner
Date: June 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30923
Tyrone Bella, et al v. Terrebonne Parish School Bo
Date: June 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-31114
USA v. Carlos Paz-Lazo
Date: June 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40859
USA v. Juan Miranda-Aguirre
Date: June 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41016
USA v. Pedro Figueroa-Noriega
Date: June 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41045
USA v. Edwin Estrada
Date: June 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41155
USA v. Jose Chavez-Valencia
Date: June 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41182
USA v. Jorge Gutierrez-Matamoros
Date: June 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41255
DeWitt Thomas v. Two Rivers Grocery & Market, et a
Date: June 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41305
USA v. Arandal Goodley
Date: June 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50690
Jose Fierros-Valdez v. USA, et al
Date: June 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-51013
Doug Kellermann v. Avaya, Incorporated
Date: June 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-51249
Moises Huerta-Galvan v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: June 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60304
Bobby Burke v. Christopher Epps, et al
Date: June 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60317
USA v. Johnny Winters, Jr.
Date: June 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60378
He Chen v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: June 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60663
Meza Sierra Enterprises, Inc. v. Department Of Agr
Date: June 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60816
Vikki May v. MS Department of Corrections
Date: June 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60868
Saurav Pathria v. Univ of Texas Hlth Sci Ctr
Date: June 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-50068
United States v. Martinez-Flores  
Date: June 19, 2013
Docket Number: 11-41375

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his sentence stemming from his conviction for illegal reentry after deportation. The court held that it was error to rule that defendant's third degree aggravated assault conviction constituted a crime...

Travis Blank v. Harold Eavenson, et al
Date: June 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10484
R&L Investment Property, L.L.C v. Guy Hamm, et al
Date: June 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10650
USA v. Jereamine Moore
Date: June 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10701
USA v. Hector Mejia-Borja
Date: June 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20022
USA v. Tommy Smith
Date: June 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20207
SEC v. Albert Kaleta
Date: June 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20633
USA v. David Mays
Date: June 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40630
USA v. Enrique Orduna-Perales
Date: June 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41008
USA v. Eladio Clark-Gonzalez, III, et al
Date: June 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50021
United States v. Ratliff  
Date: June 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50108

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed from the district court's denial of her 28 U.S.C. 2255 motion to vacate her conviction. The district court granted a certificate of appealability (COA) on the issue of whether defendant's suppression m...

USA v. Juan Alvarez-Pichardo
Date: June 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50590
USA v. Salome Chihuahua-Juarez
Date: June 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50687
USA v. Salome Chihuahua-Juarez
Date: June 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50774
USA v. Antonio Aguirre-Mesa
Date: June 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50982
USA v. Eduardo Luna-Morales
Date: June 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-51029
Higgins v. Cain  
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 11-30641

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted of second degree murder and sentenced to life in prison without parole. The district court subsequently granted defendant a certificate of appealability (COA) regarding his claim that his appellat...

In Re: Settoon Towing, L.L.C.  
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 11-31030

Justia Opinion Summary: This appeal arose out of an allision between a vessel owned by Settoon and an oil well. On appeal, Settoon challenged the district court's grant of summary judgment in favor of the umbrella insurers. The court concluded...

United States v. Pena  
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 11-50482

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his convictions and sentences related to the bribery of two public officials to procure a multimillion dollar contract. The court concluded that the district court participated in defendant's plea nego...

USA v. Adrian Pena
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 11-50484
USA v. Tomas Gomez
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10295
USA v. Marcus Williams
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10344
USA v. Greg Garivay
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10472
USA v. Otilio Osorio
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10519
USA v. Gerardo Alva-Barbosa
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10627
USA v. Amber Schmidt
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10714
USA, et al v. Scott Tartan
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10717
Meza v. Intelligent Mexican Marketing, et al.  
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10785

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against his employer, IMM, claiming that he was entitled to minimum-wage and overtime compensation under the Fair Labor Standards Act, (FLSA), 29 U.S.C. 216(b). On appeal, plaintiff challenged the di...

Laredo Laser & Surgery Limited v. Blue Cross Blue
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10812
USA v. Edith Amadi
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10847
USA v. Michael Davis, II
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10852
USA v. Michael Davis
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10853
USA v. Jose Gaytan-Hernandez
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10927
USA v. Reynaldo Ahumada-Ontiveros
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10947
USA v. Juan Ramirez-Medina
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10981
USA v. Sebastian DeLaGarza
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10984
USA v. John Pauley
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10994
USA v. Angel Hernandez-Flores
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20012
USA v. Yakeline Vasquez-Arevalo
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20070
USA v. Jose Sanchez
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20288
USA v. Cesar Ordonez-Alvarez
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20354
USA v. Ruben Sosa-Balderama
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20442
USA v. Jamie Finley
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20493
USA v. Jose Alvarez
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20521
USA v. Billy Sears
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20541
Starr Indemnity & Liablity Co. v. SGS Petroleum Serv. Corp.  
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20545

Justia Opinion Summary: This diversity case involved a dispute over insurance coverage between Starr and SGS. The district court, relying on Matador Petroleum Corp. v. St. Paul Surplus Lines Ins. Co., held that Starr did not need to show prejud...

Balram Jerry v. Fluor Corporation, et al
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20560
USA v. Jaime Lopez
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20601
USA v. Franklin Martinez
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20644
USA v. Charles Rickmon
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30472
Joyce Whetstone v. Jefferson Prsh Pub School Bd, e
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30584
In Re: Vioxx Prod Liability
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30935
USA v. Walter Johnson
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-31187
USA v. Jose Espinosa
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40347
USA v. Clemente Valdez, Jr.
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40496
USA v. Ivan Gonzalez
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40649
USA v. Eric Jorge-Mendoza
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40698
USA v. Ricardo Bustamante-Velasquez
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40724
USA v. Jose Fragoso-Padilla
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40741
USA v. Ernesto Gonzalez-Alejo
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40784
USA v. Antonio Alvarez-Corona
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40788
USA v. Pablo Nava-Cortez
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40809
USA v. Jose Martinez-Alvarez
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40835
USA v. Geronimo Torres-Ortiz
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40853
USA v. Jorge Ramos-Meza
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40868
USA v. Juan Delgado-Galindo
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40894
USA v. Alfonso Moniet-Wong
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40896
USA v. Oscar Mendez
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40934
USA v. Anthony Keller
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40995
USA v. Javier Cuevas-Martinez
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41018
USA v. Mario Aguinaga-Molina
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41024
USA v. Curtis Butcher
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41025
USA v. Erick Ruiz-Leal
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41071
USA v. Juan Rocha-Bieyra
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41072
USA v. Yeire Garcia-Martinez
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41076
USA v. Steven Thomas
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41079
USA v. Ismael Pena-Longoria
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41080
USA v. Jorge Ortiz-Mendez
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41086
USA v. Alejandro Garcia-Garcia
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41098
USA v. Jose Perez-Arias
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41100
USA v. Edy Lopez Savala
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41107
USA v. Gilberto Garcia-Castillo
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41110
USA v. Gilberto Garcia-Castillo
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41127
USA v. Arcadio Garcia-Cardoza
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41170
USA v. Juan Hernandez-Sanchez
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41180
USA v. Oscar Bernal-Elizondo
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41204
USA v. Wascal Rodriguez-Martinez
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41227
USA v. Jorge Ortiz-Esquivel
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41246
USA v. Pablo Sierra-Pesina
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41253
USA v. Jesus Duran-Garcia
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41263
USA v. Michael Merrell
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41267
USA v. Jaime Betancourt-Nunez
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41268
USA v. Florentino Garcia-Moreno
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41279
USA v. Juan Caballero-Escamilla
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41295
USA v. Jose Gonzalez-Osorto
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41340
USA v. Carlos Mejia
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41373
USA v. Rodolfo Huerta-Mireles
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41380
USA v. Hugo Ramos
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41389
USA v. Jose Dominguez-Gamboa
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41392
USA v. Horacio Manjarrez-Sanchez
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41403
USA v. Guillermo Zamora-Garcia
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41439
USA v. Ricardo Dominguez-Rodriguez
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50474
USA v. Mandis Barrow
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50666
USA v. Roberto Payan-Sanchez
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50722
USA v. Damien Bryant
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50787
USA v. Julian Morales
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-51014
Patrick Guardiola v. Rick Thaler, Director, et al
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-51272
USA v. Steven Mallory
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 13-40064
In re: Radmax, Ltd.  
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 13-40462

Justia Opinion Summary: Radmax petitioned for a writ of mandamus directing the district court to transfer this case from the Marshall Division of the Eastern District of Texas to the Tyler Division of that district. The court concluded that, un...

Correct Electrical, Inc., et al. v. NLRB  
Date: June 17, 2013
Docket Number: 10-60822

Justia Opinion Summary: IEC-Houston petitioned for review of two of the Board's orders stemming from unfair labor practice charges against IEC-Houston and others. The charges stemmed from allegations that IEC-Houston's member employment-assista...

USA v. Salvador Canchola, Jr.
Date: June 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10877
David Majors v. Rodney Chandler
Date: June 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-11149
USA v. Russell Davis
Date: June 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30350
Sterling McKoy, II v. John Fox
Date: June 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40647
USA v. Daryl Barralaga Sanders
Date: June 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40785
USA v. Ramiro Olvera-Rico
Date: June 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41048
USA v. Eden Perez
Date: June 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41320
David Azurdia-Pineda v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: June 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60630
USA v. Jerry Weaver
Date: June 14, 2013
Docket Number: 11-50961
Trottie v. Stephens  
Date: June 14, 2013
Docket Number: 11-70028

Justia Opinion Summary: After the district court denied petitioner's 28 U.S.C. 2255 petition, he sought a certificate of appealability (COA) pursuant to section 2253(c)(2). The court concluded that petitioner's counsel did not provide ineffecti...

Violeta Paskauskiene v. Alcor PetroLab, L.L.P.
Date: June 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-11243
Jerrod Johnson v. Winn Correctional Center
Date: June 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-31183
USA v. Carlos Rios-Davila
Date: June 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40320
USA v. Borys Almendarez-Chapas
Date: June 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50755
USA v. Rufino Munoz
Date: June 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50769
USA v. John Sherwood
Date: June 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50792
USA v. Christopher Day
Date: June 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-51059
Joseph Bowles, III v. Ranger Land Systems, Inc., e
Date: June 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-51255
Andres Felix-Agustin v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: June 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60427
Reylla Ferraz-Da Silva v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: June 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60538
James Harris v. Christopher Epps, Commissioner, et
Date: June 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60701
Oscar Moore, Sr., et al v. True Temper Sports, Inc
Date: June 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60776
USA v. Ruben Marquez
Date: June 13, 2013
Docket Number: 11-51142
Ass'n of Taxicab Operators USA v. City of Dallas  
Date: June 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10470

Justia Opinion Summary: ATO challenged the City's enactment of an ordinance offering taxicabs certified to run on compressed natural gas (CNG) a "head-of-the-line" privilege at a municipally-owned airport. At issue was whether the ordinance was...

USA v. Matthew Rodriguez
Date: June 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10687
USA v. Fred Howard
Date: June 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10885
USA v. Evaristo Guzman
Date: June 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20350
USA v. Raymundo Balleza-Zapata
Date: June 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20575
USA v. Jason Thomas
Date: June 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40637
USA v. Ever Granados-Rodriguez
Date: June 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50658
Cleve Gale, et al v. Town of Como, Mississippi
Date: June 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60487
Roderick Gray v. City of Bruce, Mississippi
Date: June 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60737
USA v. Randall Goodale, Jr.
Date: June 12, 2013
Docket Number: 11-51204
Michael Bohannan v. Wesley Griffin, et al
Date: June 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10231
Richard Franklin v. Burlington Northern & Santa Fe
Date: June 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10792
Chrisanne Lanier v. Univ TX SW Med Ctr, et al
Date: June 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10928
Douglas Cox, Sr. v. Ruben Reyes
Date: June 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-11048
USA v. Barry Bujol, Jr.
Date: June 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20393
USA v. Terry Holmes
Date: June 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30246
Joe Johnson v. William Stephens, Director
Date: June 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40787
USA v. Derrick Sutton
Date: June 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40897
USA v. Keenan Miller
Date: June 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50238
Therrill Edwards v. Travis Bragg
Date: June 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50817
USA v. Jesus Ramos
Date: June 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50908
United States v. Windless  
Date: June 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60370

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted of aggravated kidnapping and two counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault. This case arose out of the sentencing proceeding that stemmed from defendant's conviction for failing to register as...

Scott Henley, et al v. MS Department of Public Saf
Date: June 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60608
USA v. David Pfluger
Date: June 12, 2013
Docket Number: 13-10456
Marco Duran-Cruz v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: June 12, 2013
Docket Number: 13-60319
Elroy Chester v. Rick Thaler, Director
Date: June 11, 2013
Docket Number: 08-70023
USA v. Jose Chavira
Date: June 11, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40136
Meritain Health, Inc. v. Asarco, L.L.C.
Date: June 11, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41037
Scrip World, L.L.C. v. ASARCO, L.L.C.
Date: June 11, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41047
X Technologies, Inc. v. Marvin Test Systems, Inc.  
Date: June 11, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50230

Justia Opinion Summary: X Tech filed suit against Geotest, alleging breach of an exclusive teaming agreement to submit a teamed bid on a USAF solicitation for testing equipment by teaming with another partner, Raytheon, on a competing bid. The...

Fontenot, et al. v. Johnson & Johnson, et al.  
Date: June 10, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30711

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, the wife and children of the decedent, filed suit against defendants after the decedent died in the hospital after being administered a transdermal pain patch. On appeal, defendants challenged the district co...

USA v. Juan Magallan-Rodriguez
Date: June 10, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40367
Mumfrey v. CVS Pharmacy, Inc., et al.  
Date: June 10, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40419

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff appealed the district court's denial of his motion to remand his retaliation suit against CVS and the district court's conclusions of law. Plaintiff worked as a CVS pharmacist until his termination. The court c...

Philip Watson, et al v. CitiMortgage, Incorporated
Date: June 10, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41009
USA v. Aaron Barrios-Quiroz
Date: June 10, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41197
USA v. Ramiro Basaldua
Date: June 10, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41366
USA v. Cornelius Alexander, Jr.
Date: June 10, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50726
J. S. Haren Company v. Pump & Power Equip, L.P.
Date: June 10, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50936
Dennis Lee v. James Holman
Date: June 10, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60214
USA v. Edgar Melgar-Guardado
Date: June 7, 2013
Docket Number: 11-50655
Ray Balestri, et al v. Hallwood Group, Incorporate
Date: June 7, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10553
Jack Grynberg, et al v. BP, P.L.C., et al
Date: June 7, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20291
USA v. Kevin Forrest
Date: June 7, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30129
USA v. Dwight Reed
Date: June 7, 2013
Docket Number: 12-31005
Patrick McCardell v. Regent Private Capital, L.L.C
Date: June 7, 2013
Docket Number: 12-31089
United States v. Tovar  
Date: June 7, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40557

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his conviction of possession with intent to distribute over 100 kilograms of marijuana, interstate travel in aid of racketeering activity, and possession of an unregistered firearm. The court affirmed...

United States v. Reed  
Date: June 6, 2013
Docket Number: 12-31005

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted of multiple counts of trafficking in counterfeit goods and sentenced to 48 months' imprisonment. Defendant subsequently filed a 28 U.S.C. 2255 motion seeking to vacate his conviction and sentence....

USA v. Francisco Flores-Jimenez
Date: June 6, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41241
USA v. Francisco Flores-Jimenez
Date: June 6, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41248
USA v. Milton Andarade-Valle
Date: June 6, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50751
Rovinzon Cifuentes-Vasquez v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: June 6, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60693
USA v. Santiago Castro-Gonzalez
Date: June 5, 2013
Docket Number: 11-41090
Robert Bonner v. Don Adams, et al
Date: June 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-11140
United States v. Stephens  
Date: June 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20093

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his convictions and sentence resulting from his involvement in a conspiracy to rob an armored truck. The court concluded that the district court did not err in declining to give an entrapment instructi...

USA v. Rose Essien
Date: June 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20094
Morlock, L.L.C. v. JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A.
Date: June 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20623
USA v. Terry Townley
Date: June 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30872
USA v. Demetrick Smith
Date: June 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40793
USA v. Demetrick Smith
Date: June 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40794
Wren Alexander Invsts, L.L.C. v. IRS
Date: June 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50376
Marlon Smith v. Bexar County Sheriff's Office, et
Date: June 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-51170
Lydia Buchanan v. Gulfport Police Department, et a
Date: June 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60496
USA v. David Dubose
Date: June 4, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60733
Andricka Stewart v. Waco Independent School Dist
Date: June 3, 2013
Docket Number: 11-51067
Asbert Joseph v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: June 3, 2013
Docket Number: 11-60856
Harold Mason v. Stan Stanart, et al
Date: June 3, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20725
USA v. Roxanna Torres
Date: June 3, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40113
USA v. Esteban Garcia-Guillen
Date: June 3, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40931
USA v. Andrew Parker
Date: June 3, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50461
USA v. Fernando Uribe
Date: June 3, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50573
USA v. Joshua Conlan
Date: June 3, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50694
USA v. Miguel Martinez
Date: May 31, 2013
Docket Number: 10-40159
Wyatt v. Fletcher, et al.  
Date: May 31, 2013
Docket Number: 11-41359

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, as next-friend to her minor daughter, brought suit under 42 U.S.C. 1983 against high school softball coaches, alleging that the coaches disclosed the daughter's sexual orientation during a disciplinary meeting...

USA v. Burvon King
Date: May 31, 2013
Docket Number: 12-11178
USA v. Omar Monita
Date: May 31, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20327
USA v. Willie Jenkins, Jr.
Date: May 31, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30324
USA v. Robert Sprague
Date: May 31, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30885
USA v. Steven Weathersby
Date: May 31, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30955
In Re: Marquette Trans Co.
Date: May 31, 2013
Docket Number: 12-31182
USA v. Jose Rodriguez-Martel
Date: May 31, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40451
USA v. Osvaldo Rodriguez
Date: May 31, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40769
Douglas Burden v. Unknown Party, et al
Date: May 31, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41057
USA v. Orlando Hernandez
Date: May 31, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41058
USA v. Rolando Guerra
Date: May 31, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50039
USA v. Pedro Vargas-Sanchez
Date: May 31, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50343
USA v. Rafael Hernandez-Perez
Date: May 31, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50833
Aldo Pena v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: May 31, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60090
Erick Vega-Munoz v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: May 31, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60386
Stuart Denman, et al v. Tallahatchie Ducks, L.L.C.
Date: May 31, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60522
Alfredo Lopez v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: May 31, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60610
USA v. Miguel Puente
Date: May 30, 2013
Docket Number: 11-31115
Reynaldo Ramirez v. Jim Wells County, Texas
Date: May 30, 2013
Docket Number: 11-41109
USA v. Christopher Young
Date: May 30, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10070
Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. v. Time Warner Cable, I
Date: May 30, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10935
EEOC v. Houston Funding II, et al.  
Date: May 30, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20220

Justia Opinion Summary: The EEOC sued Houston Funding, alleging that Houston Funding unlawfully discharged one of its employees because she was lactating and wanted to express milk at work. The district court granted summary judgment in favor o...

Juino v. Livingston Parish Fire District No. 5  
Date: May 30, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30274

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff appealed from the district court's dismissal of her claim of sexual harassment under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. 2000e et seq. The district court ruled that plaintiff, a volunteer firef...

USA v. Alberto Rocha-Martinez
Date: May 30, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41085
Asbert Joseph v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: May 29, 2013
Docket Number: 11-60856
In the Matter of Philip Lively  
Date: May 29, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20277

Justia Opinion Summary: Debtor's Chapter 13 case was converted to Chapter 11 after a creditor filed a claim that caused his scheduled debts to exceed the debt ceiling for Chapter 13 cases. The denial of confirmation of debtor's organization pla...

USA v. Thad Theall, et al
Date: May 29, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30457
USA v. Jason Simon
Date: May 29, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30845
Crostley, et al. v. Lamar County, TX, et al.  
Date: May 29, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40288

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed a civil rights action against defendants seeking damages for injuries suffered as a result of their nine-month imprisonment. Plaintiffs were arrested for murder and the charges against them were eventual...

Jennifer Butler v. Tammy Weppelman
Date: May 29, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40545
USA v. Joel Duncan-Martinez
Date: May 29, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40640
USA v. Dario Dominguez
Date: May 29, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41278
Olvin Funes-Bonilla v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: May 29, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60437
Xiaojing Wu v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: May 29, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60607
David Homoki v. Conversion Services, Inc., et al
Date: May 28, 2013
Docket Number: 11-20371
Stephen Walker v. Deana Davis
Date: May 28, 2013
Docket Number: 12-11036
Felicia Jones v. Louis Vouitton
Date: May 28, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20562
United States v. Dignam  
Date: May 28, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30262

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed her conviction for mail fraud, arguing that the district court violated the Speedy Trial Act, 18 U.S.C. 3161-3174. Defendant directed the Governor's Program on Abstinence, a state-funded organization f...

Glory Truong v. Bank of America, N.A., et al
Date: May 28, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30934
Louis Pillette, et al v. M-I, L.L.C.
Date: May 28, 2013
Docket Number: 12-31212
Reynaldo Ramirez v. Jim Wells County, Texas
Date: May 24, 2013
Docket Number: 11-41109
Alford, et al v. Kuhlman Corp.  
Date: May 24, 2013
Docket Number: 11-60728

Justia Opinion Summary: KEC appealed from the district court's order denying its motion for a declaration and specific performance of the obligations of BorgWarner under the Master Settlement Agreement, the Merger Agreement, and the Cooperation...

Pierre Dawson v. Rodney Chandler
Date: May 24, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10815
Tracy Nixon v. Unknown
Date: May 24, 2013
Docket Number: 12-11087
USA v. Tammy Copeland
Date: May 24, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30344
Cox, Cox, Filo, Camel & Wilson v. Sasol North Amer
Date: May 24, 2013
Docket Number: 12-31123
USA v. Luis Aguilar-Hernandez
Date: May 24, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40656
Thomas VanHook v. Thomas Nelms, et al
Date: May 24, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41043
USA v. Jose Martinez-Garza
Date: May 24, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50789
Ceres Gulf, Incorporated v. DOWCP, et al
Date: May 24, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60927
USA v. Derrick Vonn Smith
Date: May 23, 2013
Docket Number: 11-50390
USA v. Tod Pimpton, Jr.
Date: May 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10315
USA v. Rudolpho Gonzales
Date: May 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10611
Costroma Mitchell v. TDCJ, et al
Date: May 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10679
USA v. Christopher Laver
Date: May 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10768
Joe Hand Promotions, Inc. v. Chios, Incorporated,
Date: May 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20603
Henry Clark v. Equifax Information Services, et al
Date: May 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30643
David Whitehead v. White & Case, L.L.P., et al
Date: May 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30757
USA v. Kevin Harrison
Date: May 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30916
USA v. Michael Latham
Date: May 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-31095
USA v. Enrique Orduna
Date: May 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41032
Burnice Wilson v. TDCJ, et al
Date: May 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41141
USA v. Jose Zamora-Andrade
Date: May 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41172
USA v. Charles Alexander
Date: May 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50807
USA v. Charles Alexander
Date: May 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50814
Edwin Gonzalez-Mejia v. USA, et al
Date: May 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50979
Venkateswara Pallapothula v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: May 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60531
Elvira Pacheco v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: May 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60636
Coleman v. Thaler  
Date: May 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-70002

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, convicted of capital murder of a nine-year-old and sentenced to death, appealed the district court's denial of her petition for habeas relief. Petitioner sought a certificate of appealability (COA) so that sh...

USA v. Juvencio Magana
Date: May 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10837
U.S. Bank National Association v. Donald Gaudet
Date: May 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30958
Marie Reed v. Mike Edwards
Date: May 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-31252
Donald Howard v. David Langston, et al
Date: May 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41035
Leslie Redmond v. Jody Upton
Date: May 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41059
USA v. Florencio Alcaraz
Date: May 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41164
USA v. Roberto Reyes
Date: May 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50481
USA v. Jesus Talamantes
Date: May 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50673
Loretta Bennett v. GEO Group, Incorporated
Date: May 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60017
Loretta Bennett v. GEO Group, Incorporated
Date: May 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60348