2013 Fifth Circuit US Court of Appeals Case Law

Opinions 2001 - 2500 of 3342

Thuy Le v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: May 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60397
Ephrem Lisanuork-Ferede v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: May 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60448
USA v. Valentin Trejo-Dominguez
Date: May 22, 2013
Docket Number: 13-40009
Howard v. Blanco, et al  
Date: May 21, 2013
Docket Number: 11-30919

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, currently serving life sentences in Louisiana, repeatedly sought to have his sentences commuted in order to become eligible for parole. After he was first convicted, Louisiana altered its commutation process....

Natl Rifle Assn of America Inc, et al v. Steven Mc
Date: May 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10091
Steven Smith v. Rick Thaler, Director
Date: May 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10435
USA v. Barry Bentle
Date: May 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10838
Conrado Rodriguez v. Jason Jones
Date: May 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10931
Haire v. Board of Supervisors of LA State University  
Date: May 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30290

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff brought this gender discrimination suit against LSU, alleging that the LSU Police Department violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. 2000e, et seq., as well as Louisiana state employment l...

USA v. Charlie Williams
Date: May 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30466
Mike Hooks Dredging Co., Inc. v. Eckstein Marine Serv., Inc., et al  
Date: May 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30474

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff was operating in the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (ICW) under its contract with the Corp when it was struck by a passing vessel. This admiralty appeal challenged the district court's finding of liability arising...

Michael Hampton v. Andy Brown, et al
Date: May 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30524
USA v. Barry Guidry
Date: May 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30681
USA v. Jose Ledezma
Date: May 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40304
Texas Indigenous Council, et al v. Simpkins, et al
Date: May 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50244
USA v. Joshua Ramirez
Date: May 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50671
Andre Barbosa-Ferreira v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: May 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60170
Alfonso Cano-Lopez v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: May 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60525
George Muchanga v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: May 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60542
Yaroslav Kost v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: May 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60721
Nat'l Rifle Ass'n of America Inc, et al. v. McCraw  
Date: May 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10091

Justia Opinion Summary: This case presented a constitutional challenge to Texas's statutory scheme, which does not allow 18- to 20-year-old adults to carry handguns in public. The court held that the state scheme withstood this challenge becaus...

USA v. Todd Ellis
Date: May 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10162
Calvin James v. Curtis Mason, et al
Date: May 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30308
USA v. Felipe Alvarez-Cervantes
Date: May 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30751
In the Matter of: Manson Const
Date: May 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30846
Frank Boatswain v. Ricardo Martinez
Date: May 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30995
USA v. Corey Lewis
Date: May 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40714
USA v. Martin Garcia-Cordero
Date: May 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40803
USA v. Francisco Cavazos-Salazar
Date: May 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41060
Rudy Stanko v. USA
Date: May 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-51002
Jesus Garcia, Jr. v. Board of Pardons and Paroles
Date: May 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-51297
USA v. Antoine Davis
Date: May 17, 2013
Docket Number: 10-11152
USA v. Armarcion Henderson
Date: May 17, 2013
Docket Number: 10-30571
USA v. Rogelio Ibanez, Jr.
Date: May 17, 2013
Docket Number: 11-20896
Weldon Bridges v. N. Arnold, et al
Date: May 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10864
USA v. Humberto Ontiveros
Date: May 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41101
Elgin Nursing Center v. U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services  
Date: May 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60086

Justia Opinion Summary: Elgin sought review of a final decision by DHHS upholding a ruling of an ALJ affirming a determination by the CMS that Elgin had violated certain safety requirements by serving "undercooked" eggs to its elderly residents...

Antonio Chancoy-Tonoc v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: May 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60635
William Skinner v. Hinds County, Mississippi, et a
Date: May 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60738
USA v. Jose Carrillo-Martinez
Date: May 16, 2013
Docket Number: 11-41373
USA v. Kala Wells
Date: May 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10704
Julie Kummerle v. EMJ Corporation
Date: May 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10869
Terry James v. Dallas Housing Authority, et al
Date: May 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10969
USA v. David Tang
Date: May 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20043
USA v. Simon Rodriguez
Date: May 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20345
Hubert Warren v. Ellis County, Texas, et al
Date: May 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20719
Louisiana Generating, L.L.C., et al v. Illinois Union Ins. Co.  
Date: May 16, 2013
Docket Numbers: 12-30651, 12-30877, 12-30879

Justia Opinion Summary: This case concerned whether ILU had a duty to defend LaGen in an underlying suit filed against it by the EPA and the LDEQ for alleged Clean Air Act (CAA), 42 U.S.C. 7401, and state environmental law violations. Reading a...

USA v. Pablo Solis
Date: May 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30672
USA v. Dwight Jackson
Date: May 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30820
Colonial Freight Systems, Inc. v. Adams & Reese, L
Date: May 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30853
Louisiana Generating, L.L.C., et al v. Illinois Un
Date: May 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30877
Louisiana Generating, L.L.C., et al v. Illinois Un
Date: May 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30879
LaGordian Brown v. Michael Dove, et al
Date: May 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30971
LaGordian Brown v. Eric Harrington, et al
Date: May 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30979
Matthew Provensal v. Michael Gaspard, et al
Date: May 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-31092
Sostenes Perez-Morales v. Rick Thaler, Director
Date: May 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40221
USA v. Enrique Ramirez-Loarca
Date: May 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40570
USA v. Manuel Reyes-Guzman
Date: May 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40584
USA v. Rhonda Reyes
Date: May 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40622
USA v. Baldomero Vega
Date: May 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40776
USA v. Heriberto Caballero, Jr.
Date: May 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40845
Joyce Shatteen v. JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A.
Date: May 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40862
David Conklin v. Dir TDCJ, Corrtl Inst Division, e
Date: May 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41010
Cibolo Waste, Inc., et al v. City of San Antonio  
Date: May 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50153

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, waste haulers that operate throughout the City, filed suit against the City claiming that its ordinance, which imposed a permit fee for the collection or disposal of waste within city limits, violated the dor...

USA v. Devin Kennedy-Puthoff
Date: May 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50802
Nelson Garcia-Rivera v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: May 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60284
Luis Torres-Coronado v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: May 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60557
USA v. Johnny Harris, Jr.
Date: May 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60712
In Re: Milton Trotter
Date: May 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60974
Wellogix, Inc. v. Accenture, L.L.P.  
Date: May 15, 2013
Docket Number: 11-20816

Justia Opinion Summary: Wellogix sued Accenture and others, alleging that they misappropriated its trade secrets regarding software that allowed oil companies to plan, procure, and pay for complex services online. The jury returned a verdict fo...

Ramirez v. Martinez  
Date: May 15, 2013
Docket Number: 11-41109

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff brought suit against defendant, a deputy officer, following an altercation between the parties where plaintiff alleged claims of false arrest and excessive force. On appeal, defendant challenged the district co...

In Re: Grand Jury Subpoenas
Date: May 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20759
Estate of Laura Allison, et al v. Wood County, Tex
Date: May 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40749
USA v. Chad D'Binion
Date: May 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50551
Richard Miller v. Raytheon Company
Date: May 14, 2013
Docket Number: 11-10586
Richard Miller v. Raytheon Company
Date: May 14, 2013
Docket Number: 11-10988
Kerry Washington v. Rodney Chandler
Date: May 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10857
George LaBlanche, III v. Prairie View A & M Univer
Date: May 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20252
Kenyon Intl Emer Services Inc. v. Mark Malcolm, et
Date: May 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20306
Woman's Hospital Foundation v. Natl Pub Fin Guaran
Date: May 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30701
Caldera v. The Ins. Co. of the State of PA  
Date: May 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40192

Justia Opinion Summary: This case involved the interplay between the Medicare Secondary Payer Statute (MSP), 42 U.S.C. 1395y(b), and Texas workers' compensation law. At issue was whether the MSP preempted a state law that required a workers' co...

United States v. Alvarado-Casas  
Date: May 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40295

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his federal guilty plea conviction of conspiracy to commit aggravated alien transporting, arguing principally that his plea lacked an adequate factual basis and that the district court misadvised him a...

USA v. Jerry Jackson
Date: May 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40508
USA v. Marco Ovalle-Castillo
Date: May 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40670
Moody National Bank, N.A. v. Bywater Marine, L.L.C
Date: May 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40946
Spurgeon Williams, III v. Jaime Guzman, et al
Date: May 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50487
Charles Draper v. Bank of America, N.A., et al
Date: May 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-51082
Comer v. Murphy Oil USA Inc, et al  
Date: May 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60291

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, a group of Mississippi Gulf Coast residents and property owners, alleged that emissions by energy companies contributed to global warming, which intensified Hurricane Katrina, which, in turn, damaged their pr...

Ins Co. of the State of PA, et al v. Dir, Off of W
Date: May 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20228
Jack Thornton v. Terrilyn Merchant, et al
Date: May 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20581
Marianne Fry, et al v. State of Louisiana, et al
Date: May 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30602
USA v. Martin Victor, Jr.
Date: May 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30817
USA v. Matthew McKee
Date: May 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30873
United States v. Kelly  
Date: May 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30936

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base and possession of a firearm during a drug-trafficking offense. Defendant contended on appeal, pursuant to 18 U.S.C. 3582(c...

USA v. Samuel Palemon-Vargas
Date: May 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40354
USA v. Rafael Pedrez
Date: May 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40668
Michael Wilson v. John Fox
Date: May 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40927
USA v. Edder Ortega-Alvarado
Date: May 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50449
USA v. Johnny Winters, Jr.
Date: May 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60378
Jeffrey Williams v. Rick Thaler, Director
Date: May 13, 2013
Docket Number: 13-70017
Hamstein Cumberland, et al v. Williams
Date: May 10, 2013
Docket Number: 05-51666
USA v. Heather Jones
Date: May 10, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10599
Genaro Gonzales v. Burl Cain, Warden
Date: May 10, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30056
USA v. Brian Riggins
Date: May 10, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30515
USA v. Sabina Valdez
Date: May 10, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30740
State National Insurance Co. v. Marketing Services
Date: May 10, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60148
Robin Whiteley v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: May 10, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60355
USA v. Julius Ajah
Date: May 9, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10967
Shenitha Comb, et al v. Rick Schneider, et al
Date: May 9, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20352
Vicki Halterman v. Carolyn Colvin, Acting Cmsnr
Date: May 9, 2013
Docket Number: 12-31099
USA v. Salvador Gonzalez-Silva
Date: May 9, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40738
USA v. Billy Hayes, Jr.
Date: May 9, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50771
USA v. Jose Espinoza-Segura
Date: May 9, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50809
USA v. Moises Miller
Date: May 9, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50884
USA v. Gregory Washington
Date: May 9, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60115
Ainsworth v. Moffett Engineering, Ltd.  
Date: May 9, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60155

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, individually and on behalf of all wrongful death beneficiaries, filed a product liability and wrongful death action against defendants. At issue on appeal was whether the Supreme Court's recent decision in J....

USA v. Miguel Puente
Date: May 8, 2013
Docket Number: 11-31115
ACS Recovery Services, Inc., et al v. Larry Griffi
Date: May 8, 2013
Docket Number: 11-40446
USA v. Diego Duque-Hernandez
Date: May 8, 2013
Docket Number: 11-40642
Lothian Cassidy, L.L.C., et al v. Lothian Oil, Inc
Date: May 8, 2013
Docket Number: 11-51073
USA v. Lorenzo Flores-Alejo
Date: May 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10669
USA v. James Ramey
Date: May 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20044
USA v. Ruben Reyes
Date: May 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20365
Danny Horton v. CCA Properties of America
Date: May 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20404
Jay Forbes v. Unit Texas Drilling, L.L.C.
Date: May 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20702
Coves of the Highland Commty v. McGlinchey Staffor
Date: May 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30096
USA v. Steve Hughey
Date: May 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40193
USA v. Clarence Williams, Jr.
Date: May 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40215
USA v. Clarence Williams, Jr.
Date: May 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40216
USA v. Julio Martinez
Date: May 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40607
USA v. Johnny Reader
Date: May 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40820
David Quiroga v. City of Galveston
Date: May 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40878
Antonio Fuentes, Sr. v. Jim Bjornson
Date: May 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40919
USA v. Christopher Nagy
Date: May 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50289
Eulogio Torres-Orellana v. USA, et al
Date: May 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-51052
Imtiyas Maknojiya v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: May 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60456
USA v. Edgar Nevarez
Date: May 6, 2013
Docket Number: 11-50569
USA v. Tod Pimpton, Jr.
Date: May 6, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10315
United States v. Liu  
Date: May 6, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30105

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant challenged his conviction for conspiracy to steal trade secrets and perjury. The Government contended that defendant, who worked on research and development, conspired to steal Dow Chemical's trade secrets rega...

USA v. Michael Williams
Date: May 6, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30852
USA v. Eleazar Herrera-Garcia
Date: May 6, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40551
USA v. Jermaine Surtain, et al
Date: May 3, 2013
Docket Number: 11-30525
Ismael Padilla v. Lynn Pride-Richardson, et al
Date: May 3, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10467
USA v. Deshon Haynes
Date: May 3, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10518
Tommy James, et al v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
Date: May 3, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10861
Tricon Energy Ltd. v. Vinmar Int'l, Ltd.  
Date: May 3, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20100

Justia Opinion Summary: Vinmar appealed a judgment confirming an arbitration panel award to Tricon for damages and post-award interest on those damages at 8.5% because Vinmar breached a contract. Vinmar claimed that the parties never agreed to...

USA v. Barry Davis
Date: May 3, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20302
Darryl Dean v. City of New Orleans
Date: May 3, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30759
Jesse Skinner v. Nathaniel Quarterman, et al
Date: May 3, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40011
Jim Chambers, et al v. First United Bank & Trust C
Date: May 3, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40500
USA v. Carlos Ochoa-Silva
Date: May 3, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40967
Lloyd Ward, et al v. Stephen Rhode, et al
Date: May 3, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41201
Dhuka, et al v. Holder, Jr.  
Date: May 3, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60169

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioners, citizens of Pakistan, petitioned for review of the BIA's determination that they could not adjust their status because for more than 180 days, they had not been in "lawful status." The BIA agreed with the IJ...

Ricky Franklin v. Hinds County Sheriff Dept., et a
Date: May 3, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60758
Miller v. Raytheon Co.  
Date: May 2, 2013
Docket Numbers: 11-10586, 11-10988

Justia Opinion Summary: A jury found that Raytheon willfully violated the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), 29 U.S.C. 621 et seq., and the Texas Commission on Human Rights Act (TCHRA), Tex. Lab. Code 21.001 et seq., by terminating pl...

Richard Miller v. Raytheon Company
Date: May 2, 2013
Docket Number: 11-10988
United States v. Becerril-Pena  
Date: May 2, 2013
Docket Number: 11-11171

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant pled guilty to illegally reentering the United States after deportation. On appeal, defendant challenged his sentence, contending that the district court erred in imposing supervised release and in failing to e...

USA v. Jermaine Surtain, et al
Date: May 2, 2013
Docket Number: 11-30525
Ray Miller v. Rick Thaler, Director
Date: May 2, 2013
Docket Number: 11-40696
Washington v. Thaler  
Date: May 2, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20079

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, convicted of aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon, applied for state habeas relief. The district court granted petitioner a certificate of appealability limited to the question of whether the trial court d...

USA v. John Callen, Jr.
Date: May 2, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20470
USA v. Silvestre Resendez-Villavueva
Date: May 2, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20693
Marvin Brown v. Brad Livingston, et al
Date: May 2, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50114
Miller v. Thaler  
Date: May 1, 2013
Docket Number: 11-40696

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner appealed the district court's denial of his 28 U.S.C. 2554 application challenging his guilty-plea conviction for intoxicated manslaughter with a vehicle. Pursuant to the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Pena...

United States v. Towns, Jr.  
Date: May 1, 2013
Docket Number: 11-50948

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant challenged his conviction and sentence for conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine and conspiracy to possess and distribute pseudoephedrine. Defendant primarily argued that some of the evidence against him -...

Erica P. John Fund, Inc. v. Halliburton Co., et al  
Date: May 1, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10544

Justia Opinion Summary: A putative class of plaintiffs sought to recover damages from defendants for securities fraud under section 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, 15 U.S.C. 78j(b). This litigation arose out of alleged misrepresen...

Robert McLennan v. Oncor Elec Delivery Co. L.L.C.,
Date: May 1, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10878
USA v. Tommy Alexander, Sr.
Date: May 1, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20293
St. Paul Fire and Marine Ins., et al v. Bd of Cmsn
Date: May 1, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30705
Truong v. Bank of America, N.A., et al  
Date: May 1, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30934

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, seeking damages and declaratory relief, brought a diversity action against two national banking associations, alleging violations of Louisiana consumer protection law in connection with a mortgage foreclosure...

USA v. Thomas Kennedy, III
Date: May 1, 2013
Docket Number: 12-31048
Southwest Pharmacy Solutions, Inc. v. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid, et al  
Date: May 1, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40097

Justia Opinion Summary: Southwest appealed the district court's dismissal of its claim regarding the Medicare Part D statute, 42 U.S.C. 1395w-101 et seq., for lack of subject matter jurisdiction. Citing Shalala v. Illinois Council on Long Term...

USA v. Sixto Cortinas-Aldape
Date: May 1, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40109
Keldric Thomas v. Dan Joslin, et al
Date: May 1, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40153
USA v. Alfonso Garcia-Vela
Date: May 1, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41027
USA v. Isidro Ayala-Ura
Date: May 1, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50324
USA v. Omar Garcia-Rodriguez
Date: May 1, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50328
USA v. Elvis Hernandez-Alvares
Date: May 1, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50753
Ruben Gonzalez v. USA, et al
Date: May 1, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50888
USA v. Sammy Naranjo
Date: May 1, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50933
American Family Life Assurance Co. of Columbus v. Biles, et al  
Date: May 1, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60235

Justia Opinion Summary: This case arose out of the payment of benefits pursuant to an Aflac accident insurance policy. Defendant and the decedent's siblings challenged the district court's entry of summary judgment and order compelling arbitrat...

Erika Rodriguez v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: May 1, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60296
Tommy Jackson v. Christopher Epps, et al
Date: May 1, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60393
National Rifle Association, et al v. Bureau of Alc
Date: April 30, 2013
Docket Number: 11-10959
USA v. Sipriano Galaz-Perez, et al
Date: April 30, 2013
Docket Number: 11-41127
Maverick Industries, Inc. v. American Teleconferen
Date: April 30, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10102
Rogelio Hernandez v. USA, et al
Date: April 30, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50892
ABS Services, Incorporated, et al v. New York Mari
Date: April 30, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60516
National Rifle Association, et al v. Bureau of Alc
Date: April 29, 2013
Docket Number: 11-10959
United States v. Garza-Guijan  
Date: April 29, 2013
Docket Number: 11-20508

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant pleaded guilty to illegal reentry of an alien previously removed subsequent to a conviction for commission of an aggravated felony in violation of 8 U.S.C. 1326(a) and (b)(2). On appeal, defendant contended tha...

USA v. William Gammon
Date: April 29, 2013
Docket Number: 11-20902
New Orleans Depot Services Inc v. DOWCP, et al
Date: April 29, 2013
Docket Number: 11-60057
USA v. Orcenes Mason
Date: April 29, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10508
Toy v. Holder, Jr.  
Date: April 29, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20471

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, a contract FBI employee, sued the government under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. 2000e-1 et seq., alleging sex discrimination and retaliation. The district court dismissed for failure to...

Naomi Haynes v. SSA
Date: April 29, 2013
Docket Number: 12-31029
USA v. Marcelo Munoz-Guerrero
Date: April 29, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40987
USA v. Marcelo Munoz-Guerrero
Date: April 29, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41020
USA v. Jose Frias-Rodriguez
Date: April 29, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50685
USA v. Jose Frias-Rodriguez
Date: April 29, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50689
USA v. Santana-Smith
Date: April 26, 2013
Docket Number: 08-51226
United States v. Cooper  
Date: April 26, 2013
Docket Number: 11-20711

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his conviction for a number of drug and firearm offenses. To the extent that the descriptions of the charged offense conduct in defendant's indictment were ambiguous, the court held that any such ambig...

USA v. Kurt Barton
Date: April 26, 2013
Docket Number: 11-51147
USA v. Darrell Davis
Date: April 26, 2013
Docket Number: 11-51244
Jerry Ramon v. Richard Daniel, et al
Date: April 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10579
USA v. Jose Rojas
Date: April 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20272
Tolan, et al v. Cotton, et al  
Date: April 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20296

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed this action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 1983 against defendants, claiming that officers violated their right to freedom from excessive force and the officers acted in furtherance of a City official policy of r...

Texas Renegade Const Company v. Hartford Lloyd's I
Date: April 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20461
Ashley Martins v. BAC Home Loans Servicing, L.P.,
Date: April 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20559
USA v. Jesus Zamora
Date: April 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20571
Susan Flander v. KForce, Inc., et al
Date: April 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20754
Lonatro, et al v. United States  
Date: April 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30425

Justia Opinion Summary: This case arose when plaintiffs filed a class action suit in state court against the Levee District and Flood Protection Agency. Plaintiffs then initiated a second state court suit against the Levee District and the Agen...

Frank Boatswain v. Ricardo Martinez
Date: April 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30768
USA v. Ivan Reyes-Rodriguez
Date: April 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40768
Roderick Batiste v. Alvin Harris, et al
Date: April 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40968
Katie Maples v. UTMB at Galveston
Date: April 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41226
Carlos Soto v. Amadeo Ortiz, et al
Date: April 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50323
A'Drana Johnson v. William Bernstein, et al
Date: April 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50451
USA v. Victor Torres-Vargas
Date: April 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50471
USA v. Nicolas Pando
Date: April 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50622
Victor Trevino v. USA, et al
Date: April 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50955
Jose Soto v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: April 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60238
USA v. Antonio Fletcher
Date: April 25, 2013
Docket Number: 11-11173
Rodolfo Gomez v. Rick Thaler, Director
Date: April 25, 2013
Docket Number: 11-50420
USA v. Michael Samaniego
Date: April 24, 2013
Docket Number: 11-11059
USA v. Angela Cuellar
Date: April 24, 2013
Docket Number: 11-50816
USA v. Heron Espinoza
Date: April 24, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40621
Tracy Steinhauser v. Comcorp of Tyler, Incorporate
Date: April 24, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40958
USA v. Terrence Ewing
Date: April 24, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50242
Michael Vickers v. Maye, et al
Date: April 24, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50837
Dardan Shoshi v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: April 24, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60462
RBIII, L.P. v. City of San Antonio  
Date: April 23, 2013
Docket Number: 11-50626

Justia Opinion Summary: This appeal arose from a dispute between the City and RBIII where the City demolished a dilapidated building on property that RBIII owned. The City did not provide notice to RBIII before razing the structure and RBIII fi...

USA v. Terrance Johnson
Date: April 23, 2013
Docket Number: 11-51248
USA v. Quentin Pendleton
Date: April 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10363
A S J Interest, L.L.C., et al v. Chesapeake Louisi
Date: April 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30717
Eric Watkins v. Weston LNU
Date: April 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40722
USA v. Arnulfo Frayre-Castaneda
Date: April 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40797
USA v. Jose Pena-Rojas
Date: April 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40917
Gregory McPherson v. O. Perez, et al
Date: April 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40973
USA v. Lee Standberry
Date: April 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50827
Gabino Barajas v. USA, et al
Date: April 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50943
Luis Rodriguez-Vargas v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: April 22, 2013
Docket Number: 11-60720
R&L Investment Property, L.L.C v. Hamm, et al  
Date: April 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10299

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, purchaser of real property, sought damages resulting from alleged fraudulent misrepresentations. Plaintiff purchased property advertised as development-ready with an active waste-water permit. Plaintiff then l...

USA v. Joe Archuleta
Date: April 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10362
USA v. Agusten Diaz
Date: April 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10483
James King, et al v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
Date: April 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10880
Esteban Gonzalez v. DuPont Powder Coatings USA, et
Date: April 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20615
Lon Brown v. Daniel Lynch, et al
Date: April 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30042
Raj v. LSU, et al  
Date: April 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30225

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, a professor at LSU, appealed the district court's dismissal of his complaint for lack of subject matter jurisdiction and for failure to state a claim on which relief can be granted. Plaintiff alleged discrimin...

USA v. Frederick Smith
Date: April 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30312
USA v. George Celestine
Date: April 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30359
USA v. Jonathan Benton
Date: April 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30367
USA v. Gerald Needham
Date: April 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30403
USA v. Garland Miller
Date: April 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30721
Beverly Borne v. River Parishes Hospital, L.L.C
Date: April 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30749
USA v. Ray Hatton, Jr.
Date: April 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30767
USA v. Paul Edmond, III
Date: April 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30855
Wilfred Ardoin v. Police Jury of Evangeline Prsh
Date: April 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30886
USA v. Florentino Garcia-Rosas
Date: April 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30938
Tyronne Wells v. Cindy Vannoy
Date: April 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30974
Jonathan Huntsberry v. Willamette Valley, Co.
Date: April 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30994
Rebecca Dubea v. School Bd of Avoyelles Parish
Date: April 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-31086
USA v. Scott Sullivan
Date: April 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40072
Frank Teta v. Michelle Chow
Date: April 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40271
USA v. Maria Contreras
Date: April 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40294
Rudy Vallado v. Mrs. Segovia
Date: April 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40537
USA v. Ricardo Oyervides
Date: April 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40593
USA v. Jose Echavarria-Espinoza
Date: April 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40826
USA v. Stephen Eikelboom
Date: April 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50090
USA v. Carlos Ulloa-Portillo
Date: April 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50175
Patrick Bell v. Patricia O'Brien, et al
Date: April 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50227
USA v. Martin Cuevas-Ibarra
Date: April 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50493
USA v. Raymond Samuels
Date: April 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50546
USA v. Robert Adams
Date: April 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50624
USA v. Miguel Medina-Martinez
Date: April 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50707
Raymond Nutall v. Claude Maye
Date: April 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50872
Gary Nutall v. Claude Maye
Date: April 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50883
USA v. Tommy Johnson, Jr.
Date: April 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50905
Abelardo Medrano v. USA, et al
Date: April 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50927
Gustavo Alvarez-Frayier v. USA, et al
Date: April 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50991
USA v. Orlando Rojano, et al
Date: April 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60009
USA v. John Emory, III
Date: April 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60417
USA v. Richard Scruggs
Date: April 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60423
Ramon Amador-Flores v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: April 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60493
Daniel Teboh v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: April 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60504
USA v. Jose Gonzalez
Date: April 18, 2013
Docket Number: 11-20870
USA v. Richard Arledge, et al
Date: April 18, 2013
Docket Number: 11-41256
USA v. Hugo Cruz
Date: April 18, 2013
Docket Number: 11-41382
Wooley, et al v. Faulkner, et al  
Date: April 18, 2013
Docket Number: 11-51106

Justia Opinion Summary: Debtors, Schlotzsky's Inc. and certain affiliates, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and appellants were one of the creditors. On appeal, appellants challenged the denial of their motion to pursue post-confirmat...

USA v. Antonio Uribe-Quintero
Date: April 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10011
USA v. Kendrick Baker
Date: April 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20107
USA v. Fidel Boyso-Gutierrez
Date: April 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40665
USA v. Cornelio Morones-Vargas
Date: April 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40857
USA v. Armando Sauseda, et al
Date: April 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50052
USA v. Francisco Garrido
Date: April 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50155
Lewis Smyth, et al v. Edmund Weinheimer, Jr., et a
Date: April 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50297
Sonia Saldivar v. Erick Rodela
Date: April 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50758
Zayed Iqbal v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: April 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60497
USA v. Carlos Rosario-Solis
Date: April 17, 2013
Docket Number: 11-20684
USA v. Robert Green
Date: April 17, 2013
Docket Number: 11-31216
United States v. Garcia-Gonzalez  
Date: April 17, 2013
Docket Number: 11-41097

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted of three counts of child sex trafficking, one count of conspiring to harbor illegal aliens, and six counts of alien harboring. Defendant appealed. The court concluded that the jury instructions co...

Juan Jimenez v. Rick Thaler, Director
Date: April 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10105
USA v. Glenn Smith
Date: April 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10606
Evangelos Pagonis v. TDCJ, et al
Date: April 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10980
Ins Co. of the State of PA, et al v. Dir, Off of W
Date: April 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20228
United States v. Minor  
Date: April 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30247

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant pled guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute and to possess with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base or crack cocaine. Defendant appealed. The court rejected defendant's challenge to t...

Penny Morris, et al v. Wyeth, Incorporated, et al
Date: April 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30319
LaGordian Brown v. Michael Dove, et al
Date: April 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30971
LaGordian Brown v. Eric Harrington, et al
Date: April 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30979
USA v. Fabian Orta Lopez
Date: April 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40666
USA v. Rolando Villarreal
Date: April 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41117
Bruce Green v. Trimac Transportation, Inc.
Date: April 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41150
Target Strike Incorporated v. Marston & Marston, I
Date: April 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50221
USA v. Eduardo De La Cruz-Rodriguez
Date: April 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50710
USA v. Baltazar Alvarado
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 10-11302
USA v. Ennis Jackson
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 11-11132
USA v. Kerry Jammer
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 11-20752
Hari Aum, L.L.C. v. First Guaranty Bank  
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 11-31218

Justia Opinion Summary: Debtor filed for leave to appeal the bankruptcy court's interlocutory judgment in the district court. While the motion was pending, the bankruptcy court, sua sponte, certified its judgment for direct appeal to this court...

USA v. Adam Lipp
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 11-41331
USA v. Arturo Dehoyos
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 11-50823
USA v. Michael Martinez
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 11-51241
USA v. Patricia Stewart
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10147
USA v. Reginald Brown
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10409
USA v. David Moore
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10547
USA v. Morgan Wood
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10615
USA v. Mary Esparza
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10625
USA v. James Pope
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10636
USA v. Steven Lambert
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10645
USA v. Jorge Ponce
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10654
USA v. Joshua Herman
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10686
USA v. Jason Mims
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10703
USA v. Ricardo Ramirez-Rodriguez
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10725
USA v. Jairo Garcia-Werete
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10739
USA v. Hector Munoz-Villa
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10789
USA v. Joel Gabriel-Alamo
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10797
United States v. Sanchez  
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20166

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant pleaded guilty to unlawfully reentering the United States. On appeal, defendant challenged his sentence as procedurally and substantively unreasonable. The court held that the district court committed no proced...

USA v. Juan Rodriguez
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20448
Lon Brown v. Daniel Lynch, et al
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30042
USA v. Francisco Arteaga
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30505
USA v. Terry Pimpleton
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30703
USA v. Rosendo Garza, Jr.
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30798
USA v. Travis Williams
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30804
USA v. Eric Bullard
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30880
USA v. Martrice Smith
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40291
USA v. Margarito Estrada, Sr.
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40311
USA v. Eleaquin Cedillo
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40495
USA v. Angel Estrada-Nunez
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40497
USA v. Arnoldo Bazan-Solis, Jr.
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40528
USA v. Francisco Gonzalez
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40566
USA v. Edgar Talamantes
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40587
USA v. Edgar Munoz-Munoz
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40609
USA v. Aldo Esquivel-Valadez
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40616
USA v. Jorge Romero
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40645
USA v. Marvin Bustillo-Martinez
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40657
USA v. Jose Lucero-Ramirez
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40705
USA v. Jose Parada-Guzman
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40715
USA v. Abel Iturrbiate-Jasso
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40719
USA v. Josue Guzman-Gutierrez
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40734
USA v. Hemer Lopez-Gomez
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40760
USA v. Francisco Escobar-Rodriguez
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40799
USA v. Enrique Rodriguez
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40800
USA v. Edwin Barradas-Sanchez
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40851
USA v. Uriel Blanco-Perez
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40855
USA v. Carlos Teneyuque-Medina
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40865
USA v. Vernon Allison, Jr.
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40866
USA v. Magdiel Rebolledo-Mercado
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40873
USA v. Manuel Trujillo-Morales
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40875
USA v. Juan Delgado-Galindo
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40890
USA v. Oscar Rivera-Mendez
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40941
USA v. Jairo Ordonez-Portillo
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40980
USA v. Jose Jaimes Yanez
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41089
USA v. Rene Villarreal-Garcia
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41106
USA v. Richard Ramos, et al
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50070
Morales v. Thaler  
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50341

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner was convicted of one count of aggravated sexual assault of a child and one count of indecency with a child. Petitioner moved for a new trial alleging that his trial attorneys provided ineffective assistance of...

USA v. Dajour Goodley
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50342
USA v. Jaquale Clark
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50362
USA v. April Mitchell
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50540
USA v. Joachim Hees
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50570
USA v. Jose Rodriguez-Popoca
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50584
Ruben Ortega, et al v. USA, et al
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50629
USA v. Anthony White
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50672
USA v. Isai Reyes-Rodriguez
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50699
USA v. Carl Sistrunk
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50779
USA v. Julius Roberson
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50782
Michael Yowell v. Rick Thaler, Director
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-70033
USA v. Rhonda Fleming
Date: April 15, 2013
Docket Number: 11-20786
USA v. Maurice Brown
Date: April 15, 2013
Docket Number: 11-31011
USA v. Mark Milan
Date: April 15, 2013
Docket Number: 11-41407
Anthony Carter v. Luminant Power Services Co.
Date: April 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10642
Sunshine Stores, Incorporated, et al v. Eric Holde
Date: April 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10672
USA v. Rhonda Fleming
Date: April 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20140
USA v. Prospero Martinez
Date: April 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20179
USA v. Norberto Robles
Date: April 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20318
Hubert Arvie v. Robert Tanner, et al
Date: April 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-31000
USA v. Christian Torres-Sarabia
Date: April 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40526
Chester Huff v. Rick Thaler, et al
Date: April 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40910
USA v. Phillip Lowe
Date: April 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40956
USA v. Carlos Cabrera-Orellana
Date: April 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40961
James Leaf v. IRS, et al
Date: April 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41276
USA v. Jasmine Barrett
Date: April 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50253
USA v. Fernando Ochoa
Date: April 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50450
USA v. Rodger Kelly-Aguirre
Date: April 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50520
USA v. Raymond Dean
Date: April 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50541
USA v. Zackie Reed, IV
Date: April 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50645
Hyde & Hyde, Incorporated, et al v. Mount Franklin
Date: April 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50675
USA v. Javier Moya
Date: April 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50766
Mamadou Thiam v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: April 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60275
Eduardo Ocampo-Berlioz v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: April 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60404
Robert Lehman v. Michael Holleman, et al
Date: April 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60814
In Re: Humble Surgical Hosp, L.L.C.
Date: April 15, 2013
Docket Number: 13-20084
Jose Ochoa v. Warden, RCDC III, et al
Date: April 12, 2013
Docket Number: 10-50844
USA v. Rhonda Fleming
Date: April 12, 2013
Docket Number: 11-20786
USA v. Cristobal Cervantes, et al
Date: April 12, 2013
Docket Number: 11-41385
USA v. Mark Milan
Date: April 12, 2013
Docket Number: 11-41407
USA v. Rhonda Fleming
Date: April 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20140
USA v. Norberto Robles
Date: April 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20318
Aetna Life Insurance Company v. Humble Surgical Ho
Date: April 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20525
Belva Webb, et al v. Joseph Morella
Date: April 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30617
Hubert Arvie v. Robert Tanner, et al
Date: April 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-31000
Thomas Ellason v. Rissie Owens, et al
Date: April 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40307
USA v. Zackie Reed, IV
Date: April 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50645
USA v. Javier Moya
Date: April 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50766
Mamadou Thiam v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: April 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60275
United States v. Scruggs  
Date: April 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60423

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant, an attorney and the brother-in-law of Trent Lott, appealed from the denial of his 28 U.S.C. 2255 motion challenging one of his two convictions for bribing a judge. Defendant's conviction stemmed from his bribe...

In Re: Humble Surgical Hosp, L.L.C.
Date: April 12, 2013
Docket Number: 13-20084
USA v. Ronald Mitchell
Date: April 11, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30423
Sue Bell v. Hercules Liftboat Company LLC
Date: April 11, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30843
USA v. Tommy Daniel
Date: April 10, 2013
Docket Number: 11-10050
Antoine v. First Student, Inc.  
Date: April 10, 2013
Docket Number: 11-31126

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, a member of the Seventh-day Adventist faith, appealed from the district court's ruling on summary judgment that plaintiff's employer, First Student, reasonably accommodated his religion. Seventh-day Adventists...

United States v. Chon  
Date: April 10, 2013
Docket Number: 11-50143

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants Chon, Garcia-Rico, Cardoza, and YCL were convicted of conspiring to smuggle, transport, and harbor illegal aliens in violation of 8 U.S.C. 1324(a)(1)(A)(v)(I). Chon was also convicted of money laundering and t...

USA v. Gregory Gray
Date: April 10, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10203
Cathy Catching v. Carolyn Colvin, Acting Cmsnr
Date: April 10, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20720
USA v. Alfonso Rueda-Flores
Date: April 10, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40203
USA v. Juan Alvarez-Valencia
Date: April 10, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50724
Tonnie Collins v. Flash Lube Oil, Incorporated
Date: April 10, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60818
Hornbeck Offshore Services, et al v. Kenneth Salaz
Date: April 9, 2013
Docket Number: 11-30936
USA v. Jose Pena
Date: April 9, 2013
Docket Number: 11-40761
Abdel Eltayib v. Cornell Companies, Inc., et al
Date: April 9, 2013
Docket Number: 12-11100
TimeGate Studios, Inc. v. Southpeak Interactive, L.L.C., et al  
Date: April 9, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20256

Justia Opinion Summary: This dispute arose out of a video game publishing agreement entered into by Timegate and Gamecock. Under the terms of the agreement, Timegate was to be the developer and Gamecock was to be the publisher of a futuristic m...

USA v. Olga Arrellano-Lopez
Date: April 9, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20421
In Re: FEMA Trailer Formaldehyde Products Liability Lit.  
Date: April 9, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30635

Justia Opinion Summary: This matter arose from the multidistrict litigation (MDL) related to allegations that the Emergency Housing Units (EHUs) provided by FEMA in Response to Hurricanes Katrina and Rita contained materials which emitted dange...

USA v. Lawrence Bringier, Jr.
Date: April 9, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30889
Kenneth Spradley v. J. Tircuit, et al
Date: April 9, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30908
USA v. David Castellano-Martinez
Date: April 9, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40945
USA v. David Hammeren
Date: April 9, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50266
USA v. Rene Andrade-Rivera
Date: April 9, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50521
USA v. David Doran
Date: April 9, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50704
Ivan Shchelkunov v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: April 9, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60311
USA v. Yair Benitez-Espinoza
Date: April 8, 2013
Docket Number: 11-11188
Wayne Norman v. RJM Acquisitions, L.L.C.
Date: April 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10827
USA v. Civilo Lopez
Date: April 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20185
USA v. Anton Krasnov
Date: April 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30380
USA v. Denys Zadorozhnyi
Date: April 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30461
USA v. Jose Ramon-Herrada
Date: April 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40184
USA v. Joshua Bodine
Date: April 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40365
USA v. Jesus Romero
Date: April 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40536
USA v. Omar Quezada-Alcalar
Date: April 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40727
USA v. Frank Browning
Date: April 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50132
Jacobo Deleon-Gallegos v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: April 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60297
USA v. Timothy Allen
Date: April 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60302
David Chatman v. Adams County, MS
Date: April 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60357
Larry Christmas, Jr. v. Huntington Ingalls, Inc.
Date: April 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60536
USA v. Orlando Garcia-Lopez
Date: April 5, 2013
Docket Number: 11-40912
USA v. Salvador Grimaldo
Date: April 5, 2013
Docket Number: 11-41221
USA v. Joel Cardenas-Meneses
Date: April 5, 2013
Docket Number: 11-41338
USA v. Lee Adcock
Date: April 5, 2013
Docket Number: 11-51070
First National Bank, et al v. Crescent Electrical Supply Co., et al  
Date: April 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10386

Justia Opinion Summary: IPS and MPES challenged the district court's final judgment, reversing and vacating the bankruptcy court's amended judgment, that their mechanics' liens on the property of debtor did not pertain to materials or labor sup...

USA v. Kenni Hernandez
Date: April 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20155
Theresa Caldwell v. University of Houston System,
Date: April 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20578
USA v. Pedro Brown
Date: April 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30914
Emily Wagner v. Bellsouth Telecommunications, et a
Date: April 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-31080
USA v. Orlando Garcia
Date: April 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40631
USA v. Jorge De La Cruz-Trejo
Date: April 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40823
Billy Davis v. John Fox
Date: April 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40929
USA v. Darwin Casco-Hernandez
Date: April 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40988
USA v. Fredy Mendez-Alvarado
Date: April 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50523
USA v. Alejandro Granados-Villafuerte
Date: April 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50566
Roderick Ekmark v. Univ of TX Hlth Sci Ctr, et al
Date: April 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50808
Phoung Huynh v. USA, et al
Date: April 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50953
Jane Ndungu v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: April 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60216
Sunday Ukwu v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: April 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60321
Paul Evans v. Brenda Sims, et al
Date: April 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60563
United States v. Morrison  
Date: April 4, 2013
Docket Number: 11-50614

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant and his co-defendant were convicted of charges related to their involvement in a scheme to defraud homeowners, home buyers, and mortgage lenders. Defendant appealed his sentence, challenging the district court'...

Innovation First Intl, Inc. v. Zuru, Incorporated
Date: April 4, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10511
Anne Parr v. Nicholls State University, et al
Date: April 4, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30363
USA v. Keith Smith
Date: April 4, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30370
USA v. Corey Blount
Date: April 4, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30375
USA v. Luis Lara
Date: April 4, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40694
Garcia White v. Rick Thaler, Director
Date: April 4, 2013
Docket Number: 12-70032
Argeo Gonzalez-Perez v. USA, et al
Date: April 3, 2013
Docket Number: 10-51183
Charles Madden v. Rick Thaler, Director
Date: April 3, 2013
Docket Number: 11-10690
USA v. Mark Tilford
Date: April 3, 2013
Docket Number: 11-40806
Carter v. Luminant Power Services Co.  
Date: April 3, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10642

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff sued Luminant, his employer, alleging several unlawful employment practices. The jury agreed with plaintiff that plaintiff's complaints motivated Luminant's decision to discipline him. The jury also found, howe...

Alief Indep. Sch. Dist v. C. C.  
Date: April 3, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20628

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants, parents of a minor child who filed an unsuccessful administrative complaint against the school district, asserted that the district court's denial of attorneys' fees to the school district in turn rendered de...

Velma Richards v. British Petroleum, et al
Date: April 3, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30508
Dent Nunnally v. West Calcasieu Cameron Hosp
Date: April 3, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30656
Shirley Muhliesen v. Receivable Recovery Services
Date: April 3, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30794
Donald Hensley, Jr. v. Burl Cain, Warden, et al
Date: April 3, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30945
USA v. Margarito Chavez-Trejo
Date: April 3, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40006
Rhodes, Jr. v. Thaler  
Date: April 3, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40008

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted of aggravated rape in 1980. Texas paroled him in 2004, but he returned to prison in 2006 after violating a condition of his release. Defendant subsequently obtained a certificate of appealability...

USA v. William Mitchell
Date: April 3, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40336