2013 Fifth Circuit US Court of Appeals Case Law

Opinions 2501 - 3000 of 3342

USA v. Cesar Mendoza-Hernandez
Date: April 3, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40502
USA v. Ceasar Gonzales
Date: April 3, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40712
Davila, et al v. United States, et al  
Date: April 3, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50044

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs Davila and Duarte appealed the district court's dismissal with prejudice of their claims brought under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA), 28 U.S.C. 1346(b) and 3671, Bivens v. Six Unknown Named Agents of Fed....

USA v. Dwayne Bell
Date: April 3, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50557
Debra Kent v. Vicksburg Healthcare, L.L.C., et al
Date: April 3, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60432
Gary Thomas v. Kathy Jackson, et al
Date: April 3, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60518
Gary Thomas v. Christopher Epps, et al
Date: April 3, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60566
In Re: Ronnie Threadgill
Date: April 3, 2013
Docket Number: 13-10312
Ronnie Threadgill v. Rick Thaler, Director
Date: April 3, 2013
Docket Number: 13-70012
Garner v. Kennedy, et al.  
Date: April 2, 2013
Docket Number: 11-40653

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, a Texas state prisoner of Muslim faith, filed a pro se complaint against TDCJ pursuant to the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (RLUIPA), 42 U.S.C. 2000cc-5, and 42 U.S.C. 1983. Plaintiff cl...

USA v. Daniel Moore
Date: April 2, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10639
USA v. Vincent Thomas
Date: April 2, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30815
Gentries Thomas v. Rick Thaler, Director
Date: April 2, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50280
Alan McFadden v. Prudential Ins. Co. of America, e
Date: April 2, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60569
USA v. William Breland, Jr.
Date: April 2, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60642
United States v. Richardson, IV  
Date: April 1, 2013
Docket Number: 11-20773

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant challenged his conviction for distribution of child pornography, arguing that he did not "distribute" child pornography by storing images in a shared folder accessible on a peer-to-peer computer network. Consid...

USA v. Ruben Lerma-Martinez
Date: April 1, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10759
Garcia White v. Rick Thaler, Director
Date: April 1, 2013
Docket Number: 12-70032
USA v. Todd Culbertson
Date: March 29, 2013
Docket Number: 11-10917
USA v. Javier Alarcon
Date: March 29, 2013
Docket Number: 11-20806
EEOC v. Boh Brothers Const Co., L.L.C.
Date: March 29, 2013
Docket Number: 11-30770
USA v. Juan Lopez
Date: March 29, 2013
Docket Number: 11-41267
USA v. Johnny Hernandez
Date: March 29, 2013
Docket Number: 11-50128
Marcelo Manjarrez v. USA, et al
Date: March 29, 2013
Docket Number: 11-50899
Andricka Stewart v. Waco Independent School Dist
Date: March 29, 2013
Docket Number: 11-51067
Michelle Byrom v. Christopher Epps, Commissioner
Date: March 29, 2013
Docket Number: 11-70026
Equant Incorporated v. Unified 2020 Realty Partner
Date: March 29, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10454
USA v. Kevin Terry
Date: March 29, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10531
Robert Poswalk, et al v. GMAC Mortgage, L.L.C.
Date: March 29, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10752
USA v. Leslie Aikens
Date: March 29, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20266
Kentrell Harrell v. Burl Cain, Warden
Date: March 29, 2013
Docket Number: 12-31039
USA v. John Meneweather
Date: March 29, 2013
Docket Number: 12-31139
Teta v. TWL Corp., et al  
Date: March 29, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40271

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant, a former TWL employee, commenced a class action adversary proceeding within TWL's bankruptcy suit, alleging violations of the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act, 29 U.S.C. 2101-2109. The distric...

Davison v. Huntington Ingalls, Inc.  
Date: March 29, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60147

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, arguing pro se, appealed the district court's summary judgment on his racial discrimination claims against Huntington. The court granted Huntington's motion to summarily dismiss the appeal because plaintiff's...

Biniam Amare v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: March 29, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60554
Ulysses Bownes v. Jim Hood, et al
Date: March 29, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60711
Kenneth Richards v. Rick Thaler, Director
Date: March 27, 2013
Docket Number: 11-20803
Danny Lee v. Burl Cain, Warden
Date: March 27, 2013
Docket Number: 11-30171
USA v. Leonel Gonzalez
Date: March 27, 2013
Docket Number: 11-41069
USA v. David Rodriguez
Date: March 27, 2013
Docket Number: 11-50140
USA v. Christopher Kinsey
Date: March 27, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10548
Regina Murry v. GSA, et al
Date: March 27, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10779
William Harris v. Patricia Lykos
Date: March 27, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20160
USA v. Emilio Herrera-Cortez
Date: March 27, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40577
USA v. Emilio Herrera-Cortez
Date: March 27, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40611
USA v. Thelbert Lesure
Date: March 27, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60562
Sherry Cooley v. Reckitt Benckiser, et al
Date: March 27, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60681
Luminant Generation Company, et al v. EPA
Date: March 26, 2013
Docket Number: 10-60934
USA v. Jorge Rascon
Date: March 26, 2013
Docket Number: 11-10394
Kenneth Richards v. Rick Thaler, Director
Date: March 26, 2013
Docket Number: 11-20803
USA v. Marion Metoyer
Date: March 26, 2013
Docket Number: 11-20847
Ronald Curtis, et al v. W. Anthony, et al
Date: March 26, 2013
Docket Number: 11-20906
USA v. Jermaine Surtain, et al
Date: March 26, 2013
Docket Number: 11-30525
USA v. Michael Kirsch
Date: March 26, 2013
Docket Number: 11-40554
Juan Martinez-Garcia v. USA, et al
Date: March 26, 2013
Docket Number: 11-50435
USA v. Seabron Millender
Date: March 26, 2013
Docket Number: 11-60459
Cathy Bailey v. Dallas County Texas, et al
Date: March 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10398
Tracy Rhine v. John Schmidt
Date: March 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10440
USA v. Cameron Hollie
Date: March 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10567
USA v. Benjamin Potts
Date: March 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10607
Terry James v. Emily Tobolowski, et al
Date: March 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10747
National Union Fire Company v. Continental Carbon
Date: March 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20428
Clair Branch v. Cemex, Incorporated, et al
Date: March 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20472
USA v. Ellis Barber
Date: March 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30141
USA v. Donald Frank
Date: March 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30261
USA v. Kristina Ruchkina
Date: March 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30388
USA v. Eric Alexander
Date: March 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30430
USA v. Martin Sanchez-Alaniz
Date: March 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40292
Donna Henderson v. Carolyn Colvin, Acting Cmsnr
Date: March 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40578
USA v. Irimak Melendez-Hernandez
Date: March 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40883
USA v. Jacob Gomez-Diaz
Date: March 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50539
USA v. Carlos Holguin-Martinez
Date: March 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50617
Melvin Guardado Garcia v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: March 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60274
Joan Richardson v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: March 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60571
Lisa Learmonth v. Sears, Roebuck & Co.
Date: March 22, 2013
Docket Number: 09-60651
United States v. Culbertson  
Date: March 22, 2013
Docket Number: 11-10917

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his revocation sentence, contending that the district court impermissibly based the length of the sentence on the court's perception of his rehabilitative needs, in violation of Tapia v. United States....

Johnson v. Cain  
Date: March 22, 2013
Docket Number: 11-31121

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner appealed the denial of his habeas petition, arguing that his trial attorney interfered with his federal constitutional right to testify at his state trial for armed robbery and felon in possession of a firearm...

USA v. James Smith
Date: March 22, 2013
Docket Number: 11-60828
Francis Barker, Jr. v. Hercules Offshore, Inc., et
Date: March 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20150
Stephon Wiggins v. St. Luke's Episcopal Hlth Sys
Date: March 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20469
USA v. Sergey Toropkin
Date: March 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30384
Shelley Thomas v. ITT Educational Services, Inc.
Date: March 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30620
USA v. Marcus Sneed
Date: March 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30720
Milton Armstead v. City of New Orleans, et al
Date: March 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30776
In Re: Bertucci Contracting  
Date: March 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30780

Justia Opinion Summary: This appeal arose out of a maritime accident where a vessel owned by Bertucci hit the Leo Kerner bridge in Louisiana. Claimants, residents of an affected community, argued that they suffered damages as a result of the ac...

Mildred Jones v. Robin Giarrusso, et al
Date: March 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30927
Maceo Downey v. Mike Barry
Date: March 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40337
USA v. Eleuterio Baten-Calel
Date: March 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40573
Christopher Smith, et al v. JPMorgan Chase Bank, N
Date: March 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40816
USA v. Veronica Zamarripa
Date: March 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50311
USA v. Victor Anaya
Date: March 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50479
Paul Newton v. Claude Maye
Date: March 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50623
USA v. Jose Arechiga-Duarte
Date: March 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50682
USA v. Victor Alcero-Sales
Date: March 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50829
Nubeah Voma v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: March 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60324
Branch Banking and Trust Co. v. Richard Price
Date: March 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60466
Saul Lara-Perez v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: March 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60611
Chunguang Lin v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: March 21, 2013
Docket Number: 11-60675
Rick Stroble v. Texas Dept of Criminal Justice, et
Date: March 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-11055
USA v. Nelson Suazo
Date: March 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20029
Rogerio Dos Santos, et al v. Belmere Limited Partn
Date: March 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30795
Carlos Giraldo v. Vance Laughlin
Date: March 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60445
Dixie-Net Communications, Inc v. Bellsouth Telecom
Date: March 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60685
USA v. Kenneth Randle
Date: March 20, 2013
Docket Number: 11-20565
USA v. David Mann
Date: March 20, 2013
Docket Number: 11-20698
St. Joseph Abbey, et al v. Paul Castille, et al
Date: March 20, 2013
Docket Number: 11-30756
USA v. Jose Argueta-Padilla
Date: March 20, 2013
Docket Number: 11-41161
United States v. Jenkins  
Date: March 20, 2013
Docket Number: 11-51277

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his conviction and sentence for various offenses concerning child pornography. The court held that the district court did not err in applying the U.S.S.G. 3A1.1(b)(1) "vulnerable victim" enhancement we...

USA v. Adrian Montiel
Date: March 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10512
Christopher Emerson v. Rick Thaler
Date: March 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20216
USA v. Erasto Andrade-Alonso
Date: March 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20264
Curtis Bryant, Jr. v. Richard Morris, et al
Date: March 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20278
Kyle Spring v. James LeBlanc
Date: March 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30659
T. McIntyre v. Chicago Title Insurance Co., et al
Date: March 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40428
USA v. Rene Mejia-Rodas
Date: March 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50134
Janos Farkas v. JP Morgan Chase Bnk, Natl Assn, et
Date: March 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50747
Hubert Miller v. Metro Ford Auto Sales, Inc.
Date: March 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60549
USA v. Osvaldo Compian-Torres
Date: March 19, 2013
Docket Number: 11-10921
USA v. Fausto Medrano-Ochoa
Date: March 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10656
USA v. Dennis Sorto-Enamorado
Date: March 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30002
Amy Sampson v. GATX Corporation, et al
Date: March 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30406
In the Matter of Bertucci Co., et al
Date: March 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30725
Michael White v. Burke Center
Date: March 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-41007
USA v. Miguel Gonzalez
Date: March 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50268
James Stevenson v. Canton Police Department
Date: March 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60138
Ralph Cox v. DOWCP, et al
Date: March 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60180
USA v. Charles Scott
Date: March 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60366
Wei Lin v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: March 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60475
Jorge Medina v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: March 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60502
Juan Hernandez-Hernandez v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: March 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60539
Ralph Janvey v. Democratic Senatorial Campaign, et
Date: March 18, 2013
Docket Number: 11-10704
Silver Dream, L.L.C. v. 3MC, Incorporated, et al
Date: March 18, 2013
Docket Number: 11-30968
Lincoln Natl Life Ins Co. v. Cowboy Athletics, Inc
Date: March 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10360
Materials Evaluation and Tech v. Mid-Continent Cas
Date: March 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40186
Frederick Griffin, et al v. ABN Amro Mortgage Grou
Date: March 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60501
Ramon Caro-Duenas v. USA, et al
Date: March 15, 2013
Docket Number: 10-50573
USA v. William Brent
Date: March 15, 2013
Docket Number: 11-10786
USA v. Jorge Rodriguez
Date: March 15, 2013
Docket Number: 11-20881
Andricka Stewart v. Waco Independent School Dist
Date: March 15, 2013
Docket Number: 11-51067
Harwinder Singh v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: March 15, 2013
Docket Number: 11-60703
Ricky Meals v. Hale County Sheriff's Office, et al
Date: March 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10881
BAC Home Loans Servicing, L.P. v. Texas Realty Hol
Date: March 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20292
Cecil Max-George v. Adrian Garcia, et al
Date: March 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20465
Clevern Granger v. Eric Blandford, et al
Date: March 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30556
USA v. Aaron Sneed
Date: March 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30595
USA v. Mauricio Martinez-Avila
Date: March 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40074
Lowell Merritt v. Suzanne Wooten
Date: March 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40752
Jinyang Zhuang v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: March 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60313
Charles Stephens v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: March 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60390
Vuncannon, et al v. United States  
Date: March 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60435

Justia Opinion Summary: While serving time in the county jail, plaintiff labored in a county work program under the sheriff's supervision. At issue was whether plaintiff was covered under the Mississippi Workers' Compensation Act (MWCA), Missis...

Cesar Garcia-Aguilera v. USA, et al
Date: March 14, 2013
Docket Number: 10-50574
USA v. Robert Read, et al
Date: March 14, 2013
Docket Number: 11-40643
USA v. Wilmer Peralta-Reyes
Date: March 14, 2013
Docket Number: 11-41341
United States v. Vargas-Ocampo  
Date: March 14, 2013
Docket Number: 11-41363

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant challenged one of two counts of his drug-trafficking conviction for insufficiency of evidence and the other for an erroneously submitted jury instruction. The court clarified that because the Supreme Court had...

Stewart v. Waco Indep. Sch. Dist.  
Date: March 14, 2013
Docket Number: 11-51067

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff appealed from the district court's dismissal of her civil rights action against the District. Plaintiff sought review of her claim under section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. 794, for the Dis...

James Spence v. Wallace Nelson, et al
Date: March 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10131
Hymon Walker v. John Howard, et al
Date: March 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10332
Premium Plastics v. Seattle Spclt Ins Svc, Inc., e
Date: March 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20285
Boudreaux v. Transocean Deepwater, Inc.  
Date: March 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30041

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff sued Transocean to recover maintenance and cure for a back injury allegedly sustained on the job. The district court awarded summary judgment to Transocean on its counterclaim to recover benefits it already pai...

USA v. Jamy Church
Date: March 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30514
Stephen Linzay v. Natchitoches Parish School Bd, e
Date: March 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30789
Henry Patterson v. Yazoo City, Mississippi, et al
Date: March 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60579
Mario Dovalina v. USA, et al
Date: March 13, 2013
Docket Number: 10-50826
Luis Rodriguez-Vargas v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: March 13, 2013
Docket Number: 11-60720
Andrea Irvin v. Southern Snow Manufacturing
Date: March 13, 2013
Docket Number: 11-60767
Samuel Reaves v. Richard Voglegesang, et al
Date: March 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10350
Levi Wooderts, Jr. v. Warden FCI Seagoville
Date: March 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10432
Karita Greene, et al v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., et
Date: March 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20230
USA v. Juan Tovar
Date: March 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30674
Tommy Horne v. Univ of TX Medical Branch, et al
Date: March 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40613
Luis Esparza v. USA, et al
Date: March 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50920
Qiang Lin v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: March 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60197
USA v. Marvin Nelson
Date: March 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60550
Henry Patterson v. Yazoo City, Mississippi, et al
Date: March 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60579
Chester Ingram v. Rick Thaler, Director
Date: March 12, 2013
Docket Number: 10-20228
USA v. Larry Smith
Date: March 12, 2013
Docket Number: 11-10844
USA v. Jose Gomez
Date: March 12, 2013
Docket Number: 11-20911
Total E&P USA, Inc. v. Kerr-McGee Oil and Gas Corp, et al  
Date: March 12, 2013
Docket Number: 11-30038

Justia Opinion Summary: This case involved a contractual interpretation dispute over whether overriding royalties were payable out of the initial oil and gas production from a tract of land on the outer continental shelf (OCS) adjacent to Louis...

USA v. Daniel Mendoza
Date: March 12, 2013
Docket Number: 11-41165
USA v. Eric Lopez-Cano
Date: March 12, 2013
Docket Number: 11-41412
USA v. Piere Jones
Date: March 12, 2013
Docket Number: 11-50493
Jose Nava-Duran v. USA, et al
Date: March 12, 2013
Docket Number: 11-50742
USA v. Jesus Munoz-Garcia
Date: March 12, 2013
Docket Number: 11-51278
USA v. Cedric Gray
Date: March 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10217
USA v. Danny Alexander
Date: March 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10854
USA v. Ignacio Diaz
Date: March 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20047
Smith Maritime, Inc. v. L/B Kaitlin Eymard
Date: March 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30378
USA v. Darkhan Utimissov
Date: March 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30382
Steven Rushing v. Bd of Suprs Univ of LA Systems,
Date: March 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30564
Smoothie King Franchises, Inc. v. Southside Smooth
Date: March 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30647
USA v. Ramiro Reyes-Sanchez
Date: March 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30734
David Cobb v. City of Harahan, Louisiana, et al
Date: March 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30917
USA v. Juan Guaraca-Dominguez
Date: March 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40533
USA v. Sergio Calixto-Calderon
Date: March 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40560
USA v. William Mackeil
Date: March 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50157
USA v. Clifton Rivers
Date: March 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50187
USA v. Tara Carter
Date: March 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50309
Alan Uresti v. David Berchelmann, et al
Date: March 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50336
USA v. Kenneth Lewis
Date: March 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50367
Juan Gonzalez v. City of San Antonio
Date: March 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50472
Sergio Frias v. USA, et al
Date: March 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50910
Amin Momin, et al v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: March 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60038
Michael Goins v. DOWCP, et al
Date: March 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60380
USA v. Noel Garcia
Date: March 11, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10367
Mariner Energy, Inc., et al v. Devon Energy Produc
Date: March 11, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20147
Douglas Freuler v. Robert Parker, Jr., et al
Date: March 11, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20260
Kathleen O'Brien v. Hartford Life & Acidnt Ins Co
Date: March 11, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30641
Farhat Kazmi, et al v. BAC Home Loans Servicing, L
Date: March 11, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40707
United States v. Cancino-Trinidad  
Date: March 8, 2013
Docket Number: 11-41344

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant pleaded guilty to illegal reentry and on appeal, he asserted that the imposition of a three-year term of supervised release (SR) was procedurally and substantively unreasonable. Even assuming the district court...

USA v. Bernel Ruiz
Date: March 8, 2013
Docket Number: 11-50776
USA v. Barry Harrell
Date: March 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10605
Charles Stringer v. Ed Peters, et al
Date: March 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20271
Gwendolyn Jones v. BP Amoco Chemical Co.
Date: March 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20337
Tu Nguyen v. Bank of America, N.A.
Date: March 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20573
USA v. Lionel Cureaux, Sr.
Date: March 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30361
USA v. Brandy Rogers
Date: March 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30650
USA v. Galdino Garcia
Date: March 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40423
Ann Wagenfuhr v. BP Products North America
Date: March 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40783
USA v. Bobby Ladd
Date: March 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50512
Estate of Martin Luther King v. Howard Ballou
Date: March 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60306
Paul Evans v. Brenda Sims, et al
Date: March 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60563
Matt Wenthold v. City of Farmers Branch, Texas, et
Date: March 7, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10278
USA v. Ricardo Young, Jr.
Date: March 7, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30464
Leonid Demine v. USA, et al
Date: March 7, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50866
Curtis, et al v. Anthony, et al  
Date: March 6, 2013
Docket Number: 11-20906

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs appealed the district court's grant of summary judgment on their claims under 42 U.S.C. 1983 in favor of defendants. Plaintiffs challenged defendants' reliance on dog-scent lineups, which Defendant Pikett cond...

USA v. Marthella Broadus
Date: March 6, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10395
Roy Perkins, Jr. v. USA
Date: March 6, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10532
USA v. Kevin Brooks
Date: March 6, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10573
Alexander Assariathu, et al v. Lone Star Hlth Mgmt
Date: March 6, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10730
USA v. Fausto Ortiz-Cuevas
Date: March 6, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40837
Jose Castro Perez v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: March 6, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60206
Bennie Hutchins v. Thomas Vilsack
Date: March 6, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60288
Joseph Karichu v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: March 6, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60392
Donna Clyce v. Hunt County Texas, et al
Date: March 5, 2013
Docket Number: 11-11133
USA v. Reed Bryant
Date: March 5, 2013
Docket Number: 11-11231
Richards v. Thaler  
Date: March 5, 2013
Docket Number: 11-20803

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner appealed the district court's dismissal of his habeas corpus petition as time-barred because it was filed after the one-year deadline. Petitioner contended that the district court erred by deeming the date the...

USA v. Arnold Avellaneda
Date: March 5, 2013
Docket Number: 11-20811
Playboy Enterprises, Inc. v. Javier Sanchez-Campuz
Date: March 5, 2013
Docket Number: 11-41006
Brenda Mitchell v. Sikorsky Aircraft
Date: March 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10523
USA v. Edward Blake
Date: March 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20126
Daniels Health Sciences, L.L.C v. Vascular Health Sciences, L.L.C.  
Date: March 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20599

Justia Opinion Summary: DHS sued VHS for misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of contract, and trademark violations. DHS engaged VHS to market and sell the drug Provasca. After that relationship ended, VHS began to manufacture, market, and...

USA v. Juan Briseno-Nerio
Date: March 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40871
USA v. Jason Neff
Date: March 5, 2013
Docket Number: 13-10059
USA v. Thurman Kitchen
Date: March 4, 2013
Docket Number: 11-10193
Donna Clyce, et al v. Hunt County Texas, et al
Date: March 4, 2013
Docket Number: 11-10950
Wells Fargo Bank National Assn v. TX Grand Prairie Hotel Realty, et al  
Date: March 4, 2013
Docket Number: 11-11109

Justia Opinion Summary: Wells Fargo appealed from a district court decision affirming confirmation of a Chapter 11 cramdown plan. Debtors had obtained a loan from Morgan Stanley to renovate hotel properties and Wells Fargo eventually acquired t...

USA v. Christian Wallstrum
Date: March 4, 2013
Docket Number: 11-11228
USA v. Dane Clark
Date: March 4, 2013
Docket Number: 11-11230
United States v. Wallstrum  
Date: March 4, 2013
Docket Numbers: 11-11228, 11-11230, 11-11231

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants Wallstrum, Clark, and Bryant appealed the denial of their motions to suppress evidence seized during two traffic stops. Defendants pleaded guilty to conspiracy to possess cocaine with intent to distribute. The...

Mary Walker, et al v. Institutional Div of TDCJ
Date: March 4, 2013
Docket Number: 11-20628
USA v. Felipe Molina-Uribe
Date: March 4, 2013
Docket Number: 11-40952
USA v. Gregorio Segura-Resendez
Date: March 4, 2013
Docket Number: 11-41148
USA v. Marcus Grace
Date: March 4, 2013
Docket Number: 11-50835
John Quaak v. State of Texas, et al
Date: March 4, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10807
Juan Carrasco v. City of Bryan, Texas
Date: March 4, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20235
USA v. Clyde Pontefract
Date: March 4, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30094
In Re: Deepwater Horizon  
Date: March 4, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30230

Justia Opinion Summary: This case stemmed from the explosion and sinking of Transocean's Deepwater Horizon in April 2010. At issue were the obligations of Transocean's primary and excess-liability insurers to cover BP's pollution-related liabil...

USA v. Daniel Deschenes
Date: March 4, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30563
USA v. Kevin Phillips
Date: March 4, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30735
Raymond Fobbs v. Daniel Davis, et al
Date: March 4, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30903
Farenco Shipping Co., Ltd. v. Farenco Shipping Pte
Date: March 4, 2013
Docket Number: 12-31154
PPI Technology Services, L.P. v. Liberty Mutual In
Date: March 4, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40189
Christopher Wright v. Judson Weaver, et al
Date: March 4, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40421
USA v. David Manuel
Date: March 4, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40683
USA v. David Manuel
Date: March 4, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40704
Saifullah Ranjha v. Michael Carvajal
Date: March 4, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40911
Dario Morrow v. Rivera
Date: March 4, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40960
USA v. Apolinar Estrada-Loya
Date: March 4, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50318
Amrollah v. Napolitano, et al  
Date: March 4, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50357

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, a citizen and national of Iran, filed suit seeking relief under the Administrative Procedures Act, 5 U.S.C. 704 and 706, and the Declaratory Judgment Act, 28 U.S.C. 2201(a), when plaintiff's application to obt...

USA v. Cody Lester-Ochoa
Date: March 4, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50489
USA v. Destiny Williams
Date: March 4, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50659
Venilton Da Silva-Moreira, et al v. Eric Holder, J
Date: March 4, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60203
Bing Li v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: March 4, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60292
Nelson Gongora v. Rick Thaler, Director
Date: March 1, 2013
Docket Number: 07-70031
Erasmo Armandaris-Banuelos v. USA, et al
Date: March 1, 2013
Docket Number: 10-51131
USA v. Mark Talamini
Date: March 1, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10482
USA v. Julio Jurado-Rincon
Date: March 1, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50447
United States v. Duque-Hernandez  
Date: February 28, 2013
Docket Number: 11-40642

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant pleaded guilty to illegal reentry after deportation and was sentenced to 51 months of imprisonment. On appeal, defendant challenged the district court's application of a twelve-level adjustment to his base offe...

Fire Eagle, L.L.C. v. Bischoff, et al  
Date: February 28, 2013
Docket Number: 11-51057

Justia Opinion Summary: Fire Eagle appealed the district court's decision affirming a bankruptcy court's grants of summary judgment in two consolidated matters. The court held that the bankruptcy court's jurisdiction extended to the underlying...

NLRB v. Arkema, Inc.  
Date: February 28, 2013
Docket Number: 11-60877

Justia Opinion Summary: The Board applied for enforcement of its order upholding a decision of an ALJ invalidating a decertification election based on findings that, inter alia, Arkema violated the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), 29 U.S.C....

First American Title Ins. Co. v. Continental Casualty Co.  
Date: February 28, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30336

Justia Opinion Summary: First American appealed the district court's grant of CNA's motion for summary judgment. First American challenged the district court's conclusion that a claims-made-and-reported policy's requirement that conditioned cov...

Lisa Learmonth v. Sears, Roebuck & Co.
Date: February 27, 2013
Docket Number: 09-60651
USA v. Kenric Rodney
Date: February 27, 2013
Docket Number: 11-31205
USA v. Felipe Molina-Uribe
Date: February 27, 2013
Docket Number: 11-40952
Mikki Kalina, et al v. Brazoria County, Texas
Date: February 27, 2013
Docket Number: 11-41240
Wardell Moore v. Rick Thaler, Director
Date: February 27, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20495
Nobles Construction, L.L.C. v. Washington Parish,
Date: February 27, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30675
Regina Jackson, et al v. John Ford, et al
Date: February 27, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50355
Debra Simmons-Myers v. Caesars Entertainment Corp.
Date: February 27, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60592
Arnold Schroeder, Jr. v. Kern Wildenthal, et al
Date: February 26, 2013
Docket Number: 11-11241
Corina Allen v. Radio One of Texas II, L.L.C.
Date: February 26, 2013
Docket Number: 11-20781
Klein v. Nabors Drilling USA, L.P.  
Date: February 26, 2013
Docket Number: 11-30824

Justia Opinion Summary: Nabors appealed the district court's denial of its motion to compel the arbitration of plaintiff's age discrimination claim. When plaintiff began working for Nabors, plaintiff signed an Employee Acknowledgment Form indic...

Western Real Estate Equities v. Village at Camp Bowie I, L.P.  
Date: February 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10271

Justia Opinion Summary: Western appealed a bankruptcy court order confirming a Chapter 11 cramdown plan and denying Western's motion for relief from the automatic stay. The court expressly rejected Matter of Windsor on the River Associates, Ltd...

USA v. Eduardo Muro-Flores
Date: February 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20146
McKnight Mcgee, et al v. State Farm Fire & Casualt
Date: February 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30429
Otis Sartin, et al v. State Farm Fire & Casualty C
Date: February 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30501
Catherine Williams v. State Farm Fire & Casualty C
Date: February 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30502
Leah Jourdain, et al v. State Farm Fire & Casualty
Date: February 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30616
Morris Jordan, et al v. State Farm Fire & Casualty
Date: February 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30621
Travella McIntosh v. State Farm Fire & Casualty Co
Date: February 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30622
Alvin Jackson, et al v. State Farm Fire & Casualty
Date: February 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30624
Michelle Stogner v. Chris Sturdivant, et al
Date: February 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30867
USA v. Israel Gonzalez
Date: February 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40087
USA v. Edwin Hernandez
Date: February 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40243
USA v. Marco Guzman-Velasquez
Date: February 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40321
Texas Medical Providers, et al v. David Lakey, et
Date: February 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50291
Joel Garcia-Gonzalez v. USA, et al
Date: February 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-51053
Rodney Roebuck v. Dothan Security, Incorporated, e
Date: February 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60649
Aleem Hussain v. USA, et al
Date: February 25, 2013
Docket Number: 11-50414
USA v. Luis Gonzales-Contreras
Date: February 25, 2013
Docket Number: 11-51083
USA v. Adrian Huerta
Date: February 25, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10042
Ahmed Shabazz v. City of Houston, et al
Date: February 25, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20312
USA v. Derrick Bates
Date: February 25, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30567
Nicky Landor v. Lamartiniere, et al
Date: February 25, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30944
USA v. Victor Garza
Date: February 25, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40377
Aqua Operations, Incorporated v. City of Kyle, Tex
Date: February 25, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50167
USA v. Pedro Torres-Vasquez
Date: February 25, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50173
Arturo Prado v. City of Fredericksburg Police, et
Date: February 25, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50708
Everett Watson v. Fluor Daniels, Incorporated
Date: February 25, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50730
Rudy Sanchez v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: February 25, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60124
USA v. Carlos Moore
Date: February 22, 2013
Docket Number: 10-30555
Thrasher v. Amarillo Police Dept, et al  
Date: February 22, 2013
Docket Number: 11-10153

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff brought suit against a law enforcement officer, the City of Amarillo, and other defendants, alleging that the officer had wrongfully arrested him two years earlier. On appeal, plaintiff challenged the district...

USA v. Larry Duffie
Date: February 22, 2013
Docket Number: 11-10544
Danny Perkins v. TDCJ - Correctional Inst Div, et
Date: February 22, 2013
Docket Number: 11-10615
Mid-Continent Casualty Co. v. Eland Energy Inc., et al  
Date: February 22, 2013
Docket Number: 11-10649

Justia Opinion Summary: Sundown claimed that Mid-Continent prematurely tendered the limits of Sundown's primary and umbrella policies while undercutting Sundown's ability to defend a class action suit for environmental damage following Hurrican...

John Lindsey v. Burl Cain, Warden
Date: February 22, 2013
Docket Number: 11-30910
Wesley Everett v. Chris Baca, et al
Date: February 22, 2013
Docket Number: 11-40716
USA v. Ransom Nyamaharo
Date: February 22, 2013
Docket Number: 11-40750
United States v. Woerner  
Date: February 22, 2013
Docket Number: 11-41380

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his conviction for two counts of possession of child pornography and three counts of distribution of child pornography. The court held that the good faith exception to the exclusionary rule applied to...

Jose Balleza-Escamilla v. USA, et al
Date: February 22, 2013
Docket Number: 11-50466
USA v. Mario Lopez-Perez
Date: February 22, 2013
Docket Number: 11-51209
USA v. Wendell Blount
Date: February 22, 2013
Docket Number: 11-60764
Scott Turner v. AmericaHomeKey, Incorporated, et a
Date: February 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10277
USA v. Jesus Gamez
Date: February 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10304
USA v. Liandio Rios, III
Date: February 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10565
Lance Puig, et al v. Citibank, N.A.
Date: February 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10609
USA v. Quincy Levine
Date: February 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10774
ARV Offshore Company, Limited v. Con-Dive, L.L.C.
Date: February 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20098
William Stewart v. Joe Keffer
Date: February 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30115
Don Jackson v. Grow & Son's, Incorporated
Date: February 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30386
Canal Indemnity Company v. Oralia Sanchez
Date: February 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40209
USA v. Enrique Vega-Milian
Date: February 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40299
USA v. Pedro Campos-Contreras
Date: February 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40300
USA v. David Garcia-Roque
Date: February 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40455
USA v. Eduardo Garza
Date: February 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40459
USA v. Maria De La Cruz
Date: February 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50113
USA v. Jose Vicharelly
Date: February 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50197
Jaime Hernandez v. Martha Johnson
Date: February 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50338
USA v. Martin Cobb
Date: February 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50616
Michael Randell v. Jason Rios, et al
Date: February 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50696
Kelley McFarland v. Dawn Grounds, et al
Date: February 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50881
James Deaver v. Claude Maye
Date: February 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50886
Kong Yang v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: February 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60239
Alpha Oluga v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: February 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60250
Raphiel Davis v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: February 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60541
USA v. Thelbert Lesure
Date: February 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60562
USA v. Jose Benitez-Osorio
Date: February 21, 2013
Docket Number: 11-40582
USA v. Charles Johnson
Date: February 21, 2013
Docket Number: 11-51256
Kariuki v. Tarango, et al  
Date: February 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10174

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff appealed the district court's grant of summary judgment to defendants. Plaintiff had petitioned under 8 U.S.C. 1421(c) for review of his denied naturalization application but the district court determined that...

Brannon Properties, L.L.C. v. Chesapeake Operating
Date: February 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30306
USA v. Leo Haymond, III
Date: February 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30638
William Mercer v. USA, et al
Date: February 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30762
USA v. Delfino Martinez-Hernandez
Date: February 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40149
USA v. Jose Ornelas-Ledezma
Date: February 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40350
Eric Watkins v. Michael Garrett
Date: February 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40529
USA v. George Rodriguez, Jr.
Date: February 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50262
Louis McCasland, Jr., et al v. City of Castroville
Date: February 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50840
Franco Berriozabal De Chavez v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: February 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60253
Max Moussazadeh v. Texas Dept of Crim Justice, et
Date: February 20, 2013
Docket Number: 09-40400
Liberty Mutual Insurance, Co. v. Hisaw & Assoc Gen
Date: February 20, 2013
Docket Number: 11-11012
Adam Frank v. Burl Cain, Warden
Date: February 20, 2013
Docket Number: 11-31036
Floyd Donley, Sr. v. Hudsons Salvage, L.L.C., et a
Date: February 20, 2013
Docket Number: 11-31159
USA v. Pablo Palacios-Rios
Date: February 20, 2013
Docket Number: 11-40913
United States v. Renda  
Date: February 20, 2013
Docket Number: 11-41203

Justia Opinion Summary: This case arose out of a government contract to dredge a portion of the Houston-Galveston navigation channel. At issue was the scope of a corporate officer's personal liability under 31 U.S.C. 3713 (the Priority Statute)...

USA v. Javary Trigg
Date: February 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10237
Kassan Morgan v. Richard Barnett, Jr., et al
Date: February 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10651
USA v. David Coronado
Date: February 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20067
USA v. Richard Bell
Date: February 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20341
USA v. Michael Amacker
Date: February 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30304
USA v. Gerald York, Jr.
Date: February 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30544
Derrick Allen v. U.S. Dept of Homeland Security, e
Date: February 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30760
James Sutton v. Larry Deen, et al
Date: February 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30980
United States v. Perez-Solis  
Date: February 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40056

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted with possession with intent to distribute fifty grams or more of methamphetamine and conspiracy to do the same. Defendant transported four pounds of methamphetamine that was secreted within a cool...

USA v. Alvaro Escobar
Date: February 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40150
USA v. Rayford Leach
Date: February 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40926
USA v. Dwaun Guidry
Date: February 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50299
USA v. Charles Deatherage
Date: February 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50526
Brian Landry v. G.C. Constructors
Date: February 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60104
Gerson Martinez-Martinez v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: February 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60257
Fred Haag v. Infrasource Corporate Services, et al
Date: February 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60259
In Re: Carl Blue
Date: February 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-20086
Carl Blue v. Rick Thaler, Director
Date: February 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-70008
USA v. Phillip Canada
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 11-10862
USA v. Dane Medlock
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 11-10949
USA v. Buddy Anderson
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 11-10986
USA v. Magdaleno Torres-Lozano
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 11-11218
USA v. Israel Perez-Pinon
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 11-20769
USA v. Cesar Castillo
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 11-41369
Will Aguilar v. Williamson County, Texas, et al
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 11-51069
USA v. Terry Sillers
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10130
USA v. Patrick Gainus
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10152
USA v. Adarreon Cain
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10200
United States v. Caudill  
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10292

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his conviction under 18 U.S.C. 2422(b) for attempting to persuade, induce, or entice individuals whom he believed were eleven and thirteen years old to engage in sexual activity for which a person coul...

USA v. Alejandro Medina
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10379
USA v. Lewis Lane
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10434
USA v. James Nealy
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10442
USA v. Javier Dominguez
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10461
USA v. Gary Jackson
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10509
Innovation First Intl, Inc. v. Zuru, Incorporated
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10511
USA v. Jose Arriaga-Morales
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10522
USA v. Allen Azaryan
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10580
USA v. Rubisel Reynoso-Espinoza
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10649
USA v. Domingo Castellon
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10662
USA v. Eduardo Armendaris-Ramos
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10667
USA v. Darwyn Lewis
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10771
Jeffery Richie v. Wharton Cty Shrf Dept STAR, et a
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20014
USA v. Francisco Rivera
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20076
USA v. John Scott
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20125
John Quaak v. Yeager, et al
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20231
USA v. Lavarry Carter
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20320
USA v. Lucio Rios-Vasquez
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20340
USA v. Wilbert West
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30391
USA v. Wayne Davis
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30555
USA v. Lawrence Chatman, Jr.
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30559
USA v. Lauralyn Thompson
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30590
USA v. Charlie Ross, Jr.
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30609
USA v. Deshawn Lomas
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30652
USA v. Martin Mata
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40002
USA v. Eric Alberty
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40054
USA v. Leo Collins
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40094
USA v. Ramiro Morin-Davila
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40206
USA v. Benjamin Rodriguez-Juarez
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40210
USA v. Ernesto Moreno
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40267
USA v. Gerardo Banda, Jr.
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40308
USA v. Mario Mena-Parra
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40310
USA v. Juan Garcia-Lemus
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40356
Patrick Knoles v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., et al
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40369
USA v. Joshua Bradford
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40373
USA v. Walter Gonzalez-Donis
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40414
USA v. Rodolfo Ramos-Gonzalez
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40431
USA v. Javier Martinez-Camacho
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40441
USA v. Anselmo Garcia-Gonzalez
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40453
USA v. Fausto Gonzalez-Gonzalez
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40471
USA v. Jose Valdivia-Contreras
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40486
USA v. Visnhu Vazquez-Hernandez
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40498
USA v. Reyes Rodriguez-Armijo
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40571
USA v. Saul Duarte-Saucedo
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40585
USA v. Sergio Montoya-Jimenez
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40602
USA v. Juan Gracia-Montelongo
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40603
USA v. Salamon Rios-Hernandez
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40619
USA v. Jose Mendez Rocha
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40627
USA v. Francisco Ovieda Medina
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40628
USA v. Juan Chino-Marcial
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40682
USA v. Alejandro Munoz
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40723
USA v. Adan Gomez
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40804
USA v. Juan Saldana-Tovar
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40836
USA v. Jason Baker
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50192
USA v. Sean Corsey
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50310
USA v. Rafael Ramirez-Perez
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50390
USA v. Felipe Barrientos
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50514
USA v. Shelton Hopkins, Jr.
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50595
Gearlds, Jr. v. Entergy Services, Inc., et al  
Date: February 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60461

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff appealed from the district court's dismissal of his suit alleging claims of equitable estoppel and breach of fiduciary duties pursuant to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), 29 U.S.C. 1...

United States v. Heard, Jr., et al  
Date: February 18, 2013
Docket Number: 11-20323

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants Heard and Lambert were convicted of conspiracy to defraud the United States by failing to pay and impeding the IRS's collection of employment taxes. Heard was convicted of additional offenses. Both defendants...

Seven Arts Pictures, Inc., et al v. Jonesfilm
Date: February 18, 2013
Docket Number: 11-31124
United States v. Mitchell  
Date: February 18, 2013
Docket Number: 11-51084

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was found not guilty of second degree murder by reason of insanity and was committed to the Attorney General's custody under 18 U.S.C. 4243(e). Defendant was subsequently found to no longer be a substantial ris...

Rogers v. Boatright, et al  
Date: February 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20063

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff appealed the district court's sua sponte dismissal of his civil rights complaint as frivolous and for failure to state a claim upon which relief could be granted. The court held that the district court abused i...

USA v. Jorge Mosquera
Date: February 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20177
Fernando Iturralde v. Shaw Group, Inc.
Date: February 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30512
USA v. Jose Zuniga-Martinez
Date: February 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40832
USA v. Enrique Mendoza-Contreras
Date: February 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50267
USA v. Enrique Mendoza-Contreras
Date: February 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50273
USA v. Jesus Garza
Date: February 15, 2013
Docket Number: 11-10543
USA v. Rudolph Tatum, Jr.
Date: February 15, 2013
Docket Number: 11-11079
Eduardo Vasconcelos v. Michelly Batista
Date: February 15, 2013
Docket Number: 11-41204
United States v. Gonzalez-Garcia  
Date: February 15, 2013
Docket Number: 11-41365

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant conditionally pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance. On appeal, defendant challenged the district court's partial denial of his motion to suppress. The district court fou...

Tekelec, Incorporated v. Verint Systems, Incorpora
Date: February 15, 2013
Docket Number: 11-41408
United States v. Hernandes  
Date: February 15, 2013
Docket Number: 11-50669

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute cocaine and methamphetamine. After the district court denied defendant's motion for relief from judgment under Rule 60(b)(6)...

Heights Melrose Group, L.L.C. v. ICity Condo, Inc.
Date: February 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20156
Ins Co. of the State of PA, et al v. Dir, Off of W
Date: February 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20228
USA v. Brian Spurlin
Date: February 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30318
Brian Glotfelty v. Tammy Karas, et al
Date: February 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30532
Kyide Tolbert v. James LeBlanc, et al
Date: February 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30644
Ernest Banda v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: February 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60310
Luis Ibanez Perez, et al v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: February 14, 2013
Docket Number: 11-60611
Cambridge Consulting Grp, Inc. v. Bank of America,
Date: February 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10232
Penny Morris, et al v. Wyeth, Incorporated, et al
Date: February 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30319
Dannie Hayward v. Forcht Wade Correctional Ctr, et
Date: February 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30321
USA v. Gannon Johnson
Date: February 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30484
Dennis Laravia v. Fred Cerise, et al
Date: February 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-30754
USA v. Jesse Gutierrez
Date: February 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50028
USA v. Roger Mata
Date: February 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50087
Ronnie Burton v. Malcolm McMillin, et al
Date: February 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-60358
USA v. Javier Hernandez
Date: February 13, 2013
Docket Number: 11-41377
Tekelec, Inc. v. Verint Systems, Inc.  
Date: February 13, 2013
Docket Number: 11-41408

Justia Opinion Summary: This appeal arose out of a contract dispute between Verint and Tekelec where Tekelec sought a right to payment stemming from a patent dispute between two corporate entities not directly involved in this appeal. The distr...

Jose Lopez, et al v. Genter's Detailing, Inc., et
Date: February 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-10220
Republic of Ecuador, et al v. Connor, et al  
Date: February 13, 2013
Docket Numbers: 12-20122, 12-20123

Justia Opinion Summary: This case stemmed from Chevron's involvement in litigation over the alleged environmental contamination of oil fields in Ecuador. Ecuador sought discovery from John Connor and GSI Environmental, his company, for use in a...

Republic of Ecuador, et al v. GSI Environmental, I
Date: February 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-20123
Priester, Jr., et al v. JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A., et al  
Date: February 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-40032

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs sued for a declaratory judgment that the lien on their homestead was void and that the mortgage holder was required to forfeit all principal and interest. Plaintiffs also sought damages for defamation. The cou...

Gillie Thurby, Jr. v. Greg Abbott, et al
Date: February 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-50770
Smith v. Cain  
Date: February 11, 2013
Docket Number: 10-30665

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner sought federal habeas relief raising Batson v. Kentucky claims. The court subsequently granted petitioner a Certificate of Appealability (COA) on the limited issue of comparative juror analysis required by Mil...