2015 Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals Case Law

Opinions 1 - 500 of 3287

Benedict Emesowum v. Terri Llagostera, et al
Date: December 31, 2015
Docket Number: 14-20458
USA v. Carlos Emanuel-Fuentes
Date: December 31, 2015
Docket Number: 14-41236
USA v. Sammy Salazar
Date: December 31, 2015
Docket Number: 14-51299
USA v. Juan Perez-Vital
Date: December 31, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10219
Robertson v. Chevron  
Date: December 31, 2015
Docket Number: 15-30920

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed suit in Louisiana state court alleging personal and property damages stemming from oil pipe-cleaning operations. After the case was removed to federal court under the Class Action Fairness Act (CAFA), 28...

USA v. Michael Neria
Date: December 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-11097
USA v. Jose Iglesias
Date: December 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-31288
USA v. Ronald Seabridge
Date: December 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-41240
USA v. Valentin Monjaras-Pichardo
Date: December 30, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10491
State of Louisiana v. Kelvin Wells
Date: December 30, 2015
Docket Number: 15-30263
USA v. Emilio Padilla
Date: December 30, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40180
USA v. Juan Deniz-Ramirez
Date: December 30, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50295
USA v. Terrance Montgomery
Date: December 29, 2015
Docket Number: 14-11181
Southwest Securities, FSB v. Segner, Jr.  
Date: December 29, 2015
Docket Number: 14-41463

Justia Opinion Summary: Debtor owned a candle factory with three outstanding mortgages. Southwest had the largest security interest. After the trustee unsuccessfully attempted to sell the property and realize the equity for the estate, the trus...

USA v. Gonazlo Delgado Razo
Date: December 29, 2015
Docket Number: 15-20251
Lozovyy v. Kurtz  
Date: December 29, 2015
Docket Number: 15-30086

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against defendants for allegedly stating during a conference call that he destroyed and/or stole research data. The district court granted defendants' special motion to strike the claim under Louisia...

Jeffrey Morris v. Corrections Corp. of America, et
Date: December 29, 2015
Docket Number: 15-30383
Tenia Dottin v. Texas Dept of Criminal Justice
Date: December 29, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40109
USA v. Mark Goetz
Date: December 29, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50539
USA v. Michael Roberson
Date: December 28, 2015
Docket Number: 14-11011
Todd Summers v. U.S. Federal Bureau of Prisons, et
Date: December 28, 2015
Docket Number: 14-11339
USA v. Rudolfo Carranza-Maldonado
Date: December 28, 2015
Docket Number: 14-20749
USA v. Kenny Iroegbu
Date: December 28, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10275
Veronica Hernandez v. City of Lubbock Texas, et al
Date: December 28, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10464
Carol Paselk v. Bayview Loan Servicing, L.L.C.
Date: December 28, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40344
Machete Prod. v. Page  
Date: December 28, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50120

Justia Opinion Summary: Machete, a film production company, filed suit claiming that a Texas film incentive program was unconstitutional under the First Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, and Texas Constitution. The district court dismissed all o...

USA v. Bernardo Macias-Ortiz
Date: December 28, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50449
Thomas Sawyer v. Director, TDCJ-ID
Date: December 23, 2015
Docket Number: 14-11164
Thomas Sawyer v. TDCJ
Date: December 23, 2015
Docket Number: 14-11165
Thomas Sawyer v. Director TDCJ-CID, et al
Date: December 23, 2015
Docket Number: 14-11174
Nelson Romero v. Johnny Sausceda, et al
Date: December 23, 2015
Docket Number: 14-11351
Benedict Emesowum v. Christmas Morgan
Date: December 23, 2015
Docket Number: 14-20686
United States v. Hebert  
Date: December 23, 2015
Docket Numbers: 14-31405, 14-31407

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his sentence of 92 years of imprisonment after he pleaded guilty to a series of counts involving bank fraud. The court concluded that the district court did not clearly err in making a finding of secon...

USA v. Mark Hebert
Date: December 23, 2015
Docket Number: 14-31407
USA, et al v. Cesar Hernandez
Date: December 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10139
Evanston Insurance Company v. Lapolla Industries,
Date: December 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-20213
Allen v. C & H Distributors, L.L.C.,  
Date: December 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-30330

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed a personal injury suit against defendants for alleged workplace injuries to Helen Allen. Defendants argued that the suit should be barred by judicial estoppel because plaintiffs failed to disclose the pe...

USA v. Melvin Boutte
Date: December 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-30510
USA v. Timothy Harris, Jr.
Date: December 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40200
USA v. Jose Gonzalez
Date: December 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40222
USA v. Eric Velasquez-Osman
Date: December 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50216
USA v. Leonel Wilson-Hooker
Date: December 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50476
J. Ramsey, Jr. v. Merrial Lee, et al
Date: December 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-60242
Anderson Wallace, Jr. v. Magnolia Family Services,
Date: December 22, 2015
Docket Number: 14-31185
Douglas Perez-Reyes v. Loretta Lynch
Date: December 22, 2015
Docket Number: 14-60833
Donovan Evans v. Jimmie Cessna
Date: December 22, 2015
Docket Number: 14-60883
Anderson Wallace, Jr. v. Magnolia Family Svcs, L.L
Date: December 22, 2015
Docket Number: 15-30374
Scott Scher, et al v. Deutsche Bank Trust Company,
Date: December 22, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40570
USA v. Milvia Hernandez-Lorenzo
Date: December 22, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50227
USA v. Candelario Hernandez-Rodriguez
Date: December 22, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50229
USA v. Candelario Hernandez-Rodriguez
Date: December 22, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50230
USA v. Jorge Morales
Date: December 22, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50250
Emily Hu v. Makoto Haneda, et al
Date: December 22, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50369
USA v. Daniel Martinez-Villescas
Date: December 22, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50434
Donovan Evans v. Whitney Wright, et al
Date: December 22, 2015
Docket Number: 15-60114
USA v. Jennifer Panos
Date: December 21, 2015
Docket Number: 14-31335
USA v. James Panos
Date: December 21, 2015
Docket Number: 14-31337
USA v. Reynaldo Suazo-Mejia
Date: December 21, 2015
Docket Number: 14-40674
USA v. David Lopez-Briones, et al
Date: December 21, 2015
Docket Number: 14-50970
USA v. Martin Gutierrez
Date: December 21, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10349
USA v. Luis Pena
Date: December 21, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10419
Carlos Love v. Kelly Siegler
Date: December 21, 2015
Docket Number: 15-20107
USA v. Khosrow Afghahi
Date: December 21, 2015
Docket Number: 15-20465
Kendricka Sandifer v. Orleans Parish Government, e
Date: December 21, 2015
Docket Number: 15-30308
State of Texas, et al v. USA, et al
Date: December 21, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40326
James Niblock v. Mike Pearce
Date: December 21, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50074
USA v. Leocadio Carrillo-Gonzales
Date: December 21, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50156
USA v. Saul Ruiz
Date: December 21, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50192
Emily Hu v. Makoto Haneda, et al
Date: December 21, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50369
USA v. Alfredo Sierra-Jaimes
Date: December 21, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50382
USA v. Alfredo Sierra-Jaimes
Date: December 21, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50383
Beatrice Luna, et al v. Texas Department of Pub Sf
Date: December 18, 2015
Docket Number: 13-10899
USA v. Dwayne Patterson
Date: December 18, 2015
Docket Number: 14-30962
John Mantiply, et al v. USA
Date: December 18, 2015
Docket Number: 14-31349
In Re: Robert Booker
Date: December 18, 2015
Docket Number: 14-41194
George Foxx v. My Vintage Baby, Incorporated, et a
Date: December 18, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40067
USA v. Marco Ramirez-Garcia
Date: December 18, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40261
John Walker v. Transfrontera CV de SA
Date: December 18, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40541
Ira Brewer, et al v. Bank of America, N.A., et al
Date: December 18, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40682
USA v. Merlo Amador-Sanchez
Date: December 18, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40862
USA v. Charles Johnson
Date: December 18, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50570
USA v. Melvin Benitez, et al
Date: December 17, 2015
Docket Number: 14-40046
USA v. Santos Casas
Date: December 17, 2015
Docket Number: 14-40921
United States v. Caravayo  
Date: December 17, 2015
Docket Number: 14-50773

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant, convicted of possessing child pornography, appealed the district court's imposition of a supervised release condition that bars him from dating any adult with minor children. The court concluded that the datin...

Zhixin Chen v. Loretta Lynch
Date: December 17, 2015
Docket Number: 14-60744
Veronica Hernandez v. City of Lubbock Texas, et al
Date: December 17, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10464
USA v. David Barry
Date: December 17, 2015
Docket Number: 15-20049
Pat Hensley v. Willie Shaw, et al
Date: December 17, 2015
Docket Number: 15-30389
USA v. Pedro Rodriguez, III
Date: December 17, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40744
Corazon McDonald v. John McHugh
Date: December 17, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50078
Lawrence v. FHLMC  
Date: December 17, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50515

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs appealed the district court's grant of summary judgment for Wells Fargo in a suit stemming from plaintiffs' default on a home mortgage. Plaintiff asserted claims for common-law fraud and fraudulent inducement....

Kevan Brumfield v. Burl Cain, Warden
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 12-30256
USA v. Sergio Castillo-Guerra
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-11312
USA v. Carol Lopez
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-20762
USA v. Benjamin Reyes-Fuentes
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-40594
USA v. Gustavo Ayala-Aleman
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-40842
USA v. Leopoldo Garcia-Maldonado
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-40851
USA v. Juan Estrada
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-40857
Collins v. Sidharthan  
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-41226

Justia Opinion Summary: This case arose out of an alleged power of attorney agreement between appellant and KSRP, which was signed by appellee, an officer and 50% owner of PYK, the general partner of KSRP. On appeal, appellant challenged the di...

USA v. Carlos Sauceda-Cuellar
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-41400
USA v. Valentin Maldonado-Alameda
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-41435
Marquita Higgins v. Lufkin Industries, Inc.
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-41440
USA v. Catrina Conner
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-50512
USA v. Alfredo Juarez-Salgado
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-50945
USA v. Martin Caballero-Moreno
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-51346
USA v. Randy West
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10093
USA v. Damon McClendon
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10159
USA v. Eduardo Cantillo
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10258
Liberty Insurance Corporation v. Dixie Electric, L
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10279
USA v. Juan Serna-Herrera
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10330
Alix Washington, et al v. Bank of America, N.A.
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10496
Stephanie Odle v. Wal-Mart Stores, Incorporated
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10571
Hartfield v. Osborne  
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-20275

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner filed a petition for habeas corpus relief under 28 U.S.C. 2241, arguing that his right to a speedy trial had been violated by the State of Texas because the State had held him in prison for approximately thirt...

Alvin Schiro v. Office Depot, Incorporated, et al
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-30066
Pat Hensley v. Willie Shaw, et al
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-30389
USA v. Arturo Hernandez-Del Angel
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40056
USA v. Juan Amaya
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40250
USA v. Jorge Rodriguez-Penaloza
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40251
USA v. Juan Dominguez
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40257
USA, et al v. Silvestre Santacruz-Hernandez
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40262
USA v. Odorico Ocampo-Marcos
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40279
USA v. Leonel Barrios-Rodriguez
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40300
USA v. Marvin Shilling
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40356
USA v. Herminio Velasquez-Lopez
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40444
USA v. Hector Salazar-Anzaldua
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40469
USA v. Raul Garcia
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40545
USA v. Ruben Salazar
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40652
USA v. Moises Menendez-Guerrero
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40739
USA v. Gabino Obregon-Gonzalez
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40741
USA v. Julian Solorzano-Gonzalez
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40791
USA v. Geronimo Estrada-Villa
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40807
USA v. Jose Garcia-Mayorga
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40808
USA v. Alejandro Bustos-Ochoa
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40813
USA v. Guadalupe Martinez
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50234
USA v. Alfonso Miranda-Cardenas
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50269
USA v. Richard Martinez
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50306
USA v. Socorro Martinez-Pizarro
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50325
USA v. Benito Sustaita-Cardoza
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50327
Brinkley v. CIR  
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-60144

Justia Opinion Summary: The Commissioner issued petitioner a notice of deficiency for the 2011 tax year and charged that petitioner had mischaracterized $1.8 million of the $3.1 million he received as a result of the merger between his company...

Greenwich Ins. C. v. MS Windstorm Underwriting  
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-60405

Justia Opinion Summary: Greenwich filed suit after paying an assessment imposed by MWUA. The court held that the FCIC did not intend to preclude MWUA from imposing and enforcing its true-up deadline. The court concluded that the true-up deadlin...

USA v. Francisco Chao-Martinez
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 13-20672
USA v. Pedro Lopez-Maya
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10518
USA v. Jose Echeveste
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10989
USA v. John Luna
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-11200
USA v. Reginald Guy, et al
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-11262
USA v. Edgar Elizalde-Perez
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-11321
USA v. Rodney Bell
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-11325
USA v. Rodney Nelson
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-20207
USA v. Jonny Aparicio-Abarca
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-20675
USA v. Kelly Elley
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-20723
USA v. Felipe Perez-Ramos
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-40693
USA v. Jose Mendoza
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-41460
USA v. Elvin Sanchez-Hernandez
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-50856
Henry Clement v. Loretta Lynch
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-60213
USA v. Donald Davis
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10058
USA v. Oneida Saylor
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10205
USA v. Eugene Vasquez
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10234
USA v. Christopher Garvin
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10301
USA v. Jose Perez-Ayala
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10324
USA v. Cipriano Valencia-Manriquez
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10427
USA v. Dominique Ausbie
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10437
USA v. Maurice Anderson
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10630
USA v. Jose Rubalcava Hernandez
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-20132
USA v. Pedro Mondragon-Gonzalez
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-20188
USA v. Pedro Mondragon-Gonzalez
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-20189
USA v. Herculano Martinez-Duque
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-20223
USA v. Lavell Stovall
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-30037
USA v. Javier Barron-Hernandez
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40033
USA v. Ismael Remigio-Marcelino
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40077
USA v. Jesus Torres
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40106
USA v. Jose Duarte
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40107
USA v. Eduardo Morales-Galvez
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40137
USA v. Jose Gomez-Perez
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40156
USA v. Ozni Monterroso-De Leon
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40188
USA v. Gilberto Garcia-Lopez
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40203
USA v. Jose Gracia-Cantu
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40217
USA v. Julio Escobar-Ponce
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40231
USA v. Mark Kitchen
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40278
USA v. Casey Luker
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40311
USA v. Jesus Rivera
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40312
USA v. Armando Pimentel-Vasquez
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40329
USA v. Luis Pereira-Becerra
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40355
USA v. Antonio Martinez-Resendiz
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40361
USA v. Javier Chapa-Nunez
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40383
USA v. Fernando Puga-Rodriguez
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40388
USA v. Roberto Vasquez-Martinez
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40391
USA v. Geovani Rodriguez-Barahona
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40392
USA v. Star Rhodes
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40410
USA v. Walter Osorio-Rodriguez
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40425
USA v. Margarito Ruiz-Aguillon
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40429
USA v. Juan Gonzalez
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40430
USA v. Vicente Gonzalez-Lucas
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40437
USA v. Roberto Solorzao-Sanchez
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40486
USA v. Ricardo Padilla-Cardona
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40496
USA v. Javier Alomia-Angulo
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40499
USA v. Enrique Mejia
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40500
USA v. Nicolas Godoy-Galan
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40507
USA v. Geovani Vialta
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40513
USA v. Daniel Escobar-Rojas
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40546
USA v. Eduardo Tavarez-Rodriguez
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40555
USA v. Juan Olivares-Estrada
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40581
USA v. Artemio Lopez-Ortiz
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40592
USA v. Jose Landin-Moyoa
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40599
USA v. Omar Duque-Rojas
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40602
USA v. Diomedes Pimentel-Castro
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40625
USA v. Godofredo Nunez-Rosales
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40631
USA v. Jose Garcia-Moreno
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40671
USA v. Oscar Villarreal-Espinoza
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40673
USA v. Everardo Garcia-Rojas
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40681
USA v. Juan Moreno
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40706
USA v. Tomas Gomez-Mora
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40728
USA v. Jose Argueta
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40901
USA v. Jose Isalas-Salto
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40980
USA v. Jesus Lechuga-Guerrero
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50040
USA v. Bobby Crisp, Jr.
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50075
USA v. Ronald Moore
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50157
USA v. Miguel Duran-Arias
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50222
USA v. Mauricio Zamarripa-Aranda
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50282
USA v. Jose Perez
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50432
USA v. Reginald Guy, et al
Date: December 14, 2015
Docket Number: 14-11262
USA v. George Baumanis
Date: December 14, 2015
Docket Number: 14-20711
David Sanchez v. John Kerry, et al
Date: December 14, 2015
Docket Number: 14-20774
Nelson Romero v. William Stephens, Director
Date: December 14, 2015
Docket Number: 14-40570
USA v. Stephen Santos
Date: December 14, 2015
Docket Number: 14-41391
USA v. Salvador Damian Lopez
Date: December 14, 2015
Docket Number: 14-50888
Margie Brandon v. Sage Corporation
Date: December 14, 2015
Docket Number: 14-51320
USA v. Amado Tobar
Date: December 14, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10245
USA v. Leonidez Vergara-Tapia
Date: December 14, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10460
Melissa Durham v. Ascension Parish School Board
Date: December 14, 2015
Docket Number: 15-30491
Guzman v. Hacienda Records and Recording  
Date: December 14, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40297

Justia Opinion Summary: This dispute involves two Tejano songs: "Triste Aventurera" and "Cartas de Amor." Plaintiff filed suit against Hacienda alleging, inter alia, that Hacienda's release of "Cartas" infringed upon his "Triste" copyright. The...

Nancy Njoroge v. Loretta Lynch
Date: December 14, 2015
Docket Number: 15-60214
Mickey Pryor v. William Stephens, Director
Date: December 11, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10340
United States v. Malone, Jr.  
Date: December 11, 2015
Docket Numbers: 14-31426, 15-30011

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute AM-2201, a controlled substance analogue. On appeal, defendants challenged their sentences of 117 months of imp...

USA v. Richard Buswell
Date: December 11, 2015
Docket Number: 14-31427
United States v. Benitez  
Date: December 11, 2015
Docket Numbers: 14-40046, 14-40921

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants Benitez, Navarro, and Casas appealed their convictions for conspiracy to manufacture and distribute controlled substances and related charges. The court affirmed the convictions and affirmed all of the sentenc...

Emerald City Management, L.L.C, et al v. Jordan Ka
Date: December 11, 2015
Docket Number: 14-40856
USA v. Santos Casas
Date: December 11, 2015
Docket Number: 14-40921
United States v. Gil-Cruz  
Date: December 11, 2015
Docket Number: 14-41298

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his conviction for importing and possessing a controlled substance with intent to distribute. The court concluded that any error the district court committed by admitting photographs found on defendant...

Jin Choi v. Univ of TX Hlth Sci Ctr, et al
Date: December 11, 2015
Docket Number: 14-51225
Vincent Stagliano, et al v. Cincinnati Insurance C
Date: December 11, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10137
USA v. Brian Benton
Date: December 11, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10392
United Neurology, P.A., et al v. Hartford Lloyd's
Date: December 11, 2015
Docket Number: 15-20241
USA v. Drew Green
Date: December 11, 2015
Docket Number: 15-30011
Megan Dise v. Carolyn Colvin, Acting Cmsnr
Date: December 11, 2015
Docket Number: 15-30339
USA v. Ramon Leon-Zapon
Date: December 11, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40447
Hagen v. Aetna Ins. Co.  
Date: December 11, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40597

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against Aetna and Hewlett Packard to recover benefits as the beneficiary of her husband’s group life insurance plan under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), 29 U.S.C. 1132(a)(1)(B)....

USA v. Robin Gatewood
Date: December 11, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50098
Willie Starts, Jr. v. Mars Chocolate North America
Date: December 11, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50133
USA v. Daniel Cruz-Zavala
Date: December 11, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50270
USA v. Jose Zavala-Estrada
Date: December 11, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50271
USA v. Jose Sanchez-Rebollar
Date: December 11, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50395
In Re: Eagle US 2, L.L.C.
Date: December 11, 2015
Docket Number: 15-90024
Donald Vicks v. Robert Tanner, et al
Date: December 10, 2015
Docket Number: 14-31015
Robert Jones, III v. Louisiana Board of Supervisor
Date: December 10, 2015
Docket Number: 14-31255
David Ballard v. Jennifer Rayburn
Date: December 10, 2015
Docket Number: 14-40795
USA v. Pioquinto Hueto-Aleman
Date: December 10, 2015
Docket Number: 14-41042
USA v. Yonny Corea-Rodriguez
Date: December 10, 2015
Docket Number: 14-41420
USA v. Ruben Vazquez
Date: December 10, 2015
Docket Number: 14-50919
USA v. Alfredo Alexander-Juarez
Date: December 10, 2015
Docket Number: 14-50940
Charles Moreno v. Costco Wholesale Corporation
Date: December 10, 2015
Docket Number: 14-51168
Brandon v. Sage Corporation.  
Date: December 10, 2015
Docket Number: 14-51320

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against Sage, alleging racial discrimination, wrongful termination, and retaliation, in violation of Title VII as amended by the Civil Rights Act of 1991, 42 U.S.C. 2000e-3(a), and 42 U.S.C. 1981, as...

Alfredo Aguilera-Ibanez v. Loretta Lynch
Date: December 10, 2015
Docket Number: 14-60514
Jose Sarabia-Lopez v. Loretta Lynch
Date: December 10, 2015
Docket Number: 14-60676
Sandra Aguilar v. Loretta Lynch
Date: December 10, 2015
Docket Number: 14-60741
Chun Yang v. Loretta Lynch
Date: December 10, 2015
Docket Number: 14-60764
USA v. Jason Roberts
Date: December 10, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10061
Jason Simmons v. Methodist Hospitals of Dallas
Date: December 10, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10520
Ralph Rogers, Sr. v. William Stephens, Director
Date: December 10, 2015
Docket Number: 15-20191
A. Barnett v. State of Louisiana
Date: December 10, 2015
Docket Number: 15-30287
USA v. David Cox
Date: December 10, 2015
Docket Number: 15-30342
Marcus Berry v. Leon Roberson, et al
Date: December 10, 2015
Docket Number: 15-30483
USA v. Alvin Roundtree
Date: December 10, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50304
Laureano Rivera v. Bonita Mosley
Date: December 10, 2015
Docket Number: 15-60071
USA v. Oscar Salinas
Date: December 9, 2015
Docket Number: 14-11226
Robert Jones, III v. Louisiana Board of Supervisor
Date: December 9, 2015
Docket Number: 14-31255
In Re: Deepwater Horizon
Date: December 9, 2015
Docket Number: 14-31402
In re: Deepwater Horizon
Date: December 9, 2015
Docket Number: 15-30023
Jose Arreola-Amaya v. Federal Bureau of Prisons, e
Date: December 9, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40116
USA v. Sanjuanita Garcia Cepeda
Date: December 9, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40882
Usman Sanni-Shittu v. Loretta Lynch, et al
Date: December 8, 2015
Docket Number: 14-20719
Wright v. Excel Paralubes  
Date: December 8, 2015
Docket Number: 14-31215

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed a negligence suit against defendants after he was injured while employed as a boilermaker by Wyatt. CP entered into a contract with Wyatt to perform work on a vacuum tower. CP and Wyatt signed a Master Se...

USA v. Michael Gipson
Date: December 8, 2015
Docket Number: 14-60489
Paul Roach v. Loretta Lynch
Date: December 8, 2015
Docket Number: 14-60638
USHealth Group, Incorporated v. William South, et
Date: December 8, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10117
Jack Carr v. Michael McConnell
Date: December 8, 2015
Docket Number: 15-30212
Roberta Cosgrove, et al v. City of Plano, Texas
Date: December 8, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40916
Steve Ruth v. Eka Chemicals, Incorporated
Date: December 8, 2015
Docket Number: 15-60467
Entergy Mississippi, Inc. v. NLRB  
Date: December 7, 2015
Docket Number: 14-60796

Justia Opinion Summary: Entergy filed a petition with the Board, arguing that Entergy's dispatchers are supervisors under Section 2(11) of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), 29 U.S.C. 152(11). The Board affirmed the ALJ's decision that di...

Howard Hughes Company, L.L.C. v. CIR
Date: December 7, 2015
Docket Number: 14-60915
Howard Hughes Properties, Inc. v. CIR
Date: December 7, 2015
Docket Number: 14-60921
A.T.N. Industries, Inc., et al v. Mauricio Gross,
Date: December 7, 2015
Docket Number: 15-20102
Ivory Simon v. James LeBlanc, et al
Date: December 7, 2015
Docket Number: 15-30157
USA v. Robert Harrell
Date: December 7, 2015
Docket Number: 15-30247
Albert Woodfox v. Charles Foti, et al
Date: December 7, 2015
Docket Number: 15-30506
John Hale v. Harrison Cty Bd of Supervisors, et al
Date: December 7, 2015
Docket Number: 15-60168
Silvestre Sarat-Agustin v. Loretta Lynch
Date: December 7, 2015
Docket Number: 15-60219
Diana Rucker v. Bank of America, N.A., et al
Date: December 4, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10373
Donathon Stephenson, et al v. Charles McClelland,
Date: December 4, 2015
Docket Number: 15-20182
USA v. Mark Brown
Date: December 4, 2015
Docket Number: 15-20255
Taj Al Khairat Limited v. Swiftships Shipbuilders,
Date: December 4, 2015
Docket Number: 15-30195
Ruben Anderson v. Walter, et al
Date: December 4, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40002
JSI Commc'n v. Travelers Cas. & Surety Co.  
Date: December 4, 2015
Docket Number: 15-60251

Justia Opinion Summary: JSI appealed the district court's grant of summary judgment for Travelers on JSI's payment bond and bad faith claims. The court concluded that Travelers remains liable to JSI on the payment bond, requiring reversal of th...

United States v. Eghobor  
Date: December 3, 2015
Docket Number: 14-11354

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant, a registered nurse, appealed his conviction for conspiracy to commit health care fraud stemming from his involvement in a plan to execute a home health care scheme that defrauded Medicare. The court concluded...

USA v. Darius Stevenson
Date: December 3, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10119
USA v. David Alonzo
Date: December 3, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10596
Dannon Sellers v. Charles Plattsmier, et al
Date: December 3, 2015
Docket Number: 15-30520
USA v. Kalub Doyle, Jr.
Date: December 3, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50417
USA v. Robert Muzny
Date: December 3, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50617
USA v. Hong Kim
Date: December 2, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10969
Emily Gallios v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
Date: December 2, 2015
Docket Number: 14-50475
Chase Hunter v. Amalia Rodriguez-Mendoza, et al
Date: December 2, 2015
Docket Number: 14-50766
USA v. Robert Shirey
Date: December 2, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10329
Nguyen v. Korean Air Lines Co.  
Date: December 2, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10384

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against Korean Air claiming that the airline’s failure to place her in the wheelchair that she requested when she booked her flight was an “accident” under Article 17 of the Warsaw Convention. The Wa...

Ronald Williams v. Edward Honeycutt
Date: December 2, 2015
Docket Number: 15-30254
Joycelyn Griffin v. Wal-Mart Louisiana, L.L.C.
Date: December 2, 2015
Docket Number: 15-30685
USA v. Juan Aldano-Pardo
Date: December 1, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10508
USA v. Ogiesoba Osula
Date: December 1, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10630
Long v. GSDMIdea City, L.L.C.  
Date: December 1, 2015
Docket Number: 14-11049

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff appealed the district court's award of costs to defendant after the district court dismissed plaintiff's underlying qui tam case against defendant with prejudice based on judicial estoppel. The court concluded...

USA v. Ronnie Worthy
Date: December 1, 2015
Docket Number: 14-51345
Martin Quintana v. Fujifilm North America Corp.
Date: December 1, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10298
Timothy White v. Regional Adjustment Bur, Inc.
Date: December 1, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10655
USA v. Alberto Ramirez-Flores
Date: December 1, 2015
Docket Number: 15-20161
USA v. Henry Zuniga-Rivera
Date: December 1, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50374
USA v. Henry Zuniga-Rivera
Date: December 1, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50375
New Orleans Glass Company v. Roy Anderson Corporat
Date: December 1, 2015
Docket Number: 15-60083
United States v. Morales  
Date: November 30, 2015
Docket Numbers: 14-51314, 14-51323

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant, the former Attorney General of Texas, was convicted of mail fraud and of making and filing a false income tax return. The district court entered a protective order during his criminal prosecution covering disc...

USA v. Daniel Morales
Date: November 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-51323
Edward Ray, Jr. v. Corrections Corp. of America, e
Date: November 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-60609
Chen Liang v. Loretta Lynch
Date: November 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-60729
Emmit Brager v. TX Board of Pardons & Paroles, et
Date: November 30, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10136
Concentro Laboratories, L.L.C., et al v. Practice
Date: November 30, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10325
USA v. Joseph Melancon
Date: November 30, 2015
Docket Number: 15-30026
USA v. Sabino Molina-Morales
Date: November 30, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40683
USA v. Juan Martinez-Haro
Date: November 30, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50376
Mark Anderson v. City of McComb Mississippi
Date: November 30, 2015
Docket Number: 15-60046
Alvin Braziel, Jr. v. William Stephens, Director
Date: November 30, 2015
Docket Number: 15-70018
Albert Watts v. Greg Waggner, et al
Date: November 27, 2015
Docket Number: 14-60479
Jiangmei Zhan v. Loretta Lynch
Date: November 27, 2015
Docket Number: 15-60026
Sheryl Barrett-Bowie v. AmeriDream Educ Concepts,
Date: November 25, 2015
Docket Number: 14-11249
MM Steel, L.P. v. Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co., e
Date: November 25, 2015
Docket Number: 14-20267
USA v. Renee Pratt
Date: November 25, 2015
Docket Number: 14-30940
Tyrikia Porter v. Houma Terrebonne Hsng Auth
Date: November 25, 2015
Docket Number: 14-31090
USA v. Scott Sherman
Date: November 25, 2015
Docket Number: 14-41354
USA v. Stephen Santos
Date: November 25, 2015
Docket Number: 14-41393
United States v. Putnam  
Date: November 25, 2015
Docket Number: 14-51238

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant pleaded guilty to failure to register as a sex offender and appealed his 15-year term of supervised release. The government concedes that a plain error occurred with respect to the Sentencing Guidelines calcula...

State of Texas, et al v. USA, et al
Date: November 25, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40238
Gilberto Iruegas v. Les Bruce, et al
Date: November 24, 2015
Docket Number: 14-11352
James Morrison, et al v. Brian Fettig, et al
Date: November 24, 2015
Docket Number: 14-41388
USA v. Delfino Bustos
Date: November 24, 2015
Docket Number: 14-51107
Donovan Evans v. Meridian Police Department
Date: November 24, 2015
Docket Number: 14-60813
Brown v. Sommers  
Date: November 24, 2015
Docket Numbers: 15-20034, 15-20148

Justia Opinion Summary: After debtor, a successful surgeon, died during the pendency of his bankruptcy case, debtor's estranged spouse and debtor's personal representative claimed various allowances and exemptions under the Texas Estates Code i...

Judy Lenox, et al v. Ronald Sommers
Date: November 24, 2015
Docket Number: 15-20148
USA v. Romeo Serna, Sr.
Date: November 24, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40130
USA v. Agustin Aguilar-Torres
Date: November 24, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50044
USA v. Harry Moore, III
Date: November 24, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50436
Onie Pena v. Dallas County Hospital Dist, et al
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 14-11020
Licea v. Curacao Drydock Co.  
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Numbers: 14-20619, 14-20693

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs won an $80 milllion judgment in an underlying action against Curacao. Plaintiffs then sought writs of garnishment against three garnishees. In these appeals from the garnishment action, the garnishees raised s...

Alberto Licea, et al v. Curacao Drydock Company, I
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 14-20693
Richard King v. Patti Labelle, et al
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 14-20737
Edilio Del Bosque v. Starr County, Texas, et al
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 14-41414
Martha Boudreaux v. Flagstar Bank FSB
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-30424
USA v. Arturo Benitez
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50029
Equity Trust Co. v. McDonald  
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-60355

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff claimed that it acquired title to the foreclosed property at issue by a tax sale and filed suit to quiet title in state court. Defendant removed the action to federal court and counter-claimed for declaratory r...

USA v. Hector Macias
Date: November 20, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10582
Clenant Nickles v. Burl Cain, et al
Date: November 20, 2015
Docket Number: 14-31188
Rogelio Delgado Merino v. Loretta Lynch
Date: November 20, 2015
Docket Number: 14-60668
Rucker v. Bank of America  
Date: November 20, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10373

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against BOA and Wells Fargo alleging, among other claims, that BOA had violated Section 51.002(d) of the Texas Property Code and the Texas Debt Collection Act (TDCA), Tex. Fin. Code Ann. 392.301(a)(8...

Brandon Conway v. Don Hecker, et al
Date: November 20, 2015
Docket Number: 15-20042
Ryan Ermisch, et al v. HSBC Bank, N.A., et al
Date: November 20, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50276
USA v. John Carter
Date: November 19, 2015
Docket Number: 14-20485
Charles Boren, et al v. US National Bank Associati
Date: November 19, 2015
Docket Number: 14-20718
Cameron Int'l Corp. v. Liberty Ins. Underwriters, Inc.  
Date: November 19, 2015
Docket Number: 14-31321

Justia Opinion Summary: Liberty insured Cameron, the manufacturer of the blowout preventer used on Deepwater Horizon, for potential losses associated with the blowout preventer. After Cameron settled with BP, Cameron sought coverage from Libert...

USA v. Cristian Ibarra-Gonzalez
Date: November 19, 2015
Docket Number: 14-51178
Florencio Sauceda v. City of Pearsall, Texas
Date: November 19, 2015
Docket Number: 14-51349
Jose Aranda-Galvan v. Loretta Lynch
Date: November 19, 2015
Docket Number: 14-60562
USA v. Gregory Bogomol
Date: November 19, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10238
John Ng-A-Mann v. Sears, Roebuck & Company
Date: November 19, 2015
Docket Number: 15-20083
Fortune Nat. Resources Corp. v. U.S. Dept. of the Interior  
Date: November 19, 2015
Docket Number: 15-20151

Justia Opinion Summary: Fortune, owner of a percentage working interest in a lease with ATP, appealed a Final Sale Order where ATP sought and received approval from the bankruptcy court to sell certain shelf and deepwater assets. The court conc...

USA v. Armando Bardales
Date: November 19, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40013
USA v. Nereo Lopez-Perez
Date: November 19, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40145
USA v. Raul Elizondo
Date: November 19, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40286
Mercedes Ochoa-Bunsow v. CIR
Date: November 19, 2015
Docket Number: 15-60423
David Peterson v. Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc.
Date: November 18, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10249
Patrick Kimble v. William Stephens, Director
Date: November 18, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10571
United States v. Churchwell  
Date: November 18, 2015
Docket Number: 14-20351

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant, employed as an Adjudication Manager for the Houston Passport Agency, appealed his conviction of two counts of aiding and abetting the making of a false statement in a passport violation. The court concluded th...

Pete Villegas v. William Stephens, Director
Date: November 18, 2015
Docket Number: 14-20667
Hinojosa v. Livingston  
Date: November 18, 2015
Docket Number: 14-40459

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against defendants after her son died of complications from heatstroke while he was incarcerated. On interlocutory appeal, defendants challenged the district court's order deferring ruling on their m...

USA v. Benny Gayden
Date: November 18, 2015
Docket Number: 14-51330
USA v. James Myers
Date: November 18, 2015
Docket Number: 14-60804
Miguel Ventura-Cuterez, et al v. Loretta Lynch
Date: November 18, 2015
Docket Number: 14-60931
USA v. Steven Deem
Date: November 18, 2015
Docket Number: 15-30071
USA v. Pedro Sanchez-Vasquez
Date: November 18, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40087
USA v. Jesus Macias-Medina
Date: November 18, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40604
USA v. Noe Garza
Date: November 18, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40626
USA v. Juan Moreno-Padilla
Date: November 18, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50167
USA v. Juan Moreno-Padilla
Date: November 18, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50173
USA v. Rodolfo Briseno-Martinez
Date: November 18, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50319
Ortiz v. City of San Antonio Fire Dept.  
Date: November 18, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50341

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff appealed the district court's grant of summary judgment to the Department on his claims of employment discrimination in violation of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA), 42 U.S.C. 2000ff-1, ret...

USA v. David Hill
Date: November 17, 2015
Docket Number: 13-11404
David Peterson v. Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc.
Date: November 17, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10249
Porter v. Houma Terrebonne Hous. Auth.  
Date: November 17, 2015
Docket Number: 14-31090

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against her former employer, alleging claims of retaliation after her attempt to rescind her resignation was denied. Plaintiff offered her resignation, but before she finished her employment, she tes...

Meshack Ogolla v. Loretta Lynch
Date: November 17, 2015
Docket Number: 14-60473
Lewis, Sr. v. Ascension Parish Sch. Bd.  
Date: November 17, 2015
Docket Number: 15-30030

Justia Opinion Summary: In a first appeal, the court reversed summary judgment in favor of the Board, holding that material fact issues surrounded the discriminatory purpose and effect of the Board’s adoption of a redistricting plan that concen...

USA v. Jose Martinez-Rodriguez
Date: November 17, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50254
USA v. Gabriel Rivera-Gonzalez
Date: November 17, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50256
USA v. Larry Bush, Jr.
Date: November 17, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50561
Carole Browdy v. Hartford Life & Acidnt Ins Co., e
Date: November 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-30044
USA v. Jesus Martinez-Ibarra
Date: November 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40474
Naranjo v. Thompson  
Date: November 13, 2015
Docket Numbers: 13-50541, 14-50200

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against the company managing the prison he was incarcerated in, and others, for multiple violations of his constitutional rights. On appeal, plaintiff challenged the district court’s denial of his mo...

USA v. Renee Pratt
Date: November 13, 2015
Docket Number: 14-30940
Mario Naranjo v. Bobby Thompson, et al
Date: November 13, 2015
Docket Number: 14-50200
In Re: David Kerns
Date: November 13, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10041
David Kerns v. William Stephens, Director
Date: November 13, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10072
Charles Turner v. JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., et al
Date: November 13, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10092
In Re: Emanual Fields
Date: November 13, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10424
Emanual Fields v. William Stephens, Director
Date: November 13, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10488
USA v. Amon Mtaza
Date: November 13, 2015
Docket Number: 15-20172
Vincent Beasley v. William Stephens, Director
Date: November 13, 2015
Docket Number: 15-20247
Chuc Nguyen, et al v. American Commercial Lines, L
Date: November 13, 2015
Docket Number: 15-30070
USA v. Exavi Portillo-Lizama
Date: November 13, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40183
USA v. Judith Williams
Date: November 13, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40426
USA v. David Duran-Arias
Date: November 13, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50221
USA v. Tomas Uribes-Guardiola
Date: November 13, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50284
USA v. Tomas Uribes-Guardiola
Date: November 13, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50287
USA v. Juan Aguilar-Osorto
Date: November 13, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50292
USA v. Jose Herrera-Mata
Date: November 13, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50299
In Re: Jamie Perkins
Date: November 12, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10694
In Re: Jamie Perkins
Date: November 12, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10702
USA v. Jamie Perkins
Date: November 12, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10801
Stewart McCray v. Robert Yaquinto, Jr., et al
Date: November 12, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10965
USA v. Pedro Alvarado
Date: November 12, 2015
Docket Number: 14-40635
USA v. Arnoldo Alvarado
Date: November 12, 2015
Docket Number: 14-40641
USA v. Jesus Gallegos-Carmona
Date: November 12, 2015
Docket Number: 14-41272
USA v. Edgar Palos
Date: November 12, 2015
Docket Number: 14-41340
USA v. Julio Ortega
Date: November 12, 2015
Docket Number: 14-51228
Cesar Alderete-Rubio v. Loretta Lynch
Date: November 12, 2015
Docket Number: 14-60564
Emilio Aguila Alma v. Loretta Lynch
Date: November 12, 2015
Docket Number: 14-60704
Madan Oli v. Loretta Lynch
Date: November 12, 2015
Docket Number: 14-60918
USA v. Eric McDonald
Date: November 12, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10180
USA v. Richele Myles
Date: November 12, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10181
In Re: Anthony Williams  
Date: November 12, 2015
Docket Number: 15-30731

Justia Opinion Summary: Movant was sentenced to 15 years in prison under the Armed Career Criminal Act (ACCA), 18 U.S.C. 924(e), as a felon in possession of a firearm with three predicate felonies. After the Supreme Court in Johnson v. United S...

USA v. Marco Hernandez-Lopez
Date: November 12, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50245
USA v. Juan Martinez-Valdez
Date: November 12, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50301
USA v. Juan Martinez-Valdez
Date: November 12, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50302
USA v. Rodney McDonald
Date: November 12, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50571
Elmer Veltran Ortiz v. Loretta Lynch
Date: November 12, 2015
Docket Number: 15-60005
Ramsay Scarlett & Co. v. DOWCP  
Date: November 12, 2015
Docket Number: 15-60112

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, claimant's former employer, appealed the Board's affirmance of the ALJ's order holding petitioner liable for medical expenses attributable to claimant’s asbestosis, under the Longshore Harbor Worker’s Compens...

Raphael Holiday v. William Stephens, Director
Date: November 12, 2015
Docket Number: 15-70035
Floyd Francis v. Loretta Lynch
Date: November 11, 2015
Docket Number: 14-31110
USA v. John Cheek
Date: November 10, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10762
Roy Kinney v. Joe Shannon, Jr., et al
Date: November 10, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10925
James McCoy, Sr. v. William Stephens, Director
Date: November 10, 2015
Docket Number: 14-11021
Mason v. City of Lafayette  
Date: November 10, 2015
Docket Number: 14-30021

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed suit against defendants after their son, Quamaine Mason, was fatally shot while Officer Martin Faul was responding to a reported armed robbery. The complaint alleged Monell claims against Faul's employer...

Brumfield v. Louisiana State Bd. of Edu.  
Date: November 10, 2015
Docket Number: 14-31010

Justia Opinion Summary: The DOJ filed a motion for further relief in this 40-year-old case in order to gain oversight and some level of control over Louisiana’s school voucher program. The district court granted the DOJ’s motion for further rel...

William Jacobs v. Jim Wheeler
Date: November 10, 2015
Docket Number: 14-40538
USA v. Jesus Gallegos-Carmona
Date: November 10, 2015
Docket Number: 14-41272
Arturo Hernandez v. William Stephens, Director
Date: November 10, 2015
Docket Number: 14-51045
Jose Villatoro-Avila v. Eric Holder, Jr.
Date: November 10, 2015
Docket Number: 14-60330
D.G. v. New Caney Indep. Sch. Dist.  
Date: November 10, 2015
Docket Number: 15-20079

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), 20 U.S.C. 1400 et seq., seeking attorneys' fees after she proved in an administrative hearing that a school district had violated her chi...

USA v. Candelario Trujeque-Novelo
Date: November 10, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50209
USA v. Antoine Powell
Date: November 10, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50568
USA v. Servando Pineda-Campos
Date: November 9, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10947
Art Midwest, Inc. v. Clapper  
Date: November 9, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10973

Justia Opinion Summary: This lawsuit stemmed from an agreement between the ART entities and the Clapper entities to purchase several apartment complexes. The parties organized the transaction so that an intermediate entity, the Partnership, wou...

Jeffrey Pye, et al v. Fidlty Natl Prop & Cslty Ins
Date: November 9, 2015
Docket Number: 14-40135
USA v. Francisco Hernandez
Date: November 9, 2015
Docket Number: 14-41184
USA v. Alfredo Navarrete-Jizcano
Date: November 9, 2015
Docket Number: 14-50814
Allen v. Stephens  
Date: November 9, 2015
Docket Number: 14-70017

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, convicted of capital murder of a two-year-old girl and sentenced to death, appealed the denial of his petition for habeas relief under 28 U.S.C. 2254. The court denied a certificate of appealability (COA) on...

Duane Buck v. William Stephens, Director
Date: November 9, 2015
Docket Number: 14-70030
Jerry Franks, Sr. v. Hilcorp Energy I, L.P.
Date: November 9, 2015
Docket Number: 15-20286
Albert Woodfox v. Charles Foti, et al
Date: November 9, 2015
Docket Number: 15-30506
State of Texas, et al v. USA, et al
Date: November 9, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40238
State of Texas v. United States  
Date: November 9, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40333

Justia Opinion Summary: Three movants appealed the denial of their motion to intervene in State of Texas v. United States, where 26 states seek injunctive relief against the United States and several officials of DHS to prevent them from implem...

Joshua Harman v. Trinity Industries, Inc., et al
Date: November 9, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40459
USA v. Angel Herrera-Munoz
Date: November 6, 2015
Docket Number: 14-11336
Mario Fernandez v. Mutual of Omaha Insurance Co.
Date: November 6, 2015
Docket Number: 14-20687
Pye v. Fidelity Nat'l Prop. & Cas. Ins.  
Date: November 6, 2015
Docket Number: 14-40135

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed suit seeking additional coverage under their flood insurance policy after their home was damaged during Hurricane Ike. The district court denied plaintiffs' claim for additional building coverage on the...

USA v. Vanessa Cloud
Date: November 6, 2015
Docket Number: 14-41346
USA v. Alfredo Navarrete-Jizcano
Date: November 6, 2015
Docket Number: 14-50814
Heather Bernard v. Bishop Noland Epis Day Sch
Date: November 6, 2015
Docket Number: 15-30053
USA v. Jose Ham-Molina
Date: November 6, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40213
USA v. Javier Rubio-Hernandez
Date: November 6, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50095
Fredrick Norwood, et al v. City of Mendenhall, MS,
Date: November 6, 2015
Docket Number: 15-60229
USA v. Innocent Batamula
Date: November 5, 2015
Docket Number: 12-20630
USA v. Clarence Haines, et al
Date: November 5, 2015
Docket Number: 13-31287
Kale Flagg v. Denise Elliot, et al
Date: November 5, 2015
Docket Number: 14-31169
Hui Chen v. Ochsner Clinic Foundation, et al
Date: November 5, 2015
Docket Number: 15-30007
USA v. Ezequiel Campuzano-Martinez
Date: November 5, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40185
USA v. Luis Mendoza-Lopez
Date: November 5, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50003
USA v. Jose Romero
Date: November 5, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50171
USA v. Jesus Olvera-Romero
Date: November 5, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50211
USA v. Spencer Riley
Date: November 5, 2015
Docket Number: 15-50430
Yvette Turner v. Jackson State University
Date: November 5, 2015
Docket Number: 15-60211
Corey Taylor v. William Stephens, Director
Date: November 4, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10042
USA v. Pablo Escarcega-Morales
Date: November 4, 2015
Docket Number: 14-50861
USA v. Jose Anaya-Estrada
Date: November 4, 2015
Docket Number: 14-51270
United States v. Jackson  
Date: November 4, 2015
Docket Number: 14-60928

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his conviction for income tax evasion and corrupt interference with the administration of Internal Revenue laws. Defendant was engaged in a tax-avoidance scheme promoted by the Church of Compassionate...

USA v. Jose Orozco-Lopez
Date: November 4, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10116
USA v. Jason McGee
Date: November 4, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10305
USA v. Celerino Calderon-Corona
Date: November 4, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40267
Al Wininger v. Bank of America, N.A., et al
Date: November 4, 2015
Docket Number: 15-40615