2016 Fifth Circuit US Court of Appeals Case Law

Opinions 501 - 1000 of 3148

USA v. Louis Hawkins, Jr.
Date: November 9, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11292
USA v. Archie Harris
Date: November 9, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20726
Bruce Anderson v. State of Texas
Date: November 9, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40836
USA v. Dante Barrera
Date: November 9, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41428
Julio Mujica v. Loretta Lynch
Date: November 9, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60673
USA v. Alexis Acosta-Guzman
Date: November 9, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40152
USA v. Rolando Cervantes-Castillo
Date: November 9, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40643
Eric Howard v. James LeBlanc, et al
Date: November 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-31028
USA v. Dalila Sanchez
Date: November 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41203
USA v. Luis Casarez
Date: November 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41505
Pablo Sanchez v. Karnes County Correctional Ctr, e
Date: November 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50333
USA v. Hector Ramirez-Quintanilla
Date: November 8, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10236
USA v. Juan Navarro
Date: November 8, 2016
Docket Number: 16-20250
Kourtney Rodgers v. State of LA Board of Nursing
Date: November 8, 2016
Docket Number: 16-30023
USA v. Sergio Rivera
Date: November 8, 2016
Docket Number: 16-50487
Noranda Alumina, LLC. v. Perez  
Date: November 8, 2016
Docket Number: 16-60049

Justia Opinion Summary: The Commission issued two citations to Noranda and assessed penalties for the citations. Noranda's upper management and counsel later realized that the assessment had been paid even though Noranda apparently had intended...

Edwin Amaya-Maldonado v. Loretta Lynch
Date: November 7, 2016
Docket Number: 14-60716
USA v. Juan Castillo-Rivera
Date: November 7, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10615
USA v. Pat Gilliland
Date: November 7, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11284
Tsolmon v. United Sates  
Date: November 7, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20609

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit alleging false arrest and false imprisonment under Louisiana tort law, and negligence under Louisiana law. The district court granted the government's motion to dismiss based on lack of subject matte...

USA v. Thomas Lipar, et al
Date: November 7, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20625
Joseph Dauzat v. Bessie Carter, et al
Date: November 7, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30458
Brad Jones v. First Bank
Date: November 7, 2016
Docket Number: 16-20353
USA v. Daniel Montiel-Ramirez
Date: November 7, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40365
USA v. Laura Barrientos
Date: November 7, 2016
Docket Number: 16-50248
Ivan Cantu v. Lorie Davis, Director
Date: November 7, 2016
Docket Number: 16-70016
Edwin Amaya-Maldonado v. Loretta Lynch
Date: November 4, 2016
Docket Number: 14-60716
USA v. Arturo Pacheco
Date: November 4, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11270
Thomas Edwards v. Continental Casualty Company
Date: November 4, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30827
Jimmy Oakley v. L. Hudson
Date: November 4, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40178
Joseph Abston v. Crowley Amer Trans Line, Inc., et
Date: November 4, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41381
USA v. Andres Tavera-Tavares
Date: November 4, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40300
USA v. Jose Patino-Jaimes
Date: November 4, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40419
Shudde Fath, et al v. TX Dept of Transportation, e
Date: November 4, 2016
Docket Number: 16-51281
C.F. Bean, LLC v. Barhanovich  
Date: November 4, 2016
Docket Number: 16-60008

Justia Opinion Summary: After Mark Barhanovich was killed in coastal waters south of Biloxi, Mississippi, Barhanovich’s estate filed claims against Bean. Mark died when the Suzuki outboard engine on his fishing boat struck an underwater dredge...

William Driver v. Adrian Garcia
Date: November 3, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20403
Darnell Randle v. Mike Tregre, et al
Date: November 3, 2016
Docket Number: 15-31078
Hollybrook Cottonseed Proc LLC v. Carver Inc., et
Date: November 3, 2016
Docket Number: 15-31090
Linda Frew, et al v. Chris Traylor, et al
Date: November 3, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40229
Edras Romero v. Loretta Lynch
Date: November 3, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60277
Damon Matthews v. Lorie Davis, Director
Date: November 3, 2016
Docket Number: 15-70028
United States v. Ramirez  
Date: November 3, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10109

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his 210 month sentence after being convicted of one count of producing child pornography. The court rejected defendant's argument that his sentence is procedurally and substantively unreasonable becaus...

USA v. Marvin Moody
Date: November 3, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40008
USA v. Miguel Deras-Cardoza
Date: November 3, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40195
Benton Byrnes v. City of Hattiesburg, MS
Date: November 3, 2016
Docket Number: 16-60171
Travis Runnels v. Lorie Davis, Director
Date: November 3, 2016
Docket Number: 16-70012
Kenneth Hill v. TDCJ-Corrtl Institutions Div, et a
Date: November 2, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20014
USA v. Rodolfo Hernandez Acosta
Date: November 2, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20119
Edwards v. Continental Casualty Co.  
Date: November 2, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30827

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against Continental, seeking a declaratory judgment that Continental was required to defend him, pursuant to a professional liability insurance policy, in an action brought against plaintiff by Cal D...

United States v. Gonzales  
Date: November 2, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50762

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants were convicted of crimes related to a murder committed by a drug trafficking operation. In this case, the district court used a special jury question to determine whether any findings of guilt on firearm and m...

USA v. Dale Keyser
Date: November 2, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50984
USA v. Jose Figueroa-Cruz
Date: November 2, 2016
Docket Number: 15-51199
Lenka Wanzer v. Carolyn Colvin
Date: November 2, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10565
Con Grain & Barge, Inc. v. Randy Anny, et al
Date: November 2, 2016
Docket Number: 16-30147
USA v. Julian Dominguez
Date: November 2, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40179
USA v. Nathaniel Guerra
Date: November 1, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50554
USA v. Angela Cupit
Date: November 1, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10063
USA v. Marcos Robledo
Date: November 1, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10091
USA v. Deandre Rogers
Date: November 1, 2016
Docket Number: 16-30230
Employers Resource v. NLRB
Date: November 1, 2016
Docket Number: 16-60034
USA v. Christopher Renfro
Date: October 31, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20438
Raymond Richardson, et al v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A
Date: October 31, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20711
United States v. Wikkerink  
Date: October 31, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30152

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his sentence after pleading guilty to one count of receipt of child pornography. The court concluded that the district court made a clear and obvious error when it relied solely on the presentence repo...

USA v. Quincy Hoover
Date: October 31, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30620
Javier Portillo v. Permanent Workers, L.L.C., et a
Date: October 31, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30789
Tiffany Woods v. James Rogers, Warden
Date: October 31, 2016
Docket Number: 15-31057
USA v. Mario De Paz-Fuentes
Date: October 31, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40063
USA v. Anselmo Venegas
Date: October 31, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41390
Christopher McCloskey v. Anne McCloskey, et al
Date: October 31, 2016
Docket Number: 16-20079
Michael Swoboda v. Karl Manders
Date: October 31, 2016
Docket Number: 16-30074
USA v. Rodolfo Lucero-Rodriguez
Date: October 31, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40050
Jose Flores-Larrazola v. Loretta Lynch
Date: October 28, 2016
Docket Number: 14-60888
Roger Medford v. Dee Anderson, et al
Date: October 28, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10361
Susan Ruscher v. Omnicare, Incorporated, et al
Date: October 28, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20629
USA v. Jose Olivarez
Date: October 28, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20637
Raymond Richardson, et al v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A
Date: October 28, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20711
USA v. Fidel Flores
Date: October 28, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41209
USA v. Oscar Perez
Date: October 28, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41734
Galaz v. Katona  
Date: October 28, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50919

Justia Opinion Summary: After the bankruptcy court enjoined Alfred Galaz from pursuing any claims related to Worldwide Subsidy Group (WSG) against his former daughter-in-law, Lisa Katona, Galaz appealed to the district court. The district cour...

Byrd Telcom, Incorporated v. OSHC, et al
Date: October 28, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60917
Griggs v. Brewer  
Date: October 28, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10221

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit under 42 U.S.C. 1983 against Officer Brewer in his individual capacity, alleging that Brewer used constitutionally excessive force in effecting plaintiff's arrest. The district court granted Officer...

Ora Price, et al v. Housing Auth of New Orleans, e
Date: October 28, 2016
Docket Number: 16-30657
USA v. Marcos Cedillo-Garcia
Date: October 28, 2016
Docket Number: 16-50255
Doris Forte, et al v. Wal-Mart Stores, Incorporate
Date: October 27, 2016
Docket Number: 12-40854
United States v. Johnson  
Date: October 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10493

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants Johnson and Everson were charged with conspiracy to prepare false and fraudulent income tax returns. The court concluded that the district court did not abuse its discretion in refusing to grant the Government...

USA v. Carlos Soto-Aranjo
Date: October 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41459
USA v. Frank Tijerina, III
Date: October 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41514
United States v. Castro-Alfonso  
Date: October 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41597

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff pleaded guilty to unlawful reentry into the United States. On appeal, defendant challenges the district court’s application of a 16-level sentencing enhancement based on a prior conviction for aggravated burgla...

USA v. Israel Garza
Date: October 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41599
Kenneth Johnson v. USA
Date: October 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-51041
Masthanaiah Meejuru v. Loretta Lynch
Date: October 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60376
USA v. Moises Lopez
Date: October 27, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10492
Robert Howell v. T. Werlich, Warden
Date: October 27, 2016
Docket Number: 16-30055
USA v. Luther Bush, Jr.
Date: October 27, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40156
David McIntyre, et al v. Eric Castro, et al
Date: October 27, 2016
Docket Number: 16-50371
Janvey v. Libyan Investment Authority  
Date: October 26, 2016
Docket Numbers: 15-10545, 15-10548

Justia Opinion Summary: The court-appointed receiver for a Ponzi scheme (the Stanford scheme) filed suit against LIA and LFICO, seeking to recover proceeds of certificates of deposits (CDs) previously transferred to LFICO by SIB. The district c...

Ralph Janvey v. Libyan Investment Authority
Date: October 26, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10548
USA v. Gabriel Davila
Date: October 26, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10697
United States v. Shakbazyan  
Date: October 26, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20426

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant pled guilty to a multi-count indictment for crimes related to his involvement in a fraudulent Medicare scheme. On appeal, defendant challenges his 97 month sentence. The court concluded that defendant's princip...

United States v. Ramirez-Gonzalez  
Date: October 26, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41065

Justia Opinion Summary: After defendant pled guilty to illegal reentry following deportation, he objected to the recommendation in the Presentence Investigation Report (PSR) that he be subject to an eight-level enhancement for having committed...

USA v. Hipolito Segura-Sanchez
Date: October 26, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50337
USA v. Ricky Gonzales
Date: October 26, 2016
Docket Number: 15-51238
Sandra Rodriguez-De Sanchez v. Loretta Lynch
Date: October 26, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60607
USA v. Billy Moreno
Date: October 26, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40299
Jose Flores-Larrazola v. Loretta Lynch
Date: October 25, 2016
Docket Number: 14-60888
USA v. Torri Anderson
Date: October 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10653
Xenon Health, L.L.C., et al v. Mirza Baig
Date: October 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20627
Belkys Granados-Galdamez v. Loretta Lynch
Date: October 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60555
Antonio Robledo-Deanda v. Loretta Lynch
Date: October 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60731
Danny Fewins, et al v. CHS/Community Health Sys, I
Date: October 25, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10192
Flores-Larrazola v. Lynch  
Date: October 24, 2016
Docket Number: 14-60888

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, a native and citizen of Mexico, seeks review of the BIA's decision affirming the IJ's determination that petitioner is removable under 8 U.S.C. 1227(a)(2)(B)(i) and 8 U.S.C. 1227(a)(2)(A)(iii). Petitioner had...

USA v. Vincent Bazemore
Date: October 24, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10805
Bradley Barton v. Lorie Davis, Director
Date: October 24, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20684
USA v. Emanuel Wade
Date: October 24, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20744
Ibim Harry v. Dallas Housing Authority
Date: October 24, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10095
USA v. Fortino Garcia, Jr.
Date: October 24, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40006
USA v. Alberto Sanchez-Aviles
Date: October 24, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40078
USA v. Anastacio Nerio
Date: October 24, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40341
USA v. Angel Hernandez-Cifuentes
Date: October 24, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40550
USA v. Kenneth Etter
Date: October 21, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10698
USA v. Anthony Smith
Date: October 21, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41472
USA v. Alexandro Silva
Date: October 21, 2016
Docket Number: 15-51067
Eartha Johnson v. United Airlines, Incorporated
Date: October 21, 2016
Docket Number: 16-20331
Carlos Reyna v. International Bank of Commerce
Date: October 21, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40057
USA v. James Williams, II
Date: October 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11259
USA v. Keith Parker
Date: October 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30996
Malvino v. Delluniversita  
Date: October 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41435

Justia Opinion Summary: The executor of Bonnie Pereida's estate filed suit and obtained a judgment on claims brought under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), 18 U.S.C. 1961. Pereida had spent hundreds of thousands of...

USA v. Antonio Ortiz, III
Date: October 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41672
USA v. Ramiro Mendez-Murillo
Date: October 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-51056
Singh v. Lynch  
Date: October 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60400

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, a native and citizen of India, seeks review of the BIA's decision denying his motion to reopen. Petitioner, charged with entering the United States without inspection, sought asylum, withholding of removal, a...

Lovepreet Singh v. Loretta Lynch
Date: October 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60733
USA v. James Williams, II
Date: October 20, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10103
USA v. Marcos Gamez
Date: October 20, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10243
USA v. Daniel Medina
Date: October 20, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10286
Preston Marshall, et al v. MarOpCo, Incorporated,
Date: October 20, 2016
Docket Number: 16-20646
Natalie Konrick v. Exxon Mobil Corporation, et al
Date: October 20, 2016
Docket Number: 16-30172
USA v. Innocent Nzamubereka
Date: October 20, 2016
Docket Number: 16-30191
USA v. Jose Castaneda-Garcia
Date: October 20, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40157
USA v. Jerry Dedrick
Date: October 20, 2016
Docket Number: 16-50201
USA v. Donovan Hickman
Date: October 20, 2016
Docket Number: 16-60079
HansaWorld USA, Incorporated v. Damon Carpenter
Date: October 20, 2016
Docket Number: 16-60184
USA v. George Pass
Date: October 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11198
Ernest O'Veal v. Lorie Davis, Director
Date: October 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20232
Bruce Rogers v. Shawna Boatright, et al
Date: October 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20354
USA v. Rigoberto Gonzalez Luna
Date: October 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20732
USA v. Allet Kheir
Date: October 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20767
USA v. Lashawn Quinn
Date: October 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-31023
USA v. Keith Johnson
Date: October 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-31024
USA v. Anthony Smith
Date: October 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41473
USA v. Eduardo Benavides
Date: October 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41591
USA v. Julian Hernandez-Garcia
Date: October 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50749
USA v. Hector De Hoyos
Date: October 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50773
Dwight Branch v. Cheron Nash
Date: October 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50822
USA v. Christina Varela
Date: October 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50885
Eric Jones v. E. Sparkman, et al
Date: October 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60266
Brenda Powell v. Stephen Ginger
Date: October 19, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10256
Rickey Hargrove v. Donna Welborn-Hawkins, et al
Date: October 19, 2016
Docket Number: 16-20054
Jewel Honey-Love v. USA, et al
Date: October 19, 2016
Docket Number: 16-20080
Kenneth Spradley v. Todd Barrere, et al
Date: October 19, 2016
Docket Number: 16-30042
William Crace v. Northrop Grumman Ship Systems
Date: October 19, 2016
Docket Number: 16-30205
Cyril Harvey, Jr., et al v. IRS, et al
Date: October 19, 2016
Docket Number: 16-30329
USA v. Juan Gonzalez-Guerra
Date: October 19, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40090
USA v. Omar Rivera
Date: October 19, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40212
USA v. Jorge Garcia
Date: October 19, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40226
USA v. Victor Macias
Date: October 19, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40252
USA v. Abraham Hernandez-Zavala
Date: October 19, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40349
USA v. Lorenzo Ramirez-Arriaga
Date: October 19, 2016
Docket Number: 16-50030
USA v. Jose Valadez-Arevalo
Date: October 19, 2016
Docket Number: 16-50109
USA v. Ignacio Garcia
Date: October 19, 2016
Docket Number: 16-50152
USA v. Humberto Ontiveros-Perales
Date: October 19, 2016
Docket Number: 16-50271
Brian Dismuke v. McClinton Energy Group, L.L.C.
Date: October 19, 2016
Docket Number: 16-50674
Keilen Wiley v. SEC
Date: October 19, 2016
Docket Number: 16-60056
USA v. Thomas Bain
Date: October 19, 2016
Docket Number: 16-60081
Outley v. Luke & Associates, Inc.  
Date: October 19, 2016
Docket Number: 16-60223

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against Luke & Associates alleging race-based discrimination and retaliation in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and 42 U.S.C. 1981. The district court granted summary judgment...

Steven Long v. Lorie Davis, Director
Date: October 19, 2016
Docket Number: 16-70010
Jimmy Sharbutt v. N. Vasquez
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 14-40925
USA v. Norberto Estrada
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10687
USA v. Gilberto Quinones-Alonso
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10704
USA v. Jada Antoine
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10896
USA v. Gustavo Flores-Ortega
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10953
USA v. Cesar Velasquez-Morales
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10995
USA v. Franklin Bell
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11012
USA v. Felix Medina
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11046
USA v. Kurtis Lowe
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11122
USA v. Joseph Rivas
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11142
USA v. Dee Ingram
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11144
USA v. Corey Bowles
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11179
USA v. Andres Silva
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11224
USA v. Michael O'Connor
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11266
USA v. Clifton Clowers
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11276
USA v. Sethaniel Hampsten
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11289
Apache Corporation v. Great American Insurance Co.
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20499
USA v. Edward Rothlander
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20506
USA v. Floricel Escobar-Gonzalez
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20541
USA v. Alejandro Revilla-Guevara
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20643
USA v. Travis White
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20659
USA v. Miguel Orozco-Ramirez
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20665
USA v. Juan Garcia-Guzman
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20736
USA v. Victor Alegria
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20738
USA v. Victor Alegria
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20748
USA v. Jesus Lopez Bejarano
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20754
USA v. Daniel Valencia
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40636
USA v. Juan Moreno-Valdez
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41181
USA v. Edgar Gonzalez-Reyna
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41400
USA v. Juan Castro Gonzalez
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41404
USA v. Daniel Alanis-Garza
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41519
USA v. Salvador Rangel-Meza
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41521
USA v. Trinidad Robles
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41528
USA v. Jorge Lozano Ramirez
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41535
USA v. Uriel Hernandez-Valdovinos
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41536
USA v. Efrain Lopez-Flores
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41558
USA v. Alejandro Morales-Flores
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41570
USA v. Jose Garcia-Tobias
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41575
USA v. Ricardo Perez
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41584
USA v. Julio Hernandez-Garza
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41586
USA v. Deroderick Mack
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41601
USA v. Jesus Mireles-Calvillo
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41651
USA v. Armando Armandariz-Moreno
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41655
USA v. Carlomagno Garcia-Diaz
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41658
USA v. Sergio Rodriguez-Cortez
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41666
USA v. Alfredo Cortes-De La Torre
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41731
USA v. Jose Rivera
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41740
USA v. Daniel Rodriguez-Melendez
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50087
USA v. Noe Garcia-Najera
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50928
USA v. Noe Garcia-Najera
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50929
USA v. Agustin Radilla
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50994
USA v. Paul Hicks
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-51065
USA v. James Phillips
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-51169
USA v. Samuel Elias-Lujan
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-51172
USA v. Raul Santana-Garcia
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-51216
USA v. Hector Hernandez-Magana
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-51226
USA v. Manuel Buzani-Munoz
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-51231
USA v. Jose Martinez-Mendoza
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10060
USA v. Dalia Galeana-Salmeron
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10064
USA v. Kyston Ivory
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10065
USA v. Michael Crawford
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10070
USA v. Brian Kelley
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10085
USA v. Francisco De La Cruz, Jr.
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10087
USA v. Arturo Zuarez-Maldonado
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10228
USA v. Jason Roberts
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10404
USA v. Hector Badillo-Amaya
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-20066
USA v. Leobardo Arres-Gonzalez
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-20090
USA v. Jose Badillo, Jr.
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-20095
USA v. Oscar Lopez
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-20111
USA v. Ernesto Palacios-Martinez
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-20118
USA v. Jose Regalado-Solis
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40037
USA v. Toribio Encinia-Moreno
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40045
USA v. Toribio Encinio-Moreno
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40046
USA v. Francisco De La Cruz-Trevino
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40066
USA v. German Lopez
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40075
USA v. Roberto Perez-Ruano
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40077
USA v. Roberto Perez-Ruano
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40080
USA v. Victor Vicioso-Urena
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40081
USA v. Ulices Cruz-Perez
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40091
USA v. Alviro Pantaleon-Damian
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40094
USA v. Franklin Larios-Andrades
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40098
USA v. Vladimir Salgado-Brito
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40104
USA v. Alfonso Rodriguez
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40114
USA v. Jorge Ramirez-Montoya
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40128
USA v. Jorge Ramirez-Montoya
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40129
USA v. Jose Pena-Perez
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40139
USA v. Alberto Hernandez-Trejo
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40175
USA v. Mariano Lopez-Lopez
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40176
USA v. Guadalupe Contreras
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40186
USA v. Pedro Castillo-Pizano
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40190
USA v. Omar Rivera
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40212
USA v. Jorge Knight-Castillo
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40215
USA v. Leonel Martinez-Mancilla
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40216
USA v. Manuel Perez-Villarreal
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40220
USA v. Jesus Dominguez-Rodriguez
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40234
USA v. Juan Lauriano-Esteban
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40237
USA v. Manuel Garcia
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40238
USA v. Rafael Moreno-Ornellas
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40249
USA v. Juan Munoz-Dominguez
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40263
USA v. Jose Medina, Jr.
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40270
USA v. Juan Contreras
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40271
USA v. Francisco Rubio-Perez
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40343
USA v. Juan Nava-Leanos
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-50006
USA v. Michael Moreno
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-50095
USA v. Jose Gomez
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-50104
USA v. Pedro Cardona
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-50124
USA v. Jose Estrada
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-50132
USA v. Michael Ramos
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-50137
USA v. Romelia Mendoza
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-50282
USA v. Darrius Brooks
Date: October 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-31064
USA v. Johnny Armendariz
Date: October 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50874
AIG Specialty Ins. Co. v. Tesoro Corp.  
Date: October 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50953

Justia Opinion Summary: When Ultramar sold the Golden Eagle Refinery to Tesoro Refining, the purchase and sale agreement specified that Ultramar was to assign the Tosco indemnities, and to either secure an endorsement to the Chartis policy addi...

Gaddiel Quiroz Reta v. Loretta Lynch
Date: October 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60268
In Re: Deepwater Horizon
Date: October 17, 2016
Docket Number: 16-30063
USA v. Efrain Baldivia, III
Date: October 17, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40192
USA v. Kevin Ayala-Mejia
Date: October 17, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40243
USA v. Antonio Molina-Gonzalez
Date: October 17, 2016
Docket Number: 16-50069
Charles Mitchell, II v. Lorie Davis, Director
Date: October 14, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11004
United States v. Smith  
Date: October 14, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11185

Justia Opinion Summary: After defendant physically assaulted his ex-girlfriend while serving a 60-month term of supervised release, an assistant public defender represented defendant in the resulting revocation proceeding. Defendant asked to co...

Joanna Wilson, et al v. Navika Capital Group, L.L.
Date: October 14, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20204
Richardson v. Wells Fargo Bank  
Date: October 14, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20711

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed suit alleging that defendants violated the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), 29 U.S.C. 201 et seq., by improperly classifying them as exempt employees and failing to pay appropriate overtime. Plaintiffs w...

George Moench, et al v. M/V Salvation
Date: October 14, 2016
Docket Number: 15-31105
United States v. Ramirez  
Date: October 14, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40887

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant conditionally plead guilty to one count of transporting an illegal alien. On appeal, defendant challenged the denial of his motion to suppress evidence obtained during a traffic stop. The court concluded that t...

USA v. James Nichols
Date: October 14, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41273
Earl Heller v. First Light Fed Credit Union, et al
Date: October 14, 2016
Docket Number: 15-51233
EEOC v. Vicksburg Healthcare, L.L.C.
Date: October 14, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60764
USA v. Roque Garcia
Date: October 14, 2016
Docket Number: 16-20096
USA v. Odil Rodriguez-Moreno
Date: October 14, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40166
USA v. Salvador Guzman-Perez
Date: October 14, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40178
USA v. Cuauhutemoc Arteaga-Perez
Date: October 14, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40185
Patrick Simms v. Intl Longshoremen Assn
Date: October 14, 2016
Docket Number: 16-60073
USA v. David Stewart, et al
Date: October 13, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20596
USA v. Heide Woessner
Date: October 13, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20638
USA v. Gary Castle
Date: October 13, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41677
USA v. Gary Castle
Date: October 13, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41679
USA v. Jose Obregon
Date: October 13, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41709
United States v. Turner  
Date: October 13, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50788

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant conditionally plead guilty to aiding and abetting the possession of unauthorized access devices. On appeal, defendant challenged the district court's denial of his motion to suppress evidence of gift cards. The...

Linda Chambara v. Loretta Lynch
Date: October 13, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60578
Bayron Toro Abrego v. Loretta Lynch
Date: October 13, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60597
Silvia Roman, et al v. Ford Motor Company
Date: October 13, 2016
Docket Number: 16-20047
USA v. Jose Pequeno-Garcia
Date: October 13, 2016
Docket Number: 16-50103
Samuel Goldman, et al v. Bankton Fincl Corp., L.L.
Date: October 12, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20243
Gregory Bailey v. East Baton Rouge Parish Prison,
Date: October 12, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30774
USA v. James Nichols
Date: October 12, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41649
USA v. Misael Rodriguez-Sanchez
Date: October 12, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50673
USA v. Barry Yett
Date: October 12, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50813
Randy Jackson v. John Hochberg, et al
Date: October 12, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60269
EEOC v. Vicksburg Healthcare, L.L.C.
Date: October 12, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60764
USA v. Jaime Reyes-Fierro
Date: October 12, 2016
Docket Number: 16-50057
Henry Sims, Jr., et al v. Kia Motors of America, I
Date: October 11, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10636
USA v. Sofjan Lamid
Date: October 11, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30572
In Re: Vioxx Prod Liability, et al
Date: October 11, 2016
Docket Number: 15-31070
USA v. Derek Parra
Date: October 11, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41595
Ramon Lara-Amaya v. Loretta Lynch
Date: October 11, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60396
David Adele v. Terry Rogers, et al
Date: October 11, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60425
USA v. Matthew Rutledge
Date: October 11, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10053
USA v. Shawn Cathey
Date: October 11, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10058
USA v. Jeffrey Brevick
Date: October 11, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10199
USA v. Manuel Chavez-Martinez
Date: October 11, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40056
USA v. David Rojas-Ibarra
Date: October 11, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40204
SGIC Strategic Global Inv. v. Burger King  
Date: October 10, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10943

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs Christian Groenke, SGIC, and GRIL owned and operated numerous Burger King restaurants in Germany. These Burger King restaurants all operated under franchise agreements entered into with Defendant BKE. BKE is a...

Cox v. Nueces County, TX  
Date: October 10, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40141

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, former employees of the County, filed suit under 42 U.S.C. 1983, after they were reassigned, and later terminated, from their positions allegedly because they failed to support the sheriff's reelection. Plain...

USA v. Raul Peraza-Trejo
Date: October 7, 2016
Docket Number: 14-41131
Toby Johnston v. Lorie Davis, Director
Date: October 7, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10834
USA v. Juan Delbosque
Date: October 7, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41394
USA v. Sammy Bryant, Jr.
Date: October 7, 2016
Docket Number: 15-51171
Curtis Evans v. Marshall Fisher, Commissioner, et
Date: October 7, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60508
USA v. Joshua Espinoza
Date: October 6, 2016
Docket Number: 14-31425
USA v. Boyd Barrow
Date: October 6, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30012
Monaco v. TAG Investments, Ltd.  
Date: October 6, 2016
Docket Number: 15-51085

Justia Opinion Summary: Monaco appealed the district court's opinion holding that Monaco individually owes TAG $171,942.03, a nondischargeable debt under bankruptcy law, 11 U.S.C. 523(a)(4), arising from the Texas Construction Trust Fund Act (C...

Guadalupe Ortiz-Sandoval v. Loretta Lynch
Date: October 6, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60395
USA v. Nicolas Fuentes-Cruz
Date: October 6, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40229
Judy Schilling v. LA Dept of Trans & Development
Date: October 5, 2016
Docket Number: 14-31338
Sims, Jr. v. Kia Motors of America  
Date: October 5, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10636

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, family members of Henry Sims, Sr., filed a products liability action against KMA and KMC after Mr. Sims died in a tragic car accident when he was a passenger in a 2010 Kia Soul. Plaintiffs alleged that the So...

United States v. Bazemore  
Date: October 5, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10805

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted of mail fraud for his part in a scheme to procure life insurance policies by misrepresenting the applicants’ net worths and their intention to transfer the policies to a third party. On remand for...

USA v. Jose Gonzalez-Mares
Date: October 5, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11189
Jeremy Mundine v. Lieutenant Gustafson, et al
Date: October 5, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20525
Marshall Williams v. Frank Lara, Warden
Date: October 5, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40989
United States v. Vasquez  
Date: October 5, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41168

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted of knowingly enticing and coercing an individual to engage in unlawful sexual activity. The district court applied an eight-level enhancement for an offense involving a minor under twelve years of...

Clarke's Allied, Incorporated v. Rail Source Fuel,
Date: October 5, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41492
Deloris Phillips v. Dallas Cty Clge Commty, et al
Date: October 5, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10022
Wayne Gordon v. Leon Regan, et al
Date: October 5, 2016
Docket Number: 16-30280
Marlin Thomas v. Carolyn Colvin, Acting Cmsnr
Date: October 5, 2016
Docket Number: 16-30290
Michael de Graffenried v. Smithway Motor Xpress, I
Date: October 5, 2016
Docket Number: 16-60019
Sammy Mozingo v. Oil States Energy, Inc.
Date: October 5, 2016
Docket Number: 16-60125
USA v. Darnell Bryant
Date: October 4, 2016
Docket Number: 14-11012
Judy Schilling v. LA Dept of Trans & Development
Date: October 4, 2016
Docket Number: 14-31338
Elvis Roberts v. Jerry Revell, et al
Date: October 4, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10374
USA v. Daniel Cuellar
Date: October 4, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10936
USA v. Fidel Cuenca-Olivares
Date: October 4, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11238
Joe Frederick v. Vernon Pittman, et al
Date: October 4, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20007
Ralph Whitley, et al v. BP, P.L.C., et al
Date: October 4, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20282
USA v. Jermaine Comeaux
Date: October 4, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20639
USA v. Bradley Smith
Date: October 4, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30665
USA v. Dario Garcia-Villafranca
Date: October 4, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41487
United States v. Sheridan  
Date: October 4, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41678

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted of two counts of transporting aliens within the United States. Border Patrol agents found two aliens in a large tool box in the back of a pickup truck driven by defendant, but owned by defendant's...

USA v. Victor Cerda Contreras
Date: October 4, 2016
Docket Number: 15-51005
USA v. Derrick Cooper
Date: October 4, 2016
Docket Number: 15-51189
USA v. Jose Hernandez-Sanchez
Date: October 4, 2016
Docket Number: 15-51228
USA, et al v. City of Dallas, Texas
Date: October 4, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10018
C3PO International, Limited v. Dyncorp Internation
Date: October 4, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10188
Patricia Peter-Takang v. Dept of Children & Family
Date: October 4, 2016
Docket Number: 16-30079
Reyna v. Int'l Bank of Commerce  
Date: October 4, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40057

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, individually and on behalf of other similarly situated individuals, filed suit against his former employer, IBC, contending that IBC violated the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), 29 U.S.C. 201 et seq., by fail...

USA v. Javier Dominguez-Aguirre
Date: October 4, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40162
Joseph Chhim v. University of Texas at Austin
Date: October 4, 2016
Docket Number: 16-50200
Teresa Garofolo v. Ocwen Loan Servicing, L.L.C.
Date: October 3, 2016
Docket Number: 14-51156
USA v. Gary Cole
Date: October 3, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10725
Cameron Evans v. Vidalia Dock & Storage Company
Date: October 3, 2016
Docket Number: 15-31025
USA v. Miguel Ruiz, Jr.
Date: October 3, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41486
Elmer Sierra, et al v. Dorel Juvenile Group
Date: October 3, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41745
United States v. Uribe  
Date: October 3, 2016
Docket Number: 15-51223

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant pled guilty for illegally reentering the Untied States after being deported. The district court applied a 16-level sentencing enhancement based on defendant's previous conviction of burglary of a habitation in...

Haase v. Countrywide Home Loans  
Date: October 3, 2016
Docket Number: 16-20322

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs appealed the district court's dismissal of their suit against multiple defendants, including the Fifth Circuit. Plaintiffs seek to transfer this appeal to another circuit, contending that all of this court's j...

United States v. 2005 Pilatus Aircraft  
Date: October 3, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40298

Justia Opinion Summary: After a criminal investigation resulted in the Government seizing a 2005 Pilatus Aircraft, Bearing Tail No. N679PE, and instituting a civil forfeiture proceeding against the plane, Claimants claimed interest in the aircr...

C&C Inv. Prop. v. Trustmark Nat'l Bank  
Date: October 3, 2016
Docket Number: 16-60166

Justia Opinion Summary: The D’Oench, Duhme doctrine, which originated in the federal common law and is now codified at 12 U.S.C. 1823(e), prevents borrowers from relying on oral agreements they allegedly had with a failed bank to defend against...

Juan Torres, et al v. S.G.E. Management, L.L.C., e
Date: September 30, 2016
Docket Number: 14-20128
Theo Smith v. HSBC Bank, et al
Date: September 30, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10790
USA v. James Ramey
Date: September 30, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20485
Kenneth MacKenzie, et al v. Muammar al-Gaddafi, et
Date: September 30, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20667
Ronald Schofield v. Lorie Davis, Director
Date: September 30, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40331
J. Cox v. Lorie Davis, et al
Date: September 30, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41094
United States v. Mire  
Date: September 30, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50128

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant, a convicted fraudster, is subject to a $10 million restitution order. Harbor America, which had contracted with defendant and his fraudulently run businesses, is subject to a writ of garnishment for that debt....

Martin Del Olmo v. U.S. Customs & Border Protc
Date: September 30, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50510
USA v. Julio Jacobo
Date: September 30, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10553
USA v. Byron Morris
Date: September 30, 2016
Docket Number: 16-30166
USA v. Mario Burton
Date: September 29, 2016
Docket Number: 15-31063
Moench v. M/V Salvation  
Date: September 29, 2016
Docket Number: 15-31105

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed suit against Marquette after a towing vessel owned by Marquette allided with a private vessel owned by the Trust. The district court awarded damages and attorneys' fees against Marquette. The court concl...

United States v. Gordon  
Date: September 29, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41510

Justia Opinion Summary: After defendant pleaded guilty to two counts of transportation of an undocumented alien and one count of possession with intent to distribute less than 50 kilograms of marijuana, defendant was sentenced to 41 months’ imp...

Hays v. HCA Holdings, Inc.  
Date: September 29, 2016
Docket Number: 15-51002

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, who suffers from epilepsy, was fired from his cardiology practice after a series of stress-related seizures. Plaintiff filed suit against HCA, alleging claims arising out of his alleged wrongful termination. T...

USA v. Kurt Barton
Date: September 29, 2016
Docket Number: 15-51198
Simms v. Int'l Longshoremen Ass'n  
Date: September 29, 2016
Docket Number: 16-60073

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, who is not a union member, was denied referral for employment because he refused to pay a fee to use the union's hiring hall. Plaintiff filed suit alleging that the fee was unlawful. The district court dismiss...

Jeremy Stockstill v. City of Picayune, et al
Date: September 29, 2016
Docket Number: 16-60103
Hoffman v. Martinez  
Date: September 28, 2016
Docket Numbers: 15-10046, 15-10293

Justia Opinion Summary: After plaintiff sold a Mark Rothko painting to David Martinez through L&M Arts, she filed suit alleging that she was fraudulently induced into selling the painting with assurances of secrecy and that the eventual public...

Marguerite Hoffman v. David Martinez, et al
Date: September 28, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10293
USA v. Curtis Sealy
Date: September 28, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11036
United States v. Franklin  
Date: September 28, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20622

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm. On appeal, he challenges the mental health program special condition of his supervised release. The court concluded that the district court's written...

USA v. Marlon Monteroso-Gonzalez
Date: September 28, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41024
Gaspar Gonzalez v. Philadelphia Indemnity Ins Co.
Date: September 28, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41550
USA v. James Wilson
Date: September 28, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50569
USA v. Eduardo Cruz-De Jesus
Date: September 28, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50670
USA v. Marcus Hicks
Date: September 28, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50924
USA v. Marcus Hicks
Date: September 28, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50938
USA v. Armando Huerta-Torres
Date: September 28, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40079
USA v. Frank Rivera
Date: September 28, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40174
Hackbelt 27 Partners, L.P. v. City of Coppell
Date: September 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11109
Noreen Johnson v. GeoVera Specialty Ins Co.
Date: September 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30803
USA v. Jose Magana, Jr.
Date: September 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50986
Markel American Insurance Co. v. Huibert Verbeek,
Date: September 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-51099
Charleston DePriest, et al v. Walnut Grove Corrtl
Date: September 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60488
Cazorla v. Koch Foods of Mississippi, LLC  
Date: September 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60562

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, Hispanic employees of Koch, a poultry processor, filed suit alleging harassment and abuse on the job. Koch claims that plaintiffs made up the allegations in order to benefit from the U-visa program. The U-vis...

Con-way Freight, Inc. v. NLRB  
Date: September 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60861

Justia Opinion Summary: Con-way seeks review of a union election at its Laredo, Texas facility, and for review of the Board's decision and order finding that the company engaged in unfair labor practices. The court rejected Con-way's claim that...

Ethel Fontenot v. Carolyn Colvin, Acting Cmsnr
Date: September 27, 2016
Docket Number: 16-30075
Eddie Williams v. Darrel Vannoy, Warden
Date: September 26, 2016
Docket Number: 14-31067
Whitley v. BP, P.L.C.  
Date: September 26, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20282

Justia Opinion Summary: After the BP Stock Fund lost significant value, the affected investors filed suit alleging that the plan fiduciaries breached their duties of prudence and loyalty by allowing the Plans to acquire and hold overvalued BP s...

United States v. Suchowolski  
Date: September 26, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20409

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant plead guilty to theft of government property, in violation of 18 U.S.C. 641, for his unlawful receipt of social security benefits, and was sentenced to 18 months’ imprisonment. The court concluded that the dist...

USA v. Jesus Ramirez-Mendoza
Date: September 26, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41054
In Re: Andreco Lott  
Date: September 26, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10866

Justia Opinion Summary: Movant was convicted of one count of conspiring to commit bank robbery, two counts of bank robbery and aiding and abetting, two counts of conspiring to obstruct interstate commerce by robbery and aiding and abetting, and...

USA v. Juan Diaz-Iturrino
Date: September 26, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40069
USA v. Yvonne Ramirez
Date: September 26, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40433
State of Texas v. EEOC, et al
Date: September 23, 2016
Docket Number: 14-10949
USA v. Avery Ayers
Date: September 23, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20542
Rocco Funari v. Jason Smith, et al
Date: September 23, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40966
USA v. Jeremiah Griego
Date: September 23, 2016
Docket Number: 15-51197
Dresser-Rand Co. v. NLRB  
Date: September 23, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60474

Justia Opinion Summary: After Dresser-Rand and the Union failed to negotiate the renewal of the union-members' employment contract, the union called off the strike and agreed to return to work without a contract. However, Dresser-Rand had locke...

USA v. Mark Lewis
Date: September 23, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10024
Raymond Felder v. Nabors Offshore Corporation
Date: September 23, 2016
Docket Number: 16-30461
USA v. James Fernandez
Date: September 23, 2016
Docket Number: 16-50169
United States v. Howell  
Date: September 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10336

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant plead guilty to possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. The district court concluded that defendant's prior conviction for assault under Texas Penal Code 22.01(a)(1), (b)(2)(B), constituted a "crime of vi...

Mark Cowart v. Erwin
Date: September 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10404
USA v. Martin Steinberg
Date: September 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11041
USA v. Martin Steinberg
Date: September 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11043
Brittney Terry, et al v. Spring Indep School Distr
Date: September 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20548
United States v. Toussaint  
Date: September 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30748

Justia Opinion Summary: The United States appealed the district court's order suppressing evidence seized in a traffic stop. The district court found exigent circumstances when the initial threat overheard on wiretap was first intercepted but n...

USA v. Saul Trejo-Gamboa
Date: September 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-51210
Nicole Olibas, et al v. Leslie Kreis, et al
Date: September 21, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10919
USA v. Fernando Perez
Date: September 21, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11165
USA v. Michael Kirkpatrick
Date: September 21, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41201
USA v. Jose Lovato-Balleza
Date: September 21, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41569
Graves v. Colvin  
Date: September 21, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10340

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff challenged the denial of disability insurance benefits, arguing that the ALJ erred by failing to ask a testifying vocational expert whether her testimony was consistent with the Dictionary of Occupational Title...

Nicole Olibas, et al v. Leslie Kreis, et al
Date: September 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10919
USA v. Lucas Carbajal-Gonzalez
Date: September 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11135
USA v. Tarren Sauls
Date: September 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11229
Integrity Collision Center v. City of Fulshear  
Date: September 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20560

Justia Opinion Summary: Integrity and Buentello filed suit against the City, alleging that its refusal to include them on the non-consent tow list violated the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. On appeal, the City challenged...

USA v. Edgardo Lozano-Tenorio
Date: September 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20626
USA v. Lawrence Humphrey
Date: September 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30876
USA v. Juan Pardo-Pardo
Date: September 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41609
USA v. Omar Portillo-Ruiz
Date: September 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41611
Ryan Zimmerman v. Gary Cutler, et al
Date: September 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50424
Defense Distributed v. U.S. Dept. of State  
Date: September 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50759

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed suit against the State Department, seeking to enjoin enforcement of certain laws governing the export of unclassified technical data relating to prohibited munitions. This case concerns plaintiffs' desir...

USA v. Christopher Diaz
Date: September 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-51054
Abraham Caram-Abud v. Loretta Lynch
Date: September 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60480
Walter Raymundo-Lima v. Loretta Lynch
Date: September 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60556
Gibson v. Kilpatrick  
Date: September 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60583

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, the City's former chief of police, filed a First Amendment retaliation suit alleging that he was terminated for suing the mayor. The district court granted summary judgment for the City. The court concluded th...

Charles Woods v. DOWCP, et al
Date: September 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60649
USA v. Jose Lopez-Mendoza
Date: September 20, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10049
USA v. Calletano Galarza-Morales
Date: September 20, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10059
USA v. Ruben Rios
Date: September 20, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40012
USA v. Benito Alaniz, Sr.
Date: September 20, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40150
USA v. Eulogio Martinez-Arellano
Date: September 20, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40319
USA v. Martin Cantu
Date: September 20, 2016
Docket Number: 16-50122
USA v. Patrick Moody
Date: September 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10910
Grisham v. City of Fort Worth  
Date: September 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10960

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, an evangelical Christian, filed suit against the City, alleging that he was denied his First Amendment right to hand out religious literature at a public festival. The parties entered into a consent decree whe...

New Hampshire Insurance Co. v. Efrain Dominguez, e
Date: September 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40539
Delgado v. Osuna  
Date: September 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41312

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner challenges the district court's denial of his petition for return of his children to Venezuela pursuant to the Hague Convention. The court concluded that the district court applied the correct legal standard i...

USA v. Juan Aguero Aguilar
Date: September 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50691
USA v. Richard Garcia
Date: September 19, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40144
USA v. Mario Trejo-Rubio
Date: September 19, 2016
Docket Number: 16-50099
Federal Ins. Co. v. Northfield Ins. Co.  
Date: September 16, 2016
Docket Number: 14-20633

Justia Opinion Summary: Bryan Wagner had previously obtained oil and gas properties in Louisiana from ExxonMobil, and Wagner agreed to indemnify and defend ExxonMobil against various claims and liabilities. Wagner and ExxonMobil were sued for d...

USA v. Miguel Munoz-Huerta
Date: September 16, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10702
USA v. Hernan Rivera-Perez
Date: September 16, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11194
E. Drake v. State of New York, et al
Date: September 16, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20690
USA v. Juan Delgado
Date: September 16, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40411
Dillard v. City of Austin  
Date: September 16, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50779

Justia Opinion Summary: After the City terminated plaintiff, he filed suit alleging disability discrimination claims. The district court granted summary judgment to the City. The court concluded that the district court correctly held that plain...

Michael Ratliff v. Advisors Asset Management, Inc
Date: September 16, 2016
Docket Number: 15-51159
USA v. Jorge Flores-Villalobos
Date: September 16, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40158
USA v. Sergio Galvan-Puente
Date: September 16, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40197
William Lee, et al v. Verizon Communications, Inc.
Date: September 15, 2016
Docket Number: 14-10553
USA v. Oscar Perdomo
Date: September 15, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40958
USA v. Dedrick Brooks
Date: September 15, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50581
United States v. Griego  
Date: September 15, 2016
Docket Number: 15-51197

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant pleaded guilty to aiding and abetting two others in making false statements in violation of 18 U.S.C. 1001(a)(2) and (2), and was sentenced to ten months in prison and a three year term of supervised release. T...

USA v. Eric Guerrero
Date: September 15, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10068
Juan Garcia v. U Pull It Auto & Truck Salvage, et
Date: September 15, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10257
USA v. Jaime Rodriguez
Date: September 15, 2016
Docket Number: 16-40010
USA v. Connie Larabel
Date: September 15, 2016
Docket Number: 16-60102
USA v. Peter Ayika
Date: September 14, 2016
Docket Number: 14-51093
Melton v. Phillips  
Date: September 14, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10604

Justia Opinion Summary: After plaintiff spent 16 days in county jail for an assault he did not commit, he filed suit under 42 U.S.C. 1983 against Kelly Phillips, a sheriff’s office deputy. Plaintiff alleged that Phillips intentionally or reckle...