2016 Fifth Circuit US Court of Appeals Case Law

Opinions 2501 - 3000 of 3148

Dwayne Alexander v. New Orleans City, et al
Date: March 15, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30083
Joseph Delay v. T. Werlich, Warden, et al
Date: March 15, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30257
USA v. Jock Jones
Date: March 15, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30752
USA v. Jaime Duenas-Rodriguez
Date: March 15, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40413
USA v. Pedro Carrillo-Torres
Date: March 15, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40676
USA v. Oscar Gonzalez-Flores
Date: March 15, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50746
Advanced Tech. Bldg. Solutions LLC. v. Jackson, Mississippi  
Date: March 15, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60069

Justia Opinion Summary: ATBS and its owner filed a First Amendment retaliation claim against the City of Jackson, alleging that the mayor, acting through city employees, ended support for a development project proposed by ATBS after Hewitt had...

Gross v. GGNSC Southaven, LLC  
Date: March 15, 2016
Docket Numbers: 15-60124, 15-60248

Justia Opinion Summary: After Pauline Tillman Wagner and Ida Roberson died in Mississippi nursing homes run by Golden Living Southaven and Golding Living Center Batesville, Wagner's son (Sammy Gross) and Roberson's daughter (Shirley Cotton) fil...

Portia Ishee v. Federal Natl Mortgage Assoc, et al
Date: March 15, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60129
Shirley Cotton v. GGNSC Batesville, L.L.C., et al
Date: March 15, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60248
Juan Torres, et al v. S.G.E. Management, L.L.C., e
Date: March 14, 2016
Docket Number: 14-20128
Samuel Mayo v. Pasadena Police Department, et al
Date: March 14, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20498
United States v. Fafalios  
Date: March 14, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30146

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his conviction for failing to maintain an oil record book aboard a foreign-flagged merchant sea vessel, in violation of 33 U.S.C. 1908(a) and 33 C.F.R. 151.25. The district court denied defendant's mot...

Ibrahim Oduk v. Loretta Lynch
Date: March 14, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60348
United States v. Clark  
Date: March 11, 2016
Docket Number: 14-10735

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed the district court's 2014 amended judgment reflecting the dismissal in 1998 of one of five counts of which defendant was convicted and sentenced, without conducting a resentencing hearing and enabling...

USA v. Felipe Arellano
Date: March 11, 2016
Docket Number: 14-40254
Kingdom Fresh Produce, Inc., et al v. Delta Produc  
Date: March 11, 2016
Docket Numbers: 14-51079, 14-51080

Justia Opinion Summary: The Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA), 7 U.S.C. 499e, is a Depression-era statute designed to protect sellers of perishable produce form delinquent purchasers. In this case, two such purchasers filed for ban...

Kingdom Fresh Produce, Inc., et al v. Bexar County
Date: March 11, 2016
Docket Number: 14-51080
USA v. Luis Garcia-Andrade
Date: March 11, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10126
USA v. Ocario Ruiz
Date: March 11, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11155
Daniel Nunnery, et al v. Ocwen Loan Servicing, L.L
Date: March 11, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20193
USA v. Darren Bowie
Date: March 11, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20431
Arthur Moghalu v. Northwestern State University, e
Date: March 11, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30559
USA v. Robert Watson, Jr.
Date: March 11, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40374
USA v. Saul Latin
Date: March 11, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41093
Sealed Appellee v. Sealed Appellant
Date: March 11, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50447
USA v. Jeremy Govan
Date: March 11, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50474
USA v. Alberto Monsivais-Almendar
Date: March 11, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50535
USA v. Johnny Cox, Jr.
Date: March 11, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50633
USA v. Billy Crawford
Date: March 11, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60361
USA v. William Michelletti
Date: March 11, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60576
Rockwall Indep. Sch. Dist. v. M. C.  
Date: March 10, 2016
Docket Number: 14-10333

Justia Opinion Summary: Parents of M.C. appealed the district court's denial of reimbursement for tuition in a private school under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), 20 U.S.C. 1400 et seq. In this case, the parents adopted...

USA v. Ray Freeney
Date: March 10, 2016
Docket Number: 14-10754
Osbaldo Elizondo v. Brad Livingston, et al
Date: March 10, 2016
Docket Number: 14-11203
Troice v. Proskauer Rose, L.L.P.  
Date: March 10, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10500

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed a putative class action against Allen Standford's lawyers, Thomas Sjoblom, and the law firms where he worked, arguing that they aided and abetted Stanford’s fraud and conspired to thwart the SEC’s invest...

Gloria Walker v. Univ TX SW Med Ctr
Date: March 10, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10800
USA v. Jason Dickerson
Date: March 10, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10948
USA v. Stacey Lee-Easiley
Date: March 10, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20371
Fisk Electric Company v. Woodrow Wilson Const Co I
Date: March 10, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30684
Judgment Factors, LLC v. Athol Packer  
Date: March 10, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40826

Justia Opinion Summary: Judgment Factor filed an adversary proceeding to prevent the entry of a Chapter 7 discharge order for defendant. The bankruptcy court granted summary judgment to defendant, holding that he did not act in any way that mer...

USA v. Jose Mendez
Date: March 10, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41468
USA v. Victor Gonzalez-Venegas
Date: March 10, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50238
USA v. Luis Sagun-Villareal
Date: March 10, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50246
USA v. Luis Sagun-Villareal
Date: March 10, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50247
Sealed Appellee v. Sealed Appellant
Date: March 10, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50447
Martin Harry v. Carolyn Colvin, Acting Cmsnr
Date: March 10, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50567
USA v. Edgar Hernandez-Lopez
Date: March 10, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50666
United States v. Danhach  
Date: March 9, 2016
Docket Number: 14-20339

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted by a jury of several criminal offenses relating to a scheme to steal and resell over-the-counter (OTC) medication, brand-name baby formula, and similar goods. The court concluded that the district...

Marc Veasey, et al v. Greg Abbott, et al
Date: March 9, 2016
Docket Number: 14-41127
USA v. Mariano Rodriguez-Guerrero
Date: March 9, 2016
Docket Number: 14-41294
Joseph Clark v. Ray Miller, et al
Date: March 9, 2016
Docket Number: 14-60412
C.C., et al v. Hurst-Euless-Bedford Indep Sch, et
Date: March 9, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10098
USA v. Alberto Bernal
Date: March 9, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10433
USA v. Mario Garcia-Grande
Date: March 9, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10527
Allen v. Cisneros  
Date: March 9, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20264

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against Sergeant Cisneros and Officer Montelongo, among others, under 42 U.S.C. 1983, alleging that the officers violated his constitutional rights. Plaintiff participated in several demonstrations t...

USA v. Mohammad Khan
Date: March 9, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20293
Bias v. Tangipahoa Parish Sch. Bd.  
Date: March 9, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30193

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, a high school JROTC instructor, filed suit against the School Board and two school employees, alleging claims of retaliation under the False Claims Act, 31 U.S.C. 3729-3733; 42 U.S.C. 1983; and state law. The...

USA v. Mohamed Omran
Date: March 9, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30461
USA v. Patrick Watson
Date: March 9, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50629
United States v. Beene  
Date: March 8, 2016
Docket Number: 14-30476

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant conditionally plead guilty to being a felon in possession and reserved his right to appeal the denial of his motion to suppress with respect to the search of his automobile and his post-arrest statements. The c...

Charles Marsala v. Jerry Mayo, et al
Date: March 8, 2016
Docket Number: 14-30988
Charles Marsala v. Jerry Mayo
Date: March 8, 2016
Docket Number: 14-31153
Charles Marsala v. Jerry Mayo, et al
Date: March 8, 2016
Docket Number: 14-31182
Solomon Ayor v. Loretta Lynch
Date: March 8, 2016
Docket Number: 14-60755
USA v. Christina Staton
Date: March 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10667
William Golden v. Judy Fox
Date: March 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20065
Terry Davis, Jr. v. Clerk of Court Acadia Parish
Date: March 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30303
In re: Deepwater Horizon
Date: March 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30395
Fisk Electric Company v. Woodrow Wilson Const Co I
Date: March 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30684
Emerald City Management, L.L.C, et al v. Jordan Ka
Date: March 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40446
USA v. Victor Blancas-Rosas
Date: March 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40524
USA v. Tiffney McAdoo
Date: March 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40665
USA v. Alejandro Solis-Teneyuca
Date: March 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40815
USA v. Ramon Lemus-Perdomo
Date: March 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40946
Sealed Appellee v. Sealed Appellant
Date: March 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50548
USA v. Alfonso Alfaro
Date: March 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60289
Marcus Scirocco, et al v. Ford Motor Company
Date: March 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60536
Grim v. Fisher  
Date: March 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60720

Justia Opinion Summary: Respondents appealed the district court's grant of habeas relief based on the Sixth Amendment Confrontation Clause. At issue on appeal is whether the Supreme Court's decision in Bullcoming v. New Mexico clearly establish...

USA v. Shannon Wiley
Date: March 7, 2016
Docket Number: 14-11213
Petrobras America Inc. v. Vicinay Cadenas, S.A.  
Date: March 7, 2016
Docket Number: 14-20589

Justia Opinion Summary: Petrobras and Underwriters filed suit against Vicinay, the manufacturer of an underwater tether chain that broke just after being installed to secure the piping system for oil production from the Outer Continental Shelf...

USA v. Rodrigo Gonzalez-Alvarez
Date: March 7, 2016
Docket Number: 14-41423
Virginia Vega De Marcote v. Loretta Lynch
Date: March 7, 2016
Docket Number: 14-60795
Darilyn Johnson v. Kaner Medical Group, P.A., et a
Date: March 7, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10192
Shakeri v. ADT Security Servs.  
Date: March 7, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10539

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs Shakeri and Taji filed suit against ADT, alleging a breach of contract claim and tort claims under Texas law for negligence, fraud, unconscionable conduct, and breach of the implied warranty of good and workma...

USA v. Aleksandr Yezersky
Date: March 7, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10609
Amy Cook-Reska v. Community Health Systems, Inc.,
Date: March 7, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20312
Block v. New York Times Co.  
Date: March 7, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30459

Justia Opinion Summary: This case arose from a New York Times article about Senator Rand Paul, which briefly quotes Walter Block, an economics professor. Block filed suit against defendants asserting claims for defamation and false light invasi...

Edward Mandel v. Mastrogiovanni Schorsch Mersky, e
Date: March 7, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40864
USA v. Jose Gonzalez-Perez
Date: March 7, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40866
United States v. Ovalle-Chun  
Date: March 7, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40970

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant pleaded guilty to one count of illegal reentry into the United States and the district court applied a twelve-level enhancement to defendant's base offense level based on the district court's determination that...

Robert Simon, Jr. v. Marshall Fisher, Commissioner
Date: March 7, 2016
Docket Number: 15-70002
Richard Martin, III, et al v. Koby Jackson
Date: March 4, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30791
USA v. Joseph St. Pierre
Date: March 4, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30872
USA v. David Hernandez-Borjas
Date: March 4, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40190
USA v. Herbert Vanegas
Date: March 4, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40788
Alessandro Cervantes v. New Century Mortgage Corp.
Date: March 4, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40798
Xadimul Samba v. Loretta Lynch
Date: March 4, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60088
Richard Alsenz v. Aurora Bank, FSB, et al
Date: March 3, 2016
Docket Number: 12-20524
Catchings v. Fisher  
Date: March 3, 2016
Docket Number: 13-60823

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, convicted of capital murder and sentenced to life in prison, filed a 28 U.S.C. 2254 petition for habeas corpus relief. The district court dismissed the petition as untimely and denied petitioner's request for...

USA v. Jeffrey Guillotte
Date: March 3, 2016
Docket Number: 14-31124
Entergy Mississippi, Inc. v. NLRB
Date: March 3, 2016
Docket Number: 14-60796
In re: American Lebanese Syria, et al.  
Date: March 3, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11188

Justia Opinion Summary: R. Allen Stanford made charitable donations to all three petitioners before the SEC's determination that Stanford and his companies were operating a Ponzi scheme. Before the Court is a Petition for Rehearing, treated as...

USA v. Wendy Bergeron
Date: March 3, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30137
Frederick Bodison v. T. Werlich, Warden
Date: March 3, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30566
USA v. David Hernandez-Borjas
Date: March 3, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40190
USA v. Francis Salcie-De Los Santos
Date: March 3, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40630
USA v. Galo Solorzano-Maquilon
Date: March 3, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50621
USA v. Johnathan Crocker
Date: March 3, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50950
USA v. Yulande Scott
Date: March 3, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60537
USA v. Maria Rubio-Mendoza
Date: March 2, 2016
Docket Number: 14-41270
USA v. Toderick Jones
Date: March 2, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10409
Nelson v. Watch House Int'l, LLC  
Date: March 2, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10531

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against his former employer, Watch House, alleging that he was discharged in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. 2000e et seq., and Chapter 21 of the Texas Labor Code. T...

USA v. Linda Morgan
Date: March 2, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20190
USA v. Garry Del Angel
Date: March 2, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20334
USA v. Danny Bradham
Date: March 2, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30531
New Orleans City v. AMBAC Assurance Corp.  
Date: March 2, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30532

Justia Opinion Summary: This appeal arose from the City's contract with Ambac to provide municipal bond insurance. The City filed suit against Ambac alleging that Ambac breached an agreement to provide a credit enhancement, that there was error...

G & H Development, L.L.C. v. Nancy Penwell, et al
Date: March 2, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30556
USA v. Crystal Mena
Date: March 2, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40055
Paul Brooks, et al v. Firestone Polymers, L.L.C.,
Date: March 2, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40162
Larry Polsky v. Dish Network Service, L.L.C.
Date: March 2, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41101
Rowell v. Pettijohn  
Date: March 2, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50168

Justia Opinion Summary: Texas merchants filed suit challenging Texas’ Anti-Surcharge Law, Tex. Fin. Code 339.001. The district court dismissed for failure to state a claim under Rule 12(b)(6) and denied a preliminary injunction. Merchants claim...

USA v. Andrea Tellison
Date: March 1, 2016
Docket Number: 14-20579
Miguel Talamantes Valverde v. Loretta Lynch
Date: March 1, 2016
Docket Number: 14-60701
Giovanni Ortiz v. Loretta Lynch
Date: March 1, 2016
Docket Number: 14-60861
Rodger Griggs v. Rodney Chandler
Date: March 1, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10197
USA v. Sylvester Neely
Date: March 1, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20035
Glen Sumner v. Board of Adjustment, et al
Date: March 1, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20399
Luv N Care Limited v. Angel Juvenile Products, et
Date: March 1, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30686
Melvin Hudnall v. Jim Payne, et al
Date: March 1, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40248
USA v. Alejandro Balderrama
Date: March 1, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50523
Pre-War Art, Incorporated, et al v. Stanford Coins
Date: February 29, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10033
USA v. Sergio Godinez
Date: February 29, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10227
USA v. Jose Prieto-Alvarez
Date: February 29, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10640
USA v. Elicio Triana-Herrera
Date: February 29, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10661
USA v. David Lara
Date: February 26, 2016
Docket Number: 14-11341
United States v. Ortega-Calderon  
Date: February 26, 2016
Docket Number: 14-40889

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his sentence for unlawful presence in the United States after previous deportation, arguing that the district court erred by relying on a docket sheet and a Disposition of Arrest and Court Action to im...

USA v. Wenceslao Morin
Date: February 26, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10447
JAB Energy Solutions II, L.L.C v. Servicio Marina
Date: February 26, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30504
USA v. Gregorio Gonzalez-Longoria
Date: February 26, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40041
Daniel Almonte v. H. Vasquez
Date: February 26, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40192
Villarreal v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.  
Date: February 26, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40243

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit for breach of contract, negligence, wrongful foreclosure, and violations of the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act (DTPA), Tex. Bus. & Com. Code 17.50(a)(1)). On appeal, plaintiff challenged the dis...

USA v. Prudencio Villalobos
Date: February 26, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40367
USA v. Jhony Barrios-Andrade
Date: February 26, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41069
USA v. Kevin Revell
Date: February 26, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50440
USA v. Yolanda Nowlin
Date: February 25, 2016
Docket Number: 14-20247
Danny Bible v. William Stephens, Director
Date: February 25, 2016
Docket Number: 14-70036
USA v. Albert Aguilar-Munoz
Date: February 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10553
Aron Goins v. City of Sansom Park, et al
Date: February 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10632
Aspire Commodities, L.P., et al v. GDF SUEZ Energy
Date: February 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20125
In re: Deepwater Horizon  
Date: February 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30381

Justia Opinion Summary: This case stemmed from a settlement agreement entered into by BP and a class of parties harmed by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Claimants filed a “Motion for Authority to File Wetlands Claims” with the district c...

Michelle Calderone v. TARC
Date: February 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30417
USA v. Timothy Williams
Date: February 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40948
USA v. Eliut Gutierrez Guajardo
Date: February 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41155
USA v. Jonathan Hees
Date: February 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50471
Dixie Electric Membership Corp. v. NLRB  
Date: February 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60063

Justia Opinion Summary: The Board alleged that Dixie Electric committed an unfair labor practice, in violation of Section 8(a)(5) and (d) of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), 29 U.S.C. 158(a)(5), (d), when it reclassified two categories...

USA v. John Pedelahore
Date: February 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60312
Chanthakoummane v.Stephens  
Date: February 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-70007

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, convicted of capital murder and sentenced to death, seeks a certificate of appealability (COA) to challenge the district court’s dismissal of his federal petition on two grounds: (1) his trial counsel was ine...

Cass v. City of Abilene  
Date: February 24, 2016
Docket Number: 14-11134

Justia Opinion Summary: Marcus Cass was fatally shot by Officer Chris Smith during the execution of a warrant to collect certain business records. Plaintiffs, Cass's family members, filed suit against the City, along with Smith and the Chief of...

USA v. Ivory Thompson
Date: February 24, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10323
USA v. Melvin Avelar-Castro
Date: February 24, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30327
Tetra Tech. v. Vertex Servs.  
Date: February 24, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30446

Justia Opinion Summary: This dispute arose from injuries sustained by a platform worker employed by Vertex. Continental appealed the district court's final judgment in favor of Tetra and Maritech, requiring Continental and its codefendant insur...

June Medical Servs. v. Cald  
Date: February 24, 2016
Docket Number: 16-30116

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs sought an injunction against the enforcement of Louisiana’s statutory requirement that each physician who performs outpatient abortions must have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital, The Unsafe Abortion...

USA v. Kenneth Bowen, et al
Date: February 23, 2016
Docket Number: 13-31078
Anh Le v. Loretta Lynch
Date: February 23, 2016
Docket Number: 13-60664
Suman Patel v. Loretta Lynch
Date: February 23, 2016
Docket Number: 14-60783
Cuba v. Pylant  
Date: February 23, 2016
Docket Numbers: 15-10212, 15-10213

Justia Opinion Summary: These two consolidated appeals stem from suits between Donald Cuba and Julia Pylant where Julia accused Cuba of rape and Cuba was later acquitted of the charge. In No. 15-10212, Cuba sued Julia and her parents (collectiv...

Julia Pylant v. Southern Methodist University
Date: February 23, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10213
USA v. Larry Fields
Date: February 23, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10616
Tina M. v. St. Tammany Parish Sch. Bd.  
Date: February 23, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30220

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed suit on behalf of their minor son seeking attorneys' fees under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act's (IDEA), 20 U.S.C. 1415(i)(3)(B), fee-shifting provision. The district court held that pla...

Odis Jackson v. Daniels
Date: February 23, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40042
USA v. Joann Silvas
Date: February 23, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40680
USA v. Zeba Williams
Date: February 23, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40902
Richard Pena v. Tanya Brown
Date: February 22, 2016
Docket Number: 14-40875
USA v. Billie Johnson
Date: February 22, 2016
Docket Number: 14-41066
USA v. Gary Ward
Date: February 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30634
Taofeek Quadri v. Patrick Murphy
Date: February 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40037
USA v. Richard Pulido
Date: February 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40582
USA v. Samuel Lozano
Date: February 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40632
Martin v. Federal National Mtge Assoc.  
Date: February 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41104

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against Fannie Mae, seeking to quiet title on the ground that Wells Fargo waived its right to foreclose by accepting payments for sixteen months after the initial default, so it could not sell the pr...

USA v. Juan Serrano
Date: February 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50143
USA v. Bobby Martinez
Date: February 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50431
USA v. Mauricio Patino-Mancia
Date: February 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50532
Ali v. Lynch  
Date: February 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60004

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, a native and citizen of Pakistan, argues that his asylum status was not terminated when he adjusted to legal permanent resident (LPR) status and that, if it was, the IJ erred in denying his subsequent reappli...

Cedric McCaskill v. Dept of Health and Human Svc
Date: February 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60304
James Rudzavice v. E. Mejia, et al
Date: February 19, 2016
Docket Number: 14-11143
USA v. David Underwood
Date: February 19, 2016
Docket Number: 14-11378
USA v. Luis Quinonez-Sigala
Date: February 19, 2016
Docket Number: 14-51263
Pervej Shamim v. Loretta Lynch
Date: February 19, 2016
Docket Number: 14-60849
USA v. Octavius Smith
Date: February 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20002
Harold Black v. Susan Griffin, et al
Date: February 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30291
USA v. Michael Nelson
Date: February 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30340
USA v. Gerson Guevara-Miranda
Date: February 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30570
Virgie Ray v. Stage Stores, Incorporated, et al
Date: February 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30787
USA v. Phillip Koss
Date: February 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50397
USA v. Andres Victores
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 14-10427
USA v. Juan Lorenzo-Zepeta
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 14-20537
USA v. George Grace, Sr.
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 14-31342
USA v. Jose Guevara-Moreno
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 14-40231
USA v. Efren Olivas-Hinojos
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 14-50886
Eduardo Rodriguez-Cayo v. Loretta Lynch
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 14-60831
Timmy Dawson v. William Stephens, Director
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10071
Aetna Life Insurance Company v. Methodist Hospital
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10210
USA v. Kamau Israel
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10377
USA v. Cornelio Sanchez, Jr.
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20062
Stephan Bechuck v. Home Depot USA, Incorporated, e
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20219
USA v. Alfredo Ulloa-Osorio
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20271
Keith Dodds v. Terracon Consultants, Inc.
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20313
Stephen Farmer, et al v. D&O Contractors, Inc., et
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30297
Cynthia DeBlanc v. St. Tammany Parish School Bd
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30367
USA v. Willie Jackson
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30394
USA v. Jose Sandoval
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40377
USA v. Rene Gaona-Garcia
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40393
USA v. Julio Solis-Mora
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40472
USA v. Javier Sanchez
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40506
USA v. Isai Alcala-Cansino
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40522
USA v. Pedro Espinoza
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40540
USA v. Jose Valadez-Ibarra
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40559
USA v. Ramiro Martinez
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40583
USA v. Jose Orellana
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40593
USA v. Miguel Quintero-Guerrero
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40598
USA v. Luis Tirado-Hernandez
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40620
USA v. Luis Juarez
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40628
USA v. Monte Armstrong
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40633
USA v. Juan Guzman-Morales
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40634
USA v. Daniel Yobani-Duarte
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40640
USA v. Domingo Salazar-Jimenez
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40643
USA v. Marco Estrada-Gonzalez
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40662
USA v. Octavio Ortega-Regalado
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40664
USA v. Jorge Tzul-Chaclan
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40667
USA v. Dora Lima-De Ortiz
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40674
USA v. Guillermo Martinez-Posada
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40699
USA v. Jose Rodriguez-Salas
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40725
USA v. Juan Flores-Villafana
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40745
USA v. Marcos Vargas-Jimenez
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40756
USA v. Jose Vega-Vega
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40770
USA v. Edgar Cantu-Garcia
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40774
USA v. Pedro Granados
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40790
USA v. Lance Lane
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40801
USA v. Edgar Lozano-Lucero
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40820
USA v. Marcelino Hernandez-Escobedo
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40823
USA v. Aldo Vazquez-Gutierrez
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40824
USA v. Jose Vera-Chavez
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40837
USA v. Jeronimo Mendez-Valdes
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40844
USA v. Merlo Amador-Sanchez
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40848
USA v. Raul Ramos
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40852
USA v. Jose Gonzalez
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40867
USA v. Ernesto Galvan-Mata
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40872
USA v. Rene Herrera-Garduno
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40886
Raymond Jackson v. Brad Livingston, et al
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40894
USA v. Rogelio Maldonado
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40896
USA v. Ramon Flores-Rodriguez
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40903
USA v. Cesar Mireles-Vargas
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40907
USA v. Manuel Anguiano-Morales
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40910
USA v. Daniel Castillo-De La Portilla
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40934
USA v. Jesus Rivera-Cerda
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40936
USA v. Jose Vazquez-Ponce
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40965
USA v. Felix Reyes-Martinez
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40984
USA v. Jose Zuniga-Ramirez
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40985
USA v. Magdaleno Villanueva-Torres
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41062
USA v. Maximino Montemayor
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41116
USA v. Erasmo Mendoza
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41124
USA v. Florencio Diaz-Enriquez
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50016
USA v. Gilberto Ortega
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50059
USA v. Omar Meraz
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50067
USA v. Hector Quintero-Galdian
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50170
USA v. German Rodriguez-Calderon
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50251
USA v. Juan Villasenor-Vasquez
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50273
USA v. Adrian Armendariz
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50279
USA v. Juan Villasenor-Vasquez
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50280
Rachelle Navarro v. Fifth Third Mortgage Company
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50379
USA v. Jose Bartolo-Guerra
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50490
USA v. Jose Bartolo-Guerra
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50493
USA v. Ricky Levy
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50538
USA v. Ramon Cereceres
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50837
USA v. Albert Solis
Date: February 17, 2016
Docket Number: 14-10994
USA v. Juan Ortiz
Date: February 17, 2016
Docket Number: 14-20684
USA v. Odilon Benitez-Penaloza
Date: February 17, 2016
Docket Number: 14-41048
USA v. Danny Cantu
Date: February 17, 2016
Docket Number: 14-41431
USA v. Michael Gluk, et al
Date: February 17, 2016
Docket Number: 14-51012
USA v. Javier Alarcon
Date: February 17, 2016
Docket Number: 14-51041
USA v. Donald McCowen
Date: February 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10145
USA v. Roberto Ramirez-Gallegos
Date: February 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10168
USA v. Ernesto Vasquez
Date: February 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10186
USA v. Martin Martinez
Date: February 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10215
USA v. Albino Gonzalez
Date: February 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10246
USA v. Esteban Alonzo-Garcia
Date: February 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10295
USA v. Rassie Martin
Date: February 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10332
USA v. Shakira Wells
Date: February 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10342
USA v. Russell Wood
Date: February 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10380
USA v. Jose Chavez, III
Date: February 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10388
USA v. Wiley Wynn
Date: February 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10400
USA v. Douglas Moore
Date: February 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10401
USA v. Demarcus Mayes
Date: February 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10403
USA v. Jose Castillo-Nunez
Date: February 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10440
USA v. Hilberto Ibarra
Date: February 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10442
USA v. Francisco Valencia-Villa
Date: February 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10467
USA v. Marion Pruitt
Date: February 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10471
USA v. Dontraye Potter
Date: February 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10492
USA v. Francisco Jimenez
Date: February 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10569
USA v. Jesus Rivera-Cuellar
Date: February 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20050
USA v. Joshua Carbajal
Date: February 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20058
Al Rushaid v. National Oilwell Varco, Inc.  
Date: February 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20260

Justia Opinion Summary: The court previously found that NOV Norway had a contractual right to arbitration before the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). The remaining defendants, nonsignatories to that agreement, contend that they are also...

Hozam Alajmi v. Methodist Hospital, et al
Date: February 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20278
USA v. Jose Martinez
Date: February 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20299
USA v. Gael Luna-Gutierrez
Date: February 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20346
USA v. Eric Williams
Date: February 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30275
USA v. Michael Webb
Date: February 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30410
USA v. Joaquin Terrazas-Dieguez
Date: February 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40314
USA v. Francisco De La Vega-Adan
Date: February 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40318
USA v. Daryel Holley
Date: February 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40348
USA v. Rolando Salinas-Apac
Date: February 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40363
USA v. Gerardo Trevino-Pena
Date: February 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40368
USA v. Fredic Ramos-Gonzalez
Date: February 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40627
USA v. Juan Velasquez-Ramirez
Date: February 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40675
USA v. Alfredo Bautista-Villarreal
Date: February 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40698
USA v. Luis Delvalle
Date: February 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40754
USA v. Alfredo Estrada-Eugenio
Date: February 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40771
USA v. Raul De Leon
Date: February 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40776
USA v. Manuel Gonzalez-Torres
Date: February 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40793
USA v. Juan Mejia-Lumbreras
Date: February 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40794
USA v. Fernando Colin-Hernandez
Date: February 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40797
USA v. Joaquin Robles-Vaca
Date: February 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40811
USA v. Jose Gonzalez-Ochoa
Date: February 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40812
USA v. Ruben Romero-Cordero
Date: February 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40827
USA v. Delfino Gomez-Rangel
Date: February 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40828
USA v. Jose Avalos-Gutierrez
Date: February 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40842
USA v. Felix Banegas-Verones
Date: February 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40843
USA v. Fabian Gonzalez-Loya
Date: February 16, 2016
Docket Number: 14-40948
Bechuck v. Home Depot USA, Inc.  
Date: February 16, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20219

Justia Opinion Summary: After plaintiff sustained injuries from a fall off a chair at a Home Depot, he filed suit in state court against Home Depot and the general manager of the store he was injured in. A month later, Home Depot removed to fed...

Earl Adams, Jr., et al v. Chevron USA, Incorporate
Date: February 16, 2016
Docket Number: 15-31091
USA v. Antonio Rivera
Date: February 16, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40909
USA v. Mayra Godines-Alvarez
Date: February 15, 2016
Docket Number: 14-20690
USA v. Ricardo Martinez-Espinoza
Date: February 15, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20060
USA v. Alejandro Oliver-Lozano
Date: February 15, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41049
Luretha Bivins v. MS Regional Housing Authority
Date: February 15, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60484
USA v. Walter Hudspeth, et al
Date: February 12, 2016
Docket Number: 14-10165
USA v. Lisa Hollier
Date: February 12, 2016
Docket Number: 14-10843
Kesha Terry v. Rosemary Inocencio, et al
Date: February 12, 2016
Docket Number: 14-11112
United States v. Herrold  
Date: February 12, 2016
Docket Number: 14-11317

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant pled guilty to possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and was sentenced under the Armed Career Criminal Act (ACCA), 18 U.S.C. 924(e). On appeal, defendant challenged the district court's imposition of a 2...

USA v. Ricardo Arellano-Romero
Date: February 12, 2016
Docket Number: 14-20755
Patricia Anderson v. Harrison Cty Adt Deten Ctr
Date: February 12, 2016
Docket Number: 14-60896
Clyde Wyatt v. Richwood Correctional Center, et al
Date: February 12, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30301
Heather Hurst v. Carolyn Colvin, Acting Cmsnr
Date: February 12, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30462
Narissa Bradford v. Gauthier, Houghtaling & Wms, e
Date: February 12, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30679
Eric Heilman v. Jefferson County, et al
Date: February 12, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40010
USA v. Ernesto Madrigal-Solorio
Date: February 12, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40796
USA v. Jesus Castillo-Lucio
Date: February 12, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41018
USA v. Mario Netro-Perales
Date: February 12, 2016
Docket Number: 15-41302
USA v. Marvis Box
Date: February 12, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50355
USA v. Steven Curtis
Date: February 12, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50601
Patricia Anderson v. Harrison Cty Adult Deten Ctr
Date: February 12, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60204
Chesapeake Energy Corporation v. NLRB
Date: February 12, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60326
USA v. Antonio Maldonado
Date: February 11, 2016
Docket Number: 14-40562
Dwayne Jones v. Lamb, et al
Date: February 11, 2016
Docket Number: 14-41014
Edward Reyes, et al v. Billie Stone, et al
Date: February 11, 2016
Docket Number: 14-50311
Akuna Matata v. Texas NOM Ltd.  
Date: February 11, 2016
Docket Number: 14-51158

Justia Opinion Summary: Akuna filed suit in federal court seeking dissolution of an oil and gas partnership and a determination of its ownership share. The district court granted summary judgment in favor of Akuna and ultimately ordered termina...

USA v. Carrick Mango
Date: February 11, 2016
Docket Number: 14-51296
Gregory Brooks v. City of West Point Mississippi,
Date: February 11, 2016
Docket Number: 14-60357
Fany Ramirez-Mejia v. Loretta Lynch
Date: February 11, 2016
Docket Number: 14-60546
Candis Payne v. Wells Fargo Bank N.A., et al
Date: February 11, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10366
Billy Shannon, et al v. Bobby Ham, et al
Date: February 11, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10483
USA v. Terrence Shelby
Date: February 11, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10603
USA v. Kenneth Jones
Date: February 11, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10691
In Re: Andre Garrett
Date: February 11, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10747
Andre Garrett v. William Stephens, Director
Date: February 11, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10811
USA v. Misael Martinez-Morales
Date: February 11, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50164
USA v. Felipe Esparza-Cruz
Date: February 11, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50423
USA v. Boruch Rapoport
Date: February 11, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50526
USA v. John McLaughlin
Date: February 11, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50537
USA v. Juan Salazar
Date: February 11, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50547
Omar Ahmad v. Loretta Lynch
Date: February 11, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60149
Hernan Echeverria Mejia v. Loretta Lynch
Date: February 11, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60174
USA v. Mercedes Sanchez
Date: February 11, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60284
Luvata Grenada, L.L.C. v. Danfoss, L.L.C.  
Date: February 11, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60477

Justia Opinion Summary: Luvata filed suit against Danfoss US, alleging breach of contract, breach of warranties, negligent misrepresentation, and negligent design. The district court dismissed the suit for lack of personal jurisdiction. The cou...

Kevan Brumfield v. Burl Cain, Warden
Date: February 10, 2016
Docket Number: 12-30256
USA v. Daniel Lomas, III
Date: February 10, 2016
Docket Number: 14-20259
USA v. Alejandra Carmona-Ramos
Date: February 10, 2016
Docket Number: 14-51068
United States v. Smith  
Date: February 10, 2016
Docket Number: 14-60926

Justia Opinion Summary: On remand, the district court convicted and sentenced defendant for possession of child pornography. In this appeal, defendant contends that the prosecutor plainly erred by personally vouching for the credibility of witn...

Health Care Serv. Corp. v. Methodist Hospitals  
Date: February 10, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10154

Justia Opinion Summary: Chapter 1301 of the Texas Insurance Code requires healthcare insurers to make coverage determinations and pay claims made by preferred healthcare providers within a specified time or face penalties. HCSC filed suit seeki...

United States v. Sheets  
Date: February 10, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10555

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant pleaded guilty to an offense related to a scheme to defraud the DOE and the district court ordered each defendant involved in the scheme to pay restitution. On appeal, defendant challenged the district court's...

USA v. Michael Bass
Date: February 10, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10701
Turner Industries Group, L.L.C v. Intl Un of Oprt
Date: February 10, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20277
Carmon Zaunbrecher, et al v. Jeffrey Wiley, et al
Date: February 10, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30326
United States v. Gonzalez-Longoria  
Date: February 10, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40041

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant pled guilty to being illegally present in the United States and the district court applied an eight-level sentencing enhancement because defendant had previously committed an aggravated felony. In Johnson v. Un...

USA v. Fredy Borjas-Ramos
Date: February 10, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40454
Slade v. City of Marshall  
Date: February 10, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40517

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, mother of decedent Marcus Dewayne Slade, filed a wrongful death suit under 42 U.S.C. 1983 against the City and various local officials after Marcus died in police custody. The cause of death was determined to...

USA v. Terry Estes
Date: February 10, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50464
Roswitha Saenz v. City of El Paso
Date: February 10, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50467
Rosendo Martinez-Magallanes v. Loretta Lynch
Date: February 10, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60170
Mesa Underwriters Spclt Ins Co v. LJA Commercial S
Date: February 10, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60360
Jordan v. Fisher  
Date: February 10, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60604

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff and intervenor, prisoners awaiting execution in the state of Mississippi, filed suit under 42 U.S.C. 1983, seeking an injunction preventing the state from conducting executions with compounded pentobarbital. T...

Scott Lemoine, et al v. Elizabeth Wolfe
Date: February 8, 2016
Docket Number: 13-30178
Trinity Marine Products, Inc. v. United States  
Date: February 8, 2016
Docket Number: 14-31130

Justia Opinion Summary: Trinity filed an administrative claim in 2012 and a complaint in federal court in 2013 under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA), 28 U.S.C. 1346(b)(1), 2680(h), alleging malicious prosecution. In 1999, Trinity was indicte...

USA v. Leonardo Torres
Date: February 8, 2016
Docket Number: 14-40983
Juan Castillo v. William Stephens, Director
Date: February 8, 2016
Docket Number: 14-70038
USA v. Stevie Johnson
Date: February 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40402
USA v. Carlos Zuniga
Date: February 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50159
Stem v. Gomez  
Date: February 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50264

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, a former police officer, filed suit after he was terminated without notice or a hearing, alleging that the councilmembers’ actions violated state law and denied him constitutional due process. The district cou...

Wallace Boudreaux v. Transocean Deepwater, Inc.
Date: February 5, 2016
Docket Number: 14-30776
United States v. Koss  
Date: February 5, 2016
Docket Number: 14-51173

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed her sentence of 70 months after pleading guilty to two federal drug offenses. Defendant raised numerous issues on appeal. The court concluded that the district court’s step-by-step application of the 1...

Karimbhai Dhuka v. Loretta Lynch
Date: February 5, 2016
Docket Number: 14-60892
Lenroy McLean v. Myron Batts, et al
Date: February 5, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10410
Steven Patty v. USA
Date: February 5, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20245
Kimberly Simon v. Schlumberger Technology Corp.
Date: February 5, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30675
USA v. Esmerardo Ibarra
Date: February 5, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40253
USA v. Stevie Johnson
Date: February 5, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40402
USA v. Alfredo Guerrero
Date: February 5, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40448
USA v. Maria Saldivar
Date: February 5, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40464
USA v. Fredy Maldonado-Villeda
Date: February 5, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40921
Robinson v. United States  
Date: February 5, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50045

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner appealed the dismissal of his 28 U.S.C. 2241 petition and moved for leave to proceed in forma pauperis (IFP). In his section 2241 petition, petitioner challenged the sentence imposed following his conviction i...

USA v. Desirae Castro
Date: February 5, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50318
Jay Barrash v. Amer Assn of Neurl Surgns Inc.
Date: February 4, 2016
Docket Number: 14-20764
Robert Putnam v. David Traylor, et al
Date: February 4, 2016
Docket Number: 14-40668
USA v. Sammy Chang
Date: February 4, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10282
National Casualty Company v. Alice Gonzalez
Date: February 4, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10478
USA v. Denys Ramirez-Padilla
Date: February 4, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20365
United States v. Austin  
Date: February 4, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30198

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant plead guilty to numerous gun and drug charges without a plea agreement and was sentenced to 300 months in prison. On appeal, defendant challenged the district court's denial of his request for appointed counsel...

United States v. Castaneda-Lozoya  
Date: February 4, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40022

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his sentence after pleading guilty to illegal reentry. The court concluded that defendant failed to show that the district court plainly erred in determining that his prior conviction for sexual assaul...

USA v. Joshua Herrera
Date: February 4, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40375
USA v. Gustavo Garza-Lopez
Date: February 4, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40439
USA v. Nicolas Jaimes Ramirez
Date: February 4, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40534
USA v. Rodolfo Carransa-Velasquez
Date: February 4, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40724
USA v. Ray Lopez
Date: February 4, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50573
Med RX/Systems, P.L.L.C. v. TX Dept. of State Heal
Date: February 4, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50618
USA v. Robert Salter
Date: February 4, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50815
Brenham Nursing and Rehab Ctr v. HHS
Date: February 4, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60272
John Ramirez v. William Stephens, Director
Date: February 4, 2016
Docket Number: 15-70020
USA v. Ronald Norman
Date: February 3, 2016
Docket Number: 14-20679
USA v. Gary McDuff
Date: February 3, 2016
Docket Number: 14-40780
USA v. Gary McDuff
Date: February 3, 2016
Docket Number: 14-40905
USA v. Benny Dennis
Date: February 3, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10318
USA v. Joseph Wolfe
Date: February 3, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10737
Houston Prof'l Towing Ass'n v. City of Houston  
Date: February 3, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20117

Justia Opinion Summary: HPTA filed suit challenging SafeClear, the freeway towing program run by the City of Houston, contending that the program is preempted by 49 U.S.C. 14501 and violates its commercial-speech rights. The district court gran...

Theodore Johnson v. SSA
Date: February 3, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30285
James Moss v. UNUM Group, et al
Date: February 3, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30341
United States v. Juarez  
Date: February 3, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40191

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted of brandishing a firearm and subsequently appealed his ten-year sentence. The court concluded that there is uncertainty in the record as to whether the district court intended to impose an upward...

United States v. Munoz-Gonzalez  
Date: February 3, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40385

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his 35-month sentence after pleading guilty to illegal presence following removal. The court concluded that, in light of this court’s precedent, as informed by Carlesi, holding that a pardon granted fo...

USA v. Christopher Gonzales
Date: February 3, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50373
USA v. Kenneth Blair
Date: February 3, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50564
USA v. Timothy Miller
Date: February 3, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60398
McGinnes Indust Maint Corp. v. Phoenix Insurance C
Date: February 2, 2016
Docket Number: 13-20360
USA v. Corey Moses
Date: February 2, 2016
Docket Number: 14-30886
USA v. Eric Cawthon
Date: February 2, 2016
Docket Number: 14-51090
USA v. William Jones
Date: February 2, 2016
Docket Number: 14-51108
Rachel Crawford v. San Marcos Con Indep Sch Dist,
Date: February 2, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50175
Carole Wallace, et al v. Barbara Hernandez
Date: February 2, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50377
Larry Williams, et al v. CIR
Date: February 2, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60341
USA v. Kenny Washington
Date: February 1, 2016
Docket Number: 14-10623
New Testament Church of Christ v. John Collins, et
Date: February 1, 2016
Docket Number: 14-11224
USA v. Nicolas Padron
Date: February 1, 2016
Docket Number: 14-11305
USA v. Jessica Bagley
Date: February 1, 2016
Docket Number: 14-11331
USA v. Armando Ramirez
Date: February 1, 2016
Docket Number: 14-20332
Mark Hook v. Loretta Lynch, et al
Date: February 1, 2016
Docket Number: 14-31220
USA v. Christopher Joseph
Date: February 1, 2016
Docket Number: 14-31232
Christopher Miller v. Captain Credit, et al
Date: February 1, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30681
USA v. Rampersaud Birbal
Date: February 1, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40113
USA v. Ruben Garcia
Date: February 1, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40252
USA v. Jose Alfaro-Enriquez
Date: February 1, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40461
Flynn v. Distinctive Home Care, Inc.  
Date: February 1, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50314

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, a contract pediatrician, filed suit against Spectrum and Distinctive for employment discrimination under the Rehabilitation Act, 29 U.S.C. 794, alleging discrimination, hostile work environment, and accommodat...

Harriet Mathita v. Loretta Lynch
Date: February 1, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60089
Kyle Farrar v. William Stephens, et al
Date: January 29, 2016
Docket Number: 14-20511
Barrash v. Amer. Ass'n of Neurological Surgeons  
Date: January 29, 2016
Docket Number: 14-20764

Justia Opinion Summary: After the American Association of Neurological Surgeons' (AANS) Professional Conduct Committee (PCC) recommended that plaintiff's membership be suspended for six months, he appealed to the AANS Board of Directors. The Bo...

Henry Kimball v. Benjamin, et al
Date: January 29, 2016
Docket Number: 14-31314
USA v. Heriberto Esquival-Centeno
Date: January 29, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10466
Timothy White v. Regional Adjustment Bur, Inc.
Date: January 29, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10723
USA v. Jose Abundiz
Date: January 29, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40666
Jeff Heck v. CitiMortgage, Incorporated
Date: January 29, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40964
Mark Mahavier v. PNC Bank, National Association
Date: January 29, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50308
Banco Popular, North America v. Cynthia Kanning
Date: January 29, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50342
USA v. Christopher Lopez
Date: January 29, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50391
Jesse Skinner, et al v. John Bordages, Jr., et al
Date: January 29, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60579
United States v. Rojas  
Date: January 28, 2016
Docket Number: 13-40998

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants appealed their convictions and sentences stemming from their involvement in a Colombian conspiracy to import thousands of kilograms of cocaine to the United States. Defendants raised numerous issues on appeal....

USA v. Ramon Gonzalez
Date: January 28, 2016
Docket Number: 14-11104
George Jones v. Jose Cortez, et al
Date: January 28, 2016
Docket Number: 14-41185
Claudia Ayoub, et al v. Chubb Lloyds Ins Co of Tex
Date: January 28, 2016
Docket Number: 14-51301
Garner v. Knoll, Inc.  
Date: January 28, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10274

Justia Opinion Summary: The Trustee filed suit against Knoll, seeking to avoid transfers from Tusa Office, the debtor, to Knoll, its creditor as preferences under section 547 of the Bankruptcy Code, 11 U.S.C. 547(b). The court concluded that, b...

Cynthia Garza v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
Date: January 28, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10426
Mark Jacques v. Bureau of Prisons, et al
Date: January 28, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30059
Phyllis Frisby v. Carolyn Colvin, Acting Cmsnr
Date: January 28, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30545
USA v. Noe Vela-Mascorro
Date: January 28, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50421
Ricardo Bonilla v. Loretta Lynch
Date: January 27, 2016
Docket Number: 14-60803
USA v. Floyd Sullins
Date: January 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10363
Charles Whatley v. A. Cross, et al
Date: January 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-20342
Grogan v. Triton Diving Services, L.L.C.  
Date: January 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30369

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, a technician employed by Tiger, filed suit against Triton and W&T after he was injured on board a vessel. W&T hired Triton to provide a vessel, staff, and equipment for W&T's offshore pipeline project, and als...

Guadalupe Hernandez v. State of Texas Board of Par
Date: January 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40712
USA v. Sergio Briones-Marin
Date: January 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40933
Fairchild v. All American Check Cashing, Inc.  
Date: January 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-60190

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against her former employer, alleging that it violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. 2000e(k), by terminating her employment because she was pregnant. Plaintiff also alleged th...

United States v. Weast  
Date: January 26, 2016
Docket Number: 14-11253

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his conviction for receipt and possession of child pornography. The court concluded that defendant’s Fourth Amendment rights were not violated when a law officer accessed his IP address and shared file...

USA v. Timothy Moore
Date: January 26, 2016
Docket Number: 14-11330
Jenkins v. C.R.E.S. Mgmt. LLC  
Date: January 26, 2016
Docket Number: 14-20609

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against C.R.E.S. alleging that it had a duty to protect him from unreasonable and foreseeable harm due to the criminal acts of third parties. Plaintiff was shot by an unknown assailant in the doorway...

Keith Barthelemy v. Burl Cain, Warden
Date: January 26, 2016
Docket Number: 14-30909
USA v. Manuel Soto-Contreras
Date: January 26, 2016
Docket Number: 14-51319
Cheryl Price v. Law Firm of Edwin Shorty, Jr., et
Date: January 26, 2016
Docket Number: 15-30028
Weber v. Pact XPP Techs.  
Date: January 26, 2016
Docket Number: 15-40432

Justia Opinion Summary: In this complex, multi-forum dispute over compensation between a German company (PACT) and its former CEO, the CEO appealed the district court's dismissal, without prejudice, based on forum nonconveniens (FNC). The court...

USA v. Alejandro Villarreal
Date: January 26, 2016
Docket Number: 15-50410
USA v. Tony Perry
Date: January 25, 2016
Docket Number: 14-11264
USA v. Samuel Ramos
Date: January 25, 2016
Docket Number: 14-41466
United States v. Gluk  
Date: January 25, 2016
Docket Number: 14-51012

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants Baker and Gluk appealed their convictions for securities fraud. The court held that the district court abused its discretion and committed reversible error by refusing to admit the Latham and SEC reports. The...

Mondric Bradley v. Christopher Epps, et al
Date: January 25, 2016
Docket Number: 14-60490
USA v. Lorenzo Valdez
Date: January 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10225