2018 Fifth Circuit US Court of Appeals Case Law

Opinions 1 - 500 of 1709

Mance v. Sessions  
Date: July 20, 2018
Docket Number: 15-10311

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit denied a petition for rehearing en banc, withdrew the prior opinion, and substituted the following opinion. The court reversed the district court's decision to enjoin the enforcement of federal laws th...

USA v. Khaled Al Haj
Date: July 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10801
USA v. Jose Villanueva-Cardenas
Date: July 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11138
USA v. Jeremy Harrison
Date: July 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11308
Calvin Costanza, et al v. Accutrans, Incorporated
Date: July 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30996
USA v. Jorge Mejia
Date: July 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-41214
USA v. Frederick Morrison, Jr.
Date: July 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-51096
USA v. Juan Hernandez
Date: July 20, 2018
Docket Number: 18-40058
Thomas Gray, Jr. v. Zurich American Insurance Co.
Date: July 20, 2018
Docket Number: 18-60046
Jeffrey Winblad v. Gloria Davila, et al
Date: July 19, 2018
Docket Number: 15-10379
Glen Moore v. Allstate Texas Lloyd's
Date: July 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10904
USA v. Tommy Rodriguez
Date: July 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11190
USA v. Caitlyn Johnson
Date: July 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11247
USA v. Gregorio Landeros
Date: July 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11390
USA v. Stefano Vitale
Date: July 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20025
United States v. Armstead  
Date: July 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30439

Justia Opinion Summary: On remand from the United States Supreme Court, the Fifth Circuit vacated defendant's sentence and remanded for resentencing in light of Hughes v. United States, 138 S. Ct. 1765 (2018). The district court had denied de...

Ditech Financial, L.L.C. v. Dewayne Naumann, et al
Date: July 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50616
USA v. William Hogan
Date: July 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50954
Charles Mamou, Jr. v. Lorie Davis, Director
Date: July 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-70001
Oscar Canas v. National Oilwell Varco, L.P.
Date: July 19, 2018
Docket Number: 18-20024
USA v. Amilcar Linares-Mazariego
Date: July 18, 2018
Docket Number: 15-11187
USA v. Joel Velasquez-Rios
Date: July 18, 2018
Docket Number: 15-41517
Isaias Santos, III v. Lorie Davis, Director
Date: July 18, 2018
Docket Number: 16-20304
USA v. Adalberto Aguirre-Arellano
Date: July 18, 2018
Docket Number: 16-40667
USA v. Luis Mendoza-Aceves
Date: July 18, 2018
Docket Number: 16-40975
USA v. Hector Morales-Cardenas
Date: July 18, 2018
Docket Number: 16-41206
USA v. Rene Sosa-Barrera
Date: July 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20772
USA v. Christopher Windham
Date: July 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40909
Allied Lomar, Incorporated v. Lone Star Distillery
Date: July 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50148
USA v. Omar Chavez
Date: July 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50725
USA v. Jose Gonzalez-Ayala
Date: July 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50887
USA v. Juan Espino-Gomez
Date: July 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50926
Dish Network, L.L.C. v. NLRB
Date: July 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60368
USA v. Patricia Chavez
Date: July 18, 2018
Docket Number: 18-40013
USA v. Quang Nguyen
Date: July 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20256
Stroy v. Gibson  
Date: July 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30373

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit affirmed the district court's dismissal of plaintiff's retaliation claim for lack of subject matter jurisdiction and grant of summary judgment for the VA on plaintiff's discrimination claim. Plaintiff f...

Randy Shaw v. Correctional Officer Brelan, et al
Date: July 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30699
USA v. LeAnna Hanchett
Date: July 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30745
Maria De La Garza Gutierrez, et al v. Mike Pompeo,
Date: July 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40305
USA v. Margarito Quintero-Rosales
Date: July 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40984
USA v. Cleto Duran
Date: July 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50246
Fath v. Texas Department of Transportation  
Date: July 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50683

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit affirmed the district court's decision holding that Texas complied with the National Environment Protection Act (NEPA) in planning for three highway projects in Austin. The court held that TxDot complie...

Dennis Kirchner, et al v. Deutsche Bank Natl Trust
Date: July 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50736
Evelyne Odhiambo v. Jefferson Sessions, III
Date: July 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60476
Juliette Fairley v. Don Ford, III, et al
Date: July 17, 2018
Docket Number: 18-50069
Whole Woman's Health, et al v. Charles Smith
Date: July 17, 2018
Docket Number: 18-50484
Young v. Gutierrez  
Date: July 17, 2018
Docket Number: 18-70023

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit affirmed the district court's denial of Christopher Young's requests to stay his execution. Young alleged that the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles' decision not to recommend commutation to the Govern...

USA v. Daniel Bello
Date: July 16, 2018
Docket Number: 15-20755
United States v. Winchel  
Date: July 16, 2018
Docket Number: 16-11208

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit vacated the district court's restitution order imposed after defendant pleaded guilty to one count of producing child pornography, one count of transporting child pornography, and one count of possessin...

USA v. Adelio Batres
Date: July 16, 2018
Docket Number: 16-20583
USA v. Latroy Burris
Date: July 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10478
USA v. Jose Rittingger
Date: July 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10804
USA v. Christian Scott
Date: July 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11347
Reza Ahmadi, et al v. Glenvest, L.L.C.
Date: July 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20359
Collins v. Mnuchin  
Date: July 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20364

Justia Opinion Summary: Shareholders challenged a 2012 agreement between the FHFA, as conservator to Fannie and Freddie, and the Treasury Department. Under the agreement, Treasury provided billions of taxpayer dollars in capital and, in exchang...

Furlough v. Cage  
Date: July 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20603

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit treated appellant's motion to amend its opinion as a petition for panel rehearing and granted the petition. The court withdrew the prior opinion and substituted the following opinion. This appeal stemm...

USA v. Luis Aguilar
Date: July 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40941
USA v. Charles Banks, IV
Date: July 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50654
Fannie Jennings v. Wal-Mart, Incorporated
Date: July 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60314
Entergy Mississippi, Inc. v. Marquette Transportat
Date: July 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60719
Whole Woman's Health v. Smith  
Date: July 15, 2018
Docket Number: 18-50484

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, several Texas healthcare providers licensed to perform abortions in the state, filed suit under 42 U.S.C. 1983, alleging that the costs imposed by regulations regarding the disposal of embryonic and fetal tis...

USA v. Gregorio Gonzalez-Longoria
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 15-40041
In re: Crescent Energy Service  
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 16-31214

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit affirmed the district court's grant of summary judgment for Carrizo in an action stemming from a contract to plug and abandon oil wells. In the underlying action, a Crescent employee was severely injure...

Campbell Harrison & Dagley, L. v. Albert Hill, III
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10272
Autobahn Imports, L.P. v. Jaguar Land Rover North America  
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10737

Justia Opinion Summary: This appeal stemmed from a dispute between Jaguar and Autobahn concerning chargebacks of around $300,000 in incentive payments the distributor had made to the dealer. The Board of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles d...

USA v. Yonny Texis-Cruz
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20800
United States v. Smith  
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30065

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants Smith and Washington were convicted of sex trafficking involving a fourteen-year-old girl. The Fifth Circuit affirmed Washington's conviction and sentence, holding that sufficient evidence supported the trial...

Tractor and Equipment Company v. Dual Trucking and
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30286
USA v. Taurus Legendre
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30576
USA v. Raphew Reed, Jr.
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30729
USA v. Graham Gyde
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30748
Michael Robertson v. Sid Gautreaux, III, et al
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30946
USA v. Jaime Lopez-Estrada
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50842
Gerardo Rivera-Valerino v. Jefferson Sessions, III
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60542
Kristen Lewis v. Kroger Limited Partnership I, et
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 18-60092
USA v. Candido Perez-Conde
Date: July 12, 2018
Docket Number: 15-41375
USA v. Rudy Martinez-Castillo
Date: July 12, 2018
Docket Number: 16-40072
Revencu v. Sessions  
Date: July 12, 2018
Docket Number: 16-60851

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit dismissed in part and denied in part a petition for review of the BIA's decision upholding the IJ's denial of his application for withholding of removal under the Immigration and Nationality Act, 8 U.S....

James Goff v. William Pert, et al
Date: July 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10417
USA v. Miguel Rivas-Estrada, et al
Date: July 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40124
USA v. Juan Compian
Date: July 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40810
USA v. Luis Romo-Padron
Date: July 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-41202
USA v. Luis Romo-Padron
Date: July 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-41205
United States v. Robles-Avalos  
Date: July 12, 2018
Docket Numbers: 17-50633, 17-51037

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit affirmed the district court's denial of defendants' motion to suppress after they pleaded guilty to aiding and abetting possession with intent to distribute marijuana. The court held that the totality o...

United States v. Guevara-Lopez
Date: July 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-51037
Hugo Granados-Guevaras v. Jefferson Sessions, III
Date: July 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60021
Wachob Leasing Company, Inc. v. Gulfport Aviation
Date: July 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60290
USA v. Victor Quinonez-Saa
Date: July 11, 2018
Docket Number: 15-20606
Erickson v. Davis  
Date: July 11, 2018
Docket Number: 16-20651

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit vacated the district court's grant of Texas's motion for summary judgment on the basis that petitioner's habeas corpus petition was time-barred. Petitioner argued, and the state conceded, that his 28 U....

Stemcor USA Inc. v. Cia Siderurgica do Para Cosipar  
Date: July 11, 2018
Docket Number: 16-30984

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit granted TKM's, the intervenor plaintiff, motion for panel rehearing and denied the motion for rehearing en banc. The court withdrew the prior opinion and substituted the following opinion. Daewoo file...

John Turner v. Lorie Davis, Director, et al
Date: July 11, 2018
Docket Number: 16-51417
Escobar v. Montee  
Date: July 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10467

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit under 42 U.S.C. 1983, alleging, among other things, that the initial bite from a police dog and the continued biting were excessive force in violation of the Fourth Amendment. The district court dism...

USA v. Cruz Perez
Date: July 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10591
USA v. Dennis Hagan
Date: July 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10683
USA v. Rolando Humphrey
Date: July 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10927
USA v. Alfredo Martinez-Rey
Date: July 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10978
Lonnie Welsh v. Texas Civil Commitment Office, et
Date: July 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11092
USA v. Thomas Stewart
Date: July 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11258
USA v. David Hernandez
Date: July 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11283
Collins Nyabwa v. USA
Date: July 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20466
Juan Amaya v. NOYPI Movers, L.L.C., et al
Date: July 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20635
White Oak Realty, L.L.C., et al v. U.S. Army Corps
Date: July 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30438
Mohammed Abdallah Omran v. Steve Prator, et al
Date: July 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30680
USA v. Eddie Beraud, Jr.
Date: July 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30764
USA v. Daniel Garza
Date: July 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30851
Raquel Hinojosa v. Petra Horn, et al
Date: July 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40077
Denisse Villafranca v. Mike Pompeo, Secretary, et
Date: July 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40134
USA v. Esteban Casabon-Ramirez
Date: July 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40227
Maria De La Garza Gutierrez, et al v. Mike Pompeo,
Date: July 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40305
USA v. Fernando Sosa-Pintor
Date: July 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40342
USA v. Jabriel Williams
Date: July 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-41060
USA v. Uriel Cardenas-Oregon
Date: July 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-41068
USA v. Joseph Krist
Date: July 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50220
USA v. Ashekul Mowla
Date: July 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50329
Dennis Kirchner, et al v. Deutsche Bank Natl Trust
Date: July 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50736
Chris Bennett v. Kyle Lindsey
Date: July 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50746
USA v. Jesus Sierra-Rodriguez
Date: July 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50841
George Carter v. Brad Livingston, Director, et al
Date: July 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50947
Joseph Chhim v. Golden Nugget Lake Charles
Date: July 11, 2018
Docket Number: 18-30011
USA v. Grover Elrod
Date: July 10, 2018
Docket Number: 16-10355
Ifeanyichukwu Iroh v. Bank of America, N.A., et al
Date: July 10, 2018
Docket Number: 16-20052
Elden Guerrero v. Kirstjen Nielsen, Secretary, et
Date: July 10, 2018
Docket Number: 16-30165
Delbert Rogers v. Dennis Markgraf, et al
Date: July 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10382
USA v. Abdullah El Hage
Date: July 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10411
USA v. Rogelio Guillen-Delgado
Date: July 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11236
USA v. Melissa Guerra
Date: July 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11530
USA v. Ann Anyanwu
Date: July 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20411
USA v. Marcus Williams
Date: July 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20683
USA v. Sonny Scott
Date: July 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30622
USA v. Mohamed Omran
Date: July 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30819
USA v. Calvin Burrell
Date: July 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30869
USA v. Yarency Landero-Gonzalez
Date: July 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40340
Mitchell v. Mills  
Date: July 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40737

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit reversed the district court's denial of qualified immunity to defendants in an action brought by plaintiff, an African-American man, who claimed violation of his constitutional right to equal protection...

Nicky Hignight v. Derek Edge
Date: July 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40906
USA v. Agustin Mondragon-Gomez
Date: July 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-41119
USA v. Richard Murrell
Date: July 9, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10061
USA v. Alejandro Cendejas
Date: July 9, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10840
Charles Walton v. Lorie Davis, Director
Date: July 9, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20450
USA v. Martin Miranda-Juarez
Date: July 9, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20611
USA v. Evaristo Estrada-Sanchez
Date: July 9, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20699
USA v. Leroy Smith
Date: July 9, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30310
USA v. Baltazar Rodriguez-Vasquez
Date: July 9, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40604
USA v. Robert Najar, III
Date: July 9, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40921
USA v. Isaias Garcia
Date: July 9, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40994
USA v. Jose Aguirre
Date: July 9, 2018
Docket Number: 17-41039
USA v. Miguel Cabrera-Rangel
Date: July 9, 2018
Docket Number: 17-41123
USA v. Elio Marroquin-Lopez
Date: July 9, 2018
Docket Number: 17-41134
USA v. Juan Lopez-Hernandez
Date: July 9, 2018
Docket Number: 17-41184
USA v. Jose Galindo-Morales
Date: July 9, 2018
Docket Number: 17-41211
USA v. Guillermo Zuniga-Garcia
Date: July 9, 2018
Docket Number: 17-41229
USA v. Juan Arroyo-Beltran
Date: July 9, 2018
Docket Number: 17-41264
USA v. Jose Mederos-Ugarte
Date: July 9, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50905
USA v. Carmen Hernandez
Date: July 9, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50993
USA v. Robert Hodges
Date: July 9, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10298
USA v. Hector Cabrera
Date: July 6, 2018
Docket Number: 15-41034
John Rutoskey v. D. Harmon, et al
Date: July 6, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10527
USA v. Kedrick Hawkins
Date: July 6, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11017
USA v. Richard Evans
Date: July 6, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20158
USA v. Richard Evans
Date: July 6, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20159
USA v. Joshua Byrd
Date: July 6, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20617
Ricky Fowler v. Sheronda Guyton, et al
Date: July 6, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20676
Steven Burns v. E Baton Rouge Prsh Emer Med, et al
Date: July 6, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30840
USA v. Jun Park
Date: July 6, 2018
Docket Number: 17-51021
Michael Quigley v. Internal Revenue Service
Date: July 6, 2018
Docket Number: 17-51116
In-N-Out Burger, Inc. v. NLRB  
Date: July 6, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60241

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit denied In-N-Out's petition for review of the Board's order finding that the company's rule prohibiting employees from wearing any type of pin or stickers on their uniforms was unlawful under the Nationa...

Teddrick Batiste v. Lorie Davis, Director
Date: July 6, 2018
Docket Number: 17-70025
Atchafalaya Basinkeeper v. U.S. Army Corps  
Date: July 6, 2018
Docket Number: 18-30257

Justia Opinion Summary: The Corps and Bayou Bridge appealed the district court's grant of a preliminary injunction preventing Bayou Bridge from constructing a pipeline in part through the Atchafalaya Basin of southern Louisiana. The Fifth Circu...

Jesus Jimenez v. Gary Hunter, et al
Date: July 5, 2018
Docket Number: 15-50206
Curtis Lasater v. Herrera, et al
Date: July 5, 2018
Docket Number: 16-20784
USA v. Oscar Reyna-Lozano
Date: July 5, 2018
Docket Number: 16-40086
USA v. Gabriel Vela
Date: July 5, 2018
Docket Number: 16-41000
Johnny Horttor v. Brad Livingston, Executive Dir,
Date: July 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10711
USA v. Jesus Cortez
Date: July 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50504
USA v. Gilberto Cortez-Garcia
Date: July 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50941
USA v. Gabriel Gonzalez-Medina
Date: July 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-51033
Adrian Harper v. Jefferson Sessions, III
Date: July 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60671
Mark Robertson v. Lorie Davis, Director
Date: July 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-70013
Melanee Bryant v. Wal-Mart Stores, Incorporated
Date: July 5, 2018
Docket Number: 18-30112
United States v. Ledezma-Cepeda  
Date: July 3, 2018
Docket Number: 16-11731

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit affirmed Defendants Ledezma and Cepeda's convictions of interstate stalking and conspiracy to commit murder for hire. The court held that the district court did not abuse its discretion in denying Ceped...

Christopher McKiver v. Linda Garcia, et al
Date: July 3, 2018
Docket Number: 16-50775
Milo Williams v. Gerald Bedison, et al
Date: July 3, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10416
USA v. Jose Lara
Date: July 3, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11076
USA v. Eric Barrientos
Date: July 3, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11489
USA v. Christopher Daley
Date: July 3, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20031
United States v. Swenson  
Date: July 3, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20131

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit reversed the district court's order dismissing an indictment with prejudice. The indictment charged defendant, the owner and operator of an adoption agency, for fraud. The court held that there was no B...

USA v. Adarrion Christie
Date: July 3, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20512
In re: Deepwater Horizon
Date: July 3, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30233
Firefighters' Retirement System v. Grant Thornton, LLP  
Date: July 3, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30274

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit affirmed the district court's dismissal of plaintiff's accounting malpractice claims against GT as premature. The court held that plaintiffs' claims against GT were premature because they did not submit...

USA v. Tarzareo Jones
Date: July 3, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30860
Richard Douglas, et al v. Matthew DePhillips, et a
Date: July 3, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30902
Lewis-Jay Porter v. State of Texas
Date: July 3, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40802
USA v. Rosa Canales-Arizpe
Date: July 3, 2018
Docket Number: 17-41144
USA v. Ezequiel Castelan-Granados
Date: July 3, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50755
USA v. Jose Olivares-Benavides
Date: July 3, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50903
USA v. Christopher King
Date: July 2, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11362
Wilfredo Pineda v. Kirstjen Nielsen, Secretary, et
Date: July 2, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20639
Fisk Electric Company v. DQSI, L.L.C.
Date: July 2, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30646
USA v. Justin Landry
Date: July 2, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30820
USA v. Thomas Wright
Date: July 2, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40642
USA v. Eliseo Guevara-Guevara
Date: July 2, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50738
Jennifer Jorrie v. Bank of New York Mellon Trust
Date: July 2, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50909
Irma Merino Alvarado v. Jefferson Sessions, III
Date: July 2, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60193
John King v. Select Portfolio Servicing, et al
Date: July 2, 2018
Docket Number: 18-40014
USA v. Juan Ramirez-Villalzana
Date: June 29, 2018
Docket Number: 16-40529
Fallon Family, L.P. v. Goodrich Petroleum Corporat
Date: June 29, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20278
Fisk Electric Co. v. DQSI, LLC  
Date: June 29, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30091

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit reversed the district court's grant of summary judgment in favor of a general contractor in an action by the subcontractor, alleging that the general contractor fraudulently induced it into entering a s...

Brenda Ganheart v. Charles Brown, et al
Date: June 29, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30813
Gardner v. CLC of Pascagoula, LLC  
Date: June 29, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60072

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, a nursing assistant, filed suit under Title VII against her employer after she was terminated in part for refusing to care for an aggressive patient in a nursing home. At issue on appeal were plaintiff's claim...

Cori Rigsby, et al v. State Farm Fire & Casualty C
Date: June 29, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60720
Sims v. City of Madisonville  
Date: June 28, 2018
Docket Number: 16-20440

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, a former officer with the police department, filed suit against defendants under 42 U.S.C. 1983, alleging that he was terminated after reporting acts of misconduct by his former supervisor in violation of his...

United States v. Rodriguez  
Date: June 28, 2018
Docket Number: 16-51368

Justia Opinion Summary: One 21 U.S.C. 851(a) information suffices for a trial on a superseding indictment. The Fifth Circuit affirmed defendant's life sentence for, among other things, conspiracy to posses with intent to distribute cocaine. The...

Bernis Tolliver, et al v. YRC, Incorporated
Date: June 28, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10294
Trent Taylor v. Marion Williams
Date: June 28, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10342
USA v. Charles Harris
Date: June 28, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20439
Derrick Massenburg v. M. Stancil, Warden
Date: June 28, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30839
Collin Pipkins v. State Farm Lloyds
Date: June 28, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40830
USA v. Jose Rico-Ramirez
Date: June 28, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40888
Leila Hernandez v. University of Texas - Pan Amer,
Date: June 28, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40975
USA v. Raudy Mendez-Diaz
Date: June 28, 2018
Docket Number: 17-41207
USA v. Humberto Diaz
Date: June 28, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50663
Diaz v. Sessions  
Date: June 28, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60230

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner sought review of the denial of his motion to reopen his application for cancellation of removal. The Fifth Circuit denied the petition for review and held that petitioner effectively conceded that he was convi...

Martha Martinez-De Torres v. Jefferson Sessions, I
Date: June 28, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60337
Kopp v. Klein  
Date: June 27, 2018
Docket Number: 16-11590

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit affirmed the district court's dismissal of plaintiff's third amended complaint for failure to state a claim. Plaintiff, a former employee of Idearc, Inc., alleged that defendants breached their duties o...

Littell v. Houston Independent School District  
Date: June 27, 2018
Docket Number: 16-20717

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit reversed the district court's dismissal of an action alleging claims under 42 U.S.C. 1983 and the Texas Constitution after an assistant principal ordered a mass, suspicionless strip search of twenty-two...

USA v. Kevin Howard
Date: June 27, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10181
United States v. Nepal  
Date: June 27, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10228

Justia Opinion Summary: After defendant pleaded guilty to violating 18 U.S.C. 1425(a), which prohibits knowingly procuring citizenship contrary to law, the district court revoked his citizenship as part of his sentence. While defendant's appeal...

USA v. Maria Ulloa
Date: June 27, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10976
USA v. Fernando Valdez-Cejas
Date: June 27, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11042
USA v. Jorge Nunez-Saenz
Date: June 27, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11295
Fallon Family, L.P. v. Goodrich Petroleum Corp.  
Date: June 27, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20278

Justia Opinion Summary: Fallon Family, as part of a settlement agreement with Goodrich, executed a ratification of a previously disputed mineral lease in favor of Goodrich. Goodrich then filed a Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceeding. The Fallon Fami...

USA v. Clarence Lewis, III
Date: June 27, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20514
Kelvin Spotts v. Frank Lara
Date: June 27, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40883
USA v. Jason Nino
Date: June 27, 2018
Docket Number: 17-41138
USA v. Pedro Chavez-Ochoa
Date: June 27, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50750
USA v. Pedro Chavez-Ochoa
Date: June 27, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50759
USA v. Ivan Ontiveros
Date: June 27, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50838
Bank of America, N.A. v. Shaune Stauffer
Date: June 27, 2018
Docket Number: 18-20007
USA v. Gregorio Gonzalez-Longoria
Date: June 26, 2018
Docket Number: 15-40041
United States v. Spalding  
Date: June 26, 2018
Docket Number: 16-10289

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit affirmed defendant's convictions and sentences for charges related to his efforts in convincing about a hundred people to lend his companies millions of dollars. The court held that there was sufficient...

USA v. Atul Nanda, et al
Date: June 26, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10721
Lia St. Junius v. Marne Boyle
Date: June 26, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20068
USA v. Ignacio Hernandez-Dominguez
Date: June 26, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20465
USA v. Timothy Jordan
Date: June 26, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40812
USA v. Sergio Sustaita-Mata
Date: June 26, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40863
USA v. David Vann
Date: June 26, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40947
USA v. Javier Soto
Date: June 26, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50800
USA v. Kevin Harris, Jr.
Date: June 26, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50833
Maria Martinez v. Jefferson Sessions, III
Date: June 26, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60083
Viking Construction Group, LLC, et al v. Satterfie
Date: June 26, 2018
Docket Number: 18-30099
Danny Bible v. Lorie Davis, Director, et al
Date: June 26, 2018
Docket Number: 18-70021
Century Surety Co. v. Deari  
Date: June 25, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10026

Justia Opinion Summary: Doe, an 18-year-old, met Kreka at Sports Bar, to interview for a position at Kreka’s restaurant. Kreka introduced Doe to Deari, who owned another restaurant, Pastazios. Deari tried to order Doe an alcoholic beverage. Sp...

USA v. Robert Ables
Date: June 25, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10796
United States v. Godoy  
Date: June 25, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10838

Justia Opinion Summary: Godoy was arrested for public intoxication in 2015. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials detained him. Godoy pleaded guilty to illegal reentry after removal and for having reentered “subsequent to a conviction f...

Whitney Broach v. David Peake
Date: June 25, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20229
Spec's Family Partners, Ltd. v. Hanover Insurance
Date: June 25, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20263
John Floyd v. Darrel Vannoy, Warden
Date: June 25, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30421
Pamela Quick v. Wal-Mart Stores, Incorporated
Date: June 25, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40911
USA v. Cliffton Teran
Date: June 25, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40919
United States v. Vega-Garcia  
Date: June 25, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50392

Justia Opinion Summary: Vega-Garcia was convicted on a guilty plea for being found in the United States following a prior deportation, 8 U.S.C. 1326. The pre-sentence report addressed Vega-Garcia’s prior conviction under Florida law for abuse o...

USA v. Elbie Mozingo, Jr.
Date: June 25, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60757
Curtis Kirkland v. Lorie Davis, Director
Date: June 22, 2018
Docket Number: 16-20366
USA v. Tamny Westbrooks
Date: June 22, 2018
Docket Number: 16-20409
Justin Shawler v. Ergon Asphalt & Emulsions, Inc
Date: June 22, 2018
Docket Number: 16-31072
USA v. Carlos Juarez-Martinez
Date: June 22, 2018
Docket Number: 16-40007
USA v. Mario Sanchez-Arvizu
Date: June 22, 2018
Docket Number: 16-41378
Jianxin Zheng v. Jefferson Sessions, III
Date: June 22, 2018
Docket Number: 16-60630
USA v. Joel Cadena
Date: June 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10507
USA v. Chris Drew
Date: June 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10778
USA v. Leonard Coulter
Date: June 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10819
USA v. Zachary Whiteside
Date: June 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10899
USA v. Emory Eneh
Date: June 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11025
Eddie Law v. Robertson Unit, et al
Date: June 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11049
USA v. Jose Albarran
Date: June 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11055
USA v. Javier Reyes-Segura
Date: June 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11152
USA v. Tramain Price
Date: June 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11406
Adrian Gaston v. Kim Ogg, et al
Date: June 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20402
USA v. Godwin Oriakhi
Date: June 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20548
Tu Nguyen v. Bank of America, N.A.
Date: June 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20758
Archbold-Garrett v. New Orleans City  
Date: June 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30692

Justia Opinion Summary: The city owned land and a townhome in New Orleans after 1998; its previous owner, Jett, neglected to pay his taxes. Notwithstanding its recorded ownership, the city instituted Code Enforcement proceedings against Jett in...

USA v. Guadalupe Ponte
Date: June 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30882
Anthony Pierce v. Brad Livingston, et al
Date: June 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40517
USA v. Juan Huerta-Torres
Date: June 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40786
USA v. Edmundo Lopez-Escamilla
Date: June 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40843
USA v. Claudio Perez-Miramontes
Date: June 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-41034
USA v. Benito Hernandez-Ovalle
Date: June 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-41070
Francisco Rodriguez v. Brownsville Indep Sch Dist
Date: June 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-41115
USA v. Ezequiel Guevara
Date: June 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50488
USA v. Leonel Gonzalez-Castillo
Date: June 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50752
George Chima v. Jefferson Sessions, III
Date: June 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60409
Zhong Yang v. Jefferson Sessions, III
Date: June 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60517
George Wheeler v. Marcus Martin
Date: June 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60643
USA v. Adrian Uriostigue
Date: June 22, 2018
Docket Number: 18-40006
USA v. Jose Guerrero
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 16-11264
Davis v. Fort Bend County  
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 16-20640

Justia Opinion Summary: Davis filed a complaint with the Fort Bend County Human Resources Department alleging that a director had sexually harassed and assaulted her. An investigation led to the director’s resignation. According to Davis, her s...

Plaintiff v. Defendant
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 16-20793
USA v. Marques Martin
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 16-20802
United States v. Sanchez-Arvizu  
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 16-41378

Justia Opinion Summary: Sanchez-Arvizu pleaded guilty to illegal reentry, 8 U.S.C. 1326(a) and (b)(2). Applying the 2015 Sentencing Guidelines, the probation officer assessed a 16-level enhancement under U.S.S.G. 2L1.2(b)(1)(A)(ii), finding tha...

USA v. Chad Johnson
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10281
USA v. David Lopez
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10296
USA v. Dequindrick Alexander
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10360
USA v. Jeffrey Mitchell
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10383
USA v. Francisco Lopez Echeverria
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10854
Surrey Oaks, L.L.C., et al v. Evanston Insurance C
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10858
USA v. Annabelle Carrillo
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10871
USA v. Sixto Bustillos
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10873
USA v. Aaron Johnson
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10875
USA v. Michael Johnson
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10909
USA v. Jeramy Weatherall
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10934
USA v. Cameron Hollie
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10947
USA v. Elmer Ortiz
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10951
USA v. Smith Akin
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10959
USA v. Johnny Hernandez
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10977
USA v. Kristopher Facio
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10986
USA v. Breon Cornelius
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10987
USA v. Angel Robledo
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11019
USA v. Saul Blanco-Gallegos
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11024
USA v. Rafael Guzman
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11034
USA v. Pedro Reza
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11035
USA v. Klint Hale
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11105
USA v. Simon Trevino
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11162
Marcia Witter, et al v. Jefferson Sessions, III, e
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11229
USA v. Cristian Mendez
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11262
USA v. Christian Gamez-Mendez
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11325
USA v. Tarvinn Williams
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11392
USA v. Pedro Herrera-Alvarado
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20171
USA v. Luis Rojas-Penaloza
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20517
USA v. Arnulfo Sandoval-Barajas
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20575
Furlough v. Cage  
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20603

Justia Opinion Summary: NOV purchased industrial-strength "desert-proof" air conditioners from Technicool for use on specialty oil-and-gas rigs, for more than $3 million. After multiple units failed, NOV, represented by SBPC, sued Technicool i...

USA v. Jerell Mulkey
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20704
Benjamin Tillman v. J. Barnhart
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30067
Steven Walcott, Jr. v. Terrebonne Prsh Jail Med De
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30614
USA v. Denise Garcia
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40444
USA v. Mario Jimenez-Morales
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40801
USA v. Jesus Murillo
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40805
USA v. Eliseo Lucas-Pineda
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40824
USA v. Emilio Herrera-Zavala
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40850
USA v. Hector Garza-Gonzalez
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40853
USA v. Ivan Tabarez-Rodriguez
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40887
USA v. Melvin Vasquez
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40893
USA v. Juan Perez, Jr.
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40918
USA v. Gloria Beltran
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40926
USA v. Fermin Estrada-Mederoz
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40949
USA v. Rodolfo Sarmiento-Cervantes
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40974
USA v. Alfredo Garcia
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40979
USA v. Guillermo Botello-Rodriguez
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40990
USA v. Juan Estrada-Villanueva
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-41021
USA v. Alexander Riascon-Contrero
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-41040
USA v. Jose Gomez-Perez
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-41083
USA v. Elio Marroquin-Lopez
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-41097
USA v. Raul Gomez-Gonzalez
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-41101
USA v. Julio Pachuca-Hernandez
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-41111
USA v. Julio Velasquez
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-41126
USA v. Luis Munoz-Padron
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-41132
USA v. Luis Munoz-Padron
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-41133
USA v. Angel Ortiz-Martinez
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-41160
USA v. Ignacio Godinez-Guerrero
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-41197
USA v. Ignacio Godinez-Guerrero
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-41200
USA v. Juan Cavazos-Gallegos
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-41222
USA v. Eliodoro Lopez
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50208
USA v. Matias Robles
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50437
USA v. Alfredo Madrid
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50591
USA v. Arturo Casados-Ramirez
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50661
USA v. Michel Villalpando-Gonzalez
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50715
USA v. Jaime Lopez-Estrada
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50846
USA v. Jesus Balderas-Duran
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50940
Veronica Zamora-De Guevara, et al v. Jefferson Ses
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60381
Ruben Uribe-Sanchez v. Jefferson Sessions, III
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60399
USA v. Mario Fairley
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60625
USA v. Adrian Lara-Espinosa
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 18-40005
Valero Marketing & Supply Co. v. M/V Almi Sun  
Date: June 19, 2018
Docket Number: 16-30194

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit held that a bunker supplier, having entered into a contract with a bunker trader that later went bankrupt, was not entitled to assert a maritime lien against the vessel that physically received its fuel...

Robert Keys v. Candace Torres, et al
Date: June 19, 2018
Docket Number: 16-41518
Rajin Patel v. Texas Tech University, et al
Date: June 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11234
USA v. Fortino Pimentel-Soto
Date: June 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11281
USA v. Ismael Villagrana
Date: June 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11315
USA v. Jonathan Barker
Date: June 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30741
USA v. Claudio Perez-Miramontes
Date: June 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-41034
USA v. Alberto Chavez-Suarez
Date: June 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-41219
USA v. Juan Martinez-Barrientos
Date: June 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50727
Fa Wang v. Jefferson Sessions, III
Date: June 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60048
Mohsin Maredia v. Jefferson Sessions, III
Date: June 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60385
Ramiro Ibarra v. Lorie Davis, Director
Date: June 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-70014
Uranga v. Davis  
Date: June 18, 2018
Docket Number: 15-10290

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit granted respondent's petition for rehearing en banc and withdrew the prior opinion, substituting the following opinion. The court affirmed the district court's denial of petitioner's 28 U.S.C. 2254 app...

Lisa Biron v. Jody Upton, et al
Date: June 18, 2018
Docket Number: 15-10684
USA v. Jose Nava-Martinez
Date: June 18, 2018
Docket Number: 16-10408
USA v. Fredis Reyes-Contreras
Date: June 18, 2018
Docket Number: 16-41218
Salmond v. Berryhill  
Date: June 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10161

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit reversed the denial of social security benefits for plaintiff, a former physician and army veteran, who was diagnosed with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, and bipolar disorder. The co...

United States v. Burris  
Date: June 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10478

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit vacated defendant's sentence after he pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm. The court held that defendant's prior Texas conviction for robbery was not a violent felony because it d...

USA v. Gerson Tovar
Date: June 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11004
Garcia v. Wal-Mart Stores Texas, LLC  
Date: June 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20429

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit reversed the district court's grant of summary judgment for Wal-Mart in an action alleging a premises liability claim against the company for plaintiff's slip and fall. The court held that plaintiff's e...

Robert Weisler, III v. Jefferson Parish Sheriff's
Date: June 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30951
United States v. Scott  
Date: June 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40552

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit affirmed defendant's conviction for conspiracy to possess marijuana with intent to distribute, and aiding and abetting the possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. The court held that there wa...

USA v. Bernardo Reyes-Hernandez
Date: June 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40862
USA v. Jose Quezeda
Date: June 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50708
USA v. Hector Chavez, Sr.
Date: June 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50772
Tamisha Pegues v. MS State Veterans Home
Date: June 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60766
USA v. Destiny Chandler
Date: June 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11066
USA v. Valentin Jasso-Martinez
Date: June 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-41228
USA v. Juan Zubia
Date: June 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50864
Eugenio Martinez v. Hidalgo County, Texas, et al
Date: June 14, 2018
Docket Number: 16-41256
United States v. Ary  
Date: June 14, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10082

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit affirmed defendant's sentence after he was convicted of distributing a visual depiction of a minor engaged in sexually explicit conduct. The court held that the district court did not err in determining...

McClendon v. United States  
Date: June 14, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20174

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff appealed the district court's summary judgment determination that her late husband was personally liable under 26 U.S.C. 6672 for over $4.3 million in penalties for the unpaid withholding taxes of his medical p...

Esther White v. Cigna Group Insurance
Date: June 14, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30356
Darrell Collins v. J. Barnhart
Date: June 14, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30555
USA v. Shawn Aluiso
Date: June 14, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30645
Diamond Consortium, Inc., et al v. Mark Hammervold
Date: June 14, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40609
Dawna Valentine v. JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A.
Date: June 14, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40710
Alejandrina Rubi-Ventura, et al v. Jefferson Sessi
Date: June 14, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60420
Sukhninder Singh v. Jefferson Sessions, III
Date: June 14, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60600
USA v. Robert Burse
Date: June 14, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60682
Franchise Svc of North America v. United States Tr
Date: June 14, 2018
Docket Number: 18-60093
Busby v. Davis  
Date: June 13, 2018
Docket Number: 15-70008

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit affirmed the district court's denial of habeas relief to petitioner, who was sentenced to death for the murder of a seventy-year old woman. The court held that petitioner was not intellectually disabled...

United States v. Hernandez-Avila  
Date: June 13, 2018
Docket Number: 16-51009

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit withdrew its prior opinion and substituted this opinion in its place. The court reversed defendant's sentence, holding that his prior conviction for sexual assault under Texas Penal Code 22.011(a)(2) w...

Stuart McMullen v. Deanna Cain
Date: June 13, 2018
Docket Number: 16-51446
USA v. Norris Fisher
Date: June 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10699
GreatFence.com, Incorporated v. Darrick Bailey, et
Date: June 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20487
USA v. Tommy Alexander, Sr.
Date: June 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20573
USA v. Eddie Maldonado
Date: June 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20605
Kelton Spann v. Rodney Strain, et al
Date: June 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30038
White v. Cigna Group Insurance Co.  
Date: June 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30356

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit reversed the district court's judgment in favor of LINA, the insurer and plan administrator of a life insurance policy. Plaintiff, the beneficiary of the policy, was denied benefits because LINA determi...

Bobby Byrd v. City of Bossier, et al
Date: June 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30569
USA v. Daniel Barrera-Sauceda
Date: June 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40833
Adam Hernandez v. Siemens Corporation, et al
Date: June 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-51103
Gracia Barahona-Mira v. Jefferson Sessions, III
Date: June 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60324
Innova Hospital San Antonio LP v. Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Georgia  
Date: June 12, 2018
Docket Number: 14-11300

Justia Opinion Summary: The Hospital filed suit against insurance companies and third party plan administrators, alleging various claims under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). The Fifth Circuit held that the hospital suffici...

Charlton Bradshaw v. Lorie Davis, Director
Date: June 12, 2018
Docket Number: 15-50943
Ricky Stroble v. Lorie Davis, Director
Date: June 12, 2018
Docket Number: 16-20442
Owen Smith, et al v. Bank of America, N.A., et al
Date: June 12, 2018
Docket Number: 16-51010
USA v. Heriberto Garcia-Hernandez
Date: June 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11487
United States v. Evans  
Date: June 12, 2018
Docket Numbers: 17-20158, 17-20159

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit affirmed defendant's conviction for charges stemming from his operation of a pill mill. The court held that the evidence was sufficient to convict defendant of distributing controlled substances, money...

USA v. Richard Evans
Date: June 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20159
USA v. Trent Davis
Date: June 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20436
USA v. Trent Davis
Date: June 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20523
USA v. Ricardo Renteria-Rivera
Date: June 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40987
USA v. Jose Cerda-Gomez
Date: June 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-41114
USA v. David Milner
Date: June 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50185
Joseph Sylva v. Jefferson Sessions, III
Date: June 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60132
Jimmy Kelly, et al v. USA
Date: June 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60227
Chadwick Wright v. Williams Smith, et al
Date: June 11, 2018
Docket Number: 16-30344
Michel Mullen, et al v. JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.,
Date: June 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10717
USA v. Melvin Lutcher
Date: June 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30995
Rountree v. Dyson  
Date: June 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40443

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit affirmed the district court's dismissal of plaintiff's 42 U.S.C. 1983 and related state-law claims against the city and the police department after the police chief revoked plaintiff's city-issued towin...

Michael Garrett v. Lorie Davis, Director
Date: June 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-41171
Huckaba v. Ref-Chem, L.P.  
Date: June 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50341

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit reversed the district court's judgment compelling arbitration in an action brought by a former employee of Ref-Chem. The court held that the express language of the agreement at issue required for it to...

Mario Candela-Rios v. Jefferson Sessions, US Atty.
Date: June 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50379
Amy Goley v. Elwood Staffing, Incorporated, et al
Date: June 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60421
Patrick Murphy v. Lorie Davis, Director
Date: June 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-70030
Brian Barksdale v. Lorie Davis, Director
Date: June 8, 2018
Docket Number: 16-10813
USA v. Michael Carter
Date: June 8, 2018
Docket Number: 16-20796
USA v. Jamie Carrillo
Date: June 8, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50522
USA v. Angel Leos-Beltran
Date: June 8, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50866
Christopher McCoy v. D. Harmon, et al
Date: June 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10750
USA v. Alfonso Garcia
Date: June 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10787
Certain Underwriters at Lloyd's of London v. Lowen Valley View, LLC  
Date: June 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10914

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit affirmed the district court's grant of summary judgment for an insurer, in an action seeking a declaratory judgment that the insurer owed no coverage under a commercial property insurance policy. The in...

USA v. Alfonso Mercado-Cruz
Date: June 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11179
Candace Curtis, et al v. Candace Kunz-Freed, et al
Date: June 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20360
Samuel Burleson v. Jeania Pegoda, et al
Date: June 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20394
Marcus Hackett v. United Parcel Service
Date: June 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20581
Mary Bankston, et al v. Clay Hamilton, et al
Date: June 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30228
Mohammed Omran v. Nicole Roy, et al
Date: June 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30305
USA v. Tony Lucius
Date: June 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30435
USA v. Luis Sensat
Date: June 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30452
Albert Pierre, Sr. v. Darrel Vannoy, Warden
Date: June 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30458
USA v. Randall Beebe
Date: June 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30540
Ricky Brown v. Board of Cmsnr Fifth LA Levee, et a
Date: June 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30808
USA v. Ricardo Rocha
Date: June 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40344
Gregory Robinson v. William Stephens, et al
Date: June 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40523
USA v. Alejandro Reyes
Date: June 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40857
USA v. Rogelio Garcia-Uribe
Date: June 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40866
Keith Cumbee v. Lorie Davis, Director
Date: June 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40876
USA v. Elias Mendoza
Date: June 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50222
Richard Serna v. Megan Brennan
Date: June 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50521
USA v. Hector Galindo
Date: June 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50535
USA v. Rolando Gomez-Tolentino
Date: June 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50556
USA v. Jack Copeland
Date: June 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50662
USA v. Javier Vega-Orozco
Date: June 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50963
Amado Diaz v. Jefferson Sessions, III
Date: June 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60485
Gorman v. State of Mississippi  
Date: June 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60515

Justia Opinion Summary: During a preliminary safety briefing before a firearms training exercise hosted by the Mississippi Gaming Commission, instructor and former Commission Special Agent Sharp forgot to replace his real firearm with a “dummy”...

Richard Boeta v. FAA
Date: June 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60546
USA v. Anuoluwapo Adegbemigun
Date: June 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60633
USA v. Anuoluwapo Adegbemigun
Date: June 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60634
Andre Thomas v. Lorie Davis, Director
Date: June 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-70002
In Re: Rodriguez
Date: June 7, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10337
Martha Kinard v. Dish Network Corporation
Date: June 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10282
United States v. Heard  
Date: June 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10597

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit affirmed defendant's sentence after he pleaded guilty to conspiring to possess with intent to distribute fifty grams or more of methamphetamine. The court held that the district court did not clearly er...

USA v. Randy Ortiz
Date: June 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11213
USA v. Isauro Gonzalez-Sotelo
Date: June 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11282
Ernesto Solis, et al v. U.S. Bank, N.A.
Date: June 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20476
Tolulope Odubela v. Exxon Mobil Corporation
Date: June 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20558
Shelita Tucker v. United Parcel Service, Inc.
Date: June 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30574
USA v. Kevin Ardoin
Date: June 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30656
John Fornah v. Tetra Applied Tech, L.L.C.
Date: June 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30910
Victor Vega v. Town of Flower Mound, Texas, et al
Date: June 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40346
Hernan Cortez v. Jeffrey Richardson, et al
Date: June 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40494
Roger Liverman, et al v. Denton County, TX, Cr Dis
Date: June 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40882
Tammy Fabian v. Nancy Berryhill, Acting Cmsnr
Date: June 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50149
James Hampton v. Douglas Greene, et al
Date: June 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50457
USA v. Timothy Tolbert
Date: June 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50938
Joe Collier v. University of MS Medical Ctr
Date: June 5, 2018
Docket Number: 18-60025
USA v. Uriel Aguirre-Arzate
Date: June 4, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10451
USA v. Jerrieus Williams
Date: June 4, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20125