2018 Fifth Circuit US Court of Appeals Case Law

Opinions 1501 - 2000 of 3052

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
Bob Ahmadi v. Chris Pool, et al
Date: June 4, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20445
Gary Machetta v. The Honorable Conrad Moren, et al
Date: June 4, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20533
USA v. Hector Barrios-Patino
Date: June 4, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30579
USA v. Gerardo Melendez
Date: June 4, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40790
Kenneth Johnson v. Scott Willis
Date: June 4, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50676
ODonnell v. Harris County, Texas  
Date: June 1, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20333

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff and others filed a class action against the County under 42 U.S.C. 1983, alleging that the County's system of setting bail for indigent misdemeanor arrestees violated Texas statutory and constitutional law, as...

Sherwin Wright v. Chevron Phillips Chem Co., LP
Date: June 1, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20642
Delek Refining, Limited v. Local 202  
Date: June 1, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40593

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit affirmed the district court's dismissal of Delek's challenge to an arbitrator's award in an action alleging that the company violated a collective bargaining agreement (CBA), which required that employe...

USA v. Pedro Vega-Genova
Date: June 1, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40964
Texas v. United States  
Date: June 1, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60191

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit granted Nevada's motion to dismiss Texas' petitions for declaratory and injunctive relief in a dispute arising out of the government's struggle with nuclear waste disposal under the Nuclear Waste Policy...

Rickey Lyons v. Bank of America National Assn, et
Date: May 31, 2018
Docket Number: 16-11826
Caryll Bentley, et al v. Robert Langguth, et al
Date: May 31, 2018
Docket Number: 16-50872
Donna Hilton v. Steve McCraw, et al
Date: May 31, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20192
Erika Arroyo v. Oprona, Incorporated, et al
Date: May 31, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20576
USA v. Anastasio Monsivais
Date: May 31, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40430
USA v. Trent Brewer
Date: May 31, 2018
Docket Number: 17-41173
USA v. Adan Reyes-Rodriguez
Date: May 31, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50390
Cedric Figgs v. Lorie Davis, Director
Date: May 31, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50483
Auto Parts Mfg MS Inc. v. King Const of Houston, L
Date: May 31, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60450
USA v. Juan Garcia
Date: May 30, 2018
Docket Number: 15-51196
USA v. Colby Jones
Date: May 30, 2018
Docket Number: 16-11354
USA v. Erick Garza-Castaneda
Date: May 30, 2018
Docket Number: 16-11743
Levy Samayoa-Montufar v. Jefferson Sessions, III
Date: May 30, 2018
Docket Number: 16-60173
USA v. Jaime Garcia
Date: May 30, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10979
USA v. Deandre Byrd
Date: May 30, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11261
Shelby Trahan v. Wayne Melancon, et al
Date: May 30, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30185
Shirley Infante v. Samara Portfolio Mgmt, L.L.C.,
Date: May 30, 2018
Docket Number: 17-41071
USA v. Manuel Padilla
Date: May 30, 2018
Docket Number: 17-51032
Donald Moran v. E.M.C.F. Medical Department, et al
Date: May 30, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60413
USA v. Reginald McGee
Date: May 29, 2018
Docket Number: 16-11278
USA v. Candido Hernandez-Avila
Date: May 29, 2018
Docket Number: 16-51009
Solomon Ogbemudia v. Jefferson Sessions, III
Date: May 29, 2018
Docket Number: 16-60513
USA v. Marcus Freeman
Date: May 29, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10903
USA v. Terry Dixon
Date: May 29, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10923
USA v. Luis Ibarra
Date: May 29, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11094
USA v. Frankie Maldonado
Date: May 29, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30381
Hilda Ramos v. Fallon Cremar
Date: May 29, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40826
USA v. Pablo Astudillo-Jimenez
Date: May 29, 2018
Docket Number: 17-41028
USA v. Manuel Fuentes-Ramos
Date: May 29, 2018
Docket Number: 17-41038
USA v. Manuel Cabezuela, Jr.
Date: May 29, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50666
Juliette Fairley v. PM Management - San Antonio AL
Date: May 29, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50826
USA v. Gabriel Rodriguez
Date: May 29, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50843
USA v. Aldo Saenz
Date: May 25, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10474
Javier Mejia v. Jefferson Sessions, III
Date: May 24, 2018
Docket Number: 16-60628
Javier Mejia v. Jefferson Sessions, III
Date: May 24, 2018
Docket Number: 16-60850
USA v. Jose Jurado Guadian
Date: May 24, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50644
Ana Diaz-De Ardon, et al v. Jefferson Sessions, II
Date: May 24, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60093
USA v. Windell Briggs
Date: May 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10779
Pierre v. Vannoy  
Date: May 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30458

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit reversed the district court's grant of habeas relief to a petitioner that was convicted of aggravated rape of a child under the age of thirteen. The court held that clearly established Supreme Court pre...

USA v. Brian Thomas
Date: May 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40532
Franklin Global Resources v. Sang Lee
Date: May 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40838
Bustillos v. El Paso County Hospital District  
Date: May 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50022

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit affirmed the district court's dismissal of plaintiff's 42 U.S.C. 1983 action, alleging violation of her constitutional rights when defendants conducted increasingly instrusive body searches. The court h...

USA v. Carlos Fuentes-Canales
Date: May 22, 2018
Docket Number: 15-41476
USA v. Dwight Toney
Date: May 22, 2018
Docket Number: 16-11432
USA v. Gabino Osorio
Date: May 22, 2018
Docket Number: 16-20681
USA v. Diwone Nobles
Date: May 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10449
USA v. Kevin Johnson
Date: May 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10502
Demetria Gray v. Crowley Independent Sch Dist
Date: May 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10573
Georg Schaeffler, et al v. USA
Date: May 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10719
Lawrence Smith v. Deion Sanders, et al
Date: May 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11293
Viacom International, Inc. v. IJR Capital Investments, LLC  
Date: May 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20334

Justia Opinion Summary: Specific elements from within a television show—as opposed to the title of the show itself—can receive trademark protection. The Fifth Circuit affirmed the district court's grant of summary judgment to Viacom on its trad...

Residents Against Flooding, et al v. Reinvestment
Date: May 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20373
USA v. Jazsmine Joseph
Date: May 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20469
TyAnne Davenport v. Edward D. Jones & Company, LP
Date: May 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30388
USA v. Adrian Pena
Date: May 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50288
Jaime Martinez-De Paz v. Jefferson Sessions, III
Date: May 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60416
Franchise Services of North America, Inc. v. United States Trustee  
Date: May 22, 2018
Docket Number: 18-60093

Justia Opinion Summary: Federal law does not prevent a bona fide shareholder from exercising its right to vote against a bankruptcy petition just because it is also an unsecured creditor. The Fifth Circuit affirmed the bankruptcy court's dismis...

USA v. Javier Cantu
Date: May 21, 2018
Docket Number: 16-41275
USA v. Jackie Clayton
Date: May 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10944
In re: Deepwater Horizon
Date: May 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30544
Wilmington Trust, N.A. v. Rob  
Date: May 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50115

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit reversed the district court's grant of summary judgment for Wilmington Trust, holding that the lender was not entitled to foreclosure because it failed to prove that it provided adequate notice of inten...

USA v. Ramon Castillo
Date: May 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60383
John Galbraith v. Lorie Davis, Director
Date: May 18, 2018
Docket Number: 15-40596
Carlos Poree v. Richard Morgante
Date: May 18, 2018
Docket Number: 16-30836
Kinard v. Dish Network Corp.  
Date: May 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10282

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, the Regional Director of the National Labor Relations Board, filed suit against DISH, seeking an injunction against unilateral changes to employee wages during collective bargaining. The Fifth Circuit affirmed...

Jay Mazoch v. A. Carrizales, et al
Date: May 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20213
Vernon King, Jr. v. C. Carter, et al
Date: May 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20225
Bennett v. Hartford Insurance Company of the West  
Date: May 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30311

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit affirmed the district court's grant of summary judgment for Axis and grant of Axis's motion to strike an affidavit submitted in support of its motion for summary judgment as untimely. The court held tha...

USA v. Karen Mackey
Date: May 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40764
USA v. Diego Carrizalez-Segura
Date: May 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40864
Margarito Ramirez-Medrano v. Jefferson Sessions, I
Date: May 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60239
Steel Dynamics Columbus, LLC v. Altech Environment
Date: May 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60298
Lynette Sandidge v. Federal National Mortgage Assn
Date: May 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10740
USA v. Vicente Perez-Molina
Date: May 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11016
USA v. Feliciano Villa-Sariana
Date: May 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11044
Antonio Jackson v. United States, et al
Date: May 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20226
Brian Arceneaux v. Assumption Parish School Board,
Date: May 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30269
USA v. Kevin Dalcourt
Date: May 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30624
USA v. Tawuan Stewart
Date: May 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50184
Charles Ikekwere v. Department of the Treasury
Date: May 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50514
Richard Kyles v. Lorie Davis, Director
Date: May 16, 2018
Docket Number: 15-20363
United States v. Montalvo Davila  
Date: May 16, 2018
Docket Number: 16-20081

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit granted defendant's motions to recall the mandate and for leave to file an out-of-time petition for panel rehearing in light of United States v. Herrold, 883 F.3d 517 (5th Cir. 2018) (en banc). The cour...

USA v. Daniel Bonilla-Padilla
Date: May 16, 2018
Docket Number: 16-20816
Keith Smeaton v. Alan Nelson, et al
Date: May 16, 2018
Docket Number: 16-30827
USA v. Adalberto Prieto-Garcia
Date: May 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10412
Plaintiff v. Defendant
Date: May 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10481
USA v. Jose Ramirez
Date: May 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10960
USA v. Victor Valdez-Rodriguez
Date: May 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11048
USA v. Diego Hernandez
Date: May 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11062
USA v. Diego Hernandez
Date: May 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11069
USA v. Tommy Nelson, Jr.
Date: May 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11214
Ronald Graves v. Burl Cain, et al
Date: May 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30097
TyAnne Davenport v. Edward D. Jones & Company, LP
Date: May 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30388
Stacy Meaux v. State of Louisiana
Date: May 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30492
USA v. Miguel Ramos
Date: May 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40623
Carley v. Crest Pumping Technologies, LLC  
Date: May 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50226

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit vacated the jury's verdict in favor of plaintiffs, former employees of Crest, in an action alleging violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act. The court held that the magistrate judge incorrectly placed...

Princella Steels v. TDCJ, et al
Date: May 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50576
USA v. Cesar Valdez
Date: May 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50849
Beatrice Gonzales v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
Date: May 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-51019
Billie Keyes, et al v. Philip Gunn, et al
Date: May 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60097
USA v. Juan Figueroa-Ramos
Date: May 16, 2018
Docket Number: 18-50352
Shelton Jones v. Lorie Davis, Director
Date: May 15, 2018
Docket Number: 15-70040
Sierra Equipment, Inc. v. Lexington Insurance Co.  
Date: May 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10076

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit affirmed the district court's judgment in an action arising from a property insurance policy that Lexington issued to LWL to insure construction equipment that LWL leased from Sierra. The court held tha...

David West v. Ron Enns, et al
Date: May 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10654
USA v. Christopher Gamez
Date: May 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10751
USA v. Eliseo Godoy
Date: May 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10838
Malik & Sons, L.L.C. v. Circle K Stores, Incorpora
Date: May 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30113
USA v. Celin Montoya-Rodriguez
Date: May 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40981
Arnold v. HomeAway, Inc.  
Date: May 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50088

Justia Opinion Summary: In two separate actions against HomeAway, the Fifth Circuit reversed the district court's judgment in Plaintiff Ivan Arnold's case and affirmed the judgment in Plaintiff Deirdre Seim's case, holding that plaintiffs were...

Deidre Seim v. HomeAway, Incorporated
Date: May 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50102
Shroff v. Sessions  
Date: May 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60042

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit granted a petition for review of the BIA's decision determining petitioner's conviction of online solicitation of a minor was an aggravated felony that subjected him to removal. The court held that Esqu...

Earl McBride, Jr. v. Lorie Davis, Director
Date: May 14, 2018
Docket Number: 16-20626
Langley v. Prince  
Date: May 14, 2018
Docket Number: 16-30486

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit reversed the district court's denial of petitioner's habeas petition and remanded with directions to issue the writ, holding that the verdict from petitioner's second trial necessarily determined that t...

Anthony Boyd v. Joe Driver, et al
Date: May 14, 2018
Docket Number: 16-40658
Anthony Boyd v. Joe Driver, et al
Date: May 14, 2018
Docket Number: 16-41112
USA v. Eliseo Godoy
Date: May 14, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10838
USA v. Vicente Pesina
Date: May 14, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50621
Greene v. Greenwood Public School District  
Date: May 14, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60157

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit reversed the district court's grant of defendants' motion to dismiss plaintiff's due process claim, which alleged that plaintiff was deprived of his property interest in his job as superintendent. The c...

Green Tree Servicing LLC v. House  
Date: May 14, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60164

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit affirmed the district court's motion to compel arbitration. Determining that it had jurisdiction and the premature notice of appeal was effective, the court held that the Green Tree Parties had standing...

Grain Dealers Mutual Insurance v. Tammy Cooley, et
Date: May 14, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60307
Quellin Escobar-Bustillo, et al v. Jefferson Sessi
Date: May 14, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60372
Charla Aldous, P.C. v. Darwin National Assurance Co.  
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 16-10537

Justia Opinion Summary: In the Fifth Circuit's previous ruling, Aldous v. Darwin Nat'l Assurance Co., 851 F.3d 473, 485 (5th Cir. 2017), the court determined that plaintiff's claims under the Texas Insurance Code Chapter 541 were barred because...

Brenda Alvarado-Velasquez, et al v. Jefferson Sess
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 16-60692
USA v. Mohammed Azam
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10646
Plaintiff v. Defendant
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10874
USA v. Brandon Shannon
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11184
USA v. Aaron Pierce
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20069
darren... v. City of New York, et al
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20391
Michael Agbonifo v. Matthew Boyden
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20602
USA v. Damion Hamilton
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30276
USA v. Jonathan Jouette
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30724
USA v. Santiago Rodriguez-Aparicio
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40165
Michael Mark v. Lee Spears, et al
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40913
USA v. Baldomero Vega
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-41005
USA v. Francisco Martinez-Rodriguez
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50705
Keyes v. Gunn  
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60097

Justia Opinion Summary: Five voters filed suit against defendants, alleging that they had been disqualified in an election in violation of their rights under the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. The Fifth Circuit held that t...

USA v. Jose Gracia-Cantu
Date: May 10, 2018
Docket Number: 15-40227
USA v. Christian Sanchez
Date: May 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10673
USA v. Jose Estrada-Corrales
Date: May 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11087
USA v. Brad Carroll
Date: May 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-20275
USA v. Jose Bastardo-Villanueva
Date: May 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30085
Hebert v. Rogers  
Date: May 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30191

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit affirmed the district court's denial of habeas relief to petitioner, who was convicted of the first degree murder of her young children. The court held that petitioner did not meet her burden to prove t...

USA v. Bobby Rosa
Date: May 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40194
USA v. Jose Palacios, Jr.
Date: May 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40560
United States v. Ruiz-Hernandez  
Date: May 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-40577

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit affirmed defendant's conviction and sentence for conspiracy to bring in, transport, and harbor an alien resulting in death and one count of transporting an alien within the United States for private fin...

USA v. Mario Avila
Date: May 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50619
Estate of Robert C. Duncan v. CIR  
Date: May 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60145

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit affirmed the judgment of the Tax Court and held that the Tax Court correctly determined that IRS Appeals did not abuse its discretion by concluding that the IRS properly assessed taxpayers' tax liabilit...