2019 Fifth Circuit US Court of Appeals Case Law

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Luna-Garcia De Garcia v. Barr  
Date: April 22, 2019
Docket Number: 15-60526

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit denied a petition for review of petitioner's reinstated removal order and the BIA's denial of withholding of removal and protection under the Convention Against Torture (CAT). In regard to petitioner's...

USA v. Ruben Garcia-Turrubiate
Date: April 22, 2019
Docket Number: 16-41611
USA v. William Rand
Date: April 22, 2019
Docket Number: 17-11270
Septimus Anderson v. Lorie Davis, Director
Date: April 22, 2019
Docket Number: 17-11450
James Stevens, et al v. Nationstar Mortgage, L.L.C
Date: April 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10106
USA v. William Mitchell
Date: April 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10948
Walter Wilson v. Sharp, et al
Date: April 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30403
Orvel Hale v. Wood Group PSN, Incorporated, et al
Date: April 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-31090
USA v. Rafael Gandaria
Date: April 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40420
USA v. Benedicto Lazaro-Lopez
Date: April 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50230
USA v. Benedicto Lazaro-Lopez
Date: April 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50251
Cherry Knoll, LLC v. Jones  
Date: April 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50494

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit reversed the district court's dismissal of Cherry Knoll's complaint against the City of Lakeway, the city manager, and HDR Engineering in a dispute over a plat of land that Cherry Knoll had purchased in...

USA v. Victor Collazo-Gonzalez
Date: April 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50755
USA v. Velma White
Date: April 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-60426
USA v. Rodolfo Saldana-Cordero
Date: April 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-20061
O'Daniel v. Industrial Service Solutions  
Date: April 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30136

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of plaintiff's complaint against her former employers, alleging that she was fired because of her sexual orientation (heterosexual) and Defendant Huber's reaction to plaintiff's p...

United States v. Clay  
Date: April 18, 2019
Docket Number: 17-60538

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit affirmed the district court's denial of petitioner's successive 28 U.S.C. 2255 motion for habeas relief. The court held that a prisoner bringing a successive section 2255 petition must show that it is "...

USA v. Harlan Hill
Date: April 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10756
USA v. Douglas Hammonds
Date: April 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11131
USA v. Manuel Salas-Perez
Date: April 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11207
USA v. Orlando Sanchez-Vasquez
Date: April 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11303
USA v. Kenneth Hoyle
Date: April 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-20409
Korey Rychorcewicz v. Welltec, Incorporated
Date: April 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-20603
Moore v. Tangipahoa Parish School Board  
Date: April 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30115

Justia Opinion Summary: This appeal arose from the district court's 2017 decision to grant "provisional" unitary status to the school system in the area of facilities. The district court set a two-year year probationary period, during which it...

Claimant ID 100081155 v. BP Exploration & Prodn, I
Date: April 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30268
Claimant ID 100081155 v. BP Exploration & Prodn, I
Date: April 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30269
Claimant ID 100081155 v. BP Exploration & Prodn, I
Date: April 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30270
Claimant ID 100081155 v. BP Exploration & Prodn, I
Date: April 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30271
Claimant ID 100081155 v. BP Exploration & Prodn, I
Date: April 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30281
Desmond Lewis v. City of Shreveport, et al
Date: April 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30404
Mark Javery, et al v. Lockheed Martin Corporation
Date: April 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-31049
Shanta Phillips-Berry v. Louisiana State, et al
Date: April 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-31068
Crystal Horner, et al v. City of Highland Village,
Date: April 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40641
USA v. Juan Ramirez-Trevino
Date: April 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40720
USA v. Nestor Medina-Alfaro
Date: April 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40931
USA v. Milton Diaz
Date: April 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40976
USA v. Alexander Chavez-Chum
Date: April 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50099
USA v. Lyndell Brady
Date: April 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50569
USA v. Luis Ibarra-Morado
Date: April 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50741
USA v. Angela Roy
Date: April 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-60261
USA v. Leonard Bullard, Jr.
Date: April 17, 2019
Docket Number: 17-11210
Troice v. Greenberg Traurig, LLP  
Date: April 17, 2019
Docket Number: 17-11464

Justia Opinion Summary: Under Texas law, an attorney is immune from civil suits brought by a non-client when the conduct at issue occurred within the scope of the attorney's representation of a client. The Fifth Circuit agreed with the district...

Lloyd's Syndicate 457 v. FloaTEC, LLC  
Date: April 17, 2019
Docket Number: 17-20550

Justia Opinion Summary: Underwriters filed suit against FloaTEC, claiming that they were subrogated to Chevron's right to sue FloaTEC for damages caused by tendon failures of a floating oil-drilling platform. The Fifth Circuit affirmed the dist...

Halliburton Energy Services, Inc. v. Ironshore Specialty Insurance Co.  
Date: April 17, 2019
Docket Numbers: 17-20678, 18-20239

Justia Opinion Summary: This appeal stemmed from a dispute over who was liable for damages from an oil rig that caught fire and exploded. Statoil operated the rig, Halliburton fracked at the rig site, and Ironshore insured Statoil. The Fifth...

USA v. Paul Viola
Date: April 17, 2019
Docket Number: 17-30950
Puga v. About Tyme Transport, Inc.  
Date: April 17, 2019
Docket Number: 17-41282

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit granted a pending joint motion for clarification and withdrew the prior panel opinion, substituting the following opinion. Plaintiff and his wife filed suit after a contract driver for RCX, a licensed...

Halliburton Energy Svc, Inc. v. Ironshore Specialt
Date: April 17, 2019
Docket Number: 18-20239
USA v. Lawrence Stowe
Date: April 17, 2019
Docket Number: 18-20638
Shari Howard v. Lowe's Home Centers, L.L.C., et al
Date: April 17, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50156
Dion Williams v. Scott Willis
Date: April 17, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50319
USA v. Jose Nunez-Maldonado
Date: April 17, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50425
Humberto Alonzo-Tovar v. William Barr, U. S. Atty
Date: April 17, 2019
Docket Number: 18-60210
Matthew Wallace v. Desoto County School District
Date: April 17, 2019
Docket Number: 18-60306
Manfredo Salinas v. RRRB
Date: April 17, 2019
Docket Number: 18-60702
United States v. Martinez  
Date: April 16, 2019
Docket Number: 17-20063

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit affirmed defendants' convictions for conspiracy to commit health care fraud and several substantive counts of health care fraud. Defendants' charges stemmed from their involvement in a scheme to defraud...

Bourne v. Gunnels  
Date: April 16, 2019
Docket Number: 17-20418

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff appealed the district court's grant of summary judgment to prison officials in his 42 U.S.C. 1983 action for excessive force, failure to intervene, deliberate indifference, and retaliation claims arising from u...

USA v. Edgar Hernandez-Castillo
Date: April 16, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11154
USA v. Luis Amaro-Lopez
Date: April 16, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11269
Michael Nelson v. Bryan Collin, et al
Date: April 16, 2019
Docket Number: 18-20043
Claimant ID 100299037 v. BP Exploration & Prodn, I
Date: April 16, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30838
Miletello v. R M R Mechanical, Inc.  
Date: April 16, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30942

Justia Opinion Summary: This case arose from a dispute between decedent Gerald Miletello's ex-wife Sandra and widow Pam about who was entitled to the funds in Gerald's 401(k) retirement account. The Fifth Circuit affirmed the district court's j...

Douglas Barlow v. Charles Daniels
Date: April 16, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40265
USA v. Jhoanna Ramos
Date: April 16, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40624
USA v. Juan Sanchez-Cruz
Date: April 16, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40806
Ramirez v. Escajeda  
Date: April 16, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50125

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit dismissed defendant's appeal of the district court's denial of a motion to dismiss the complaint for failure to state claim. The court held that Ashcroft v. Iqbal, 556 U.S. 662 (2009), did not allow the...

Clarence Adolphus v. William Barr, U. S. Atty Gen
Date: April 16, 2019
Docket Number: 18-60026
Jones v. Davis  
Date: April 15, 2019
Docket Number: 16-70003

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit affirmed the district court's denial of petitioner's federal application for post-conviction relief where he was sentenced to death for killing his great aunt. The court held that the Director did not w...

Robinson v. Hunt County  
Date: April 15, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10238

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against defendants, alleging unconstitutional censorship on the Hunt County Sheriff's Office (HCSO) Facebook page. The Fifth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of plaintiff's claims against the individua...

Pacific Premier Bank v. Chetna Hira
Date: April 15, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10611
USA v. Jeremy Crabtree
Date: April 15, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10694
USA v. Pereneal Kizzee
Date: April 15, 2019
Docket Number: 18-20306
Jesse Curry, Jr. v. Lorie Davis, Director
Date: April 15, 2019
Docket Number: 18-20354
BP Exploration & Prodn, Inc., et al v. Claimant ID
Date: April 15, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30752
Juan Gaspard v. Bechtel Corporation
Date: April 15, 2019
Docket Number: 18-31104
USA v. Jose Ambriz
Date: April 15, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40427
USA v. Gildardo Patt
Date: April 15, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40712
USA v. Nancy Higgins
Date: April 15, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40786
USA v. Oscar Acosta-Levario
Date: April 15, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50485
USA v. Oscar Acosta-Levario
Date: April 15, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50487
USA v. Antonio Muro, Jr.
Date: April 15, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50752
Juan Garcia-Ortiz v. William Barr, U. S. Atty Gen
Date: April 15, 2019
Docket Number: 18-60323
Southwestern Electric Power Co. v. EPA  
Date: April 12, 2019
Docket Number: 15-60821

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit vacated portions of the EPA's final rule updating effluent limitation guidelines (ELGs) for legacy wastewater and for combustion residual leachate and remanded for agency reconsideration. The court held...

Drin Sylejmani v. William Barr, U.S. Atty Gen
Date: April 12, 2019
Docket Number: 16-60556
Shah v. Azar  
Date: April 12, 2019
Docket Numbers: 17-40897, 17-40898

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit affirmed the district court's decision to affirm the revocation of two physicians' Medicare privileges. The court held that the physicians billed for services using their own Medicare National Provider...

Nawaz, et al v. Alex Azar,Secretary, HHS
Date: April 12, 2019
Docket Number: 17-40898
USA v. Ronald Miller
Date: April 12, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10532
Steven Brewer v. USA
Date: April 12, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10623
USA v. Carlos Martinez
Date: April 12, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10762
USA v. Jesus Gonzalez Gonzalez
Date: April 12, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10763
Bruce Bowman, III, et al v. CitiMortgage, Incorpor
Date: April 12, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10867
USA v. Jose Flores Santamaria
Date: April 12, 2019
Docket Number: 18-20454
Darrel Braun v. William Barr, U. S. Atty Gen, et a
Date: April 12, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30567
BP Exploration & Prodn, Inc., et al v. Claimant ID
Date: April 12, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30798
USA v. Geovanny Loyola-Villegas
Date: April 12, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50513
Okorie v. Crawford  
Date: April 12, 2019
Docket Number: 18-60335

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit affirmed the district court's dismissal of plaintiff's 42 U.S.C. 1983 claims against Investigator Dalton. At issue was whether the government may detain the owner of a business that is being searched no...

USA v. Melvin Andrews
Date: April 11, 2019
Docket Number: 17-11371
USA v. Charles Sedberry
Date: April 11, 2019
Docket Number: 17-50415
USA v. Charles Sedberry
Date: April 11, 2019
Docket Number: 17-50434
Juliana Ogunfuye v. William Barr, U. S. Atty Gen
Date: April 11, 2019
Docket Number: 17-60658
Todd Abshire v. LA Dept Wildlife and Fisheries
Date: April 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30671
USA v. Michelle Rosales
Date: April 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40816
United States v. Hathorn  
Date: April 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-60380

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit affirmed the district court's revocation of defendant's supervised release and imposition of a special condition of supervised release allowing probation officers to search his computers, cellular telep...

Annamalai Annamalai, et al v. CIR
Date: April 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-60549
USA v. Daniel Rivera-Hernandez
Date: April 10, 2019
Docket Number: 16-40149
United States v. Burris  
Date: April 10, 2019
Docket Number: 17-10478

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit withdrew its previous opinion pending the en banc court's decision in United States v. Reyes-Contreras. After the en banc court decided Reyes-Contreras, the Supreme Court decided Stokeling v. United Sta...

USA v. Ruben Cordova-Briones
Date: April 10, 2019
Docket Number: 17-40734
City of Pontiac Gen Empl Retmn v. Vinit Asar, et a
Date: April 10, 2019
Docket Number: 17-50162
Fishback Nursery, Inc. v. PNC Bank  
Date: April 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10090

Justia Opinion Summary: This case involved a lien contest among three creditors of a bankrupt commercial farm. The Fifth Circuit affirmed the district court's grant of summary judgment for PNC and found no error in the district court's ruling t...

USA v. Isaac Gonzalez
Date: April 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11016
Waste Management of Louisiana v. River Birch, Inc.  
Date: April 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30139

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit vacated the district court's order granting partial summary judgment in favor of River Birch in a civil action under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, alleging that River Birch bri...

USA v. Frederick Johnson
Date: April 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30766
Bradley Smith v. Shelter Mutual Ins. Co.
Date: April 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30858
USA v. Serbelio Melgar-Cruz
Date: April 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40779
In Re: Timothy Perry
Date: April 10, 2019
Docket Number: 19-60111
Inclusive Communities Project, Inc. v. Lincoln Property Co.  
Date: April 9, 2019
Docket Number: 17-10943

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit affirmed the district court's dismissal with prejudice of Fair Housing Act claims asserted against the owners and management company of apartment complexes in the greater Dallas area that declined to pa...

USA v. Roger Maldonado
Date: April 9, 2019
Docket Number: 17-20703
Ruben Dobbins v. Lorie Davis, Director
Date: April 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11313
USA v. Jose Guevara Munoz
Date: April 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-20586
Claimant ID 100081155 v. BP Exploration & Production, Inc.  
Date: April 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30268

Justia Opinion Summary: After JME filed five claims for compensation with the Settlement Program, the Settlement Program determined that JME was a "failed business" under the meaning of the Settlement Agreement and calculated JME's compensation...

Claimant ID 100081155 v. BP Exploration & Prodn, I
Date: April 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30269
Claimant ID 100081155 v. BP Exploration & Prodn, I
Date: April 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30270
Claimant ID 100081155 v. BP Exploration & Prodn, I
Date: April 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30271
Claimant ID 100081155 v. BP Exploration & Prodn, I
Date: April 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30281
USA v. Heather Beck
Date: April 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40468
USA v. Patricia Sepulveda
Date: April 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40750
USA v. Joshua Caskey
Date: April 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40809
USA v. Enrique Varon
Date: April 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50592
Adriano Budri v. Administrative Review Board
Date: April 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-60579
Alonso v. Westcoast Corp.  
Date: April 8, 2019
Docket Number: 17-30877

Justia Opinion Summary: After a jury found that Westcoast was liable for breaching a contract it entered with RCS, Westcoast raised claims of error regarding the finding of a bad-faith breach, the language of the verdict form, and the award of...

USA v. Fabian Alvarez
Date: April 8, 2019
Docket Number: 17-41283
USA v. Victor Taber, Jr.
Date: April 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10196
United States v. Lawrence  
Date: April 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-20149

Justia Opinion Summary: The mere use of a peer-to-peer network is not enough to trigger USSG's 2G2.2(b)(3)(F)'s enhancement; but that enhancement may apply if a defendant knows that his use of a peer-to-peer network made his child pornography f...

BP Exploration & Production, Inc. v. Claimant ID 100166533  
Date: April 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30644

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit affirmed the district court's denial of discretionary review in an appeal of claims submitted to BP's Economic and Property Damages Settlement Agreement. The court held that the reviews conducted by the...

BP Exploration & Prodn, Inc., et al v. Claimant ID
Date: April 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30853
USA v. Terrance Jordan
Date: April 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-31003
USA v. Jaime Gonzalez
Date: April 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40229
USA v. Marcus Pizana
Date: April 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40471
USA v. Francisco Villagomez
Date: April 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50004
Frey v. HHS  
Date: April 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-60205

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner filed a whistleblower complaint against his former employer, HMS, alleging that he was terminated because of disclosures he made regarding HMS's billing practices. The OIG found that, although petitioner had m...

George Tustin, Jr. v. Brad Livingston, et al
Date: April 5, 2019
Docket Number: 16-41724
Samson Loynachan v. Lorie Davis, Director
Date: April 5, 2019
Docket Number: 17-10628
USA v. Arturo Salazar, Jr.
Date: April 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10111
USA v. Thomas Lewis
Date: April 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10868
USA v. Santos Chavarria
Date: April 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10972
USA v. James Ramey
Date: April 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-20432
Carolyn Dawson v. The Bank of New York Mellon, et
Date: April 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-20657
BP Exploration & Prodn, Inc., et al v. Claimant ID
Date: April 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30724
Heidi Foreman v. Circle K Convnce Stores, Inc.
Date: April 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30818
USA v. Shawn Davis
Date: April 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40675
USA v. Otilio Denova-Avila
Date: April 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40781
Thomas Wicker, Jr., et al v. Seterus, Incorporated
Date: April 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50279
Jose Romero-Ramirez v. William Barr, U. S. Atty Ge
Date: April 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-60098
Blake v. Lambert  
Date: April 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-60176

Justia Opinion Summary: After defendant, a Mississippi school attendance officer, swore an arrest warrant affidavit against plaintiff for failure to ensure a child attended school, plaintiff filed suit alleging that defendant violated her Fourt...

Daniel Aguiluz-Callejas v. William Barr, U. S. Att
Date: April 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-60199
Bayou Vista, L.L.C. v. City of Oxford, Mississippi
Date: April 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-60279
Gerard Matzen v. Marsha McLane, et al
Date: April 4, 2019
Docket Number: 17-11046
Steven Schillereff v. Lorie Davis, Director
Date: April 4, 2019
Docket Number: 17-20039
Foster v. Principal Life Insurance Co.  
Date: April 4, 2019
Docket Number: 17-30997

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit affirmed the district court's judgment in favor of Principal in an action brought by plaintiff, alleging that Principal abused its discretion by denying her benefits. The court held that Principal's ben...

USA v. Adalid Montiel-Figueroa
Date: April 4, 2019
Docket Number: 17-50585
USA v. Jesus Trevino
Date: April 4, 2019
Docket Number: 17-51062
USA v. Adalid Montiel-Figueroa
Date: April 4, 2019
Docket Number: 17-51069
United States v. Dinh  
Date: April 4, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10099

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit affirmed defendant's sentence imposed after she pleaded guilty to distributing a large volume of pills containing Fentanyl analogues. The district court used the total weight of all the pills as the att...

USA v. Noel Guest
Date: April 4, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10654
USA v. Kimberly Bankston
Date: April 4, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10676
USA v. Mary Medina
Date: April 4, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11061
USA v. Efren Duarte
Date: April 4, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11120
USA v. Christy Rains
Date: April 4, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11156
USA v. Cynthia Montes
Date: April 4, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11311
Judith Deeds, et al v. Whirlpool Corporation, et a
Date: April 4, 2019
Docket Number: 18-20097
Emmanuel Adeyinka v. Harris County Jail
Date: April 4, 2019
Docket Number: 18-20537
Cecil Davis v. USA, et al
Date: April 4, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30399
USA v. David Beck, Jr.
Date: April 4, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40464
USA v. John Copete-Perez
Date: April 4, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40665
USA v. Jaime Suarez-Jimenez
Date: April 4, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40784
USA v. Jorge Torres-Gomez
Date: April 4, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40918
USA v. Edison Ovalle-Juarez
Date: April 4, 2019
Docket Number: 18-41065
USA v. Manuel Arzate-Arzate
Date: April 4, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50540
Charles Miller, Jr. v. Fikes Wholesale, Incorporat
Date: April 4, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50951
Thomas Ellason v. Marcia Odall, et al
Date: April 3, 2019
Docket Number: 17-11227
David Jackson v. Pelicia Hall, et al
Date: April 3, 2019
Docket Number: 17-60247
Maria Gonzalez-Diaz v. William Barr, U. S. Atty Ge
Date: April 3, 2019
Docket Number: 17-60728
Singh v. Barr  
Date: April 3, 2019
Docket Number: 17-60821

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit denied a petition for review of the BIA's order denying petitioner and his family members relief from removal. The court held that substantial evidence supported the BIA's denial of petitioner's applica...

Keith Tucker, et al v. CIR
Date: April 3, 2019
Docket Number: 17-60833
USA v. Julisa Tolentino
Date: April 3, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10240
Germain v. US Bank National Association  
Date: April 3, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10508

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff appealed the district court's grant of summary judgment in favor of defendants in an action alleging claims under the Real Estate Settlement Procedure Act (RESPA); the Texas Debt Collection Act (TDCJ); promisso...

USA v. Aaron McVea
Date: April 3, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11159
William Starrett, Jr. v. US Department of Defense,
Date: April 3, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11628
Tina Davis v. Texas Children's Hospital
Date: April 3, 2019
Docket Number: 18-20387
USA v. Cipriano Rodriguez
Date: April 3, 2019
Docket Number: 18-20635
USA v. Hazel McGary
Date: April 3, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30363
Shepherd v. City of Shreveport  
Date: April 3, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30528

Justia Opinion Summary: After William Shepherd was shot and killed by a police officer, plaintiff filed suit alleging excessive force claims against the officer and the city. The Fifth Circuit affirmed the district court's grant of summary judg...

BP Exploration & Prodn, Inc., et al v. Claimant ID
Date: April 3, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30562
Rich v. Palko  
Date: April 3, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40415

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed a 42 U.S.C. 1983 action alleging that officers had violated her son's, Gavrila Dupuis-Mays, Fourth and Fourteenth Amendment rights. The Fifth Circuit reversed the district court's denial of the officers'...

USA v. Randall Hanks
Date: April 3, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50190
United States v. Figueroa-Coello  
Date: April 3, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50254

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit reversed defendant's sentence and held that the district court plainly erred by denying defendant a chance to speak at his sentencing hearing. The court held that the right of allocution exists because...

Mark Robertson v. Lorie Davis, Director
Date: April 3, 2019
Docket Number: 19-70006
Markle Interests, L.L.C., et al v. U.S. Fish and W
Date: April 2, 2019
Docket Number: 14-31008
United States v. Gracia-Cantu  
Date: April 2, 2019
Docket Number: 15-40227

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit withdrew its prior panel opinion and substituted this opinion. The court held, consistent with its decision in United States v. Reyes-Contreras, 910 F.3d 169 (5th Cir. 2018) (en banc), that defendant's...

Panagiota Heath v. Southern University System Fdn,
Date: April 2, 2019
Docket Number: 17-30643
Muralidharan Krishnan, et al v. JP Morgan Chase Ba
Date: April 2, 2019
Docket Number: 17-41286
USA v. Bhavesh Patel
Date: April 2, 2019
Docket Number: 18-20508
BP Exploration & Prodn, Inc., et al v. Claimant ID
Date: April 2, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30337
Harold Black v. Louisiana Department of Corr, et a
Date: April 2, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30806
Juan Moreno v. Lorie Davis, et al
Date: April 2, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40209
USA v. Jose Hernandez-Garcia
Date: April 2, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40911
USA v. Kaleb McCowan
Date: April 2, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50426
USA v. Tomas Lorenzo-Santiago
Date: April 2, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50609
USA v. Jose Matias-Vicente
Date: April 2, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50761
Jorge Reyes Salazar v. William Barr, U. S. Atty Ge
Date: April 2, 2019
Docket Number: 18-60281
Panagiota Heath v. Southern University System Fdn,
Date: April 1, 2019
Docket Number: 17-30643
USA v. Alejandro Cavazos-Torres
Date: April 1, 2019
Docket Number: 17-41218
Ramos-Portillo v. Barr  
Date: April 1, 2019
Docket Number: 17-60254

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit denied a petition for review of the BIA's dismissal of petitioner's appeal of the denial of his motion to reopen his immigration proceedings. Because petitioner's in absentia proceedings occurred in 199...

Hamis Chande v. William Barr, U. S. Atty Gen
Date: April 1, 2019
Docket Number: 17-60725
Navarrete-Lopez v. Barr  
Date: April 1, 2019
Docket Number: 17-60768

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit denied a petition for review of the BIA's denial of petitioner's motion to reopen removal proceedings. Petitioner alleged that she never received a notice of hearing. The court held that the BIA did not...

USA v. Gilberto Gomez
Date: April 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10656
William Starrett, Jr. v. City of Richardson, Texas
Date: April 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11088
USA v. Alfredo Rivera
Date: April 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11333
Ujwala Bhandari v. Maverick Tube, et al
Date: April 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-20668
Dennis Davis, Jr. v. Robert Whyce, et al
Date: April 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30763
E.M. v. Lewisville Indep Sch Dist
Date: April 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40409
USA v. Travis McKelroy
Date: April 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40632
USA v. Martin Aguayo-Lopez
Date: April 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50235
USA v. Martin Aguayo-Lopez
Date: April 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50292
USA v. Abraham Medrano-Valles
Date: April 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50501
USA v. Jeana Martinez
Date: April 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50550
USA v. Barbara Talamantez
Date: April 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50678
Gibson v. Collier  
Date: March 29, 2019
Docket Number: 16-51148

Justia Opinion Summary: A state does not inflict cruel and unusual punishment by declining to provide sex reassignment surgery to a transgender inmate. Plaintiff, a transgender Texas prison inmate in the custody of the Texas Department of Crimi...

Richard Davis v. Darrel Vannoy, Warden
Date: March 29, 2019
Docket Number: 17-30825
USA v. Michael Little
Date: March 29, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10537
USA v. German Rodriguez
Date: March 29, 2019
Docket Number: 18-20417
United States v. Taffaro  
Date: March 29, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30498

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit affirmed the district court's imposition of a 60 month term of probation and assessment of a fine to defendant, who was convicted of several counts of tax evasion and filing false income tax returns. Th...

Uptown Grill, LLC v. Camellia Grill Holdings, Inc.  
Date: March 29, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30515

Justia Opinion Summary: This case involved ten years of litigation regarding an attempt to simultaneously sell a restaurant and license associated intellectual property. The Fifth Circuit affirmed the district court's ruling that the Bill of Sa...

Claimant ID 100248748 v. BP Exploration & Prodn, I
Date: March 29, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30778
BP Exploration & Prodn, Inc., et al v. Claimant ID
Date: March 29, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30788
USA v. Charles White
Date: March 29, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30827
Louis James v. USA
Date: March 29, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30892
USA v. Manuel Suarez-Vega
Date: March 29, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50443
USA v. Perfecto Maldonado
Date: March 29, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50884
Glory Edokpayi v. William Barr, U. S. Atty Gen
Date: March 29, 2019
Docket Number: 18-60169
James Cavanaugh, Jr. v. CIR
Date: March 29, 2019
Docket Number: 18-60299
James Cavanaugh, Jr. v. CIR
Date: March 29, 2019
Docket Number: 18-60304
Jose Morales-Cardoso v. William Barr, U. S. Atty G
Date: March 29, 2019
Docket Number: 18-60322
Bank of Louisiana v. FDIC  
Date: March 28, 2019
Docket Number: 17-30044

Justia Opinion Summary: The FDIC brought two enforcement proceedings against the Bank and three of its directors, and subsequently issued a final order penalizing the Bank. The Bank petitioned for review of both orders under 12 U.S.C. 1818(h)(2...

USA v. Roy Robertson, Jr.
Date: March 28, 2019
Docket Number: 17-41072
Walter Thomas, Jr. v. Allstate Vehicle & Prop Ins
Date: March 28, 2019
Docket Number: 17-60764
USA v. Rafael Gonzalez-Lucatero
Date: March 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10927
USA v. Nykees Campbell
Date: March 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10949
USA v. Milton Robins
Date: March 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11009
ENI US Operating Company, Inc. v. Transocean Offshore Deepwater Drilling, Inc.  
Date: March 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-20115

Justia Opinion Summary: This case stemmed from a contract dispute between two oil-drilling businesses, Eni and Transocean. The district court granted judgment in favor of Transocean and rejected Eni's claims surrounding Transocean's maintenance...

Tonja Wright v. National Interstate Ins Co., et al
Date: March 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30683
BP Exploration & Production, Inc. v. Claimant ID 100261922  
Date: March 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30844

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit affirmed the district court's denial of discretionary review of the $2 million award claimant, an manufacturer of signs, received pursuant to the Economic and Property Damages Settlement from the Deepwa...

USA v. Rogelio Rodriguez
Date: March 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40223
Kelly Weeks v. Texas A & M University System, et a
Date: March 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40255
USA v. Gilbert Cantu
Date: March 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40543
Murphy v. Collier  
Date: March 28, 2019
Docket Number: 19-70007

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, a death row inmate, petitioned the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals for a writ of prohibition seeking to prohibit his execution until the state allowed his preferred spiritual advisor -- a Buddhist priest -- to...

Francisco Figueredo-Quintero v. Sandy McCain, Ward
Date: March 27, 2019
Docket Number: 17-30008
Carolyn Butler v. Dallas Area Rapid Transit, et al
Date: March 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10262
BP Exploration & Production, Inc. v. Claimant ID 100141850  
Date: March 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30835

Justia Opinion Summary: BP argued that claimant was not entitled to the $65 million award it received pursuant to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill Settlement Agreement because it did not suffer a loss that was caused by the oil spill despite sub...

In Re: Jonathan Andry
Date: March 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-31245
USA v. Martin Torres-Dominguez
Date: March 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40739
USA v. Noel Barriga
Date: March 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50284
USA v. David Provencio
Date: March 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50587
Adam Joseph Resources v. CNA Metals Limited  
Date: March 26, 2019
Docket Number: 17-20685

Justia Opinion Summary: After Brown Sims, a Houston law firm, successfully obtained a favorable result for its client, AJR, the client colluded with the opposing party, CNA and its attorneys, to consummate a settlement just between themselves....

Arizmendi v. Gabbert  
Date: March 26, 2019
Docket Number: 17-40597

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against defendant, a criminal investigator, for false arrest under 42 U.S.C. 1983, alleging that defendant knowingly or recklessly misstated material facts in the affidavit in support of a warrant fo...

Retractable Technologies, Inc. v. Becton Dickinson & Co.  
Date: March 26, 2019
Docket Number: 17-40960

Justia Opinion Summary: In this Lanham Act case, the Fifth Circuit held that the district court did not abuse its discretion in determining that neither disgorgement of profits nor further injunctive relief would be equitable in an action where...

Qorane v. Barr  
Date: March 26, 2019
Docket Number: 17-60394

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit denied a petition for review of the BIA's decision affirming the IJ's denial of petitioner's application for asylum, withholding of removal, and relief under the Convention Against Torture (CAT). The co...

Bogan v. MTD Consumer Group, Inc.  
Date: March 26, 2019
Docket Number: 17-60697

Justia Opinion Summary: After a jury found in plaintiff's favor in an action alleging that she was fired because of her race and sex, it awarded her just $1. The district court then denied plaintiff both reinstatement and front pay, leaving her...

USA v. Larry Cabelka
Date: March 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10258
Collette Flanagan, et al v. City of Dallas, Texas,
Date: March 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10334
USA v. Anthony Welch
Date: March 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10457
USA v. Luis Moreno-Pena
Date: March 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10685
Megan Winfrey v. Keith Pikett
Date: March 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-20022
Iron Thunderhorse v. Rissie Owens, et al
Date: March 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-20145
USA v. Samantha Garcia
Date: March 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-20293
USA v. Kyle Hebert
Date: March 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30321
Shelton v. Louisiana State  
Date: March 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30349

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit vacated the district court's denial of attorneys' fees in plaintiff's action under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Although the district court correctly determined that Farrar v. Hobby, 506 U...

USA v. Candelario Lucio-Garza
Date: March 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40388
USA v. Brandon Daniel
Date: March 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40406
Rodolo Perez v. Megan Brennan
Date: March 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40520
USA v. Claudio Rodelas-Caro
Date: March 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50098
USA v. Claudio Rodelas-Caro
Date: March 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50109
Quianna Canada v. Texas Mutual Insurance Company,
Date: March 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50247
USA v. Abraham Sanchez-Angeles
Date: March 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50283
Great American Life Ins Co. v. Ava Tanner, et al
Date: March 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-60091
USA v. Carey Reed
Date: March 25, 2019
Docket Number: 17-30664
USA v. Michael Gomez
Date: March 25, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10686
Paul Lawson v. William Stephens, et al
Date: March 25, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10877
Emmanuel Adeyinka v. Houston Texas Department
Date: March 25, 2019
Docket Number: 18-20588
USA v. Miguel Esparza-Salazar
Date: March 25, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40283
USA v. Edgar Arteaga-Rios
Date: March 25, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40301
USA v. Bruce Rutherford
Date: March 25, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40511
USA v. Victor Valenzuela Martinez
Date: March 25, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40648
Thomas v. Bryant  
Date: March 25, 2019
Docket Number: 19-60133

Justia Opinion Summary: After the district court found that the boundaries for Mississippi State Senate District 22 dilute African-American voting strength and prevented those citizens from having the equal opportunity "to participate in the po...

USA v. Michael Oerther
Date: March 22, 2019
Docket Number: 17-20322
Ronald Bias v. Tangipahoa Parish School Board
Date: March 22, 2019
Docket Number: 17-30982
USA v. Irineo Ponce-Recendiz
Date: March 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10736
USA v. Brandon Anderson
Date: March 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11123
Buchanan v. Alexander  
Date: March 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30148

Justia Opinion Summary: After plaintiff was fired from her tenured professorship by the Board of LSU, she filed suit against defendants alleging that they violated her First and Fourteenth Amendment right to free speech and academic freedom, an...

Claimant ID 100022655 v. BP Exploration & Prodn, I
Date: March 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30643
USA v. Mike Figueroa-Lopez
Date: March 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40841
Word of Life Church of El Paso, et al v. State Far
Date: March 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50108
Tierre Probasco v. Wal-Mart Stores Texas, L.L.C.,
Date: March 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50187
USA v. Tosh Humphrey
Date: March 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-60461
Colony Insurance Company v. First Specialty Insura
Date: March 21, 2019
Docket Number: 17-60094
USA v. Abisai Ramirez-Anguiano
Date: March 21, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10679
USA v. Arturo Torres-Cabrera
Date: March 21, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11031
USA v. Valentin Aguilar-Lopez
Date: March 21, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11055
Shirley Davis v. Texas Workforce Commission
Date: March 21, 2019
Docket Number: 18-20053
Leslie Shipman v. Donald Sowell, et al
Date: March 21, 2019
Docket Number: 18-20155
Alliance for Good Government v. Coalition for Better Government  
Date: March 21, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30759

Justia Opinion Summary: In this trademark infringement action, the district court granted Alliance for Good Government summary judgment on its trademark infringement claim against Coalition for Better Government, enjoined Coalition from the use...

USA v. Jordan Ballard
Date: March 21, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40451
USA v. Derek Banks
Date: March 21, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40749
Gene Brown v. Edwards and Richter, L.L.P.
Date: March 21, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40818
USA v. Erica Minjarez
Date: March 21, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50519
USA v. Charles Sedberry
Date: March 20, 2019
Docket Number: 17-50415
USA v. Charles Sedberry
Date: March 20, 2019
Docket Number: 17-50434
United States v. Allen  
Date: March 20, 2019
Docket Number: 17-60440

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit previously granted a certificate of appealability (COA) to defendant on two claims—first, that the government breached its obligations under his plea agreement when it failed to credit his cooperation i...

USA v. Timothy Malone
Date: March 20, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10366
USA v. Miguel Alba-Morales
Date: March 20, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10413
LaDonna Degan, et al v. Bd of Trst of the Dallas P
Date: March 20, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10423
USA v. Dayton Steptoe
Date: March 20, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10891
BP Exploration & Prodn, Inc., et al v. Claimant ID
Date: March 20, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30147
BP Exploration & Production, Inc. v. Claimant ID 100281817  
Date: March 20, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30394

Justia Opinion Summary: NBA player David West negotiated a contract with the New Orleans Hornets before the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. West received the full $45 million amount specified in his contract, but still submitted an "Individual Eco...

Claimant ID 100241914 v. BP Exploration & Prodn, I
Date: March 20, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30771
USA v. Hector Lozano
Date: March 20, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40311
United States v. Salinas  
Date: March 20, 2019
Docket Numbers: 18-40361, 18-40407

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit affirmed defendants' sentences imposed after they pleaded guilty to conspiring to transport illegal aliens within the United States by means of a motor vehicle. One of the people defendants transported...

USA v. Mark Salinas
Date: March 20, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40407
USA v. Brandon Bradley-Murry
Date: March 20, 2019
Docket Number: 18-60615
Chavez Price v. Darren Wallace, et al
Date: March 19, 2019
Docket Number: 16-41485
Encompass Off Solutions, Inc. v. Louisiana Health Service & Indemnity Co.  
Date: March 19, 2019
Docket Number: 17-10736

Justia Opinion Summary: Encompass filed suit against Blue Cross for violations of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), breach of contract, defamation, and tortious interference with business relations. After Blue Cross largely p...

Mark Dolph v. Lorie Davis, Director
Date: March 19, 2019
Docket Number: 17-41192
Mohamed Mohamed v. Irving Independent School Dist,
Date: March 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10444
USA v. Jose Mercado-Palacios
Date: March 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10731
BP Exploration & Prodn, Inc., et al v. Claimant ID
Date: March 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30595
Grodner & Associates v. Regions Bank
Date: March 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-31057
USA v. Garland Wiley, Jr.
Date: March 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40591
USA v. Otilio Denova-Avila
Date: March 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40782
USA v. Jesus Martinez
Date: March 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40915
USA v. Joshua Junker
Date: March 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50576
USA v. Diego Santos-Ferrufino
Date: March 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50668
Junne Koh v. Faust, et al
Date: March 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-60349
Gil Ramirez Group, L.L.C., et al v. Houston Indep
Date: March 18, 2019
Docket Number: 17-20542
In re: Deepwater Horizon
Date: March 18, 2019
Docket Number: 17-30936
Cheryl Jones, et al v. John Burke, et al
Date: March 18, 2019
Docket Number: 17-50848
Papalote Creek II, LLC v. Lower Colorado River Authority  
Date: March 18, 2019
Docket Number: 17-50852

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit reversed the district court's order compelling Papalote to arbitrate a dispute raised by the Authority over whether their contractual agreements limited the Authority's liability to $60 million. In this...

USA v. Rachel Thompson
Date: March 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10405
USA v. Encarnacion Hurtado-Cruz
Date: March 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10411
USA v. Lorenzo Hale
Date: March 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11157
USA v. Gerardo Lopez-Carranza
Date: March 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-20626
BP Exploration & Prodn, Inc., et al v. Claimant ID
Date: March 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30147
BP Exploration & Prodn, Inc., et al v. Claimant ID
Date: March 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30586
BP Exploration & Prodn, Inc., et al v. Claimant ID
Date: March 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30587
Claimant ID 100111142 v. BP Exploration & Prodn, I
Date: March 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30772
USA v. Anson Chi
Date: March 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40769
USA v. Feliciano Flores-Galan
Date: March 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40804
USA v. Eliezer Hernandez-Garcia
Date: March 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50431
USA v. David Provencio
Date: March 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50588
USA v. Diego Santos-Ferrufino
Date: March 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50668
Johnny Kirkland v. Huntington Ingalls, Inc.
Date: March 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-60710
USA v. Marc Hill
Date: March 18, 2019
Docket Number: 19-20081
Francisca Barrientos Telon v. William Barr, U. S.
Date: March 15, 2019
Docket Number: 17-60544
Francisca Barrientos Telon v. William Barr, U. S.
Date: March 15, 2019
Docket Number: 17-60847
USA v. Jody White
Date: March 15, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10733
Shanta Phillips-Berry v. Donald Trump, et al
Date: March 15, 2019
Docket Number: 18-31073
USA v. Mark Rodriguez
Date: March 15, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50877
USA v. Kirksey Nix, Jr.
Date: March 14, 2019
Docket Number: 15-60465
USA v. Alejandro Montano
Date: March 14, 2019
Docket Number: 17-20767
USA v. Billie Hawkins
Date: March 14, 2019
Docket Number: 17-20795
Monteon-Camargo v. Barr  
Date: March 14, 2019
Docket Number: 17-60345

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit granted a petition for review of the BIA's final order of removal determining that petitioner was ineligible for cancellation of removal because his 2007 conviction of attempted theft from a person unde...

USA v. Arnoldo Morfin-Arias
Date: March 14, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10507
USA v. Marco Aparicio-Santos
Date: March 14, 2019
Docket Number: 18-20106
USA v. Arturo Hernandez-Villegas
Date: March 14, 2019
Docket Number: 18-20345
USA v. Bernabe Lopez-Olmos
Date: March 14, 2019
Docket Number: 18-20378
USA v. Garion McCoy
Date: March 14, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30710
BP Exploration & Prodn, Inc., et al v. Claimant ID
Date: March 14, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30713
Texas v. Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas  
Date: March 14, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40116

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ysleta del Sur Pueblo and Alabama and Coushatta Indian Tribes of Texas Restoration Act restored the Tribe's status as a federally-recognized tribe and limited its gaming operations according to state law. The Indian...

USA v. William Whisman
Date: March 14, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40609
USA v. Francisco Rodriguez-Olivares
Date: March 14, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50103
USA v. Francisco Rodriguez-Olivares
Date: March 14, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50104
In re: U.S. Bureau of Prisons  
Date: March 14, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50512

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit reversed the district court's contempt finding and injunction related to the BOP's calculation of sentencing credits for federal prisoners. The court held that the district court made no explicit factua...

USA v. Diamond Jefferson
Date: March 14, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50562
USA v. Douglas Jones
Date: March 14, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50571
USA v. Daniel Arriaga, III
Date: March 14, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50926
USA v. Ronald Conner
Date: March 13, 2019
Docket Number: 17-11417
USA v. Rocky Riojas-Ordaz
Date: March 13, 2019
Docket Number: 17-11451
USA v. Alfonso Toscano-Sanchez
Date: March 13, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10253
USA v. Ernesto Betancourt-Carrillo
Date: March 13, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10591
Erchonia Corporation v. Primcogent Solutions, L.L.
Date: March 13, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10615
Andre Yanez v. American Strategic Ins Corp., et al
Date: March 13, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10943
USA v. Daniel De Leon
Date: March 13, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11100
USA v. Charles Nowden
Date: March 13, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11127
USA v. Bryce Clark
Date: March 13, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11137
Steven Crear, Sr. v. U.S. Bank National Associatio
Date: March 13, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11241
Tony Johnson v. Tyler Holliday, et al
Date: March 13, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30224
USA v. Carlos Ochoa-Orozco
Date: March 13, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40544
USA v. Henry Acosta-Bonilla
Date: March 13, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40802
USA v. Todd Ricks
Date: March 12, 2019
Docket Number: 17-50586
USA v. Nicholas Gilbert
Date: March 12, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10577
USA v. Noe Juarez
Date: March 12, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30574
USA v. Hector Galindo
Date: March 12, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40394
Rosemarie Porretto v. Randy Williams
Date: March 11, 2019
Docket Number: 17-20770
Shaw v. Villanueva  
Date: March 11, 2019
Docket Number: 17-50937

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit alleging that the county sheriff and others had conspired to violate his civil rights in an action arising from the political feud in Karnes County stemming from the Eagle Ford Shale oil boom. The Fi...

USA v. Mario Perez
Date: March 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10764
USA v. J. Barrios
Date: March 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-20546
Amber Ulrich v. Charles Scott, et al
Date: March 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30016
Armstrong v. Ashley  
Date: March 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30126

Justia Opinion Summary: After Glenn Ford was wrongly convicted of murder and spent 30 years in solitary confinement on death row before being fully exonerated, he filed suit against law enforcement officials alleging suppression of evidence, fa...

Latiolais v. Huntington Ingalls, Inc.  
Date: March 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30652

Justia Opinion Summary: In an action where plaintiff was exposed to asbestos at the Avondale shipyard and eventually contracted mesothelioma, Avondale removed the action to federal court under the federal officer removal statute, 28 U.S.C. 1442...

USA v. Longino Castillo
Date: March 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40060
USA v. Nora Romero
Date: March 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40303
USA v. Juan Gutierrez
Date: March 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40454
USA v. Leo Velasquez
Date: March 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40629
USA v. Sara Gallegos
Date: March 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50480
USA v. Richard Whealton
Date: March 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50508
Thomas Tiner v. Danella Cockrell, et al
Date: March 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50558
USA v. Douglas Jones
Date: March 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50574
USA v. Ramiro Castaneda-Morales
Date: March 8, 2019
Docket Number: 15-41653
Jorge Ramirez v. Lorie Davis, Director
Date: March 8, 2019
Docket Number: 16-20283
Morrow v. Meachum  
Date: March 8, 2019
Docket Number: 17-11243

Justia Opinion Summary: After Austin Moon died in an accident where he drove his motorcycle into a criminal district attorney investigator's SUV, Moon's estate filed suit alleging that Moon was seized in violation of the Fourth Amendment. The F...

Clifton Allen v. Jeff Windham, Warden
Date: March 8, 2019
Docket Number: 17-30603
M'Leah Hassan v. City of Shreveport
Date: March 8, 2019
Docket Number: 17-30961
USA v. Raymond Brumfield
Date: March 8, 2019
Docket Number: 17-30968
Alishia Morris v. Kerry Piper, et al
Date: March 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10226
USA v. Genesis Jaramillo
Date: March 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10426
USA v. Stephanie Hatley
Date: March 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10533
USA v. Danielle Harper
Date: March 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10560
USA v. Guadalupe Barba
Date: March 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10606
Texas Tech Physicians Assoc. v. US Department of Health and Human Services.  
Date: March 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10620

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit affirmed the district court's grant of summary judgment to HHS in an action under the Administrative Procedure Act arising from a demonstration project deviating from the ordinary Medicare reimbursement...

USA v. Dewayne Jordan
Date: March 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10633
USA v. Ramon Delacruz
Date: March 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10682
USA v. Holly Benson
Date: March 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10687
Carol Kam v. Dallas County, et al
Date: March 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10735
USA v. Carlos Montelongo-Puente
Date: March 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-20204
Physician ACO, L.L.C., et al v. Alex Azar, II, Sec
Date: March 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-20300
USA v. Dan Pizarro
Date: March 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30201
Jorge-Chavelas v. Louisiana Farm Bureau Casualty Insurance Co.  
Date: March 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30388

Justia Opinion Summary: The insurer of a Louisiana sugarcane farm raised several arguments that the farm was entitled to statutory immunity under Louisiana workers' compensation law from an action brought by two injured cane planters. The Fifth...

Deborah Morris v. Baton Rouge City Constables
Date: March 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30864
Shreveport Chptr #237 Untd v. Caddo Parish Commiss
Date: March 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30951
Claimant ID 100068924 v. BP Exploration & Prodn, I
Date: March 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30997
USA v. Jose Garcia
Date: March 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40752
James Hampton v. John Kelly
Date: March 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50050
James Hampton v. John Kelly, et al
Date: March 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50271
USA v. America Reyes-Medellin
Date: March 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50413
USA v. Gustavo Mendoza-Perez
Date: March 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50464
USA v. Aron Vazquez-Madrid
Date: March 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50843
USA v. Aaron Vasquez-Madrid
Date: March 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50847
Jose Perez v. Physician Assistant Board, et al
Date: March 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50931
Carlos Larios-Giron v. William Barr, U. S. Atty Ge
Date: March 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-60100
Junne Koh v. Thomas Kane, et al
Date: March 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-60342
Charles Collins v. Jackson Public School District
Date: March 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-60511
United States v. Robinson  
Date: March 8, 2019
Docket Numbers: 18-70022, 18-70022

Justia Opinion Summary: After defendant was was convicted of multiple murders and his habeas petition was denied by the district court, he filed a Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 60(b)(6) motion for relief from judgment ten years later. The Fif...

USA v. Aureliano Villarreal-Garcia
Date: March 7, 2019
Docket Number: 16-40884
USA v. Aureliano Villarreal-Garcia
Date: March 7, 2019
Docket Number: 16-40887
Imperium Insurance Company v. Shelton & Associates
Date: March 7, 2019
Docket Number: 16-60728
Imperium Insurance Company v. Jason Shelton, et al
Date: March 7, 2019
Docket Number: 16-60730
USA v. Milton Carbe
Date: March 7, 2019
Docket Number: 17-20437
Fuentes-Pena v. Barr  
Date: March 7, 2019
Docket Number: 17-60637

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit vacated the BIA's final order denying petitioner's motion to reopen removal proceedings. Petitioner claimed that she never received notice of her removal hearing. The court held that the BIA abused its...

Jatera Corp. v. US Bank National Assoc.  
Date: March 7, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10248

Justia Opinion Summary: Jatera filed suit against the Bank and SPS in state court, seeking a judgment declaring the lien on the property at issue void because defendants failed to initiate foreclosure proceedings within the four-year statute of...

La Tonya Judon v. EP Energy, L.L.C.
Date: March 7, 2019
Docket Number: 18-20407
Joe Blessett v. Texas Office of the Atty Gen
Date: March 7, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40142
John Smith v. Douglas Green, et al
Date: March 7, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50074
Joe Pool v. Donald Trump, President, et al
Date: March 7, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50671
William Graham, et al v. U.S. Bank National Associ
Date: March 7, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50738
USA v. Christopher Gable
Date: March 7, 2019
Docket Number: 18-60357
USA v. Jirron Curtis
Date: March 4, 2019
Docket Number: 17-20801
USA v. Thomas Chestnut, Jr.
Date: March 4, 2019
Docket Number: 17-51121
United States v. Ayelotan  
Date: March 4, 2019
Docket Number: 17-60397

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit affirmed defendants' convictions and sentences for their participation in a scheme to pose as singles looking for romantic relationships online, only to swindle their victims into sending money to Niger...

Avalon Place Trinity v. HHS
Date: March 4, 2019
Docket Number: 17-60781
USA v. Cody Sorrels
Date: March 4, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10662
USA v. Decorian Williams
Date: March 4, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10696
USA v. Felipe De La Cruz
Date: March 4, 2019
Docket Number: 18-20178
USA v. Santiago Castillo-Lucio
Date: March 4, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40780
Tang Chen v. William Barr, U. S. Atty Gen
Date: March 4, 2019
Docket Number: 18-60106
USA v. Julio Castro, Jr.
Date: March 1, 2019
Docket Number: 17-11189
United States v. Gomez Gomez  
Date: March 1, 2019
Docket Number: 17-20526

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant's prior conviction for aggravated assault constituted a "crime of violence" under 18 U.S.C. 16, and thus an aggravated felony under 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(43)(F). The Fifth Circuit held that United States v. Reyes-Co...

USA v. Shawanda Nevers
Date: March 1, 2019
Docket Number: 17-30992
USA v. Juan Cisneros
Date: March 1, 2019
Docket Number: 17-40330
USA v. Alejandro Gallegos-Leos
Date: March 1, 2019
Docket Number: 17-40331
USA v. Crystal Sharkey
Date: March 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10920
USA v. Christian Capistran
Date: March 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10974
USA v. Lino Angel-Olalde
Date: March 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-20661
USA v. Quinetta Grant
Date: March 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30576
Terron Williams v. USA
Date: March 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30967
USA v. Oslay Diaz-Torres, et al
Date: March 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40046
USA v. Cristhian Osornio
Date: March 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40569
USA v. Baldomero Vega
Date: March 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-40926
United States v. Araiza-Jacobo  
Date: February 28, 2019
Docket Number: 17-40958

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted of attempting to cross the United States border carrying two bags of hard candies impregnated with over 5.1 kilograms of methamphetamine. The Fifth Circuit held that the district court erred by in...

Parrish v. Premier Directional Drilling, L.P.  
Date: February 28, 2019
Docket Number: 17-51089

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit vacated the district court's summary judgment award to plaintiffs in an action alleging that Premier misclassified them as independent contractors and failed to compensate them for overtime pay pursuant...

Clarence Shed v. Johnny Coleman Builders, Inc., et
Date: February 28, 2019
Docket Number: 17-60640
USA v. Jeremy Ned
Date: February 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50409
Deepak Kumar v. William Barr, U. S. Atty Gen
Date: February 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-60034
Louisiana Real Estate Appraisers Board v. FTC  
Date: February 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-60291

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fifth Circuit dismissed a petition for review of an FTC order based on lack of jurisdiction. The court held that the FTC's order denying the Board's motion to dismiss and granting the FTC's motion for partial summary...

Joseph Thomas, et al v. Phil Bryant, et al
Date: February 28, 2019
Docket Number: 19-60109
Edward Jackson v. Darrel Vannoy, Warden
Date: February 27, 2019
Docket Number: 16-30752
USA v. Barry Bays, et al
Date: February 27, 2019
Docket Number: 17-10920
Waterfall Victoria Master Fund v. Clifford Avery,
Date: February 27, 2019
Docket Number: 17-11135
USA v. Silvestre Garcia-Gonzalez
Date: February 27, 2019
Docket Number: 17-50830
Levonzel Anderson v. Norris Morris, et al
Date: February 27, 2019
Docket Number: 17-60754
USA v. Michael Brabson
Date: February 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10212
USA v. Regina Pope
Date: February 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11065
Emmanuel Adeyinka v. Harris County Jail, et al
Date: February 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-20548