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SAMSON v. APOLLO RES., INC.

United States Fifth Circuit
Labor & Employment Law
The Fair Labor Standards Act and 29 CFR 778.114(c) do not prevent an employer from using the fluctuating workweek method for calculating employees'...
02/20/2001 99-30304, 99-30306, 99-30407

KUTZNER v. JOHNSON

United States Fifth Circuit
Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
Conflicting or inconsistent testimony is not perjury, and petitioner failed to show that the government knew of any material falsity, or that the the...
02/16/2001 00-20721

DUPRE v. CHARTER BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SYS. OF LAFAYETTE INC.

United States Fifth Circuit
Labor & Employment Law
Plaintiff's ability to sit or stand in one place for up to one hour at a time before having to walk around makes clear, under the ADA, that the...
02/16/2001 99-31378

US v. GARCIA

United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure
Defendant's assent to the use of his property for the storage of marijuana constitutes the requisite affirmative conduct to support a conviction for...
02/15/2001 99-51091

JEANMARIE v. US

United States Fifth Circuit
Civil Procedure, Injury & Tort Law
The customs-duty exception to the Federal Tort Claims Act, 28 USC 2680(c), bars claims arising out of the detention of goods, including claims for...
02/15/2001 00-50039

HALL v. NOBLE DRILLING (U.S.) INC.

United States Fifth Circuit
Admiralty
Maintenance costs need not be prorated to account for a seaman's family where the seaman is the sole breadwinner for his family, because the seaman is...
02/14/2001 00-60063, 00-60065

RODRIGUEZ v. RIDELL SPORTS, INC.

United States Fifth Circuit
Injury & Tort Law, Sports Law
Where the testimony of the expert witnesses was in sharp conflict on the issues of causation and design defect, and evidence was plain that the...
02/14/2001 99-40680

PERENCO NIGERIA LTD. v. ASHLAND INC.

United States Fifth Circuit
Contracts, Injury & Tort Law
When a party discovers fraudulent inducement when making a contract, that party must choose within a reasonable time to either stand to the bargain...
02/13/2001 00-20209

DEAN v. RISER

United States Fifth Circuit
Civil Procedure, Civil Rights
Under the Civil Rights Attorney's Fees Awards Act of 1976, 42 USC 1988, a defendant is the prevailing party when the plaintiff dismisses a complaint...
02/13/2001 99-30677

BERTULLI v. INDEPENDENT ASSOC. OF CONTINENTAL PILOTS

United States Fifth Circuit
Class Actions
Where it appears that virtually every issue prior to damages is a common one, individual determinations of appropriate damages do not mandate a...
02/13/2001 99-21170