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MCAVEY v. LEE

United States Fifth Circuit
Injury & Tort Law
Louisiana's direct action statute, La. Rev. Stat. Ann. 22:655, which prohibits suits against insurance companies without naming the insureds as...
07/25/2001 98-31274

BERGER v. COMPAQ COMPUTER CORP.

United States Fifth Circuit
Civil Procedure, Class Actions
Taking judicial notice of the competence of class counsel is not the same as presuming adequacy of plaintiffs' counsel in the absence of specific...
07/25/2001 00-20875

BULLOCK v. THE EQUITABLE LIFE ASSURANCE SOC'Y OF THE US

United States Fifth Circuit
ERISA
ERISA preempts claims that an employer terminated an employment contract to prevent the claimant from becoming eligible for pension benefits at age...
07/24/2001 00-60473

WRIGHT v. HOLLINGSWORTH

United States Fifth Circuit
Civil Rights
A prison inmate alleging civil rights violations must exhaust all available administrative remedies, even if the prisoner seeks money damages, and...
07/24/2001 99-40063

US v. NARANJO

United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure
18 USC 3583(i), allowing revocation of supervised release subsequent to completion of the term of the supervised release, permits post-term revocation...
07/23/2001 00-50203

ALI v. JOHNSON

United States Fifth Circuit
Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
Inmates sentenced to incarceration do not state a viable Thirteenth Amendment claim even if the prison system requires them to work without pay.
07/23/2001 00-10777

STATE OF TEXAS v. REAL PARTIES IN INTEREST

United States Fifth Circuit
Civil Procedure
Speculation about state court tampering with the final judgment of a federal court does not constitute "extraordinary circumstances" necessary for...
07/23/2001 00-40999

BURKHART GROB LUFT UND RAUMFAHRT GMBH & CO. KG v. E-SYSTEMS, INC.

United States Fifth Circuit
Evidence, Government Contracts, Injury & Tort Law
Where plaintiff cannot prove that it would have won the government contract in the absence of defendant's fraud, it has no reasonably certain basis...
07/20/2001 99-11242

STEWARD v. CAIN

United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Habeas Corpus
There is a presumption that a later state court decision rejecting a prisoner's federal claim did not silently disregard a procedural bar and consider...
07/20/2001 00-30931

US v. CATHEY

United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
Even though a jury fails to make a specific finding and acquits the defendant of causing the death of another, for purposes of sentencing on other...
07/19/2001 00-10414