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BETTCHER v. THE BROWN SCHS., INC.

United States Fifth Circuit
Civil Procedure, Labor & Employment Law
The "single filing rule," a carefully limited exception to the ADEA requirement of a timely-filed charge with the EEOC, will not extend to allow...
08/31/2001 00-50982

US v. BAPTISTE

United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
Where no drug quantities were alleged in the indictment, and there is nothing in the record to indicate that the jury made any findings about...
08/31/2001 99-31027

US v. WILLIAMS

United States Fifth Circuit
Civil Rights, Constitutional Law
Defendant must present evidence regarding the percentage of African-Americans in the community, or at least the composition of other venires drawn...
08/30/2001 00-60587

US v. LOPEZ

United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
The safety valve guideline in USSG 5C1.2 expressly allows a sentence without regard to any statutory minimum, and it does not matter what order the...
08/29/2001 00-20506

US v. FIX

United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure
When a state court rules that a criminal defendant is entitled to a new trial, there is no longer any conviction, so he cannot be under disability or...
08/29/2001 00-10789

US v. BISHOP

United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure
Even if a juror was not qualified to serve on a jury and failed to accurately respond to questions designed to elicit this information, the defendant...
08/29/2001 00-20282

TIGNER v. COCKRELL

United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Habeas Corpus
Defendants in Texas are not entitled to a jury instruction regarding a 35-year parole ineligibility because only prisoners who face a life sentence...
08/28/2001 01-50238

US v. DAUGHERTY

United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure
Persons convicted of a felony are still considered convicted felons even after they successfully complete community supervision and thus subject to 18...
08/28/2001 00-20871

COMSTOCK OIL & GAS INC. v. ALABAMA & COUSHATTA INDIAN TRIBES OF TEXAS

United States Fifth Circuit
Civil Procedure, Indian Law, Oil and Gas Law
District courts have jurisdiction under 28 USC 1331 to determine tribal court jurisdiction because exhaustion of remedies is prudential and not...
08/27/2001 00-40088

US v. MARTINEZ

United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
The heartland analysis is a permissive basis for exercising discretion to apply a downward departure, rather than a component of the initial selection...
08/27/2001 00-40177