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OGAN v. COCKRELL

United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Habeas Corpus
Denial of petition for writ of habeas corpus, based on claims of ineffective assistance of counsel, was proper where counsel's decision not to object...
06/28/2002 00-20942

IN RE OLYMPIC NATURAL GAS CO.

United States Fifth Circuit
Bankruptcy Law, Contracts
Payments made by bankruptcy debtor were settlement payments made to a forward contract merchant, thus, pursuant to Bankruptcy Code section 546(e),...
06/28/2002 01-20950

BELTRAN v. COCKRELL

United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Habeas Corpus
Defense counsel's failure to investigate whether a co-defendant had a tattoo which formed the basis of the defense strategy, failure to use tentative...
06/27/2002 00-41103

GULIG v. COMM'R OF INTERNAL REVENUE

United States Fifth Circuit
Civil Procedure, Corporation & Enterprise Law, Tax Law
Tax court's denial of a motion to add a claim, due to untimeliness, was an abuse of discretion where the motion was made nearly two months before...
06/27/2002 01-60538

LIVERPOOL & LONDON S.S. PROT. & INDEM. ASS'N LTD. v. QUEEN OF LEMAN M/V

United States Fifth Circuit
Admiralty, Insurance Law
United States substantive law determines the existence of a maritime lien for unpaid insurance premiums, under the terms of a Protection and Indemnity...
06/27/2002 01-31142

US v. SMITH

United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
Convictions for attempted murder under 18 U.S.C. section 1114 were adequately supported where evidence showed that Dallas police were assisting a...
06/26/2002 01-10017

NAT'L UNION FIRE INS. CO. OF PITTSBURGH, PA v. WILLIS

United States Fifth Circuit
Corporation & Enterprise Law, Insurance Law
Because a corporate officer failed to provide notice of the claims asserted against him when he was first made aware of circumstances that could...
06/26/2002 01-20723

NOLEN v. NUCENTRIX BROADBAND NETWORKS INC.

United States Fifth Circuit
Communications Law, Consumer Protection Law, Debt Collection
A claim on behalf of cable subscribers, for collection of unlawful debts in the form of late fees in violation of RICO, was properly dismissed where...
06/26/2002 01-40808

US v. ADAM

United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing, Tax Law
In appeals from a conviction for failure to pay over taxes, 1) a six-year statute of limitations applies to violation of 26 U.S.C. section 7202, 2)...
06/25/2002 01-10445

GALVAN v. COCKRELL

United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure
A claim of ineffective assistance fails where appellant knew about the possibility of a plea and chose not to enter into a plea bargain; jury...
06/25/2002 00-11279