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ROARK v. HUMANA, INC.

United States Fifth Circuit
ERISA, Health Law, Injury & Tort Law
In a consolidated action, where plaintiffs sued their HMOs for negligence under Texas law, two plaintiffs' suits are dismissed due to preemption by...
10/31/2002 01-10831, 01-10891, 01-10905

US v. GONZALEZ

United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure
Conspiracy conviction after guilty plea is vacated, where the government used information provided by defendant at a debriefing against him, and thus...
10/30/2002 01-11467

ENCORE VIDEOS, INC. v. CITY OF SAN ANTONIO

United States Fifth Circuit
Constitutional Law
Because there is no evidence of secondary effects specific to adult businesses that sell books or videos solely for off-site entertainment, the zoning...
10/30/2002 00-51119

JIMMY SWAGGART MINISTRIES v. HAYES

United States Fifth Circuit
Bankruptcy Law
In this adversary proceeding brought by the trustee of the debtor's bankruptcy estate to recover funds as actual and/or constructive fraudulent...
10/29/2002 01-30454

CHAVEZ v. COCKRELL

United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Habeas Corpus
Plaintiff's habeas corpus claim, that he was denied the presumption of innocence and the right to an impartial jury when the "stun belt" he was forced...
10/29/2002 02-10050

US v. LEE

United States Fifth Circuit
Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
Given stipulated evidence that defendant's firearm was manufactured outside the state of Texas and, therefore, that the firearm had previously...
10/28/2002 01-11061

PHILLIPS v. MONROE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI

United States Fifth Circuit
Civil Rights, Constitutional Law
In a wrongful death suit brought under 42 U.S.C. section 1983, judgment as a matter of law in favor of defendants affirmed because the plaintiff...
10/28/2002 01-60425

US v. GARCIA-ORTIZ

United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing, Immigration Law
A district court's discretionary refusal to impose a split sentence against an illegal alien under Guidelines section 5C1.1(d) does not fall within...
10/28/2002 01-51287

HAWTHORNE LAND CO. v. EQUILON PIPELINE COMPANY, LLC.

United States Fifth Circuit
Oil and Gas Law, Property Law & Real Estate
The donation of a pipeline right-of-way to the Government did not restrict the Government's ability to lease the pipeline to defendant because the...
10/25/2002 01-31250

HAWTHORNE LAND CO. v. EQUILON PIPELINE COMPANY, LLC

United States Fifth Circuit
Oil and Gas Law, Property Law & Real Estate
The donation of a pipeline right-of-way to the Government did not restrict the Government's ability to lease the pipeline to defendant, because the...
10/25/2002 01-31250