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APACHE BOHAI CORP., LDC v. TEXACO CHINA, B.V.

United States Fifth Circuit
Civil Procedure, Dispute Resolution & Arbitration
Under the Federal Arbitration Act, the court lacks jurisdiction to hear an appeal from an order staying district court proceedings and compelling...
04/30/2003 02-20489/21158

DIXON v. WAL-MART STORES, INC.

United States Fifth Circuit
Injury & Tort Law
Where plaintiff has not established a sufficient evidentiary basis on which a reasonable jury could find that defendant store owner had constructive...
04/30/2003 00-40006

US v. CHACON

United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure
In order to determine whether defendant's drug conviction appeal on Fourth Amendment grounds is distinguishable from US v. Portillo-Aguirre, 311 F.3d...
04/30/2003 01-50858

US v. OGLE

United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
Refusal of entrapment instructions is affirmed where defendant showed no government inducement and no lack of predisposition to commit the crimes of...
04/29/2003 02-60285

HOUSTON POLICE OFFICERS' UNION v. CITY OF HOUSTON

United States Fifth Circuit
Administrative Law, Labor & Employment Law
Section 207(o)(5) of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) does not require a public agency to allow its employees the use of accrued compensatory time...
04/29/2003 01-21117

ENCORE VIDEOS, INC. v. CITY OF SAN ANTONIO

United States Fifth Circuit

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04/29/2003 00-51119

HS RESOURCES, INC. v. WINGATE

United States Fifth Circuit
Attorney's Fees, Contracts, Oil and Gas Law
District court properly held that a lease for natural gas allows pooling and provides for payment of royalties on a pooled basis, but the decisions...
04/29/2003 02-40165

US v. RODRIGUEZ-MARTINEZ

United States Fifth Circuit

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04/25/2003 02-21027

AUSTIN v. JOHNSON

United States Fifth Circuit
Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure, Injury & Tort Law, Juvenile Law, Sentencing
A boot camp regimen did not violate the proportionality principle of the Eighth Amendment, but camp officials' reckless indifference to a juvenile's...
04/25/2003 02-41137

TEDFORD v. WARNER-LAMBERT CO.

United States Fifth Circuit
Civil Procedure, Drugs & Biotech, Health Law
In a suit against the maker of Rezulin that was removed to federal court, the removal statute's (28 U.S.C. - 1446(b)) one-year limit on removal is...
04/24/2003 02-10582