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BEALL v. US

United States Fifth Circuit
Civil Procedure, Tax Law
The district court had jurisdiction to hear plaintiffs' claim for a refund of the interest on income taxes paid to the U.S., and review is not...
07/23/2003 01-41471

FRUGE v. PARKER DRILLING CO.

United States Fifth Circuit
Contracts, Injury & Tort Law
In a claim for personal injuries suffered on a drilling platform, the platform owner and independent contractors hired by the owner are not subject to...
07/23/2003 02-30659

ACRIDGE v. EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN GOOD SAMARITAN SOC'Y

United States Fifth Circuit
Civil Procedure, Injury & Tort Law
In a diversity action seeking damages under Texas law for the death of plaintiff in a Texas nursing home, because complete diversity among the parties...
07/22/2003 02-10642

RICHMOND PRINTING LLC v. DIR. FED. EMERGENCY MGMT. AGENCY

United States Fifth Circuit
Injury & Tort Law, Insurance Law
Although Fifth Circuit precedent clearly demonstrates that plaintiff's tortious misrepresentation claims against defendant insurer are not preempted,...
07/22/2003 02-20223

US v. JACKSON

United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Evidence
Convictions for conspiracy and aiding and abetting the interstate transportation of stolen jewelry are reversed where the district court abused its...
07/22/2003 01-51108

RELIGIOUS TECHNOLOGY CTR. v. LIEBREICH

United States Fifth Circuit
Contracts, Injury & Tort Law
In a consolidated appeal arising from a breach of contract suit against an estate, the district court erred in its determination that it had personal...
07/22/2003 02-40783, 02-40786, 02-40964

JONES v. ALCOA, INC.

United States Fifth Circuit
Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Injury & Tort Law, Labor & Employment Law
Under the rule of Delaware State College v. Ricks, 101 S.Ct. 498 (1980), plaintiffs' race discrimination claim is barred by Texas's two-year statute...
07/22/2003 02-50097

BROWN v. CAIN

United States Fifth Circuit
Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure, Habeas Corpus
Because there was a strong stragic reason for failing to move to quash a grand jury indictment on the ground that the process of selecting the grand...
07/21/2003 02-30231

US v. MALDONADO-HERNANDEZ

United States Fifth Circuit

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07/21/2003 02-10085

US v. SEALED APPELLANT 1

United States Fifth Circuit

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07/21/2003 02-41275