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US v. GEORGIA GULF CORP.

United States Fifth Circuit
Civil Procedure, Environmental Law
In a qui tam action under the False Claims Act, the district court incorrectly decided that plaintiff-relator stated a claim under the False Claims...
09/27/2004 03-30023

SMALLWOOD v. ILLINOIS CENT. R.R. CO.

United States Fifth Circuit
Civil Procedure, Injury & Tort Law
When a nonresident defendant's showing that there is no reasonable basis for predicting that state law would allow recovery against an in-state...
09/24/2004 02-60782

US v. CASTILLO

United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
The district court did not err when, in sentencing defendant, it departed downward on the basis of defendant's cultural assimilation.
09/22/2004 03-20867

US v. DOMINGUEZ-OCHOA

United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
Defendant's sentence enhancement for having a prior conviction of a crime of violence is vacated where criminally negligent homicide under Texas Law...
09/22/2004 03-41260

US v. ACUNA-CUADROS

United States Fifth Circuit

Criminal Law and Procedure, Sentencing
09/21/2004 03-20345

TARVER v. BO-MAC CONTRACTORS, INC.

United States Fifth Circuit

Construction, Labor and Employment Law, Workers' Compensation
09/21/2004 03-61028

US v. EAST TEXAS MEDICAL CTR.

United States Fifth Circuit
Civil Procedure, Health Law
Dismissal of plaintiff's qui tam lawsuit under the False Claims Act is affirmed where the claims are jurisdictionally barred since plaintiff was not...
09/21/2004 03-20376

AF-CAP v. THE REPUBLIC OF CONGO

United States Fifth Circuit
Asset Forfeiture, Banking Law, Constitutional Law, Debt Collection, International Law, International Trade
Judgment in favor of defendant, granting it sovereign immunity to undisputed debt under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, is reversed where the...
09/20/2004 03-50506, 03-50560

MEMON v. BASKIN-ROBBINS, INC.

United States Fifth Circuit

Civil Procedure, Contract Law
09/20/2004 04-20064

RODRIGUEZ v. BEXAR COUNTY

United States Fifth Circuit
Constitutional Law, Elections, Government Law
Plaintiff's claim that the redistricting of defendant-County's Justice of the Peace and Constable Precincts impermissibly dilutes the votes of...
09/20/2004 03-51119