United States Fifth Circuit - May 2007 Opinion Summaries

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McLachlan v. New York Life Ins. Co.

United States Fifth Circuit
Health Law, Injury & Tort Law, Insurance Law
In a state law negligence action brought by an individual suffering from kidney failure against an insurer arising from circumstances in which...
05/31/2007 06-30449

Waggoner v. Gonzales

United States Fifth Circuit
Family Law, Immigration Law
Petition for review of a BIA ruling that petitioner-Fiji native was statutorily ineligible for an extreme hardship waiver based on a finding that her...
05/31/2007 05-60625

Houston Chronicle Pub. Co. v. City of League City, Texas

United States Fifth Circuit
Attorney's Fees, Constitutional Law, Government Law, Media Law, Remedies
A permanent injunction enjoining a city from enforcing, as unconstitutional, its ordinance regulating street vendors and door-to-door solicitors, is...
05/30/2007 05-41689

US v. Ford

United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
A conviction for "possession with an intent to deliver" a controlled substance under section 481.112(a) of the Texas Health and Safety Code does not...
05/25/2007 06-20142

Gonzales-Maldonado v. Gonzales

United States Fifth Circuit
Immigration Law
Petition for review of a decision finding petitioner statutorily ineligible for cancellation of removal and voluntary departure is granted where...
05/25/2007 05-60924

US v. Rodarte-Vasquez

United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Immigration Law, Sentencing
Defendants' convictions for illegal reentry after deportation are affirmed but their sentences vacated where application of the 2003 Sentencing...
05/24/2007 04-50224

State of Texas v. Soileau

United States Fifth Circuit
Bankruptcy Law, Constitutional Law, Contracts, Criminal Law & Procedure, Debt Collection, Government Law
In a Chapter 7 bankruptcy case involving the potential discharge of a state's forfeiture judgments against licensed bail bondsman, who served as...
05/23/2007 05-20501

Jenkins v. Cleco Power LLC

United States Fifth Circuit
ERISA, Health Law, Insurance Law, Labor & Employment Law
In a former employee's disability discrimination suit under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), ERISA, and state law, summary judgment for plan...
05/21/2007 05-30744

US v. Fazande

United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
A sentence for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine is affirmed over a claim that, in light of the Full Faith and Credit Act, the district court...
05/21/2007 06-30751

US v. Caldwell

United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Evidence
In light of Hudson v. Michigan, 126 S. Ct. 2159, 2165 (2006), suppression is not the correct remedy for a violation of 18 U.S.C. section 3109's...
05/21/2007 05-41763