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PSKS, Inc. v. Leegin Creative Leather Prods., Inc.

United States Fifth Circuit
Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Commercial Law
(Industry: Retail)

On remand from the Supreme Court, the action is remanded for further proceedings consistent with the Supreme Court's opinion, which reversed the...
08/31/2007 04-41243

Leonard v. Nationwide Mut. Ins. Co.

United States Fifth Circuit
Civil Procedure, Contracts, Injury & Tort Law, Insurance Law, Property Law & Real Estate
In a homeowner's policy coverage dispute arising from the destruction wrought by Hurricane Katrina along the Mississippi Gulf Coast, a judgment for...
08/31/2007 06-61130

Stokes v. Wilder

United States Fifth Circuit
Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Criminal Law & Procedure, Government Law
In a to 42 U.S.C. section 1983 suit against the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks and two of its employees, dismissal of claims...
08/30/2007 06-60711

Corry v. Liberty Life Assurance Co. of Boston

United States Fifth Circuit
ERISA, Evidence, Health Law, Insurance Law, Labor & Employment Law
In an ERISA action arising from the termination of disability benefits for plaintiff whose claim for disability arose from fibromyalgia, summary...
08/29/2007 05-50983

Pruett v. Harris County Bail Bond Bd.

United States Fifth Circuit
Attorney's Fees, Civil Rights, Commercial Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure, Government Law
A decision finding that a Texas statute restricting solicitation of potential customers denied bail bondsmen their First Amendment rights is affirmed...
08/29/2007 05-20714

Consol. Cos. Inc. v. Union Pac. R.R. Co.

United States Fifth Circuit
Civil Procedure, Environmental Law, Injury & Tort Law, Property Law & Real Estate, Transportation
In an action brought by a property owner against a railroad company arising from alleged contamination of the property by railroad operations, an...
08/28/2007 06-30570

US v. McDowell

United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Cyberspace Law, Evidence
A conviction and sentence for aiding and abetting the mailing of obscene material is vacated where, despite being reviewed only for a manifest...
08/27/2007 06-10818

Gaona-Romero v. Gonzales

United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Immigration Law
In removal proceedings, a petition for rehearing en banc is denied as moot because the underlying decision is vacated and remanded to the BIA so that...
08/22/2007 03-60842

Taylor v. Quarterman

United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Habeas Corpus, Health Law
In a capital case, an application for a Certificate of Appealability is denied, principally because petitioner did not present clear and convincing...
08/22/2007 06-70045

Cent. Laborers' Pension Fund v. Integrated Elec. Servs. Inc.

United States Fifth Circuit
Civil Procedure, Class Actions, Corp. Governance, Corporation & Enterprise Law, Securities Law
In a securities fraud action brought against defendant and several of its executive officers, dismissal with prejudice of plaintiffs' complaint is...
08/22/2007 06-20135