United States Fifth Circuit - January 2008 Opinion Summaries

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Hardemon v. Quarterman

United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Habeas Corpus
The prohibition against successive section 2254 petitions does not require a prisoner to challenge all judgments from a single court in a single...
01/31/2008 06-20764

US v. Hawley

United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Evidence, Sentencing
A conviction for being a felon in possession of a firearm is affirmed over challenges to the district court's admission of certain evidence and...
01/30/2008 06-50510

Chicago Bridge & Iron Co. N.V. v. Fed. Trade Comm'n

United States Fifth Circuit
Administrative Law, Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Commercial Law, M&A
In an antitrust case, petition for review of an FTC order to divest assets acquired from a Pennsylvania corporation used in the business of designing,...
01/28/2008 05-60192

Tran v. Mukasey

United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Habeas Corpus, Health Law, Immigration Law
8 U.S.C. section 1231(a)(6), as construed by the Supreme Court in Zadvydas v. Davis, 533 U.S. 678 (2001), does not authorize the continued and...
01/28/2008 06-30361

In the Matter Of: Schaffer

United States Fifth Circuit
Bankruptcy Law, Ethics & Disciplinary Code, Ethics & Professional Responsibility
In bankruptcy proceedings arising after a civil administrative board sustained charges against debtor-practicing dentist, revoking his dental license...
01/25/2008 07-30262

US v. de Jesus-Ojeda

United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Evidence, Immigration Law, Sentencing
Defendants' sentences arising from an illegal alien smuggling scheme is affirmed where the evidence was sufficient to support the jury's findings and...
01/25/2008 05-41265

Bocchi Ams. Assocs. Inc. v. Commerce Fresh Mktg. Inc.

United States Fifth Circuit
Agriculture, Commercial Law, Contracts
(Industry: Food & Beverage)

In an action brought by a wholesale supplier of fresh fruits and vegetables arising from defendant's failure to pay for certain deliveries, a judgment...
01/24/2008 06-20939

Smith v. Quarterman

United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
Denial of a petition for a writ of habeas corpus in a capital murder case is affirmed over claims of error regarding whether: 1) trial counsel...
01/24/2008 03-20401

Nationwide Mut. Ins. Co. v. Lake Caroline, Inc.

United States Fifth Circuit
Construction, Contracts, Insurance Law, Property Law & Real Estate
In an insurance case primarily involving the issue of whether a policy provided coverage for a slander of title claim, a judgment finding that the...
01/24/2008 06-61084

US v. Newson

United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
A defendant is not entitled to a decrease under U.S.S.G. section 3E1.1(b) unless the Government files a motion requesting the adjustment. A sentence...
01/23/2008 06-41115