United States Fifth Circuit - March 2008 Opinion Summaries

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Rogers v. McDorman

United States Fifth Circuit
Banking Law, Civil Procedure, Commercial Law, Corporation & Enterprise Law, Criminal Law & Procedure, White Collar Crime
In a suit brought by former directors of a bank alleging violations of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) and state-law...
03/19/2008 05-41347

US v. Miller

United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Evidence, Tax Law
A conviction for tax evasion is affirmed where: 1) sufficient evidence supported the jury's verdict; 2) there was no abuse of discretion in various...
03/19/2008 06-11078

US v. Yeager

United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Securities Law, White Collar Crime
In a prosecution arising from the collapse of Enron and its subsidiaries, denial of defendants-senior executives' motion to dismiss the government...
03/18/2008 06-20321, 06-20593, 06-20691

Logix Communications, L.P. v. Pub. Util. Comm'n of Texas

United States Fifth Circuit
Administrative Law, Communications Law, Contracts, Dispute Resolution & Arbitration, Public Utilities
In an action arising after AT&T initiated an arbitration proceeding before the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUC) regarding its...
03/17/2008 06-51697

TIG Ins. Co. v. Aon Re, Inc.

United States Fifth Circuit
Civil Procedure, Contracts, Injury & Tort Law, Insurance Law
In an insurer's suit against its broker for failing to provide complete information to a reinsurer with whom the insurer negotiated a reinsurance...
03/14/2008 05-11450

Toledo-Hernandez v. Mukasey

United States Fifth Circuit
Administrative Law, Civil Procedure, Immigration Law
For purposes of exhausting administrative remedies prior to court review of a final order of removal, if the BIA has never been given the opportunity...
03/13/2008 05-60901

US v. Alvarado-Valdez

United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Evidence
Defendant's conviction for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine, and aiding and abetting possession with intent to distribute...
03/13/2008 99-40370

Drive Fin. Servs., L.P. v. Jordan

United States Fifth Circuit
Banking Law, Bankruptcy Law, Debt Collection
(Industry: Consumer Products)

An order amending and confirming debtors' Chapter 13 bankruptcy plan, which provided for interest on appellant-creditor's secured claim on their...
03/13/2008 07-40265, 07-40266

Martinez v. Mukasey

United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Immigration Law
Petition for review of a decision sustaining a removability charge and denying petitioner statutory eligibility for a waiver of inadmissibility is...
03/12/2008 06-60063

Benefit Recovery, Inc. v. Donelon

United States Fifth Circuit
ERISA, Health Law, Insurance Law, Labor & Employment Law
Directive 175 issued by the Louisiana Commissioner of Insurance, which provides that "any right of recovery from third parties on the part of the...
03/12/2008 07-30414