United States Fifth Circuit - June 2009 Opinion Summaries

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US v. Jang

United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Immigration Law
The revocation of Defendant's supervised release, based on his violation of a condition of his release by providing misleading answers to questions...
06/30/2009 08-10616

Tate v. Bolen

United States Fifth Circuit
Bankruptcy Law
The dismissal of Debtors' bankruptcy petition for abuse is reversed, where Debtors should have been allowed to deduct a transportation ownership...
06/30/2009 08-60953

Lee v. Ks. City S. Railway Co.

United States Fifth Circuit
Labor & Employment Law
In a Title VII action claiming racially discriminatory termination, summary judgment for Defendant is affirmed in part, where Plaintiff offered only...
06/30/2009 08-30444

Young v. Memorial Hermann Hosp. Sys.

United States Fifth Circuit
Drugs & Biotech, Health Law, Injury & Tort Law
In a negligence action against a hospital for allegedly improper treatment of a stroke, summary judgment for Defendants is affirmed where Plaintiffs...
06/29/2009 06-20709

Propes v. Quarterman

United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Habeas Corpus
In a murder prosecution, the dismissal of Petitioner's habeas petition is affirmed where, when Petitioner challenged his state court conviction, he...
06/26/2009 07-40833

Dutka v. AIG Life Ins. Co.

United States Fifth Circuit
ERISA, Injury & Tort Law, Labor & Employment Law
In an ERISA action to recover accidental death insurance relating to an airplane crash, summary judgment for Defendant-Insurer is affirmed, where the...
06/24/2009 08-20515

US v. Dison

United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
Defendant's sentence for failing to surrender for sentencing is affirmed where the District Court properly imposed a sentencing enhancement pursuant...
06/23/2009 08-30786

Alaska Elec. Pension Fund v. Flowserve Corp.

United States Fifth Circuit
Class Actions, Securities Law, White Collar Crime
In a securities fraud class action, the District Court's denial of class certification and grant of Defendants' summary judgment motion are reversed...
06/22/2009 07-11303

US v. Doublin

United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
Defendant's drug distribution sentence is affirmed where, in a sentence reduction proceeding under 18 U.S.C. section 3582(c)(2), the sentence cannot...
06/22/2009 08-30775

Alaska Elec. Pension Fund v. Flowserve Corp.

United States Fifth Circuit
Class Actions, Securities Law, White Collar Crime
In a securities fraud class action, the District Court's denial of class certification and grant of Defendants' summary judgment motion are reversed...
06/19/2009 07-11303