United States Fifth Circuit - March 2010 Opinion Summaries

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Claudio v. Holder

United States Fifth Circuit
Administrative Law, Immigration Law
In a petition for review of the BIA's final order removing petitioner from the U.S., the petition is dismissed for lack of jurisdiction where a...
03/18/2010 08-61060

In re: Condor Ins. Ltd.

United States Fifth Circuit
Bankruptcy Law, Civil Procedure, Corporation & Enterprise Law
In an action by persons appointed Joint Official Liquidators of a Nevis corporation in a Nevis bankruptcy proceeding, alleging Nevis law claims...
03/18/2010 09-60193

Willbros RPI, Inc. v. Continental Cas. Co.

United States Fifth Circuit
Contracts, Injury & Tort Law, Insurance Law, Oil and Gas Law
In an action against an insurer seeking a declaratory judgment that defendant was required to provide defense and indemnity, partial summary judgment...
03/17/2010 08-20665

Sullivan v. Leor Energy LLC

United States Fifth Circuit
Contracts, Labor & Employment Law, Remedies
In an action for breach of an employment contract, dismissal of the complaint is affirmed where: 1) under Texas law, a contract for a stated term...
03/16/2010 06-20867

Price v. Johnson

United States Fifth Circuit
Civil Procedure, Government Law
In an appeal from the district court's order remanding to state court an action seeking an order to take an investigatory deposition of a...
03/16/2010 09-10389

Acevedo v. Allsup's Convenience Stores, Inc.

United States Fifth Circuit
Civil Procedure, Labor & Employment Law
(Industry: Retail)

In a class action against defendant-employer, seeking payment of unpaid wages and overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act, the district court's...
03/16/2010 09-10417

Qureshi v. US

United States Fifth Circuit
Civil Procedure, Government Law, Injury & Tort Law, Remedies, Sanctions
In plaintiff's appeal from a sua sponte order of the district court requiring him to obtain the court's permission before filing suit in any federal...
03/16/2010 09-20317

Jones v. Cain

United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Evidence, Habeas Corpus
In a murder prosecution, a grant of petitioner's habeas petition is affirmed where the state court unreasonably applied clearly established federal...
03/16/2010 09-30174

Catlin Syndicate Ltd. v. Imperial Palace of Miss., Inc.

United States Fifth Circuit
Contracts, Insurance Law
In a declaratory judgment action by an insurer seeking a declaration that the policy did not cover certain Hurricane Katrina-related losses, summary...
03/16/2010 09-60209

Pendergest-Holt v. Certain Underwriters at Lloyd's

United States Fifth Circuit
Contracts, Criminal Law & Procedure, Insurance Law, Securities Law, White Collar Crime
In an action by various insureds, including R. Allen Stanford, each faced with civil and criminal allegations that they engaged in a massive Ponzi...
03/16/2010 10-20069