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White v. Thaler

United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Habeas Corpus
In a murder prosecution, a denial of petitioner's habeas petition is reversed where defense counsel rendered ineffective assistance by: (1) cross...
06/30/2010 06-20736

Ogunfuye v. Holder

United States Fifth Circuit
Administrative Law, Immigration Law
In a petition for review of a final order of removal entered by the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), the petition is denied where: 1) because...
06/28/2010 09-60074

Crescent Towing & Salvage Co. v. Chios Beauty MV

United States Fifth Circuit
Admiralty, Injury & Tort Law, Remedies, Transportation
In an action for damages sustained when defendant's ship collided with plaintiffs' barges and tugboats during Hurricane Katrina, partial judgment for...
06/25/2010 09-30055

Rice v. Astrue

United States Fifth Circuit
Administrative Law, Attorney's Fees, Government Benefits, Government Law
In plaintiff's appeal from the district court's order requiring her attorney to remit a portion of her Equal Access to Justice Act (EAJA) award if she...
06/25/2010 09-10589

Dale v. Holder

United States Fifth Circuit
Administrative Law, Criminal Law & Procedure, Immigration Law
In a petition for review of a decision by the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) upholding petitioner's order of removal under 8 U.S.C. section...
06/25/2010 08-60661

Bailey v. Cain

United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Habeas Corpus
In a murder prosecution, petitioner's appeal of the denial of his habeas petition is dismissed and the denial of petitioner's Fed. R. Crim. P. 60...
06/25/2010 08-31222

Woodfox v. Cain

United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Evidence, Habeas Corpus
In the state's appeal from a grant of petitioner's habeas petition in a murder prosecution, the order is reversed where: 1) petitioner failed to...
06/25/2010 08-30958

US v. Williams

United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Evidence, Sentencing
In a case involving a defendant's transport of 74 unlawful aliens, and the death of 19 of them after he left the aliens locked in the trailer of his...
06/25/2010 07-20689

Rathborne Land Co. v. Ascent Engy., Inc.

United States Fifth Circuit
Civil Procedure, Commercial Law, Contracts, Oil and Gas Law, Property Law & Real Estate, Remedies
In an action for breach of defendant's obligations to reasonably develop and explore a leased parcel of oil, gas, and mineral land, judgment for...
06/25/2010 09-30499

Kemp v. Holder

United States Fifth Circuit
Civil Rights, Health Law, Labor & Employment Law
In an action for violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Rehabilitation Act arising from the termination of plaintiff's...
06/25/2010 09-30255