United States Fifth Circuit - April 2019 Opinion Summaries

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US v. Campos

United States Fifth Circuit
Sentencing, Criminal Law & Procedure
Reversed an eight-year supervised release term in a drug-trafficking case and remanded for resentencing. Held that the district court made a mistaken...
04/30/2019 18-50416

US v. Garcia De Nieto

United States Fifth Circuit
White Collar Crime, Criminal Law & Procedure
Affirmed a woman's convictions arising out of an identity theft scheme that she conducted from her home in Mexico.
04/30/2019 16-51142

US v. Flores

United States Fifth Circuit
Immigration Law
Held that the Texas offense of assault of a public servant is an aggravated felony for purposes of an immigration law provision.
04/30/2019 17-20666

In re Latitude Solutions, Inc.

United States Fifth Circuit
Securities Law, Bankruptcy Law, Corporation & Enterprise Law
In a lawsuit that a bankruptcy trustee brought against officers and directors of the debtor company and others who allegedly participated in a...
04/30/2019 18-10382

US v. Flores

United States Fifth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
Vacated a mandatory minimum sentence imposed under the Armed Career Criminal Act. Held that a juvenile adjudication for Texas aggravated assault did...
04/30/2019 18-40334

Garza v. City of Donna

United States Fifth Circuit
Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
Held that the survivors of a man who died by suicide while in jail may not proceed with their civil rights lawsuit against the city. Affirmed a...
04/26/2019 18-40044

US v. Ricard

United States Fifth Circuit
Health Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
Affirmed the fraud conviction of a home health agency employee stemming from a kickback scheme for referring Medicare patients. However, remanded for...
04/26/2019 18-30047

Monteon-Camargo v. Barr

United States Fifth Circuit
Immigration Law
In an amended opinion, granted an alien's petition for review of a final order of removal. Held that the Board of Immigration Appeals erred in holding...
04/26/2019 17-60345

US v. Baker

United States Fifth Circuit
Securities Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
In an amended opinion, affirmed the conviction of a former chief executive officer on securities fraud and related charges stemming from a scheme to...
04/26/2019 17-51034

Arenas v. Calhoun

United States Fifth Circuit
Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
Held that a correctional officer acted lawfully when he delayed several minutes before attempting to rescue a prison inmate who was hanging himself....
04/26/2019 18-50194