United States Fifth Circuit - July 2019 Opinion Summaries

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US v. Glenn

United States Fifth Circuit
Sentencing, Evidence, Criminal Law & Procedure
Affirmed. The denial of motions to suppress evidence taken from a rental car were affirmed. There was evidence sufficient to support the search.
07/26/2019 18-30741

Edmiston v. LA Small Business Development Ctr.

United States Fifth Circuit
Civil Rights, Civil Procedure
Affirmed. The district court's dismissal for failure to state a claim was proper because the Louisiana Small Business Development Center was not a...
07/24/2019 18-31277

Keller v. Attala County

United States Fifth Circuit
Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law
Partially affirmed, partially reversed. A police officer wasn't entitled to qualified immunity for an arrest that violated the Fourth Amendment rights...
07/23/2019 18-60081

Luna-Garcia v. Barr

United States Fifth Circuit
Immigration Law, Civil Procedure
Petition for review denied. An in absentia order of removal could not be overturned because it was not capricious, without foundation in the evidence,...
07/23/2019 16-60847

20/20 Communications, Inc. v. Blevins

United States Fifth Circuit
Civil Procedure, Judges & Judiciary, Contracts
Remanded. The court joined sister circuits in holding that class arbitration is a "gateway" issue that must be decided by the courts rather than by...
07/22/2019 19-10050

Tisminesky v. Willis Group Holdings

United States Fifth Circuit
Judges & Judiciary, Criminal Law & Procedure
Affirmed. The district court had jurisdiction and discretion to authorize a receiver and enter bar orders in a process intended to recover proceeds...
07/22/2019 17-11129

US v. McKown

United States Fifth Circuit
Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
Affirmed. A district court order requiring the temporary hospitalization of a man who threatened to assault and murder two federal employees was a...
07/22/2019 18-20467

Tatum v. Southern Company Services, Inc.

United States Fifth Circuit
Civil Procedure, Labor & Employment Law
Affirmed. The district court's dismissal of claims for interference and retaliation in violation of the Family and Medical Leave Act in the case of a...
07/22/2019 18-40775

Wood Group Production Services v. DOWCP

United States Fifth Circuit
Civil Procedure, Labor & Employment Law
Petition for review denied. A man injured while unloading a vessel on a fixed platform in Louisiana territorial waters met the requirements for...
07/22/2019 18-60542

Crutsinger v. US

United States Fifth Circuit
Habeas Corpus, Criminal Law & Procedure
Denied. A man sentenced to death's petition for stay of execution failed to present circumstances justifying the exercise of equitable discretion. He...
07/19/2019 18-70027