United States Fifth Circuit

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NAIL v. MARTINEZ, 04-60178

A decision by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), that is later found to be arbitrary and capricious, does not mean that the HUD acted without "substantial justification."

Appellate Information

  • Decided 11/19/2004
  • Published 11/23/2004


  • E. GRADY JOLLY, Circuit Judge:, Before GARWOOD, JOLLY and BARKSDALE, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Fifth Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Michael Thomas Dawkins (argued), Clarence Lee Lott (argued), Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, Jackson, MS, E. Grey Lewis, Law Offices of E. Grey Lewis, Alexandria, VA, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Michael Eugene Robinson, Michael Jay Singer, Anthony Alan Yang (argued), U.S. Dept. of Justice, Civ. Div.-App. Staff, Washington, DC, for Defendant-Appellee.