October 7, 2021 opinions

Unpublished

  • U.S. v. El Hage, 20-10409, appeal from N.D. Tex.
    • per curiam (Elrod, Oldham, Wilson), habeas corpus
    • Denying COA from denial of § 2255 petition challenging petitioner’s conviction of conspiring to distribute a controlled substance.
  • Thomas v. Grundfos, CBS, 20-20505, appeal from S.D. Tex.
    • per curiam (Davis, Elrod, Oldham), employment discrimination
    • Affirming summary judgment dismissal of former temporary employee’s claims against defendant alleging multiple bases for employment discrimination.
  • U.S. v. Ibarra, 21-10444, appeal from N.D. Tex.
    • per curiam (Davis, Jones, Elrod), criminal
    • Granting Anders motion to withdraw, and dismissing appeal.
  • Sowell v. Richardson, 21-20136, appeal from S.D. Tex.
    • per curiam (Elrod, Oldham, Wilson), prisoner suit
    • Vacating district court’s dismissal of prisoner’s § 1983 complaint upon an erroneous conclusion that he already had three strikes under the PLRA, and remanding for further proceedings.
  • U.S. v. Hall, 21-50150, appeal from W.D. Tex.
    • per curiam (King, Costa, Ho), criminal
    • Granting Anders motion to withdraw, and dismissing appeal.