December 23, 2022, opinions


  • Talon Management Services, L.L.C. v. Goliath Asset Management, L.L.C., 22-10379, appeal from N.D. Tex.
    • per curiam (Smith, Barksdale, Haynes), breach of contract, sanctions
    • Affirming summary judgment in favor of defendant in breach of contract dispute arising from agreements to transfer hotel properties; denying plaintiff’s motion for sanctions; granting defendants’ motion for Rule 38 sanctions for a frivolous appeal; and remanding for calculation of amount of sanctions award.
  • U.S. v. Ferguson, 22-10417, appeal from N.D. Tex.
    • per curiam (Smith, Dennis, Southwick), criminal, sentencing
    • Affirming 190-month sentence on conviction of conspiracy to commit sex trafficking of a minor.
  • Hudgins v. Catoe, 22-40155, appeal from E.D. Tex.
    • per curiam (King, Jones, Smith), prisoner suit
    • Dismissing as frivolous appeal from dismissal of Texas state prisoner’s § 1983 claim.
  • U.S. v. Juarez-Perez, 22-40385, appeal from S.D. Tex.
    • per curiam (Jones, Haynes, Oldham), criminal
    • Granting Anders motion to withdraw, and dismissing appeal.