August 17-18, 2022, opinions

Designated for publication U.S. v. Crittenden, 18-50635, appeal from W.D. Tex. Costa, J. (joined by Richman, Jones, Smith, Stewart, Southwick, Haynes, Higginson, Willett, Ho, Duncan, Engelhardt, Oldham, Wilson, JJ.); Elrod, J., dissenting (joined by Dennis, Graves, JJ.); new trial, criminal Reversing new trial ordered by district court after jury had convicted defendant of drug conspiracy, … More August 17-18, 2022, opinions

July 19, 2022, opinions

Designated for publication Gulfport Energy Corp. v. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 21-60017, c/w 21-60200 (petition for review of FERC orders) Smith, J. (Davis, Smith, Engelhardt), bankruptcy, standing, administrative law Granting petition for review of FERC orders, and vacating the orders, which sought to bind the petitioner to continue performing its gas transit contracts even if … More July 19, 2022, opinions

July 18, 2022, opinions

Designated for publication U.S. v. Coulter, 20-10999, appeal from N.D. Tex. Jones, J. (Richman, Jones, Wilson); Jones, J., concurring; Richman, C.J., dissenting; criminal, search and seizure Reversing district court’s order suppressing the defendant’s statements made to officer about his possession of a gun and his prior aggravated robbery conviction, where those statements were made without … More July 18, 2022, opinions