Take the Fifth: April 30, 2021 opinions

Designated for publication Douglas v. Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha, 20-30379, appeal from E.D. La. per curiam (King, Elrod, Willett), Elrod, J., specially concurring, joined by WIllett, J.; personal jurisdiction Affirming dismissal of two lawsuits against Japanese company that chartered boat that collided with U.S. Navy vessel in Japanese territorial waters, killing seven sailors and injuring … More Take the Fifth: April 30, 2021 opinions

Take the Fifth: Jan. 19, 2021 opinions

Designated for publication Brown v. Tarrant County, Texas, 19-10594, appeal from N.D. Tex. Duncan, J. (Clement, Ho, Duncan), § 1983, qualified immunity Affirming dismissal of civilly committed violent sex offender’s § 1983 claims against county and sheriff for a 20-day confinement in the county jail during which he did not receive his sex-offender treatment. The … More Take the Fifth: Jan. 19, 2021 opinions