September 15, 2021 opinions

Designated for publication Texas v. U.S., 21-40618, appeal from S.D. Tex. Costa, J. (Southwick, Graves, Costa), immigration, Administrative Procedure Act Granting partial stay, pending appeal, of nationwide injunction entered by district court to enjoin the U.S. from relying on immigration enforcement priorities announced in DHS and ICE memos following President Biden’s inauguration. The DHS and … More September 15, 2021 opinions

July 27-28, 2021 opinions

Designated for publication U.S. v. Jackson, 19-10627, appeal from N.D. Tex. per curiam (Wiener, Elrod, Higginson), criminal, crime of violence Vacating conviction of using a facility in aid of a racketeering enterprise with intent to commit a “crime of violence”; holding that predicate offense of sex trafficking of children is not a “crime of violence,” … More July 27-28, 2021 opinions

Take the Fifth: Oct. 29, 2020 opinions

Only unpublished decisions released on October 29, 2020: Youmans v. Torres, 19-30144, appeal from M.D. La. per curiam (Wiener, Southwick, Duncan), qualified immunity, false imprisonment Affirming qualified immunity dismissal of suit against warden for allegedly keeping inmate imprisoned 52 days longer than his term, and affirming summary judgment in favor of sheriff who had been … More Take the Fifth: Oct. 29, 2020 opinions