Take the Fifth: Jan. 1 – 11, 2021 opinions

Designated for publication Ovalles v. Rosen, 17-60438, petition for review of BIA order Jones, J. (Jones, Smith, Elrod), immigration, equitable tolling On remand from the Supreme Court, denying petition for review of BIA order denying motion to reopen and failing to apply equitable tolling. The Court had originally dismissed the petition for review for lack … More Take the Fifth: Jan. 1 – 11, 2021 opinions

Take the Fifth: Dec. 11 and 14, 2020 opinions

Designated for publication Stelly v. Duriso, 19-20160, appeal from S.D. Tex. Haynes, J. (Jones, Haynes, Ho), Ho. J., concurring in part; intentional infliction of emotional distress, employment discrimination Vacating district court’s default judgment in favor of plaintiff on intentional infliction of emotional distress (“IIED”) claim against individual defendant in lawsuit against unions and maritime association … More Take the Fifth: Dec. 11 and 14, 2020 opinions

Take the Fifth: Nov. 25, 2020 opinions

Unpublished Leyva v. Barr, 17-60686, petition for review of BIA order per curiam (Owen, Jones, Stewart), immigration Affirming decision of BIA dismissing appeal of IJ decision ordering removal and denying motion to reopen. Scott v. Texas Department of Criminal Justice, 19-40923, appeal from E.D. Tex. per curiam (Higginbotham, Jones, Costa), prisoner suit, frivolous Affirming dismissal … More Take the Fifth: Nov. 25, 2020 opinions