July 8, 2021 opinions

Designated for publication Franco v. Mabe Trucking Co., 19-30316, appeal from W.D. La. Dennis, J. (King, Jones, Dennis), Jones, J., dissenting; timeliness, venue Reversing district court’s dismissal of suit as untimely after venue was transferred under 28 U.S.C. § 1406(a) from Eastern District of Texas to Western District of Louisiana, and remanding for further proceedings. … More July 8, 2021 opinions

Take the Fifth: March 24 & 25, 2021 opinions

Designated for publication National Parks Conservation Association v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 17-60828, petition for review of EPA Rules per curiam (Davis, Stewart, Dennis), administrative law, environmental law, venue Denying motion to reconsider denial of motion by power company intervenors to confirm venue of review action in the Fifth Circuit rather than transfer venue of … More Take the Fifth: March 24 & 25, 2021 opinions

Take the Fifth: March 18, 2021 opinions

Designated for publication Franco v. Mabe Trucking Co., 19-30316, appeal from W.D. La. Dennis, J. (King, Jones, Dennis), Jones, J., dissenting; negligence, timeliness, transfer of venue Reversing summary judgment in favor of defendant in car-wreck case on grounds of timeliness/prescription, and remanding for further proceedings. This suit arose from a wreck that happened in Louisiana … More Take the Fifth: March 18, 2021 opinions

Take the Fifth: Feb. 15, 2021 opinions

Unpublished U.S. v. Stewart, 19-11249, appeal from N.D. Tex. per curiam (Haynes, Higginson, Oldham), criminal, venue Affirming that N.D. Tex. was an appropriate venue for trying count of failure to register as a sex offender under SORNA. Garcia-Perez v. Wilkinson, 19-60718, petition for review of BIA order per curiam (Wiener, Southwick, Duncan), immigration Denying Guatemalan … More Take the Fifth: Feb. 15, 2021 opinions

Take the Fifth: Feb. 10 and 11, 2021 opinions

Designated for publication Adams v. All Coast, LLC, 19-30907, appeal from W.D. La. Clement, J. (Smith, Clement, Oldham), Fair Labor Standards Act, maritime law Reversing summary judgment in favor of employer on employees’ FLSA overtime claims, on holding that district court erred in classifying the employees, who operated cranes on employer’s liftboats, a seamen who … More Take the Fifth: Feb. 10 and 11, 2021 opinions