MON & TUE: JUDGES EDITH BROWN CLEMENT, EDWARD C. PRADO AND CATHARINA HAYNES
WED: JUDGES W. EUGENE DAVIS, EDITH BROWN CLEMENT AND EDWARD C. PRADO
R E V I S E D 09/28/17
UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS
FOR THE FIFTH CIRCUIT
NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA
The Court has scheduled the following cases for oral argument in Room 223 of the John Minor Wisdom United States Court of Appeals Building, 600 Camp Street, NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA on the days shown:
COUNSEL FOR EACH PARTY MUST PRESENT ARGUMENT UNLESS EXCUSED BY THE COURT. CASES MARKED * ARE LIMITED TO 20 MINUTES PER SIDE; CASES WITH NO * ARE LIMITED TO 30 MINUTES PER SIDE UNLESS PREVIOUSLY GRANTED ADDITIONAL TIME. “SIDE” REFERS TO PARTIES IN THEIR POSITION ON APPEAL. IF IN DOUBT, CONSULT THE CLERK'S OFFICE.
MONDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2017 – COURT CONVENES AT 9:00 AM
*No. 16-31126. United States of America vs. Thomas Hankton, aka Squirt Hankton, Appellant (Cons.w/No. 16-31144, United States of America vs. Derrick Smothers, aka Dump Smothers, Appellant and No. 16-31152, United States of America vs. Terrell Smothers, Appellant).
*No. 16-41074. Intrepid Ship Management, Inc., Et Al; Malin International Ship Repair & Drydock,, Inc. vs. PRC Environmental, Inc., Appellant (and related case).
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2017 – COURT CONVENES AT 9:00 AM
No. 17-20333. Maranda Lynn ODonnell vs. Harris County, TX, Et Al., Appellants (and related case). (30 MINUTES PER SIDE)
*No. 16-20808. United States of America, Appellant vs. Morris Alexander Wise.
*No. 16-11346. Steven Strong, Et Al., Appellants vs. Green Tree Servicing, LLC.
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2017 – COURT CONVENES AT 9:00 AM
*No. 16-20570. United States of America vs. Francis Yuvini Guerra Pleitez, aka Colochin, aka Flaco, Appellant.
*No. 16-11119. United States of America vs. Bobby Lee Whitlock, aka Uncle, Appellant.
*No. 16-30849. Claimant ID 100218776, Appellant vs. BP Exploration & Production, Inc., Et Al. (Cons.w/No. 16-30851, Et Al.) (SEALED CASE)
LYLE W. CAYCE
CLERK OF COURT
NEW ORLEANS, LA 08/25/17 – 10
1. All oral arguments are recorded. Oral argument recordings generally are available late in the day argument is held. Listeners using “Windows Media” software can search for an argument by case number, date, case title or attorney’s name. PERSONAL RECORDERS ARE NOT PERMITTED IN THE COURTROOM. With advance approval however, counsel may contract for an official court reporter to be present and transcribe the argument.
2. Upon request, the clerk will telephone counsel when an opinion is issued.
3. THE COURTHOUSE OPENS AT 8:00 A.M. PLEASE DO NOT ARRIVE BEFORE THEN. COUNSEL PRESENTING ORAL ARGUMENT MUST REPORT IN PERSON TO ROOM 105, 600 CAMP STREET, NEW ORLEANS, LA, BEFORE 8:30 A.M. ON THE DAY OF ARGUMENT.