UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS

FOR THE FIFTH CIRCUIT

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA

WEST COURTROOM

 

The Court has scheduled the following cases for oral argument in Room 265 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, MARCH 5, 2018 – COURT CONVENES AT 9:00 AM

*No. 17-10228.    United States of America vs. Roger Nepal, Appellant.

*No. 17-50162.    Alaska Electrical Pension Fund, Appellant vs. Vinit K. Asar, Et Al.

*No. 17-40161.    Vanity Benson, Appellant vs. Tyson Foods, Inc.

*No. 17-30233.    Tobatex, Inc., Etc., Et Al., Appellants vs. BP Products North America, Inc., Et Al.

 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7, 2018 – COURT CONVENES AT 9:00 AM

*No. 17-60094.    Colony Insurance Co., Appellant vs. First Specialty Insurance Co.

*No. 17-20192.    Donna K. Hilton, Appellant vs. Steve McCraw, Etc., Et Al.

*No. 17-10320.    Henry Seeligson, Et Al. vs. Devon Energy Production Co., LP, Appellant.

*No. 17-10752.    Cid C. Meadows, Appellant vs. City of Crowley.

 

                                                                                                                                                                LYLE W. CAYCE

                                                                                                                                                                CLERK OF COURT

NEW ORLEANS, LA 01/26/18 – 25

 

IMPORTANT NOTES

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.  AS AN EXCEPTION, COUNSEL IN MONDAY’S 4TH CASE MAY REPORT BY TELEPHONE (TEL. 504-310-7804) BETWEEN 08:00 AND 08:30 A.M., BUT MUST BE PRESENT IN THE COURTROOM BY 10:00 AM.

 

The arguments for Tuesday, March 6, 2018, will be held in Room 110 of the John Giffen Weinmann Hall, Tulane University Law School, 6329 Freret St., New Orleans, Louisiana.

 

PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT WWW.CA5.USCOURTS.GOV FOR UPDATES TO THE CALENDARS AND TO OBTAIN THE NAMES OF THE PANEL JUDGES, WHICH WILL BE POSTED ON THE CALENDARS ONE WEEK BEFORE THE BEGINNING OF THE COURT WEEK.