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Published Cases

Gerry Goldstein

  • United States v. Leon (No. 82-1771): This case established that evidence gathered in good faith by law enforcement using a search warrant that is found to be deficient can be used in criminal court.
  • United States v. Karo (No. 83-850): This case was related to the Fourth Amendment protection from unreasonable search and seizures. It was held that using an electronic tracking device to track a can of ether without a warrant is considered an unlawful search.
  • Barefoot v. Estelle (No. 82-6080): Barefoot argued that psychiatrists are incapable of predicting with an acceptable degree of reliability that a criminal will commit additional crimes in the future and continue to be a danger to society.
  • NLRB v. Yeshiva Univ. (No. 78-857): This case was related to U.S labor laws and the scope of labor rights in the country. The case ruled that full-time professors at Yeshiva University were barred from union bargaining rights because they have managerial discretion in academic matters.

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Gerald Goldstein and Cynthia Orr

  • Moreno-Gonzalez v. United States, No. 07-400 in the United States Supreme Court. Certiorari granted. Judgment vacated and the case remanded for further reconsideration in light of Cuellar v. United States, 553 U.S. (2008)
  • United States v. Moreno-Gonzalez, No. 05-14475 in the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals. Affirmed in part, vacated in part and remanded in part. (2008)
  • United States v. Wilder, 15 F.3d 1292 (5th 1994) Won appeals: bank fraud case.
  • United States v. White, 258 F.3d 374 (5th 2001) Reversal of conviction: possession of a firearm by a person convicted of a violent misdemeanor crime.
  • State of Texas v. Julian Hernandez, No. 89-CR-3036. Settled: death penalty case for aggravated assault.
  • State of Texas v. Powell, No. 911,524. Reversed: capital case.
  • State of Texas v. Heredia, No. 90-CR-6371. Dismissed: conspiracy to commit solicitation of capital murder.
  • State of Texas v. Armstrong, No. 92-CR-6425. Acquitted: capital murder, convicted of simple murder.
  • United States v. B.B., No. 5:93-CR-056-C. Prevented indictment: insurance fraud.
  • In re Grand Jury Proceedings, No. SA-94-CR-69. Prevented indictment: bankruptcy fraud
  • United States v. Martin, No. SA-95-CR-059. Settled major insurance fraud case for a two-year sentence.
  • Mauldin v. Coast, WL 139110. Reversed: organized crime.
  • United States v. Richer, No. 2:97-CR020048-001
  • United States v. P.L., Prevented indictment: insurance fraud
  • United States v. B.W. Avoided indictment and kept fines under $1 million: antitrust

Cynthia Orr

  • Sate of Texas v. Zapata, No. 2001-CR-3607. Court of Criminal Appeals set trial court judgment aside (October 2007). The case returned to 290th where negations resulted in the defendant being released.
  • Ex parte Cathcart, No. 04-98-00231-CR. Dismissed on appeal: intoxication assault.
  • State v. Moreno, No.90-CR-6371. Acquitted of murder, not guilty.
  • Miguel Angel Martinez v. Gary Johnson, No. L-98-37. Obtained the first Confession of Error by the State of Texas in a death penalty case.

Van G. Hilley

  • Dickerson, et al. v. United States, No.5: 99-CV-0001-JRN. Judgment on behalf of the plaintiff for $44,717,681.00.
  • United States v. Meissner, No. SA-81-CR-102 (3). Acquitted: conspiracy to possess narcotics.
  • State of Texas v. O’Connor, No. 1983-CR-0906. Acquitted: murder
  • State of Texas v. Weatherman, No. 3084. Acquitted: perjury charges
  • State of Texas v. Mendoza, No. 030222. Suppressed evidence: 240 pounds of marijuana.
  • Rodriguez, also known as Linda Rodriguez Mata, No. 141 F.3d 242. Reversal of 26 years prison sentence.

 

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