OPINIONS ARE POSTED DAILY BETWEEN 10:00 and 11:00 a.m. Today is: [ Wednesday December 11, 2013 ] The most recent opinions are for: [ 12/11/2013 ]  DISCLAIMER: The following unofficial case summaries are prepared by the clerk's office as a courtesy to the reader. They are not part of the opinion of the court.123164P.pdf 12/11/2013 Jian Zhang v. Eric H. Holder, Jr. U.S. Court of Appeals Case No: 12-3164 Petition for Review of an Order of the Board of Immigration Appeals
[PUBLISHED] [Shepherd, Author, with Murphy and Melloy, Circuit Judges] Petition for Review - Immigration. The Immigration Judge's adverse credibility findings, adopted by the BIA, are not supported by substantial evidence; the Immigration Judge engaged in impermissible speculation and improperly relied on a minor inconsistency and, as such, the BIA erred in affirming the IJ's decision that petitioner had not established past persecution under China's one-child policy; remanded for further proceedings.132437U.pdf 12/11/2013 United States v. Juan Garcia U.S. Court of Appeals Case No: 13-2437 U.S. District Court for the Western District of Arkansas - Ft. Smith
[UNPUBLISHED] [Per Curiam - Before Wollman, Bye and Kelly, Circuit Judges] Criminal case - Sentencing. Anders case. District court did not err in its factual findings regarding the quantity and type of drugs attributable to defendant; nor did the court abuse its discretion in sentencing defendant to the low end of his properly-calculated Guidelines range.133024U.pdf 12/11/2013 Roscoe Chambers v. Dennis Conard U.S. Court of Appeals Case No: 13-3024 U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa - Des Moines
[UNPUBLISHED] [Per Curiam - Before Murphy, Smith and Shepherd, Circuit Judges] Civil case - Civil Rights. Preservice dismissal affirmed without comment.