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Opinions

In compliance with the E-Government Act of 2002, electronic access to the Court's written opinions filed after April 16, 2005 are available at no cost. A written opinion is defined by the Judicial Conference of the United States as "any document issued by a judge or judges of the court, sitting in that capacity, that sets forth a reasoned explanation for a court's decision." To access the written opinions, choose one of the following:

  • In a coordinated project with the Administrative Office, "Written Opinions" are also published on the website of the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO). Click here to access our opinions and other court unit opinions (appellate, district, and bankruptcy).
  • A "Written Opinions" report is available directly from the "Reports" menu as "Written Opinions" within CM/ECF. A PACER (Public Access to Court Electronic Records) account is necessary to view documents and reports via CM/ECF over the Internet. To register for a PACER account, go to http://pacer.psc.uscourts.gov.

Opinions Citing Internet Resources

  • The following is a list of all United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Louisiana opinions issued since January 1, 2018 that cite to internet addresses.  Due to the unstable nature of the internet, snapshots of those internet links are archived here in order to preserve what the court was referencing at the time the opinion was published.   
  • The snapshots include a watermark to denote the archived status of the webpage and the date that the image was captured.
  • To view the archived version of the webpage, click the link below. To view the current version (if it still exists), copy and paste the link to your web browser.
  • Click the case number to view the opinion from this website. 
Case Number - Debtor  (listed in descending order)
17-11472 - John D. Chesteen, Jr.
Resource Cited: https://www.healthcare.gov/why-coverage-is-important/the-fee-for-no-coverage/
15-12646 - Larry Galloway, Robin David Galloway
Resource Cited: https://lalegalethics.org/louisiana-rules-of-professional-conduct/article-1-client-lawyer-relationship/rule-1-1-competence/