Eleventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals Case Law

Created in 1981, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit is based in Atlanta, Georgia and has appellate jurisdiction over courts in the following districts:

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Browse Opinions From the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit


Recent Decisions From the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Smith v. Owens  
Date: February 17, 2017
Docket Number: 14-10981

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, a Georgia state prisoner, filed suit alleging that the grooming policy enforced in Georgia state prisons violates the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (RLUIPA), 42 U.S.C. 2000cc et seq. Spe...

Marina D. Gooden v. Secretary, U.S. Department of the Treasury
Date: February 17, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14225
USA v. Troy Anthony Coleman
Date: February 17, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14365
USA v. Michael A. Harris
Date: February 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14854
Wollschlaeger v. Governor of the State of Florida  
Date: February 16, 2017
Docket Number: 12-14009

Justia Opinion Summary: This case concerns certain provisions of Florida's Firearms Owners' Privacy Act (FOPA), Fla. Stat. 790.338, 456.072, 395.1055, & 381.026. The district court held that FOPA's record-keeping, inquiry, anti-discrimination,...

USA v. Robert Paul Hollman
Date: February 16, 2017
Docket Number: 14-15821
Janie Ingalls, et al v. U.S. Space and Rocket Center, et al
Date: February 16, 2017
Docket Number: 15-13797
Nelson Delgiudice, Jr. v. Jarvis Primus
Date: February 16, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14728
USA v. Rodney L. Razz, Jr.
Date: February 16, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10111
United States v. Vargas  
Date: February 16, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14714

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant pleaded guilty to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and possession with intent to distribute cocaine and methamphetamine. On appeal, defendant challenged the denial of his motion to suppress evide...

Duane Woodman v. U.S. Bank
Date: February 15, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14014
Mary Mells v. Secretary, Department of Veterans Affairs
Date: February 15, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14251
USA v. Alejandro Cano
Date: February 15, 2017
Docket Numbers: 15-14838, 15-14841, 15-14925, 15-15382, 15-15407
Edward Lewis Tobinick, MD v. Novella  
Date: February 15, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14889

Justia Opinion Summary: This case stems from a dispute between two doctors regarding the medical viability of a novel use for a particular drug. The Tobinick Appellants filed suit against the Novella Appellees, and Yale, challenging Dr. Novella...

Lunsford, Sr. v. Process Technologies Services  
Date: February 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11578

Justia Opinion Summary: After Process Technologies obtained a judgment in state court against debtor for violations of state securities laws, debtor filed for bankruptcy. Process Technologies then filed an adversary proceeding, arguing that 11...