2014 Eleventh Circuit US Court of Appeals Case Law

Opinions 1 - 500 of 2019

Wachovia Bank, N.A., et al. v. Henry Tien
Date: December 31, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11971
Brent Jacoby v. Baldwin County, et al.
Date: December 31, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12444
100079 Canada, Inc. v. Stiefel Laboratories, Inc., et al
Date: December 31, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13328
Carlos Montero v. Ramesh Nandlal
Date: December 31, 2014
Docket Numbers: 13-13506, 15-14661
USA v. Iberiabank
Date: December 31, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10968
USA v. Brian E. Simmons
Date: December 31, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11087
USA v. William Korey Norris
Date: December 31, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11674
Raymond H. Pierson, III v. Bruce S. Rogow, J.D., et al.
Date: December 31, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11722
USA v. Antonio Rodriguez
Date: December 31, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11808
USA v. Jose De Jesus Sanchez-Cortes
Date: December 31, 2014
Docket Number: 14-12138
USA v. Roginald Charles Smiley
Date: December 30, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10823
Anthony E. Marchesseault v. USA
Date: December 30, 2014
Docket Numbers: 13-13344, 16-12886
USA v. Juan Fernando Taboada-Samano
Date: December 30, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15283
Shannon Monique Gibson v. Valley Avenue Drive-In Restaurants, LLC
Date: December 30, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10226
Danny Wayne Moore v. Andy Faurquire, et al.
Date: December 30, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11201
Valinda Carter v. Columbia County, Board of Commissioners, et al.
Date: December 30, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11963
Tropic Ocean Airways, Inc. v. Julie Floyd, et al.
Date: December 30, 2014
Docket Number: 14-12424
USA v. Ruben Medrano-Limon
Date: December 30, 2014
Docket Number: 14-12549
Kenneth D. Humphrey v. Secretary, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Date: December 30, 2014
Docket Number: 14-13119
Holland, Jr. v. State of Florida  
Date: December 29, 2014
Docket Number: 12-12404

Justia Opinion Summary: The district court issued a writ of habeas corpus to petitioner, who was convicted of murder and sentenced to death for the fatal shooting of a police officer, based on the ground that his right to represent himself was...

Ian Orville Aiken v. Warden, FCC Coleman - Medium
Date: December 29, 2014
Docket Number: 12-13514
Richard Wean v. Tim Budz
Date: December 29, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11243
Darlene P. Baylor v. Mary Katherine Day-Petrano, et al
Date: December 29, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12066
Sharon Nanette White, et al v. Bank of America Bank, NA, et al
Date: December 29, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10318
Mauricio Amaya-Flores v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: December 29, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10432
Derron Jackson v. Warden
Date: December 29, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10508
USA v. Jeremy Bayne Lynch
Date: December 29, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10519
USA v. Khambrel Holcmbe
Date: December 29, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11060
Irvin E. Taliaferro v. USA
Date: December 29, 2014
Docket Number: 14-12062
USA v. Jawyanna Porchai Pringle
Date: December 29, 2014
Docket Number: 14-12300
Dudley v. Eli Lilly and Co.  
Date: December 29, 2014
Docket Number: 14-13048

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against Lilly, alleging that Lilly did not make certain incentive payments due to plaintiff and other similarly situated individuals who had been employed at the company. Lilly removed to district co...

Atlantic Marine Florida, LLC v. Evanston Ins. Co.  
Date: December 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11342

Justia Opinion Summary: The underlying case stemmed from a tragic accident that occurred on an oceangoing passenger vessel that resulted in the death of the captain. Under these circumstances, a marine engineering firm purchased an architect’s...

Watkins v. Montgomery, AL  
Date: December 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11718

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, fifty-four fire suppression lieutenants employed by the City, filed suit under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), 29 U.S.C. 207(a), contending that they are entitled to overtime compensation. The jury rejec...

Min Yong Huang v. U.S. Attorney General  
Date: December 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13285

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, a native and citizen of the People's Republic of China, sought review of the BIA's affirmance of the IJ's denial of his petition for asylum, withholding of removal, and relief under the Convention Against Tor...

Derron Jackson v. Larry Brewton
Date: December 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14103
Charlotte Braden v. Aetna Life Insurance Company, et al.
Date: December 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15794
USA v. Israel Pineda
Date: December 24, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10419
Hui Fang Lin v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: December 24, 2014
Docket Number: 14-12045
Carey Crespo, et al. v. Coldwell Banker Mortgage, et al.
Date: December 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11325
Regions Bank v. Bing Charles W. Kearney, Jr., et al.
Date: December 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14697
USA v. Rafael Diaz-Morales
Date: December 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14836
Scherita Daniel v. Dekalb County School District
Date: December 23, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11310
Vyacheslav Mark Bratslavski v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: December 23, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11540
USA v. Richard Lavon Durr
Date: December 23, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11563
Arthur Lewis Ghee v. Department of Human Resources, et al.
Date: December 23, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11785
Plaintiff v. Defendant
Date: December 22, 2014
Docket Number: 12-16189
Kurapati v. USCIS  
Date: December 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13554

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff and his wife, natives and citizens of India, appealed from the district court's dismissal for lack of subject matter jurisdiction of their complaint challenging USCIS's revocation of I-140 visa petitions filed...

United States v. Smith  
Date: December 22, 2014
Docket Numbers: 13-15227, 13-15133, 14-10075

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants pleaded guilty to federal felony offenses and received enhanced sentences when the district courts ruled that their prior convictions were, respectively, serious drug offenses and controlled substance offenses...

USA v. Brandi Marie Cooper-Miller
Date: December 22, 2014
Docket Number: 14-12225
Gail Kasterowicz v. Walgreen Co.
Date: December 22, 2014
Docket Number: 14-12450
Redus Florida Commercial v. College Station Retail Center  
Date: December 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10418

Justia Opinion Summary: Redus filed a foreclosure complaint against the Zagames and the parties entered into a settlement agreement that resulted in a joint stipulation for Entry of Final Judgment of Foreclosure. At issue on appeal was what a M...

Lake Buena Vista Vacation Resort, L.C. v. Gotham Insurance Company
Date: December 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15102
Perez v. USCIS  
Date: December 19, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11084

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, a native and citizen of Venezuela and citizen of Cuba, appealed the dismissal of his complaint challenging the USCIS's determination that he was statutorily ineligible to adjust status under the Cuban Adjustme...

Molar Anees Gourgy v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: December 19, 2014
Docket Number: 14-12301
Perez v. Wells Fargo  
Date: December 18, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13853

Justia Opinion Summary: This appeal stemmed from plaintiff's suit against Wells Fargo after Wells Fargo closed her bank accounts and refused to return the money in her accounts. The court concluded that plaintiff defaulted on Wells Fargo’s coun...

Kolodziej v. Mason  
Date: December 18, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10644

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, a law student, filed a breach of contract suit against a lawyer who extended a "million-dollar challenge" on national television while representing a client accused of murder. The lawyer denied payment, claimi...

USA v. Jorge Lira-Xochicale
Date: December 18, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10926
Kristine Corzine v. Little League Baseball Incorporated
Date: December 18, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11727
USA v. Christopher Bryant Gibson
Date: December 18, 2014
Docket Number: 14-12069
William Hope Davis v. Corrections Corporation of America, et al.
Date: December 17, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10511
United States v. Baldwin  
Date: December 17, 2014
Docket Numbers: 13-12973, 13-12999

Justia Opinion Summary: During a traffic stop, police saw evidence of possible identity theft in plain view. A vehicle search revealed mail addressed to people unrelated to Earnest or his passenger, 39 debit cards, $4,000 in cash, and documents...

St. Paul Mercury Ins. Co. v. Fed. Deposit Ins. Corp.  
Date: December 17, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14228

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2010 the Georgia Department of Banking and Finance closed Community Bank & Trust. St. Paul, which provided liability coverage to the Bank’s officers and directors, sought a declaratory judgment in response to a separ...

USA v. Marcus Tyshun Porter
Date: December 17, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15643
USA v. Alain Ceballos-Rodriguez
Date: December 17, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10365
USA v. Alphonso McNealy
Date: December 17, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10851
Everette Weaver v. David R. Ellsperman
Date: December 17, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11224
Steven Thomason v. One West Bank, et al
Date: December 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11987
Velazco v. Dept. of Corrections  
Date: December 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12525

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, convicted of second degree murder, appealed the denial of his federal habeas petition. When petitioner claimed that the state court had unreasonably applied clearly established federal law when it denied his...

USA v. Terrance Gerard Stanton, et al
Date: December 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13500
Stein v. AL Secretary of State  
Date: December 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15556

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed suit under 42 U.S.C. 1983, alleging that Alabama's ballot access statute violates their First and Fourteenth Amendment rights. The court concluded that the district court properly granted summary judgmen...

Iberiabank v. Coconut 41, LLC, et al.
Date: December 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15642
Wilson, Jr. v. Warden  
Date: December 15, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10681

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, sentenced to death for committing murder, appealed the denial of his petition for a writ of habeas corpus, arguing that he was deprived of a fair trial where his counsel provided ineffective assistance during...

GEICO General Insurance Company v. Elliot Gould, et al.
Date: December 15, 2014
Docket Numbers: 14-10913, 14-10978
USA v. Niyonu Spaulding
Date: December 15, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10921
USA v. Heath J. Kellogg
Date: December 15, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11522
Bank of America, N.A. v. Judith L. Hackbart
Date: December 15, 2014
Docket Number: 14-13532
USA v. Jermaine Graham
Date: December 12, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10222
Anthony McCarroll v. Somerby of Mobile, LLC
Date: December 12, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11040
John Thomas Longino v. Commissioner of IRS
Date: December 12, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11508
Earl E. Reeder v. Harry Oakley, et al.
Date: December 11, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14581
Maequerita Quire v. Miramar Police Department, et al.
Date: December 11, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10053
USA v. Janice Ford Green
Date: December 11, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10219
Renee Bell v. Florida Highway Patrol, et al
Date: December 11, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11147
Teresa Taylor v. Jeanette Randolph, et al
Date: December 11, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11660
James Allen Zow, Sr., et al v. Regions Financial Corporation, et al
Date: December 11, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11769
USA v. Victor Covera-Penaloza
Date: December 11, 2014
Docket Number: 14-12000
USA v. Bernard Roemmele
Date: December 10, 2014
Docket Numbers: 13-14255, 15-11287
Harris v. Schonbrun  
Date: December 10, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15505

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff sought to rescind a loan she entered into with the trustee of a mortgage investment trust, and the district court granted rescission, finding that the mortgaged property was plaintiff's "principal dwelling" and...

USA v. Terek Antone-Herron
Date: December 10, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10915
USA v. Michael Garrett Chavous
Date: December 10, 2014
Docket Numbers: 14-11776, 15-11833
Sportsman's Link, Inc. v. Klosinski Overstreet, LLP, et al al
Date: December 10, 2014
Docket Number: 14-12606
USA v. Julian Breal
Date: December 9, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15388
USA v. Nelson Elicier Millan
Date: December 9, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10640
Florida Department of Corrections, et al. v. Shkelqim Fana
Date: December 9, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11513
Carlton Eugene Hooker, Jr. v. Secretary, Department of Veterans Affairs
Date: December 9, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11741
In re: Robert Wayne Holsey
Date: December 9, 2014
Docket Number: 14-15468
Levon Bazemore v. USA
Date: December 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14218
USA v. Elphinston Derek Duhaney
Date: December 8, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10654
Minaxi I. Patel v. The Honorable John McHugh
Date: December 8, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11544
Looking Good Properties LLC, et al v. Ascot Corporate Names Limited
Date: December 8, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11599
Gabriel J. Woods v. Delta Air Lines Inc., et al
Date: December 8, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11600
USA v. Rosa Pineda Sanchez
Date: December 5, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13815
United States v. Cruanes  
Date: December 5, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15057

Justia Opinion Summary: The district court denied defendant's motion to set aside his conviction nunc pro tunc and his request for a certificate certifying his conviction had been set aside as required by the Federal Youth Corrections Act, 18 U...

USA v. Mario Eugene Pride
Date: December 5, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10516
USA v. Wali Hassan Freeman
Date: December 5, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11302
Scott Barr, DDS v. International Dental Supply Co.
Date: December 5, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11804
USA v. Rashia Wilson
Date: December 4, 2014
Docket Numbers: 13-13468, 13-13590, 15-11090
Fabiola Torres-Skair v. Medco Health Solutions of Hidden River, LC
Date: December 4, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14476
Frank Kruse v. Dale Byrne, et al.
Date: December 4, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15702
USA v. Leroy Chisholm
Date: December 4, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11001
Chalanda Cabbil, et al. v. Kevin McKenzie, et al.
Date: December 4, 2014
Docket Number: 14-12661
USA v. Shane Michael Braslow
Date: December 4, 2014
Docket Number: 14-13116
USA v. James Franklin Broomfield, Jr.
Date: December 3, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15827
Lebron v. Secretary of the FL Dept. of Children and Families  
Date: December 3, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10322

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against the State, challenging the constitutionality of Fla. Stat. 414.0652, which requires suspicionless drug testing of all applicants seeking Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF). The co...

Natanael Cardoso, et al v. Aderbal Coelho, Jr., et al
Date: December 3, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10877
Walter Lomax Campbell v. Warden, FCC Coleman - Medium
Date: December 2, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12878
USA v. Kenneth L. Barber
Date: December 2, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13023
Securities and Exchange Commission v. Daniel Imperato
Date: December 2, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14809
Larry Demond Williams v. USA
Date: December 2, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15064
USA v. Frank J. Teers
Date: December 2, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15677
Rosa Amelia Reyes-Almendarez v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: December 2, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15688
Kawa Orthodontics, LLP v. Secretary, U.S. Dept. of the Treasury, et al.  
Date: December 2, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10296

Justia Opinion Summary: Kawa filed suit challenging the Treasury's decision to postpone the enforcement of the employer mandate provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), 26 U.S.C. 4980H, and sought a declaratory judgme...

WasteCare Corporation v. Robert M. Ward
Date: December 2, 2014
Docket Numbers: 14-10884, 14-10885
Briam Keim v. ADF MidAtlantic, LLC, et al
Date: December 1, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13619
Ali Bashir Mohamed v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: December 1, 2014
Docket Numbers: 13-14803, 14-10883
Jeffrey M. Stein D.D.S., et al. v. Buccaneers Limited Partnership  
Date: December 1, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15417

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed a proposed class action in Florida state court against BLP, alleging that BLP sent unsolicited faxes in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, 47 U.S.C. 227(b)(1)(C), and its implementing re...

USA v. Hector Delval-Estrada
Date: December 1, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10011
USA v. Jose Rafael Marte
Date: December 1, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10957
Robert C. Courboin v. Candace Scott, et al.
Date: December 1, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11644
Maggie Lamar v. Wells Fargo Bank & Co.
Date: December 1, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11844
Lara W. Swindle v. Mike Hale
Date: November 26, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14050
Jody Buttram v. Social Security Administration, Commissioner
Date: November 26, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10316
Elvis Mueller Cristy v. MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company SA, et al.
Date: November 26, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11241
USA v. Curtis Drakes
Date: November 26, 2014
Docket Number: 14-12789
Kim L. Harris v. Taylor County School District
Date: November 26, 2014
Docket Number: 14-12952
Bank of America v. Celia Ella Corrad
Date: November 26, 2014
Docket Number: 14-13556
USA v. Flornoy Smith
Date: November 25, 2014
Docket Number: 12-14842
United States v. Brown  
Date: November 25, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13670

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant pleaded guilty to eight counts of possession and receipt of child pornography. On appeal, defendant challenged his 240-month sentence. Among other things, defendant obsessed with neighborhood children and had a...

Emmanuel Roy v. Patrick Coulton
Date: November 25, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13871
USA v. Rogelio Ramirez-Solorio
Date: November 25, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13946
USA v. Shawn Alan Marshall
Date: November 25, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14095
Eloy Valdes v. Daniel Puerto
Date: November 25, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14810
Thamyris Cardelle, et al v. Miami Beach Fraternal Order of Police, et al
Date: November 25, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14956
Richard Nzau Matundu v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: November 25, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15511
Darryl Ellis v. USA
Date: November 25, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10047
United States v. McIlwain  
Date: November 25, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10735

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was committed to the custody of the Alabama State Department of Mental Health in 2012. In 2013, a federal grand jury indicted defendant for possession of a firearm by a prohibited person under 18 U.S.C. 922(g),...

Witt v. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., et al.  
Date: November 25, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11349

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against MetLife, the administrator of a long-term disability insurance plan subject to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), 29 U.S.C. 1001 et seq., seeking to recover disability benef...

USA v. Jose Primitivo Nunez-Sandoval
Date: November 25, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11918
Lane v. Central Alabama Community College, et al.  
Date: November 24, 2014
Docket Number: 12-16192

Justia Opinion Summary: On remand from the Supreme Court for further proceedings regarding a sovereign immunity issue, the court reviewed the district court's conclusion that plaintiff's official-capacity claim against the former president of C...

Saizhu Wang v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: November 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13262
Erika Jacobs v. Tricia Biando, et al.
Date: November 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13405
Scottsdale Insurance Company v. Alabama Municipal Insurance Corporation
Date: November 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15438
Michael R. Gentile v. Commissioner of IRS
Date: November 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15554
Gregory King v. Warden, FCC Coleman - Medium
Date: November 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15632
USA v. Mark James Williams
Date: November 24, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10017
USA v. Nicklaus E. Grant
Date: November 24, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11002
USA v. Maurice Vernon, et al
Date: November 21, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15480
Yauheniya Valeryevna Trashchotkina, et al. v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: November 21, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13895
Broadcast Music, Inc., et al. v. Evie's Tavern Ellenton, Inc., et al.  
Date: November 21, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15781

Justia Opinion Summary: BMI and others filed a copyright infringement action against Evie's Tavern and its owner (collectively, appellants), alleging that appellants publicly performed six copyrighted works without a license despite numerous ce...

Peter Pritchett, Jr. v. Derek Farr, et al.
Date: November 21, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15832
USA v. Patrick Hymon
Date: November 21, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10142
USA v. Marco Correa
Date: November 21, 2014
Docket Numbers: 14-10706, 14-10861
Carey A. Fortson v. City of Elberton, et al
Date: November 21, 2014
Docket Number: 14-12520
Mallory Moseley v. Carnival Corporation
Date: November 21, 2014
Docket Number: 14-12928
D & M Carriers LLC v. M/V Thor Spirit, et al
Date: November 20, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13280
Yauheniya Valeryevna Trashchotkina, et al. v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: November 20, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13895
Charlette Swann Jackson v. United Parcel Service, Inc.
Date: November 20, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15168
Strickland v. Alexander, et al.  
Date: November 20, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15483

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit seeking declaratory and injunctive relief against a Georgia post-judgment garnishment statute. Plaintiff obtained funds from a workers' compensation settlement after suffering a permanent disability...

Sidney Marts v. Frank Bell, et al
Date: November 20, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15569
Long v. Commissioner of IRS  
Date: November 20, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10288

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner sought review of the Tax Court's final order and decision for redetermination of deficiency brought under 26 U.S.C. 6213(a), arguing that the Tax Court erred by concluding that the $5.75 million petitioner rec...

USA v. Gary Jay Goldberg
Date: November 20, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10313
USA v. Tyrun Layvon Cook
Date: November 20, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11209
Pedro Perez-Hernandez v. Louis Screws
Date: November 20, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11458
Mark Klopfenstein v. Deutsche Bank Securities, Inc., et al.
Date: November 20, 2014
Docket Number: 14-12611
Doncey Frank Boykin v. USA
Date: November 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12123
Tanzi v. Secretary, FL DOC  
Date: November 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12421

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, convicted of murder, appealed the district court's denial of his 28 U.S.C. 2254 habeas petition. The court concluded that the Florida Supreme Court's conclusion that trial counsel made a reasonable strategic...

United States v. Anderson  
Date: November 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12945

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed the denial of his second motion for a sentence reduction based on Amendment 750 of the Sentencing Guidelines pursuant to 18 U.S.C. 3582(c)(2). The district court's jurisdiction was not limited by the s...

Berry, et al. v. Leslie, et al.
Date: November 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14092
USA v. Stephanie Rogers
Date: November 19, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10543
Jeffrey Lance Hill, Sr. v. Suwannee River Water Management District
Date: November 19, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10609
Plaintiff v. Defendant
Date: November 19, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10925
Gemini II LTD. v. Mesa Underwriters Specialty Insurance Co.
Date: November 19, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11623
USA v. Robert Eugene Spiker
Date: November 19, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11679
Bank of America v. Nasruddin Lakhani
Date: November 19, 2014
Docket Number: 14-12749
Zaki Kulaibee Establishment v. McFliker, et al.  
Date: November 18, 2014
Docket Number: 11-15207

Justia Opinion Summary: Zaki filed suit against ANI for breach of contract and conversion, among other things, after ANI sold Zaki's aircraft parts without properly accounting for the sales proceeds, charging Zaki for inflated storage expenses,...

Lexra, Inc., et al v. City of Deerfield Beach, Florida
Date: November 18, 2014
Docket Numbers: 13-14047, 15-10686
Cynthia Mingo v. City of Mobile, Alabama
Date: November 18, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15828
USA v. Carl Winston Ellis
Date: November 18, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10748
USA v. Trenton Stevens
Date: November 18, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10911
Mary E. Stansel v. City of Atlanta, et al.
Date: November 18, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11232
USA v. Brian K. Hatten
Date: November 18, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11531
Jimmy Davis v. City of Atlanta, Georgia, et al.
Date: November 18, 2014
Docket Number: 14-13001
Florida Virtual School v. K12, Inc., et al.  
Date: November 17, 2014
Docket Number: 12-14271

Justia Opinion Summary: After certification to the Supreme Court of Florida, the Supreme Court of Florida answered the following question in the affirmative: Does the Florida Virtual School’s statutory authority to “acquire, enjoy, use, and dis...

Karla Vanessa Arcia, et al v. Florida Secretary of State
Date: November 17, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15738
USA v. Timothy McNeal
Date: November 17, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13161
Axiom Worldwide, Inc. v. Excite Medical Corp., et al
Date: November 17, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13900
Stacey Meyer v. Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Date: November 17, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15685
USA v. Michael T. Rivers
Date: November 17, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11185
USA v. Tyrone Nacse Frederic
Date: November 17, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11402
USA v. Letisha Lushane Graham
Date: November 17, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11427
Spencer v. United States  
Date: November 14, 2014
Docket Number: 10-10676

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant pleaded guilty to distributing cocaine and subsequently moved to vacate his sentence for an alleged error in the application of the advisory guidelines. Defendant argued that an intervening Supreme Court decisi...

USA v.Fred Somers
Date: November 14, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10616
USA v. James E. Price, III
Date: November 14, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11684
Calderon, et al. v. Form Works/Baker JV, LLC  
Date: November 14, 2014
Docket Numbers: 14-10090, 14-10090

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, worker who helped build the new Marlins ballpark, filed suit alleging that the contractor who employed them failed to pay them the wages and overtime that they were entitled to receive under the Fair Labor St...

USA v. Hernandez Banks
Date: November 14, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10379
USA v. William Douglas McRand, III
Date: November 14, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10962
USA v. Phillip Mikle
Date: November 14, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11018
Robert J. Marshall v. USA
Date: November 14, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11356
PNC Bank, National Association, et al. v. GVTG, LLC, et al.
Date: November 14, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11405
USA v. Shermaine German
Date: November 14, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11412
USA v. Cortez Jimel Arbery
Date: November 14, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11784
Jose M. Candelario v. Warden
Date: November 14, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11836
Jorge Porter v. Metro PCS Communications Inc., et al
Date: November 14, 2014
Docket Number: 14-14239
Jeremy Alfonzie Jones v. USA
Date: November 13, 2014
Docket Number: 12-10562
Justo Manuel Villalva v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: November 13, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11796
USA v. Elmer Castro
Date: November 13, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14934
Southern-Owners Insurance Company v. Wall 2 Walls Construction, LLC
Date: November 13, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15862
Laskar, Ph.D. v. Peterson, et al.  
Date: November 13, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10262

Justia Opinion Summary: After his termination, plaintiff, a tenured university professor at Georgia Tech, filed suit under 42 U.S.C. 1983 against Georgia Tech's President and others. On appeal, defendant challenged the district court's grant of...

Chadwick D. Banks v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections
Date: November 13, 2014
Docket Numbers: 14-10591, 15-10952
Thomas W. Holmes v. Alabama Board of Pardons & Paroles
Date: November 13, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11330
USA v.Rosie Lee Murphy
Date: November 13, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11467
Inlet Beach Capital Investments LLC v. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation  
Date: November 12, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14486

Justia Opinion Summary: This case arose from contracts to purchase real estate. On appeal, Inlet Beach and others challenged the district court's order entering final judgment in favor of the FDIC-R. The court concluded that Inlet Beach's contr...

USA v. Ruffino Torres-Pineda
Date: November 12, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14527
USA v. Henry Aaron Grice
Date: November 12, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15162
Lucas v. Warden, Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison  
Date: November 12, 2014
Docket Number: 1311909

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, sentenced to death for his role in three murders, appealed the denial of his petition for a writ of habeas corpus under 28 U.S.C. 2254. The court rejected petitioner's claim that counsel was ineffective where...

USA v. Ricky Muoio
Date: November 12, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10442
Safet Mustafic v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: November 12, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11707
Vitalil Pysarenko v. Carnival Corp.
Date: November 12, 2014
Docket Number: 14-12378
Franza v. Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd.  
Date: November 10, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13067

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against Royal Caribbean for maritime negligence after her elderly father fell and hit his head while on one of Royal Caribbean's cruise vessels. Plaintiff's father died a week after the injury. Plain...

Andrzej Madura, et al. v. Bank of America, NA
Date: November 10, 2014
Docket Numbers: 13-13953, 15-10090
Lightfoot v. Henry Cnty. Sch. Dist.  
Date: November 10, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14631

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against the School District, her former employer, for violations of the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), 29 U.S.C. 2601 et seq., and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), 42 U.S.C. 12101...

USA v. Alberto Gomez-Martinez
Date: November 10, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14672
Mitchell v. Commissioner, Social Security Administration  
Date: November 10, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15318

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff appealed the denial of his application for supplemental security income (SSI). The court concluded that substantial evidence supported the ALJ's decision denying plaintiff's application for SSI where the ALJ's...

USA v. James Olivos
Date: November 10, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10387
USA v. Ervin Walker, Jr.
Date: November 7, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13499
USA v. William Porter
Date: November 7, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13584
Marina Oliveira, et al v. U.S. Attorney Genearl
Date: November 7, 2014
Docket Numbers: 14-10798, 15-12937
National Casualty Company v. Repheka Persadi
Date: November 7, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11933
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Royal Caribbean Cruises, LTD.  
Date: November 6, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13519

Justia Opinion Summary: Jose Morabito, an Argentinian national, filed a charge of discrimination with the EEOC, alleging that RCCL violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 42 U.S.C. 12112, when RCCL refused to renew his employment co...

Stephanie Johnson v. Bank of America, N.A., et al.
Date: November 6, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10443
USA v. Lamar Eady, Jr., et al.
Date: November 6, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10592
Richard J. Hanback v. Commissioner, Social Security Administration
Date: November 6, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11780
USA v. William Eric Green
Date: November 5, 2014
Docket Number: 12-12014
USA v. Juan Heriberto Carrillo
Date: November 5, 2014
Docket Number: 12-12177
USA v. Rashella Reed, et al
Date: November 5, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15210
USA v. Jameshia Mack
Date: November 5, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10303
USA v. Jose Alvaro Martinez-Palomares
Date: November 5, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10431
Wilton Spence v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: November 5, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11073
USA v. Oreste Rolando Chavez
Date: November 5, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11510
USA v. Francisco E. Garcia, Jr.
Date: November 4, 2014
Docket Numbers: 12-16572, 15-10353
Jianxin Fong v. School Board of Palm Beach County, Florida
Date: November 4, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10393
David F. Petrano, et al. v. Nationwide Mutual Fire Insurance Company, et al.
Date: November 4, 2014
Docket Numbers: 13-11984, 13-13351, 13-13413, 13-14119
Walker, et al. v. Jefferson Cnty. Bd. of Educ., et al.  
Date: November 4, 2014
Docket Numbers: 13-14182, 13-14624, 13-14927

Justia Opinion Summary: In consolidated appeals, the Jefferson County Board of Education and the Madison City Board of Education ask the court to recede from its opinion in Stewart v. Baldwin Cnty. Bd. of Educ., which held that school boards in...

Richard Wally Rose v. USA
Date: November 4, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15376
USA v. Kenneth Pointon, et al.
Date: November 4, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15861
Rosa Hampton v. Thomas Atzert, Jr.
Date: November 4, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11728
James McConico, Jr. v. The Cochran Firm, et al
Date: November 4, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11949
Haodong Qiu v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: November 3, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12543
USA v. Fernando Mendoza
Date: November 3, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10942
Barbara J. Lattimore, et al v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
Date: November 3, 2014
Docket Number: 14-12009
James A. Bacon v. Stiefel Laboratories, Inc., et al.
Date: October 31, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13875
USA v. Randy Fuller
Date: October 31, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10676
Christopher Gilson, et al v. Indaglo, Inc.
Date: October 31, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10897
USA v. Mohammed Esmail
Date: October 31, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11652
Eric Dudley v. JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A.
Date: October 31, 2014
Docket Number: 14-12535
J. Michael Mastej v. Health Management Associates, Inc., et al
Date: October 30, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11859
U.S. Nutraceuticals, LLC v. Cyanotech Corp.  
Date: October 30, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12863

Justia Opinion Summary: Valensa filed suit against Cyanotech for tortious interference with contract and breach of a confidentiality agreement. Cyanotech then moved to compel arbitration based on two contracts between the parties. The district...

Palm Beach Golf Center-Boca, Inc. v. John G. Sarris, D.D.S., P.A.  
Date: October 30, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14013

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against defendant, a Florida dental practice, under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 (TCPA), 47 U.S.C. 227(b)(3) and common law conversion, after receiving an unsolicited one-page fax ad...

USA v. Joseph Michael Mooney
Date: October 30, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15016
USA v. Jeremiah Zack Rogers
Date: October 30, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10353
USA v. Antonio Markeith Beverly
Date: October 30, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11451
USA v. Sonny Michael Vasquez
Date: October 30, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11573
USA v. Juan Rene Caro, et al.
Date: October 29, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13324
USA v. Rasondo Norris
Date: October 29, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10259
USA v. Derek Tyrone Jones
Date: October 29, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10685
Bank of America, N.A. v. Angelle Claudette Glaspie
Date: October 29, 2014
Docket Number: 14-13373
Yelkal Gelahun Ido v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13894
Bank of America, N.A. versus Belinda Tolbert Brown
Date: October 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14298
Bank of America, N.A. v. Randall Lee Madden, et al
Date: October 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14438
Bank of America Bank, NA v. Betty Jean Boykins
Date: October 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14908
Bank of America Bank, NA v. Pamela Fae Peele
Date: October 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15839
Bank of America, N.A. v. Toni Renee Hamilton-Presha
Date: October 28, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10137
Ilya Belotserkovsky v. Bank of America, N.A.
Date: October 28, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11012
USA v. Jose Antonio Cox-Cuellar
Date: October 28, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11245
USA v. Prisiliano Pacheco-Arredondo
Date: October 28, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11339
Bank of America, N.A. v. Beverly Johnson
Date: October 28, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11387
USA v. Taiwan Lenard Driver
Date: October 28, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11555
Bank of America Bank, NA v. Rosa Liliana Garro
Date: October 28, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11676
USA v. Raphael Zackery
Date: October 28, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11841
USA v. Cameron Dean Bates
Date: October 27, 2014
Docket Numbers: 13-12613, 15-14395
USA v. Kellysha Hood
Date: October 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15575
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation v. Steven M. Skow, et al
Date: October 24, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15878
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation v. Steven M. Skow, et al
Date: October 24, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15878
USA v. Brian Aldrich Dupree
Date: October 24, 2014
Docket Numbers: 13-12033, 13-14607
Robert Eugene Easley v. Department of Corrections, et al
Date: October 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14257
William Antonio Alas-Murcia v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15838
USA v. Angela Dione Rosier
Date: October 24, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10956
Zelaya/Capital Int'l Judgment, LLC v. Zelaya, et al.  
Date: October 23, 2014
Docket Numbers: 12-15351, 13-10005

Justia Opinion Summary: A 2004 judgment entered against John Zelaya was rendered in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York and was registered in the Southern District of Florida. ZC was not party to the suit that...

Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. v. XL Specialty Ins. Co.  
Date: October 21, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11987

Justia Opinion Summary: In this case involving interpretation of an insurance policy under Georgia law, the court certified the following three questions to the Supreme Court of Georgia: (1) Under the facts of this case, and in the light of the...

Cambridge University Press, et al. v. Albert, et al.  
Date: October 17, 2014
Docket Numbers: 12-14676, 12-15147

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, three publishing houses, alleged that members of the Board of Regents at GSU infringed their copyrights by maintaining a policy which allows GSU professors to make digital copies of excerpts of plaintiffs' bo...

Stansell, et al. v. Revolutionary Armed Forces of Columbia, (FARC), et al.  
Date: October 16, 2014
Docket Numbers: 13-11339, 13-11959, 13-12019, 13-12116, 13-12171, 13-12337

Justia Opinion Summary: After victims of a terrorist kidnapping in Colombia (plaintiffs) received a nine-figure default judgment against their captor (FARC), they attempted to collect through a series of ex parte garnishments and executions aga...

Aycock v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.  
Date: October 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14060

Justia Opinion Summary: Following a jury verdict awarding compensatory damages to plaintiff, Reynolds appealed the final judgment. Plaintiff was awarded compensatory damages based on the loss of support and services, loss of companionship and p...

Bryant, et al. v. United States  
Date: October 14, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15424

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed suit under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA), 28 U.S.C. 2671-2680, against the United States, alleging that they experienced various health problems after being exposed to toxic substances in the drinki...

USA v. Fidel Solis-Nunez
Date: October 10, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14374
Brenda Salter v. Edwin Booker, et al
Date: October 10, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14518
Murphy v. Dulay, et al.  
Date: October 10, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14637

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, a Florida resident, wanted to file suit against his doctor for medical negligence. Before filing suit, plaintiff had to comply with Florida's presuit requirements. At issue was whether the presuit authorizatio...

Vijay K. Vig v. All Care Dental, P.C., et al
Date: October 10, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10337
Derrick Stewart v. Warden, FCC Coleman - Low
Date: October 9, 2014
Docket Number: 12-10655
Mynor Alfredo Alas v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 9, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11424
Edward R. Lane v. Central Alabama Community College, et al
Date: October 8, 2014
Docket Number: 12-16192
USA v. Ricky Nelson Dawson
Date: October 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11198
J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. v. S & D Transportation, Inc.
Date: October 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14770
USA v. Tremain Hutchinson
Date: October 8, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10161
Eric Harris v. M.D. Byner
Date: October 8, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10656
USA v. Eduardo Cruz-Camacho
Date: October 8, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11116
Jason Andrew Vitulano v. USA
Date: October 8, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11650
USA v. Braxton Geovanni Bell
Date: October 7, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13002
Elizabeth H. Coursen v. Shapiro & Fishman, GP, et al
Date: October 7, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13434
Butalova v. U.S. Attorney General  
Date: October 7, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15639

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, a native and citizen of Slovakia, sought review of the BIA's order denying her motion to reopen removal proceedings, and petitioned for review of the BIA's order denying her motion to reconsider and to reopen...

Arlanda A. Smith v. Marne L. Mercer, et al
Date: October 7, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14929
USA v. Joseph Michael Borden
Date: October 7, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15453
Miloslava Butalova v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 7, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15639
USA v. David Michael Arvelo
Date: October 7, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10315
USA v. Harold Eugene Young
Date: October 7, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10939
USA v. Mary Young
Date: October 7, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11038
USA v. Christian Young
Date: October 7, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11039
Adinolfe, et al. v. United Technologies Corp.  
Date: October 6, 2014
Docket Numbers: 12-16396, 12-16397

Justia Opinion Summary: Hundreds of property owners filed toxic tort suits against P&W, an aircraft and rocket engine manufacturer, for damages resulting from purported groundwater contamination. The district court granted P&W's motions for Lon...

Magaly Pinares, et al v. United Technologies Corporation
Date: October 6, 2014
Docket Number: 12-16397
USA v. Clifton Lamothe
Date: October 6, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12489
Cole v. Georgia SP Warden  
Date: October 6, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12635

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, convicted of malice murder and armed robbery, appealed the dismissal of his 28 U.S.C. 2254 habeas petition as untimely. The court concluded that the district court correctly determined that the petition was u...

Charles W. Goode v. Wings of Alpharetta, Inc., et al
Date: October 6, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14909
USA v. Marian I. Morgan
Date: October 6, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15872
Drummond Company, Inc. v. DIrector, OWCP, et al
Date: October 3, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11800
McCullum, et al. v. Orlando Regional Healthcare, et al.  
Date: October 3, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12118

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, individually and on behalf of their deaf son and his deaf sister, filed a disability discrimination suit against defendants after the son was hospitalized and was not offered or provided with a trained sign l...

Garry C. Kraft v. City of Mobile
Date: October 3, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14537
USA v. Kevin Jackson
Date: October 3, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15513
Krystal Lucado v. Hugh D. Coherd, et al
Date: October 3, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10299
Carlos Kosloff v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: October 3, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10923
Inetianbor v. Cashcall, Inc., et al.  
Date: October 2, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13822

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against CashCall, which then sought to compel arbitration based on the parties' loan agreement. The district court refused to compel arbitration and CashCall appealed. The court held CashCall to the...

FDIC v. Icard, Merrill, Cullis, Timm, Furen & Ginsburg, P.A., et al.
Date: October 2, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14332
Joseph Seco v. NCL (Bahamas), LTD.
Date: October 2, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15091
USA v. Marquis Vonterre Jones
Date: October 2, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10469
USA v. Bernando Davis
Date: October 2, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10995
Juanda K. Adams v. Commissioner, Social Security Administration
Date: October 2, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11231
J. Pearl Bussey-Morice v. Ivette Gomez, et al
Date: October 1, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10897
Dixon v. U.S. Attorney General  
Date: October 1, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11492

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner sought review of the BIA's dismissal of his appeal from the IJ's order of removal under 8 U.S.C. 1227(a)(2)(A)(iii). Petitioner argued that his Florida state conviction for aggravated fleeing was not an aggrav...

KH Outdoor, LLC v. Fulton County, Georgia
Date: October 1, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14663
Gerald A. West v. C. Peoples, et al.
Date: October 1, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15113
Warren L. Oliver v. Officer Harden, et al
Date: October 1, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15158
Gerson Noel Albornoz Solano v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: September 30, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10807
Bersin Bagel Group v. The Original Brooklyn Water Bagel Co., et al.  
Date: September 30, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12798

Justia Opinion Summary: The district court entered a final judgment that barred future lawsuits against OBWB related to certain false patent marking or advertising after OBWB settled a qui tam false marketing suit. Subsequently, Bersin filed su...

Gerson Noel Albornoz Solano v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: September 30, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13047
USA v. Masood N. Jallali
Date: September 30, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13807
Richard S. Milbauer v. USA
Date: September 30, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14454
USA v. Genet Rembert, et al
Date: September 30, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15106
Clarence McFarlin, Jr. v. Douglas County, et al.
Date: September 30, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15115
Jamie Rourk v. Bank of America National Association
Date: September 30, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15183
Bates v. JPMorgan Chase Bank, NA  
Date: September 30, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15340

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against Chase, alleging violations of the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), 12 U.S.C. 2605(e); conversion; breach of contract; wrongful attempted foreclosure; and trespass. On appeal, pl...

USA v. Ariel Valdes
Date: September 30, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15817
Fleetwood Trucking Company, Inc. v. Director, OWCP, et al.
Date: September 30, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10074
Bruce Simmons v. Warden
Date: September 30, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10425
USA v. Russell Jay Newell
Date: September 30, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11131
Mae Dorothy Eyre v. Commissioner, Social Security Administration
Date: September 30, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11136
Teresa Jane Taylor v. Lt. Mark Alexander, et al.
Date: September 30, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11242
Joel Perez, et al. v. FedEx Ground Package Systems, Inc.
Date: September 30, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11724
USA v. Janice Velez, et al
Date: September 29, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10309
William M. Roddy, et al v. City of Huntsville, Alabama, et al
Date: September 29, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12826
Roderick McKissick v. Warden, et al
Date: September 29, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12909
Mais v. Gulf Coast Collection Bureau  
Date: September 29, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14008

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 (TCPA), 47 U.S.C. 227, against a hospital-based radiology provider and its debt collection agent for making autodialed or prerecorded calls. The co...

Amir A. Kammona v. Onteco Corporation, et al.
Date: September 29, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14085
USA v. Ladawn Burks
Date: September 29, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10961
USA v. Ramon Valdoquin
Date: September 29, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11114
Paul T. Delmonte v. Commissioner, Social Security Administration
Date: September 29, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11371
USA v. Shane Gilstrap
Date: September 29, 2014
Docket Number: 14-12230
Bank of America, NA v. James Jerome Phillips, et al.
Date: September 29, 2014
Docket Number: 14-12585
USA v. Jermaine L. Lippett
Date: September 26, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10758
Nathanial Stone v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: September 26, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12414
USA v. Norge Manduley
Date: September 26, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13504
USA v. Bacari McCarthren
Date: September 26, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13523
USA v. Jamaal Singleton
Date: September 26, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14066
James W. Himes v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: September 26, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14294
Rafael Fernandez Garcia v. USA
Date: September 26, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14675
Rafael Fernandez Garcia v. USA
Date: September 26, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14677
USA v. Jason Timothy Wasser
Date: September 26, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15490
USA v. Shawn Dellena Samuel
Date: September 26, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15926
SEC v. Quest Energy Mgmt. Grp.  
Date: September 25, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12778

Justia Opinion Summary: The SEC filed suit against Arthur Nadel and two of his investment companies for operating a Ponzi scheme. The district court appointed a receiver to take possession and control over Quest because the officers were fundin...

Harold Franklin Walters v. USA
Date: September 25, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14224
Dwaine Hargis v. City of Orlando, Florida, et al
Date: September 25, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14290
Colin A. Edwards v. Bryan C. Shanley, et al.
Date: September 25, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14393
Jameel Cornelius v. Bank of America, NA, et al.
Date: September 25, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14905
USA v. Sergio Temprano
Date: September 25, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10704
USA v. Sergio Temprano
Date: September 25, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10705
Barbara A. Brackin, et al v. Kevin J. Anson, et al
Date: September 25, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11180
USA v. Larry Douglas McPherson
Date: September 24, 2014
Docket Number: 11-14684
USA v. Wesley William Brandt, Jr.
Date: September 24, 2014
Docket Number: 12-16321
Reed v. Secretary, FL DOC, et al.  
Date: September 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10900

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner was convicted of vehicular homicide of two pedestrians. The district court granted habeas relief on petitioner's claim that defense counsel rendered ineffective assistance by failing to investigate and call a...

Epic Aviation, LLC v. Bonita B. Phillips, et al.
Date: September 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12244
Epic Aviation, LLC v. Bonita B. Phillips, et al.
Date: September 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12357
USA v. Alexander Santiesteban
Date: September 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12452
Epic Aviation v. Bonita B. Phillips, et al.
Date: September 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12536
United States v. Mathis  
Date: September 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13109

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his convictions and sentences for several child exploitation offenses. Defendant raised eight claims of error concerning the denial of his motion to suppress, introduction of a victim's text messages,...

USA v. Bandele Adekunle Adeneye
Date: September 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15100
USA v. Jeffrey Monroe Roy
Date: September 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15622
USA v. Alex Christopher Westbrook
Date: September 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15767
Edwin Oqueli Cabrera-Oliva v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: September 24, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10039
Daniel K. Schmidt v. Richard Rodrigues, et al
Date: September 24, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10380
Cathy McMahon v. Commissioner, Social Security Administration
Date: September 24, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10597
Indyne, Inc. v. Abacus Technology Corporation, et al
Date: September 24, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11058
Baloco, et al. v. Drummond Co., Inc., et al.  
Date: September 23, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15268

Justia Opinion Summary: After three employees of Drummond's coal mining operations in Colombia were murdered, the heirs filed suit under the Alien Tort Statute (ATS), 28 U.S.C. 1350; the Torture Victim Protection Act of 1991 (TVPA), 28 U.S.C. 1...

Winthrop-Redin v. United States  
Date: September 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10107

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner pleaded guilty for charges related to his role as a boat crew member in an international drug-smuggling operation. Petitioner subsequently sought postconviction relief under 28 U.S.C. 2255, claiming that his p...

USA v. Alfredo J. Sararo, III
Date: September 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10267
AirTran Airways, Inc. v. Elem, et al.  
Date: September 23, 2014
Docket Numbers: 13-11738, 13-14912

Justia Opinion Summary: After defendant Elem suffered injuries in a car accident, she and her attorney conspired to hide and disburse settlement funds from an employee welfare benefit plan she received after the accident. The parties filed cros...

Elieser Lumpuy v. Scottsdale Insurance Company
Date: September 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12656
USA v. Deangelo Mitchell
Date: September 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13451
Humberto Trias v. Nurse Bernice Terrell
Date: September 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13844
Elieser Lumpuy v. Scottsdale Insurance Company
Date: September 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13881
Elieser Lumpuy v. Scottsdale Insurance Company
Date: September 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14061
Natoya Rosswest v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: September 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14322
Airtran Airways, Inc. v. Brenda Elem, et al
Date: September 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14912
Wendolyhn Lafleur v. Dr. Andrew Hugine, Jr., et al
Date: September 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14967
Ray, et al. v. Spirit Airlines, Inc.  
Date: September 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15681

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed suit under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), 18 U.S.C. 1961-1968, alleging that Spirit conducted an enterprise by means of racketeering activity. The district court dismissed...

USA v. Victor Alonso-Martinez
Date: September 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15904
USA v. Mosezell Kelly
Date: September 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15961
USA v. Wendy Sands
Date: September 23, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10910
James R. Young v. FCC Coleman - Medium Warden
Date: September 23, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10974
USA v. Lydia Cladek
Date: September 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10024
Gus Fennell v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections
Date: September 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10254
USA v. Lawrence Perez
Date: September 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12534
USA v. Donus R. Sroufe
Date: September 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12889
D&M Carriers LLC v. M/V Thor Spirit, et al
Date: September 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13280
Kurapati, et al. v. USCIS, et al.  
Date: September 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13554

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, husband and wife, filed suit challenging the USCIS's revocation of I-140 visa petitions filed on the husband's behalf. On appeal, plaintiffs challenged the district court's dismissal of their complaint based...

USA v. John D. Stanton, III
Date: September 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13671
Nicole Diaz v. AT & T Mobility
Date: September 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13958
USA v. Lazaro Prat
Date: September 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13960
USA v. Larry Brooks
Date: September 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14206
Brian J. Glick v. NBTY, Inc., et al.
Date: September 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14254
USA v. Lazaro Prat
Date: September 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14542
USA v. Donus R. Sroufe
Date: September 22, 2014
Docket Number: 1312889
Max Warehousing, LLC v. Auto-Owners Insurance Company
Date: September 22, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10224
USA v. Wendell J. Bartley
Date: September 22, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10394
Corbett v. Transportation Security Admin.  
Date: September 19, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15893

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner filed a petition challenging airport screening procedures two years after the TSA deployed the screening procedures in airports nationwide. The court concluded that the Supreme Court's decision in Henderson v....

USA v. Tabitha Dixon
Date: September 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13496
USA v. Troy Lamorris Aaron
Date: September 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15248
USA v. Joseph Dario Kamer
Date: September 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15750
Andrew Hall v. HSBC Mortgage Services, Inc.
Date: September 19, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11626
Ricky Giddens v. USA
Date: September 18, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10353
Gaksakuman v. U.S. Attorney General  
Date: September 18, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12893

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, a native of Sri Lanka, sought review of his recent order of removal and an earlier order of removal. The court held that it lacked jurisdiction to review the earlier order where the order was final and petiti...

Yolanda Gevarzes v. City of Port Orange, Florida
Date: September 18, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10082
USA v. Carlos Alberto Caicedo-Rivas
Date: September 18, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10251
USA v. Reginald Ware
Date: September 18, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10373
USA v. Warren Scott Kennell
Date: September 18, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10568
Dorothy Brown Parker v. US Bank National Association
Date: September 18, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11190
USA v. Eduardo Choc Perez
Date: September 18, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11247
Johnny Traylor v. Kirsten Miller Howard, et al.
Date: September 18, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11974
William Smith v. City of Oak Hill, Florida, et al.
Date: September 17, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12794
Manuel Gonzalez-Gonzalez v. Warden, FCC Coleman-Medium
Date: September 17, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14648
Spring Garner v. The City of Ozark, et al
Date: September 17, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15080
USA v. Julien Garcon
Date: September 17, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15142
USA v. Renard Jamil Shealey
Date: September 17, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15296
USA v. Lawrence Berry, Jr.
Date: September 17, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15381
USA v. Michael A. Collier
Date: September 17, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15577
Ronald Jay, et al v. Joshua Ken Hendershott
Date: September 17, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15796
Jussi K. Kivisto v. Michael David Soifer
Date: September 17, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10464
USA v. Sherman Edward Williams
Date: September 17, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10977
Elaine Pappas, et al v. Kerzner International Bahamas Limited, et al
Date: September 17, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11098
Harry L. McCall v. Frisky Whisky, et al
Date: September 17, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11878
Anita Young McCray v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, et al.
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: 12-13704
Curtis Spires v. John Paul, et al
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: 12-16364
USA v. Alexander Morrissette
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12078
USA v. Calvin Johnson
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12687
Taylor, et al. v. City of Gadsden, et al.  
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13885

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, a class of firefighters whose pension contribution rate was raised from 6% to 8.5%, filed suit alleging that the City's actions impaired the terms of their employment contracts in violation of the United Stat...

Berry, et al. v. Leslie, et al.  
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14092

Justia Opinion Summary: Officers of the Orange County Sheriff's Office (OCSO) and representatives from the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) conducted an unannounced, warrantless inspection of a barbershop with t...

Eric Archie v. Frank Cockrell Body Shop, Inc.
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14108
USA v. Michael W. White
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14147
United States v. Kirk  
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15103

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his conviction and sentence for being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition. The court concluded that the district court did not err in applying the fifteen-year mandatory minimum sentence...

USA v. Johnny Edward Scott, Jr.
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15480
USA v. Jean Mariat Yogo Tognia
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15793
Kalim A. R. Muhammad v. Brenda Bethel-Muhammad, et al.
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15823
USA v. Elza Carmelle Tognia
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15908
USA v. Jonathan David Hart
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10278
USA v. Beejay Dudley
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10430
USA v. Jaques D. Randolph
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10941
Kathy Garner, et al v. G.D. Searle & Company
Date: September 15, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11218
Liqin Zeng v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: September 15, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14431
USA v. Lajwhan Donnelle Williams
Date: September 15, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15635