2017 Eleventh Circuit US Court of Appeals Case Law

Opinions 1 - 500 of 1083

Babasola Kolawole, et al. v. Stacy Sellers
Date: July 21, 2017
Docket Numbers: 15-13720, 15-15801
USA v. Frederick Jenkins, et al
Date: July 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11428
Jenny Martin v. Eli Lilly & Co., et al
Date: July 21, 2017
Docket Numbers: 16-11537, 16-13043
Harold B. Rotte v. USA
Date: July 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12364
Maribel Lara v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: July 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16247
Bryant L. Burgos v. Acting Commissioner of Social Security
Date: July 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16426
USA v. Jon Lee Sanbourin
Date: July 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16484
Richard J. Wesner v. Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC
Date: July 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17372
Shawn Louis Sutter v. USA
Date: July 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10526
Leonard Rowe, et al. v. Willie E. Gary, et al.
Date: July 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12124
Floyd Herbert Abdul, et al v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: July 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12337
Dexter Shaw v. Sharon Lewis, et al
Date: July 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15380
USA v. Jerry Lee Jordan
Date: July 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16004
Rodriguez v. City of Doral  
Date: July 19, 2017
Docket Number: 15-11595

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, employed as a police officer with the city, filed suit under 42 U.S.C. 1983, alleging violation of his First Amendment rights when the city and the mayor arranged for plaintiff's termination based on plaintiff...

S & S Packing, Inc. v. Spring Lake Rattle Ranch, Inc.
Date: July 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14431
James E. Baumann v. PNC Bank, N.A., Bank of America, N.A.
Date: July 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15906
Herbert W. Perkins v. Michael C. Thrasher
Date: July 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16292
United States v. Burke  
Date: July 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16458

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm and an armed career criminal and was sentenced in 2010. In 2011, a Florida court sentenced defendant for robbery and kidnappingn offenses. In 2016, the...

USA v. Michael Sassnett
Date: July 19, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10037
Marcus Geoward Woods v. USA
Date: July 19, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10236
USA v. Nicholas Maida
Date: July 18, 2017
Docket Numbers: 14-14125, 16-16193
Stamper v. Duval County School Board  
Date: July 18, 2017
Docket Number: 15-11788

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2007, plaintiff filed with the EEOC a charge of race and disability discrimination against her employer, the school board. In 2009, the Commission dismissed the charge and provided her notice of her right to sue withi...

Henry J. LaFavors v. Ronald Sol
Date: July 18, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14260
Johnny Lee Litman v. Secretary, Of the Navy, et al
Date: July 18, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14507
Gustavo Gomez v. State of California
Date: July 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12147
Daisy Byrd Mobley v. Claire Fermont Langlais, et al
Date: July 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12340
Janeth Luzmila Marin De Toutounji, et al. v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: July 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15612
USA v. Virginia Miller
Date: July 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16476
USA v. Keldrick DeWayne Adams
Date: July 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16560
Alfred Days v. Warden Scott Crickmar, et al.
Date: July 18, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10872
Dorene Disanto, et al. v. Thomas L. Thomas
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11522
USA v. Valentine Okonkwo
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14802
United States v. Lange  
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15164

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed defendant's sentence after he pleaded guilty to five counts of unlawful possession of a firearm and drug-related offenses. The court held that defendant's prior Florida conviction of princip...

Bamberger Rosenheim, Ltd. v. OA Development, Inc.  
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16163

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit held, in this international arbitration dispute, that questions of arbitral venue, even those arising in international arbitration, are presumptively for the arbitrator to decide. Because the arbitra...

Alvarez v. United States  
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16479

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs are current and former federal law enforcement employees and their spouses who were deceived into investing in a Ponzi scheme presenting as the Federal Employee Benefits Group (FEBG). Plaintiffs filed suit aga...

David J. Riddell v. State of Florida, et al.
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17702
USA v. Dennis Michael Elser
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11448
United States v. Wright  
Date: July 14, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14832

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed in part defendant's 84-month sentence for identity theft and conspiracy to commit wire fraud. The court held that the loss amount of $165,500 from 331 debit and credit cards ($500 times 331)...

David Charles Sussman v. Sgt. Trevor Hampton, et al
Date: July 14, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15358
Francisco Estrada v. D. Montalvo, et al
Date: July 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12110
Marie Henry v. The Florida Bar, et al
Date: July 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15869
USA v. Ivory Charles Brinson
Date: July 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17270
Sandra Finch v. AllState Property & Casualty Insurance Company
Date: July 14, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10068
Alfaro v. U.S. Attorney General  
Date: July 13, 2017
Docket Number: 14-14913

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit granted a petition for review of the BIA's final order of removal. The BIA affirmed an IJ's finding that petitioner was removable under 8 U.S.C. 1227(a)(1)(A) for having willfully made a material mis...

USA v. Dennis Michael Wilkerson
Date: July 13, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14786
Eddie Sampson v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: July 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10506
Yunior Lopez-Pineda v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: July 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12031
Frank Voudy v. Sheriff of Broward County Florida
Date: July 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12059
Stacia Cromartie v. Alabama State University, et al.
Date: July 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12214
John W. Goff v. USA
Date: July 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13362
Christopher Lawrence, et al v. Bank of America, N.A., et al
Date: July 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15647
Secretary, U.S. Department of Labor v. Action Electric Company
Date: July 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15792
Haydee Rodriguez Vega v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: July 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16134
USA v. Frank Eugene Pesantes
Date: July 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16206
USA v. Joshua Gadd
Date: July 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16296
USA v. Pablo Zapata, Jr.
Date: July 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16419
USA v. Christopher R. Ely
Date: July 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16477
USA v. Versiah Taylor
Date: July 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16926
Mark Jones v. Social Security Administration, Commissioner
Date: July 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17163
Jackie Ray Roller v. Warden
Date: July 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17305
USA v. Eddie Griffin
Date: July 13, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10015
Rex D. Hill v. Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America
Date: July 13, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10341
USA v. Juan Alberto Ortiz-Lopez
Date: July 13, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10707
Chadwick Willacy v. Secretary, FL DOC, et al
Date: July 12, 2017
Docket Number: 14-13797
Arnold Johnson v. CO II Boyd, et al
Date: July 12, 2017
Docket Number: 15-13820
Enrique Hernandez v. Federal National Mortgage Association
Date: July 12, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14451
McDonough v. Fernandez-Rundle  
Date: July 12, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14642

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against the Miami-Dade County State Attorney under 42 U.S.C. 1983, after she informed plaintiff that his recording of a meeting between him and the Chief of Police violated the Florida Security of Co...

John Westley v. Jose L. Alberto, et al
Date: July 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1066
Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation v. Margaret Wilson
Date: July 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15369
Robert D. Tyler v. Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc.
Date: July 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16431
Steven W. Bernstein v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., et al
Date: July 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16440
Montavis Middleton v. USA
Date: July 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16487
USA v. Lena Kenya Irvine
Date: July 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17037
David Carr v. John Hancock Life Insurance Company (USA)
Date: July 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17134
Jeremy Paul Golson v. Miguel A. Pineda
Date: July 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17485
USA v. Brian Gawlik
Date: July 12, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10122
Desmond N. Ogwo v. Miami Dade County School Board
Date: July 11, 2017
Docket Number: 15-11190
Platypus Wear Inc., et al. v. Horizonte LTDA, et al.
Date: July 11, 2017
Docket Number: 15-11395
Roosevelt Williams, Jr. v. Monroe County District Attorney, et al.
Date: July 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10282
USA v. Stephen Telemaque
Date: July 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10395
USA v. Johnny Johnson
Date: July 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10875
USA v. Raymundo Garcia-Benites
Date: July 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11479
USA v. Calvin Ford
Date: July 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13386
USA v. Edegardo Osorno Rodriguez
Date: July 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14708
USA v. Stefon Clark
Date: July 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14839
Jim Walter Resources, Inc., et al v. Nolan Brantley, et al
Date: July 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15320
USA v. Christopher A. Maguire
Date: July 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15730
David Lawrence Federer v. Zurich American Insurance Co., et al.
Date: July 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16592
Walter Craig Spraggins v. State of Florida, et al
Date: July 11, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10117
USA v. Jacobo Feliciano-Francisco
Date: July 10, 2017
Docket Number: 14-15038
Gordon v. U.S. Attorney General  
Date: July 10, 2017
Docket Number: 15-13846

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, a citizen of Guyana and lawful permanent resident of the United States, petitioned for review of the BIA's order upholding the IJ's finding that he was removable under 8 U.S.C. 237(a)(2)(A)(iii). The Eleventh...

United States v. Melton  
Date: July 10, 2017
Docket Numbers: 15-15738, 15-15743

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants were not eligible for relief under 18 U.S.C. 3582(c)(2) where they were sentenced to the statutory mandatory minimum applicable to their offenses at their original sentencing. The Eleventh Circuit held that th...

United States v. Louis  
Date: July 10, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11349

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit reversed the district court's denial of defendant's motion for acquittal, holding that no reasonable jury could find from the little evidence presented during the two-day trial that defendant was gui...

USA v. Maurice Odell Brown
Date: July 10, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13454
Henry Juliana Jong v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: July 10, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15159
USA v. Jason Henry Davis
Date: July 10, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15471
Juan Vicente-Pu v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: July 10, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15963
USA v. Kevin Allen Rose
Date: July 10, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17067
USA v. Ricardo Romero-Mesa
Date: July 10, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10474
Sunil Kumar Kurapati, et al v. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service, et al
Date: July 7, 2017
Docket Numbers: 13-13554, 16-16307
Burch v. P.J. Cheese, Inc.  
Date: July 7, 2017
Docket Number: 13-15042

Justia Opinion Summary: Specific procedures provided in Section 4 of the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA), 9 U.S.C. 1 et seq., demanding a jury trial on arbitrability issues displace the general procedures for demanding a jury trial under the Fede...

Joseph M. Anthony v. Secretary, Department of Corrections, et al.
Date: July 7, 2017
Docket Number: 15-12784
Lindsey Sutherland v. Boehringer-Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Date: July 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11782
Jesus Camacho, et al. v. Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co.
Date: July 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14225
Grace Solis v. CitiMortgage, Inc., et al.
Date: July 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14862
Michael J. Bazemore, et al v. U.S. Bank, N.A.
Date: July 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14868
USA v. Reidar Carroll Arden
Date: July 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15175
Anthony E. Ramos v. John R. Tomasino, et al
Date: July 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15890
USA v. Micheline Eppolito
Date: July 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15945
USA v. Jose Mario Torres Quinonez
Date: July 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16800
USA v. Anniel Gomez
Date: July 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17047
James R. Welcome v. Raymond E. Mabus
Date: July 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17079
Nguyen Van Nguyen v. USA
Date: July 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17674
Lewis v. Moore  
Date: July 6, 2017
Docket Number: 15-13979

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed suit against defendants for harms allegedly suffered by plaintiffs when plaintiffs were enrolled in a clinical study while being treated for health issues accompanying their premature births. The Elevent...

Howe v. City of Enterprise  
Date: July 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11453

Justia Opinion Summary: After city officers shot plaintiff, he filed suit alleging claims, inter alia, under 42 U.S.C. 1983 for violations of his constitutional rights. On appeal, defendants challenged the district court's denial of their secon...

USA v. Tevin Reshawn Saintelien
Date: July 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13329
USA v. Matilda Jean Renfro
Date: July 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14838
Metropolitan Life Insurance Company v. Devin Lanier Waddell
Date: July 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15321
Keith Avery v. Demarcus Davis, et al
Date: July 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16937
USA v. Sefton Carl Harrison
Date: July 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17402
Dwight K. Sifford v. Warden, et al
Date: July 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17730
USA v. Matusalen Briones-Lopez
Date: July 6, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10624
Stettin v. National Union Fire Insurance Co.  
Date: July 5, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14716

Justia Opinion Summary: This appeal arose out of the Ponzi scheme orchestrated by Scott Rothstein through his law firm, Rothstein Rosenfeldt Adler (RRA). Trustees of RRA filed suit alleging breach of contract and bad faith claims against insur...

USA v. Carl Joseph Thomas Pisa
Date: July 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10473
Salvors, Inc. v. Unidentified Wrecked & Abandoned Vessel  
Date: July 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11246

Justia Opinion Summary: In an in rem admiralty proceeding involving the wreckage of Spanish galleons, Fleet-Queens recovered approximately four hundred gold coins, among other treasures, from an area that Gold Hound had allegedly been salvaging...

USA v. Rhonda Peggy Gittens
Date: July 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14572
USA v. Caridad Rioseco Alejandrez
Date: July 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15034
Andre Woodson v. USA
Date: July 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15274
Demetrice Martin v. City of Macon Georgia, et al.
Date: July 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16103
Rodolfo Perdomo-Rodriguez v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: July 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16906
Vernon Jones v. USA
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15717
USA v. Semia Gupton Chandler
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16191
Apple Glen Investors, L.P. v. Express Scripts, Inc.
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16461
USA v. Vernard Jericho Pearsey
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17378
Draper Frank Woodard v. Devid Leggett
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Numbers: 13-14109, 15-14929
Daniel Imperato v. U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 15-11574
Grange Mutual Casualty Co. v. Woodard  
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 15-13295

Justia Opinion Summary: Answering certified questions from the Eleventh Circuit, the Supreme Court of Georgia concluded that, while O.C.G.A. 9-11-67.1 sets forth certain terms and conditions that must be included in every written offer of settl...

USA v. Jean Baptiste Joseph
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10253
University of South Florida Board of Trustees v. CoMentis, Inc.  
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11341

Justia Opinion Summary: The board of trustees for the University filed suit against CoMentis in federal court, asserting diversity of citizenship under 28 U.S.C. 1332(a). The district court dismissed the complaint on the merits. The Eleventh Ci...

Timothy Read v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12216
Alina Feas v. USA
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13932
Marcus Cull v. City of Orlando, Florida, et al.
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14804
ZPR Investment Management Inc. v. SEC  
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15322

Justia Opinion Summary: ZPRIM sought review of the SEC's final order finding that petitioners made material misrepresentations to prospective clients in violation of the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, 15 U.S.C. 80b-1. The Eleventh Circuit vac...

Timothy Andrews v. City of Hartford
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15576
USA v. Tyrone Anwan Broadnax
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16011
Dennis Ross v. Corizon, LLC, et al.
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16179
Joshua McClendon, et al. v. Christopher Williams
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16317
Ovalles v. United States  
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10172

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's denial of petitioner's motion under 28 U.S.C. 2255 to vacate her conviction and sentence for using and carrying a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence,...

Valerie Jean Williams v. Grady Memorial Hospital, et al.
Date: June 29, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10518
USA v. Hugo Monroy
Date: June 29, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12304
Troy Scheffler, et al. v. Forjas Taurus, S.A., et al.
Date: June 29, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15277
Eileen Schuman, et al. v. Lee County Board of County Commissioners
Date: June 29, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15325
Edwards, CDS, LLC, et al. v. City of Delray Beach
Date: June 29, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15693
USA v. Rodney Graham
Date: June 29, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16234
USA v. Karrlos Jaamin Kagera Tyndale
Date: June 29, 2017
Docket Numbers: 16-16246, 16-17312
USA v. Lee Manuel Colson, Jr.
Date: June 29, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16642
USA v. Galdina Perez-Pineda
Date: June 29, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17569
United States v. Spivey  
Date: June 28, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15023

Justia Opinion Summary: Not all deception by law enforcement invalidates voluntary consent. Defendants pleaded guilty to several offenses related to credit card fraud and then appealed the denial of their motion to suppress evidence. The Fifth...

Darrell Alsobrook, et al. v. Fannin County, Georgia
Date: June 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13379
Timothy T. Holmes v. Officer Daniel Billings
Date: June 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14712
Nasedra K. Lumpkin v. Attorney General, State of Florida, et al.
Date: June 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17359
USA v. Bryant Allen Thompson, et al.
Date: June 27, 2017
Docket Number: 14-12689
Richard M. Villarreal v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, et al.
Date: June 27, 2017
Docket Number: 15-10602
Aleida Johnson v. Midland Funding, LLC
Date: June 27, 2017
Docket Numbers: 15-11240, 15-14116
Pollitzer v. Gebhardt  
Date: June 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11506

Justia Opinion Summary: Section 707(b) of the Bankruptcy Code, which allows a bankruptcy court to dismiss a petition filed under Chapter 7 if it determines that relief would be an "abuse" within the meaning of that section, applies to a petitio...

James Anthony Price v. Warden, et al.
Date: June 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12174
USA v. Darrious Omar Clay
Date: June 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13942
USA v. Paul John Hansen
Date: June 26, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14082
Mink v. Smith & Nephew, Inc.  
Date: June 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11646

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against S&N for negligence, product liability, breach of contract, and misrepresentation. Plaintiff's claims stemmed from his decision to get S&N's metal-on-metal hip replacement system and the injur...

Wood v. Commissioner of Social Security  
Date: June 26, 2017
Docket Numbers: 16-13664, 16-13665, 16-13666, 16-14004

Justia Opinion Summary: Richard Culbertson was counsel for the four plaintiffs in these consolidated Social Security disability benefits cases. At issue in this appeal was the attorney's fees for Culbertson under 42 U.S.C. 406 and the Equal Acc...

JTR Enterprises, LLC v. Motivation, Inc.
Date: June 23, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14132
USA v. Janio Vico, et al
Date: June 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10400
Douglas M. Tatum, et al v. SFN Group, Inc.
Date: June 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11966
USA v. Robert Jackson
Date: June 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14805
Angela V. Woodhull v. Shirley Mascarella, et al.
Date: June 23, 2017
Docket Numbers: 16-15305, 16-15874
USA v. Anthony Bernard Williams
Date: June 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16403
Larry Scott Humphreys v. Warden
Date: June 22, 2017
Docket Number: 15-12440
Charlotte Taylor-Tillotson v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: June 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11376
USA v. Zachary Chandler
Date: June 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12099
Alex Narcisse v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: June 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13445
Al-Ghena International Corp., et al v. Talat Radwan, et al
Date: June 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14168
Jonathan McHenry v. Drew M. Dillworth
Date: June 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15786
USA v. Maris C. Powell
Date: June 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16099
USA v. Tony Anthony Goodman
Date: June 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16276
Latosha Neal v. T-Mobile USA, Inc.
Date: June 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16304
USA v. Adrian Trone
Date: June 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16699
Dr. Dwain A. Hamilton, M.D. v. Sheridan Healthcorp, Inc., et al
Date: June 21, 2017
Docket Numbers: 14-12849, 16-10667
USA v. Blanca Ruiz, et al.
Date: June 21, 2017
Docket Number: 15-10953
USA v. Markentz Blanc
Date: June 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11616
Billy W. Reid v. Brian Streit, et al
Date: June 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14710
USA v. Enrique Jaime Mino
Date: June 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16799
USA v. Jack Kachkar
Date: June 21, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10050
USA v. Miguel Alvarado-Linares, et al.
Date: June 20, 2017
Docket Number: 13-14994
Felissa Grissett v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: June 20, 2017
Docket Number: 15-13215
USA v. Claude Thelemaque
Date: June 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10348
USA v. Nekero Dejuan McCalop
Date: June 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10544
USA v. Tyrone Bobo Robinson
Date: June 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15207
American Civil Liberties Union of Florida, Inc. v. City of Sarasota  
Date: June 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15848

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit reversed the district court's denial of motions for discovery because the jurisdictional facts in this case were genuinely in dispute and there was no undue delay by the ACLU. In this case, the ACLU...

USA v. Aaron Keith Reynolds
Date: June 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16392
USA v. Ahmed Faroun
Date: June 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16690
Charlie J. Williams v. Morris A. Young, et al
Date: June 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16768
USA v. Antwon Stuckey
Date: June 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16888
USA v. Wilson Alfredo Solis Cortes
Date: June 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17150
Florida Wildlife Federation Inc. v. US Army Corps of Engineers  
Date: June 19, 2017
Docket Number: 14-13392

Justia Opinion Summary: Conservationists filed suit under the Clean Water Act and Florida law, challenging the Corps' decisions about when and how to release water from certain locks along the Okeechobee Waterway. The district court dismissed t...

USA v. Ricky Walter Denton
Date: June 19, 2017
Docket Numbers: 15-11152, 15-13674
USA v. Christopher Bowen Balfrey
Date: June 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13229
Elliott L. Jones v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: June 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16395
USA v. Willie McCloud
Date: June 16, 2017
Docket Numbers: 14-14547, 16-14858
WBY, Inc., et al. v. Jeffery Rutland
Date: June 16, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10490
USA v. Darrel Prenell Gibbs
Date: June 16, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16215
Bottini v. GEICO  
Date: June 15, 2017
Docket Number: 15-12266

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit reversed the grant of partial summary judgment on the binding effect of the verdict in the Circuit Court's breach-of-contract case and held that the parties must again litigate statutory damages. In...

USA v. Tiffany Smith
Date: June 15, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15550
Timothy R. Juback v. Michaels Stores, Inc.
Date: June 15, 2017
Docket Numbers: 16-10331, 16-10917
USA v. Larry Muncey
Date: June 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11921
Patrick F. Dye, Jr., et al v. Jimmy Sexton
Date: June 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15457
Jesus Izquierdo v. USA
Date: June 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16086
Usama Mohamed El-Abaidy v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: June 14, 2017
Docket Numbers: 14-14020, 16-16133
USA v. Enkeleon Manati
Date: June 14, 2017
Docket Number: 14-15294
Yvonne A. Ward v. Select Portfolio Servicing, Inc. (SPS)
Date: June 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10078
Mariposa Associates, Ltd. v. Regions Bank
Date: June 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11989
Hunter v. City of Montgomery, Alabama  
Date: June 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15861

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed a class action in state court claiming that the City of Montgomery's red-light program and fines violated state law. City and Traffic Solutions removed to federal court under the Class Action Fairness Ac...

Karen Seaberg v. Steak N' Shake Operations, Inc.
Date: June 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15956
Blayne Davis v. USA
Date: June 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10645
United States v. Alberts  
Date: June 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11065

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed defendant's sentence of 120 months in prison after he pleaded guilty to receiving and possessing child pornography. The court held that there was sufficient evidence to justify giving defend...

USA v. Albert Terrill Jones
Date: June 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12115
USA v. Michael Edwin Harding
Date: June 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13617
L. Brian Alexander v. Agilysis Inc.
Date: June 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15504
Thanousinh Soulinthong v. Excelerate Discovery, LLC
Date: June 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15684
USA v. Isaias Villa, a.k.a. Fish
Date: June 12, 2017
Docket Numbers: 16-12217, 16-12222, 16-13148
USA v. Thomas Kohler
Date: June 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14782
USA v. Herman Smith
Date: June 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15403
Dawn M. Kicklighter v. Saundra "Bootie" Goodrich
Date: June 9, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14869
USA v. Phillip Don Scott
Date: June 9, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14892
USA v. William James Leach
Date: June 9, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15114
USA v. Devon McKenzie
Date: June 9, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15936
Deborah Malivuk v. Ameripark, LLC
Date: June 9, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16310
USA v. Donniel Lavon Keyes
Date: June 8, 2017
Docket Number: 14-15055
Dr. Michelle G. Scott v. Sarasota Doctors Hospital, Inc., et al.
Date: June 8, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10763
USA v. Michael Daniel Rubens
Date: June 8, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11170
USA v. Kedrick Howard Hughes
Date: June 8, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12297
USA v. Jeremel Remymartin SMith
Date: June 8, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17661
Michael Boyd v. Experian Information Solutions, Inc., et al
Date: June 8, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10166
USA v. Arnold Maurice Mathis
Date: June 7, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14769
Celestine G. Thompson v. Annette Newsome, et al.
Date: June 7, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15034
Eligio Gomez-Muniz v. Secretary, Department of Corrections, et al
Date: June 7, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15577
USA v. Marc Elie Jean-Charles
Date: June 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10976
Rodriguez v. Gold Star, Inc.  
Date: June 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11508

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against his former employers, alleging that the cars that he parks in his job as a valet parker are the interstate "materials" that bring his employer within the definition of an enterprise engaged i...

Melvin Lewis Sealey v. Branch Banking and Trust Company
Date: June 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16641
Joseph Bradfield, et al. v. Mid-Continent Casualty Company
Date: June 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17385
USA v. Jeffrey Scott Truitt
Date: June 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10705
USA v. Mark Alan Love
Date: June 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12095
USA v. Gary Baptiste
Date: June 6, 2017
Docket Numbers: 16-13959, 17-10409
Reginald Chatman v. Deputy Wengert
Date: June 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14882
USA v. Carlos Vasquez
Date: June 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15921
USA v. Kimberly Watson, et al
Date: June 5, 2017
Docket Numbers: 13-14106, 13-15877
Andrew Poche Radido v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: June 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10653
Lauren J. Horowitz v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: June 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11837
Dwaun Guidry v. James B. Comey
Date: June 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12620
Vadis J. Frone v. JP Morgan Chase & Co., et al.
Date: June 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12843
USA v. Randall Wayne Milner
Date: June 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14558
The Florence Endocrine Clinic v. Arriva Medical  
Date: June 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17483

Justia Opinion Summary: At issue was whether an order form faxed to a doctor by a company that supplies a medical product purchased by that doctor's patient constitutes an "unsolicited advertisement" within the meaning of the Telephone Consumer...

Willie-Frank Walker v. State of Florida
Date: June 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17655
Mario Morales v. Warden
Date: June 2, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14056
USA v. Jean Combe Fritz
Date: June 2, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14417
U.S. Bank National Association v. Lilieth D.A. Smith
Date: June 2, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15490
USA v. Raul Suarez Del Campo
Date: June 2, 2017
Docket Numbers: 16-10082, 16-10352
Daniel Wall-DeSousa, et al v. Maureen Johnson, et al
Date: June 2, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10410
Ada A. Gonzalez v. Alfredo E. Gonzalez
Date: June 2, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14716
Steven D. Prelutsky v. Greater Georgia Life Insurance Company
Date: June 2, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15900
Donnie Wayne Nipper v. Warden, FCC Coleman - Medium
Date: June 1, 2017
Docket Number: 12-13281
USA v. Juan Palma
Date: June 1, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15072
Wei tTo Liu v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: June 1, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15251
Marie Henry v. City of Mt. Dora, et al
Date: May 31, 2017
Docket Number: 15-11351
USA v. Jose Angel Hernandez-Martinez
Date: May 31, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14623
Loretta Fergerson v. USA
Date: May 31, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15203
USA v. Tyrone Jackson
Date: May 31, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15319
Karriem J. McDowell v. Warden, FCC Coleman - Medium
Date: May 31, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10047
USA v. Jerry Lee Brown
Date: May 31, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10866
Acrylicon USA, LLC v. Silikal GMBH
Date: May 31, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11368
George C. Grimsley v. Palm Beach Credit Adjusters, Inc.
Date: May 31, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11501
Paul Debene v. Baycare Health System, Inc., et al
Date: May 31, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12679
USA v. Anthony Floyd Hemphill
Date: May 31, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12779
Melinda James v. Total Solutions Inc., et al
Date: May 31, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13197
Noy Hadar v. Broward County, et al
Date: May 31, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14569
USA v. Jon Christopher Stoune
Date: May 31, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15858
USA v. Marco Canastillo
Date: May 31, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16047
Glenn C. Smith v. Angela C. Dempsey
Date: May 31, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16522
In Re: Orestes Hernandez  
Date: May 31, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11989

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner filed an application under 28 U.S.C. 2255(h) and 2244(b)(3)(A) seeking an order authorizing the district court to consider a second or successive motion to vacate, set aside, or correct his federal sentence. T...

USA v. Edward Treisback
Date: May 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11392
Raymundo Landeros, et al. v. Pinnacle Recovery, Inc.
Date: May 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11975
Willie F. Hale v. Tena M. Pate, et al.
Date: May 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12622
Sharese M. Wells v. Cullen Talton, et al.
Date: May 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13401
Ya Ling Wu v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: May 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13893
Warren Oliver v. Kathleen Fuhrman, et al
Date: May 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16398
Ray Capital Inc., et al v. DHL Project & Chartering Limited
Date: May 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16466
Orlando Estrada v. FTS USA, LLC
Date: May 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17159
United States v. Jockisch  
Date: May 26, 2017
Docket Number: 14-13577

Justia Opinion Summary: When a defendant has attempted to persuade a minor to engage in sexual activity that could potentially violate multiple criminal statutes, the jury is not required to unanimously agree as to which statute the defendant's...

Ricardo Bigio v. Florida Department of Corrections, et al.
Date: May 26, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14717
Mikko v. Howard  
Date: May 26, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15135

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against the Georgia district attorney and others under 42 U.S.C. 1983, alleging that defendants conspired to violate his First Amendment rights. Plaintiff, employed as the director of the police depa...

Phalp v. Lincare, Inc.  
Date: May 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10532

Justia Opinion Summary: Relators filed a qui tam action under the False Claims Act (FCA), 31 U.S.C. 3729-3733, alleging that defendants submitted claims to Medicare without adequate authorization from the relevant Medicare beneficiaries and cla...

USA v. Edik Asadorian
Date: May 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11874
USA v. Anton Watkins
Date: May 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16730
USA v. Anthony E. Marchesseault
Date: May 25, 2017
Docket Numbers: 13-13344, 16-12886
United States v. Doyle  
Date: May 25, 2017
Docket Number: 14-12181

Justia Opinion Summary: The low-end exception to a presumption of prejudice no longer applies in the post-Booker, advisory guidelines era where a sentence outside the guidelines range is not the extraordinary event that it once was. In this cas...

Melinda Webb v. Liberty Life Assurance Company of Boston
Date: May 25, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14565
Teresa Y. Weinacker v. Charles Baer, et al.
Date: May 25, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15978
Thomas Arthur v. Commissioner, AL DOC, et al.
Date: May 25, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11879
USA v. Charles Bernard Goldman
Date: May 24, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15792
William D. Hughley v. Upson County Board of Commissioners, et al.
Date: May 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11965
USA v. Gregory McDonald
Date: May 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12318
Kalandra Lewis, et al v. Evanston Insurance Company
Date: May 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15109
USA v. Jose Magana Barajas
Date: May 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15873
USA v. Donald Margus Young
Date: May 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15887
USA v. Lawrence Dawson
Date: May 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16034
USA v. Jahques Rogers
Date: May 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16132
Arthur v. Commissioner, Alabama Department of Corrections, et al
Date: May 24, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11879
USA v. James Chapman
Date: May 23, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15686
USA v. Malcom Muhammad Fomby
Date: May 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10216
USA v. Wendell Trenell Clark, et al.
Date: May 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11823
Terrence Jacks v. Commissioner, Social Security Administration
Date: May 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12338
USA v. Alejandro Estrada Aplesa
Date: May 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12399
Mohammed S. Shaikh v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: May 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15160
USA v. Sherman Terry
Date: May 23, 2017
Docket Numbers: 16-15187, 16-15188
John J. Cafaro v. Elia Zois, et al.
Date: May 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15522
Sarah Alhassid v. Nationstar Mortgage, LLC
Date: May 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15944
Ashley Nicole Sullivan v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: May 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16896
Jane Doe I, et al. v. Bibb County School District
Date: May 22, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14361
USA v. Manuel Tirado-Yerena
Date: May 22, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15094
USA v. Neil R. Puterbaugh, Jr.
Date: May 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14904
Janice Sue Taylor v. A. Washington Adduci
Date: May 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15368
USA v. Charles Lewis Madison, Jr.
Date: May 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16934
Edward Crespo v. Midland Credit Management, Inc.
Date: May 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17348
Danielle Garcia v. Dr. Charles Li, et al
Date: May 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17460
USA v. Demetrius Allen McDuffie
Date: May 19, 2017
Docket Number: 15-13899
Wen Liu v. University of Miami School of Medicine
Date: May 19, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14351
USA v. Bryan Ross Spears
Date: May 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10405
USA v. Glenn Jasen, et al.
Date: May 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10582
Jones v. Officer S. Fransen  
Date: May 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10715

Justia Opinion Summary: Georgia law by its terms does not provide for negligence actions directly against dogs. In this case, plaintiff filed suit against a police canine, Draco, and others after Draco inflicted serious damage to plaintiff when...

USA v. Miguel Abreau-Pena
Date: May 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11298
Hernan Prada v. USA
Date: May 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11707
Jose Antonio Lazo Avelar v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: May 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15310
USA v. Robert Leland Grant, Jr.
Date: May 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15972
Graham v. R.J Reynolds Tobacco  
Date: May 18, 2017
Docket Number: 13-14590

Justia Opinion Summary: Federal tobacco laws do not preempt state tort claims based on the dangerousness of all the cigarettes manufactured by the tobacco companies. The Florida Supreme Court upheld the jury verdicts of negligence and strict li...

Securities and Exchange Commission v. Dianne Alexander
Date: May 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10358
Antonio Suarez, et al. v. Uber Technologies, Inc.
Date: May 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13263
Fourth Estate Public Benefit v. Wall-Street.com, LLC  
Date: May 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13726

Justia Opinion Summary: Registration of a copyright has not been made in accordance with 17 U.S.C. 411(a), until the Register of Copyrights registers the claim. Filing an application does not amount to registration. Fourth Estate filed suit aga...

USA v. Juan Barajas-Palomar
Date: May 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14890
USA v. Antoine Fernand Saint Surin
Date: May 17, 2017
Docket Numbers: 15-11714, 16-11351
Hector Santana v. Miami-Dade County, et al
Date: May 17, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14338
Vanover v. NCO Financial Services  
Date: May 17, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15294

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2014, plaintiff filed suit against NCO for violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) because NCO attempted to collect medical debts from her (Vanover I). Plaintiff then filed suit against NCO in Flori...

USA v. Harlan DeCoste
Date: May 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11840
USA v. Sandra Fernandez Viera
Date: May 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13304
Jorge Humberto Mendez-Gonzalez v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: May 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14704
USA v. Carlos Perez Mulet
Date: May 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15340
USA v. Li Valdes
Date: May 16, 2017
Docket Number: 15-10164
Zucker v. U.S. Specialty Insurance  
Date: May 16, 2017
Docket Number: 15-10987

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against U.S. Specialty for breach of contract, based on its denial of coverage of fraudulent transfer claims in an underlying suit. The district court entered summary judgment for U.S. Specialty and...

USA v. Leon Woods, Jr.
Date: May 16, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14802
USA v. Tessema Lulseged
Date: May 16, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10960
USA v. John Cameron Cain
Date: May 16, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11347
Joshua Emery v. Talladega College, et al
Date: May 16, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11558
Espilvio Ramiro Sanchez-Benavidez v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: May 16, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14485
Nathaniel Harris v. Warden
Date: May 16, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15220
Sarah Alhassid v. Nationstar Mortgage LLC
Date: May 16, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15834
WestRock RKT v. Pace Industry Union  
Date: May 16, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16443

Justia Opinion Summary: WestRock filed suit under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), 29 U.S.C. 1001 et seq., challenging an action taken by the Pace Industry Union-Management Pension Fund's Board of Trustees. The district cour...

Ledford, Jr. v. Commissioner, GA Department of Corrections
Date: May 16, 2017
Docket Number: 17-12167
USA v. Kenneth E. Thornton
Date: May 15, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14502
USA v. Alejandra Astello-Castillo
Date: May 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11414
Vance R. Johnson v. Sheriff R.L. Butch Conway, et al
Date: May 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12129
USA v. Fernando A. Nino
Date: May 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15230
Robert Crenshaw v. Specialized Loan Servicing, LLC
Date: May 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16201
Shawn Meeks v. Pacso County Sheriff
Date: May 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16932
Ledford, Jr. v. Commissioner, GA Department of Corrections  
Date: May 15, 2017
Docket Number: 17-12167

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit denied J.W. Ledford, Jr.'s motion for an emergency stay of execution, holding that Ledford's 42 U.S.C. 1983 complaint challenging Georgia's method of execution was time-barred. The court further held...

Libardo Gomez v. Household Finance Corporation, III, et al
Date: May 12, 2017
Docket Number: 14-14662
USA v. Thomas S. Jackson
Date: May 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10946
Cedric Goodloe v. Daphne Utilities
Date: May 11, 2017
Docket Number: 15-13822
USA v. Larry Kilby Fillingim
Date: May 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12782
Michael A. Maps v. Miami Dade Staff Attorney, et al.
Date: May 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15411
June Scott v. Ossie Battle
Date: May 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15542
USA v. Tarvell Jiovon Douglas
Date: May 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15736
William A. Anderson v. American GeneralInsurance
Date: May 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15909
Edwin Arvelo v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections, et al
Date: May 10, 2017
Docket Numbers: 14-11441, 16-10757
USA v. Maurice Kevin Alexis
Date: May 10, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13754
USA v. Patrick Dewayne Hall
Date: May 10, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14921
Nam Dang v. Sheriff, Seminole County, Florida  
Date: May 9, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14842

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the grant of summary judgment to defendants in a suit under 42 U.S.C. 1983, alleging inadequate medical care while plaintiff was in jail. Plaintiff was diagnosed with meningitis while he was...

Boyd v. Warden, Holman Correctional Facility  
Date: May 9, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14971

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's determination that granting Anthony Boyd leave to amend his complaint would be futile, and affirmed the dismissal of his suit alleging an Eighth Amendment violation rega...

Irina Luchina v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: May 9, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15069
Sherrie Hampton-Muhamed v. James B. Nutter & Company, et al.
Date: May 9, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15594
USA v. David Lee Mitchell
Date: May 9, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13041
Thirukkumar Selvaratnam v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: May 9, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13070
USA v. Hezekiah Williams
Date: May 9, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13922
Silva v. Baptist Health South Florida  
Date: May 8, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10094

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit reversed the grant of summary judgment to defendants on plaintiff's suit alleging unlawful discrimination because plaintiffs could not effectively communicate with hospital staff in the absence of au...

USA v. Aldrick James Lott
Date: May 8, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11993
USA v. Lazaro Mora Gutierrez
Date: May 8, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17531
James Joseph Brown v. USA
Date: May 5, 2017
Docket Number: 15-10025
Knight v. Miami-Dade County  
Date: May 5, 2017
Docket Number: 15-10687

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the grant of summary judgment to defendants in plaintiff's suit seeking damages for civil rights violations and claims arising under state law. Plaintiffs filed suit after two officers shot...

USA v. Espere Pierre
Date: May 5, 2017
Docket Number: 15-13182
USA v. Antwan Ramal Thomas
Date: May 5, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15443
USA v. Kalvin Wayne Smith
Date: May 5, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15662
USA v. Jonathan Robert Taylor
Date: May 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10638
Ravi Singh v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: May 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11442
Javier Alejo-Ramirez v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: May 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12925
USA v. Stephen Lee Hamlin
Date: May 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16958
USA v. Julio Cesar Cruz
Date: May 4, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15574
State of Alabama v. Steven Thomason
Date: May 4, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13982
USA v. Felix H. Cordero-Castro
Date: May 4, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14150
USA v. Ferrell Butler
Date: May 4, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14867
Edward Barreiro Trevino v. The State of Florida
Date: May 4, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15389
Cynthia Yates v. Cobb County School District, et al.
Date: May 4, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15882
Michael Jermaine Webb v. USA
Date: May 3, 2017
Docket Number: 14-14487
United States v. Everglades College  
Date: May 3, 2017
Docket Numbers: 16-10849, 16-11839, 15-10711

Justia Opinion Summary: Relators filed a qui tam suit against Keiser University under the False Claims Act (FCA), 31 U.S.C. 3729-3733, alleging that the University falsely certified compliance with a federal law banning incentive payments to un...

Edward S. Locascio v. Florida Department of Corrections, et al.
Date: May 3, 2017
Docket Number: 15-12425
Robert Lee Stunzig, Jr. v. Jessica Flammer Koch, et al.
Date: May 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10513
Betty Mijenes v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: May 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11998
Dae Eek Cho v. USA
Date: May 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12060
USA v. Ricardo Sam
Date: May 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14562
USA v. Paul Simplice
Date: May 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15123
Cynthia Dyches Linthicum, et al. v. Mendakota Insurance Company
Date: May 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16593
Ethicon, Inc., et al v. Laura Angelini
Date: May 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16596
Rogers v. Secretary, Department of Corrections  
Date: May 2, 2017
Docket Number: 15-12880

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit reversed the dismissal of a federal habeas petition and remanded for further proceedings, holding that petitioner's motion under Rule 3.800(c), Florida Rules of Criminal Procedure, tolled the limitat...

USA v. Mark Joseph Unrein
Date: May 2, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14787
Tim Fuhr v. Credit Suisse AG
Date: May 2, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15355
Salinas v. Ramsey  
Date: May 2, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10552

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed a motion to compel post-judgment discovery over ten years after a money judgment was entered against defendant in a suit filed under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), 29 U.S.C. 201 et seq. The Elevent...

Clifford Leon Reid v. Larry Henderson, et al
Date: May 2, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13219
Highland Holdings, Inc. v. Mid-Continent Casualty Company
Date: May 2, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14981
Hua Wu Wu v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: May 1, 2017
Docket Number: 13-14708
USA v. Wilmer Godoy
Date: May 1, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14112
Roger Nicklaw v. CitiMortgage, Inc.
Date: May 1, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14216
Victoria Laney v. Thomas Ray Slaten, Jr., et al.
Date: May 1, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10765
Marianela Brito v. Commissioner, Social Security Administration
Date: May 1, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13071
Brenda Morgan v. Lawrence County Commission
Date: May 1, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15047
Tony Goodman v. Warden
Date: May 1, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15774
Ginette Saint Cilien v. U.S. Bank National Association, et al.
Date: May 1, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15775
Bernardo Roman, III, et al. v. Dexter Wayne Lehtinen, et al.
Date: April 28, 2017
Docket Numbers: 14-12115, 15-11223
Enrique Acosta v. Warden, FCC Coleman - Medium
Date: April 28, 2017
Docket Number: 14-15414
USA v. Timothy Miers
Date: April 28, 2017
Docket Number: 15-11124
United States v. Shalhoub  
Date: April 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10533

Justia Opinion Summary: The court affirmed the denial of a motion for special appearance of counsel to seek the dismissal of an indictment on the ground that defendant was a fugitive from justice, because the motion was not an immediately appea...

USA v. Samuel J. Cusumano, Jr.
Date: April 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10869
USA v. Tantalus Prentice Toussaint
Date: April 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12155
Kelvin Scott Ramirez v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: April 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13164
USA v. Cesar M. Valencia
Date: April 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14360
DeAngelo Cook v. Warden, Macon SP
Date: April 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15311
USA v. Qaaid Reddick
Date: April 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15330
USA v. Cleveland J. Enmon
Date: April 27, 2017
Docket Number: 14-13258
USA v. Benoit Placide
Date: April 27, 2017
Docket Numbers: 15-14601, 16-10223
Estate of John F. Koons, III, et al v. Commissioner of IRS
Date: April 27, 2017
Docket Numbers: 16-10646, 16-10648
Sandra Sunderland, et al v. Bethesda Hospital, Inc.
Date: April 27, 2017
Docket Numbers: 16-10980, 16-13327
Perry v. Cable News Network, Inc.  
Date: April 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13031

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit under the Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA), 18 U.S.C. 2710, alleging that the CNN App, without a user's knowledge, both tracks the user's views of news articles and videos and also collects a reco...

W.A. Griffin v. Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc.
Date: April 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13411
USA v. Yohany Hernandez-Hernandez
Date: April 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14263
USA v. Ralph Johnson
Date: April 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15644
Lashonja Gibbs v. Commissioner, Social Security Administration
Date: April 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16445
USA v. Phillippa Marcelle
Date: April 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17010
United States v. Roy  
Date: April 26, 2017
Docket Number: 12-15093

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted of five sex-related crimes involving minors. When defense counsel returned a few minutes late from a lunch break on the third day of defendant's six-day trial, he missed a small part of the testim...

Donald Roper v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections
Date: April 26, 2017
Docket Number: 14-14841
USA v. Jerome Antwan Cooper
Date: April 26, 2017
Docket Number: 15-11546
United States v. Collins  
Date: April 26, 2017
Docket Number: 15-12805

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed her restitution order after pleading guilty to conspiracy to accept gratuities with the intent to be influenced or rewarded in connection with a bank transaction. The district court ordered her to pay...

Steven H. Cook v. Secretary, Department of Corrections, et al.
Date: April 26, 2017
Docket Number: 15-13922
Bobo v. Tennessee Valley Authority  
Date: April 26, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15271

Justia Opinion Summary: Barbara Bobo's husband, who worked for the TVA for more than 22 years, was diagnosed with asbestos-induced lung cancer and in 1997 died from a heart attack. Mrs. Bobo was diagnosed with malignant pleural mesothelioma in...

Paul H. Zarza v. Tallahassee Housing Authority
Date: April 26, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15348
United States v. Doran  
Date: April 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10927

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted under 18 U.S.C. 666 of embezzlement from an organization receiving federal funds. In this case, defendant, a professor in the College of Business, was embezzling from Florida State University (FSU...

USA v. Sarah Carter
Date: April 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11863
USA v. Kenneth Roy Conde
Date: April 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11876
Andras Maholanyi v. SafeTouch of Tampa, Inc.
Date: April 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15260
Lisa Drayton v. Toyota Motor Credit Corporation
Date: April 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17252
United States v. Hastie  
Date: April 25, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14481

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was found guilty of violating the Driver's Privacy Protection Act, 18 U.S.C. 2721(a), 2725(3), because she provided email addresses of residents in Mobile County from a License Commission database. Defendant, t...

Safari Programs, Inc. v. Collecta International Limited
Date: April 25, 2017
Docket Numbers: 15-14799, 16-10919
USA v. Thomas Mellor Bains
Date: April 25, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12928
USA v. Russell B. Simmons, Jr.
Date: April 24, 2017
Docket Number: 14-11335
USA v. Alan Guest
Date: April 24, 2017
Docket Number: 15-13065