2017 Eleventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals Case Law

Opinions 1 - 500 of 771

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
Kingsley Bernard v. FCC Coleman Warden
Date: April 24, 2017
Docket Number: 15-13344
USA v. Glenton Anthony Peterkin
Date: April 24, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15378
Matthew John Romero v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: April 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11758
Patrick Theo Freiwald v. Federal Aviation Administration
Date: April 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13067
USA v. Tawanda LaKaye Burkett
Date: April 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14217
Ji Xian Lin v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: April 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15138
USA v. Roger Ross
Date: April 21, 2017
Docket Number: 14-14870
USA v. Tommie Lynn McGowan
Date: April 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11222
Scott Meyer v. City of Gainsville, Florida, et al.
Date: April 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11225
Anthony Antonio Cox v. USA
Date: April 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11793
Loretta Banks v. Commissioner, Social Security Administration
Date: April 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12306
USAv. Alexander Asencio Alfaro
Date: April 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14809
USA v. Nigel Marc Gordon
Date: April 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15069
Michelle Garner Hall v. Warden, Lee Arrendale State Prison
Date: April 20, 2017
Docket Number: 14-14619
Joseph N. Monteleone v. CORIZON, et al
Date: April 20, 2017
Docket Number: 15-11906
United States v. Davis  
Date: April 20, 2017
Docket Number: 15-13241

Justia Opinion Summary: A jury found defendant guilty of being a felon in possession of a firearm; witness tampering; and obstruction of justice. On appeal, defendant challenged his convictions for witness tampering and obstruction of justice....

Bart Fanelli v. BMC Software, Inc.
Date: April 20, 2017
Docket Numbers: 15-14431, 16-12339
Susan Levy v. NCL (Bahamas), LTD.
Date: April 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11101
Kim Bell v. USA
Date: April 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11267
USA v. Kenta Cook
Date: April 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11577
USA v. Sebastian Gil-Ramirez
Date: April 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13742
John Berene, et al. v. Nationstar Mortgage LLC, et al.
Date: April 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13939
Ronald A. Nurse v. Teleperformance Inc., et al.
Date: April 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15062
USA v Sebastian Andres-Manuel
Date: April 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15388
John F. Hooks v. GEICO General Insurance Company
Date: April 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16767
Kanella Karen Hantzis v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: April 19, 2017
Docket Number: 14-14311
J. Gary Martin v. Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company
Date: April 19, 2017
Docket Number: 15-11697
USA v. Hugo Jean-Joseph
Date: April 19, 2017
Docket Number: 15-13673
USA v. Saul Elias Camilo
Date: April 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10343
Jones v. Gulf Coast Health Care of Delaware, LLC  
Date: April 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11142

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant filed suit against his former employer under the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), 29 U.S.C. 2601-2654, alleging that the employer interfered with the exercise of his FMLA rights and later retaliated against him...

USA v. Rohan Hope
Date: April 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12213
ECMC v. Alexandra Elizabeth Acosta-Conniff
Date: April 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12884
USA v. James Carl Doron Williams
Date: April 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13210
James Steven Scott, et al. v. Kyle Palmer
Date: April 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16841
USA v. Richard Eugene Young, Jr.
Date: April 18, 2017
Docket Number: 15-12770
Michael Locascio v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections
Date: April 18, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14378
USA v. Kevin Denard Rozier
Date: April 18, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15337
USA v. Alejandro Carmona
Date: April 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10409
USA v. Quantrey Kantrell Bryant
Date: April 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10588
USA v. Sherwin Sterling
Date: April 18, 2017
Docket Numbers: 16-10801, 16-10846
Carnell Donaldson v. Warden, FCI Coleman Medium
Date: April 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11432
Olivia Williams v. VWR International, LLC
Date: April 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11541
Teresamingo M. Gamble v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: April 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11605
USA v. Jeremy Spencer
Date: April 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11951
Haruno Musa Darbo v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: April 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12767
USA v. Daniel Arroyo
Date: April 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14247
USA v. Jarvis Maurice Williams
Date: April 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15027
USA v. Alex Brown
Date: April 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15102
USA v. Robert Allen Lopez
Date: April 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15941
Felton Bernard Green v. Denise McGill-Johnston, et al.
Date: April 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11172
Danubis Group, LLC v. Landmark American Insurance Company
Date: April 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11750
Franz Herman Rigg v. Warden, Blackwater River Correctional Facility
Date: April 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11995
Samuel Hendrick Artiste v. Broward College
Date: April 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12365
USA v. Emiliano Palma-Meza
Date: April 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12690
Auto-Owners Insurance Company v. Richard Kjellander, et al.
Date: April 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15442
Erika Jacobs v. Clayton County Solicitor General Office, et al
Date: April 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15910
Erika Jacobs v. Atlanta Police Department, et al.
Date: April 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15954
USA v. Willington Barona-Bravo, et al.
Date: April 14, 2017
Docket Number: 15-13024
Larry Brooks v. U.S. Department of the Air Force
Date: April 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12004
Jason C. Turk, et al. v. Timothy J. Bergman, et al.
Date: April 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14295
ADT LLC v. Northstar Alarm Services, LLC  
Date: April 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15351

Justia Opinion Summary: ADT filed suit against Vision Security for violations of the Lanham Act, 15 U.S.C. 1125(a). The parties agreed to an injunction prohibiting Vision Security from using certain sales tactics. NorthStar Alarm then acquired...

USA v. Amador Cortes-Meza
Date: April 13, 2017
Docket Number: 11-11476
United States v. Horner  
Date: April 13, 2017
Docket Numbers: 15-14675, 15-14741

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants Kenneth and Kimberly Horner, owners and operators of Topcat Towing, were convicted of assisting in the preparation of a fraudulent corporate tax return and filing a false individual income tax return. The cour...

USA v. Jamie Eldred Black
Date: April 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11047
Tyrone T. Miller, et al v. Navalmar (UK) LTD.
Date: April 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11967
W.A. Griffin M.D. v. Focus Brands Inc.
Date: April 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13485
Freixa v. Prestige Cruise Services, LLC  
Date: April 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13745

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against his former employer, Prestige, for overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), 29 U.S.C. 207(a)(1). The parties agreed that plaintiff worked an average of sixty hours per week dur...

Renardo Hudson v. Kevin Knapp
Date: April 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16184
United States v. Osman  
Date: April 12, 2017
Docket Numbers: 14-14124, 15-13321

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant pleaded guilty to one count of production of child pornography, one count of distribution of child pornography, and one count of possession of child pornography. On appeal, defendant challenged the restitution...

USA v. Bobby Lesane, Jr., et al.
Date: April 12, 2017
Docket Numbers: 15-13385, 15-14440
Gayle Helman v. Bank of America
Date: April 12, 2017
Docket Number: 15-13672
United States v. Pridgeon  
Date: April 12, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15739

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his 84 month sentence after being convicted of one count of possession with intent to distribute five grams or more of methamphetamine and one count of distribution of methamphetamine. Defendant argued...

USA v. Morgan Luther Evans
Date: April 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13218
Alnese Frazier v. USA
Date: April 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15154
Robert H. Wright, Jr. v. John Goodrich, et al.
Date: April 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16281
Chemence Medical Products, Inc., et al. v. James Quinn
Date: April 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16655
William Ramirez v. Florida Department of Corrections, et al
Date: April 11, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14109
Shea Rebecca Brown v. Rudolph Davis, Sr., et al.
Date: April 11, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15693
Christopher M. Hunt, Sr. v. Nationstar Mortgage, LLC, et al.
Date: April 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12832
Southern Pan Services v. U.S. Department of Labor
Date: April 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13417
Eric Watkins v. Ivan J. Ramirez
Date: April 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15081
Kevin Prescott v. Seterus, Inc.
Date: April 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15370
Andre Paige v. USA
Date: April 10, 2017
Docket Number: 15-11026
USA v. Davier Diaz
Date: April 10, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10349
USA v. Chad Lamar Hogan
Date: April 10, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13226
Catovia Rayner v. Department of Veterans Affairs
Date: April 10, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13312
Timothy D. Willson v. Bank of America, N.A.
Date: April 10, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13750
USA v. Roemain Bennett
Date: April 10, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15221
USA v. Shane Richard Robinson
Date: April 10, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16176
USA v. Jonathan Luther Jones
Date: April 7, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14834
United States v. Monzo  
Date: April 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10222

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his 120 month sentence after pleading guilty to one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine. The court rejected defendant's claim that he was entitl...

Armando Florentin Barrios-Monzon v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: April 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10649
Suzanne Steele v. Sears Roebuck and Co.
Date: April 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11814
Juan Perez-Pablo, et al. v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: April 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12253
USA v. Patricia L. Butler
Date: April 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17203
Manuel Isaac Marquez, Sr. v. USA
Date: April 6, 2017
Docket Number: 14-14614
The Bedtow Group II, LLC v. Martin B. Ungerleider, et al.
Date: April 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10213
USA v. Denard Stokeling
Date: April 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12951
USA v. Tyrone Hart
Date: April 5, 2017
Docket Number: 13-14555
Alexander Patterson, IV v. Georgie A. Sync, et al
Date: April 5, 2017
Docket Number: 15-13209
Lauren Militello v. Sheriff of the Broward Sheriff's Office, et al
Date: April 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10548
Marco Grimaldo-Rubiano, et al v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: April 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11816
USA v. Patrick D. Turner
Date: April 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11836
USA v. Wilbert Acosta Mendez
Date: April 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13388
USA v. Nelson Rubiel Canar-Valencia
Date: April 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15854
Learonardo Truss v. Warden, et al.
Date: April 4, 2017
Docket Number: 15-13431
Jeffrey Emil Groover v. Broward County Sheriff, et al.
Date: April 4, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14813
United States v. Gonzalez-Murillo  
Date: April 4, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11464

Justia Opinion Summary: USSG G1.3(b) requires the district court to "adjust" a defendant's sentence to credit him for time served in state custody on relevant conduct covered by his federal sentence—but only when the defendant has undischarged...

John Lawson Simons v. USA
Date: April 3, 2017
Docket Number: 15-11928
Orlando Hobbs v. USA
Date: April 3, 2017
Docket Number: 15-13793
USA v. Ronald Hue Burch
Date: April 3, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14305
USA v. John Francis Williams
Date: April 3, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15254
USA v. Ashley Anders Bishop
Date: April 3, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15406
USA v. Keondrae Neely
Date: April 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10443
Mendoza v. Secretary, DHS  
Date: April 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10632

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff challenged CIS's denial of her petition, Form I-130, Petition for Alien Relative, seeking an immigrant visa for her alien father. The court concluded that CIS's decision denying plaintiff's 2012 petition was no...

USA v. Jeremy L. Addison
Date: April 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11076
USA v. Michael T. Clements
Date: April 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12722
USA v. James Deon Korfhage
Date: April 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13209
Angela Robinson v. USA, et al.
Date: April 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14514
Maria Andreu v. Hewlett-Packard Company
Date: April 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14885
USA v. Miguel Chavez-Villanueva
Date: April 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15033
Greg Shaw v. One West Bank, FSB, et al
Date: March 31, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14287
USA v. Mitchell Lichtman
Date: March 31, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14795
Kirk Knous, et al v. USA
Date: March 31, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11968
Darnell Shepherd v. Warden, USP - Atlanta
Date: March 31, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12002
USA v. Donald Daniel Robinson
Date: March 31, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15030
USA v. John-Thomas Stokes
Date: March 31, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15104
FCGI Associates, LLC v. Carolyn McAfee
Date: March 31, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15735
Lee Andrew Jackson v. Glynn County Georgia, et al
Date: March 31, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16830
Stephens v. DeGiovanni  
Date: March 30, 2017
Docket Number: 15-10206

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit under 42 U.S.C. 1983 against Broward Deputy Sheriff Nick DeGiovanni, alleging claims of false arrest and excessive force. The district court granted summary judgment to the sheriff. The court conclud...

Michael W. Johnson v. Warden, FCC Coleman - USP I
Date: March 30, 2017
Docket Number: 15-11808
David Beem v. Gary A. Ferguson
Date: March 30, 2017
Docket Number: 15-13358
USA v. Marisol Garcia
Date: March 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10969
USA v. Durrell Lee
Date: March 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11452
USA v. Luis Abel Nevarez
Date: March 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13930
USA v. Justin Holifield
Date: March 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16375
Bryan O. Crane v. Secretary of Labor, et al
Date: March 29, 2017
Docket Number: 15-13648
Ronald David Jones v. Keith Dowdell, et al
Date: March 29, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12316
Charles Huntley v. Social Security Administration, Commissioner
Date: March 29, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12975
Yanling Li v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: March 29, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13484
Daniel Daogaru v. U.S. Attorney General, et al.
Date: March 29, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15722
Groucho's Franchise Systems, LLC. v. Gelco of GA, Inc.
Date: March 29, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16279
Life of the South Insurance Co. v. Carzell  
Date: March 29, 2017
Docket Number: 16-90006

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed a class action in state court against insurance companies, alleging a variety of state law violations including breach of contract, breach of the covenant of good faith and fair dealing, unconscionabilit...

USA v. Aloniza J. Williams
Date: March 28, 2017
Docket Number: 14-10569
Brent Wolf v. Celebrity Cruises, Inc., et al
Date: March 28, 2017
Docket Number: 15-12341
USA v. Kamali Rives
Date: March 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11072
Michael Bernard Jones v. Warden
Date: March 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12242
Joseph J. Broadway v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company
Date: March 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13363
USA v. Antwan Smith
Date: March 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17620
USA v. Charvester D. Anthony
Date: March 27, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14407
Securities and Exchange Commissioner v. Paul R. Johnson
Date: March 27, 2017
Docket Numbers: 15-14628, 16-12976
Flournoy v. CML-GA WB, LLC  
Date: March 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10073

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, an African-American, filed suit against defendants after her application to lease a space for her hair salon was denied. Plaintiff alleged that the denial infringed her right to freedom from racial discriminat...

Sandra F. Addison v. Florida Department of Corrections
Date: March 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10579
Juan Mendez-Velasquez v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: March 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12924
USA v. Theoridotes Collins
Date: March 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13204
Taulant Manelli v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: March 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14418
United States v. Bergman  
Date: March 24, 2017
Docket Number: 14-14990

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant Bergman, a licensed physician's assistant employed by ATC, was convicted of conspiracy to commit health care and wire fraud and conspiracy to make false statements relating to health care matters. Defendant San...

Stacie Feise v. North Broward Hospital District
Date: March 24, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15261
USA v. Jose Rene Nunez-Robles
Date: March 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15425
Ricardo Aguila, et al v. Corporate Caterers II, Inc., et al
Date: March 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15838
USA v. Samuel Knowles
Date: March 23, 2017
Docket Numbers: 15-12943, 16-15080
USA v. Dontreaun Tremayne Alexander
Date: March 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10568
USA v. Estelle Stein
Date: March 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10914
USA v. Charles Lamar Thomas
Date: March 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15006
USA v. Jesse James Patterson, Jr.
Date: March 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15682
USA v. Keith Terrill Prim
Date: March 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16106
Hugh McGinley, et al v. Stephen C. Mauriello, et al
Date: March 21, 2017
Docket Number: 14-10239
Timothy Williams, et al v. David Scott, et al
Date: March 21, 2017
Docket Number: 15-12146
USA v. Michael J. Ronga
Date: March 20, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15542
Film Allman, LLC v. Secretary of Labor
Date: March 20, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15720
Kiesha Cheatham v. DeKalb County, Georgia
Date: March 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11069
Purchasing Power, LLC v. Bluestem Brands, Inc.  
Date: March 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11896

Justia Opinion Summary: In December 2011, Purchasing Power filed suit against Bluestem in Georgia state court. Bluestem, a citizen of Minnesota and Delaware, sought to remove the case to federal court based on diversity jurisdiction. Burr & For...

Ocheesee Creamery LLC v. Putnam  
Date: March 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12049

Justia Opinion Summary: The Creamery filed suit against the State, contending that the State's refusal to allow it to call its product "skim milk" amounted to censorship in violation of the First Amendment. The district court granted summary ju...

Christiansen v. Wright Medical Technology Inc.  
Date: March 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12162

Justia Opinion Summary: This case concerned the first of over 500 cases regarding the Wright Medical Conserve "metal-on-metal" hip replacement device designed and manufactured by defendant. Plaintiff filed a products liability suit alleging, am...

USA v. Darius Santas Brightwell
Date: March 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13048
USA v. Bryant L. Cochran
Date: March 17, 2017
Docket Number: 15-13230
USA v. Ian M. Bowens
Date: March 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10228
USA v. Lazaro Abuin-Sanchez
Date: March 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10543
Team Systems International LLC v. Aquate Corporation
Date: March 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11476
USA v. Willie James Henry
Date: March 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13009
USA v. Cedric Levar Brown
Date: March 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14707
Douglas Stalley v. AllState Insurance Company, et al
Date: March 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14816
Amy Young, et al v. Gary S. Borders, et al
Date: March 16, 2017
Docket Number: 14-14673
USA v. DeShawn Reilly
Date: March 15, 2017
Docket Number: 15-11806
United States v. McCullough  
Date: March 15, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15430

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant pleaded guilty to several drug and firearm charges, and the district court reassigned the case to a new judge for sentencing. Defendant argued that the reassignment was unlawful because the judge initially assi...

Lambrix v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections  
Date: March 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10251

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, a Florida prisoner sentenced to death, filed a motion for a certificate of appealability (COA), seeking to appeal the denial of his motion for relief from judgment under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 60(b)....

M.R.G., et al v. Marsh Harbour Maintenance Association, Inc., et al
Date: March 15, 2017
Docket Numbers: 16-11248, 16-16092
Madison v. Commissioner, Alabama Department of Corrections  
Date: March 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12279

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, convicted of murdering a police officer and sentenced to death, suffered strokes in recent years resulting in significant cognitive and physical decline. Petitioner sought habeas relief, arguing that he was m...

USA v. Yanique Chantel Coach
Date: March 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15864
McCarthan v. Director of Goodwill Industries-Suncoast  
Date: March 14, 2017
Docket Number: 12-14989

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, convicted of being a felon in possession of a firearm, petitioned for habeas relief, arguing that his earlier motion to vacate was inadequate to test his objection to his sentence enhancement because the cour...

USA v. Sonny Austin Ramdeo
Date: March 14, 2017
Docket Number: 15-13095
Tracy Lee Kendall v. Secretary, Department of Veterans Affairs
Date: March 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14091
Martha Mae Edgerton v. City of Plantation
Date: March 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16064
Renee Bell v. Lisa Sykes, et al
Date: March 13, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15568
Almanza v. United Airlines  
Date: March 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11048

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, Mexican nationals, filed suit against defendants, international air transportation companies that transport passengers to and from the United States and Mexico, under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Orga...

Susan Hurst v. Monitronics International, Inc.
Date: March 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11177
David McGill v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: March 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11557
USA v. James Michael Strickland
Date: March 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12305
Bre Mariner Marco Town Center, LLC v. Zoom Tan, Inc.
Date: March 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13042
USA v. Joseph Symington
Date: March 10, 2017
Docket Numbers: 14-10482, 15-14896
USA v. Devenchi Mortez Bullard
Date: March 10, 2017
Docket Numbers: 14-14128, 14-14010
Christopher Alphonso Benjamin v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: March 10, 2017
Docket Number: 14-14974
USA v. Genero Perez-Alonso
Date: March 10, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14894
Evans v. Georgia Regional Hospital  
Date: March 10, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15234

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit under 42 U.S.C. 1983 against her employer, alleging that she was discriminated against because of her sexual orientation and gender non-conformity, and retaliated against after she lodged a complaint...

USA v. Manuel Pineda-Higuera
Date: March 10, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11692
USA v. Adrian Coleman
Date: March 10, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12970
USA v. Winston D. Foster
Date: March 10, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15856
Carlos Montero v. Ramesh Nandlal
Date: March 9, 2017
Docket Numbers: 13-13506, 15-14661
USA v. Tammy Lynn Valdes, et al.
Date: March 9, 2017
Docket Number: 14-10252
Butts v. GDCP Warden  
Date: March 9, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15691

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, convicted of murder and sentenced to death, appealed the district court's denial of his 28 U.S.C. 2254 petition for a writ of habeas corpus. The court agreed with the district court that petitioner failed to...

Deborah Ann Rogers v. Mentor Corporation, et al
Date: March 9, 2017
Docket Numbers: 16-10119, 16-10120, 16-10122, 16-10124, 16-10351, 16-10354, 16-10355, 16-10356, 16-10357, 16-11520, 16-11519, 16-12841
Maurice Walker v. City of Calhoun, GA
Date: March 9, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10521
Bernardo Roman, III, et al. v. Dexter Wayne Lehtinen, et al.
Date: March 8, 2017
Docket Numbers: 14-12115, 15-11223
High Point, LLLP v. National Park Service  
Date: March 8, 2017
Docket Number: 15-11825

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed suit seeking to move or extend the Brick-Kiln Dock to improve its accessibility. Plaintiffs argued that the deed by which plaintiffs conveyed the island property to the government and reserved the right...

Joseph Harvey v. USA, et al
Date: March 8, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10176
USA v. Andrew Xavier Salery
Date: March 8, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10570
USA v. Kenneth Lamar Ellington
Date: March 8, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10928
USA v. Derrick Danard Slade
Date: March 8, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13192
Kevin Peter Ward v. EZCORP, Inc., et al
Date: March 8, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14280
USA v. Adrian Chavers
Date: March 7, 2017
Docket Number: 15-11126
USA v. Rodolpho Cruz
Date: March 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11181
Shawntae Jones v. Triple Z, Inc.
Date: March 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11290
Gloria J. Allen, et al v. Mike Freeman, et al
Date: March 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11370
Duane Bartels v. Southern Motors of Savannah, Inc.
Date: March 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11958
Patricia Wood Law v. Carolyn W. Colvin
Date: March 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13583
USA v. Richard James Adamson, Jr.
Date: March 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13593
USA v. Chadwick L. Reese
Date: March 7, 2017
Docket Numbers: 16-15064, 16-15066
Matthew Ladd v. City of West Palm Beach, et al.
Date: March 6, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14013
USA v. Gabriel Samson Gaskins
Date: March 6, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15789
USA v. Tayron Pascual Rojas Garcia
Date: March 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11357
USA v. Jesus Valenti-Palma
Date: March 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13040
USA v. Darius Andre Holmes
Date: March 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13501
Patterson v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections  
Date: March 3, 2017
Docket Number: 12-12653

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner was sentenced to life imprisonment and chemical castration after he was convicted of burglary, aggravated kidnapping of a child, and two counts of capital sexual battery. The state court later granted petition...

USA v. Troy Slay
Date: March 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11454
USA v. Glen Edward Ray, Jr.
Date: March 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11602
Feldman v. American Dawn, Inc.  
Date: March 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11663

Justia Opinion Summary: American Dawn terminated plaintiff, a restaurant linen salesman, for participating in a fraudulent scheme against ALSCO, and plaintiff later found employment with American Dawn's competitor, Baltic. After plaintiff joine...

Thermoset Corp. v. Building Materials Corp of America  
Date: March 2, 2017
Docket Number: 15-13942

Justia Opinion Summary: Thermoset filed a products liability suit in Florida state court against GAF and RSGO. After GAF removed to federal court, the district court granted summary judgment for defendants. Thermoset appealed and shortly afterw...

Ellis Joey Boudreaux v. Ronald M. McArtor, et al.
Date: March 2, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15353
Junior Sylvin v. USA
Date: March 1, 2017
Docket Number: 15-12899
Alvin Thomas v. USA
Date: March 1, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15502
Barbara Ann Kelly v. Robert Davis,, et al
Date: March 1, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15616
USA v. David Lee Hall, et al.
Date: March 1, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10504
Blevins v. Seydi V. Aksut, M.D.  
Date: March 1, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11585

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed suit alleging that defendants operated a racketeering enterprise through which they performed and billed for unnecessary heart procedures. The district court dismissed the case. At issue on appeal was wh...

Herbert Brent v. Hyundai Motor's America, et al.
Date: March 1, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12013
Valierie Miller v. NCL (Bahamas), LTD
Date: March 1, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12019
BSL Investments, II, LLC v. Fresh Frozen Foods, Inc.
Date: March 1, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14255
Charles Meeks v. Ocwen Loan Servicing LLC
Date: March 1, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15536
Maria Alejandra Reyes Ovalle v. Noe Manuel Perez
Date: March 1, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16568
Daniel Imperato v. Navigators Insurance Company
Date: February 28, 2017
Docket Number: 14-15282
Fane Lozman v. City of Riviera Beach
Date: February 28, 2017
Docket Numbers: 15-10550, 15-14981
USA v. Patrick Santeramo
Date: February 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12151
GDG Acquisitions LLC v. Government of Belize  
Date: February 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12397

Justia Opinion Summary: This case involved a contract dispute arising out of the lease of telecommunications equipment by GDG to the Government of Belize. In this appeal, the Government challenged the district court's denial of its motion to di...

USA v. Patricia Vernet
Date: February 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13602
Neil Navarro v. USA
Date: February 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13740
Jerry F. Popham, Jr. v. Acting Commissioner of Social Security
Date: February 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14077
Barbara McCourtney-Bates v. Walter F. Bates, et al
Date: February 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15129
Sandra Carter v. HSBC Mortgage Services, Inc., et al
Date: February 27, 2017
Docket Numbers: 14-11898, 16-10816
Roberto Bautista-Garcia v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: February 27, 2017
Docket Numbers: 15-11457, 15-14333
Matthew Johnson v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections
Date: February 27, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14041
United States v. Hughes  
Date: February 27, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15246

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant pleaded guilty to drug and firearm offenses, entering into a binding agreement with the government. At issue is whether the court should apply the rule of Marks v. United States to the splintered opinion in Fre...

USA v. Samuel J. Johnson
Date: February 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10599
Anthony Phillip Ledea v. Sergeant Jorge Rodriguez, et al.
Date: February 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11504
Charolette A. Williams v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: February 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11554
Royal Caribbean Cruises LTD v. RoyalCaribean.com, et al
Date: February 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12717
USA v. Darius Brightwell
Date: February 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13045
Patricia N. Kalu, et al. v. Florida Department of Children and Families
Date: February 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13265
Cadet v. Florida Department of Corrections  
Date: February 24, 2017
Docket Number: 12-14518

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner filed a petition for rehearing en banc, which also served under the court's rules as a petition for rehearing before the panel. The court granted the petition for rehearing to the panel to the extent that the...

Global Quest v. Horizon Yachts  
Date: February 24, 2017
Docket Number: 15-10713

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff purchased a luxury yacht from Seller, the yacht was manufactured by Horizon and its wholly-owned subsidiary Premier in Taiwan, Horizon and Premier are Taiwanese companies, and Seller is an independent U.S. corp...

USA v. William Roland Baker
Date: February 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12102
D. Duston Tapley, Jr., et al. v. Moritz D. Holloway, et al.
Date: February 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12325
USA v. Wendell Carson, III
Date: February 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13604
Phillips v. United States  
Date: February 23, 2017
Docket Number: 14-11960

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, convicted of conspiracy and drug-related charges, appealed the district court's order denying his motion to vacate his sentence under 28 U.S.C. 2255. The court affirmed the district court's judgment affirming...

USA v. Antonio Kilpatrick Heard
Date: February 23, 2017
Docket Number: 15-10612
USA v. Carlos Antonio German
Date: February 23, 2017
Docket Numbers: 15-10955, 16-11217
USA v. Brian Bethel, et al
Date: February 23, 2017
Docket Number: 15-12987
Ivan Eric Linton v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: February 23, 2017
Docket Number: 15-13378
Alvaro Roberto Duenas Burgos v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: February 23, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14271
SEC v. Levin  
Date: February 23, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14375

Justia Opinion Summary: The SEC filed suit against defendant, alleging violations of the registration provisions of the Securities Act, 15 U.S.C. 77a et seq., and fraud in the sale of securities in violation of the Securities and Exchange Act,...

USA v. Rodney D. Butler
Date: February 23, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14808
Kevin Buckler, et al. v. Scott Israel, et al.
Date: February 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11115
USA v. Andre D. Barbary
Date: February 23, 2017
Docket Numbers: 16-11163, 16-11491
John Allen Zech v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: February 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11292
USA v. Eddie Mae Clemons
Date: February 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13367
Montre' Merritt v. Corey Gay
Date: February 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15913
Edward Eugene Barber v. Thomas J. Krepp
Date: February 22, 2017
Docket Number: 15-13059
SEC v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.  
Date: February 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10942

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2009, the SEC initiated the Nadel action following the collapse of a Ponzi scheme perpetrated by Arthur Nadel. In 2010, the district court entered an order establishing a claims administration process by which potenti...

Susan H. Brown v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: February 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11340
USA v. Sirtaj "Tosh" Mathauda
Date: February 21, 2017
Docket Number: 15-10399
Jamarole Aldridge v. Scott Crickmar
Date: February 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10390
USA v. Tom Kelly, Jr.
Date: February 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10981
Alvaro Uriel Vazquez-Pulido v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: February 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11279
Laura Edstrom-Smith v. Kass Shuler, P.A.
Date: February 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15940
Smith v. Owens  
Date: February 17, 2017
Docket Number: 14-10981

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