2017 Eleventh Circuit US Court of Appeals Case Law

Opinions 1 - 500 of 1419

USA v. Sonya Michelle Pittman
Date: September 20, 2017
Docket Number: 15-13728
Tremaine Shenard Jackson v. USA
Date: September 20, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15552
Ann Marie Bergin, et al. v. Mentor Worldwide LLC, et al.
Date: September 20, 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, 16-14364
USA v. John Walter Simmons
Date: September 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14700
USA v. Anthony Dejuan Williams
Date: September 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16444
Antoinette Pizzino v. NCL (Bahamas) Ltd.
Date: September 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16812
Silah Williams v. Gallup, Inc.
Date: September 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17024
USA v. Rebecca Ann Norton
Date: September 20, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11035
USA v. Misael Rosario Pacheco, Sr.
Date: September 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16713
Emmanuel B. Adegbite v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: September 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17183
Willie Pearl Smith v. Hospital Authority of Cobb County, et al.
Date: September 19, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11512
Slater v. United Steel Corp.  
Date: September 18, 2017
Docket Number: 12-15548

Justia Opinion Summary: When a plaintiff takes inconsistent positions by pursuing in district court a civil claim that he failed to disclose as an asset in his bankruptcy proceedings, a district court may apply judicial estoppel to bar the plai...

USA v. Basilio Amaury Bron, Jr.
Date: September 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11929
USA v. Romancee Oshay George
Date: September 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12294
USA v. Juan Perez-Maldonado
Date: September 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15616
Keri Putman v. Social Security Administration, Commissioner
Date: September 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17223
Amanda Malphurs v. Cooling Towers Systems Inc., et al.
Date: September 18, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10170
Rosana Boulhosa Nassar v. Eduardo Boulhosa Nassar
Date: September 18, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10191
Hipolito Alejandro Felix v. USA
Date: September 15, 2017
Docket Number: 15-13281
William A. White v. William Berger, Sr., et al
Date: September 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11606
Erodita Leka v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: September 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17579
USA v. Robert Bigney
Date: September 15, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11311
USA v. Bradley Eugene Ackerman
Date: September 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11589
Jesse Loor v. Jenny Bailey, et al.
Date: September 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11733
Jacqueline Ann Anteau v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: September 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17187
USA v. Lorenzo Jennings
Date: September 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17369
Markus Jamaal Rudolph v. Commissioner, Social Security Administration
Date: September 14, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10190
USA v. Aneuri Manzueta
Date: September 14, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10564
USA v. Eric Jermaine Spivey, et al.
Date: September 13, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15023
USA v. Arsenio Brundidge
Date: September 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10571
USA v. David Peterson
Date: September 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15603
USA v. Desmond Shotwell
Date: September 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15935
USA v. Anthony Morais
Date: September 13, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11101
Robert Liebman v. Metropolitan Life Insurance Company
Date: September 8, 2017
Docket Numbers: 14-13197, 16-17440
Terrence Demetrius Nesbitt v. USA
Date: September 8, 2017
Docket Numbers: 16-11970, 16-13868
Michael Baysen v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections
Date: September 8, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13622
USA v. Ramone Spruill
Date: September 8, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15488
USA v. Anton Lemar Dames
Date: September 8, 2017
Docket Numbers: 16-16195, 16-17617, 17-11482
USA v. Hollie Remillard
Date: September 8, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16881
Asazuh Mobley v. USA
Date: September 8, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10016
USA v. Ray Eugene Collins
Date: September 8, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10595
GEICO General Insurance Company v. Michael Berguiristain, et al
Date: September 8, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11010
Marlene Dorta v. Citibank National Association, et al
Date: September 7, 2017
Docket Number: 14-11884
Quality Auto Painting Center of Roselle, Inc. v. State Farm Indemnity Co.  
Date: September 7, 2017
Docket Numbers: 15-14160, 15-14162, 15-14178, 15-14179, 15-14180

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit reversed the dismissal of five complaints filed by automobile body shops, asserting federal antitrust and state tort claims against insurance companies. The court held that the shops pleaded enough f...

Hicks v. Tuscaloosa, Alabama  
Date: September 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13003

Justia Opinion Summary: The plain reading of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) covers discrimination against breastfeeding mothers. Plaintiff filed suit against the police department under the PDA and the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA...

USA v. Vernon Anthony Reid
Date: September 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14772
Steven Mark Hayden v. Robert S. Vance, Jr., et al
Date: September 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15326
United States v. Masino  
Date: September 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15451

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants Larry and Dixie Masino were indicted for conspiracy to commit wire fraud, operating an illegal gambling business, conspiracy to commit money laundering, and money laundering. A federal grand jury returned a su...

USA v. Jimmy Anfield
Date: September 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16146
USA v. Anton Lemar Dames
Date: September 7, 2017
Docket Numbers: 16-16195, 16-17617, 17-11482
Derek Quinn v. Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC, et al
Date: September 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17442
Kimberly Coheley v. Social Security Administration
Date: September 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17523
USA v. Paul F. Wrubleski
Date: September 6, 2017
Docket Number: 14-12293
Lisa R. Lee v. USA
Date: September 6, 2017
Docket Number: 14-15095
United States v. Focia  
Date: September 6, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15643

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed defendant's conviction and sentence for dealing in firearms without a federal firearms license, in violation of 18 U.S.C. 922(a)(1)(A), and selling firearms to unlicensed residents of states...

USA v. Stanley J. Kowalewski
Date: September 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11969
Jamilia D. Jones v. AllState Insurance Co.
Date: September 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15628
Sears, Roebuck and Co. v. Hardin Construction Group, Inc., et al
Date: September 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16969
Sharon Ann Ransom v. Richard Sherman
Date: September 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17443
Pamela M. Timbes v. Deutche Bank National Trust Company, et al
Date: September 6, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10556
Renasant Bank Inc. v. EarthResources of Franklin County LLC, et al
Date: September 6, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11419
West v. Commissioner, Alabama DOC  
Date: September 6, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11536

Justia Opinion Summary: This appeal involved four of a group of twelve cases filed by death row inmates challenging the constitutionality of the State's lethal injection protocol. The Eleventh Circuit reversed the dismissal of the four cases, h...

USA v. Craig D. Near, et al
Date: September 5, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15590
Timothy D. Woulard v. Secretary, Department of Corrections, et al
Date: September 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10469
United States v. Jeri  
Date: September 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11418

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's denial of defendant's motion for a new trial after he was convicted of importing a controlled substance and of possessing a controlled substance with the intent to distr...

Victor Lamar Clement v. Carl Lively
Date: September 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11660
Alvaro Vazquez-Ramirez v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: September 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13920
USA v. Ronet Blanc
Date: September 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13937
USA v. Jeremy L. Addison
Date: September 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16807
USA v. Patrick Darrell Williams
Date: September 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16977
Rubin Dexter Baxter v. USA
Date: September 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17756
USA v. Garfield Cargill
Date: September 5, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10237
USA v. Cesar Macario Martinez
Date: September 5, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10249
Ryoko Cunningham v. Terrance Cunningham, et al
Date: September 5, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11139
USA v. Frankie Jermaine Anderson
Date: September 1, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14131
Grayson v. Warden, ADOC  
Date: September 1, 2017
Docket Numbers: 15-15732, 16-17167, 16-16876

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, death row inmates, filed suit challenging the constitutionality of Alabama's execution protocol. The Eighth Circuit vacated the district court's grant of summary judgment for the ADOC and held that genuine is...

James E. Baumann v. PNC Bank, National Association
Date: September 1, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12615
Lester Carpenter Reed v. Charles Brock
Date: September 1, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14893
USA v. Denis Miguel Pineda
Date: September 1, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15673
Angela Lambert v. Worldwide Marketing Technologies Corporation, et al.
Date: September 1, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15992
G4S Secure Solutions Inc. v. NLRB
Date: September 1, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16698
Multiquimica Dominicana, S.A. v. Chemo International, Inc.
Date: September 1, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16784
USA v. Ruben Antonio Santana Pimenta
Date: September 1, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16813
USA v. Todd Christian Van Linda
Date: September 1, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17054
USA v. Christopher Bernard Thompson
Date: September 1, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17472
Cynthia W. Taylor v. Georgia Power Company
Date: September 1, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17632
Aubrey Lauhoff v. Quality Correctional Health Care, Inc., et al.
Date: September 1, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10121
USA v. Moses Simmons
Date: September 1, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10262
USA v. Juan David Acosta
Date: September 1, 2017
Docket Numbers: 17-10570, 17-11498
Melissa Wylie v. Island Hotel Company Limited, et al.
Date: September 1, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10581
Crooked Creek Properties, Inc. v. Richard Ensley, et al
Date: September 1, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10958
USA v. Stephanie Lorraine Prendergast
Date: August 31, 2017
Docket Number: 15-13876
Ivory S. Glenn v. M. Smith, et al.
Date: August 31, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14261
Julissa Bradshaw v. Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company
Date: August 31, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11125
Donnie Cleveland Lance v. Warden, Georgia Diagnostic Prison
Date: August 31, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15008
USA v. Byron McCollum
Date: August 31, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15063
USA v. Franz P. Cannet
Date: August 31, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16801
USA v. Everett Jerome Tripodis
Date: August 31, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17377
USA v. Timothy Dale Washington, II
Date: August 31, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10059
Alphonso L. Lee, Jr. v. Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Georgia, et al.
Date: August 31, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10764
USA v. Kewarren Lamar Jones
Date: August 30, 2017
Docket Numbers: 15-10419, 15-10420
Ela v. Destefano  
Date: August 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11548

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against a sheriff's deputy for improperly accessing and viewing her private information on Florida driver's license databases. The district court granted plaintiff's motion for judgment as a matter o...

USA v. Robert Wade Umbach, et al
Date: August 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11588
USA v. Sadarrevin Kendrick
Date: August 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13395
Rebecca K. Yarbrough v. Iris Tatom, et al.
Date: August 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15905
Constantin Afanasie Rotaru, et al. v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: August 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16634
Denise M. Womble v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: August 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17116
Bryant Davis v. Daniel Lang
Date: August 30, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10069
USA v. Eddys Faraminan
Date: August 30, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10530
Kary Suceli Lopez Barillas v. Field Office Director, et al.
Date: August 30, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11881
USA v. Darcy Piloto
Date: August 29, 2017
Docket Numbers: 15-13589, 17-10184
Charles E. Gore v. Jacobs Engineering Group
Date: August 29, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10950
USA v. Rick Lee Evans
Date: August 29, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11651
USA v, Christopher Antonio Lewis
Date: August 29, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11940
Patricia G. Guthrie v. Wells Fargo Home Mortgage NA, et al
Date: August 29, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12207
USA v. Anthony Swaby
Date: August 29, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17780
Oden, LLC v. City of Rome, Georgia
Date: August 29, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10719
USA v. David L. Bullock
Date: August 29, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10721
USA v. Gabriel Jiminez-Antunez
Date: August 28, 2017
Docket Numbers: 15-10224, 16-17731
USA v. Brian Robert Harling
Date: August 28, 2017
Docket Number: 15-10969
Llewellen Fernando Smith v. Warden, FCC Coleman - Low
Date: August 28, 2017
Docket Number: 15-13996
USA v. Mikel Alemin Craig
Date: August 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10083
USA v. Joseph L. Pasquale
Date: August 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11625
United States v. Vail-Bailon  
Date: August 25, 2017
Docket Number: 15-10351

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit granted the government's petition to rehear this case en banc and held that Florida felony battery does categorically qualify as a crime of violence under USSG 2L1.2 of the Guidelines. The en banc co...

USA v. Reginald Eugene Grimes, Sr.
Date: August 25, 2017
Docket Numbers: 15-14533, 15-14625
USA v. Andrew Cunningham, III
Date: August 25, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14153
USA v. Joh Dwayne Riley
Date: August 25, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14950
Alexander Harvin v. JP Morgan Chase bank N.A.
Date: August 25, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15416
USA v. Tarmarley Jahwada Orr
Date: August 25, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16779
Fred Dalton Brooks v. Deputy Warden William Powell
Date: August 25, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16853
Ralph A. Udick v. The State of Florida
Date: August 25, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17321
USA v. Jason Lydell Orr
Date: August 24, 2017
Docket Number: 14-12240
United States v. White
Date: August 24, 2017
Docket Number: 14-14044
Micheal Anthony Prozer, III v. USA
Date: August 24, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14151
USA v. Jeffrey Alan Nursey
Date: August 24, 2017
Docket Numbers: 16-10432, 16-10466
USA v. Rogelio Betancourt
Date: August 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10987
USA v. Jermaine Leontae Carlyle
Date: August 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12784
Michael D. Frazier v. City of Gadsden, AL
Date: August 24, 2017
Docket Numbers: 16-13389, 16-17430
Pedro v. Transunion LLC  
Date: August 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13404

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit alleging that TransUnion willfully violated a provision of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, 15 U.S.C. 1681e(b), 1681n, which requires that a consumer reporting agency "follow reasonable procedures to a...

USA v. Jarrod Lonnie Moore
Date: August 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14392
Rodney Buckles v. USA
Date: August 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14936
Black Diamond Land Management LLC v. Twin Pines Coal Inc., et al
Date: August 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15240
Hughes Milcent v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: August 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15516
USA v. Robert Lamar Gerald
Date: August 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15903
USA v. Geno T. Jackson
Date: August 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16404
USA v. Oscar Mazaret
Date: August 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17080
Mary N. Garretson v. USA, et al.
Date: August 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17643
Flanigan's Enterprises, Inc. v. Sandy Springs, Georgia  
Date: August 23, 2017
Docket Number: 14-15499

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit granted rehearing en banc to review the constitutionality of a municipal ordinance prohibiting the sale of sexual devices in light of several recent Supreme Court decisions. After agreeing to take th...

Franklin R. Harris v. William Neilds, et al.
Date: August 23, 2017
Docket Number: 15-13791
Roger Shuler, et al. v. Liberty Duke, et al.
Date: August 23, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15853
USA v. Maura Barbosa Lopes
Date: August 23, 2017
Docket Numbers: 16-10181, 16-10841
USA v. Torrey Amica
Date: August 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11835
Evert Stephen v. USA
Date: August 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12952
USA v. Frazier Williams, Jr.
Date: August 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13627
USA v. Ralph Hale
Date: August 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15550
Junior Alfredo Medina Acosta v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: August 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16077
USA v. Brooke Jordan Jones
Date: August 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16209
United States v. Tejas  
Date: August 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16336

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit vacated defendant's 366-day sentence for theft of mail, holding that the enhancement for the number of victims under USSG 2B1.1(b)(2)(A)(i), which was based on the application of a "special rule" in...

USA v. Berry Green
Date: August 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16408
USA v. Fulvio Monetti
Date: August 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16410
Melody A. Dareing v. Bank of America Corporation, et al
Date: August 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16648
Ronnie E. Dickens v. GC Services Limited Partnership
Date: August 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17168
USA v. Charles Heath Stewart
Date: August 22, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15554
Terry N. Taylor v. Melissa Combs Forsyth, et al.
Date: August 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12872
Thacker v. Tennessee Valley Authority  
Date: August 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15105

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff and his wife filed suit against TVA, alleging negligence involving a tragic accident on the Tennessee River where he was seriously injured when his boat passed through an area of the river that the TVA was atte...

Wen-Xing Wang v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: August 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15378
USA v. Kenneth Everette Robinson, Jr.
Date: August 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15742
USA v. Kristopher M. Storey
Date: August 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17744
United States v. Blake  
Date: August 21, 2017
Docket Number: 15-13395

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed Defendants Blake and Moore's conviction of child sex trafficking for managing a prostitution ring involving at least two girls under the age of eighteen. The court held that the district cou...

USA v. Albert Stanley Melvin
Date: August 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10040
USA v. Edward Mincey
Date: August 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11813
Tiffany Davis v. Auburn Bank
Date: August 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12263
Michael Todd Snipes v. Volusia County
Date: August 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14221
USA v. Karl William Calhoun
Date: August 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15797
Melvin Blough v. Nick Nazaretian, et al
Date: August 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17256
USA v. Shane Jones
Date: August 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17410
Branch Banking & Trust Company v. Camco Management, LLC, et al
Date: August 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17470
Russell W. Smith, et al v. Nick Roundtree, et al
Date: August 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17577
USA v. Rodane Lamb
Date: August 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17692
Jesus Mojica v. Florida Department of Revenue
Date: August 21, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10034
USA v. Alan Rene Sajous
Date: August 21, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10440
USA v. Troy Mandell Gordon
Date: August 21, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11214
United States v. Mathurin  
Date: August 18, 2017
Docket Number: 14-12239

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed defendant's sentence of 685 months in prison for multiple armed robbery and carjacking crimes committed while he was a juvenile. The court held that defendant did not assert any valid ground...

United States v. Osmakac  
Date: August 18, 2017
Docket Number: 14-15205

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed defendant's conviction and sentence for attempting to carry out a terrorist plot and for possessing a firearm not registered to him. The court held, after careful and thorough review, that a...

Tenet HealthSystem GB, Inc. v. Care Improvement Plus South Central Insurance Co.  
Date: August 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11176

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's dismissal of the Hospitals' suit to recover recoupments. At issue was whether, under the Medicare Act, 42 U.S.C. 1395w-21 to 1395w-29, the Hospitals must exhaust their a...

Conraad L. Hoever v. C. Fletcher, et al.
Date: August 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15862
USA v. Leon Carter
Date: August 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16829
United States v. Martin  
Date: August 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17353

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit vacated its prior opinion and substituted the following opinion in its place. The court dismissed defendant's appeal of the district court's denial of his motion requesting a judicial recommendatio...

USA v, Andre Alston
Date: August 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17418
USA v. Robert F. Dixon, Jr.
Date: August 18, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10293
USA v. Clinton Burns, III
Date: August 18, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11049
Elmore S. Welch, Jr. v. Atmore Community Hospital
Date: August 18, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11244
USA v. Harry Wilcoxson
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 14-12997
Bivens v. Select Portfolio Servicing, Inc.  
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15119

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against SPS for damages under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), 12 U.S.C. 2601 et seq. The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's grant of summary judgment to SPS, holding th...

United States v. Rehaif  
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15860

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed defendant's convictions for possessing a firearm and ammunition while being illegally or unlawfully in the United States. Citing textual support, prior precedent, congressional acquiescence,...

Kenneth E. Bullington v. M.C. Precise, et al.
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16715
Shirley Solis v. CitiMortgage, Inc., et al.
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17585
USA v. Corey James Hight
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15120
USA v. Juan Gonzalez Castaneda
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15359
Cassandra A. Matthews v. City of Mobile, Alabama
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13155
Carlos Colman. Sr. v. Home Depot USA, Inc., et al
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15396
Veolia Trasportation Services, Inc. v. United Transportation Union
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16811
USA v. James Robert Cotter
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17111
USA v. Kristopher M. Storey
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17746
USA v. Byron Denard Wamley
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10335
USA v. Bennie Wiley
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10818
Rocky Jones v. Neil Bradley, et al
Date: August 15, 2017
Docket Number: 15-10750
USA v. Carlton Anderson
Date: August 15, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14756
Ana Everett v. Grady Memorial Hospital Corporation, et al.
Date: August 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13495
USA v. Julio Javier Barliza Pushaina
Date: August 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14564
Bertha M. Moton v. National Motor Club of America, Inc.
Date: August 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15766
USA v. Dennis M. Shepheard
Date: August 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15886
USA v. John Patrick Couch
Date: August 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16361
USA v. Antawan D. Hudson
Date: August 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16892
United States v. Martin  
Date: August 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17353

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit dismissed defendant's motion requesting a judicial recommendation to the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) for placement in a residential re-entry center (RRC) 12 months prior to the end of his sentence. Defen...

USA v. Joseph Michael Mooney
Date: August 14, 2017
Docket Numbers: 13-15016, 16-17792
USA v. Sadonnie Marquis Kitchen
Date: August 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13691
Orlando Camacho-Montoya v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: August 14, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10133
Daniel Imperato v. U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Date: August 11, 2017
Docket Number: 15-11574
USA v. Sonny Austin Ramdeo
Date: August 11, 2017
Docket Numbers: 15-13095, 17-10297
USA v. Ronen Nahmani
Date: August 11, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14599
USA v. Joseph Paul Zada
Date: August 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10435
Felicia Holton v. First Coast Service Options, Inc., et al
Date: August 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15289
Sherone Waisome, et al. v. JP Morgan Chase Bank NA, et al.
Date: August 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16531
Jefferson County Board of Education v. Bryan M, et al.
Date: August 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16882
USA v. Tracy Anthony Scott
Date: August 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17049
Lissette Hernandez v. Bob Hansell, et al.
Date: August 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17124
Tommy H.D. Draughon v. Commissioner, Social Security Administration
Date: August 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17192
Albert Duenas v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
Date: August 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17370
USA v. Lazarus Reaves, jr.
Date: August 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17720
USA v. Martin Rios-Galicia
Date: August 11, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10740
FF Cosmetics FL, Inc. v. City of Miami Beach  
Date: August 10, 2017
Docket Numbers: 15-14394, 15-15256

Justia Opinion Summary: The City challenged the district court's order granting Retailers' renewed motion for a preliminary injunction, and denying the City's motions for clarification and for reconsideration. The preliminary injunction enjoine...

Traci Moultrie v. Georgia Department of Corrections, et al.
Date: August 10, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14854
Schweitzer v. Comenity Bank  
Date: August 10, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10498

Justia Opinion Summary: The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), 47 U.S.C. 227 et seq., permits a consumer to partially revoke her consent to be called by means of an automatic telephone dialing system. The Eleventh Circuit thought it logi...

Conraad L. Hoever v. P. Belleis, et al
Date: August 10, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12108
Boyle v. City of Pell City  
Date: August 10, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16362

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the dismissal of plaintiff's claims under state law and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), 29 U.S.C. 201-219, as well as the grant of summary judgment for the City as to claims under Secti...

USA v. Skide Felix
Date: August 10, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17586
Robert Martin v. United States of America
Date: August 9, 2017
Docket Number: 14-14399
Timothy Howard Spriggs v. USA
Date: August 9, 2017
Docket Number: 15-10659
Robin Bouey v. Orange County Service Unit
Date: August 9, 2017
Docket Numbers: 15-12350, 17-11337
USA v. James Lee Cobb, III
Date: August 9, 2017
Docket Numbers: 15-12817, 16-15632
Christina Brinson v. Providence Community Corrections
Date: August 9, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11538
Humberto Pellegrino, et al. v. Gerald Wengert, et al.
Date: August 9, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15372
Douglas Daughtry v. Jenny G. LLC., et al
Date: August 9, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15920
USA v. Eric Jason Henderson
Date: August 9, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10052
Charles E. Owen v. Corizon Health Inc., et al
Date: August 8, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11220
USA v. Avery Frazier
Date: August 8, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14947
David Mejia v. Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC
Date: August 8, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16353
USA v. Dexter Jackson
Date: August 8, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17316
Waseem Daker v. John Robinson, et al.
Date: August 7, 2017
Docket Numbers: 13-14873, 13-14878
Jones v. Waffle House, Inc.  
Date: August 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15574

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit held that the district court erred in denying Waffle House's motion to compel arbitration in a case where plaintiff claimed that Waffle House and others violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act. In thi...

John J. Jacobs, Jr. v. Emilio Estefan
Date: August 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15732
USA v. Khalif Edwards
Date: August 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15916
United States v. Caraballo-Martinez  
Date: August 4, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11772

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the denial of defendant's renewed motion for a sentence reduction under 18 U.S.C. 3582(c)(2), holding that the district court had authority to entertain defendant's renewed motion but did no...

Phuc Quang Le v. Marritt Watson, LLP
Date: August 4, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12209
Kardash v. Commissioner of IRS  
Date: August 4, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14254

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the Tax Court's determination that petitioner was liable as a transferee under 26 U.S.C. 6901 for his former employer's unpaid taxes. Because the state substantive law in this case does not...

USA v. Lourdes Mora
Date: August 4, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15919
USA v. Brandon Wayne Bullock
Date: August 4, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17380
USA v. Tremayne Nadatra Pace
Date: August 4, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11379
USA v. Randy Bernard Bragg
Date: August 4, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11913
USA v. Victor G. Baxter
Date: August 3, 2017
Docket Numbers: 14-13238, 15-12788, 16-15995
Love v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.  
Date: August 3, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15260

Justia Opinion Summary: In Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes, 564 U.S. 338 (2011), the Supreme Court reversed the certification of a nationwide class of female Wal-Mart employees claiming gender discrimination. The unnamed plaintiffs in Dukes then...

USA v. Latellis Everette
Date: August 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11147
Dorothy Binns v. The City of Marietta Georgia
Date: August 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14924
Aubrey Maurice Garrett v. Internal Revenue Service, et al
Date: August 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15779
Antoinette Dixon v. NYK Reefers LTD., et al
Date: August 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16796
USA v. Leodegario Ambriz-Guzman
Date: August 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17339
USA v. Ricardo Maciel
Date: August 3, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10571
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation v. William L. Amos, et al
Date: August 2, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10962
USA v. Quacy Tom Wright
Date: August 2, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15288
USA v. Kelvin Eseen
Date: August 2, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15477
USA v. Anthony Daron Johnson
Date: August 2, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16059
Domonick Blair Grant v. USA
Date: August 2, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16217
USA v. Marcos A. Acosta
Date: August 2, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17068
USA v. John J. Hanlon, Jr.
Date: August 2, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17457
Jake Mendel v. Morgan Keegan & Company Inc.
Date: August 2, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17587
John David Wilson, Jr. v. Andrea McFadden
Date: August 2, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17677
USA v. Ketut Pujayasa
Date: August 1, 2017
Docket Numbers: 15-10133, 16-16782
United States v. Williams  
Date: August 1, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15360

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants were convicted of conspiracy to distribute at least five kilograms of a substance containing cocaine while on board a covered vessel, and possession with intent to distribute at least five kilograms of a subst...

USA v. Bryan Shane Sneed
Date: August 1, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11031
Tessie Lynn Glover v. Carolyn W. Colvin
Date: August 1, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16160
USA v. Jimmie A. McCorvey
Date: July 31, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15132
Ismael Lozada v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc.
Date: July 31, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15959
Monopoly Hotel Group, LLC v. Hyatt Hotels Corporation
Date: July 31, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16126
Joaquin Lorenzo v. MillerCoors, LLC, et al.
Date: July 31, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16726
United States v. Lopez Hernandez  
Date: July 28, 2017
Docket Number: 15-10810

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed defendants' convictions under the Maritime Drug Law Enforcement Act (MDLEA), which criminalizes an individual's possessing with intent to distribute a controlled substance while on board a c...

USA v. Diana Lovera
Date: July 28, 2017
Docket Numbers: 16-10664, 16-17448
United States v. Little  
Date: July 28, 2017
Docket Numbers: 16-10664, 16-17448

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed defendant's conviction for possession and transportation of child pornography. The court held that the evidence was sufficient for the jury to find that venue was proper in the Middle Distri...

Ronald C. Hood, Jr. v. Department of Children and Families, et al.
Date: July 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11204
Angel Alpizar Sanchez v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: July 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15345
USA v. Terance Martez Gamble
Date: July 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16760
HRCC, Ltd. v. Hard Rock Cafe International (USA), Inc., et al.
Date: July 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17450
Austin Burdick v. Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, et al.
Date: July 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17564
EarthCam, Inc. v. OxBlue Corporation, et al.
Date: July 27, 2017
Docket Numbers: 16-10363, 15-11893
United States v. Gill  
Date: July 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11306

Justia Opinion Summary: A firearm may be counted under USSG 2K2.1(b)(1) if state law prohibited defendant from possessing it, even if federal law did not. The Eleventh Circuit affirmed defendant's within-Guidelines sentence of 80 months in pris...

United States v. Martin  
Date: July 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11627

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eighth Circuit affirmed defendant's sentence of 48 months in prison after he pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm. The court held that defendant's prior Florida conviction for felony fleeing to...

Reginald Johnson v. USA, et al.
Date: July 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13291
Barbara Green v. Social Security Administration, Commissioner
Date: July 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16272
USA v. Wilson Angelo Graham, Jr.
Date: July 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17235
USA v. Magaly Gonzalez
Date: July 26, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15712
USA v. Ricky Germaine Atkins
Date: July 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10844
Jessica Alexander v. Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q, et al.
Date: July 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15282
Marjorie Aamodt, et al. v. Pasquale B. Narcisi, II
Date: July 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16688
USA v. Andrique Rook
Date: July 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17515
Yenisey Perez, et al. v. Anastasia M. Garcia, P.A., et al.
Date: July 26, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10344
USA v. Wilkin Diaz-Abreu
Date: July 26, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10428
Jerry Smith v. FCC Coleman - Medium Warden
Date: July 25, 2017
Docket Number: 15-13021
USA v. Leonardo Divinci Larck
Date: July 25, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14038
Rimmer v. Secretary, FL Department of Corrections  
Date: July 25, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14257

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's denial of petitioner's 28 U.S.C. 2254 petition for writ of habeas corpus. The court held that the district court erred by conducting de novo review. The state court's de...

Rashida Strober v. Payless Rental Car
Date: July 25, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13468
USA v. Wayne Burcks
Date: July 25, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15528
USA v. Russell M. Johnson, Jr.
Date: July 25, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16061
Jamarr Johnson v. USA
Date: July 25, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16069
Cornelius Kenyatta Craig v. USA
Date: July 25, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16566
CAROLYN GIUMMO, et al v. LEE MAY, et al
Date: July 25, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17239
USA v. Christopher Ronald Aime
Date: July 25, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17766
Kerron Brown, et al v. Sirchie Acquisition Company, LLC, et al
Date: July 25, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11258
USA v. Samuel Knowles
Date: July 24, 2017
Docket Numbers: 15-12943, 16-15080, 17-10177
USA v. Mario Ponce Rodriguez
Date: July 24, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14020
Jefney Philistin v. Warden
Date: July 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12901
USA v. Eric Swiney
Date: July 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14913
USA v. Israel Torres Arellano
Date: July 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15405
Michelle Powell v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: July 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15406
USA v. Nobel Antonio Castillo
Date: July 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16068
Angel Francisco Soto v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: July 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16181
Reba Williams v. Commissioner, Social Security Administration
Date: July 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16968
Sholam Weiss v. Warden
Date: July 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17384
Kolawole v. Sellers  
Date: July 21, 2017
Docket Numbers: 15-13720, 15-15801

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, representatives of the estates of decedents who perished in a plan crash in Nigeria, appealed the district court's dismissal of their claims based upon the doctrine of forum non conveniens and denial of their...

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