Eleventh Circuit US Court of Appeals Case Law

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

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Browse Opinions From the US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit


Recent Decisions From the US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Cambridge University Press v. Albert  
Date: October 19, 2018
Docket Numbers: 12-14676, 12-15147, 16-15726

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

United States v. Margarita Garcia  
Date: October 19, 2018
Docket Number: 14-11845

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit held that, although the decision to allow the government to introduce inculpatory evidence while both defendant and her lawyer were absent for three to ten minutes in a trial that lasted more than 49...

Code Revision Commissioner v. Public.Resource.Org, Inc.  
Date: October 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11589

Justia Opinion Summary: The annotations contained in the Official Code of Georgia Annotated (OCGA), authored by the Georgia General Assembly and made an inextricable part of the official codification of Georgia's laws, may not be copyrighted by...

Leon Bright v. Austin Thomas, et al
Date: October 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12369
USA v. Dan Reed
Date: October 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12699
Gocha Giorgobiani, et al. v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 19, 2018
Docket Numbers: 17-13394, 18-10824
Matthew A. Pagan v. Broward County Sheriff, Officer Scott Israel, et al
Date: October 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13439
Craig Allen Hipp v. USA
Date: October 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13858
Hornsby-Culpepper v. Ware  
Date: October 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14301

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's grant of summary judgment to defendants in an action filed by plaintiff pro se, alleging claims for wage and sex discrimination based on the Equal Protection Clause and...

Thelma Owens v. Real Time Resolutions Inc.
Date: October 19, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10843
USA v. DeQuavious Markell Jones
Date: October 19, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10850
James Baer v. Silversea Cruises Ltd.
Date: October 19, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10911
USA v. Juan Herrera
Date: October 19, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11376
USA v. Bruce Lamar Gibbs
Date: October 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11599