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
Bennett v. Jefferson County  
Date: August 16, 2018
Docket Number: 15-11690

Justia Opinion Summary: The doctrine of equitable mootness, which permits courts sitting in bankruptcy appeals to dismiss challenges when effective relief would be impossible, applies in the Chapter 9 context. The Eleventh Circuit held that it...

Guarantee Company of North America v. Pine Plantation LLC.
Date: August 16, 2018
Docket Number: 16-15751
USA v. Xavier Francisco Villanueva
Date: August 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12024
USA v. Gildardo Montufar Coria
Date: August 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15076
DeLeon Colon v. United States  
Date: August 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15357

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's denial of petitioner's pro se 28 U.S.C. 2255 motion challenging his sentence in light of Johnson v. United States. The court held that petitioner's Indiana battery convi...

Laura M. Watson v. Florida Judicial Qualifications Commission, et al
Date: August 15, 2018
Docket Numbers: 14-11021, 14-11675, 17-13940
USA v. Joseph Leroy Thomas
Date: August 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12665
Sybil Little v. CRSA, et al
Date: August 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13887
Marie Alcide v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: August 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14395
Spirit Airlines, Inc. v. Maizes  
Date: August 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14415

Justia Opinion Summary: At issue in this appeal was whether it was a judge or an arbitrator who must decide if the arbitration agreement between Spirit Airlines and members of its $9 Fare Club allows for arbitration of claims brought by a class...

USA v. Felix Alfredo Rivas
Date: August 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14860
USA v. Bernard Stokley
Date: August 15, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10309
USA v. Alfonzo Demitrious Rowe
Date: August 15, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10978
Kimberly Thomas v. Amtrak, et al.
Date: August 15, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11442
Alex Higdon v. Judge Gail S. Tusan, et al
Date: August 14, 2018
Docket Numbers: 15-15597, 15-15742, 16-10446, 17-11127