2014 Eleventh Circuit US Court of Appeals Case Law

Opinions 1001 - 1500 of 2019

USA v. James Malone
Date: June 27, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15091
USA v. James Malone
Date: June 27, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15092
USA v. Lazaro Ramirez-Flores
Date: June 27, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15602
Diane King v. Department of the Army
Date: June 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10301
Hubbard v. Clayton Co. Sch. Dist., et al.  
Date: June 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12130

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against the school district, claiming that he was retaliated against by the school district because he made public statements to the press regarding the accreditation investigation of the school dist...

Castillo v. U.S. Attorney General  
Date: June 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13445

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, a native and citizen of the Dominican Republic, became a lawful permanent resident of the Untied States in 1990. At issue was whether the BIA correctly found petitioner removable as an aggravated felon, even...

USA v. Gilberto Santiesteban, Sr.
Date: June 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13594
USA v. Cesar Cabrera
Date: June 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15698
USA v. Michael A. Membrides
Date: June 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15800
United States v. Malone  
Date: June 26, 2014
Docket Numbers: 12-15091, 12-15092

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant, a former fugitive expedited back to the United States from Ecuador, appealed his sentence for importing five or more kilograms of cocaine and failing to appear for trial. The court concluded that the Alleyne v...

USA v. James Malone
Date: June 26, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15092
Kane, et al. v. Stewart Tilghman Fox & Bianchi, et al.  
Date: June 26, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10560

Justia Opinion Summary: This bankruptcy appeal concerned whether Charles Kane and Harley Kane may discharge in Chapter 7 bankruptcy a $2 million judgment entered by a Florida state court in favor of creditors. The court concluded that the bankr...

Lambrix v. Secretary, FL Dept. of Corrections  
Date: June 26, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11917

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, sentenced to death, appealed the denial of his pro se "Motion for Appointment of Substitute Collateral Counsel" under 18 U.S.C. 3599, to aid him in preparing and filing a second or successive 28 U.S.C. 2254 f...

Caceres v. McCalla Raymer, LLC  
Date: June 26, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12450

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed a putative class action suit against a law firm for violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), 15 U.S.C. 1692 et seq. The district court granted the firm's motion to dismiss, reasoning that...

USA v. Russell M. Johnson, Jr.
Date: June 26, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14093
USA v. Kadeem C. Moore
Date: June 26, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15413
Dragisa Jovic v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: June 25, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12370
USA v. Rodney Dossou
Date: June 25, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13517
USA v. Abdul Cunningham
Date: June 25, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14583
USA v. Kardale Lamar Black
Date: June 25, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14926
Joseph Florence v. Novo Nordisk Inc.
Date: June 25, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15206
USA v. Anthony Moreland
Date: June 25, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15664
Fabio Ochoa v. USA
Date: June 24, 2014
Docket Number: 11-15620
James River Insurance Company v. Fortress Systems, LLC, et al.
Date: June 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10564
Dallas Ford v. USA
Date: June 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12747
USA v. Tayuron Dolomon
Date: June 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13063
USA v. Nemias Cintora-Gonzalez, et al
Date: June 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13157
USA v. Jemario Harris
Date: June 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13674
USA v. Tyrone Davis Brown
Date: June 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13790
Hassanali Dashtpeyma v. Liberty Insurance Corporation
Date: June 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14771
USA v. Frederick Wardell Mitchell
Date: June 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14893
USA v. Alan Preston Prine
Date: June 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15054
USA v. Anes Joseph
Date: June 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15193
Public Risk Management of Florida v. One Beacon Insurance Co.
Date: June 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15254
Jack Linge v. State of Georgia Inc., et al
Date: June 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15306
Marcal Fay Harrison v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: June 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15508
USA v. Raul Ferrao
Date: June 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15586
Insignares v. Secretary, FL Dept. of Corrections  
Date: June 23, 2014
Docket Number: 12-12378

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner appealed the district court's denial of his pro se petition for a writ of habeas corpus under 28 U.S.C. 2254. The court concluded that the petition was not successive where resentencing by the state judge resu...

USA v. Arsenio Leon
Date: June 23, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15251
USA v. Reggie McDaniel
Date: June 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11130
USA v. Marcus Dupree Hurry
Date: June 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11469
USA v. Florentino Castenada-Palaez
Date: June 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12557
Rafael Emilio Arcila Perez, et al v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: June 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12667
USA v. Stephen Mink
Date: June 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12802
Donna Gibson v. Jay York, et al.
Date: June 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13395
Sharon Blair v. Metropolitan Life Insurance Company
Date: June 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13463
Olivia Monroe v. Commissioner of Social Security Administration
Date: June 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13581
United States v. Ramirez-Gonzalez  
Date: June 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13703

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his sentence after pleading guilty to illegal reentry into the United States by an aggravated felon. The court concluded that the district court correctly determined that a 16-level-enhancement applied...

USA v. Deandra Loron Davis
Date: June 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13789
USA v. Johnny Curtis Bedgood
Date: June 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14639
Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. v. B. G. Phillips, et al.
Date: June 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14782
USA v. Rodrigo Cantu Morales
Date: June 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15342
Joseph Morgan Rogers, Jr. v. USA
Date: June 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15697
USA v. Norris DeWayne Johnson
Date: June 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15700
United States v. Dougherty  
Date: June 20, 2014
Docket Numbers: 12-16540, 13-10066, 13-10092

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants Lee, Ryan, and Dylan, appealed their sentences of 428 months after pleading guilty to participating in armed bank robbery. The court vacated the sentences of Lee and Dylan and remanded for resentencing where t...

USA v. Dylan Stanley
Date: June 20, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10066
USA v. Ryan Dougherty
Date: June 20, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10092
USA v. Donald F. Hanks, et al.
Date: June 20, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11456
USA v. Daniel Stuart Addison
Date: June 20, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13959
USA v. Pedro Gomez-Martinez
Date: June 20, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14388
USA v. Michael Ivan Brewster
Date: June 20, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14969
USA v. Bhardwaaj Seecharan
Date: June 20, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15024
Willie Adams v. City of Montgomery, et al.
Date: June 20, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15066
USA v. Andrew James Pledger
Date: June 20, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10470
United States v. Houser  
Date: June 19, 2014
Docket Number: 12-14302

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his conviction and forfeiture order for one count of conspiring with his wife to commit health care fraud, eight counts of payroll tax fraud, and two counts of failure to timely file income tax returns...

Evanston Insurance Company v. Pilar Pena
Date: June 19, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15466
Occupy Pensacola, et al. v. City of Pensacola
Date: June 19, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15832
Mississippi Valley Title Ins., et al. v. Thompson  
Date: June 19, 2014
Docket Number: 12-16188

Justia Opinion Summary: The court concluded that this appeal presented an issue of first impression that the Alabama Supreme Court is best-suited to resolve. Accordingly, the court certified the following question to the Alabama Supreme Court:...

USA v. Quentalin Brown
Date: June 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11046
USA v. Michael Di Ante Tyson
Date: June 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12983
Feng Zheng v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: June 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12987
USA v. Thomes Monroe Lee
Date: June 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14230
USA v. Clifton Lashawn Frazier
Date: June 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15127
Boyd v. United States  
Date: June 18, 2014
Docket Number: 11-15643

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner appealed the district court's denial of his fourth-in-time 28 U.S.C. 2255 motion to vacate, set aside, or correct his sentence. The court concluded that the district court erred in dismissing petitioner's four...

United States v. Vandergrift, Jr.  
Date: June 18, 2014
Docket Number: 12-13154

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant, convicted of possession and distribution of child pornography, appealed his sentence for revocation of his supervised release. The court concluded that the district court did not abuse its discretion in revoki...

Medical Assoc. of GA, et al. v. Wellpoint, Inc.  
Date: June 18, 2014
Docket Number: 12-14013

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2000, physicians and physician associations imitated a group of class actions against various providers of health plans, which were consolidated into a multidistrict litigation. This appeal involves this complex, twel...

United States v. Serrapio, Jr.  
Date: June 18, 2014
Docket Number: 12-14897

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was sentenced to three years probation for threatening to shoot President Obama on defendant's Facebook page. Afterwards, defendant spoke to a reporter for his college newspaper, saying that his ordeal was "pre...

Brannon, et al. v. Finklestein  
Date: June 18, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15988

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit alleging that defendant reduced and ultimately terminated plaintiff's consulting work as a forensic psychologist for the Broward County Public Defender's office in retaliation for plaintiff's constit...

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. v. Scantling  
Date: June 18, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10558

Justia Opinion Summary: Debtor filed a voluntary petition for relief under Chapter 13 of the Bankruptcy Code, seeking to determine the secured status of the second and third mortgages held by Wells Fargo on debtor's principal residence. At issu...

Jarvela v. Crete Carrier Corp.  
Date: June 18, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11601

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against his employer, alleging that the employer violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 42 U.S.C. 12101 et seq., and the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), 29 U.S.C. 2601, by terminating h...

Hillcrest Property, LLP v. Pasco County  
Date: June 18, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12383

Justia Opinion Summary: Hillcrest filed suit under 42 U.S.C. 1983, challenging a Right-of-Way Preservation Ordinance. The court concluded that Hillcrest's facial substantive due process claim accrued when the Ordinance was enacted on November 2...

Johnson v. Key Bank Nat'l Assoc.  
Date: June 18, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14244

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against KeyBank for overcharging in overdraft fees. At issue was whether KeyBank waived enforcement of the delegation clause. The court concluded that circuit precedent compelled the conclusion that...

Adams, et al. v. Austal, U.S.A., L.L.C.  
Date: June 17, 2014
Docket Number: 12-11507

Justia Opinion Summary: This appeal involved complaints of a racially hostile work environment at a shipyard in Mobile, Alabama, owned by Austal. At issue on appeal was whether an employee may rely on evidence of racial harassment of which he i...

Gloria Sullivan v. Austal, USA, LLC
Date: June 17, 2014
Docket Number: 12-11722
Earaton Adams, et al. v. Austal, USA, LLC
Date: June 17, 2014
Docket Number: 12-12182
Heather Castellanos v. Target Corporation
Date: June 17, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10810
Jaborie Brown v. USA
Date: June 17, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13199
Bin Huang v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: June 17, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14190
USA v. Billy Richard Readman, II
Date: June 17, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14981
James Brannan v. Geico Indemnity Company, et al.
Date: June 17, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15213
USA v. Jonathan Moody
Date: June 17, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15224
Tony Edward Denson v. USA
Date: June 17, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10211
In re: John Henry  
Date: June 17, 2014
Docket Number: 14-12623

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner filed an emergency application for leave to file a second or successive federal habeas corpus petition based on 28 U.S.C. 2244(b) and the Supreme Court's recent decision in Hall v. Florida. After thorough revi...

Wellons v. Commissioner, GA DOC, et al.  
Date: June 17, 2014
Docket Number: 14-12663

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, scheduled to be executed by lethal injection, appealed from the district court's denial of his 42 U.S.C. 1983 action seeking a temporary restraining order, a stay of execution, a preliminary injunction, and a...

Wellons v. Commissioner, GA DOC, et al  
Date: June 17, 2014
Docket Number: 14-12681

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner appealed from the district court's denial of his second motion for a stay of execution and all other denials of relief entered by the district court on June 17, 2014. The court agreed with the district court t...

USA v. Lennie Fulwood
Date: June 16, 2014
Docket Number: 12-11821
Ira C. Jackson v. Lynn Hill, et al.
Date: June 16, 2014
Docket Number: 12-13515
USA v. Badra Kaba
Date: June 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10926
USA v. Jose Serrano Mojica
Date: June 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11346
Michael C. Carter v. Carolyn W. Colvin
Date: June 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15105
Amy Rowe, et al. v. U.S. Bancorp
Date: June 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15491
Timothy Shane Fowler v. City of Andalusia
Date: June 16, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10629
Veldora Arthur, et al v. JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A., et al
Date: June 13, 2014
Docket Number: 12-12317
Carlson v. United States  
Date: June 13, 2014
Docket Number: 12-13736

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit to determine her liability for $148,000 in penalties assessed by the IRS for aiding and abetting understatement of tax liability in violation of I.R.C. 6701. The court concluded that the Government m...

Sherrie Johnson v. Ryan Conner, et al
Date: June 13, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15228
Chastin Betron Moore v. Gregory McLaughlin, et al
Date: June 13, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12664
Marcus Isom v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections
Date: June 13, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13192
Ekaterina Sevostiyanova v. Cobb County of Georgia, et al
Date: June 13, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14123
Younes Kabbaj v. Barack H. Obama, et al
Date: June 13, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14748
Nanette Mercer v. Sechan Realty, Inc.
Date: June 13, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15207
First Citizens Bank & Trust Company v. Marian Hunter
Date: June 13, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15475
In re: Wellcare Health Plans, Inc.  
Date: June 13, 2014
Docket Number: 14-12422

Justia Opinion Summary: Wellcare sought a writ of mandamus declaring it a "victim" within the meaning of the Crime Victims' Rights Act (CVRA), 18 U.S.C. 3771, and the Mandatory Victims Restitution Act of 1996 (MVRA), 18 U.S.C. 3663A, and direct...

United States v. Folk  
Date: June 12, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15126

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his conviction for possessing a firearm as a previously convicted felon. The court concluded that the district court did not err in denying defendant's motion to suppress the firearms seized from his r...

USA v. Francisco Feliciano
Date: June 12, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15341
USA v. Osman J. Payan
Date: June 12, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11844
Michael E. Riggins v. Rick Beseler, Jr., et al
Date: June 12, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11915
Aretha M. Edwards v. National Vision, Inc.
Date: June 12, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12876
USA v. Kristen Noell Goduto
Date: June 12, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13319
USA v. Shawn M. King
Date: June 12, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13713
USA v. Alvaro Viera-Gomez
Date: June 12, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14113
Stephanie M. Blackmon v. Escambia County School Board
Date: June 12, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10172
John Anthony Moore v. Warden, FCC Coleman - Medium
Date: June 11, 2014
Docket Number: 10-12424
United States v. Davis  
Date: June 11, 2014
Docket Number: 12-12928

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his conviction on several counts of Hobbs Act robbery, conspiracy, and knowing possession of a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence. Defendant principally argued that the district court admitt...

United States v. Cubero  
Date: June 11, 2014
Docket Number: 12-16337

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his sentence and life-term of supervised release after he pled guilty to one count of distribution of child pornography and two counts of possession of child pornography. The court concluded that the d...

Arys R. Cabrera v. U.S. Department of Transporation
Date: June 11, 2014
Docket Number: 12-16536
Wetherbee v. Southern Nuclear Operating Co.  
Date: June 11, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10305

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff appealed the district court's grant of Southern Nuclear's motion for summary judgment as to his claim of discrimination based on the misuse of information obtained during a required medical evaluation, in viola...

Michael Keeler v. Eisai, Inc.
Date: June 11, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10973
David Zinn, et al v. SCI Funeral Services of Florida, Inc., et al
Date: June 11, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11552
USA v. Shadrach Thompson, et al
Date: June 11, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11812
Walter E. Wilson v. Larry Campbell
Date: June 11, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13036
Monica Bartley, et al v. Florida Intracity Patrol, Inc.
Date: June 11, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13507
Ralph Fayson v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections
Date: June 10, 2014
Docket Number: 12-14934
USA v. Luis Fernando Bertulucci Castillo
Date: June 10, 2014
Docket Number: 12-16520
Patrick Connolly v. USA
Date: June 10, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10774
Tavaris Lamon Body v. USA
Date: June 10, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12752
USA v. Robert Butler
Date: June 10, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13155
USA v. Jacob Frank Scott
Date: June 10, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13695
USA v. Joaquin Ramirez
Date: June 10, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14165
USA v. Jabriel Fitzgerald Lakes
Date: June 10, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14869
Lynn Breslow v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
Date: June 9, 2014
Docket Number: 12-14564
United States v. King  
Date: June 9, 2014
Docket Number: 12-16268

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his convictions and sentences arising from a string of armed robberies he committed in July 2011. The court concluded that the evidence was sufficient to establish that the gun defendant used in each o...

Carlton Reid v. Henry County, Georgia, et al
Date: June 9, 2014
Docket Number: 12-16459
Roberts Sand Company, LLLP v. Secretary of Labor, et al
Date: June 9, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11478
Lennie Fulwood v. Federal Bureau of Prisons, et al
Date: June 9, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13366
Jamie Cox v. United Mine Workers of America 1974 Pension Trust
Date: June 9, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15328
Alma Barnes v. Compass Bank
Date: June 9, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15918
Eduardo Perez Ozuna v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: June 6, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14294
USA v. Kwan Levarity
Date: June 6, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14845
USA v. Julius Lee Gillespie
Date: June 5, 2014
Docket Number: 11-15370
Breslow v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.  
Date: June 5, 2014
Docket Number: 12-14564

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, individually and on behalf of her minor child, filed suit alleging that Wells Fargo violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991's (TCPA), 47 U.S.C. 227(b)(1)(A)(iii), prohibition on autodialing cell...

USA v. Mario Ponce Rodriguez
Date: June 5, 2014
Docket Number: 12-14629
Arnold Johnson v. CO II Boyd, et al.
Date: June 5, 2014
Docket Number: 12-16181
USA v. Dontre Reon Crawford
Date: June 5, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12101
USA v. Maurice M. ONeal
Date: June 5, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12720
USA v. Dmitry O. Seregin
Date: June 5, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13315
USA v. Errardo Santillana
Date: June 5, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13708
USA v. Robert Young
Date: June 5, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14618
USA v. Ifanise Petit-Frere
Date: June 5, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15789
Brian McDaniel v. Fifth Third Bank
Date: June 5, 2014
Docket Number: 14-11615
USA v. Manuel Chaney, III
Date: June 4, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12187
Shawn D. Jackson v. Hall County Government, et al
Date: June 4, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14299
USA v. Carl Leverne Pender, Jr.
Date: June 4, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14314
Nicole V. King, et al. v. Ferguson Enterprises, Inc.
Date: June 4, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14563
USA v. Stan Rizor Jackson
Date: June 3, 2014
Docket Number: 12-12639
USA v. Carlington Nevardo Lewis, Danny Lewis
Date: June 3, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12970
Joseph Siudock v. Volusia County School Board
Date: June 3, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15576
Cheryl Rease v. MHM Correctional Services, Inc., et al
Date: June 3, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15740
USA v. Edward B. Hall
Date: June 2, 2014
Docket Number: 12-16592
Wiand v. Lee, et al.  
Date: June 2, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10448

Justia Opinion Summary: This case is one of many "clawback" actions initiated by the Receiver to recover profits from investors in a Ponzi scheme run by Arthur Nadel. The Lee Defendants appealed the district court's grant of summary judgment in...

George Crouser v. BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP, et al.
Date: June 2, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14304
USA v. Lander C. Mcloyd
Date: June 2, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15026
USA v. Marquis R. Seals
Date: June 2, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15753
Kenneth M. Rogers v. Warden
Date: May 30, 2014
Docket Number: 12-14203
Pereira, et al. v. Regions Bank  
Date: May 30, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10458

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed suit against Regions alleging that Regions settled a check presented by them at less than par in violation of Florida Statute 655.85 (Counts I and II). Plaintiffs also claimed that Regions was unjustly e...

James B. Helmer, et al. v. Scott Pogue, et al.
Date: May 30, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10670
James B. Helmer, et al. v. Scott Pogue, et al.
Date: May 30, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10671
James B. Helmer, et al. v. Scott Pogue, et al.
Date: May 30, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10672
James B. Helmer, et al. v. Scott Pogue, et al.
Date: May 30, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10673
Princelin Joseph v. Secretary, Department of Corrections
Date: May 30, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12239
Mark A. Dowdy v. Suzuki Motor Corporation, et al.
Date: May 30, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14238
USA v. Domingo Castro
Date: May 30, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14318
Gloria Weaver v. Commissioner, Social Security Administration
Date: May 30, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15086
USA v. Louis B. Fussell
Date: May 30, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15099
USA v. Derrick Ervin
Date: May 30, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15202
USA v. Juan Paez-Vega
Date: May 29, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11459
USA v. Franki Joseph
Date: May 29, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12577
Dawn Brown v. Roche Laboratories, Inc., et al.
Date: May 29, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12803
Janet Dixon v. Public Health Trust of Dade County
Date: May 29, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13054
USA v. Christopher Jesse Lee
Date: May 29, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13076
USA v. Bob David Padilla-Batres
Date: May 29, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13259
USA v. Kathia Farfan
Date: May 29, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13459
USA v. Benito Lahera
Date: May 29, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13595
Steve Q. Muhammad v. JP Morgan Chase Bank, NA, et al.
Date: May 29, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13851
Arthur J. Gallagher Service Company, et al v. Thomas Egan, et al
Date: May 29, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14289
USA v. Stanley McCray
Date: May 29, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14767
USA v. Jonathan Randall Curshen, et al
Date: May 28, 2014
Docket Number: 12-12658
Michael Pericles v. USA
Date: May 28, 2014
Docket Number: 12-14505
USA v. Avinie Maurice Bates, III
Date: May 28, 2014
Docket Number: 12-14975
USA v. Valentino Bowleg
Date: May 28, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15797
Joshua S. Friebel, et al. v. Robert E. Blackerby, et al.
Date: May 28, 2014
Docket Number: 12-16573
United States v. Brown  
Date: May 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10023

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant pled guilty to knowingly receiving 481 counterfeit U.S. Postal Money Orders from a foreign country with the intent to pass and publish these same counterfeit money orders as true, in violation of 18 U.S.C. 473....

Wilson Gorrell v. Anthony Haynes, et al
Date: May 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10310
Marlenis Smart v. City of Miami Beach, Florida
Date: May 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11452
Eller-Ito Stevedoring Company, LLC v. Secretary of Labor
Date: May 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12006
Remus Pericles v. MGA Insurance Company, Inc.
Date: May 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13269
David Middleton v. M/V Glory Sky I, et al
Date: May 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13508
United States v. Flanders, Jr.  
Date: May 27, 2014
Docket Numbers: 12-10995, 12-15027, 12-15248

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants Flanders and Callum appealed their convictions and sentences for multiple counts of inducing women to engage in sex trafficking through fraud and of benefiting from that scheme. Flanders was also convicted of...

USA v. Lavont Flanders, Jr.
Date: May 27, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15027
USA v. Lavont Flanders, Jr.
Date: May 27, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15248
USA . Bryan Whitehead
Date: May 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10658
USA v. Gjovalin Gjergji
Date: May 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10762
USA v. Alberto Grajales
Date: May 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11224
USA v. Casey Dickerson
Date: May 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11873
David Icenhour v. Jason Medlin, et al.
Date: May 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13385
USA v. Ludis Castillo-Allen
Date: May 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14034
Barthelus v. G4S Government Solutions, Inc.  
Date: May 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14121

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff appealed pro se the district court's grant of summary judgment in favor of his former employer, G4S, on his claims under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. 2000e-2(a)(1) and 2000e-3(a), and 42...

Michael J. Vickers v. K.R. Knapp, et al.
Date: May 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14271
Vicki Washington v. United Parcel Service, Inc.
Date: May 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14559
USA v. Benjamin Caine
Date: May 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15375
Laura Ellen Lewis v. Haskell Slaughter Young & Rediker, LLC
Date: May 23, 2014
Docket Number: 12-14882
USA v. Opeoluwa Adigun
Date: May 23, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15235
USA v. Chukwuka Onyekaba
Date: May 23, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15301
Lucius Wordley v. Officer Pablo San Miguel
Date: May 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11854
Renata Franca Ferreira Reis v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: May 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13298
Michael Vallot v. Logan's Roadhouse, Inc.
Date: May 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14818
USA v. Atilano Saldana Saldana
Date: May 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14937
United States v. Isaacson  
Date: May 22, 2014
Docket Numbers: 11-14287, 12-14703

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant challenged his conviction and sentence for conspiracy to commit securities fraud in violation of 18 U.S.C. 371. This case arose out of a complex scheme designed to defraud investors through a group of hedge fun...

United States v. Mozie  
Date: May 22, 2014
Docket Number: 12-12538

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his convictions for eight counts of child sex trafficking, in violation of 15 U.S.C. 1591; one count of conspiring to commit child sex trafficking, in violation of 18 U.S.C. 1594(c); and another count...

USA v. Laurence Isaacson
Date: May 22, 2014
Docket Number: 12-14703
Sandra Johnson Gardner v. Walmart Stores East LP, et al.
Date: May 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11153
Jeff E. Wilson v. Page A. Smith, et al.
Date: May 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11431
Michael Jack Riolo v. USA
Date: May 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11603
Garrett Telfair, et al. v. Federal Express Corporation
Date: May 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11792
Lennon Anderson v. Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Date: May 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13955
Allen Licht v. Ajene Watson, et al.
Date: May 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14249
USA v. Jeu Herrera-Contreras
Date: May 21, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15622
USA v. Samuel Posa
Date: May 21, 2014
Docket Number: 12-16493
USA v. Frederick L. Burrows
Date: May 21, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10321
Morris v. Bower  
Date: May 21, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10434

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit under 42 U.S.C. 1983 claiming that police officers' conduct in entering his house without a warrant and then arresting him for punching an officer infringed his rights under the Fourth Amendment. The...

USA v. Sally Elizabeth Wynn
Date: May 21, 2014
Docket Number: 13-121397
USA v. Marta Gonzalez, et al
Date: May 21, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12366
United Statees v. Chahla  
Date: May 21, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12717

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants, three brothers, appealed their convictions for conspiracy to commit offenses against the United States and to defraud the United States, and unlawful procurement of citizenship or naturalization - all based o...

USA v. Tyrone Michael Brinkley
Date: May 21, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13537
Bernard Toomer v. CACI, Inc.-Federal
Date: May 21, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10176
Bank of America, N.A. v. David B. Caulkett
Date: May 21, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10803
USA v. Ramon Garcia
Date: May 20, 2014
Docket Number: 12-11994
USA v. Steven Falsey
Date: May 20, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15817
UA v. Marlon Jimenez
Date: May 20, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11077
Ryan H. Foley v. Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, LLC
Date: May 20, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11413
USA v. Kristopher Bernard Bradley
Date: May 20, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11733
Kris Helton v. Rick Ramsay, et al
Date: May 20, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11790
Solcilet Del Mar Lucena Vasquez, et al v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: May 20, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11799
USA v. Carlos Reynoso-Flores
Date: May 20, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11919
USA v. Kandi Kay Holden
Date: May 20, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12419
Sheryl Harvey v. Standard Insurance Companyh
Date: May 20, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15369
USA v. Armando Valencia
Date: May 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10338
USA v. Charles Dennis Britton, Jr.
Date: May 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11260
R. Wesley Wetherington, M.D. v. Ameripath, Inc.
Date: May 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11925
PDQ Coolidge Formad, LLC v. Landmark American Insurance Company
Date: May 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12079
R. Wesley Wetherington, M.D. v. Ameripath, Inc.
Date: May 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13436
Sandra Womack-Sang v. Publix Super Markets, Inc.
Date: May 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15339
United States v. Esquenazi  
Date: May 16, 2014
Docket Number: 11-15331

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants Esquenazi and Rodriquez appealed their convictions and sentences for conspiracy; violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), 15 U.S.C. 78dd-2; and money-laundering. The court concluded that the distric...

Wellons, Inc. v. Lexington Insurance Company
Date: May 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11512
John Hithon v. Tyson Foods, Inc.
Date: May 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11720
USA v. Victor Garry Baxter
Date: May 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11807
Carola Beatriz Bellorin Urdaneta, et al. v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: May 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13411
Joseph Strickland v. N.C. English
Date: May 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14082
United States v. Rodriguez  
Date: May 15, 2014
Docket Number: 10-12065

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant pled guilty to conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud, mail fraud, and wire fraud. Defendant's convictions stemmed from her involvement in a mortgage fraud scheme. The court concluded that there was no eviden...

Dudley Bryant, Jr. v. Warden, FCC Coleman - Medium
Date: May 15, 2014
Docket Number: 12-11212
Brian Mackey v. Warden, FCC Coleman - Medium
Date: May 15, 2014
Docket Number: 12-14729
William C. Skye v. Maersk Line
Date: May 15, 2014
Docket Number: 12-16433
Skye v. Maersk Line  
Date: May 15, 2014
Docket Number: 12-164331

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, chief mate of the "Sealand Pride," filed suit under the Jones Act, 46 U.S.C. 30104, alleging that his employer, Maersk, negligently saddled him with excessive duties and duty time such that he was overworked t...

Ziyaad Saban v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: May 15, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11005
Pope v. Secretary, FL Dep't. of Corrections  
Date: May 15, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11789

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, convicted of murder and sentenced to death, claimed that he was entitled to resentencing because trial counsel provided ineffective assistance during the penalty phase. The district court granted habeas relie...

USA v. David Silva
Date: May 15, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12464
Tanisha C. Foster v. Biolife Plasma Services, LP
Date: May 15, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13883
Payroll Management, Inc., et al v. Lexington Insurance Company
Date: May 15, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14726
Bank of America, NA v. Edelmiro Toledo-Cardona
Date: May 15, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15855
United States v. Harrell  
Date: May 14, 2014
Docket Number: 11-15680

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants Harrell and Dantzle appealed from their convictions for conspiracy to commit robbery; two counts of robbery in violation of the Hobbs Act, 18 U.S.C. 1951(a); and two counts of having used, carried, or possesse...

USA v. Andrew F. Belitsky
Date: May 14, 2014
Docket Number: 12-10507
Lisa Howard v. Social Security Administration, Commissioner
Date: May 14, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11432
USA v. Raul Iglesias
Date: May 14, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11445
Mei Ya Zhang v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: May 14, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12269
USA v. Raymond Adams
Date: May 14, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13430
Chase Bank (USA), N.A. v. V. John Brook
Date: May 14, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13538
Lin Qiang v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: May 14, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13784
Joel Pannal Moore v. Attorney General, State of Georgia, et al.
Date: May 14, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15783
Nazmul Maksud Murad v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: May 13, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11059
Orlando Canete v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections
Date: May 13, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11094
USA v. Juan Manuel Don-Silva
Date: May 13, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11474
USA v. Corey L. Hooper
Date: May 13, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11584
Graydon Roger Boles v. Rebecca Riva, et al.
Date: May 13, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10065
Anderson, Jr. v. Secretary, FL Dept. of Corrections, et al.  
Date: May 12, 2014
Docket Number: 11-13921

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, a death row inmate, appealed the denial of his application for writ of habeas corpus. Petitioner argued that his attorneys, in preparing for the penalty phase, failed to conduct a reasonable investigation int...

USA v. Javier Orlando Pena
Date: May 12, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11079
Tolbert Raymond Bain, II v. USA
Date: May 12, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11252
Leon Swichkow v. USA
Date: May 12, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13454
USA v. Anthony R. Masilotti
Date: May 12, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13753
USA v. Bryant O'Nell Niles
Date: May 12, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14107
USA v. Otto Rene Sanchez-Garcia
Date: May 12, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14243
Alfredo Ocampo Pino v. Painted to Perfection Corp., et al
Date: May 12, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14769
Phuc Quang Le v. William H. McLean
Date: May 9, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10410
John Arnold, et al v. Raymond S. Bunn, et al
Date: May 9, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11470
USA v. Minowche Ministre
Date: May 9, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12142
Kong v. Allied Professional Ins. Co.  
Date: May 9, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12305

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff sought to enforce against Allied a tort judgment she received against a person Allied insured. Plaintiff initially filed suit in state court and Allied removed based on diversity jurisdiction. On appeal, plaint...

USA v. Orasama Andrews
Date: May 9, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12528
David Titshaw, et al. v. Moe's Southwest Grill, LLC, et al.
Date: May 9, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12611
Yusong Cui v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: May 9, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12791
USA v. Ramon Vargas-Lozano
Date: May 9, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13592
USA v. Jared L. Hester
Date: May 9, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13788
Yusong Cui v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: May 9, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14411
USA v. David Anthony Rostan, Jr.
Date: May 8, 2014
Docket Number: 12-14114
UPS Supply Chain Solutions v. Megatrux Transp., Inc.  
Date: May 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10517

Justia Opinion Summary: This case involved a pirated shipment of disk drives, two logistics contracts, and application of the Carmack Amendment, 49 U.S.C. 14706, a federal law regulating the interstate transportation of goods. The court conclud...

Lodge, et al. v. Kondaur Capital Corp., et al.  
Date: May 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10919

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed suit against McCalla and Kondaur, claiming that they violated the automatic stay in plaintiff Kenneth Lodge's bankruptcy under 11 U.S.C. 362, and the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), 15 U.S.C....

USA v. Jean Paul
Date: May 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10959
Jesus Reyes v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: May 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13089
Donald Jones v. Bank of America, et al.
Date: May 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13103
USA v. Levonia Ridley
Date: May 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13615
Kentner, et al. v. City of Sanibel  
Date: May 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13893

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, property owners in the City of Sanibel, filed suit against the city challenging a municipal ordinance that prohibits them from building a boat dock or accessory pier on their properties. On appeal, plaintiffs...

Manuel Francisco Sampedro-Blanco v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: May 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14149
Michael Jack Stephens v. Commissioner of IRS
Date: May 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14235
Ales Higdon v. Dawn R. Smith, Esq.
Date: May 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14508
USA v. Kevin Lamont Gourdine
Date: May 7, 2014
Docket Number: 12-12463
Auto Owners Insurance Company v. Southwest Nut Company, Inc.
Date: May 7, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11672
Jonie Key v. Jerry C. Lundy, et al
Date: May 7, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12339
USA v. Charlton Winston Abrams
Date: May 7, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12991
Tarria Michelle Horsley v. The University of Alabama, et al
Date: May 7, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13279
USA v. Larry Burton
Date: May 7, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13340
Juana Aleman v. Ace American Insurance Company
Date: May 7, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13818
USA v. Jamie Lee Wambles
Date: May 7, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14216
USA v. Andre D. Cogdell
Date: May 7, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15382
Sandra Gray v. Patrick C. Ferdarko
Date: May 7, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15815
Leon Edward Pugh, Jr. v. William Balish, et al
Date: May 7, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10178
Jonathan E. Perlman v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
Date: May 6, 2014
Docket Number: 12-14345
United States v. Massam  
Date: May 6, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15924

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his sentence after pleading guilty to theft and embezzlement of employee benefit funds in violation of 18 U.S.C. 664, arguing that the district court should have allowed a credit against loss for satis...

USA v. Michael Asher
Date: May 6, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10798
Quang Van Nguyen v. USA
Date: May 6, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11769
Trevor Antonio White v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: May 6, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12620
Fredy Gabriel Machado-Zuniga v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: May 6, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12671
Smith v. Psychiatric Solutions, Inc., et al.  
Date: May 6, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12785

Justia Opinion Summary: This appeal concerned a fee dispute that arose between the parties after the underlying case was resolved on the merits. The court concluded that the district court's decision to award defendants attorneys' fees under th...

USA v. Jayson Irizarry
Date: May 6, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13098
Oliver Pickett, Jr. v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company
Date: May 6, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13212
Wilmington Trust, National Association v. Lynette Dais Malone
Date: May 6, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13688
USA v. Luis Enrique Legon Mena
Date: May 6, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14741
Javonty Akeeba Paris v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: May 6, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15081
USA v. Octavious Andrews
Date: May 6, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15404
Eihab Elzubier v. Sony Music Holdings, Inc., et al.
Date: May 5, 2014
Docket Number: 12-16245
USA v. Van Lawson Williams
Date: May 5, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10308
Seminole Tribe of Florida v. State of FL Dept. of Revenue, et al.  
Date: May 5, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10566

Justia Opinion Summary: The Tribe filed suit contending that a Florida tax on motor and diesel fuel purchased off tribal lands violated the Indian Commerce Clause, the Indian sovereignty doctrine, and the Equal Protection Clause. The court conc...

Frederick Tulloch v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: May 5, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11562
Danny Williams v. Donald Barrow, et al.
Date: May 5, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11735
USA v. David Earl Allen
Date: May 5, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12510
USA v. Philip Wayne Mathenia
Date: May 5, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13991
Edilberto Rodriguez-Rojas v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: May 5, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14022
Nautilus Insurance Company v. Pilar Pena, et al.
Date: May 2, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15015
USA v. Enrique Vinales
Date: May 2, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15168
Jorge Luis Benitez v. Warden, FCI Miami
Date: May 2, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15459
John Kris Morris v. Sequa Corporation
Date: May 2, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15672
Henry v. Warden, GA Diagnostic Prison  
Date: May 2, 2014
Docket Number: 12-16552

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, convicted of murdering a police officer and sentenced to death, appealed the denial of his petition for a writ of habeas corpus. The court concluded that petitioner's argument that he can establish cause beca...

USA v. Sergio Godinez-Del Toro
Date: May 2, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10666
USA v. Brian Leavitt
Date: May 2, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11658
USA v. Eddie Adonis Garnett
Date: May 2, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13255
USA v. Christopher Castillo
Date: May 2, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13847
USA v. Rene Gonzalez Perez
Date: May 2, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13868
Abraham I. Awaad v. Largo Medical Center, Inc.
Date: May 2, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14275
Diep N. Hoang v. Commissioner of IRS
Date: May 2, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14398
USA v. Sila Luis
Date: May 1, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13719
USA v. Roderick Burrows
Date: May 1, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13834
LIG Insurance Co. LTD. v. 10997 Project, Inc., et al.
Date: May 1, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14891
Mazella Smith v. City of Fort Pierce, Florida
Date: April 30, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15064
Elbert Johnson v. Sanjay Razdan
Date: April 30, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11697
Cipriano Martinez-Rubio v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: April 30, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12519
United States v. Parton  
Date: April 30, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12612

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted under 18 U.S.C. 2251(a) for employing, using, persuading, inducing, enticing, and coercing a minor child to engage in sexually explicit conduct for the purpose of producing visual depictions of su...

USA v. Johnny Roy Tarver
Date: April 29, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11676
USA v. Victoria L. Metz
Date: April 29, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12076
USA v. Florence Chigozie Nna, Rodney Eugene Hill
Date: April 29, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12196
USA v. Jose Raul Macedo
Date: April 29, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13774
USA v. Tru Yusufu Weusi Olusola
Date: April 29, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13858
Quentin Walter, et al. v. Frank J. Avellino, et al.
Date: April 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13081
Jose Miguel Mispireta-Castro v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: April 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14511
Loren Mitchell v. Warden Dannie Thompson, et al.
Date: April 25, 2014
Docket Number: 12-12774
James Chaplin v. Warden, et al
Date: April 25, 2014
Docket Number: 12-14159
Keith D. Jones, et al. v. Bank of America, N.A.
Date: April 25, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12292
USA v. Rodney Dwayne Clark
Date: April 25, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14069
USA v. Eric Kennard Crump
Date: April 25, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14550
Jeffrey Bulford v. Verizon Business Network Services, Inc.
Date: April 25, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14589
USA v. Isaiah Bynes
Date: April 25, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14724
Lugo v. Secretary, FL Dept. of Corrections  
Date: April 24, 2014
Docket Numbers: 11-13439, 12-13737

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, a death row inmate, appealed the dismissal of his 28 U.S.C. 2254 petition for a writ of habeas corpus as time-barred. Petitioner also challenged the denial of his Rule 60(b) motion. The court agreed with the...

Daniel Lugo v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections
Date: April 24, 2014
Docket Number: 12-13737
Stephens v. Mid-Continent Casualty Co.  
Date: April 24, 2014
Docket Numbers: 13-10170, 13-15741

Justia Opinion Summary: After Charles Eugene Becker died from falling from a two-story home after the ladder he was climbing detached from the house, his estate filed a wrongful death suit. This appeal stems from plaintiff's claims against Anch...

Jeffries v. United States  
Date: April 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10730

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner appealed the denial of his 28 U.S.C. 2255 motion to vacate his convictions. The court issued a certificate of appealability (COA) regarding whether petitioner's pro se supplement to his section 2255 motion to...

Yvonne Hickman v. Nathaniel Hickman, et al.
Date: April 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11145
Nadine Keith, et al v. Thomas E. Brown
Date: April 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11250
Roosevelt Mealing, Jr. v. Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice
Date: April 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11608
USA v. Chester Eugene West
Date: April 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13163
Fernando Luna v. Gregory Larkin, et al
Date: April 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13369
USA v. Kwamane Lenard Coleman
Date: April 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13660
USA v. Marvin Thomas
Date: April 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14208
USA v. Mark Antonio Sanders
Date: April 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14684
GDG Acquisitions, LLC v. Government of Belize  
Date: April 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11616

Justia Opinion Summary: GDG filed suit, alleging that the Government of Belize breached a contract for the lease of office telecommunications. The district court dismissed based on the doctrines of forum non conveniens and international comity...

USA v. Edwin Moore Anderson
Date: April 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12103
USA v. Clifton Lamothe
Date: April 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12489
Nancy M. King v. Chubb & Son
Date: April 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14023
United States v. Fowler  
Date: April 21, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15818

Justia Opinion Summary: After defendant murdered a police officer in a Florida cemetery, he was convicted under the federal witness-tampering statute and convicted of a firearm during the commission of a federal crime of violence. On appeal, de...

Keith, et al. v. Brown  
Date: April 21, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11250

Justia Opinion Summary: Godfrey Cook, a pretrial detainee, was murdered in the county jail by another pretrial detainee. Plaintiffs, the administrator of Cook's estate and Cook's two adult children, filed suit for money damages under federal an...

USA v. Christopher Hefflin
Date: April 21, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12451
USA v. Brandon Aguayo
Date: April 21, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13271
Spectrum Creations, LP v. Home Depot USA, Inc.
Date: April 21, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13995
United States v. Tellis  
Date: April 18, 2014
Docket Number: 12-12596

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant pleaded guilty to conspiracy to sell crack cocaine. On appeal, defendant challenged the denial of his 18 U.S.C. 3582(c)(2) motion to reduce his sentence based on Amendment 750 of the Sentencing Guidelines. Beca...

USA v. Dyson Onnie McCray
Date: April 18, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15937
USA v. Vicente Espino Garcia
Date: April 18, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10715
USA v. David Dwinell
Date: April 18, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11656
Doe v. Black  
Date: April 18, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12923

Justia Opinion Summary: The United States investigated Jeffrey Epstein's sexual abuse of minors, but failed to confer with the victims before entering a non-prosecution agreement with Epstein. Two victims filed suit under the Crime Victims' Rig...

USA v. Paul Gregory Wiles
Date: April 18, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12980
USA v. Kameron E. McCall
Date: April 18, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13890
Polly R. Granger, et al v. Kelly C. Williams, et al
Date: April 18, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14338
USA v. Diego Javier Castro Vargas
Date: April 17, 2014
Docket Number: 12-14855
USA v. Thor Hansen
Date: April 17, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11458
USA v. Francisco Maunteca Lopez
Date: April 17, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11625
Artem Petlyovanyy v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: April 17, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12729
Ross J. Lawson v. Department of Corrections
Date: April 17, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12786
Dennis Smith v. Delta Air Lines, Inc., et al.
Date: April 17, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15155
Bank of America, N.A. v. Dayo Bello
Date: April 17, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10062
USA v. Spencer Saint-Eloide
Date: April 16, 2014
Docket Number: 12-13162
USA v. Anthony Lamar Winston
Date: April 16, 2014
Docket Number: 12-14765
USA v. Ober Merino Cruz
Date: April 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11254
USA v. Anthony Davila
Date: April 15, 2014
Docket Number: 10-15310
Interline Brands, Inc., et al. v. Chartis Specialty Ins. Co.  
Date: April 15, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10025

Justia Opinion Summary: Interline purchased a series of commercial liability policies from Chartis. The policies contained an exclusion for violations of any statute that addresses transmitting any material or information (the "Exclusion"). Int...

U.S. Commodity Futures v. Martin, Jr., et al.  
Date: April 15, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10993

Justia Opinion Summary: Amendments to the Commodity Exchange Act, Pub. L. No. 111-203, 124 Stat. 1376, made by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 purported to expand the enforcement authority of the Commodity...

USA v. Raquel D'Saronno
Date: April 15, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11125
Kimberly Howard v. Hartford Life and Accident Insurance Company
Date: April 15, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11619
Gowen Oil Company v. Foley & Lardner, LLP
Date: April 15, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12958
Canal Indemnity Company v. Margaretville of NSB, Inc., et al.
Date: April 15, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13541
USA v. Trevor Ransfer, et al
Date: April 14, 2014
Docket Number: 12-12956
Brittany Burdeaux v. Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd.
Date: April 14, 2014
Docket Number: 12-14412
Lamm v. State Street Bank and Trust  
Date: April 14, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15061

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff (the customer) filed suit against State Street (the custodian bank), alleging in essence that it had a duty to notify him that the securities in his account were worthless. The district court granted State Stre...

Collins v. Marriott Int'l, Inc., et al.  
Date: April 14, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15739

Justia Opinion Summary: David Knowlton, a property owner at the Abaco Club, fell to his death from a rocky cliff (the Point) adjacent to defendant's Abaco Club property on the island of Abaco in the Bahamas. Plaintiff filed suit alleging that d...

Harding v. Orlando Apartments, LLC, et al.  
Date: April 14, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11805

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against BHDR under the Fair Housing Act (FHA), 42 U.S.C. 3601 et seq., alleging that by failing to remedy certain flaws in the design and construction of the District Universal Boulevard Apartments (...

USA v. Sonyini Clay
Date: April 14, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12488
Charles Miller v. Nationstar Mortgage
Date: April 14, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13030
Jack Anthony Jory v. USA
Date: April 14, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13211
USA v. Luis Romero
Date: April 14, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13600
USA v. John Paul Everhart, II
Date: April 14, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14296
William Sumner Scott v. Steven A. Frankel
Date: April 14, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14355
Vernon Criner v. Jose Hernandez, et al
Date: April 14, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14799
Orley v. United States  
Date: April 11, 2014
Docket Number: 11-14989

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner appealed the denial of his motion to vacate, set aside, or correct his sentence, filed under 28 U.S.C. 2255. The court granted a certificate of appealability concerning whether defendant's trial counsel was in...

Sedrick Latroy McKinney v. Warden, FCC Coleman-Medium
Date: April 11, 2014
Docket Number: 12-12953
Kimberly E. Bracey v. Elizabeth A. Jolley, et al
Date: April 11, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11818
USA v. Kevin Brennan
Date: April 11, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13077
USA v. Darcy Piloto
Date: April 10, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12522
USA v. James Thomas Withrow
Date: April 10, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13652
USA v. Luis Angel Lopez
Date: April 9, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10188
USA v. Terryon J. Norris
Date: April 9, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12715
USA v. Leodan Gallo Arias
Date: April 9, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13391
USA v. Daniel Arroyo
Date: April 9, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13809
USA v. Dwayne Keith Wright
Date: April 9, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14840
Gennusa, et al. v. Canova, et al.  
Date: April 8, 2014
Docket Number: 12-13871

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, an attorney and her client, filed suit against defendants in their individual capacities, asserting claims under 42 U.S.C. 1983 for violations of the Fourth Amendment based on the warrantless recording of the...

Evanston Insurance Company v. Pilar Pena
Date: April 8, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15466
Doe v. Stover, et al.  
Date: April 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10280

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs challenged the district court's order dismissing as moot his lawsuit alleging that two Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) officials violated his rights under the Eighth Amendment by being deliberately indifferent...

Paylor v. Hartford Fire Ins. Co.  
Date: April 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12696

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against her former employer, Hartford, alleging claims of interference and retaliation under the Family Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA), 29 U.S.C. 2601, et seq. The court rejected plaintiff's interp...

Shamil Guseynovich Gaziev v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: April 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13297
Brown v. United States  
Date: April 7, 2014
Docket Numbers: 11-15149, 12-10293

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, convicted of 18 U.S.C. 2422(b), and the Government filed a joint statement consenting to the magistrate judge's jurisdiction under 28 U.S.C. 636(c). In Appeal No. 12-10293, which must be decided before the co...

Rodriguez v. FL Dep't of Corrections  
Date: April 7, 2014
Docket Number: 12-10887

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, a Florida state prisoner, appealed from the denial of his motion to reconsider the denial of his 28 U.S.C. 2254 petition. The court concluded that the State was procedurally required to serve petitioner with...

Caldwell, et al. v. FCI Talladega Warden, et al.  
Date: April 7, 2014
Docket Number: 12-11818

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against prison officials after he was assaulted and stabbed by his cellmate. Plaintiff alleged that the officials were deliberately indifferent to the substantial risk of harm that the cellmate posed...

Winston Gaillard v. Samuel Commins
Date: April 7, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11442
USA v. James Craig Jenkins, Jr.
Date: April 7, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11542
USA v. Aida Luz Maldonado
Date: April 7, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12279
Jay Warning v. Bank of New York Mellon
Date: April 7, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12591
Linda Johnson Mosley v. Alabama Unified Judicial System, et al.
Date: April 7, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12933
USA v. Renol Murat
Date: April 7, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13225
James G. Hill v. USA
Date: April 4, 2014
Docket Number: 12-13065
United States v. Grzybowicz  
Date: April 4, 2014
Docket Number: 12-13749

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his conviction of sexual exploitation of a minor to produce child pornography in violation of 18 U.S.C. 2251(a) (Count 1), distribution of child pornography in violation of 18 U.S.C. 2252A(a)(2) (Count...

Alton Jones v. USA
Date: April 4, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10361
United States v. Travis  
Date: April 4, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10400

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his 96-month sentence after pleading guilty to possessing a firearm as a convicted felon. The district court calculated a base offense level of 24 under U.S.S.G. 2K2.1(a)(2) because defendant had at le...

Ricardo Fernandez v. Havana Gardens, LLC
Date: April 4, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10681
Gerald James Ware v. Deutsche Bank
Date: April 4, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11847
Norman H. Lawton v. Norma J. Rosen, et al.
Date: April 4, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13642
Antonio Tillman v. Commissioner, Social Security Administration
Date: April 4, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14340