2014 Eleventh Circuit US Court of Appeals Case Law

Opinions 1501 - 2000 of 2019

USA v. Eddie Lamanquil Smith
Date: April 4, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14546
Plaintiff v. Defendant
Date: April 4, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14710
Tammy Berard v. Target Corporation
Date: April 4, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14793
Duane Miller v. USA
Date: April 3, 2014
Docket Number: 12-13925
United States v. Feliciano  
Date: April 3, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15341

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his conviction of robbery and firearms offenses. The court vacated defendant's conviction on Count Four, the 18 U.S.C. 924(c) charge for using and brandishing a gun in the commission of the April 11th...

James Laurence Butler, Sr. v. Tim Morgan, et al
Date: April 3, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12978
Oak Grove Resources, LLC v. Director, OWCP, et al
Date: April 3, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13019
USA v. David T. Conner
Date: April 3, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13495
USA v Jaime Carillo-Lucas
Date: April 3, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13819
Harrison v. Culliver, et al.  
Date: April 2, 2014
Docket Number: 11-14864

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, an inmate at the W.C. Holman Correctional Facility, was assaulted in the "back hallway" with a knife by another inmate who cut plaintiff's throat and nearly killed him. Plaintiff filed suit under 42 U.S.C. 198...

USA v. Eddie Talley, Jr., et al.
Date: April 2, 2014
Docket Number: 12-13651
Willie Frank Wright, Jr. v. Officer Langford, et al
Date: April 2, 2014
Docket Number: 12-14466
Michael Donawa v. Warden, FCC Coleman II, et al
Date: April 2, 2014
Docket Number: 12-14730
USA v. Christopher Shaun Lamar
Date: April 2, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10882
Tony Lee Smith v. Governor For the State of Alabama, et al
Date: April 2, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11173
Anthony L. Moore v. Mrs. B. E. Chamberlain, Nurse, et al
Date: April 2, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11369
USA v. Michael James Artello
Date: April 2, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11793
USA v. Ruel Brown
Date: April 2, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11891
James L. Brown v. Warden, Attorney General, State of Florida
Date: April 2, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12418
Dollie Williams, et al. v. Multimedia Games, Inc., et al.
Date: April 2, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12733
USA v. Demetrices Tavares Mitchell
Date: April 2, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13274
USA v. Jeremiah Flores
Date: April 2, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13304
USA v. Tamika Lynette Belle
Date: April 2, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13747
USA v. Richard Lee Ashcraft, III
Date: April 2, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13842
Sarvar Anvarovich Latipov v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: April 2, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13935
USA v. Christopher Lamont Davis
Date: April 2, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14705
Arcia, et al. v. Florida Secretary of State  
Date: April 1, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15738

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed suit against the Florida Secretary of State, arguing that Florida was violating the 90 Day Provision of the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA), 42 U.S.C. 1973gg-6(c)(2)(A), by conducting a program to...

USA v. Demetrium Silas Shaw
Date: April 1, 2014
Docket Number: 12-16468
Cordell Consultant Inc. v. Eliot C. Abbott, et al.
Date: April 1, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10143
USA v. Clifton Fidele Heard
Date: April 1, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10422
Ralph James Puckett, III v. The Plastics Group, Inc.
Date: April 1, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10485
Angela Jest v. Archbold Medical Center, Inc.
Date: April 1, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10974
USA v. Robert Michael Evans
Date: April 1, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11010
USA v. Jose Francisco Navarro-Hernandez
Date: April 1, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11099
Adrian Ambarus v. Bank of America, NA, et al.
Date: April 1, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11671
Meritan Dumel v. Capt. B.J. Elvin, et al
Date: April 1, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12000
Otwell, Sr., et al. v. Alabama Power Co.  
Date: April 1, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12584

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs appealed the district court's grant of summary judgment to Alabama Power on their complaint alleging that Alabama Power unreasonably lowered the water levels of Smith Lake. Determining that Article III's stand...

USA v. Manuel Cabrera Padilla
Date: April 1, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13033
USA v. Patrice Regine Duck
Date: April 1, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13094
Medicomp, Inc. v. United Healthcare Insurance Co., et al
Date: April 1, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13849
Mazzeo v. Color Resolutions Int'l, LLC  
Date: March 31, 2014
Docket Number: 12-10250

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against his former employer, CRI, claiming discrimination under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), 42 U.S.C. 12101 et seq., the Age Discrimination and Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA), 2...

USA v. Kevin L. White
Date: March 31, 2014
Docket Number: 12-11653
USA v. Robert Douyan
Date: March 31, 2014
Docket Number: 12-14653
Franklin J. Burr v. Philip Morris, USA
Date: March 31, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15712
USA v. Hassan Beasley
Date: March 31, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15845
USA v. Annette Teresita Trujillo
Date: March 31, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10432
USA v. Joshua Boyer
Date: March 31, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11600
USA v. James Hardesty Moore
Date: March 31, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12186
Central Mortgage Company v. John J. Laskos, et al
Date: March 31, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12400
USA v. Antonio Bishop
Date: March 31, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12550
USA v. Charlie Shivers, III
Date: March 31, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12771
Jibbie Jabbie v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: March 31, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13235
Joy Lynette Owens v. Kenneth Harding
Date: March 31, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13415
Kalim A.R. Muhammad v. Brenda L. Bethel Muhammad, et al.
Date: March 31, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13533
USA v. Lydia I. Cladek
Date: March 31, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13728
Jonathan E. Perlman v. Bank of America, N.A.
Date: March 28, 2014
Docket Number: 12-13436
Jonathan E. Perlman v. Bank of America, N.A.
Date: March 28, 2014
Docket Number: 12-14073
Osorio v. State Farm Bank, F.S.B.  
Date: March 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10951

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against State Farm under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), 47 U.S.C. 227, which provides a damages remedy for cellular-phone subscribers who received autodialed phone calls without having...

Andrew Hutchinson v. Sanjay Razdan
Date: March 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11367
USA v. Emilia Taisha Glover
Date: March 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12578
USA v. Andrew Beasley
Date: March 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12629
Glendon Assis Miranda v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: March 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12841
Utoh Oluwatoyin v. U.S. Attorney general
Date: March 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12953
Xianglan Cui v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: March 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13093
Nikhilkumar Hasmukhbhai Patel v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: March 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13239
USA v. Lephaine Jeff Charles
Date: March 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13798
Kyle McClamma v. Josepha Michelle Remon
Date: March 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13880
Edwin Ford, et al. v. Citimortgage, Inc., et al.
Date: March 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14683
Marla Gould Holcomb, et al. v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A, et al.
Date: March 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14743
Jose Miguel Hilario v. Warden FCI Marianna, et al.
Date: March 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15551
Robert Thomas Mays v. Carter F. Davenport
Date: March 27, 2014
Docket Number: 12-10105
Ramon Pimental v. Florida Department of Corrections
Date: March 27, 2014
Docket Number: 12-14890
USA v. Catarino Moreno, et al.
Date: March 27, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15621
Heatherwood Holdings, LLC v. HGC, Inc.  
Date: March 27, 2014
Docket Numbers: 12-16020, 12-16021

Justia Opinion Summary: Heatherwood and FCB appealed the district court's affirmance of a final amended judgment entered by the bankruptcy court. The bankruptcy court determined that there was an implied restrictive covenant limiting the use of...

Crimson Portfolio, LLC, v. HGC, Inc.
Date: March 27, 2014
Docket Number: 12-16021
Federal Trade Commission v. IAB Marketing Assoc., LP, et al.  
Date: March 27, 2014
Docket Number: 12-16265

Justia Opinion Summary: The FTC filed suit against defendants, alleging that they violated the Federal Trade Commission Act (FTC Act), 15 U.S.C. 45(a), and the Telemarketing and Consumer Fraud and Abuse Prevention Act (the Telemarketing Act), 1...

USA v. Dwayne Solomon
Date: March 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10027
Packard v. Commissioner of IRS  
Date: March 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10586

Justia Opinion Summary: The Commissioner appealed the Tax Court's grant of summary judgment to petitioner on his pro se petition for review of a tax deficiency determination. At issue was whether the Tax Court erred as a matter of law in holdi...

USA v. Joseph W. Jordan
Date: March 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10654
Curtis Nettles v. New Horizons of the Treasure Coast, Inc., et al
Date: March 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10720
Dr. Jeannie Blom v. Wellstar Health System, Inc., et al.
Date: March 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11893
Southern Mills, Inc., et al. v. H. James Nunes, et al.
Date: March 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11921
Santander Consumer USA Inc. v. Brown  
Date: March 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13013

Justia Opinion Summary: Santander appealed the district court's affirmance of the bankruptcy court's order overruling Santander's objection to the confirmation of debtor's plan under Chapter 13. The bankruptcy court proposed that petitioner sur...

USA v. Tishard Romell Brown
Date: March 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13220
USA v. Derrick Walker
Date: March 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14220
Rafael Alberto Llovera-Linares v. State of Florida
Date: March 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14595
Samson v. Federal Express Corp.  
Date: March 26, 2014
Docket Number: 12-14145

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff appealed the district court's grant of summary judgment in favor of FedEx on his disability discrimination claims under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 42 U.S.C. 12101 et seq., and the Florida Civil...

Menotte v. United States  
Date: March 26, 2014
Docket Number: 12-16489

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, trustee for the estate of debtor, attempted to avoid eight transfers made by debtor to the IRS as payment for the income tax liability of debtor's principal. The bankruptcy court ruled in favor of the United S...

Juan Pablo Gutierrez v. USA
Date: March 26, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10990
Michael Richardson v. Bay District Schools
Date: March 26, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12601
Billinglsley, et al. v. Citi Trends, Inc.
Date: March 25, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12561
Bobby Alexander Smith v. USA
Date: March 24, 2014
Docket Number: 11-14452
USA v. Thomas Lynne Trejo
Date: March 24, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15792
Denise Dorsey v. CitiMortgage, Inc.
Date: March 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10871
USA v. Brandon Bivins
Date: March 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11966
USA v. Johnnie Kenon
Date: March 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13092
Corcel Corporation, Inc. v. Ferguson Enterprises, Inc., et al
Date: March 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13284
Eric Watkins v. Associate Warden D. Hudson
Date: March 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13761
Maryna Ozerova v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: March 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14081
Elijah Watson v. Division of Child Support Services, et al
Date: March 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-15372
Hawes v. Gleicher  
Date: March 21, 2014
Docket Number: 12-14464

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against MAM, a Delaware corporation. Plaintiff was a MAM secured creditor and he held two Convertible Promissory Notes. Plaintiff's complaint alleged claims related to the Security Agreement that eac...

USA v. Patrick Henry Joseph
Date: March 21, 2014
Docket Number: 12-16167
USA v. Eric Lee Spooner
Date: March 21, 2014
Docket Number: 12-16571
Lawrence H. Guettler, Jr. v. The City of Montgomery, et al
Date: March 21, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11184
Walthour, et al. v. Chipio Windshield Repair, LLC, et al.  
Date: March 21, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11309

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs appealed the district court's order compelling arbitration and dismissing their complaint filed against defendants. At issue was whether the arbitration agreement, which waived an employee's ability to bring a...

Mary S. Usry v. Liberty Regional Medical Center, Inc.
Date: March 21, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12406
Hui Lin, et al v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: March 21, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12892
USA v. Adrian Ortiz
Date: March 21, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13004
USA v. Odumeqwu Ingram
Date: March 21, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14046
USA v. Luther Leroy Woods
Date: March 21, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14204
First Time Videos, LLC v. Paul Oppold
Date: March 21, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14717
Jones v. GDCP Warden  
Date: March 20, 2014
Docket Number: 11-14774

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner was convicted of malice murder and sentenced to death. The district court later granted petitioner's petition for a writ of habeas corpus in part and vacated his sentence only. The court concluded that the sta...

USA v. Bobby B. Hodges, Jr.
Date: March 20, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15187
Composite Structures, Inc. v. The Continental Insurance Company
Date: March 20, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15866
USA v. Carlton Bernard Johnson
Date: March 20, 2014
Docket Number: 12-16212
Miri Vukaj v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: March 20, 2014
Docket Number: 12-16347
Hurley v. Kent of Naples, Inc., et al.  
Date: March 20, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10298

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against defendants under the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), 29 U.S.C. 2615, alleging that defendants wrongfully denied his request for eleven weeks of vacation time and terminated his employment. A...

Christine Bailey v. City of Daytona Beach Shores
Date: March 20, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11127
Bell, et al. v. City of Winter Park, FL, et al.  
Date: March 20, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11499

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed suit challenging the constitutionality of the City's Ordinance No. 2886-12, which generally prohibits targeted picketing within 50 feet of a residential dwelling. On appeal, plaintiffs challenged the dis...

Callie Hawkins v. Amanda Carmean
Date: March 20, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11848
Michael Griffin v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: March 19, 2014
Docket Number: 12-14849
USA v. Douglas Newton
Date: March 19, 2014
Docket Number: 12-16001
USA v. Ivory Charles Brinson
Date: March 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10201
USA v. Martha Caballero
Date: March 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10846
Doris Thews v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Date: March 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11455
USA v. Bilal Jamal Woodard
Date: March 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11887
USA v. Thanh Quoc Hoang
Date: March 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11958
USA v. Reshon D. Whittaker
Date: March 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12053
Charles G. Chrenko v. Bob Riley, et al
Date: March 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12349
USA v. Johnson Thelisma
Date: March 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12449
Burlington Insurance Company, Inc. v. Iledieu Cireus, et al
Date: March 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12527
USA v. Victor T. Williams
Date: March 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12948
USA v. Donnie Joe Singleton
Date: March 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13253
USA v. Jean Dorvil
Date: March 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13572
RL BB ACQ II-GA Harp, LLC v. John E. Ramsey, et al
Date: March 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13986
Ray Hunter v. D.G. Schoeppner
Date: March 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14001
USA v. Ibrahim Issa
Date: March 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14132
USA v. Pablo Domingo
Date: March 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14768
USA v. Latonya Baldwin
Date: March 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14842
Wu v. US Attorney General  
Date: March 18, 2014
Docket Number: 12-16150

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner and her husband, natives and citizens of China, sought review of the BIA's decision affirming the IJ's denial of petitioner's application for asylum, withholding of removal, and her husband's application for a...

USA v. Larue Terry
Date: March 18, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10593
Jeffrey Fisher v. SP One, Ltd. et al
Date: March 18, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11307
Georgia D. Allen v. Victoria's Secret Stores, LLC
Date: March 18, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11670
Ricket Carter v. Columbus Consolidated Government
Date: March 18, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11945
USA v. Detrick C. Smith
Date: March 18, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12015
USA v. Brandon C. Gilreath
Date: March 18, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13026
Manhattan Construction Company v. Place Properties LP, et al
Date: March 17, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15626
Franklin Monfiston v. Secretary, Department of Corrections
Date: March 17, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12283
Patricia Sibley, et al. v. National City Mortgage Company, et al.
Date: March 17, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13994
Frank P. Miele, et al v. Certain Underwriters at Lloyd's of London
Date: March 17, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14166
USA v. Warren G. Charlton
Date: March 14, 2014
Docket Number: 12-14444
USA v. Britterica Heard
Date: March 14, 2014
Docket Number: 12-14964
Dianne Moss v. Premiere Credit of North America, LLC, et al.
Date: March 14, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15253
United States v. Salgado  
Date: March 14, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15691

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted of conspiracy to distribute drugs, conspiracy to launder money, and possession with intent to distribute at least one kilogram of heroin. At issue on appeal was whether the district court misappli...

Franklin Vasquez v. Yii Shipping Company, Ltd.
Date: March 14, 2014
Docket Number: 12-16395
Bowers, Jr. v. U.S. Parole Commission, et al.  
Date: March 14, 2014
Docket Number: 12-16560

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner appealed the district court's denial of his motions for discovery and leave to amend his petition for a writ of habeas corpus, as well as the district court's determination that the U.S. Parole Commission did...

Clayton Albers v. Warden, FCC Coleman - USP I
Date: March 14, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12821
Leroy Junion Moore v. Birmingham Public Library
Date: March 14, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13763
Mortley Shepherd v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: March 14, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13950
USA v. Nasheba Necia Hunte, et al.
Date: March 13, 2014
Docket Number: 12-13004
Parulbhai Kantilal Patel, et al. v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: March 13, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12074
USA v. Deron Darrell Webb
Date: March 13, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12156
USA v. Orin Jackson
Date: March 13, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12890
USA v. Rasheen Jahmal Smith
Date: March 13, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13028
USA v. Pedro Lazaro Rodriguez, et al
Date: March 12, 2014
Docket Number: 12-12257
USA v. Marion Sturgis Donaldson
Date: March 12, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15549
Hitchcock v. Secretary, FL Dept. of Corrections  
Date: March 12, 2014
Docket Number: 12-16158

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, sentenced to death for the strangulation murder of a thirteen-year-old girl, appealed the denial of his petition for a writ of habeas corpus under 28 U.S.C. 2254. The court held that evidence of a rejected pl...

USA v. Murali Krisha A. Reddy
Date: March 12, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10544
USA v. Jennifer Rivera, Christopher Andrew Terry
Date: March 12, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11538
Justin Daniel Osborne v. USA
Date: March 12, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11777
USA v. Leonardo F. Cabrera
Date: March 12, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12129
In re: Walter Leroy Moody, Jr.
Date: March 12, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12657
Terrell v. GDCP Warden  
Date: March 11, 2014
Docket Number: 11-13660

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, a death row inmate, appealed the denial of federal habeas relief under 28 U.S.C. 2254. The court granted petitioner's application for a certificate of appealability with regard to two claims of ineffective as...

USA v. Martin Arreola-Romero
Date: March 11, 2014
Docket Number: 12-12261
USA v. Jason Lamar Chisolm
Date: March 11, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15447
USA v. Luis H. Cano
Date: March 11, 2014
Docket Number: 12-16202
Anthony Schmidt v. City of Atlanta
Date: March 11, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11468
Fred Levinson, et al v. Landsafe Appraisal Services, Inc., et al
Date: March 11, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11756
Fidelity & Guaranty Life Insurance Company v. Carol Thomas
Date: March 11, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11814
Gardith S. Lemy, et al. v. Direct General Finance Company, et al.
Date: March 10, 2014
Docket Number: 12-14794
USA v. Hosea M. Allen
Date: March 10, 2014
Docket Number: 12-16060
Platypus Wear, Inc., et al. v. Horizonte LTDA, et al.
Date: March 10, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11784
USA v. Antwan D. Jackson
Date: March 10, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13056
Kevin Spencer v. USA
Date: March 7, 2014
Docket Number: 10-10676
USA v. Solomon Manasseh Mustafa
Date: March 7, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15144
USA v. James Fitzgerald Prevo
Date: March 7, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15421
Plaintiff A, et al. v. Schair, et al.  
Date: March 7, 2014
Docket Number: 12-16542

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed suit against defendant under the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA), 18 U.S.C. 1595, alleging that he engaged in for-profit "sex tourism" in the Amazon River Basin through his boat touring company...

Simpson, et al. v. Sanderson Farms, Inc., et al.  
Date: March 7, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10624

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed a putative class action under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), 18 U.S.C. 1961-68, alleging, inter alia, that Sanderson payed depressed wages to all genuinely work-authorized...

Rodderick T. Davis v. USA, et al
Date: March 7, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11520
USA v. Vladimir Louissant
Date: March 7, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11621
USA v. James Richard Johnson
Date: March 7, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11928
USA v. Pedro Hidalgo
Date: March 7, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12897
Sebastian Kothmann v. Luz Rosario
Date: March 7, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13166
USA v. Frank Freitas Higginbotham
Date: March 7, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13207
Jack L. Price v. Secretary, Department of Corrections
Date: March 6, 2014
Docket Number: 12-12441
Eastern Property Development LLC, et al. v. Loren C. Gill
Date: March 6, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10219
USA v. Luis Ramon Batista, et al
Date: March 6, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11038
Kanti Ponamgi v. Safeguard Services, LLC
Date: March 6, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12969
USA v. Cyrus Vance
Date: March 6, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13079
Emma Fequiere, et al v. Alabama State University, et al
Date: March 6, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13167
USA v. Lucia Peluffo
Date: March 5, 2014
Docket Number: 11-11789
USA v. Ramiko Jermaine Moncur
Date: March 5, 2014
Docket Number: 12-11389
Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc., et al. v. Dolgencorp, LLC, et al.  
Date: March 5, 2014
Docket Number: 12-14527

Justia Opinion Summary: Winn-Dixie filed suit claiming that it suffered more than $90 million in lost profits because Defendants Dollar General, Dollar Tree, and Big Lots violated, and continue to violate, the restrictive covenants limiting gro...

USA v. Justin Daniel
Date: March 5, 2014
Docket Number: 12-16403
Melissa R. Bloom v. Hartford Life and Accident Insurance Company
Date: March 5, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10827
USA v. Tavoris Andre Taylor
Date: March 5, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12465
USA v. Johnny Jasmin
Date: March 5, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12686
Iris Weekley v. Nick Embry
Date: March 5, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12764
USA v. Mario Ponce Rodriguez
Date: March 4, 2014
Docket Number: 12-14629
Xiao Kui Lin v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: March 4, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15744
USA v. Elvin Orlando Guerrero-Maradiaga
Date: March 4, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10029
USA v. Earl Wilcox, Jr.
Date: March 4, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10072
USA v. Allen Kyode Pacquette
Date: March 4, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11736
Arnoldo Rafael Ruiz Ochoa v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: March 4, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13752
Thomas E. Metcalfe v. Postmaster General, U.S. Postal Service
Date: March 3, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15592
Securities and Exchange Commission v. Joseph J. Monterosso, et al.
Date: March 3, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10341
James McFarland v. USA
Date: March 3, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11076
Lawrence James Taylor v. Warden, FCI Marianna
Date: March 3, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13045
Tazenna Kennedy v. United of Omaha Life Insurance Company
Date: February 28, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15057
Donald Duhart v. USA
Date: February 28, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15350
Brandon R. Carter v. Randy Gore, et al
Date: February 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11629
Christopher Troy Myles v. Officer Anthony Green, et al
Date: February 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12266
USA v. Domingo Beiza-Hernandez
Date: February 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12562
USA v. Antonio Bishop
Date: February 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12580
Al Jefferson Davis, et al. v. Habitat for Humanity of Bay County, Inc.
Date: February 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13283
Lawrence Manker, Jr., et al. v. The Zurich Services Corporation
Date: February 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13944
Richard V. Kelly v. Dun & Bradstreet, Inc.
Date: February 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11060
USA v. Oscar Lee Mangram, Jr.
Date: February 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13494
Fuller v. SunTrust Banks, Inc., et al.  
Date: February 26, 2014
Docket Number: 12-16217

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff appealed the Rule 12(b)(1) dismissal of her putative class action complaint brought under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), 29 U.S.C. 1001 et seq. The court concluded that, based on the recor...

USA v. Emmanuel Mekowulu
Date: February 26, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11284
USA v. Jonathan Torres-Bonilla
Date: February 26, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11301
Randel Rock v. Bae Systems, Inc., et al
Date: February 26, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13196
USA v. Richard Marcel Mazard
Date: February 26, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13485
Byron Scott Wright v. Polk County, et al.
Date: February 26, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13772
Albert Flowers, et al v. City of Melbourne, et al
Date: February 26, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14336
Thomas Uhlig v. Drayprop, LLC, et al
Date: February 26, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14989
USA v. Zhong Liang Li
Date: February 25, 2014
Docket Number: 11-11227
United States v. Jones  
Date: February 25, 2014
Docket Number: 11-11273

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant, convicted of being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition, appealed his sentence. The court concluded that the district court plainly erred by imposing an enhancement under the Armed Career Criminal...

Tommy James Gillentine v. Correctional Medical Services, et al.
Date: February 25, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15334
Darryl Richardson v. USA
Date: February 25, 2014
Docket Number: 12-16078
Lina Margarita Cuadrado Barrera, et al v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: February 25, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10160
James L. Hairston v. Ivan L. Negron, M.D., et al.
Date: February 25, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10474
Susan Davis-Grimplin v. Commissioner, Social Security Administration
Date: February 25, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12472
USA v. John Henry Raftopoulos
Date: February 25, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12703
USA v. Corine D. Motley
Date: February 25, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13000
USA v. Nabetse Dearmas
Date: February 25, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14063
Martinez v. Carnival Corp.  
Date: February 24, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15164

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, a Honduran citizen who suffered a back injury while employed as a mason aboard one of Carnival's ships, filed suit against Carnival in state court asserting claims of Jones Act, 46 U.S.C. 30104, negligence, un...

USA v. Owen Hinkson
Date: February 24, 2014
Docket Number: 12-16306
Anesh Gupta v. U.S. Attorney General, et al
Date: February 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10379
USA v. Kareem Cusick
Date: February 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12303
USA v. Orlando Ismael Muniz
Date: February 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12352
USA v. Marcelle Whitfield
Date: February 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13371
USA v. Myron Bobo Cook
Date: February 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13549
United States v. Ramirez-Flores  
Date: February 21, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15602

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff appealed his sentence for illegal reentry after deportation. The court concluded that plaintiff's 2007 South Carolina conviction for the burglary of a dwelling was a "crime of violence" under U.S.S.G. 2L1.2(b)(...

Oscar Aragon-Llanos v. USA
Date: February 21, 2014
Docket Number: 12-16207
USA v. Anton Shayron Hernandez
Date: February 21, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10326
Keith Thomas v. Bank of America, N.A, et al.
Date: February 21, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10845
Clemente Lopez Gomez v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: February 21, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12312
United States v. Joseph  
Date: February 21, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12369

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant, while incarcerated, participated in a fraudulent scheme to obtain tax refunds by using the personal information of other inmates. Defendant pleaded guilty to 41 of the 46 counts with which he was charged. On a...

USA v. Benjamin Todd Acton
Date: February 21, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12650
Huff v. Commissioner of IRS, et al.  
Date: February 20, 2014
Docket Numbers: 11-10608, 11-10617, 11-10618

Justia Opinion Summary: Taxpayers, United States citizens claiming to be bona fide residents of the Virgin Islands, petitioned the Tax Court, challenging the IRS's deficiency notices. In consolidated appeals, the court reviewed the Tax Court's...

Government of the United States Virgin Islands v. Commissioner of IRS
Date: February 20, 2014
Docket Number: 11-10617
Government of the United States Virgin Island v. Commissioner of IRS
Date: February 20, 2014
Docket Number: 11-10618
United States v. Campbell  
Date: February 20, 2014
Docket Number: 12-13647

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted of conspiracy to possess and for possession with intent to distribute 100 kilograms or more of marijuana. At issue was whether the admission of a certification of the Secretary of State to establi...

Christopher Lawrence v. Gwinnett County, et al.
Date: February 20, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15374
USA v. Eric Lamar Menter
Date: February 20, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12434
Vera Freeman v. City of Douglas, Georgia, et al.
Date: February 20, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14610
United States v. Howard  
Date: February 19, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15756

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his sentence and conviction for being a felon in possession of a firearm. The court concluded that the evidence was sufficient to establish constructive possession of the pistol and convict defendant....

USA v. Kelvin Tremayne White
Date: February 19, 2014
Docket Number: 12-16214
USA v. Kelvin Tremayne White
Date: February 19, 2014
Docket Number: 12-16215
USA v. Samuel Turner
Date: February 19, 2014
Docket Number: 12-16562
USA v. Samuel Lee Turner
Date: February 19, 2014
Docket Number: 12-16563
Enoch E. Dickens, Jr. v. Secretary, Department of Corrections, et al.
Date: February 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11034
Lazaro Cabrera, et al. v. Town of Lady Lake, Florida
Date: February 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11885
David Nathan Thompson v. Officer Eubanks
Date: February 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13053
USA v. Arvin Rownell Johnson
Date: February 19, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13441
USA v. Anton Lemar Dames
Date: February 18, 2014
Docket Number: 12-12988
William Arsis v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections, et al.
Date: February 18, 2014
Docket Number: 12-14497
James E. Castle, Sr. v. Social Security Administration, Commissioner
Date: February 18, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10007
Diane W. Siron v. Commissioner, Social Security Administration
Date: February 18, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10441
Tiedric Hurston v. City of Lagrange, Georgia, et al.
Date: February 18, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10923
Wayne Redding v. State of Georgia, et al.
Date: February 18, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12866
USA v. Mark Daniel Leitner
Date: February 14, 2014
Docket Number: 10-13826
United States v. Isnadin  
Date: February 14, 2014
Docket Number: 12-13474

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants appealed their convictions for drug and possession charges after they tried to rob a stash house based on information given to them from an undercover agent. The court concluded that the district court's suppl...

A.K., et al. v. Gwinnett County School District
Date: February 14, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15373
USA v. Thomas Lynne Trejo
Date: February 14, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15792
Brown v. Gore  
Date: February 14, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10260

Justia Opinion Summary: Debtor filed a Chapter 13 petition, instead of a Chapter 7 petition, only so that his attorney could be paid in installments through the proposed Chapter 13 plan. The bankruptcy court found that debtor had not filed his...

America's Health Ins. Plan v. Hudgens  
Date: February 14, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10349

Justia Opinion Summary: The Commission appealed the district court's order preliminarily enjoining him from enforcing several provisions of the Georgia Code as preempted by Section 514 of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERI...

Eddie Slaughter v. U.S. Department of Agriculture, et al.
Date: February 14, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11531
Trinae D. Watkins v. Regions Mortgage, Inc., et al.
Date: February 14, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12564
USA v. Terry Lewis Burston
Date: February 14, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12722
USA v. Eclesiaste Pierre
Date: February 14, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12859
Jose Hernandez v. John Owen, Warden
Date: February 14, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12968
USA v. Phillip Lenard Neal
Date: February 14, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13205
USA v. Omar Pitter
Date: February 14, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13476
USA v. George Pearson, Jr.
Date: February 14, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13550
South Florida Wellness, Inc. v. Allstate Ins. Co.  
Date: February 14, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10001

Justia Opinion Summary: Wellness filed a putative class action in state court seeking a declaration that the form language Allstate used in the class members' personal injury protection insurance policies did not clearly and unambiguously indic...

Chavez v. Florida SP Warden, et al.  
Date: February 12, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10561

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit claiming that he could experience unnecessary pain when the State of Florida executed him by lethal injection. The court concluded that plaintiff had not established a substantial likelihood of succ...

USA v. Flornoy Smith
Date: February 11, 2014
Docket Number: 12-14842
USA v. Clifford Durham, Jr.
Date: February 11, 2014
Docket Number: 12-16043
USA v. Clifford Durham, Jr.
Date: February 11, 2014
Docket Number: 12-16044
Frank Murphy, et al. v. American Golf Corporation of California, et al.
Date: February 11, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10825
USA v. Pedro Calixto-Moran
Date: February 11, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12554
Alejandro Antonini v. Franklin D. Duran
Date: February 11, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12835
USA v. Kevin Lamont Green
Date: February 11, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13037
Marcia T. Dunn v. Advanced Medical Specialties, Inc, et al.
Date: February 10, 2014
Docket Number: 12-11152
Kuhne v. FL Dept. of Corrections  
Date: February 10, 2014
Docket Number: 12-13387

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit, inter alia, under 42 U.S.C. 1983, asserting an Eighth Amendment claim against the Department and officials, alleging that they had acted with deliberate indifference by failing to provide him care f...

Marcia T. Dunn v. Advanced Medical Specialties, Inc.
Date: February 10, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15989
Feaz v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., et al.  
Date: February 10, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10230

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against her mortgage lender, Wells Fargo, alleging that Wells Fargo breached the mortgage-loan contract and violated extracontractual duties by requiring her to have more flood insurance than the amo...

Dasher v. RBC Bank (USA)  
Date: February 10, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10257

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff and other checking account customers filed suit against the Bank for allegedly charging excessive overdraft fees in breach of their account agreement. The district court denied the Bank's renewed motion to comp...

Matthew D. Van Wagner v. Philip Horne
Date: February 10, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10306
USA v. Willie Lee Daniels
Date: February 10, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12190
Lonnie C. Barnum v. Commissioner, Social Security Adminstration
Date: February 10, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12216
USA v. Francisco Javier Diaz
Date: February 10, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12484
USA v. Donald Lee Phelps
Date: February 10, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13329
Elma D. Green v. Commissioner, Social Security Administration
Date: February 10, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13565
Chavez v. Secretary, FL Dept. of Corrections  
Date: February 10, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10486

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, a Florida inmate scheduled to be executed, appealed the district court's denial of his pro se request for the appointment of counsel. Through his attorney, plaintiff also sought a stay of execution pending dis...

Saleh Maa Alghubari v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: February 7, 2014
Docket Number: 12-12755
USA v. Gilberto Parada-Talamantes
Date: February 7, 2014
Docket Number: 12-14280
USA v. Jose L. Valdes Gonzalez
Date: February 7, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15588
USA v. Derrick Smith
Date: February 7, 2014
Docket Number: 12-16299
Saleh Maa Alghubari v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: February 7, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10158
USA v. Wayne Anderson
Date: February 7, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11675
Jo-Ann Marcelle Brooks v. CSX Transportation, Inc.
Date: February 7, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12048
USA v. Terry Don Northcutt
Date: February 7, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12210
Xin Miao v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: February 7, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12560
USA v. Alberto Garcia-Ramirez
Date: February 7, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12853
USA v. Mario A. Rivas
Date: February 7, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13141
Corcel Corporation, Inc. v. Ferguson Enterprises, Inc., et al.
Date: February 7, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13284
James Szilvasi v. Commissioner, Social Security Administration
Date: February 7, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13325
Alfred Townsend v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: February 7, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14020
United States v. Reeves, et al.  
Date: February 6, 2014
Docket Number: 12-13110

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants appealed their convictions for conspiracy to distribute. The court concluded that the evidence was sufficient to sustain the conspiracy convictions; the court rejected Defendant Halcomb-Reeves' evidentiary cha...

Timothy Louis Parker v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections
Date: February 6, 2014
Docket Number: 12-13179
Aldana, et al. v. Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A., et al.  
Date: February 6, 2014
Docket Number: 12-16143

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, Guatemalan labor organizers, filed suit alleging that Del Monte and its subsidiaries were responsible for armed kidnapping, intimidation, and torture on a Guatemalan banana plantation in 1999. The court had d...

USA v. Christopher Mathis
Date: February 6, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10042
USA v. Willie James Morgan
Date: February 6, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10055
Clarence Frank Stephenson v. Warden, et al
Date: February 6, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10080
Walter Lee Silimon v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections
Date: February 6, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10150
Wannaku Fernando v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: February 6, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11212
USA v. Craig Frazier
Date: February 6, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11622
USA v. Adeline Nelson
Date: February 6, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12796
USA v. Roberto Delgado
Date: February 6, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12857
USA v. James E. Atiabi
Date: February 6, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13482
USA v. Jesus Manuel Dorado
Date: February 5, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15402
USA v. Billy James Harper
Date: February 5, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10213
USA v. James Esaud Asprilla Moreno
Date: February 5, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11677
Barbara Schwartz, et al v. SCI Funeral Services of Florida, Inc., et al
Date: February 5, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11830
Olaf Childress v. L. P. Walker, et al.
Date: February 5, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12425
USA v. Michael Jonathan Bennett
Date: February 5, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12445
Nancy Taylor v. USA
Date: February 5, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13294
USA v. Adolfo Guzman
Date: February 5, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13460
Felice Abby v. Robert Paige, et al
Date: February 4, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10630
USA v. Stephon Kendricks
Date: February 4, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10657
Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co., et al. v. Bashir's Inc., et al.
Date: February 4, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11151
Driss Zerrouk v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: February 4, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11424
USA v. Anthony Ray Pointer
Date: February 4, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11576
USA v. Brandon Edward Simmons
Date: February 4, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11904
USA v. Yaneth Margarita Coronell
Date: February 4, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12301
John H. Nix, III v. Commissioner of IRS
Date: February 4, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12316
USA v. Clarence Clark
Date: February 4, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12638
W. W. Gay, et al. v. Brencorp, Inc.
Date: February 4, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13075
M. G. v. St. Lucie Cty. Sch. Bd., et al.  
Date: February 4, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13130

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against defendants alleging that her teenage daughter - who suffers from severe emotional, mental, and physical disabilities - was sexually assaulted by another student while in defendant's care. The...

USA v. Sigifredo Oliveros-Estupinan
Date: February 4, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13380
USA v. Arthur Jerome Washington, Jr.
Date: February 4, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13439
USA v. Asieba Imadjam Thomas
Date: February 3, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15455
USA v. Odalys Fernandez, e tal
Date: February 3, 2014
Docket Number: 12-16049
USA v. Shawn M. Hernandez
Date: February 3, 2014
Docket Number: 12-16399
USA v. Helen E. Hampton
Date: February 3, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10061
USA v. Jamariel J. Doston
Date: February 3, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10470
USA v. Michael A. Moody
Date: February 3, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10521
USA v. Lincoln E. Son
Date: February 3, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10590
Peter Bloch, et al v. Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, et al
Date: February 3, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10680
Offshore of Palm Beaches, Inc. v. Lynch  
Date: February 3, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11092

Justia Opinion Summary: Offshore appealed the district court's order permitting a lone claimant to pursue personal injury claims in state court after Offshore had invoked the Limitation of Liability Act (Limitation Act), 46 U.S.C. 30501. The co...

USA v. Eddie Lee Hudson
Date: February 3, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13628
Cadet v. Secretary, FL Dep't of Corrections  
Date: January 31, 2014
Docket Number: 12-14518

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner appealed the dismissal of his federal habeas petition and the court granted him a certificate of appealability on the issue of whether the district court improperly determined that his 28 U.S.C. 2254 habeas pe...

Wen Bin Zeng v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: January 31, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11044
USA v. Oscar Baez-Arrogo
Date: January 31, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12988
United States v. Ransfer  
Date: January 28, 2014
Docket Number: 12-12956

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants were convicted of sixteen counts of Hobbs Act robbery, 18 U.S.C. 1951, conspiracy, and use and carrying of firearms during the commission of a violent crime. The court held that the good faith reliance excepti...

United States v. Harris  
Date: January 28, 2014
Docket Number: 12-14482

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his sentence after being convicted of three counts of Hobbs Act robbery, 18 U.S.C. 1951(a) and (b), and four other counts relating to his possession and use of firearms during those robberies. The cour...

USA v. Tony Henderson
Date: January 28, 2014
Docket Number: 12-14628
Eugene E. Mack v. Victor Mazzarella, et al
Date: January 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11040
Barkat Karim Bhai, et al v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: January 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11128
USA v. Lerin M. Joiner
Date: January 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12228
TRC v. Commissioner, Social Security Administration
Date: January 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12511
Raymond Sebastian Richards v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: January 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12619
Terru A. Burlison v. Sarah Ritterhoff Williams, et al
Date: January 28, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12930
Judson Wilson v. City of Montgomery, et al.
Date: January 27, 2014
Docket Number: 12-16361
USA v. Waldir Forbes-Suarez
Date: January 27, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10711
Banta Properties, Inc. v. Arch Specialty Insurance Company
Date: January 24, 2014
Docket Number: 12-14186
Banta Properties, Inc. v. Arch Specialty Insurance Company
Date: January 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10153
USA v. Dale Borders
Date: January 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12120
David Randall Polk v. Joe Nugent, et al.
Date: January 24, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13384
USA v. Travis McGhee
Date: January 23, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15705
USA v. George Arthur Farmer
Date: January 23, 2014
Docket Number: 12-16031
Kevin Anthony Moore v. Mike Harris, et al
Date: January 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12408
USA v. Jesus Rojas
Date: January 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12432
USA v. Carmelo Rosado-Curbelo
Date: January 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12662
USA v. Carmelo Rosado-Curbelo
Date: January 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12672
Rudolph Davis, Sr. v. City of Lake City, Florida
Date: January 23, 2014
Docket Number: 13-411340
United States v. Yeary  
Date: January 22, 2014
Docket Number: 11-13427

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his sentence and convictions of drug and firearms charges. Defendant raised several issues on appeal. The court concluded that the district court did not err in denying defendant's motion to suppress t...

USA v. Melissa Collins Gulledge
Date: January 22, 2014
Docket Number: 12-13806
Keith Karlson v. Red Door Homes, LLC, et al
Date: January 22, 2014
Docket Number: 12-14176
United States v. Aguilar-Ibarra  
Date: January 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10307

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit a Hobbs Act, 18 U.S.C. 1951, robbery and the commission of a Hobbs Act robbery. On appeal, defendant challenged his sentence. The court concluded that the district court d...

USA v. Robert Lee Lane
Date: January 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11612
Tony Perkins v. Commissioner, Social Security Administration
Date: January 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12024
Smith, Jr. v. Casey, et al.  
Date: January 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12351

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, as representative of the estate of his father, filed suit against several entities with whom his father, Ronald Louis Smith, Sr., recorded music in the late 1970s. The estate alleged infringement of Smith's co...

USA v. Kenneth B. Nickson
Date: January 22, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13530
United States v. Mathauda  
Date: January 21, 2014
Docket Number: 11-13558

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted of offenses stemming from his involvement in an operation of a series of companies that marketed and sold fraudulent business opportunities. Defendant raise several issues on appeal. The court con...

Lin Bin v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: January 21, 2014
Docket Number: 12-14808
Sherri P. Tanner v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: January 21, 2014
Docket Number: 12-16277
Ronald J. Trucchio v. USA
Date: January 21, 2014
Docket Number: 12-16353
USA v. Terrance Bernard Hutchins
Date: January 21, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12570
USA v. Michael Denard Jones
Date: January 21, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13210
Williams v. Secretary, U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security, et al.  
Date: January 17, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11270

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, a native of Brazil, sought to adjust her immigration status to become a legal permanent resident. On appeal, plaintiff challenged the district court's grant of summary judgment in favor of DHS. The court concl...

USA v. Paul Rudolph McGowan
Date: January 17, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11511
USA v. Chase Amon Manning
Date: January 17, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12294
CCB, LLC, et al v. BankTrust
Date: January 17, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12756
Steven Ray Brewer v. USA
Date: January 17, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12895
United States v. Gutierrez  
Date: January 16, 2014
Docket Number: 12-13809

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his conviction for assault of a federal officer that resulted in bodily injury. Because it was undisputed that defendant made physical contact with the officer, the district court did not abuse its dis...

Alton E. pace v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections, et al.
Date: January 16, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15414
USA v. Alfredo Martinez Riquene
Date: January 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10034
USA v. Alex Little
Date: January 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10163
Terri L. Steffen v. Douglas N. Menchise
Date: January 16, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11052
USA v. Charles Marovskis
Date: January 15, 2014
Docket Number: 12-10746
USA v. Alejandro Gonzalez
Date: January 15, 2014
Docket Number: 12-14702
LeCroy, Jr. v. United States  
Date: January 15, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15132

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, a federal death-row inmate, appealed the district court's denial of his petition to vacate his sentence under 28 U.S.C. 2255. Petitioner argued that he received ineffective assistance of counsel because his a...

USA v. Willie Jerome Sanders
Date: January 15, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10663
Pieter Jan Marthinus Swart, et al v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: January 15, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11876
Derek Saucier v. Commissioner, Social Security Administration
Date: January 15, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12221
Ronald L. Lane, Jr., et al. v. Guaranty Bank, et al.
Date: January 15, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12605
USA v. Quenton Hart
Date: January 15, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12618
Annie L. Grimes v. Miami Dade County
Date: January 14, 2014
Docket Number: 12-14291
USA v. Corey Lemar Wright
Date: January 14, 2014
Docket Number: 12-16130
Amadou Wane v. The Loan Corporation, et al
Date: January 14, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11597
Weldon Williams v. Revco Discount Drug Centers, Inc.
Date: January 14, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11673
Cheryl R. Russell v. Sybil Thomas, et al.
Date: January 14, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12194
USA v. Leonard V. Smith
Date: January 14, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12985
Sherman Dionne Chester v. Warden
Date: January 13, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15119
USA v. Ana Lazarus
Date: January 13, 2014
Docket Number: 12-16287
USA v. Angel Gomez
Date: January 13, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12124
USA v. Cleon Major
Date: January 13, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12392
Meritplan Insurance Company v. Coy Leverette, III
Date: January 13, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13338
Lynch, et al. v. State of Alabama, et al.  
Date: January 10, 2014
Docket Number: 11-15464

Justia Opinion Summary: This appeal primarily concerns a Fourteenth Amendment challenge to various sections of the Alabama Constitution that are central to the State's system of ad valorem property taxation. Plaintiffs filed suit asserting that...

Felicia Tuitama v. Bank of America, NA, et al.
Date: January 10, 2014
Docket Number: 12-12821
USA v. Myron Budnick
Date: January 10, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15348
Michael Chow, et al. v. Chak Yam Chau, et al.
Date: January 10, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15994
Renata Tuslova, et al. v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: January 10, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11875
In re: Walter Moody, Jr.  
Date: January 10, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12657

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, convicted of 71 counts including murder of an Eleventh Circuit judge, petitioned for a writ of mandamus ordering the recusal of a district judge who was randomly assigned to hear his federal petition for a wr...

USA v. Jesse Charles Reverio
Date: January 9, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10312
Terrance A. Davis v. Daniele A. Davis, et al.
Date: January 9, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10903
USA v. Osnel Jenice
Date: January 9, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12750
Teresa D. Scott-Bolton v. State of Alabama Board of Pardons & Paroles
Date: January 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11846
Javier Fredy Paucar v. MAS Crociere S.A., et al.
Date: January 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11881
USA v. Keith Wade
Date: January 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12075
Constance Mitchell v. USA
Date: January 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12163
Carrie B. Lee v. Commissioner, Social Security Administration
Date: January 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12179
Bob Perry v. Batesville Casket Company, Inc., et al
Date: January 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12209
USA v. Erick Lormil
Date: January 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13101
USA v. Dallas Devane Sylvester
Date: January 8, 2014
Docket Number: 13-13204
Durango-Georgia Paper Co., et al. v. H.G. Estate, LLC, et al.  
Date: January 7, 2014
Docket Number: 11-15079

Justia Opinion Summary: The PAPER COMPANY's creditors successfully petitioned the Bankruptcy Court for relief under Chapter 7 of the Bankruptcy Code. The Bankruptcy Court then granted the PAPER COMPANY's motion to transform the Chapter 7 case i...

Dewey Mitchell Lindsay v. Adoption by Shepherd Care, Inc.
Date: January 7, 2014
Docket Number: 12-12565
USA v. Rebeca Rivera, Luis E. Morales
Date: January 7, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10459
USA v. Robert Joseph Karpinen
Date: January 7, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11016
Sapuppo, et al. v. Allstate Floridian Ins. Co.  
Date: January 7, 2014
Docket Number: 13-11558

Justia Opinion Summary: Chapter 2007-1 of the Laws of Florida made state-subsidized reinsurance available to Florida insurers at rates lower than those offered in the private market. Plaintiffs filed suit against Allstate alleging that it viola...

USA v. William W. Boatley
Date: January 7, 2014
Docket Number: 13-12972
Row Equipment Sales & Rental, Inc. v. Grange Mutual Casualty Company
Date: January 7, 2014
Docket Number: 13-14116
Muhammad v. Secretary, FL DOC, et al.  
Date: January 7, 2014
Docket Number: 14-10024

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to death, appealed the district court's denial of motions for a stay of execution and applied for a stay of execution with the court. Plaintiff challenged the met...

United States v. Stanley  
Date: January 6, 2014
Docket Number: 12-11126

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants Harris and Stanley appealed their securities fraud convictions and sentences stemming from their role in a "pump and dump" scheme. The court concluded that Harris waived his right to counsel knowingly, intelli...

John C. Spaulding v. Ronnie Woodall, et al.
Date: January 6, 2014
Docket Number: 12-12043
USA v. Bruce Kenyon Davis
Date: January 6, 2014
Docket Number: 12-13620
Arthur v. Thomas  
Date: January 6, 2014
Docket Number: 12-13952

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, a death row inmate convicted of murder, appealed the denial of his Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 60(b)(6) Motion for Relief from Judgment, arguing that the Supreme Court's decision of Martinez v. Ryan const...

Mackey v. Warden, FCC Coleman - Medium  
Date: January 6, 2014
Docket Number: 12-14729

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner appealed the district court's denial of his 28 U.S.C. 2241 habeas petition brought under the savings clause in 28 U.S.C. 2255(e). The court vacated the district court's judgment and remanded, concluding that p...

Melech v. Life Ins. Co. of North America, et al.  
Date: January 6, 2014
Docket Number: 12-14999

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), 29 U.S.C. 1001 et seq., alleging that LINA violated the disability insurance policy's terms and ERISA requirements - in part because...

Dennis Reeves v. Horace Graham, Miami-Dade County
Date: January 6, 2014
Docket Number: 12-15669
Benjamin C. Price v. USA, et al.
Date: January 6, 2014
Docket Number: 13-10272