2015 Eleventh Circuit US Court of Appeals Case Law

Opinions 1 - 500 of 1896

USA v. Francisco E. Garcia, Jr.
Date: December 31, 2015
Docket Numbers: 12-16572, 15-10353
USA v. Pablo Olguin-Zarate
Date: December 31, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10075
USA v. Nicholas Currie
Date: December 31, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11520
USA v. Brian Lee Foster
Date: December 31, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11829
USA v. Richard Lee Watts
Date: December 31, 2015
Docket Number: 15-12176
Sara Surber v. McCarthy, Burgess & Wolff, Inc.
Date: December 31, 2015
Docket Number: 15-12296
Luis A. Rodriguez v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: December 31, 2015
Docket Number: 15-12356
USA v. Terrence L. Simmons
Date: December 31, 2015
Docket Number: 15-12574
Mike Woods v. On Baldwin Pond, LLC, et al.
Date: December 31, 2015
Docket Number: 15-13082
United States v. Nelson  
Date: December 30, 2015
Docket Numbers: 13-11537, 11-15012

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants Nelson and Snow appealed their sentences imposed under the Armed Career Criminal Act (ACCA), 18 U.S.C. 924(e)(1), after they each pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm. Both defendants hav...

USA v. Ted McCall Snow
Date: December 30, 2015
Docket Numbers: 13-15012, 16-11148
USA v. Rigoberto Cabrera
Date: December 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10541
Michelle Corbett v. Rick Beseler
Date: December 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-11049
Robbins v. Garrison Prop. & Cas. Ins. Co.  
Date: December 30, 2015
Docket Numbers: 14-13724, 14-13725

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed a purported class action challenging their insurer's interpretation of Fla. Stat. 627.736(1)(a)(3)–(4). In consolidated appeals, plaintiffs presented the issue of what the Florida Motor Vehicle No-Fault...

Daniels v. United States  
Date: December 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-14363

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner appealed the district court's dismissal of his 28 U.S.C. 2255 motion as untimely. The court concluded that, because petitioner did not satisfy the requirements of Rule 3(d) of the Rules Governing Section 2255...

A.L., et al v. Jackson County School Board
Date: December 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15368
Marcia Harris v. Orange Business Services U.S., Inc.
Date: December 30, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10553
USA v. Demarques Felton King
Date: December 30, 2015
Docket Number: 15-12076
W.A. Griffin, MD v. Southern Company Services, Inc.
Date: December 30, 2015
Docket Number: 15-12135
W. A. Griffin, MD v. Focus Brands Inc.
Date: December 30, 2015
Docket Number: 15-12137
Anlando McMillian v. Postmaster General, U.S. Postal Service
Date: December 29, 2015
Docket Number: 14-13928
Buehrle v. City of Key West  
Date: December 29, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15354

Justia Opinion Summary: After the City barred plaintiff from opening a tattoo establishment in the City's designated historic district, plaintiff filed suit contending that the act of tattooing is entitled to First Amendment protection and that...

USA v. Jerry Ward
Date: December 29, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15719
Richard William Duvall v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: December 29, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10939
Jarvey Jacobs, Jr. v. Walter Gielow, et al.
Date: December 29, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11235
Walter Lichtenberg v. Secretary of the Navy
Date: December 29, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11819
USA v. William C. Harris
Date: December 29, 2015
Docket Number: 15-12098
W. A. Griffin, MD v. Health Systems Management, Inc.
Date: December 29, 2015
Docket Number: 15-12138
W.A. Griffin, MD v. General Mills, Inc.
Date: December 29, 2015
Docket Number: 15-12157
James Fred Barfield v. Kevin Rambosk, et al.
Date: December 29, 2015
Docket Number: 15-12263
Grigsby & Associates, Inc., et al. v. M Securities Investment, et al.
Date: December 28, 2015
Docket Number: 13-15208
USA v. William Espinoza, et al.
Date: December 28, 2015
Docket Number: 14-11890
USA v. James Clifton Jerry, Jr.
Date: December 28, 2015
Docket Number: 14-13387
Anthony Valentine, et al. v. BAC Home Loans Servicing, et al.
Date: December 28, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15196
Hector Orlansky v. USA
Date: December 28, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15581
Carlos Cardenas-Guerrero v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: December 28, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10566
Bart A. Houston v. Kenneth A. Welt
Date: December 28, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11183
USA v. Roderick Hamilton Thornton
Date: December 28, 2015
Docket Number: 15-12149
Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of FL v. Cypress  
Date: December 23, 2015
Docket Number: 14-12115

Justia Opinion Summary: The Tribe appealed from two orders and a final judgment in a fraud-and-embezzlement-related RICO suit against former tribal officials, several attorneys, a law firm, and Morgan Stanley. In this case, the undisputed curre...

Marlon Francisco Vaz v. Felicia Skinner, et al.
Date: December 23, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15791
Leon F. Harrigan v. Ernesto Rodriguez
Date: December 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10251
Richard Ramon Martinez Fuenmayor, et al. v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: December 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10702
Daniel Howard Long v. CSX Transportation, Inc.
Date: December 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11994
United States v. Pirela Pirela  
Date: December 22, 2015
Docket Number: 14-13767

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed the denial of his motion for a judgment of acquittal on his conviction for fraud and misuse of a visa, in violation of 18 U.S.C. 1546(a). At issue is the meaning of the phrase “procured by means of,” a...

USA v. Marcus Keith Brown
Date: December 22, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11127
Johnny L. Griffin v. The City of Demorest, et al.
Date: December 22, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11129
Lillianna A. Stevens v. City of Forest Park, Georgia, et al.
Date: December 22, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11265
USA v. Luis Valle
Date: December 22, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11399
USA v. Dorian Benito Gosden Walton
Date: December 22, 2015
Docket Number: 15-12253
Robert G. Dello Russo v. Fifth Third Bank
Date: December 22, 2015
Docket Number: 15-13300
Kakawi Yachting, Inc. v. Marlow Marine Sales, Inc., et al.
Date: December 21, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15526
USA v. Carlos Antonio German
Date: December 21, 2015
Docket Numbers: 15-10955, 16-11217
USA v. Seville Weathington
Date: December 21, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11130
USA v. Michael James Harrell, et al.
Date: December 18, 2015
Docket Number: 13-12289
Demone Hamilton v. Warden
Date: December 18, 2015
Docket Number: 14-11541
Liebman v. MetLife Ins. Co.  
Date: December 18, 2015
Docket Number: 14-13197

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against his former employer, MetLife, alleging claims of age discrimination under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), 29 U.S.C. 623(a)(1), as well as a retirement benefits interference c...

USA v. Thomas Jason Strickland
Date: December 18, 2015
Docket Number: 15-12734
Orasama Andrews v. USA
Date: December 17, 2015
Docket Number: 14-11710
Ullrich v. Welt  
Date: December 17, 2015
Docket Number: 14-14685

Justia Opinion Summary: This case stems from claims arising out of a dispute over the limited assets that remain from a tilapia farm investment in Nicaragua. Nica, the debtor in the underlying bankruptcy, held stock in Nicanor, the Nicaraguan f...

Marion Parker v. Credit Central South, Inc.
Date: December 17, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11204
USA v. James Bradley, Jr.
Date: December 17, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11717
Tony L. Mitchell v. Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, Inc., et al
Date: December 17, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11786
Hutchinson Consultants, PC, et al v. John or Jane Doe, et al
Date: December 17, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11817
USA v. Rodrigo Buitrago
Date: December 17, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11831
Robert A. Schreiber v. Ally Financial Inc.
Date: December 17, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11869
Philip Keen, Jr. v. Judicial Alternatives of Georgia, Inc.
Date: December 17, 2015
Docket Number: 15-13764
USA v. Courtney Davis Wilson, et al
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 12-14449
James McWilliams v. Commissioner, AL DOC, et al.
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 13-13906
JYSK Bed'N Linen v. Dutta-Roy  
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 13-15309

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed the district court's grant of an injunction requiring defendant to transfer to defendant four domain names he had registered in his own name and grant of plaintiff's motion for summary judgment on defe...

USA v. Detron L. Rushing
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-13536
OMS Collections, LTD v. Henry Tien
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-14237
USA v. Juan Johnny Jasso
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15678
USA v. Elio Marroquin-Lopez
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10579
John J. Turi v. Thomas Stacey, et al.
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10823
USA v. Charles Dean Partin
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11008
Rebecca Hethcox v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11638
USA v. Harold B. Walbey, III
Date: December 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-12794
Charlie M. Gatson v. USA
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-13040
Daniel L. Flemming v. Commissioner of the Social Security Administration
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15123
USA v. Orlando Ruiz
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11834
USA v. Lark Suddith
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11965
James R. Welcome v. Raymond E. Mabus
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-12488
Hunter v. SSA  
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-12625

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff appealed the denial of her application for disability insurance benefits, contending in part that the district court should have remanded the case to the Commissioner for further proceedings to consider new evi...

Robert H. Buckler, et al v. Robet B. MacGregor, III, et al
Date: December 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-13320
USA v. Joseph Paul DeMarco
Date: December 14, 2015
Docket Number: 13-15812
Luis Fernando Valderrama Hernandez, et al. v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: December 14, 2015
Docket Number: 14-12762
Charlie M Gatson v. USA
Date: December 14, 2015
Docket Number: 14-13040
Stephen Robert Baker v. Department of Corrections
Date: December 14, 2015
Docket Number: 14-14573
USA v. Toborus Dontay Cunningham
Date: December 14, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15603
Florida Lemark Corporation v. Secretary, U.S. Department of Labor
Date: December 14, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10445
Evangelina Forsberg v. James Pefanis
Date: December 11, 2015
Docket Number: 10-10100
United States v. Aguero Alvarado  
Date: December 11, 2015
Docket Number: 13-14843

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant, employed as an undercover confidential information (CI) for the DEA, was convicted of conspiracy to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine with knowledge that it would be imported into the United States....

USA v. William Garcia
Date: December 11, 2015
Docket Number: 14-13509
USA v. Joel Steinger
Date: December 11, 2015
Docket Numbers: 14-14081, 14-14088
Evangelina Forsberg v. James Pefanis
Date: December 11, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15036
Curtis Sherrod v. The Board of St. Lucie County, et al
Date: December 11, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15217
USA v. Madeline Rodgers
Date: December 11, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10248
USA v. Eron Yanes-Cruz
Date: December 11, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11173
A/S Dan-Bunkering, Ltd. v. M/V Centrans Demeter
Date: December 11, 2015
Docket Numbers: 15-11541, 15-11812
Gregory Lawler v. Warden
Date: December 10, 2015
Docket Number: 14-12389
Estate of Elaine Powell, et al. v. Arturo Arauzo, et al.
Date: December 10, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10500
USA v. Kenitra Gilmer
Date: December 10, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10929
USA v. Stanley Lamour
Date: December 10, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11212
Willie Britton v. Lincare Inc.
Date: December 10, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11897
USA v. Timothy Starks
Date: December 9, 2015
Docket Number: 14-11519
Phillip Dennis Leigh v. Armor Medical Services, et al
Date: December 9, 2015
Docket Number: 14-13027
USA v. John McGill
Date: December 9, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10611
USA v. Eugene Antonio Govan
Date: December 9, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11140
Glendon Assis Miranda v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: December 9, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11536
Jonathan D. Oswalt v. Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc.
Date: December 9, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11540
USA v. Melvin Rodriguez Rivera
Date: December 9, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11865
Qin Jin Lin v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: December 9, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11972
USA v. Rashaad Wilson
Date: December 8, 2015
Docket Number: 14-12945
Tharas E. Moore v. Florida Department of Corrections
Date: December 8, 2015
Docket Number: 14-14188
United Steel v. Wise Alloys, LLC  
Date: December 8, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15744

Justia Opinion Summary: The company appealed the district court's order compelling arbitration of a dispute between the Company and the Union in June 2012 and the district court's enforcement of the resulting arbitration award in favor of the U...

Beach TV Cable Co. v. Comcast of Florida/Georgia, LLC  
Date: December 8, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10246

Justia Opinion Summary: Key TV, a local over-the-air broadcaster, filed suit against Comcast, owner and operator of a cable television system serving the same area, alleging that it was unlawfully overcharged for the right to broadcast its cont...

Flagler Investment Marietta, LLC, et al. v. FDIC
Date: December 8, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11774
USA v. Edwin Disla
Date: December 8, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11951
Terrell v. Commissioner, GA DOC  
Date: December 8, 2015
Docket Number: 15-15427

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff moved for a stay of execution. The court concluded that the district court did not abuse its discretion in denying the motion where, given the Supreme Court's decision in Glossip v. Gross and this court's own d...

Landmark Equity Fund II, LLC v. Residential Fund 76, LLC, et al
Date: December 7, 2015
Docket Number: 14-12279
Anastasiya Vladimirovna Kaminskaya v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: December 7, 2015
Docket Number: 14-14343
USA v. Vincent Hudson
Date: December 7, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15480
USA v. William Thomas Crane
Date: December 7, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11793
USA v.M ichael Perez
Date: December 7, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11920
Betty Bouler v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: December 7, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11998
USA v. Willie Jackson
Date: December 7, 2015
Docket Number: 15-12238
Global Green, Inc., et al. v. Securities and Exchange Commission
Date: December 4, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10222
USA v. Jesus Bocanegra
Date: December 4, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10261
USA v. Christopher Lee Gallegos
Date: December 4, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10705
Marthe Bien-Aime, v. Officer Christy Vice, et al
Date: December 4, 2015
Docket Number: 15-13009
USA v. Deldrick Demone Jackson
Date: December 3, 2015
Docket Number: 13-13571
USA v. Martez Cook
Date: December 3, 2015
Docket Number: 14-12921
USA v. Andre Collins
Date: December 3, 2015
Docket Number: 14-13865
Abdiel Echeverria, et al. v. Bank of America, N.A., et al.
Date: December 3, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15375
Kevin Prescott v. Seterus, Inc.
Date: December 3, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10038
USA v. Jose Armando Casas
Date: December 3, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10557
USA v. Antoine Fernand Saint-Surin
Date: December 3, 2015
Docket Numbers: 15-11714, 16-11351
USA v. Keyonbie Nashamba Humphrey
Date: December 3, 2015
Docket Number: 15-12052
Ronald A. Lawrence v. Thornburg Mortgage Home Loans Inc., et al.
Date: December 2, 2015
Docket Number: 10-10584
USA v. Anthony Willard Johnson
Date: December 2, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10390
Christopher Greco v. Ginn Development Company, LLC
Date: December 2, 2015
Docket Number: 14-11443
Marco Nordelo v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections, et al
Date: December 2, 2015
Docket Number: 14-11956
Michael J. Wolfe v. Armando Rodriguez, et al.
Date: December 2, 2015
Docket Numbers: 14-12361, 15-10046
USA v. McKenzie Deshommes Francois
Date: December 2, 2015
Docket Number: 14-14893
USA v. Nerene Erica Harrison
Date: December 2, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15206
Randall Scott Anderson v. USA
Date: December 2, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15569
USA v. Kamarian D. Millender
Date: December 2, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10024
Angela Molina v. Aurora Loan Services, LLC, et al
Date: December 2, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10456
James Kyle Tindol, III v. Alabama Department of Revenue, et al.
Date: December 2, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10722
USA v. Lawrence Corey Milton
Date: December 2, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11468
USA v. James A. McGee
Date: December 2, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11716
USA v. Michael Deshawn Anderson
Date: December 2, 2015
Docket Number: 15-12483
United States v. Johnson  
Date: December 1, 2015
Docket Numbers: 14-12143, 14-12075

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants plead guilty for production of child pornography charges and subsequently appealed the denial of their motion to suppress evidence. Defendants mistakenly left their smart phone at a Walmart store where an empl...

USA v. Wayne Durham
Date: December 1, 2015
Docket Numbers: 14-12198, 14-12807
USA v. Charles Richard Spriggs
Date: December 1, 2015
Docket Number: 14-13954
Leigh Ayn D. Laurey v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: December 1, 2015
Docket Number: 14-14509
Washington v. SSA  
Date: December 1, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10413

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff appealed the denial of his application for disability insurance benefits and supplemental security income. The court held that the Appeals Council committed legal error when it failed to consider materials from...

USA v. Willie Frank Graham
Date: December 1, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10490
USA v. Miguel Martinez-Cantu
Date: December 1, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11219
USA v. Lee Dougherty
Date: December 1, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11357
Jairo Miranda v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: December 1, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11824
USA v. Adonay Orlando Cordon
Date: December 1, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11863
USA v. Willie J. Douglas, Jr.
Date: December 1, 2015
Docket Number: 15-12294
USA v. Frank William Johannissohn
Date: December 1, 2015
Docket Number: 15-12446
USA v. Alfonso Giron-Lara
Date: December 1, 2015
Docket Number: 15-12679
Edward Joaquin Cervantes Castro, et al. v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: November 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-13302
USA v. Ronald John Heromin
Date: November 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-13473
Cahaba Riverkeeper v. EPA  
Date: November 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-13508

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioners filed petitions with the EPA seeking to withdraw Alabama's authorization to administer the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES), as part of the Clean Water Act, 33 U.S.C. 1251 et seq. On ap...

Alexandru Andrei Vicolas, et al. v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: November 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15174
Johnny L. Claridy, et al v. Jason M. Golub
Date: November 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15319
USA v. Samim Anghaie, et al.
Date: November 30, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10454
USA v. Shawn Lashay Williams
Date: November 30, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10472
Villarreal v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.  
Date: November 30, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10602

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), 29 U.S.C. 623(a)(2), alleging that RJ Reynolds discriminated against him on the basis of his age when it rejected his application for employment...

USA v. Jeffrey Michael Jenney
Date: November 30, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11753
USA v. Kenny Blanc
Date: November 30, 2015
Docket Number: 15-12589
USA v. Torrence Allen
Date: November 30, 2015
Docket Number: 15-12692
Humberto Reyes v. Aqua Life Corp
Date: November 25, 2015
Docket Number: 14-14795
James Hawes v. Grady Perry
Date: November 24, 2015
Docket Number: 13-13359
USA v. Alfred W. Lenz
Date: November 24, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15324
USA v. Mark Steven Szekely
Date: November 24, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10502
USA v. Joshua Ikeem Williams
Date: November 24, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10626
USA v. Tony Wynn
Date: November 24, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11055
USA v. Ramon Blanco
Date: November 24, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11767
Western Heritage Insurance Company v, Dennis Mark Montana, et al.
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Numbers: 14-13542, 15-10967
USA v. Gerald Humbert
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 14-14992
USA v. Andrew Bell
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10371
Joedson Costa v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10650
Mech v. School Bd. of Palm Beach Cnty.  
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10778

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit alleging that the School Board violated his constitutional right to free speech when three of its schools removed banners for plaintiff's tutoring business from their fences. The schools removed the...

USA v. Julio Antonio Trejo, Jr.
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11084
USA v. Dino Iacullo
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11210
USA v. Jerry Wayne Guy, III
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11608
USA v. Marcus Rivers
Date: November 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11836
United States v. Brown  
Date: November 20, 2015
Docket Number: 14-11502

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant, convicted of being a felon in possession of a firearm, appealed his sentence after the district court applied certain enhancements under the Armed Career Criminal Act, 18 U.S.C. 924(e). The court concluded tha...

Aide Sepulveda Torres v. Carnival Corporation
Date: November 20, 2015
Docket Number: 14-13721
USA v. Trevor Ransfer
Date: November 20, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11035
USA v. Jermaine Gibson
Date: November 19, 2015
Docket Number: 14-13628
Ruben Vega Cruz v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: November 19, 2015
Docket Number: 14-14316
Kevin S. Barker, et al. v. Capital One Bank (USA), N.A., et al.
Date: November 19, 2015
Docket Number: 14-14875
Ben Jian Chen v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: November 19, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15449
USA v. Rafael Alberto Cadena-Sosa
Date: November 19, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10362
Matthew Barker v. W. Frank McKeithen, et al
Date: November 19, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10760
USA v. Edwin Pierce Pryor
Date: November 19, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10818
USA v. Jeffery Scott Marks
Date: November 19, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10860
USA v. Donald Thomas
Date: November 19, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10960
USA v. Frank Jackson
Date: November 19, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11184
USA v. Daniel Cuellar Castro
Date: November 19, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11496
Lillian B. v. Gwinnett County School District
Date: November 19, 2015
Docket Number: 15-12159
Johnson v. Warden  
Date: November 19, 2015
Docket Number: 15-15173

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, an inmate on death row, petitioned for a writ of habeas corpus under 28 U.S.C. 2241. On appeal, petitioner challenged the district court's order dismissing his petition for lack of jurisdiction. The court rej...

Jeff Jones v. Commissioner, Alabama Department of Corrections, et al.
Date: November 18, 2015
Docket Number: 14-11035
USA v. Willie Dixon
Date: November 18, 2015
Docket Number: 14-13462
Kropilak v. 21st Century Ins. Co.  
Date: November 18, 2015
Docket Number: 14-13837

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed suit against 21st Century, alleging that the insurance company acted in bad faith towards its insured. The district court granted judgment in favor of 21st Century. The court held that an insurer owes no...

Sylvester Baldwin v. Boise Paper Holdings, LLC
Date: November 18, 2015
Docket Number: 14-14341
USA v. Wytrenia Reynolds
Date: November 18, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10606
Rhonda Fleming v. Warden of FCI Tallahassee
Date: November 18, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11471
Yong Lin v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: November 18, 2015
Docket Number: 15-12186
Jack T. Krauser, D.M.D. v. Biohorizons, Inc., et al.
Date: November 17, 2015
Docket Number: 13-11123
Michael Chow, et al. v. Chak Yam Chau, et al.
Date: November 17, 2015
Docket Number: 14-14654
Ambassador Services, Inc. v. National Labor Relations Board
Date: November 17, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15341
USA v. Darin Lynn James
Date: November 17, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15597
Rudolph Ramphal v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: November 17, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10869
USA v. Kristopher Carver
Date: November 17, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11671
Tracy Torris Hunt v. Social Security Administration, Commissioner
Date: November 17, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11884
DA Realty Holdings, LLC, et al v. Tennessee Land Consultants, LLC, et al
Date: November 17, 2015
Docket Number: 15-12410
Kilgore v. Secretary, FL Dept. of Corr.  
Date: November 16, 2015
Docket Number: 13-11825

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner appealed the district court's denial of habeas corpus, arguing that he is ineligible for the death penalty under the Eighth Amendment and Atkins v. Virginia because he is intellectually disabled. The court con...

Dean Kilgore v. Secretary, FL DOC, et al.
Date: November 16, 2015
Docket Number: 13-11825
Plaintiff v. Defendant
Date: November 16, 2015
Docket Numbers: 13-14870, 15-10331
USA v. Stevens Nore
Date: November 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-14412
Maurice Symonette, et al v. Aurora Loan Services, LLC, et al
Date: November 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15220
USA v. Michael Moshe Shimshoni
Date: November 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15295
Conraad L. Hoever v. H. Andrews, et al
Date: November 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11110
Donald Alan Tobkin v. Jacqueline Calderin
Date: November 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11693
Lesia A. Rose v. Wal-Mart Stores East, Inc.
Date: November 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11744
Tyler Kaspers v. Comcast Corporation
Date: November 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-12066
USA v. Michael James Melillo
Date: November 13, 2015
Docket Number: 13-12596
USA v. Quintin Walker
Date: November 13, 2015
Docket Number: 14-13457
USA v. Walter Butler, Jr., et al
Date: November 13, 2015
Docket Number: 14-13519
John W. Mrosek, et al v. City of Peachtree City, et al
Date: November 13, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10289
Marthe Bien-Aime v. Officer Christy Vice, et al
Date: November 13, 2015
Docket Number: 15-13009
Blake Collier v. Florida Department of Corrections Secretary
Date: November 12, 2015
Docket Number: 13-12275
Eric Rodriguez v. Secretary, Florida Department of Cprrections
Date: November 12, 2015
Docket Number: 14-14607
Ambassador Services, Inc. v. National Labor Relations Board
Date: November 12, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15341
USA v. Viacheslav Zhukov
Date: November 12, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15527
Pierre Jude Richard, et al v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: November 12, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10097
USA v. Lance Lide
Date: November 12, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10841
USA v. Dusti Nicole Broxson
Date: November 12, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10891
Denise Dimino v. Georgia Department of Administrative Services
Date: November 12, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11378
USA v. Eliazer Ponce Martinez
Date: November 12, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11973
Peery v. City of Miami  
Date: November 10, 2015
Docket Number: 14-13287

Justia Opinion Summary: Over 25 years ago, a representative of a class of homeless persons, filed a lawsuit against the City of Miami under 42 U.S.C. 1983. The parties subsequently entered into a settlement agreement. In this appeal, plaintiff,...

United States v. Azmat  
Date: November 10, 2015
Docket Number: 14-13703

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his convictions and sentence for one count of conspiracy to dispense controlled substances, 49 counts of unlawful dispensation of controlled substances, and one count of conspiracy to launder monetary...

Torrence Sheppard, et al v. Chris Wright
Date: November 10, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10756
Georgia Operators Self-Insurers Fund v. PMA Management Corpor.
Date: November 10, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10865
Tracy Alan Cotresllv. Warden
Date: November 10, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11177
USA v. William Paul
Date: November 10, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11244
Gary Steven Vasiloff v. USA
Date: November 9, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10483
3455, LLC v. ND Properties, Inc.
Date: November 9, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15103
James Graveling, et al v. Bank United N.A., et al
Date: November 9, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15198
USA v. Duwane Gilmore
Date: November 9, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15742
USA v. Felix Warren
Date: November 9, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15792
USA v. Uel Rincon Smith
Date: November 9, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10477
Pro Finish, Inc. v. John A. Moffa
Date: November 9, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10619
Jose Perez Ortiz v. Secretary, Department of Corrections, et al.
Date: November 6, 2015
Docket Number: 14-13202
USA v. Porscha Thomas
Date: November 6, 2015
Docket Number: 14-14359
USA v. Brandon L. Medina
Date: November 6, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10478
Empire Fire & Marine Insurance Company v. Scott Floyd
Date: November 6, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11438
Giovanno v. Fabec  
Date: November 6, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11889

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed suit against Defendants Fabec and Lalo Scrolling Media for breach of contract, conversion, unjust enrichment, and related claims. On appeal, defendants challenged the district court's grant of default ju...

USA v. Nolberto Martinez
Date: November 5, 2015
Docket Number: 14-11380
USA v. Harry Michael Wright
Date: November 5, 2015
Docket Number: 14-14501
USA v. Carlos Matute
Date: November 5, 2015
Docket Number: 14-14681
USA v. Anthony Lee Erity
Date: November 5, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15820
USA v. Jaye Leigh Thomas
Date: November 5, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10197
USA v. Nova A. Montgomery
Date: November 5, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10370
USA v. Xavier Lauderdale
Date: November 5, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10652
Isaac D. Castillo v. State of Florida
Date: November 4, 2015
Docket Number: 12-14913
USA v. Korrigan Brown
Date: November 4, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10339
USA v. Jeremiah Nathaniel Bennett
Date: November 4, 2015
Docket Number: 14-13444
Dana's Railroad Supply v. Attorney General  
Date: November 4, 2015
Docket Number: 14-14426

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed suit challenging the facial validity of Florida's no-surcharge law under the First Amendment. Florida makes it a second-degree misdemeanor for “[a] sellor or lessor in a sales or lease transaction” to “i...

Deric Lavelle May v. Penny Emmons, et al.
Date: November 4, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15062
Jeffrey Pope v. Big Bend Cares Inc., et al.
Date: November 4, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10452
USA v. Joseph Paul Vladeff
Date: November 4, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10947
USA v. Rafael Ubieta
Date: November 3, 2015
Docket Numbers: 13-12018, 13-12020
United States v. Toll  
Date: November 3, 2015
Docket Number: 13-14540

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant, the CFO of Inno Vida, was convicted of two counts of conspiracy to commit wire fraud, one count of conspiracy to engage in financial transactions with criminally derived property, three counts of wire fraud, o...

Xinhua Song v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: November 3, 2015
Docket Number: 14-14744
USA v. Latwon Tyron Mosby
Date: November 3, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11728
Williamson v. Florida Department of Corrections  
Date: November 3, 2015
Docket Number: 15-12603

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, a Florida death row inmate, appealed the denial of his petition for writ of habeas corpus under 28 U.S.C. 2254. Petitioner broke into a home and killed four people. A friend of the victims witnessed the murde...

Anton Dames v. City of Hollywood, Florida, et al.
Date: November 2, 2015
Docket Number: 13-14012
USA v. Scott Michael Patrick
Date: November 2, 2015
Docket Number: 13-14492
USA v. Kalen Amanda Kennedy
Date: November 2, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11201
USA v. Kenneth Wingfield, Jr.
Date: November 2, 2015
Docket Number: 15-12772
USA v. Terrance Brown
Date: October 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-13149
Phyllene W. v. Huntsville City Board of Education
Date: October 30, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10123
USA v. Alfonso Ordaz
Date: October 30, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10187
USA v. Azubueze Ikejiani
Date: October 30, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10486
Moyses De Andrade Machado v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 30, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10549
USA v. Deonte Hodge
Date: October 30, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10821
Balayet Hossain v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 30, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11075
USA v. James Morris
Date: October 30, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11835
Alves v. Board of Regents  
Date: October 29, 2015
Docket Number: 14-14149

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, five university employees, filed suit claiming that their grievance alleging mismanagement by their supervisor which preceded their termination is entitled to First Amendment protection. Plaintiffs claimed th...

Singletary v. Vargas  
Date: October 29, 2015
Docket Number: 14-14424

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit under 42 U.S.C. 1983 against defendant in his individual capacity, alleging excessive force in violation of the Fourth Amendment. Defendant, a deputy with the sheriff's office, was providing back-up...

USA v. Juan Madiedo
Date: October 29, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10812
USA v. Gregory A. Leaf
Date: October 29, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11067
United States v. Chafin  
Date: October 28, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10160

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant, the Sheriff of Brooks County, appealed his convictions for federal-program embezzlement and for obstructing justice by hindering the communication of information about a potential federal offense to federal of...

Mary Beth Mantiply v. Patricia Nelson Horne
Date: October 28, 2015
Docket Number: 14-12047
Parnell v. Cashcall, Inc.  
Date: October 28, 2015
Docket Number: 14-12082

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit alleging that CashCall and Western Sky’s business practices exploit tribal sovereign immunity and illicitly avoid federal and state regulations. The district court denied CashCall's motion to compel...

Michael Heath Thetford v. Hoover City of, et al.
Date: October 28, 2015
Docket Number: 14-12185
Francene McCloud v. HSBC Bank USA, NA
Date: October 28, 2015
Docket Number: 14-14211
Manuel Christiansen, et al. v. Everglades College, Inc.
Date: October 28, 2015
Docket Numbers: 15-10711, 16-10849, 16-11839
USA v. Jeri Michelle Marks
Date: October 28, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10878
Douglas Lee Parris v. Officer Hillary Taft, et al
Date: October 27, 2015
Docket Number: 14-12360
USA v. Russell Davis Bailey
Date: October 27, 2015
Docket Number: 14-14871
USA v. Christopher James Ballew
Date: October 27, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11237
USA v. Augustin Sanchez
Date: October 27, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11432
USA v. Gary Alphonso Parson
Date: October 27, 2015
Docket Number: 15-12020
Esther Twum v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 26, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10876
Christian Borda v. Michael Chase, et al.
Date: October 26, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11133
USA v. James Buteau
Date: October 26, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11392
USA v. Efrain Casado
Date: October 26, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11483
USA v. Karen Kallen-Zury, et al.
Date: October 23, 2015
Docket Number: 13-14144
Espinosa v. Secretary, Dep't of Corr.  
Date: October 23, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10581

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, convicted of two counts of sexual battery on a child, appealed the district court's dismissal of his petition for a writ of habeas corpus as untimely. The court affirmed the judgment, concluding that because...

USA v. Yaman Sencan, et al
Date: October 23, 2015
Docket Number: 14-12577
USA v. Judiel Zapata Valenzuela
Date: October 23, 2015
Docket Number: 14-14618
Claudia Y. Salinas v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 23, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15573
USA v. Jose Cueto
Date: October 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10393
USA v. Matthew C. Graziotti
Date: October 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10587
Derrick L. Gibson, Sr. v. John Doe, et al.
Date: October 22, 2015
Docket Number: 14-12242
Taulant Palaj, et al v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 22, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15516
Richard Goble v. Timothy J. Ward, et al
Date: October 22, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15586
USA v. Xhosa Buffington
Date: October 22, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10200
Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. v. Tom Roberts Construction Co. Inc., et al
Date: October 22, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10877
USA v. Anthony Jackson
Date: October 22, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11391
Antonio Proctor, et al. v. Navka, LLC, et al.
Date: October 22, 2015
Docket Number: 15-12165
William M. McCavey v. Debra Elaine McCavey-Brnett
Date: October 21, 2015
Docket Number: 14-13292
Amy Young, et al. v. Gary S. Borders, et al.
Date: October 21, 2015
Docket Number: 14-14673
USA v. Stephen John Kontoes
Date: October 21, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15517
L. Ronald Brown v. Lassiter-Ware, Inc.
Date: October 20, 2015
Docket Number: 14-13599
Grant Harrison, et al. v. Barbara Palmer
Date: October 20, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15412
USA v. Abel Diaz
Date: October 20, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11000
USA v. Kareem Brinson
Date: October 19, 2015
Docket Number: 14-11438
USA v. Alexander Rousseau
Date: October 19, 2015
Docket Number: 14-14506
Raul Topete v. USA
Date: October 19, 2015
Docket Number: 14-14703
United States v. Hernandez  
Date: October 19, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11202

Justia Opinion Summary: The government moved the district court for entry of a forfeiture money judgment of $117,659 after defendant pled guilty to theft of government funds. The forfeiture money judgment was in the amount of loss sustained by...

USA v. Antonio Landaverde-Cruz
Date: October 19, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11312
Flowers v. Troup Cnty. Sch. Dist.  
Date: October 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-11498

Justia Opinion Summary: After plaintiff was terminated from his position as head football coach, plaintiff filed suit against the School District under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, 42 U.S.C. 2000e et seq., and related federal laws, allegi...

A. Stephenson Wallace v. Thomas J. McFarland
Date: October 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-14034
USA v. Jermaine Mathis
Date: October 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10562
Johnson Landscapes, Inc. v. FCCI Insurance Company
Date: October 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11352
Byron Scott Wright v. State of Georgia, et al.
Date: October 16, 2015
Docket Number: 15-12563
J.R. v. Hansen  
Date: October 15, 2015
Docket Number: 12-14212

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit under 42 U.S.C. 1983, claiming that Florida law denies due process because it permits the State to keep intellectually disabled people like him involuntarily committed indefinitely without periodic r...

Bank of New York Mellon v. Phally Lang
Date: October 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-11373
USA v. Alan Gregory Ender
Date: October 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-12015
Elvan Moore v. Kevin Pederson
Date: October 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-14201
Sovereign Military Hospitaller v. The Florida Priory of the Knights Hospitallers  
Date: October 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-14251

Justia Opinion Summary: This appeal stems from an intellectual property dispute between two religious organizations. Plaintiff filed suit alleging that defendant is infringing its registered service marks in violation of the Lanham Act, 15 U.S....

USA v. Rogelio Benitez
Date: October 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10959
Jorge Gutierrez, et al v. Cable Equipment Services, Inc., et al
Date: October 15, 2015
Docket Number: 15-12129
In re: Mike Hubbard  
Date: October 14, 2015
Docket Numbers: 13-10281, 13-10382, 13-10283

Justia Opinion Summary: AEA, a public-sector union, and related parties filed suit under 28 U.S.C. 1983 challenging the constitutionality of Alabama Act No. 2010-761, Ala. Code 17-17-5. Act 761 “prohibit[s] a state or local government employee...

USA v. Timothy Wesley Hall
Date: October 14, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15436
Karlyle Alvino v. Equinox Holdings, Inc.
Date: October 14, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15618
Carol Barchard v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: October 14, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15656
USA v. Jared L. Hester
Date: October 14, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15748
USA v. Chanderpersad Kandhai
Date: October 14, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10391
USA v. Nolan Fernandez
Date: October 14, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10776
USA v. John J. Tulip
Date: October 14, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11921
Ralph Hutchinson v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 13, 2015
Docket Number: 14-12683
Kearney Partners Fund v. United States  
Date: October 13, 2015
Docket Number: 14-14067

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed suit challenging the Notices of Final Partnership Administrative Adjustment (FPAAs) the IRS issued disallowing all items they claimed on their partnership returns on the ground that partnerships constitu...

USA . Robert Hall
Date: October 13, 2015
Docket Numbers: 14-14872, 15-11077
NLRB v. Allied Medical Transport, Inc.  
Date: October 13, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15033

Justia Opinion Summary: Allied suspended and discharged two of the employees who supported the campaign to elect the union after Allied employees elected the union to represent them. The Board found that Allied illegally interfered with its emp...

Gaynett Powell v. Assistant Warden Harris, et al
Date: October 13, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10905
United States v. Brantley  
Date: October 9, 2015
Docket Number: 13-12776

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted of misprision of a felony, in violation of 18 U.S.C. 4, as a result of her actions during and following a traffic stop. The jury found that defendant knew about a federal felony (her convicted-fe...

Diveroli v. United States  
Date: October 9, 2015
Docket Number: 14-11576

Justia Opinion Summary: Efraim Diveroli, an international arms dealer, won a $298 million contract with the United States Army to provide ammunition to Afghanistan. The contract prohibited Diveroli’s company, AEY, from acquiring ammunition from...

Ellis v. The Cartoon Network, Inc.  
Date: October 9, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15046

Justia Opinion Summary: Cartoon Network provides a free mobile application for smartphones called the CN app. After plaintiff downloaded the free app, the Cartoon Network kept records of the videos he watched and shared those records with Bango...

Anthony Hollis v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections
Date: October 8, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10935
United States v. Carpenter  
Date: October 7, 2015
Docket Number: 14-13177

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his 97 month sentence and lifetime supervised release after he pled guilty to possession of child pornography. The court concluded that the district court accurately calculated the Sentencing Guideline...

Bank of America, N.A. v. David Francis Miller, III
Date: October 7, 2015
Docket Number: 14-13503
Mohammed IK Masalmeh v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 7, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15346
Jesse Loor v. Saily Puentte, et al.
Date: October 7, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15431
Local Union 824, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers v. Verizon Florida, LLC  
Date: October 7, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10536

Justia Opinion Summary: The Union filed a grievance against Verizon under the collective bargaining agreement (CBA), after Verizon eliminated communications technician positions. At issue on appeal was whether the arbitrator exceeded his power...

USA v. Wayne Baptiste
Date: October 7, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10681
Todd A. Stultz v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: October 7, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11379
Tyra Cowman v. Northland Hearing Centers, Inc., et al.
Date: October 7, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11493
Warren Adam Taylor v. Gwendolyn Taylor
Date: October 7, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11751
Kristine Body v. Secretary, Department of Veterans Affairs
Date: October 6, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15816
Alonzo Beepot, et al. v. JPMorgan Chase National Corporate Services, Inc.
Date: October 6, 2015
Docket Numbers: 15-10082, 15-10564
USA v. Jose Vincente Rameriz-Rodriguez
Date: October 6, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10302
USA v. Martin Iglesias-Cruz
Date: October 6, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10473
USA v. Walter Aldana
Date: October 6, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10918
Xiaoyun Lucy Lu v. AirTran Airways, Inc.
Date: October 6, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11927
USA v. Laura Gutierrez-Acanda
Date: October 5, 2015
Docket Number: 14-11274
Gege Odion v. Google, Inc., et al.
Date: October 5, 2015
Docket Number: 14-12394
William Talavera v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 5, 2015
Docket Number: 14-12850
United States v. Puentes  
Date: October 5, 2015
Docket Number: 14-13587

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant pled guilty to conspiracy to commit wire and bank fraud after he and his associates conspired to defraud lending institutions out of more than $7 million by submitting fraudulent loan applications. At issue was...

United States v. Johnson  
Date: October 5, 2015
Docket Number: 14-13874

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his sentence for armed bank robbery. The court concluded that the district court properly enhanced defendant’s sentence under U.S.S.G. 2B3.1(b)(2)(B) for having “otherwise used” a firearm. The court al...

USA v. David Gadsden
Date: October 5, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15549
Henry v. Commissioner  
Date: October 5, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11381

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff appealed the denial of his application for disability insurance benefits and supplementary security income, arguing that the ALJ erred in refusing to give proper weight to the opinion of a consultative examinin...

S. Gregory Hays v. Page Perry, LLC, et al
Date: October 5, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11506
USA v. Charles Franklin Hudson, Jr.
Date: October 5, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11699
Isaac Kuamena Affainie v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 2, 2015
Docket Number: 14-11367
Michelle Hopkins v. JP Morgan Chase Bank, NA, et al
Date: October 2, 2015
Docket Number: 14-13568
Simp McCorvey v. Jack B. Weaver, et al
Date: October 2, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10470
USA v. Dago Noel Mejia-Andrade
Date: October 2, 2015
Docket Number: 15-12171
USA v. Manuel Dejesus Lora
Date: October 1, 2015
Docket Number: 14-14728
USA v. Michael B. Enoch
Date: October 1, 2015
Docket Number: 14-14897
USA v. Kendall Adam Hester
Date: October 1, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15202
USA v. Thomas Burgess
Date: October 1, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15805
Veronica Edwards Harris v. USA
Date: October 1, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10664
USA v. Christopher Lee Tuttle
Date: September 30, 2015
Docket Number: 13-12310
Denson v. United States  
Date: September 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10211

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant Tony Denson, a pro se federal prisoner, appealed the district court’s denial of his 28 U.S.C. 2255 motion to vacate, set aside, or correct his sentence. The district court granted a certificate of appealability...

United States v. Martin  
Date: September 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-11019

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2006, Nivis Martin and her ex-husband participated in a scheme in which the pair lied on a series of mortgage applications relating to property they held in Florida. After a trial by jury, Martin was convicted of mult...

World Wide Supply OU v. Quail Cruises Ship Management, et al  
Date: September 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-14838

Justia Opinion Summary: At issue in this appeal was an attachment of property made pursuant to Supplemental Admiralty Rule B. This appeal had a complicated background, involving multiple lawsuits in federal district courts, Florida state court,...

United States v. Maddox  
Date: September 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15064

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant Jacques Maddox appealed his 78-month sentence, which was imposed after a jury convicted him of aiding and abetting an attempted armed robbery of a Walgreens drug store in 2013. That jury, however, also acquitte...

Boyd Smith v. USA
Date: September 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15118
USA v. Patrice Hairston
Date: September 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15700
USA v. Vincent Lavett Allen
Date: September 30, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10382
USA v. Salvador Ortiz-Merino
Date: September 30, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11625
Mississippi Valley Title Ins. Co. v. Thompson  
Date: September 29, 2015
Docket Number: 12-16188

Justia Opinion Summary: The court certified a question to the Alabama Supreme Court and the Alabama Supreme Court subsequently declined to answer the certified question. After reconsideration of the facts and law in this case, the court found t...

Travis Beckles v. USA
Date: September 29, 2015
Docket Number: 13-13569
Kesia J. Perry v. Jeff Rogers, et al
Date: September 29, 2015
Docket Number: 13-14897
USA v. John Antonaras
Date: September 29, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15004
Tiburcio Anibal Caceres-Gonzales v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: September 29, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10194
Gissendaner v. Commissioner  
Date: September 29, 2015
Docket Number: 15-14335

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit under 42 U.S.C. 1983 seeking to prevent the State of Georgia from executing her, claiming that the execution will violate the Cruel and Unusual Punishment Clause of the Eighth Amendment for a number...

Lori Rappaport LaCroix v. Western District of Kentucky, et al
Date: September 28, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15276
USA v. Wisly Toussaint
Date: September 28, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10296
Jean Richard G. Paul v. USA
Date: September 25, 2015
Docket Number: 14-13201
USA v. Ulysses Richman
Date: September 25, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15204
Byron Steven Willis v. Publix Super Markets, Inc.
Date: September 25, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10583
Carey A. Fortson v. Columbia Farms of Georgia, et al.
Date: September 25, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11289
United States v. McLean  
Date: September 24, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10061

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant, Commissioner of the City of Margate, Florida, was acquitted of one count, and convicted of two counts, of bribery in programs receiving federal funds, in violation of 18 U.S.C. 666(a)(1)(B) and (2). The court...

Dean Fagerstrom v. City of Savannah, Georgia, et al.
Date: September 24, 2015
Docket Number: 14-14643
Beverly J. Bolton v. Baldwin County Public Schools
Date: September 24, 2015
Docket Number: 14-14779
James Gaddy v. Warden
Date: September 24, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10633
Whatley v. Warden  
Date: September 23, 2015
Docket Number: 13-15117

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff appealed the dismissal of his 42 U.S.C. 1983 suit, alleging claims related to a beating by prison staff, for which he was denied medical treatment. The district court dismissed the suit for failure to exhaust a...

Ezell v. Darr  
Date: September 23, 2015
Docket Number: 13-15851

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, a deputy sheriff, filed suit against CCG and its sheriff under 42 U.S.C. 1983, alleging that, upon taking office after winning his election, the sheriff transferred her to a less prestigious position with much...

USA v. Jean Michel
Date: September 23, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15483
USA v. Kirk Irwin Pierce, Jr.
Date: September 23, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11074
Carlos Alexsander Azevedo-Avila v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: September 22, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15114
Raymond Akiki, et al v. Bank of America, N.A., et al
Date: September 22, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15297
USA . Perley Perkins, Jr.
Date: September 22, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10919
Clayton Elliott v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., et al.
Date: September 22, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11131
United States v. Matchett  
Date: September 21, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10396

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession and subsequently challenged the denial of his motion to suppress the firearm and the calculation of his sentence. This appeal presents an issue of first impression:...

Randy Spencer v. Assistant State Attorney Melissa Olin, et al
Date: September 21, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10667
Amerijet International, Inc. v. Miami-Dade County, Florida
Date: September 21, 2015
Docket Number: 14-11401
Pineda v. Warden  
Date: September 21, 2015
Docket Number: 14-13772

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, convicted of trafficking cocaine and serving a thirty-year sentence, appealed the denial of his petition for habeas corpus under 28 U.S.C. 2254, alleging that his trial counsel was ineffective for failing to...

Xiaoming Liu v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: September 21, 2015
Docket Numbers: 14-14560, 15-10621
Terri D. Franklin, et al. v. Glen Kimbrel, et al.
Date: September 21, 2015
Docket Number: 14-14753
USA v. Ryan david Burd
Date: September 21, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15570
Lillian Lima v. Florida Department of Children and Families, et al.
Date: September 21, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10003
Rafael Emilio Bayolo Hernandez v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: September 21, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10113
USA v. Adiel Sanchez Brey
Date: September 21, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10165
USA v. Michael Shepherd
Date: September 21, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10555
USA v. Jose Jesus Aguilar Meza
Date: September 21, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10641
USA v. Nidal Badawi
Date: September 21, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10874
Brent Wylie v. Red Bull North America, Inc.
Date: September 21, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11600
USA v. Duggan L. Higginbottom
Date: September 21, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11977
USA v, Woodrow Rudolph Dixon, Jr., et al.
Date: September 18, 2015
Docket Numbers: 14-13405, 14-13414
USA v. Francisco Vargas- Gomzalez
Date: September 18, 2015
Docket Number: 14-13788
USA v. Patrick Joseph Vitarius
Date: September 18, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15511
USA v. Carlos Rodrigo Hernandez
Date: September 18, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10368
USA v. Lynval Dwyer
Date: September 18, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11435
USA v. Eddie James Reed
Date: September 18, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11559
Hardwick v. Secretary, FL Dep't of Corr.  
Date: September 18, 2015
Docket Number: 97-2319

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner's attorney did not call any witnesses or present any evidence during the penalty phase of his trial, in mitigation or otherwise. Counsel's strategy was to present petitioner’s case solely via his closing argum...

USA v. Fawad Shah Syed
Date: September 17, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10350
Roswitha Ann Savoie v. Ric Bradshaw, Sheriff, et al
Date: September 17, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10370
USA v. Marvin Boston, Jr.
Date: September 17, 2015
Docket Number: 14-12511
Katz v. Chevaldina  
Date: September 17, 2015
Docket Number: 14-14525

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against defendant, alleging copyright infringement claims under 17 U.S.C. 501. Plaintiff holds the copyright to a candid photograph of himself which he considers unflattering and embarrassing. Defend...

Debra Morrissey v. ASD Shared Services, LLC, eta l
Date: September 17, 2015
Docket Number: 14-14880
Pace Wood v. Calhoun County Florida
Date: September 17, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15613
Stephen J. Dibbs v. Hillborough County, Florida
Date: September 17, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10152
USA v. Damase Cameron
Date: September 17, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10640
USA v. Cadrious DaShun Batts
Date: September 17, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10730
USA v. John Villalonga
Date: September 17, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10775
USA v. Abelardo Munera-Cadavid
Date: September 17, 2015
Docket Number: 15-10993
Ernest McDuffie, III v. City of Jacksonville, Florida, Etc.
Date: September 17, 2015
Docket Number: 15-11088
USA v. Regina M. Preetorius
Date: September 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-11846