2016 Eleventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals Case Law

Opinions 1 - 500 of 1617

USA v. John David Castleberry, et al.
Date: December 30, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10415
Sam A. Virciglio v. Work Train Staffing LLC, et al.
Date: December 30, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10421
Procaps S.A. v. Patheon, Inc.  
Date: December 30, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15326

Justia Opinion Summary: Procaps and Patheon are involved in the market for softgel services. Procaps filed suit under the Sherman Act, 15 U.S.C. 1, against its former joint venture partner, Patheon, alleging that Patheon's acquisition of Banner...

USA v. Eulalio Lopez
Date: December 29, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14803
USA v. Robert F. Matlack
Date: December 29, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10540
Pamela E. McClure v. Oasis Outsourcing II, Inc.
Date: December 29, 2016
Docket Number: 16-11783
G.M. Sign, Inc. v. St. Paul Fire and Marine Insurance Co.
Date: December 29, 2016
Docket Number: 16-14905
USA v. Nestor Ovidio Lopez
Date: December 28, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14636
USA v. Craig Lamar Elkins
Date: December 28, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10592
USA v. Joseph Anthony Johns
Date: December 28, 2016
Docket Number: 16-11463
USA v. Alan Kenneth Thompson, Jr.
Date: December 28, 2016
Docket Number: 16-13605
Mark Joseph Harvey v. USA
Date: December 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10026
USA v. Kyle Jennings
Date: December 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15189
Leonardo Esparza-Diaz v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: December 22, 2016
Docket Numbers: 14-11840, 16-10231
Donald Kipnis, et al v. Bayerische Hypo-Und Vereinsbank, AG, et al
Date: December 22, 2016
Docket Number: 14-11959
USA v. Richard Altomare
Date: December 22, 2016
Docket Number: 14-12259
USA v. Mario Tavarous Young
Date: December 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12389
Sherri S. Luke v. Board of Trustees Florida A&M University
Date: December 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13995
Reginald Eugene Grimes, Sr. v. Security Manager Lidia Sabri, et al.
Date: December 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14664
USA v. Derrick Adams
Date: December 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15164
Therian Cornelia Wimbush v. State of Georgia, et al.
Date: December 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15782
USA v. Taylor Jordan Wardlow
Date: December 22, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10151
USA v. Arron Bernard Clark
Date: December 22, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10362
Kimberly Black v. Gary Reynolds, et al.
Date: December 22, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10481
Robert M. Lawrence v. Bayview Loan Servicing, LLC
Date: December 22, 2016
Docket Number: 16-11116
Gennie V. Byrd, et al. v. Investigator D.A. Jones, et al.
Date: December 22, 2016
Docket Number: 16-12052
James M. Earley v. Liberty Life Assurance Company of Boston, et al.
Date: December 22, 2016
Docket Number: 16-12934
USA v. Jim R. Clower
Date: December 22, 2016
Docket Number: 16-13039
United States v. Rushin  
Date: December 21, 2016
Docket Number: 14-15622

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants, correctional officers who were members of the Correctional Emergency Response Team (CERT), were indicted and charged with various civil rights, conspiracy, and obstruction-of-justice violations stemming from...

Robin Bouey v. Orange County Service Unit
Date: December 21, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12350
Robert F. Dugan v. Warden, FCC Coleman - USP I, et al.
Date: December 21, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12623
USA v. Frederick Bush
Date: December 21, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15401
USA v. Robert Wiggins, Jr.
Date: December 21, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10511
Stanley Streicher, et al. v. U.S. Bank National Association, et al.
Date: December 21, 2016
Docket Number: 16-11621
USA v. Emelys Gonzalez
Date: December 21, 2016
Docket Number: 16-12937
JerMichael Pearson v. Warden Cedric Taylor, et al
Date: December 20, 2016
Docket Number: 14-15459
David Hayden v. USA
Date: December 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12104
Eiber Radiology, Inc. v. Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.
Date: December 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14334
Christopher Osaigbovo v. Bank of America Corporation, et al
Date: December 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15247
Alex Higdon v. Judge Gail S. Tusan, et al
Date: December 20, 2016
Docket Numbers: 15-15597, 15-15742, 16-10446
USA v. Jose Vega-Cervantes
Date: December 20, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10714
Kenneth A. Frank, et al v. Maria YIP
Date: December 20, 2016
Docket Number: 16-12056
Antonio DaMarcus Woodson v. Brad Whitehead, et al
Date: December 20, 2016
Docket Number: 16-13278
Joshua D. Nelson v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections, et al.
Date: December 19, 2016
Docket Number: 14-14371
Adria Hill v. Orange County Sheriff, et al.
Date: December 19, 2016
Docket Number: 16-11462
USA v. Larron R. Bruce
Date: December 19, 2016
Docket Number: 16-11576
USA v. Juan Antonio Gutierrez Arencebia
Date: December 16, 2016
Docket Numbers: 14-10591, 14-10593, 14-10594, 15-15533
Michael McBee v. Warden
Date: December 16, 2016
Docket Number: 14-15178
Pharma Supply, Inc. v. Mitchell A. Stein, et al
Date: December 16, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13477
Furcron v. Mail Centers Plus, LLC  
Date: December 16, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14595

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff-appellant Myra Furcron appealed the grant of summary judgment in favor of Mails Centers Plus, LLC (“MCP”) on Furcron’s claims of sexual harassment and retaliation. In addressing Furcron’s sexual harassment clai...

USA v. Juan Gutierrez
Date: December 16, 2016
Docket Numbers: 15-14720, 15-14791
Elaine Marshall v. Frederick J. Hanna and Associates, P.C.
Date: December 16, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15417
USA v. Alex Negrete
Date: December 16, 2016
Docket Number: 16-11018
State of Florida v. Rick L. Weber
Date: December 16, 2016
Docket Number: 16-11165
Sheila Cooley v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: December 16, 2016
Docket Number: 16-11238
PTA-FLA, Inc. v. ZTE USA, Inc.  
Date: December 15, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15159

Justia Opinion Summary: This case began as a contract dispute between two corporations: PTA-FLA, Inc., and ZTE USA, Inc. Shortly thereafter, three corporations affiliated with PTA-FLA filed similar cases against ZTE USA and its parent corporati...

USA v. Carlos Rodriguez
Date: December 15, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15551
Eric Norber v. Federal Aviation Administration
Date: December 15, 2016
Docket Numbers: 15-15648, 15-15438
USA v. Stacie E. Leipold
Date: December 15, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15683
Hotz v. Galectin Therapeutics, Inc.  
Date: December 15, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10324

Justia Opinion Summary: In February 2014, appellant-plaintiff Glynn Hotz purchased 16,000 shares of appellee-defendant Galectin Therapeutics, Inc. (“Galectin”), a small biopharmaceutical company headquartered in Norcross, Georgia. The price fo...

Garcia-Celestino, et al. v. Consolidated Citrus Ltd. Partnership  
Date: December 15, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10790

Justia Opinion Summary: This appeal arose from a labor dispute involving the H-2A visa program. Defendant Consolidated Citrus Limited Partnership (“Consolidated Citrus”) appealed from the district court’s order granting judgment in favor of the...

Stanley v. Broward County Sheriff  
Date: December 14, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13961

Justia Opinion Summary: This case arose from the Broward County (Florida) Sheriff’s potential liability under 42 U.S.C. 1983 for failing to rehire a former deputy allegedly due to his political loyalties and in violation of his First Amendment...

Careminders Home Care, Inc. v. Lori Kianka, et al
Date: December 14, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10206
Feggestad v. Kerzner International Bahamas Limited, et al.  
Date: December 13, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11773

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs-Appellants James and Karen Feggestad appealed the district court’s order dismissing their complaint against defendants-appellees, Kerzner International Bahamas Limited, Kerzner International Limited, Island Ho...

Sujay Kumar Patel v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: December 13, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15757
USA v. Lazaro Candelaria
Date: December 12, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15713
Mary A. Tucker v. JP Morgan Chase Bank N.A.
Date: December 12, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10211
Eric Watkins v. BSO Sheriff Scott Israel, et al
Date: December 12, 2016
Docket Number: 16-11826
Calvin C. Caldwell, Jr. v. Fort Lauderdale Airport Task Force, et al.
Date: December 9, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12231
USA v. Charlie Warren Pendleton
Date: December 9, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13617
USA v. Charles Thomas O'Neil
Date: December 9, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14627
Michael McShun Reeves v. USA
Date: December 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14366
Dessie Antonya Brown-Gaudet-Evans v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: December 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15305
Emanuel Zeltser v. Little Rest Twelve, Inc.
Date: December 8, 2016
Docket Number: 16-11354
Cynthia Nunez Collier v. R.L. Butch Conway
Date: December 7, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13322
Thaddeus Howell v. Officer C. White, et al.
Date: December 7, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13944
EEOC v. St. Joseph's Hospital, Inc.  
Date: December 7, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14551

Justia Opinion Summary: Leokadia Bryk, a disabled nurse, sought a reasonable accommodation in the form of a job reassignment to another unit at St. Joseph’s Hospital because she required the use of a cane, which posed a safety hazard in the psy...

Ronald Smith v. Warden, et al.
Date: December 7, 2016
Docket Numbers: 15-15732, 16-17167
USA v. Gregory Lamont Randall
Date: December 7, 2016
Docket Number: 16-11753
Howard Levy v. USA
Date: December 6, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12246
Carver Middle School Gay-Straight Alliance v. School Board of Lake County, Florida  
Date: December 6, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14183

Justia Opinion Summary: After a teacher at Carver Middle School submitted an application for the approval of the Carver Gay-Straight Alliance, the superintendent denied the application on the ground that the application failed to identify an al...

USA v. Corey Faison
Date: December 6, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15411
Armando Luis Jessurum Medrano v. The Investment Emporium LLC, et al.
Date: December 6, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15634
David Morales Rodriguez v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: December 6, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10859
David Allen Saternus v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: December 6, 2016
Docket Number: 16-11386
Yuehua Liu v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: December 6, 2016
Docket Number: 16-11575
USA v. Christopher DeShaun Young
Date: December 6, 2016
Docket Number: 16-12006
LaDrena Thomas v. The City of Jacksonville, et al
Date: December 6, 2016
Docket Number: 16-15056
Seaboard Spirt LTD, et al. v. Antwon Hyman, et al.
Date: December 5, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12953
Alexander Contracting Company, Inc., et al v. Sauer, Inc., et al
Date: December 5, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13668
USA v. Anthony Darell Tallie
Date: December 5, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15744
Windham Todd Pittman v. State Farm Fire & Casualty Company, et al.
Date: December 5, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10144
USA v. Juvenal Abarca-Parra
Date: December 2, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10542
Abel Rizo v. USA
Date: December 1, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10679
Roderick Maurice White v. Mr. Staten, et al.
Date: December 1, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12613
USA v. Alvaro Ochoa-Molina
Date: December 1, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14866
USA v. Kenneth Hobson
Date: December 1, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15196
USA v. Ishmael Hassan Saleem
Date: December 1, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10707
USA v. Kenneth Gossett
Date: December 1, 2016
Docket Number: 16-11036
Henry S. Chambers, Jr. v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: December 1, 2016
Docket Number: 16-11971
Louis Navellier, et al. v. State of Florida, et al.
Date: December 1, 2016
Docket Number: 16-11994
USA v. Ramon Lopez
Date: November 30, 2016
Docket Numbers: 14-11065, 15-12712
United States v. Green  
Date: November 30, 2016
Docket Number: 14-12830

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his sentence and conviction for being a felon in possession of a firearm or ammunition in violation of 18 U.S.C. 922(g)(1). The court concluded that the district court properly denied defendant's motio...

USA v. Corey Jamaal Woodard, et al
Date: November 30, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12567
United States v. Cobb, III  
Date: November 30, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12817

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his 324-month sentence after pleading guilty to conspiracy to commit wire and mail fraud, aggravated identity theft, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Defendant raised numerous issues o...

USA v. Aaron Michael Murray
Date: November 30, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13448
Alexander Metz v. Kevin Sasser
Date: November 30, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14709
USA v. Nicolas Santiago Bacca Cordoba
Date: November 30, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15469
USA v. Andrew John Evans
Date: November 30, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15667
Deborah Wineberger v. ReceTrac Petroleum, Inc.
Date: November 30, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10214
USA v. David Alan Garrity
Date: November 30, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10930
USA v. Cecil Rawls
Date: November 30, 2016
Docket Number: 16-11571
USA v. Hector L. Roman Baez, Jr.
Date: November 30, 2016
Docket Number: 16-11926
United States v. Ammar  
Date: November 29, 2016
Docket Number: 13-12044

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was found guilty of robbery, conspiracy to commit robbery, and using or carrying a firearm in relation to a crime of violence. On appeal, defendant challenges his convictions and total sentence of life imprison...

USA v. Cameron Dean Bates
Date: November 29, 2016
Docket Numbers: 13-12613, 15-14395
USA v. David Benton
Date: November 29, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13056
USA v. Ion Becker
Date: November 29, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13869
USA v. Marcos Antonio Baca-Campas
Date: November 29, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14317
Rodolfo Mario Maravilla v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: November 29, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14438
Derek Leroy McSmith v. Bank of America, N.A.
Date: November 29, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14754
USA v. Albert Flowers, Jr.
Date: November 29, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15389
City of Riviera Beach v. Fane Lozman
Date: November 29, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15442
Joel Barcelona v. Detective Lisa K. Fogelgren, et al
Date: November 29, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15459
Yang Chen v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: November 29, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15690
Marvin L. Johnson v. Keith A. Dixon, Jr., et al
Date: November 29, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10406
USA v. Torrance L. Wilkins
Date: November 29, 2016
Docket Number: 16-12215
Ruth Mitchell v. Frank McKeithen, et al
Date: November 29, 2016
Docket Number: 16-12837
Donald W. Toenniges v. Patricia Brown
Date: November 28, 2016
Docket Number: 14-11009
USA v. Richard Anthony Siler
Date: November 28, 2016
Docket Numbers: 14-14792, 15-15483
Bailey v. Major Tommy Wheeler  
Date: November 28, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11627

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against Major Wheeler and others, alleging, inter alia, a claim under 42 U.S.C. 1983 for violation of his First Amendment rights and a claim under Georgia law for defamation. After plaintiff reported...

Rommell Fernando Rodriguez Barajas v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: November 28, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14602
Juan Gilberto Contreras-Martinez v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: November 28, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14702
Key Equipment Finance, Inc., et al. v. George D. Overend, et al.
Date: November 28, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15592
Maeola Goldthrip, et al. v. DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., et al.
Date: November 28, 2016
Docket Number: 16-14002
United States v. Gundy  
Date: November 23, 2016
Docket Number: 14-12113

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted of being a felon in possession of firearms and was sentenced to 288 months in prison. The district court determined that defendant was an armed career criminal under the Armed Career Criminal Act...

Stephen Horrillo v. Cook Incorporated
Date: November 23, 2016
Docket Number: 14-15537
USA v. Willie Clinton Lovett
Date: November 23, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10707
Freddy Jose Arguelles v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: November 23, 2016
Docket Numbers: 15-13706, 15-15481
Scott Monaco, et al. v. City of Jacksonville
Date: November 23, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14267
United States v. Beane  
Date: November 23, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15444

Justia Opinion Summary: The government appeals the bankruptcy court's decision regarding the interest due from defendant for the taxable year 1998. In this case, the tax court never reached the issue of defendant's interest owed on the 1998 tax...

USA v. Rafael Diaz-Morales
Date: November 22, 2016
Docket Number: 13-14836
United States v. Davis  
Date: November 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10927

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants were charged and found guilty of several counts in an eight-count superseding indictment. The verdict forms that were given to the jury mistakenly listed one of the counts as “robbery” instead of “using a fire...

Stephen G. Blank, et al v. NCMIC Finance Corporation, et al
Date: November 22, 2016
Docket Numbers: 15-11999, 15-12000, 15-12570
Wright Transportation, Inc. v. Pilot Corporation  
Date: November 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15184

Justia Opinion Summary: Wright filed suit in federal court against Pilot, alleging that Pilot and certain Pilot employees systematically shortchanged some trucking companies with whom Pilot had discount agreements by failing to give them the ag...

USA v. John Anthony Campanale, Jr.
Date: November 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15446
USA v. Donta Ferguson
Date: November 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15682
Robert Bryant v. Carolyn W. Colvin
Date: November 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15715
Herbert N. Palmore, et al v. Monsanto Company, et al
Date: November 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15748
Star Hart, et al v. Benjamin Logan
Date: November 22, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10556
Lydia Adams, et al. v. Michael M. Custer
Date: November 22, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10614
USA v. John Albert Pearson
Date: November 22, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10755
Genesys Software Systems, Inc. v. Ceridian Corporation, et al.
Date: November 22, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10773
Jackie Ray Roller v. Stanley Tuggle, et al.
Date: November 22, 2016
Docket Number: 16-11693
Joshua Parnell v. Cashcall, Inc.
Date: November 21, 2016
Docket Numbers: 14-12082, 16-11369
United States v. Esprit  
Date: November 21, 2016
Docket Number: 14-13066

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted of being a felon in possession of a firearm. The district court sentenced defendant under the Armed Career Criminal Act (ACCA), 18 U.S.C. 924(e), in part, based on his two convictions for burglary...

Larry Roy v. Correctional Medical Services, Inc., et al.
Date: November 21, 2016
Docket Number: 14-15153
USA v. Eddy Vail-Bailon
Date: November 21, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10351
G4S Regulated Security Solutions v. National Labor Relations Board
Date: November 21, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13224
USA v. Phyllis Grant
Date: November 21, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13825
USA v. Rondell Scott Hedrick
Date: November 21, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14083
Joe Gordils, et al v. Ocean Drive Limousines, Inc., et al
Date: November 21, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14319
Jon Philip Monson, II v. Alfred Galaz
Date: November 21, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14939
USA v. Latashia Green
Date: November 21, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10267
DynCorp International v. AAR Airlift Group, Inc.
Date: November 21, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10451
USA v. Raul Sosa
Date: November 21, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10631
Christopher Gary Swoope v. CSX Transportation, Inc.
Date: November 21, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10864
Michael Shane Enterprises, LLC v. Courtroom Connect Corp.
Date: November 21, 2016
Docket Number: 16-11003
Tucker v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue  
Date: November 21, 2016
Docket Number: 16-11042

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner seeks review of the Commissioner's determination that he owes income tax deficiencies and related penalties for 2004, 2005, and 2006. Petitioner was the president, director, and sole shareholder of a Florida “...

Melton v. Abston  
Date: November 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11412

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, formerly a pretrial detainee, filed suit against defendants under 42 U.S.C. 1983, alleging that defendants were deliberately indifferent to his serious medical needs. The district court granted summary judgmen...

Sally A. Perry v. The City of Avon Park, Florida
Date: November 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14525
USA v. Jonathan Everett Johnson
Date: November 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15614
Justin Shuford, et al. v. R.L. Butch Conway, et al.
Date: November 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-12128
Orline M. Sidman, et al v. Travelers Casualty and Surety Company of America
Date: November 17, 2016
Docket Numbers: 13-15414, 15-15197
Timothy Jarrod Colburn, et al. v. Blair Huddleston, et al.
Date: November 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12882
USA v. Charles Anthony Giovinco
Date: November 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13480
USA v. Justin Ryan Boles
Date: November 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13594
USA v. Andrew Beuschel
Date: November 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13966
Don Mitchell Wilborn v. USA
Date: November 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14458
USA v. Jermaine Winters
Date: November 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15095
USA v. James Lester Kimbrell, III
Date: November 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15248
Diego Ordonez-Rojop v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: November 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15694
USA v. Stephen Chisholm
Date: November 17, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10612
Reginald A. White v. Dekalb County, et al.
Date: November 17, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10732
USA v. Nolver Noel Molina-Gonzalez
Date: November 17, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10767
United States v. Leon  
Date: November 16, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12578

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was found guilty of three counts of attempting to cause a financial institution to not file a required currency transaction report (a CTR), in violation of 31 U.S.C. 5324(a)(1). For the first time on appeal, de...

Roosevelt Davis v. Warden, FCC Coleman - Medium
Date: November 16, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13072
USA v. Bryan Michael Johnson
Date: November 16, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15223
USA v. Shawn Lamont Hollis
Date: November 16, 2016
Docket Number: 16-11060
Marion Wilson, Jr. v. Warden
Date: November 15, 2016
Docket Number: 14-10681
May v. City of Nahunta, Georgia  
Date: November 15, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11749

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit under 42 U.S.C. 1983, alleging unlawful seizure by Officers Allen and Crews, false imprisonment by Officer Allen, and municipal liability against the City for the officers' actions. The district cour...

Edward Tronis, et al. v. Moe's Southwest Grill, LLC, et al.
Date: November 15, 2016
Docket Numbers: 15-14872, 15-15759
William V. May v. Kevin Sasser
Date: November 15, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15766
Joel Romero v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: November 15, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10337
Tulio Rivera v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections, et al
Date: November 14, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15709
Cobb County School District v. D.B., et al
Date: November 14, 2016
Docket Number: 16-11077
James E. Baumann v. PNC Bank, N.A., et al
Date: November 10, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14203
Roger King v. Warden
Date: November 10, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14291
USA v. Reginald Wardell Howard, Jr.
Date: November 10, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15398
USA v. DeWayne Earl Jones
Date: November 10, 2016
Docket Numbers: 15-15563, 15-15630
USA v. Sandra Milena Nieves, et al
Date: November 10, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10297
USA v. Jose Anthony Mercado-Cintron
Date: November 10, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10931
USA v. Desrick Gordon
Date: November 10, 2016
Docket Number: 16-11141
Transatlantic, LLC v. Humana, Inc., et al
Date: November 10, 2016
Docket Number: 16-11488
USA v. Corey Lemar Wright
Date: November 10, 2016
Docket Number: 16-11615
USA v. Stacy Williams
Date: November 9, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12998
Agrelo v. The Meloni Law Firm  
Date: November 9, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14136

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed suit against defendants, alleging that the five letters sent to them between May 16 and December 13, 2013 violated the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), 15 U.S.C. 1692 et seq., and/or the Flori...

Lindsey Jones v. CitiMortgage, Inc., et al
Date: November 9, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14853
Janet A. Garrison v. City of Tallahassee
Date: November 9, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10114
USA v. James Patrick Richardson
Date: November 9, 2016
Docket Number: 16-11206
Hsi Chang v. JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.  
Date: November 8, 2016
Docket Numbers: 15-13636, 15-14529

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff appeals the district court’s denial of his motion for reconsideration of its earlier order denying on futility grounds plaintiff's motion for leave to amend his complaint. Plaintiff asserted in his motion that...

USA v. John Robert Haldemann
Date: November 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13873
United States ex. rel. Saldivar v. Fresenius Medical Care Holdings, Inc.  
Date: November 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15497

Justia Opinion Summary: Relator filed a qui tam action under the False Claims Act (FCA), 31 U.S.C. 3729-3733, claiming that Fresenius violated the FCA by billing the government for overfill that it received for no cost—allegedly a violation of...

United States v. Fritts  
Date: November 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15699

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his 180 month sentence after pleading guilty to three counts of being a felon in possession of a firearm. The district court sentenced defendant under the Armed Career Criminal Act (ACCA), 18 U.S.C. 92...

Rhonda J. Clark v. HSBC Bank USA, National Association, et al
Date: November 8, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10257
Caroline Armstrong v. Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank
Date: November 8, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10338
Tina Ray v. City of Tallahassee
Date: November 8, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10449
USA v. Richard Todd Badali
Date: November 8, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10606
Ronald David Jones v. Catharine Robinson
Date: November 8, 2016
Docket Number: 16-11412
Brent Jacoby v. Sheriff Huey Mack, et al
Date: November 7, 2016
Docket Number: 14-12773
Hernandez-Alberto v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections  
Date: November 4, 2016
Docket Number: 14-14092

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner was sentenced to death after being convicted of murdering his wife's daughters. At issue is whether, for purposes of federal habeas law, a Florida postconviction petition properly filed by a death-row prisoner...

United States v. Hughes  
Date: November 4, 2016
Docket Number: 14-14181

Justia Opinion Summary: After defendant was convicted of being a felon in possession, he filed a motion to dismiss his indictment under the Speedy Trial Act, 18 U.S.C. 3161 et seq. The district court reasoned that the nine-day period between Ap...

Corey Boone v. Dr. D. Gaxiola, et al.
Date: November 4, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13332
USA v. Christopher M. Mack
Date: November 4, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15787
United States v. Stein  
Date: November 4, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10914

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed the district court's grant of summary judgment in favor of the United States for unpaid federal income taxes, late penalties, and interest accrued, arguing that the district court erred because her aff...

Lake v. Skelton  
Date: November 3, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13124

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against Major Michael Skelton in his official capacity as a deputy sheriff of Cobb County, seeking declaratory relief, damages, fees, and costs for violations of the First and Fourteenth Amendments a...

Girard v. M/V "Blacksheep"  
Date: November 3, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15803

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, a marine salvor, filed this action in rem against the Blacksheep, seeking a salvage award for services he provided to the yacht. The district court entered judgment against plaintiff, finding that he failed to...

USA v. Jeffrey F. Bohn
Date: November 3, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10203
USA v. Thervil Alcinor
Date: November 2, 2016
Docket Number: 14-14589
USA v. William Angelo Marsh
Date: November 2, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15785
USA v. Lewis Gornitz
Date: November 2, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10793
Arthur v. Commissioner, AL DOC  
Date: November 2, 2016
Docket Number: 16-15549

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, convicted of murder and sentenced to death, filed suit under 42 U.S.C. 1983, challenging Alabama’s use of midazolam in its lethal injection protocol. The district court denied relief. The court concluded that...

United States v. Campo  
Date: November 1, 2016
Docket Number: 14-15541

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted of four counts related to the murder of Erik Comesana, six counts related to a firearm trafficking scheme, and two counts related to possessing a firearm or ammunition while a fugitive from justic...

Janice Cantrell, et al. v. Wesley White
Date: November 1, 2016
Docket Number: 16-11963
USA v. Tony Lanier Jackson
Date: October 31, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11852
Humberto Valdes v. City of Doral
Date: October 31, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12401
Earlton Farquharson, et al v. Citibank, N.A., et al
Date: October 31, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14766
USA v. Jesse Strevig
Date: October 31, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15706
USA v. Steve Lavon Biggins
Date: October 28, 2016
Docket Number: 14-12545
USA v. Francisco Pichardo
Date: October 28, 2016
Docket Number: 14-12829
Wreal, LLC v. Amazon.com, Inc.  
Date: October 28, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14390

Justia Opinion Summary: This reverse-confusion trademark dispute involves Wreal and Amazon over the mark "FyreTV." Wreal describes its own FyreTV service as the “Netflix of Porn.” Amazon Fire TV is a hardware device used for streaming “mainstre...

John E. Watkins v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections
Date: October 28, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15543
Ronald David Jones v. Christ Town Ministries
Date: October 28, 2016
Docket Number: 16-12834
USA v. Carlos Jonathan Quijij Franco
Date: October 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12812
Tyrene Scott v. Carrier Corporation
Date: October 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13132
Wiley Curry v. Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services
Date: October 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13985
Swafford v. United States  
Date: October 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15412

Justia Opinion Summary: Swafford traveled to the R. Shaefer Heard Campground, near West Point, Georgia, owned by the Army Corps of Engineers. Swafford, with dog leash and coffee cup in hand, went away from his campsite and descended a wooden st...

Danilo Lopez Garcia v. Yachting Promotions, Inc.
Date: October 27, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10095
USA v. Antron Latroy Langston
Date: October 27, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10689
USA v. Ross Edward Paulson
Date: October 27, 2016
Docket Number: 16-11085
Lena Williams v. Jeffery Deal
Date: October 26, 2016
Docket Number: 14-14183
USA v. Julio Alicea Aponte
Date: October 26, 2016
Docket Number: 14-15208
USA v. Matthew William McLean
Date: October 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11270
USA v. Stephen B. Deluca
Date: October 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12033
Diane Hilliard v. Alabama Department of Transportation
Date: October 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14608
USA v. Willie Clay Means
Date: October 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15204
USA v. Jesse Foots
Date: October 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15318
Glenda Wilson v. Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevrolet
Date: October 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15352
Fu Feng Lin v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15531
Ronald David Jones v. Garbage Truck Operators
Date: October 25, 2016
Docket Number: 16-13419
Jermaine R. Revere v. Donnie Bussy, et al.
Date: October 24, 2016
Docket Number: 14-15564
Roy J. Meidinger v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue
Date: October 24, 2016
Docket Numbers: 15-15465, 16-10071
Yojan Cabrera v. Speed Services, Inc., et al.
Date: October 24, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10091
Sharron Banks v. Tanner Medical Center, Inc.
Date: October 21, 2016
Docket Number: 14-14623
Christian Cacciamani, et al v. Target Corporation
Date: October 21, 2016
Docket Numbers: 14-14842, 16-12386
Winsome Elaine Vassell v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 21, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11156
USA v. Marlan L. Copeland, et al.
Date: October 21, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11963
USA v. Felix M. Rogers
Date: October 21, 2016
Docket Numbers: 15-13311, 15-15062
David Leon Moreland v. Bank of New York Mellon (THE), et al
Date: October 21, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13417
Seema Patel v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 21, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14189
Mr. Jose Trigo, et al v. City of Doral, et al
Date: October 21, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14657
USA v. Herschell Harvell, Jr.
Date: October 21, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14660
USA v. Luis Alberto Naranjo
Date: October 21, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15115
Oliver Lopez v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 21, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15267
USA v. Jazzy Devante Johnson
Date: October 21, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10442
Andrew Ramdeen v. Prudential Insurance Company of America, et al
Date: October 21, 2016
Docket Number: 16-11179
William A. Curry, et al. v. TD Ameritrade, Inc., et al.
Date: October 21, 2016
Docket Number: 16-12041
Sara Bohannon v. PHH Mortgage Corporation, et al
Date: October 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14508
Rigoberto Figueria-Lopez v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14730
USA v. Alredo Herrera-Villarreal
Date: October 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14923
USA v. Aaron Lamar Hollins
Date: October 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15351
Michel A. Padilla v. Administrator, Federal Aviation Administration
Date: October 20, 2016
Docket Numbers: 15-15648, 15-15438
Thomas Daake, et al. v. Sherry F. CHancellor
Date: October 20, 2016
Docket Number: 16-11923
United States v. Seabrooks  
Date: October 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10380

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted of one count of being a convicted felon in possession of firearms and ammunition, and one count of possessing a stolen firearm. The district court sentenced defendant under the Armed Career Crimin...

Davis Dorvil v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections
Date: October 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13722
USA v. Marcelino Sanchez-Mata
Date: October 19, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10496
Alicia Stone v. Social Security Administration, Commissioner
Date: October 19, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10605
Gina Marea Phillips v. James Browne
Date: October 19, 2016
Docket Number: 16-11573
USA v. Michael J. Muzio
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12312
Williams v. Poarch Band of Creek Indians  
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13552

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against the Poarch Band of Creek Indians, alleging that she was terminated from her job because of her age pursuant to the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA), 29 U.S.C. 621-634. The...

Kenneth David Jacobus v. Commissioner of Social Secur
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14609
James Craig Clampett v. Agency for Health Care Administration
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14997
USA v. Alejandro Jesus Cura
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15259
Hermon Tywon Williams v. Judge Elizabeth A. Scherer
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10549
USA v. Roberto Ortiz, Jr.
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10611
USA v. Carl Joseph Lechner
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-12973
Myrna Lopez v. City of West Miami
Date: October 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14645
Samuel Rosen v. Thomas L. Abrams
Date: October 17, 2016
Docket Number: 16-11352
Robert Michael Ardis v. Paige Anderson, et al.
Date: October 14, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10625
USA v. Orman Curtis Witherspoon
Date: October 14, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13482
D'Andre Plummer v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections
Date: October 14, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15390
USA v. Jean Roussel Eloi
Date: October 13, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13868
Jimmie Rogers v. South Star Logistics, Inc., et al.
Date: October 13, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14224
H. Michael Muniz v. Commissioner of IRS
Date: October 13, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14478
USA v. Milton Jeffrey Burrell
Date: October 13, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15250
USA v. Perez Manuel Peguero
Date: October 13, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15625
Cheri Rau v. D. C. Schweizer
Date: October 13, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10230
Guillermo Arbelaez v. Florida DOC
Date: October 12, 2016
Docket Number: 14-14647
USA v. Travis Edward Gross
Date: October 12, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11780
Raymond H. Pierson, III v. Bruce S. Rogow, J.D., et al.
Date: October 12, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15475
Wate v. Kubler  
Date: October 12, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15611

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, the personal representative of James Clifton Barnes, filed suit against defendants after Barnes died from injuries he sustained while he was involved in a struggle with Deputy Sheriff Kubler. Barnes was tased...

USA v. Daphne Maria Patterson
Date: October 12, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15778
Natasha N. Clemons, et al v. Thomas M. Knight, et al
Date: October 12, 2016
Docket Number: 16-12239
USA v. Takasha Stevenson
Date: October 11, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11677
Sebastian St. Aubyn Murphy v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 11, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12516
Grant M. Williams v. Pacific Cycle, Inc.
Date: October 11, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15179
Perry Ivory Wims v. USA
Date: October 11, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10424
Titan Construction Company, LLC v. CBC National Bank
Date: October 7, 2016
Docket Number: 13-11487
USA v. Christian Ramirez
Date: October 7, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12605
USA v. Kenneth Sims
Date: October 7, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15458
USA v. Darius Montaque Haymon
Date: October 7, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15556
Lage v. Ocwen Loan Servicing LLC  
Date: October 7, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15558

Justia Opinion Summary: Under Regulation X, 12 C.F. R. part 1024, which implements the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), 12 U.S.C. 2601 et seq., a loan servicer’s duty to evaluate a borrower’s loss mitigation application is trigger...

USA v. Victor De La O-Gallegos
Date: October 7, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10323
Aristotle Sampson v. FCC Coleman-USP I Warden
Date: October 6, 2016
Docket Numbers: 14-11682, 15-15402
Chang v. Carnival Corp.  
Date: October 6, 2016
Docket Number: 14-13228

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against defendant after she slipped and fell on one of defendant's cruise ships. On appeal, plaintiff challenges the district court's judgment for defendant. In this case, plaintiff’s cruise ticket c...

Nicklaw v. CitiMortgage, Inc.  
Date: October 6, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14216

Justia Opinion Summary: New York law required CitiMortgage to file within 30 days a certificate of discharge with the county clerk to record that plaintiff had satisfied his mortgage. N.Y. Real Prop. Law 275; N.Y. Real Prop. Acts. Law 1921. Whe...

USA v. Dale Jackson
Date: October 6, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14445
Warrior Met Coal Mining, LLC v. Secretary of Labor, et al.
Date: October 6, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14885
Mickel Shepherd v. Stan Wilson, et al
Date: October 6, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10416
Richard M. Villarreal v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, et al.
Date: October 5, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10602
Dennis Pollock v. Secretary, Department of Corrections
Date: October 5, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13512
USA v. Justin Robinson
Date: October 5, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13691
United States v. Plate  
Date: October 5, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13928

Justia Opinion Summary: After defendant pled guilty to embezzlement by a bank officer or employee, she challenged her sentence, arguing that it violated her constitutional rights and that it was both procedurally and substantively unreasonable....

Tyrone William Holland v. Governor of Georgia
Date: October 5, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14066
USA v. Paul R. Bloom
Date: October 5, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15210
USA v. Frantz Sterlin
Date: October 5, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15357
USA v. Eyad Farah
Date: October 5, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15702
USA v. Allan Garcia-Enriquez
Date: October 5, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10247
USA v. Audie Craig Singletary
Date: October 5, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10771
USA v. Richard Brandon Rider
Date: October 5, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10829
USA v. Rico McKenzie
Date: October 5, 2016
Docket Number: 16-11481
United States v. Wilchcombe  
Date: October 4, 2016
Docket Number: 14-14991

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants Wilchcombe, Rolle, and Beauplaint appealed their convictions for conspiring to possess with intent to distribute and possessing with intent to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine and 100 kilograms or...

United States v. Spoor  
Date: October 4, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12877

Justia Opinion Summary: The United States appeals the district court’s determination that commissions claimed by Defendant F. Gordon Spoor as personal representative of the Louise P. Gallagher Estate and as trustee of the Louise Paxton Gallaghe...

USA v. Brian C. Sanders
Date: October 4, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13865
Travelers Casualty and Surety Company v. Dwight Steward
Date: October 4, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14047
USA v. Jason Bradley Thomas
Date: October 4, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14449
Jane Doe I v. Shaheen  
Date: October 4, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15240

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, former sonography students at Valenica College, a public college, filed suit alleging that employees of the college violated their rights under the First and Fourth Amendments, 42 U.S.C. 1983. The district co...

Failla v. Citibank, N.A.  
Date: October 4, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15626

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed for bankruptcy in 2011 and agreed that they would surrender their house to discharge their mortgage debt. At issue is whether a person who agrees to “surrender” his house in bankruptcy may oppose a forec...

USA v. Joshua Anthony Chinni
Date: October 4, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10184
Nancy Carol Nigro v. Elias Carrasquillo
Date: October 4, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10193
Thaddeus D. Smith, Sr. v. Mobile Shipbuilding & Repair, Inc., et al.
Date: October 4, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10321
David Davenport, et al. v. Thor Motor Coach, Inc.
Date: October 4, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10925
USA v. Albert Takhalov, et al.
Date: October 3, 2016
Docket Number: 13-12385
Mercedes-Benz U.S. Int'l v. NLRB  
Date: October 3, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10291

Justia Opinion Summary: MBUSI seeks review of the Board's order modifying and adopting as modified the recommended order of the ALJ, finding that MBUSI violated the National Labor Relations Act, 29 U.S.C. 151 et seq. The Board found that MBUSI...

Fish v. Brown  
Date: October 3, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12348

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against defendants, including two deputies, after he was arrested for violating an injunction prohibiting his possession of firearms. The deputies were escorting plaintiff's former lover into plainti...

Miriam Crisman v. Florida Atlantic University Board of Trustees
Date: October 3, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14012
USA v. Rondell Scott Hedrick
Date: October 3, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14126
Securities and Exchange Commissioner v. J & J Management Consulting, et al
Date: October 3, 2016
Docket Numbers: 15-14628, 16-12976
USA v. Danny Robert Bush
Date: October 3, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15136
Cadle v. GEICO General Ins. Co.  
Date: September 30, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11283

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed a bad-faith diversity case against GEICO for failure to settle her claim when it could and should have done so. GEICO moved for partial summary judgment and sought a determination that the jury's $900,000...

USA v. Ayla Marie Mendoza
Date: September 30, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12660
Courtney McBride v. Mamie McCrory, et al.
Date: September 30, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12871
USA v. Shamorcus Brandan Nesbitt
Date: September 30, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13242
USA v. Thomas Siracuse
Date: September 30, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15622
USA v. Nick Ferrer
Date: September 30, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10276
USA v. Isaac Dillard Wilson
Date: September 30, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10911
USA v. Ernie Little Walden
Date: September 30, 2016
Docket Number: 16-11244
USA v. Michael Antonio Wilson
Date: September 30, 2016
Docket Number: 16-11515
John K. Aning, et al v. CitiMortgage, Inc.
Date: September 29, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13418
USA v. Clinton James Dunston
Date: September 29, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13709
William Primo v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company
Date: September 29, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14612
Ignacio Ybarra v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: September 29, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14793
Yoosun Han v. Emory University
Date: September 29, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14858
Direct General Insurance Company v. Houston Casualty Company, et al
Date: September 29, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14887
Ray Anthony Chaney v. USA
Date: September 29, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15052
USA v. Josny Charlestain
Date: September 29, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15794
Christopher Brooks v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: September 29, 2016
Docket Number: 16-11223
Oil Equipment Company Inc. v. Modern Welding Company of Georgia Inc.
Date: September 29, 2016
Docket Number: 16-11326
Ray v. McCullough Payne & Haan, LLC  
Date: September 29, 2016
Docket Number: 16-11518

Justia Opinion Summary: The firm filed suit against a consumer-debtor, Bryson Ray, in state court. After obtaining a judgment against Ray, the firm initiated a garnishment proceeding against Ray's bank to collect on the judgment. In response to...

United States v. Vail-Bailon  
Date: September 28, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10351

Justia Opinion Summary: After defendant pled guilty to illegal reentry after being deported, the district court applied a sixteen-level sentencing enhancement pursuant to USSG 2L1.2(b)(1)(A) based on defendant's prior Florida conviction for fel...

USA v. Willie Evans, Jr.
Date: September 28, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13293
USA v. Kumar Sahadeo
Date: September 28, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14140
Calderone v. Scott  
Date: September 28, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14187

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed suit against the Sheriff of Lee County, Florida, alleging wage and overtime claims. At issue is whether employees may maintain a collective action against their employer under section 216(b) of the Fair...

USA v. Joseph McDonald
Date: September 28, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14532
Securities and Exchange Commission v. BankAtlantic Bancorp, Inc., et al
Date: September 28, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14629
Miquiel Banks v. iGov Technologies, Inc.
Date: September 28, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14943
USA v. Miguel Rayo-Camacho
Date: September 28, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10453
Tokyo Gwinnett, LLC v. Gwinnett County, Georgia
Date: September 28, 2016
Docket Number: 16-11086
Tasha Michelle Blackburn v. USA
Date: September 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10670
USA v. Marie Lucie Tondreau
Date: September 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11484
The Alabama Democratic Conference v. Attorney General, State of Alabama  
Date: September 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13920

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2010, Alabama made changes to its election law that impacted the ADC’s ability to raise and spend money in state elections. The ADC filed suit challenging Alabama Code 17-5-15(b) (the PAC-to-PAC transfer ban), which l...

USA v. Fritz Lafontante
Date: September 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14010
FN Herstal SA v. Clyde Armory Inc.  
Date: September 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14040

Justia Opinion Summary: FN filed a trademark infringement action against Clyde Armory over the use of the marks "SCAR" and "SCAR-Stock" in the firearms industry. On appeal, Clyde Armory challenges the district court's partial grant of summary j...

USA v. Brian O. Brannen
Date: September 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14368
Dennis Williams, Jr. v. Social Security Administration, Commissioner
Date: September 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15252
USA v. Gregory James Baker
Date: September 27, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10271
EarthCam, Inc. v. OxBlue Corporation, et al.
Date: September 27, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10363
USA v. Ronald Washington
Date: September 27, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10819
Marisol Melo Penaloza, et al. v. Drummond Company, Inc., et al.
Date: September 27, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10921
Robert Lee Andrews v. Chief Mike Persley
Date: September 27, 2016
Docket Number: 16-11943
Richard Hendrickson v. William P. Cervone, et al
Date: September 26, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11100
James C. Marshall v. Department of Corrections
Date: September 26, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11740
Lareesa Berman v. Thomas A. Kafka
Date: September 26, 2016
Docket Numbers: 15-12914, 15-13023
USA v. Andrew Smith
Date: September 26, 2016
Docket Numbers: 15-13066, 15-14044, 15-15047
Javier Enriquez v. Secretary, Department of Corrections
Date: September 26, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14005
USA v. Deryke Matthew Pfeifer
Date: September 26, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14666
Cody Etherton, et al v. City of Rainsville, et al
Date: September 26, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15147
USA v. Richard Damarick Mitchell
Date: September 26, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15191
USA v. Ramon Lopez
Date: September 23, 2016
Docket Numbers: 14-11065, 15-12712
Advanced Testing Technologies Inc. v. CDI Corporation, et al.
Date: September 23, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11838
USA v. Darius D. Williams
Date: September 23, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13070
Everette Simmons v. Warden
Date: September 23, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13621
John Doe #1 v. Miami-Dade County  
Date: September 23, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14336

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2005, the County adopted the Lauren Book Child Safety Ordinance, Fla., Code of Ordinances ch. 21, art. XVII, which imposes a residency restriction on “sexual offenders” and “sexual predators.” The Ordinance prohibits...

USA v. Jerry Wana Taylor
Date: September 23, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14991
Victoria L. Williams v. Commissioner, Social Security Administration
Date: September 23, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15243
USA v. Kelvin Demond Williams
Date: September 23, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15343
Eric Watkins v. Scott Israel, et al.
Date: September 23, 2016
Docket Number: 16-11411
USA v. Enrique Vinales
Date: September 22, 2016
Docket Number: 12-15168
Michael Darnell Oliver v. Warden, et al.
Date: September 22, 2016
Docket Number: 14-15407
Siavash Zargari v. USA, et al.
Date: September 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11630
Gelin v. U.S. Attorney General  
Date: September 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12497

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, a native and citizen of Haiti, seeks review of the BIA's decision affirming the IJ's order finding him ineligible for relief from removal based on his criminal conviction for abuse of an elderly person or dis...

Luis P. Rodriguez v. Richard Burdick, et al.
Date: September 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13042
Halliwel Assets, Inc., et al. v. Bracha Foundation, et al.
Date: September 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14913
United States v. White  
Date: September 21, 2016
Docket Number: 14-14044

Justia Opinion Summary: After defendant pled guilty to one count of possessing a firearm as a convicted felon, he was sentenced under the Armed Career Criminal Act (ACCA), 18 U.S.C. 924(e), to serve 180 months in prison. The court concluded tha...

USA v. James Marcus Lloyd, III
Date: September 21, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12676
Javier Rivera-Benito v. USA
Date: September 21, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13545
USA v. Vladimir Castaneda
Date: September 21, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13879
USA v. Renet Blanc
Date: September 21, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14069
USA v. Curtis Jones
Date: September 21, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14514
United States v. Cruickshank  
Date: September 20, 2016
Docket Number: 14-13754

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine while aboard a vessel, in violation of 21 U.S.C. 960(b)(1)(B)(ii) and 46 U.S.C. 70503(a), 70506(a) and (b), and...

Nadia Registe v. LinkAmerica Express, Inc.
Date: September 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11417
USA v. Tiffany Foster
Date: September 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12152
USA v. Patrick Towns
Date: September 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13874
Sullivan v. Secretary, FL DOC  
Date: September 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13993

Justia Opinion Summary: The Secretary appeals the district court's grant of federal habeas relief to petitioner based on petitioner's claim that he received ineffective assistance of counsel (IAC) when his trial attorney advised him to turn dow...

United States v. DiFalco  
Date: September 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14763

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant plead guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine. On appeal, defendant challenged his 240 month sentence, claiming that the sentenc...

International Brotherhood of Teamsters v. Amerijet International, Inc.
Date: September 19, 2016
Docket Numbers: 14-12237, 15-15145
Spaho v. U.S. Attorney General  
Date: September 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11299

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, a citizen of Albania, seeks review of the BIA's order upholding the IJ's finding that his conviction for sale of a controlled substance, in violation of Florida Statute 893.13(1)(a)(1), constituted an aggrava...

Edward Butler v. City of Fort Lauderdale, et al
Date: September 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14397
USA v. Raul E. Israel
Date: September 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14898
Luis Enrique Daniel v. Anouchka Castro, et al
Date: September 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14948
Barry Steven Slakman v. Administrative Committee of Delta Air Lines, Inc.
Date: September 19, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10572
Traci K. Stevenson v. Corporation of Lloyd's, et al
Date: September 19, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10704
Vicki Sexton, et al. v. Nicolo Mangiaracina, et al.
Date: September 16, 2016
Docket Number: 16-11403
EEOC v. Catastrophe Mgmt. Solutions  
Date: September 15, 2016
Docket Number: 14-13482

Justia Opinion Summary: The EEOC filed suit against CMS, alleging that the company's conduct discriminated on the basis of a black job applicant's race in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. 2000e-2(a)(1) & 2000e-2...

USA v. Cindy Carabeo
Date: September 15, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10002
Antonia N. Okonkwo v. The Callins Law Firm, LLC
Date: September 15, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10192
David Gomez Millan v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections
Date: September 14, 2016
Docket Number: 14-11346
USA v. Brandi Mary Janice Stroman
Date: September 14, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14718
USA v. Jason P. Stinson
Date: September 14, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10407
Dean-Mitchell v. Warden  
Date: September 13, 2016
Docket Number: 13-14111

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, a District of Colombia offender currently serving a sentence in a federal Bureau of Prisons facility, appealed the denial of his 28 U.S.C. 2241 petition for habeas relief. At issue is Incident Report 1507668,...

Cameron Cox v. Secretary Florida Department of Corrections
Date: September 13, 2016
Docket Number: 13-15718
USA v. Calvin Matchett
Date: September 13, 2016
Docket Number: 14-10396
Jennifer Wrene Marshall v. Commissioner, Social Security Administration
Date: September 13, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14592
USA v. Bud Pratt Williams
Date: September 13, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10266
John D. Marshall, et al v. Wachovia Securities LLC
Date: September 13, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10497
Robert L. Arnold v. Bayview Loan Servicing, LLC
Date: September 13, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10742
Kate O'Keefe v. Sheldon G. Adelson
Date: September 13, 2016
Docket Number: 16-12159
Boree v. Commissioner  
Date: September 12, 2016
Docket Number: 14-15149

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioners challenge the Tax Court's decision sustaining the Commissioner's determination of deficiencies in petitioners' 2007 income tax return due to an improper characterization of income from the sale of property as...

USA v. William Diaz
Date: September 12, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11185
Fazeela McCabe v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: September 12, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14391
Martin Cotto Colon v. Acting Commissioner of Social Security
Date: September 12, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14547
Ariel Arencibia v. Mortgage Guaranty Insurance Corporation
Date: September 12, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15387
William Johnson v. State of Georgia, et al.,
Date: September 9, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11364
Dorothy Penton v. Leon County Florida, et al.
Date: September 9, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10129
USA v. Louismar Francois
Date: September 9, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10243
Troy K. Konrad v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections
Date: September 8, 2016
Docket Number: 13-15679
Wiregrass Metal Trades Council v. Shaw Envtl.  
Date: September 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11662

Justia Opinion Summary: The Union filed suit to compel arbitration under its collective bargaining agreement (CBA) with Shaw. The district court granted the Union’s motion to compel arbitration and ordered the parties to select an arbitrator, w...

USA v. Giezi Magno Zamora
Date: September 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13136
Energy Smart Industry, LLC v. Morning Views Hotels - Beverly Hills, LLC
Date: September 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13937
Janice Morrison v. Devalie Morrison
Date: September 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14890
Steve L. Thomas v. Home Depot USA, Inc.
Date: September 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15409
USA v. Ahmed Fernandez
Date: September 8, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10797
Susan Treat, et al v. Daniel T. Lowe
Date: September 8, 2016
Docket Number: 16-11798
Tony Lee Williams v. USA
Date: September 7, 2016
Docket Number: 14-13581
USA v. Giovanni Echevarria-Colon
Date: September 7, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14686
Mi Ja Cho v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: September 7, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15777
USA v. Korneal Tolliver
Date: September 7, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10022
Terri L. Steffen v. Douglas N. Menchise
Date: September 6, 2016
Docket Numbers: 14-15093, 14-15094, 15-12554
Bester v. Warden  
Date: September 2, 2016
Docket Number: 13-15779

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner challenged his petition for habeas relief under 28 U.S.C. 2254, appealing his Alabama convictions for trafficking in cocaine, failure to affix a tax stamp, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Petitioner argu...

Chantelle Dishman v. State of Florida Department of Juvenile Justice
Date: September 2, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12927
Landang Ren v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: September 2, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12933
Buckley Towers Condominium, Inc. v. Rosenbaum Mollengarden PLLC
Date: September 2, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13012
Ray v. Spirit Airlines  
Date: September 2, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13792

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, seeking to represent a class of customers, filed a civil Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), 18 U.S.C. 1961-68, case claiming that Spirit engaged in an elaborate criminal enterprise invo...

Reed Collar, et al. v. Trevis Austin
Date: September 2, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14482
Michael Bratt, et al v. Steven George
Date: September 2, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15659