2016 Eleventh Circuit US Court of Appeals Case Law

Opinions 501 - 1000 of 1617

John Forrest Coon v. USA
Date: September 1, 2016
Docket Number: 13-15951
United States v. Farias  
Date: September 1, 2016
Docket Number: 14-15804

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted of conspiring to traffic in stolen goods and to traffic in contraband cigarettes. The court concluded that the district court did not err in denying his motion to dismiss the superseding indictmen...

Jennifer R. Arnold Rogers v. City of Orlando, Florida, et al
Date: September 1, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13198
United States v. Nagel  
Date: September 1, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14087

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his sentence of 292 months in prison after he pleaded guilty to three counts of enticement of a minor to engage in sexual activity under 18 U.S.C. 2422(b). The court concluded that the district court’s...

Trindell Curtis Morrison v. Commisioner of Social Security
Date: September 1, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14926
Thomas McCroden v. Joel V. Bressett, et al.
Date: September 1, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10863
National Parks Conservation Ass'n v. US DOI  
Date: August 31, 2016
Docket Numbers: 14-15326, 15-11599

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1988, NPS acquired additional land to the the Big Cypress National Preserve. NPCA filed suit contending that the the NPS's General Management Plan's (GMP) inclusion of Off-Road Vehicle (ORV) trails for the Addition La...

Harry McCray v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections, et al
Date: August 31, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10649
USA v. Alex Guerrier
Date: August 31, 2016
Docket Numbers: 15-10787, 15-10790
USA v. Carlo Junior Senecharles
Date: August 31, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13428
Parker v. City Of Apopka  
Date: August 31, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13721

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed suit against various local government defendants, claiming unjust enrichment and seeking disgorgement of traffic fines plaintiffs allege were imposed in violation of Florida law. The district court denie...

Jay Rancel v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: August 31, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15726
USA v. Thomas Jerome Lundy
Date: August 31, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10140
USA v. Kevin G. Hunt
Date: August 31, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10436
USA v. Domingo Castano
Date: August 31, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10539
Mark D. Jasperson v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue
Date: August 31, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10883
Leon Carmichael, Sr. v. USA
Date: August 30, 2016
Docket Number: 14-12774
Salvador Magluta v. USA
Date: August 30, 2016
Docket Number: 14-14498
David W. Rice v. Officer Hart, et al
Date: August 30, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14050
MSP Recovery LLC v. AllState Ins. Co.  
Date: August 30, 2016
Docket Numbers: 15-14353, 15-12398, 15-12402, 15-12403, 15-14355, 15-14356, 15-14790

Justia Opinion Summary: The seven consolidated cases in this appeal all involve attempts by assignees of a health maintenance organization (HMO) to recover conditional payments via the Medicare Secondary Payer Act's (MSP Act), 42 U.S.C. 1395y(b...

USA v. Bruce Murray
Date: August 30, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14594
USA v. Charles Robert Lester
Date: August 29, 2016
Docket Number: 14-12442
Jacoby v. Baldwin County  
Date: August 29, 2016
Docket Number: 14-12932

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against Sheriff Huey Mack and others, alleging claims under 42 U.S.C. 1983, arising from his detention as a pretrial detainee at the Baldwin jail. On appeal, plaintiff argues that Sheriff Mack violat...

Francis D'Cruz v. NCL (Bahamas), LTD.
Date: August 29, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11766
USA v. Wallace Lee Brewton
Date: August 29, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12106
Parm v. National Bank of CA  
Date: August 29, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12509

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against NBCal regarding a payday loan she acquired in 2013. On appeal, NBCal challenges the district court's denial of its motion to compel arbitration under the loan agreement. The court concluded t...

Eddie K. Taylor v. Geico Indemnity Company
Date: August 29, 2016
Docket Numbers: 15-12612, 15-15424
Ricky R. Banner v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections
Date: August 29, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13149
USA v. Mohammed Bah
Date: August 29, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13271
Nolan Nathaniel Edwards v. USA
Date: August 29, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13548
Land Ventures for 2, LLC v. Michael Aaron Fritz, Sr., et al
Date: August 29, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15303
Cox v. Secretary, FL DOC  
Date: August 26, 2016
Docket Number: 13-15718

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner was convicted by a jury of three counts and he received prison sentences on Counts 1 and 2, but his sentence was suspended for Count 3. A Florida state court dismissed Count 3 from petitioner's judgment on the...

Lane v. Philbin  
Date: August 26, 2016
Docket Number: 14-11140

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, a Georgia state prisoner with a third-grade education, alleged in his pro se handwritten complaint that he was on his way to the dining hall at the Valdosta State Prison when he was savagely attacked by anothe...

USA v. Wayne Graham
Date: August 26, 2016
Docket Numbers: 14-12198, 14-12807
USA v. Wilson Antonio Chaverra Gonzalez
Date: August 26, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11719
Gowdy v. Mitchell  
Date: August 26, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11891

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff appealed the district court's order affirming eight rulings of the bankruptcy court. The court concluded that the bankruptcy court did not err in holding an evidentiary show-cause hearing where plaintiff receiv...

United States v. Hunter  
Date: August 26, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12640

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant pleaded guilty to drug-related charges and then appealed his 60-month sentence. Defendant contends that the government breached the plea agreement by failing to recommend a reduction for acceptance of responsib...

USA v. Dontrey Williams
Date: August 26, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14025
Jones v. Secretary, FL DOC  
Date: August 25, 2016
Docket Number: 13-15053

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, convicted of first-degree murder, robbery, and grand theft, appealed the district court's denial of federal habeas relief. Petitioner argues that his trial counsel was ineffective for failing to fully investi...

Tharpe v. Warden  
Date: August 25, 2016
Docket Number: 14-12464

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, convicted of kidnapping his wife and murdering his sister-in-law, appealed the district court's denial of his petition for habeas relief under 28 U.S.C. 2254. The court concluded that petitioner failed to sho...

Estate of Jason Jerry Owens, et al v. Geo Group, Inc., et al
Date: August 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10474
Peppers v. Cobb County  
Date: August 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10866

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, a retired criminal investigator with the Cobb Judicial Circuit District Attorney's Office, filed suit against the county, alleging discrimination on the basis of sex after he learned that a less-experienced fe...

Smith v. LePage  
Date: August 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11632

Justia Opinion Summary: After officers shot and killed Dirk Smith in his own home, his surviving wife and children filed suit under 42 U.S.C. 1983 and Georgia law against the county, the police chief, and the officers. The court chose to exerci...

USA v. Lancy White, Jr.
Date: August 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12025
USA v. Norman Joel Reyes
Date: August 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12175
Ty Rutledge v. James Jonason, et al
Date: August 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13912
Jorge Martinez v. Acting Commissioner of Social Security
Date: August 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14798
USA v. Homer Foster
Date: August 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14932
CareMinders Home Care, Inc. v. James Dunn, eta l
Date: August 25, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10112
Commissioner v. Estate of Travis L. Sanders  
Date: August 24, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12582

Justia Opinion Summary: The Commissioner appealed the tax court's judgment in favor of the Estate and the Government of the United States Virgin Islands. In 2010, the IRS issued notices of deficiency to Travis L. Sanders, before his death in 20...

USA v. Cheryl A. Dotson
Date: August 24, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13787
USA v. Homer Foster
Date: August 24, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14932
United States v. Gonzalez  
Date: August 23, 2016
Docket Number: 13-15878

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed her conviction of one count of conspiracy to defraud the United States and a separate count of conspiracy to commit health care fraud. Defendant's conviction stemmed from her involvement in a scheme to...

Marion Wilson, Jr. v. Warden
Date: August 23, 2016
Docket Number: 14-10681
United States v. Phillips  
Date: August 23, 2016
Docket Number: 14-14660

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his conviction of being a felon in possession of a firearm and an armed career criminal. Police had discovered firearms while arresting defendant on a writ of bodily attachment. At issue is a question...

USA v. Ramon Enrique Acosta
Date: August 23, 2016
Docket Number: 14-14928
USA v. Anthony Michael Defeo
Date: August 23, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10269
Coffey v. Braddy  
Date: August 23, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11112

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1982, the district court entered a consent decree requiring the City of Jacksonville to hire in its fire department “an equal number of blacks and whites until the ratio of black fire fighters to white fire fighters r...

Sergeeva v. Tripleton Int'l Ltd.  
Date: August 23, 2016
Docket Numbers: 15-13008, 15-15066

Justia Opinion Summary: After ending their marriage, Ex-Wife and Ex-Husband commenced proceedings in the Moscow Court for division of marital assets. In the Russian Dispute, Ex-Wife claimed that Ex-Husband was concealing and dissipating marital...

Alberts v. Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd.  
Date: August 23, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14775

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, a United States citizen, worked as the lead trumpeter on a passenger Royal Caribbean cruise ship. The ship is a Bahamian flagged vessel with a home port in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Royal Caribbean, the operat...

Waseem Daker v. Neil Warren, et al
Date: August 22, 2016
Docket Numbers: 13-14446, 14-10096
Plaintiff v. Defendant
Date: August 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12108
Moore v. Grady Memorial Hosp. Corp.  
Date: August 19, 2016
Docket Number: 14-14719

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, an African-American male and licensed, board-certified general surgeon and a specialist, filed suit alleging claims for race discrimination and retaliation in violation of 42 U.S.C. 1981. The district court gr...

Andrea K. Silverthorne v. Allan Yeaman, et al
Date: August 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10870
USA v. Andres Quintanilla
Date: August 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14537
Cory Cleveland, et al v. Kerzner International Resorts, Inc., et al
Date: August 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14810
Duane Alsip v. Wal-Mart Stores East, LP
Date: August 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15538
Derrick Cooper v. USA
Date: August 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12363
USA v. Demetrius Bain
Date: August 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13052
USA v. Roland Jean
Date: August 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14719
Carollo v. Boria  
Date: August 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11512

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against defendants under 42 U.S.C. 1983, alleging a violation of his First Amendment rights. Defendants, all city officials, terminated plaintiff from his position as City manager after he reported t...

Sequoia Financial Solutions, Inc. v. Sylvia L. Warren, et al.
Date: August 17, 2016
Docket Numbers: 15-11534, 15-13041
USA v. Vilma Elizabeth Canas-Sanchez
Date: August 16, 2016
Docket Number: 14-14418
USA v. Raul Patricio Mendieta
Date: August 16, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10471
Alexandra H. v. Oxford Health Ins.  
Date: August 16, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11513

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), 29 U.S.C. 1001 et seq., seeking benefits for continued partial hospital treatment for her anorexia, which were denied on the ground that the...

Wesley R. Mills v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: August 16, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12818
State of Georgia v. McCarthey  
Date: August 16, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14035

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed suit challenging the EPA and the Corps' joint promulgation of the Clean Water Rule, which defines the term “Waters of the United States” for purposes of the Clean Water Act, 33 U.S.C. 1251 et seq. The di...

Gottlieb & Gottlieb, P.A. v. Doctor R. Crants
Date: August 16, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10581
Wright v. City of St. Petersburg  
Date: August 15, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10315

Justia Opinion Summary: After plaintiff, an ordained minister, obstructed a police investigation and resisted arrest in a city park, he was arrested and issued a “trespass warning” under City Ordinance 20-30, which prohibited him from re-enteri...

Crooked Creek Properties, Inc. v. Richard Ensley, et al.
Date: August 15, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11915
Larry E. Klayman v. Hillary Rodham Clinton, et al
Date: August 15, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14080
USA v. Guy Derilus
Date: August 15, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15555
Black Warrior Riverkeeper, Inc., et al. v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, et al.
Date: August 12, 2016
Docket Numbers: 14-12357, 15-14745
Maria Ferrer, et al. v. Janet Yellen, et al.
Date: August 12, 2016
Docket Number: 14-15325
Christopher Uriah Alsobrook v. Sergeant Alvarado, et al.
Date: August 12, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13093
USA v. Manuel Heriberto Gudimo Saltizabal
Date: August 12, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13496
United States v. Clay  
Date: August 11, 2016
Docket Number: 14-12373

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants Farha, Behrens, Kale, and Clay appeal their convictions for charges related to Medicaid fraud on multiple grounds. Defendants were all high-level executives of WellCare or one of its Florida subsidiaries, Stay...

FL Dep't of Revenue v. Gonzalez  
Date: August 11, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14804

Justia Opinion Summary: After confirmation of debtor's Chapter 13 bankruptcy plan, he received notice that his work-related travel reimbursement would be withheld at the request of the DOR for the payment of a domestic support obligation (DSO)....

Marbel Mendoza v. Secretary, FL DOC
Date: August 11, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15170
USA v. Mario Alberto Cervante-Sanchez
Date: August 10, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11065
Dino Iacullo v. USA, et al
Date: August 10, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12370
USA v. Terry Stinson
Date: August 10, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12738
USA v. Quinton Paul Handlon
Date: August 10, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12748
USA v. Hector Antunes-Rivera
Date: August 10, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13967
Trudy Mighty v. Miguel Carballosa
Date: August 10, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14058
Lohn Harris v. Leonard DeBellis, et al.
Date: August 10, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14332
Dusek v. JPMorgan Chase & Co.  
Date: August 10, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14463

Justia Opinion Summary: In the aftermath of Bernard Madoff's arrrest, the district court appointed a trustee for the liquidation of BLMIS, Madoff's investment advisory business. Several class actions were filed against JPMorgan by customers who...

In Re: Leslie Parker
Date: August 10, 2016
Docket Number: 16-13814
USA v. Anastacio Mendoza
Date: August 9, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13953
Carolyn Carr, et al. v. Mathieu Cadeau
Date: August 9, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10735
J. Pearl Bussey-Morice v. Patrick Kennedy, et al
Date: August 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10537
Humana Medical Plan v. Western Heritage Ins. Co.  
Date: August 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11436

Justia Opinion Summary: Humana filed suit against Western, alleging claims for double damages pursuant to the Medicare Secondary Payer Act (MSP), 42 U.S.C. 1395y(b)(3)(A), private cause of action and for a declaratory judgment regarding Western...

Lonnie Bernard Davis v. Warden, FCC Coleman - USP I
Date: August 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12295
Charles R. Hinson v. Titan Insurance Company, et al.
Date: August 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14485
USA v. Jay Paul Porton
Date: August 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15190
USA v. Alwin Peterson, Jr.
Date: August 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15494
Randall R. Prevatt v. City of Gainesville, Florida, et al.
Date: August 8, 2016
Docket Number: 16-11081
Robert Henry Bruce v. Warden
Date: August 5, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12932
Jean Joassin v. Lieutenant Murphy, et al
Date: August 5, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13469
USA v. Pernell D. Scott
Date: August 4, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13858
USA v. Wesley Bartholemew Tubbs
Date: August 4, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14457
USA v. James Bernard Jones, Jr.
Date: August 4, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10050
Linda Camberdella, et al v. William Goldstein
Date: August 3, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12590
Tundidor v. Miami-Dade County  
Date: August 3, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12597

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against the County after he suffered injuries while aboard a vessel traveling in the Coral Park Canal, a drainage canal in the County. The district court dismissed the complaint for lack of subject-m...

Larre Anthony Holland v. City of Auburn, Alabama, et al.
Date: August 3, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15654
USA v. Nathalie Zuanetti
Date: August 2, 2016
Docket Number: 14-14042
Flanigan's Enter. v. City of Sandy Springs  
Date: August 2, 2016
Docket Number: 14-15499

Justia Opinion Summary: The City enacted into law several provisions that, inter alia, prohibit the commercial distribution of sexual devices within the City. Plaintiffs and intervenors brought, in relevant part, a Fourteenth Amendment Due Proc...

Altman Contractors, Inc. v. Crum & Forster Specialty Ins. Co.  
Date: August 2, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12816

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2003, the Florida Legislature enacted Chapter 558 of the Florida Statutes, establishing a notice and repair process to resolve construction disputes between property owners and contractors, subcontractors, suppliers,...

USA v. Dax Russell
Date: August 2, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13604
USA v. Jake Steve Michel
Date: August 2, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10236
In Re: Devon Chance  
Date: August 2, 2016
Docket Numbers: 16-13918, 16-14643

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner seeks authorization to file a 28 U.S.C. 2255 motion based on Johnson v. United States. Petitioner was sentenced under 18 U.S.C. 924(c), which requires a longer prison sentence whenever a defendant uses a firea...

Vincenzo Gurrera v. Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office, et al.
Date: August 1, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13581
Pleadro Scott v. Gomez, et al.
Date: August 1, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13610
D. H. v. McDowell  
Date: July 29, 2016
Docket Number: 14-14960

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, on behalf of her minor son D.H., filed suit under 42 U.S.C. 1983 against school officials, including Assistant Principal Tyrus McDowell, and others, alleging that defendants deprived D.H. of his rights to priv...

Bodine v. Cook's Pest Control  
Date: July 29, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13233

Justia Opinion Summary: After Cooks terminated him, plaintiff filed suit against the company, alleging claims under the Uniform Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA), 38 U.S.C. 4301, 4302(b), and Alabama state law. Th...

Martin E. O'Boyle v. The Town of Gulf Stream, et al.
Date: July 29, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13964
April K. Holmes v. Jefferson County School District
Date: July 29, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15198
Gordon Lawrie, et al. v. Ginn Development Company, LLC, et al.
Date: July 28, 2016
Docket Number: 14-14758
USA v. Vladimir Louissant
Date: July 28, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10395
Ziegler v. Martin Cnty. Sch. Bd.  
Date: July 28, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11441

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed suit alleging that defendants violated students' constitutional rights when they detained the students for breathalyzer tests prior to entering their Junior/Senior Prom. The district court granted summar...

Fontaine Leroy Porter v. Governor of the State of Florida, et al.
Date: July 28, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10051
Andrew Parham v. Seattle Service Bureau, Inc.
Date: July 28, 2016
Docket Number: 16-11164
Ali Nejad v. Warden
Date: July 27, 2016
Docket Numbers: 15-10466, 15-14856
Wachovia Bank N.A., et al v. Dr. Paul Tien, et al
Date: July 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11158
USA v. Fabian Winston Parkinson
Date: July 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12236
USA v. Thomas Victor Sway
Date: July 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13234
Olga Isabel Romero De La Ossa, et al. v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: July 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13775
Victor Baez v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: July 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13941
Kenneth Coons v. Gwinnett County, et al
Date: July 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15507
In re: Jasper Moore  
Date: July 27, 2016
Docket Numbers: 16-13993, 16-14361

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner filed two applications seeking an order authorizing the district court to consider a second or successive motion to vacate, set aside, or correct his federal sentence pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 2255(h) and 2244(b)(...

In re: Kiwanis Jones
Date: July 27, 2016
Docket Number: 16-14053
In Re: Brad Bradley Bradford  
Date: July 27, 2016
Docket Number: 16-14512

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner filed an application seeking an order authorizing the district court to consider a second or successive motion to vacate, set aside, or correct his federal sentence pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 2255(h) and 2244(b)(3)...

FIU v. FNU  
Date: July 26, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11509

Justia Opinion Summary: FIU filed suit against FNU for infringement of FIU’s trademarks, asserting six claims for relief: (1) federal trademark infringement under the Lanham Act, 15 U.S.C. 1114; (2) federal unfair competition, also under the La...

USA v.Karriece Quontrel Davis
Date: July 26, 2016
Docket Numbers: 15-13504, 15-15227
Arthur Rutenberg Homes, Inc., et al. v. Jewel Homes, LLC, et al.
Date: July 26, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14965
United States v. Birge  
Date: July 26, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15043

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant, the Chief Clerk of the Probate Court of Chatham County, plead guilty to one count of mail fraud and the district court sentenced her to 72 months in prison. Defendant had access to bank accounts controlled by...

In re: Kiwanis Jones  
Date: July 26, 2016
Docket Number: 16-14053

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner filed an application seeking an order authorizing the district court to consider a second or successive motion to vacate, set aside, or correct his federal sentence pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 2255(h) and 2244(b)(3)...

In Re: James Howard Sams  
Date: July 26, 2016
Docket Number: 16-14515

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner filed an application seeking an order authorizing the district court to consider a second or successive motion to vacate, set aside, or correct his federal sentence pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 2255(h) and 2244(b)(3)...

USA v. Michael Rivers
Date: July 25, 2016
Docket Number: 14-15338
USA v. Jefferson Sanchez
Date: July 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13161
USA v. Jeremy Emanuel Grant
Date: July 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15501
In Re: Emilio Gomez
Date: July 25, 2016
Docket Number: 16-14104
USA v. Radbourne Mark Anthony Saleem
Date: July 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14494
In Re: Wayne Anderson  
Date: July 22, 2016
Docket Number: 16-14125

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner filed an application seeking an order authorizing the district court to consider a 28 U.S.C. 2255 second or successive motion to vacate, set aside, or correct his federal sentence pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 2255(h...

USA v. Demis Ulises Mokay-Fong
Date: July 21, 2016
Docket Numbers: 14-12133, 15-13950
Willie D. James v. Commissioner, Social Security Administration
Date: July 21, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11984
USA v. Edward Lezcano
Date: July 21, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12778
USA v. Jose Hernnandez
Date: July 21, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13806
USA v. Louis Mary Valmyr
Date: July 21, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14600
USA v. Vaska Claude Anderson
Date: July 21, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15187
USA v. Mekael Daniels
Date: July 21, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15335
JMC Memphis, LLC v. Soneet R. Kapila
Date: July 21, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15370
In Re: Antrone Davis
Date: July 21, 2016
Docket Numbers: 16-13779, 16-14615
In Re: Burgest  
Date: July 21, 2016
Docket Number: 16-14597

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner filed an application seeking an order authorizing the district court to consider a second or successive motion to vacate, set aside, or correct his federal sentence pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 2255(h) and 2244(b)(3)...

In Re: Sheldon Dean Christopher Watt  
Date: July 21, 2016
Docket Number: 16-14675

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner filed an application seeking an order authorizing the district court to consider a second or successive motion to vacate, set aside, or correct his federal sentence pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 2255(h) and 2244(b)(3)...

USA v. Jesus M. Alvarez
Date: July 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12107
USA v. Luis Fernando Mancillas Medina
Date: July 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12346
USA v. Miguel Angel Pineda-Nunez
Date: July 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14248
Dan J. Benson v. Andres Facemyer
Date: July 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14571
Progressive Emu, Inc. v. Nutrition & Fitness, Inc.
Date: July 19, 2016
Docket Number: 14-13485
Divine Motel Group, LLC v. Rockhill Insurance Company
Date: July 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13020
USA v. Osborne Cockett
Date: July 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14934
In re: Charles Therion Clayton
Date: July 18, 2016
Docket Numbers: 15-10683, 16-14556
In Re: Jeffrey Smith
Date: July 18, 2016
Docket Numbers: 15-11092, 16-13661
Securities & Exchange Commission v. Richard L. Goble
Date: July 18, 2016
Docket Numbers: 15-12919, 15-13079, 13-11804, 14-15826, 15-10599, 15-10937
USA v. Harold Didier Loaiza-Quintana
Date: July 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14000
In Re: William Hunt  
Date: July 18, 2016
Docket Number: 16-14756

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner seeks to file a second or successive 28 U.S.C. 2255 motion based on Johnson v. United States. Petitioner claims his conviction for using a firearm during a crime of violence, 18 U.S.C. 924(c), is invalid becau...

Ramon Lopez v. USA, et al.
Date: July 15, 2016
Docket Number: 14-14419
USA v. Marcus Lowe
Date: July 15, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14288
USA v. Thelton Jacob
Date: July 15, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14998
USA v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections, et al.
Date: July 14, 2016
Docket Numbers: 14-10086, 15-14117
George Carlton Davis, III v. Jim Holley Daniels, Jr.
Date: July 14, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15741
USA v. Kimberly Michelle Banks
Date: July 13, 2016
Docket Number: 14-11781
USA v. Randy Antonio Thomas
Date: July 13, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12101
Securities and Exchange Commissioner, et al v. Richard L. Goble
Date: July 13, 2016
Docket Numbers: 15-12919, 15-13079, 13-11804, 14-15826, 15-10599, 15-10937
USA v. Sherwin D. Knight
Date: July 13, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13918
USA v. Jimmie L. Youngblood
Date: July 13, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15229
In re: Larry Leonard
Date: July 13, 2016
Docket Numbers: 16-13528, 16-13804, 16-13857
In re: Steven Bernard Phelps
Date: July 13, 2016
Docket Number: 16-13626
In re: Gary Baptiste  
Date: July 13, 2016
Docket Number: 16-13959

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner filed an application seeking an order authorizing the district court to consider a second or successive motion to vacate, set aside, or correct his federal sentence pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 2255(h) and 2244(b)(3)...

Marshall v. Secretary, FL DOC  
Date: July 12, 2016
Docket Number: 13-13775

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner appealed the denial of his petition for a writ of habeas corpus seeking to vacate, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 2254, his Florida conviction and sentence for armed robbery with a firearm. The state court applied Stri...

DiMaria Properties, LLC v. 3400 Atlantic, LLC
Date: July 12, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11763
Hartford Accident & Indem. v. Crum & Forster Specialty Ins.  
Date: July 12, 2016
Docket Numbers: 15-12781, 12-13728

Justia Opinion Summary: Between June 15, 2012, and November 15, 2012, the District Court entered a series of orders granting summary judgment and assessing attorneys’ fees and costs in favor of Crum & Forster in a suit about the scope of an ins...

The Prudential Insurance Company of America v. Jean Kopp
Date: July 12, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14085
Robert G. Modrall v. Bob Corker, et al.
Date: July 12, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15121
United States v. Takhalov  
Date: July 11, 2016
Docket Number: 13-12385

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants were convicted of several counts, including multiple counts of wire fraud and money laundering. At issue is whether the district court abused its discretion when it refused to give defendants' proposed jury in...

Elizabeth Jenkins v. Grant Thornton LLP, et al.
Date: July 11, 2016
Docket Number: 14-15695
Hinkle v. Midland Credit Mgmt.  
Date: July 11, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10398

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against Midland, alleging claims under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), 15 U.S.C. 1681 et seq., and the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), 15 U.S.C. 1692 et seq. Plaintiff claims that M...

Delano Renee Fuller v. Jim Gates, et al
Date: July 11, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11298
Poarch Band of Creek Indians v. James H. Hildreth, Jr.
Date: July 11, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13400
Florida Agency for Health Care Admin. v. Bayou Shores  
Date: July 11, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13731

Justia Opinion Summary: The Secretary determined that Bayou Shores was not in substantial compliance with the Medicare program participation requirements, and that conditions in its facility constituted an immediate jeopardy to residents’ healt...

David L. Bullock v. USA
Date: July 8, 2016
Docket Number: 14-13884
Christine C. Peterson, et al. v. Commissioner of IRS
Date: July 8, 2016
Docket Numbers: 14-15773, 14-15774
Guarantee Insurance Company, et al v. Brand Management Service Inc., et al
Date: July 8, 2016
Docket Numbers: 15-12870, 15-15162
USA v. Presner Telusme
Date: July 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13360
USA v. Letrenton Napoleon Nickles
Date: July 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14542
In re: Darren Demeatrie Gordon  
Date: July 8, 2016
Docket Numbers: 16-13681, 16-13803

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner filed two applications seeking an order authorizing the district court to consider a second or successive motion to vacate, set aside, or correct his federal sentence, 28 U.S.C. 2255. Specifically, petitioner...

USA v. Elaine Chavous
Date: July 7, 2016
Docket Numbers: 14-11776, 15-11833
USA v. Ira Lester Bowie, Jr.
Date: July 7, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13387
USA v. Dionisio Valencia-Mosquera
Date: July 7, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13705
Nicholas Brown v. Officer Joseph Davis
Date: July 7, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14280
Robin G. Stacy v. Commissioner, Social Security Administration
Date: July 7, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14663
James Eric Jones v. Edward Michael, et al.
Date: July 7, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14713
USA v. Jamie Vincent Ward
Date: July 7, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14839
USA v. Leslie Rubero Padilla
Date: July 7, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15268
In re: Leonard Sapp  
Date: July 7, 2016
Docket Number: 16-13338

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner filed an application seeking an order authorizing the district court to consider a second or successive motion to vacate, set aside, or correct his federal sentence, 28 U.S.C. 2255. Petitioner argues, pursuant...

In re: Leslie A. Parker  
Date: July 7, 2016
Docket Number: 16-13814

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner filed an application seeking an order authorizing the district court to consider a second or successive motion to vacate, set aside, or correct his federal sentence, 28 U.S.C. 2255. Petitioner argued that his...

USA v. Charlie James Stevens
Date: July 6, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11518
USA v. Jarod Montrell Alonso
Date: July 6, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12596
USA v. Henry Mickleonard McGee
Date: July 6, 2016
Docket Numbers: 15-14770, 15-14771
Roger W. Soderstrom v. J. Thompson Investments, LLC, et al.
Date: July 6, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14922
Mahala A. Church v. Accretive Health, Inc.
Date: July 6, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15708
USA v. Ketut Pujayasa
Date: July 5, 2016
Docket Numbers: 15-10133, 16-16782
USA v. Hilario Garcia
Date: July 5, 2016
Docket Numbers: 15-11569, 15-13513
Bukta v. U.S. Attorney General  
Date: July 5, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11954

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, a native and citizen of South Korea, petitioned for review of the BIA's order denying her motion to sua sponte reopen her removal proceedings. Because petitioner has not raised any constitutional claims, the...

Bazemore v. Jefferson Capital Sys.  
Date: July 5, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12607

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against JSC for an alleged violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), 15 U.S.C. 1692. The district court concluded that plaintiff's claim was outside the scope of the arbitration cl...

USA v. Shawn P. Caldwell
Date: July 5, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14422
Shan Hsu, et al. v. Safeco Insurance Company of Indiana
Date: July 5, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14674
USA v. Florentino Cardenas
Date: July 5, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14983
Lexra, Inc., et al v. City of Deerfield Beach, Florida
Date: July 1, 2016
Docket Numbers: 13-14047, 15-10686
Vazquez v. Secretary, FL DOC  
Date: July 1, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10321

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, convicted of first degree murder and other crimes, appealed the denial of his petition for habeas relief under 28 U.S.C. 2254. The district court found sua sponte that petitioner was procedurally barred from...

Andrea Ide v. Neighborhood Restaurant Partners, LLC, et al
Date: July 1, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11820
Margaret Jallali v. Sun Healthcare Group, et al.
Date: July 1, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14231
Rassekh Sobh v. Hartford Life and Accident Insurance Company
Date: July 1, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15586
Andrzej Madura, et al v. BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP, et al
Date: June 30, 2016
Docket Numbers: 13-13953, 15-10090
Thomas Frasca v. NCL (Bahamas), Ltd., et al.
Date: June 30, 2016
Docket Numbers: 14-11955, 14-14324
Raleigh v. Secretary, FL DOC  
Date: June 30, 2016
Docket Number: 14-14198

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, convicted of two counts of first degree murder and sentenced to death, appealed the denial of his petition for habeas relief. Petitioner argued that (1) the state violated petitioner’s due process rights by k...

Earvin Ealy v. GEO Group, Inc., et al
Date: June 30, 2016
Docket Number: 14-14199
USA v. William A. White
Date: June 30, 2016
Docket Number: 14-15525
Verona Ebanks v. Samsung Telecommunication America, LLP, et al
Date: June 30, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10330
Florida Gas Transmission Company v. Travis U. Bynum, et al
Date: June 30, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13759
Gerardo Prieto-Miranda v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: June 30, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13841
United States v. Trailer  
Date: June 30, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14583

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his 18-month sentence and life term of supervised release, imposed for violating the terms of supervised release that were part of his sentence for failing to register as a sex offender. In this case,...

Deana McGriff v. Commissioner, Social Security Administration
Date: June 30, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14585
USA v. Yudeisy Lopez
Date: June 30, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14707
USA v. Terri McGuire Mollica
Date: June 30, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14817
USA v. Adam Arnold
Date: June 29, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10483
USA v. Lenzy Johnson
Date: June 29, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11624
Securities and Exchange Commission v. Robert DiGiorgio
Date: June 29, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12004
USA v. Christopher Oliver
Date: June 29, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12174
Sally Hatfield, et al. v. Prime Staff Holdings, LLC, et al.
Date: June 29, 2016
Docket Numbers: 15-12280, 16-10054
Flo & Eddie v. Sirius SM Radio  
Date: June 29, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13100

Justia Opinion Summary: Flo & Eddie, a California corporation, filed suit against Sirius, a satellite and internet radio provider, claiming that Sirius violated Flo & Eddie’s rights as owner of sound recordings of musical performances that were...

USA v. Ramon Macias
Date: June 29, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13489
USA v. Seandarius Savage
Date: June 29, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14158
USA v. Juan Joel Melendez
Date: June 29, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14619
Robert Marvin Harris v. USA
Date: June 29, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14895
USA v. Christopher Jackson
Date: June 28, 2016
Docket Number: 14-15637
USA v. Tony James Leflore
Date: June 28, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11012
USA v. Troy Anthony Coleman
Date: June 28, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11649
USA v. Fabian Terran Murray
Date: June 28, 2016
Docket Numbers: 15-12267, 15-12268
USA v. Antonio Donyal Tarver
Date: June 28, 2016
Docket Numbers: 15-13814, 15-14029
USA v. Johnny Dewitt Harris
Date: June 28, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13972
Cortes-Morales v. Hastings  
Date: June 27, 2016
Docket Number: 13-13659

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, convicted of being a felon in possession of a firearm, seeks to invalidate his sentence on the ground that he no longer qualifies for a mandatory sentencing enhancement. Petitioner filed his petition under 28...

Stephen G. Burke v. Timothy Bowns, et al.
Date: June 27, 2016
Docket Number: 14-15484
USA v. Leonard Henry
Date: June 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12705
USA v. Christoval A. Reece
Date: June 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14386
Kalim A.R. Muhammad v. Brenda L. Bethel Muhammad, et al
Date: June 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15440
Rebecca Ramsey v. Wallace Electric Company, LLC, et al
Date: June 24, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11746
Ranbaxy Labs. Inc. v. First Databank, Inc.  
Date: June 24, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12996

Justia Opinion Summary: Ranbaxy, a pharmaceutical company, seeks money damages and injunctive relief for alleged misrepresentations made by FDB, a company that publishes a drug information database for use by pharmacies across the United States...

Robert Allen Tribble, Jr. v. Stephanie Tew, et al
Date: June 24, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13030
Katherine Thomas v. Darren Moody, et al.
Date: June 24, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13732
In Re: Dennis Williams  
Date: June 24, 2016
Docket Number: 16-13013

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner filed an application seeking an order authorizing the district court to consider a second or successive motion to vacate, set aside, or correct his federal sentence, 28 U.S.C. 2255, citing Johnson v. United St...

In Re: Edgar Colon, Jr.  
Date: June 24, 2016
Docket Number: 16-13021

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner filed two applications seeking an order authorizing the district court to consider a second or successive motion to vacate, set aside, or correct his federal sentence under 28 U.S.C. 2255, citing Johnson v. Un...

In re: Steven Jackson  
Date: June 24, 2016
Docket Number: 16-13536

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner filed a pro se application for permission to file a second or successive 28 U.S.C. 2255 motion based on Johnson v. United States. Because binding precedent does not dictate that petitioner has three Armed Care...

Allstate Ins. Co. v. Vizcay  
Date: June 23, 2016
Docket Number: 14-13947

Justia Opinion Summary: Allstate filed suit against multiple defendants, alleging claims of fraud, negligent misrepresentation, and unjust enrichment. Defendants are medical clinics that appointed Dr. Sara Vizcay as their medical director. Alls...

Danielle Tacoronte v. Marc B. Cohen, et al.
Date: June 23, 2016
Docket Number: 14-15334
Grange Mut. Cas. Co. v. Woodard  
Date: June 23, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13295

Justia Opinion Summary: O.C.G.A. 9-11-67.1 is a new Georgia statute governing settlement offers for personal injury and death claims arising from motor vehicle accidents. This case arises from an automobile accident involving the Dempseys and t...

Bowen v. Warden  
Date: June 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11109

Justia Opinion Summary: After Terrance Bowen was beaten to death by his cellmate, Carl Merkerson, at Baldwin State Prison, the administrator of Bowen's estate filed suit under 42 U.S.C. 1983, alleging that Bowen's Eighth Amendment right to be f...

Leyla Schrock v. Publix Super Markets, Inc.
Date: June 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14631
USA v. Edward Valentin
Date: June 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15082
USA v. Versiah M. Taylor, et al
Date: June 21, 2016
Docket Number: 14-12626
USA v. Kevin Poyner
Date: June 21, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11061
USA v. Brian C. Weiler
Date: June 21, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12981
Town of Gulf Stream, et al. v. Martin E. O'Boyle, et al.
Date: June 21, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13433
Todd Bernard Miles v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: June 21, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14454
USA v. Freddie Lara
Date: June 20, 2016
Docket Numbers: 15-10846, 16-10394
Abdelaziz Bilal Hamze v. Lt. Cummings, et al
Date: June 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10868
USA v. Jaime Tovar-Montoya
Date: June 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13427
USA v. Antonio Franklin Johnson
Date: June 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14043
Carlos Antonio Ortega Bonilla v. USA, et al
Date: June 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15327
Deborah Porter Cahill v. Target Corporation
Date: June 17, 2016
Docket Numbers: 14-15238, 15-10424
Nathan E. Ohuche v. Bank of America, N.A., et al.
Date: June 17, 2016
Docket Number: 14-15248
Home Design Serv., Inc. v. Turner Heritage Homes Inc.  
Date: June 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11912

Justia Opinion Summary: Home Design filed suit against Turner for copyright infringement on Home Design’s architectural floor plan HDS-2089. A jury returned a verdict in favor of Home Design, awarding $127,760 in damages. Turner moved for judgm...

Hill, Jr. v. SEC  
Date: June 17, 2016
Docket Numbers: 15-12831, 15-13738

Justia Opinion Summary: Congress set forth a detailed process for exclusive judicial review of final Commission orders in the federal courts of appeals. An SEC administrative enforcement action culminates in a final order of the Commission, whi...

Gary D. Pennington v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: June 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14254
Ronald C. Denis v. State Farm Life Insurance Company
Date: June 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15457
Thomas Perry Wells v. Judge Karen Miller, et al.
Date: June 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15631
In re: Joseph Rogers, Jr.  
Date: June 17, 2016
Docket Number: 16-12626

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner seeks authorization to file a second or successive 28 U.S.C. 2255 motion, alleging that his sentence enhancement under the Armed Career Criminal Act (ACCA), 18 U.S.C. 924(e)(1), is void in light of Johnson v....

In re: Datrist McCall  
Date: June 17, 2016
Docket Number: 16-12972

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner seeks authorization to file a second or successive 28 U.S.C. 2255 motion based on Johnson v. United States. The court held that Johnson does not apply to the Guidelines for the purpose of permission to file a...

USA v. Sila Luis
Date: June 16, 2016
Docket Number: 13-13719
Mamani v. Sanchez Berzain  
Date: June 16, 2016
Docket Number: 14-15128

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, heirs to eight civilians killed in 2003 by Bolivian troops, filed suit under the Torture Victim Protection Act (TVPA), 28 U.S.C. 1350, seeking damages and fees. In this case, plaintiffs have exhausted all of...

Edgar Israel Vail Lucas v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: June 16, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10754
USA v. Thomas Bandzul
Date: June 16, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13531
Sopo v. U.S. Attorney General  
Date: June 15, 2016
Docket Number: 14-11421

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, a lawful asylee from Cameroon, pled guilty to bank fraud and became removable as an aggravated felon. After petitioner completed his criminal sentence, ICE took custody of him and he has been in ICE detention...

Beverly Jones, et al. v. Proctor and Gamble Company, et al.
Date: June 15, 2016
Docket Numbers: 15-12340, 15-12391, 15-12393, 15-12419, 15-12420, 15-12421, 15-12422, 15-12424, 15-12427, 15-12433, 15-12434, 15-12436, 15-12437, 15-12449, 15-12450, 15-12451, 15-12452
James E. King v. Secretary, US Department of the Army
Date: June 15, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13001
Coker v. American Guarantee and Liability Ins. Co.  
Date: June 15, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14070

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants, three excess liability insurers, appealed the district court's grant of summary judgment to plaintiffs on their breach of contract claims. The district court concluded that Georgia's uninsured/underinsured mo...

USA v. Jason Warnick
Date: June 15, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14497
In Re: Keith Devon Adams  
Date: June 15, 2016
Docket Number: 16-12519

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, sentenced under the Armed Career Criminal Act (ACCA), 18 U.S.C. 924(e)(1), seeks authorization to file a second or successive 28 U.S.C. 2255 motion. Petitioner argues that his ACCA-enhanced sentence is void i...

In re. Morris Vernell Hires, Jr.  
Date: June 15, 2016
Docket Number: 16-12744

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner filed an application seeking an order authorizing the district court to consider a second or successive motion to vacate, set aside, or correct his federal sentence, 28 U.S.C. 2255. Petitioner asserts that his...

United States v. Pierre  
Date: June 14, 2016
Docket Number: 14-10589

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants Frantz, Terry, and Chris appealed their convictions and sentences for charges related to their participation in a scheme in which they established a sham tax preparation business. The court concluded that the...

Scott v. US Dept. of Treasury  
Date: June 14, 2016
Docket Number: 14-14649

Justia Opinion Summary: After the IRS assessed Trust Fund Recovery Penalty (“TFRP”) taxes against Ashley Scott for quarters covering a certain period, she filed suit seeking a refund of the $300 she paid for taxes owed and seeking an adjudicati...

USA v. Fortune Tyrone Hill
Date: June 14, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10240
USA v. Juan Carlos Fernandez
Date: June 14, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10377
Pioch v. IBEX Engineering Services, Inc.  
Date: June 14, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10485

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff was employed with IBEX as a computer software and hardware engineer for almost ten years. He filed suit against the company under the Fair Labor Standards Act, 29 U.S.C. 201 et seq., asserting minimum wage and...

Federal Trade Commission v. HES Merchant Services Company, et al.
Date: June 14, 2016
Docket Numbers: 15-11500, 15-13380
USA v. David Jacob William Guite
Date: June 14, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12272
USA v. Nastassja Sassau
Date: June 14, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12641
USA v. Xavier Franklin Lewis
Date: June 14, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13180
USA v. Miguel Moran Diaz
Date: June 14, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13608
Blocker Farms of Florida, Inc. v. Buurma Properties, LLC
Date: June 13, 2016
Docket Number: 14-14641
A.L., et al. v. Jackson County School Board
Date: June 13, 2016
Docket Number: 14-15683
Eniel Planas v. Secretary, Department of Corrections, et al.
Date: June 13, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10691
Vassell v. U.S. Attorney General  
Date: June 13, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11156

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, a citizen of Jamaica and a lawful permanent resident of the United States, petitioned for review of the BIA's ruling that she is deportable because she pleaded guilty to “theft by taking” in violation of Geor...

Gerald Neill Lindley v. Fredia L. Taylor
Date: June 13, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11491
Carolyn Simmons v. Indian Rivers Mental Health Center
Date: June 13, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11658
Cornelius Mahone v. CSX Transportation, Inc.
Date: June 13, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12821
Alexis Viera Borges v. USA
Date: June 13, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13661
Manuel Morera v. Sears Roebuck and Co.
Date: June 13, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15109
USA v. Ricardo Eloi, et al.
Date: June 10, 2016
Docket Number: 14-15333
PMF Enterprises, Inc. v. Southcrest Bank
Date: June 10, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12931
Everitte Quarles v. Garrett Hamler
Date: June 10, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13824
USA v. Rey Jamarron
Date: June 9, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13045
Statiria Scott v. Carolyn W. Colvin
Date: June 9, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14779
DeWayne Bernard Mitchell, Jr. v. USA
Date: June 9, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14978
Antoine Antonio White v. Duane L. Hiers, Jr., et al
Date: June 9, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15760
Frank Jackson v. Department of Corrections
Date: June 8, 2016
Docket Number: 13-13905
USA v. Sean Ghany
Date: June 8, 2016
Docket Number: 14-13096
USA v. Myron Javone Tubbs
Date: June 8, 2016
Docket Number: 14-15019
In re: Marckson Saint Fleur
Date: June 8, 2016
Docket Numbers: 15-13089, 15-15456, 16-12012, 16-12299
Shirley A. Duberry v. Postmaster General
Date: June 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13441
Dee Russell v. City of Tampa
Date: June 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14946
USA v. Francisco Madrid-Manzo
Date: June 8, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15157
In Re: Charles Hines  
Date: June 8, 2016
Docket Number: 16-12454

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner seeks an order authorizing the district court to consider a second or successive motion to vacate, set aside, or correct his federal sentence. Petitioner wishes to raise a claim based on a new rule of constitu...

Catherine M. Hunter v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: June 7, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11567
USA v. Smith Jean
Date: June 7, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11631
James Darryl Flowers v. Fulton County School System, et al
Date: June 7, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12220
USA v. Mark Edward Rowley
Date: June 7, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12965
USA v. Anthony Jerome Bell
Date: June 7, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15165
Angela Garmley, et al v. Bryant Cochran, et al
Date: June 6, 2016
Docket Number: 14-15177
USA v. Octavius Young
Date: June 6, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10996
USA v. Titato Hatzate Clarke
Date: June 6, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11570
USA v. Luis Angel Felipe Torres
Date: June 6, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12815
USA v. Hubert Gilbert
Date: June 6, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15486
Peyton Ovington v. Atlanta Investment Group, Inc., et al.
Date: June 6, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10093
NLRB v. Gaylord Chem. Co., LLC  
Date: June 3, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10006

Justia Opinion Summary: The Board affirmed the ALJ's conclusion that Gaylord committed unfair labor practices in violation of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), 29 U.S.C. 158(a)(5), (1). The Board petitioned for enforcement of its order a...

Sally Hatfield, et al v. Prime Staff Holdings, LLC, et al
Date: June 3, 2016
Docket Numbers: 15-12280, 16-10054
USA v. Emmit Wade, Jr.
Date: June 3, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13202
Rosena McNear v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., et al
Date: June 3, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13214
USA v. Anna Marie Villegas
Date: June 3, 2016
Docket Numbers: 15-13881, 15-14149, 15-14156
USA v. Agustin Aguirre-Arsate
Date: June 3, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14002
Federal Marine Terminals, Inc., et al v. Director, OWCP, et al
Date: June 3, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14115
USA v. Charlie Jenkins
Date: June 3, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14809
USA v. Jose Abel Flores-Velasquez
Date: June 2, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10378
Richard Charles Lussy v. Commissioner of IRS
Date: June 2, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11626
USA v. Kennedy Fisher Riley
Date: June 2, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11641
Michael Stancombe v. New Process Steel LP, et al
Date: June 2, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11791
Jackie Robinson v. Colquitt EMC, et al
Date: June 2, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11826
USA v. James Eckford Kennedy
Date: June 2, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12002
USA v. Juan Espinoza
Date: June 2, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13877
USA v. Hernan Sixto Romero
Date: June 2, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13949
Ronnie Guy Young v. Kimberly Myhrer, et al
Date: June 2, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14181
USA v. Patrice Taylor
Date: June 1, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13906
USA v. Stacie Weisman
Date: June 1, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14536
In Re: Ricardo Pinder, Jr.  
Date: June 1, 2016
Docket Number: 16-12084

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, sentenced under 18 U.S.C. 924(c), seeks authorization to file a second or successive 28 U.S.C. 2255 motion. Petitioner claims that the statute is unconstitutional in light of the Supreme Court's decision in J...

James Long v. Alabama Department of Human Resources, et al
Date: May 31, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10856
USA v. Derrick Jovan Revere
Date: May 31, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12177
Antonio James Jimenez v. Government Employees Insurance Company
Date: May 31, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12352
Jose Yeyille v. Miami Dade County Public Schools, et al
Date: May 31, 2016
Docket Numbers: 15-13053, 15-15548
Jose David Zecena Osorio v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: May 31, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13105
Tom Maurice Jones v. USA
Date: May 31, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13193
Richard H. Cullifer v. Commissioner of IRS
Date: May 31, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13539
USA v. Billie Jay Rufrano
Date: May 31, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14202
USA v. Lenord Williams
Date: May 31, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14827
USA v. Marco Beltran
Date: May 31, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14941
USA v. John Michael Garofalo
Date: May 31, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15118
Tony Lee Smith v. Warden, S.C.C.F., et al
Date: May 27, 2016
Docket Number: 14-14557
Mike Thurmon, et al v. Crane Co.
Date: May 27, 2016
Docket Number: 14-15703
USA v. Glenn John Fox
Date: May 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11741
USA v. Pedro Pete Benevides
Date: May 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11895
USA v. Jerry Chester
Date: May 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11959
Larry E. Klayman v. Judicial Watch, Inc., et al
Date: May 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12085
Larry Klayman v. City Pages, et al
Date: May 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12731
Martha F. Owens, et al v. Stifel Nicolaus and Company Inc., et al
Date: May 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12911
Fernando Cardona-Hernandez v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: May 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13412
American Infoage, LLC v. Regions Bank
Date: May 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13567
USA v. Carlos Pineda-Lara
Date: May 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14873
Annon Consulting, Inc. v. Bionitrogen Holdings Corp., et al
Date: May 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15263
Robert Brinson v. Norman Larsen, et al
Date: May 27, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10103
Abigail Marilyn Ayers v. Officer Billy Shane Harrison
Date: May 26, 2016
Docket Number: 14-12250
SEC v. Graham  
Date: May 26, 2016
Docket Number: 14-13562

Justia Opinion Summary: The SEC waited more than five years to commence an action for declaratory relief, injunctive relief, and disgorgement against defendants, who allegedly violated federal securities law by selling unregistered securities....

Marvin Turner v. Warden, et al
Date: May 25, 2016
Docket Number: 14-10150
Waseem Daker v. Carl Humphrey
Date: May 25, 2016
Docket Number: 14-13057
USA v. Nicholas Maida
Date: May 25, 2016
Docket Numbers: 14-14125, 16-16193
David M. Spellberg v. New York Life Insurance Company
Date: May 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12333
Karen Savage v. Secure First Credit Union
Date: May 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12704
Victor Brisk v. Shoreline Foundation, Inc., et al
Date: May 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13028
In re: Marvin Griffin
Date: May 25, 2016
Docket Numbers: 15-13089, 15-15456, 16-12012, 16-12299
USA v. Sammie Lee Underwood, III
Date: May 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13557
Drummond Company, Inc. v. Director, OWCP, et al.
Date: May 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13584
Victoria R. Ducre v. Ryan K. Archer
Date: May 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13903
Ephrim McMullen v. Wakulla County Board of County Commissioners
Date: May 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14032
Mary A. McDuffie v. Broward County
Date: May 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14416
Cherise Funderburk v. Fannie Mae, et al
Date: May 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15660
In Re: Edward Thomas  
Date: May 25, 2016
Docket Numbers: 16-12065, 16-12649

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner filed an application under 28 U.S.C. 2255(h) and 2244(b)(3)(A), seeking an order authorizing the district court to consider a second or successive motion to vacate, set aside, or correct his federal sentence....

Plaintiff v. Defendant
Date: May 24, 2016
Docket Number: 14-14486
Jeff Tucker v. Barry E. Mukamal
Date: May 24, 2016
Docket Number: 14-15245
Peterson v. Commissioner  
Date: May 24, 2016
Docket Numbers: 14-15773, 14-15774

Justia Opinion Summary: Christine C. Peterson and Roger V. Peterson challenged the tax court's determination that deferred compensation payments under corporate plans made after Christine's retirement from Mary Kay, Inc. in tax year 2009 were d...

Johnson v. Midland Funding, LLC  
Date: May 24, 2016
Docket Numbers: 15-11240, 15-14116

Justia Opinion Summary: In Crawford v. LVNV Funding, LLC, the court held that a debt collector violates the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), 15 U.S.C. 1692e, when it files a proof of claim in a bankruptcy case on a debt that it knows...

USA v. Stephanie Dasinger
Date: May 24, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11533
USA v. Tyrone A. McDonald
Date: May 24, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11857
USA v. Jonathan Tyler Prive
Date: May 24, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12032
Lakeita Grimes v. Samuel Todd
Date: May 24, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13125
Dolphy v. Warden, Central State Prison  
Date: May 24, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13392

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner appealed the dismissal of his 28 U.S.C. 2254 federal habeas petition because it was time-barred. The district court concluded that the state habeas proceedings became complete once the Georgia Supreme Court de...

James Boynton v. City of Tallahassee, et al.
Date: May 24, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14343
Yong Nam Wilson, et al v. Matthew Miller, et al
Date: May 24, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14570
United States v. Frazier  
Date: May 24, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14640

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed the district court's denial of his motion to reduce his sentence under 18 U.S.C. 3582(c)(2), based on Amendment 782 of the Sentencing Guidelines. The court concluded that the district court did not abu...

James Sullivan v. PJ United Inc., et al.
Date: May 23, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13114
USA v. Elisceo Chiquo-Tuch
Date: May 23, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13633
Dong Xubao v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: May 23, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13930
Jenna Thurmond v. Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Date: May 23, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13982
Annette Keaton Williams v. Acting Commissioner of Social Security
Date: May 23, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14358
Joy R. Webster, et al. v. FNF Servicing, Inc.
Date: May 23, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14513
Anthony Davila v. Sheriff Logan Marshall, et al
Date: May 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10749
United States v. Parks  
Date: May 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11618

Justia Opinion Summary: After defendant admitted to violating his conditions of supervised release, the district court sentenced defendant to the statutory maximum sentence of 60 months in prison. The court held that 18 U.S.C. 3553(c)(2) applie...

Iliana Guadalupe Alonzo-Rivera, et al. v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: May 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12382
USA v. Edmund Lee McCall
Date: May 19, 2016
Docket Number: 14-12515
Bari E. Martz v. Commissioner, Social Security Administration
Date: May 19, 2016
Docket Number: 14-15027
USA v. Delrintus Cromartie
Date: May 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12173
Foudy v. Miami-Dade Cnty.  
Date: May 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12233

Justia Opinion Summary: After plaintiffs filed suit against Miami-Dade under the Driver’s Privacy Protection Act (DPPA), 18 U.S.C. 2721–2725, the district court dismissed the claims as time-barred. On appeal, plaintiffs argued that their claims...

Janika Fernae Bates v. USA
Date: May 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14323
Lisa Ann Moore v. Social Security Administration, Commissioner
Date: May 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15213
USA v. Frank J. Ballesteros
Date: May 18, 2016
Docket Numbers: 15-10344, 15-15112
Orlando V. Williams v. Alabama Department of Corrections
Date: May 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12531
USA v. Kevin Dipirro
Date: May 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13550
USA v. Joshua Brewer
Date: May 18, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14255
Marina Oliveira v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: May 17, 2016
Docket Numbers: 14-10798, 15-12937
USA v. Joseph Castronuovo, M.D., et al.
Date: May 17, 2016
Docket Number: 14-11765
Carriuolo v. General Motors Co.  
Date: May 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14442

Justia Opinion Summary: General Motors challenged the district court's order granting in part a motion for class certification in an action brought by plaintiffs under the Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act (FDUTPA), Fla. Stat. 50...

Daniel v. Commissioner, AL DOC  
Date: May 16, 2016
Docket Number: 14-12558

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, an Alabama death row inmate, challenged the denial of his 28 U.S.C. 2254 petition for habeas relief. The district court granted petitioner a certificate of appealability (COA) on whether trial counsel was ine...

Johnny L. Cannon v. Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Date: May 16, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12325
Peacock Timber Company, Inc. v. U.S. Department of Labor
Date: May 16, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13514
Amadou Wane v. The Loan Company
Date: May 16, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13951
Troy Fagg v. USA, et al.
Date: May 16, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14091
Ronald David Jones v. T. Bryant, et al
Date: May 16, 2016
Docket Number: 16-10159
USA v. Ryan Witten
Date: May 13, 2016
Docket Number: 14-14692
Jason Davis v. Bob Evans Farms, LLC, et al
Date: May 13, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11796
Secretary, U.S. Dept. of Labor v. Lear Corp. EEDS and Interiors  
Date: May 13, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12060

Justia Opinion Summary: After Lear filed suit against a former employee in state court for defamation and intentional interference with business relations, the district court granted the Secretary's motion for injunctive relief under the whistl...

USA v. Arthur Jones
Date: May 13, 2016
Docket Number: 15-12935
GEICO General Insurance Company v. Michael J. Kastenolz, et al.
Date: May 13, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13331
USA v. Ashley Lamar Lindsey
Date: May 13, 2016
Docket Number: 15-15081
USA v. Oscoren Shepherd
Date: May 12, 2016
Docket Number: 14-10976
USA v. Thomas W. Faircloth
Date: May 12, 2016
Docket Number: 14-14899
United States v. Rutgerson  
Date: May 12, 2016
Docket Number: 14-15536

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted of attempting to persuade, induce, entice, or coerce a minor into engaging in prostitution or unlawful sex, in violation of 18 U.S.C. 2422(b). Defendant's conviction stemmed from his response to a...

Renfroe v. Nationstar Mortg., LLC  
Date: May 12, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10582

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, a retired bank manager, filed suit against Nationstar under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), 12 U.S.C. 2601 et seq., a consumer-protection statute geared toward mortgagors. Plaintiff claimed...

Chhetri v. United States  
Date: May 12, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10644

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, two survivors of a bus crash that occurred because the driver fell asleep at the wheel, filed suit under the Federal Tort Claims Act, 28 U.S.C. 2680, against the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. P...

USA v. Richard Irizarry
Date: May 12, 2016
Docket Number: 15-11452
USA v. Pedro Perez
Date: May 12, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13015
United States v. Gonzalez Iguaran  
Date: May 12, 2016
Docket Number: 15-13659

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant pleaded guilty to one count of conspiring to distribute cocaine while on board a vessel subject to the jurisdiction of the United States, in violation of the Maritime Drug Law Enforcement Act (MDLEA), 46 U.S.C....

USA v. Byron Javonne DeLoatch
Date: May 12, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14097
ND Properties v. Buckhead Life Restaurant Group, Inc.
Date: May 12, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14289
USA v. Fernando Cornielle Hiciano
Date: May 12, 2016
Docket Number: 15-14526
USA . Rashia Wilson
Date: May 11, 2016
Docket Numbers: 13-13468, 13-13590, 15-11090
USA v. Joseph Peter Clarke, et al.
Date: May 11, 2016
Docket Number: 13-15874