2017 Eleventh Circuit US Court of Appeals Case Law

Opinions 1 - 500 of 1924

USA v. Jeremiah Hunter
Date: December 29, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17205
USA v. Daryl Terrell Gilbert
Date: December 29, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17680
USA v. Twayne Lebarsha Ware
Date: December 29, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11837
USA v. Roy Darwood Ray
Date: December 29, 2017
Docket Numbers: 17-11943, 17-11949
Lizarazo v. Miami-Dade Corrections and Rehabilitation Department  
Date: December 29, 2017
Docket Number: 17-12280

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit reversed the district court's denial of plaintiff's Motion for Extension of Stay of Proceedings and Motion to Reopen Case and Substitute Plaintiff. The court held that the district court went straigh...

USA v. Robert Baez
Date: December 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17389
Bill Marquardt v. Secretary, FL DOC, et al.
Date: December 28, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11029
Addison Insurance Company v. Windsor Metal Specialties, Inc.
Date: December 28, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11504
Bruce Leonard Oxner v. USA
Date: December 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17036
Veronika Marcoski v. Jan Rath
Date: December 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17538
USA v. Edward Townsend
Date: December 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16441
USA v. Joseph-Michael Elias McFarland
Date: December 26, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10793
USA v. Angelina Gonzalez
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Numbers: 15-15805, 15-15806, 15-15807, 15-15808
Philip Mosier v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12034
USA v. Allen Lamond Ruckstuhl
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10757
May v. Morgan County, Georgia  
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11030

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against the county, seeking relief from a 2010 zoning ordinance that prohibited short term rentals of single family dwellings. The Eleventh Circuit held that the Rooker-Feldman doctrine barred review...

USA v. Bacari McCarthren
Date: December 20, 2017
Docket Number: 13-13523
United States v. Oscar  
Date: December 20, 2017
Docket Number: 14-14584

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed Defendant Beaulieu's convictions for drug trafficking and firearms offenses, holding that the district court did not err in its answer to the jury's questions, and the government did not com...

Brennon Kyle Holley v. USA
Date: December 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17390
Christopher W. Klaes v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: December 20, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11859
Brand v. Casal  
Date: December 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10256

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed suit against Deputy Casal and Pardinas under 42 U.S.C. 1983, alleging violations of the Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, as well as claims under Georgia's Constitution. The Eleventh Circuit aff...

United States v. Castaneda-Pozo  
Date: December 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16031

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed defendant's sentence after he was convicted of conspiracy to commit bank fraud. The court held that the district court did not clearly err by finding that defendant was accountable for the s...

USA v. Norris Williams
Date: December 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16822
Quantum Capital, LLC v. Banco De Los Trabajadores
Date: December 19, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10266
Rodney G. Brown v. Shelby County Board of Education
Date: December 19, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11089
Jimmy Grady Trotter v. Jeffrey Shull
Date: December 19, 2017
Docket Number: 17-13295
Lewis v. Union City, Georgia  
Date: December 15, 2017
Docket Number: 15-11362

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit reversed the district court's grant of summary judgment to defendants in an action alleging that plaintiff was unlawfully discharged from the police department based on disability and/or racial or ge...

United States v. Johnson  
Date: December 15, 2017
Docket Numbers: 17-12577, 16-10011

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit vacated the district court's denial of an 18 U.S.C. 3583(e)(1) motion for early termination of supervised release. The court held that because a defendant may appeal a court's decision to deny him ea...

Green v. Secretary, Department of Corrections  
Date: December 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10633

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit reversed the district court's dismissal of a habeas petition as time-barred and remanded for further proceedings. Under Florida law, petitioner's corrected Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure 3.850 mo...

Stevens v. U.S. Attorney General  
Date: December 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12007

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's dismissal of plaintiff's claims alleging that her constitutional rights were violated when she was denied access to hearings at the Atlanta Immigration Court. The court...

Roberts v. Gordy  
Date: December 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12284

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellants, artists in the hip hop industry, appealed the dismissal of their copyright infringement case, arguing that their copyright registrations for a song were improperly invalidated under 17 U.S.C. 411 without a sh...

In re Application of Furstenberg Finance SAS v. Litai Assets LLC  
Date: December 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15664

Justia Opinion Summary: An order denying a motion to quash a subpoena is a final, appealable order in proceedings brought under 28 U.S.C. 1782. Applicants, minority shareholders of Acheron, applied to the district court under 28 U.S.C. 1782 for...

Carlos Rodriguez v. USA
Date: December 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16979
USA v. Christopher Massena
Date: December 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17567
USA v. Ajaria Sharda Simon
Date: December 15, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11652
USA v. Vance Hoard
Date: December 15, 2017
Docket Number: 17-12612
Larry E. Hogue v. Secretary, US Department of Army
Date: December 14, 2017
Docket Number: 15-10028
Hector Pabon v. Warden, et al
Date: December 14, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15480
Henry A. Thomas v. State of Florida
Date: December 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17031
USA v. Timothy Wade Coffell
Date: December 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17427
USA v. Robert Glenn Danner, Jr.
Date: December 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17673
John W. Wood, Jr. v. John Kelly, et al
Date: December 14, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11055
USA v. Gerardo Antonio Sanchez-Leyva
Date: December 14, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11246
USA v. Ralph Patrick Martin
Date: December 14, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11322
USA v. Jaceyon Evans
Date: December 14, 2017
Docket Number: 17-12788
Gabriele Kressly v. Oceania Cruises, Inc.
Date: December 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16889
Federal Trade Comm'r v. Universal Processing Services of Wisconsin, LLC  
Date: December 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17727

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2011 and 2012, a number of individuals and closely held corporations known as Treasure Your Success (TYS) operated a fraudulent credit card interest reduction scheme. Universal Processing Services of Wisconsin, LLC (U...

USA v. Wayne Thomas, Jr.
Date: December 13, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10838
USA v. Jose Yecid Castro Hurtado
Date: December 13, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10886
USA v. Bernard David Dixon
Date: December 13, 2017
Docket Number: 17-12036
Vernon James Ewell v. State of Florida
Date: December 13, 2017
Docket Number: 17-12107
USA v. Martin Hillerio-Miranda
Date: December 13, 2017
Docket Number: 17-12186
USA v. John Watkins, Jr.
Date: December 12, 2017
Docket Number: 15-12037
Joyce D. Higgs v. Costa Crociere S.P.A.
Date: December 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12919
United States v. Rodriguez Nerey  
Date: December 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13614

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed defendant's conviction and sentence stemming from his role as a patient recruiter and his receipt of kickbacks in a complex health care fraud scheme. The court held that the evidence was suf...

Bandele Adekunle Adeniye v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: December 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15371
Stanley Lee Hayward v. USA
Date: December 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16985
Mario Asbun Telchi v. Israel Military Industries, Ltd.
Date: December 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17094
USA v. Tauya Muteke
Date: December 12, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10453
USA v. Kenwin Darell McMillian
Date: December 12, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11025
Nationstar Mortgage, LLC v. Robert Alexander Iliceto
Date: December 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16815
Title Max v. Northington  
Date: December 11, 2017
Docket Numbers: 16-17467, 16-17468

Justia Opinion Summary: The Bankruptcy Code did not forestall the automatic operation of Georgia's pawn statute. In this case, debtor entered into a pawn transaction in which he pledged his car in exchange for a loan, defaulted on the loan, and...

Title Max v. Gustavius A. Wilber
Date: December 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17468
Anne Huigens v. Social Security Administration, Commissioner
Date: December 11, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11682
Richard E. Warner, et al v. City of Marathon, et al
Date: December 8, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10086
USA v. Jacinto Taron Robinson
Date: December 8, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17547
USA v. Fabian Pineda-Garcia
Date: December 8, 2017
Docket Number: 17-12435
USA v. Charles Andrew Goss Richards
Date: December 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15303
Jean Cazy v. USA
Date: December 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16045
USA v. Jackson Vital
Date: December 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17056
LabMD, Inc. v. Tiversa, Inc.
Date: December 7, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11274
Pinkney v. Secretary, DOC  
Date: December 6, 2017
Docket Number: 14-14482

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's denial of a 28 U.S.C. 2254 petition for habeas relief. The court held that it was error for the trial court to give an instruction that had the effect of removing the de...

Williams Baina Antezan v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: December 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17475
Carmen Elena Corvero-Alfaro, et al. v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: December 6, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10533
USA v. Octavius R. Henderson
Date: December 6, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10706
Amber Ashley v. Commissioner, Social Security Administration
Date: December 6, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11958
USA v. Raymon Rashaun Black
Date: December 6, 2017
Docket Number: 17-12413
Mantiply v. Horne  
Date: December 5, 2017
Docket Numbers: 14-12047, 16-16789

Justia Opinion Summary: Section 362(k)(1) of the Bankruptcy Code specifically departs from the American Rule and authorizes costs and attorneys' fees incurred by the debtor in ending a willful violation of an automatic stay, prosecuting a damag...

Eggers v. Alabama  
Date: December 5, 2017
Docket Numbers: 16-10785, 16-16805

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit held that the district court engaged in a thorough and comprehensive analysis of the record and acted within its discretion in finding that petitioner was competent to proceed as he saw fit and ratio...

USA v. Darrell Lynn Henderson
Date: December 5, 2017
Docket Numbers: 16-12383, 17-12745
Tianchi Zhang v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: December 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15618
Juan Carlos Guillen Zerpa v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: December 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17407
USA v. Cleola Sullivan
Date: December 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17636
Roger Shuler, et al v. Jessica Medeiros Garrison, et al
Date: December 5, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11287
USA v. Jose Carrillo-Hibara
Date: December 5, 2017
Docket Number: 17-12259
USA v. Eric Donys Simeu
Date: December 5, 2017
Docket Number: 17-12504
Joseph Wilson v. Warden, Attorney General, State of Alabama
Date: December 5, 2017
Docket Number: 17-12910
Andrzej Madura, et al v. BAC Home Loans Servicing, L.P., et al
Date: December 4, 2017
Docket Numbers: 13-13953, 15-10090, 16-14870, 17-11414
Anthony Tharpe v. Nationstar Mortgage LLC
Date: December 4, 2017
Docket Numbers: 15-13153, 17-10851
Arnoldo Ulises Fernandez-Gonzalez v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: December 4, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10624
Tareon Kelsey, et al v. Nelly F. Withers, et al
Date: December 4, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15567
USA v. Phillip Powell
Date: December 4, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10650
Bandy N. McAliser-Jones v. Dale Eugene Foote
Date: December 4, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10977
USA v. Barry Franz Verdieu
Date: December 4, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11572
Quandre Council v. USA
Date: December 4, 2017
Docket Number: 17-12146
USA v. Patrick Jacques
Date: December 1, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10254
USA v. Ravindranauth Roopnarine
Date: December 1, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15025
USA v. Steven Dean
Date: December 1, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15038
Celeste L. Guice v. Postmaster General, U.S. Postal Service
Date: December 1, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17259
USA v. Jorge Martin Martinez Mendoza
Date: November 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11382
USA v. Tory John Starr
Date: November 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15227
Barcliff, LLC v. M/V Deep Blue  
Date: November 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17755

Justia Opinion Summary: The M/V Deep Blue purchased fuel from a supplier, the supplier purchased the fuel from an affiliate, and the affiliate subcontracted with Radcliff. Radcliff subsequently asserted a maritime lien on the Deep Blue in a bid...

USA v. Calvin Coleman
Date: November 30, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10233
Leigh Anne Marshall v. Royal Caribbean Cruises LTD.
Date: November 30, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10259
Rosie Lawler v. Commissioner of IRS
Date: November 30, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10929
Shirley Kwiatkowski v. AllState Insurance Company
Date: November 30, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11068
Alexander Williams, et al v. Fulton County School District, et al
Date: November 30, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11896
John David Wilson, Jr. v. Secretary, Department of Corrections, et al
Date: November 29, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15609
Gregory Charles Welford v. Liberty Insurance Corporation
Date: November 29, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14054
Willie Jackson Johnson v. Secretary, Department of Corrections
Date: November 29, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15772
Martin Diez v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections, et al.
Date: November 29, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16755
Ronnie Lee McGee v. The Attorney General of the State of Florida
Date: November 29, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17392
USA v. Russell Sachs
Date: November 29, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10140
United States v. Baptiste  
Date: November 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10871

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his 41-month sentence after he pleaded guilty to two federal crimes. The Eleventh Circuit held that where, as here, a defendant has pleaded guilty to a prior crime and adjudication has been withheld, t...

USA v. Jackie Williams
Date: November 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15078
Assan Jeng v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: November 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17243
Daniel A. Bernath v. The American Legion, et al
Date: November 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17280
USA v. Kenneth L. Harris
Date: November 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17552
USA v. Marceliano Banguera Colorado
Date: November 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17714
Agnaldo Da Silva Alves v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: November 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17754
USA v. Larry Hallam
Date: November 28, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11488
Marco D. Duncan v. USA
Date: November 27, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15665
USA v. Steven Jackson
Date: November 27, 2017
Docket Numbers: 16-13536, 16-17173, 16-17334
Jorge Echemendia v. Florida Department of Corrections, et al
Date: November 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14808
Douglas Juiffre v. Broward Sheriff's Office, et al
Date: November 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15818
Die K. Blaise v. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), et al
Date: November 27, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10419
Preston Jermaine Lewis v. Thomas Joseph Leonard
Date: November 27, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11291
USA v. Altwan L. Holloway
Date: November 27, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11335
Elana Natal Muniz v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: November 27, 2017
Docket Number: 17-12100
James R. King v. CVS Health Corporation
Date: November 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11183
Nathan Jones v. USA
Date: November 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14922
Berthiaume v. Smith  
Date: November 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16345

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit granted in part and denied in part defendants' motion for panel rehearing, granted defendants' motion for publication of the opinion, vacated its prior opinion, and substituted the following opinion....

USA v. Lauren D. Diaz
Date: November 22, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11840
USA v. Bacari McCarthren
Date: November 21, 2017
Docket Number: 13-13523
Maggie O. Tsavaris v. Breckenridge Pharmaceutical, Inc.
Date: November 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17356
Earle Yaffa, et al v., SunSouth Bank, et al
Date: November 21, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10368
Michael Pierce, et al. v. Clayton County, Georgia, et al.
Date: November 21, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10815
Bozorgmehr Pouyeh v. Public Health Trust of Jackson Health System, et al
Date: November 21, 2017
Docket Number: 17-12749
USA v. Daryon B. Howard
Date: November 21, 2017
Docket Number: 17-13257
USA v. Domenico Rabuffo, et al.
Date: November 20, 2017
Docket Number: 14-14585
USA v. Marcus Porter
Date: November 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17014
The Coastal Bank, et al v. G. Glen Martin, et al
Date: November 20, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11998
Hancock v. Cape  
Date: November 17, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14284

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, an inmate, filed a pro se complaint against a Peace Officer and others under 42 U.S.C. 1983. Plaintiff filed suit more than two years after the alleged incident giving rise to his claim occurred, but filed his...

Hammett v. Paulding County, Georgia  
Date: November 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15764

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's grant of summary judgment to defendants in an action alleging excessive force against Daniel Hammett. Hammett was shot and killed by an officer in a confrontation during...

USA v. Royce Thermon Johnson
Date: November 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16300
Kristian Horneland v. United of Omaha Insurance Company
Date: November 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16935
USA v. Michael Lermos-Hernandez
Date: November 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17146
Original Appalachian Artworks, Inc. v. Jakks Pacific, Inc.
Date: November 17, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11513
Frances Alvarado v. Mentor Corporation, et al
Date: November 16, 2017
Docket Numbers: 16-10119, 16-10120, 16-10122, 16-10124, 16-10351, 16-10354, 16-10355, 16-10356, 16-10357, 16-11520, 16-11519, 16-12841, 16-14364, 16-16600
David Lee Green v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections, et al
Date: November 16, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11239
USA v. Nester Leon
Date: November 16, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15524
USA v. Ramon Valles, III
Date: November 16, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15875
Samoil Pruteanu v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: November 16, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17757
USA v. Quinton Jackson
Date: November 16, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10302
USA v. Milton Minter
Date: November 16, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10424
USA v. Ernesto Cabanas-Torres
Date: November 16, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10644
MT. Hawley Insurance Company v. Miami River Port Terminal, LLC, et al
Date: November 16, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10770
USA v. Deon Toril Hepburn
Date: November 16, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10850
Robert Joseph Sarhan v. Department of Justice Federal Bureau of Prisons
Date: November 15, 2017
Docket Number: 15-13834
Rimmer v. Secretary, FL DOC  
Date: November 15, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14257

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit withdrew its prior opinion and issued this opinion in its place. The court affirmed the district court's denial of petitioner's 28 U.S.C. 2254 habeas petition and held that the state court's denial o...

Andres Gregory, et al. v. Miami-Dade County, Florida, et al.
Date: November 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17093
USA v. Reinaldo Arteaga
Date: November 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17306
Michael Horsley v. Secretary, Department of Corrections, et al
Date: November 15, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10518
Paulino Granda v. USA
Date: November 15, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10725
Edwin Posada Pabon v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: November 15, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10896
Monica Anne Cappetta v. North Fulton Eye Center
Date: November 15, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11581
Bonnie Lucas, et al v. USAA Casualty Insurance Company
Date: November 15, 2017
Docket Number: 17-12676
Peter Meyer v. Gwinnett County, et al
Date: November 14, 2017
Docket Numbers: 15-13287, 17-11270
Chun Hei Lam v. USA
Date: November 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11766
SCL Basilisk AG v. Agribusiness United Savannah Logistics LLC  
Date: November 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15535

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's denial of relief in an action brought by SCL Basilisk against Thorco for an order requiring the posting of a security by Agribusiness Savannah, Agribusiness United, Agri...

USA v. Desmond Alexander
Date: November 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16921
Ronney Stuckey v. Michael L. Crews, et al
Date: November 14, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10247
USA v. Blake Smith
Date: November 14, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10285
Rogelio Aroldo Cabrera v. CMG Development LLC, et al
Date: November 14, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10567
Joseph Roberts v. FNB South of Alma, Georgia
Date: November 14, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11269
USA v. Bernard Eugene McKinney, II
Date: November 13, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10300
USA v. Kevin Bristol Patterson
Date: November 13, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10999
Angeline Carole Nono Mbukam v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: November 13, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11250
USA v. Destin Whitmore
Date: November 13, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11753
Roossevelt Goguette, et al v. U.S. Bank National Association
Date: November 9, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17017
USA v. Jose Fidel Magana
Date: November 9, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17341
United States v. Luis Alicea  
Date: November 9, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17545

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed defendant's conviction after he pleaded guilty to drug and firearm offenses. The court held that the district court did not clearly err in applying a base offense level of 20 based on defend...

USA v. Mario Senior
Date: November 9, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17738
USA v. Livingston Samuels
Date: November 9, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10299
USA v. Hilda Gaona-Calderon
Date: November 9, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10718
USA v. DeAngelo A. Rome
Date: November 9, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10910
Marianne Malley v. Royal Caribbean Cruises LTD
Date: November 9, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11437
USA v. Nelson Hernandez-Tores
Date: November 9, 2017
Docket Numbers: 17-11618, 17-11653
Robert Peede v. Attorney General, State of FL, et al
Date: November 8, 2017
Docket Numbers: 15-10982, 15-12077
Jimmie Canupp, Jr. v. John Paul, et al.
Date: November 8, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11073
Carlos Marcano, Jr. v. USA
Date: November 8, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16337
USA v. Cordell Felix
Date: November 8, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16457
Patrick J. Grady v. United States Government, et al
Date: November 8, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10586
USA v. Juan Rafael Chavez
Date: November 8, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10949
Jarnard M. Williams v. Warden
Date: November 8, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10988
Patrick Hannon v. Secretary, FL DOC, et al.
Date: November 8, 2017
Docket Number: 17-14935
United States v. Davis  
Date: November 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10789

Justia Opinion Summary: Alabama's first degree sexual abuse statute, as interpreted by the Alabama Supreme Court, does not necessarily include as an element the use, attempted use, or threatened use of violent physical force. Defendant appealed...

Gbolahan Babagbemileke Majekodunmi v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: November 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17694
USA v. Yancey Jack Garringer
Date: November 7, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11284
USA v. Shukree Simmons
Date: November 7, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11916
Melvin Blough v. Morris Silberman, et al
Date: November 7, 2017
Docket Number: 17-12190
Michael Frank Burgess v. USA
Date: November 6, 2017
Docket Number: 15-12045
Kimberly Brinson v. Secetary, Department of Corrections, et al.
Date: November 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10043
Carol Gorczyca v. MSC Cruises, S.A.
Date: November 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15491
Laura Pena v. Christopher Marcus, et al.
Date: November 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17635
USA v. Markeith Cox
Date: November 6, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10340
Hargress v. Social Security Administration  
Date: November 6, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11683

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the denial of disability insurance benefits and supplemental security income (SSI) to plaintiff. The court held that substantial evidence supported the ALJ's decision to give little weight t...

USA v. Michael Sassnett
Date: November 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12356
Nelson Garcia v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections, et al
Date: November 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16339
USA . Michael Michalak
Date: November 3, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11039
USA v. Khaled K. Shaheen
Date: November 3, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11917
Charles J. Greene v. Alabama Department of Public Health
Date: November 3, 2017
Docket Number: 17-12484
USA v. Michael Sassnett
Date: November 2, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12356
USA v. Carson William Matute-Rankin
Date: November 2, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14683
Federal Trade Commission v. Michael W. Lanier
Date: November 2, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16524
USA v. Miguel Manriquez
Date: November 2, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17311
USA v. Ontarian Green
Date: November 2, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17486
Rosemary Wright, et al v. Dish Network, LLC, et al
Date: November 2, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17740
Liu Yanni v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: November 1, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10885
Turbeville v. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority  
Date: November 1, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11083

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's dismissal of plaintiff's complaint against FINRA and its denial of plaintiff's motion to remand the case to Florida state court. The court held that removal was proper i...

United States v. Longoria  
Date: November 1, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17645

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed defendant's conviction of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and his sentence of fifteen years in prison under the Armed Career Criminal Act (ACCA), 18 U.S.C. 924(e)(1). The court...

Richard Leonard v. Zwicker & Associates, P.C.
Date: November 1, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10174
USA v. Tasmine Shawaun Boatwright
Date: November 1, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10278
USA v. Jonathan Claret
Date: October 31, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17291
Arthur C. Johnson v. Coffee County Commissioner, et al
Date: October 31, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10387
USA v. Jeffrey Ihm
Date: October 31, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10523
USA v. Emmanuel Ambrosio
Date: October 31, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10572
Jean A. Saint VIl, et al v. Wells Fargo Bank N.A., et al
Date: October 31, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10666
Jane Taylor v. James Moskow
Date: October 31, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10847
USA v. Hector Camirlo Espinoza-Guido
Date: October 31, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10878
USA v. Miguel Trevino
Date: October 31, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11228
USA v. Abel Sabino-Hernandez
Date: October 31, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11562
United States v. Martinez Mathews  
Date: October 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11191

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit vacated defendant's 60-month sentence, holding that the district court erroneously concluded that it lacked any legal authority to grant an acceptance-of-responsibility reduction under USSG 3E1.1. Th...

Charles J. Eato v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections, et al
Date: October 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15688
R & R Ground Maintenance Inc. v. Alabama Power Company, et al
Date: October 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16788
Seana Barnett v. Sara MacArthur, et al
Date: October 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17179
USA v. Cero Castro Cajado
Date: October 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17188
USA v. Derek Lamar Reddick
Date: October 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17222
West Alabama Women's Center v. Miller  
Date: October 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17296

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants appealed the grant of a preliminary injunction in this case. The Eleventh Circuit dismissed the appeal as moot pursuant to Grupo Mexicano de Desarrollo S.A. v. Alliance Bond Fund, Inc., 527 U.S. 308, 315, 119...

Gregory James Eddins v. State of Alabama, et al.
Date: October 30, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10223
Egor Viktorovich Rubanov, et al. v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 30, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10261
USA v. Walkin De Leon Peralta
Date: October 30, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10603
Antonio Doll v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections, et al.
Date: October 27, 2017
Docket Number: 15-13994
Kirsha Brown v. Orange County Corrections Dept., et al.
Date: October 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12283
USA v. Dyrell Leshaun Davis
Date: October 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14405
Christopher Chapman v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue
Date: October 27, 2017
Docket Numbers: 16-15851, 16-15852
Maurice Daniels v. USA
Date: October 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16338
Rebecca Sue Sims v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: October 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17117
USA v. Luis Prieto, Jr.
Date: October 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17436
Minli Wang v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17563
USA v. DeWayne Bradley
Date: October 27, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11169
Jimmy Meders v. Warden, GDP
Date: October 26, 2017
Docket Numbers: 14-14178, 15-14734
Norma N. Serrano-Molina v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 26, 2017
Docket Number: 15-10317
Ellis Mashburn, Jr. v. Commissioner, Alabama Department of Corrections
Date: October 26, 2017
Docket Number: 15-11408
Terry N. Taylor v. Melisa Combs Forsyth, et al.
Date: October 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12872
Roderick Billups v. Emerald Coast Utilities Authority
Date: October 26, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10391
USA v. Deandrick Keyon Bacon
Date: October 26, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11106
Technology Training Assoc. v. Buccaneers Limited Partnership  
Date: October 26, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11710

Justia Opinion Summary: Cin-Q filed suit in 2013, alleging that Buccaneers was responsible for unsolicited faxes that violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, 47 U.S.C. 227 (the Cin-Q case). Medical & Chiropractic Clinic eventually joine...

Elizabeth Leigh Butler v. Paul Tremblay
Date: October 26, 2017
Docket Number: 17-12607
Palaxar Group LLC, et al. v. Charles T. Rahn
Date: October 25, 2017
Docket Number: 14-14745
Harris v. Commissioner, Alabama Department of Corrections  
Date: October 25, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14484

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the denial of a petition for habeas relief based on the ineffective assistance of counsel at the guilt phase of petitioner's trial. Petitioner alleged that she was denied effective assistanc...

Jackson v. United States  
Date: October 25, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16472

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner appealed the district court's order dismissing her motion to vacate, set aside, or correct her sentence, filed pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 2255. The Eleventh Circuit held that it lacked jurisdiction over the appeal...

Chandra Fields v. Department of Juvenile Justice
Date: October 25, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17302
Larry E. Klayman v. Stephanie DeLuca, et al.
Date: October 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13725
Heather Yates v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: October 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16877
USA v. Robert Lewis Morgan
Date: October 24, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10582
USA v. Andy Armas
Date: October 24, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10837
USA v. Jamar Bradley
Date: October 24, 2017
Docket Number: 17-12212
Julian Rigby, et al. v. Philip Morris USA Inc., et al.
Date: October 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16831
Smith v. United States  
Date: October 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17425

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's dismissal of plaintiff's complaint for failure to state a claim. Plaintiff's claim arose out of an agreement she entered into with a non-party FBI confidential informant...

James Bryson Graham v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., et al.
Date: October 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17615
United States v. Dixon  
Date: October 23, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10503

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed defendant's sentence at the bottom of the guideline range after he pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition. The court held that Florida's domestic-battery-b...

Archie L. Jenkins v. Secretary, Department of Corrections, et al
Date: October 23, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10747
A+ Restorations, Inc. v. Liberty Mutual Fire Insurance Company
Date: October 23, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11387
JYSK Bed'N Linen v. Monosij Dutta-Roy
Date: October 20, 2017
Docket Numbers: 13-15309, 15-14859
Lavarn C. Watson v. Governor of Georgia, et al
Date: October 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15427
Christopher Shawn Linton v. USA
Date: October 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15486
USA v. Michael Bernard Johnson
Date: October 20, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10007
USA v. Timothy Jevon Sewell
Date: October 20, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10637
Eghnayem v. Boston Scientific Corp.  
Date: October 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11818

Justia Opinion Summary: BSC appealed from various orders and a final judgment in favor of plaintiff, who alleged substantial injuries caused by the Pinnacle Pelvic Floor Repair Kit that was manufactured and sold by BSC. The Eleventh Circuit aff...

Major Fortson, et al. v. City of Baldwin, et al.
Date: October 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16331
USA v. Oscar Victor Cuello-Frias
Date: October 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16334
Estate of Juanita Jackson v. Schron  
Date: October 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16462

Justia Opinion Summary: This appeal arose when the estates of several deceased nursing home patients filed a series of wrongful death suits against a network of nursing homes, which resulted in $1 billion in empty chair judgments against the ne...

USA v. Guillermo Horta-Alvarez
Date: October 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16757
Scott J. Moore, et al. v. Seterus, Inc., et al.
Date: October 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17571
Witkin Design Group v. Travelers Property Casualty Company of America
Date: October 19, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10488
Jerry Elrod v. Dolgencorp, LLC
Date: October 19, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10715
USA v. Jacquel Searles
Date: October 19, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11945
USA v. Stanley Aubrey Baker
Date: October 19, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11947
Randall Lamont Rolle v. Emily Glenn, et al
Date: October 19, 2017
Docket Number: 17-12027
USA v. Eneshia Carlyle
Date: October 18, 2017
Docket Number: 15-12977
Krawczuk v. Secretary, FL DOC  
Date: October 18, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15068

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's denial of a 28 U.S.C. 2254 petition for writ of habeas corpus, alleging that defense counsel rendered ineffective assistance in the investigation and presentation of mit...

Kirby Mohammed v. Jacksonville Hospitalists, P.A.
Date: October 18, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15620
USA v. David Cilla
Date: October 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11297
USA v. Samuel David Alvarado
Date: October 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12416
USA v. Benjie Earl Wright
Date: October 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12979
Rachel Pinkston v. University of South Florida Board of Trustees, et al
Date: October 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16929
USA v. Michael Terrill Faircloth
Date: October 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17471
USA v. Jonathan Robert Tarver
Date: October 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17533
Zakir Hossain v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17535
USA v. Sims Jerome Collins
Date: October 18, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10454
Artez Hammonds v. Commissioner, AL DOC
Date: October 17, 2017
Docket Number: 15-11797
Mitchell v. Warden  
Date: October 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12043

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit reversed the district court's dismissal of a complaint alleging that prison staff were deliberately indifferent to Blair Mitchell's serious medical needs in violation of his Eighth Amendment rights....

USA v. Donald C. Brigman
Date: October 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12777
USA v. Darius Harbin
Date: October 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14412
Mercurius Jallim v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16775
Mary Margaret Lupardus v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: October 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16806
Rene Israel Rivera-Perez v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17695
USA v. Jeremy James
Date: October 17, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10284
Superior Consulting Services, Inc. v. Shaklee Corporation
Date: October 17, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11210
USA v. Juan Carlos Cordova-Alvarado
Date: October 17, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11277
USA v. Damian Mayol
Date: October 16, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11617
TYR Tactical, LLC v. Protective Products Enterprises, LLC, et al
Date: October 16, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16747
USA v. Jorge Chavez
Date: October 16, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17439
USA v. Joseph Belcik
Date: October 16, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17558
USA v. Demetrius Gregory Floyd
Date: October 16, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10657
Kristy Hunter v. Social Security Administration, Commissioner
Date: October 16, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11557
World of Beer Franchising, Inc. v. MWB Development I, LLC, et al
Date: October 16, 2017
Docket Number: 17-12870
USA v. Adrian Labar Ingram
Date: October 13, 2017
Docket Number: 15-11868
USA v. Larry Hyman
Date: October 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12291
Eduardo A. Julien v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16635
USA v. Joseph Harvey, et al.
Date: October 13, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10171
Derrick Rogers v. USA
Date: October 13, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10219
Darryl Tyrone Repress v. USA
Date: October 13, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10844
USA v. Clinton Coleman, Jr.
Date: October 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12949
USA v. Woodrow Andrew Clark
Date: October 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16277
Secretary, U.S. Department of Labor v. Preston  
Date: October 12, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10833

Justia Opinion Summary: Section 1113(1)'s statute of repose in the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), 29 U.S.C. 11131(a), is subject to express waiver. In this interlocutory appeal, the Eleventh Circuit was asked to answer a certi...

Joe Daniel Holt, Jr. v. Robert M. Baker, et al.
Date: October 12, 2017
Docket Number: 17-12714
USA v. Mark Adam Shaw
Date: October 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14216
USA v. John Crowe
Date: October 11, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10455
Brenda Hamilton, et al. v. Louis Roberts, III, et al.
Date: October 11, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10521
Kennedy N. Omanwa v. Catoosa County, Georgia, et al.
Date: October 11, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11041
USA v. Jeffrey Thomas Gola
Date: October 11, 2017
Docket Numbers: 17-11385, 16-15841
Angela Molina v. Aurora Loan Services, LLC, et al.
Date: October 10, 2017
Docket Numbers: 15-10456, 16-17401
USA v. Jeffrey Brian Mobley
Date: October 10, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12969
Christopher Edward Hallett v. State of Ohio, et al
Date: October 10, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14969
Dennis Lee Kemp v. USAA Casualty Insurance Company
Date: October 10, 2017
Docket Numbers: 16-15087, 16-15169
Erskine James McKinley v. USA
Date: October 10, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16188
ZVI Kurtzman v. Nationstar Mortgage LLC, et al
Date: October 10, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17236
Jawad Ali v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 10, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17308
Joseph L. Cooler v. Layne Christensen Company
Date: October 10, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17773
Isidora Rivera v. Royal Caribbean Cruises LTD
Date: October 10, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10089
USA v. Patrick Willie Smith
Date: October 10, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10500
USA v. Romial Jacques
Date: October 10, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10573
Joyce Taylor-Williams v. Raymond Rembert, et al.
Date: October 10, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10961
Novum Structures, LLC v. Choate Construction Company, Inc.
Date: October 6, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15584
Arevalo v. U.S. Attorney General  
Date: October 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11458

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit denied the petition for review and held that the BIA's interpretation of 8 U.S.C. 1182(h) was reasonable where the agency concluded that petitioner was not entitled to relief under the Special Rule b...

Scott Axel v. Fields Motorcars of Florida, Inc.
Date: October 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13829
United States v. George  
Date: October 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14812

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit vacated defendant's 259 month sentence after he was convicted of multiple crimes stemming from his drug-dealing and identity-theft activities. The court held that the district court did not clearly e...

USA v. Kenny Grover
Date: October 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16313
USA v. Maurice Williams
Date: October 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16405
USA v. Azell Tywon Canty
Date: October 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17118
USA v. Enrique Vinales
Date: October 5, 2017
Docket Numbers: 12-15168, 16-17660
USA v. Davie Julian Rodriguez
Date: October 5, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15802
Lorie Potter v. Don Williford
Date: October 5, 2017
Docket Numbers: 16-13030, 16-15743
Brenda Salter v. Wilbur Mitchell, et al.
Date: October 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14703
Jose Luis Gonzalez v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15100
USA v. Yannier Arias
Date: October 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16063
Raymond Berthiaume v. David T. Smith, et al.
Date: October 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16345
USA v. Telesforo Lozano
Date: October 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16683
USA v. James Vernon Battle
Date: October 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17257
USA v. Quiyontay Sanders
Date: October 5, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10596
USA v. Edd Colbert Jones, III
Date: October 5, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11891
Lambrix v. Secretary, DOC  
Date: October 5, 2017
Docket Number: 17-14413

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit granted the State's motion to vacate the district court's certification of appealability and denied petitioner's stay of execution. Petitioner contended that his federal Due Process, Equal Protection...

USA v. Quartavious Davis
Date: October 4, 2017
Docket Numbers: 12-12928, 16-11477
USA v. Octavio Sanchez
Date: October 4, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10279
USA v. Craig Michael Hathcock
Date: October 4, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11962
USA v. Vernon Rashaad Jiggetts
Date: October 4, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16174
USA v. Tony Donnell Mathis
Date: October 4, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16312
Leslie Reilly v. Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc.
Date: October 4, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17461
USA v. Jose Martinez Santelices
Date: October 4, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10334
USA v. Elias Morales
Date: October 4, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11717
Carl Jeffrey Payne v. J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc.
Date: October 4, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11808
In re: Gatewood Walden, Ex Parte
Date: October 4, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11856
Does 1-98 v. Boies, Schiller & Flexner, LLP
Date: October 4, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11993
Rickey Shew, et al. v. William Horvath
Date: October 4, 2017
Docket Number: 17-12023
Savannah College of Art and Design, Inc. v. Sportswear, Inc.  
Date: October 3, 2017
Docket Number: 15-13830

Justia Opinion Summary: SCAD appealed the district court's grant of summary judgment in favor of Sportswear in an action where SCAD asserted a number of claims against Sportswear, including service mark infringement under 15 U.S.C. 1114; unfair...

Plaintiff v. Defendant
Date: October 3, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15000
James Alexander Carter v. Broward County Sheriff Office, et al
Date: October 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11649
Shockley v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue  
Date: October 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13473

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the decisions of the tax court upholding the Commissioner's transferee liability assessment against petitioners. Terry and Sandra Shockley sold their company, SCC, and reported their gains f...

Deandre Russell v. Redstone Federal Credit Union, et al
Date: October 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15117
Stuart Marvin Reis v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: October 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15884
Conrad Scarry v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
Date: October 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16356
USA v. Donald Broomfield
Date: October 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16495
USA v. Carlos Renaldo Ware
Date: October 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16762
David Pilver v. Hillsborough County, et al
Date: October 3, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10058
USA v. Wayne Clyde Terry
Date: October 3, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10073
Mariama Jallow v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 3, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10312
USA v. Jean Emmanuel Duval
Date: October 3, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10429
USA v. Deandre Marqui Gray
Date: October 3, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10524
USA v. Edwin Hernandez
Date: October 3, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10880
USA v. Thomas F. Spellissy
Date: October 3, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11067
Moses Langford v. Magnolia Advanced Materials, Inc.
Date: October 3, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11100
J.S., III v. The Houston County Board of Education
Date: October 2, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14306
USA v. Brian Patrick Gathers
Date: October 2, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15400
USA v. Charles Tyrone Walker
Date: October 2, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11395
Barrett v. Walker County School District  
Date: October 2, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11952

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit challenging the school board's policy governing public comment at its meetings. The Eleventh Circuit affirmed in part the district court's grant of a permanent injunction based on plaintiff's facial...

Henry M. Wells, III v. Powell Powell & Powell, PA, et al.
Date: October 2, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12104
USA v. Hamza Bendelladj
Date: October 2, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12133
Oscar Ariel Vallecio-Romero v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 2, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16786
USA v. Angelo Anton Shaw
Date: October 2, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16918
2051 Lush Apartments, LLC, et al. v. City of Lauderhill
Date: October 2, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17194
United States v. Green  
Date: September 29, 2017
Docket Number: 14-12830

Justia Opinion Summary: In light of the Eleventh Circuit's decision in United States v. Vail-Bailon, 868 F.3d 1293 (11th Cir. 2017), the court vacated its prior panel opinion and substituted this opinion, which has been revised only in Section...

Southern-Owners Insurance Co. v. Moore  
Date: September 29, 2017
Docket Number: 14-15386

Justia Opinion Summary: Southern-Owners filed suit seeking a declaratory judgment absolving it of the duty to indemnify or defend Easdon Rhodes, or the other defendants, in an underlying negligence suit. The Fifth Circuit affirmed the district...

Jose Ramon Echemendia v. USA
Date: September 29, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11727
Byron Rodolfo Recinos-Coronado v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: September 29, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12073
Federal Trade Commission v. Gail Daniels
Date: September 29, 2017
Docket Number: 16-13532
USA v. Ira Christopher Jackson
Date: September 29, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14251
USA v. Thomsin Pierre
Date: September 29, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15335
USA v. Issa Diallo
Date: September 29, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15497
Tajuana Frazier v. Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services
Date: September 29, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16329
USA v. Manila Chicago
Date: September 29, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16397
USA v. Kelvin Pace
Date: September 29, 2017
Docket Numbers: 16-16427, 16-16429
Steve Parton v. Blake Dorning, et al.
Date: September 29, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16563
USA v. Lakisha Abney
Date: September 29, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16774
Eddy Raphael Galeano v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: September 29, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16856
USA v. Jason Lee Dover
Date: September 29, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17650
George Dagnesses v. Target Media Partners, et al.
Date: September 29, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17802
Venus Jones v. J. Walsh, et al
Date: September 29, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11318
USA v. Karen Kallen-Zury
Date: September 28, 2017
Docket Numbers: 13-14144, 16-17358, 17-13429
Jonathan Morales v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections
Date: September 28, 2017
Docket Number: 13-15593
Reaves v. Secretary, Florida DOC  
Date: September 28, 2017
Docket Number: 15-11225

Justia Opinion Summary: After the Florida Supreme Court rejected petitioner's appeal from the denial of his guilt stage ineffective assistance claim on remand, he filed in federal district court a 28 U.S.C. 2254 petition for writ of habeas corp...

Lake v. Skelton
Date: September 28, 2017
Docket Number: 15-13124
Twanetta Rollins v. Cone Distributing, Inc.
Date: September 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15009
Terrance D. Durr v. Adams Beverages, Inc.
Date: September 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15285
Dwight E. Jordan v. The City of Darien, et al.
Date: September 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17721
William N. Lucy v. John Grow, II
Date: September 28, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10350
Tao Chen v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: September 28, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11529
North American Specialty Insurance Company v. Mark Allen Wells, et al
Date: September 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10738
USA v. Quantrell Grace
Date: September 27, 2017
Docket Numbers: 16-12909, 16-17052
UA v. Cedric Duane Ryans
Date: September 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15507
Kayla Thomas, et al. v. Nancy Buckner, et al.
Date: September 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16142
USA v. Kewanda Love
Date: September 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16647
USA v. Andre M. Straughn
Date: September 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16945
USA v. Walter Ray Hamilton
Date: September 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16983
USA v. Jose Neda
Date: September 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17063
Harold B. Mason v. Georgia Department of Labor, et al.
Date: September 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17085
Annie J. Ashment v. Joseph B. McCarthy
Date: September 27, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10314
USA v. Robert Watson
Date: September 27, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10442
USA v. Kevin Reaves
Date: September 27, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10771
Johnson v. Keybank National Assoc.  
Date: September 26, 2017
Docket Numbers: 13-12082, 15-10779

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit reversed the district court's denial of KeyBank's motion to compel arbitration on grounds of unconscionability. The court looked to Ohio law to determine where plaintiff consented to arbitrate; plain...

Jorge Espinoza, et al. v. Countrywide Home Loans Servicing, LP, et al.
Date: September 26, 2017
Docket Number: 14-13933
BOBBY WALDROP v. COMMISSIONER, ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS, ET AL.
Date: September 26, 2017
Docket Number: 15-10881
Griffith v. United States  
Date: September 26, 2017
Docket Number: 15-11877

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit reversed and remanded for an evidentiary hearing on an ineffective assistance of counsel claim involving the failure to challenge the quantity of methamphetamine attributed to petitioner. Because the...

Waldman v. Alabama Prison Commissioner  
Date: September 26, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15535

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the dismissal of plaintiff's 42 U.S.C. 1983 action against five ADOC officials. Plaintiff alleged that the Alabama Sex Offender Registration and Community Notification Act (ASORCNA) and the...

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation v. William L. Amos, et al
Date: September 26, 2017
Docket Numbers: 16-10962, 16-13819
USA v. Laquitta S. Brackins
Date: September 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15195
Armanda Coles v. Post Master General United States Postal Services
Date: September 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15364
USA v. Richard Odell davis, III
Date: September 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15570
Carmen Denise Diamond v. Bank of America
Date: September 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16033
Tabatha Fuller v. Kroger Company (THE)
Date: September 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16170
USA v. Quardarius Jalouis Demetric Arkeem Holley
Date: September 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17125
USA v. Jeremy S. Daubon
Date: September 26, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10396
John W. Harris v. Sunshine Health Agency, et al
Date: September 26, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10828
USA v. Alexander Vugler
Date: September 26, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11173
Dana Chapman v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: September 26, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11217
USA v. Clifford Lamar Vason
Date: September 26, 2017
Docket Number: 17-11378
Nam Dang v. Sheriff, Seminole County Florida, et al.
Date: September 25, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14842
Plaintiff v. Defendant
Date: September 25, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10238
William Hecht v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, et al
Date: September 25, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10447
Sonia Antionette Dodd v. USA
Date: September 25, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11598
USA v. Timothy Michael Sedlak
Date: September 25, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15844
USA v. Michael Kelly
Date: September 25, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16619
Linda H. Moser v. Florida Department of Corrections
Date: September 25, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16693
Mauricio Vilchiz-Bello v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: September 25, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16764
USA v. Airamis J. Williams
Date: September 25, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16963
USA v. Robert M. Grafton, Jr.
Date: September 25, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17326
Morrissey v. United States  
Date: September 25, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10685

Justia Opinion Summary: The money that a homosexual man paid to father children through in vitro fertilization—and in particular, to identify, retain, compensate, and care for the women who served as an egg donor and a gestational surrogate—was...

USA v. Stephanie Musselwhite, et al.
Date: September 22, 2017
Docket Number: 15-10842
Pittman v. Secretary, FL DOC  
Date: September 22, 2017
Docket Number: 15-11807

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's denial of habeas relief in a capital case where petitioner was convicted of three murders. The court held that the Florida Supreme Court's decision to exclude evidence r...

Kyle C. McClamma v. USA
Date: September 22, 2017
Docket Number: 15-14962
Thuong Mennella v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: September 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15845
David Frank Petrano, et al. v. Supreme Court of Florida, et al.
Date: September 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16231
Beeman v. United States  
Date: September 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16710

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner appealed the district court's denial of his 28 U.S.C. 2255 motion to vacate his 210-month sentence, arguing that he was entitled to resentencing pursuant to Johnson v. United States. The Eleventh Circuit affir...

Hart v. Credit Control, LLC  
Date: September 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17126

Justia Opinion Summary: A voicemail can, and will, be considered a communication under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), 15 U.S.C. 1692, if the voicemail reveals that the call was from a debt collection company and provides instru...

Jaki Baez v. Specialized Loan Servicing, LLC
Date: September 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17292
USA v. Ruben Alberto Montano Castro
Date: September 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17555
Harrison Norris, Jr. v. USA
Date: September 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17741
Frank Young v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections
Date: September 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-11149
James L. Stillwell, Jr. v. USA
Date: September 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-12390
USA v. Anthony Wayne Morrison Lazzara
Date: September 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-14290
Howard Paul Levy v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: September 21, 2017
Docket Numbers: 16-14726, 16-14972