2018 Eleventh Circuit US Court of Appeals Case Law

Opinions 1 - 500 of 908

Anthony Bernard Harris v. USA
Date: June 18, 2018
Docket Number: 16-15790
USA v. Derma Miller
Date: June 18, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16930
USA v. Antwun Ivory Wilson
Date: June 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11824
Alba Cardona v. The Mason and Dixon Lines, Inc., et al.
Date: June 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14422
USA v. Nathan Perez
Date: June 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14454
USA v. Qiao Chu
Date: June 18, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10023
USA v. Jason Sanon
Date: June 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13203
Leslie Nathan Rose v. M.C. Dean, Inc., et al.
Date: June 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13634
USA v. Michael Ali Bryant, Sr.
Date: June 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13790
USA v. Henry Marcel Williams
Date: June 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14137
Cassady v. Hall  
Date: June 15, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10667

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's denial of plaintiff's motion for garnishment against the GDAS. The court held that garnishment actions are "suits" under the Eleventh Amendment, Georgia has not waived i...

USA v. Shirley Denise Burk, et al
Date: June 14, 2018
Docket Number: 16-14248
Harry A. Nail v. Officer Collado, et al
Date: June 14, 2018
Docket Number: 16-17048
USA v. Romie Roland
Date: June 14, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11058
USA v. Darrell Correll Hall
Date: June 14, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11193
Bradley Christopher Stark v. USA
Date: June 14, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15112
USA v. Louis Huff
Date: June 14, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15798
USA v. David Brock Lovelace, Terri L. Schneider
Date: June 13, 2018
Docket Numbers: 16-11207, 17-11028, 17-11059
Antonio L. Buckman v. Ronnie Morris, et al.
Date: June 13, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16171
Aed El-Saba v. University of South Alabama
Date: June 13, 2018
Docket Number: 16-17199
USA v. Ledell L. Ellis
Date: June 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10713
Kathryn Joye v. Secretary Department of Navy
Date: June 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13071
USA v. Adrian Arrellano Guajardo
Date: June 13, 2018
Docket Numbers: 17-14581, 17-14582
USA v. Casimiro Carranza-Martinez
Date: June 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14954
Darryl Newman, et al v. Consolidated Dispatch Agency
Date: June 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15398
Slater v. United States Steel Corp.  
Date: June 12, 2018
Docket Number: 12-15548

Justia Opinion Summary: After plaintiff filed an employment discrimination case against US Steel, she filed a Chapter 7 bankruptcy petition that did not disclose the employment-discrimination claims. The Chapter 7 Trustee was treating the bankr...

USA v. Karen Kallen-Zury
Date: June 12, 2018
Docket Numbers: 13-14144, 16-17358, 17-13429
Hector Rivera v. Secretary, Department of Corrections, et al.
Date: June 12, 2018
Docket Number: 16-14842
Heather Olson v. Jason Whitfield
Date: June 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11172
Johnnie E. Adderly, III v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: June 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14576
USA v. Uchenna Azubuike
Date: June 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14738
Dave Bryant, et al v. Community Bankshares, Inc.
Date: June 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15360
Shawn Marcos Henry v. State of Florida
Date: June 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15587
USA v. Lazaro Enrique Mendez, et al.
Date: June 11, 2018
Docket Number: 15-13325
United States v. Cobena Duenas  
Date: June 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10509

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed defendant's conviction for conspiring to exchange counterfeit currency, and dealing in counterfeit currency. The court held that the evidence was sufficient to demonstrate that defendant kne...

USA v. Tamara Andreatta, et al.
Date: June 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10601
USA v. George Pena
Date: June 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13833
USA v. David Chiddo
Date: June 8, 2018
Docket Number: 15-15788
Brink v. Raymond James & Associates, Inc.  
Date: June 8, 2018
Docket Number: 16-14144

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit reversed the district court's dismissal of plaintiff's putative class action complaint alleging state law claims for breach of contract and negligence. Plaintiff claimed that because Passport Account...

Comparelli v. Republica Bolivariana De Venezuela  
Date: June 8, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16748

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed suit against the República Bolivariana de Venezuela and Petroquimica de Venezuela, S.A., alleging unlawful expropriation of their property in violation of international law. The district court dismissed...

Brad Albert v. American Family Insurance Company, et al
Date: June 8, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10310
United States v. McLean  
Date: June 8, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10741

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed defendant's conviction of violating 18 U.S.C. 115(a)(1)(B) by threatening to assault an immigration judge with the intent to impede, intimidate, or interfere with that judge while she was en...

Debra Lynn Duffy v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: June 8, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12267
Dee Russell v. City of Tampa, Florida
Date: June 8, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14178
Andrea J. Cagle v. USA
Date: June 8, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14400
Meridor v. United States Attorney General  
Date: June 7, 2018
Docket Number: 15-14569

Justia Opinion Summary: Meridor arrived in the U.S. about 25 years ago as a political refugee from Haiti and applied for political asylum. He withdrew his application after it lingered for many years. In 2013, DHS notified Meridor that he was s...

USA v. William Randall Colllins
Date: June 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15127
Richard Wally Rose v. USA
Date: June 6, 2018
Docket Number: 13-15376
United States v. Man  
Date: June 6, 2018
Docket Number: 16-15635

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed defendant's conviction and sentence for conspiracy to export defense articles without a license or written approval in violation of the Arms Control Export Act, 22 U.S.C. 2778. The court hel...

LabMD, Inc. v. Federal Trade Commission  
Date: June 6, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16270

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit vacated a cease and desist order issued by the FTC against LabMD. The FTC brought an enforcement action against LabMD, alleging that LabMD's data-security program was inadequate and thus constituted...

USA v. Eli Louis
Date: June 6, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11078
Timothy S. O'Donnell v. USA
Date: June 6, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11438
USA v. Sheldon Lamont Jackson
Date: June 6, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13482
USA v. Mariano Almodovar
Date: June 6, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14051
Minott v. M/Y Brunello  
Date: June 6, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10374

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit had interlocutory jurisdiction in this appeal from the denial of a warrant in rem for the arrest of a vessel. In this case, plaintiff filed a complaint against the vessel and others, alleging that he...

USA v. Anthony Michael Lewallyn
Date: June 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12162
Roberto Delgado v. USA
Date: June 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13913
Norman Toland, Jr. v. BellSouth Telecommunications, LLC
Date: June 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14095
Louis Andrew Wood v. J. Williams, et al.
Date: June 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14283
USA v. Kenneth Paul Ridgard
Date: June 5, 2018
Docket Numbers: 17-1465, 17-14650
GP v. Lee County School Board
Date: June 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14657
Campbell v. United States  
Date: June 4, 2018
Docket Number: 15-13261

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's denial of petitioner's 28 U.S.C. 2255 motion, contending that his pretrial counsel rendered ineffective assistance in investigating and litigating his motion to suppress...

Ponton v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections  
Date: June 4, 2018
Docket Number: 16-10683

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner contended that the district court erred in dismissing his 2016 petition as an unauthorized second or successive petition because, in light of the Supreme Court's decision in Castro v. United States, 540 U.S. 3...

USA v. Douglas Bernard Dukes, et al.
Date: June 4, 2018
Docket Number: 16-15073
Pamela M. Perry, M.D. v. The Schumacher Group of Louisiana  
Date: June 4, 2018
Docket Number: 16-15400

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff entered into a joint stipulation with NHMA purporting to voluntarily dismiss a 42 U.S.C. 1981 claim pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 41(a)(1) and then moved the district court to enter final judgment...

United States v. Jim  
Date: June 4, 2018
Docket Number: 16-17109

Justia Opinion Summary: The Miccosukee Indian Tribe and one of its members raised an affirmative defense that revenue distributions from gaming activities were exempt from taxation as Indian general welfare benefits under the Tribal General Wel...

Manners v. Cannella  
Date: June 4, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10088

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's grant of summary judgment for police officers in an action alleging excessive force and malicious prosecution. The court held that the officers had probable cause to arr...

USA v. Tracy Teresa Whitaker
Date: June 4, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12712
Jesus Baracaldo-Zamora v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: June 4, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13475
USA v. Antonio Rosello
Date: June 4, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14049
Jose Salvador Munoz v. USA
Date: June 4, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15261
United States v. Obando  
Date: June 1, 2018
Docket Numbers: 17-11202, 17-11276, 17-11313

Justia Opinion Summary: A flag painted on the side of a vessel is not "flying" for the purpose of making a "claim of nationality or registry" under the Maritime Drug Law Enforcement Act, 46 U.S.C. 70502(e). In this case, the United States Coast...

Jefferson v. Sewon America, Inc.  
Date: June 1, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11802

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit reversed in part the district court's grant of summary judgment for Sewon in an employment discrimination case, holding that plaintiff presented direct evidence that Sewon failed to transfer her on t...

Paula C. Perez-Brito, et al. v. Williams-Sonoma Stores, Inc.
Date: June 1, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12082
USA v. Teofilo Ruiz Murillo
Date: June 1, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12818
USA v. Gary Mark Harding
Date: June 1, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15086
USA v. Terrence L. Watson
Date: June 1, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15536
CSX Transportation, Inc. v. Alabama Department of Revenue, et al.
Date: May 31, 2018
Docket Numbers: 12-14611, 17-11705
Waseem Daker v. Robert Toole
Date: May 31, 2018
Docket Number: 15-12684
USA v. Leslie Chin
Date: May 31, 2018
Docket Number: 16-14691
USA v. Bobby Rydell "Yak" Norman
Date: May 31, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16393
William Johnson v. Secretary, Department of Corrections, et al.
Date: May 31, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16491
USA v. Corinthian Bostic
Date: May 31, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12124
Clifford Bellamy, Jr. v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: May 31, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12664
Louis Matthew Clements v. Attenti US, Inc.
Date: May 31, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13039
Edgardo Sensi v. State of Florida Officers of the Court, et al
Date: May 31, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13659
SE Property Holdings, LLC v. Tammy T. Center, et al
Date: May 31, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14076
USA v. Reginal Davis
Date: May 31, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14260
USA v. Dwayne Eddie Battle, Jr.
Date: May 31, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14519
USA v. Latavius Shuwon Johnson
Date: May 31, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14656
USA v. James Willie Askew, III
Date: May 31, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14883
Hope Gamble v. New England Auto Finance, Inc.
Date: May 31, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15343
Preston Lee Johnson, Jr. v. USA
Date: May 30, 2018
Docket Number: 16-15560
USA v. Joan Marie Price
Date: May 30, 2018
Docket Number: 16-15604
USA v. William G. Hernandez
Date: May 30, 2018
Docket Numbers: 16-16207, 17-13066
USA v. Alexander Robert Xavier
Date: May 30, 2018
Docket Number: 16-17570
Lee Drew Butler v. USA
Date: May 30, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12056
James M. Thompson v. Remi Gunn
Date: May 30, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13018
Allen Bruce Gottlieb v. Securities and Exchange Commission
Date: May 30, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13138
Trevor Hardaway v. Deshay Dickerson, et al.
Date: May 30, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13383
USA v. Kevin Wayne Taylor
Date: May 30, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13562
USA v. Gerric Martin Jones
Date: May 30, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13889
Anthony Sheely, Jr., et al. v. Bank of America, N.A., et al.
Date: May 30, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14511
USA v. Horacio Cruz-Rodriguez
Date: May 30, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15004
USA v. Joseph Alan Kelly
Date: May 30, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15469
USA v. Jonathan Jett
Date: May 30, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11009
National Union Fire Insurance Co. of Pittsburgh v. American Guarantee & Liability Insurance Co.  
Date: May 29, 2018
Docket Number: 16-12015

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit vacated the district court's grant of summary judgment to AIG in an action filed by AGLIC claiming that AIG, acting as a primary insurer, improperly allocated settlement payments between two insuranc...

USA v. Tyree Nathan Roberts
Date: May 29, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12534
Ted Lawrence Williams v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue
Date: May 29, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13628
USA v. Leonardo Juan Alcoser-Lopez
Date: May 29, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13947
USA v. Miguel Broche Ortiz
Date: May 29, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14734
USA v. Willie Alexander Washington
Date: May 29, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14759
Patricia Kennedy v. Rhoda Solano, et al
Date: May 29, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10250
Michael A. Evans v. Terry L. Rhodes, et al.
Date: May 25, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16936
Berkun v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue  
Date: May 25, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11216

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit denied petitioner's challenge to the tax court's dismissal of his petition for review for lack of jurisdiction. Petitioner argued that the IRS should have provided notice to him at his prison address...

USA v. Mark Augustus Chappelle
Date: May 25, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12461
James Keith Johnson v. USA
Date: May 25, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12641
USA v. Jose Daniel Deras Lopez
Date: May 25, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13848
FR Tax Group, LLC, et al. v. Philip Kassover
Date: May 25, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13943
USA v. Charles Ashley McBride
Date: May 25, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14170
USA v. Reubin W. Cochran, Jr.
Date: May 25, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14589
USA v. Terry L. Scott
Date: May 25, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15354
U.S. Bank National Association v. Hans Henning Larsen, et al.
Date: May 25, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15513
Jennifer Feldman v. Adoption Star Agency, et al.
Date: May 24, 2018
Docket Number: 16-17785
Alvin Seigler v. Torrence O. Philipp, et al.
Date: May 24, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10782
USA v. Pedro Garcia
Date: May 24, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10890
USA v. Ronnie Junior Rodriguez
Date: May 24, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11822
Wheeler Bros., Inc. v. Virginia Jones, et al.
Date: May 24, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12686
Cheryl Lynn Jossie v. CVS Pharmacy
Date: May 24, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12856
Brenda E. Crook-Petite-El v. Bumble Bee Foods LLC
Date: May 24, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12914
USA v. Alvin Fernando Gantt
Date: May 24, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13255
Bruce C. Rosetto, et al. v. Charles Murphy, et al.
Date: May 24, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13279
USA v. Rodrigus Lee Pearson
Date: May 24, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13282
Norma A. Estrada v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: May 24, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13357
USA v. Roberto Gonzalez Escobar
Date: May 24, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13666
Frank Steven Dolsak v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: May 24, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14392
Scott v. United States  
Date: May 23, 2018
Docket Numbers: 15-11377, 16-11950

Justia Opinion Summary: A second-in-time collateral claim based on a newly revealed actionable Brady violation is not second-or-successive for purposes of the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act. Consequently, such a claim is cognizab...

USA v. John Denton Rouse, Jr.
Date: May 23, 2018
Docket Number: 16-15857
United States v. Mitrovic  
Date: May 23, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16162

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed defendant's conviction for unlawful procurement of naturalization because he concealed from immigration authorities his past as a guard at a Serbian prison camp. The court held that the dist...

Maria N. Vinson v. Koch Foods of Alabama, LLC, et al.
Date: May 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10075
United States v. Touset  
Date: May 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11561

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fourth Amendment permits forensic searches of electronic devices at the border without suspicion. Defendant appealed the denial of his motions to suppress the child pornography found on electronic devices that he car...

Moliere Lundy v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: May 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14227
USA v. Jajuanis Armstrong
Date: May 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14569
USA v. Jose Martinez
Date: May 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14617
USA v. Rex Palmer Alexander
Date: May 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14881
Lionell Twitty v. USA
Date: May 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15308
USA v. Miguel Angel Mejia
Date: May 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11542
Hampton Island Holdings, LLC, et al. v. Lee Burton, et al.
Date: May 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12177
Kelly-Jo Mullen v. Acting Commissioner of Social Security
Date: May 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13864
Fairfield Community Clean Up Crew Inc. v. Mike Hale, et al.
Date: May 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15224
Sara I. Garcia v. Bank of America, N.A.
Date: May 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12065
USA v. Esther Dominguez
Date: May 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12843
USA v. Rashaad DeShaun Foster
Date: May 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13157
USA v. Glen Matthews
Date: May 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13161
USA v. Kenneth Jadon Brown
Date: May 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13290
USA v. Norris Lundy
Date: May 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13527
USA v. Kenneth James Hill
Date: May 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14019
Torie Cross v. USA
Date: May 18, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16044
USA v. Jamal Davis
Date: May 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10443
USA v. Samuel Reyes
Date: May 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11111
USA v. Shenane Babbs
Date: May 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14029
Sopo v. U.S. Attorney General  
Date: May 17, 2018
Docket Number: 14-11421

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit granted respondents' motion to dismiss this appeal as moot and vacated the prior published opinion. In this case, petitioner was removed from the United States and was no longer detained in immigrati...

Prison Legal News v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections  
Date: May 17, 2018
Docket Number: 15-14220

Justia Opinion Summary: Department of Correction impoundments do not violate the First Amendment but the failure to give proper notice of them does violate the Fourteenth Amendment. PLN filed suit contending that the Department's impoundments o...

Oberist Lee Saunders v. Sheriff of Brevard County, et al
Date: May 17, 2018
Docket Number: 16-17607
Guy W. Harrison, III v. Fulton County, Georgia
Date: May 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10781
Jimmy Jean-Baptise v. Benjamin C. Ledbetter, et al
Date: May 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12479
USA v. Joshua Jarrell Jackson
Date: May 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13322
Rupert E. Phillips, et al v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue
Date: May 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14439
USA v. Sean Daniel Drawdy
Date: May 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14936
Chmielewski v. City of St. Pete Beach  
Date: May 16, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16402

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the denial of the City's motions for judgment as a matter of law and for a new trial in an inverse condemnation action. In this case, the underlying dispute involved a beachfront parcel owne...

Ricky Giddens, et al v. Hugh Lawson, et al
Date: May 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10169
Debra E. Milam v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: May 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11496
Morshed Alam v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: May 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12603
USA v. Terrance Jerome Clarke
Date: May 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12611
Francisco Urdaneta v. Wells Fargo Bank N.A.
Date: May 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13134
USA v. Adam Smith
Date: May 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13209
Advice Interactive Group, LLC v. Web.com Group, Inc.
Date: May 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14774
Theresa Pussinen v. Target Corporation
Date: May 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15083
USA v. Amado Becerra Lomas
Date: May 15, 2018
Docket Number: 16-15068
United States v. Knowles  
Date: May 15, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16802

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed defendant's convictions for the use of an unauthorized access device and aggravated identity theft. The court held that the district court abused its discretion by excluding lay identificati...

Irma Ovalles v. USA
Date: May 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10172
USA v. Tawanda Aeiah Sears
Date: May 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11034
Phillip Torres v. Miami-Dade County, Florida
Date: May 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14205
USA v. Demario Coffie
Date: May 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14435
Shaneela Memon v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: May 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14552
Debra Skanes v. FEDEX
Date: May 14, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16499
Williams v. Mosaic Fertilizer, LLC  
Date: May 14, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10894

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's grant of summary judgment for Mosaic in this toxic tort action. Plaintiff alleged that toxic substances emitted from a factory operated by Mosaic caused or exacerbated v...

USA v. Jhirmack Wiles
Date: May 14, 2018
Docket Numbers: 17-12671, 17-13409
USA v. Mayre Lopez
Date: May 14, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12876
USA v. Anthony Morris
Date: May 14, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13519
Patricia Gonzalez, et al v. James Batmasian, et al
Date: May 14, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13740
USA v. Cresencio Juarez Ramiro
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 16-17672
USA v. Sena Howell
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11247
James E. Baumann, et al. v. Quarles & Brady LLP, et al.
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12633
Raul Moreno v. Serco Inc.
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13385
Haskell Colclough, Jr. v. Gwinnett County School District
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13878
USA v. Sabino Alcocer Gustavo
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14684
Melanie L. Garcia, et al v. Wells Fargo Bank, NA
Date: May 10, 2018
Docket Numbers: 13-12082, 15-10779, 16-16823
Kellie B. Ingram, et al v. AAA Cooper Transportation, Inc.
Date: May 10, 2018
Docket Number: 16-11440
Devengoechea v. Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela  
Date: May 10, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16816

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against Venezuela, seeking payment for or return of the Bolivar Collection, asserting jurisdiction under the commercial activity exception to the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act of 1976 (FSIA), 28 U...

Gutierrez v. Wells Fargo Bank  
Date: May 10, 2018
Docket Numbers: 16-16820, 16-16823

Justia Opinion Summary: Fair notice at a relatively early stage of litigation was a primary factor in considering whether a party has acted consistently with its arbitration rights. In appeals stemming from class actions brought by bank custome...

Martin Energy Services, LLC v. ING Bank NV
Date: May 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10899
Adeyinka Salami v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: May 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11459
Eric Mitchell v. Gail Loput, et al.
Date: May 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11971
USA v. Aaron Garcia
Date: May 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12963
Olena Goncharenko v. Royal Caribbean Cruises, LTD
Date: May 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13069
Gerald Lynn Bostock v. Clayton County
Date: May 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13801
USA v. Jorge Hector Ruiz
Date: May 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14514
United States v. Stein  
Date: May 9, 2018
Docket Number: 16-10914

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed the district court's grant of summary judgment in favor of the United States for unpaid federal income taxes, late penalties, and interest accrued. The Eleventh Circuit initially affirmed but then late...

Montanez v. Carvajal  
Date: May 9, 2018
Docket Number: 16-17639

Justia Opinion Summary: After police officers interrupt what they reasonably believe to be a residential burglary and detain two suspects just outside of the house, they can thereafter lawfully enter the home—without a warrant, and without furt...

Janice Duncan v. State of Alabama, et al
Date: May 9, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12406
Paul Lewis v. USA
Date: May 9, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13657
Andrzej Madura, et al. v. BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP, et al.
Date: May 8, 2018
Docket Numbers: 13-13953, 15-10090, 16-14870, 17-11414
Bailey v. Rocky Mountain Holdings, LLC  
Date: May 8, 2018
Docket Number: 15-14415

Justia Opinion Summary: The Airline Deregulation Act preempts a cause of action against an air ambulance provider based on a provision of the Florida Motor Vehicle No Fault Law, Florida Statutes 627.730–627.7405. The Eleventh Circuit held that...

Jay M. Block v. A. Pohling
Date: May 8, 2018
Docket Number: 16-15637
Eric Watkins v. Plantation Police Department
Date: May 8, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16049
William O'Neal v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: May 8, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11469
USA v. Leonard Nathanial Peragine, Jr.
Date: May 8, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12682
Chris Payne v. DOCO Credit Union, et al
Date: May 8, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13036
USA v. Jacob Paul Toole
Date: May 8, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13565
USA v. Taviien Owens
Date: May 8, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13606
Branch Banking and Trust Company v. Oswald P. Carrerou, et al.
Date: May 8, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14404
Xue Fang Chen v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: May 8, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14554
Guy Marcel Siewe v. Maria Grazia Locci
Date: May 8, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15014
Levi Jessie Medina v. Secretary, Department of Corrections
Date: May 7, 2018
Docket Number: 16-10332
Calvin Leon Massey v. Warden, Attorney General State of Alabama
Date: May 7, 2018
Docket Number: 16-17417
Gaglilardi v. City of Boca Raton Florida  
Date: May 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11820

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit held that this action claiming that the City violated the Establishment Clause when it approved the construction of a religious center near plaintiffs' homes was moot and no longer justiciable. In th...

USA v. Ricardo Lee Duran
Date: May 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13320
USA v. Teona N. Rodgers
Date: May 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13641
USA v. Syteria Hephzibah
Date: May 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14058
USA v. Elwood Cooper
Date: May 4, 2018
Docket Numbers: 15-13688, 15-14304, 16-17057
USA v. Kennon W. Whaley
Date: May 4, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16821
USA v. Quincey Lockhart, et al
Date: May 4, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11800
USA v. Stacy Darnell Mitchell
Date: May 4, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12302
Sherwin Fraser v. J.C. Penney Corporation, Inc.
Date: May 4, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13262
Christopher French v. USA
Date: May 3, 2018
Docket Number: 16-15782
USA v. Eddie Sylvester Steele
Date: May 3, 2018
Docket Number: 16-17719
Emile Myrthil v. USA
Date: May 3, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11531
Gene T. Jacobs v. UNUM Group Corporation, et al
Date: May 3, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12868
USA v. Yosbel Marimon
Date: May 3, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13020
Ali Asghar Mirzataheri, et al v. Trustee Marcia T. Dunn, et al
Date: May 3, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13280
Helen Jarvis v. Geovera Specialty Insurance Company, Inc.
Date: May 3, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13517
USA v. Norman Wynn Leverette, Jr.
Date: May 3, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15410
Truesdell v. Thomas  
Date: May 2, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16388

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against defendants for violation of the Driver's Privacy Protection Act (DPPA), 18 U.S.C. 2721-2725. The Eleventh Circuit held that the DPPA permitted punitive damages against municipal agencies; the...

USA v. Curtis Randall Caffie
Date: May 2, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16394
Juan Mercado v. USA
Date: May 2, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10343
Mark E. Bennick v. The Boeing Company
Date: May 2, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12763
USA v. Antonio Santiago-Santiago
Date: May 2, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13983
Franklin L. Williams v. J.V. Flournoy
Date: May 1, 2018
Docket Number: 16-14230
USA v. Aaron M. Richardson
Date: May 1, 2018
Docket Number: 16-14800
Jerome Julius Weeks v. USA
Date: May 1, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10049
USA v. Jason P. Stinson
Date: May 1, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11412
USA v. Darius Vashon Tolbert
Date: May 1, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12380
USA v. Marlon Lashawn King
Date: May 1, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13143
Carolyn Henderson, et al. v. Henry County, Georgia, et al.
Date: May 1, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13344
Gilbert Roman v. Tyco Simplex Grinnell
Date: May 1, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13895
USA v. Jamel Johnson
Date: May 1, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14080
Patricia Kennedy v. Beachside Commercial Properties, LLC, et al
Date: May 1, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14356
David Duncan v. GEICO General Insurance Company
Date: May 1, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14995
USA v. Alfonso Marquez
Date: May 1, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10419
USA v. Antonio Markeith Beverly
Date: April 30, 2018
Docket Numbers: 14-11451, 17-15059
Ernesteen Jones v. Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
Date: April 30, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11063
Kimberly M. Godwin v. Corizon Health
Date: April 30, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12074
USA v. Jhirmack Wiles
Date: April 30, 2018
Docket Numbers: 17-12671, 17-13409
USA v. Luis Medina
Date: April 30, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14341
USA v. Jose Benitez, Jr.
Date: April 27, 2018
Docket Number: 16-10476
USA v. Micheal Lee Schmidt
Date: April 27, 2018
Docket Number: 16-17164
Denise Benz v. Crowley Maritime Corporation, et al.
Date: April 27, 2018
Docket Number: 16-17363
Joe Nathan Giles v. Crime Stoppers of Birmingham Ala., et al.
Date: April 27, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11518
Centro Development Corporation v. Central Mutual Insurance Company
Date: April 27, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13489
USA v. Christopher Tavorris Wilkins
Date: April 27, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15009
The Georgia Republican Party v. Securities and Exchange Commission  
Date: April 26, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16623

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioners challenged the Commission's issuance of an order approving Rule 2030, a regulation governing the political contributions of FINRA members who solicit government officials for investment advisory services cont...

Steven Eugene Turner v. Secretary, Department of Corrections
Date: April 26, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16691
USA v. John Luckett
Date: April 26, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10514
USA v. Keenan Devron Hunter
Date: April 26, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13166
Juan L. Perez, et al v. Richard Brioso, et al
Date: April 26, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13430
CSX Transportation, Inc. v. Alabama Department of Revenue  
Date: April 25, 2018
Docket Number: 12-14611

Justia Opinion Summary: Alabama rail carriers pay a 4% sales and use tax on diesel fuel. Motor carriers and water carriers are exempt from that tax but motor carriers pay a Motor Fuels Excise Tax of $0.19 per gallon of diesel. Water carriers pa...

USA v. Nivis Martin
Date: April 25, 2018
Docket Numbers: 14-11019, 16-11002
Bush v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections  
Date: April 25, 2018
Docket Number: 14-12532

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's denial of a writ of habeas corpus vacating his convictions pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 2254. The court held that petitioner was not denied due process or access to the courts...

Barnes v. Secretary, Department of Corrections  
Date: April 25, 2018
Docket Number: 16-11530

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. The court held that federal habeas relief was not warranted on petitioner's claim that his Sixth Amendment...

Steve L. Thomas v. Home Depot USA, Inc.
Date: April 25, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11380
USA v. Curtis Kennedy Williams
Date: April 25, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11876
USA v. Ryan Vincent Hill
Date: April 25, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12679
Hand v. Scott  
Date: April 25, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11388

Justia Opinion Summary: The State Executive Clemency Board appealed the district court's orders in favor of appellees James Michael Hand and eight other convicted felons who have completed their sentences and sought to regain their voting right...

United States v. Whitman  
Date: April 24, 2018
Docket Number: 15-14846

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed Defendant Whitman's conviction and Defendant McCarty's sentence for convictions of bribery, wire fraud, theft, and obstruction involving government contracts. The court held that the distric...

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation v. Loudermilk  
Date: April 24, 2018
Docket Number: 16-17315

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit certified the following question to the Supreme Court of Georgia: 1) Whether Georgia's apportionment statute, O.C.G.A. 51-12-33, applies to tort claims for purely pecuniary losses against bank direct...

Clayton County, Georgia v. Federal Aviation Administration  
Date: April 24, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10210

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit lacked jurisdiction to consider the merits of petitioners' suit challenging the FAA's interpretation of 49 U.S.C. 47133 as set forth in a 2016 letter because the letter did not constitute final agenc...

First National Bank of Oneida, N.A. v. Brandt  
Date: April 24, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11654

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit vacated the district court's dismissal of First National's deficiency claims and remanded for the district court to consider, in the first instance, whether the dismissal of defendant's Chapter 11 ca...

USA v. Mario Donate Lockhart
Date: April 24, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13022
USA v. Colon Jaime Pibaque Pibaque
Date: April 24, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13313
USA v. David Chkuaseli, et al
Date: April 24, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1507
USA v. Joseph Bishop
Date: April 24, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15319
Dixon v. Pollock  
Date: April 23, 2018
Docket Number: 16-15040

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, a Florida prisoner proceeding pro se, appealed the district court's grant of a motion to dismiss his civil rights complaint for lack of subject matter jurisdiction under Heck v. Humphrey, 512 U.S. 477, 114 S....

USA v. Elisabet Kerese Alvarez
Date: April 23, 2018
Docket Number: 16-17416
Tiffany Beckman v. Joe Hamilton
Date: April 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12407
Brandon Leidel v. Coinbase, Inc.
Date: April 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12728
USA v. Rafael Lopez-Morales
Date: April 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12965
Michael K. Sharp v. The City of Huntsville, AL., et al
Date: April 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13469
Mozelle J. Thomas, et al v. City of Jacksonville, et al
Date: April 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14016
Evanston Insurance Company v. J&J Cable Construction, LLC, et al
Date: April 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11188
USA v. Shaka M. Smith
Date: April 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12526
USA v. Matthew Vaughn Hawks
Date: April 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12528
USA v. Kevin Hickey
Date: April 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14055
USA v. Oneil Anthony Harris
Date: April 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14814
Sama v. U.S. Attorney General  
Date: April 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10711

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit held that substantial evidence supported the BIA's decision that petitioner had not suffered past persecution by the Cameroonian police and that he lacked a well-founded fear of future persecution. T...

USA v. Roosevelt Williams
Date: April 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11843
Fernanda Gomes Araujo, et al v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: April 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12249
USA v. Derek Coleman Corker
Date: April 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13543
USA v. Jose Ramon Pulido-Nolazco
Date: April 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13912
Eastern Hydroelectric Corp. v. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission  
Date: April 18, 2018
Docket Number: 15-11667

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit denied a petition for review of the Commission's decision to revoke petitioner's license to generate hydroelectricity at the Juliette Dam. The court held that the Commission was authorized to revoke...

Houston v. Country Club, Inc.  
Date: April 18, 2018
Docket Number: 16-17484

Justia Opinion Summary: As a matter of first impression, the Eleventh Circuit held that it was sufficient for an opt-in plaintiff to file a written consent pursuant to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), 29 U.S.C. 216(b), to confer party-plain...

United States v. Shabazz  
Date: April 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10639

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed defendant's convictions and sentence for crimes related to a multi-state tax fraud scheme using Indigent Inmate, a prisoner "charity" defendant founded and financed. The court held that the...

USA v. Jonathan A. Carter
Date: April 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12520
S.B. v. Tenet Healthcare Corporation
Date: April 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14102
Moody v. Warden Holman CF  
Date: April 18, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11229

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's dismissal of a 28 U.S.C. 2241 petition, but on different grounds. Petitioner was convicted of murdering Eleventh Circuit Judge Robert Vance and sentenced to death. The c...

Walter Leroy Moody, Jr. v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: April 18, 2018
Docket Number: 18-90010
Patrick O. Griffin v. Philip Morris USA, Inc.
Date: April 17, 2018
Docket Number: 14-14709
Malibu Media, LLC v. Robert Roldan
Date: April 17, 2018
Docket Number: 16-11767
Robert Craig Macleod v. Tom Bexley
Date: April 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11281
Durbrow v. Cobb County School District  
Date: April 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11400

Justia Opinion Summary: Despite his Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) diagnosis and difficulties with organization, Connor excelled in academic programs and on standardized tests. He was admitted into a selective Magnet Program. B...

USA v. James Vincent Brown, Jr.
Date: April 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12604
Contrell Leo Floyd v. City of Miami Beach, et al.
Date: April 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12741
USA v. Jose Bolivar Orobio
Date: April 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13506
Lisa F. Santos v. Social Security Administration, Commissioner
Date: April 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13605
Matthew E. Jackson, Jr., et al v. Frances Edith Jackson
Date: April 16, 2018
Docket Numbers: 17-10536, 17-11341, 17-11936
John Brier, et al v. Keith De Cay
Date: April 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11836
Ken Cameron, et al v. Scottsdale Insurance Company
Date: April 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11907
Curtis Lee Dallas v. USA
Date: April 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12557
USA v. Brett William Kirkham
Date: April 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13362
USA v. David Daniel Magness
Date: April 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14323
USA v. Nivis Martin
Date: April 13, 2018
Docket Numbers: 14-11019, 16-11002
Yeny Lisseth Gonzalez-Rodriguez v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: April 13, 2018
Docket Numbers: 14-13006, 17-13125
Rudolph Lloyd Brown v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: April 13, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16540
Transit Connection, Inc. v. National Labor Relations Board  
Date: April 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10294

Justia Opinion Summary: The Union notified TCI, a Martha’s Vineyard bus company, that a majority of its drivers had signed Union authorization cards. The parties agreed to an election. TCI was required to provide a list of eligible voters and t...

Mauricio Lacayo, et al. v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., et al.
Date: April 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10441
USA v. Wilfred E. Wright
Date: April 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11923
Sharon Winters v. Justin Ranum, et al
Date: April 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13000
USA v. Rene Borrero
Date: April 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14010
USA v. Johnny L. Dawson
Date: April 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14314
USA v. Dora Moreira
Date: April 12, 2018
Docket Numbers: 14-10530, 17-12967
Devon Ignacious Porter v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: April 12, 2018
Docket Number: 15-13313
Mykola Shchupak v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: April 12, 2018
Docket Numbers: 15-14363, 17-12710
Frank J. Ballesteros v. USA
Date: April 12, 2018
Docket Number: 16-11264
Audy Perez v. USA
Date: April 12, 2018
Docket Number: 16-17751
Stacy Burke v. Postmaster General, et al.
Date: April 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11046
Timothy Allen Davis, Sr. v. City of Apopka, et al
Date: April 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11706
USA v Luis Alfredo Parrales Bravo
Date: April 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13807
USA v. Aquillino Guizamano-Cortes
Date: April 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13819
USA v. Walberto Cuero Cortes
Date: April 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13896
United States v. Cochise Consultancy, Inc.  
Date: April 11, 2018
Docket Number: 16-12836

Justia Opinion Summary: Relator filed a qui tam action alleging that his employer violated the False Claims Act (FCA), 31 U.S.C. 3729-33, by submitting to the United States false or fraudulent claims for payment. The Eleventh Circuit held, as a...

Brian McCalla v. USA
Date: April 11, 2018
Docket Number: 16-15623
United States v. Suarez Plasencia  
Date: April 11, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16946

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed defendant's convictions and sentence for encouraging and inducing aliens to enter the United States. The court held that the district court did not err in denying defendant's motion to suppr...

USA v. Omero Penaloza
Date: April 11, 2018
Docket Number: 16-17686
Kevin Gerald Forde v. Miami Federal Department of Corrections, et al
Date: April 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10448
USA v. Juan Carlos Portillo Holguin
Date: April 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11816
USA v. Jonathan Phanor
Date: April 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12460
USA v. Clifford Eric Lundgren
Date: April 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12466
USA v. Roberto Guzman
Date: April 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13564
USA v. Jimmy Taylor
Date: April 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14252
Wachovia Bank N.A., et al v. Dr. Paul Tien, et al
Date: April 10, 2018
Docket Numbers: 15-11158, 16-16526
USA v. Julio Acuna
Date: April 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10085
Dorothy Jackson v. NCL America, LLC
Date: April 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10399
Andres Pavon v. Attorney General, State of Florida, et al
Date: April 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10508
USA v. Brandon Williams
Date: April 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10759
USA v. Alexis Caballero
Date: April 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11475
Joseph Fetchick, III v. Dennis M. Lemma
Date: April 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11604
USA v, Lonzine Adams
Date: April 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11686
Lorna Bledsoe v. Office Depot, et al.
Date: April 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12004
Dawn Baker v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: April 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13850
Booth T. James, III v. Montgomery Regional Airport Authority, et al.
Date: April 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14014
Freddie Wilson v. Warden, et al
Date: April 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14099
USA v. Omar Anthony Green
Date: April 9, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16964
Steven Hartsfield v. USA
Date: April 9, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12273
Jennifer Skyles v. The City of Altamone Springs
Date: April 9, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12775
James Baker v. James Batmasian, et al
Date: April 9, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12830
Patricia Buchanan v. Delta Air Lines, Inc.
Date: April 9, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13452
Barbara R. Tutwiler v. Sandoz, Inc.
Date: April 9, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13985
Waseem Daker v. Patrick Head, et al
Date: April 6, 2018
Docket Numbers: 15-10144, 15-10176
Quality Auto Painting Center of Roselle, Inc. v. State Farm Indemnity Company, et al
Date: April 6, 2018
Docket Numbers: 15-14160, 15-14162, 15-14178, 15-14179, 15-14180
USA v. Sheldon Joel Ramnaraine
Date: April 6, 2018
Docket Number: 15-15668
Harry Austin v. Secretary, Department of Corrections, et al
Date: April 6, 2018
Docket Number: 16-13436
Justin Hammett v. Paulding County, Georgia, et al
Date: April 6, 2018
Docket Number: 16-15764
USA v. Craig Cesal
Date: April 6, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16008
James Booth v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections, et al
Date: April 6, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12219
Asker B. Asker, et al v. Seminole Tribe of Florida, Inc., et al
Date: April 6, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12535
USA v. Kayla Soto
Date: April 6, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12667
Ramon Jesus Lantes Gonzalez v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: April 6, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12970
USA v. Robert Glenn Smithson, II
Date: April 6, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13165
Jazzmon Edmundson v. The City of Atlanta as a Municipality, et al
Date: April 6, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13200
David Oliver Thomas v. City of Lakeland
Date: April 6, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13544
USA v. Daryl Gofphin
Date: April 6, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14071
Cordarius Benjamin v. Yamir Borrego
Date: April 6, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14186
United States v. Maxi  
Date: April 5, 2018
Docket Number: 15-13182

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed Defendants Maxi and Blanc's convictions on charges relating to their participation in an extensive drug distribution network. Determining that Maxi had standing to challenge the search of th...

Cory R. Maples v. Commissioner, Alabama Department of Corrections
Date: April 5, 2018
Docket Number: 15-14586
USA v/ Hugh Stephens Worley
Date: April 5, 2018
Docket Number: 16-13394
Lisa Caporicci v. Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc.
Date: April 5, 2018
Docket Number: 16-13494
Carlos Perdue v. Corizon Health Care Company, et al
Date: April 5, 2018
Docket Number: 16-15727
United States v. Carroll  
Date: April 5, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16652

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted of knowingly possessing and distributing hundreds of images and videos depicting the sexual exploitation of minors, some of whom were less than twelve years old. The court held that defendant fail...

Marcus B. Harris v. Secretary, Department of Corrections, et al
Date: April 5, 2018
Docket Number: 16-17446
Charles E. Woide, et al v. Federal National Mortgage Association
Date: April 5, 2018
Docket Numbers: 17-10776, 17-10777
Robert Moni v. Volusia County, Corp., et al
Date: April 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12571
James Lowery v. Social Security Administration, Commissioner
Date: April 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12862
Reggie David Sanchez v. USA
Date: April 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12973
James F. Lapinski, et al v. Andrew Leech, et al
Date: April 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13698
Edgar Quintanilla v. Homer Bryson, et al
Date: April 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14141
Anita Andrews v. Deputy Brandon Marshall, et al
Date: April 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14377
USA v., Mark Raymond Burns
Date: April 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14632
Edwaldo Louis Oliveiri v. USA
Date: April 4, 2018
Docket Number: 16-14300
USA v. Gregory Moore
Date: April 4, 2018
Docket Number: 16-15519
USA v. Reginald Perkins
Date: April 4, 2018
Docket Number: 16-15868
USA v. William Dor
Date: April 4, 2018
Docket Number: 16-17191
USA v. Chenhsin Chan
Date: April 4, 2018
Docket Number: 16-17797
Neil S. Schuster v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue
Date: April 4, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11647
USA v. Neil Jason Merritt
Date: April 4, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12265
USA v. Joshua Maxwell
Date: April 4, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12294
Richard Leon Moore v. United States Department of Justice (BOP)
Date: April 4, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12761
Selecha Allen v. Warden, Baldwin State Prison, et al
Date: April 4, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13513
Burdette Lowe v. Delta Air Lines Inc.
Date: April 4, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13579
Securities and Exchange Commissioner v. James A. Torchia, et al
Date: April 4, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14539
USA v. Elyric Nathaniel Singleton, III
Date: April 4, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14613
USA v. Stephen Mayer
Date: April 4, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14857
Sean Reilly v. Guelsy M. Herrera, et al
Date: April 3, 2018
Docket Numbers: 14-11360, 16-17527
Demetrium Silas Shaw v. USA
Date: April 3, 2018
Docket Number: 16-14874
USA v. Richard Thomas Magnotti
Date: April 3, 2018
Docket Number: 16-15124
Jonathan-Michael Trevari v. Warden, et al
Date: April 3, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10716
USA v. Ronnie Dixon
Date: April 3, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10952
Jose Enrique Ramos-Palomares v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: April 3, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12832
USA v. Thomas Reynolds
Date: April 3, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13302
Carl Darrell Hutto v. Lawrence County, Alabama, et al
Date: April 3, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13499
USA v. Twaski Jackson
Date: April 3, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15048
Athens Cellular, Inc. v. Oconee County, Georgia  
Date: April 2, 2018
Docket Number: 15-12067

Justia Opinion Summary: Verizon filed suit challenging the Board's denial of its application for a special use permit to construct a cellular communications tower. The district court dismissed the action as time-barred under the thirty-day limi...

United States v. Lee  
Date: April 2, 2018
Docket Numbers: 16-16590, 16-16591

Justia Opinion Summary: The government appealed the district court's grant of defendant's motion to vacate his criminal sentence under 28 U.S.C. 2255 in light of Johnson v. United States, 135 S. Ct. 2551, 2557-60 (2015), and Welch v. United Sta...

United States v. Harris  
Date: April 2, 2018
Docket Number: 16-17646

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed defendant's conviction of witness tampering and obstruction of justice. Defendant, in an effort to secure her brothers' acquittal from charges involving multiple murders, lied to law enforce...

Baas v. Fewless  
Date: April 2, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11225

Justia Opinion Summary: The Driver's Privacy Protection Act (DPPA) excepts authorized acts of lobbying from its purview. The Eleventh Circuit denied plaintiffs' appeal of an adverse summary judgment granted for defendants, holding that defendan...

USA v. Carlton Butler
Date: April 2, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11436
Estate of Federico Osorio, et al v. Miami Dade County
Date: April 2, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12296
Crocker v. Deputy Sheriff Steven Eric Beatty  
Date: April 2, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13526

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against defendant, a deputy in the sheriff's office, under 42 U.S.C. 1983, alleging that plaintiff's Fourth Amendment rights were violated when the deputy seized his iPhone after plaintiff took photo...

Choizilme v. U.S. Attorney General  
Date: March 30, 2018
Docket Number: 15-13845

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit denied a petition for review of the BIA's decision affirming the IJ's order of removal based on his five criminal convictions for drug offenses under Florida Statute 893.13. The court held that the B...

Lewis v. Moore  
Date: March 30, 2018
Docket Number: 15-13979

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, through their parents, filed suit against defendants, alleging harms from the result of their parents being enrolled in a clinical study while being treated for health issues accompanying the children's prema...

Nell C. Dysart v. Trustmark National Bank
Date: March 30, 2018
Docket Number: 15-14690
United States v. Angulo Mosquera  
Date: March 30, 2018
Docket Numbers: 16-10261, 16-10313, 16-10381, 16-10414

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed Defendants Angulo, Acosta, Varela, and Lopez's conviction of charges related to their involvement in a cocaine conspiracy. The court held that the district court did not abuse its discretion...

United States v. Cristiano Machado  
Date: March 30, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16449

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed defendant's three convictions for wire fraud, but vacated his 36 month sentence. Applying the four factor test in Barker, the court held that defendant was not denied the right to a speedy t...

USA v. Rodney Fernandez
Date: March 30, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10802
Cadwell v. Kaufman, Englett & Lynd, PLLC  
Date: March 30, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10810

Justia Opinion Summary: At issue was whether a provision in the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005, 11 U.S.C. 526(a)(4), —on advice to incur debt to pay for a lawyer's bankruptcy-related representation—likewise enta...

Allison Bredbenner v. Deputy Christopher Sullivan, et al.
Date: March 30, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10811
Gerardo Carreon-Navarez v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: March 30, 2018
Docket Numbers: 17-10948, 17-12968
Houston Specialty Insurance Company v. Enoch Vaughn, et al.
Date: March 30, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11038
USA v. Bryan Nilsen Cortez Gongora
Date: March 30, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12285
Rozalia Williams v. Florida Atlantic University, et al
Date: March 30, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12546
Aida Ndiaye v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: March 30, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13102
USA v. Kelly Gene Collins
Date: March 30, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13204
USA v. Patrick Killen, Jr.
Date: March 29, 2018
Docket Number: 15-15001
MetLife and Annuity Company of Connecticut v. Akpele  
Date: March 29, 2018
Docket Number: 16-15677

Justia Opinion Summary: Metlife initiated this interpleader action under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 22, seeking to pay into the registry of the district court the proceeds of an insurance policy on the life of the deceased. Defendants were...

USA v. Andres A. Lopez-Martinez
Date: March 29, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11097
Vincent J. Rhodes, et al v. Lazy Flamingo 2, Inc.
Date: March 29, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11338
USA v. Carly Renee Smelcer
Date: March 29, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13150
United States v. St. Amour  
Date: March 29, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13352

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed defendant's conviction for operating an aircraft with an unapproved fuel system in violation of 49 U.S.C. 46306(b)(9). The court rejected defendant's contention that the term "operates an ai...

USA v. Carloe Mario Duque-Gallego
Date: March 29, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14471
USA v. Anthony Moore
Date: March 29, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14640
USA v. Jocelyn Furisma
Date: March 28, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16734
USA v. Thomas Isaac LaFleur
Date: March 28, 2018
Docket Number: 16-17135
USA v. Vincent Green
Date: March 28, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10786
USA v. Rolando Mulet, et al
Date: March 27, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16400
Robert Wayne Gillman v. Secretary, Department of Corrections, et al.
Date: March 27, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10295
Morrow v. Warden, Georgia Diagnostic Prison  
Date: March 27, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10311

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's denial of a petition for habeas relief under 28 U.S.C. 2254. The court held that the Supreme Court of Georgia reasonably concluded that petitioner's attorneys were not d...

Stephen Ray Hoke v. Mr. Lyle, et al
Date: March 27, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11278
Trudy Mighty v. Miguel Carballosa
Date: March 26, 2018
Docket Numbers: 15-14058, 17-12278
United States v. Rehaif  
Date: March 26, 2018
Docket Number: 16-15860

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit sua sponte vacated its prior published opinion and substituted the following revised opinion. The court affirmed defendant's convictions for possessing a firearm and ammunition while being illegall...

USA v. Stanley Jawan Hinton
Date: March 26, 2018
Docket Number: 16-17408
USA v. Gilberto Villanueva, Jr.
Date: March 26, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10412
CSX Transportation, Inc. v. Alabama Department of Revenue  
Date: March 23, 2018
Docket Numbers: 12-14611, 17-11705

Justia Opinion Summary: The Railroad Revitalization and Regulatory Reform Act prohibits states from imposing a tax that discriminates against a rail carrier. 49 U.S.C. 11501(b)(4). The Eleventh Circuit held that Alabama's tax scheme, which impo...

Drummond Co. v. Conrad & Scherer, LLP  
Date: March 23, 2018
Docket Numbers: 16-11090, 15-90031

Justia Opinion Summary: C&S sought interlocutory review of the district court’s order concluding that the crime-fraud exception could defeat a law firm and its partner's assertions in discovery of attorney-client privilege and attorney work pro...

Ayo Omoaregba Oyakhire v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: March 23, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16266
USA v. Thomas M. Jackson, Jr.
Date: March 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10392
USA v. Cefalo Lewis
Date: March 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11066
Felicia Ring v. Social Security Administration, Commissioner
Date: March 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12178
USA v. Brian Deronceler, et al
Date: March 22, 2018
Docket Number: 15-14999
Luis Guillermo Pieschacon Quijano, et al v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: March 22, 2018
Docket Number: 16-10529
Nice v. L-3 Communications Vertex Aerospace LLC  
Date: March 22, 2018
Docket Numbers: 16-15541, 17-10545, 16-90014

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against defendants after a Navy aircraft crashed during a training exercise, killing her husband and everyone else on board. On appeal, defendant challenged the district court's denial of their motio...

United States v. Jonson  
Date: March 22, 2018
Docket Number: 16-15690

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit reversed the district court's denial of defendant's motion to suppress after he conditionally pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition. The court held that the totali...