2018 Eleventh Circuit US Court of Appeals Case Law

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USA v. Timothy Smith
Date: October 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13945
Roderick D. Haynes v. Deputy Michael Garner
Date: October 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14167
Zachary T. Frey v. USA
Date: October 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14445
Jared G. Anton v. Phoenix Life Insurance Company
Date: October 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15528
Thomas Robinson v. Cole Lambert
Date: October 22, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11033
USA v. Luis Gonzalez Calimano
Date: October 22, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11570
Cambridge University Press v. Albert  
Date: October 19, 2018
Docket Numbers: 12-14676, 12-15147, 16-15726

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, three publishing houses, alleged that members of the Board of Regents at GSU infringed their copyrights by maintaining a policy which allows GSU professors to make digital copies of excerpts of plaintiffs' bo...

United States v. Margarita Garcia  
Date: October 19, 2018
Docket Number: 14-11845

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit held that, although the decision to allow the government to introduce inculpatory evidence while both defendant and her lawyer were absent for three to ten minutes in a trial that lasted more than 49...

Code Revision Commissioner v. Public.Resource.Org, Inc.  
Date: October 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11589

Justia Opinion Summary: The annotations contained in the Official Code of Georgia Annotated (OCGA), authored by the Georgia General Assembly and made an inextricable part of the official codification of Georgia's laws, may not be copyrighted by...

Leon Bright v. Austin Thomas, et al
Date: October 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12369
USA v. Dan Reed
Date: October 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12699
Gocha Giorgobiani, et al. v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 19, 2018
Docket Numbers: 17-13394, 18-10824
Matthew A. Pagan v. Broward County Sheriff, Officer Scott Israel, et al
Date: October 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13439
Craig Allen Hipp v. USA
Date: October 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13858
Hornsby-Culpepper v. Ware  
Date: October 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14301

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's grant of summary judgment to defendants in an action filed by plaintiff pro se, alleging claims for wage and sex discrimination based on the Equal Protection Clause and...

Thelma Owens v. Real Time Resolutions Inc.
Date: October 19, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10843
USA v. DeQuavious Markell Jones
Date: October 19, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10850
James Baer v. Silversea Cruises Ltd.
Date: October 19, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10911
USA v. Juan Herrera
Date: October 19, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11376
USA v. Bruce Lamar Gibbs
Date: October 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11599
Corey Kirkpatrick Sterling v. USA
Date: October 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13788
USA v. Eduardo Francis Maz
Date: October 18, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10135
Dinora Ortega Morales v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 18, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10598
Fidel Castro-Morales v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 18, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10792
Ludwin E. Orellana-Gonzalez v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 18, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11017
USA v. Steve Blaise
Date: October 17, 2018
Docket Number: 15-11585
Henry Tien v. Red Coats, Inc., et al
Date: October 17, 2018
Docket Number: 16-12347
Sigitas Brinklys, et al v. Jeh Johnson, et al
Date: October 17, 2018
Docket Numbers: 16-13215, 17-14517
United States v. Couch  
Date: October 17, 2018
Docket Numbers: 16-16361, 17-13402

Justia Opinion Summary: At issue in this case was whether the False Claims Act (FCA) allows a qui tam plaintiff to intervene in criminal forfeiture proceedings when the government chooses to prosecute fraud rather than to intervene in the qui t...

USA v. Ivan Starks
Date: October 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15489
USA v. Trayone Lefferio Bell
Date: October 17, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10276
USA v. Rene Rolando-Flores
Date: October 17, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10462
Alfredo Marquez-Martinez v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 17, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11099
USA v. Marquise Murphy
Date: October 17, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11166
Ryan Lee Zater v. Warden, FCI Miami Low
Date: October 17, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11250
USA v. Demetrius Lightfoot
Date: October 17, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11528
USA v. Thaddeus Lavette Bonds
Date: October 16, 2018
Docket Number: 16-17043
Cadlerock III, LLC v. Harry Brown & Co., LLC, et al
Date: October 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13328
Thais Elaine Daniels v. Lloydstone Jacobs
Date: October 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14429
USA v. Gregory Simeon
Date: October 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14620
Primo C. Novero v. Duke Energy, et al.
Date: October 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14963
USA v. Belkys Leyva
Date: October 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15300
USA v. Vergil Vladimir George
Date: October 15, 2018
Docket Numbers: 16-14812, 18-10171
Arthur Brennan Malloy v. Kenneth N. Peters, et al.
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16374
William Todd Overcash, et al. v. Mark D. Shelnutt, et al.
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13721
Green v. Graham  
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14704

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed suit against state officials in state court, seeking injunctive and declaratory relief entitling them to an enhanced status in the retirement system for Alabama state employees. The state officials remov...

USA v. D'Markus A. James
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14930
USA v. Martez Lamar Jones
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10841
USA v. Antelmo Morales-Sanchez
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11122
Paul Anthony Brown v. Secretary, Department of Corrections, et al.
Date: October 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10027
Edward Bruno Garcia v. USA
Date: October 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12266
Frank Anthoony Zaccone v. Ford Motor Company
Date: October 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12299
Christopher R. Brown v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections
Date: October 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14236
USA v. Gabrielle Barragan
Date: October 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15770
USA v. Tangela Lawson-Brown
Date: October 11, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10220
Robert R. Prunty, Jr. v. Jason Itkin, et al.
Date: October 11, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10812
USA v. Johnny Jones
Date: October 11, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10878
USA v. Giovanni Santiago-Oquendo
Date: October 11, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10935
USA v. Robert Beauchamp
Date: October 11, 2018
Docket Numbers: 18-11480, 18-11482
Jermaine Kent v. Zachary Brown
Date: October 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12615
Peter J. Nygard, et al. v. John J. Dipaolo, et al.
Date: October 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12806
Gotham Insurance Company v. West Coast Fire Protection Corp., et al.
Date: October 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14092
USA v. Giovanni Ellis
Date: October 10, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10794
Atlantic Specialty Insurance Company v. Sergey Pastukov
Date: October 10, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11129
Waseem Daker v. Patrick H. Head, et al
Date: October 9, 2018
Docket Number: 14-13257
Michael Hisey v. Qualtek USA, LLC, et al
Date: October 9, 2018
Docket Number: 16-13477
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, Inc. v. Miami Seaquarium  
Date: October 9, 2018
Docket Number: 16-14814

Justia Opinion Summary: The panel denied the petition for panel rehearing and rehearing en banc, affirming the panel's January 12, 2018 opinion affirming the district court. In the January opinion, the panel determined that no reasonable fact f...

USA v. Mar-Jac Poultry, Inc.
Date: October 9, 2018
Docket Number: 16-17745
Orvalles v. United States  
Date: October 9, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10172

Justia Opinion Summary: The en banc court remanded this appeal to the panel for further proceedings in light of Sessions v. Dimaya, 584 U.S. ___, 138 S. Ct. 1204 (2018), after the initial panel opinion affirmed the district court's denial of de...

USA v. Travis Buckner
Date: October 9, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11082
USA v. Patrick Antczak
Date: October 9, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11439
USA v. Sergio Antonio Zambrano
Date: October 9, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12377
Alcocer v. Mills  
Date: October 9, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14804

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed a civil rights action under 42 U.S.C. 1983 against employees of the county jail, alleging violation of her constitutional rights when she was detained in jail on suspicion that she was illegally present i...

USA v. Michael Eugene Williams
Date: October 9, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10704
USA v. Gerald Patmon
Date: October 5, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10030
USA v. Anthony Livoti, Jr.
Date: October 4, 2018
Docket Numbers: 14-11699, 15-12697
Ovalles v. United States  
Date: October 4, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10172

Justia Opinion Summary: The question whether a predicate offense constitutes a "crime of violence" within the meaning of 18 U.S.C. 924(c)(3)(B) should be determined using a conduct-based approach that accounts for the actual, real-world facts o...

USA v. Antonez Terril Johnson
Date: October 4, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13726
Peggy Battles v. Social Security Administration, Commissioner
Date: October 4, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15133
USA v. Troy Slay
Date: October 3, 2018
Docket Numbers: 16-11454, 17-15534
Muransky v. Godiva Chocolatier, Inc.  
Date: October 3, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16486

Justia Opinion Summary: Objectors challenged a class action settlement between plaintiff and Godiva for claims under the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA). Over the objections, the district court approved the settlement, class c...

Yarbrough v. Decatur Housing Authority  
Date: October 3, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11500

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed a civil rights action under 42 U.S.C. 1983, alleging that the termination of her housing voucher violated the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment and regulations promulgated by the United State...

James McDowell v. Massey Auto
Date: October 3, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14609
USA v. Hugo Alberto Rizo Diaz
Date: October 3, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15423
Richard Lloyd Stewart v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 3, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15697
USA v. Yovanny Anthony Vargas
Date: October 3, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10489
Fredrick Campbell v. USA
Date: October 2, 2018
Docket Number: 15-13261
O'Halloran v. Harris Corp.  
Date: October 2, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16140

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the Bankruptcy Court's order dismissing a fraudulent conveyance claim by the trustee of the liquidating trust of Teltronics against Harris and RPX. The court held that the Bankruptcy Court m...

Ronnie Smith, et al v. Thomasville Georgia, et al
Date: October 2, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16848
USA v. Kurlie Kemp
Date: October 2, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12310
USA v. Lawrence W. Blessinger
Date: October 2, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12805
USA v. Ublester Gama-Hernandez
Date: October 2, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13423
USA v. Benjamin Moore
Date: October 2, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13757
The Estate of Marquette F. Cummings Jr. v. Davenport  
Date: October 2, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13999

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the partial denial of defendant's motion to dismiss the amended complaint by the estate of Marquette F. Cummings Jr. After Cummings was stabbed by a fellow inmate and subsequently died at t...

USA v. Albert Samukia Jones Saye
Date: October 2, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11377
USA v. Gregory Brown
Date: October 1, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13389
Timothy P. O'Leary v. Aetna Life Insurance Company
Date: October 1, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15162
USA v. Joshua Lang Whigan
Date: October 1, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15386
Matthew Sherman Phillips v. Jerry Edward Robbins, Jr., M.D., et al.
Date: October 1, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15523
USA v. Luis Vivas Cifuentes
Date: October 1, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10393
Jonathan Kyle Lewis v. Florida Department of Corrections, et al
Date: September 28, 2018
Docket Number: 15-12929
Renato Fonseca, et al v. AllTour America Transportation, Inc.
Date: September 28, 2018
Docket Number: 16-14943
Chamblee v. Florida  
Date: September 28, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16452

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's dismissal of a 28 U.S.C. 2254 petition for writ of habeas corpus as untimely. The court held that, for purposes of AEDPA and federal habeas review, the relevant judgment...

Rachel Pinkston v. University of South Florida Board of Trustees, et al
Date: September 28, 2018
Docket Numbers: 16-16929, 17-13644
USA v. Michael Wilson
Date: September 28, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11143
Willie Robertson, Jr. v. USA
Date: September 28, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12512
Joseph L. Strickland v. USA, et al
Date: September 28, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13190
USA v. Deangelo O. Black
Date: September 28, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14708
Tony Pierre Bullard v. Commissioner, Social Security Administration, et al
Date: September 28, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10190
USA v. James Mathurin
Date: September 27, 2018
Docket Numbers: 14-12239, 18-10082
USA v. Guadalupe Avendano-Vasquez
Date: September 27, 2018
Docket Number: 15-12179
USA v. Ralph Georg Toni Martin
Date: September 27, 2018
Docket Number: 16-14850
Michael A. Evans v. Terry L. Rhodes, et al
Date: September 27, 2018
Docket Numbers: 16-16936, 17-12046
Cecil Mathews v. Warden, A. Paynter, et al
Date: September 27, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11750
Leonard Green Malunga v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: September 27, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13381
USA v. Cyrus Bernard Richardson
Date: September 27, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14729
Rose McCants, et al v. City of Mobile, et al
Date: September 27, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14834
USA v. Pedro Manuel Mangano
Date: September 27, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10123
Sierra v. City of Hallandale Beach  
Date: September 27, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10740

Justia Opinion Summary: The Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010 does not create an administrative exhaustion requirement that must be satisfied as a prerequisite to bringing certain claims under section 505 o...

Amanda Vistein v. John Caleb Henson, et al
Date: September 27, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11439
USA v. Jorge Hernandez
Date: September 26, 2018
Docket Number: 16-17349
USA v. Jose Avila
Date: September 26, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11125
USA v. Marcedes Pope
Date: September 26, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12326
Robert S. Levin, e al v. Palm Beach County, et al
Date: September 26, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15349
Mutijima Christine Butera v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: September 26, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15660
Susan Morris-Huse v. GEICO
Date: September 26, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10660
Randolph v. United States  
Date: September 25, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10620

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's dismissal of petitioner's 28 U.S.C. 2255 motion for want of jurisdiction. The court held that petitioner's second section 2255 motion was an improper vehicle to contest...

Gerard Marchelleta, Jr. v. Patricia Bergstrom, et al
Date: September 25, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11708
Barton v. U.S. Attorney General  
Date: September 25, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13055

Justia Opinion Summary: A lawful permanent resident alien who has already been admitted to the United States -- who is not currently seeking admission or readmission -- can, for stop-time purposes, be rendered inadmissible by virtue of a qualif...

Walter Lee Wright v. Melba V. Pearson
Date: September 25, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10759
J W v. Roper  
Date: September 24, 2018
Docket Number: 15-14669

Justia Opinion Summary: High school students sprayed with or exposed to Freeze +P filed suit under 42 U.S.C. 1983 against the board of education, the chief of police, and the Student Resource Officers (SROs) who used the spray against them or i...

Patel v. Specialized Loan Servicing, LLC  
Date: September 24, 2018
Docket Numbers: 16-12100, 16-16585

Justia Opinion Summary: In these consolidated cases, plaintiffs alleged that their mortgage servicers, SLS and Caliber, breached plaintiffs' loan contracts, as well as an implied coverage of good faith and fair dealing, by charging inflated amo...

Smelter v. Southern Home Care Services Inc.  
Date: September 24, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16607

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against Southern Home under Title VII and 42 U.S.C. 1981, asserting claims for discriminatory termination, hostile work environment, and retaliation. The Eleventh Circuit held that plaintiff's discri...

Gogel v. Kia Motors Manufacturing of Georgia, Inc.  
Date: September 24, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16850

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against Kia for gender and national origin discrimination and retaliation under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as well as race and alienage discrimination and retaliation under 42 U.S.C....

Pictet Overseas Inc. v. Helvetia Trust  
Date: September 24, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12279

Justia Opinion Summary: The Trusts initiated before FINRA an arbitration proceeding against the eight individuals who had owned Banque Pictet as partners and others, including Pictet Overseas, seeking to recover losses from custodial accounts w...

Quanxing Yang v. U.S. Attorney
Date: September 24, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14870
Silvia Leones v. Rushmore Loan Management Services LLC
Date: September 24, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10137
Chad Benjamin Burke v. Hillsborough County School Board
Date: September 24, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11257
United States v. Phifer  
Date: September 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10397

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit held that the DEA's regulatory definition of "positional isomer" did not unambiguously apply to the use of that term as it pertained to butylone and ethylone in this case. Therefore, the court vacate...

USA v. Robert J. Vitale
Date: September 21, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10683
Ronnie J. Greer v. USA
Date: September 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12181
USA v. Jose Salvador Lantigua
Date: September 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12684
USA v. Brian Charles Tolley
Date: September 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12829
Juan Carlos Pena v. USA
Date: September 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13061
USA v. Santos Gonzales-Cahvec
Date: September 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15193
Joshua Domond, et al v. PeopleNetwork APS, et al
Date: September 20, 2018
Docket Numbers: 17-15222, 17-15576
USA v. Gralin H. Nelson
Date: September 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15475
ASO Holdings Inc v. Melinda Setenyi
Date: September 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15550
Keith Cohen, et al v. Monroe County
Date: September 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15552
Ernesto Gil-Almirola v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: September 20, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10184
USA v. Ward Franklin Dean
Date: September 20, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10209
USA v. Scott Foster
Date: September 20, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10257
Carol Winstead v. Warden Stanley Williams, et al
Date: September 20, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10259
USA v. Masoniek Stinfort
Date: September 20, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10743
James Keith Larry v. Warden
Date: September 20, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10896
USA v. Michael Levon Jackson
Date: September 19, 2018
Docket Number: 16-17119
Anthony Thomas v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections, et al
Date: September 19, 2018
Docket Number: 16-17550
USA v. Tonyal Loud
Date: September 19, 2018
Docket Numbers: 17-12438, 17-12480
JPay, Inc. v. Kobel  
Date: September 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13611

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit held that the district court correctly determined that the availability of class arbitration was a question of arbitrability, presumptively for the court to decide, because it was the kind of gateway...

Bettye Erchul, et al v. Starbucks Corporation
Date: September 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14068
USA v. Justin Ford
Date: September 19, 2018
Docket Numbers: 17-14385, 17-14533
USA v. Brandon Harris
Date: September 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14852
USA v. Jorge Isaac Cortes Blandon
Date: September 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14943
Nadine McIndoo v. Broward County, et al
Date: September 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15010
Joel Barcelona v. Sergeant Parish, et al
Date: September 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15050
USA v. Cipriano Vargas
Date: September 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15143
David A. Elgart v. Securities and Exchange Commission
Date: September 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15283
George Alston v. City of Darien, et al.
Date: September 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15692
USA v. Yosnel Boney
Date: September 19, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10201
USA v. Andrew Goldberg
Date: September 19, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10461
Edward A. Behl, Sr. v. R. Timothy Peters, et al
Date: September 19, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10768
Cedric James Bell v. Deputy Warden Vickie Brown, et al
Date: September 19, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11287
Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada v. Imperial Premium Finance, LLC  
Date: September 18, 2018
Docket Numbers: 17-10189, 17-10415

Justia Opinion Summary: These appeals relate to life insurance policies that were issued by Sun Life to non-parties and that were subsequently acquired by Imperial. The district court dismissed all claims in both cases. The Eleventh Circuit h...

United States v. Lazaro Oliva  
Date: September 18, 2018
Docket Numbers: 17-12091, 17-11497

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants appealed their convictions for conspiracy to commit interstate transportation of stolen property. The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the convictions and held that, although the delay between indictment and arrest w...

USA v. Edmond Dantes
Date: September 17, 2018
Docket Number: 16-11194
USA v. Darryle Butler
Date: September 17, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10430
USA v. Sergio Motuto Silva
Date: September 14, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11367
State Farm Fire & Casualty Company v. Jan Marie Walker, et al.
Date: September 14, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11823
Lizanne Deegan v. Homestead Police Department, et al.
Date: September 14, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10923
Voketz v. City of Decatur  
Date: September 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11941

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit to compel the city to implement a referendum to change its form of government, including how the city council was elected. The district court denied defendants' motion for summary judgment based on s...

Koeppel v. District Board of Trustees of Valencia College  
Date: September 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12562

Justia Opinion Summary: Valencia College did not violate plaintiff's statutory or constitutional rights when it suspended him for his conduct toward another student at the college. In this case, plaintiff was suspended from the college after he...

USA v. Nathan A. Madsen
Date: September 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12602
USA v. Joshua Eugene Christie
Date: September 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12758
Matthew Bruce Hintze, et al v. John Spence, et al
Date: September 13, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11720
Glasscox v. City of Argo  
Date: September 12, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16804

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed a 42 U.S.C. 1983 action against a police officer and the city, alleging claims of excessive force. In this case, plaintiff was experiencing an episode of diabetic shock when he lost control of his car, ca...

Richard W. Gannett v. Henri Antoine Erkelens
Date: September 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11352
Jessie Smith v. USA
Date: September 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12246
Daniel Jacobson v. City of West Palm Beach
Date: September 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12716
USA v. Richard D. Waterson, II
Date: September 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15036
USA v. Tavares Jemario Hunter
Date: September 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15206
USA v. Casey Michael Dilbeck
Date: September 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15690
Mark Embree, et al. v. Medicredit, Inc.
Date: September 12, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10061
USA v. Sean Eugene Gay
Date: September 12, 2018
Docket Number: 1810426
USA v. James Frederick
Date: September 11, 2018
Docket Number: 16-15269
USA v. Dwight Erickson Moss
Date: September 11, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16214
USA v. Murray John Batson
Date: September 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15713
Terry A. Burlison v. Pam Angus
Date: September 11, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10427
Dontrell Simmons v. Ric Bradshaw, et al.
Date: September 10, 2018
Docket Numbers: 15-10396, 16-10876
USA v. Juan Carlos Flores-Perez
Date: September 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10183
USA v. Timothy Lenon
Date: September 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13953
John Arthur Dawson v. Byron Jackson, et al.
Date: September 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14151
USA v. Keyon Montez Butler
Date: September 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15457
Catherine Ann Riggins v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue
Date: September 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15748
John Cottam v. Douglas Pelton
Date: September 10, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10094
Mark J. Landon v. City of North Port
Date: September 10, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10108
Larry Rumbough v. National Consumer Telecom & Utilities Exchange
Date: September 10, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10155
Angel Hernandez v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: September 10, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10412
Melanie Morgan v. Kalka & Baer LLC
Date: September 7, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16032
Martin v. Social Security Administration  
Date: September 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12408

Justia Opinion Summary: The SSA determined that because plaintiff was also receiving civil service disability retirement payments, his Social Security benefits should be reduced under the windfall elimination provision. At issue was the boundar...

Kondrat'yev v. City of Pensacola  
Date: September 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13025

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's decision ordering the City to remove a 34-foot Latin cross from a public park. The court held that American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia v. Rabun County Chamber of C...

USA v. Gerald Wideman
Date: September 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13618
USA v. Joshua Ray Fountain
Date: September 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15258
Abdul Razzak Kanjiani v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: September 7, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11171
Auto-Owners Insurance Company v. Richard Kjellander, et al.
Date: September 6, 2018
Docket Numbers: 16-15442, 18-10401
USA v. Andy Armas
Date: September 6, 2018
Docket Numbers: 17-10837, 18-10765
Firestone Building Products Company, LLC v. Antero Ramos
Date: September 6, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13070
USA v. Orlando Olver Bustabad
Date: September 6, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15203
Saiful Islam v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: September 6, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15439
USA v. Richmond Joseph McDonald
Date: September 6, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15479
Jacqueline Cooley, et al v. HMR of Alabama, Inc.
Date: September 6, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10657
Vilma Yolanda Sanchez-Samayoa, et al v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: September 6, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11016
USA v. Bobby Earl Grantham, Jr.
Date: September 6, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11057
Searcy v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.  
Date: September 5, 2018
Docket Number: 13-15258

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against defendants for unintentional and intentional torts arising from the death of her mother. Plaintiff alleged that her mother's illnesses were caused by her addiction to cigarettes manufactured...

USA v. Isaac Kelvin Allen
Date: September 5, 2018
Docket Number: 14-15344
Nausheen Zainulabeddin v. University of South Florida Board of Trustees
Date: September 5, 2018
Docket Numbers: 17-11888, 17-12134, 17-12376
USA v. Pablo Vasquez-Aguilar
Date: September 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13050
USA v. David R. Rivenbark
Date: September 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13729
Marilyn Brown, et al v. Gadsden Regional Medical Center LLC, et al
Date: September 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14310
The Estate of Caldwell Jones, Jr. v. Live Well Financial, Inc.  
Date: September 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14677

Justia Opinion Summary: 12 U.S.C. 1715z-20(j) can not be read to prevent foreclosure pursuant to a reverse-mortgage contract that, by its terms, permits the lender to demand repayment immediately following a borrower's death, even if his or her...

Charles J. Greene v. Alabama Department of Revenue, et al.
Date: September 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14784
Richard Valentino Harrison v. Belk, Inc.
Date: September 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14839
USA v. Zachery Joseph Cooley
Date: September 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14952
Ye Enjie v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: September 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14980
USA v. Antonio Martin Cayasso Hills
Date: September 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15045
Catalyst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. James Fullerton
Date: September 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15196
Robert Edward Peterson, et al. v. NCL (Bahamas) Ltd.
Date: September 5, 2018
Docket Numbers: 17-15581, 18-10513
USA v. Christopher Lawrence Jeburk
Date: September 5, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10202
USA v. Eddie Lee Shular
Date: September 5, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10234
USA v. Garry Wiggins
Date: September 5, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10429
United States v. Williams  
Date: September 4, 2018
Docket Number: 15-12130

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his conviction of a federal narcotics conspiracy offense, contending that his trial counsel had a conflict of interest that had an adverse effect on his performance at trial. The Eleventh Circuit held...

USA v. Donterius Toombs
Date: September 4, 2018
Docket Number: 15-12244
USA v. Antonette Phillips
Date: September 4, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12077
Charles Foxx v. USA
Date: September 4, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12779
USA v. Shannon Gober
Date: September 4, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13088
Rosana Jones v. Aaron's Inc.
Date: September 4, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14298
Tomas Lara-Salgado v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: September 4, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14365
Steven Kraus v. Martin County Sheriff's Office, et al
Date: September 4, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14769
David Sebastian-Soler v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: September 4, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15424
USA v. David Raphael Concepcion
Date: September 4, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15754
USA v. Albert G. Kline
Date: September 4, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11143
Maurice Hunt v. Warden, et al.
Date: August 31, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16639
USA v. Daniel Otis Garrison, Jr.
Date: August 31, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12342
Marvin Lee Height v. Samuel L. Olens, et al.
Date: August 31, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13304
Circuitronix, LLC v. Sunny Kapoor, et al
Date: August 31, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14317
Thor Holm Hansen v. Ron Laytner
Date: August 31, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14494
USA v. Yasel Masa-Hernandez
Date: August 31, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14506
Dhruba Thapa v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: August 31, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14916
USA v. Coree Patrick
Date: August 31, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14989
Lawrence Wells v. Gourmet Services Inc., et al
Date: August 31, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10149
Patricia Kennedy v. Omegagas & Oil, LLC
Date: August 31, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10302
USA v. Eric Bishop
Date: August 31, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10532
Dara Clarke v. Terry Scott, et al.
Date: August 31, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10695
USA v. Quelyory A. Rigal
Date: August 30, 2018
Docket Numbers: 13-14841, 17-13068
USA v. Antonio Kilpatrick Heard
Date: August 30, 2018
Docket Numbers: 15-10612, 18-10479
Cynthia Davis, et al. v. Valsamis, Inc.
Date: August 30, 2018
Docket Number: 16-17081
USA v. Jacoby Burns
Date: August 30, 2018
Docket Number: 16-17082
Outokumpu Stainless USA, LLC v. Converteam SAS  
Date: August 30, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10944

Justia Opinion Summary: At issue was two questions under the Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (the Convention) regarding federal subject matter jurisdiction established in an arbitration agreement and whe...

USA v. Micheal Joseph Armano
Date: August 30, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12132
USA v. James Fidel Sotolongo, et al.
Date: August 30, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13085
USA v. Mark Mann
Date: August 30, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13576
Elvan Moore v. Anthony Eger, et al
Date: August 30, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14779
USA v. Jerrell Antonio Roberts
Date: August 30, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15020
Christopher E. Huminski v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue
Date: August 30, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15295
Angela Yvonne Holyfield v. Aldridge Pite, LLP
Date: August 30, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10983
Berna Kellner v. NCL (Bahamas), LTD
Date: August 29, 2018
Docket Number: 16-15837
Hall v. Secretary, State of Alabama  
Date: August 29, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16766

Justia Opinion Summary: In this appeal challenging the constitutionality of Alabama’s three percent signature requirement for ballot access under certain election circumstances, the Eleventh Circuit held that the case was moot. Under Alabama l...

Osberto Francisco Ramos Vasquez v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: August 29, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13350
USA v. Robbie Lee Mouzon
Date: August 29, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14108
USA v. Antonio Ledon Jones
Date: August 29, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14959
USA v. Everol Palmer
Date: August 29, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15718
George Friedel v. Park Place Community LLC
Date: August 29, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15784
Alyssa Majesko v. Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, et al.
Date: August 29, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10132
USA v. Luis Angel Orobio Estacio
Date: August 29, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10491
J.T. Hatcher v. State of Alabama Department of Human Services, et al.
Date: August 29, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11011
USA, et al. v. Donald Richards Bradford, et al.
Date: August 29, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11501
Patricia Perryman v. Mentor Worldwide LLC
Date: August 28, 2018
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, 16-16645
Blue v. Lopez  
Date: August 28, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11742

Justia Opinion Summary: At issue was whether the standard for denying a motion for directed verdict in a criminal trial in Georgia can accurately gauge whether summary judgment was properly granted to a defendant in a 42 U.S.C. 1983 malicious p...

Reginald Carroll v. ATA Retail Services, Inc.
Date: August 28, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13853
USA v. Barry Rhodes
Date: August 28, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15215
Brandon Bivins v. USA
Date: August 28, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10603
Shane Jones v. USA
Date: August 27, 2018
Docket Number: 15-15639
Tony Eugene Grimes v. Victorrus Felder
Date: August 27, 2018
Docket Number: 16-17065
Robert Lee Shockley, Jr. v. Macon Bibb County Georgia, et al.
Date: August 27, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14165
Crystal Wade v. Florida Department of Juvenile Justice
Date: August 27, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14673
Bobby Lee Ingram v. Warden, et al.
Date: August 27, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15126
Colleen Teague v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: August 27, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10648
United States v. Dixon  
Date: August 24, 2018
Docket Number: 15-14354

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed Defendants Chacon, Altamirano, Portela, and Dixon's convictions and sentences for conspiracy to distribute 280 grams of cocaine base and several other charges of drug trafficking, firearm po...

Jeanie Bardge v. Nancy A. Beryhill
Date: August 24, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11999
Richard Houston v. City of Atlanta
Date: August 24, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12126
W.A. Griffin, MD v. Aetna Health Inc., et al.
Date: August 24, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13113
USA v. Estil Gedeon
Date: August 24, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14924
Larry M. Wynn v. Postal Service, et al
Date: August 24, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15637
USA v. Kevin Lamar Ratliff
Date: August 24, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10063
Donald Ballou v. Saed Talari, et al
Date: August 24, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10442
Jackie Lyons v. Humana Market Point, Inc., et al
Date: August 23, 2018
Docket Numbers: 14-11497, 16-17069
USA v. Randy Wilcher
Date: August 23, 2018
Docket Number: 16-11539
Waite v. AII Acquisition Corp.  
Date: August 23, 2018
Docket Number: 16-15569

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed suit in Florida state court alleging that defendants, including Union Carbide, negligently failed to warn users of the health hazards of asbestos and defectively designed their products. Union Carbide re...

Jose Osbaldo Batres-Garay v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: August 23, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16117
Cableview Communications of Jacksonville, Inc. v. Time Warner Cable Southeast, LLC  
Date: August 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10701

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's grant of summary judgment for Time Warner in an action brought by Cableview seeking to recover a payment it made to Time Warner based on a disputed indemnity claim. The...

Beth Ann Van Hoose v. Athens First Bank and Trust, et al.
Date: August 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12171
Dawn M. Jones v. Golden Rule Insurance Company
Date: August 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13952
USA v. Patrick Jevon Williams
Date: August 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15341
Gerson Ayala Romero v. Benjamin Ford, et al
Date: August 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15490
USA v. Victor Solorcino Tavia
Date: August 23, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10455
McGinnis v. American Home Mortgage Servicing, Inc.  
Date: August 22, 2018
Docket Numbers: 14-13404, 17-11494

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the judgment of the district court denying the motion for a new trial filed by American Home Mortgage Servicing, now known as Homeward, the defendant in this action brought by Jane McGinnis...

Meders v. Warden, Georgia Diagnostic Prison  
Date: August 22, 2018
Docket Numbers: 14-14178, 15-14734

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court’s decision denying Appellant’s petition for a writ of habeas corpus, holding that the district court properly denied relief on Appellant’s claim alleging that trial counse...

Walker v. City of Calhoun, Georgia  
Date: August 22, 2018
Docket Number: 16-10521

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit vacated the preliminary injunction entered by the district court in favor of Maurice Walker and against the City of Calhoun and remanded the case to the district court for further proceedings, holdin...

USA v. Samuel Kwushue
Date: August 22, 2018
Docket Number: 16-15683
Fort Lauderdale Food Not Bombs v. City of Fort Lauderdale  
Date: August 22, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16808

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit held that the outdoor food sharing hosted by FLFNB, a non-profit organization, is expressive conduct protected by the First Amendment, and therefore, the district court erred in granting summary judg...

West Alabama Women's Center v. Miller  
Date: August 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15208

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the judgment of the district court ruling that the Alabama Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act “constitutes an undue burden on abortion access and is unconstitutional” an...

James Alexander Logan v. Andrew P. Smith, et al
Date: August 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10670
Charles W. O'Brien v. Transamerica Premier Life Insurance Company
Date: August 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11165
USA v. Fernando Viera Cordova
Date: August 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15232
USA v. Lee Jones Simon
Date: August 22, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10313
Demetrius Laredo Walker v. Daniel F. Poveda, et al.
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 16-17041
Frederick Siegmund v. Xuelian Bian, et al
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10769
USA v. Kevin M. ullivan
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11862
Natasha L. Smitherman v. Decatur Plastics Products Inc.
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14354
USA v. Lemuel Gay
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14605
Jerry Orenthal Green v. USA
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Numbers: 17-157074, 17-15707
USA v. Jacquez Keshawn Neal
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10463
United States v. McIntosh  
Date: August 20, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16442

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court’s decision to deny Appellant unconditional release from civil commitment, holding that the district court did not commit clear error in finding that Appellant’s risk of da...

Cory Milo Griffis v. USA
Date: August 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12944
W.A. Griffin, MD v. Verizon Communications Inc., et al.
Date: August 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14761
Sandra R. Green, et al. v. City of Lawrenceville, Georgia, et al.
Date: August 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15015
USA v. Rajaun Darnell Grandison
Date: August 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15691
Zenaida Orozco Cruz v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: August 20, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10036
USA v. Kevin Daniel Roberson
Date: August 20, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10575
USA v. Jose Castro Flores-Redondo
Date: August 20, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10910
A.L. v. Walt Disney Parks and Resorts US, Inc.  
Date: August 17, 2018
Docket Numbers: 16-12647, 17-10143, 17-10144, 17-10148, 17-10149, 17-10150, 17-10151, 17-10152, 17-10153, 17-10154, 17-10193, 17-10194, 17-10195, 17-10196, 17-10198, 17-10199, 17-10200, 17-10202, 17-10203

Justia Opinion Summary: In these 30 consolidated appeals, individuals with severe autism filed suit against Disney, alleging that the company and its theme parks failed to accommodate their disabilities, in violation of Title III of the America...

Dixon v. United States  
Date: August 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13780

Justia Opinion Summary: The United States was held liable upon the district court's finding that a doctor at a federal health facility caused plaintiffs' son E.R.T. to suffer severe and life-altering injuries at the time of his birth. On appeal...

USA v. Richard Lilliston
Date: August 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14378
USA v. Mateo Gomez-Silvestre
Date: August 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14577
USA v. Audrey Latrell Jenkins
Date: August 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15128
Nimrod Hernandez-Hernandez v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: August 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15289
Levi Wilson, et al v. Deputy Anthony Parker, et al
Date: August 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15294
Bennett v. Jefferson County  
Date: August 16, 2018
Docket Number: 15-11690

Justia Opinion Summary: The doctrine of equitable mootness, which permits courts sitting in bankruptcy appeals to dismiss challenges when effective relief would be impossible, applies in the Chapter 9 context. The Eleventh Circuit held that it...

Guarantee Company of North America v. Pine Plantation LLC.
Date: August 16, 2018
Docket Number: 16-15751
USA v. Xavier Francisco Villanueva
Date: August 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12024
USA v. Gildardo Montufar Coria
Date: August 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15076
Dorothy Stewart v. Commissioner of the Social Security Administration
Date: August 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15184
Jason T. Deaton v. State of Florida
Date: August 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15235
DeLeon Colon v. United States  
Date: August 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15357

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's denial of petitioner's pro se 28 U.S.C. 2255 motion challenging his sentence in light of Johnson v. United States. The court held that petitioner's Indiana battery convi...

USA v. Camilo Trochez
Date: August 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15771
Laura M. Watson v. Florida Judicial Qualifications Commission, et al
Date: August 15, 2018
Docket Numbers: 14-11021, 14-11675, 17-13940
USA v. Joseph Leroy Thomas
Date: August 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12665
Sybil Little v. CRSA, et al
Date: August 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13887
Marie Alcide v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: August 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14395
Spirit Airlines, Inc. v. Maizes  
Date: August 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14415

Justia Opinion Summary: At issue in this appeal was whether it was a judge or an arbitrator who must decide if the arbitration agreement between Spirit Airlines and members of its $9 Fare Club allows for arbitration of claims brought by a class...

USA v. Felix Alfredo Rivas
Date: August 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14860
USA v. Bernard Stokley
Date: August 15, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10309
USA v. Alfonzo Demitrious Rowe
Date: August 15, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10978
Kimberly Thomas v. Amtrak, et al.
Date: August 15, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11442
Alex Higdon v. Judge Gail S. Tusan, et al
Date: August 14, 2018
Docket Numbers: 15-15597, 15-15742, 16-10446, 17-11127
Mary A. Tucker v. JP MOrgan CHase Bank N.A.
Date: August 14, 2018
Docket Numbers: 16-10211, 17-12020
USA v. Marsha Diane Elmore
Date: August 14, 2018
Docket Number: 16-11221
Wilbur Veasy v. Sheriff of Palm Beach County
Date: August 14, 2018
Docket Numbers: 16-11343, 17-13174
Brandy Wallace v. Nicolo Mangiaracina, et al.
Date: August 14, 2018
Docket Numbers: 16-11403, 17-12764
Beeman v. United States
Date: August 14, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16710
United States v. Joyner  
Date: August 14, 2018
Docket Numbers: 17-10289, 17-10826

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants Joyner and Sturgis appealed their convictions and sentences for multiple counts of Hobbs Act robbery and brandishing a firearm during a crime of violence. The Eleventh Circuit held that the district court did...

Leidy Maybeli Osorio-Zacarias, et al. v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: August 14, 2018
Docket Numbers: 17-10651, 17-14840
United States v. Lemus Castillo  
Date: August 14, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10830

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed defendant's 132 month sentence for drug trafficking under the Maritime Drug Law Enforcement Act. The court held that the Fifth Amendment did not entitle defendant to relief from his mandator...

Alex Higdon v. Fulton County, Georgia, USA, et al.
Date: August 14, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11154
Tommy Lee Gaines v. Chairman, Florida Parole Commission, et al
Date: August 14, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12930
Kaye v. Blue Bell Creameries, Inc.  
Date: August 14, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13588

Justia Opinion Summary: After debtor filed for bankruptcy under Chapter 11, the trustee filed an adversary proceeding against Blue Bell to recover from Blue Bell more than $500,000 in a series of payments that Blue Bell had received from debtor...

Sherilyn J. Leroux v. NCL (Bahamas) LTD.
Date: August 14, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13877
Janet Krug v. Celebrity Cruises, Inc.
Date: August 14, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14819
USA v. Donald Garrette
Date: August 14, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15148
J.G. Bernard, Jr. v. Charles Rosenberg
Date: August 14, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15271
USA v. DeQuentin Thomas
Date: August 14, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10006
Latino Enterprises, Inc. v. The Taco Maker, Inc.
Date: August 14, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10638
Lisa Hope Antoine v. Eugene Raymond Verin, et al.
Date: August 14, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10645
Jermaine Padgett v. Warden, USP Atlanta
Date: August 14, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11177
Aaron Preston v. Secretary, Department of Corrections, et al
Date: August 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10931
USA v. John R. Cowart
Date: August 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11598
Somboon Poomarat v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: August 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12545
Eugene Rowley, et al v. City of Fort Pierce
Date: August 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14816
Kapur Lama v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: August 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15387
Nidia Merrill v. Dyck-O'Neal,Inc.
Date: August 13, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10456
Auto-Owners Insurance Company v. Brian Morris, et al
Date: August 13, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11765
Wilson v. Warden  
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 14-10681

Justia Opinion Summary: On remand from the Supreme Court, the Eleventh Circuit affirmed the denial of a petition for a writ of habeas corpus based on petitioner's claim of ineffective assistance of counsel. The Supreme Court held that this cour...

Tharpe v. Warden  
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Numbers: 14-12464, 17-14027

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit held that its order denying a certificate of appealability (COA) to petitioner in this case should not be reconsidered. The court held that petitioner was not entitled to a COA for two distinct reaso...

USA v. Vladimir Louissant
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Numbers: 15-10395, 17-12708
Hugo Martinez v. Florida Department of Corrections, et al
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 15-15650
Stardust, 3007 LLC v. City of Brookhaven  
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 16-17176

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's grant of summary judgment to the City of Brookhaven, holding that its ordinance regulating adult businesses was not unconstitutional. The city passed the ordinance for t...

USA v. Dawn Herndon
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12373
USA v. Gregorio Dominguez Vasquez
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12575
Antonio Silva v. Pro Transport, Inc.  
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12744

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit reversed the district court's award of sanctions against plaintiff and his attorneys in an action against Pro Transport and its owners, seeking to recover unpaid wages under the Fair Labor Standards...

USA v. Salih Zeki Uces
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Numbers: 17-12894, 17-13893
Ronald Searcy v. Prison Rehab Industries & Ent. Inc., et al.
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13873
Timothy McClung v. Social Security Administration, Commissioner
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14253
Fernandez v. The School Board of Miami-Dade County  
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14319

Justia Opinion Summary: School administrators filed suit alleging that the school board's investigation and discipline of their efforts to convert their school into a charter school violated their freedom of speech and association in violation...

USA v. Pedro Gallego
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14513
Richard A. Jiles v. USA
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14899
USA v. Thom Luu
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15180
Rath v. Marcoski  
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10403

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's judgment in favor of petitioner in an action under the International Child Abduction Remedies Act to recover fees and costs. The court held that respondent failed to est...

USA v. Kurt Zamor
Date: August 9, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16731
Juan Ramon Winfrey v. USA
Date: August 9, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13116
Anna Fey, et al v. US Bank, N.A.
Date: August 9, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13420
USA v. Ronterreal Gainer
Date: August 9, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13652
USA v. Huber Moreno-Asprilla
Date: August 9, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13859
Antonio Novoa-Carballo v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: August 9, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14057
Maria Isabel Alvarado Huerta v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: August 9, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14565
USA v. Alejandro Mena
Date: August 9, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15190
USA v. Alejandro Sierra
Date: August 9, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15202
USA v. Anthony Garfield Cox
Date: August 9, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15237
A.W. v. Jennifer Box, et al.
Date: August 9, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10534
Ghahan, LLC v. Palm Steak House, LLC, et al
Date: August 8, 2018
Docket Number: 16-11300
Frank L. Amodeo v. USA
Date: August 8, 2018
Docket Number: 16-12819
National Loan Acquisitions Company v. Teresa Y. Weinacker
Date: August 8, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12889
Hernandez Hernandez v. Acosta Tractors Inc.  
Date: August 8, 2018
Docket Numbers: 17-13057, 17-13673

Justia Opinion Summary: Acosta challenged the district court's entry of a default judgment against them after they failed to pay their required arbitration fees in a dispute with a former employee who sought unpaid wages under the Fair Labor St...

USA v. Desima James
Date: August 8, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13810
Jones Boat Yard, Inc. v. St. Paul Fire and Marine Insurance Company
Date: August 8, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14500
USA v. Tevin Kyle Dawkins
Date: August 8, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14642
USA v. Brad Jason Long
Date: August 8, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15147
United States v. Elbeblawy  
Date: August 7, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16048

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed defendant's conviction and sentence for conspiracy to commit healthcare fraud and wire fraud, and conspiracy to defraud the United States and pay healthcare kickbacks. The court held that th...

R.F.J., et al v. Bruce Perry, et al
Date: August 7, 2018
Docket Number: 16-17560
Yellowfin Yachts, Inc. v. Barker Boatworks, LLC  
Date: August 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11176

Justia Opinion Summary: Yellowfin filed suit against Barker Boatworks and Kevin Barker, alleging claims for trade dress infringement and false designation of origin under Section 43(a) of the Lanham Act, common law unfair competition, common la...

United States v. Maitre  
Date: August 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12166

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed defendant's conviction and sentence for charges related to access device fraud and identity theft. The court held that the district court correctly gave the deliberate ignorance instruction...

Carrel v. AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Inc.  
Date: August 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13185

Justia Opinion Summary: Former employees of the Foundation filed suit under the False Claims Act, alleging that the incentives offered to employees and patients were unlawful kickbacks that rendered false any claims for federal reimbursement. T...

USA v. Owen Garth Hinkson
Date: August 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14142
USA . Alberto Gomez
Date: August 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14879
Loretta C. Adigun v. Express Scripts, Inc.
Date: August 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15225
Bambi Alicia Herrera-Edwards v. Bernard Edwards Company, LLC, et al
Date: August 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15353
Eric Watkins v. City of Lauderhill Police, et al
Date: August 7, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10773
Checker Cab Operators, Inc. v. Miami-Dade County  
Date: August 6, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11955

Justia Opinion Summary: Medallion Holders filed suit challenging the constitutionality of the County's 2016 ordinance authorizing Transportation Network Entities (TNEs). After the district court dismissed the complaint, the Florida legislature...

Jackson v. Specialized Loan Servicing LLC  
Date: August 3, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16685

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's dismissal of the case with prejudice for failure to state a claim, but on an alternative ground. The court held that counsel for homeowners filed a multi-count, incompre...

Rodriguez Asalde v. First Class Parking Systems, LLC  
Date: August 3, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16814

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit withdrew its previous opinion and issued this opinion in its place. Plaintiffs, who are valets, filed a putative class action against FCPS, alleging claims under the minimum-wage and overtime provis...

Antonio Lopez v. Standard Insurance Company
Date: August 3, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11012
Nyka O'Connor v. Paul Backman, et al.
Date: August 3, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12882
Monique Nicole Dames v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: August 3, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13473
Direct Niche, LLC v. Via Varejo S/A  
Date: August 3, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13937

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's grant of summary judgment for Via Varejo in an action brought by Direct Niche under the Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act (ACPA), seeking to obtain a declarator...

USA v. Michael Ray Alford
Date: August 3, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14073
Tony A. Jordan v. Defense Finance and Accounting Services, et al
Date: August 3, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14456
USA v. Lewis Clay
Date: August 3, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14545
USA v. Maynard Sanders
Date: August 3, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14682
USA v. Miguel Gonzalez-Flores
Date: August 3, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15305
Chuck Foster v. Cherokee County, et al.
Date: August 3, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15651
USA v. Jesus Andrade-Perez
Date: August 3, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10286
Garcia-Celestino v. Consolidated Citrus Limited Partnership  
Date: August 2, 2018
Docket Numbers: 16-10790, 17-12866

Justia Opinion Summary: At issue in this appeal was the meaning between the term "employer" under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and under the general common law. The Eleventh Circuit applied the common law of agency definition of "employe...

Crane v. Lifemark Hospitals, Inc.  
Date: August 2, 2018
Docket Number: 16-17061

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, who is deaf, filed suit against PGH and its parent organization, Lifemark Hospitals, alleging that they failed to provide an American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter for plaintiff to effectively communicate du...

Esperanza Silva-Solis v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: August 2, 2018
Docket Number: 16-17710
USA v. Quentin Cephus
Date: August 2, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11416
Antron Demond Edwards v. USA
Date: August 2, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12957
Internaves de Mexico S.A. de C.V. v. Andromeda Steamship Corp.  
Date: August 1, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12164

Justia Opinion Summary: Andromeda and Internaves entered into a shipping contract that unambiguously required the parties to submit their dispute to arbitration. At issue on appeal was where the parties agreed to arbitrate. The district court w...

Chandra Turks v. Bank of America
Date: August 1, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12401
USA v. Cordera Hill
Date: August 1, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13545
Geraldo Gomez v. USA
Date: August 1, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14813
USA v. Gustavo Adolfo Ramirez Reyes
Date: August 1, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14835
In re: Octavious Williams  
Date: August 1, 2018
Docket Number: 18-12538

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit vacated its previous order and replaced it with the following: The court held that petitioner's application seeking an order authorizing the district court to consider a successive petition for a wr...

Jorgie Franks v. National Labor Relations Board
Date: July 31, 2018
Docket Numbers: 16-10644, 16-10788
Batson v. The Salvation Army  
Date: July 31, 2018
Docket Number: 16-11788

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against her former employer, the Salvation Army (TSA), alleging that the organization had discriminated against her based on her disability when it denied her a reasonable accommodation in violation...

USA v. Steven Groden
Date: July 31, 2018
Docket Number: 16-17229
Michael Saphir v. The School Board of Broward County, Florida
Date: July 31, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11370
Stuart Winsor v. The Home Depot U.S.A., Inc.
Date: July 31, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13076
Frank Gonzalez v. City of Hialeah
Date: July 31, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14041
Dina R. Gomez De Sandoval, et al v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: July 31, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14226
Jean Coulter v. ADT Security Services, et al
Date: July 31, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14829
USA v. Douglas B. Harden
Date: July 31, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14851
USA v. Pablo Lazaro Perez
Date: July 31, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15348
Dennis Haynes v. Dunkin' Donuts LLC, et al.
Date: July 31, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10373
Cedric LaShawn Warner v. Jeremy Wood, et al
Date: July 31, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10530
Whatley v. Ware SP Warden  
Date: July 30, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16465

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit reversed the district court's dismissal of plaintiff's 42 U.S.C. 1983 complaint, holding that he has exhausted his available administrative remedies under the Prison Litigation Reform Act (PLRA). Pla...

USA v. Willie Wilcher
Date: July 30, 2018
Docket Numbers: 16-16751, 17-13880
USA v. Andrew Eckel
Date: July 30, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12673
Edgar Llorente v. Elias Gallup
Date: July 30, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14452
racy L. Chambers v. Cherokee County, et al.
Date: July 30, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11581
Bobby Walker, Jr. v. Indian River Transport Co.
Date: July 27, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10501
Raquel Abrams-Jackson v. Robert Avossa, et al.
Date: July 27, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15205
USA v. Ralph Alpizar
Date: July 26, 2018
Docket Number: 16-15170
Peter Szanto v. Joseph M. Bistritz
Date: July 26, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11634
USA v. Abasi Akeem Smith
Date: July 26, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11976
USA v. Uchenna Azubuike
Date: July 26, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14738
Leonard Smith v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: July 26, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14937
Candy Ray v. NPRTO Florida, LLC
Date: July 26, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10188