2018 Eleventh Circuit US Court of Appeals Case Law

Opinions 1 - 500 of 1891

Kathleen Strang v. Albany Georgia, et al.
Date: December 31, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11577
USA v. Scotty Hagans
Date: December 31, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10261
Steve Orlando McPherson v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: December 28, 2018
Docket Number: 16-11407
Allen Parham v. USA
Date: December 28, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14128
Oviedo Town Center II, LLLP, et al. v. City of Oviedo, Florida
Date: December 28, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14254
USA v. Geoffrey Douglas Floyd
Date: December 28, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11034
United Mine Workers of America Combined Benefit Fund v. Toffel  
Date: December 27, 2018
Docket Number: 16-13483

Justia Opinion Summary: Debtor Walter Energy petitioned for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and sought to sell substantially all of its assets as a going concern. The bankruptcy court exercised its authority under the Retiree Benefits Bankruptcy Protecti...

USA v. Yulier Blanco Perez
Date: December 27, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13683
Johnnie R. Cooper v. USA
Date: December 27, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13900
Richard P. Jahn, Jr. v. Government Employees Insurance Company
Date: December 27, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10853
USA v. Blayne Davis
Date: December 26, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12224
USA v. Zicron Lorenzen Wright
Date: December 21, 2018
Docket Number: 16-11942
USA v. Nesly Loute
Date: December 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11353
Colburn v. Odom  
Date: December 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11404

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, on behalf of himself and seven others, filed suit alleging that a Walker County Sheriff's deputy arrested them without a warrant for undisclosed crimes, that they were detained in the county jail, and that the...

USA v. Fayez Abu-Aish, et al
Date: December 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14086
Dynasty Management, LLC v. UMG Recordings, Inc., et al.
Date: December 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14922
USA v. Robert Lawrence
Date: December 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15759
Delores Neely v. Georgia Department of Human Resources
Date: December 21, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10285
Horacio Sequeira v. Steven Steinlauf, et al.
Date: December 21, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10453
Wayne Lowe, Sr., et al v. Charlene Smith, et al
Date: December 21, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10639
Jose Abella-Santamarina v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: December 21, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11506
USA v. Italo Ramon Mero Macias
Date: December 21, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11770
Maela E. Townsend v. Commissioner of SocialSecurity
Date: December 21, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11961
USA v, Jamila Takiyah Hunter
Date: December 21, 2018
Docket Number: 18-12116
USA v. Rashadi Andre Wearing
Date: December 21, 2018
Docket Number: 18-13554
Friedenberg v. School Board of Palm Beach County  
Date: December 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12935

Justia Opinion Summary: A county school board may require all applicants for substitute teacher positions to submit to and pass a drug test as a condition of employment. The Eleventh Circuit held that the school board may, without any suspicion...

William James, et al v. Barbara Hunt, et al
Date: December 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14866
Julian Bivins v. Keith B. Stein, et al
Date: December 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14978
Jenny Karina Alvarez-Erazo, et al v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: December 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15618
USA v. Domano Daniel
Date: December 20, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10320
Timothy R. Johnson v. City of Warner Robbins, Georgia, et al.
Date: December 20, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11322
USA v. Elias Morales
Date: December 20, 2018
Docket Number: 18-13340
Artis Lisbon v. USA
Date: December 19, 2018
Docket Number: 16-15917
Robert N. Markland v. INSYS Therapeutics, Inc.
Date: December 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14607
Sulardy Gonzalez, et al v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: December 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15427
B&D Nutritional Ingredients, Inc. v. Unique Bio Ingredients, LLC, et al.
Date: December 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15793
Edward Dane Jeffus v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections
Date: December 19, 2018
Docket Number: 18-12051
USA v. Arne Soreide
Date: December 18, 2018
Docket Numbers: 13-13573, 18-11046
Ron Goins v. Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd.
Date: December 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13751
Ganesh Acharya v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: December 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15428
Larissa Patel v. The Prudential Insurance Company of America
Date: December 18, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10174
Akash Dixit v. Karan Singh, et al.
Date: December 18, 2018
Docket Number: 18-12183
Jose Cortes v. Antoine Bradley, et al.
Date: December 18, 2018
Docket Number: 18-12461
Cynthia Brock v. Commissioner, Social Security Administration
Date: December 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14600
Fabian Camilo Mesa Pelaez v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: December 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15186
USA v. Javis Wilson
Date: December 17, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10652
USA v. Travis Demond Johnson
Date: December 17, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11327
Allison Harbin v. Roundpoint Mortgage Company, et al.
Date: December 17, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11713
Chad Parchment-Berry v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: December 17, 2018
Docket Number: 18-12114
Joshua Moore v. GEICO General Insurance Company
Date: December 14, 2018
Docket Numbers: 14-13556, 14-13356, 17-13655
Freyre v. Chronister  
Date: December 14, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11231

Justia Opinion Summary: The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, in conducting child-protective investigations under a grant agreement with the Florida Department of Children and Families, does not act as an arm of the state entitled to Eleven...

Steven Goncalves v. Secretary, Department of Corrections, et al.
Date: December 14, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10882
USA v. Nana Ama Owusua
Date: December 14, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10908
Ronald David Jones v. Gadsden County Schools, et al
Date: December 14, 2018
Docket Number: 18-13166
USA v. Mahmoud Aldissi, et al.
Date: December 13, 2018
Docket Number: 15-14193
Carbone v. Cable News Network, Inc.  
Date: December 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10812

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against CNN for publishing a series of allegedly defamatory news reports about him and the medical center he administered. The district court denied CNN's motion to strike the complaint under the Geo...

Guillen v. U.S. Attorney General  
Date: December 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12247

Justia Opinion Summary: Fla. Stat. 893.13(6)(a), cocaine possession, is divisible by the identity of the drug possessed, permitting the use of the modified categorical approach to determine what substance was involved in a particular offense. T...

USA v. Joseph Martinez
Date: December 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12530
USA v,. Richard Craig Heiniz
Date: December 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14460
Caron v. NCL (Bahamas), Ltd.  
Date: December 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15008

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against NCL, the owner and operator of a cruise ship, alleging negligence claims after he fell down an emergency-exit hatch in an area designated for crew members only. The Eleventh Circuit held that...

Fidel Enrique Gomez Hernandez v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: December 13, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10068
Celeste L. Guice v. Postmaster General, U.S. Postal Service
Date: December 13, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10290
USA v. Daniel R. Kendricks
Date: December 13, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10590
USA v. Regina M. Planes
Date: December 13, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11090
USA v. Heriberto Manyoma Diaz
Date: December 13, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11135
USA v. Kevin Jermaine Sewell
Date: December 13, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11391
USA v. Rodney Antwain Salter
Date: December 13, 2018
Docket Number: 18-12178
USA v. Roy Thomas Phillips
Date: December 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13571
Joe Daniel Holt, Jr. v. Gwendolyn Givens, et al.
Date: December 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15213
Duong Thanh Ho v. Dedee S. Costello, et al.
Date: December 12, 2018
Docket Number: 18-12063
USA v. Christopher Adalikwu
Date: December 12, 2018
Docket Number: 18-12591
Joe Carroll Ziglar v. USA
Date: December 11, 2018
Docket Numbers: 16-16055, 17-13798
Loris B. Ranger, et al. v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
Date: December 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11131
Oliver Giles v. J.B. Manser
Date: December 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15018
USA v. Emvory Burton
Date: December 11, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11124
USA v. Dean Morgan
Date: December 11, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11361
USA v. John White
Date: December 11, 2018
Docket Number: 18-12394
USA v. Christopher Adalikwu
Date: December 11, 2018
Docket Number: 18-12591
USA v. Stevlein Stephon Bivins
Date: December 11, 2018
Docket Number: 18-12937
USA v. Miguel Loureiro
Date: December 11, 2018
Docket Number: 18-13491
John M. Barone v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
Date: December 10, 2018
Docket Numbers: 16-16079, 18-11272
Mark A. Baine v. Billy Mitchum
Date: December 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11942
Darrell Sumlin v. Dr. Dyjerlynn Lampley-Copeland
Date: December 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14437
Mario Javier Cedeno-Gonzalez v. USA
Date: December 10, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10376
USA v. Mufasa Wilson Sejour
Date: December 10, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11571
Mitchell Miorelli, et al v. Markell Hall, Jr., et al
Date: December 10, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11647
USA v. Daniel Dale Barton, Sr.
Date: December 10, 2018
Docket Number: 18-12103
Giuliano Stefano Giovanni Wildhaber v. EFV, et al.
Date: December 10, 2018
Docket Number: 18-12751
Kelvin Miles v. L. Jackson, et al.
Date: December 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11571
USA v. Guy Ennis Smith
Date: December 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12412
Miriam Soler v. Capital One Auto Finance
Date: December 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12855
USA v. Hermes Chimaera-El
Date: December 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13835
Liznelia Baez v. LTD Financial Services, L.P.
Date: December 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13842
Terry Don Northcutt v. USA
Date: December 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14594
Selwyn Don Titus v. Miami Dade County
Date: December 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14843
Diane W. Siron v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: December 7, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11369
Joann Maria Preston v. Commissioner, Social Security Administration
Date: December 7, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11712
John Levie v. Nancy A. Berryhill
Date: December 7, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11832
Miguel Velasquez-Aguilar v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: December 7, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11911
USA v. Jose Alberto Hernandez
Date: December 7, 2018
Docket Number: 18-12069
Seminole Tribe of Florida v. Leon M. Biegalski
Date: December 7, 2018
Docket Number: 18-12094
Patrick Anthony Ribbing v. State of Florida, et al.
Date: December 7, 2018
Docket Number: 18-12274
USA v. Manuel Torres-Solis
Date: December 7, 2018
Docket Number: 18-12809
Dukes v. Suncoast Credit Union  
Date: December 6, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16513

Justia Opinion Summary: For a debt to be "provided for" by a plan under 11 U.S.C. 1328(a), the bankruptcy plan must make a provision for or stipulate to the debt in the plan. The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the bankruptcy court and district court...

Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Co., LLC v. Cochran  
Date: December 6, 2018
Docket Number: 16-17503

Justia Opinion Summary: A district court may, in appropriate circumstances, issue a preliminary injunction granting a pipeline company immediate access to property that it has an established right to condemn under the Natural Gas Act. Transcont...

United States v. Barton  
Date: December 6, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10559

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed defendant's conviction for being a felon in possession of a firearm. The court held that the district court did not abuse its considerable discretion under Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuti...

Susan Martinez v. Market Traders Institute, Inc., et al
Date: December 6, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11956
Curtis Investment Co., LLC v. Commissioner  
Date: December 6, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14573

Justia Opinion Summary: After CIC entered into a tax avoidance scheme and claimed over $27 million in capital losses, the IRS issued a Final Partnership Administrative Adjustment (FPAA) disallowing CIC's claimed capital loss and fee deductions...

Brian Ahkeem Livingston v. USA
Date: December 6, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15530
George Bello v. USA
Date: December 6, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10367
USA v. McKenzie Calixte
Date: December 6, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10408
USA v. Gabriel Lazaro Valdes
Date: December 6, 2018
Docket Number: 18-12098
Alejandro Dayan Matheus v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: December 4, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10993
Ann Mitchell v. City of Mobile, et al.
Date: December 4, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13851
Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. HBS International Corp.  
Date: December 4, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13884

Justia Opinion Summary: Hi-Tech filed suit alleging that the label of a protein-powder supplement distributed by HBS misled customers about the quantity and quality of protein in each serving, violating both the Georgia Uniform Deceptive Trade...

Michael D. Arrington v. Sherry Green, et al
Date: December 4, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10217
Carlos Coletta v. The Bank of New York Mellon
Date: December 4, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10353
David Glenn Morris v. Southern Intermodal Xpress, et al.
Date: December 4, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10785
Michael Boyd v. Wells Fargo Financial Bank, Inc., et al.
Date: December 4, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10861
USA v. Christopher Loran Bentley
Date: December 4, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11326
USA v. Chris J. McDonald, Sr.
Date: December 4, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11366
Pamela Hatcher Stuart v. William G. Hatcher, Jr.
Date: December 4, 2018
Docket Number: 18-12231
Gregory Wooden v. Alfredo Armenteros
Date: December 3, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12794
USA v. David Lazaro Oliva
Date: November 30, 2018
Docket Numbers: 17-12091, 17-11497
David Alan Wolf v. USA
Date: November 30, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15306
Gadsden Industrial Park LLC v. USA, et al.
Date: November 30, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15325
Calixto v. Lesmes  
Date: November 30, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15364

Justia Opinion Summary: In September 2017, Calixto filed a petition, seeking the return of his 5-year old daughter, M.A.Y., to Colombia, under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction, as implemented by the Int...

USA v. Roberto Alvarez-Alvarez
Date: November 30, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11543
Constantine Varazo v. Keiser Corporation
Date: November 30, 2018
Docket Number: 18-12675
USA v. D. Anda Norbergs
Date: November 29, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13581
USA v. Luis Rolando Bueno Jimenez
Date: November 29, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14694
Toribio Bailon Perez v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: November 29, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10937
USA v. Eugene Warren Brewington, et al
Date: November 28, 2018
Docket Numbers: 16-15796, 16-17387
USA v. Johnathan Hawthrone
Date: November 28, 2018
Docket Number: 16-15933
USA v. Demetrius Devon Fitzgerald
Date: November 28, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15285
Lauri L. Burton v. Gwinnett County School District
Date: November 28, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10904
USA v. Geoffrey Douglas Floyd
Date: November 28, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11034
Ivan Eric Linton v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: November 27, 2018
Docket Numbers: 15-13378, 18-10185
Kenneth H. Burke, Jr. v. USA
Date: November 27, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16198
Jerry Neil Alfred v. Florida Supreme Court
Date: November 27, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13580
USA v. Yaseen Abdul-Wahhab
Date: November 27, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14547
USA v. Mirtha Carrion Jimenez
Date: November 27, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15548
Thierno Diallo v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: November 27, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10596
Norma E. Butler-Stern, et al. v. Jay Memmott, et al.
Date: November 27, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10632
USA v. Maynard Sanders
Date: November 27, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10884
USA v. Kirby Gant
Date: November 27, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11331
Sharon D. Martin v. Shelby County Board of Education, et al
Date: November 27, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11386
Garfield Baker, et al v. Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., et al
Date: November 27, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11798
Cote v. Philip Morris USA, Inc.  
Date: November 26, 2018
Docket Numbers: 15-15633, 16-15957

Justia Opinion Summary: The 1994 “Engle” Florida class action against major cigarette manufacturers, was decertified, but “Phase I findings” concerning the defendants’ conduct may be used in individual suits. Berger sued Philip Morris for smoki...

USA v. Alan Rene Sajous
Date: November 26, 2018
Docket Numbers: 17-10440, 18-12155
Darlene Hong-Diep Vu, et al. v. Kevin Phong Ho, et al.
Date: November 26, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11303
USA v. Kerry Johnelle Adams
Date: November 26, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13109
Whirlpool Corporation v. Freight Revenue Recovery of Miami, Inc.
Date: November 26, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14752
USA v. Jorge Maturano-Marin
Date: November 26, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15182
USA v. Donald Santoriello
Date: November 26, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15327
Paula Jo Kunsman v. Joel Wall
Date: November 26, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10339
USA v. John P. Lothamer
Date: November 26, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11772
Fernando Conde v. Webcollex, LLC
Date: November 26, 2018
Docket Number: 18-12551
Israel Otero v. Shellpoint Mortgage Servicing
Date: November 24, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11066
Frank Bryant v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections, et al.
Date: November 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11864
Marcos Araujo, et al. v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: November 21, 2018
Docket Numbers: 17-12249, 18-10987
CSX Corp. v. United States  
Date: November 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12961

Justia Opinion Summary: The Railroad Retirement Tax Act (RRTA) does not impose a tax on a railroad's stock transfers to its employees nor a railroad's provision of relocation benefits to its employees. The Fifth Circuit reversed the district co...

Fior Pichardo De Veloz, et al. v. Miami-Dade County, et al.
Date: November 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13059
Bula Lopez v. U.S. Attorney General  
Date: November 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15179

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, a native and citizen of Colombia, petitioned for review of the BIA's decision affirming the IJ's order of removal. The court held that substantial evidence supported the BIA's factual finding regarding petiti...

USA v. Cedric Austin
Date: November 21, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11043
Jacinto Fernandez v. Bailey  
Date: November 20, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16387

Justia Opinion Summary: Based on Article 18 of the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction, a court can order the return of a wrongfully removed child who is settled in his new environment. The Eleventh Circuit va...

Larry Givens v. State Board of Pardons and Paroles, et al.
Date: November 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11765
USA v. Danny Ray Murphy
Date: November 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15038
Charles Jackson v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., et al.
Date: November 20, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10644
John Jones v. CSX Transportation, Inc.
Date: November 20, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11065
USA v. Humberto De Jesus Anaya-Plascencia
Date: November 20, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11878
USA v. Steffany Frazier
Date: November 19, 2018
Docket Number: 16-11063
Kenneth H. Burke, Jr. v. USA
Date: November 19, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16198
Jordan v. Georgia Department of Corrections  
Date: November 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12948

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, two death row inmates, served the GDC with a subpoena directing it to testify at a Rule 30(b)(6) deposition and to produce documents concerning Georgia's lethal injection protocol. Plaintiffs planned to use t...

USA v. Clayton Armstrong Hill
Date: November 19, 2018
Docket Number: 18-12942
USA v. Joseph W. Rohe, Jr.
Date: November 16, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11398
USA v. Gary Tubby
Date: November 16, 2018
Docket Number: 18-13538
United States v. St. Hubert  
Date: November 15, 2018
Docket Number: 16-10874

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit sua sponte vacated its prior opinion and substituted the following opinion. On direct appeal, defendant challenged his two firearm convictions, claiming that his predicate Hobbs Act robbery and atte...

Deon Jones v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: November 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11002
USA v. Tonia Williams
Date: November 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13503
USA v. Antonio Lester Gunther
Date: November 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15605
Michael D. Lynch, et al v. Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, et al
Date: November 15, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10147
USA v. David Fiedler
Date: November 15, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10199
USA v. Yeison Valencia Torres
Date: November 15, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11134
USA v. Edward Easton
Date: November 14, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14700
Emmett Willliams v. Brooks Trucking Company, Inc. of Memphis, et al
Date: November 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12630
USA v. Taurio Kortavious Harris
Date: November 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14015
USA v. Alexis Valdes Gonzalez
Date: November 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14583
Mark J. Landon v. City of North Port
Date: November 13, 2018
Docket Numbers: 18-10108, 18-101058
USA v. Edgar Abdiel Hernandez Bailon
Date: November 9, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13936
Rosana Boulhosa Nassar v. Florida Department of Agriculture, et al
Date: November 9, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10470
USA v. Jason Peraza
Date: November 9, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11104
USA v. Andrew Ryan Leslie
Date: November 9, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11183
Mark Kerlin v. Terry Barnard, et al.
Date: November 9, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11221
Michael Lait v. Medical Data Systems, Inc.
Date: November 9, 2018
Docket Number: 18-12255
Brent Jacoby v. Sheriff Huey Mack, et al.
Date: November 8, 2018
Docket Number: 16-11871
Rudolph Lloyd Brown v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: November 8, 2018
Docket Numbers: 16-16540, 18-10106
USA v. William Otis James Brown
Date: November 8, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10422
USA v. Dwight Gibson
Date: November 8, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10752
USA v. Terrance Robinson
Date: November 8, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10869
Parks IP Law, LLC v. Theodore A. Wood, et al
Date: November 8, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11178
Dorothy E. Winnie v. Infectious Disease Associates, P.A.
Date: November 8, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11226
USA v. Joe L. Fletcher
Date: November 8, 2018
Docket Number: 18-13336
Lavell Phillips v. USA
Date: November 7, 2018
Docket Number: 16-17106
USA v. Jermaine S. Evans
Date: November 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11795
Joe Harry Pegg v. USA
Date: November 7, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10379
Wend Diaz-De Rojas v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: November 7, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11097
Inga Barysheva v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: November 7, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11362
USA v. Hugo Margenat-Castro
Date: November 6, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14453
USA v. Roman Humberto Guevar Funez
Date: November 6, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15352
USA v. Evens Julien
Date: November 6, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10143
Edgar Alexander Pirela Pirela v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: November 6, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10303
Israel Otero v. Shellpoint Mortgage Servicing
Date: November 6, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11066
Oscar Varela Garcia v. Richard Diaz
Date: November 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10841
Beresford Bryan Bertram, et al. v. HSBC Mortgage Services, Inc.
Date: November 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11774
USA v. Ronald Morrobel
Date: November 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14496
USA v. Juan Videa
Date: November 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14520
Ashok Kumar Gandalal Patel v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: November 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14564
Hector Orlansky v. FCI Miami Warden, et al
Date: November 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15068
USA v. Cedrick Lamar Collins
Date: November 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15408
USA v. Devon Shondale Russell
Date: November 5, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10941
Fluid Dynamics Holdings, LLC v. Jacksonville Electric Authority
Date: November 5, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11082
Lawrence S. Duran v. USA
Date: November 2, 2018
Docket Number: 16-11882
Dye v. Tamko Building Products, Inc.  
Date: November 2, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14052

Justia Opinion Summary: Where a roofing shingle manufacturer displays on the exterior wrapping of every package of shingles the entirety of its product-purchase agreement—including, as particularly relevant here, a mandatory-arbitration provisi...

Judy Burton Cates v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: November 2, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14721
USA v. Gregory Lamar Reid
Date: November 2, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14764
USA v. Silverio Canales-Licona
Date: November 2, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15505
Patricia D. Dever v. Family Dollar Stores of Georgia, LLC, et al
Date: November 2, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10129
Douglas Walker, et al v. Iron Sushi LLC, et al
Date: November 2, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10617
In re: Tracy Garrett  
Date: November 2, 2018
Docket Number: 18-13680

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit dismissed in part and denied in part petitioner's thirteenth application for leave to file a second or successive motion to vacate, set aside, or correct his federal sentence. The court held that 18...

BMP Family Limited Partnership, et al. v. USA
Date: November 1, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13645
Jerald Gipson v. Kevin Renninger, et al.
Date: November 1, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14364
U.S. Bank, N.A. v. Donna Sparks Tobin, et al
Date: November 1, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10669
Cynthia Nall Turner v. Syndicated Office Systems, LLC, et al.
Date: November 1, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10731
USA v. Bruce Wayne Harrison
Date: November 1, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10852
USA v. Pasqualino Falco
Date: November 1, 2018
Docket Number: 18-13176
Phillips v. Warden  
Date: October 31, 2018
Docket Number: 14-11910

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's dismissal of a federal habeas corpus petition because it was time-barred. The court held that the district court did not err by concluding that the statute of limitation...

Thermoset Corporation v. Building Materials Corp. of America, et al
Date: October 31, 2018
Docket Numbers: 15-13942, 17-14887
Joel Romero v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: October 31, 2018
Docket Numbers: 16-10337, 18-11429
USA v. Michael John Alcocer Roa
Date: October 31, 2018
Docket Numbers: 16-16899, 17-10578
Tricia Galbreath v. Hale County, Alabama Commission, et al.
Date: October 31, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13762
Angela Adriana Rivera Melo v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 31, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14133
USA v. Rick Augusto Myrie
Date: October 31, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14548
USA v. Anthony Atkins
Date: October 31, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10340
USA v. Ernest Jackson
Date: October 31, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11223
David Booth v. City of Roswell, et al.
Date: October 31, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11464
Tony L. Ware v. Pine State Mortgage Corp., et al
Date: October 31, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11629
John K. Aning, et al. v. Federal National Mortgage Association, et al.
Date: October 30, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13654
USA v. Marcus Anthony Barnes
Date: October 30, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10702
Nasser Ghelichkhani v. USA
Date: October 30, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11561
Jones v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections  
Date: October 29, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10693

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's dismissal of a 28 U.S.C. 2254 petition for habeas corpus as untimely. The court held that the district court did not err in concluding that petitioner's Rule 3.850 motio...

McCullough v. Finley  
Date: October 29, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11554

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, residents of Montgomery who were sentenced by the municipal court for traffic violations, filed suit against city officials for allegedly operating a scheme to raise revenue by jailing indigent offenders for...

Washington v. Commissioner of Social Security  
Date: October 29, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13649

Justia Opinion Summary: Pursuant to the terms of Social Security Ruling 00-4p, and in light of the overall regulatory scheme that governs disability claims, the ALJs within the SSA have an affirmative duty to identify apparent conflicts between...

Fastcase, Inc. v. Lawriter, LLC  
Date: October 29, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14110

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit vacated the district court's dismissal of an action brought by Fastcase against Lawriter under the Declaratory Judgment Act. The court held that the district court erred in dismissing Fastcase's comp...

International Fidelity Insurance Co. v. Americaribe-Moriarity JV  
Date: October 26, 2018
Docket Numbers: 16-14861, 17-10814

Justia Opinion Summary: Americaribe, a general contractor, appealed the district court's award of attorney's fees to Fidelity, the surety on a performance bond issued for a construction subcontract between Americaribe and the subcontractor CPM....

Theodore Menut v. Florida Commission on Offender Review, et al
Date: October 26, 2018
Docket Number: 16-15007
USA v. Rowy De Jesus Vasquez
Date: October 26, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10515
USA v. Jonathan Lee Eubanks
Date: October 26, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13108
Gerald Mann v. USA
Date: October 26, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13129
Carl Lee Williams v. USA
Date: October 26, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13817
Ponce D. Howard v. Hyundai MOtor Manufacturing Alabama
Date: October 26, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14089
Lisa Bartell v. Fulton County, Georgia
Date: October 26, 2018
Docket Number: 17-14335
Richard V. Harrison v. Belk, Inc.
Date: October 26, 2018
Docket Numbers: 17-14839, 18-10589
USA v. Jason Jerome Springer
Date: October 26, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15584
United States v. Hernandez  
Date: October 26, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15666

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit held that the district court did not abuse its discretion by disregarding the Federal Rules of Evidence during a 21 U.S.C. 851 hearing. Under 21 U.S.C. 841(b), defendants convicted of certain drug-re...

USA v. Heraldo Mojica, Jr.
Date: October 26, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15777
Elvin Antonio Briones v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 26, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10183
USA v. Rogelio Barajas
Date: October 26, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10916
Thomas F. Underwood v. Social Security Administration, Commissioner
Date: October 26, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11853
USA v. Antonio Darset King, Sr.
Date: October 25, 2018
Docket Number: 16-15767
United States v. Carthen  
Date: October 25, 2018
Docket Number: 16-17653

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed Defendants Carthen and Groce's conviction and sentence for multiple counts of federal robbery and firearm offenses. The court held that the evidence was sufficient to support the jury's guil...

Hollister Incorporated v. Zassi Holdings, Inc., et al
Date: October 25, 2018
Docket Number: 16-17734
Jamaal Ali Bilal v. FNU Fennick, et al
Date: October 25, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12062
Celeste L. Guice v. Secretary, Department of Labor
Date: October 25, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12183
United States v. Jones  
Date: October 25, 2018
Docket Number: 17-12240

Justia Opinion Summary: Second-degree murder in Florida is a "violent felony" within the meaning of the elements clause of the Armed Career Criminal Act (ACCA), 18 U.S.C. 924(e)(2)(B)(i). The Eleventh Circuit affirmed defendant's conviction und...

Cecelia N. King v. Jennifer Bencie
Date: October 25, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15521
W. A. Griffin v. United Healthcare of Georgia, Inc., et al
Date: October 25, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10208
Yves Marbenig Salas-Monsalve v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 25, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10998
Brian M. Casey v. Wexford Health SVC., et al
Date: October 24, 2018
Docket Number: 17-13240
Leon Kuchenmeister, et al v. Healthport Technologiesm, LLC, et al
Date: October 24, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10468
Israel Otero v. Shellpoint Mortgage Servicing
Date: October 24, 2018
Docket Number: 18-11066
Edward J. Jablonski v. The Travelers Companies, Inc.
Date: October 23, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16474
Gwendolyn McCurdy v. State of Alabama Disability Determination Service
Date: October 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-11813
James Joseph Bagwell v. Bank of America, N.A.
Date: October 23, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10467
Barry David Thompson v. Deputy Brian Luoma, et al
Date: October 23, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10807
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