2019 Eleventh Circuit US Court of Appeals Case Law

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USA v. Humberto Herrera
Date: December 31, 2019
Docket Number: 17-13440
USA v. Robbie Allen Mauldin
Date: December 31, 2019
Docket Number: 19-13403
USA v. Jerry Browdy, et al.
Date: December 30, 2019
Docket Number: 17-15664
Henley v. Payne  
Date: December 30, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13101

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit held that Heck v. Humphrey, 512 U.S. 477, 114 S. Ct. 2364 (1994), did not bar plaintiff's civil action for false arrest under 42 U.S.C. 1983. In this case, plaintiff was arrested as he rode his bicyc...

Bearden v. E.I. Du Pont De Nemours and Co.  
Date: December 30, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14345

Justia Opinion Summary: At issue was the word "retirement" in the Award Terms of stock options granted to plaintiff by his employer E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company. Under the terms of the award, an employee who leaves the company "due to re...

USA v. Robert Donelson
Date: December 30, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11564
Angela W. DeBose v. Ellucian Company, L.P., et al.
Date: December 30, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11701
Christopher M. Gibson v. Securities and Exchange Commission, et al.
Date: December 30, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11969
USA v. Joshua Scott, et al.
Date: December 27, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10511
USA v. Charlton Morris
Date: December 27, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11560
Brendy Ascencio-Corado v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: December 27, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11631
Abuid Roman, Jr. v. USA
Date: December 27, 2019
Docket Number: 19-12440
IMH Healthcare, LLC, et al. v. Jeffrey W. Warren, et al.
Date: December 26, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10643
Wendi Maribel Solis, et al. v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: December 26, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10781
USA v. Nicholas Hughes
Date: December 26, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11403
Corey Toole v. Officer Zorn
Date: December 26, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11729
USA v. James Jerome Reed
Date: December 26, 2019
Docket Number: 19-12079
Rolando Gus Paez v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections
Date: December 23, 2019
Docket Number: 16-15705
Yamil M. Vega v. USA
Date: December 23, 2019
Docket Number: 17-13933
USA v. Oberto Jean
Date: December 23, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12490
Singh v. U.S. Attorney General  
Date: December 23, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12915

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, a citizen of India, appealed from the denial of his petition for a writ of habeas corpus under 28 U.S.C. 2241. Petitioner has been in ICE custody for 31 months and argued that he was entitled to release under...

United States v. Bankston  
Date: December 23, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14812

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit vacated defendant's sentence for possessing a firearm as a felon, possessing body armor as a violent felon, and distributing methamphetamine. The court held that the district court plainly erred by a...

Blake v. U.S. Attorney General  
Date: December 23, 2019
Docket Number: 19-14316

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit held that petitioner, a convicted drug trafficker who has illegally entered into the United States three times, was not entitled to an emergency stay of removal. The court denied his motion to stay r...

Crawford's Auto Center, Inc. v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co.  
Date: December 20, 2019
Docket Numbers: 15-14160, 15-14162, 15-14178, 15-14179, 15-14180, 17-12583

Justia Opinion Summary: Two auto body collision repair shops filed a class action against dozens of insurance defendants, alleging claims under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) and state law fraud and unjust enrichm...

Daniel Rodriguez v. USA
Date: December 20, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11438
United States v. Vineyard  
Date: December 20, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11690

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's denial of defendant's motion to dismiss an indictment charging him with failing to register as a sex offender under the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (S...

Angus McDowell v. George Bracken, et al.
Date: December 20, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12762
USA v. Gregory S. Rothwell, Jr.
Date: December 20, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13284
Dexter C. Newson v. Secretary, Department of Corrections, et al.
Date: December 20, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14532
Angelina Francisco Esteban v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: December 20, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15349
USA v. Demetrice A. Thomas
Date: December 20, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11388
Jonas Velasco-Rojas v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: December 20, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11879
USA v. Wilberto Vallecilla Gamboa
Date: December 20, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11977
Mark Edelsberg v. Vroom, Inc.
Date: December 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11317
USA v. Oscar Guardarrama-Suarez
Date: December 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14378
Pamela Blackmore Jenkins v. Security Engineers Inc.
Date: December 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15329
USA v. Ryan Rusty Rodriguez
Date: December 19, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10427
Allan Lavut, et al. v. Bank of America, et al.
Date: December 19, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11123
Nicolas Caballero-Pineda v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: December 19, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11274
USA v. Ignacio Ortiz-Correa
Date: December 19, 2019
Docket Number: 19-12979
Ashly Adarius Davenport v. USA
Date: December 18, 2019
Docket Number: 16-15939
USA v. Armando Reyes-Garcia, et al.
Date: December 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10144
USA v. Christine Alyce Slayman
Date: December 18, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10572
USA v. Tayheim Malik Eberhart
Date: December 18, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10849
Kenneth Woliner v. Martha Sofronsky
Date: December 18, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11060
USA v. Jimmy Lee Theodore
Date: December 17, 2019
Docket Numbers: 17-13777, 19-12844
Geico Marine Insurance Co. v. Shackleford  
Date: December 17, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12105

Justia Opinion Summary: Geico Marine filed suit seeking a declaration that a navigational limit in the policy with defendant that required the vessel to be north of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, during hurricane season barred coverage. The dis...

Hallums v. Infinity Insurance Co.  
Date: December 17, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12138

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's grant of summary judgment to defendants in a putative class action seeking damages and a declaration that vehicle insurance purchased by plaintiffs was not valid. Plaint...

Tyree Wright v. S. Alvarez, et al.
Date: December 17, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15121
USA v. Ala Salman
Date: December 17, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15220
USA v. Laquan Johnson
Date: December 17, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10868
USA v. Frenchie G. Hilliard
Date: December 17, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11850
William D. Redfern v. USA
Date: December 17, 2019
Docket Number: 19-12649
Pablo Emiliano Suescun v. USA
Date: December 16, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11954
Lewis v. Governor of Alabama  
Date: December 13, 2019
Docket Number: 17-11009

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, two African-American minimum-wage employees who work in Birmingham at a rate lower than the $10.10 prescribed by the City's minimum wage ordinance, filed suit alleging that Act No. 2016-18, which nullified th...

Dorothy Taylor v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: December 13, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14782
Luis H. Cano v. USA
Date: December 12, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10093
Mark Hanisee v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: December 12, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11066
USA v. Jose Ignacio Moralez Abad
Date: December 12, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11299
Bradley Batz v. City of Sebring
Date: December 12, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11399
Leigh Ann Youngblood-West v. Aflac Incorporated, et al.
Date: December 12, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11593
Regina Battle v. Commissioner, Social Security Administration
Date: December 12, 2019
Docket Number: 19-12280
USA v. Devin Ahesia-Jay Pemberton
Date: December 11, 2019
Docket Number: 17-14466
USA v. Diontez Jamel Moore
Date: December 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13057
Willie Smith v. USA
Date: December 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15013
USA v. Steven Dukes
Date: December 11, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10279
Eric Watkins v. Sergeant M. Bigwood, et al
Date: December 11, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10456
AIX Specialty Insurance Company v. Members Only Management Company, LLC
Date: December 11, 2019
Docket Number: 19-12110
Michael Pierce, et al v. Randy Duane Brashears, et al
Date: December 10, 2019
Docket Numbers: 17-10815, 19-12496
USA v. Richard Eugene Fye, III
Date: December 10, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10903
Scott Martin v. Allstate Property and Casualty Insurance Company
Date: December 10, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11164
Principle Solutions Group, LLC v. Ironshore Indemnity, Inc.  
Date: December 9, 2019
Docket Number: 17-11703

Justia Opinion Summary: After a scammer posing as an executive of Principle Solutions persuaded an employee to wire money to a foreign bank account, Principle Solutions sought coverage under the "fraudulent instruction" provision of its insuran...

Kenneth Coleman v. Sgt. Walker
Date: December 9, 2019
Docket Number: 17-13691
Desiree Felicia Sapp v. Nationstar Mortgage LLC
Date: December 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12145
Brandon Medina v. USA
Date: December 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12270
USA v. Nishitkumar Patel
Date: December 9, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11407
USA v. Ronnie Clayton
Date: December 9, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11732
Dianne Roberta Adeniji v. Attorney General Middle District of Florida
Date: December 6, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13860
Francisco Saldana v. USA
Date: December 6, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13899
USA v. Brian James Holland
Date: December 6, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14721
USA v. Christopher Iman Ulmer
Date: December 6, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15315
USA v. Pablo Antonio Pantaleon-Aviles
Date: December 6, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10845
USA v. Altavious Demon Jackson
Date: December 6, 2019
Docket Number: 19-12129
USA v. Andres Fernando Cabezas
Date: December 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10258
Pavis Levar Gray v. USA
Date: December 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12770
USA v. Claudia Constance Hirmer
Date: December 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14518
Clarence Carr v. U.S. Bank
Date: December 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14987
USA v. Lee Hocker
Date: December 5, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10924
James Henry Banks v. USA, et al
Date: December 5, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11010
USA v. Eddie Junior Saez
Date: December 5, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11364
USA v. Jerome Garrett
Date: December 5, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11633
Rosa Maria Juan-Francisco, et al. v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: December 5, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11854
Willine Bryant, et al. v. Robert J. Buck, III, et al.
Date: December 5, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11913
USA v. Ever Valencia Prado
Date: December 5, 2019
Docket Number: 19-12890
Pleadro J. Scott v. R. Gomez, C. Weston
Date: December 4, 2019
Docket Numbers: 15-13610, 18-13619
Foremost Signature Insurance Company, MI v. Sojo Design, LLC, et al
Date: December 4, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14599
USA v. Dante Antwan Hill
Date: December 4, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10387
Fane Lozman v. City of Riviera Beach
Date: December 3, 2019
Docket Numbers: 15-10550, 15-14981
Jose Roberto Padilla v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: December 3, 2019
Docket Number: 17-12786
Cedric Lamont Robinson v. USA
Date: December 3, 2019
Docket Number: 17-13929
USA v. Daria Ershova
Date: December 3, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12338
Renee Bell v. Florida Highway Patrol, et al
Date: December 3, 2019
Docket Numbers: 18-12956, 18-13227
USA v. Thomas Porter
Date: December 3, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14551
Amezcua-Preciado v. U.S. Attorney General  
Date: December 3, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14788

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit denied a petition for review of the BIA's final order reversing the IJ's grant of petitioner's application for asylum and denial of withholding of removal. The court agreed with the BIA that petition...

USA v. Vernon Marcus Coleman
Date: December 3, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10410
USA v. Christopher M. Arguelles
Date: December 3, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11279
USA v. James Kamisky
Date: December 3, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11602
Warren Adam Taylor v. Augusta-Richmond County Consolidated Commissioners, et al
Date: December 2, 2019
Docket Numbers: 15-11751, 19-11087
Luis Olivares v. Warden, USP Coleman I
Date: December 2, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14299
Arnold Maurice Mathis v. Zulaika Zoe Vizcarrondo
Date: December 2, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14396
USA v. Olayinka Olaniyi
Date: December 2, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14622
USA v. Brandon DeJuan Ward
Date: December 2, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10470
USA v. Francisco Javier Vega-Mendoza
Date: November 29, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13523
USA v. Victor Garry Baxter
Date: November 27, 2019
Docket Numbers: 14-13238, 15-12788, 16-15995, 19-10327
USA v. Christopher Bernard Pitts
Date: November 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14873
Peter E. Shapiro, P.A. v. Wells Fargo Bank N.A.
Date: November 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15014
Rex Gainey v. Richard Austin
Date: November 27, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10179
Tanya Lebedinsky v. MSC Cruises, S.A.
Date: November 27, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10455
Timothy L. Garland, et al. v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue
Date: November 27, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11413
United States v. Perez  
Date: November 26, 2019
Docket Number: 17-14136

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit held that the district court reversibly erred in concluding that defendant's conduct and choice of language would have instilled in a reasonable person a fear of death, justifying application of the...

Eddie Montero v. Secretary, Department of Corrections, et al.
Date: November 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11095
USA v. Derrick N. Miller
Date: November 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11934
USA v. Cornelius Kenyatta Craig
Date: November 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14180
USA v. William Obregon Paredes
Date: November 26, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10588
USA v. Christian Dior Bob
Date: November 26, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10917
Shereen R. Greene v. Rocket Mortgage, et al
Date: November 26, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11016
Jiteshkumar Ishvarlal Patel v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: November 26, 2019
Docket Number: 19-12403
Patricia Hannah v. Ronald Laughlin
Date: November 26, 2019
Docket Number: 19-12804
Louis Matthew Clements v. 3M Electronic Monitoring
Date: November 25, 2019
Docket Numbers: 17-13039, 18-13866, 19-12378, 19-12901
USA v. Christopher Gilcrest
Date: November 25, 2019
Docket Number: 17-15317
Robert Matthew Ross v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: November 25, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12083
Joseph Orlando Ramirez-Alvarez v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: November 25, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15160
USA v. Anthony Joseph Saffioti
Date: November 25, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11120
KK-PB Financial, LLC v. 160 Royal Palm, LLC
Date: November 25, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11402
USA v. Natalie Rene Panko
Date: November 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13332
Keyton Benson v. Hartford Life & Accident Insurance Company
Date: November 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14835
Emmanuel Joseph v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: November 22, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10031
Trevisan Hudson, et al. v. P.I.P Inc., et al.
Date: November 22, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11004
Anderson v. Wilco Life Insurance Co.  
Date: November 22, 2019
Docket Number: 19-14127

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit reversed and vacated the district court's order remanding the case to state court after the case was removed to federal district court under the Class Action Fairness Act (CAFA). Because plaintiff so...

DeMartini v. Town of Gulf Stream  
Date: November 21, 2019
Docket Number: 17-14177

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's grant of summary judgment to the town on plaintiff's 42 U.S.C. 1983 First Amendment retaliation claim and to Wantman on the Florida malicious prosecution claim. In a pri...

USA v. Russell Hudson Cullen
Date: November 21, 2019
Docket Number: 17-14913
United States v. Achey  
Date: November 21, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11900

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed defendant's conviction for conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance. The court held that the government was only required to prove that defendant conspired to distribute a generic con...

Daniel Bilek v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: November 21, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12074
USA v. Rony Maurival
Date: November 21, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14693
USA v. Michael R. Casey
Date: November 21, 2019
Docket Numbers: 19-10409, 19-10411
USA v. Raekwon Williams
Date: November 21, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11280
USA v. Yadira Gomez-Gonzalez
Date: November 21, 2019
Docket Number: 19-12142
USA v. Tamaica Hoskins
Date: November 21, 2019
Docket Number: 19-12803
Steve L. Thomas v. Home Depot U.S.A., Inc.
Date: November 20, 2019
Docket Numbers: 17-11380, 18-15044
Andre Holston v. USA
Date: November 20, 2019
Docket Number: 17-13399
USA v. Danny I. Cade
Date: November 20, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12123
USA v. Michael Paige Palmer
Date: November 20, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13794
USA v. Zachary Jerrel Cheeks
Date: November 20, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14796
USA v. Adelmo Higuera Velasquez
Date: November 20, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14875
Robert Ray Dunn, et al v. Michael Stewart, et al
Date: November 20, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11637
USA v. Joel Maldonado-Bautista
Date: November 20, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11757
USA v. Oliver Rocher
Date: November 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15164
Darnell Brown v. C.R. Gill
Date: November 19, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11262
James Bruce DeStephens v. Sadie Darnell, et al.
Date: November 19, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11485
Regina Patrice Harris v. University of Alabama
Date: November 19, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11599
Ruth Ellen Reeves v. Social Security Commissioner
Date: November 19, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11787
Dimitri Patterson v. Miami Dade County, et al.
Date: November 19, 2019
Docket Number: 19-12914
Greta Washington v. Social Security Administration, Commissioner
Date: November 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12115
USA v. Annamalai Annamalai
Date: November 18, 2019
Docket Numbers: 18-13071, 18-14115, 18-14292
Albert Soler Somohano v. Federal National Mortgage Association
Date: November 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14131
Sandra Hines v. Felicia Jefferson
Date: November 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14211
USA v. Jessie Acosta
Date: November 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14581
Cedric Lamar Jackson v. USA
Date: November 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15028
USA v. Benjamin Michael Tschirhart
Date: November 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15207
USA v. Timothy Ward
Date: November 18, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10038
USA v. Robert Lewis Morgan
Date: November 15, 2019
Docket Numbers: 17-10582, 19-11903
USA v. Cyron Norman
Date: November 15, 2019
Docket Number: 17-14486
Kimberly Lustgarten v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: November 15, 2019
Docket Number: 17-14763
USA v. Colitha Patrice Bush
Date: November 15, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10909
Daker v. Jackson  
Date: November 15, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11989

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, a Georgia prisoner, appealed the district court's sua sponte dismissal of his 42 U.S.C. 1983 civil rights complaint, alleging that the jail's policy banning hardcover books violated his rights under the First...

Cordoba v. DIRECTV, LLC  
Date: November 15, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12077

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed a class action under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, alleging that DIRECTV and the company it contracted with to provide telemarketing services, Telecel, failed to maintain the do-not-call list and...

Roger Shuler, et al v. Liberty Duke, et al
Date: November 15, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14099
Wayne Jackson v. Blue Bird Corporation
Date: November 15, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14155
USA v. David Stiff
Date: November 15, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14217
USA v. William Aellis
Date: November 15, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14479
Thomas O'Steen Monroe v. Florida Department of Corrections
Date: November 15, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14664
Lurbin Lorena Galindo Guerra v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: November 15, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14775
USA v. Remigio Adiran Chicuate Sanchez
Date: November 15, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15156
Roy M. Cannon v. Corizon Medical Services, et al.
Date: November 15, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10774
USA v. Darrick Loray Jackson
Date: November 15, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10959
USA v. James Derrick Robertson
Date: November 15, 2019
Docket Number: 19-12166
Kerino Belizaire v. USA
Date: November 14, 2019
Docket Number: 17-14806
Debernardis v. IQ Formulations, LLC  
Date: November 14, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11778

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit vacated the district court's dismissal of plaintiffs' claims against defendants based on lack of standing. The court held that plaintiffs plausibly alleged that they suffered an economic loss when th...

Damien M. Jones v. Department of Corrections
Date: November 14, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10739
USA v. Audra Roper
Date: November 14, 2019
Docket Number: 19-12735
Cambridge Christian School, Inc. v. Florida High School Athletic Assoc., Inc.  
Date: November 13, 2019
Docket Number: 17-12802

Justia Opinion Summary: The question of whether all speech over the microphone was government speech is a heavily fact-intensive one that looks at the history of the government's use of the medium for communicative purposes, the implication of...

Albert Williams v. USA
Date: November 13, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12010
USA v. Donte DeShawn Alston
Date: November 13, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14077
Darrell C. Hartwell v. Richard V. Spencer
Date: November 13, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14488
USA v. Michael Montoya-Austria
Date: November 13, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14859
Marlon Dionires Sopon-Mendoza v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: November 13, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15094
USA v. Ervin Harris
Date: November 13, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10260
Frank Dwight Mack v. Ti'Quita Miles
Date: November 13, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11276
USA v. Rodney Blythe
Date: November 13, 2019
Docket Number: 19-12771
Ray Jefferson Cromartie v. GDCP Warden
Date: November 13, 2019
Docket Number: 19-14457
Pinson v. JPMorgan Chase Bank, NA  
Date: November 12, 2019
Docket Number: 16-17107

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against the Bank, asserting claims under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) and the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The district court dismissed the complaint for failure to state a cla...

Brown v. United States  
Date: November 12, 2019
Docket Number: 17-13993

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit reversed the district court's denial of petitioner's 28 U.S.C. 2255 motion to vacate his conviction under 18 U.S.C. 924(c)(1)(A) and the corresponding sentence. The court held that petitioner pleaded...

Phillip Cordell Fikes v. Patrick Collard, et al.
Date: November 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12373
Richard E. Daniel v. Commissioner, Georgia Department of Corrections
Date: November 8, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10923
David S. Bennett v. Gary Langford, et al.
Date: November 8, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11034
USA v. Arne Soreide
Date: November 7, 2019
Docket Numbers: 13-13573, 18-11046, 19-11287
Antoine Dixson v. USA
Date: November 7, 2019
Docket Numbers: 17-10686, 18-13274
Anthony D. Greenwood v. Secretary, Department of Corrections, et al.
Date: November 7, 2019
Docket Number: 17-11372
USA v. Jose Pineda Castro, et al
Date: November 7, 2019
Docket Number: 17-13438
USA v. Cedrick Lamar Collins
Date: November 7, 2019
Docket Numbers: 17-15408, 19-10012
USA v. Rosetta Valerie Cannata, et al
Date: November 7, 2019
Docket Number: 17-15539
Olivia Tomay-Hart v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: November 7, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11620
Anthony J. Ferrizzi v. Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company
Date: November 7, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11803
Carruth v. Bentley  
Date: November 7, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12224

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, the former CEO of Alabama One Credit Union, filed suit under 42 U.S.C. 1983 against the Governor of Alabama and his legal advisor, alleging that defendants conspired with others to improperly exert regulatory...

USA v. Jurden Rogers
Date: November 7, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15152
USA v. Hosea Sherrod
Date: November 7, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10284
Joe T. Young v. David Brady
Date: November 7, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11475
In re: Joseph Demond Wright  
Date: November 7, 2019
Docket Number: 19-13994

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit denied petitioner's application for leave to file a second or successive motion to vacate, set aside, or correct his federal sentence. The court held that Rehaif v. United States did not announce a n...

Patrick Blasingame v. USA
Date: November 6, 2019
Docket Number: 17-10732
Steven Smith v. G. Salter, et al.
Date: November 6, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11622
USA v. Jamus Dixon
Date: November 6, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14653
Michele Bailey v. Social Security Administration, Commissioner
Date: November 6, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14887
Doncey Frank Boykin v. USA
Date: November 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10585
Anita Smith v. Vestavia Hills Board of Education
Date: November 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11626
Tanya Singh Dixit v. Akash Dixit
Date: November 5, 2019
Docket Numbers: 18-12945, 18-15166
USA v. Harlem Slaughter Turner, III
Date: November 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14068
Curt Martin Junior Robley v. United States Attorney General
Date: November 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14696
USA v. Chellena Arnetta Hayes
Date: November 5, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10437
Keishan H. Enix v. USA
Date: November 4, 2019
Docket Number: 17-11716
Center for Biological Diversity v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers  
Date: November 4, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10541

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's grant of summary judgment for the Corps, holding that the district court properly determined that it was reasonable for the Corps to conclude that environmental effects...

Cabrel Jacomb v. BBVA Compass Bank
Date: November 4, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11536
Lina Astrid Alvarez Pemberthy v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: November 4, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14393
USA v. Vergil Vladimir George
Date: November 4, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10023
USA v. Gabriel Bush
Date: November 4, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10741
Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas v. Christopher M. Hunt, Sr.
Date: November 4, 2019
Docket Number: 19-12581
Hunter v. City of Leeds  
Date: November 1, 2019
Docket Number: 17-11939

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against police officers under 42 U.S.C. 1983, alleging claims of excessive force and other various state law claims. Plaintiff's claims stemmed from a four-car police chase that resulted in an office...

Holland v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections  
Date: November 1, 2019
Docket Number: 17-15706

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's orders dismissing petitioner's 28 U.S.C. 2254 petition for lack of subject matter jurisdiction and denying his motion for reconsideration. The court held that, even if p...

USA v. Roberto Anguiano, III
Date: November 1, 2019
Docket Numbers: 18-10482, 18-10994
Tammie Christmas v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: November 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10654
Alens Charles v. Ric L. Bradshaw
Date: November 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13350
Marcus Rashawn Smith v. USA
Date: November 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14937
Vivens Delorme v. USA
Date: November 1, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10047
MSP Recovery Claims, Series LLC, et al v. Alere Inc., et al
Date: November 1, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11059
Golden Dawn Corporation, et al v. Fabrizio Dulcetti Neves
Date: November 1, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11688
Henry Cazares-Zandre v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 31, 2019
Docket Numbers: 18-10227, 18-12713
Etem Alajbegu v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 31, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13913
USA v. Phay Lam Souphanthog
Date: October 31, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10627
Eddie Johnson v. Georgia Department of Veterans Service, et al.
Date: October 31, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11971
United States v. Hunt  
Date: October 30, 2019
Docket Numbers: 17-12365, 17-12366, 17-12919

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit vacated its prior opinion and issued the following revised opinion. The court affirmed defendants' sentences under the Armed Career Criminal Act (ACCA) and USSG 4B1.2(a), holding that defendants' Al...

Montague Minnifield v. Heath Boackle
Date: October 30, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12778
USA v. Monica Rigsby
Date: October 30, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13868
USA v. Taniesha Thelma Stuart
Date: October 30, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14168
The Affiliati Network, Inc. v. Joseph Wanamaker, et al.
Date: October 30, 2019
Docket Numbers: 18-14845, 18-15176
David Longino v. Kevin Kinsey, et al.
Date: October 30, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10162
Sagar Rishan v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 30, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10285
Michael T. Bennett v. Marvel Entertainment, LLC
Date: October 30, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10522
USA v. Jemone Lawrence Walker
Date: October 30, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10792
Cromartie v. Shealy  
Date: October 30, 2019
Docket Number: 19-14268

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's dismissal of plaintiff's complaint and denied his emergency motion for a stay of execution as moot. The court rejected plaintiff's challenge to Georgia's requirement tha...

Yarbrough v. Decatur Housing Authority  
Date: October 29, 2019
Docket Number: 17-11500

Justia Opinion Summary: On remand from the en banc court, the Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's grant of summary judgment in favor of the Authority. At issue in this appeal was whether, under the Due Process Clause of the Fourteent...

Sellers v. Rushmore Loan Management Services, LLC  
Date: October 29, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11420

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed suit against Rushmore, seeking class certifications on claims arising under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) and the Florida Consumer Protection Practices Act (FDCCPA). Plaintiffs alleged t...

United States v. Harris  
Date: October 29, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11513

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed defendant's 210 month sentence imposed after he pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm. The court held that defendant's prior conviction for attempted first-degree assaul...

United States v. Ross  
Date: October 29, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11679

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed the denial of his motions to suppress evidence found in two separate, warrantless searches of his motel room. A gun was discovered in the first search, and drugs and associated paraphernalia were disco...

Rosa Romero, et al. v. Razzle Dazzle Barbershop, Inc., et al.
Date: October 29, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12689
USA v. Roxana Carreras
Date: October 29, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12849
United States v. Reed  
Date: October 28, 2019
Docket Number: 17-12699

Justia Opinion Summary: On remand from the Supreme Court in light of Rehaif v. United States, 139 S. Ct. 2191 (2019), the Fifth Circuit affirmed defendant's conviction and held that he could not establish that errors affected his substantial ri...

USA v. Mauricio Martinez Medina, et al.
Date: October 28, 2019
Docket Number: 17-13278
Wilding v. DNC Services Corp.  
Date: October 28, 2019
Docket Number: 17-14194

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed a putative class action alleging that during the 2016 Democratic presidential primaries the DNC and its chairwoman improperly tipped the scales in favor of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who...

Zury Alvizuriz-Lorenzo v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10985
Waseem Daker v. USA, et al.
Date: October 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11383
Henrietta Austin v. FL HUD Rosewood LLC
Date: October 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14869
USA v. Henry Bonilla Arias
Date: October 28, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11835
United States v. Ochoa  
Date: October 25, 2019
Docket Numbers: 16-17609, 18-10142

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed defendant's convictions and sentences for Hobbs Act robbery, knowingly carrying a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence, and knowingly possessing a firearm and ammunition as...

USA v. Shaquana Quenella Brookins
Date: October 25, 2019
Docket Numbers: 17-14098, 17-15170
USA v. Joseph Capello
Date: October 25, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10310
Michael L. King v. Secretary, Department of Corrections, et al
Date: October 25, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11421
David Madison Cawthorn v. Auto-Owners Insurance Company
Date: October 25, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12067
Long Cao v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 25, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13581
USA v. Rosendo Louis
Date: October 25, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15213
USA v. Alfred Wayne Lee, Jr.
Date: October 25, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15337
USA v. Adolfo Lozano-Basurto
Date: October 25, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10824
USA v. Doga Kuyon Yuoh
Date: October 25, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10853
USA v. Lenin Martinez-Alvarado
Date: October 25, 2019
Docket Numbers: 19-11301, 19-11309
Franco Nicholas Padgett v. USA
Date: October 24, 2019
Docket Number: 17-12645
Christopher J. Wood v. Secretary, Department of Corrections, et al
Date: October 24, 2019
Docket Number: 17-13416
In re Application of Victoria, LLC v Iliya Likhtenfeld, et al
Date: October 24, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10096
USA v. Augusto Noriega-Perez
Date: October 24, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10232
George Elver v. Steve Whidden
Date: October 24, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10385
Louis Reed. Jr. v. USA
Date: October 24, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10521
Sharon Pierce v. Cigna Health and Life Insurance Company
Date: October 24, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11079
USA v. DeAndre Davis
Date: October 23, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12958
Bridgette Bott v. Ric L. Bradshaw
Date: October 23, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10761
USA v. Jeremias Guillen
Date: October 23, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10902
USA v. Michael William Jeczalik
Date: October 23, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10995
USA v. Marcus Rivers
Date: October 22, 2019
Docket Numbers: 15-11836, 19-11328
USA v. Gorge Antonio Vargas, et al
Date: October 22, 2019
Docket Number: 17-12510
Dawn Baker v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: October 22, 2019
Docket Number: 17-13850
James J. Haag v. State of Florida
Date: October 22, 2019
Docket Number: 17-15749
Christopher Stewart v. Wayne Wells
Date: October 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10892
Bererlyn Velasquez-Gonzalez v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15001
USA v. Darinel Hernandez-Lorenzo
Date: October 22, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10380
Sara Herrera v. 7R Charter Limited
Date: October 22, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10605
Julio Armando Brunet v. USA
Date: October 22, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11749
USA v. Carl Jerome Holmes
Date: October 22, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11822
Gill v. Judd  
Date: October 21, 2019
Docket Number: 17-14525

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, a minor, filed suit under 42 U.S.C. 1983, against the sheriff and deputy who had entered her home and arrested her after her former best friend committed suicide. Defendants charged plaintiff with the crime of...

USA v. Christopher Brinson
Date: October 21, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13185
Terasa Lynn Knoll v. Paradise Beach Homes, Inc.
Date: October 21, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14063
USA v. Marcial Cuero-Cuero
Date: October 21, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14580
Reliable Marine Towing and Salvage LLC v. John Thomas, et al.
Date: October 21, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10503
USA v. Tavaris Lamon Body
Date: October 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15005
Hernan Adriano Meza v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15161
USA v. Jackelyn Vanessa Blanco Nunez
Date: October 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15314
USA v. Willie Earl Carter
Date: October 18, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10918
State Auto and Casualty Insurance Company v. Scott Jacobs
Date: October 18, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11122
Doren T. Watkins v. Alabama Department of Public Health
Date: October 18, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11130
Evergreen Marine, Ltd. v. USA
Date: October 18, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11184
USA v. Alonso Contreras-Guerrero
Date: October 18, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11289
USA v. Michael Hendrix
Date: October 18, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11308
Stanley Joseph Thompson v. USA
Date: October 17, 2019
Docket Number: 14-15179
Jefferson v. GDCP Warden  
Date: October 17, 2019
Docket Number: 17-12160

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's grant of habeas relief to petitioner, who was convicted of felony murder and sentenced to death. The court held that the Georgia state habeas court's fact-finding was n...

William Arthur Bishop v. Secretary, Department of Corrections, et al
Date: October 17, 2019
Docket Number: 17-14638
Cvoro v. Carnival Corp.  
Date: October 17, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11815

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff appealed the denial of her petition to "vacate and/or alternatively to deny recognition and enforcement" of the foreign arbitral award in favor of her employer, Carnival, on her claims under the Jones Act and U...

USA v. Susan Anderson
Date: October 17, 2019
Docket Numbers: 18-14619, 18-14620
Thuyen Anh Quach v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 17, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14632
USA v. Bruce Gossage
Date: October 17, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15031
USA v. Marcial Antonio Hernandez-Ruiz
Date: October 17, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10282
USA v. Sandreania Davis
Date: October 17, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10990
Demetruis Carter v. Warden Marty Allen, et al.
Date: October 16, 2019
Docket Number: 17-10797
Steiner v. United States  
Date: October 16, 2019
Docket Number: 17-15555

Justia Opinion Summary: Rosemond v. United States, 572 U.S. 65, 67 (2014), announced a new substantive rule that applies retroactively to cases on collateral review. Nonetheless, the Eleventh Circuit held that petitioner was not entitled to rel...

Robert Walls v. Lowe's Home Centers, LLC
Date: October 16, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12055
Bailey v. Swindell  
Date: October 16, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13572

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit reversed the district court's judgment in defendant's favor in an action brought by plaintiff, alleging that defendant violated the Fourth Amendment by arresting plaintiff inside the home of plaintif...

Clinton O. Smith v. City of Tallahassee, et al
Date: October 16, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10218
My24HourNews.com, Inc. v. AT&T Corp., et al.
Date: October 16, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10413
Alvaro Mazariegos-Rodriguez v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 16, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10870
Keven Robinson v. Virginia College, LLC, et al.
Date: October 16, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11864
McWilliams v. Commissioner, Alabama Department of Corrections  
Date: October 15, 2019
Docket Number: 13-13906

Justia Opinion Summary: On remand from the Supreme Court, the Eleventh Circuit remanded the case to the district court with instructions to issue a writ of habeas corpus vacating petitioner's sentence and entitling him to a new sentencing heari...

USA v. Patrick Randell McIntish
Date: October 15, 2019
Docket Numbers: 16-16442, 19-10131
Smith v. Haynes & Haynes P.C.  
Date: October 15, 2019
Docket Number: 17-14150

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against defendants, a law firm and its partners, alleging claims for unpaid overtime and retaliation under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA), breach of contract, and slander. The district c...

United States v. Pearson  
Date: October 15, 2019
Docket Number: 17-14619

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit held that the district court did not have jurisdiction over defendant's brand new 28 U.S.C. 2255 challenge because the court never gave defendant permission to raise it. In this case, defendant was r...

USA v. Devin Fabian Collins
Date: October 15, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12431
Stephen Daniel Leonard v. Monroe County Florida, et al.
Date: October 15, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15172
USA v. Branden Lavon Millender
Date: October 15, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10142
USA v. Jerry Lee Brown
Date: October 15, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11160
Leah Caldwell v. Judge Doris L. Downs, et al.
Date: October 15, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11751
Tokyo Gwinnett, LLC v. Gwinnett County  
Date: October 11, 2019
Docket Numbers: 16-11086, 17-11871

Justia Opinion Summary: Tokyo Valentino filed suit against the County, challenging certain business licensing and adult entertainment ordinances, and seeking damages under 42 U.S.C. 1983, as well as declaratory and injunctive relief. At issue i...

USA v. Frazier Todd, Jr.
Date: October 11, 2019
Docket Number: 17-11538
United States v. Bishop  
Date: October 11, 2019
Docket Number: 17-15473

Justia Opinion Summary: The mere proximity between a firearm and drug possessed for personal use could not support a USSG 2K2.1(b)(6)(B) enhancement without a finding that the gun facilitated or had the potential to facilitate the defendant's d...

Henry Lee Moody, Jr. v. Physicians Mutual Insurance Company
Date: October 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13027
Chadrick Vashon Pray v. Department of Corrections
Date: October 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14750
Kenneth A. Frank v. USA
Date: October 11, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10151
USA v. Roberto Rosales
Date: October 11, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10351
USA v. Jonel Jose Tavarez
Date: October 11, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10559
Securities and Exchange Commission v. Daniel Imperato, e al.
Date: October 11, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11062
Sherrain Wooten v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: October 11, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11294
USA v. Wayne Baptiste
Date: October 10, 2019
Docket Numbers: 15-10681, 18-13466
United States v. Thomason  
Date: October 10, 2019
Docket Number: 17-11668

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit held that the district court did not abuse its discretion by denying defendant a resentencing hearing after it granted his motion to correct his sentence, 28 U.S.C. 2255, for an error that affected f...

Davis v. Sellers  
Date: October 10, 2019
Docket Number: 17-14325

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's denial of a petition for writ of habeas corpus under 28 U.S.C. 2254. The court held that, although petitioner exhausted his due process claims based on lost or destroyed...

Georgia State Conference of the NAACP v. City of LaGrange  
Date: October 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10053

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed suit challenging two policies related to the provision of basic utility services from the City on the ground that the policies have a disproportionate impact on black and Hispanic residents. The Eleven...

United States v. Van Buren  
Date: October 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12024

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit vacated defendant's conviction for honest-services fraud through bribery for undertaking an "official act" in his capacity as a police officer. The court remanded for a new trial and held that it cou...

Francois Alexandre v. Javier Ortiz, et al
Date: October 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12368
Whitney Elizabeth Foster v. Cassie Maloney, et al
Date: October 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14439
Eduardo Briones Alvarez v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15240
USA v. Anthony Rashad Brown
Date: October 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15263
Deepak Magar Budha v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 10, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10219
USA v. Priscilla Ann Ellis
Date: October 9, 2019
Docket Numbers: 17-12737, 18-10075
Bourtzakis v. U.S. Attorney General  
Date: October 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12137

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant's prior conviction in Washington for delivery of cocaine is an aggravated felony under 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(43), which bars him from establishing the "good moral character" necessary for naturalization. The Elevent...

Dineshkumar Bhogil Patel v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14038
USA v. Francisco Perez-Leyva
Date: October 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15184
Karen Gissel Gonzalez-De Moreira, et al. v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15302
USA v. Kendal Larry Mitchell
Date: October 9, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10379
USA v. Cesar Alberto Romero Cuza
Date: October 9, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10402
Marguerite Smith v. Mark H. Mahon
Date: October 9, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10942
Taylor v. Mentor Worldwide, LLC  
Date: October 8, 2019
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, 16-17147, 16-17245

Justia Opinion Summary: After plaintiff filed suit against Mentor and Mentor Corporation for compensatory and punitive damages for injuries she suffered as a result of the surgical implantation of a polypropylene mesh sling manufactured by Ment...

Maurizio Fiducia v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10986
Irina Chevaldina v. Raanan Katz, et al
Date: October 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11156
Glenn Jackson v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections, et al
Date: October 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11440
USA v. Lenin Lugo
Date: October 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11616
Ebony Nasrine Danielle Phillips v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13178
Gregory Clermont v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13365
USA v. Jose Cervantez Gallegos
Date: October 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13812
USA v. Lawrence Xavier Freeman
Date: October 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14921
Theodore Salem v. City of Port St. Lucie
Date: October 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14923
USA v. Georgia Fredrick Rash
Date: October 8, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10276
USA v. Juan Jose Solis
Date: October 8, 2019
Docket Number: 19-12347
USA v. Daniel Eric Cobble
Date: October 7, 2019
Docket Numbers: 17-10975, 18-14236
Riechmann v. Florida Department of Corrections  
Date: October 7, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10145

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's denial of petitioner's 28 U.S.C. 2254 federal habeas corpus petition challenging his convictions for first-degree murder and possession of a firearm during the commissio...

Thompson v. Gargula  
Date: October 7, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11885

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the bankruptcy court's order revoking the discharge of debtors' debt. Debtors claimed that the trustee had pre-discharge knowledge of the alleged conduct that resulted in the revocation. T...

USA v. Adrian Solano-Mendoza
Date: October 7, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10113
John A. Toth v. Peter Antonacci
Date: October 7, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10564
USA v. Sergio Luis Hilario-Cana
Date: October 7, 2019
Docket Number: 19-12163
James Price, et al. v. Godiva Chocolatier, Inc., et al.
Date: October 4, 2019
Docket Number: 16-16486
USA v. Ivory Charles Brinson
Date: October 4, 2019
Docket Numbers: 16-17270, 19-10328
Kirk Evans Lacey v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 4, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10167
USA v. Thaddeus Ugha
Date: October 4, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12541
Rebecca Sutherland v. Global Equipment Co., Inc.
Date: October 4, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13384
USA v. Jessie Lee Hall, Jr.
Date: October 4, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15290
Roderick Jolivette v. City of Americus, GA
Date: October 4, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10138
James E. Scott v. Treasury Inspector General for Tax Admnistration
Date: October 4, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10653
USA v. Courtney Sean O'Meara
Date: October 4, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10854
Crystal Leanne Kocsis v. Florida State University Board of Trustees
Date: October 4, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11098
USA v. Cedric Antonio Jackson
Date: October 4, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11226
Vilma Walker, et al v. Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, et al
Date: October 4, 2019
Docket Number: 19-12307
USA v. Konrad Guzewicz
Date: October 4, 2019
Docket Number: 19-12554
USA v. John J. Powers
Date: October 3, 2019
Docket Number: 17-15668
Bourdon v. United States Department of Homeland Security  
Date: October 3, 2019
Docket Number: 17-15787

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit alleging that Immigration Services violated the Administrative Procedure Act (APA) in two ways: when it used a beyond-a-reasonable-doubt standard rather than a preponderance-of-the-evidence standard...

Praetorian Insurance Company v. Horace Collins, et al
Date: October 3, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12390
USA v. Dayton Michael Cramer
Date: October 3, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12620
USA v. Gilberto Astudillo-Carbajal
Date: October 3, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13372
Vilma Isabel Castillo Munoz, et al. v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 3, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13991
Lawrence Wells v. Gourmet Services Inc., et al.
Date: October 3, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14572
USA v. Rudolph Anthony Nicholson
Date: October 3, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10136
Waseem Daker v. Rebecca Keaton, et al
Date: October 2, 2019
Docket Number: 16-17507
Christopher M. Thornton v. Douglas William Gurney
Date: October 2, 2019
Docket Number: 17-14343
Waseem Daker v. USA, et al
Date: October 2, 2019
Docket Number: 17-15629
United States v. Sanchez  
Date: October 2, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10711

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed defendant's sentence for one count of being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm. The court held that defendant's prior New York convictions for first degree robbery and attempted se...

Alra Salmon v. Larry Jones, et al.
Date: October 2, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14093
Swaran Singh v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 2, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14494
Tresa Brown v. Chris Nocco, et al.
Date: October 2, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14691
USA v. Emmanuel Springsteen
Date: October 2, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14831
Jerome McDonald, et al. v. Seterus, Inc., et al.
Date: October 2, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10182
Gerrard D. Jones v. Sheila Szalai
Date: October 2, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10570
USA v. Freddie Wilson
Date: October 1, 2019
Docket Numbers: 13-14846, 18-12321, 19-11106, 19-13582
United States v. Sheffield  
Date: October 1, 2019
Docket Number: 17-13682

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed the district court's restitution order after she pleaded guilty to numerous criminal charges related to her involvement in a fraudulent tax credit scheme. The Eleventh Circuit set aside the restitution...

USA v. Alexander Guerro, et al.
Date: October 1, 2019
Docket Number: 17-13982
Jacqueline B. Ombres v. City of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Date: October 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12283
Erick Alan Cruz Valdez v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: October 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13136
USA v. Shyann Lee Williams
Date: October 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14088
USA v. Stevie Cavazos
Date: October 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14219
USA v. Marcus Jamael Hill
Date: October 1, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10706
USA v. William Thomas Durham
Date: October 1, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11028
Tracey Cunningham, et al v. Fulton County, Georgia
Date: October 1, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11269
Angela Garrison v. Sam's East, Inc., et al
Date: October 1, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11630
Boston v. United States  
Date: September 30, 2019
Docket Number: 17-13870

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's denial of petitioner's second or successive motion to correct his sentence. Petitioner argued, in light of Johnson v. United States, 135 S. Ct. 2551 (2015), that his sev...

United States v. Rothstein  
Date: September 30, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11796

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's grant of the government's motion to withdraw a prior motion made pursuant to Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure 35 to reduce defendant's sentence based on his substantia...

Kimelyn A. Minnifield v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., et al.
Date: September 30, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13662
USA v. Laderrick Deaundrey Hopson
Date: September 30, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15274
USA v. Jon Anthony Hill
Date: September 30, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11334
Mamberto Real v. The City of Fort Myers, et al.
Date: September 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14863
USA v. Marke Qushawn Varner
Date: September 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15080
Sarah D'Antonio v. Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, LTD.
Date: September 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15297
USA v. Donald Ray Horne
Date: September 26, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10233
USA v. Stacy Lamarcus Coleman
Date: September 26, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10415
USA v. Laforest Carmichael
Date: September 26, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10652
USA v.Reynaldo Gonzalez-Arreola
Date: September 26, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11118
Christopher Middleton v. International Business Machines Corporation
Date: September 26, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11824
Washington v. Rivera  
Date: September 25, 2019
Docket Number: 17-13811

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant, a probation officer, appealed the district court's conclusion that she was not entitled to quasi-judicial immunity, qualified immunity, and Georgia official immunity from plaintiff's 42 U.S.C. 1983 and state l...

Casey Mattingly v. Duval County Jail, et al
Date: September 25, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11608
Michael Ibezim v. The Geo Group, Inc.
Date: September 25, 2019
Docket Numbers: 18-13285, 19-11400
USA v. Frank Pellegrino
Date: September 25, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14525
John K. Freeman v. USA
Date: September 25, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15214
Callahan v. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services  
Date: September 25, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11876

Justia Opinion Summary: Four liver-transplant candidates and more than a dozen transplant hospitals challenged HHS's adoption of a new policy for allocating donated livers. The Eleventh Circuit held that plaintiffs have not shown a substantial...

United States v. Annamalai  
Date: September 24, 2019
Docket Number: 15-11854

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his convictions and sentence for numerous offenses related to his operation of a Hindu temple. In this case, the evidence at trial showed that defendant used the Hindu Temple as part of a criminal sche...

PlayNation Play Systems, Inc. v. Velex Corp.  
Date: September 24, 2019
Docket Numbers: 17-15226, 18-12828

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit held that the district court did not abuse its considerable discretion in holding Velex and its officers in contempt or in awarding PlayNation's attorneys' fees and costs. In this case, the court had...

USA v. James J. Jean-Rene
Date: September 24, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11330
USA v. Kerrick D. Reese
Date: September 24, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12851
USA v. Pierre Elien
Date: September 24, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13316
USA v. Rashica Shaguana Ford
Date: September 24, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14128
USA v. Saul Frederick
Date: September 24, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15310
USA v. Demetrus Donyell Porter
Date: September 24, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15338
JYSK Bed'N Linen v. Monosij Dutta-Roy
Date: September 23, 2019
Docket Numbers: 13-15309, 15-14859, 18-14410
USA v. Stephen Telemaque
Date: September 23, 2019
Docket Numbers: 16-10395, 19-10596
Broward Bulldog, Inc. v. U.S. Department of Justice  
Date: September 23, 2019
Docket Number: 17-13787

Justia Opinion Summary: This appeal involved two requests for documents by Broward Bulldog under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), seeking documents reviewed by the 9/11 Review Commission. The government disclosed hundreds of documents, bu...

Viktoria Benkovitch v. Deutsche Bank National Trust Co.
Date: September 23, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11728
USA v. Susie Hall Sherman
Date: September 23, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13727
USA v. Armando Pedroso
Date: September 23, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13759
USA v. Calvin Young
Date: September 23, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15185
Maria Castro Flores v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: September 23, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10271
USA v. Justin L. Marino
Date: September 23, 2019
Docket Number: 19-12101
USA v. Jason Dean Barnes
Date: September 20, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10458
Pharmacy Doctors Enterprises, Inc. v. Drug Enforcement Administration
Date: September 20, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11168
Jeffrey Lance Hill, Sr. v. Leandra G. Johnson, et al.
Date: September 20, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12215
USA v. Charles Edward Smith
Date: September 20, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14169
USA v. David Hardman
Date: September 20, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14225
Ronald E. Govan v. U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Date: September 20, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11085
USA v. Destin Whitmore
Date: September 19, 2019
Docket Number: 17-11753
Timothy Hatten v. USA
Date: September 19, 2019
Docket Number: 17-14797
Rufus Lovell Brooks v. Mobilitie Management, LLC
Date: September 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14229
Gladys Chege v. Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice
Date: September 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15096
Barclays Capital Inc. v. Rafael Urquidi, et al
Date: September 19, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10189
Pedro J. Burgos v. Option One Mortgage Corporation
Date: September 19, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10932
USA v. Antwoyn Anderson
Date: September 19, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10948
Federal Trade Commission v. Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals, Inc., et al.
Date: September 18, 2019
Docket Numbers: 14-13131, 17-15695
USA v. Donovan G. Davis, Jr.
Date: September 18, 2019
Docket Numbers: 15-13997, 16-17781, 17-12057, 18-12165
Regions Bank v. Legal Outsource PA, et al.
Date: September 18, 2019
Docket Numbers: 17-11736, 18-10244, 19-12269
Ndudi Adu v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: September 18, 2019
Docket Numbers: 17-12656, 18-12627
Aida Ndiaye v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: September 18, 2019
Docket Numbers: 17-13102, 19-11035
Managed Care Advisory Group, LLC v. Cigna Healthcare, Inc.  
Date: September 18, 2019
Docket Number: 17-13761

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit held that the district court order was final and its retention of jurisdiction to review the arbitrator's decision did not destroy the finality of the district court's ruling pertaining to the enforc...

Schaw v. Habitat for Humanity of Citrus County, Inc.  
Date: September 18, 2019
Docket Number: 17-13960

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against Habitat for Humanity under the Fair Housing Amendments Act, which prohibits an entity from discriminating against a disabled individual by failing to make reasonable accommodations in policie...

Christopher Whitman v. Clerk of Court
Date: September 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11700