2019 Eleventh Circuit US Court of Appeals Case Law

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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
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
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
USA v. Jamad Jacque Wallace
Date: September 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13997
Alba R. Acosta Reyes, et al v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: September 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14098
Travis Jonathan Mitchell v. Jordan, et al
Date: September 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14256
USA v. Stanley Keon Walker, Jr.
Date: September 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14559
USA v. Damon Eugene Oden
Date: September 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14604
Willie Jean Bell, et al v. Guardian Automotive Corporation, et al
Date: September 18, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10228
James W. Menefee v. Sanders Lead Company, Inc.
Date: September 18, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10433
USA v. Mario Sinclair Jelks
Date: September 18, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10830
Boatman v. Berreto  
Date: September 18, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11605

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit joined its sister circuits and held that the prison mailbox rule applies to a civilly committed person. The court remanded, sua sponte, to the district court to determine when plaintiff delivered hi...

United States v. State of Florida  
Date: September 17, 2019
Docket Numbers: 17-13572, 17-13595

Justia Opinion Summary: The Department of Justice filed suit against the State of Florida, seeking declaratory and injunctive relief under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and 28 C.F.R. 35.130(d). The Department alleged tha...

USA v. David Caswell
Date: September 17, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11211
United States v. Kirby  
Date: September 17, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11253

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed defendant's 1440 month sentence after he was convicted of five counts relating to the production and possession of child pornography. The court held that the district court did not procedura...

Teresa Jean Hand v. Social Security Administration, Commissioner
Date: September 17, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14147
USA v. Joassaint Josiah Aristil
Date: September 17, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14584
Mat Baysa v. Robert Gualtieri, et al
Date: September 17, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14867
David Thorpe v. Dexter Dumas, et al
Date: September 17, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10089
USA v. Sade Nickole Lewis
Date: September 17, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10227
USA v. Joseph Owusu
Date: September 16, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14883
USA v. Donald Rivera-Lopez
Date: September 16, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10337
United States v. Gillis  
Date: September 13, 2019
Docket Number: 16-16482

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted of attempting to knowingly induce or entice a minor to engage in sexual activity in violation of 18 U.S.C. 2422(b), solicitation of another to commit the crime of federal kidnapping under 18 U.S.C...

USA v. Andrew Haley Morcombe
Date: September 13, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13237
USA v. Bernito Ben Eugene
Date: September 13, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14222
Tomas Morales Hernandez v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: September 13, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14370
USA v. Jose Calderon-Fuentes
Date: September 13, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14820
James Brandon Strouse v. Warden, USP Coleman II
Date: September 13, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15051
Beysi Rossibel Mejia-Garcia, et al v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: September 13, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15146
Eric Watkins v. Wilson DeJesus, et al.
Date: September 13, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10654
Cahaba Riverkeeper v. Environmental Protection Agency  
Date: September 12, 2019
Docket Number: 17-11972

Justia Opinion Summary: The EPA has discretion not to commence withdrawal proceedings under 40 C.F.R. 123.64(b) even if it finds that a state's National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit program has not always complied with...

Cahaba Riverkeeper, et al. v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, et al.
Date: September 12, 2019
Docket Number: 17-11972
AA Suncoast Chiropractic Clinic, P.A. v. Progressive American Insurance Co.  
Date: September 12, 2019
Docket Number: 17-13003

Justia Opinion Summary: Three healthcare providers filed a class action against Progressive over a claims-handling process that was allegedly illegal under Florida law. The district court certified an injunction class under Federal Rule of Civi...

Lowe v. STME, LLC  
Date: September 12, 2019
Docket Numbers: 18-11121, 18-12277

Justia Opinion Summary: This consolidated appeal arose after Massage Envy’s stated reason for the termination of intervenor was its fear that she might contract and later develop Ebola due to her trip to Ghana. EEOC and intervenor appealed the...

USA v. Dusten Andrew Richardson
Date: September 12, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13753
Christine Stone v. JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., et al
Date: September 12, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13950
USA v. Rico Remon Washington
Date: September 12, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14192
Evelyn Palavicini v. Wal-Mart Stores East, LP.
Date: September 12, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14329
USA v. Willie Clay Means
Date: September 11, 2019
Docket Numbers: 15-15204, 19-10333
USA v. Antonio U. Akel
Date: September 11, 2019
Docket Number: 17-14707
Keisa J. Perry v. Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board
Date: September 11, 2019
Docket Number: 17-15684
Michael Henry Smith v. Comcast Corporation, et al
Date: September 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13956
Brandon Coffman v. Harry Dallas Battle
Date: September 11, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10592
Dorothea L. Joyner v. Woodspring Hotels Property Management LLC, et al.
Date: September 11, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10662
Leon W. Bradley v. Ana Franklin, et al
Date: September 11, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11298
James F. Lapinski v. St. Croix Condominium Association, Inc., et al
Date: September 10, 2019
Docket Numbers: 17-12872, 18-15157
USA v. Jeanine Jeanty
Date: September 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11190
Ermini v. Scott  
Date: September 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11220

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against three deputies and the county sheriff after she was shot five times during a routine wellness check. On appeal, the county sheriff challenged the judgment against him and the district court's...

United States v. Waters  
Date: September 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11333

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed defendant's conviction and sentence for two counts of wire fraud. The court held that United States v. Takhalov was distinguishable from this case and the district court did not abuse its di...

Tommy Lee Gaines v. Attorney General, State of Florida, et al.
Date: September 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11732
USA v. Jean Pompee
Date: September 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13352
Patrick Ryan Bray v. Bank of America Corp., et al.
Date: September 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14062
USA v. Jacoby Bryan Easterling
Date: September 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14334
USA v. Jarvis Rodrick Thomas
Date: September 10, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10085
Monica Stone v. Robert Hendry et al
Date: September 10, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10207
USA v. Diego Armando Cancino-Mendez
Date: September 10, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10700
United States v. Aseracare, Inc.  
Date: September 9, 2019
Docket Number: 16-13004

Justia Opinion Summary: After three former AseraCare employees alleged that AseraCare had a practice of knowingly submitting unsubstantiated Medicare claims in violation of the False Claims Act, the Government intervened and filed the operative...

George C. Sneathen v. Secretary, Department of Corrections, et al
Date: September 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12254
Jackie Jamal Hines v. Wexford Health Sources, Inc., et al
Date: September 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14473
Susan Plott v. NCL America, LLC
Date: September 9, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10109
USA v. Tariq Khalil Jones
Date: September 6, 2019
Docket Number: 17-13906
Irlis Maheli Lopez Barrios, et al v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: September 6, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12756
James H. Griffin v. Secretary, Department of Corrections, et al.
Date: September 6, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13193
Endurance American Specialty Insurance Company v. Carlos Marroquin Lopez
Date: September 6, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14841
USA v. Jean David Jules
Date: September 6, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14882
USA v. Charles Brown
Date: September 6, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10021
Ryan Derowitsch, et al v. Jonathan Granger, et al
Date: September 6, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10927
Ariel Marantes v. Miami-Dade County, et al
Date: September 5, 2019
Docket Numbers: 15-13333, 18-12439
USA v. Hamid Mohamed Ahmed Ali Rehaif
Date: September 5, 2019
Docket Number: 16-15860
Inversiones Y Procesadora Tropical Inprotsa, S.A. v. Del Monte International GMBH
Date: September 5, 2019
Docket Numbers: 16-17623, 17-12163, 18-14807
Alfredo Morton v. USA
Date: September 5, 2019
Docket Number: 17-12037
John Hill Hawthorne v. Secretary, Department of Corrections, et al
Date: September 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12027
USA v. Elmer Misael Garcia Ramirez
Date: September 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13035
USA v. Michael Daudri Turner
Date: September 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13421
Aaron's Inc. v. MKW Investments, Inc., et al
Date: September 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13666
Martin Conroy, et al. v. Paul S. Amos, II, et al.
Date: September 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13834
Kenneth Reese v. Army Fleet Support, LLC
Date: September 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14190
Stepan Lepetiuk v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: September 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14259
Toru Tawaka Gotel v. Shawn Carter
Date: September 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14786
USA v. Cedric L. King
Date: September 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14955
Mukhtar Chochaev v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: September 4, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13711
Troy T. Williams v. Capitol One Bank (USA) N.A., et al.
Date: September 4, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14143
USA v. Masnik Sainmelus
Date: September 4, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14707
USA v. Celestino Calderon-Gonzalez
Date: September 4, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15236
USA v. Manuel Antonio Severino
Date: September 3, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12336
Sowe Abdoulie v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: September 3, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13507
USA v. Richard Grady Romans
Date: September 3, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13630
Stacy Tebo v. City of Debary, Florida, et al
Date: September 3, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13819
USA v. Iris Azucena Garcia
Date: September 3, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14286
Caretta Knight v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: September 3, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14669
USA v. Damian Lemont Hepburn
Date: September 3, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15300
Jane Doe v. Stephen Robert Sheely, et al
Date: September 3, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11128
Christina Brinson v. Providence Community Corrections
Date: August 30, 2019
Docket Numbers: 16-11538, 18-13699
United States v. Feldman  
Date: August 30, 2019
Docket Number: 16-12978

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants, Mr. Feldman and Mrs. Feldman, appealed their convictions stemming from their operation of a pain management clinic. The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the convictions, holding that the district court did not abuse...

Jenkins v. Commissioner, Alabama Department of Corrections  
Date: August 30, 2019
Docket Number: 17-12524

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's denial of habeas relief to petitioner, who was sentenced to death for murder. The court held that the state court did not unreasonably determine that petitioner failed t...

Gerard Mann v. USA
Date: August 30, 2019
Docket Number: 17-13129
United States v. Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals, Inc.  
Date: August 30, 2019
Docket Number: 17-13376

Justia Opinion Summary: This case arose from the FDA's seizure from Hi-Tech a substantial quantity of products containing 1,3-dimethylamylamine or DMAA, which is used in fitness products aimed at bodybuilders and other athletes. The district co...

Brandy Carnley, et al v. Tommy Ford
Date: August 30, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11329
Knight v. Florida Department of Corrections  
Date: August 30, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13390

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's denial of federal habeas relief to petitioner, who was sentenced to death for two murders. The court held that Hurst v. Florida, 136 S. Ct. 616 (2016), did not apply ret...

Eric Wilson v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections, et al.
Date: August 30, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13671
Audrey Delores Mitchell v. University of North Alabama
Date: August 30, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13982
USA v. Erick Lennard Boyd
Date: August 30, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15007
USA v. Frederick Jenkins, et al
Date: August 29, 2019
Docket Numbers: 16-11428, 18-10520
Marbury v. Warden  
Date: August 29, 2019
Docket Number: 17-12589

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's grant of summary judgment to a correctional facility officer and warden in a 42 U.S.C. 1983 action brought by plaintiff, alleging that defendants were deliberately indif...

USA v. Ronald Stansel
Date: August 29, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10630
Valentina Azzia, et al. v. Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd.
Date: August 29, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12644
Kimberly Annette Ellison v. Kenneth Warren Hobbs, et al.
Date: August 29, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14142
Milka Elena Castro v. Acting Commissioner of Social Security
Date: August 29, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14455
United States v. Baptiste  
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Numbers: 16-17175, 16-17595

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his conviction and sentence for crimes related to his involvement in an $11 million scheme that involved cashing tax refund checks that he had fraudulently obtained in the names of inmates, minors, dea...

USA v. Lamar Ivory
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Numbers: 17-10659, 18-11234
Roth v. Nationstar Mortgage, LLC  
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 17-11444

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the bankruptcy court's denial of debtor's second motion for sanctions against Nationstar. Debtor alleged that Nationstar's conduct of sending a monthly statement to Roth to collect discharge...

Regions Bank v. Legal Outsource PA  
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 17-11736

Justia Opinion Summary: After Legal Outsource defaulted on a loan from Regions Bank, which triggered the default of a loan and mortgage that Regions issued to Periwinkle, the obligors refused to cure the defaults. Regions filed suit to enforce...

Salcedo v. Hanna  
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 17-14077

Justia Opinion Summary: Receiving a single unsolicited text message, sent in violation of a federal statute, is not a concrete injury in fact that establishes standing to sue in federal court. Plaintiff filed suit against defendant, alleging vi...

Micah L. Lawson v. Secretary, Department of Corrections
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 17-14802
United States v. Taylor  
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Numbers: 17-14915, 18-11852

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed defendants' convictions for child pornography related charges, holding that evidence discovered under a Network Investigative Technique (NIT) warrant need not be suppressed. The court held t...

Davis v. Oasis Legal Finance Operating Co.  
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10526

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, a class of borrowers, filed suit in Georgia against their lenders, alleging that their loan agreements violated state usury laws. After removal to federal court, the district court concluded that the forum se...

Geisel Geobany Zapata-Matute v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11130
Mirza Dinora Rivera-Geronimo, et al v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12120
USA v. Viktoriya Johnson
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13692
Tims v. LGE Community Credit Union  
Date: August 27, 2019
Docket Number: 17-14968

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against LGE, alleging breach of contract, breach of the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing, and violation of the Electronic Fund Transfer Act (EFTA). The district court dismissed plainti...

Schink v. Commissioner of Social Security  
Date: August 27, 2019
Docket Number: 17-14992

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff appealed the denial of his application for Social Security disability benefits, claiming that he had various physical impairments and that he suffered from bipolar disorder. The Eleventh Circuit held that, alth...

USA v. Christopher Belt
Date: August 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11222
USA v. Steven Ryan Michael Sholly
Date: August 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11823
USA v. Tyrail Gallman
Date: August 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12079
Colette Maureen Hilliary v. FlightSafety International, Inc.
Date: August 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13914
J. Pearl Bussey-Morrice v. Patrick Kennedy, et al
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Numbers: 15-10537, 18-13627
Kenneth Darnell Williams v. USA
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12436
USA v. Pedro Reyes
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12450
Yasir Mehmood v. MS. Castano, et al.
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13171
Yasir Mehmood v. Guerra, et al.
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14212
Jeanetta Springer, et al. v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., et al.
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14324
USA v. Carl Golden
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14868
Ervin James Horton v. Randall A. Hand, et al.
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 17-15125
USA v. Carlos Sanchez-Villa
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13980
USA v. Darryl A. Williams
Date: August 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10273
American Civil Rights Union v. Snipes  
Date: August 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11808

Justia Opinion Summary: The ACRU filed suit alleging that defendant, the former Broward County Supervisor of Elections, failed to satisfy her list-maintenance obligations under the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA). The Eleventh Circuit h...

Huebner v. Bradshaw  
Date: August 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12093

Justia Opinion Summary: After plaintiff was arrested for simple battery following an altercation with her sister, she filed suit against Deputy McDonough, alleging the violation of her Fourth Amendment rights. The district court granted summary...

USA v. Gabriel D. Dilworth, Jr.
Date: August 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12588
USA v. Benell English
Date: August 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14191
Eric Watkins v. K.O. Ramcharan, et al
Date: August 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14626
USA v. Jack Aldrich
Date: August 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14678
USA v. Roman Zareczny
Date: August 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15107
In re: Gary Ray Bowles  
Date: August 22, 2019
Docket Numbers: 19-13150, 19-13149

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit denied petitioner's application seeking an order authorizing the district court to consider a second or successive petition for a writ of habeas corpus. Petitioner claimed that he is intellectually...

Marian I. Morgan v. USA
Date: August 21, 2019
Docket Number: 16-15460
Circuitronix, LLC v. Sunny Kapoor, et al
Date: August 21, 2019
Docket Numbers: 17-14317, 19-10037
Pesci v. Budz  
Date: August 21, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10642

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, an involuntarily committed inmate, filed a 42 U.S.C. 1983 action claiming that FCCC's policies violated his expressive freedoms under the First and Fourteenth Amendments. Applying the four factor test in Tur...

Perez-Sanchez v. U.S. Attorney General  
Date: August 21, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12578

Justia Opinion Summary: 8 C.F.R. 1003.14 sets forth a claim processing rule as opposed to a jurisdictional rule. The Eleventh Circuit held that, even assuming petitioner's notice to appear (NTA) was deficient under the regulations, the agency p...

USA v. Dustin Unseth
Date: August 21, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13302
Kenneth Fernandez Johnson, Jr. v. Sadie Darnell, et al.
Date: August 21, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13594
Leanne Robinson, et al v. SunTrust Bank
Date: August 21, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13650
Dr. Pepi Schafler, JD, MS v. Ester M. Summer
Date: August 21, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14910
USA v. Joseph Arthur Coates
Date: August 21, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14963
Bowles v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections  
Date: August 21, 2019
Docket Number: 19-13150

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit denied the motion for stay of execution pending appeal, holding that the district court rightly dismissed petitioner's current petition as second or successive under 28 U.S.C. 2244(b)(3)(A). In this...

United States v. Hawkins  
Date: August 20, 2019
Docket Number: 17-11560

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants Hawkins and McCree challenged their convictions for conspiring to distribute cocaine and other related offenses. The Eleventh Circuit held that the district court plainly erred by admitting the lead case agent...

Diverse Power, Inc. v. City of LaGrange  
Date: August 20, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11014

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit held that the City of LaGrange did not enjoy state-action immunity when it ties its water-utility service to its natural-gas service for customers in unincorporated Troup County, Georgia. In this cas...

USA v. Arthur Larange Lee, Jr.
Date: August 20, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13773
USA v. John Eric Williams
Date: August 20, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10006
USA v. Bryan Gomez Nevarez
Date: August 20, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10449
USA v. Clive Augustus Crew
Date: August 20, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10485
United States v. Stahlman  
Date: August 19, 2019
Docket Numbers: 17-14387, 18-12866

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed defendant's conviction and sentence for attempting to entice a minor to engage in sexual activity. The court held that the district court did not abuse its discretion by excluding the expert...

Michael B. Brown v. Synovus Financial Corporation
Date: August 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10725
USA v. Ricky Nelson Bynum
Date: August 19, 2019
Docket Numbers: 18-11525, 18-14600
USA v. Derrick Smalls
Date: August 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12605
Brett A. Elam v. Bank of New York
Date: August 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13030
Advance Credit, Inc., et al v. Ronny Gamboa
Date: August 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14367
Bowles v. Desantis  
Date: August 19, 2019
Docket Number: 19-12929

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's stay of execution, holding that 18 U.S.C. 3599 did not create a right that was enforceable under 42 U.S.C. 1983 against the states. Plaintiff wanted to pursue his 42 U.S...

USA v. Terrence Leonard Mathis
Date: August 16, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10696
Michael Jack Riolo v. USA
Date: August 16, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11096
USA v. James Robert Rice
Date: August 16, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11269
Advanced Masonry Associates, LLC v. NLRB
Date: August 16, 2019
Docket Numbers: 18-11931, 18-14163
Chad Stefani v. City of Grovetown, e al.
Date: August 16, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13906
USA v. Jose Guillermo Ortiz
Date: August 16, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13962
Dorothy Fisher v. Gregory Whitlock, et al.
Date: August 16, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15155
USA v. Robin Barnard Williams
Date: August 16, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10214
Lewis v. City of Union City  
Date: August 15, 2019
Docket Number: 15-11362

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against the City, the police department, and others, alleging claims of disability and/or racial or gender discrimination. In regard to the disability discrimination claim, the Eleventh Circuit held...

Bruce Gates v. TF Final Mile, LLC
Date: August 15, 2019
Docket Number: 16-17717
USA v. Lincoln Moody
Date: August 15, 2019
Docket Numbers: 17-13756, 18-15171
Janet Walace v. Patrick S. Cousins, et al
Date: August 15, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10267
Willie Palmer v. Secretary, Department of Corrections, et al.
Date: August 15, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12171
University of Puerto Rico Retirement System v. Ocwen Financial Corp.  
Date: August 15, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12250

Justia Opinion Summary: The Retirement System filed a private securities fraud action under Sections 10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the SEC's Rule 10b-5, claiming that it had detrimentally relied on Ocwen's materiall...

USA v. Calvin L. Harris
Date: August 15, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12653
USA v. Orlando Bustabad
Date: August 15, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14278
USA v. Roddy Leonardo Mero Espinal
Date: August 15, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14676
USA v. Cornell Adley
Date: August 15, 2019
Docket Number: 19-11179
USA v. David Andrew Hunt
Date: August 14, 2019
Docket Numbers: 17-12365, 17-12366, 17-12919
United States v. Brown  
Date: August 14, 2019
Docket Numbers: 18-10772, 18-10972

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit held that sufficient evidence supported the convictions of Defendant Brown for deprivation of rights under color of law and Defendant Antico for obstruction of justice. Defendants' convictions stemme...

USA v. David Paul Lynch
Date: August 14, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10809
Mary Lee Davis v. Bryan Edwards, et al.
Date: August 14, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11695
USA v. Isaac Marion, Sr.
Date: August 14, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14193
Progressive EMU Inc. v. Nutrition & Fitness Inc.
Date: August 13, 2019
Docket Numbers: 18-10671, 18-12804
John Norman Sims v. USA
Date: August 13, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12021
Kyle Ray Hurst v. USA
Date: August 13, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12574
Jerrell Berger v. Robert Adams
Date: August 13, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14894
William James, et al. v. Harpo, et al.
Date: August 12, 2019
Docket Numbers: 17-14866, 18-13553
Innocent Chinweze v. Bank of America, N.A., et al
Date: August 12, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11727
USA v. Marcus Neal Manning
Date: August 12, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12218
USA v. Andy William Bosch
Date: August 12, 2019
Docket Numbers: 18-13224, 18-13226
USA v. Matilda Prince
Date: August 12, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13656
Rafael Cendan v. Officer Jose Trujillo, et al
Date: August 12, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14389
USA v. Jose Hubert Palacios
Date: August 12, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10001
Michael Bratt, et al v. Louis Genovese, et al
Date: August 9, 2019
Docket Numbers: 15-15659, 18-14849
Dear v. Q Club Hotel, LLC  
Date: August 9, 2019
Docket Numbers: 17-13127, 17-14285

Justia Opinion Summary: A class of condo owners and Q Club, the entity that operates the condominium-hotel, dispute the meaning of the "Declaration" that governs the parties' relationship. The owners alleged that Q Club's new methodology used t...

USA v. Jaime Valencia Mina
Date: August 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15134
Waseem Daker v. Homer Bryson, et al
Date: August 8, 2019
Docket Number: 17-11418
USA v. Gregory Williams
Date: August 8, 2019
Docket Number: 17-14355
Carey Lamar Childs v. USA
Date: August 8, 2019
Docket Number: 17-14904
Sukirthan Sinnarthuri v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: August 8, 2019
Docket Number: 17-14998
Andrew Douglas Hollis v. Western Academy Charter, Inc., et al
Date: August 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10917
Marco Watts v. Club Madonna, Inc., et al.
Date: August 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13764
USA v. Shawn Sibert
Date: August 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14113
Jerald Gipson v. Secretary, Department of Corrections
Date: August 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15194
Tyrone William Holland v. Governor of Georgia
Date: August 7, 2019
Docket Numbers: 15-14066, 18-13445
Roy R. Lustig v. Barbara Stone
Date: August 7, 2019
Docket Numbers: 16-10087, 18-12106
USA v. Todd John Reynolds
Date: August 7, 2019
Docket Number: 17-14261
Cedrick Ponder v. USA
Date: August 7, 2019
Docket Number: 17-14290
Luxottica Group v. Airport Mini Mall, LLC  
Date: August 7, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10157

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, luxury eyewear manufacturers holding registered trademarks, filed a contributory trademark infringement action under the Lanham Act against defendants, owners of a discount mall whose subtenants were selling...

USA v. Donato Amaya-Rivas
Date: August 7, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11218
USA v. Lametheus Terence Douglas
Date: August 7, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11323
Waseem Daker v. USA, et al.
Date: August 7, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11383
Chadwick Creech, et al. v. Wilfred C. Viruet, et al.
Date: August 7, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12584
USA v. Rafael Omar Sepulveda-Santiago
Date: August 7, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13270
Maritza Concepcion Calix-Gonzalez v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: August 7, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13791
USA v. John B. Postelle
Date: August 7, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10229
Douglas Gordon v. Secretary, Department of Corrections, et al
Date: August 6, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12696
USA v. Giorgi Abrakhamia
Date: August 6, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12854
Brian P. Ffrench v. Eileen T. Ffrench
Date: August 6, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12931
Leandro Gomez Diaz v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: August 6, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13402
Aleximar Barros v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: August 6, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14001
USA v. Katavious Willliams
Date: August 6, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14429
James R. Welcome v. Secretary of the Navy
Date: August 6, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14856
Peter Szanto v. Alyce Ann Jurgens
Date: August 6, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15151
David Aaron Romine v. Officer Clint Dieball, et al
Date: August 6, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15307
USA v. Christopher Edgar
Date: August 6, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10007
Kareem of the Family Hodge v. The Texas Office of Attorney General
Date: August 6, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10035
USA v. Rickey Mincey
Date: August 6, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10117
USA v. Bernard Moore
Date: August 6, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10756
Ali v. U.S. Attorney General  
Date: August 5, 2019
Docket Number: 17-14332

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit granted the petition for review of the BIA's denial of petitioner's asylum, withholding of removal, and Convention Against Torture (CAT) claims. Petitioner alleged past persecution and a well-founded...

Ira Jerome Millender, Jr. v. USA
Date: August 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11029
USA v. Stephen Espalin
Date: August 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11655
Juniel B. Rios v. USA
Date: August 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12251
Jerry W. Easterling v. Ford Motor Company
Date: August 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12914
USA v. Kurt Gell
Date: August 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14186
Kenneth A. Frank v. David Schulson, et al
Date: August 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14779
USA v. Carlton Hammonds
Date: August 2, 2019
Docket Number: 15-12849
Yarbrough v. Decatur Housing Authority  
Date: August 2, 2019
Docket Number: 17-11500

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit overruled Basco v. Machin, 514 F.3d 1177, 1183–84 (11th Cir. 2008), and its progeny inasmuch as those cases held that the Housing Act of 1937 or its implementing regulations create a right enforceabl...

Jean Evans Antoine v. USA
Date: August 2, 2019
Docket Number: 17-14807
Joaquin Mario Valencia-Trujillo v. USA
Date: August 2, 2019
Docket Number: 17-15745
United States v. James Linder
Date: August 2, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11508
USA v. Levi Jermaine Griffin
Date: August 2, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11742
USA v. Arvester Lamonica Anderson
Date: August 2, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11886
USA v. Elisael Burgos-Vasquez
Date: August 2, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12681
Prathmeshkumar Patel v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: August 2, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14940
Eduardo Ariel Gomez v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: August 1, 2019
Docket Numbers: 17-12521, 18-10010
USA v. Rodger Gonzalez, Jr.
Date: August 1, 2019
Docket Number: 17-13092
Chiung Hsia Chang v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: August 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12575
Eric Watkins v. Officer A. Joy
Date: August 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13184
Peoples Gas System v. Posen Construction, Inc.  
Date: August 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13291

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit certified a question of Florida substantive law to the Supreme Court of Florida: Whether a member-operator has a cause of action under Fla. Stat. 566.106(2)(a)–(c) to recover damages (or obtain indem...

USA v. Harold Coley
Date: July 31, 2019
Docket Numbers: 16-15705, 18-10033
Paez v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections  
Date: July 31, 2019
Docket Number: 16-15705

Justia Opinion Summary: When a 28 U.S.C. 2254 petition states a legally sufficient claim for relief, a district court must order the State to respond, even if the petition appears untimely. The Eleventh Circuit vacated the district court's dism...

Thomas Bingham v. HCA, Inc.
Date: July 31, 2019
Docket Number: 16-17059
Al-Amin v. Warden  
Date: July 31, 2019
Docket Number: 17-14865

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court's denial of habeas relief under 28 U.S.C. 2254. Petitioner argued that he was entitled to habeas relief under Brecht v. Abrahamson, 507 U.S. 619 (1993), for the constituti...

USA v. Brad Richard McKleroy
Date: July 31, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11390
Thomas Grant Johnson v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: July 31, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13830
USA v. Alejandro Abadril Garcia Lopez
Date: July 31, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13896
Lawyer J. Henderson v. Kevin Franklin, et al.
Date: July 31, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14739
In re: Drew Pollard  
Date: July 31, 2019
Docket Number: 19-12538

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit denied petitioner's 28 U.S.C. 2255 application seeking an order authorizing the district court to consider a second or successive motion to vacate, set aside, or correct his federal sentence. The cou...

USA v. Maurice Exavier
Date: July 30, 2019
Docket Numbers: 16-17006, 16-17009
United States v. Feldman  
Date: July 30, 2019
Docket Number: 17-13443

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed defendant's convictions and sentence for conspiracy to commit wire fraud and conspiracy to commit money laundering. The court rejected defendant's argument that double jeopardy barred the co...

USA v. Christopher Shamar McCain
Date: July 30, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11662
Mark Eric Osterback v. Rick Scott, et al.
Date: July 30, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11887
City of Miami Gardens v. Wells Fargo & Co.  
Date: July 30, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13152

Justia Opinion Summary: The City filed suit against Wells Fargo, alleging that Wells Fargo violated the Fair Housing Act by steering black and Hispanic borrowers into higher-cost loans than similarly situated white borrowers. The Eleventh Cir...

Lisa Veronica Varnadore v. Brandon Merritt
Date: July 30, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14568
In re: Felix M. Palacios  
Date: July 30, 2019
Docket Number: 19-12571

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit denied petitioner's application for leave to file a second or successive motion under 28 U.S.C. 2255. The court held that petitioner failed to make a prima facie showing of the existence of either gr...

In Re: Neil Navarro  
Date: July 30, 2019
Docket Number: 19-12612

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit denied petitioner's application for leave to file a second or successive 28 U.S.C. 2255 motion. The court held that petitioner has not made a prima facie showing that his 18 U.S.C. 924(c) conviction...

Lisa N. Bostick v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company
Date: July 29, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11636
USA v. Edward George Wylie
Date: July 29, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13780
USA v. Terry Cadet
Date: July 29, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14091
James Leonard Hines v. Regions Bank
Date: July 29, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14799
Shariese Jackson v. Social Security Administration, Commissioner
Date: July 29, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14888
Gelu Topa v. Almonte Kerbs, et al
Date: July 29, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10819
USA v. Gary R. Tomey, II
Date: July 26, 2019
Docket Number: 17-10634
USA v. Joshua Otis Gordon Carter
Date: July 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-11367
Qiqi Chen v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: July 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12209
Gorss Motels, Inc. v. Safemark Systems, LP  
Date: July 26, 2019
Docket Numbers: 18-12511, 18-15232

Justia Opinion Summary: Hotels filed suit against Safemark on behalf of a putative class, alleging that faxes sent to franchisees violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, which makes it unlawful to send certain unsolicited fax advertisem...

USA v. Watkins Brown
Date: July 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13806
USA v. Amy Ahrens
Date: July 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13968
USA v. Jose Luis Alonso Deleon
Date: July 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14074
USA v. Charles Raymond Stagner
Date: July 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14239
USA v. Yvens-Son Dudley Jeudy
Date: July 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14276
Christine Lee Czupryna v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: July 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14670
Roger Dale Bailey v. Social Security Administration, Commissioner
Date: July 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14840
Northeastern Engineers Federal Credit Union v. Home Depot, Inc.  
Date: July 25, 2019
Docket Number: 17-14741

Justia Opinion Summary: The parties appealed the district court's award of attorney's fees in a class action settlement brought by banks against Home Depot to recover resulting losses from a data breach. The Eleventh Circuit held that this wa...

USA v. Curtis Julius
Date: July 25, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12190
In re: Ulysses Cannon  
Date: July 25, 2019
Docket Number: 19-12533

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit granted petitioner's application for leave to file a second or successive motion as to his 18 U.S.C. 924(o) conviction for Count 3, because petitioner made a prima facie showing that his claim satisf...

K.T. v. Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd.  
Date: July 24, 2019
Docket Number: 17-14237

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, a minor at the time, embarked on a Royal Caribbean cruise where, on the first night of the cruise, a group of adult male passengers bought her multiple alcoholic drinks and steered her to a cabin where they as...

Highpoint Tower Technology Inc. v. Commissioner  
Date: July 24, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10394

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit affirmed the tax court's order denying taxpayer's motion to restrain collection to the extent it related to the gross valuation-misstatement penalty. At issue was whether, under the Tax Equity and Fi...

Isaac Cook v. Joseph Scott Holliday
Date: July 24, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12528
McAdams v. The Jefferson County 911 Emergency Communications District, Inc.  
Date: July 24, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13781

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit vacated and remanded the district court's grant of defendant's motion to dismiss the complaint alleging that defendant demoted plaintiff because of his multiple sclerosis in violation of Title I of t...

USA v. Jamie Earl Rich
Date: July 24, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10004
Marquise Robbins v. William Robertson, et al.
Date: July 23, 2019
Docket Number: 16-16021
Crowley Maritime Corp. v. National Union Fire Insurance Co.  
Date: July 23, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10953

Justia Opinion Summary: After obtaining an unfavorable result in an arbitration proceeding, Crowley Maritime filed suit against its insurer, National Union, seeking reimbursement in legal defense fees paid on behalf of an employee of Crowley. T...

Amelio Mack v. USA
Date: July 23, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12273
USA v. Tyrone Williams
Date: July 23, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14072
In Re: Wissam Hammoud  
Date: July 23, 2019
Docket Number: 19-12458

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit granted petitioner's application for leave to file a second or successive motion under 28 U.S.C. 2255 as to his Davis claim challenging his 18 U.S.C. 924(c) firearm conviction in Count 5. The court h...

Brent Jacoby v. Joshua Keers, John Rowell
Date: July 22, 2019
Docket Numbers: 14-12773, 17-13400
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation v. Loudermilk  
Date: July 22, 2019
Docket Number: 16-17315

Justia Opinion Summary: The FDIC, as receiver, filed suit against several of the Bank's former directors and officers, alleging that they were negligent and grossly negligent in approving ten risky loans. A jury found that the directors were ne...

Weeks v. United States  
Date: July 22, 2019
Docket Number: 17-10049

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eleventh Circuit previously concluded that petitioner had made a prima facie showing that his prior convictions for resisting arrest and assault and battery—which had served as predicates for the enhancement of his f...

Random Jackson v. Secretary, Department of Corrections
Date: July 22, 2019
Docket Number: 17-14388
Brennen Clancy v. Florida Department of Corrections, et al
Date: July 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13098
Veronica Alonso-Diaz v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: July 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-13732
Charles Edward Stallworth v. Wayne David Collins
Date: July 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14170
Anadeli Silvas Ruiz v. U.S. Attorney General
Date: July 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14409
Daniel Wade Hails v. Timothy Trent Dennis
Date: July 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15030
Corbett v. Transportation Security Administration  
Date: July 19, 2019
Docket Number: 15-15717

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner brought a third challenge to the TSA's airport scanner equipment using advanced imaging technology (AIT). Petitioner challenged the TSA's latest policies and orders that require certain airline passengers to p...

Christopher M. Hunt, Sr. v. Nationstar Mortgage, LLC, et al.
Date: July 19, 2019
Docket Numbers: 16-12832, 18-12593
Ace American Insurance Co. v. The Wattles Company  
Date: July 19, 2019
Docket Number: 17-15392

Justia Opinion Summary: In this property insurance coverage dispute, the insurer appealed the district court's grant of summary judgment and coverage award to the landlord. The Eleventh Circuit held that the district court erred in concluding t...

Christopher M. Hunt, Sr. v. Nationstar Mortgage, LLC, et al
Date: July 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-12348
Eric Watkins v. Brian Miller
Date: July 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-14165
Caroline Croland v. Stephenson Camille
Date: July 19, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10312
Thomas G. Brennan v. Kim Tobias Thomas, et al.
Date: July 18, 2019
Docket Number: 17-14575