Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit Court Cases

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  1. Ishmail A. D-Muhumed v. U.S. Atty. Gen. (2004)

    Ismail Abdilahi D-Muhumed ("D-Muhumed"), a native and citizen of Somalia, petitions this court for review of the final order of removal of the Board of Immigration Appeals ("BIA"). The BIA's order affirmed the Immigration Judge's ("IJ") decision which denied withholding of removal under the Immigration and Nationality Act ("INA") and the United Nations Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman, or Degrading Treatment of Punishment ("CAT"). For the reasons that follow, we deny [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit Docket: 03-14825
  2. Andres Amaya-Artunduaga v. U.S. Atty. Gen. (2006)

    Andres Amaya-Artunduaga (Amaya) petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' (BIA) order adopting and affirming an Immigration Judge's (IJ's) decision finding him ineligible for asylum and denying his application for withholding of removal under the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), 8 U.S.C. §§ 1158, 1231, as amended by the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 (IIRIRA), Pub.L. No. 104-208, 110 Stat. 3009 (1996) (amended by the [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit Docket: 06-10755
  3. Tannenbaum v. United States (1998)

    United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit. No. 97-4441 Non-Argument Calendar. Eric Mark TANNENBAUM, Petitioner-Appellant, v. UNITED STATES of America, Respondent-Appellee. Aug. 4, 1998. Appeal from the United States [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit Docket: 97-4441
  4. United States v. Alberto Calderon (1997)

    In this consolidated appeal, eight appellants appeal their convictions for various narcotics offenses arising from the importation of more than 1,300 kilograms of cocaine aboard the 38-foot cabin cruiser named What's Up. We affirm.


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit Docket: 94-4354
  5. United States v. Marvin Baker (2005)

    COPYRIGHT MATERIAL OMITTED COPYRIGHT MATERIAL OMITTED COPYRIGHT MATERIAL OMITTED COPYRIGHT MATERIAL OMITTED COPYRIGHT MATERIAL OMITTED COPYRIGHT MATERIAL OMITTED COPYRIGHT MATERIAL OMITTED COPYRIGHT MATERIAL OMITTED Roderick D. Vereen and Mauricio L. Aldazabal (Court-Appointed), Miami, FL, Arthur L. Wallace, III (Court-Appointed), Wallace Law Office, Pompano Beach, FL, Russell K. Rosenthal, Fed. Pub. Def., Fed. Pub. Defender's Office, Fort Myers, FL, G. Richard Strafer, G. Richard [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit Docket: 00-13083
  6. United States v. Richard Junior Frazier (2004)

    COPYRIGHT MATERIAL OMITTED COPYRIGHT MATERIAL OMITTED COPYRIGHT MATERIAL OMITTED Stephanie Kearns, Federal Public Defender, Federal Defender Program, Inc., Atlanta, GA, for Defendant-Appellant.


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit Docket: 01-14680
  7. Greenbriar v. City of Alabaster (1989)

    Parsons, Lee & Juliano, P.C., Robert E. Parsons, Cabaniss, Johnston, Gardner, Dumas & O'Neal, Helen C. Foster, Birmingham, Ala., for defendants-appellants, cross-appellees.


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit Docket: 88-7086
  8. 73 Fair empl. prac. cas. (Bna) 232 v. Plantation Patterns (1997)

    Meadowcraft, Inc. appeals from a judgment entered against it pursuant to a jury verdict in favor of Darrell Combs in this Title VII race discrimination case. The jury found that Meadowcraft denied Combs a supervisory position because of his race. The dispositive issue in the appeal is whether Combs produced evidence sufficient to allow a reasonable factfinder to disbelieve Meadowcraft's proffered nondiscriminatory reasons for failing to promote Combs. We conclude that he did not, and [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit Docket: 95-6922
  9. United States v. Damon Amedeo (2007)

    Damon Amedeo appeals his 120-month sentence following a guilty plea to one count of cocaine distribution on the grounds that (1) the district court should have recused itself from his resentencing; (2) the sentence violated the mandate rule; (3) the sentence violated 18 U.S.C. § 3742(g); (4) his due process rights were violated by the retroactive application of Booker; and (5) the sentence was unreasonable. For the reasons that follow, we affirm.


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit Docket: 05-11806
  10. 29 Fair empl. prac. cas. 787 v. City of Dundee (1982)

    In deciding this appeal, we must determine the proper application of Title VII principles to claims of sexual harassment at the workplace. Appellant, Barbara Henson, filed a Title VII action against the City of Dundee, Florida alleging sexual harassment on her job with the police department. At the close of appellant's case, the district court entered judgment for the City of Dundee and this appeal followed.


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit Docket: 80-5827
  11. United States v. Bravo (2000)

    PUBLISH IN THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE ELEVENTH CIRCUIT FILED __________________________ U.S. COURT OF APPEALS ELEVENTH CIRCUIT 02/11/2000 No. 97-5575 [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit Docket: 97-5575
  12. United States v. Juan Paz (2005)

    This appeal presents the first opportunity, after United States v. Booker, 543 U.S. ___, 125 S.Ct. 738, 160 L.Ed.2d 621 (2005), for this Court to address the application of harmless error to a sentence imposed using extra-verdict enhancements in a mandatory guideline system. Juan Paz appeals his sentence entered after he pleaded guilty to producing, using, and trafficking in one or more counterfeit access devices with intent to defraud, in violation of 18 U.S.C. section 1029(a)(1). Paz's [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit Docket: 04-14829
  13. Feng Chai Yang v. U.S. Attorney General (2005)

    Feng Chai Yang ("Yang"), a native of the Fujian province of China, seeks asylum in this country on the basis of her resisting China's one-child policy. Yang now petitions us to review the Board of Immigration Appeals' ("BIA's") decision affirming the Immigration Judge's ("IJ's") order denying Yang's application for asylum and withholding of removal under the Immigration and Nationality Act ("INA") and the United Nations Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman, or Degrading [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit Docket: 03-16068
  14. United States v. Hunt (2008)

    Following a jury trial, Jason Hardy Hunt was convicted under 18 U.S.C. § 1519 for knowingly making a false entry into a police incident report with the intent to impede, obstruct, or influence an FBI investigation. Hunt raises three issues on appeal. First, he says § 1519 is constitutionally wanting because it did not put him on fair notice his behavior was proscribed. Second, he asserts the evidence was insufficient to convict him. Third, he says his ten-month sentence is unreasonable. Each [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit Docket: 06-16641
  15. 74 Fair empl. prac. cas. (Bna) 511 v. Janet Reno (1997)

    This is a petition for review of a decision by the Merit Systems Protection Board ("MSPB"), brought pursuant to Title 5, United States Code, Section 7703, and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 [42 U.S.C. §§ 2000e, et seq.]. The plaintiff, Dr. Edward W. Holifield, is proceeding pro se. Dr. Holifield, who is black, alleges that the Bureau of Prisons discriminated against him on the basis of his race when it removed him from his position as a physician at Federal [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit Docket: 95-3280
  16. Loretta Wilson v. B/E Aerospace, Inc. (2004)

    The key issue in this appeal is whether an admission by the decisionmaker that a female employee was "the obvious choice" and "most qualified" for a pending promotion creates a genuine issue of material fact of sex discrimination after the promotion is given to a male employee on the basis that he was allegedly the most qualified. Because this admission could lead a reasonable factfinder to disbelieve the employer's proffered nondiscriminatory reason for not promoting the employee and [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit Docket: 03-14909
  17. Kim D. Lee v. Luis Ferraro (2002)

    In this civil rights case, Defendant Luis Ferraro, a police officer in the City of Miami, appeals the district court's denial of his motion for summary judgment on the basis of qualified immunity. Plaintiff Kim D. Lee claims, inter alia, that Ferraro violated her rights under the Fourth Amendment of the United States Constitution when he arrested her for improperly honking her car horn on a busy city street during rush hour and when he applied excessive force in carrying out the arrest. [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit Docket: 00-16054
  18. David Ronald Chandler v. United States (2000)

    Before ANDERSON, Chief Judge, TJOFLAT, EDMONDSON, COX, BIRCH, DUBINA, BLACK, BARKETT, HULL, MARCUS and WILSON, Circuit Judges.*


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit Docket: 97-6365
  19. Hamid B. Mohammed v. John Ashcroft (2001)

    Petitioner Hamid Mohammed seeks review of a decision by the Board of Immigration Appeals ("BIA") of the Immigration and Naturalization Service ("INS") ordering him removed to his native Trinidad. The BIA found in pertinent part that Mohammed, as an "aggravated felon," was not eligible for any discretionary relief from deportation. Mohammed pled guilty in Florida state court in 1996 to two counts of dealing in stolen property. Under a subsequent amendment to the Immigration and [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit Docket: 99-10045
  20. Luz Marina Silva v. U.S. Attorney General (2006)

    The main issue presented in this petition is whether evidence, viewed in the light most favorable to the fact findings of the Immigration Judge, that two unknown persons for unknown reasons fired shots at the car of Luz Marina Silva, a Colombian citizen, soon after she had received a single written threat about her political activity and several threatening, but not political, telephone calls, compelled the conclusion that Silva suffered past persecution or has a well-founded fear of [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit Docket: 04-10351

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