848 F.3d 1293 (11th Cir. 2017), 12-14009, Wollschlaeger v. Governor, State of Florida

Docket Nº:12-14009
Citation:848 F.3d 1293, 26 Fla.L.Weekly Fed. C 1186
Opinion Judge:JORDAN, Circuit Judge:
Party Name:DR. BERND WOLLSCHLAEGER et al., Plaintiffs/Appellees, v. GOVERNOR, STATE OF FLORIDA et al., Defendants/Appellants
Attorney:For BERND WOLLSCHLAEGER, Dr., JUDITH SCHAECHTER, Dr., TOMMY SCHECHTMAN, Dr., AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS, Florida Chapter, AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FAMILY PHYSICIANS, Florida Chapter, AMERICAN COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS, FLORIDA CHAPTER, INC., ROLAND GUTIERREZ, Plaintiffs - Appellees: Douglas Hallward-D...
Judge Panel:Before ED CARNES, Chief Circuit Judge, and TJOFLAT, HULL, MARCUS, WILSON, WILLIAM PRYOR, MARTIN, JORDAN, ROSENBAUM, JULIE CARNES, and JILL PRYOR, Circuit Judges. WILLIAM PRYOR, Circuit Judge, joined by HULL, Circuit Judge, concurring. TJOFLAT, Circuit Judge, dissenting. MARCUS, Circuit Judge: WIL...
Case Date:February 16, 2017
Court:United States Courts of Appeals, Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
SUMMARY

This case concerns certain provisions of Florida's Firearms Owners' Privacy Act (FOPA), Fla. Stat. 790.338, 456.072, 395.1055, & 381.026. The district court held that FOPA's record-keeping, inquiry, anti-discrimination, and anti-harassment provisions violated the First and Fourteenth Amendments, and permanently enjoined their enforcement. Exercising plenary review and applying heightened scrutiny ... (see full summary)

 
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848 F.3d 1293 (11th Cir. 2017)

26 Fla.L.Weekly Fed. C 1186

DR. BERND WOLLSCHLAEGER et al., Plaintiffs/Appellees,

v.

GOVERNOR, STATE OF FLORIDA et al., Defendants/Appellants

No. 12-14009

United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

February 16, 2017

Appeal from the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. D.C. Docket No. 1:11-cv-22026-MGC.

For BERND WOLLSCHLAEGER, Dr., JUDITH SCHAECHTER, Dr., TOMMY SCHECHTMAN, Dr., AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS, Florida Chapter, AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FAMILY PHYSICIANS, Florida Chapter, AMERICAN COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS, FLORIDA CHAPTER, INC., ROLAND GUTIERREZ, Plaintiffs - Appellees: Douglas Hallward-Driemeier, Bruce S. Manheim, Jr., Mariel Goetz, Julia Lewis, Augustine Ripa, Ropes & Gray, LLP, WASHINGTON, DC; Richard D. Batchelder, Jr., Deanna Barkett FitzGerald, Alexandra Roth, Ropes & Gray, LLP, BOSTON, MA; Dennis G. Kainen, Weisberg Kainen Mark, PL, MIAMI, FL; Jonathan E. Lowy, Daniel R. Vice, Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence, WASHINGTON, DC; Hal M. Lucas, Hal M. Lucas, P.A., MIAMI, FL; Edward M. Mullins, Astigarraga Davis, MIAMI, FL; Jordan E. Pratt, Attorney General's Office, TALLAHASSEE, FL.

For ROLAND GUTIERREZ, STANLEY SACK, SHANNON FOX-LEVINE, Plaintiffs - Appellees: Douglas Hallward-Driemeier, Bruce S. Manheim, Jr., Mariel Goetz, Ropes & Gray, LLP, WASHINGTON, DC; Richard D. Batchelder, Jr., Deanna Barkett FitzGerald, Alexandra Roth, Ropes & Gray, LLP, BOSTON, MA; Edward M. Mullins, Astigarraga Davis, MIAMI, FL; Jordan E. Pratt, Attorney General's Office, TALLAHASSEE, FL.

For GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, SECRETARY, STATE OF FLORIDA, SECRETARY, FLORIDA AGENCY FOR HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION, FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, Division Director, GEORGE THOMAS, JASON ROSENBERG, ELISABETH TUCKER, M.D., TRINA ESPINOLA, MERLE STRINGER, JAMES ORR, Defendants - Appellants: Jason Vail, Jolly Peterson & Truckenbrod, PA, TALLAHASSEE, FL; Pam Bondi, Denise Mayo Harle, Rachel E. Nordby, Timothy David Osterhaus, Jonathan L. Williams, Attorney General's Office, TALLAHASSEE, FL; Jordan E. Pratt, Attorney General's Office, TALLAHASSEE, FL.

For ZACHARIAH P. ZACHARIAH, Defendant - Appellant: Jason Vail, Jolly Peterson & Truckenbrod, PA, TALLAHASSEE, FL; Pam Bondi, Denise Mayo Harle, Rachel E. Nordby, Timothy David Osterhaus, Jordan E. Pratt, Jonathan L. Williams, Attorney General's Office, TALLAHASSEE, FL.

For GARY WINCHESTER, NABIL EL SANADI, ROBERT NUSS, ONELIA LAGE, FRED BEARISON, DONALD MULLINS, BRIGETTE RIVERA GOERSCH, BRADLEY LEVINE, SURGEON GENERAL, STATE OF FLORIDA, Defendant - Appellants: Pam Bondi, Denise Mayo Harle, Rachel E. Nordby, Timothy David Osterhaus, Jordan E. Pratt, Jonathan L. Williams, Attorney General's Office, TALLAHASSEE, FL; Jason Vail, Jolly Peterson & Truckenbrod, PA, TALLAHASSEE, FL.

For CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL JURISPRUDENCE, DOCTORS FOR RESPONSIBLE GUN OWNERSHIP, Amicus Curiae: Anthony T. Caso, Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence, ORANGE, CA; Jordan E. Pratt, Attorney General's Office, TALLAHASSEE, FL.

For LAW CENTER TO PREVENT GUN VIOLENCE, Amicus Curiae: David H. Fry, Bryan H. Heckenlively, Juliana Mariko Yee, Munger Tolles & Olsen, LLP, SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Jordan E. Pratt, Attorney General's Office, TALLAHASSEE, FL.

For AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, Amicus Curiae: Richard Harry Levenstein, Kramer Sopko & Levenstein PA, STUART, FL; Jordan E. Pratt, Attorney General's Office, TALLAHASSEE, FL.

For AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF SUICIDOLOGY, Amicus Curiae: Bryan H. Heckenlively, Munger Tolles & Olsen, LLP, SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Jordan E. Pratt, Attorney General's Office, TALLAHASSEE, FL.

For NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA, INC., Amicus Curiae: Charles J. Cooper, David H. Thompson, Peter A. Patterson, Cooper & Kirk, PLLC, WASHINGTON, DC; Jordan E. Pratt, Attorney General's Office, TALLAHASSEE, FL.

For SUICIDE AWARENESS VOICES OF EDUCATION, AMERICAN PUBLIC HEALTH ASSOCIATION, Amicus Curiaes: Bryan H. Heckenlively, Munger Tolles & Olsen, LLP, SAN FRANCISCO, CA.

For AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS, AMERICAN ACADEMY OF CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRY, AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FAMILY PHYSICIANS, AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS, AMERICAN COLLEGE OF PREVENTIVE MEDICINE, AMERICAN COLLEGE OF OBSTETRICIANS AND GYNECOLOGISTS, AMERICAN CONGRESS OF OBSTETRICIANS AND GYNECOLOGISTS, Amicus Curiaes: Richard Harry Levenstein, Kramer Sopko & Levenstein PA, STUART, FL.

For AMERICAN PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION, AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS, Amicus Curiaes: Richard Harry Levenstein, Kramer Sopko & Levenstein PA, STUART, FL; Jordan E. Pratt, Attorney General's Office, TALLAHASSEE, FL.

For AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION, Interested Party - Amicus Curiae: Paulette Brown, AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION CHICAGO, IL; William C. Hubbard, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, LLP, COLUMBIA, SC; American Bar Association, Richard J. Ovelmen, Justin Samuel Wales, Carlton Fields Jorden Burt, PA, MIAMI, FL; Jordan E. Pratt, Attorney General's Office, TALLAHASSEE, FL; Michael David Sloan, Carlton Fields Jorden Burt, PA, WEST PALM BEACH, FL.

For INSTITUTE OF JUSTICE, Interested Party - Amicus Curiae: Ari Simon Bargil, Institute For Justice, MIAMI, FL; Paul Michael Sherman, Institute for Justice, ARLINGTON, VA.

For MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE, Interested Party - Amicus Curiae: Gregory Andrew Castanias, Charlotte Taylor, Jones Day, WASHINGTON, DC; Peter Canfield, Jones Day, ATLANTA, GA; Jordan E. Pratt, Attorney General's Office, TALLAHASSEE, FL; J. Adam Skaggs, Everytown for Gun Safety, NEW YORK, NY.

For ACLU FOUNDATION OF FLORIDA, INC., Amicus Curiae: Thomas Richard Julin, Gunster Yoakley & Stewart, PA, MIAMI, FL; Nancy Gbana Abudu, Maria Kayanan, ACLU Foundation of Florida, Inc., MIAMI, FL; Gerald Edward Greenberg, Jamie Zysk Isani, Gelber Schachter & Greenberg, PA, MIAMI, FL; Randall C. Marshall, American Civil Liberties Union, MONTGOMERY, AL; Grace Lee Mead, Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson, PA, MIAMI, FL; Jordan E. Pratt, Attorney General's Office, TALLAHASSEE, FL.

For ALACHUA COUNTY MEDICAL SOCIETY, BROWARD COUNTY PEDIATRIC SOCIETY, CENTER ON CHILDREN & FAMILIES, at the University of Florida Levin college of Law, Amicus Curiaes: Thomas Richard Julin, Gunster Yoakley & Stewart, PA, MIAMI, FL; Gerald Edward Greenberg, Jamie Zysk Isani, Gelber Schachter & Greenberg, PA, MIAMI, FL; Maria Kayanan, ACLU Foundation of Florida, Inc., MIAMI, FL; Randall C. Marshall, American Civil Liberties Union, MONTGOMERY, AL; Grace Lee Mead, Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson, PA, MIAMI, FL.

For PALM BEACH COUNTY MEDICAL SOCIETY, FLORIDA PUBLIC HEALTH ASSOCIATION, UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI SCHOOL OF LAW CHILDREN AND YOUTH CLINIC, CHILDREN'S HEALTHCARE IS A LEGAL DUTY, INC., EARLY CHILDHOOD INITIATIVE FOUNDATION, Amicus Curiaes: Thomas Richard Julin, Gunster Yoakley & Stewart, PA, MIAMI, FL; Gerald Edward Greenberg, Jamie Zysk Isani, Gelber Schachter & Greenberg, PA, MIAMI, FL; Randall C. Marshall, American Civil Liberties Union, MONTGOMERY, AL; Grace Lee Mead, Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson, PA, MIAMI, FL.

For BROWARD COUNTY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, Amicus Curiae: Thomas Richard Julin, Gunster Yoakley & Stewart, PA, MIAMI, FL; Gerald Edward Greenberg, Jamie Zysk Isani, Gelber Schachter & Greenberg, PA, MIAMI, FL; Maria Kayanan, ACLU Foundation of Florida, Inc., MIAMI, FL; Randall C. Marshall, American Civil Liberties Union, MONTGOMERY, AL; Grace Lee Mead, Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson, PA, MIAMI, FL; Jordan E. Pratt, Attorney General's Office, TALLAHASSEE, FL.

For SECOND AMENDMENT FOUNDATION AND CITIZENS COMMITTEE FOR THE RIGHT TO KEEPAND BEAR ARMS, Amicus Curiae: Joseph Gary Samuel Greenlee, The Law Offices of David A. Helmer, LLC, FRISCO, CO; Jordan E. Pratt, Attorney General's Office, TALLAHASSEE, FL.

For UNIFIED SPORTSMEN OF FLORIDA, INC., Amicus Curiae: Stephen Porter Halbrook, Stephen P. Halbrook Law Office, FAIRFAX, VA; Jordan E. Pratt, Attorney General's Office, TALLAHASSEE, FL.

For AMERICAN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY ON THE ABUSE OF CHILDREN, Amicus Curiae: David J. Weiner, Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer, LLP, WASHINGTON, DC.

For PACIFIC LEGAL FOUNDATION, Amicus Curiae: Caleb R. Trotter, Deborah J. La Fetra, Pacific Legal Foundation, SACRAMENTO, CA.

For THE THOMAS JEFFERSON CENTER FOR THE PROTECTION OF FREE EXPRESSION, Amicus Curiae: Leonard Martin Reeder, Jr., Reeder & Reeder, PA, JUPITER, FL.

Before ED CARNES, Chief Circuit Judge, and TJOFLAT, HULL, MARCUS, WILSON, WILLIAM PRYOR, MARTIN, JORDAN, ROSENBAUM, JULIE CARNES, and JILL PRYOR, Circuit Judges. WILLIAM PRYOR, Circuit Judge, joined by HULL, Circuit Judge, concurring. TJOFLAT, Circuit Judge, dissenting.

OPINION

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