Eleventh Circuit Applies the “Fugitive Disentitlement” Doctrine to Dismiss Action

In Vibe Ener v. Martin, No. 19-12258 (11th Cir. Feb. 22, 2021), the panel reviews a district court’s dismissal of a civil action because the plaintiff fled the United States, applying the “fugitive disentitlement” doctrine. “The fugitive disentitlement doctrine empowers courts to dismiss the lawsuits or appeals of fugitives from the law.” The federal actionContinue reading “Eleventh Circuit Applies the “Fugitive Disentitlement” Doctrine to Dismiss Action”