No. 19-14321.

989 F.3d 919 (2021)

IN RE: Charles K. BRELAND, Jr., Debtor. Charles K. Breland, Jr., Plaintiff-Appellant, v. United States of America, Levada EF Five, LLC, A. Richard Maples, Jr., United States Bankruptcy Administrator, Defendants-Appellees, Equity Trust Company, LLC, Hudgens & Associates LLC, Interested Party-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit.

March 10, 2021.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Richard M. Gaal , McDowell Knight Roedder & Sledge, LLC, Mobile, AL, Algert Swanson Agricola, Jr. , Agricola Law, LLC, Opelika, AL, Robert M. Galloway , James Willis Garrett, III , Galloway Wettermark & Rutens, LLP, Mobile, AL, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

Christopher VanDeusen , U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Division, Washington, DC, U.S. Attorney Service-Southern District of Alabama, Jamie Alisa Wilson , U.S. Attorney's Office, Mobile, AL, for Defendant-Appellee United States of America.

Irvin Grodsky , Irvin Grodsky, PC, Mobile, AL, for Interested Party-Appellees.

Lawrence B. Voit , Silver Voit & Thompson, PC, Mobile, AL, for Defendant-Appellee Levada EF Five, LLC.

Gilbert Larose Fontenot , Maples & Fontenot, LLP, Mobile, AL, for Defendant-Appellee A. Richard Maples, Jr.

Mark Stephen Zimlich , US Bankruptcy Administrator, Mobile, AL, for Defendant-Appellee United States Bankruptcy Administrator.

Before WILSON, NEWSOM and ED CARNES, Circuit Judges.

What began as a case about the meaning and application of the seldom-litigated Thirteenth Amendment—which, as relevant here, prohibits "slavery [and] involuntary servitude"—presents itself to us as one about the relatively ho-hum issue of standing.

Real-estate developer Charles Breland, Jr., voluntarily...

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