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9 hrs ago | JD Supra

Update on Covenants Not to Compete

Covenants not to compete can be valuable for an employer. But, as in many areas of employment law, non-compete law is always changing.

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13 hrs ago | Insurance Journal West

Florida Businesses, Insurers to Fight Ruling Overturning Workers' Comp System

A Florida circuit court judge has ruled that the state's workers' compensation law is unconstitutional on the basis that it no longer provides adequate benefits for injured workers.

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17 hrs ago | ABA Journal

11th Circuit reverses bankruptcy sale, criticizes lawyer

The Atlanta-based 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed a 2010 bankruptcy in a case involving allegations of collusion by business partners and accusations that a bankruptcy lawyer failed to turn over emails about the plan.

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22 hrs ago | Broward-Palm Beach

Buju Banton: U.S. Appellate Court Agrees to Hear Case

It's been a long haul for Buju Banton, the famous Jamaican recording artist who has been gummed up in federal drug and gun charges since 2009.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Alabama sovereign citizen leader loses appeal

A federal jury convicted James Timothy "Tim" Turner of Ozark of conspiracy, tax and fraud charges in 2013.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Washington Times

Doctors' court fight over Fla. gun law continues

A group of doctors challenging a Florida law restricting what they can tell patients about gun ownership has asked that the entire 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals consider the case.

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Alabama Live

Judge in Siegelman, Scrushy trials keeps getting $200,000 salary after domestic violence arrest

An Alabama federal judge stripped of his caseload following his arrest on domestic violence charges in Atlanta will continue receiving his annual salary of nearly $200,000.

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Courthouse News Service

Appeals Court Cracks the Whip in Bribery Case

Probation is too lenient a sentence for the Alabama businessman who bribed an education official to earn $5 million in state contracts, the 11th Circuit ruled.

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Alabama Live

Seven claims of racial discrimination at Austal USA will be heard in Mobile federal court

A federal judge set a early December court date to start the trial between Austal USA and a number of former employees over claims that the company tolerated a racially hostile work environment.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Law.com

'Judge Mark Fuller's cases reassigned after arrest'

"Judge Mark Fuller's cases reassigned after arrest": Brian Lyman of The Montgomery Advertiser has a news update that begins, "The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals has reassigned cases pending before U.S. District Judge Mark Fuller, following the judge's arrest in Georgia Sunday on charges of misdemeanor battery."

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jdsupra.com

Eleventh Circuit Reverses Coverage Ruling Under Reinsurance Agreement

Public Risk Management of Florida, an intergovernmental risk management association that functions as a primary insurer for certain government entities in Florida, ceded some of its risk to One Beacon under a reinsurance policy.

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jdsupra.com

Court Throws Out 'Me Too' Harassment Claims

One might think displays of Confederate flags and nooses, racial slurs and evidence of malicious graffiti and epithets is enough to establish a racially hostile work environment.

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JD Supra

11th Circuit Opts For Flexibility over Predictability in Securities Fraud Class Actions

Securities fraud class actions tend to be battles that come to a head at the class certification stage.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Alabama Live

Federal appeals court: Sentence for Walker County man who bribed Alabama 2-year college...

The U.S. 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta ordered that the sentence of James Winston Hayes be vacated and that he be re-sentenced by the federal judge in Birmingham who had doled out the original probationary sentence.

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Related Topix: Walker County, AL, US News, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Mon Aug 11, 2014

CBS Atlanta

Can the police track your phone's location without a warrant?

The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, which has jurisdiction over the U.S. states of Alabama, Georgia, and Florida, issued a ruling that essentially requires law enforcement agencies to obtain warrants before tracking the location of cell phones.

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ABA Journal

Trial went on despite defense lawyer's late return from lunch;...

Apparently the judge and the prosecutor didn't notice when the lawyer for Alexander Michael Roy was late in returning from lunch.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

JD Supra

No "Plausible Basis" to Establish Federal Circuit...

Addressing whether a declaratory judgment action qualified as a civil action relating to patents for purposes of establishing appellate jurisdiction, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit transferred an appeal back to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, finding that the ownership dispute surrounding a dental implant ... (more)

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

jdsupra.com

Implied Restrictive Covenant Prevents Conversion of Golf Course to Residential Lots

A federal court of appeals held that a golf course was encumbered by an implied restrictive covenant, preventing the foreclosing lender from selling the golf course for residential development.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Alabama Live

Alabama Attorney General Strange continues stand with EWTN on religious liberty

Attorney General Luther Strange today filed a friend of the court brief asking the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit to overturn the U.S. District Court's decision that he said restricted religious liberty in the case of Eternal Word Television Network v.

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Kevin, M.D.

A gag order cannot halt a passionate child advocate

Florida politicians will not change pediatrician resolve to advocate for and protect children.

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