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20 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

US gun culture, high suicide rate among China's elderly, remembering...

Casey Nordyke, 19, walks past the Club America sign in Westcliffe, Colo. before joining about 250 gun rights advocates in an open carry demonstration during the Independence Day parade in Westcliffe, Colo.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Suicide, US News, Nathan Deal, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, World News, US Governors, Asia, Georgia

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Ballot Access News

Alabama Ballot Access Lawsuit on Special Elections Transferred from One Judge to Another

On August 20, the Alabama ballot access lawsuit Hall v Bennett was transferred from U.S. District Court Judge Mark Fuller to Judge Myron Thompson.

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Daily Record

Arrested U.S. judge embarrassed, entering treatment

An Alabama federal judge charged with domestic violence following his arrest in Atlanta is embarrassed and entering a treatment program, one of his attorneys said Wednesday.

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The Miami Herald

US court grants new appeal hearing for Buju Banton

The Grammy-winning singer is serving a 10-year sentence for convictions on cocaine conspiracy and trafficking charges stemming from a 2009 arrest that followed a sting operation.

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Related Topix: Buju Banton, Reggae, US News

Tue Aug 19, 2014

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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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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Related Topix: Country, Comp

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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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, US News

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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Related Topix: Vanderbilt University, Samford University, US News

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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Related Topix: Mobile, AL, US News

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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Related Topix: US News, Financial Services, Banking, Regions Financial

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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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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