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Abortion Rights Aren't Safe In The South

Over the past month, abortion rights supporters have won several key victories in federal court.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Courthouse News Service

Condo Must Pay For Causing Dog's Eviction

A condo association must pay $5,000 in damages, plus $127,000 in attorneys' fees, for insisting that a veteran with PTSD get rid of his emotional support dog, the 11th Circuit ruled.

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Related Topix: US News, US Military, US Air Force

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Techmeme

Update to PACER takes nearly 10 years of Federal court documents...

Update to PACER takes nearly 10 years of Federal court documents offline with no warning - US courts trash a decade's worth of online documents, shrug it off - US Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit in Atlanta.

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JD Supra

Current Florida Sinkhole Statute Held to Apply Even Though Policy...

Florida adopted a stringent, five-part definition of what constitutes a covered sinkhole loss in 2011, but many policies continue to employ the 2005 statutory formulation which merely defined "sinkhole loss" as "structural damage to the building, including a foundation, caused by sinkhole activity" and importantly left the term "structural damage" ... (more)

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

US News & World Report

House Bills Taxpayers for Employer Mandate Lawsuit as Similar, Privately Funded Fight Unfolds

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio defends the work of the GOP during a brief news conference on July 31, 2014.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

JD Supra

Persuading Employee to Work Rather than Taking Unpaid Leave May Result in FMLA Violation

The Family and Medical Leave Act requires employers to provide eligible employees with up to twelve weeks of unpaid leave to care for a newborn child , and to offer reinstatement to the employee following her leave.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

SFGate

Ex-Medellin cartel boss gets another appeal

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

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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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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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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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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