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5 hrs ago | Washington Post

National Digest: Fla. gay marriage ban overturned in Miami area

A Florida judge on Friday overturned the state's ban on same-sex marriage in a ruling that applies to Miami-Dade County, agreeing with a judge in another county who made a similar ruling last week.

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Related Topix: Miami Dade County, FL, US News, Liberal Political News

9 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Federal court upholds Fla.'s Docs vs. Glocks law

Federal court upholds Fla.' s Docs vs. Glocks law A federal appeals court is upholding a Florida law restricting what doctors can discuss about guns with their patients.

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14 hrs ago | The Independent

Colombians lose torture claim suit against Chiquita bananas in US court

He was previously a features writer and the editor of the paper's diary column. His first novel, Completion, is being published in January 2014.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Food, Chiquita Brands International, US News

Thu Jul 24, 2014

JD Supra

What Are "Navigable Waters"?

According to this 11th Circuit case, "a waterway is navigable for admiralty jurisdiction purposes if, in its present state, it is This case dealt with a dispute over salvage of ancient sunken logs, which, interestingly, are used to produce expensive furniture, flooring, and even musical instruments.

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Cybercast News Service

Court throws out Chiquita terror payment claims

A divided federal appeals court has thrown out claims against produce giant Chiquita Brands International made by thousands of Colombians killed during years of bloody civil war.

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Brandon Sun

US court throws out Chiquita terror payment claims involving thousands of Colombian deaths

A divided U.S. federal appeals court has thrown out claims against produce giant Chiquita Brands International made by thousands of Colombians killed during years of civil war.

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Related Topix: Food, Agriculture, Chiquita Brands International, US News, US Supreme Court

ABC News

Court Throws out Chiquita Terror Payment Claims

A divided federal appeals court has thrown out claims against produce giant Chiquita Brands International made by thousands of Colombians killed during years of bloody civil war.

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Related Topix: Food, Agriculture, Chiquita Brands International

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Appeals court to hear Siegelman case in October

Back in April, the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals tentatively scheduled Siegelman's case for the week of July 28. But Siegelman attorney Susan James says the case has been reset for the week of Oct. 13. A federal jury in 2006 convicted Siegelman and former HealthSouth CEO Richard Scrushy on bribery and other charges.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Courthouse News Service

Music Firm Can Proceed with Defamation Claim

A music publishing company can proceed with its $4 million defamation complaint against a former consultant, the 11th Circuit ruled.

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Washington Examiner

The orthodontist behind the next big Obamacare legal fight

While Democrats and Republicans on Tuesday cheered dueling court rulings on the legality of Obamacare subsidies, a conservative watchdog group has been preparing for the next big court case challenging the health care law.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, West Palm Beach, FL, Orthodontics, Health

Tue Jul 22, 2014

SavannahNow

Hobby Lobby: Planting confusion on the contraceptive mandate

The United States Supreme Court's 2013 term ended June 30 with the high-profile Hobby Lobby opinion, which raised more questions than it answered.

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JD Supra

Buckle Up - Unwinding Phoebe Putney's Acquisition of...

Almost one year ago, Federal Trade Commission agreed to settle its antitrust challenge of Phoebe Putney Health System's acquisition of Palmyra Medical Center without requiring divesture or any other remedial relief.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Georgia Government, US News

JD Supra

Employee Suing Based on Withdrawn Job Offer Must Prove Disabled Status

Once a conditional offer of employment is given, the Americans with Disabilities Act permits employers to require a pre-hire medical exam as a final condition of employment.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, US News

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Alabama Live

Federal judge hears arguments on whether to dismiss appeal of Jeffco's bankruptcy plan

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- A federal court judge today took under consideration arguments by Jefferson County lawyers to dismiss an appeal of an order confirming the county's $1.8 billion bankruptcy exit plan.

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Georgia Supreme Court Applies the Business Judgment Rule to Bank...

In a landmark ruling for officers and directors of Georgia's financial institutions, the Supreme Court of Georgia held in FDIC v.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Sunshine State News

Florida Orthodontist Braces for Oral Arguments in Obamacare Lawsuit

Dr. Larry Kawa is about as far removed from the federal governing structure as any private citizen.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Time

Wife of Wiccan Priest Recounts Religious Discrimination

Blake Kirk was uninvited from giving the invocation at a city council meeting in Huntsville, Ala.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Daily Kos

Republican Immigration Policy - That Was Then This is Now

Elizabet RodrA guez with her son and ten others set off from a perilous journey to escape poor economic conditions and an oppressive Latin American government.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Tom DeLay, Republican, US House of Representatives, Miami, FL, Liberal Political News

Sys-Con Media

Federal Court Grants Oral Argument in Obamacare Employer Mandate Lawsuit

Until the delay, the mandate had been scheduled to go into effect on January 1, 2014.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US News, Tax, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Republican, West Palm Beach, FL

Wed Jul 16, 2014

JD Supra

Worthless Services/Substandard Quality of Care Criminal Prosecutions May Be on the Rise

If you are an operator of a skilled nursing facility , you might have faced the reality of insufficient medical staff and how it impacts your ability to deliver quality patient care to your residents.

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Related Topix: Prison, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), US News

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