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Federal Trade Commission v. Actavis, Inc.
The Supreme Court ruled 5-3 today in favor of the Federal Trade Commission in FTC v.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Actavis Announces Supreme Court Reverse Appeals Ruling in FTC v. Actavis
Actavis, Inc. today announced that the United States Supreme Court has reversed the decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, which had affirmed the District Court's ruling granting Actavis' motion to dismiss the Federal Trade Commission's lawsuit, FTC v.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Court upholds Florida political committee laws
The residents filed the challenge after seeking to pool $600 to run radio ads in 2010 against a ballot initiative known as the "Florida Hometown Democracy" constitutional amendment.
Appeals court affirms Fla. election law
A federal appeals court has upheld a Florida judge's decision that let stand state regulations on groups of individuals who campaign for or against ballot initiatives.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
The American Spectator Blog
Judge Pryor Gains New Post, Respect
Those who followed the judicial wars of the Bush years will remember that one of the most fiercely fought battles, involving one of the supposedly most controversial and allegedly "extreme" nominees of all, was the one over the nomination of Alabama's then-Attorney General Bill Pryor for a spot on the U.S. 11th Circuit Court of Appeals.
Feds' seizure of some Rothstein assets not warranted, appeals court rules
A closely watched dispute over Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein's assets was resolved Wednesday in favor of bankruptcy courts and against federal criminal authorities.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Attorney General Pam Bondi Appoints Allen Winsor as Solicitor General
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.-Attorney General Pam Bondi today announced her appointment of Allen Winsor as Florida's Solicitor General.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Federal Trade Commission
Hospital Authority and Phoebe Putney Defendants Agree to Court Order...
The Hospital Authority of Albany-Dougherty County, Georgia, and Phoebe Putney defendants have agreed to halt the integration of the former Palmyra Park Hospital -- now known as Phoebe North -- with Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital, while an administrative law judge considers a Federal Trade Commission complaint challenging the merger as ... (more)
Best Buy OK to Swipe Shoppers' Driver's License Info
Best Buy's practice of scanning customers' driver's licenses when they make purchases does not run afoul of a federal privacy law, the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on May 28. Steven Siegler in October 2011 bought and returned a computer mouse at a Best Buy in Palm Beach County, Fla., according to the complaint .
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Florida To Offer Kosher Meals In All State Prisons By End Of Year
Florida is moving ahead with a plan to offer kosher meals in all state prisons by the end of the year, a corrections official testified at a hearing Tuesday on a U.S. Justice Department lawsuit demanding such a program.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
Financial News & Daily Record
Lawyer Snapshot: Joshua La Bouef
Education: University of California, Riverside, B.A. in Psychology, Cum Laude, 2003; Florida Coastal School of Law, Juris Doctor, Summa Cum Laude, 2007.
Sat Jun 01, 2013
Judge denies class-action status for lawsuit accusing Mobile schools of race-based principal hirings
MOBILE, Alabama - Seven former Mobile County principals who allege racial discrimination in hiring cannot represent all similar black employees who did not get promotions, a federal judge ruled this week.
Fri May 31, 2013
Pensacola News Journal
Legislature briefs: Friday, May 31, 2013
In a case that has spanned nearly 27 years, a federal appeals court Thursday rejected arguments that a death row inmate should receive a new trial in the murder of an Indian River County deputy.
Wed May 29, 2013
Appeals court allows drug tests for some Florida state workers
A federal appeals court ruled on Wednesday that Florida Governor Rick Scott cannot require all state employees to take random drug tests and told the state to identify which government workers it believes should undergo periodic testing.
South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Reconsider ban on drug testing state workers, court says
The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday ordered a federal judge to reconsider her order essentially voiding Florida's drug testing program for state employees, though the appeals court left little doubt that the program is likely unconstitutional in many cases.
Tue May 28, 2013
Georgia State University Copyright Update: Publishers Appeal to 11th Circuit
Approximately a year ago, Judge Orinda Evans of the Federal District Court for Northern Georgia held that the electronic reserves practices of the library at Georgia State University were, for the most part, fair use and not copyright infringement.
Sun May 26, 2013
Names & Faces
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Computer scientist ordered to decrypt suspected child porn files [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) May 26--A federal magistrate in Milwaukee has ordered a West Allis man to take whatever actions are necessary to provide readable versions of encrypted hard drives agents seized from his apartment as part of a child porn investigation.
Thu May 23, 2013
St. Petersburg Times
Pasco officials appeal ruling on land acquisition ordinance
Pasco County officials have appealed a federal judge's ruling that struck down an ordinance allowing officials to make developers hand over property for future roads in exchange for a permit.