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  1. Florida Appeals Court Ruling Opens Door for Cruise Line Malpractice SuitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Insurance Journal West

    Pasquale Vaglio, a retired New York City policeman and Korean War veteran, was on the cruise of a lifetime with 18 family members in the summer of 2001 aboard Royal Caribbean's "Explorer of the Seas." Then, the accident happened.

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  2. U.S. Judge Robert Hinkle to Florida officials: Respond by Monday in gay-marriage caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Miami Herald

    U.S. Judge Robert L. Hinkle has given Florida officials named in the federal gay marriage case until Monday to repond to a clerk's motion for clarification whether she must marry one same-sex couple or all same-sex couples who come to her office Jan. 6. "The Clerk requests clarification as to whether the Injunction requires that the Clerk only issue marriage licenses to Stephen Schlairet and Ozzie Russ as specifically set forth in the Injunction, both of whom are parties to this matter, or if the Injunction requires that the Clerk issue marriage licenses to all same-sex couples who apply once the stay expires at the end of the day on January 5, 2015," lawyers for Washington County Clerk Lora Bell wrote to Hinkle on Tuesday.

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  3. Ruling opens door for cruise malpractice lawsuitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Philly.com

    Pasquale Vaglio, a retired New York City policeman and Korean War veteran, was on the cruise of a lifetime with 18 family members in the summer of 2011 aboard Royal Caribbean's "Explorer of the Seas." Then, the accident happened.

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  4. Ex-Alabama Governor Will Remain in PrisonRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Courthouse News Service

    Former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman will not be released from prison while awaiting the outcome of an appeal of his 2006 conviction on bribery charges, a federal judge ruled. U.S. District Judge Clay Land said that Siegelman had not "satisfied the legal requirements for such release."

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  5. The Top 11 Stories From the 11th Cir. for 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | FindLaw

    A federal judge allegedly gets into a physical fight with his wife. A lawyer gets "seized" at a security checkpoint when she refuses to take off her coat.

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  6. Same Sex MarriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | News 4 Jax

    VIDEO: Court clerks around Florida are hoping to get more clarification about issuing marriage licenses to same sex couples as the ban on same sex marriage will be lifted early next year. COURT CHECKS FROM AROUND FLORIDA ARE HOPING GET MORE CLARIFICATION FOR ISSUING MARRIAGES LICENSES TO SAME-SEX COUPLES.

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  7. Washington County Clerk Wants To Know If All Same-Sex Couples Have...Read the original story

    Tuesday | Towleroad

    Despite the fact that Federal Judge Robert Hinkle ruled the Sunshine State's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional , a decision he stayed only until January 6th, a stay which neither the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals nor the U.S. Supreme Court would extend, confusion still exists as to what exactly county clerks in Florida are legally obligated to do when, on January 6, the stay comes to an end and marriage discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation is no longer codified in the state's constitution. At least one county clerk in Florida wants to know if she has to marry all gay couples that come to her seeking marriage licenses or just the plaintiffs in the case in question.

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  8. Florida court clerks warned against issuing same-sex marriage licensesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Palm Beach Post

    Florida court clerks are being warned against issuing same-sex marriage licenses on Jan. 6, despite last week's U.S. Supreme Court ruling that many advocates thought settled the issue. Kenneth Kent, executive director of the Florida Court Clerks & Comptrollers Association, said Tuesday that justices' rejection of Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi's motion to extend a federal court's hold on same-sex unions past Jan. 5 did not open the door to such marriages after that date.

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  9. Workers appeal ruling in Ohio school shooting suitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | WLWT-TV Cincinnati

    Five current or former officials from an Ohio school district are appealing a ruling allowing three school shooting victims' families to proceed with parts of a lawsuit. The lawsuit by the families and a student injured in the 2012 shooting alleged Chardon High School didn't have enough security and that an alternative school didn't properly evaluate the risks posed by the student shooter, T.J. Lane.

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  10. Cruise Line Protections Against Medical Malpractice Challenged by RulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Skift

    In this July 22, 2011, photo provided by Joseph Vaglio, right, shows his father Pasquale Vaglio, left, his grandchildren Joey Vaglio, center, Michael Franza, top left and Brandon Vaglio on board the Royal Caribbean's "Explorer of the Seas". Pasquale Vaglio, a retired New York City policeman and Korean War veteran, was on the cruise with 18 family members.

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  11. Florida clerks: Position unchanged, U.S. Judge Hinklea s same-sex marriage ruling not bindingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | The Miami Herald

    As expected, the Florida Court Clerks & Comptrollers association on Tuesday announced its position is unchanged, that U.S. District Judge Robert L. Hinkle's order that Florida's same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional is "not binding on any other court." The clerks' opinion is based on advice given to them by top law firm Greenberg Traurig , according to association Executive Director Kenneth A. Kent.

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  12. Court Ruling Opens Door To Cruise Line Malpractice SuitsRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Personal Injury Law News

    A ruling by the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which has jurisdiction over the major Florida-based cruise lines, has opened the door to medical malpractice suits against cruise line medical staff. [ News Source ]

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  13. Contracts 101 for Enterprising Law StudentRead the original story

    Monday Dec 22 | Courthouse News Service

    A Florida law student neglected the basic requirement of a contract - mutual assent - when he acted on a defense attorney's "rhetorical" $1 million offer for proof of the state's timeline in his client's capital-murder case, the 11th Circuit ruled. James Cheney Mason, a prominent Orlando criminal defense attorney, made the remark while speaking to NBC about his client, Nelson Serrano, who was then on trial for killing four people.

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  14. Lawyers, activists: Greenberg Traurig wrong advising clerks not to issue same-sex marriage licensesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | The Miami Herald

    Leading LGBT activists and attorneys on Monday blasted a top Miami-based law firm for "an exaggerated warning" to county clerks that they could be fined or prosecuted for issuing marriage licenses Jan. 6 to same-sex couples. "A law firm memo does not override a federal judge's order and the actions of the 11th Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court," said Nadine Smith, executive director of Equality Florida, a major LGBT-rights lobbying group.

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  15. Not Every Employee is Covered by the FLSA, But You're Not Off the Hook Just YetRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | jdsupra.com

    If you read this blog , attend presentations on wage and hour issues, or just shudder every time you read about another overtime or minimum wage lawsuit , you might assume that all employees are covered by the federal Fair Labor Standards Act and its regulations. However, in some rare circumstances, the FLSA may not cover very small and, importantly, local businesses, meaning that those businesses' employees may not be entitled to the minimum wage or overtime pay under the FLSA.

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  16. 11th Circuit to Rehear Barbershop Raid CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | Daily Business Review

    A majority of active judges on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has voted for full-court review of the panel decision favoring the barbers in the case of an Orlando-area barbershop raid.

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  17. "I'll pay them a million dollars if they can do it."Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | Overlawyered

    We reported five years ago on a contract-law hypothetical come to life: a criminal defense lawyer went on TV and said he'd give a million dollars if anyone could prove the prosecutor's timeline was consistent with the known facts, whereupon an enterprising law student proceeded to do just that. The Eleventh Circuit said the proper test under Florida law was whether "a reasonable, objective person would have understood [the lawyer's words] to be an invitation to contract."

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  18. Florida same-sex marriages possible Jan. 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

    Florida appears set to recognize same-sex marriages on Jan. 6, after the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday declined to further delay a lower court's finding that the state's ban on the unions is unconstitutional. The high court Friday night, without explanation, rejected the Florida attorney general's request to intervene. 2 comments

  19. Professor ordered to stop discussing his religious viewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | Statesboro Herald

    Click above for the Georgia Southern memo directing Dr. Emerson McMullen not to discuss his "religious beliefs or opinions" during his courses.

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  20. High Court spurns Bondi; same-sex marriage imminentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | Creative Loafing Tampa

    In a  a 7-2 decision Frida the U.S. Supreme Court voted to allow a an end to a delay on same sex marriage imposed in anticipation of appeals after a federal judge deemed the state's ban on same-sex marriage as unconstitutional.

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