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  1. Can the Police Phone-Track you without a Warrant?Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Juan Cole

    ... robberies in Florida. When Davis' case was on appeal before a three-judge panel of the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, we joined a number of organizations and filed an amicus brief arguing that, because location information like CSLI reveals ...

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  2. 5 Things to Be Thankful for in the Eleventh CircuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | FindLaw

    As we give thanks this year, we wondered, what is there to be thankful for in the Eleventh Circuit? It runs the gamut from the rural Alabama, north to the cosmopolitan Florida coast, with a heavy dose of swamp in between, so there are a lot of things to be thankful for. Why is it that Florida seems to be the center of the universe for people doing crazy things? Maybe it's the proximity to the Bermuda triangle.

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  3. Without New Charge, EEOC Can't Look Into Shortened Time to Sue Imposed by EmployerRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 | IOMA

    Nov. 25 - The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's investigation of a fired Indiana worker's sexual harassment and retaliation charge can't be expanded to include a companywide inquiry into the employer's imposition of a shortened limitations period on applicants, a federal court ruled Nov. 24. The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana denied the EEOC's bid to enforce an administrative subpoena it served on temporary staffing agency Forge Industrial Staffing.

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  4. In re Application of Owl Shipping: Does 1782 permit discovery...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | JD Supra

    The District of New Jersey has issued a recent opinion highlighting a potential resource for parties engaged in foreign arbitral proceedings the use of 28 U.S.C. 1782, which allows parties engaged in foreign proceedings to seek discovery in the United States. This Court permitted the discovery in aid of a foreign arbitral proceeding, but courts in other circuits have taken divergent positions as to whether 1782 permits discovery to aid foreign arbitral proceedings.

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  5. Lane v. Central Alabama Community CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | FindLaw

    Edward R. LANE, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. CENTRAL ALABAMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Steve Franks, in His Individual Capacity, and Susan Burrow, in Her Official Capacity as Acting President of Central Alabama Community College, Defendants-Appellees.

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  6. Portage County Prosecutor appeals judge's ruling of 'innocent' in 1988 Nardi murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | Recordpub.com

    In a real-life courtroom drama now entering its 26th year, the Portage County Prosecutor's Office has appealed a visiting judge's ruling earlier this year that two Portage County men convicted of a 1988 murder were wrongfully imprisoned.

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  7. Eleventh Circuit Limits Scope of FCA Whistleblower SuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | JD Supra

    Late last month, a three-judge panel of the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals reinstated portions of a former executive's False Claims Act whistleblower action against Health Management Associates Inc. , alleging that the company engaged in an illegal to generate referrals of Medicare and Medicaid patients to its facilitates. In its ruling, the Eleventh Circuit affirmed the dismissal of plaintiff-relator Michael Mastej's claims relating to events in 2008 and 2009.

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  8. Marlins Stadium Workers Get Green Light To Sue As Judge Slams 'Unremarkable' TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Miami New Times

    Taxpayers weren't the only Miami residents royally screwed in the Marlins Stadium deal, at least according to one group of workers who actually built the $2 billion fiasco . The workers say they were systemically underpaid by a contractor building the ballpark.

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  9. Dear Eleventh Circuit: Please don't 'football fire' Judge Mark Fuller, just fire himRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | Alabama Live

    U.S. District Court Judge Mark Fuller, right, appears in Fulton County Court Friday, Sept. 5, 2014 to face charges of misdemeanor battery, in Atlanta.

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  10. EEOC disability investigation of Royal Caribbean ruled too broadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | Business Insurance

    An 11th Circuit ruling in an EEOC case against Royal Caribbean Cruises may help employers defend against overly broad agency subpoenas. A recent appeals court ruling chastising the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for issuing an overly broad and burdensome subpoena in a discrimination case is expected to help other employers combat similar orders.

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  11. Cafe Erotica meets wrecking ball MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Historic City News

    St Johns County Commissioner Bill McClure reported to Historic City News today that he followed the wishes of his constituents in District 3; pushing for a controversial landmark building to either be demolished, brought up to code, or rebuilt. In a lengthy barrage of threats, accusations, humiliation, and lawsuits dating back to 1998, the County has fought a seemingly un-winnable war against Cafe Erotica; that, at times, seemed to be nothing more than a battle of bruised egos.

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  12. BofA Underwater Mortgage Cases Hit Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | JD Supra

    The U.S. Supreme Court will hear two cases brought by Bank of America regarding whether a second mortgage on an underwater property can be voided during Chapter 7 bankruptcy . Both cases involve Florida homeowners who sued to void second mortgages when the debt owed to the holder of the first mortgage exceeded the value of the property.

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  13. The Ninth Circuit Raises Pleading Standards for FLSA PlaintiffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | jdsupra.com

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit makes pleading Fair Labor Standards Act violations more difficult by applying the heightened standard in Bell Atlantic Corp. v. Twombly , 550 U.S. 544 , and Ashcroft v.

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  14. 11th Circuit: The EEOC Can't Always Get What It WantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | JD Supra

    The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals recently shouted down the EEOC's broad subpoena powers when it held that the Commission wasn't entitled to hiring and firing information relating to Royal Caribbean's workers and job applicants who were not U.S. citizens, because that information had no bearing on the charge before the EEOC. In 2010, Jose Morabito, an Argentinean national who was employed by Royal Caribbean as an assistant waiter on one of its cruise ships, filed a charge of discrimination with the EEOC.

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  15. Georgia District Courts Gain Four Judges -- Three in the Northern...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | JD Supra

    In votes held last night and last Thursday, the U.S. Senate confirmed four judicial appointees for the Georgia district courts, a welcome sight for the federal bench and bar. The Northern District in particular had been in need of new appointments, especially following former Chief Judge Julie Carnes' elevation to the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

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  16. South Carolina Is Now The 35th Marriage Equality StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | ThinkProgress

    Thursday morning, the Supreme Court announced it would not stay marriage equality in South Carolina. With the district court's temporary stay expiration at noon, The Palmetto State is now the 35th marriage equality state.

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  17. GOTTSCHALK v. WOODSRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | FindLaw

    David Edward Oles, for Gottschalk. John Leete Bunyan, Brantley Cole Rowlen, Assunta S. Fiorini, Shannon McKenzie Sprinkle, Kawania Brown James, Richard Neal Sheinis, Anthony E. Stewart, for Woods et al. After his first lawsuit was dismissed by the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia and the dismissal was affirmed by the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, Dean Mark Gottschalk filed a purported renewal action in the Superior Court of Cobb County.

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  18. FTC v. Actavis--A New day for Antitrust/IP Litigation?Read the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Law.com

    On June 17, 2013, the Supreme Court issued its opinion in the case of Federal Trade Commission v. Actavis , Inc., overturning a ruling of the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals dismissing the FTC's complaint against Actavis.

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  19. Protect doctor-patient speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The next time you speak with your physician, you may find the conversation oddly stilted. This is because the 11th Circuit of Federal Court of Appeals upheld the right of the State of Florida to prohibit physicians from exercising free speech.

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  20. Pam Bondi Working Overtime to Stop Same-Sex Marriages in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Advocate

    Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi has had her hands full lately: she's facing down eight different marriage equality lawsuits, and has been filing briefs at a furious pace to keep gay and lesbian couples from marrying in the Sunshine State. So far, Bondi has managed to prevent licenses from being issued, but her other victories are few .

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