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  1. "Supreme Court review of cell-site cases?"Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | CrimProf Blog

    Davis , the case I blogged about here and here on whether the Fourth Amendment protects cell-site records. The en banc briefs are here , and an exhibit from the trial showing some of the cell-site records is here .

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  2. Federal Judge Mark Fuller awaiting recommendation on whether he should keep jobRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | 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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  3. Suit Over Military Voting in GA Now MootRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Courthouse News Service

    Georgia's decision to give overseas military voters sufficient time to return absentee ballots moots a federal complaint over the issue, the 11th Circuit ruled. To ensure that oversees voters, including military personnel, have enough time to vote in a federal election, Congress amended the Uniformed and Overseas Citizen Absentee Voting Act in 2009.

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  4. Supreme Court Delivers another Blow to State Action Antitrust ImmunityRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | jdsupra.com

    The Supreme Court decision in North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners v. Federal Trade Commission 1 is the second time in two years that the Court has spoken on the state action exemption to the federal antitrust laws, and the Court once again has made it clear that the days of an expansive interpretation of that exemption are over.

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  5. COLUMN-How a federal judge pressed Big Tobacco into $100 mln deal: FrankelRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | AlertNet

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  6. Justices: Fisherman is off the hook in grouper-tossing caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Connecticut Post

    A Florida fisherman convicted of tossing undersized grouper off his boat is off the hook after a divided Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that he should not have been ensnared by a law targeting accounting fraud. In a 5-4 decision the justices threw out the conviction of commercial fishing boat captain John Yates , who was prosecuted under a law passed in the wake of the Enron scandal.

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  7. A vote for democracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Miami Herald

    If Gov. Scott really means what he said - "Our goal continues to be 100-percent participation by eligible voters and zero-percent fraud" - then he'll get behind a bill that would create an online voter-registration system in time for the 2016 elections. Last week, Mr. Scott threw in the towel and announced that his administration would not appeal a federal court ruling that Florida sought to purge the rolls of supposed ineligible voters too close to the 2012 presidential election.

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  8. Supreme Court Tosses Fla. Fisherman's Sarbanes-Oxley ConvictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | FindLaw

    In an explanation that may have seemed self-evident, the U.S. Supreme Court has clarified that dumping undersized red grouper overboard in an attempt to deceive fish and game officials is not the same as shredding financial documents to mislead auditors, regulators, and shareholders. The Court reversed a ruling from the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that held the Sarbanes-Oxley Act's prohibition on destruction or concealment of "any record, document, or tangible object" applied to commercial fishermen who threw undersized fish back in the Gulf of Mexico after inspection by National Marine Fisheries officers.

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  9. Religious groups rally for Roy Moore, gay marriage banRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Religious groups gathered outside the Alabama Judicial Building on Dexter Avenue in downtown Montgomery Wednesday where they showed their support for Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore and his stance against same-sex marriage. The groups, led by Rev.

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  10. We're not bigots: Roy Moore supporters say they're fighting judicial overreach in AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Alabama Live

    National supporters of Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore say they aren't bigoted against gay couples. They say a federal judge has overreached and can't strike down Alabama's ban on same-sex marriage.

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  11. Fisherman's Conviction Reversed by High CourtRead the original story

    Wednesday | Courthouse News Service

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday reversed one of two convictions against a Florida man who harvested undersized red grouper in federal waters in the Gulf of Mexico. A federal jury had found John Yates guilty of knowingly disposing of undersized fish to prevent the government from taking lawful custody and control of them, in violation of 18 U.S.C. 2232 ; and destroying or concealing a "tangible object with the intent to impede, obstruct, or influence" the government's investigation into harvesting undersized grouper, in violation of 18 U.S.C. 1519.

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  12. Supreme Court rules in evidence destruction caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Jurist

    US [opinion, PDF], rejecting the prosecution of a fisherman for throwing undersized fish overboard. The petitioner, a fisherman, had been charged with destruction of evidence for instructing his crew to throw back 72 red grouper fish after a federal government employee determined that they were smaller than legally permitted.

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  13. The Lien Stripping Saga Continues in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy CasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | JD Supra

    In the latest chapter of "lien stripping," the Honorable Judge Erik P. Kimball of the Southern District of Florida, Bankruptcy Court, recently grappled with the issue of whether a debtor can strip a completely unsecured junior mortgage on abandoned property. In Bodensiek , a creditor held two mortgages on the debtor's homestead property.

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  14. Appeals court considering warrantless cellphone trackingRead the original story

    Tuesday | Missourian

    Now that the cellphone in your pocket can be used to track your movements, federal appeals judges in Atlanta are considering whether investigators must get a search warrant from a judge to obtain cellphone tower tracking data in a case that highlights the courts' effort to keep up with changing technology. The issue stems from the Miami case of Quartavious Davis, who's serving a 162-year prison sentence for a string of violent armed robberies.

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  15. Appeals Court Considering Warrantless Cell...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | WIOD-AM Miramar

    A three-judge panel of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in June ruled investigators must get a search warrant to get the data, which is widely used to show suspects were in the vicinity of a crime. The issue arises from a Miami case in which federal prosecutors used a court order to get cellphone tower data over a 67-day period for Quartavious Davis, a suspect in a string of robberies.

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  16. Children's Lawyers Seek To Revive Privacy Case Against Google, ViacomRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | MediaPost

    Representatives for a group of young children are appealing a judge's decision to dismiss a lawsuit accusing Google and Viacom of violating a federal video privacy law. The notice of appeal, which was filed this week with the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals, doesn't offer details about the potential arguments the children's lawyers will raise.

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  17. Eleventh Circuit Rules That Employer Cannot Assert Worker Misconduct...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | JD Supra

    The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals recently issued an opinion holding that an employer cannot assert equitable defenses based on an employee's misconduct in under-reporting hours as a total bar to the employee's FLSA claim where the employer was aware of the employee's conduct. In Bailey v.

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  18. Federal appeals court takes up wireless cellphone tracking, used to place suspects near crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Brandon Sun

    Now that the cellphone in your pocket can be used to track your movements, federal appeals judges in Atlanta are considering whether investigators must get a search warrant from a judge to obtain cellphone tower tracking data in a case that highlights the courts' effort to keep up with changing technology. The issue stems from the Miami case of Quartavious Davis, who's serving a 162-year prison sentence for a string of violent armed robberies.

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  19. Chief Justice Roy Moore's Ten Commandments backers returning to AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Alabama Live

    Religious leaders from Washington, D.C., who rallied for Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore in his defense of a Ten Commandments monument 12 years ago are backing Moore's stance against same-sex marriage. Rev. Patrick Mahoney, director of the Christian Defense Coalition, and Rev.

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  20. Employee's Failure to Report Off the Clock Work Not a Total Defense Says 11th CircuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | JD Supra

    Last summer, we highlighted an example of how good recordkeeping practices can result in a favorable decision. In the Kaiser Foundation Health Plan case, the employer successfully defended an "unauthorized overtime" claim where an employee worked off the clock against Kaiser's policies and without its knowledge.

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