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  1. May a felon sell rather than give up his guns? SCOTUS accepts caseRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | ABA Journal

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider whether a felon may obtain a court order to sell the guns he gave up to the government before his conviction. Courts are split on the issue, according to the cert petition filed on behalf of Tony Henderson, a former U.S. Border Patrol agent who pleaded guilty to marijuana charges and was sentenced to six months in jail.


  2. Felon's Fight to Retrieve Guns Goes to WashingtonRead the original story

    Yesterday | Courthouse News Service

    A former U.S. Border Patrol agent seeking to reclaim his 19 firearms after pleading guilty to drug charges will take his fight to the Supreme Court. The justices did not comment, as is their custom, in granting Tony Henderson aka Hollywood a writ of certiorari Monday.


  3. U.S. corporations can't be punished for supporting murders and war...Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | NewsTarget.com

    A federal appeals court has ruled that family members of employees working for an American corporation in a foreign country who were killed while on the job by paramilitary forces that the corporation allegedly backed cannot sue the company for damages. According to Courthouse News Service , the U.S. 11th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that relatives of coal miners and union leaders working for Drummond Co.


  4. Supreme Court agrees to decide gun ownership caseRead the original story

    Yesterday | Reuters

    The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Monday to decide whether a Florida man convicted on drug charges and forced to give up his firearms under federal law could sell the guns or transfer ownership to his wife or a friend. The court agreed to hear an appeal filed by Tony Henderson, a former U.S. Border Patrol agent who was convicted of distributing marijuana and other drug offenses in 2007 and sentenced to six months in prison.


  5. Court unseals divorce file of Alabama federal judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

    The newly unsealed divorce record of an Alabama federal judge arrested on a domestic violence charge shows he quickly asked a court to restrict public access to the documents after his then-wife asked a series of potentially embarrassing questions.


  6. FARC Victims May Push to Collect $318M AwardRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Courthouse News Service

    Victims of a Colombian terrorist kidnapping may continue to try to collect a $318 million judgment against companies that allegedly helped their abductors launder money, the 11th Circuit ruled. Keith Stansell, Marc Gonsalves, Thomas Howes and Thomas Janis were captured by Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia , after the group shot down their plane in 2003.


  7. Fair-Use and E-Reserves: 'A Reversal for Georgia State'Read the original story

    23 hrs ago | DigitalKoans

    The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals has issued its ruling in the publisher appeal of a district court decision that found most instances of electronic reserve copying at Georgia State to be fair use. The appellate court ruling is 129 pages long, and I will have much more to say after I read it carefully.


  8. Court Reverses Ruling on Publishers vs. Georgia State E-Reserve CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Library Journal

    On October 17 the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit in Atlanta unanimously reversed the District Court's ruling on the Publishers v. Georgia State University Fair Use Case .


  9. Admissions requests in federal judge's divorce case are like...Read the original story

    Yesterday | ABA Journal

    An Alabama federal judge accused in a domestic battery case was asked to confirm or deny extramarital affairs, domestic violence and prescription drug abuse in now-unsealed files in his 2012 divorce. The Montgomery Advertiser examined the divorce file of U.S. District Judge Mark Fuller, which was unsealed last week.


  10. $4.3M Engle Tobacco Verdict Reversed Over Alcohol EvidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | FindLaw

    We've talked before about the ongoing "Engle- progeny" cases in Florida: The state supreme court decertified the Engle class but gave res judicata effect to a jury's determinations on causation, negligence, breach of warranty, concealment, and conspiracy findings. The individual members of the class would then have to file their own claims to determine "individual issues such as legal causation, comparative fault, and damages."


  11. Appeals Court Reverses GSU Copyright RulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Publishers' Weekly

    The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals last Friday issued its long-awaited ruling in Cambridge University Press vs. Patton case, also known as the Georgia State e-reserve case. In the decision, the 11th Circuit reversed a lower court's fair use finding, and remanded the case with instructions for a do-over.


  12. Judge Fuller divorce records reveal little, show parties struggled over keeping proceedings secretRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 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.


  13. California superintendent battle escalates - More opportunities for ...Read the original story

    Yesterday | Politico

    FIRST LOOK: CALIFORNIA BATTLE ESCALATES: Money has been pouring into the hard-fought race for Superintendent of Public Instruction in California. In just the last two weeks, wealthy supporters of challenger Marshall Tuck, a former charter school executive deeply rooted in the education reform movement, have spent more than $4.5 million.


  14. Georgia State Academic Fair Use Decision Vacated by 11th Circuit: A...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | jdsupra.com

    Last Friday, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals vacated and remanded the Northern District of Georgia's 350-page fair use analysis of the electronic reserves practices at Georgia State University . Although this reversal is technically a win for the plaintiff publishers, the 11th Circuit left the most important parts of the lower court's analysis intact, and essentially affirmed the bulk of its reasoning with respect to the first and fourth fair use factors.


  15. Fl Supreme Court Says Warrant Needed for Cell Tower DataRead the original story

    Yesterday | TalkLeft

    Courts continue to be divided on whether a search warrant is needed for cops to obtain cell site locator data. This week the Florida Supreme Court ruled a warrant is necessary .


  16. Homeowner association manager is flirting with sexual harassment suitRead the original story

    Sunday | Los Angeles Times

    Question: Our homeowner association has dozens of employees and one female manager-agent. Dozens have complained of her overly flirtatious and seductive behavior, in that she "comes on" to their fathers, husbands, sons and boyfriends.


  17. Publishers Win Reversal of Court Ruling That Favored 'E-Reserves' at Georgia State U.Read the original story

    Saturday Oct 18 | Chronicle.com

    How much copyrighted material can professors make available to students in online course reserves before they exceed the boundaries of educational fair use? That's the essential question at the heart of a long-running copyright-infringement lawsuit that has pitted three academic publishers against Georgia State University. The answer matters not just to the parties to the case, Cambridge University Press et al. v.


  18. Controversial Baymeadows bikini bar proposal clears legal hurdlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Florida Times-Union

    The old Burger King at 8669 Baymeadows Road sits boarded up and empty awaiting rebuilding into a bikini bar by Albanese Enterprises. A controversial bikini bar should soon be on its way to a shuttered Baymeadows Road Burger King after wending its way through the city and courts for more than two years.


  19. Alabama lays out its case for why Mobile lesbian should be denied right to adopt stepsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Alabama Live

    From left to right, Kim McKeand and Cary Searcy stand next to attorneys Christine Hernandez and David Kennedy in Mobile, Ala., on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. Searcy and McKeand are challenging Alabama's ban on same-sex marriage.


  20. The Eleventh Circuit Reaffirms FCC's Authority To Coordinate...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | JD Supra

    Courts that have confronted the application of the "prior express consent" requirement of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, see 47 U.S.C. 227 a.k.a. , the TCPA have in the main taken their cues from and adhered to the policy set by the Federal Communications Commission the federal agency charged with implementing the statute. Recently, however, two federal district courts departed from the FCC's guidance and injected new uncertainty into TCPA enforcement and confusion over the process for review of TCPA interpretations.