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

    7 hrs ago | 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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  2. BofA Underwater Mortgage Cases Hit Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | 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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  3. The Ninth Circuit Raises Pleading Standards for FLSA PlaintiffsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | 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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  4. 11th Circuit: The EEOC Can't Always Get What It WantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | 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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  5. Georgia District Courts Gain Four Judges -- Three in the Northern...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | 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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  6. South Carolina Is Now The 35th Marriage Equality StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | 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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  7. 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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  8. FTC v. Actavis--A New day for Antitrust/IP Litigation?Read the original story

    Wednesday | 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. Florida AG Wants Gay Marriage Ban Kept Intact LongerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | WJHG-TV Panama City

    Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is asking to keep intact the state's ban on same-sex marriage until ongoing appeals have finished. A federal judge earlier this month decided to keep Florida's ban in place through Jan. 5. That means no gay weddings can take place for now.

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  12. 5 Things to Know in Florida for Nov. 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Greenwich Citizen

    Florida's parole commission will consider the case of a deaf man who supporters say didn't commit the 1981 murder he's serving a life sentence for. The case to be considered Wednesday involves Felix Garcia, who was convicted of murdering Joseph Tramontana Jr. during a Tampa robbery.

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  13. Midtown Wal-Mart appeal back before Miami CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Business Journal

    Miami Commissioners will once again consider a request to nix the permit that would allow Wal-Mart to build a 203,000-square-foot superstore on North Miami Avenue. The rehearing follows a ruling in a court case that challenged the commission's original 2013 dismissal of the appeal, according to the Miami Herald.

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  14. Fl Attorney General wants to keep gay marriage ban intactRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is asking to keep intact the state's ban on same-sex marriage until ongoing appeals have finished. A federal judge earlier this month decided to keep Florida's ban in place through Jan. 5. That means no gay weddings can take place for now.

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  15. AT&T Comes Out in Support of Stricter Standards for Police Cell Location Phone TrackingRead the original story

    Monday Nov 17 | Directions Magazine

    November 17, 2014 - In a landmark move in the battle over privacy rights and new technologies, AT&T has filed a federal court brief arguing that courts must account for people's Fourth Amendment rights before authorizing law enforcement to get phone location histories from their cell service companies. The company's filing is a friend-of-the-court brief in the appeal of a criminal case,U.S. v.

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  16. Midtown Walmart appeal back before Miami Commission following court caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | The Miami Herald

    One year after rejecting an appeal from opponents of a massive Walmart in Midtown Miami, city commissioners will once again consider a request to nix the permit that would allow the 203,000-square-foot superstore on North Miami Avenue. Thursday's scheduled rehearing follows a ruling in a court case that challenged the commission's original 2013 dismissal of the appeal.

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  17. AT&T Enters Legal Fray Over Location DataRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Wall Street Journal

    AT&T Inc. said federal investigators might need a warrant to gather data about cellphone users' locations, challenging the more permissive legal framework the government has used for years. Investigators must get permission from a judge before obtaining location data from a carrier like AT&T.

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  18. EFF Fights Government's Effort to Get Cell Location Records Without a WarrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Eff.org

    ... 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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  19. AT&T Makes 'Landmark' Move in Attempt to Restrict Police Access to Cellphone DataRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | TheBlaze.com

    Just days after AT&T announced it would remove " super cookies " from cell phone data, the cell phone carrier made another "landmark" move showing support for stricter rules on police cellphone tracking. The American Civil Liberties Union announced that AT&T, "in a landmark move in the battle over privacy rights and new technologies," filed a federal court brief arguing that courts must account for people's Fourth Amendment rights before authorizing law enforcement to get phone location histories from their cell service companies.

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  20. AT&T asks for clarity in cell location data caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | The Hill

    AT&T on Monday urged an appeals court to clarify laws that allow law enforcement officers to obtain mobile phone location data from wireless companies. In a friend-of-the-court brief in a pending case, AT&T suggested that the court should look to two recent Supreme Court decisions that found this type of location information "implicates significant privacy interests."

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