11th Circuit Court

Criminal Justice

Feds freeze 1,000 student accounts at Florida college, charge 21 in $1.9M tax-refund scheme

Trials & Litigation

Feds claim Yankees star A-Rod paid personal assistant $900K to keep quiet

American Bar Association

Florida law restricting doctors’ gun discussions should be overturned, ABA says in amicus brief

Trials & Litigation

PGA star claims law firm stole $3M to help cover shortfall after managing partner embezzlement

Cover Story

Unwanted Guests

Criminal Justice

Man convicted of ID theft gets less prison time due to reform, facial tattoo removal

White-Collar Crime

Former bank exec indicted, accused of aiding disbarred attorney Scott Rothstein’s $1.2B fraud

Judiciary

Special committee is appointed to investigate federal judge accused of domestic violence

Legal Ethics

11th Circuit cites Bible, labels lawyer’s action a ‘textbook example of bad faith’

Criminal Justice

SWAT-like raids for barber’s license checks violated Constitution, 11th Circuit says

Trials & Litigation

SEC spent $8.6M collecting $3.7M from former corporate raider in $62M case

Careers

Federal judge faces blowback from 11th Circuit and US lawmakers over domestic violence arrest

Criminal Justice

Ex-lawyer and former state Democratic party chief is federally charged in claimed $1.8M client fraud

Criminal Justice

Ex-BigLaw partner gets 13 months in tax case, admits he owes $924K to US

Constitutional Law

Lawyer’s suit against cellphone-grabbing courthouse deputy is revived

Terrorism

Padilla gets new 21-year sentence after 11th Circuit says original 17-year term was too lenient

Criminal Justice

Federal judge takes plea in domestic battery case, will not be convicted if he completes treatment

Trials & Litigation

Prominent law firm says it knew nothing of claimed sunken treasure fraud, wasn’t counsel of record

Judiciary

Pacer deletes older case files for four appeals courts; compatibility issues cited

Bankruptcy Law

11th Circuit reverses bankruptcy sale, criticizes lawyer