11th Circuit Court

Legal Technology

Purported bankruptcy survey is a virus, federal appeals court warns electronic filers

White-Collar Crime

Ex-administrator helped convict 6 lawyers, feds say, asking that judge cut her prison time in half

Trials & Litigation

Federal judge axes suit against law firm in sunken-treasure hoax, sets sanctions hearing for partner

Constitutional Law

11th Circuit bans drug tests for welfare applicants, says they’re not students or working risky jobs

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