11th Circuit Court

Constitutional Law

First and Second Amendments square off in ‘Docs v. Glocks’ case before en banc 11th Circuit

Death Penalty

In 4-4 split, Supreme Court refuses to overturn execution stay based on inmate’s dementia

Privacy Law

Circuits split on privacy rights for video views and third-party data sharing

Constitutional Law

Congress can require pimps to pay restitution to overseas sex-trafficking victims, 11th Circuit says

Trademark Law

Retailers may sell books and movies on Rosa Parks without paying her institute

First Amendment

Ban on credit-card surcharges is a free-speech violation, 11th Circuit says

Constitutional Law

11th Circuit strikes down Florida’s involuntary commitment law for intellectually disabled

Constitutional Law

ABA urges 11th Circuit to reconsider ban on gun-safety counseling by physicians

Legal Ethics

3 lawyers ‘maliciously’ set up opposing counsel for midtrial DUI arrest, referee says

White-Collar Crime

11th Circuit OKs wire-fraud conviction of lawyer who impersonated state bar official

Criminal Justice

2 lawyers who helped 1 client break the law are convicted in unrelated cases

Trials & Litigation

Jury awards $2.2M to 2 workers who sued over DNA tests to ID ‘devious defecator’

Criminal Justice

Feds arrest 243 in record $712M health care billing-fraud bust

Constitutional Law

11th Circuit OKs in-cell trial of defendant who said he would come to court ‘kicking and screaming’

Constitutional Law

ABA asks SCOTUS to overturn Florida law allowing divided juries to recommend death penalty


Conduct of judge arrested for alleged domestic assault might be impeachable, judicial council says

Consumer Law

Foreclosure-rescue law firm and others ordered to pay $27M, but their assets total only about $655K


Federal judge resigns nearly a year after his arrest

Labor & Employment

Laid-off law firm workers file WARN suit seeking back pay and benefits for some 700 employees

Family Law

After a week in jail, tearful mom agrees to have 4-year-old son circumcised