11th Circuit Court

Trials & Litigation

Federal prosecutor and ATF agent sidelined after affair comes to light; 3 new trials granted so far

Trials & Litigation

Federal judge strikes ‘impertinent’ allegations against Prince Andrew and attorney Alan Dershowitz

Trials & Litigation

Hospital filing accuses its former lawyer of blind-copying negotiation opponent on confidential docs

Trials & Litigation

Ex-president sues Penn State and Louis Freeh over published report of Sandusky investigation

Constitutional Law

Citing landmark ‘Gault’ case, DOJ files framework for deciding if juveniles have adequate counsel

Criminal Justice

Paralegal takes plea in $600K law firm client theft; feds say he spent $550K on coin collection

Civil Rights

Feds won’t prosecute George Zimmerman in shooting of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin

Constitutional Law

Minister arrested after trying to perform same-sex marriage at probate judge’s office

Criminal Justice

Federal prosecutor’s ex-wife charged with attempted murder

Constitutional Law

11th Circuit refuses to stay same-sex marriage ruling; Alabama AG turns to SCOTUS

Trials & Litigation

Sued for defamation by lawyers he criticized in civil rights case, Dershowitz says they made his day

Constitutional Law

Law firms say they will perform free same-sex marriage ceremonies if court clerks won’t

Contracts

Lawyer’s million-dollar challenge wasn’t an enforceable contract, 11th Circuit says

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