11th Circuit Court
614 ABA Journal 11th Circuit Court articles.
A federal appeals court has affirmed dismissal of a conservative Christian group’s lawsuit alleging
that the Southern Poverty Law Center defamed the church by designating it a hate group.
Jul 29, 2021 9:34 AM CDT
The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Atlanta on Friday vacated an earlier order
that had kept in place rules for reopening cruise ships set out by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Jul 26, 2021 9:39 AM CDT
Rules for reopening cruise ships set out by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will remain in effect as a result of an order Saturday by a federal appeals court.
Jul 19, 2021 4:44 PM CDT
A federal appeals court has rejected constitutional claims by a Florida resident who sued when a town rejected his plans for a new beachfront mansion that would be dissimilar to nearby homes.
Jun 9, 2021 1:20 PM CDT
The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Atlanta has upheld the convictions of a Birmingham, Alabama, lawyer and an Alabama coal company executive in a scheme to bribe a state legislator to thwart U.S. Environmental Protection Agency cleanup efforts.
Jun 2, 2021 2:00 PM CDT
Former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown of Florida is entitled to a new trial in an alleged charity scam because a federal judge removed a juror for his "Holy Spirit" remark, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday in a 7-4 en banc decision
May 10, 2021 1:31 PM CDT
Lawyer is charged with laundering cash for undercover agent
Prominent Dallas lawyer Rayshun “Ray” Jackson of the Jackson Law Firm has been charged with laundering money acquired from an undercover…
Apr 19, 2021 3:56 PM CDT
A former death row inmate in Florida told reporters Thursday that he thanked God and his legal team for his release from prison.
Apr 9, 2021 12:43 PM CDT
Websites are not public accommodations that must be accessible to blind customers unless they create an intangible barrier that excludes disabled people from accessing goods and services in a physical store, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday.
Apr 8, 2021 10:09 AM CDT
Only 1 plaintiff remains in Jones Day pay-bias suit
Five of six former associates suing Jones Day for gender bias have dropped their claims. The move follows a decision…
Mar 12, 2021 2:56 PM CST
A federal appeals court has upheld government policies that allow basic searches of electronic devices at the border without reasonable suspicion and advanced searches only with reasonable suspicion.
Feb 11, 2021 3:38 PM CST
Just one federal appeals court has an equal number of active male and female judges.
Feb 9, 2021 12:22 PM CST
3 SCOTUS justices didn’t attend the inaugurations of Biden and Harris
The U.S. Supreme Court’s three oldest justices did not attend President Joe Biden’s inauguration Wednesday: Stephen G. Breyer, 82;…
Jan 21, 2021 4:05 PM CST
President Donald Trump has appointed 54 of the nation’s federal appellate judges during his four years in office, just one judge short of the number appointed by President Barack Obama in his two terms.
Jan 19, 2021 9:01 AM CST
A federal appeals court has upheld sanctions imposed on a lawyer who filed “lengthy and superfluous filings” in a dispute with his brother, including a brief that was “littered with exclamation points and rants.”
Dec 16, 2020 11:39 AM CST
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