11th Circuit Court
609 ABA Journal 11th Circuit Court articles.
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
Apr 9, 2021 12:43 PM CDT
11th Circuit decision ‘effectively closes the internet’s doors to the blind,’ plaintiff’s lawyers say
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
Advanced border searches of electronic devices don’t require probable cause, 1st Circuit rules
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
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
Transformation of judiciary is Trump’s ‘most consequential accomplishment,’ says nonprofit founder
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
Sanctions upheld for lawyer who included an original haiku in filing and cited Bugs Bunny
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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Nov 23, 2020 1:17 PM CST
SCOTUS allows Alabama to ban curbside voting
Three U.S. Supreme Court justices dissented Wednesday when the high court allowed Alabama’s secretary of state to ban curbside voting.
Oct 22, 2020 11:35 AM CDT
Federal judge tosses lawsuit alleging 558 ADA suits were racketeering enterprise
A federal judge in Atlanta has said he will sanction a lawyer who filed a RICO suit against two lawyers who filed hundreds of lawsuits against businesses for violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Sep 24, 2020 8:00 AM CDT
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