11th Circuit Court
659 ABA Journal 11th Circuit Court articles.
A federal appeals court on Monday blocked parts of a Florida law that prevent social media companies from banning political candidates, deprioritizing political messages or censoring content by journalistic enterprises.
May 24, 2022 8:55 AM CDT
A federal appeals court on Friday reinstated provisions in Florida’s restrictive election law, saying a lower court judge had blocked the restrictions too close to the August primary.
May 10, 2022 8:57 AM CDT
A federal appeals court has ruled that the University of Central Florida’s ban on speech constituting “discriminatory harassment” likely violates the First Amendment.
Apr 22, 2022 11:27 AM CDT
A measure to name a federal courthouse after the first Black judge on the Florida Supreme Court was recently blocked in the U.S. House of Representatives after one lawmaker found a news clip on a prayer ruling.
Apr 13, 2022 10:50 AM CDT
Georgia capped a yearslong legal fight over whether interpretations of its official state code are copyrightable, announcing Monday that the annotated legal code is now available online for free.
Mar 23, 2022 8:58 AM CDT
Ex-BigLaw partner must pay $537M in tax fraud scheme
Paul M. Daugerdas, a former Jenkens & Gilchrist partner, lost an appeal in his tax fraud case before the 2nd U.S.…
Feb 4, 2022 3:15 PM CST
The White House confirmed Friday that U.S. District Judge J. Michelle Childs is among several Black women being considered for the U.S. Supreme Court.
Jan 31, 2022 10:33 AM CST
An Alabama inmate who sought execution by nitrogen hypoxia was put to death by lethal injection Thursday after the U.S. Supreme Court allowed the execution to proceed.
Jan 28, 2022 11:30 AM CST
Two federal judges—including the chief judge of a federal appeals court—won’t face misconduct complaints for hiring a law clerk accused of making racist statements.
Jan 18, 2022 4:19 PM CST
A federal appeals court has ruled social media companies can’t be held liable for radicalizing the Pulse nightclub gunman under the federal Anti-Terrorism Act because the plaintiffs failed to show the massacre was an act of “international terrorism.”
Sep 30, 2021 10:20 AM CDT
A shutdown order that barred in-person dining was not a direct physical loss or damage to property covered by a "business interruption" insurance policy, a federal appeals court has ruled.
Sep 24, 2021 11:45 AM CDT
Few federal courts have reported that they are requiring COVID-19 vaccines for court workers, although an order this week requires the employees to report their vaccination status.
Sep 24, 2021 11:05 AM CDT
A federal appeals court on Tuesday sided with a nonprofit organization that provides free food to homeless people in a park in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, finding that a city rule that limits the practice is unconstitutional.
Sep 3, 2021 10:16 AM CDT
Trailblazing lawyer Karen Hastie Williams dies at 76
Lawyer Karen Hastie Williams died last month at age 76. She was the first Black woman to clerk at the U.S. Supreme…
Aug 13, 2021 11:27 AM CDT
The ABA House of Delegates addressed the treatment of children and youths in two resolutions at the ABA Hybrid Annual Meeting on Tuesday.
Aug 10, 2021 12:22 PM CDT
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