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11th Circuit Court

671 ABA Journal 11th Circuit Court articles.

Lawyer Makes Amends for ‘French Fries’ Remark

The lawyer who told a bankruptcy judge she was “a few french fries short of a Happy Meal” has been ordered to take an online professionalism course.

Chicago lawyer William…

Lawyers Wrangle Over Bin Laden Video

Defense lawyers for Jose Padilla have asked a judge to bar a videotaped interview of Osama bin Laden from the trial of their client.

Prosecutors counter that the Cable News…

Doctor Allowed Shielded Records

A federal appeals court ruling last week permits a physician claiming discrimination to access hospital peer review files, despite a state law shielding them from disclosure.

The plaintiff, Russell Adkins,…

Court to Consider Nasdaq Liability

An en banc appeals court will hear an appeal this week that seeks damages against Nasdaq for touting WorldCom stock in advertising.

The full 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals…

Judge: Scruggs in Criminal Contempt

A federal judge in Alabama is asking the U.S. Justice Department to prosecute a high-profile trial lawyer for criminal contempt, contending that Richard Scruggs brazenly violated a court injunction by…

Chiquita Sued in Terrorism Funds Case

A Florida law firm has filed suit against Chiquita Brands Int’l., on behalf of 22 people allegedly killed by a Colombian terrorist group that received funds from the multinational company.

Prof’s Law Blog Led to 11th Circuit Case

Blogging can be a legal minefield for lawyers and parties to litigation, as a Boston doctor defending a malpractice case found out recently when he outed himself as “Flea” and…

Stock Tip: Check Status of Exchange

Publicly traded Nasdaq may be liable for fraud, appeals court says

Stripping Citizenship

Do New Cases Signal Tougher Government Stance in Naturalization Matters?