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  1. Federal court asked to rehear Docs vs. Glocks' caseRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    Physician groups are asking a federal appeals court to reconsider a ruling upholding a Florida law restricting what doctors can ask patients about guns. Organizations representing some 11,000 medical providers want the full 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to rehear arguments about the so-called "Docs vs. Glocks" law.

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  2. Eleventh Circuit Rejects Fair Debt Collection Class ActionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Law.com

    A bank's acquisition of credit card debt on which a consumer already has defaulted does not subject the bank to federal rules on fair debt collection practices, a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has decided. The Federal Debt Collection Practices Act places certain requirements on "debt collectors."

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  3. Doctors ask full appeals court to reconsider gun speech lawRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Doctors ask full appeals court to reconsider gun speech law Eds: APNewsNow. MIAMI - Physician groups are asking a federal appeals court to reconsider a ruling upholding a Florida law restricting what doctors can ask patients about guns.

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  4. Docs ask court to reconsider gun speech lawRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | News 4 Jax

    Physician groups are asking a federal appeals court to reconsider a ruling upholding a Florida law restricting what doctors can ask patients about guns. Organizations representing some 11,000 medical providers want the full 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to rehear arguments about the so-called "Docs vs. Glocks" law.

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  5. ABA urges 11th Circuit to reconsider ban on gun-safety counseling by physiciansRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | ABA Journal

    The American Bar Association is participating in an effort to win en banc review of a federal appeals court decision last month. It upheld a Florida law restricting physicians from asking patients about firearms or putting such information in medical records, unless it is relevant to that individual's medicare care.

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  6. ERISA Plan Can't Shrink Deadlines Without Providing Notice, Says 3rd Circuit Court of AppealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | JD Supra

    The 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals just ruled that an ERISA plan can't shorten the deadline for filing a legal action challenging a denial of benefits unless the participant receives written communication of the plan's altered deadline. Mirza v.

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  7. Eleventh Circuit Examines "Debt Collector" Under the FDCPARead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | JD Supra

    For those tracking Fair Debt Collection Practices Act litigation for financial institutions and loan servicers, an opinion recently issued by the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals provides new insight on the definition of 'debt collector' under 15 U.S.C. 1692a . Following Davidson v.

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  8. Federal appeals court reverses judge's ruling on Pelham firefighters' pension benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Alabama Live

    A federal appeals court has upheld a lower court's order regarding the calculation of sick and vacation leave for Pelham firefighters but tossed out the calculation method for their pension benefits. A three-member panel of the U.S. 11th Circuit Court of Appeals issued a ruling Thursday in an appeal of a ruling in a lawsuit filed by five current or retired Pelham firefighters.

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  9. Former Decatur VA Worker's Appeal DeniedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Patch.com

    The former VA Police Services employee was sentenced to 13 months in prison for using a government purchasing card for personal expenses. A former secretary at the Atlanta VA Medical Center in Decatur who was sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to charges of theft of government funds and making false statements for misusing a government-issued credit card will remain behind bars after her latest appeal was struck down earlier this week.

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  10. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals Clarifies the Meaning Of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | JD Supra

    Action Item: In light of the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals decision in Davidson, the definition of "debt collector," for purposes of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act , is strictly limited to the statutory definition in 15 U.S.C. 1692a . Plaintiffs cannot use the exclusionary language in 15 U.S.C. 1692a to expand the application of the FDCPA solely due to the fact that the alleged debt was already in default on the date the person or entity acquired the debt.

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  11. 11th Circuit Finds a Covered "Occurrence" Under CGL...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | JD Supra

    In Pennsylvania National Mutual Insurance Company v. St. Catherine of Siena Parish, 790 F.3d 1173 , a judgment was obtained by the Parish against Kiker Corporation , which was hired to repair the church's roof.

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  12. State says gay-marriage case now 'moot'Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | News 4 Jax

    With the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in June that same-sex couples have a fundamental right to marry, Attorney General Pam Bondi's office argued this week that a long-running legal fight about Florida's gay-marriage ban is moot and doesn't need to be addressed further by a judge. "There is no need for anything further from this court,'' Bondi's office argued in a document filed in U.S. District Court in Tallahassee.

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  13. Tenants of Seminole Tribe exempt from rental tax, court rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Business Journal

    A federal court ruled that companies renting space from the Seminole Tribe of Florida , such as in the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, are exempt from Florida's commercial rental tax. Akerman LLP attorneys Glen Stankee , Kathi Giddings and Kristen Fiore helped the tribe secure the ruling from the Eleventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in Atlanta.

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  14. Florida and Seminole Tribe get divided ruling in tax disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | St. Petersburg Times

    Wading into complicated tax and sovereignty issues, a federal appeals court Wednesday issued a split decision in a dispute between the state and the Seminole Tribe of Florida about rental and utility taxes on tribal property. A three-judge panel of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Florida is barred from imposing a real-estate rental tax on non-Seminole businesses that operate at tribal casinos in Tampa and Hollywood.

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  15. Seventh Circuit Affirms No Jurisdiction on Challenge to SEC Admin CourtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | JD Supra

    The first Court of Appeals to rule in the recent round of challenges to the Securities and Exchange Commission's administrative enforcement mechanism has held courts lack authority to consider the matter. The US Seventh Circuit yesterday affirmed the district court's earlier dismissal for lack of subject-matter jurisdiction.

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  16. Jonathan Kay: America's firearms culture forged by paranoia, racism and civil rights unrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | National Post

    This week, the United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit upheld a 2011 Florida law that makes it illegal for doctors to ask parents if they keep a gun in their house - notwithstanding the fact that the presence of such a weapon is, according to one expert , "43 times more likely to be involved in the death of a member of the household than to be used in self-defence." Earlier this year, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed legislation known to critics as the "guns everywhere bill."

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  17. 11th Circuit to decide whether construction defect notice under...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | JD Supra

    Recently, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida addressed what constitutes a "suit" within the context of Florida's right-to-repair procedure for construction defect disputes. In Altman Contractors, Inc. v.

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  18. My thoughts about asking pols to address LEO policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Daily Kos

    Within that, I made a comment that in retrospect was a bit tengential and lengthy, probably warranting its own diary. The author graciously pointed this out and I agreed.

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  19. Suing Over a TV Show Facebook Page Might Cost Woman $420,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Hollywood Reporter

    Stacey Mattocks is appealing a ruling she can't establish a property interest in the "likes" she accumulated for BET's "The Game." Despite bringing what's probably the first lawsuit over allegedly stolen Facebook "likes," Stacey Mattocks could be on the verge of having to reimburse Viacom's BET Network some $420,000 in legal expenses.

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  20. Bondi: Don't pay lawyers for gay couples in same-sex marriage caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is now balking at paying attorney fees to lawyers who fought her appeal of a decision that struck down the state's ban on same-sex marriage. One of those lawyers, Elizabeth White of Jacksonville, called the state's position "beyond ludicrous."

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