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  1. Another Court Adopts 'Primary Beneficiary' Internship AnalysisRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2015 | JD Supra

    Just two months later, the Eleventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has followed suit: It too adopted the Second Circuit's approach and rejected USDOL's views as being inappropriate to an assessment of the "modern internship". involved claims by 25 former student registered-nurse anesthetists brought under the FLSA for allegedly unpaid minimum wages and overtime.


  2. TCPA Connect - September 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | jdsupra.com

    The latest court to weigh in on an offer of judgment in a Telephone Consumer Protection Act Suit: the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, which reversed itself to hold that an offer for the full amount requested does not moot the case. Previously, Seventh Circuit precedent held that when a defendant made an offer of judgment for the full relief requested, the claim became moot.


  3. Circuit court rejects woman's appeal claiming sheriff's unfair treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    The woman once in command of the Muscogee County Jail has lost an appeal claiming Sheriff John Darr illegally retaliated against her for supporting his political opponent and discriminated against her because she's a woman. The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals' decision Wednesday reaffirmed U.S. District Court Judge Clay Land's ruling that Darr acted within his authority when he demoted Terri Ezell from jail commander to a Columbus Recorder's Court position later converted to a civilian job under the city manager.


  4. Appeals court draws clearer line between interns, gofers 10:39 am...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | Business Insurance

    Employers still using unpaid interns for nontraining-related tasks may have to reconsider doing so in light of the most recent appeals court ruling on the issue. Observers also say the ruling on unpaid interns by the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta in Bill Schumann et al. v.


  5. Federal judge tosses $540,000 verdict against PBSO in fatal shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    A federal judge has thrown out a $540,000 jury verdict for the family of a 44-year-old Greenacres man who was shot dead by Palm Beach County sheriff's deputy during an early morning brawl in April 2010. In a 16-page opinion issued late Tuesday, U.S. District Court Judge Kenneth Ryskamp ruled that Deputy Ramesh Nandlal was entitled to immunity granted to all government workers because he made "an objectively reasonable mistake" in using deadly force to subdue Richard Montero, who fought with deputies when they tried to arrest him.


  6. Former Deputy Gets 20 Years for Child PornRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2015 | Courthouse News Service

    ... Justice said . Bates had initially been found guilty in 2013, but a panel from Florida's Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals overturned his conviction, concluding that the jury from Bates' first trial was not properly screened for prejudice against ...


  7. Alabama Bankruptcy Court Holds That Filing Proof of Claim for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | JD Supra

    In Jenkins v. Midland Credit Management, Inc. , [1] the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Alabama held that the filing of a proof of claim based on a time-barred debt cannot give rise to a claim for damages under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act , reasoning that any such claim is precluded by the Bankruptcy Code's comprehensive claims-allowance procedure.


  8. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2015 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    A judge who holds court in Warren is engaged in a contentious legal battle with a top elected state official involving allegations of libel, deleted emails, and improper campaign mailings. Eleventh District Court of Appeals Judge Diane Grendell is suing Ohio Auditor of State David Yost alleging that his office made libelous statements in a letter she claims contains slanderous and false material.


  9. Ohio Supreme Court candidate loses bid to block enforcement of campaign-contribution ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2015 | Cleveland.com

    Ohio Supreme Court candidate Colleen O'Toole has lost a bid to block enforcement of a state limit on the time judicial campaigns can raise money prior to a primary. The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, in an opinion issued Monday, rejected O'Toole's request for an injunction and advised that she is unlikely to succeed with a lawsuit to overturn the state's campaign-contribution rule.


  10. Report: Former judge's conduct was reprehensibleRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2015 | Washington Times

    Judicial investigators told Congress this week that a former federal judge - arrested last year on a domestic violence charge- had demonstrated "reprehensible conduct" and there was evidence that he abused his wife several times and made false statements to the committee reviewing his behavior. The Judicial Conference of the United States, in a report to Congress this week, said former U.S. District Judge Mark Fuller of Alabama brought disrepute to the federal judiciary and that his conduct might have warranted impeachment if he had not resigned this summer.


  11. Court of Appeals Rejects Attempt to Use Copyright To Censor Online SpeechRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2015 | Eff.org

    Today, the Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit issued an opinion blocking the use of copyright to censor unwanted online criticism. The decision, Katz v.


  12. Sports briefs for Sept. 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    The Houston Texans have selected Ryan Mallett to be the starting quarterback when they meet the Carolina Panthers on Sunday. Mallett played well in the opener against Kansas City after replacing first-game starter Bobby Hoyer.


  13. Miami Heat part-owner cannot suppress tongue-wagging photoRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2015 | Reuters

    A federal appeals court said a minority owner of the Miami Heat basketball team cannot stop a woman from running a scathingly critical blog featuring an unflattering photo of him with his tongue protruding askew from his mouth. Raanan Katz, who is also a Florida real estate developer, had sought to stop Irina Chevaldina, a disgruntled former tenant in one of his shopping centers, from using the "ugly" and "embarrassing" photo, in which he held the copyright.


  14. 11th Cir Adopts 7 Factor Glatt Test for Unpaid InternshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2015 | FindLaw

    The Second Circuit broke ground in July, creating a new standard for determining when interns are actually employees entitled to the benefits of employment, like a minimum wage. In that case, the Second Circuit rejected the six part test put forward by the Department of Labor in favor of a "primary beneficiary test" where employment status is determined by whether the intern or employer is the primary beneficiary.


  15. ACLU appeals judge's SGA club rulingRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2015 | The Daily Commercial

    With that, an attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union of Florida announced Thursday he has filed an appeal in U.S. District Court in an ongoing fight with the Lake County School District over its refusal to allow students at Carver Middle School to form a Gay-Straight Alliance club on campus.


  16. Big new copyright fair use decision involving part owner of Miami HeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2015 | The Washington Post

    I blogged about this case back when the magistrate judge issued his report , but today the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit affirmed , and concluded that defendant Irina Chevaldina's use of the photo shown above is a fair use. The twist: The subject of the photo, Raanan Katz, bought the photo after it was published and used by Chevaldina, and then sued her in his capacity as now-owner of the photograph.


  17. Attorneys argue over reviving lawsuit to remove Trumbull County EngineerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2015 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    A panel of judges are deciding if it will revive a taxpayer's lawsuit seeking removal of the Trumbull County Engineer. The 11th District Court of Appeals heard arguments on Wednesday from attorneys who want the judges to reverse a lower court's decision to dismiss a lawsuit filed seeking removal of Trumbull County Engineer Randy Smith.


  18. Federal Appeals Court Holds that the FDCPA Means What It Says...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2015 | JD Supra

    Lenders and their attorneys generally recognize that lenders who are engaged in collecting their own loans are not "debt collectors" under the Federal Debt Collection Practices Act . Debtors and their attorneys sometimes wish it were otherwise, and will sometimes attempt to achieve their wishes through litigation.


  19. Eleventh Circuit Adopts Second Circuit's "Primary...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2015 | JD Supra

    On September 11, 2015, the Eleventh Circuit became the first appellate court to address the standard for lawful unpaid internships since the Second Circuit's ruling in Glatt et al. v. Fox Searchlight Pictures, Inc. et al .


  20. SEC 'victim' Mark Cuban speaks out to help guy who's being sued in GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is crusading against the Securities and Exchange Commission, two years after he prevailed in an insider trading case he maintains should never have been filed. On Tuesday, Cuban's lawyers filed a motion in a federal appeals court in which he asked the court for permission to file a "friend of the court" brief on behalf of an Atlanta real estate developer accused of insider trading .