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  1. Court Rejects Challenge To Florida Parole LawRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | CBS Local

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  2. We Needed the Supreme Court to Tell us This?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | AmmoLand

    In a unanimous decision, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that when a person who owns firearms is convicted of a felony - which makes firearm possession illegal for them - they still retain the right to dispose of their firearms as they see fit, as long as they don't do so in a way where they would have access or control over those firearms. What is astounding about this decision is that it had to go all the way to the Supreme Court to be resolved.

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  3. Conduct of judge arrested for alleged domestic assault might be impeachable, judicial council saysRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2015 | ABA Journal

    The actions of a federal judge arrested for an alleged domestic assault may have been grounds for impeachment, according to an order by a federal judicial council. The Alabama judge, Mark Fuller, announced his resignation on Friday, almost a year after his arrest for alleged domestic abuse.

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  4. Bankrupt homeowners can't void second mortgageRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2015 | The Gleaner

    A unanimous Supreme Court ruled yesterday that homeowners who declare bankruptcy cannot void a second mortgage even if the home is not worth what they owe on the primary mortgage. The justices ruled in two Florida cases that bankrupt homeowners cannot "strip off" a second loan even if they are underwater on the first loan.

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  5. U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh CircuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | Daily Business Review

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit reached back to an Abraham Lincoln-era edict when it denied a former bank loan officer the right to sue his ex-employer under Florida law.

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  6. High court blocks 'strip-off' of junior liens in bankruptcyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | NAFCU

    Borrowers whose homes' values are fully underwater cannot "strip off" or void a junior lien when filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, the Supreme Court has ruled, 9-0. A home-equity loan can be a "junior lien," taken out after a first mortgage and using a home as collateral.

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  7. STATE v. JONESRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | FindLaw

    ... les of Evidence, and for this reason, we have adopted the same three-part test used by the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals to determine

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  8. Supreme Court says bankrupt homeowners cana t void second mortgageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | Whittier Daily News

    WASHINGTON >> A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Monday that homeowners who declare bankruptcy can't void a second mortgage even if the home isn't worth what they owe on the primary mortgage. The justices ruled in two Florida cases that bankrupt homeowners can't “strip off” a second loan even if they are underwater on the first loan.

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  9. Managing Partner Lance A. Harke Named Legal Elite 2015 by Florida Trend MagazineRead the original story

    May 29, 2015 | PR Log

    PRLog - May 29, 2015 - MIAMI -- The commercial litigation and consumer class action law firm of Harke Clasby & Bushman LLP ) is pleased to announce that Managing Partner Lance A. Harke has been named to Florida Trend Magazine's Legal Elite 2015 in the practice area of commercial litigation. Voting for this year's Legal Elite began in October 2014 when Florida Trend invited all in-state members of the Florida Bar to participate.

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  10. Former Ala. Gov. Siegelman Denied New Trial in Bribery AppealRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | FindLaw

    Don Siegelman, the former Governor of Alabama, lost his motion for a new trial last week . Siegelman was convicted of bribery, mail fraud and obstruction of justice in 2006, following an investigation that many Democrats argued was politically motivated, but which Republicans claimed revealed extensive corruption.

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  11. Liability for Statements of Opinion-New Clarity from the Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | JD Supra

    The U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision in Omnicare, Inc. v. Laborers District Council Construction Industry Pension Fund resolved a clear split in the federal courts of appeal regarding when statements of opinion may give rise to liability under the securities laws.

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  12. Georgia Election Law Survives ChallengeRead the original story

    May 27, 2015 | Courthouse News Service

    The Green Party of Georgia failed to show that Georgia's election law unconstitutionally prevents its candidates from running for office, a federal judge ruled last week. The Green Party sued Brian Kemp, Georgia's Secretary of State on May 25, 2012, claiming a requirement that third-party candidates to collect signatures from one percent of eligible voters to be able to run in a state election violates the First and Fourteenth Amendments.

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  13. Trade Promotion Authority is UnconstitutionalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | OpEdNews

    The Senate passed Trade Promotion Authority 62-38 giving President Obama the authority to negotiate the Trans Pacific Partnership and other trade deals. This TPA legislation is clearly unconstitutional.

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  14. Officer Has Qualified Immunity in Traffic Stop After Driver "Resists"Read the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | FindLaw

    A Clearwater police officer who pulled a woman from her car, resulting in significant injury, after she refused to allow him to search wasn't acting outside clearly established law , the Eleventh Circuit has ruled. The decision overturns a district court ruling that the officer used excessive force and was not entitled to qualified immunity.

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  15. Preclusion, ascertainability, and civil rights classesRead the original story

    May 23, 2015 | PrawfsBlawg

    On this post about class certification in the Alabama marriage litigation , commenter "Hash" began an exchange about the scope of that class, whether it was properly defined, whether it was "ascertainable," and whether it allows for some gamesmanship by class members to avoid preclusion. The class of plaintiffs is defined, in relevant part, as "all persons in Alabama who wish to obtain a marriage license in order to marry a person of the same sex," with class members identifiable by their application for a license.

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  16. Faith Kasparian, Senior Attorney, Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton to...Read the original story

    May 23, 2015 | PR.com

    New York, NY, May 23, 2015 -- -- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Faith Kasparian, Senior Attorney, Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton will speak at the Knowledge Group's webcast entitled: "Emerging Issues in M&A: Enhancing Data Privacy and Security in 2015 LIVE Webcast." This event is scheduled for May 29, 2015 @ 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM .

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  17. Call Answered: Supreme Court to Decide if Offer of Judgment Moots...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | JD Supra

    On May 18, the U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari in Campbell-Ewald Co. v. Gomez ,1 a Telephone Consumer Protection Act class action.

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  18. Jeb's War on Gay AdoptionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | TheDailyBeast.com

    Bush defended Florida's strict ban on LGBT adoption, but emails from his time as governor show he had trouble explaining why. When Jessie Odell asked Jeb Bush to let him and his partner adopt a child 15 years ago, all he got was silence.

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  19. Paying to Cash Your Check - Bank Fees in Florida Are Now the NormRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | JD Supra

    Your client, an individual, walks into Friendly Bank and presents for payment a check in the amount of $100.00, drawn on Friendly Bank and payable to the order of your client. The bank teller asks if your client has an account with Friendly Bank, to which the response is "no".

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  20. Genesis Healthcare May Be Merely the First Book in Bible on Mooting Class/Collective ActionsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2015 | JD Supra

    In the beginning, the U.S. Supreme Court decided in Genesis Healthcare that an FLSA case is moot when the plaintiff accepts an offer of full relief. As we noted in our previous blog , the decision left open, however, the question of what happens when the plaintiff affirmatively declines the offer or when the offer expires, which is what happens in most cases .

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