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What is torture?
Posted on 2 Dec 2016 by Gabriela Nolen

Absence of visible daylight? Unsafe water? No watch or clock? No books, no television, no radio? In Arguelles v. United States AG, 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 21034, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a decision to remove Freddy Arguelles... Read More

Ballard Spahr LLP: 11th Circuit Agrees Employees Can Waive FLSA Collective Action Rights
Posted on 1 Apr 2014 by Ballard Spahr LLP

By Steven W. Suflas, Donna D. Page, and Mark J. Levin The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has become the fifth appellate court to hand down a victory for employers in the fight over enforceability of class action waivers. The court ruled... Read More

Fulbright Briefing: Supreme Court Finds Federal Question Jurisdiction Over TCPA Claims
Posted on 25 Jan 2012 by Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

The Supreme Court recently confirmed that private rights of action for violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA") may be brought in either federal or state courts. On January 18, 2012, a unanimous Court decided Mims v. Arrow... Read More

Williams Mullen: 11th Circuit Rules Home Depot Plan Fiduciaries Did Not Breach Their Duties Related To The Plan's Company Stock Fund
Posted on 21 May 2012 by Williams Mullen

B y M ark S. Thomas and Robert W. Shaw In Lanfear v. Home Depot, Inc. , No. 10-13002 (11th Cir. May 8, 2012) [ enhanced version available to subscribers ], the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit joined five other federal circuit... Read More