Greg Land

11th Circuit Nixes Rule Barring Lawsuits Not Declared in Bankruptcy

Greg Land

While such a plaintiff may be attempting to "manipulate the judicial process," the opinion said, a trial court should weigh the party's "level of sophistication," explanation for the omission and efforts to correct it before barring the civil litigation.

Gun Shop Suit Aims to Protect 'Priceless' Weapons Seized Over Tax Debt

Greg Land

According to the petition, state authorities seized over $50 million in "museum quality weapons" to resolve a tax debt of less than $150,000.

New Suit Lands Over Fatal Tom Cruise Movie Plane Crash

Greg Land

A 2015 plane crash in Colombia during the filming of the Tom Cruise movie "American Made," already the subject of at least five lawsuits in California and Georgia, has spawned more litigation in federal court in Atlanta.

High Court Upholds Ex-Fulton Finance Chief's Ouster

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Patrick O'Connor was the county's chief financial officer and finance director from 1996 until late 2014, when he was appointed interim county manager.

Campaign Manager Seeking $5K From Judge Belinda Edwards Loses Bench Trial

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Dan Young claimed he was recruited to serve as Edwards' campaign manager last year, and agreed to accept a lower rate than his usual pay in return for the $5,000 bonus if Edwards won.

Doctor-Witness Drops Suit Claiming He Was Stiffed $200K After Personal Injury Trial Win

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The complaint said Dr. James Chappuis, founder and CEO of Orthopaedic & Spine Surgery of Atlanta, and his practice were stiffed for more than $200,000 for nearly two years of treatment following a car accident.

Judges Sought for Clayton County Mock Trials

Greg Land

The 2017 Empire Atlanta Mock Trial series will host students from 13 states arguing complex mock cases, including local students from Jonesboro High School and DeKalb Early College Academy.

11th Circuit Rejects 'Dark Web' Gun Dealer's Constitutional Challenge

Greg Land

That novelty was not enough to sway the judges in a case that involved the bitcoin sale of weapons on the "dark web" in the U.S. and internationally.

Take a Look at the 11th Circuit's New Nominee

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Judge Elizabeth "Lisa" Branch was nominated by President Donald Trump to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit to fill the spot vacated by Judge Frank Hull, who is taking senior status.

Judge Compares 'Woeful' Insurance Contract to Country Ballad

Greg Land

Singer-songwriter Jim Lauderdale notched a new cover credit when he was quoted by U.S. District Judge Mark Cohen.

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