On Tuesday, the United States Supreme Court denied Dr. Ali Shaygan’s petition for review of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit’s reversal of the trial court’s award of attorneys’ fees to Dr. Shaygan based upon misconduct by Federal prosecutors during his criminal case, as noted by the Chicago Tribune. The Supreme Court… Continue Reading
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power." Abraham Lincoln A couple of notable news items locally at the end of last week. On Thursday, President Obama nominated Jill A. Pryor, a partner at Bondurant, Mixson & Elmore, LLP, in Atlanta to serve on the… Continue Reading
Eleventh Circuit holds that forfeiture is authorized in general mail fraud cases pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 2461 (c).