Virus Safety in Prison

In a class action brought by inmates, the Eleventh Circuit stayed an injunction, pending appeal, that requires the Metro West Detention Center in Florida to employ several safety measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19. The court also expedited the appeal. As of Friday, 163 inmates in the prison had tested positive for the virus.

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Son of Ex-Albanian President Wants New Shot at ‘War Dogs’ Case

An attorney for the son of a former Albanian president asked an 11th Circuit panel Thursday to revive his defamation lawsuit against the author and publisher of a book behind the 2016 film “War Dogs,” claiming they falsely accused him of being a mobster who engaged in corrupt arms dealing.

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