UMLR is proud to announce that Volume 70, Issue 4 is now available! Please enjoy the collection of essays, articles, and notes, which collectively address prevalent issues facing the Eleventh Circuit. Thank you to everyone that made Volume 70, Issue 4 a reality.
BY HON. URSULA UNGARO, 69 U. Miami L. Rev. 929 (2015). Foreword: From a historical perspective, 2014 was a pivotal year for the youngest circuit court in the nation. Within a four-month period, three new judges were confirmed and sworn in to serve on the Eleventh Circuit—all having clerked for distinguished Eleventh Circuit judges and all of them women. […]
BY TANYA D. MARSH, 69 U. Miami L. Rev. 935 (2015). Introduction: As a condition of entering into a lease for space in a shopping center, tenants with significant bargaining power often require landlords to promise that no other occupant of the shopping center will sell certain goods or services. This promise, contained in the lease, is known as […]
BY JONATHAN D. COLAN, 69 U. Miami L. Rev. 973 (2015). Introduction: In United States v. Williams, Judge Gerald Bard Tjoflat sought to clarify the meaning of 18 U.S.C. § 3742(e)’s “due deference” standard and to fix, what he considered to be, the Eleventh Circuit’s inconsistent application of this provision in federal criminal sentencing appeals. Judge Tjoflat’s mission failed. […]
BY ERICA W. RUTNER & LARA BUESO BACH, 69 U. Miami L. Rev. 999 (2015). Introduction: Cases involving medical causation often turn on the plaintiff’s ability to offer admissible expert testimony. In fact, in products liability cases proceeding in the Eleventh Circuit, plaintiffs are required to have admissible expert testimony establishing both general causation—that the agent in question […]