Category Archives: Eleventh Circuit

Volume 71, Issue 4 Released

UMLR is proud to make Volume 71, Issue 4 (our Eleventh Circuit Edition) available on our website here. For their insightful contributions, we are very grateful to our authors, among them the late Ervin Gonzalez (UM Law Class of 1985), to whom this Edition is proudly dedicated. UMLR also recognizes the dedication of our Executive Board members, […]

Foreword: The Evolution of the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals: A New Era of Diversity on the Bench

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. […]

Because of Winn-Dixie: The Common Law of Exclusive Use Covenants

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 […]

Giving Judge Tjoflat’s Deference Analysis Its Due

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. […]