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Eleventh Circuit Mourns Loss of Judge Phyllis Kravitch

The American legal community lost one of its pioneers yesterday, when the Honorable Phyllis Kravitch died after 38 years as a U.S. circuit judge. Judge Kravitch was born in 1920 in Savannah, Georgia, and she received an LL.B. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1943. She returned to practice law in Savannah, where she became the first woman president of the Savannah Bar...

Former Law Clerk Seeks New Opportunity

The Eleventh Circuit has an indirect connection with the current presidential race: Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine served as a law clerk to Senior Judge Lanier Anderson in 1983-84 in Macon.

Supreme Court Scorecard

The Eleventh Circuit posted a 0‑3 record in the Supreme Court during the recently concluded 2015 Term, according to the Circuit Scorecard in SCOTUSblog.com’s “Stat Pack.” Achieving a winning record in the Court is no mean feat; 67% of all cases were reversed during the 2015 Term, which falls within the usual reversal-rate range.  Only three Circuits finished the term with winning...