September 22, 2023

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm, Eastern Time

ACS South Florida: Eleventh Circuit Year in Review: A Look at Leading Cases and Trends

Carlton Fields, Miami, Florida

Please join the ACS South Florida Lawyer Chapter for the annual Eleventh Circuit Year in Review. 


Beverly Martin served from 2010 to 2021 as a Circuit Judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. She left the bench to become executive director of the Center for Civil Justice at the New York University School of Law. Before joining the Eleventh Circuit, Martin also served as a U.S. District Judge in Atlanta from 2000 to 2010, and U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia from 1997 to 2000.

Michael Caruso is the Federal Public Defender in the Southern District of Florida. The Eleventh Circuit appointed him to the position 2012. Caruso supervises an office that handles hundreds of cases and appeals for indigent criminal defendants. He has tried 40 cases to a jury in federal court and handled many appeals before the Eleventh Circuit.

Janine Lopez is a staff attorney at the American Civil Liberties Union of Florida focusing on immigrant rights. A Miami native, she graduated from Brown University and Harvard Law School, and afterward clerked for then-Chief Judge Merrick Garland on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit and Justice Stephen Breyer of the U.S. Supreme Court. Before joining the ACLU, she worked at Arnold & Porter and maintained an extensive pro bono practice.

1.0 hour of Florida CLE credit is approved.

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