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In a January 23, 2018 unpublished decision (here), the Eleventh Circuit held that a D&O insurance policy’s prior acts exclusion does not preclude coverage where the subsequent claim against insured persons is “independent” from the alleged wrongful acts that occurred prior to the policy period....

The petition of the day is: Melton v. Phillips 17-1095 Issues: (1) Whether a law enforcement officer who recklessly or deliberately reports false information that is ultimately relied upon in a warrant application violates the Fourth Amendment; and (2) whether the law in this area was clearly established,...