11th Circ. Scolds Winn-Dixie Rivals' Attys In Exclusivity Row

By Shayna Posses (January 31, 2018, 9:55 PM EST) -- The Eleventh Circuit took counsel for Big Lots and Dollar General to task in a published opinion Wednesday, blasting the attorneys for convincing a district court to shirk the appeals court's mandate in Winn-Dixie's suit accusing rival store operators of violating grocery exclusivity clauses.

The three-judge Eleventh Circuit panel issued a terse opinion, chastising attorneys for Big Lots and Dollar General. (AP) The three-judge panel issued a terse opinion, chastising attorneys for Big Lots Stores Inc. and Dolgencorp LLC for pushing U.S. District Judge Donald M. Middlebrooks to defy the Eleventh Circuit's March 2014 mandate, which remanded the matter with instructions...

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