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Florida Appeals Court Decisions: Week of December 24 - 28, 2018

U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Colburn v. Odom - § 1983, judicial immunity
In re Walter Energy - bankruptcy

Florida Supreme Court - Tallahassee

Desai v. Lawnwood - jurisdiction discharged
Trial Practices v. Hahn Loeser - witness payments
Damas v. State - capital case, direct appeal
Foster v. State - capital case, postconviction review
Duckett v. State - capital case, postconviction review
Finney v. State - capital case, postconviction review
In re Cert of Add'l Judges - annual certification, judges needed
Progressive Ins v. Fla Hosp - PIP deductible, hospital bill
Thomas v. State - capital case, postconviction review
Merck v. State - capital case, postconviction review

First District Court of Appeal - Tallahassee

Tynes v. State - prohibition, Stand Your Ground
Windsor v. Windsor - imputed income
Romine v. Allen - mandamus, indigent prisoners, claim screening
LaFreniere v. Craig-Myers - corporate shield doctrine
D'Amico v. Smith - habeas corpus

Second District Court of Appeal - Lakeland

Newton v. State - sentencing
Bailey v. St Louis - tort damages, disgorgement
Farrey's Hardware v. Coltin Elec - lien, fraud; certiorari, bond release
Harris v. Bank of NY - foreclosure, fees
Penton v. State - postconviction relief
Delgado-Cruz v. State - postconviction relief
Inman v. Inman - alimony
Jefferson v. State - prohibition, Stand Your Ground

Third District Court of Appeal - Miami

Junior v. LaCroix - immigration detainer, trial court jurisdiction
RJ Reynolds v. SchleiderEngle progeny; remittitur, closing arguments
Losada v. State - competency
MetroPCS v. Porter - arbitration
Daum v. Adweiss - conversion
Wright v. Tribble - parental rights, termination
Bank of NY v. Obermeyer - foreclosure, rule 1.540, costs award
FRS v. Bd of Pilot Commr's - certiorari, appellate jurisdiction, agency action

Fourth District Court of Appeal - West Palm Beach

No opinions this week.

Fifth District Court of Appeal - Daytona Beach

Grant v. Citizens Bank - en banc; foreclosure, statute of limitations
Salazar v. Walt Disney - judicial estoppel, federal standard
Sonneman v. State - juror interview, post-verdict
Clark v. State - right to self-representation
Smith v. State - sentence
Watson v. State - postconviction relief
USAA v. Fla Hosp Med Ctr - certified conflict, certified question; PIP, deductible
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