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Florida Appeals Court Decisions: Week of April 10 - 14, 2023

U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

USA v. Rolle - extraterritorial conduct
Aspen Am Ins v. Landstar Ranger - FAAAA, preemption, negligence
S Miami v. Fla Governor - immigration, local law enforcement, standing
AIC v. Hidroelectrica Santa Rita - international arbitration, vacatur, en banc
RMS v. EPA - EPA, appellate jurisdiction
Shiloh Christian Cntr v. Aspen - insurance, intent, windstorms
Williams v. Reckitt Benckiser - class action, settlement, standing
Laufer v. Arpan - en banc denial
SE Prop Hldgs v. Neverve - FUFTA, catch-all relief
Taylor v. Fla DOC - habeas corpus
USA v. Burnette - bribery, official acts, false statements
Hill v. IRS - tax, interest to taxpayer
Kimberly Regenesis v. Lee Cnty - zoning, disability discrimination, standing

Florida Supreme Court - Tallahassee

Wells v. State - capital case, direct appeal
Sanders v. State - pro se sanctions
Tundidor v. State - capital case, postconviction relief

First District Court of Appeal - Tallahassee

Brown v. State - preservation of error, 12-person jury, conspiracy evidence
Emerald Coast Util v. Thomas Home - sovereign immunity
KH v. AHCA - Medicaid lien
Faison v. State - probation revocation
Sipe v. State - mootness
Northshore Hldgs v. Walton Cnty - declaratory relief, advisory opinion
McGraw v. DeSantis - quo warranto, mootness
Mason v. Mason - rule 12.540, fraud, time limit, certified question
Devil’s Garden v. SFWMD - administrative review, unadopted rule
Chavers v. State - postconviction relief
Griffin v. State - mandamus, duty to rule, mootness
KRB v. DCF - dismissal, failure to prosecute, parent rights
Dicks v. State - mandamus, duty to rule, mootness
Young v. Spalding - summary affirmance
Petersen v. McNeil - habeas corpus

Second District Court of Appeal - St. Petersburg

KM v. State - search and seizure, Baker Act
State v. Barber - certiorari, expert testimony
Galvin v. State - scrivener’s error
New Port Richey v. Lamko - sovereign immunity
Colvin v. Longoria - appellate jurisdiction

Third District Court of Appeal - Miami

Connolly v. State - postconviction relief
Altman v. State - probation violation, sentencing 
GEICO v. Simply Health Care - summary judgment, leave to amend
Ryland v. State - postconviction relief
Jones v. Reid - eviction, default
Robinson v. State - habeas corpus, ineffective assistance

Fourth District Court of Appeal - West Palm Beach

Obermeyer v. State - rehearing, postconviction relief
Toth v. Toth - certiorari, stay, related action, comity
Leger v. Leger - marital dissolution, dissent, lack of transcript
KN v. DCF - rule 1.230, intervention, dependency
Sanon v. State - prosecutor closing comments
Rosen v. State - martial settlement agreement
Citizens v. Hernandez - insurance, JNOV, dueling witnesses
Gilliams v. State - Sunshine Law, city meeting, perjury
Parris v. State - Sunshine Law, city meeting, perjury
Thayer v. Hawthorn - warranty deed, homestead, waiver
Matos v. State - human trafficking, §787.06, sentencing
Gay v. Jupiter Island - certiorari, public official, absolute immunity
Decius v. Decius - en banc, pre-judgment contempt, nonfinal order

Fifth District Court of Appeal - Daytona Beach

Bender v. State - first-degree murder, suppression
Walton v. Lake-Sumter State College - academic tenure, termination

Sixth District Court of Appeal - Lakeland

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