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Florida Appeals Court Decisions: Week of December 25 - 29, 2023

U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

USA v. Chappell - character evidence, spoliation instruction, prosecutorial misconduct

Florida Supreme Court - Tallahassee

No decisions this week

First District Court of Appeal - Tallahassee

Littleton v. State - sentencing, costs
Hardwick v. Smith - child support, retroactive modification
Morales v. State - pro se sanctions
LT v. DCF - parental rights, failure to prosecute appeal

Second District Court of Appeal - St. Petersburg

Tampa Port Auth v. Henriquez - ad valorem tax exemptions
Norris v. Rodriguez - premises liability, uninvited licensee
Budlove v. Johnson - stalking injunction
Thomas v. Trench Training Sys - pleading standards, claims in single count
Castellano v. Helpern - certiorari, discovery denial, privilege, hospitals
Daniels v. State - jury instruction, forcible-felony exception to justifiable use of force
Paylan v. Statton - stalking injunction
Pridgen v. Johnson - trial court jurisdiction pending nonfinal appeal
Kehoe v. Kehoe - prejudgment writ of replevin
Kollmann v. Caudill - domestic violence injunction
JJ v. DCF - exemption request, disqualification from employment with children
Gerber v. Dubrowski - pleadings amendments, “eve of trial”
Zahav Refi v. White Hawk - receivership, evidentiary hearing

Third District Court of Appeal - Miami

Quality Breeze v. AIG Claims - tortious interference, privilege
Labelle v. Berenson - arbitration agreement, enforceability

Fourth District Court of Appeal - West Palm Beach

No decisions this week

Fifth District Court of Appeal - Daytona Beach

Lemoine v. Jackson - child support, modification
Taylor v. State - Anders appeal, scrivener’s error

Sixth District Court of Appeal - Lakeland

No decisions this week

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