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Florida Appeals Court Decisions: Week of November 27-December 1, 2023

U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

USA v. Duldulao - invited error, jury instructions; conspiracy evidence
Ponzio v. Pinon - class action, settlement, auto paint
USA v. Steiger - en banc order vacating this opinion

Florida Supreme Court - Tallahassee

Tallahassee v. Fla PBA - Marsy’s Law, releasing officers’ names
State v. Manago - sentencing
In re Cert for Add’l Judges - additional judges

First District Court of Appeal - Tallahassee

Gulf Mgmt v. Wall - workers’ compensation
Ivey v. State - collateral act evidence
Kuschnitzky v. Marasco - sexual violence injunction
State v. McCall - sentencing
McKnight v. State - appellate costs
Hauser v. State - involuntary plea, preservation of error
Bedgood v. State - ineffective assistance, appellate counsel
Gorham v. Cousin - appellate jurisdiction
Stephens v. DOC - mandamus, mootness
Gainesville v. Rodgers - manifest weight of evidence, error denying new trial
JM v. DOC - parental rights, termination
Byrd v. Black Voters Matter - en banc, congressional districts, challenge

Second District Court of Appeal - St. Petersburg

Perez v. State - sentencing, jail credit
Butler v. State - Nelson hearing, Faretta inquiry
DOC v. Holt - quo warranto, public defender representation

Third District Court of Appeal - Miami

Tower Hill v. Bermudez - earth movement exclusion, jury instruction
Morrow v. SF Materials - insufficient record
Gomez v. State - postconviction relief
AB v. State - appellate issue waiver
Lizano v. State - postconviction relief
State v. Delva - child support modification

Fourth District Court of Appeal - West Palm Beach

Brown v. State - double jeopardy, costs
State v. Desimone - patient brokering, evidentiary hearing
Saffold v. State - plea withdrawal, resentencing, conflict
PB Polo v. Ethrensa Fam Tr - right of first refusal, restraint on alienation

Fifth District Court of Appeal - Daytona Beach

Melochoire v. Boetzel - concurrence, negligence, auto
People’s Trust Ins v. Diaz - insurance, water damage
State Farm v. James - insurance, water damage
Flaig v. Coquina Palms - concurrence, HOA
Franklin v. State - sentencing, assistance of counsel, confession of error
Anderson v. State - Anders appeal, scrivener’s error
Thomas v. State - sentencing
Adv Biomedical v. 1551 Properties - appellate jurisdiction; timely appeal, rehearing, tolling
Turner v. State - sentencing
Scott v. Scott - certiorari, contempt, irreparable harm  

Sixth District Court of Appeal - Lakeland

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