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Florida Appeals Court Decisions: Week of October 9-13, 2023

U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Lowman v. FAA - Nat’l Environ Policy Act, standing
Wade v. Ga Correctional Health - rehearing en banc granted, vacating this decision
Stanley v. Sanford - ADA, postemployment fringe benefits
Johnson v. Lewis - Eighth Amendment, deliberate indifference
USA v. Pate - en banc, retaliatory liens
USA v. Dunn - Speedy Trial Act

Florida Supreme Court - Tallahassee

Univ of Fla BOT v. Carmody - rehearing denied, dissent
In re Fla R App P - amended rules
In re Small Claims R - amended rules

First District Court of Appeal - Tallahassee

Strickland v. Strickland - equitable distribution
Clark v. State - appellate jurisdiction, sentencing
Smith v. Bright - nonbinding arbitration, rule 1.820(h)
McChessney v. Spinnaker Cove HA - appellate jurisdiction, finality
Neal v. Waterfront Rescue Mission - mandamus, requirements

Second District Court of Appeal - St. Petersburg

Jean v. DOC - gain time
CCP H Island v. Manor at H Island - punitive damages amendment
Clark v. State - postconviction relief, trial court requirements

Third District Court of Appeal - Miami

Weiss v. BI 27 - lis pendens, fraud in execution
Spector v. Spector - alimony, factors
Sanchez v. 230 4th Mia Owner - rent
Leben v. Suarez - service of process
Condell v. State - ineffective assistance

Fourth District Court of Appeal - West Palm Beach

Tellam v. State - resisting arrest, elements
Luley v. Danto - confession of error, dismissal, sanction
Chiaravalle v. State - DUI investigation, administrative rule

Fifth District Court of Appeal - Daytona Beach

Green Gables v. AHG Tax - summary judgment, affirmative defenses, reply
Litsch v. Litsch - child custody, UCCJEA
Ganiban v. McManus - certiorari, corporate dissolution, injunction, contempt
Virginia v. State - postconviction relief
Kelly v. State - postconviction relief
Hall v. State - Spencer warning, pro se

Sixth District Court of Appeal - Lakeland

Asset Recovery v. Wells Fargo - foreclosure, funds disbursement
Griffen v. State - postconviction relief

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