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Florida Appeals Court Decisions: Week of September 18-22, 2023

U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Weidner v. Comm’r of Soc Sec - prior decision, law of the case, mandate rule
League of Women Voters v. Fla Sec of State - election reform challenge, en banc denial
Townsend v. Berman - bankruptcy, disclosure violations, bust-out scheme, appellate commentary

Florida Supreme Court - Tallahassee

In re Fla R App P - amended rules
Zack v. State - capital case, postconviction relief

First District Court of Appeal - Tallahassee

Sapp v. State - postconviction relief
Mosely v. State - probation revocation
Gray v. State - scrivener’s errors
Little v. State - mandamus, duty to rule, mootness
Hartwick v. Dixon - mandamus, duty to rule, mootness

Second District Court of Appeal - St. Petersburg

Perez v. State - sentencing
Teart v. State - habeas corpus
Daniels v. State - sentencing
Halling v. Garrison - insurance, extra-contractual damages

Third District Court of Appeal - Miami

Flamingo S Acquisitions v. Flamingo/S Beach I CA - nonbinding arbitration
Walls v. Roadway - lien, notice, summary judgment reasons
Factor Brokers v. J&C Enters - agreement to arbitrate, assignment
Mendez v. BOD of Palace CA - temporary injunction, remedial work
Achoy Assisted Living v. Agency for Health Care - findings of fact, evidence
Martin v. Buttner - subject matter jurisdiction
Hernandez v. City of Mia - second-tier certiorari, waiver
Raffay v. Longwood House CA - statute of limitations, ongoing nonperformance
SF v. State - indictment, essential element
State Farm v. Best Med - appellate attorney’s fees
Monroe Cnty v. Jabour - second-tier certiorari, final order, agency’s interpretation
Salazar v. Premier Air - transfer of action
Small v. State - habitual felony offender, ex post facto clause
King v. Riera - insufficient record
Parks v. State - probation violation

Fourth District Court of Appeal - West Palm Beach

FAU v. Harbor Branch - direct-support organizations, budget approval
Univ Prop & Caus Ins v. Navlen - expert testimony, exclusion
TIO Medical v. Liberty Mutual - PIP, out of state coverage
State v. Estate of Bruening - intestate, heirs
Stuart Roofing v. Thomas - FDUTPA, actual damages

Fifth District Court of Appeal - Daytona Beach

TG United v. AADD Properties - nonresidential eviction, rent, court registry, § 83.232(5)
Obermark v. Obermark - child support, modification, due process
Winters v. State - postconviction relief
Cooper v. State - ineffective assistance, appeal
State v. Victorino - certiorari, non-unanimous death sentence
Crowell v. State - habeas corpus 

Sixth District Court of Appeal - Lakeland

Royal United Prop v. Royal - shareholder deadlock, certiorari relief
Hughes v. Angelo - construction of antenuptial agreement
Allen v. JMDH Real Estate of Orlando - inference stacking
Newell v. State - closing argument, jury instruction
Wright v. State - speedy trial
Haynes v. State - summary disposition

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