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Florida Appeals Court Decisions: Week of April 29-May 3, 2024

U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Ctr for Sustainable Coast v. US Army COE - standing, procedural rights, dock permit
Poer v. Jefferson Cnty Comm’n - Title VII, employment discrimination
Aquate II v. Myers - tribal sovereignty, contract interpretation
Figueredo v. Rojas - Hague Convention on Child Abduction
JC Penney v. Oxford Mall - sanctions order, subject matter jurisdiction
USA v. Ferguson - sentencing
USA v. Morley - search and seizure, sentencing
USA v. Hicks - sentencing
USA v. Steiger - en banc, unpreserved § 3553(c) objections
USA v. Hill - 18 USC § 242, intentional deprivation of constitutional rights

Florida Supreme Court - Tallahassee

State v. Penna - Miranda
In re Fla R App P - amended nonfinal appeal rule

First District Court of Appeal - Tallahassee

Fields v. FCOR- administrative review, second-tier certiorari
Jones v. State - postconviction relief
Coto v. FCOR - mandamus, parole commission challenge
Christian v. State - pro se sanctions

Second District Court of Appeal - St. Petersburg

TM v. State - Richardson hearing
Johnson v. State - postconviction relief

Third District Court of Appeal - Miami

Giraldo v. State official misconduct, evidence
Charbonneau v. Charbonneau - marriage dissolution
Doe v. Soothe - Communications Decency Act, federal preemption
Fundora v. Dangond - settlement, enforceability
People’s Tr v.  Armenteros - policy exclusion, evidence
Ramirez v. State - knowingly driving with suspended license, presumption
Rohart v. Int’l Keys - summary judgment, evidence
Oliva’s Home v. Deco Truss - summary judgment, evidence
Philip Morris v. Hoffman - admissibility of evidence
Ezeamama v. Est of Chibugo - estate assets, LLC
Izquierdo v. Presidente Supermarket - respondeat superior doctrine
Vassallo v. Socarras - marriage dissolution, marital assets
Minor Street v. Allen - certiorari, appellate attorney’s fees
Carmona v. VQ Everglades - default, vacatur
Hefley v. Colombo - probate, evidence
Irizarry v. State appellate jurisdiction
Blue Agave v. Pinto - default, vacatur
Nakash v. Covenant Palms - breach of purchase agreement, evidence
Park Square 5 v. MB Dora - injunction, repairs
Roque v. Swezy - certiorari, discovery, privacy
Hamilton v. Citizens - certiorari, discovery, privilege
Lewis v. Dixon - habeas, pro se filings
Real v. State postconviction relief
BD v. DCFcertiorari, mental health examination
Gratz v. 1750 James CA - prohibition, disqualification of judge

Fourth District Court of Appeal - West Palm Beach

State v. Courts - double jeopardy
Ford v. State - acquittal, sentencing
Viler v. Univ Prop & Caus - voluntary dismissal, attorney’s fees
7th Ave v. Perez - motion to vacate, appeal deadline
Luv N Care v. Hakim - domesticated subpoena, jurisdiction
Calixte v. Coastal Building - mandamus, construction lien

Fifth District Court of Appeal - Daytona Beach

Hernando Cty v. Hernando Cty Fair - statute of limitations, continuing breach
Babcock v. Teimouri - successor counsel, due process
Dennis v. State - postconviction relief

Sixth District Court of Appeal - Lakeland

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