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Florida Appeals Court Decisions: Week of March 25 - 29, 2024

U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

USA v. Daniels - shooting, witness ID expert, law enforcement testimony, photos
Buckley v. Sec’y of Army - employment, Title VII, discrimination
Acosta v. Miami-Dade Cnty - search and seizure, Florida wrongful death
Copeland v. Da DOC - employment, Title VII, harassment
Meisel v. SEC - Dodd-Frank, whistleblower award

Florida Supreme Court - Tallahassee

No decisions this week

First District Court of Appeal - Tallahassee

Dortley v. State - competency, pro se sanctions
Rhodes v. State - written opinion motion granted, prosecution costs
Knight v. Knight - alimony, child support
Davis v. State - postconviction relief
Parker v. State - habeas corpus
DE v. DCF - termination of parental rights, failure to prosecute appeal
OPC v. PSC - administrative review, interim ratemaking

Second District Court of Appeal - St. Petersburg

Price-Lawrence v. Lawrence - marital dissolution, marital property
Capalongo v. Deutsche Bank - foreclosure, homestead rights, waiver
Rigollet v. Le Macaron - standing, lack of damages, pleading stage
Fla Pace Funding v. Pinellas - venue, home venue, forum selection clause
McClamma v. Glass - sex offender registration
Mujica v. State - postconviction relief

Third District Court of Appeal - Miami

Philip Morris v Lipp Engle progeny case, hearsay
Thomas v. State - special jury instruction
Zamora v. City of Miami - false imprisonment
City of Miami Beach v. Menendez - sovereign immunity, duty
Martinez v. Bank of Am - summary judgment, reasons
Gonzalez v. Tar - child support, insufficient record
Stok + Kon v. Mia Dade Coll - attorney’s fees, pleading
Homeowners v.  Murray - appraisal, due process
Gattorno v. Souto punitive damages, leave to amend
Rudnikas v. Gonzalez - standing, homestead
Mitchell v. State habeas, reclassification of offense

Fourth District Court of Appeal - West Palm Beach

Citizens v. Avril - insurance, deductible
Kaufman v. High Seas - eviction, default
Ray v. State - probation, costs
German v. State - mandate, resentencing
Marbella Condo v. Josepher - attorney’s fees, condo ass’n

Fifth District Court of Appeal - Daytona Beach

Crump v. Am Multi-Cinema - punitive damages, evidentiary basis  
Wilmore v. State - sex offender probation, revocation, substantial evidence
Burns v. State - habeas corpus
Perano v. State - habeas corpus

Sixth District Court of Appeal - Lakeland

No decisions this week

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