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Florida Appeals Court Decisions: Week of August 27 - 31, 2018

Appellate & Trial Support   |   August 31, 2018
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U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

US v. Dixon – conspiracy, search & seizure, sentencing
Blue v. Lopez – § 1983, malicious-prosecution
Hall v. Ala Secy – mootness
Outokumpu Stainless v. Converteam – foreign arbitration

Florida Supreme Court – Tallahassee

State v. Purdy - juvenile sentencing
In re Fla JQC - amended rules
In re Fam L Forms - amended forms
In re R Traffic Ct - amended rules
Kearse v. State - capital case, postconviction relief; Hurst
Booker v. State - capital case, postconviction relief; Hurst
Lightbourne v. State - capital case, postconviction relief; Hurst
Raghubir v. State - pro se sanctions

First District Court of Appeal – Tallahassee

Macomber v. State - evidence, attacking credibility
Campbell v. State - sentencing
Veach v. State - Williams rule evidence; Confrontation Clause
Crapo v. Academy - property appraisal, educational tax exemption
Holiday Isle v. Destin Parcel - real property, covenant for approval right
Gator Coin v. DBPR - gambling, slot machines
Dawson v. State - search and seizure
Spikes v. Fonville - parents, dependency tax exemption
Coby v. State - search and seizure
Tarantola v. Henghold - non-compete agreement; web site images as evidence

Second District Court of Appeal – Lakeland

JP Morgan Chase v. DeYoung - foreclosure, balance due
Leavitt v. Molter - probate; supplement to final accounting, inventory
CH v. DCF - parental rights, termination, constitutional challenges
Toth v. Miller-Toth - adopting proposed orders
Miller v. State - probation revocation
Tidwell v. State - sentencing

Third District Court of Appeal – Miami

Woodruff-Sawyer v. Ghilotti - personal jurisdiction
Hernandez v. State - probation revocation
Sexton v. State - prohibition; Stand Your Ground
Basulto Vargas v. Junior - habeas corpus

Fourth District Court of Appeal – West Palm Beach

21st Cent. Centennial Ins v. Walker - attorney’s fees, insurance
TT v. State - plain touch exception

Fifth District Court of Appeal – Daytona Beach

Agape v. Summit - default judgment, rule 1.540
Beshears v. State - insanity, expert appointment
Davis v. State - speedy trial, Melton; certified question
Sands v. Deutsche Bank - foreclosure, fee award
Landcare v. Lacapra - premises liability, open and obvious danger
Woelk v. Woelk - equitable distribution
Clements v. Clements - marital dissolution; adopting proposed orders
Taylor v. State - search and seizure
Stringfield v. State - probation revocation
Taplin v. State - sentencing
Santiago v. State - sentencing
Mann v. State - competency
Brevard Achievement v. Camp - certiorari, punitive damages claim
Keogh v. Keogh - child support, UCCJEA
Solomon v. State - sentencing
Snead v. State - postconviction relief
Santiago v. State - postconviction relief
Torres v. Gomez - prohibition; judicial disqualification


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