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Florida Appeals Court Decisions: Week of April 16 - 20, 2018

Appellate & Trial Support   |   April 16, 2018
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U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Transit Connection v. NLRB - NLRA 
Durbrow v. Cobb Cnty Sch Dist - ADA, IDEA, RA 
Moody v. Warden - habeas corpus 
US v. Shabazz - search & seizure, tax fraud, sentencing 
Mickles v. Country Club - FLSA, party-plaintiff status 
Eastern Hydroelectric v. Fed Energy Reg Comm'n - Fed Power Act, agency sanction 
Sama v. US - Immigration


Florida Supreme Court – Tallahassee

Williams v. State - self-defense


First District Court of Appeal – Tallahassee

Choice Plus v. DFS - probate, unclaimed funds, administrative action 
Brown v. State - judgment of acquittal, circumstantial evidence, intent 
Sosnowski v. State - lawful performance, legal duty 
Sheaffers v. State - sentencing 
Jones v. State - sentencing, mootness 
Philip Morris v. Brown - deadlocked jury 
Booker v. State - sentencing; certified conflict, question 
AHCA v. McClain - sovereign immunity, certified question 
Wooden v. State - search and seizure 
Portu v. Coral Gables - workers' compensation 
Bettey v. State - postconviction relief 
Inmon v. Convergence - workers' compensation 
Brown v. State - closing argument, rebuttal 
Lara-Castillo v. State - lewd and lascivious conduct 
Williams v. State - driving without license, knowing 
Edwards v. State - probation revocation 
Simon's Trucking v. Lieupo - § 376.313, pollutants, certified question 
Greene v. Greene - attorney's fees, inequitable conduct 
James v. Jones - habeas corpus, improper venue 
DFS v. Danahy & Murray - public records exemption, constitutionality 
DOR v. Brown - paternity 
Daniels v. Caparello - child timesharing 
Jordan v. State - firearm possession 
Mayport Housing v. Albani - certiorari, discovery, partnership records 
Jones v. State - sentencing 
Greenfield v. Tallahassee Police - workers' compensation 
Frandi v. State - sexual predator


Second District Court of Appeal – Lakeland

James v. State - sentencing 
Small v. State - plea agreement 
Deutsche Bank v. Sheward - hearsay, business records 
Southgate v. Harte - mortgage assignment, consideration 
Sallee v. State - competency 
Weitz v. State - postconviction relief 
Tank Tech v. Valley Tank - equitable subrogation 
Larson v. State - postconviction relief 
Williams v. State - postconviction relief


Third District Court of Appeal – Miami

Citizens v. Calonge - sovereign immunity, appealability 
Marques v. Garcia - venue 
Wells Fargo v. Rendon - foreclosure, limitations period 
IG v. State - search and seizure, delinquency 
Competitive Softball v. Ayub - negligent security, directed verdict 
Masis v. State - sentencing 
Villamorey v. BDT Inv - protective order, garnishment 
Waves of Hialeah v. Machado - supersedeas bonds, conflict


Fourth District Court of Appeal – West Palm Beach

Castillo v. State - competency 
Fournier v. State - probation; restitution 
Transparency For Florida v. Port St. Lucie - Sunshine Law 
CJ v. State - disposition; factors 
Saunders v. State - competence 
Elliot v. State - property damage; amount 
Goldman v. United Servs Auto Assoc - insurance; denial of benefits 
Davis v. State - classification; sentencing 
Dickinson Wright v. Third Reef Holdings - personal jurisdiction 
Davis v. State - restitution; fair market value 
Balaban v. Philip Morris - disqualification 
Lewis v. Juliano - timesharing schedule 
WCI v. Seridan - venue 
Gray v. State - postconviction relief


Fifth District Court of Appeal – Daytona Beach

Pereira v. State - competency, written order 
Anderson v. State - postconviction relief 
McNair v. State - postconviction relief 
Babers v. State - postconviction relief 
Byron v. State - postconviction relief


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