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Florida Appeals Court Decisions: Week of January 8 - 12, 2018

Appellate & Trial Support   |   January 8, 2018
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U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

US v. Watkins - deportation order, expert testimony 
US v. Morales-Alonso - sentencing 
Commodores Entertainment v. McClary - trademark, injunction 
Simmons v. Bradshaw - qualified immunity, instructions, new trial


Florida Supreme Court – Tallahassee

Morris v. State - capital case, direct review 
Kirkman v. State - capital case, direct review 
Lopez v. Hall - § 57.105, sexual violence proceedings


First District Court of Appeal – Tallahassee

No decisions this week.


Second District Court of Appeal – Lakeland

Pinnock v. State - probation revocation 
Chesser v. State - probation revocation 
RH v. State - probation revocation 
Love v. State - sentencing


Third District Court of Appeal – Miami

No decisions this week.


Fourth District Court of Appeal – West Palm Beach

Irimi v. R.J. Reynolds - on rehearing; voir dire 
Baptiste v. State - postconviction relief; sentencing 
Baehren v. State - sentencing 
Rentas v. State - voir dire; testimony read-back 
Philip Morris USA v. Blackwood - punitive damages 
Davis v. State - sentencing 
Cartagena v. State - intertwined offenses; sentencing 
Spicer v. Ocwen Loan Serv - foreclosure; standing 
Wichmann v. Conrad & Scherer -- counterclaims 
Rasier-DC v. B&L Serv - public records 
Wohlberg v. Conner - marital settlement agreement 
Cozzetto v. Banyan Fin - substituted service 
Wrencher v. State - postconviction relief 
Balaban v. Philip Morris USA - attorney disqualification


Fifth District Court of Appeal – Daytona Beach

Velden v. Nationstar - foreclosure, statute of limitations 
Wiley v. State - ineffective assistance, trial 
State Farm v. Knapp - certiorari, discovery 
Klaus v. State - postconviction relief 
OP v. State - probation, special condition 
Cooper v. State - certified conflict, illegal sentence 
Fulgham v. State - jail credit 
JF v. State - habeas, involuntary inpatient placement


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