Florida Appeals Court Decisions: Week of July 9 - 13, 2018

Appellate & Trial Support   |   July 9, 2018
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U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Newton v. Duke Energy Fla - Atomic Energy Act, Dormant Commerce Clause 
US v. Guevara - Bank Secrecy Act, sentencing 
Commodity Futures Trading Comm v. Southern Trust Metals - rehearing, commodities fraud

Florida Supreme Court – Tallahassee

Eustache v. State - sentencing 
State v. Michel - sentencing 
Tambriz-Ramirez v. State - double jeopardy 
Rodriguez v. State - harmless error, criminal 
In re Std Jury Instr (Crim) - amended instructions

First District Court of Appeal – Tallahassee

Altemar v. Lifespace - workers' compensation 
Peoples v. State - competency; jury waiver; murder 
Demming v. Demming - appellate jurisdiction, final order 
Figueroa v. Raulerson - elections 
Brown v. State - successive prosecutions, discharge 
Veach v. State - Williams rule; cross-examination 
Springhill Baptist v. Mobley - prohibition, ecclesiastical abstention 
Mahoney v. Mahoney - marital dissolution, fees, distribution 
Tripp v. State - search and seizure 
Tash v. Rogers - repeat violence injunction 
Nicely v. State - pro se sanctions 
CTT v. State - probation revocation 
Commander v. State - prohibition, Stand Your Ground 
Elmouki v. DOT - appellate jurisdiction, administrative review 
Burns v. State - sentencing, lack of remorse, certified question 
Anderson v. State - sentencing 
Williams v. State - postconviction relief 
Paulson v. Rankart - stalking injunction 
McCray v. State - sentencing, juvenile, Graham

Second District Court of Appeal – Lakeland

Soule v. US Bank - foreclosure, notice, paragraph 22 
Daniels v. State - Nelson hearing 
Gibson v. Wachovia - garnishment, tax refund 
Jones v. State - sentencing 
Meyers v. Shontz - manifest weight, standard 
FCCI v. Empire - attorney's fees, inherent authority 
EM v. State - criminal mischief; burglary 
Torres v. Lefler - pro se sanctions 
Bolduc v. State - jail credit 
Martinez v. State - single homicide rule 
Griffith v. Quality Dist - class action, settlement, fees 
Cendejas v. State - postconviction relief 
Duryea v. Bono - trial court jurisdiction 
Woodfield v. Ortiz - injunction, findings 
Lewis v. State - prohibition, Stand Your Ground

Third District Court of Appeal – Miami

Jackson v. State - golden rule 
Desulme v. Rueda - receivers, Barton doctrine 
Gonzalez v. Baez - domestic violence injunction 
Calderon v. Vazquez - life insurance proceeds, trust 
Lane v. Lane - child's best interests, school selection 
Neree v. De La Fuente - res judicata

Fourth District Court of Appeal – West Palm Beach

Bluefield Ranch v. SFWMD - standing; administrative proceeding 
DMB v. State - probation violation; loitering; prowling 
Slaughter v. State - prosecutorial comments 
Rachins v. Minassian - standing; trust protector; beneficiaries 
Francois v. Library Square - foreclosure; rehearing 
D'Anna v. Ackerman - attorney charging lien 
Williams v. Williams - marital settlement agreement; enforcement 
Robbins v. State - ineffective assistance; appellate counsel

Fifth District Court of Appeal – Daytona Beach

Leppert v. State - on remand; jury finding 
Holloway v. Holloway - alimony; attorney's fees 
Progressive v. Fla Hosp Med Ctr - PIP; reimbursement 
Williams v. State - postconviction relief 
Sutton v. State - belated appeal

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