Florida Appeals Court Decisions: Week of March 19 - 23, 2018

Appellate & Trial Support   |   March 19, 2018
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U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

EEOC v. Exel - discrimination, vacatur 
Essex Ins v. Barrett Moving & Storage - Carmack Amendment 
Woldeab v. Dekalb Cnty Bd of Ed - Title VII, leave to amend 
US v. Johnson - search and seizure 
Nice v. L-3 Comms Vertex Aerospace - collateral order, interlocutory review 
Drummond Co v. Conrad & Scherer - interlocutory review, crime-fraud exception 
CSX Transp v. Ala Dept of Rev - Revitalization and Regulatory Reform Act

Florida Supreme Court – Tallahassee

Gonzalez v. State - capital case, postconviction relief, Hurst 
Raleigh v. State - capital case, postconviction relief, Hurst 
Gutierrez v. Vargas - treating physicians, one expert/specialty; rebuttal 
Fla Bar v. Gilbert - attorney discipline 
In re Std Jury Instr (Crim) - amended instructions

First District Court of Appeal – Tallahassee

Baker v. Economic Research - venue 
Gibbons v. State - felon with firearm 
Williams v. State - judicial recusal, stating basis 
Jefferson v. State - search and seizure 
Davison v. Berg - injuries caused by dog 
Wallace v. State - aggravated assault, cane

Second District Court of Appeal – Lakeland

Hubbard v. State - sentencing, Anders 
McFarlane v. State - intent to sell 
Larry v. State - third-party confession 
Bright House v. Cassidy - rule 1.442, proposal for settlement 
Tracey v. Wells Fargo - conforming to evidence 
State v. TAK - delinquency, probation revocation

Third District Court of Appeal – Miami

Mullen v. Bal Harbour - injunction, referendum, charter amendment 
Ctrl Carillon Bch CA v. Garcia - taxes, class action, defendant class, condominium

Fourth District Court of Appeal – West Palm Beach

Villanueva v. State - sentencing 
Addison Const v. Vecellio - satisfaction; set off 
Biondi v. State - traffic citation; jurisdiction 
Whynes v. American Security Ins - s. 626.9551(1)(d); force-placed insurance 
Waverly 1 and 2 v. Waverly - condominium association; Declaration 
Vieira v. Pennymac - foreclosure, lost note, standing, amendment 
Rouffe v. Citimortgage - foreclosure, involuntary dismissal 
Desantis v. State -- sentencing 
Stein v. BBX Capital - shareholder claim; fraud; dismissal 
Tenzer v. Guardianship of Tenzer - appellate jurisdiction 
McGraw v. State - search and seizure 
Washington Mutual Bank v. Miller - foreclosure; scope of mandate

Fifth District Court of Appeal – Daytona Beach

Roberts v. State - closing argument, fundamental error 
Castanos v. State - re-cross examination 
Fletcher v. State - ineffective assistance 
Brown v. State - ineffective assistance 
Gimonge v. Gimonge - child pick-up order 
Castro v. State - ineffective assistance 
Anderson v. State - incorrect sentence, mootness

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