Florida Appeals Court Decisions: Week of March 2 - 9, 2018

Appellate & Trial Support   |   March 2, 2018
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U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Burkhart v. RJ Reynolds - Engle progeny 
Shaw v. City of Selma - § 1983, qualified immunity 
US v. Nelson - Sixth Amendment 
Tobinick v. Novella - attorney's fees, Lanham Act

Florida Supreme Court – Tallahassee

In re R Reg Fla Bar - attorney advertising rules 
Victorino v. State - capital case, postconviction relief 
In re Std Jury Instr (Crim) - amended instructions 
Guardado v. State - capital case, postconviction relief 
In re Std Jury Instr (Crim) - amended instructions

First District Court of Appeal – Tallahassee

TR & SNF v. AHCA - licensure, nursing home 
Jones v. Jones - equitable distribution 
Kines v. State - fundamental error, police interview 
Ervin v. State - extortion 
Ringenberg v. Ringenberg - family law, attorney's fees 
Adkison v. Morey - preservation of error, invited error 
Lake City Fire v. Lake City - arbitration, vacating award 
Tallahassee Mem v. Dukes - certiorari, discovery, audit records

Second District Court of Appeal – Lakeland

Baskin v. State - police interview, due process 
Givens v. Holmes - stalking injunction 
State v. Robinson - certified conflict; stay of mandate 
Cuevas v. State - juvenile sentencing 
State v. Carrier - constitutionality, forging animal health document 
Crescenzo v. Simpson - probate, will, caveat 
Daskalopoulos v. Citizens - trying unpled issue 
Stern v. State - sentencing, Graham

Third District Court of Appeal – Miami

Loor v. State - appellate jurisdiction, vacating opinion 
Ashear v. Sklarey - tax deed, attorney's fees 
Fincantieri-Cantieri v. Yuzwa - personal jurisdiction 
Nationstar v. Silva - foreclosure, ¶ 22 
Parrondo v. State - instructions, omitted element 
Perez v. State - ineffective assistance 
Muhtar v. Wilmington Sav - foreclosure sale, vacatur 
IB v. State - resisting officer 
FDOT v. Sarnoff - home venue privilege 
Meskinoff v. FQ Backyard - eviction, subject matter jurisdiction

Fourth District Court of Appeal – West Palm Beach

London v. State - burglary; Miranda; double jeopardy 
Tequesta v. Luscavich - FRCA; retaliation 
Theophile v. State - sentencing 
Castaneda v. Castaneda - alimony arrearage, amount 
Wal-Mart v. Thornton - remittitur 
Lizano v. State - sentencing 
Citigroup Mortgage v. Scialabba - foreclosure; condition precedent; notice 
Jones v. State - fraud; credit card 
Desai v. Bank of NY Mellon - foreclosure; statute of limitations; res judicata 
CSC Serviceworks v. Boca Bayou - unlawful detainer 
Nationstar v. Martins - foreclosure; attorney's fees 
Lakmaitree v. 21st Mortgage - foreclosure; attorney's fees 
Albassam v. Klob - Rule 1.540; foreign divorce 
Waterview Towers v. West Palm Beach - attorney's fees 
IB v. Adoption of ZES - adoption; parental rights 
Joshua v. State - judge; disqualification 
Boothe v. US Bank - jurisdiction pending appeal

Fifth District Court of Appeal – Daytona Beach

Faris v. Southern-Owners - dismissal, Kozel factors 
Deutsche Bank v. Miller - foreclosure, limitations 
Connolly v. State - double jeopardy 
DCF v. Kamaluddin - certiorari, involuntary commitment 
DW v. State - certiorari, competency 
Sparrow v. State - habeas corpus, bond

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