Florida Appeals Court Decisions: Week of May 7 - 11, 2018

Appellate & Trial Support   |   May 7, 2018
Download Download   
Share Share Page

U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Gagliardi v. City of Boca Raton - mootness 
Bailey v. Rocky Mtn Hldgs - Airline Deregulation Act, preemption 
US v. Stein - summary judgment evidence 
Montanez v. Carvajal - search & seizure
Devengoechea v. Venezuela - FSIA, sovereign immunity 
Gutierrez v. Wells Fargo - arbitration

Florida Supreme Court – Tallahassee

In re Std Jury Instr (Crim) - trafficking instruction 
Morris v. State - capital case, postconviction relief 
In re Fla R Crim Pro - amended rule 
In re Code J Conduct - amended canon

First District Court of Appeal – Tallahassee

Crosley v. State - sentencing 
Bell v. State - sufficiency of evidence, standard 
Vansmith v. State - certiorari; involuntary commitment 
Burch v. Davis - premature appeal, no relinquishment

Second District Court of Appeal – Lakeland

Espinoza-Brito v. State - probation 
Arteaga v. State - postconviction relief 
Nicon Constr v. Prager - insurance, breach, assignment 
Johnson v. Deutsche Bank - foreclosure, standing 
Williams v. State - witness tampering; certified conflict 
Ambrogio v. McGuire - summary judgment, notice 
Morrison v. Morrison - marital settlement agreement

Third District Court of Appeal – Miami

Love v. State - prohibition, Stand Your Ground, certified conflict 
State v. Pena - obstructed license plate, search and seizure 
Montoya v. State - probation 
Lammons v. State - closing argument, denigrating defense 
Kane v. Kane - contempt 
Obsessions v. Jewelry Exh - lease, exculpatory clause 
Martin v. State - probation 
Gidwani v. Roberts - condominium, parking spaces 
State v. Maxwell - search and seizure 
Sammie Inv v. Strategica - injunction, real property sale, proceeds 
Rodriguez v. S Miami - certiorari, mental health records

Fourth District Court of Appeal – West Palm Beach

Melvin v. State - false information; missing child; sentencing 
Senser v. State - Miranda; sentencing 
Burgess v. State - voir dire; cause challenges 
Bellows v. Bellows - alimony; equitable distribution 
RJ Reynolds v. Konzelman - punitive damages 
Osorio v. State - search and seizure 
Coconut Key v. Gonzalez - injunction; attorney’s fees 
Diocese of Palm Beach v. Gallagher - ecclesiastical abstention doctrine 
Pollock v. State - competency; plea

Fifth District Court of Appeal – Daytona Beach

Webb v. State - Nelson inquiry 
Domino’s Pizza v. Wiederhold - closing argument; wrongful death; spouse 
Bynum v. State - competency 
Millan v. State - postconviction relief 
Maxwell v. State - postconviction relief

©2020 Carlton Fields, P.A. Carlton Fields practices law in California through Carlton Fields, LLP. Carlton Fields publications should not be construed as legal advice on any specific facts or circumstances. The contents are intended for general information and educational purposes only, and should not be relied on as if it were advice about a particular fact situation. The distribution of this publication is not intended to create, and receipt of it does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship with Carlton Fields. This publication may not be quoted or referred to in any other publication or proceeding without the prior written consent of the firm, to be given or withheld at our discretion. To request reprint permission for any of our publications, please use our Contact Us form via the link below. The views set forth herein are the personal views of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of the firm. This site may contain hypertext links to information created and maintained by other entities. Carlton Fields does not control or guarantee the accuracy or completeness of this outside information, nor is the inclusion of a link to be intended as an endorsement of those outside sites.

Subscribe to Publications


The information on this website is presented as a service for our clients and Internet users and is not intended to be legal advice, nor should you consider it as such. Although we welcome your inquiries, please keep in mind that merely contacting us will not establish an attorney-client relationship between us. Consequently, you should not convey any confidential information to us until a formal attorney-client relationship has been established. Please remember that electronic correspondence on the internet is not secure and that you should not include sensitive or confidential information in messages. With that in mind, we look forward to hearing from you.