Florida Appeals Court Decisions: Week of February 18 - 22, 2019

Appellate & Trial Support   |   February 22, 2019
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U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

US v. Amodeo - appellate standing, vacatur challenge
US v. Pickett - sentencing
US v. Harris - Hobbs Act; limiting closing argument

Florida Supreme Court - Tallahassee

No decisions this week

First District Court of Appeal - Tallahassee

Melendez v. Eversole - certiorari, punitive damages
Asphalt Paving v. Anderson Columbia - administrative standing
Grasso v. Grasso - marital dissolution, life insurance
Bradshaw v. State - single course of conduct
Armstrong v. State - sentencing
Dyck-O'Neal v. Lanham - deficiency action
Corbett v. State - postconviction relief
Bass v. State - obstruction, possible conflict

Second District Court of Appeal - Lakeland

Hall v. Bush - certiorari, clerk's default
Phillips v. Phillips - certiorari, discovery
Lewis v. State - double jeopardy
Perez v. Deutsche Bank - foreclosure, involuntary dismissal, ¶ 22
Rodgers v. State - search and seizure
KH v. State - resisting officer
Phillips v. State - self-defense jury instruction

Third District Court of Appeal - Miami

Auerbach v. State - competency
Papunen v. Bay Nat'l - title insurance, release
Abitbol v. Benarroch - comity, stay, parallel litigation
Eduartez v. FNMA - surplus funds
Sanabria v. Sanabria - parental relocation
Simeon v. State - postconviction relief
Cousins v. Post-Newsweek - defamation, presuit notice
Allende v. Veloz - child custody
Gonzalez v. State - evidence, prior acts
Rogers v. State - public records
Bruce v. State - sentencing
Vasallo Tome v. Herrera-Zenil - forum non conveniens
Obermeyer v. Bank of NY - fees for fees
Williams v. Jessica Kerr PA - missing transcript
Burneo v. United Auto - conditional fee award

Fourth District Court of Appeal - West Palm Beach

Toole v. State - restitution; certified question
King v. State - transferred intent
George v. Gilbert - attorney's fees, due process
Dorsey v. State - sentencing
Perlmutter v. Olympus Ins Co - sanction, involuntary dismissal
FedEx v. Sims - attorney's fees, discovery
Paul v. Avrahami - appellate attorney's fees, sanction
Serna v. State - sentencing, testimony
AG v. Bilotti - FDUTPA, injunction
State v. Thomas - judgment of acquittal
Funderburk v. State - plea, scrivener's error
Simmons v. State - competency hearing
James v. State - double jeopardy, sentencing
Taylor v. State - sentencing, unsworn statement
Stein v. Charles - fraud on the court

Fifth District Court of Appeal - Daytona Beach

Otero v. Arcia- dismissal, legal malpractice
DOR v. Amico - child support, modification
Duxbury v. State- murder, suppression
Wallace v. State - postconviction relief
Breger v. Robshaw - proposal for settlement
Winter Green v. Ware - injunction, HOA board
JW v. State - juvenile; conviction, sentence, written findings
Collazo v. State - scrivener's error
Safepoint Ins Co v. Schmitz - appellate jurisdiction, stay
Dunbar v. State- pro se, Spencer bar
McCaffrey v. Ashley - stalking injunction
Buffardi v. Citizens - concession of error
Rivera v. State- postconviction relief
Younkin v. Blackwelder - certified question, certiorari; discovery, expert payments, CME

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