Florida Appeals Court Decisions: Week of December 14 - 18, 2020

Appellate & Trial Support   |   December 18, 2020
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U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

SEC v. MinTrade - personal jurisdiction, administrative subpoena
SEC v. Marin - personal jurisdiction, administrative subpoena

Florida Supreme Court - Tallahassee

No decisions this week.

First District Court of Appeal - Tallahassee

Balogh v. ABC Liquors - intoxication evidence, causation
Mutch v. State - manslaughter evidence
Dixon v. State - belated appeal, mootness
Orso v. State - mandamus, duty to rule, no motion pending
Eleazer v. State - ineffective assistance, premature argument
Spratling v. FCOR - certiorari, commission's discretion
Mitchell v. Young - employment, racial discrimination, relatiation
Vincent v. Vincent - psychotherapist-patient privilege
Ringenberg v. Ringenberg - contempt; time-sharing, modification
DOC v. Monroe - habeas corpus procedure
Branch v. State - postconviction relief
Wallace v. State - pro se sanctions
Dukes v. State - postconviction relief
Craig-Myers v. OTIS - certiorari, public hazard discovery
Palm Bch Fire v. Wilkes - workers' compensation
Pulliam v. State - prohibition, speedy trial, Covid-19
DACS v. Henry & Rilla White Found - vacating automatic stay

Second District Court of Appeal - Lakeland

Brown v. State - scrivener's errors
Bailey v. State - postconviction relief
Drossos v. State - Stand Your Ground
Rennert v. Rennert - equitable distribution
Lockwood v. Lockwood - child support
Black v. Black - domestic violence injunction
Justice v. State - sentencing, withholding adjudication

Third District Court of Appeal - Miami

Hardin v. RJ Reynolds - product liability, Engle progeny, evidence
Digiport v. Foram Dev - trade secrets
Koyfman v. 1572 Pledger - foreclosure, assignment, subrogation
Miami Bch v. Miami New Times - mandamus, public records, draft audit reports
Cabrera v. Wal-Mart - slip and fall, past noneconomic damages, additur
Extreme Emer Fire v. Lloyd's - insurance, anti-assignment clause
1440 Plaza v. New Gala Bldg - prohibition, judicial disqualification
H Greg Auto v. Raskin - appellate fees, untimely motion
Julien v. Alhadeff - summary judgment standard
Gross v. Am Fed Title - certiorari, discovery, privilege, waiver
FC v. DCF - parental rights, termination
Walker v. State - certiorari, sentencing

Fourth District Court of Appeal - West Palm Beach

Holland v. State - Nelson hearing
Sanders v. State - due process, bench conference
Hart v. State - Stand Your Ground, certified conflict
Barrios v. State - spoliation
Joramo Partners v. 4326 Ocean Dr - oral ruling, written judgment
Ho v. Fountains of Palm Beach - final order
Aponte v. Wood - willful noncompliance, written findings
Joyce v. Shingary - attorney's fees, jurisdictional threshold
State v. Charlton - withhold adjudication
Skylink Jets v. Klukan - prevailing party
Laterza v. Winderman - leave to amend
Sabetti v. Smith - injunction, findings

Fifth District Court of Appeal - Daytona Beach

Baldwin v. Harris - prenuptial agreement, breach
Napolitano v. St Joseph - First Amendment, church autonomy
Archer v. State - probation, animal ownership ban
Sanchez v. State - appellate jurisdiction, plea withdrawal
Fortini v. de Palma - receivership
In re Paulucci - satisfaction and release, rescission
Kalantary v. US Servs - employment at will
Wilcox v. Cupstid - statutory easement, fees
Akins v. State - pro se sanctions
Joseph v. State - sentencing

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