Florida Appeals Court Decisions: Week of January 13 - 17, 2020

Appellate & Trial Support   |   January 17, 2020
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U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Hand v. DeSantis - mootness
US v. Mancilla-Ibarra - search & seizure, sentencing

Florida Supreme Court - Tallahassee

Martin v. State - capital case, postconviction relief
Adv Op re Citizenship - initiative petition, validity
Adv Op re Amend 4 - advisory opinion, felons, voting rights
In re Std Jury Instr (Crim) - amended instructions
In re Std Jury Instr (Crim) - amended instructions
In re Std Jury Instr (Crim) - amended instructions
In re Fla Prob R - amended rules
Richards v. State - investigative costs on remand

First District Court of Appeal - Tallahassee

AQ v. AHCA - medical necessity, services
Benson v. State - probation revocation
2K S Bch Hotel v. Continental - workers' compensation
Hart v. Griffis - domestic violence injunction
Jones v. State - scrivener's error

Second District Court of Appeal - Lakeland

Brown v. FNMA - foreclosure, costs
SLW v. State - burglary, grand theft
Ciccarello v. Siena Villas - arbitration, review, jurisdiction
AM v. State - habeas corpus
McElroy v. Oaks on the Bay - summary judgment, no hearing
Howard v. State - self-incrimination, pre-Miranda silence
Deutsche Bank v. Bennett - sanctions, findings, unaccepted concession; certified conflict
Hamiter v. State - probation revocation; sentencing; certified question
Webber v. Bactes Imaging - FDUTPA, medical records
Rodriguez v. Avatar - insurance, summary judgment, affidavits, personal knowledge, competency
Read v. Deutsche Bank - foreclosure, vacatur, notice
Shazam Auto Glass v. State Farm - fees, conditional award, settlement proposal

Third District Court of Appeal - Miami

Cardona v. State - cause of death testimony, medical examiner
Wright v. State - search and seizure, confession
De Soleil v. De Soleil - condo declaration, standing to enforce
World Fin Gp v. Progressive - insurance, protecting lienholder, settlement
Marotto v. Ferco Motors - appellate fees, prevailing requirement
Stallworth v. State - pro se sanctions
Samra v. Bedoyan - judicial disqualification, mootness
MC v. State - delinquency, disposition hearing, attendance
Saladriga v. State - violent felony offender, special concern

Fourth District Court of Appeal - West Palm Beach

Larocca v. State Frye/Daubert, retroactivity
Cassaday v. State - voir dire, time allotted
Salus v. Island Hosp Fla Mgmt - retaliatory discharge
Schultz v. State - withdrawal, downward departure
Driver v. State - double jeopardy
Bryan v. Galley Maid Marine Prod - foreseeability, duty
Dinerstein v. Bucher - ballot initiative, title

Fifth District Court of Appeal - Daytona Beach

Vega v. State - postconviction relief
Barnes v. Sanabria - certified question; certiorari, discovery
Moran v. State - habeas; ineffective assistance, appellate
Thomas v. State - sentence

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