Florida Appeals Court Decisions: Week of June 1 - 5, 2020

Appellate & Trial Support   |   June 5, 2020
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U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

King v. Pridmore - § 1983, qualified immunity, state agent
Du Jour v. USAG - immigration
Cowen v. Ga Sec of State - elections, ballot access, constitutional challenges
Microf v. Cumbess - bankruptcy
USA v. McGregor - evidence
Isiah v. JPMorgan Chase - FUFTA, Ponzi scheme
USA v. Andres - untimely suppression motion; sentencing

Florida Supreme Court - Tallahassee

Valentine v. State - capital case, postconviction relief
Adv Op re Weapons - constitution, citizen initiative
Patrick v. State - capital case, postconviction relief
McDonald v. State - capital case, postconviction relief

First District Court of Appeal - Tallahassee

Patronis v. United Ins - insurance, death database, due process, retroactivity
Smith v. State - sentencing, trial court jurisdiction
Baldwin v. State - sentencing, certified conflict
Merriweather v. State - pro se sanctions

Second District Court of Appeal - Lakeland

Jenkins v. State - public defender fee
Drake v. DCF - involuntary commitment, sexual predator
DTM v. Judd - risk protection order, firearms, constitutional challenge
Hamilton v. State - competency
Collier Condo v. Foresman - inconsistent order, recommendation
Orcutt v. State - appellate jurisdiction, mandamus, parole
Casaigne v. State - postconviction relief
Edwards v. State - probation revocation
Rivercrest v. Am Homes - homeowners' association, declaration, injunction
Davis v. State - judicial disqualification, direct appeal, certified question
Jackson v. Blazer - equitable distribution
Wiley v. State - constructive possession
Moore v. State - instructions, grand theft; paraphernalia possession
Singer v. Singer - reopening evidence; interest on equalizing payment
Marc J Soss v. Bloom - guardianship, trustee, fees
Brungart v. Pullen - dating violence injunction
LA v. DCF - parental rights, termination

Third District Court of Appeal - Miami

Jockey Club v. Jockey Club Maint - real property, development, covenants
MacCauley v. State - murder, evidence
Diageo Dominicana v. United Brands - commercial dispute, good faith covenant
Gonzalez v. State - postconviction relief
Philip Morris v. Chadwell - impeachment, asbestos, prior claim form; fraud; certified conflict
Wallace v. Comp Pers Care - trustee removal
Damicet v. Sidauy - personal jurisdiction, forum nonconveniens
Lake Sana Dev v. Miami-Dade - development, unusual use application
RS v. DCF - dependency

Fourth District Court of Appeal - West Palm Beach

Strems Law Firm v. Avatar Prop & Caus Ins - sanctions, due process
Walker v. Geico - insurance, coverage limits
Frye v. Cuomo - dissolution, blood alcohol content testing
State v. Morris - continuous mental incompetence
Milanes v. State - probation revocation
Hunt v. State - sentencing
Morgan v. State - sentencing, ranking chart

Fifth District Court of Appeal - Daytona Beach

Burns v. Houk - timesharing, contempt
Roundtree v. State- Anders appeal, written order
Hagan v. State - postconviction relief
Dice v. State - Anders appeal, costs
Palmer v. State - judgment, sentence, clerical error
Cochran v. State - Anders appeal, costs
Gordon v. State - Anders appeal, costs
Longworth v. Richmond - certiorari, lis pendens, evidentiary hearing
Wooley v. State - Anders appeal, costs

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