Florida Appeals Court Decisions: Week of March 30 - April 3, 2020

Appellate & Trial Support   |   April 3, 2020
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U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Lukaj v. US - immigration
US v. Moore - shackling, jury note, jurisdiction
Sealey v. Warden - habeas corpus
Monaghan v. Worldpay US - Title VII, retaliation

Florida Supreme Court - Tallahassee

Bright v. State - capital case, direct appeal
State v. Poole - capital case, postconviction relief

First District Court of Appeal - Tallahassee

Young v. State - child victim hearsay
Eveleigh v. Eveleigh - appellate jurisdiction
Key v. State - jail credit
Pocock v. Pocock - notice, evidentiary hearing
Wilson v. State - prohibition, Stand Your Ground
Fairway Oaks v. Jacksonville - appellate jurisdiction
Earnest v. State - state discovery violation; battery, lesser included
Barr v. State - new trial standard
Heckman's Ins v. Craig Jernigan Enters - certiorari, timeliness
State v. DMM - search and seizure

Second District Court of Appeal - Lakeland

Sutton v. State - competency
Schwanger v. State - sentencing
Morgan v. State - sentencing, certified conflict
Toler v. Pray - cross-examination right
Jensen v. Pinellas Cnty - firearms, ordinance challenge, right to amend
Stephens v. State - appellate venue, jurisdiction
Lambert v. Emerson - dangerous instrumentality doctrine, certified question
Acquisition Trust v. Laurel Pinebrook - lease, right of first refusal
MacDonnell v. US Bank - foreclosure, voidness, unliquidated damages
Franks v. State - plea withdrawal

Third District Court of Appeal - Miami

Wright v. State - violent career criminal
Medina v. Genex - intentional infliction, emotional distress
Harmon v. State - concealed firearm
McDuffie v. Uribe - evidence, prior testimony, treating physician
People's Trust v. Valentin - insurance, breach, declaratory relief, specific performance
Jackson Heights v. AHCA - administrative review, limitations, preservation
Levy v. Makri - child custody
Martinez v. Pascual - real property, partition, former spouses
78D Team v. US Bank - foreclosure, standing, constitutional challenge
State Farm v. Chirino - certiorari, property inspection, video recording
Mgmt & Consult v. Tech Elec - certiorari, lien discharge
Sawyer v. State - prohibition, judicial disqualification
Harris v. State - mandamus, jail credit
Espinosa v. Pavel Pardo - LLC interest, forfeiture for theft

Fourth District Court of Appeal - West Palm Beach

McGraw v. State - blood draw, warrant
Roberts v. State - lesser included offense, instruction
Sparks v. State - Stand Your Ground, effective date, amendment
Abad v. G4S - Pulse nightclub shooting, negligence, legal duty
Jeanbart v. State - lack of intent defense; firearm as evidence
Hollingsworth v. State - probation revocation; sentencing
Ramblewood v. Kaye Bender - attorney's fees, expert
Dejour v. Coral Springs KGB - settlement, meeting of minds
Johansson v. Johansson - child support, attorney's fees, ability to pay
BN v. DCF - parental rights, termination

Fifth District Court of Appeal - Daytona Beach

State Farm v. Speed Dry - insurance, compelled appraisal
Bruzzese v. State - resisting arrest, double jeopardy
Citibank v. Ward - foreclosure, verified complaint
Wilmington Savings v. Tacoronte - foreclosure, verified complaint
LeBlanc v. State - Spencer warning, pro se
Powers v. State - special concurrence, felon voting

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