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Florida Appeals Court Decisions: Week of May 4 - 8, 2020

Appellate & Trial Support   |   May 8, 2020
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U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

USA v. Russell - firearm possession
Andrews v. Warden - sentencing, clemency
Swain v. Junior - prison, injunction, stay pending appeal
USA v. Evans - search and seizure
USA v. McLellan - firearm possession, police testimony
Hollis v. USA - sentencing
Welch v. USA - sentencing
USA v. Benjamin - narcotics

Florida Supreme Court - Tallahassee

Fla Bar v. Altman - attorney discipline
Barringer v. Haikitis - pro se sanctions
Hicks v. State - pro se sanctions
Franqui v. State - capital case, postconviction relief

First District Court of Appeal - Tallahassee

Humphrey v. Humphrey - magistrate referral, objection
Kendall Health v. Public Health Trust - hospital CON, mootness, fees
CDC Cap Inv v. Bayview Loan Serv - foreclosure, debt, evidence
Barr v. State - intent to sell, evidence
Lexington v. James - intervention
Knight v. DOC - indigency
Wiley v. State - sentencing
Casey v. Inch - pro se sanctions
Saldana v. State - postconviction relief
Whitlock v. State - domestic violence injunction

Second District Court of Appeal - Lakeland

Yaklin v. Yaklin - domestic violence injunction
State v. JJT - search and seizure
Bybee v. State - ineffective assistance, kidnapping, sentencing
JW v. State - public defender fee, costs
Milledge v. State - evidence, state of mind, self-defense

Third District Court of Appeal - Miami

Stephens v. State - recalling witness, sentencing
United Srv Auto v. Velez - insurance, summary judgment, fees
Estevez v. Citizens - insurance, summary judgment
Williams v. State - burglary, evidence
Miami-Dade v. Publix - certiorari, zoning
Katz v. Riemer - certiorari, financial disclosures, harm
Hernandez v. Ibrahim - failure to prosecute
Meyer Werft v. Humain - personal jurisdiction
BR v. DCF - certiorari, mental exam
Foreman v. James - certiorari, custody, rehearing
JJ v. DCF - psychological exam
Lee v. State - pro se sanctions
Transport Workers v. Cunningham - prohibition, employment, PERC

Fourth District Court of Appeal - West Palm Beach

Phillip Morris v. Santoro Engle class, causation
Maerssen v. Gerdts - dissolution, equitable distribution
Fields v. Toussie - writ of bodily attachment
Casanas v. State - postconviction relief
Scudder v. Scudder - dissolution, timesharing
Erlandsson v. Erlandsson - guardianship
Benedict v. Benedict - dissolution, alimony
Hoti v. US Bank - relinquishment, removal

Fifth District Court of Appeal - Daytona Beach

Ladue v. State - sentence, oral pronouncement
Ianni v. Ianni - dissolution, retroactive child support
State v. Pierre - special concurrence, suppression
Sharp v. State - assessed cost, section 318.18(11)(b)
Bugg v. State - criminal, improper closing, hearsay
Echevarria v. State - sentence, statutory maximum
Huet v. DOR - confession of error
Reeves v. State - Spencer warning, pro se


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