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Florida Appeals Court Decisions: Week of October 12 - 16, 2020

Appellate & Trial Support   |   October 16, 2020
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U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals


Harrigan v. Rodriguez - § 1983, excessive force, appeal waiver, Heck bar
Zapata v. Att'y Gen - immigration, removal, material support
Hoever v. Marks - vacating this, ordering en banc

Florida Supreme Court - Tallahassee

In re Fla Fam Law R Pro - amended rules

First District Court of Appeal - Tallahassee

MacPapers v. Boyd - employment, age discrimination
Brown v. State - postconviction relief
Coleman v. State - Stand Your Ground
Libersat v. State - stalking, evidence
Kustom US v. Henry - venue, accrual, contract breach
Sussman v. DOC - inmate grievance, exhaustion of remedies
Hewett v. State -sentencing
DB v. DCF - certiorari, mootness
Roulac-Lawrence v. State - competency, defendant
Tallahassee Housing Auth v. Prather - voir dire, time limit
Sellers v. Anstett - certiorari, presuit notice, evidentiary hearing
Manning v. State - postconviction relief
Gallion v. State - postconviction relief
Bradley v. State - sentencing

Second District Court of Appeal - Lakeland

JAR v. State - theft, vehicle identification; search and seizure; defender fee
Mallick v. Mallick - timesharing, restrictions, written findings, certified conflict
Shortridge v. State - postconviction relief
TECO v. Gansner - workers' compensation immunity
Melvis v. State - sentencing
Stange v. State - sentencing, stricken Anders brief
Drapp v. McDaniel - real property, deed validity, mental capacity
Geary v. State - probation revocation
East Bay v. Reddish - certiorari, punitive damages, nursing home
DHSMV v. Chakrin - second-tier certiorari, driver's license

Third District Court of Appeal - Miami

Doe v. Univ of Miami - duty of care
Tittle v. Dahm - will administration
Sebastian v. City of Miami - federal claim preclusion
Remy-Calixte v. Harvard Fin Servs - scope of remand, discretion
Bailey v. State - scrivener's errors
Quirch Foods v. Broce - employment, restrictive covenants, injunction
Cher v. Fin Ind Serv - second-tier certiorari, standard

Fourth District Court of Appeal - West Palm Beach

Lakeview Loan v. Barr - foreclosure, HUD regulation, proof, letter dispatch
Vital Pharmaceuticals v. Ohel - FCRA, punitive damages, financial worth discovery
Ingalls v. State - sentencing, costs
Dixon v. State - sentencing, costs
BA v. DCF - parental rights, termination, untimely written order

Fifth District Court of Appeal - Daytona Beach

Rosado v. State - attempted murder, Apprendi violation
Trendowski v. Robson Forensics - hearing, notice, due process
McCray v. State - postconviction relief
La Rosa v. La Rosa - Spencer bar, pro se
Sparks v. State - Anders appeal, costs
Niemi v. State - postconviction relief
Blyden v. State - motion to correct sentence, oath requirement
Dixon v. State - postconviction relief


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