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Florida Appeals Court Decisions: Week of October 19 - 23, 2020

Appellate & Trial Support   |   October 23, 2020
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U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Tufts v. Hay - personal jurisdiction, subject matter jurisdiction
Stryker v. Homewood - § 1983, excessive force, qualified immunity
McGroarty v. Swearingen - § 1983, due process, limitations
Torres v. First Transit - new trial, juror misconduct
J-B Weld v. Gorilla Glue - trade dress infringement, dilution, false advertisement
Gallardo v. Mayhew - petition for rehearing denied
USA v. Grow - sufficiency, jury instruction, sentencing
Crawford v. FEG - experts, negligent design, jury instruction, evidence
USA v. Muho - self-representation, FRCP Rule 17(b), sentencing
Pine Mountain v. IRS - tax, conservation easement

Florida Supreme Court - Tallahassee

Craven v. State - capital case, direct appeal

First District Court of Appeal - Tallahassee

Ross v. State - ineffective assistance, appellate counsel
Felten v. State - competency
Chandler v. DOC - postconviction relief
Horn v. State - postconviction relief
Hernandez v. J Sterling Roofing - certiorari, workers' compensation
Burnam v. State - lay witness testimony
Johnson v. Inch - pro se sanctions
Armstrong v. State - appellate jurisdiction
Hysong v. Keller - appellate jurisdiction
Lynch v. State - closing arguments, burden shifting
Gerville-Reache v. Gerville-Reache - child support, imputed income
Sutherland v. State - postconviction relief
Williams v. State - scrivener's error
Ames v. State - competency

Second District Court of Appeal - Lakeland

Newman v. Newman - child support, contempt, vacatur
State v. Watlinton - youthful offender sentencing
Garner v. State - sentencing
Watts v. Goetz - legal malpractice, marital settlement

Third District Court of Appeal - Miami

Gomez v. State - sentencing, mandate enforcement
Gregory v. Key West Welding - appraisal report; rebuttal evidence; collateral source setoff
Gonzalez v. People's Trust - property insurance, cooperation, proof of loss
Skupin v. Hemisphere Media - defamation, tortious interference
Santana v. Miller - employment discrimination, general release
Aleman v. Gervas - breach of contract, individual liability
Johnson v. State - sexual predator designation
Jenkins v. Inch - pro se sanctions
Rodriguez v. Scurtis - certiorari, punitive damages
Huber v. Huber - venue, marital dissolution
Gall v. Philip Morris - prohibition, judicial disqualification
Ledo v. RJ Reynolds - prohibition, judicial disqualification

Fourth District Court of Appeal - West Palm Beach

Patchen v. Quadomain Condo Assn - mootness, attorney's fees, bond
Bay v. USAA - civil remedy notice, wavier
Castillo Grand v. Stern - temporary injunction, findings
Cooper v. Rehab Ctr at Hollywood - arbitration
Mitchell v. State - sentencing, mandatory minimum
Brown v. State - sentencing

Fifth District Court of Appeal - Daytona Beach

State v. Brown - double jeopardy, consent, separate trials
Domino's Pizza v. Wiederhold - special concurrence; jury instruction, agency
RJ Reynolds v. Coates - non-Engle progeny, punitive damages, remittitur
Rojas v. US Bank - Spencer warning, pro se
Munnerlyn v. State - criminal, motion for acquittal
Turner v. State - criminal, investigative cost
Wood v. State - Spencer bar, pro se
Burton v. State - postconviction relief


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