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Florida Appeals Court Decisions: Week of May 3 -7, 2021

Appellate & Trial Support   |   May 7, 2021
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U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

US v. Jackson - en banc poll, First Step Act
Foster v. US - 2255, crime of violence predicate
Sierra v. Hallandale Beach - standing
Fuqua v. Turner - qualified, sovereign immunity
Shipley v. Helping Hands Therapy - removal, remand
Travelers v. Ocean Reef Charters- maritime insurance
US v. Brown - en banc, juror removal
Broadnax v. Ala. DOC. - habeas
US v. Bryant - compassionate release
Andrews v. Biggers - sovereign immunity

Florida Supreme Court - Tallahassee

Deviney v. State - capital case, direct appeal
Martin v. State - capital case, postconviction relief

First District Court of Appeal - Tallahassee

Devenish v. State - grand theft, value
Rizkkhalil v. State - postconviction relief
Butler v. State - mandamus, pro se with counsel
Heath v. Lee - appellate jurisdiction, timesharing order
Lynn v. Franklin Jail - habeas corpus, pro se with counsel
Carroll v. Franklin Jail - habeas corpus, pro se with counsel
Robles v. United Auto - insurance, forum selection clause
Mills v. FDLE - workers’ compensation
Arenas v. Smith - charging lien

Second District Court of Appeal - Lakeland

SS v. State - criminal mischief
Peruchi v. State - jury instruction, justifiable deadly force
Jean v. Jean - exceptions to magistrate report, right to hearing
PDV-G v. BAV-G - timesharing, modification, magistrate findings, exceptions
Lamberson v. State - ineffective assistance, appellate counsel
Martinez v. Lobster Haven - stipulated facts, directed verdict, stacked inferences
State v. Hayes - sentencing
Estate of Quinn v. CCRC OPCO - certiorari, arbitrator selection

Third District Court of Appeal - Miami

Tien v. Akerman - summary judgment, tort, discovery
Hernandez v. Mishali - direct verdict, rear end collision
Rivas v. Sandoval - jury selection, for cause challenge
People’s Trust v. Amaro - breach of contract
Murphy v. State - rape shield laws, confrontation right
Shajine v. Granada - ore tenus motion, leave to amend
EDR v. Citizens - subject appraisal provision
Supermix v. Cancio - certiorari, protective order, deposition, counsel
Miami-Dade v. Snapp - second tier certiorari, due process, remedy
Mackey v. Inch - postconviction relief

Fourth District Court of Appeal - West Palm Beach

Bondar v. Jupiter Inlet - lack of prosecution
Greene v. State - identification, jail clothes
Ford v. Boynton Beach - false arrest, obstruction of justice
Woodward v. Morell - contract, statute of limitations
Wells Fargo v. Tan - foreclosure, void
Williams v. Tony - negligence
LE-1 v. Trower - discovery, certiorari

Fifth District Court of Appeal - Daytona Beach

Palmer v. HMG Venture - foreclosure, special concurrence
Jerry v. State - habitual offender sentence
Doddapaneni v. Doddapaneni - dissolution, freeze assets, pleadings


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