United States: This Week's Florida Appeals: Week Of April 3 – 7, 2017

Last Updated: April 10 2017
Article by Carlton Fields

U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Mendoza v. DHS – immigration
US v. Gonzalez-Murillo – sentencing
US v. Monzo – sentencing

Florida Supreme Court – Tallahassee

Oliver v. State – capital case, direct appeal; Hurst
Guzman v. State – capital case, direct appeal; Hurst
Abdool v. State – capital case, postconviction relief; Hurst
Newberry v. State – capital case, postconviction relief; Hurst
Heyne v. State – capital case, postconviction relief; Hurst
Robards v. State – capital case, postconviction relief; Hurst
Weatherspoon v. State – attempted felony murder
RJ Reynolds v. MarottaEngle progeny, federal preemption
In re Fla Std Jury Instr (Civ) – discrimination instructions
In re Fla R Jud Admin – supreme court, temporary service

First District Court of Appeal – Tallahassee

Marion Cnty v. DJJ – juvenile detention, cost sharing
State v. Gainesville Woman Care – abortion, injunction
Brookie v. Winn-Dixie – premises liability, obvious condition
Lowe v. State – postconviction relief
Robinson v. State – postconviction relief
W Flagler v. DBPR – jai alai permits
Zern v. State – competency
Evergreen v. Palafox Preserve – real property, restrictive covenants
Farley v. State – postconviction relief
Adeoye v. State – postconviction relief, trial court jurisdiction

Second District Court of Appeal – Lakeland

Evans v. State – scrivener's error
Ring Power v. Condado-Perez – hearsay
Jackson v. State – postconviction relief

Third District Court of Appeal – Miami

Wells Fargo v. Spence – foreclosure
McGrath v. Martin – appellate jurisdiction, amended notice
Rodriguez v. State – hearsay, harmless error
Echeverry v. Christiana Trust – lack of transcript
Vega v. DCF – constitutional challenge
Durkovic v. Park West – forum selection clause
Wilson v. Kade – res judicata, compulsory counterclaims
El Avila Child Dev v. Miami – second-tier certiorari
Rodriguez v. Lorenzo – marital dissolution, alimony
Igbinadolor v. Deutsche Bank – foreclosure, appellate jurisdiction
Yergin v. Georgopolos – unclaimed property, administrative remedy
Abud v. Saad – breach of contract, real estate sale
Josifov v. Kamal-Hashmat – certiorari, discovery, hotel guest list
Flanders v. State – postconviction relief

Fourth District Court of Appeal – West Palm Beach

Dyck-O'Neal v. Meikle—deficiency judgment
Mancinelli v. Cloud Computing Concepts—intra-corporate conspiracy doctrine
Taylor v. State—costs and fees
Palm Beach Cty Sch Bd v. Wright—en banc; retaliation; causation
JPMorgan Chase v. Pierre—foreclosure; standing; hearsay
Toussaint v. Ft Lauderdale—forfeiture; standing

Fifth District Court of Appeal – Daytona Beach

Johnson v. State – drug conspiracy; voice, special familiarity
Investor Trustee v. DLJ Mortgage – foreclosure, purchaser pendente lite
Fawcett v. Gainey – dissolution, equitable distribution
Palm v. Palm – domestic violence injunction, dissolve; hearing
Lamkin v. State – postconviction relief
AJA v. State – restitution, robbery
Davis v. State – postconviction relief
Williams v. State – ineffective assistance, appellate
Cothron v. State – postconviction relief
CRT v. State – habeas corpus, contempt

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