United States: This Week's Florida Appeals – Week of April 10 – 14, 2017

Last Updated: April 18 2017
Article by Carlton Fields

U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

US v. Osman – restitution
US v. Pridgeon – sentencing
US v. Horner – tax fraud
Freixa v. Prestige Cruise Servs - FLSA

Florida Supreme Court – Tallahassee

McMillian v. State – capital case, postconviction relief; Hurst
McNeil v. State – criminal costs
Worley v. CF YMCA – attorney privilege, physician referrals
DOR v. DirecTV – Commerce Clause, tax
Sells v. CSX – discharge, improvidently granted
Churchill v. State – stipulated dispositive pleas
In re Std Jury Instr (Crim) – amended instructions
In re Std Jury Instr (Crim) – additional amended instructions
In re R Reg Fla Bar – legal interns
In re Std Jury Instr (Crim) – additional amended instructions

First District Court of Appeal – Tallahassee

State v. MA – dependency
Williams v. State – criminal restitution
Fernandez v. DOH – administrative, medical record copies
Minton v. State – pro se sanctions
McFarlane v. Miami-Dade – workers' compensation
McDaniel v. Whitfield – certiorari
Jackson v. Leon Canvassing Bd – mootness
McFarland v. FCOR – belated appeal, civil case
Grant v. State – habeas corpus
Harbour Pointe v. Henkel – housing discrimination
DOC v. Junod – workers' compensation
Noe v. Noe – domestic violence injunction
Jacksonville v. Ratliff – workers' compensation
Dennison v. Muniz – stalking, injunction
Long v. State – postconviction relief
Strong v. State – pro se sanctions
DOR v. Van Edwards – child support
Davis v. State – postconviction relief

Second District Court of Appeal – Lakeland

Trial Practices v. Hahn Loeser & Parks – attorneys fees
Philip Morris v. Boatright – Engle case
Boatright v. Philip Morris – proposal for settlement
Graham v. Wells Fargo – attorneys fees
A.V. v. State – juvenile commitment

Third District Court of Appeal – Miami

Walters v. State – manslaughter instructions
US Bank v. Wellman – foreclosure, paragraph 22
Barron v. State – civil commitment
Trump v. Fernich – construction lien, statutory
HSBC v. Buset – finality, appellate jurisdiction
Annex v. Hialeah – leave to amend
Hanna-Mack v. Bank of Am – improper dismissal
UV Cite v. Deutsche Bank – foreclosure

Fourth District Court of Appeal – West Palm Beach

Jones v. State – voir dire; limits
CCA v. Pembroke Pines – municipal services
Martinez v. State – collateral estoppel; sentencing
Sanchez v. An Luxury Imports – attorney's fees; FDUTPA; insurance
Regan v. Regan – alimony; modification
Simon v. State – Miranda; independent act doctrine
Day v. State – Miranda; custody
Nationstar v. Glass – attorney's fees; foreclosure; standing
Brussot v. Brussot – martial assets
Aranda v. Padilla – paternity
Saez v. State – sentencing
Paul v. Avrahami – 57.105; attorney's fees
Broward Sheriff v. Costanzo – arbitration award; jurisdiction

Fifth District Court of Appeal – Daytona Beach

Planned Parenthood v. MMB – remand; temporary injunction
Hampton v. State – postconviction relief; certified conflict
Rumph v. State – plea, competency, written order
Bank of NY v. Vessels – foreclosure, business records
Bell v. State – sentencing, gap time
Westgate v. Parr – juror interview, new trial
Busch v. Lennar Homes – statute of repose, construction defect
Weaver v. Dept of Health – nursing license, revocation
Dept of Rev v. Jackson – child support
Black v. State – postconviction relief
Newton v. State – postconviction relief
CW v. State – habeas corpus

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