United States: This Week's Florida Appeals: Week of May 22-26, 2017

Last Updated: May 31 2017
Article by Carlton Fields

U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

US v. Doyle - sentencing
Arthur v. Ala DOC - stay of execution, en banc
US v. Jockisch - enticing a minor into sexual activity

Florida Supreme Court – Tallahassee

Smith v. Jacksonville - Bert Harris Act, discharged, mootness
Hardee Cnty v. FINR - Bert Harris Act
Zakrzewski v. Jones - capital case, postconviction relief, Hurst
McCray v. State - jury selection, unstriking
Oats v. Jones - capital case, postconviction relief, Hurst

First District Court of Appeal – Tallahassee

Dettle v. State - en banc denied
Purifoy v. State - search and seizure
Rains v. Banks - attorney records, turning over
Williams v. State - competency
Ramsey v. State - probation, tolling
Bolton v. State - postconviction relief
Leon Cnty v. Sebastian - appellate jurisdiction, arbitration

Second District Court of Appeal – Lakeland

Richards v. Weber - dissolution; attorneys' fees
US Bank v. Doepker - foreclosure; ¶22
Bloom v. Bloom - guardianship; attorneys' fees
Dowd v. State - interview of jurors
Peters v. Bank of NY - foreclosure
Mathis v. Nationstar - foreclosure; standing
Taylor v. State - amendment to information
Genovese v. State - scrivener's error
HRN v. SDL - child support
Hawthorne v. State - pro se motion
Nationstar v. Weiler - foreclosure; due process
Pulling v. Billmyre Enterprises - jurisdiction; fees and costs
MO v. State - confession of error
Brown v. State - character evidence for self-defense
Parhm v. State - postconviction relief

Third District Court of Appeal – Miami

Amador v. Monroe Sch Bd - employment, administrative review
Gilchrease v. State - evidence, uncharged crime
Beacon Hill HA v. Colfin Ah-Fla - foreclosure sale, past due assessments
Plaza Tower v. 300 S Duval - real estate sales, broker commissions
Montenegro-Toirac v. REO Asset Acq - condition precedent, summary judgment
Salame v. 1st Priority - second-tier certiorari, attorney's fees
Ramos v. Ramos - submitting proposed final judgments
Simpson v. State - postconviction relief
Gibraltar v. Schact - trial court jurisdiction during writ proceeding
DCF v. PI - certiorari, supervised visitation

Fourth District Court of Appeal – West Palm Beach

Desilien v. State - sentencing
Birlkey v. State - waiver of counsel; sentencing
Friedle v. Bank of NY Mellon - foreclosure; standing
Tower Hill v. Cabrera - tipsy coachman
NS v. State - delinquency; search and seizure
Davis v. State - sentencing
Spector v. Spector - alimony; homestead
Dwork v. Exec Estates - HOA; fines; notice
Major v. Hallandale Bch Police - public records
DFG Group v. Stern - class action; FDUTPA; standing
Douberley v. Perlmutter - attorney-client privilege; crime-fraud
State v. Lawrence - bond pending VOP hearing; s. 903.0351(1)(b)
Wells Fargo v. Rojas - foreclosure; voluntary dismissal; mistake

Fifth District Court of Appeal – Daytona Beach

Lathan v. State - aggravated battery; concession of error
McClandon v. Dakem - proceedings supplementary; RULLCA
Stewart v. State - jail credit
Paul v. State - new trial, standard
Johnson v. State - illegal sentence
Johnson v. State - postconviction relief
TS v. DCF - visitation schedule, concession of error

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