Florida Appellate Practice and Advocacy Eight Edition

Updates (January 23, 2020)

  • 2.3 Simply because a case may present “federal issues,” that does not provide a basis for Florida Supreme Court review. Mallet v. State, 280 So. 3d 1091 (Fla. 2019).
  • 4.6 Burns v. Burns, 278 So. 3d 56 (Fla. 4th DCA 2019), holds the clerk must accept a notice of appeal even though the filing fee was not paid through the portal when the notice was filed.
  • 4.12 The full cite is Meus v. Eagle Family Discount Stores, Inc., 499 So. 2d 840 (Fla. 3d DCA 1986).
  • 4.13 Cite update: Fla. Organic Aquaculture, LLC v. Advent Environmental Systems, LLC, 268 So. 3d 910 (Fla. 5th DCA 2019).
  • 4.27; 4.32; 8.13 Effective January 23, 2020, the Florida Supreme Court amended Rule 9.130 to eliminate the requirement that the denial of sovereign immunity (or immunity for a civil rights claim) be as a matter of law, thereby broadening the nonfinal review of such orders.
  • 13.9 Cite update: Bank of Am., N.A. v. Atkin, 271 So. 3d 245 (Fla. 3d DCA 2019)
  • 14.22 Effective March 31, 2020, new Rule 9.120(f) authorizes a notice of cross-review. Rules 9.120(d) and 9.210 address briefing in the event of a notice of cross-review.

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