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The Florida Bar v. Daniel Gary Gass
Date: December 18, 2014
Docket Number: SC12-937

The Florida Bar v. David Frank Petrano
Date: December 18, 2014
Docket Number: SC13-2004

In Re: Amendments to the Florida Rules of Appellate Procedure
Date: December 18, 2014
Docket Number: SC14-227

In Re: Amendments to the Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure
Date: December 18, 2014
Docket Number: SC14-236

In Re: Amendments to Florida Rule of Judicial Administration 2.420
Date: December 18, 2014
Docket Number: SC14-569

McKenzie v. State
Date: December 11, 2014
Docket Numbers: SC12-986, SC12-2349

Justia Opinion Summary: After a jury trial, Norman McKenzie was convicted of two counts of first-degree murder. The trial court sentenced McKenzie to death for the murders. The Supreme Court affirmed the convictions and sentences. McKenzie late...

Wade v. State
Date: December 11, 2014
Docket Number: SC13-1003

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant was convicted of two counts of first-degree murder, two counts of kinapping, and two counts of robbery. The trial court imposed two sentences of death for each murder. The Supreme Court affirmed on appeal. Appe...

McDade v. State
Date: December 11, 2014
Docket Number: SC13-1248

Justia Opinion Summary: After a jury trial, Defendant was convicted of several sexual offenses after his stepdaughter reported that Defendant had been sexually abusing her since she was ten years old. On appeal, Defendant argued that the trial...

In Re: Standard Jury Instructions in Criminal Cases
Date: December 11, 2014
Docket Number: SC13-1733

In Re: Amendments to the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure
Date: December 11, 2014
Docket Number: SC13-2384

Blake v. State
Date: December 4, 2014
Docket Numbers: SC12-2102, SC13-1065

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant was convicted of first-degree murder, attempted armed robbery, and grand theft of a motor vehicle. The trial court imposed a sentence of death for the murder conviction. The Supreme Court affirmed on appeal. Ap...

Morales v. Zenith Ins. Co.
Date: December 4, 2014
Docket Number: SC13-696

Justia Opinion Summary: Santana Morales died while working for Lawns Nursery and Irrigation Designs, Inc. (Lawns). Thereafter, Lawns’ surviving spouse entered into a workers’ compensation settlement agreement with Lawns and Zenith Insurance Com...

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