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Marquardt v. State
Date: January 22, 2015
Docket Number: SC12-555

Justia Opinion Summary: After a jury trial, Defendant was convicted of two counts of first-degree murder and burglary of a dwelling with a firearm. The trial court sentenced Defendant to death for the two murders. The Supreme Court affirmed Def...

Sparre v. State
Date: January 22, 2015
Docket Number: SC12-891

Justia Opinion Summary: In this “Craigslist killer case,” Defendant was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to death. The Supreme Court affirmed, holding (1) the trial court did not violate the Supreme Court’s holding in Muhammad v....

In Re: Amendments to the Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure
Date: January 22, 2015
Docket Number: SC14-1507

In Re: Amendments to Florida Rule of Judicial Administration 2.420
Date: January 22, 2015
Docket Number: SC14-2434

The Florida Bar v. Jose Carlos Marrero
Date: January 15, 2015
Docket Number: SC11-1780

Zommer v. State
Date: January 15, 2015
Docket Numbers: SC13-717, SC13-1675

Justia Opinion Summary: After a jury trial, Appellant was convicted of the murder of a seventy-year-old woman. Appellant was sentenced to death. The Supreme Court affirmed on appeal. Appellant subsequently filed a motion to vacate his convictio...

Kormondy v. State
Date: January 5, 2015
Docket Number: SC14-2428

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant was found guilty of first-degree murder and three counts of sexual battery with the use of a deadly weapon or physical force, among other crimes. Appellant was sentenced to death. Appellant later filed a motion...

IN RE: CERTIFICATION OF NEED FOR ADDITIONAL JUDGES
Date: December 22, 2014
Docket Number: SC14-2350

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

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