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The Florida Bar v. Madsen Marcellus, Jr.
Date: July 19, 2018
Docket Number: SC16-1773
Galante Romar Phillips v. State of Florida
Date: July 19, 2018
Docket Number: SC17-1150
Robert Ira Peede v. State of Florida
Date: July 19, 2018
Docket Number: SC17-1674
Omar Blanco v. State of Florida
Date: July 19, 2018
Docket Number: SC17-330
Milo A. Rose v. State of Florida
Date: July 19, 2018
Docket Number: SC17-878
Eustache v. State  
Date: July 12, 2018
Docket Number: SC16-1712

Justia Opinion Summary: Upon revocation of a youthful offender’s probation for a substantive violation, the trial court is authorized to either impose another youthful offender sentence, with no minimum mandatory, or to impose an adult Criminal...

State v. Michel  
Date: July 12, 2018
Docket Number: SC16-2187

Justia Opinion Summary: Juvenile offenders’ sentences of life with the possibility of parole after twenty-five years do not violate the Eighth Amendment of the United States Constitution as set forth in Graham v. Florida, 560 U.S. 48 (2010), Mi...

In Re: Standard Jury Instructions in Criminal Cases
Date: July 12, 2018
Docket Number: SC17-2266
Tambriz-Ramirez v. State  
Date: July 12, 2018
Docket Number: SC17-713

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant’s convictions for aggravated assault, attempted sexual battery, and burglary with an assault or battery, which arose during a single criminal episode, did not violate the prohibition against double jeopardy. T...

Rodriguez v. State  
Date: July 12, 2018
Docket Number: SC17-805

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court quashed the Third District Court of Appeal’s decision in this case and remanded for reconsideration under the correct harmless error standard set forth in State v. DiGuilio, 491 So. 2d 1129 (Fla. 1986),...

The Florida Bar v. Byron Gregory Petersen
Date: July 6, 2018
Docket Number: SC14-1942
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