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    Petitions and Briefs

    Case Numbers SC02-1601 through SC02-1800

    Last updated 08/28/06

    Briefs on the Merits are provided here in Adobe Acrobat format (PDF) in numberical order. The below index lists briefs according to case number and type. To view a brief, click on the case number.  As of September 1, 2002, if a diskette is included with a jurisdictional brief, the brief shall be provided here in Adobe Acrobat format (PDF) in reverse chronological order (most recent cases at the top)."


    SC02-1617 Hernandez-Alberto vs. State of Florida - Amended Initial Brief - filed 06/19/03
    SC02-1617 Hernandez-Alberto vs. State of Florida - Answer Brief - filed 09/17/03
    SC02-1617 Hernandez-Alberto vs. State of Florida - Reply Brief - filed 11/24/03


    SC02-1624 Smith, etc., et al. vs. Coalition to Reduce Class Size, et al. - Initial
                        Brief (Smith) - filed 08/05/02
    SC02-1624 Smith, etc., et al. vs. Coalition to Reduce Class Size, et al. - Amicus
                        Brief (Bush) - filed 08/05/02
    SC02-1624 Smith, etc., et al. vs. Coalition to Reduce Class Size, et al. - Answer
                        Brief - filed 08/15/02
    SC02-1624 Smith, etc., et al. vs. Coalition to Reduce Class Size, et al. - Reply
                        Brief - filed 08/20/02


    SC02-1629 Whitton vs. State of Florida - Petition - filed 07/26/02
    SC02-1629 Whitton vs. State of Florida - Petition Supplement - filed 07/31/02


    SC02-1635 Campus Communications vs. Earnhardt - Initial Brief - filed 09/24/02
    SC02-1635 Campus Communications vs. Earnhardt - Amicus Brief (First Amendment
                        Foundation) - filed 09/24/02
    SC02-1635 Campus Communications vs. Earnhardt - Answer Brief (Volusia) -
                        filed 11/13/02
    SC02-1635 Campus Communications vs. Earnhardt - Amicus Brief (Bush) -
                        filed 11/13/02
    SC02-1635 Campus Communications vs. Earnhardt - Reply Brief - filed 12/11/02


    SC02-1666 Luther Douglas vs. State of Florida - Initial Brief - filed 05/01/03
    SC02-1666 Luther Douglas vs. State of Florida - Answer Brief - filed 08/04/03


    SC02-1670 State of Florida vs. Carwise - Initial Brief - filed 08/27/02
    SC02-1670 State of Florida vs. Carwise - Answer Brief - filed 10/17/02
    SC02-1670 State of Florida vs. Carwise - Reply Brief - filed 11/12/02


    SC02-1673 Forum Steakhouse of Florida, Inc. vs. Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, LLP
                    - Jurisdictional Initial Brief - filed 03/31/03
    SC02-1673 Forum Steakhouse of Florida, Inc. vs. Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, LLP
                    - Jurisdictional Answer Brief - filed 04/11/03


    SC02-1679 Hobbs vs. State of Florida - Initial Brief - filed 08/29/02
    SC02-1679 Hobbs vs. State of Florida - Answer Brief - filed 09/17/02
    SC02-1679 Hobbs vs. State of Florida - Reply Brief - filed 10/08/02


    SC02-1680 Nehme vs. SmithKline Beecham Clinical Laboratories - Initial Brief
                        - filed 09/18/02
    SC02-1680 Nehme vs. SmithKline Beecham Clinical Laboratories - Answer Brief
                        (SmithKline) - filed 11/06/02
    SC02-1680 Nehme vs. SmithKline Beecham Clinical Laboratories - Answer Brief
                        (Premier Medical Laboratories) - filed 11/06/02
    SC02-1680 Nehme vs. SmithKline Beecham Clinical Laboratories - Answer Brief
                        (William Shutze) - filed 11/07/02 
    SC02-1680 Nehme vs. SmithKline Beecham Clinical Laboratories - Amicus Brief (FDLA) -
                        filed 11/12/02
    SC02-1680 Nehme vs. SmithKline Beecham Clinical Laboratories - Reply Brief
                        - filed 12/23/02


    SC02-1685 Tuten vs. Florida Department of Environmental Protection - Jurisdictional
                        Answer Brief - filed 11/26/02


    SC02-1687 The Florida Bar vs. Springer - Initial Brief - filed 05/23/03
    SC02-1687 The Florida Bar vs. Springer - Answer Brief - filed 06/11/03
    SC02-1687 The Florida Bar vs. Springer - Reply Brief - filed 06/24/03


    SC02-1694 State of Florida vs. City of Clearwater, Florida - Initial Brief -
                        filed 08/30/02
    SC02-1694 State of Florida vs. City of Clearwater, Florida - Answer Brief -
                        filed 09/25/02
    SC02-1694 State of Florida vs. City of Clearwater, Florida - Amicus Brief
                        (Pinellas) - filed 09/24/02
    SC02-1694 State of Florida vs. City of Clearwater, Florida - Reply Brief -
                        filed 10/21/02


    SC02-1695 Gross vs. State of Florida - Initial Brief - filed 03/11/03
    SC02-1695 Gross vs. State of Florida - Answer Brief - filed 04/02/03
    SC02-1695 Gross vs. State of Florida - Reply Brief - filed 04/16/03


    SC02-1696 City of Gainesville, Florida vs. State of Florida, et al. - Initial Brief -
                        filed 09/10/02
    SC02-1696 City of Gainesville, Florida vs. State of Florida, et al. - Amicus Brief
                        (City of Tallahassee) - filed 9/9/02
    SC02-1696 City of Gainesville, Florida vs. State of Florida, et al. - Amicus Brief
                        (Florida League of Cities) - filed 09/09/02
    SC02-1696 City of Gainesville, Florida vs. State of Florida, et al. - Amicus Brief
                        (City of Largo) - filed 09/09/02
    SC02-1696 City of Gainesville, Florida vs. State of Florida, et al. - Amicus Brief
                        (Florida Stormwater) - filed 09/10/02
    SC02-1696 City of Gainesville, Florida vs. State of Florida, et al. - Answer Brief
                        (State of Florida) - filed 10/31/02
    SC02-1696 City of Gainesville, Florida vs. State of Florida, et al. - Cross Initial Brief
                        - filed 11/05/02
    SC02-1696 City of Gainesville, Florida vs. State of Florida, et al. - Cross Answer Brief
                        - filed 03/17/03
    SC02-1696 City of Gainesville, Florida vs. State of Florida, et al. - Cross Reply Brief
                        - filed 04/07/03


    SC02-1697 Supra Telecommunications and Information Systems, Inc. vs. Jaber, et al.
                        - Initial Brief - filed 11/07/02
    SC02-1697 Supra Telecommunications and Information Systems, Inc. vs. Jaber, et al.
                        - Answer Brief (FPSC)- filed 01/02/03
    SC02-1697 Supra Telecommunications and Information Systems, Inc. vs. Jaber, et al.
                        - Answer Brief (Bellsouth) - filed 01/02/03
    SC02-1697 Supra Telecommunications and Information Systems, Inc. vs. Jaber, et al.
                        - Reply Brief - filed 02/26/03


    SC02-1698 Beard vs. State of Florid a- Jurisdictional Answer Brief - filed 09/13/02


    SC02-1723 Nesbitt vs. State of Florida - Initial Brief - filed 10/08/02
    SC02-1723 Nesbitt vs. State of Florida - Answer Brief - filed 12/02/02
    SC02-1723 Nesbitt vs. State of Florida - Reply Brief - filed 12/20/02


    SC02-1729 Monlyn v. State of Florida - Answer Brief - filed 01/06/2004
    SC02-1729 Monlyn v. State of Florida - Initial Brief - filed 10/03/03


    SC02-1734 Zakrewski vs. State of Florida - Initial Brief - filed 12/03/02
    SC02-1734 Zakrewski vs. State of Florida - Answer Brief - filed 03/03/03


    SC02-1749 The Florida Bar vs. Murphy - Initial Brief - filed 10/07/03
    SC02-1749 The Florida Bar vs. Murphy - Reply Brief - filed 12/01/03


    SC02-1750 The Florida Bar vs. Razor - Initial Brief - filed 11/03/03
    SC02-1750 The Florida Bar vs. Razor - Answer Brief - filed 03/03/04


    SC02-1752 The Florida Bar vs. Forrester - Initial Brief - filed 09/03/03
    SC02-1752 The Florida Bar vs. Forrester - Answer/Cross Initial Brief
                        - filed 08/26/03
    SC02-1752 The Florida Bar vs. Forrester - Reply/Cross Answer Brief
                        - filed 09/22/03
    SC02-1752 The Florida Bar vs. Forrester - Cross Reply Brief - filed 10/07/03


    SC02-1753 Times Publishing Company vs. City of Clearwater, Florida - Initial Brief -
                        filed 09/03/02
    SC02-1753 Times Publishing Company vs. City of Clearwater, Florida - Answer Brief -
                        filed 09/25/02
    SC02-1753 Times Publishing Company vs. City of Clearwater, Florida - Reply Brief -
                        filed 10/11/02


    SC02-1765 Bell vs. State of Florida - Initial Brief - filed 04/12/06
    SC02-1765 Bell vs. State of Florida - Answer Brief - filed 07/05/06
    SC02-1765 Bell vs. State of Florida - Reply Brief - filed 08/11/06


    SC02-1784 Cummings-El vs. Moore - Petition - filed 08/22/02
    SC02-1784 Cummings-El vs. Moore - Response - filed 12/02/02


    SC02-1786 McIntyre vs. McIntyre - Jurisdictional Answer Brief - filed 09/30/02


    SC02-1787 Brown vs. State - Initial Brief - filed 07/21/03
    SC02-1787 Brown vs. State - Answer Brief - filed 10/17/03
    SC02-1787 Brown vs. State - Reply Brief - filed 01/05/04


    SC02-1788 Rivera vs. Moore - Petition - filed 08/12/02
    SC02-1788 Rivera vs. Moore - Response - filed 11/14/02
    SC02-1788 Rivera vs. Crosby - Reply to Response - filed 01/17/03


    SC02-1797 Sochor vs. Moore - Petition - filed 08/13/02
    SC02-1797 Sochor vs. Moore - Response - filed 11/14/02
    SC02-1797 Sochor vs. Crosby - Reply to Response - filed 01/14/03