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    Petitions and Briefs

    Case Numbers SC03-401 through SC03-600

    Last updated 05/17/2006

    Briefs on the Merits are provided here in Adobe Acrobat format (PDF) in numerical order. The below index lists briefs according to case number and type. To view a brief, click on the case number.


    SC03-401 Lewis vs. State of Florida - Initial Brief - filed 05/02/03
    SC03-401 Lewis vs. State of Florida - Answer Brief - filed 05/21/03
    SC03-401 Lewis vs. State of Florida - Reply Brief - filed 06/16/03


    SC03-403 DelSol vs. State of Florida - Jurisdictional Initial Brief - filed 03/19/03
    SC03-403 DelSol vs. State of Florida - Jurisdictional Answer Brief - filed 03/31/03


    SC03-409 Yardarm Restaurant vs. City of Pompano Beach - Jurisdictional Initial Brief
                    - filed 04/11/03
    SC03-409 Yardarm Restaurant vs. City of Pompano Beach - Jurisdictional Answer Brief - filed 04/24/03


    SC03-410 Florida Department of Children and Families vs. Sun-Sentinel, Inc.
                    - Jurisdictional Initial Brief - filed 03/14/03
    SC03-410 Florida Department of Children and Families vs. Sun-Sentinel, Inc.
                    - Jurisdictional Answer Brief - filed 04/09/03 
    SC03-410 Florida Department of Children and Families vs. Sun-Sentinel, Inc.
                    - Initial Brief - filed 07/17/03
    SC03-410 Florida Department of Children and Families vs. Sun-Sentinel, Inc.
                    - Answer Brief - filed 08/22/03
    SC03-410 Florida Department of Children and Families vs. Sun-Sentinel, Inc.
                    - Amicus Brief (Tampa Tribune) - filed 08/27/03
    SC03-410 Florida Department of Children and Families vs. Sun-Sentinel, Inc.
                    - Reply Brief - filed 08/27/03 


    SC03-413 Franklin vs. State of Florida - Initial Brief - filed 05/06/03
    SC03-413 Franklin vs. State of Florida - Answer Brief - filed 06/06/03
    SC03-413 Franklin vs. State of Florida - Reply Brief - filed 07/10/03 


    SC03-414 Symbiont Software Group, Inc. vs. American Express Travel Related Services
                    - Jurisdictional Initial Brief - filed 04/07/03
    SC03-414 Symbiont Software Group, Inc. vs. American Express Travel Related Services
                    - Jurisdictional Answer Brief - filed 04/29/03


    SC03-416 Gudinas vs. State of Florida - Initial Brief - filed 06/11/03
    SC03-416 Gudinas vs. State of Florida - Answer Brief - filed 07/21/03
    SC03-416 Gudinas vs. State of Florida - Reply Brief - filed 09/02/03


    SC03-417 DePani Construction vs. Avatar Development Corporation
                    - Amended Jurisdictional Initial Brief - filed 03/18/03
    SC03-417 DePani Construction vs. Avatar Development Corporation
                    - Jurisdictional Answer Brief - filed 04/03/03


    SC03-418 Digicast New Media Group, Inc. vs. Fiera.Com, Inc. - Jurisdictional
                      Initial Brief - filed 03/25/03


    SC03-419 Barton-Malow Company vs. Grunau Company, et al.
                    - Jursidictional Initial Brief - filed 03/14/03
    SC03-419 Barton-Malow Company vs. Grunau Company, et al.
                    - Jursidictional Amended Answer Brief - filed 04/17/03


    SC03-420 The Florida Bar vs. Spear - Initial Brief - filed 12/19/03


    SC03-425 Jackson vs. State of Florida - Jurisdictional Answer Brief - filed 04/08/03


    SC03-427 Carratelli vs. State of Florida - Jurisdictional Initial Brief - filed 02/24/03
    SC03-427 Carratelli vs. State of Florida - Jurisdictional Answer Brief - filed 03/12/03


    SC03-439 David Schilling vs. American Express Travel Related Services, Co., Inc.
                    - Jurisdictional Initial Brief - filed 04/10/03


    SC03-441 Williams vs. State of Florida - Jurisdictional Answer Brief - filed 04/15/03


    SC03-442 ABCO Premium Finance, Inc. vs. United Automobile Insurance Company
                    - Jurisdictional Initial Brief - filed 03/18/03
    SC03-442 ABCO Premium Finance, Inc. vs. United Automobile Insurance Company
                    - Jurisdictional Initial Brief (Brooks) - filed 04/21/03


    SC03-443 Battle vs. State of Florida - Initial Brief - filed 05/23/03
    SC03-443 Battle vs. State of Florida - Answer Brief - filed 06/12/03
    SC03-443 Battle vs. State of Florida - Supplemental Initial Brief - filed 02/02/04
    SC03-443 Battle vs. State of Florida - Supplemental Answer Brief - filed 02/26/04


    SC03-444 Rodriguez vs. State of Florida - Jurisdictional Initial Brief - filed 03/17/03


    SC03-445 Diaz vs. State of Florida - Jurisdictional Initial Brief - filed 03/17/03


    SC03-446 Haire, et al. vs. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
                    - Jurisdictional Initial Brief - filed 03/11/03
    SC03-446 Haire, et al. vs. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
                    - Jurisdictional Answer Brief - filed 04/03/03
    SC03-446 Haire, et al. vs. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
                    - Initial Brief - filed 05/09/03
    SC03-446 Haire, et al. vs. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
                    - Answer Brief - filed 05/30/03 
    SC03-446 Haire, et al. vs. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
                    - Amicus Brief (Florida Citrus Mutual) - filed 06/04/03
    SC03-446 Haire, et al. vs. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
                    - Reply Brief - filed 06/20/03 


    SC03-447 Gilbert vs. State of Florida - Jurisdictional Answer Brief - filed 04/09/03


    SC03-453 The Florida Bar vs. Baron - Initial Brief - filed 06/29/04
    SC03-453 The Florida Bar vs. Baron - Answer Brief - filed 09/15/04 
    SC03-453 The Florida Bar vs. Baron - Reply Brief - filed 09/30/04


    SC03-454 Smith vs. State of Florida - Initial Brief - filed 01/18/05
    SC03-454 Smith vs. State of Florida - Answer Brief - filed 04/27/05
    SC03-454 Smith vs. State of Florida - Reply Brief - filed 07/01/05


    SC03-455 Crook vs. State of Florida - Initial Brief - filed 12/31/03
    SC03-455 Crook vs. State of Florida - Answer Brief - filed 04/05/04
    SC03-455 Crook vs. State of Florida - Reply Brief - filed 06/21/04


    SC03-456 Paul vs. State of Florida - Initial Brief - filed 02/03/05
    SC03-456 Paul vs. State of Florida - Answer Brief - filed 03/21/05
    SC03-456 Paul vs. State of Florida - Reply Brief - filed 04/05/05


    SC03-475 Rodriguez vs. State of Florida - Jurisdictional Initial Brief - filed 04/17/03
    SC03-475 Rodriguez vs. State of Florida - Jurisdictional Answer Brief - filed 04/11/03


    SC03-479 Williams vs. State of Florida - Jurisdictional Initial Brief - filed 03/25/03
    SC03-479 Williams vs. State of Florida - Jurisdictional Answer Brief - filed 04/25/03


    SC03-482 Peterka vs. Crosby - Petition - filed 03/21/03
    SC03-482 Peterka vs. Crosby - Amended Response - filed 10/07/03
    SC03-482 Peterka vs. Crosby - Reply - filed 02/27/04


    SC03-489 Moore vs. State of Florida - Initial Brief - filed 06/30/03
    SC03-489 Moore vs. State of Florida - Answer Brief - filed 08/29/03
    SC03-489 Moore vs. State of Florida - Reply Brief - filed 04/06/04


    SC03-494 Top Rank, Inc., etc., et al. vs. Florida State Boxing Commission, et al.
                    - Jurisdictional Initial Brief - filed 03/31/03
    SC03-494 Top Rank, Inc., etc., et al. vs. Florida State Boxing Commission, et al.
                    - Jurisdictional Answer Brief - filed 04/21/03


    SC03-497 McCray vs. State of Florida - Jurisdictional Answer Brief - filed 04/14/03


    SC03-511 State of Florida vs. Hosty - Initial Brief - filed 04/28/03
    SC03-511 State of Florida vs. Hosty - Answer Brief - filed 05/27/03
    SC03-511 State of Florida vs. Hosty - Reply Brief - filed 06/13/03
    SC03-511 State of Florida vs. Hosty - Supplemental Initial Brief - filed 06/24/05
    SC03-511 State of Florida vs. Hosty - Supplemental Answer Brief - filed 06/27/05


    SC03-512 State of Florida vs. Hosty - Initial Brief - filed 04/28/03
    SC03-512 State of Florida vs. Hosty - Answer Brief - filed 05/27/03
    SC03-512 State of Florida vs. Hosty - Reply Brief - filed 06/13/03


    SC03-518 Faris vs. Krischer, etc., et al. - Jurisdictional Initial Brief - filed 03/21/03
    SC03-518 Faris vs. Krischer, etc., et al. - Jurisdictional Answer Brief - filed 04/14/03


    SC03-520 Sunset Harbour North Condominium Association, et al. vs. Robbins, etc.
                    - Initial Brief - filed 05/05/03
    SC03-520 Sunset Harbour North Condominium Association, et al. vs. Robbins, etc.
                    - Initial Brief (DOR) - filed 05/05/03
    SC03-520 Sunset Harbour North Condominium Association, et al. vs. Robbins, etc.
                    - Amicus Brief (St. Joe Company) - filed 05/06/03
    SC03-520 Sunset Harbour North Condominium Association, et al. vs. Robbins, etc.
                    - Amicus Brief (Florida Home Builders) - filed 05/06/03
    SC03-520 Sunset Harbour North Condominium Association, et al. vs. Robbins, etc.
                    - Amicus Brief (Florida Association of Homes for the Aging) - filed 05/07/03
    SC03-520 Sunset Harbour North Condominium Association, et al. vs. Robbins, etc.
                    - Amicus Brief (Florida Power & Light) - filed 05/07/03
    SC03-520 Sunset Harbour North Condominium Association, et al. vs. Robbins, etc.
                    - Amicus Brief (National Association of Real Estate) - filed 05/07/03
    SC03-520 Sunset Harbour North Condominium Association, et al. vs. Robbins, etc.
                    - Amicus Brief (Palm Beach) - filed 06/23/03
    SC03-520 Sunset Harbour North Condominium Association, et al. vs. Robbins, etc.
                    - Amicus Brief (Florida Association of Counties) - filed 06/24/03
    SC03-520 Sunset Harbour North Condominium Association, et al. vs. Robbins, etc.
                    - Amicus Brief (William Markham) - filed 07/07/03 
    SC03-520 Sunset Harbour North Condominium Association, et al. vs. Robbins, etc.
                    - Answer Brief - filed 09/25/03
    SC03-520 Sunset Harbour North Condominium Association, et al. vs. Robbins, etc.
                    - Amicus Brief (Property Appraisers Association of Florida) - filed 09/30/03
    SC03-520 Sunset Harbour North Condominium Association, et al. vs. Robbins, etc.
                    - Amended Reply Brief - filed 12/01/03 
    SC03-520 Sunset Harbour North Condominium Association, et al. vs. Robbins, etc.
                    - Amended Answer Brief - filed 12/22/03 


    SC03-522 Rompre vs. State of Florida - Jurisdictional Initial Brief - filed 03/31/03
    SC03-522 Rompre vs. State of Florida - Jurisdictional Answer Brief - filed 04/11/03


    SC03-524 Dyke vs. Dyke, et al. - Jurisdictional Initial Brief - filed 04/21/03
    SC03-524 Dyke vs. Dyke, et al. - Jurisdictional Answer Brief - filed 04/24/03 


    SC03-530 Post-Newsweek Stations Florida, Inc. vs. City of Miami - Initial Brief
                    - filed 05/19/03
    SC03-530 Post-Newsweek Stations Florida, Inc. vs. City of Miami - Answer Brief
                    - filed 06/09/03
    SC03-530 Post-Newsweek Stations Florida, Inc. vs. City of Miami - Answer Brief
                        (Katherine Fernandez Rundle) - filed 06/09/03
    SC03-530 Post-Newsweek Stations Florida, Inc. vs. City of Miami - Answer Brief
                        - filed 06/11/03
    SC03-530 Post-Newsweek Stations Florida, Inc. vs. City of Miami - Reply Brief
                        - filed 07/07/03 


    SC03-531 SCI Funeral Services of Florida, Inc. vs. Henry - Jurisdictional Initial Brief
                    - filed 04/01/03
    SC03-531 SCI Funeral Services of Florida, Inc. vs. Henry - Jurisdictional Answer Brief
                    - filed 04/24/03


    SC03-532 State of Florida vs. Green - Initial Brief - filed 06/23/03
    SC03-532 State of Florida vs. Green - Answer Brief - filed 07/16/03


    SC03-533 Vaughn vs. Vaughn, et al. - Jurisdictional Initial Brief - filed 12/29/03
    SC03-533 Vaughn vs. Vaughn, et al. - Jurisdictional Answer Brief - filed 03/08/04


    SC03-542 Sult vs. State of Florida - Initial Brief - filed 05/02/03
    SC03-542 Sult vs. State of Florida - Answer Brief - filed 05/22/03
    SC03-542 Sult vs. State of Florida - Reply Brief - filed 06/05/03


    SC03-549 Ravenscroft vs. State of Florida - Jurisdictional Initial Brief - filed 04/22/03
    SC03-549 Ravenscroft vs. State of Florida - Jurisdictional Answer Brief - filed 05/13/03


    SC03-550 Firsher vs. State of Florida - Jurisdictional Answer Brief - filed 05/15/03


    SC03-551 State of Florida vs. Cote - Jurisdictional Initial Brief - filed 03/28/03


    SC03-552 Brooks Tropical, Inc. vs. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer
                      Services - Initial Brief - filed 05/09/03
    SC03-552 Brooks Tropical, Inc. vs. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer
                      Services - Answer Brief- filed 05/30/03 
    SC03-552 Brooks Tropical, Inc. vs. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer
                      Services - Amicus Brief (Florida Citrus Mutual)- filed 06/04/03 
    SC03-552 Brooks Tropical, Inc. vs. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer
                      Services - Reply Brief- filed 06/24/03


    SC03-553 Bush vs. State of Florida - Jurisdictional Initial Brief - filed 04/21/03
    SC03-553 Bush vs. State of Florida - Jurisdictional Answer Brief - filed 05/06/03


    SC03-554 Golphin vs. State of Florida - Initial Brief - filed 12/1/04
    SC03-554 Golphin vs. State of Florida - Answer Brief - filed 01/24/05
    SC03-554 Golphin vs. State of Florida - Reply Brief - filed 02/17/05
    SC03-554 Golphin vs. State of Florida - Supplemental Initial Brief - filed 04/26/06
    SC03-554 Golphin vs. State of Florida - Supplemental Answer Brief - filed 04/27/06


    SC03-557 Simon DeBartolo Group, Inc. vs. Bratley, et al. - Jurisdictional Initial Brief
                    - filed 04/10/03


    SC03-558 Reed vs. Crosby, etc. - Petition - filed 03/31/03
    SC03-558 Reed vs. Crosby, etc. - Response - filed 06/30/03
    SC03-558 Reed vs. Crosby, etc. - Reply - filed 08/29/03


    SC03-570 Martinez vs. State of Florida - Jurisdictional Initial Brief - filed 04/09/03
    SC03-570 Martinez vs. State of Florida - Jurisdictional Answer Brief - filed 04/16/03


    SC03-572 Pinnell vs. State of Florida - Jurisdictional Initial Brief - filed 04/09/03
    SC03-572 Pinnell vs. State of Florida - Jurisdictional Answer Brief - filed 04/21/03 


    SC03-576 Copeland vs. State of Florida - Jurisdictional Answer Brief - filed 06/06/03


    SC03-577 State of Florida, et al. vs. Gordon - Jurisdictional Initial Brief - filed 04/21/03
    SC03-577 State of Florida, et al. vs. Gordon - Jurisdictional Answer Brief - filed 05/05/03


    SC03-585 General Motors, etc., et al. vs. McGee, etc., et al. - Jurisdictional Initial Brief
                    - filed 04/22/03
    SC03-585 General Motors, etc., et al. vs. McGee, etc., et al. - Jurisdictional Answer Brief
                    - filed 05/12/03 


    SC03-589 Smith vs. State of Florida - Jurisdictional Initial Brief - filed 04/15/03
    SC03-589 Smith vs. State of Florida - Jurisdictional Answer Brief - filed 04/28/03


    SC03-590 Wright vs. State of Florida - Jurisdictional Answer Brief - filed 04/28/03