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    Petitions and Briefs

    Case Numbers SC04-2201 through SC04-2400

    Last updated 02/25/2008

    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.


    SC04-2211 Burton vs. State of Florida - Initial Brief - filed 01/18/05
    SC04-2211 Burton vs. State of Florida - Amended Answer Brief - filed 06/02/05
    SC04-2211 Burton vs. State of Florida - Reply Brief - filed 06/20/05


    SC04-2212 Fisher vs. Miami-Dade County - Jurisdictional Initial Brief - filed 12/1/04


    SC04-2217 Jones v. State of Florida - Initial Brief - filed 12/30/05
    SC04-2217 Jones v. State of Florida - Amended Initial Brief - filed 12/30/05
    SC04-2217 Jones v. State of Florida - Answer Brief - filed 12/06/05
    SC04-2217 Jones v. State of Florida - Reply Brief - filed 02/27/06


    SC04-2219 Limbaugh vs. State of Florida - Initial Brief - filed 01/20/05
    SC04-2219 Limbaugh vs. State of Florida - Answer Brief - filed 02/14/05
    SC04-2219 Limbaugh vs. State of Florida - Amicus Brief (ACLU of Florida) - filed 01/20/05
    SC04-2219 Limbaugh vs. State of Florida - Amicus Brief (Association of American Physicians and Surgeons) - filed 01/28/05
    SC04-2219 Limbaugh vs. State of Florida - Amicus Brief (Attorney General) - filed 01/25/05
    SC04-2219 Limbaugh vs. State of Florida - Reply Brief - filed 04/01/05


    SC04-2222 Dollar Systems, Inc., etc. vs. O'Connor & Meyers, P.A. - Jurisdictional Initial Brief - filed 12/9/04
    SC04-2222 Dollar Systems, Inc., etc. vs. O'Connor & Meyers, P.A. - Jurisdictional Answer Brief - filed 12/23/04


    SC04-2223 Stringfield vs. State of Florida - Jurisdictional Initial Brief - filed 11/29/04


    SC04-2231 Jones v. State of Florida - Initial Brief - filed 11/03/05
    SC04-2231 Jones v. State of Florida - Answer Brief - filed 03/29/06
    SC04-2231 Jones v. State of Florida - Reply Brief - filed 04/24/06


    SC04-2236 J.R.D. Management Corp vs. Dulin - Jurisdictional Initial Brief - filed 11/29/04
    SC04-2236 J.R.D. Management Corp vs. Dulin - Jurisdictional Answer Brief - filed 12/16/04


    SC04-2240 Knight vs. State of Florida - Jurisdictional Answer Brief - filed 12/3/04


    SC04-2342 Alpert vs. Alpert - Jurisdictional Answer Brief - filed 02/21/05


    SC04-2243 Taylor vs. State of Florida - Initial Brief - filed 05/02/05
    SC04-2243 Taylor vs. State of Florida - Answer Brief - filed 08/03/05
    SC04-2243 Taylor vs. State of Florida - Reply Brief - filed 12/05/05


    SC04-2244 Pardo v. James V. Crosby, Jr., etc. - Petition - filed 11/22/04
    SC04-2244 Pardo v. James V. Crosby, Jr., etc. - Response - filed 02/22/05


    SC04-2247 R & B Holding Company, Inc. vs. Christopher Advertising Group, Inc. - Jurisdictional Initial Brief - filed 11/3/04
    SC04-2247 R & B Holding Company, Inc., etc. vs. Christopher Advertising Group, Inc. - Jurisdictional Answer Brief - filed 12/27/04


    SC04-2248 Demeniuk vs. State of Florida - Jurisdictional Initial Brief - filed 12/9/04
    SC04-2248 Demeniuk vs. State of Florida - Jurisdictional Answer Brief - filed 12/28/04


    SC04-2249 Leerdam vs. State of Florida - Jurisdictional Initial Brief - filed 11/30/04
    SC04-2249 Leerdam vs. State of Florida - Jurisdictional Answer Brief - filed 12/20/04


    SC04-2253 Ax the Tax, Inc. vs. The City of Maitland, et al. - Initial Brief - filed 12/8/04
    SC04-2253 Ax the Tax, Inc. vs. The City of Maitland, et al. - Answer Brief - filed 12/30/04
    SC04-2253 Ax the Tax, Inc. vs. The City of Maitland, et al. - Reply Brief - filed 01/26/05


    SC04-2265 Florida Department of State, Division of Elections vs. Martin, et al. - Initial Brief - filed 02/11/05


    SC04-2270 May vs. Bathet, et al. - Jurisdictional Initial Brief - filed 01/10/05
    SC04-2270 May vs. Bathet, et al. - Jurisdicational Answer Brief (International Game Technology, Inc.) - filed 08/09/05
    SC04-2270 May vs. Bathet, et al. - Jurisdictional Answer Brief (Mandalay Resorts Group) - filed 08/10/05


    SC04-2274 Delgado vs. State of Florida - Initial Brief - filed 09/12/05
    SC04-2274 Delgado vs. State of Florida - Answer Brief - filed 12/22/05
    SC04-2274 Delgado vs. State of Florida - Reply Brief - filed 03/27/06


    SC04-2275 Winter Springs Professional Firefighters, etc. vs. City of Winter Springs - Jurisdictional Initial Brief - filed 12/13/04
    SC04-2275 Winter Springs Professional Firefighters, etc. vs. City of Winter Springs - Jurisdictional Initial Brief (FL Public Employees Relations Committee) - filed 12/23/04
    SC04-2275 Winter Springs Professional Firefighters, etc. vs. City of Winter Springs - Jurisdictional Answer Brief - filed 01/04/05


    SC04-2284 Lee, etc. vs. Simon, D.O., et al. - Jurisdictional Initial Brief - filed 01/06/05
    SC04-2284 Lee, etc. vs. Simon, D.O., et al. - Jurisdictional Answer Brief - filed 02/02/05


    SC04-2286 Davis, Jr. vs. State of Florida - Jurisdictional Initial Brief - filed 12/8/04
    SC04-2286 Davis, Jr. vs. State of Florida - Jurisdictional Answer Brief - filed 01/03/05


    SC04-2290 Household Finance Services, Inc. vs. Bank of America - Jurisdictional Initial Brief - filed 12/13/04
    SC04-2290 Household Finance Services, Inc. vs. Bank of America - Jurisdictional Answer Brief - filed 01/03/05


    SC04-2294 State of Florida vs. Davis, Jr. - Jurisdictional Initial Brief - filed 12/13/04


    SC04-2306 Bush vs. State of Florida, et al. - Initial Brief - filed 07/26/05
    SC04-2306 Bush vs. State of Florida, et al. - Answer Brief - filed 10/27/05
    SC04-2306 Bush vs. State of Florida, et al. - Reply Brief - filed 11/21/05


    SC04-2309 Rayl vs. State of Florida - Jurisdictional Initial Brief - filed 12/7/04
    SC04-2309 Rayl vs. State of Florida - Jurisdictional Answer Brief - filed 12/20/04


    SC04-2313 State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company vs. Roach, et al. - Initial Brief - filed 01/20/05
    SC04-2313 State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company vs. Roach, et al. - Amicus Brief (Allstate Insurance) - filed 01/24/05
    SC04-2313 State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company vs. Roach, et al. - Answer Brief - filed 03/02/05
    SC04-2313 State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company vs. Roach, et al. - Reply Brief - filed 03/31/05


    SC04-2314 Sharrard vs. Ligon, et al. - Jurisdictional Initial Brief - filed 12/17/04
    SC04-2314 Sharrard vs. Ligon, et al. - Jurisdictional Answer Brief - filed 01/18/05


    SC04-2318 Schulty vs. Schickedany - Jurisdictional Initial Brief - field 12/14/04
    SC04-2318 Schulty vs. Schickedany - Jurisdictional Answer Brief - filed 01/03/05


    SC04-2322 Lawson vs. State of Florida - Jurisdictional Answer Brief - filed 01/03/05


    SC04-2323 Bush, etc., et al. vs. Holmes, et al. - Initial Brief (Bush) - filed 01/18/05
    SC04-2323 Bush, etc., et al. vs. Holmes, et al. - Amicus Brief (USA) - filed 01/24/05
    SC04-2323 Bush, etc., et al. vs. Holmes, et al. - Amicus Brief (Pacific Legal Foundation) - filed 01/24/05
    SC04-2323 Bush, etc., et al. vs. Holmes, et al. - Amicus Brief (Florida Catholic Conference) - filed 01/24/05
    SC04-2323 Bush, etc., et al. vs. Holmes, et al. - Amicus Brief (City of Jacksonville) - filed 01/25/05
    SC04-2323 Bush, etc., et al. vs. Holmes, et al. - Amicus Brief (The Becket Fund) - filed 01/25/05
    SC04-2323 Bush, etc., et al. vs. Holmes, et al. - Amicus Brief (Black Alliance for Educational Options) - filed 01/25/05
    SC04-2323 Bush, etc., et al. vs. Holmes, et al. - Amicus Brief (Lyonsdown School, Inc., etc., et al.) - filed 01/25/05
    SC04-2323 Bush, etc., et al. vs. Holmes, et al. - Answer Brief - filed 02/28/05
    SC04-2323 Bush, etc., et al. vs. Homes, et al. - Amicus Brief (Professor Steven Gey) - filed 03/07/05
    SC04-2323 Bush, etc., et al. vs. Homes, et al. - Amicus Brief (National PTA, et al.) - filed 03/07/05
    SC04-2323 Bush, etc., et al. vs. Homes, et al. - Amicus Brief (Baptist Joint Committee) - filed 03/07/05
    SC04-2323 Bush, etc., et al. vs. Homes, et al. - Reply Brief - filed 03/21/05


    SC04-2324 Crist, Jr., etc. vs. Holmes, et al. - Initial Brief (Crist) - filed 01/18/05
    SC04-2324 Crist, Jr., etc. vs. Holmes, et al. - Amicus Brief (USA) - filed 01/24/05
    SC04-2324 Crist, Jr., etc. vs. Holmes, et al. - Amicus Brief (Florida Catholic Conference) - filed 01/24/05
    SC04-2324 Crist, Jr., etc. vs. Holmes, et al. - Amicus Brief (City of Jacksonville) - filed 01/25/05
    SC04-2324 Crist, Jr., etc. vs. Holmes, et al. - Amicus Brief (The Becket Fund) - filed 01/25/05
    SC04-2324 Crist, Jr., etc. vs. Holmes, et al. - Amicus Brief (Black Alliance for Educational Options) - filed 01/25/05
    SC04-2324 Crist, Jr., etc. vs. Holmes, et al. - Amicus Brief (Lyonsdown School, Inc., etc., et al.) - filed 01/25/05
    SC04-2324 Crist, Jr., etc. vs. Holmes, et al. - Answer Brief - filed 02/28/05
    SC04-2324 Crist, Jr., etc. vs. Holmes, et al. - Amicus Brief (Professor Steven Gey) - filed 03/07/05
    SC04-2324 Crist, Jr., etc. vs. Holmes, et al. - Amicus Brief (National PTA, et al.) - filed 03/07/05
    SC04-2324 Crist, Jr., etc. vs. Holmes, et al. - Amicus Brief (Baptist Joint Committee) - filed 03/07/05
    SC04-2324 Crist, Jr., etc. vs. Holmes, et al. - Reply Brief - filed 03/21/05


    SC04-2325 McShane, etc., et al. vs. Holmes, et al. - Initial Brief - filed 01/18/05
    SC04-2325 McShane, etc., et al. vs. Holmes, et al. - Amicus Brief (USA) - filed 01/24/05
    SC04-2325 McShane, etc., et al. vs. Holmes, et al. - Amicus Brief (Florida Catholic Conference) - filed 01/24/05
    SC04-2325 McShane, etc., et al. vs. Holmes, et al. - Amicus Brief (City of Jacksonville) - filed 01/25/05
    SC04-2325 McShane, etc., et al. vs. Holmes, et al. - Amicus Brief (The Becket Fund) - filed 01/25/05
    SC04-2325 McShane, etc., et al. vs. Holmes, et al. - Amicus Brief (Black Alliance for Educational Options) - filed 01/25/05
    SC04-2325 McShane, etc., et al. vs. Holmes, et al. - Amicus Brief (Lyonsdown School, Inc., etc., et al.) - filed 01/25/05
    SC04-2325 McShane, etc., et al. vs. Holmes, et al. - Answer Brief - filed 02/28/05
    SC04-2325 McShane, etc., et al. vs. Holmes, et al. - Amicus Brief (Professor Steven Gey) - filed 03/07/05
    SC04-2325 McShane, etc., et al. vs. Holmes, et al. - Amicus Brief (National PTA, et al.) - filed 03/07/05
    SC04-2325 McShane, etc., et al. vs. Holmes, et al. - Amicus Brief (Baptist Joint Committee) - filed 03/07/05
    SC04-2325 McShane, etc., et al. vs. Holmes, et al. - Reply Brief - filed 03/21/05


    SC04-2329 Allied Universal Corporation, et al. vs. Baez, et al. - Initial Brief - filed 03/21/05
    SC04-2329 Allied Universal Corporation, et al. vs. Baez, et al. - Answer Brief (Odyssey Manufacturing Company) - filed 05/05/05
    SC04-2329 Allied Universal Corporation, et al. vs. Baez, et al. - Answer Brief (Tampa Electric Company) - filed 05/06/05
    SC04-2329 Allied Universal Corporation, et al. vs. Baez, et al. - Answer Brief (Florida Public Service Commission) - filed 05/06/05
    SC04-2329 Allied Universal Corporation, et al. vs. Baez, et al. - Reply Brief - filed 06/21/05


    SC04-2341 Hickmon vs. State of Florida - Jurisdictional Answer Brief - filed 03/07/05


    SC04-2342 Alpert vs. Alpert - Jurisdictional Initial Brief - filed 01/05/05


    SC04-2348 Baldwin, III vs. Racing Properties, LP - Jurisdictional Initial Brief - filed 01/04/05
    SC04-2348 Baldwin, III vs. Racing Properties, LP - Jurisdictional Answer Brief - filed 01/25/05


    SC04-2349 Aravena, etc. vs. Miami-Dade County - Jurisdictional Initial Brief - filed 12/22/04
    SC04-2349 Aravena, etc. vs. Miami-Dade County - Jurisdictional Answer Brief - filed 01/07/05
    SC04-2349 Aravena, etc. vs. Miami-Dade County - Initial Brief - filed 04/05/05
    SC04-2349 Aravena, etc. vs. Miami-Dade County - Answer Brief - filed 04/29/05
    SC04-2349 Aravena, etc. vs. Miami-Dade County - Amicus Brief (The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida) - filed 05/12/05
    SC04-2349 Aravena, etc. vs. Miami-Dade County - Amicus Brief (FDLA) - filed 05/13/05
    SC04-2349 Aravena, etc. vs. Miami-Dade County - Reply Brief - filed 05/24/05


    SC04-2365 The Florida Bar v. Martinez-Genova - Initial Brief - filed 01/04/06
    SC04-2365 The Florida Bar v. Martinez-Genova - Answer Brief - filed 02/21/06
    SC04-2365 The Florida Bar v. Martinez-Genova - Reply Brief - filed 03/02/06


    SC04-2367 The Florida Bar v. Pena - Initial Brief - filed 04/13/06
    SC04-2367 The Florida Bar v. Pena - Answer Brief - filed 05/08/06
    SC04-2367 The Florida Bar v. Pena - Reply Brief - filed 05/23/06


    SC04-2370 Eris, et al. vs. Atkins, et al. - Jurisdictional Initial Brief - filed 12/27/04
    SC04-2370 Eris, et al. vs. Atkins, et al. - Jurisdictional Answer Brief - filed 01/13/05


    SC04-2371 The Florida Bar v. Spittler, Jr. - Referee's Report
    - filed 02/18/08


    SC04-2373 Maddox vs. State of Florida - Jurisdictional Initial Brief - filed 12/22/04
    SC04-2373 Maddox vs. State of Florida - Jurisdictional Answer Brief - filed 01/05/05


    SC04-2374 Florida Department of Transportation vs. Southtrust Bank - Jurisdictional Initial Brief - filed 12/27/04
    SC04-2374 Florida Department of Transportation vs. Southtrust Bank, etc. - Jurisdictional Answer Brief - filed 01/13/05


    SC04-2375 Simmons vs. State of Florida - Jurisdictional Initial Brief - filed 12/28/04
    SC04-2375 Simmons vs. State of Florida - Jurisdictional Answer Brief - filed 01/13/05
    SC04-2375 Simmons vs. State of Florida - Initial Brief - filed 05/17/05
    SC04-2375 Simmons vs. State of Florida - Amended Answer Brief - filed 06/22/05
    SC04-2375 Simmons vs. State of Florida - Reply Brief - filed 07/20/05


    SC04-2378 Devlin vs. State of Florida - Jurisdictional Answer Brief - filed 01/31/05


    SC04-2379 Darling (a/k/a Smith) vs. State of Florida - Initial Brief - filed 11/02/05
    SC04-2379 Darling (a/k/a Smith) vs. State of Florida - Answer Brief - filed 01/11/06
    SC04-2379 Darling (a/k/a Smith) vs. State of Florida - Reply Brief - filed 03/15/06


    SC04-2380 Franqui v. State of Florida - Initial Brief - filed 01/05/06
    SC04-2380 Franqui v. State of Florida - Answer Brief - filed 03/30/06
    SC04-2380 Franqui v. State of Florida - Reply Brief - filed 08/07/06


    SC04-2381 Walker v. State of Florida - Initial Brief - filed 03/17/06
    SC04-2381 Walker v. State of Florida - Answer Brief - filed 04/03/06
    SC04-2381 Walker v. State of Florida - Reply Brief - filed 05/04/06


    SC04-2388 Sullens vs. State of Florida - Initial Brief - filed 10/20/05
    SC04-2388 Sullens vs. State of Florida - Answer Brief - filed 11/15/05
    SC04-2388 Sullens vs. State of Florida - Reply Brief - filed 12/08/05


    SC04-2389 Reyes vs. State of Florida - Jurisdictional Initial Brief - filed 01/06/05
    SC04-2389 Reyes vs. State of Florida - Jurisdictional Answer Brief - filed 03/14/05


    SC04-2392 Hoyt vs. State of Florida - Jurisdictional Initial Brief - filed 12/20/04
    SC04-2392 Hoyt vs. State of Florida - Jurisdictional Answer Brief - filed 01/07/05


    SC04-2396 Gill vs. State of Florida - Jurisdictional Initial Brief - filed 12/28/04
    SC04-2396 Gill vs. State of Florida - Jurisdictional Answer Brief - filed 01/18/05