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FLORIDA SUPREME COURT 2016 OPINIONS

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Analysis of Supreme Court Caseload 2016
01/01/2016 - 12/31/2016
Cases Decided by Opinion 187
Cases Decided by Order 2,237
Total Case Dispositions 2,424

Like all courts, the Florida Supreme Court decides cases in two ways -- by order or by opinion. Orders and opinions are both written documents. The vast majority of cases are decided by orders, as Statistics from prior years show. Below you will find cases decided by opinion, that is, in elaborate written decisions issued by the Court that get the most public attention, even though they are only a fraction of the total cases decided each year.

The Clerk's Office releases opinions at 11 a.m. each Thursday. Court staff posts them to this website as soon as possible thereafter. There will be times when opinions may be released outside of this schedule, such as in emergencies. Scheduled and unscheduled opinion releases are announced via Twitter @flcourts.

Opinions are indexed by the year they were released. They are available here from September 24, 1999, to the present. The Florida Supreme Court also has information regarding archived opinions.

Note: Unless opinions say otherwise, they are not final until any timely filed motions for rehearing are considered and disposed of by the Court.  These opinions are also subject to formal revision before publication in the Southern Reporter, 3rd Series.

 

December 29, 2016  No opinions released

December 22, 2016

December 15, 2016

December 8, 2016

December 1, 2016

November 23, 2016

November 17, 2016

November 10, 2016

November 3, 2016

October 27, 2016

October 20, 2016

October 14, 2016

October 13, 2016  No opinions released

October 6, 2016 

September 29, 2016 

September 22, 2016 

September 15, 2016 

September 8, 2016 

September 1, 2016 

August 25, 2016 

July 7, 2016 

June 30, 2016 

June 23, 2016 

June 16, 2016 

June 9, 2016 

June 2, 2016 

May 26, 2016 

May 19, 2016 

May 12, 2016 

May 5, 2016 

April 28, 2016 

April 21, 2016 

April 14, 2016 

April 7, 2016 

March 31, 2016 

March 24, 2016 

March 17, 2016 

March 10, 2016 

March 3, 2016 

February 25, 2016 

February 18, 2016 

February 11, 2016 

February 4, 2016 

January 28, 2016 

January 21, 2016 

January 14, 2016 

 

 

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