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Click to open document 08/30/2019 Certified Great Public Importance NOTICE-DISCRETIONARY JURIS (CERT GPI) PT State Of Florida STATE1 BY: PT John Maciver 97334
08/30/2019 Certified Great Public Importance No Fee - State
Click to open document 08/30/2019 Certified Great Public Importance ACKNOWLEDGMENT LETTER-NEW CASE Supreme Court Of Florida FSC BY: Supreme Court Of Florida FSC
Click to open document 09/04/2019 Certified Great Public Importance NOTICE-APPEARANCE RS Florigrown, Llc BY: RS Katherine E. Giddings 949396
Click to open document 09/10/2019 Certified Great Public Importance NOTICE-AMICUS CURIAE INTENT TO APPEAR MP The Florida House Of Representatives BY: MPI Adam S. Tanenbaum 117498
Click to open document 10/16/2019 Certified Great Public Importance ORDER-JURIS ACCEPT/BRIEF SCHED (OA LATER DATE) The Court accepts jurisdiction of this case. Petitioner's initial brief on the merits must be served on or before November 5, 2019; respondent's answer brief on the merits must be served thirty days after service of petitioner's initial brief on the merits; and petitioner's reply brief on the merits must be served thirty days after service of respondent's answer brief on the merits. The Clerk of the First District Court of Appeal must file the record which must be properly indexed and paginated on or before December 16, 2019. The Clerk may provide the record in the format as currently maintained at the district court, either paper or electronic. As jurisdiction has been accepted in the above cause, any movant who wishes to follow through on a previously-filed Notice of Intent to Appear as Amicus or Amici Curiae must now proceed in compliance with Florida Rule of Appellate Procedure 9.370. Oral argument will be set by separate order. Counsel for the parties will be notified of the oral argument date approximately sixty days prior to oral argument.
Click to open document 10/18/2019 Certified Great Public Importance MOTION-EXT OF TIME (INITIAL BRIEF-MERITS) PT Florida Department Of Health DOH BY: PT Amber Stone Nunnally 109281 UNOPPOSED MOTION FOR EXTENSION OF TIME TO SERVE INITIAL BRIEF
Click to open document 10/18/2019 Certified Great Public Importance ORDER-EXT OF TIME GR (INITIAL BRIEF-MERITS) Petitioners' motion for extension of time is granted and petitioners are allowed to and including December 5, 2019, in which to serve the initial brief on the merits. Multiple extensions of time for the same filing are discouraged. Absent extenuating circumstances, subsequent requests may be denied. All other times will be extended accordingly.
Click to open document 11/15/2019 Certified Great Public Importance NOTICE-APPEARANCE MP The Florida House Of Representatives BY: MP Mohammad O. Jazil 72556
Click to open document 12/05/2019 Certified Great Public Importance INITIAL BRIEF-MERITS PT Florida Department Of Health DOH BY: PT Amber Stone Nunnally 109281 PETITIONERS' INITIAL BRIEF
Click to open document 12/05/2019 Certified Great Public Importance APPENDIX-MERIT BRIEF PT Florida Department Of Health DOH BY: PT Amber Stone Nunnally 109281 APPENDIX TO PETITIONERS' INITIAL BRIEF
12/05/2019 Certified Great Public Importance RECORD Kristina Samuels D1 BY: Kristina Samuels D1 1 VOLUME CERTIFIED COPIES OF APPEAL PAPERS - Filed Electronically (Large File - Placed on T: Drive)
Click to open document 12/16/2019 Certified Great Public Importance MOTION-AMICUS CURIAE MP DFMMJ Investments, LLC BY: MP John M. Lockwood 28056
Click to open document 12/16/2019 Certified Great Public Importance AMICUS CURIAE INITIAL BRIEF-MERITS MP DFMMJ Investments, LLC BY: MP John M. Lockwood 28056
Click to open document 12/16/2019 Certified Great Public Importance MOTION-AMICUS CURIAE MP The Florida House Of Representatives BY: MP Mohammad O. Jazil 72556
Click to open document 12/16/2019 Certified Great Public Importance AMICUS CURIAE INITIAL BRIEF-MERITS MP The Florida House Of Representatives BY: MP Mohammad O. Jazil 72556
Click to open document 12/17/2019 Certified Great Public Importance ORDER-AMICUS CURIAE GR The motion for leave to file brief as amici curiae filed by DFMMJ Investments, LLC d/b/a Liberty Health Sciences, Acreage Florida, Inc., Perkins Nursery, Inc., San Felasco Nurseries, Inc. d/b/a Harvest, Mount Dora Farms, LLC, Better-Gro Companies, LLC d/b/a Columbia Care Florida, and Dewar Nurseries, Inc., is hereby granted and they are allowed to file brief only in support of petitioners. The brief by the above referenced amici curiae was filed with this Court on December 16, 2019.
Click to open document 12/17/2019 Certified Great Public Importance ORDER-AMICUS CURIAE GR The motion for leave to file brief as amicus curiae filed by the Florida House of Representatives is hereby granted and they are allowed to file brief only in support of petitioners. The brief by the above referenced amicus curiae was filed with this Court on December 16, 2019.
Click to open document 12/19/2019 Certified Great Public Importance MOTION-AMICUS CURIAE
Click to open document 12/19/2019 Certified Great Public Importance ORDER-AMICUS CURIAE GR The motion for leave to file brief as amicus curiae filed by Triangle Capital, Inc., is hereby granted and they are allowed to file brief only in support of respondents. The brief by the above referenced amicus curiae shall be served pursuant to Florida Rule of Appellate Procedure 9.370(c).
Click to open document 01/06/2020 Certified Great Public Importance ANSWER BRIEF-MERITS RS Florigrown, Llc BY: RS Katherine E. Giddings 949396
Click to open document 01/13/2020 Certified Great Public Importance NOTICE-APPEARANCE MP The Florida House Of Representatives BY: MP Edward M. Wenger 85568
Click to open document 01/14/2020 Certified Great Public Importance MOTION-COUNS WITHDRAWAL MP The Florida House Of Representatives BY: WD Michel R. Beato 1017715
Click to open document 01/15/2020 Certified Great Public Importance ORDER-COUNS WITHDRAWAL GR The Motion to Withdraw Michael R. Beato as Counsel is granted and Michael R. Beato is hereby allowed to withdraw as co-counsel for the Florida House of Representatives.
Click to open document 01/15/2020 Certified Great Public Importance AMICUS CURIAE ANSWER BRIEF-MERITS MR Triangle Capital, Inc. BY: MR Jeff Kottkamp 771295 Brief of Amicus Curiae Triangle Capital, Inc, in Support of Respondents
Click to open document 02/05/2020 Certified Great Public Importance REPLY BRIEF-MERITS PT Florida Department Of Health DOH BY: WD Joseph W. Jacquot 189715
Click to open document 02/06/2020 Certified Great Public Importance ORDER-OA SCHED (PREV ACCEPTED) The Court previously accepted jurisdiction. The Court will hear oral argument at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, April 22, 2020. A maximum of twenty minutes to the side is allowed for the argument, but counsel is expected to use only so much of that time as is necessary. NO CONTINUANCES WILL BE GRANTED EXCEPT UPON A SHOWING OF EXTREME HARDSHIP.
Click to open document 02/12/2020 Certified Great Public Importance NOTICE PT Florida Department Of Health DOH BY: PT Amber Stone Nunnally 109281 Notice of Division of Time at Oral Argument
Click to open document 02/18/2020 Certified Great Public Importance NOTICE-SUPPLEMENTAL AUTHORITY RS Florigrown, Llc BY: RS Katherine E. Giddings 949396
Click to open document 03/13/2020 Certified Great Public Importance ORDER-ORAL ARGUMENT RESCHEDULE At the direction of the Court, the above case which was scheduled for oral argument on April 22, 2020, has been rescheduled for oral argument at 9:00 a.m., Wednesday, May 6, 2020. A maximum of twenty minutes to the side is allowed for the argument, but counsel is expected to use only so much of that time as is necessary.
05/06/2020 Certified Great Public Importance ORAL ARGUMENT HELD
Click to open document 05/07/2020 Certified Great Public Importance ORDER-BRIEF SUPPLEMENTATION On the Court's own motion, the parties are hereby directed to provide supplemental briefing on the issue of whether Florigrown, LLC, and Voice of Freedom, Inc., d/b/a Florigrown (collectively, Florigrown) have a substantial likelihood of success on the merits of their challenge to section 381.986(8)(a)1, (a)2.a., and (a)3., Florida Statutes (2017), as a special law granting a privilege to a private corporation. The Florida Department of Health shall have twenty days from the date of this order to file its supplemental brief, and Florigrown shall file its response within ten days of the date the Department files its supplemental brief. Both parties shall limit their briefs to twenty pages.
Click to open document 05/27/2020 Certified Great Public Importance SUPP INITIAL BRIEF-MERITS PT Florida Department Of Health DOH BY: WD Joseph W. Jacquot 189715 Supplemental Brief of the Petitioners
Click to open document 06/05/2020 Certified Great Public Importance MOTION-AMICUS CURIAE MP Louis Del Favero Orchids, Inc. BY: MPI Seann M. Frazier 971200
Click to open document 06/05/2020 Certified Great Public Importance SUPP INITIAL BRIEF-MERITS MP Louis Del Favero Orchids, Inc. BY: MPI Seann M. Frazier 971200 Brief of Amicus Curiae Louis Del Favero Orchids, Inc. in Partial Support of Petitioners
Click to open document 06/05/2020 Certified Great Public Importance MOTION-EXT OF TIME (BRIEF-SUPP) RS Florigrown, Llc BY: RS Katherine E. Giddings 949396
Click to open document 06/05/2020 Certified Great Public Importance MOTION-TOLL TIME RS Florigrown, Llc BY: RS Katherine E. Giddings 949396
Click to open document 06/09/2020 Certified Great Public Importance ORDER-AMICUS CURIAE GR The motion for leave to file brief as amicus curiae filed by Louis Del Favero Orchids, Inc., is hereby granted and they are allowed to file brief only in support of petitioners. The brief by the above referenced amicus curiae was filed with this Court on June 5, 2020.
Click to open document 06/09/2020 Certified Great Public Importance ORDER-EXT OF TIME GR (SUPPLEMENTAL BRIEF) Respondents' motion for extension of time is granted and respondents are allowed to and including June 18, 2020, in which to serve the supplemental brief. Multiple extensions of time for the same filing are discouraged. Absent extenuating circumstances, subsequent requests may be denied.
Click to open document 06/11/2020 Certified Great Public Importance MOTION-AMICUS CURIAE MR Liner Source, Inc. BY: MR Karl E. Pearson
Click to open document 06/12/2020 Certified Great Public Importance ORDER-AMICUS CURIAE GR The motion for leave to file brief as amicus curiae filed by Liner Source, Inc., is hereby granted and they are allowed to file brief only in support of respondents. The brief by the above referenced amicus curiae shall be served pursuant to Florida Rule of Appellate Procedure 9.370(c).
Click to open document 06/17/2020 Certified Great Public Importance SUPP ANSWER BRIEF-MERITS RS Florigrown, Llc BY: RS Katherine E. Giddings 949396
Click to open document 06/26/2020 Certified Great Public Importance SUPP ANSWER BRIEF-MERITS MR Liner Source, Inc. BY: MR Karl E. Pearson Brief of Amicus Curiae Liner Source, Inc. in Support of Respondents
Click to open document 07/14/2020 Certified Great Public Importance ORDER-OA SCHED On the Court's own motion, the parties are hereby requested to appear for oral argument on the issue addressed in the supplemental briefing ordered on May 7, 2020: Whether Florigrown, LLC, and Voice of Freedom, Inc., d/b/a Florigrown (collectively, Florigrown) have a substantial likelihood of success on the merits of their challenge to section 381.986(8)(a)1, (a)2.a., and (a)3., Florida Statutes (2017), as a special law granting a privilege to a private corporation. The above case is hereby scheduled for oral argument at 9:00 a.m., Wednesday, October 7, 2020. A maximum of twenty minutes to the side is allowed for the argument, but counsel is expected to use only so much of that time as is necessary. NO CONTINUANCES WILL BE GRANTED EXCEPT UPON A SHOWING OF EXTREME HARDSHIP.
Click to open document 09/10/2020 Certified Great Public Importance MOTION-AMICUS CURIAE MR Triangle Capital, Inc. BY: MR Jeff Kottkamp 771295 Motion for Leave of Court to File Amicus Curiae Brief in Support of Respondents *Filed 73 days late*
Click to open document 09/10/2020 Certified Great Public Importance SUPP ANSWER BRIEF-MERITS MR Triangle Capital, Inc. BY: MR Jeff Kottkamp 771295 Brief of Amicus Curiae Triangle Capital, Inc, in Support of Respondents
Click to open document 09/14/2020 Certified Great Public Importance ORDER-AMICUS CURIAE GR The motion for leave to file supplemental brief as amicus curiae filed by Triangle Capital, Inc., is hereby granted and they are allowed to file brief only in support of respondents. The supplemental brief by the above referenced amicus curiae was filed with this Court on September 10, 2020.
10/07/2020 Certified Great Public Importance ORAL ARGUMENT HELD
Click to open document 10/13/2020 Certified Great Public Importance MOTION-COUNS WITHDRAWAL PT Florida Department Of Health DOH BY: WD Joseph W. Jacquot 189715
Click to open document 10/15/2020 Certified Great Public Importance ORDER-COUNS WITHDRAWAL GR The Motion for Leave to Withdraw as Counsel for the Florida Department of Health is granted and Joseph W. Jacquot is hereby allowed to withdraw as co-counsel for petitioner Florida Department of Health.