Category Archives: Discretionary jurisdiction

Standards of Review in Appellate Courts (continued – Section E)

E. STANDARD OF REVIEW FOR PETITION FOR CERTIORARI 1. When the discretionary jurisdiction of the appellate court is invoked, the standard of review is whether the lower court departed from the essential requirements of law. Vermette v. Ludwig, 707 So.2d 742 (Fla. 2d DCA 1997). 2. This standard of review is considered a higher standard … Read More

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