JEFFERY ALLEN COLE, Petitioner(s) v. STATE OF FLORIDA, Respondent(s).

Case No. SC07-711.Supreme Court of Florida.
June 14, 2007.

Because a writ of mandamus cannot be issued to direct the manner in which a court shall act in the lawful exercise of its jurisdiction, the petition for writ of mandamus is denied. State ex rel. North St. LucieRiver Drainage Dist. v. Kanner, 11 So. 2d 889, 890 (Fla. 1943); see alsoMigliore v. City of Lauderhill, 415 So. 2d 62, 63 (Fla. 4th DCA 1982) (stating that mandamus “is not an appropriate vehicle for review of a merely erroneous decision nor is it proper to mandate the doing (or undoing) of a discretionary act”), approved, 431 So. 2d 986 (Fla. 1983).

WELLS, ANSTEAD, PARIENTE, QUINCE, and CANTERO, JJ., concur.

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