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@Florida_Today and the tale of two suicides: Robin Williams, Richard Mair

Williams death encourages talk about depression Studies show that depression and other similar mental conditions such as the onset of anxiety affect one out of five Americans at any time, according to the CDC. The triggers can be anything: a … Continue reading

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Pants on fire Pam Bondi: FL’s arguably worst AG ever keeping frame-ups intact

SemDem: Just How AWFUL is Our Attorney General in Rick Scotts Florida? Bondi is dishonest. She is also, frankly, stupid. She is rightfully considered the worst AG in the country today by many members of the American and Florida bar. … Continue reading

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.@FLGovScott, @TheJusticeDept: Investigate Paul Hildwin’s “release” from death row

                BREAKING: Florida Death Row Inmate Paul Hildwin Freed From Death Row As of this writing he has been transferred to the Hernando County, Florida Detention Center where his hold is listed as … Continue reading

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Conviction Corruption Alert! Judicial buzzwords “will allow limited DNA testing” in play in TX.

Texas judge sets execution date for Rodney Reed – Houston Chronicle A Texas judge has set an execution date for a death row inmate convicted of raping and murdering a 19-year-old woman … Reeds family claims prosecutors withheld evidence during … Continue reading

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Towards saving Tommy: from the horse’s mouth; Orlando Sentinel’s coverage was “dastardly.”

May 4, 2003 Re. Tommy Zeigler To Whom It May Concern: To Tommy Zeigler and to the state of Florida, I can only apologize unofficially for the dastardly role The Orlando Sentinel played in the pathetically wrongful conviction of Mr. … Continue reading

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FL corrections officers abuse to amuse: disabled 89-year-old inmate suffering

                  Ninety Years Old, Deaf, and in the Hole in a Florida Prison – Solitary Watch Columbia-Corrections-600Elliott “Bud” Yorke, who is incarcerated at Florida’s Columbia Correctional Institution Annex at Lake City, was … Continue reading

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Physically ill FL inmate gassed to death. Four DoC inspectors blow whistle.

Inmate’s gassing death detailed in Florida DOC whistle-blower complaint – Miami-Dade – MiamiHerald.com Four investigators with the Department of Corrections have accused the state of Florida of running a prison system rife with corruption, brutality and officially sanctioned gang violence … Continue reading

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Towards saving Tommy: More questions? Call Ray.

  Editorial: Deadly distinction | Gainesville.com One way to lessen the chances of wrongful convictions is changing the state’s sentencing system. Florida is one of two states where just a majority jury vote can recommend death. A 2006 report from … Continue reading

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Towards saving Tommy: let’s talk about the “culture of corruption.”

Grand jury indicts Batterson, Dorworth on violating public records law – Orlando Sentinel In April, Batterson was indicted by the panel on three bribery-related charges for allegedly offering a $5 million-a-year expressway-authority contract to a consultant in exchange for hiring … Continue reading

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Towards saving Tommy: Let’s talk about impeachment.

Nathan Newman: Let’s Talk About Impeaching Supreme Court Justices Talking about impeachment is a way to pull together critiques of a Court that increasingly just protects moneyed interests in cases ranging from Citizens United to a myriad of other less-known … Continue reading

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