Tag Archives: Florida Bar Association

FL Bar Association ignores prosecutorial misconduct to zoom in on sports. Yes, sports.

NCAA contacted over Florida Bar Association probe of Shapiro lawyer – CBSSports.com The NCAA has been contacted as part of a Florida Bar grievance committee investigation of South Florida attorney Maria Elena Perez, a source told CBSSports.com. via NCAA contacted … Continue reading

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Herman Wallace … dying free.

Angola 3 News: Herman Wallace’s Conviction Overturned and Immediate Release Ordered! … the Judge clearly orders that “the State immediately release Mr. Wallace from custody.”  No application for bail is required, and the State is given 30 days to notify … Continue reading

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Relief available for victims of Judge John Dean Moxley …

This laptop doesn’t work well. Word searches generate patience-testing false positives, and the “select all” text feature won’t transfer text to a blog post without generating glitches. Flaws and all, the laptop located a document – below – that a whole … Continue reading

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Florida executive, legislative and judicial branches unchecked, unbalanced

Pending Case: John Ferguson | National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty After suffering a traumatic brain injury at age 21, Mr. Ferguson spent a decade in and out of mental hospitals. Though the State’s own psychiatrists recommended that Mr. … Continue reading

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Park Avenue Pope: MIA in battle to decimate Timely Justice Act

John Houston Pope :: Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. Mr. Pope’s commitment to the provision of pro bono services includes his long-time representation of death-row inmate Tommy Zeigler, on whose behalf he has advocated since 1991. Mr. Pope appeared in … Continue reading

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Getting Shorty | Innocence Project’s press release – whose side are they on?

New DNA Testing Reveals Innocence of Man on Florida’s Death Row and Points to Victim’s Daughter as Likely Perpetrator [Print Version] Lawyers to Conduct Hearing With Compelling New Evidence for Overturning the Conviction of Clement Aguirre Contact: Paul Cates, 212-364-5346, pcates@innocenceproject.orgAlana Massie, … Continue reading

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They got Shorty. But you gotta wonder why.

DNA evidence may clear Honduran man sentenced to death in Florida | Reuters Blood stain expert Barie Goetz testified Tuesday that the killer would have been splattered with blood spurting from 131 stab wounds from a 10-inch knife at close … Continue reading

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With their courts’ permission, are states using compensation contracts to gag the exonerated?

If exonerees are being contractually prohibited from speaking freely, it has to end … immediately.   From: Susan Chandler Date: June 1, 2013 10:05:25 AM EDT To: “NEGRON.JOE.WEB” <negron.joe.web@flsenate.gov> Cc: Governor Rick Scott <Rick.Scott@eog.myflorida.com>, clemencyweb@fpc.state.fl.us, ASKDOJ <ASKDOJ@usdoj.gov>, president@flabar.org, ethicsearch@americanbar.org, irsob@do.treas.gov, *TIGTA Investigations Complaints Unit … Continue reading

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Mainstream media mangles meaning of Timely Justice Act

Sides debate whether Florida Gov. Rick Scott should sign ‘Timely Justice Act’ affecting death penalty process | Gainesville.com Rod Smith, a Gainesville attorney, former member of the Florida Senate and former state attorney for the Eighth Judicial Circuit, said that … Continue reading

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Timely Justice Act sponsor is “my” senator – cruel and unusual (mis)representation

Joe Negron didn’t get my vote. He never will.   Every incarcerated innocent in Florida has to fight the abused, collective power of over 90,000 Florida Bar Association members … and they seldom win. The very last thing our unjust … Continue reading

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