Tag Archives: Gary Bennett

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: Questions? Go ask Alice, I think she’ll know.

Zeigler’s case on ID TV July 11 “On July 16, 1976, William Thomas Zeigler is sentenced to death for four heinous murders he claims he didn’t commit. In 2012, over 36 years later, his is still on Florida State Prison’s … Continue reading

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.@FLGovScott (and stenographers) are fixing to murder innocent Tommy Zeigler.

Gov. Scott stands strong on death penalty | HeraldTribune.com “Death sentences are what results in executions,” Dieter said. via Gov. Scott stands strong on death penalty | HeraldTribune.com.   ———————————————————   Rarely do “reporters” make their said/she said stenography so … Continue reading

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Florida Today is in spin cycle FOR violent judge.

Viera judge Murphy offers public apology “There may not be words strong enough to express the regret I have over my actions of June 2 — not because of the consequences to me but because it was wrong and may … Continue reading

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ABA Journal lied about Marcus Wellons’ execution. It was botched.

  Prison official faints during execution; sentence was upheld despite jurors’ gag gifts, drug secrecy The execution of a Georgia inmate went off without a hitch on Tuesday, although a prison official fainted during the procedure. via Prison official faints … Continue reading

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Towards saving Tommy: dissecting a related press release

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Teri Stoddard Telephone: 301-801-0608 Email: tstoddard@prosecutorintegrity.org   Evidence-Disclosure by Federal Prosecutors the Focus of Proposed Bill WASHINGTON / June 18, 2014 – The Center for Prosecutor Integrity is today releasing a proposed bill that would require federal … 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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Florida Bar opens investigation into courtroom fight

The Florida Bar is investigating the attorney involved in a conflict with a judge last week at the courthouse in Viera that ended in profanity and punches … A spokeswoman for the bar couldn’t say if the complaint was generated … Continue reading

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Discredited expert witnesses often don’t stay discredited.

Criticisms, Blunders Mar Medical Examiner’s Exit | Orlando Sentinel Gore’s hiring of his newest associate medical examiner, Dr. Marie Hansen, is another move that brought unwanted attention to the office. In 1998, Hansen botched an autopsy so badly in Pasco … Continue reading

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.@Florida_Today: quoting unrealiable sources – again.

BCSO report sheds light on courtroom scuffle The deputy reported seeing the two men grabbing each other’s suit jackets and pushing back and forth. via BCSO report sheds light on courtroom scuffle.   ———————————————- Current Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey … Continue reading

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