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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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Towards saving Tommy: Please ask Investigation Discovery to help! #FreeTommyZ @IDdiscoveryCa

  I am deeply grateful for the unprecedented number of “views” of my blog in the hours since Investigation Discovery premiered “A Question of Innocence” about William “Tommy” Zeigler’s conviction.  Please consider posting a Tweet requesting that Investigation Discovery post the … 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: July 11th broadcast of “A Question of Innocence”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 9, 2014 CONTACT: Reenie Kuhlman, 240-463-5068                                Reenie_Kuhlman@discovery.com INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY EXPLORES THE STATE OF THE DEATH PENALTY IN THE U.S. IN NEW DOCUMENTARY “A QUESTION OF INNOCENCE” – Exclusive ID FILM … 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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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 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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