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A tale of two suicides: Robin Williams; Richard Mair

Behind bars, a brutal and unexplained death – Miami-Dade – MiamiHerald.com The inmate/orderly, a convicted burglar named Harold Hempstead serving a decades-long sentence, filed repeated formal complaints, beginning in January 2013, with the DOC inspector general, alleging that prison guards … 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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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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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: 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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