Tag Archives: Rick Scott

Mentally ill FL inmate scalded to death: psychotherapist George Mallinckrodt’s book available soon

——A word about the cover—— Darren Rainey was murdered. Darren Rainey’s spirit is not at rest. His presence on the cover is a grim reminder there is much to do in the area of prison reform and the treatment of … Continue reading

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Cloudy Germany trusts solar; sunny Florida “blind trusts” natural gas

Gov. Scott had stake in pipeline firm whose $3 billion venture he and his appointees backed – Florida – MiamiHerald.com “The Legislature makes it easy for officials to get away with conflicts of interest through loopholes in the ethics code,” … Continue reading

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FL mentally ill inmate scalded to death: Help crush the coverup!

Emails show cover-up of Miami-Dade prison inmate’s scalding death started early – Florida – MiamiHerald.com … on Monday, Gov. Rick Scott gave his first comment on the issue, saying that the Miami-Dade Police Department’s investigation into Rainey’s death had “taken … Continue reading

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@FLGovScott still FOR prison privatization, despite inmate and detainee abuses

Florida Gov. Rakes in Campaign Cash From CEO Who Makes Millions Locking Up Immigrants | Mother Jones In 2012, members of Congress demanded that ICE investigate the Broward facility after reports the center was holding people who should have been … 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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Answering former FL DoC Secretary McDonough’s question

More Correctional Officers Arrested in Rikers Island Investigation – The Prison Complex Jail beatings rarely result in prosecution, but there are exceptions. In June last year, the Bronx district attorney’s office charged 10 jail officers and supervisors, including a former … 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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FL inmate homicides/abuse: A tale of two videos; one credible, one not.

The first video makes nonsense of the second video, nonsense that WPBF/ABC certainly didn’t reveal in airing a portion of the second video yesterday … they didn’t even touch on any other death aside from Darren Rainey’s. The portion of … 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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