Tag Archives: Rick Scott

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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Physically ill FL inmate gassed to death. Four DoC inspectors blow whistle.

Inmate’s gassing death detailed in Florida DOC whistle-blower complaint – Miami-Dade – MiamiHerald.com Four investigators with the Department of Corrections have accused the state of Florida of running a prison system rife with corruption, brutality and officially sanctioned gang violence … 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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