Tag Archives: William Dillon

Treasure Coasters – mark your calendars for 9/29 thusly: #ScaldedToDeath

TCPA Events   6:30 pm, Monday September 29, 2014, General Meeting:    MEETING TOPIC: Prison Conditions for the Mentally Ill: A presentation and book-signing by George Mallinchrodt, author of: Getting Away With Murder. Why are the ACLU, Amnesty Internationl, and other civil … Continue reading

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@Florida_Today and the tale of two suicides: Robin Williams, Richard Mair

Williams death encourages talk about depression Studies show that depression and other similar mental conditions such as the onset of anxiety affect one out of five Americans at any time, according to the CDC. The triggers can be anything: a … Continue reading

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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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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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