Tag Archives: William Dillon

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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Evidence from @1995 untestable for DNA? Bloody unlikely.

AG, Lawyers for Hank Skinner Argue Over DNA in Death Penalty Case | The Texas Tribune At the hearing in February, the state’s expert, Brent Hester, a forensic scientist from the Texas Department of Public Safety’s Lubbock laboratory, said that … Continue reading

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Brevard County Sheriff’s Office hires fired Brevard corrections officer, and then …

Son of murdered Deputy Barbara Pill accused of sex with minor | Brevard County News – WESH Home Ryan Pill was fired last October from his job as a corrections officer at the Brevard County Jail because of the alleged … Continue reading

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Florida Today joins in the applause for judicial misconduct

Judge, lawyer tussle in Brevard courtroom Typically, I insert a quote from the linked article in this space, but it’s hard to select even one sentence from such a propagandized piece. Florida Today‘s reporting is so consistently abysmal that Brevard … Continue reading

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John Roberts plays Pontius Pilate re FL death row innocent Tommy Zeigler

                  Petition for a Writ of Certiorari denied for Zeigler Petition for a Writ of Certiorari denied for Zeigler on May 19, 2014. The only notation is that “Chief Justice [Roberts] took … Continue reading

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Roanoke Times: not a newspaper.

Flashback: Tracking NRV history – Roanoke Times: The Burgs 1989 (25 years ago) -“Stephen Epperly says he was framed for the 1980 murder of a Radford University student whose body was never found and wants a chance to testify in … Continue reading

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