Tag Archives: William “Tommy” Zeigler

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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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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Towards saving Tommy: Shining Sunlight on FL Supreme Court death row defense rule revisions

Justices revamp rules for death penalty appeals Florida Supreme Court on Thursday approved a series of changes aimed at improving the death-penalty appeals process, including revising requirements for attorneys handling cases. Justices last year formed a subcommittee to look at … 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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.@FLGovScott (and stenographers) are fixing to murder innocent Tommy Zeigler.

Gov. Scott stands strong on death penalty | HeraldTribune.com “Death sentences are what results in executions,” Dieter said. via Gov. Scott stands strong on death penalty | HeraldTribune.com.   ———————————————————   Rarely do “reporters” make their said/she said stenography so … Continue reading

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49-year-old inmate dies awaiting retrial on AL death row

Death row inmate convicted of beating, stabbing Birmingham real estate agent dies in Alabama prison In February 2013, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit ordered a new trial for [Ricky] Adkins after finding that prosecutors discriminated against … 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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