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Kris Maharaj needs David Cameron to object to Florida’s conviction corruption

Reprieve: +44 (0) 207 553 8140 For immediate release: Tue Feb 10, 2015 Jailed Florida Brit takes innocence fight to court of appeal     Briton Kris Maharaj yesterday filed notice to appeal the decision of a Florida judge who … 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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Park Avenue Pope: MIA in battle to decimate Timely Justice Act

John Houston Pope :: Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. Mr. Pope’s commitment to the provision of pro bono services includes his long-time representation of death-row inmate Tommy Zeigler, on whose behalf he has advocated since 1991. Mr. Pope appeared in … Continue reading

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Park Avenue Pope’s untold intentions for Tommy … and Gary, Albert and Trayvon

“An attorney that is not a social engineer is a social parasite.” I was reasonably close in paraphrasing while angrily writing to attorney John Houston Pope, but here’s the real deal, courtesy of Howard University …  As stated by Charles Hamilton Houston, … Continue reading

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William “Tommy” Zeigler’s frame-up tightened despite Park Avenue defense

From: Susan Chandler Date: March 14, 2012 2:31:28 PM EDT To: jhpope@ebglaw.com Cc: Jennifer_Solomon@BillNelson.senate.gov, Darren_Achord@Rubio.senate.gov, Rick.Scott@eog.myflorida.com, FL_GOV Inspector General <cig@eog.myflorida.com>, president@flabar.org, ethicsearch@americanbar.org, acolarossi@tribune.com, smaxwell@tribune.com, mreed@floridatoday.com, lapeter@sptimes.com, *TIGTA Investigations Complaints Unit <Complaints@tigta.treas.gov>, “Alan J. Friedman” <AFRIEDMAN@ftc.gov>, Tampa Division <Tampa.Division@ic.fbi.gov>, miami@ic.fbi.gov, ASKDOJ <ASKDOJ@usdoj.gov> Subject: Your continued representation … Continue reading

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Tommy’s case grows curiouser and curiouser …

With William “Tommy” Zeigler’s Orlando hearing now just hours away, there are likely many other sleepless advocates. If Tommy is awake, I hope he can sense that prayers are being said, and down-to-the-wire verbal shots being fired in the war … Continue reading

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