State Defends Use Of New Execution DrugAttorney General Pam Bondi's office Thursday asked the Florida Supreme Court to reject an appeal from Mark James Asay.
Florida Set To Resume Executions After 18-Month HiatusFlorida Gov. Rick Scott is set to resume executions after a hiatus of more than 18 months.
Death Penalty Dispute Goes Before State Supreme CourtAn attorney for a Florida prosecutor who was stripped of murder cases by Governor Rick Scott called that action unconstitutional Wednesday during a hearing before the state's Supreme Court.
Death Sentenced Tossed In South Florida Girl's MurderThe Florida Supreme Court has ordered a new sentencing hearing for a man convicted of murdering a five-year-old girl whose body was found in a South Florida canal.
Conservative Group Forms To Fight Florida's Death PenaltyCiting the morality of taking another life and the expense, a new conservative group has formed to try and end Florida's death penalty.
Florida Man Guilty Of Killing Wife, Neighbor, Local PastorA jury will decide whether a Florida man convicted of killing his wife, a neighbor and a local pastor will be executed or spend the rest of his life in prison.
Ayala Gets Prominent Backers In Death Penalty DisputeAn issue that has long been argued inside and outside of Florida courtrooms is again coming to a head.
Florida House Backs Governor In Battle With ProsecutorFlorida Gov. Rick Scott is getting the right kind of support as he tries to remedy a legal situation he feels needed help.
Judge Stops Arkansas Plan To Execute 8 Inmates In 11 DaysArkansas' already compromised plan to execute eight men by the end of the month appeared to unravel Friday as a judge blocked the use of a lethal injection drug and the state's highest court granted a stay to one of the first inmates scheduled to die.
Judge Backs Scott's Removal Of ProsecutorA circuit judge Tuesday signed off on the removal of Central Florida State Attorney Aramis Ayala in the high-profile case of an accused cop-killer.
Judge Sides With Florida Governor In Removal Of ProsecutorOnce again the death penalty has become a polarizing issue in a high-profile murder case.
Prosecutor's Decision Refuels Death Penalty DebateIt’s one of the more controversial topics not only in the state of Florida, but nationwide.