A neurologist from England has filed an emergency petition with the Florida Supreme Court to stop the scheduled execution Wednesday of Manuel Valle.
The lead defense attorney for Carmen Barahona, who is accused in the murder of her adopted daughter, and another top death penalty lawyer for Miami-Dade County, was fired just before they were supposed to begin a high-profile murder trial.
Sixty-one-year-old Manuel Valle is headed for a state execution chamber next month after the Florida Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the state’s new drug used in lethal injections is constitutional.
Cam Newton and Reggie Bush have plenty of parallels. Both have held the Heisman Trophy. Both have endured scrutiny, scandal and NCAA investigations. And now both are wishing the Miami Hurricanes well as they face a mess that could tear the program down.
For Miami coach Al Golden, the waiting game continues. But Golden is speaking about the latest investigation tied to Nevin Shapiro and the Miami Hurricanes and what he’s doing to keep players focus.
Two members of the Miami Hurricanes said Friday that despite the scandal enveloping the UM program; they are trying to keep their attention on the first game of the season.
Only one football program has ever received the NCAA’s most severe penalty, known as “the death penalty,” but if the allegations against Miami are proven by the NCAA, “the U” could be facing a similar fate to Southern Methodist University in 1987
Former University of Miami booster, and federal convict, Nevin Shapiro said his evidence will spark the NCAA’s most severe punishment that could bring about the end of football at the University of Miami.
Prosecutors in Tampa said they will seek the death penalty for a woman accused of killing her two teenage children in January.
Experts witnesses will take the stand Tuesday in a Miami courtroom in hearing to determine if Manuel Valle should be put to death by lethal injection for the murder of a Coral Gables police officer.