State Supreme Court To Consider Sentencing In Six Death Row CasesIn another sign of the impact of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that struck down a key part of Florida's death-penalty sentencing system, the state Supreme Court has issued orders allowing six Death Row inmates to file briefs about how the ruling might apply to their cases.
Execution Delay Sought Amid Missing RecordsAttorneys for a convicted murderer scheduled to be put to death on St. Patrick's Day are asking the Florida Supreme Court for a stay, arguing that records --- including some stored in an insect-infested shed --- were destroyed.
Stay Of Execution Sought After Supreme Court Ruling Following a ruling this by the U.S. Supreme Court on the state's death penalty system, a Florida death row inmate has requested a stay of execution from the Florida Supreme Court.
Convicted Killer Of 3 Women Scheduled For Florida ExecutionAn execution is scheduled Thursday night for a man found guilty of murdering three women nearly 30 years ago near Tampa.
State Supreme Court Denies Stay For Convicted Killer A death row inmate who is scheduled to be put to death next month has been denied a stay of execution by the Florida Supreme Court.
Florida Supreme Court Rejects Appeal In Broward Girl's MurderThe Florida Supreme Court has unanimously rejected an appeal by a Death Row inmate convicted of murdering an 11-year-old Broward County girl nearly three decades ago.
Florida Death Row Inmate Wants Electric ChairA Florida prison inmate who says he wants to die as soon as possible to attain "spiritual freedom" is demanding that he be put to death in an electric chair, rather than by lethal injection.
Execution Date Set For Man Who Killed Ex-Wife, DaughterFlorida Death Row inmate Jerry Correll, who was convicted in the 1985 stabbing deaths in Orlando of his ex-wife, their 5-year-old daughter, his ex-mother-in-law and her sister, will be put to death on October 29th.
Stay Of Execution Lifted For Death Row InmateThe Florida Supreme Court has lifted a stay of execution for a Death Row inmate who argued that the state's lethal-injection method would violate his constitutional rights.
Circuit Judge Upholds Use Of Lethal Injection DrugSetting the stage for another Florida Supreme Court death-penalty debate, a Central Florida judge has rejected Death Row inmate Jerry Correll's arguments that one of the drugs in the state's execution protocol could subject the convicted killer to cruel and unusual punishment.
Judge Rejects Arguments In Lethal Injection FightAs the U.S. Supreme Court considers the constitutionality of a lethal-injection drug, an Orange County circuit judge Monday rejected a Death Row inmate's attempt to block a planned Feb. 26 execution.
Condemned Man Seeks Stay As Execution Drug ChallengedA Death Row inmate Friday asked the Florida Supreme Court to at least temporarily block his scheduled Feb. 26 execution while the U.S. Supreme Court considers a challenge to a key drug used in lethal injections.