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Justices Take Fl. Death Penalty Case On Mentally Disabled

In a case stemming from the 1978 murder of a woman after she left a Leesburg grocery store, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a challenge to Florida’s standards for determining whether Death Row inmates should be shielded from execution because they are mentally disabled.

CBS Miami–10/21/2013

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Death Warrant Signed For Fmr. Sweetwater Officer Convicted Of Killing 9

The death warrant has been signed for a former Sweetwater Police officer convicted of nine murders.

10/30/2012

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Execution Scheduled For St. Pete Woman’s Killer

On Florida’s death row for more than three decades, a twice-convicted murderer is scheduled to be executed this week for the murder of a St. Petersburg woman.

02/12/2012

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Bondi Responds To Decision Ruling Death Penalty Unconstitutional

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi’s office has finally responded to last week’s federal court decision that Florida’s death penalty is unconstitutional. Bondi’s office said the decision was erroneously applied and questioned the federal courts right to interpret Florida law.

CBS4–06/28/2011

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