Forum to focus on Florida Death Penalty

FORUM Weds. Sept. 16 TO FOCUS ON FLORIDA DEATH PENALTY Three years after the American Bar Association completed one of the most comprehensive studies to date on the fairness and accuracy of the death penalty in Florida, some of the state’s best legal minds will gather at The Florida State University to examine the ABA’s …

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The Price of the Death Penalty for Floridians

Tuesday, April 14th, 7:30 p.m. Westminster Room, First Presbyterian Church 112 Adams Street, Tallahassee The 44 Florida executions from 1976  to 2000 cost an estimated average of $24 million each. Florida is in an economic crisis. We must evaluate programs and policies for their costs and benefits. Come learn information so you can decide whether …

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The Death Penalty Photography Documentary Project comes to Tallahassee

Dear Friends, Scott Langley was scheduled to speak about his death penalty photo exhibit on Thursday evening at FSU’s Moore Auditorium at 7 p.m.  Unfortunately, the FSU Amnesty International Chapter had some difficulties booking a flight for Mr. Langley and he will not be in Tallahassee.  They plan to bring him to speak in the …

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Public Defenders Recommend Moratorium on Death Penalty

The Florida Bar News February 1, 2009 By Kim MacQueen Associate Editor Florida’s public defenders have offered a controversial new idea for saving money during tight fiscal times: a moratorium on the death penalty. “This Legislature would be remiss not to look at the most costly, least cost-efficient service we provide: the death penalty,” 10th …

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Wayne Tompkins update …. court orders stay.

The Governor signed a warrant and set the execution date for Wayne Tompkins for October 28.   The Florida Supreme Court entered a stay of execution until November 18.  Since then, the Governor has not acted to reschedule the execution. There is an excellent possibility that Wayne Tompkins will not be executed on November 18.   There …

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Update

Tallahassee Citizens Against the Death Penalty Dear Friends, November is an important month for many reasons. I’m sure that most of you have voted already. Here in Florida we continue to have to deal with the death penalty. Consequently Wayne Tompkins is scheduled to be killed on Tuesday, November 18th. Mr. Tompkins has excellent attorneys …

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